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history of the Cameronians, Scottish Rifles. by Cyril Nelson Barclay

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Published by Gale & Polden in Aldershot .
Written in English


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Scottish soldiers have been famous world wide for centuries. None were more deserving of this reputation than The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). For nearly years the Cameronians fought for their country everywhere from the jungle swamps of the Far East to the frozen lands of Northern Europe. The Cameronians: A Concise History By (author) Trevor Royle In May , as part of cutbacks to the British Army, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) was disbanded at a moving ceremony held at the same spot in Douglas in Lanarkshire at which it had been raised in And yet, although the regiment is no more, its place in history is unassailable. The History of the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) Volume 1 of The History of the Cameronians, The History of the Cameronians: Authors: Harry H. Story, Cyril Nelson Barclay, Samuel Henry Fergus Johnston, John Christopher Malcolm Baynes: Publisher: Gale & Polden, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Nov 6, Export Citation.   In May , as part of cutbacks to the British Army, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) was disbanded at a moving ceremony held at the same spot in Douglas in Lanarkshire at which it had been raised in And yet, although the regiment is no more, its place in history is unassailable.

The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) This rifle unit was formed in and recruited in Lanarkshire, Dumfriesshire and Galloway. It served with the Army until , when it . The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) were one of those hard fighting British line regiments that you never hear too much about, yet were always somehow in the thick of the fighting. As a Lowland Scottish Regiment they did not have the celebrity status of the later Highland s: 4. The Cameronians can trace their history back to a unique part of Scottish history during the ’s. They were formed in the South West of Scotland after the Restoration, when King Charles II ejected Presbyterian ministers from their parishes who refused to accept the rule of bishops. The Disbandment of The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) There has been speculation recently (April ) that the disbandment of the 1st Battalion The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) was in some way connected with an incident in the Battalion in the early ’s.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The 26th (Cameronian) Regiment of Foot was a Scottish infantry regiment of the British Army, active from to Although the regiment took the name of its first colonel as The Earl of Angus 's Regiment, it became popularly known as The Cameronians until , when it was ranked as the 26th Foot. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) David Martin. Jackson, Son & Company, - World War, - pages. 0 Reviews. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “History of the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles): The Close of Empire, 5/5(1). Cameronians. likes 2 talking about this. Message Board for old Cameronians who served in the 1st Battalion from and their friends and families who have an interest.