WW1: Scottish soldiers in a trench. Note the dog keeping company. The group includes both kilted and regular pants riflemen.

WW1: Scottish soldiers in a trench. Note the dog keeping company. The group includes both kilted and regular pants riflemen.

The British GENES blog: 1939 National Identity Register - TNA refs removal on preview screen

The British GENES blog: 1939 National Identity Register - TNA refs removal on preview screen

The defeat of a Scottish army at the 1650 Battle of Dunbar was just the beginning of an epic ordeal for the survivors

The defeat of a Scottish army at the 1650 Battle of Dunbar was just the beginning of an epic ordeal for the survivors

tartan blue Harris tweed Christmas stocking in 2013, Radley announced a partnership with Harris Tweed, to incorporate the Scottish textiles into their handbag designs. #MYRADLEYCHRISTMAS

tartan blue Harris tweed Christmas stocking tartan gift Scottish gift Christmas decoration

tartan blue Harris tweed Christmas stocking in 2013, Radley announced a partnership with Harris Tweed, to incorporate the Scottish textiles into their handbag designs. #MYRADLEYCHRISTMAS

“This [British] soldier was facing a hostile crowd of youngsters and, for a moment, his expression revealed his disdain.”    Northern Ireland - 1972

“This [British] soldier was facing a hostile crowd of youngsters and, for a moment, his expression revealed his disdain.” Northern Ireland - 1972

The picture, taken in 2012, shows the Prince of Wales in the regimental dress of the Toronto Scottish Regiment, of which he is Colonel-in-Chief, for use by the Canadian army.

Never-before published image shows Charles in full regimental dress

The picture, taken in 2012, shows the Prince of Wales in the regimental dress of the Toronto Scottish Regiment, of which he is Colonel-in-Chief, for use by the Canadian army.

A new regiment was formed as part of the Childers reforms on 1 July 1881 by the amalgamation of the 71st (Highland) Light Infantry and the 74th (Highland) Regiment of Foot as the city regiment of Glasgow to be known as the Highland Light Infantry.

A new regiment was formed as part of the Childers reforms on 1 July 1881 by the amalgamation of the 71st (Highland) Light Infantry and the 74th (Highland) Regiment of Foot as the city regiment of Glasgow to be known as the Highland Light Infantry.

Colonel Philip R Robertson, commanding officer of the 1st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) returning from a tour of his unit's positions in waterlogged trenches at Bois Grenier in January 1915.

Colonel Philip R Robertson, commanding officer of the 1st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) returning from a tour of his unit's positions in waterlogged trenches at Bois Grenier in January 1915.

Showing Americans how it’s done. | 37 Reasons Why Great Britain Really Is Great

37 Reasons Why Great Britain Really Is Great

Dunnotar Castle - Stonehaven - William Wallace, Mary Queen of Scots, the Marquis of Montrose and King Charles II, all graced the Castle with their presence. It was at Dunnottar Castle that a small garrison held out against Cromwell’s army for eight months. By close of the 14th century, Dunnottar was firmly under Scottish control, under the Clan Keith.

Dunnotar Castle - Stonehaven - William Wallace, Mary Queen of Scots, the Marquis of Montrose and King Charles II, all graced the Castle with their presence. It was at Dunnottar Castle that a small garrison held out against Cromwell’s army for eight months. By close of the 14th century, Dunnottar was firmly under Scottish control, under the Clan Keith.

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