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"Brother Jeans"

Here's the second in our series of Our Soldiers' Stories, from Alan Jeans:

There were 10 of us in The Royal Scots - me, my three brothers Billy, Harry and Stevie, two cousins Joe and Sammy Russell, three second-cousins (Zander, Russell - still serving - Sugar Clark and Willie Galloway)…

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Posted : 28 Oct 2014 in Soldiers' Stories

Football Honour

McCrae’s Battalion has become the first group inducted into the Scottish Football Hall of Fame, an honour usually reserved for individuals.

At an event last night, 26 October 2014, Royal Scot Peter MacFadyen, former Captain of the battalion’s football team, accepted the accolade on behalf of the Regiment.

In their…

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Posted : 27 Oct 2014 in General News

Remembrance 2014

Armistice Day, 11 November, is a key date in the military calendar, along with Remembrance Sunday, which this year takes place 9 November.

Royal Scots will be taking part in a number of events across the country and further afield, especially on Remembrance Sunday.

We will also be…

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Posted : 16 Oct 2014 in General News

For The Fallen

East Coast Trains have named a new engine ‘For The Fallen’ commemorating 100 years since the start of World War 1.

The train carries a special design representing the five major stations of the east coast line and the soldiers from those cities who served during the war.

The design…

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Posted : 16 Oct 2014 in General News

McCrae Centenary

McCrae's Battalion Trust is organising a number of events to mark the Centenary of the inauguration of McCrae's Battalion of the Royal Scots.

An extract from McCrae's Battalion Trust website says:

"On Friday 27 November 1914 a grand public meeting was held in the Usher Hall to inaugurate…

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Posted : 15 Oct 2014 in General News

1 SCOTS Ebola Aid

Soldiers from 1 SCOTS, based in Northern Ireland have been deployed to Sierra Leone to help with the ebola crisis.

They are among over 750 personnel being sent out to tackle the outbreak which has killed over 3,800 people so far in West Africa.

The soldiers joined military engineers and…

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Posted : 9 Oct 2014 in General News

Scotland Branches

The Royal Scots Association Scotland Branches Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place in the Princess Royal Suite, Royal Scots Club, Edinburgh, on Friday 31 October 2014 at 7.30pm.

After the meeting a small curry buffet well be supplied, curtesy of the Royal Scots Club.

The bar will open after…

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Posted : 9 Oct 2014 in General News

Officers Dinner

The Royal Scots Officers Regimental Dinner will be held at The Royal Scots Club, Friday 24 October 2014 (7.30pm for 8pm).

The deadline for bookings has been extended to 5pm Friday 17 October: so please complete the following pro forma as soon as possible if you would like to attend.

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Posted : 7 Oct 2014 in General News

1 SCOTS Update

 

ROYAL SCOTS BORDERERS HONE SKILLS WITH NORTHERN IRISH TROOPS FOR WORLDWIDE OPERATIONAL SUPPORT

Soldiers from The Royal Scots Borderers, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (1 SCOTS) have been supporting the training of reserves and other all arms units across Northern Ireland, by…

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Posted : 6 Oct 2014 in General News

Race Tickets

Tickets for The Royal Regiment of Scotland Family Day, Musselburgh Races, Sunday 28 September 2014, were posted out to those who have bought them on Friday 19 September 2014 along with complementary food and drink vouchers.  

Association Chairman, Lieutenant Colonel Jim Blythe, says:…

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Posted : 20 Sep 2014 in General News

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