The Royal Scots

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ROYAL SCOT'S HISTORY
The Royal Scots, the oldest Infantry Regiment of the Line in the British Army, was formed in 1633 when Sir John Hepburn under a Royal Warrant granted by King Charles I, raised a body of men in Scotland for service in France. By 1635 he commanded a force of over 8,000, including many who had fought as mercenaries in the "Green Brigade" for King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden. It w

as by virtue of the Royal Warrant that the entire Regiment was considered as British; a regular force in a standing Army which could be recalled to Britain at will. In 1661, the Regiment was, in fact summoned to Britain to bridge the gap between the disbandment of the New Model Army and the creation of a Regular Army, organised along the same lines as the British units in foreign service. In 1680 the Regiment was sent to Tangier and won its first Battle Honour. On its return to England in 1684 the title "The Royal Regiment of Foot" was conferred by Charles II. During Monmouth's rebellion in 1685, five companies formed part of the force concentrated against the rebels who they met at Sedgemoor. The following year, the Regiment was divided into two battalions and was not to have less until 1949. The Royal Scots saw service under Malborough during the War of the Spanish Succession and followed this with garrison duty in Ireland where they remained until 1742. From this date the two battalions were usually to be separated and posted far apart. The 1st Battalion moved in 1743 to Germany to take part in the Austrian War of Succession, and was involved in the Battle of Fontenoy. In the following year, the 2nd Battalion became involved in the fight against the Young Pretender which culminated in the Battle of Culloden. In 1751 the army was numbered and thereafter the Regiment was officially designated the First or Royal Regiment of Foot. The War of Austrian Succession had not settled the chief issue between Britain and France - colonial supremacy. Both in India and America the fighting continued and most of the Regiment's active service in the 35 years which followed was to be in the New World. From Canada to the West Indies, during the Seven Years War, the 2nd Battalion found itself involved in many actions including the capture of Montreal in 1760 and Havana in 1762. Then, after a period of home service and in the Mediterranean, it was the turn of the 1st Battalion for service in the West Indies. Disease rather than the enemy accounted for most deaths; between 1793 and 1796 the British lost 40,000 men in the West Indies of which The Royals lost 5 officers and 400 men, well over half the battalion strength. During the Napoleonic Wars the Regiment was increased to a strength of four battalions. The 1st Battalion spent the entire period of the war in the Americas and the 2nd Battalion took part in the capture of Egypt (1801), then moved to the West Indies (1803-05), before travelling to India, the first time that any part of the Regiment had been there. They were to stay until 1831. In contrast the 3rd and 4th Battalions remained in Europe, with the 4th Battalion on home service until 1812 supplying drafts for the other three battalions. The 3rd Battalion first saw action at Corunna in 1808 and then took part in the Peninsular War. There followed the Battles of Quatre Bras and Waterloo which cost the battalion 363 casualties out of a strength of 624. Two years later it was disbanded; the 4th Battalion having suffered a similar fate the previous year. The next ninety years produced a considerable number of moves for both the 1st and the 2nd battalions with action in India in 1817-31 where the 2nd Battalion was stationed. The Crimean War was the next major campaign for the Regiment; the 1st Battalion arriving in time for the Battle of Alma. The Regiment's first VC was won by Private Prosser during the Siege of Sevastopol for two acts of heroism. In 1900 the 1st Battalion joined British forces in South Africa for service in the Boer War. Most of the time was spent on mobile column work, patrolling and raiding expeditions. World War I saw the number of battalions increased to 35 of which 15 served as active front line units. More than 100,000 men passed through these battalions, of whom 11,162 were killed and over 40,000 wounded. Seventy-one Battle Honours and 6 VCs were awarded to the Regiment as well as innumerable individual medals. The active service battalions were involved in all areas from the Western Front to the Dardanelles, Macedonia, Egypt and North Russia. In 1918 HRH Princess Mary became Colonel-in-Chief, a position she was to hold until her death in March 1965. Demobilisation soon reduced the Regiment's strength to peacetime numbers but in the years that followed there was little rest from active service as the two regular battalions moved between Ireland, Egypt, Burma, China and the North West Frontier with short periods in home service. At the start of World War II, the 1st Battalion embarked for France as part of the BEF. Forced into the retreat which was to end at Dunkirk, they never made the road to freedom. After a desperate defence across the Bethune-Merville road, and after suffering appalling losses, many were taken prisoner and few escaped home. The 2nd Battalion, based in Hong Kong, saw action when the Japanese attacked in December 1941. Here too, The Royal Scots fought like tigers but the result was inevitable. The 1st Battalion was reconstituted after Dunkirk and took part in the Arakan campaign in Burma in 1943 and the Battle of Kohima in 1944. A new 2nd Battalion (originally the 12th) was formed in May 1942 and served in Italy and Palestine whilst the 7th/9th and 8th fought in Europe after D-Day. During WorId War II, the posthumous award of the George Cross to Capt Douglas Ford was a unique distinction within the Regiment

