[33] After the war, the 1st battalion moved to Ceylon in 1857[23] and thence to India, returning home in 1870, whilst the 2nd battalion moved to Hong Kong, and saw action in the Second Opium War, fighting at the capture of the Taku Forts (1858) and Pekin (1860), and returning home in 1861. [25] On the outbreak of the Seven Years' War in 1756, the 2nd Battalion moved to Nova Scotia in 1757, fighting at Louisburg, Guadeloupe and Havana, then returning home in 1764. No need to register, buy now! This brief volume is a battalion history of the 1st Royal Scots' deployment in South Africa. Aug 1916 Formed at Leith and became the 1st Battalion Royal Defence Corps. Unknown. Regimental Cap Badge and The Royal Cypher within the Collar of the, Restructuring of the Infantry (2004–2006), 1st Battalion was carried on the Irish Establishment at the time of the American Revolution. Additionally, the 14th (Reserve) battalion was sent to Germany as an occupation unit, but not until after the armistice had been signed, whilst the 4th (Reserve) battalion spent February 1919 protecting key points in Glasgow against strike riots, Paterson, Vol II, p.10. [53] They fought at the Battle of Gallipoli before being moved to Egypt in 1916 and serving in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign. [31], The 1st battalion was sent to Ireland after the end of the Napoleonic wars, and stationed there from 1816 until 1825, when it was moved to the West Indies, where it remained until 1835. [23] After returning from Puerto Bello in 1743, the 2nd helped suppress the Jacobite rising of 1745, before being posted to Ireland once again. They remained in the United Kingdom as part of 44th (Lowland) Infantry Brigade, alongside the 6th Royal Scots Fusiliers and 6th King's Own Scottish Borderers. Both battalions, like most others of the same type, would have consisted mainly of older and less fit men, with previous military experience, together with younger soldiers. In 1914 he enlisted in Airdrie, and served in C Company of the 10th Battalion Highland Light Infantry. [25], Two new battalions were raised in late 1804, at Hamilton, the 3rd and 4th Battalions. [21], At the outbreak of the First World War, the 1st was in India, and returned to the UK in November; the 2nd was immediately deployed with the British Expeditionary Force, arriving in France on 14 August[43] and seeing action on the afternoon of the 23rd. [10] It served in the Rhineland throughout the Franco-Dutch War, even after the Anglo-Dutch war ended in February 1674; it became the Régiment de Dumbarton in 1675, after George Douglas was made Earl of Dumbarton. [7] It remained in France until 1679, apart from a period during the 1664-67 Second Anglo-Dutch War when it was based at the naval dockyard of Chatham. Returning to Scotland in 1979, C Company was detached as 'C Battalion' providing administrative support to the Edinburgh Tattoo. The standard red/scarlet and blue uniform of most line infantry regiments was retained until "Lowland" dress was adopted in 1881. It was awarded to Private, CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (. [21], The regiment was not fundamentally affected by the Cardwell Reforms of the 1870s, which gave it a depot at Glencorse Barracks from 1873, or by the Childers reforms of 1881 – as it already possessed two battalions, there was no need for it to amalgamate with another regiment. [58] The 4th/5th Battalion was later, in 1938, transferred to the Royal Engineers and converted into an anti-aircraft role, becoming the 4th/5th Battalion, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) (52nd Searchlight Regiment). Husband of Mary C. Doherty (formerly Brien) 0f 46 Colinward Street, Springfield Road, Belfast. [18], At the start of the 1688–1697 Nine Years War, Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Robert Douglas commanded the first battalion at the Battle of Walcourt in 1689. [24], Both battalions saw active service in the Crimean War, with the 1st fighting at the battles of Alma and Inkerman (1854), and both fighting in the Siege of Sevastopol (1854–55),[21] where the regiment's first VC was won. Part of HLI Brigade in Lowland Division. Hear the crack of the musket and the roar of the cannon. [72], The 1st Battalion briefly saw service in the Korean War in 1953, as part of 29th Infantry Brigade; after a brief spell in Egypt, they deployed to Cyprus from June 1955 to February 1956. 