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Gordon Highlanders

Regimental depot Castlehill Barracks, Aberdeen Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Plymouth. Part of 8th Brigade in 3rd Division. 14 August 1914 : landed at Boulogne. 12 September 1914 :…


Royal Highlanders (Black Watch)

Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914: at Aldershot. Part of 1st Brigade in 1st Division. Landed at Le Havre on 14 August 1914. 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Bareilly, India. Part…


Princess Louise’s (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders)

Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Dinapore, India. Returned to England, landing Plymouth on 19 November 1914. Moved to Winchester and came under orders of 81st Brigade in 27th Division….



Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders

Regimental depot Cameron Barracks, Inverness Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Edinburgh. 14 August 1914 : landed at Le Havre as Army Troops. 5 September 1914 : joined 1st Brigade…


51st (Highland) Division

The history of 51st (Highland) Division The Highland Division was a formation of the Territorial Force. It was formed as a result of the reforms of the army carried out in 1908 under the Secretary…


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Renumbering the Territorial Force Infantry in 1917

Men serving in the Territorial Force got new numbers in 1917 and a great deal can be determined about their service from these numbers. This page should help you understand what it all means. Introduction…


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Winter operations, 1914-15 (Western Front)

23 November 1914 – 6 February 1915: Winter operations, 1914-15. French orders for a major offensive in December lead to disastrous piecemeal British attacks. Localised operations seeking tactical advantage continue through winter. The defence of Festubert,…


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Legends, myths and realities – the Christmas Truce, 1914

The Christmas Truce in France and Flanders, 1914 Between 14 and 21 December 1914 the British Expeditionary Force took part in several localised attacks, all of which failed with heavy casualties, and were attacked at…


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64th (2nd Highland) Division

The history of 64th (2nd Highland) Division On 31 August 1914 the War Office issued instructions for all units of the Territorial Force to form a reserve unit. The men who had agreed to serve…