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Posted on 30 Sep 2016 by Jock Wilson Smith

It is sad that Hugh Young has died and deepest condolences to all the family. Unfortunately our Regimental office has the detail wrong. As the Scotsman said on 28th September the"Celebration of his life" (not the word funeral) will be held in Greenbank Church, Edinburgh on THURSDAY 6th October 2016 (not Tuesday). I assume perhaps incorrectly that the funeral has already taken place. Jock WS


Posted on 30 Sep 2016 by Paul Robertson

Due to commitments and Bearers being out of station. The Branch meeting this coming Sunday has been cancelled and rescheduled for, Sunday 06th November 2016. The Charity Football match 13:00 Sat 01st Oct 2016 and The Pie Pea Bingo night 19:00 Tue 04th Oct 2016, are still going ahead.


Posted on 30 Sep 2016 by secret squirrel69

Sincere Condolences to The Family and Friends,Regimental Family who knew Hugh Young another heads of to join the advance party on Heaven's parade square above.R.I.P.Sir catch you at the RE-ORG alongside other Dandy Ninth Bros I was privileged to meet.The Secret Squirrel 69.


Posted on 29 Sep 2016 by Jimmy Springthorpe

The Memorial Service of Maj HK (Hugh) Young who died on Sat 24 Sept will take place at Greenbank Parish Church, Braidburn Ter, EH10 6ES on Thursday 6 October at 10 am to which all friends are invited. Hugh Young served as a Royal Scot National Service officer from June 1960 until Sept 61. He then immediately enlisted in 8/9 RS at East Claremont St where he served until 1967. He had further service with the HSF Coy again at East Claremont St from 1986 until 1992. Hugh is survived by his wife Marjory, daughter Susan and sons Hugh and Angus.


Posted on 27 Sep 2016 by admin

It is our sad duty to inform all of the passing of Major (Retd) Hugh Young on Saturday 24th September. There are no funeral arrangements at this moment in time, but when we receive them, we shall post as normal. Our condolences to the family. RIP.


Posted on 26 Sep 2016 by Lt Col Jock Wilson Smith

I have just heard fro Mary Corsar that Hugh Young died on Saturday. Cancer and mercifully quick. No details


Posted on 26 Sep 2016 by secret squirrel69

Great privilege to have been in the Company of so many Royal Scots Veterans and Association Members and to take up the concession offer at Mussleburgh Race Course Support your Services Race Day 2016.Andy Keane Drummie 1st on the meet up list,Jungle Jim next organising the smooth running of our part in the day.Sat in the company of namesake Jamie Colquhoun alongside his Good Lady and wife to be Lexi Gilmartin,their guests,Pamela Elliot,Joe McCamley,Stu Aitken,oor Tam and Yvonne Douglas and Granddaughter,wee Harry wright,Tam Cornwall and Mark Strudwick and his wife.Andy Kyle. Apologies if I have missed anybody,oops Fitzy Fitzsimmons.Many Civilians and stall holders from other services.Anyone who has never been Association Member or not give it thought such a Refreshing Day Out after a chaotic day in the office for some.Twenty Pounds weel spent and the free burger to die for.Afterwards enjoyed escorting Joe McCamley back to Barracks at The Rockville Hotel Portobello RBLS another stop point I recommend for anyone having to stay over.Great Company and a memory to cherish.U.T.R.On tour Slainte Mhath!! Stu Colquhoun Secret Squirrel69


Posted on 25 Sep 2016 by Paul Robertson

The Central Branch are Hosting a charity football match in Aide of Combat Stress.

The Teams are Cross 108, a local team From Whitburn and a Team made up of Serving and Ex Serving members of HM Forces. We are still looking for anyone wishing to play or have a cameo 5 (five) mins, all are welcome.

The match will be played at King George Park, Whitburn, EH47 0ER.

Kick Off Sat 1st Oct 13:00. The game will be Refereed by our very own Charlie MacVicar. Strips will be provided just bring your own Footwear.

Anyone wishing to pre book a place or If you fancy getting yourself in the papers and play a big part, for a good cause. you can contact Derrick on 07412348898 or Paul on 07523878275. Copy & Paste on to your own Facebook Account.


Posted on 22 Sep 2016 by Jim Green

RIP Keith Robinson. ex 6 Scots . 06/08/68 - 18/09/16. https://www.facebook.com/keef.desertstorm


Posted on 19 Sep 2016 by Stefaan Coign

I am writing from Belgium ; so first of all, excuse my non-perfect English. But I am searching (deperately) for a certain Charles L.E. Groth, who has served in 'The Royal Scots' in WW.II . His date of birth was almost certainly : 10/06/1925. He had a brother John (1929) and a sister Barbara (1932). Their mother named Jessie Groth. In 1945 this family lived in London (Sandringham Avenue - S.W.20). This Charles has fighted in France and Belgium. My aunt - who died recently - was in correspondance with him immediately after the war, and I found these letters with quiet interesting historical contents. So I would like to come in contact with his descendants, or - in the absence of those - with the descendants of his brother (John) or sister (Barbara). I did already some superficial research on internet, but without concrete results ; as you have to pay for "ancestor-finding-sites". Can someone please help me by searching for this person (and family), or give me some specific information ?? I would very much appreciate!!


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