35 talking about this. "[8] In 1667, the regiment was accused of looting after the Raid on the Medway and ordered back to France; while awaiting transport, over 700 of the 1,500 men deserted. • Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry • Parachute Regiment • Parachute Regiment HQ ... • Royal Scots Dragoon Guards • Royal Scots Fusiliers • Royal Scots Greys ... 1st The Royal Dragoons. The Royal Regiment of Scotland is an amalgamation of several old regiments, now reformed into the 7 Battalions below: RSB (1 SCOTS) - 1st Battalion - The Royal Scots Borderers RHF (2 SCOTS) - 2nd Battalion - The Royal Highland Fusiliers [3] The 2nd battalion was posted in India in 1891, and stayed there until 1909. 1st Essex Regiment 5th Royal Scots Newfoundland Regiment (joined September 1915) ... 2nd Battalion Royal Marine Light Infantry (RMLI) Howe Battalion Anson Battalion. Web Site Manager If you are interested in reenacting the oldest British line regiment, please visit our Recruiting page or drop us an email. The battalion had various postings around the sub-continent, including Poona until late 1902 when it moved to Kamptee. The brigade was a part of the 15th (Scottish) Infantry Division, which would gain an excellent reputation in the campaign, and itself was formed a 2nd Line duplicate of the 1st Line 52nd Division. Under the 'Localisation of Forces' scheme introduced in 1872 by the Cardwell Reforms, the 1st Linlithgowshire was grouped with the 1st Regiment of Foot (the Royal Scots), the Edinburgh Light Infantry Militia and a number of RVCs from neighbouring counties into Brigade No 62, which was a purely administrative formation. It was withdrawn to England with the end of the fighting and disbanded at Dover in 1816. Part of 8th Brigade, 3rd Division. 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Allahabad. [40], In 1908, the Volunteers and Militia were reorganised nationally, with the former becoming the Territorial Force and the latter the Special Reserve;[41] the regiment now had one Reserve and seven Territorial battalions. 59 invalids were returned to England. [51], The 1st, on returning from India, was placed in the 27th Division, a division made up of regular units that had been recalled from garrison duty, and arrived in France in December 1914. [38] These battalions included:[39], In 1881, the 1st was in the West Indies; it moved to South Africa in 1884, when it saw action in the Bechuanaland campaign, and remained there until 1891, when it moved back to the UK to serve as the depot battalion and the 2nd moved out to India. [21] It fought in the battles of Sackett's Harbor and Buffalo & Black Rock, as well as the capture of Fort Niagara (1813), the battles of Longwoods, Chippawa, and Lundy's Lane, along with the Siege of Fort Erie and the battle of Cook's Mills (1814). Charles David MacIver Ritchie, 25 July 2005–28 Mar 2006: Brig. [14], On its return, the unit was renamed His Majesty's Royal Regiment of Foot in June 1684. Regimental titles in italics indicate they were disbanded or renumbered before 1881. However, the mutineers were treated with leniency and later agreed to the move. The badge of the Highland Light Infantry as depicted on a CWGC headstone. In 2006 the Regiment was further merged with The Royal Scots Borderers, The Black Watch, The Highlanders, and The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders to form the Royal Regiment of Scotland. President – Larry Barnard A training unit of the Special … [52], The 1/5th (Queen's Edinburgh Rifles) mobilised in Edinburgh in August 1914, and were assigned to the 29th Division. [55], The regiment was reduced sharply in size following the Armistice; during 1919, the 3rd Battalion disbanded, as did all bar one of the Territorial battalions (the one exception being the 2/10th, which was finally disbanded in February 1920). [23] Meanwhile, from 1793 to 1801, the 2nd Battalion was based in the Mediterranean. [103], The 2nd Battalion was sardonically referred to as The First to Foot It during the Battle of Hong Kong. [4] In 1653, he assigned the Colonelcy to his younger half-brother, George Douglas, later Earl of Dumbarton. The Edinburgh-raised 99th Lanarkshire Regiment and the 94th Regiment, raised in Glasgow, also served against the Zulus but were shortly afterwards stripped of their Scottish associations to become battalions of the Wiltshire Regiment and the Connaught … [5], In 1660, Charles II was restored as king; in January 1661, Douglas's was sent to England in response to Venner's Rising an attempted coup by Fifth Monarchists. The 2nd then moved to India, where it would remain until 1826, whilst the 1st was sent to Quebec with the outbreak of the War of 1812. The No. Popularly known as the HLI, the Highland Light