Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

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First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Portree archive centre to research impact of World War I

The impact of World War One on Skye and Lochalsh will be researched by the Skye and Lochalsh archive centre in Portree thanks to a grant from Highland Council’s Eilean a’ Cheo ward discretionary fund.The grant will allow the archive centre to deliver ... [Published West Highland Free Press - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Bravery beyond call of duty

Published at 07:37, Wednesday, 27 August 2014FACING howling shells, clattering machine guns and vicious barbed wire, the soldiers of the First World War faced conditions unimaginable in the modern world.They were expected to walk forward from mud- filled ... [Published Hexham Courant - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

War history: How the Suffolk Regiment heroes looked Death in the eye to help our soldiers escape

Lt Col Brett, the commanding officer of the 2nd Battalion, who was told there could be 'no thought of retirement for his men. He was killed quite early in the battle. Photograph: Taff Gillingham CollectionSunday, August 24, 20149:03 AMA century ago, soldiers ... [Published East Anglian Daily Times - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

World War One display opens in Clydebank

:30A UNIQUE insight into the wartime experiences of soldiers from the area has been unveiled to coincide with the centenary of the First World War.DEVASTATION: The iconic Singer clock after the Clydebank blitz.On Friday a free exhibition documenting the ... [Published Clydebank Post - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

WW1 medal found in well reunited with owner’s family

A WORLD WAR I medal is being returned to its owner's family after it was found at the bottom of a well.It’s the end of a 30-year quest for Pete Carson, who found it while serving as a police officer in Inverness, and finally tracked down the soldier’s ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Shetland pony parading at tattoo

A four-year-old Shetland pony will proudly parade at the Highland Tattoo next month to carry on a tradition which began almost 90 years ago.As mascot of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, Lance Corporal Cruachan IV frequently plays a part in ceremonial duties ... [Published Press and Journal - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Polo matches in Niagara-on-the-Lake Sept. 6

The polo ponies are returning to Niagara-on-the-Lake.On Sept. 6, polo matches will be taking place on one of Canada’s most historic sites - the Niagara Common near Butler’s Barracks.“There is a lot of history here. The British regiments used to play polo ... [Published Fort Erie Times - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Mining village honours huge loss of 32 soldiers in First World War

:33 BSTBetween the years of 1914 and 1918, 32 former pupils from the same school in a Scottish mining village went off to war — and never came home.The memory of the men from Crosshouse Public School in Ayrshire lives on through a photographic roll of ... [Published Stv.tv - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Davidsons had five in action at the front

:30 0 commentsTHE Davidson family, from Lochore, had five members on active service during the war and all came home.George Davidson served with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.We feature the Davidsons as part of our commemoration of the 100th anniversary ... [Published Central Fife Times - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Poetry kept Falkirk soldiers’ spirits high in WWI trenches

As the bullets and bombs cascaded around them in the trenches, brave soldiers found solace in writing verses about their plight.While World War One raged on in the battlefields of northern Europe, many of Britain’s fighters wrote poetry to distract them ... [Published Falkirk Herald - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Inveraray Highland Games puts on a show

More than 3,000 people turned out for Inveraray Highland Games, which this year saw the royal burgh reignite its relationship with the armed forces.On Tuesday July 22 2014 dozens of soldiers from 5 Scots, home of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, ... [Published Argyllshire Advertiser - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Scott too hot for caber competition

An English athlete bound for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games fought off fierce competition to win the World Caber Championship at Inveraray on a hot Argyll afternoon.Scott Ryder from Dartford in Kent has been competing on the Highland Games circuit for ... [Published Dunoon Observer - Jul 23 2014]

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"I can’t wait. It will make a fan¬tastic end to this story spanning three decades."
Scott added: "I'm heading back tonight to the Commonwealth Games athletes' village. I'm competing for England in the shot putt, but had to come here today to Inveraray to try and defend my title."
...It says: "This NCO showed outstanding bravery and devotion to duty... His courage and leadership were an example to all ranks. He rallied a large number of the men of his Company when the officers were wounded and in spite of very heavy enemy fire pressed home the attack to a successful conclusion."
"A week later this man in uniform walked into the ward and said to the Gordon Highlander in the bed next to me, ’Is there a laddie in here called Hutton? I said, ‘Yeh that’s me’. He said,’Well, I’m your father’. He had received a note saying I was severely wounded and assumed I was about to die."