After 1945 the Regiment continued to serve in many parts of the world, including Germany, Korea, Cyprus, Suez, Aden and Northern Ireland. In 1949 the two regular battalions amalgamated, the first time since 1686 that the Regiment had been without a Second battalion, In 1983 the Regiment celebrated its 350th Anniversary and Her Majesty announced the appointment of her daughter, HRH The Princess Royal, to be Colonel-in-Chief. In December 1990 the 1st battalion deployed to Saudi Arabia as an Armoured Infantry battalion to take part in the Gulf War. Since which time it also served operationally in Bosnia and Iraq. In 2006, we merged with other Scottish Infantry Regiments to form The Royal Regiment of Scotland. The direct link is to The Royal Scots Borderers or 1 SCOTS. Today, The Royal Scots Trust, Regimental Association, Benevolence Society and Museum represent and continue its proud heritage - promoting comradeship across The Royal Scots Regimental family, supporting individuals in times of greatest need and upholding the traditions and achievements of times past, in honour of those who have given their service and their lives. We are very proud to have as our Patron our former Colonel-in-Chief, HRH The Princes Royal, Princess Anne, who is also the Royal Colonel of 1 SCOTS.

The Remembrance Service at Stoke Prior, near Leominster in Herefordshire, included the dedication of a memorial stone to...
11/11/2023

The Remembrance Service at Stoke Prior, near Leominster in Herefordshire, included the dedication of a memorial stone to Private Hubert Kenneth Parker 8RS, killed in action on 26 April 1945. Many thanks to the Trustees and Committee of the Stoke Prior War Memorial Trust for arranging this project.

The Royal Scots - Scottish Soldiers’ Reflections at are Remembrance
11/11/2023

The Royal Scots - Scottish Soldiers’ Reflections at are Remembrance

CONNECTING PEOPLE, THE ROYAL SCOTS and DALKEITH PALACE, 4th to 8th November 2023REMEMBRANCE 23 EXHIBITIONBrigadier Georg...
02/11/2023

CONNECTING PEOPLE, THE ROYAL SCOTS and DALKEITH PALACE, 4th to 8th November 2023
REMEMBRANCE 23 EXHIBITION
Brigadier George Lowder (Retd), Chair of The Royal Scots Trustees said: This exhibition is a wonderful opportunity to underline the significant role the community of Midlothian played in the history of The Royal Scots, down the years. It gives us a chance to display interesting objects and stories which are not on show in our Museum in Edinburgh Castle. Dalkeith Palace, which has its own story and connections to tell with our Regiment is an excellent setting for this temporary exhibition.
Book now: https://www.dalkeithcountrypark.co.uk/event/remembrance-2023/
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We Have A Research Hub At The Exhibition
There will be experts from the National Records of Scotland, Lothian Family History Society (LHS), Royal Scots Researchers and a Medal Expert. Are you searching your Family’s Military History, hit any brick walls? Do you have any family military mysteries, maybe we can help. Have you any medals you want to know more about? Bring them along, our medal expert may be of help. Discover your family military records held by the National Records of Scotland. Are you researching or curious about your Lothian Family History, LHS will likely be able to help. They cover military personnel, all cap badges, and local occupation history. Bring along any photographs, or items that you might want to have help identifying or even just want to proudly show.