Infantry recruited mainly from Glasgow and the surrounding lowlands, but it more than lived up to its title with a famed Highland lineage and identity. ALBURY, L.F. Unfortunately, Turkey invaded the island and created the "Green Line", which still partitions the island. This is the order of battle for the Battle of the Somme.The Battle of the Somme was an offensive fought on the Western Front during World War I from 1 July to 18 November 1916 as one of the greatest engagements of the war. [13] It was awarded a battle honour for 'Tangier' in 1908, but the colony and its garrison was evacuated in 1684. Royal Scots Tie, Royal Scots Silk Tie, Royal Scots Braces, Royal Scots Watch Strap, ... 1st Royal Dragoons 3rd King's Own Hussars 3 Royal Horse Artillery 4/7 Dragoon ... Light Infantry … [20], During the War of the Spanish Succession, the regiment served under Marlborough at Schellenberg, Blenheim, Ramillies and Oudenarde. Step back in time to March 4, 1814, as British troops attempt to expel American invaders. Sergeant, Light Company- 1st Regiment of Foot (Royal Scots), 1813-1816 The first battalion served in Canada between 1812 and 1815. Hermies Hill British Cemetery, Pas … [27] In February 1812, the regiment was retitled as the 1st Regiment of Foot (Royal Scots), the first official appearance of the popular name. [28] It returned to Portugal in 1810 with the 5th Division,[29] fighting at the Battle of Buçaco (1810), the Battle of Fuentes de Onoro (1811), the battles of Badajoz, Salamanca and Burgos (1812), the Battle of Vitoria, capture of San Sebastián, Battle of Nivelle, and the Battle of Nive (1813),[30] before advancing into France in 1814. After the war, it remained in Belgium until January 1919 when it moved into Germany, and was reduced to a cadre in October 1919 and sent home to be disbanded. They were assigned to the 51st (Highland) Division in March 1916, with whom they fought for two years, then to the 61st (2nd South Midland) Division and 15th (Scottish) Division in 1918. The 1st Royal Scots, along with the rest of the 2nd Division, was sent to British India in April 1942 to train for jungle warfare. Thursday July 27th 1916. A poignant Christmas card was produced by the Edinburgh artist Walter Balmer Hislop who served with 'D' Company of the 5th (QER) Battalion . Scottish Regiments in the Zulu War- Royal Scots Fusiliers, 90th Perthshire Light Infantry and 91st Argyllshire Highlanders. Royal Scots 1914-1919 An impressive history by the author of The History of the 9th (Scottish) Division, also an impressive piece of work. It had an average strength of 747 men. Displays focus on the regiment's activities since its founding in 1633 up to contemporary Army life. [64] After being heavily hit by armoured attacks, the battalion ceased fighting on the afternoon of 27 May. [50] In total, the Royal Scots raised some thirty-five battalions of infantry and over 100,000 men during the course of the First World War, of which fifteen battalions saw active service. Also raised were the 10th and 11th (Home Defence) battalions, raised in late 1939 specifically for defensive duties in the United Kingdom. The Scottish thistle of St Andrew featured on belt-plates and other parts of the uniform. Search thousands of identified photos, obituaries and service records of First World War officers, soldiers, sailors, nurses, airmen and civilian workers. [78], The Museum of the Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) and the Royal Regiment of Scotland is located in Edinburgh Castle. A war diary for 1680 was kept by its commander, Sir James Halkett, allegedly one of the first examples to survive. Dumbarton's was posted to the Dauphiné in Southern France before being disbanded and its men prevented from travelling for 30 days thereafter; many chose to remain, while those who arrived in England did so without money or possessions. After the Second Battle of Ypres, in August 1915, they were transferred to the 51st (Highland) Division as the divisional pioneers, and disbanded in March 1919 at Haddington[52] The 1/9th mobilised at Edinburgh in August 1914, and moved to France in February 1915 with the 27th Division; when this moved to Salonika in November they remained in France, transferring to the 5th Division, and then to Third Army reserve. [56], The 8th Battalion, Royal Scots was raised on 2 August 1939[70] as a 2nd Line duplicate of the 7th/9th Battalion. In the modern day, the Royal Regiment of Scotland formed from the existing six Scottish Infantry Regiments. [53], The 11th, 12th and 13th were raised in August 1914 in Edinburgh, with the 11th and 12th allocated to 9th (Scottish) Division and the 13th to 15th (Scottish) Division, and moved to France in mid-1915. [3] Among other decorations and honours, the regiment won six Victoria Crosses. [52], The 2/10th was originally mobilised as bicycle infantry, but never served in this role. Royal Scots during WW2 At the outbreak of the Second World War, the 1st Battalion was at Aldershot as part of 4th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Division; accordingly, it deployed to France with the … They then spent two years in England, two in Berlin, one in Scotland, two in Libya, and four in England. 