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  1. Jim Anderson

    FALKLANDS CONFLICT AND OPERATION BANNER SERVICE OF COMMEMORATION

    Good morning,

    In relation to the above subject, I would like to take the opportunity to invite you and members of the association / group that you represent to attend the above service of commemoration that is being held to mark the 35th anniversary of the Falklands Conflict and the 10th anniversary of the end of operations in Northern Ireland.

    The service will be held at the Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh at 2pm on Saturday 1st July 2017.

    I request that you share details of this service with your respective contacts and those persons wishing to attend should contact me with names and numbers at n.haynes@legionscotland.org.uk

  2. Jimmy Springthorpe

    FUNERAL SERVICE -MAJ DAVID M HAY MBE.
    There is to be a private family cremation followed by a service to which all are invited in Colinton Parish Church at 3.30 pm on Friday 2nd June.
    Colinton Parish Church, Dell Rd, Edinburgh EH13 0JR
    Afterwards refreshments will be available in the church hall.

  3. Tom Logan

    EDINBURGH ARMED FORCES DAY

    Legion Scotland are proud to support The City of Edinburgh Council at the Edinburgh Armed Forces Day on 24th June.

    This year’s event kicks off at 11am with the muster for those persons wishing to march at Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh. Standard Bearers and Tri-Service / Regimental Associations are requested to contact the planning team to advise on numbers. The parade will step off at 1130am and march from Johnston Terrace to the City Chambers.

    On the parade’s arrival at the City Chambers on the Royal Mile, the parade will fall out and enter the City Chambers where a reception hosted by the Lord Provost of Edinburgh will take place, addresses will be delivered by the Lord Provost, a senior military and a senior veterans figure.

    All are welcome to join in with the day and enjoy the military and charity stalls as well as entertainment from Megan Adams of Poppy Girls fame.

    We hope that you can join in the Edinburgh Armed Forces Day as we show our support alongside other communities across the nation for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to service families and from veterans to cadets.

    1. Tom Logan

      East of Scotland Branch, Royal Scots Regimental Association Meeting

      The next meeting of the East of Scotland Branch The Royal Scots Regimental Association will take place Saturday 27th May at the British Legion Prestonpans starting at 7.30pm.

      This meeting is open to all former, serving and TA Members of the Regiment, membership is £10 yearly, these meeting are a focal point for old and new members to join.

      Kind Regards

      Tom Logan
      Chairman,
      East of Scotland Branch,
      The Royal Scots,
      Regimental Association

      Any further details required please call 07912859976

  4. Admin

    It is our sad duty to inform you of the passing of Major (Retd) David M Hay MBE on 18th May 2017. David served with 1st Battalion The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) from 1951 to 1985. Our condolences go to Morag and family at this sad time. Funeral arrangements will be published once known.

  5. Eck Wind

    Sighting reports, bumped into two legends in the shape of Jimmy Gunn , and john Boy Thompson , had a good catch up with both , who are in fine fettle , brought back great memories of 8 platoon Charlie company when we were all in Werl , certainly was a week for meeting old grey haired duffers U.T.R.

  6. Tom Logan

    THE QUINTINSHILL (GRETNA) TRAIN CRASH

    The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) will be remembering the members of 7th Bn The Royal Scots who lost their lives in the train smash at Quintinshill on 22 May 1915. The Regimental Association will meet on Saturday 20th May 2017 at the gates of Rosebank Cemetery, Pilrig Street, Leith, EH6 5BB at 10.30am, forming up at 10.45 am to march to the Memorial led by the Pipe Band and Association Standards. The Service will be led by Rev Ian May BD, our Association Chaplain.

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