The main Royal Scots Regimental Remembrance Service will be held at the Glencorse Memorial on Saturday 11 November.  Ple...
30/10/2023

The main Royal Scots Regimental Remembrance Service will be held at the Glencorse Memorial on Saturday 11 November. Please arrive by 1030 so that the service can commence at 1045. There will be a curry lunch in the Barracks following the service. To assist in planning please inform [email protected] if you will be attending, stating whether you will be at the service only or staying for lunch, and whether you will be accompanied by family and friends.

29/10/2023

29 October 1680

The Regiment had been involved in the defence of Tangier for a number of months and this culminated at the end of October with a major assault on positions held by the Moors, which led to a six-month truce. For its part in this action, the Regiment was awarded the battle honour Tangier 1680. It is the earliest battle honour held by the Regiment.

CONNECTING PEOPLE, THE ROYAL SCOTS and DALKEITH PALACE, 4th to 8th November 2023 Use this direct link below:https://www....
27/10/2023

CONNECTING PEOPLE, THE ROYAL SCOTS and DALKEITH PALACE, 4th to 8th November 2023


Use this direct link below:
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Featuring Rob Wainwright, one-time Medical Office to the 1st Battalion, Captain of the Scottish rugby team and capped for the British Lions rugby team. In video, he gives his take on serving in the armed forces and the impact of warfare on those who serve. The video can be seen at the exhibition, together with living history films about old Royal’s time in the regiment.

Explore the connections between Midlothian people, The Royal Scots and Dalkeith Palace;
Learn about your local Regiment;
View displays and objects;
Research local veterans and medals;
Understand the continuing relevance of Remembrance.
Watch Living History films

Are you related to either Peter Burnett or Andrew Cornwall? We’d like to know more about them and their wider family. They’re two of the local stories we feature. Their story is about the tragic sinking of the Japanese troop ship Lisbon Maru, sunk in the South China Sea, 1 October 1942. Of the 1816 POWs aboard 828 perished, 183 were Royal Scots
Lance Corporal Peter Burnett, 2 Battalion, The Royal Scots.
He was a Dalkeith man who enlisted into The Royal Scots in 1936. Following a spell at the Depot Glencorse Barracks he was posted to the 2nd Battalion in Hong Kong. When the Japanese invaded Hong Kong (HK) in December 1941, he fought in the battles until HK fell; when he became a Prisoner of War, held in Shamshuipo Camp. In September 1942, he was one of the prisoners who the Japanese selected to transport to Japan, and he boarded the Lisbon Maru. He did not survive the sinking nor was his body recovered. His name is listed on the Sai Wan Memorial on Hong Kong Island.

Lance Corporal Burnett's wife and daughter were living with him in Hong Kong, when hostilities broke out. For years it was not known what had happened to them. In 1945 Lance Corporal Burnett's mother placed an advert in newspapers seeking information on her missing daughter-in-law and grandchild. Thankfully they did survive and Mrs Burnett and her 4 year old daughter are listed as passengers aboard the Cunard Ship Arawa, Hong Kong to Southampton, due to dock on the 14th December 1945. Their given destination address was Dalkeith.