1 British Expeditionary Force (French) 1.1 I Corps (Haig) 1.2 II Corps (Smith-Dorrien) … For merchant registration and information please Click here. It was later transferred to the Royal Artillery in August 1940 as the 52nd (Queen's Edinburgh, Royal Scots) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery. [73], In 1994, the battalion gained a company of Gurkhas, who were later transferred to The Highlanders. Son of Thomas and Rosanna Rourke of 19 Cross Lane, New Ross. It saw combat in the Action of Saint-Éloi and throughout the Second Battle of Ypres in 1915, before the division was withdrawn and moved to Salonika in November, where it spent the rest of the war It was sent to Georgia in December 1918 for operations against the Bolsheviks, and returned to Edinburgh in May 1919. Lieutenant. [75], However almost immediately the Ministry of Defence moved to amalgamate the two battalions. On May 18 the Fusiliers handed over to the Highland Light Infantry of Canada, which at that time contained two complete rifle companies belonging to the Royal Scots Fusiliers of Canada, one of the Regiment's Commonwealth affiliations, and moved back to Lunteren. Moved to Salonika December 1915. Tangier 1680, Namur 1695, Blenheim, Ramillies, Oudenarde, Malplaquet, Louisburg, Havannah, Egmont-op-Zee, Egypt. Earl of Leven's or Edinburgh Regiment of Foot raised 1689 The Upper Thames Military Reenactment Society portrays the First Regiment of Foot (Royal Scots) Light Company in the War of 1812. It fought in the Burma Campaign, first seeing action in the Arakan operations from March to May 1943, and then withdrawing into India. [23] The West Indies were hotbeds of disease, and the battalion lost more than half its strength to disease in this period. The 2nd Royal Scots were serving in 66th Brigade alongside the 1st Hertfordshire Regiment and 11th Lancashire Fusiliers. [56], When the Territorial Force was reconstituted as the Territorial Army in 1920, all seven Territorial battalions of the regiment were reconstituted. 16 November 1914 : transferred to 81st Brigade, 27th Division. This is the order of battle for the First Battle of Ypres fought from 19 October to 22 November 1914 as one of the main engagements of the First World War. [52], The 15th was raised in September 1914, the 16th (which came to be known as McCrae's Battalion) in December 1914, and the 17th in February 1915, in Edinburgh. The 11th and 12th moved to Germany after the armistice; the 12th was reduced to a cadre in April 1919 and disbanded in the UK in June, whilst the 11th was reduced to a cadre and disbanded at Cologne in November. [44] The Special Reserve had been mobilised, with the 3rd Battalion activated at Weymouth, and all seven battalions of the Territorial Force had mobilised and raised an additional second-line battalion by the end of 1914. [15] When James II succeeded Charles in 1685, the regiment fought at the decisive Battle of Sedgemoor that ended the June Monmouth Rebellion; a second battalion was raised in March 1686 and posted to Scotland. [42] The 1st moved back to India in 1909, relieving the 2nd, which moved back to the UK; they remained stationed there until 1914. Both battalions remained until 1961, when the latter was absorbed and the single battalion retitled the 8th/9th Battalion. He married Mary McKay on Hogmanay 1914. [36] The regimental district was reorganised in 1887, with Berwickshire being transferred to the recruiting area of the King's Own Scottish Borderers[37] along with the country; the remaining volunteers were reorganised in 1888, for a total of eight volunteer battalions. [21] It fought at the Siege of Toulon (1793) and the capture of Corsica (1794),[24] returning briefly to Northern Europe for the Battle of Egmont op Zee in the 1799 Anglo-Russian invasion of Holland, before fighting in the 1801 Egyptian campaign at the Battle of Aboukir and the Battle of Alexandria. After two years in the Army of Occupation, it was disbanded at