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1 SCOTS BETTER known as The Royal Scots Borderers, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland. They are an amalgamation of the Royal Scots - the oldest infantry regiment in the British Army - with the King's Own Scottish Borderers.

The Royal Scots were raised in 1633 during the reign of Charles I of Scotland. The King's Own Scottish Borderers were raised Edinburgh in 1689. first saw action Battle of Killiecrankie.

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2 SCOTS BETTER known as The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland. The unit have a distinguished history dating back to 1678. They have a number of battle honours from Blenheim in 1704 to the Gulf War.

3 SCOTS BETTER known as The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland.

The battalion trace their roots from The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) and have a famous history dating back to 1739. Battle honours include campaigns from the 19th century Peninsular War to Iraq.

4 SCOTS 4th BETTER known as The Highlanders, Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland. The unit are an amalgamation of the Seaforth Gordons and Camerons.

tion d Battle honours were gained around the world, from Mysore, India, to north-west Europe and Sicily in World War II.

The 92nd Gordon Highlanders fought with great bravery at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. ttle 5 SCOTS BETTER known as The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland. They won fame as the Thin Red Line at the battle of Balaclava in 1854, where they fought off a massive Russian cavalry charge.

The battalion were one of the first British units to serve in the Korean War and were involved in an infamous friendly fire incident in the fight for Hill 282.

6 SCOTS BETTER known as 52nd Lowland, 6th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland.

They were formed in 1908 and served with distinction in World War I, fighting at Gallipoli, the Middle East and on the Western Front in France.

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7 SCOTS BETTER known as 51st Highland, Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland. They are descendants of the Fighting 51st" - the 51st Highland who won glory around the world.

7th Batt Scotland "Fightin Division the wor Famo of EE Famously, the unit's soldiers saw off Hitler's greatest general Erwin Rommel at the battles of El Alamein and Wadi Akarit.
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Date:May 9, 2012
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