5055714 Private Andrew Cornwall. 2 Battalion, The Royal Scots.
Private Cornwall enlisted into the Royal Scots in 1937. He was posted to the 2nd Battalion The Royal Scots, stationed in Hong Kong. During the Japanese invasion of Hong Kong (HK), he was wounded in action on 19th November1941. When HK fell on Christmas Day 1941 he became a Prisoner of War, held in Shamshuipo Camp. On the 27th September 1942 he was onboard the Lisbon Maru when it set sail for Japan. He did not survive the sinking of the ship, nor was his body recovered. His name is listed on the Sai Wan Memorial on Hong Kong Island.

His father also served in The Royal Scots (as did several of his extended family) serving in World War 1 and beyond. The family had a strong connection to the 8th Battalion The Royal Scots. Indeed, Private Cornwall's address is listed as The Drill Hall Dalkeith, where his father was employed as caretaker.

The Lord Provost joined us for a short Service of Remembrance at The Royal Scot Monument after the opening of the Garden...
25/10/2023

The Lord Provost joined us for a short Service of Remembrance at The Royal Scot Monument after the opening of the Garden of Remembrance on 23 Oct.

22/10/2023

On 22 Oct 1918 Lieutenant David McGregor 6RS, whilst serving with the 29th Battalion The Machine Gun Corps on the Western Front in the vicinity of Hoogmolen, near Kortrijk, Belgium, displayed conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty by re-siting his guns under heavy fire to ensure the success of the attack. For his gallantry Lieutenant McGregor was awarded the Victoria Cross.

Following the opening of the Garden of Remembrance on 23 Oct 2023 we will gather at the Royal Scots Monument in Princes ...
19/10/2023

Following the opening of the Garden of Remembrance on 23 Oct 2023 we will gather at the Royal Scots Monument in Princes Street Gardens for a short service. All are welcome to join this service.

The Royal Scots Museum will hold a temporary exhibition at Dalkeith Palace during Remembrance Week 4 – 8 November.  Its ...
18/10/2023

The Royal Scots Museum will hold a temporary exhibition at Dalkeith Palace during Remembrance Week 4 – 8 November. Its aim is to illustrate the importance of Remembrance, especially of Royal Scots fallen, concentrating on the period from the Boer War right up to 2006. The exhibition will also cover the role of Dalkeith Palace in two World Wars and refers to the Lord Henry Scott who served in the 3rd Militia Battalion The Royal Scots during the Boer War and was a founding father of The Royal Scots War Memorial Club. Partners in the exhibition also include the Dalkeith Museum, The Royal Scots Club, Poppyscotland, Royal Scots historical re-enactors, National Records Scotland and others. The target audience includes the good folk of Dalkeith, Midlothian and beyond. Organised visits by local schools are also scheduled. The exhibition will be followed by our annual Royal Scots Remembrance events at the Glencorse Memorial Gates, the Regimental Monument in Princes Street Gardens and others throughout the Regimental area.

A few more photographs from Edinburgh Castle’s Regimental Day and The Royal Scots Museum on Saturday.It was Fantastic to...
27/03/2023

A few more photographs from Edinburgh Castle’s Regimental Day and The Royal Scots Museum on Saturday.

It was Fantastic to see the members of Scots at War Living History Group dressed as Officers and Soldiers from various Royal Scots Battalions & Campaigns from the Great War, and our own RS Association member Sheila and Museum Committee Member Cathy giving a helping hand on craft and research.

Well done all those involved with making the day a great success.

Great Day Yesterday, well done everyone involved.
26/03/2023

Great Day Yesterday, well done everyone involved.

25/02/2023

✨REGIMENTAL HISTORY DAY 2023 ✨

Save the date and head along to Edinburgh Castle on Saturday 25th March 2023 for our first ever Regimental History Day!

In partnership with The Royal Scots Museum and The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum, we are taking the day to highlight the Castle's current and historic military links. Visitors can experience a taste of Army life from the 1900s to present day through hands-on sessions, crafty makes, military vehicles, musical perfomances and much more!