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Portree archive centre to research impact of Wo... [Published West Highland Free Press - Aug 29 2014]
Bravery beyond call of duty [Published Hexham Courant - Aug 27 2014]
War history: How the Suffolk Regiment heroes lo... [Published East Anglian Daily Times - Aug 24 2014]
World War One display opens in Clydebank [Published Clydebank Post - Aug 21 2014]
WW1 medal found in well reunited with owner’s f... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 21 2014]
WW1 medal found in well reunited with owner’s f... [Published The Scotsman - Aug 21 2014]
Shetland pony parading at tattoo [Published Press and Journal - Aug 14 2014]
Polo matches in Niagara-on-the-Lake Sept. 6 [Published Fort Erie Times - Aug 12 2014]
Mining village honours huge loss of 32 soldiers... [Published Stv.tv - Aug 06 2014]
London’s First World War Songs [Published Londonist - Aug 06 2014]
Davidsons had five in action at the front [Published Central Fife Times - Aug 04 2014]
Moving Minds at Auchindrain [Published For Argyll.com - Aug 02 2014]
Obituaries from the First World War [Published Telegraph - Aug 02 2014]
Poetry kept Falkirk soldiers’ spirits high in W... [Published Falkirk Herald - Jul 27 2014]
Inveraray Highland Games puts on a show [Published Argyllshire Advertiser - Jul 24 2014]
Scott too hot for caber competition [Published Dunoon Observer - Jul 23 2014]
Major Duncan McMillan: Argyll and Sutherland Hi... [Published The Independent - Jun 12 2014]
D-Day veteran Jock Hutton, 89, parachutes from ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 06 2014]
D-Day veteran, 89, parachutes into Normandy again [Published Telegraph - Jun 05 2014]
Monte Cassino veterans' anger at 'D-Day dodger'... [Published Telegraph - May 19 2014]
Major Gordon Smith [Published Telegraph - May 15 2014]
Iraqis Accused of Making Up Torture Claims Agai... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 17 2014]
Thin Red Line print heading to Argyll and Suthe... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Apr 01 2014]
British soldiers did not murder Iraqis in Battl... [Published Telegraph - Mar 20 2014]
The Retreat From Mons [Published Out of battle - Mar 08 2014]
News story: Prime Minister pays tribute to Scot... [Published Number10.gov.uk » Latest News - Feb 11 2014]
Wider faced men make more sacrifices for family... [Published Topnews.in - Jun 05 2012]
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D-Day veteran Jock Hutton, 89, parachutes from ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 06 2014]
An 89-year-old D-Day veteran wound the clock back 70 years Thursday by parachuting into the same field in which he landed during the Normandy invasion. Jock Hutton said it was “no problem” to jump from 1,500 metres strapped to a member of the Red Devils ...
Iraqis Accused of Making Up Torture Claims Agai... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 17 2014]
Families of Iraqi dead "lied and exaggerated" in order to "deceive and mislead" an inquiry into believing that British troops executed and tortured prisoners in order to win huge compensation payouts, an inquiry has heard. British troops were alleged ...
The Retreat From Mons [Published Out of battle - Mar 08 2014]
 from 'T.P.'s Journal of Great Deeds of the Great War' October 17, 1914 'The Retreat from Mons'by W. Douglas Newton This is, I believe, the first attempt which has appeared in print to give a full, clear, and connected account of the great Battle of Mons. ...
News story: Prime Minister pays tribute to Scot... [Published Number10.gov.uk » Latest News - Feb 11 2014]
Scottish Korean War Veterans are held in “high esteem” by the UK Government the Scotland Office Minister David Mundell has said as he visited the Scottish Korean War Memorial in West Lothian. Joined by representatives of HM Armed Forces, the British ...
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