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First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Superb turnout for dinner does the KOSB Association proud

The Berwick Branch of the King’s Own Scottish Borderers’ Association commemorated the anniversary of the Raising of the Regiment in 1689 with a recent dinner at Marshall Meadows Country House Hotel on Friday, March 14.Major Ken Fraser presided, with Brigadier ... [Published Southern Reporter - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Queen’s Own Highlanders veterans’ appeal to Borders

A plea has gone to Borderers who are ex-Queen’s Own Highlanders, to join a campaign to get the regiment’s name restored to its own museum.The Queen’s Own Highlanders, which was formed in 1961 by an amalgamation of the Seaforth and Queen’s Own Cameron ... [Published Southern Reporter - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Innerleithen's David at the double

:00 0 commentsINNERLEITHEN soldier David Meldrum has proved to be the star pupil during his recruit training.Share this imageThe 20-year-old Fusilier won two army awards after successfully completing the Combat Infantryman’s Course at the Infantry Training ... [Published Peeblesshire News - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

News in brief: Tuesday 25 March

:00A round-up of news from across the area...Water supplies affectedWATER supplies in parts of Greenock were disrupted last night.Scottish Water received reports from customers who had no supplies.The issue was flagged up to Scottish Water at around ... [Published Greenock Telegraph - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

Fijian man gets Queen's award for bravery

By Online Editor12:57 pm GMT+12, 24/03/2014, United KingdomA Fijian man serving in the British Army has been awarded a Queen's Commendation for Bravery for his action after a roadside bomb exploded.The British Army website reports that Sgt Saiasi Nuku ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 3 reports

Bomb rescue soldier given award

The bravery of a soldier who went to the aid of nine colleagues caught in a fatal roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan has been recognised.Sgt Saiasi Nuku Vono, 36, of the 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (2 Scots) has been awarded a Queen's ... [Published BBC - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Heroic major honoured with Military Cross

An heroic army officer who led an operation to wipe out the threat of dangerous insurgents in Afghanistan was today awarded the Military Cross. Major Geoff Brocklehurst, from Tenbury Wells, near Ludlow, led B Company, 4th Battalion The Rifles in a mission ... [Published Shropshire Star - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

News story: Operational Honours and Awards List: 21 March 2014

The full list, which recognises service on operations in Afghanistan and national operations for the period April to October 2013, is below.AFGHANISTAN Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)Brigadier Duncan Francis CAPPS, late The Royal Logistic ... [Published Cabinet Office - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

Full military burial for Pvt McAleer ...

Almost 100 years after he was killed in action in the Battle of Loos in 1915, a Leven soldier has been reburied with full military honours.Private William McAleer, from the 7th Battalion the Royal Scots Fusiliers, was among twenty British soldiers to ... [Published Fife Today - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Britain reburies lost dead

LOOS-EN-GOHELLE, France — Scotsman William McAleer had been in France barely two months when, just before sunrise on Sept. 25, 1915, he was among thousands of other troops who launched the British army’s largest attack so far of World War I.By the next ... [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 3 reports

Battle of Loos Fallen Heroes Reburied

William McAleer, a 22-year-old private from Fife, was among 60,000 British troops who disappeared without a trace in the Battle of Loos in 1915. Nearly a century later, workers building a new prison turned up his remains along with 19 other British and ... [Published International Business Times UK - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 2 reports

WW1 dead are reburied 100 years on

Twenty British soldiers have been reinterred in northern France, almost a century after they were killed in action during the 1915 Battle of Loos.Their remains were uncovered in 2010, during construction work near Vendin-le-Vieil, north of Arras.It has ... [Published BBC - Mar 14 2014]

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His award citation states: "In an incident of extreme pressure and chaos, Sgt Vono's gallant act demonstrated the highest standards of leadership, calmness and selfless commitment."
He has been appointed OBE for his contribution to the operational tour in Afghanistan, when he was based at Patrol Base Ouellette, a "large, complex and dangerous area of operations that was one of the most contested and kinetic areas of central Helmand"
"This is an opportunity to remember them in a proper manner and give them a proper burial. This opportunity is very important, especially in the centenary year."