The event will run from 10am to 4pm and is included in the Edinburgh Castle admission ticket. We recommed pre-booking tickets to avoid disappointment but as various concessionary rates and discounts are applicable, please take a look at our event page for more information: https://buff.ly/3KIteRQ

24/10/2022

Booking is now open for our ‘On The Battlefield’ and ‘Hard Tack and Curry’ school sessions!

Learn about life as a soldier from WWI to present day with a visit to the Museum of The Royal Regiment of Scotland, The Royal Scots Museum and The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum at Edinburgh Castle. Our exciting sessions include a number of interactive activities and can be tailored to focus on WWI, WWII or modern day topics.

Contact our Learning Officer at [email protected] or 0131 310 5014 to find out more and book in. Visits are currently free and schools may be eligible for travel subsidies.

ID: A school group stands in front of the museum building. Each pupil is wearing a dark coloured winter jacket. They pose for the camera with thumbs up.

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From the Regimental Office, David Jack It is with deepest sorrow that The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) marks the dea...
09/09/2022

From the Regimental Office, David Jack

It is with deepest sorrow that The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) marks the death of our Sovereign, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Regiment is proud to have served her and it is an enduring honour and privilege to have done so. She was, and will continue to be, held in the highest esteem in the Regiment. Her unwavering commitment is the finest example for us all to follow. Our thoughts and prayers are with The Princess Royal, Royal Patron of the Regimental Association, and all members of The Royal Family and we share their grief as they mourn.

09/09/2022
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OBITUARYMAJOR CHARLES JOHN RICHARD ERRINGTON12 August 1918 – 29 August 2022 A Pre-War Regular Officer who evaded a Germa...
01/09/2022

OBITUARY

MAJOR CHARLES JOHN RICHARD ERRINGTON

12 August 1918 – 29 August 2022

A Pre-War Regular Officer who evaded a German massacre in 1940, survived five years as a Prisoner Of War (POW) and narrowly avoided the bombing of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem in 1946.

Major Charles John Richard Errington, always known as John, who has died aged 104. was the oldest surviving veteran of The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment). Along with that achievement he was the last surviving officer commissioned into the Regiment (and possibly the British Army) before the Second World War. He was the last survivor of the epic stand by the Regiment's 1st Battalion (1RS), along with 2nd Battalion, The Royal Norfolk Regiment at Le Paradis holding part of the outer perimeter of the Dunkirk bridgehead. Their action, delaying the main German thrust over the three critical days of 27-30 May 1940, and fighting until the last round, assisted the bulk of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) to slip behind them to escape from the harbour and beaches back to England, over 100 of those who survived the Battle, including many wounded, were subsequently massacred by troops of the German SS Division Totenkopf – a fact which only emerged towards the end of the War and has never been fully investigated.

After surviving the war as a POW, Errington re-joined the Regiment before being posted to the Middle East Centre for Arab Studies (MECAS) in Jerusalem to improve the Arabic he had learnt in the POW camp from a Palestinian civilian member of the Pioneer Corps. On 22 July 1946 their Arabic tutor kept them later than usual into their lunch hour. They would normally have lunched in the King David Hotel. At 12.26 that day the Hotel was virtually destroyed by a bomb planted by the Zionist insurgent group, the Irgun, killing 91 in and around the Hotel and wounding many more. John Errington always believed that their tutor knew what was about to happen and deliberately held them back that day.

John Errington was born on 12 August (The Glorious Twelfth!) 1918 at the family home, Beeslack, which was, quite literally, over the wall from the Regiment's Depot at Glencorse Barracks, just east of Penicuik. He was the second of two sons and two daughters. His father and maternal grandfather had both been Royals. He was educated at Wellington College. Keen to fly, he first joined the RAF and went to Cranwell. When his elder brother, Lancelot (Lance} elected to join the Civil Service, John, having qualified as a pilot, transferred to Sandhurst from where he was commissioned, in July of 1938, being the third direct generation of the family to join the Regiment. An earlier maternal forbear had fought with the Regiment at Waterloo.
(Lance went to Trinity College, Cambridge, achieving a double first, served in the RN during the War, and retired in 1976 having been Permanent secretary at the Department of Health and Social Security. On retirement he was knighted for his services. He died in 2001.)

