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THE CANADIAN SCOTTISH REGIMENT (PRINCESS MARY'S)

The Canadian Scottish was raised as the 16th Battalion (The Canadian Scottish) Canadian Expeditionary Force in 1914. They fought with distinction on the Western Front where Piper James Richardson won the V C at the Battle of the Somme. During the Second World War…

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Posted : 25 May 2015 in General News

Loch Lomond National Park

In Loch Lomond National Park - a unique opportunity for a motivated and practical couple to join a close-knit highland estate community.


This is a fantastic opportunity for a couple to run their own B&B business from a let farmhouse in a beautiful yet very accessible part of Scotland,…

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Posted : 30 Apr 2015 in General News

Veterans Given Special Invitation To VE Day 70th Anniversary Celebrations

Invitation for veterans of VE Day to take part in the national celebrations in London over the weekend of 8 to 10 May 2015.The government will join the nation in marking the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day over the weekend of 8 to 10 May 2015. A…

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Posted : 1 Apr 2015 in General News

Centenary Commemoration Gretna Train Crash

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SATURDAY 23 MAY 2015

At 6.49 am on 22 May 1915 a troop-train, carrying 498 members of the 1st/7th (Leith) Battalion, The Royal Scots, en route…

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Posted : 31 Mar 2015 in General News

Update On The Regimental Gathering

 

• The Gathering will take place between 12.45pm and 7pm. The maximum numbers allowed in the venue, ( Cavalry Barracks Restaurant ) is 290.

• This is a RS Family event and former members of the Regiment, retired or still serving, those from other Regiments or Corps who were…

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Posted : 30 Mar 2015 in General News

Armed Services Advice Project (ASAP)

Please find attached information about the Armed Services Advice Project (ASAP) which will be of interest to Scottish servicemen, veterans and their families. ASAP is provided by the Scottish Citizens Advice Bureau Service, to deliver advice and support to the Armed Forces Community through Citizens Advice Bureaux in the Edinburgh…

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Posted : 26 Mar 2015 in General News

The Royal Scots Shop

The RS Shop is adopting a new method of operating. This will provide a service to Old Royals at affordable prices.

The Royal Scots Shop 

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Posted : 11 Mar 2015 in General News

A RUGBY TRIBUTE TO GENERAL BOB

 

By Major Donald Sommerville

 

In the summer of 1953 Lieutenants Richardson and McDonald were in The Royal Scots Colour Party at the Coronation Parade. Immediately afterwards, the Colour Party made its way to Southampton where HMS Empire was waiting to take 1 RS to…

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Posted : 27 Feb 2015 in General News

Troops From The Royal Scots Borderers

Troops from The Royal Scots Borderers, known as the Black Bears, are currently in Jordan on Exercise Olive Grove.

The battalion (1 SCOTS of the Royal Regiment of Scotland) is normally based in Belfast as part of 38th (Irish) Brigade.

The four-week deployment to Jordan is a light-role infantry exercise…

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Posted : 24 Feb 2015 in General News

Scots Troops Head For Jordan

The Royal Scots Borderers (1 SCOTS) are currently in the Middle Eastern country taking part in a joint exercise with the Royal Jordanian Army.

It comes amid increasing tensions in the region, with Jordan's King Abdullah vowing to fight a "relentless" conflict to defeat jihadists in neighbouring Iraq and Syria.

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Posted : 16 Feb 2015 in General News

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