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Superb turnout for dinner does the KOSB Associa... [Published Southern Reporter - Apr 13 2014]
Queen’s Own Highlanders veterans’ appeal to Bor... [Published Southern Reporter - Apr 11 2014]
Innerleithen's David at the double [Published Peeblesshire News - Mar 29 2014]
News in brief: Tuesday 25 March [Published Greenock Telegraph - Mar 25 2014]
Fijian man gets Queen's award for bravery [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Mar 24 2014]
Bravery medal awarded to Fijian [Published Fijivillage.com - Mar 24 2014]
Bomb rescue soldier given award [Published BBC - Mar 21 2014]
Sergeant risked his life after bomb blast [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Mar 21 2014]
Heroic major honoured with Military Cross [Published Shropshire Star - Mar 21 2014]
Award for bomb rescue soldier [Published Wharfvalley - Mar 21 2014]
News story: Operational Honours and Awards List... [Published Cabinet Office - Mar 21 2014]
Full military burial for Pvt McAleer ... [Published Fife Today - Mar 19 2014]
WWI Soldiers Buried With Full Military Honours [Published BFBS Gibraltar - Mar 19 2014]
Britain reburies lost dead [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - Mar 16 2014]
Battle of Loos Fallen Heroes Reburied [Published International Business Times UK - Mar 14 2014]
WW1 dead are reburied 100 years on [Published BBC - Mar 14 2014]
British WWI soldiers laid to rest [Published BT.com - Mar 14 2014]
British WWI soldiers laid to rest [Published Wharfvalley - Mar 14 2014]
WW1 dead to be reburied 100 years on [Published BBC - Mar 14 2014]
Rare chance to see The Pipes and Drums of The B... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Feb 25 2014]
Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to 6th ... [Published Think Defence - Feb 07 2014]
News story: UK forces support US troops in Afgh... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Jan 28 2014]
News story: New Army kit helps soldiers see mor... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Jan 17 2014]
News story: 2014: New Year Honours for Service ... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Dec 31 2013]
News story: Transfer of responsibility on Opera... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Dec 17 2013]
Parliamentary Answers – to 5th November 2013 [Published Think Defence - Nov 06 2013]
Memorial to the ‘costliest chapter’ in the hist... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Oct 29 2013]
News story: Helmand brigade parades through Wes... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Oct 23 2013]
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Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to 6th ... [Published Think Defence - Feb 07 2014]
A regular round-up of defence related Parliamentary Answers and Written Statements Cycling Richard Burden:  To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what recent progress his Department has made on implementing the Government’s Cycle to Work ...
News story: UK forces support US troops in Afgh... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Jan 28 2014]
Soldiers from 4th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (4 SCOTS) deployed with the multinational manoeuvre battle group to create a safe route earlier this month, allowing the 3-mile-long convoy to travel 25 miles without attack. Leaving Gereshk ...
News story: New Army kit helps soldiers see mor... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Jan 17 2014]
MOD has invested in new night-vision and laser equipment that will enable soldiers to spot potential threats earlier and better protect themselves against the enemy during day and night operations. A state-of-the-art laser light that can illuminate ...
News story: 2014: New Year Honours for Service ... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Dec 31 2013]
49 civilians have also been honoured either for work in the Ministry of Defence or in other aspects of UK Defence. The 152 Defence personnel named in the New Year Honours list for 2014 are as follows: Royal Navy AwardsPromotions in and appointments ...
News story: Transfer of responsibility on Opera... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Dec 17 2013]
1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (1 SCOTS) has taken over from the 1st Battalion Irish Guards to deliver the European Union Force (EUFOR) Operation Althea, which delivers capacity-building and training to the armed forces of Bosnia-Herzegovina. ...
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