Errington deployed to France with 1RS as part of the BEF in 1939 in the appointment of Regimental Signals Officer. As such, he was issued with a motorcycle which delighted him. On 10 May 1940 the Germans launched their attack on Belgium and the Battalion moved forward to positions on the River Wavre. The German blitzkrieg forced them back into France and to a defensive position in the area around Le Paradis where he worked with Battalion Headquarters in a farmhouse. When it was set on fire they moved to a building across the road from where they successfully beat off German attacks. Errington positioned himself at the upstairs windows from where, and much to his delight, he knocked out some enemy light armoured vehicles with a Boyes anti-tank rifle. Under cover of darkness on the night of 27 May, and led by Major Bruce the Adjutant, and, by now the acting Commanding Officer, the survivors took shelter hiding in a barn a little distance away. Two mornings later (a local knocked on the door and asked for a cigarette) -they had been surrounded by German troops and were captured. During that final battle he had sent two of his signallers off on his motorcycle to try and locate Brigade Headquarters. They never returned. He always feared that they had been killed or massacred as had many of the wounded soldiers left behind. It was seventy years later before he learnt the good news that they had been captured and survived.

After a very long march across Northern France and into Germany he spent five years as a POW. He remembered that he was never bored. He kept himself busy learning Arabic, as mentioned above, reading books sent from home. He had learnt to sail as a young boy and now studied sailing manuals to further his knowledge This prepared him for a lifetime of sailing post War. His sister who lived on Mull arranged for food parcels to be sent to him from Edinburgh's best shops. These included ci**rs which he used as currency. He was respected by his German guards as he was able to tum his hand to many practical repairs in the Camp. At one point he was in Oflag V11-C with officers of the 51st Highland Division and remembers practising the newly invented Reel of the 51st Highland Division.

Post War, and after attending MECAS, he was posted to the Combined Intelligence Centre at RAF Habbaniya in the then lraq. Whist there he met Brenda Reeves who worked at the British Embassy in Baghdad. Apart from meeting his future wife, who he married at Habbaniya in June 1948, he enjoyed visiting the Embassy as he could get good whisky there at a reasonable price!

He attended The Staff College in 1950 before being promoted to Major and posted to Military Intelligence in the War Office in 1952 and, subsequently, Malaya during the Emergency from 1953-1956 for which he was Mentioned in Despatches 'for distinguished service'. After returning to the Regimental Depot at Glencorse, his final posting was to Libya in May 1958 again in Intelligence. At the end of this posting, he bought a car and, with a Sergeant, drove home to the UK, passing through France and visiting Le Paradis en route. This was the last time he visited the town. He took redundancy on March 1959.

In retirement, after attending Agricultural College in Aberdeen, he farmed the family farm in Kincardineshire. A noted sportsman in many fields he became a very enthusiastic dinghy and offshore sailor, sailing his cruising yacht, Prince Vreckan, well into his 90s and having taught all his family to sail. A grandson has become a Master Mariner. He enjoyed swimming and, aged over 100, still swam in the public baths in Kirkcudbright.

His wife, Brenda died in 2018, and one daughter, Jane, pre-deceased him in 2020. He is survived by his other two daughters, Leila and Anne, 6 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

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30/08/2022

From David Jack

It is with great sadness that I pass on the news that Major John Errington died peacefully at home in Shrewsbury yesterday evening, Mon 29 Aug 2022. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. He had recently enjoyed his 104th birthday on 12 Aug 2022. He was a remarkable man and a loyal member of the Regiment. Details of the funeral will be promulgated when known.

26/08/2022

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The Thistle Vol 40 Winter 2021/22 is now available to read or download.

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