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Source: Swinson, Arthur, ed. A Register of the Regiments and Corps of the British Army: The ancestry of the regiments and corps of the Regular Establishment. London: The Archive Press, 1972. Print.


Catalog #Regiment NameNotes
145-1RSThe Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) 1881 The Lothian Regiment (Royal Scots), Royal Scots

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145-21RSF Royal Scots Fusiliers "Mar's Grey Breeks"
145-25KOSB The King's Own Scottish Borderers KOSB, Kosbees
145-26-90SR The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) Combined 26th (Cameronian) & 90th (Perthshire) Light Infantry in 1881.
145-42-73BWRH The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Combined 42nd (Royal Highland Black Watch) & 73rd (Perthshire) in 1881. (Name changed to "The Black Watch (Royal Highland) Regiment" in 1934.)
144-71-74HLI The Highland Light Infantry - HLI "Glasgow Poison Dwarves," "Pig & Whistle," "Glesca Keelies" - Combined 71st (Highland Light Infantry) & 74th (Highlanders) in 1881.
145-72-78SH Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's) 1881: Formed by amalgamation of 72nd Duke of Albany's Highlanders and the 78th Regiment, "The ross-shire Buffs"

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Last regiment to wear the kilt in battle (Dunkirk, 1940)

Nicknames: "The King's Men" (78th); "The Wild Macraes" (72nd)
Motto: Cuidich 'n Righ ("Help the King" or "Tribute to the King")

145-75-92GHThe Gordon Highlanders - "Gordons" Combined 75th (Stirlingshire) & 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) in 1881.
145-79QOCH Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders 1881-1961: The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
1961: linked to the Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buff,s The duke of Albany's) to form the Queen's Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons)

Nicknames: QOCH, Camerons
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145-91-93ASH The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's) - "A+SH"Argylls- Combined 91st (Princess Louise's Argyllshire) Highlanders & 93rd (Sutherland Highlanders) in 1881 to form The Princess Louis's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Changed to current name in 1921.


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