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…
Posted : 31 Mar 2015 in General News
• 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…
Posted : 30 Mar 2015 in General News
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…
Posted : 26 Mar 2015 in General News
The RS Shop is adopting a new method of operating. This will provide a service to Old Royals at affordable prices.
Posted : 11 Mar 2015 in General News
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…
Posted : 27 Feb 2015 in General News
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…
Posted : 24 Feb 2015 in General News
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.…
Posted : 16 Feb 2015 in General News
Soldiers from The Royal Scots Borderers, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland have received operational medals from the Regimental Colonel, Major General James Cowan, at their base in Holywood outside Belfast.
Posted : 13 Feb 2015 in General News
Troops from The Royal Scots Borderers, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, spent four months in Sierra Leone where they provided security for British aid workers, established helicopter landing sites and escorted convoys across the country.
The regiment was among the first deployed to the region and returned to…
Posted : 1 Feb 2015 in General News
We plan to have a photographic display at our forthcoming Regimental Gathering, 24 May 2015. Do you have any pictures we could include? Posted : 30 Jan 2015 in General News
The photos will be displayed in chronological/campaign sequence, going back as far as World War 2.
Ideally, photos should be sent electronically. Email
Posted : 30 Jan 2015 in General News