Canterbury in 1817. In 1930, they moved to Quetta, then Lahore in 1934, and finally Hong Kong in January 1938. The 3rd served in the Peninsular War from 1808 to 1809, fighting at the Battle of Corunna in 1809 before being withdrawn by sea and sent to the Walcheren Campaign[21] with the 1st Division. They were relieved in early 1975 returning unexpectedly to Kirknewton near Edinburgh and did a further four-month tour of Northern Ireland, where three soldiers were lost in a roadside bomb attack. [16], It was the only unit where the majority remained loyal to James during the November 1688 Glorious Revolution; Dumbarton followed him into exile and one of William's subordinates, Frederick Schomberg, was appointed Colonel. With the outbreak of the Second Anglo-Boer War, the 1st was quickly earmarked for service in South Africa, and sailed in late 1899. Other Biographical Details. The 13th remained in Belgium, being reduced to a cadre in March 1919 and disbanded in the UK in June. The diarist Pepys met George Douglas in Rochester and recorded that "Here in the streets, I did hear the Scotch march beat by the drums before the soldiers, which is very odde. This was the 19th Battalion, later transferred to the, The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment) in 1914–1918, The 11th ran into a wire entanglement and was caught in crossfire. [22], Both battalions spent 1715 to 1742 in Ireland, but after this were normally separated. [24], In the army reforms of 1751, the unit was ranked as the most senior infantry line regiment and titled the 1st (Royal) Regiment of Foot. Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. [21], Both battalions were subsequently dispatched to the West Indies, the 1st from 1801 to 1812, and the 2nd from 1803 to 1806. [105][106], White facings on a red coat were worn until "royal blue" distinctions were adopted in the early 18th century. [67] The remnants of the battalion were reconstituted in Bradford in June. It was fought between mixed British Expeditionary Force, French eighth army and armies of the German Empire in northern France and Flanders. [73] In this role, the Battalion was equipped with Landrovers, a change from the normal equipment used by previous and subsequent NCB units, which were armoured infantry battalions. Re-enactor registration and information can be found here. It later saw action at the Battle of Kohima in 1944 and the Battle of Mandalay in 1945. The War of 1812 comes to life in this interactive education day targeted at students in grades 7. [45] A further seven battalions of the New Army were formed in 1914, including two Pals battalions[46] By the end of 1914, the regiment stood at a strength of 24 battalions;[47] another six Territorial battalions and three New Army battalions (one of bantams) were formed in 1915. The Battle of Longwoods. The Battalion was formed by the merger of The Royal Scots and The King’s Own Scottish Borderers in August 2006. Upper Thames Military Reenactment Society. At the same time, the 1st Battalion was deployed to serve in the 1936–39 Arab revolt in Palestine, where it would remain for a year, until January 1939, when it became part of the 4th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. [107] For the RS this included a scarlet doublet, tartan trews and (from 1904) a dark blue Kilmarnock bonnet with diced band, scarlet toorie and black-cock feather. [9], During the 1672-74 Third Anglo-Dutch War, Douglas's was part of the British Brigade that fought with the French, commanded by the Duke of Monmouth. The 15th and 16th were assigned to the 34th Division and the 17th to the 35th Division, moved to France in early 1916, and first saw action at the first day on the Somme; all three spent the remainder of the war on the Western Front. Please feel free to look around our website by clicking on the menu at the top. Went to South Africa to join the force, promoted to Company Sergeant Major. On 28 March 2006, while the 1st Battalion were deployed on operations based at Basra in Iraq, and after 373 years of unbroken service to the day since King Charles signed his Warrant to raise Hepburn’s Regiment, our direct forebears, the Regiment merged with the five other surviving Regular and two Territorial Regiments of Scottish Infantry to form The Royal Regiment of … This was not a new idea: the origins of the combined entity, Royal Scots Borderers, dates from the 1990 Options for Change review, when it was initially announced that the Royal Scots and King's Own Scottish Borderers would amalgamate. 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