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Scots Guards
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Cap Badge of the Scots Guards
Active 1642-1651,
1661-present
Country United Kingdom
Branch Army
Type Foot Guards
Role Armoured (one battalion)
Public Duties (one company)
Size One battalion
One company
Part of Guards Division
1st Armoured Division
4th Armoured Brigade
Garrison/HQ 1st Battalion - Munster, Germany
F Company - London
Nickname The Jocks
Motto Nemo Me Impune Lacessit (No one assails me with impunity) (Latin)
March Quick - Hielan' Laddie
Slow - The Garb of Old Gaul
Anniversaries St Andrew's Day
Nov 30
Commanders
Colonel-in-Chief HM The Queen
Colonel of
the Regiment
HRH The Duke of Kent
Insignia
Tactical Recognition Flash
Tartan

The Scots Guards are a regiment of the British Army, part of the Guards Division, and have a long and proud history stretching back hundreds of years. Image File history File links Scots-Guards-Cap-Badge. ... Mechanized infantry are infantry troops provided with trucks, armored personnel carriers (APCs), or infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) for transport and combat. ... Three infantry battalions of the British army are currently tasked with the provision of Public Duties. ... The Guards Division is an administrative unit of the British Army responsible for the administration of all the units of Foot Guards: 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards Nijmegen Company, Grenadier Guards 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards No 7 Company, Coldstream Guards 1st Battalion, Scots Guards F Company, Scots Guards 1st Battalion, Irish... The 1st Armoured Division is the title of an armoured division of the British Army. ... The 4th Mechanised Brigade is a British Army brigade formed during the Second World War, it is currently based in Osnabrück, Germany. ... Royal Arms in Scotland Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No-one wounds (touches) me with impunity, literally meaning (lacessere = to appeal to, to provoke, to attack): No-one provokes me with impunity) is the royal Scottish motto, used historically for the Kingdom of Scotland where it appeared on the Royal... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Highland Laddie, also known as Hielan Laddie, is the name of an ancient Scottish popular folk tune. ... Saint Andrew (Greek: Andreas, manly), called in the Orthodox tradition Protocletos, or the First-called, is the Christian Apostle, brother of Saint Peter. ... Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen sovereign states, holding each crown and title equally. ... Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, KG, GCMG, GCVO (Edward George Nicholas Patrick Paul Windsor; born 9 October 1935), is a member of the British Royal Family, a grandchild of King George V. He has held the title of Duke of Kent since 1942. ... Image File history File links Guards_TRF.PNG Summary TRF of the regiments of Foot Guards of the British Army Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... The Royal Stewart Tartan File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... A regiment is a military unit, consisting of a group of battalions, usually four and commanded by a colonel. ... The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. ... The Guards Division is an administrative unit of the British Army responsible for the administration of all the units of Foot Guards: 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards Nijmegen Company, Grenadier Guards 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards No 7 Company, Coldstream Guards 1st Battalion, Scots Guards F Company, Scots Guards 1st Battalion, Irish...


The Scots Guards is ranked as the third regiment of Foot Guards; as such, Scots Guardsmen can be recognised by having the buttons on their tunics spaced in threes. The regiment consists of a single operational battalion, which is currently (2006) based in Germany in the armoured infantry role (due to move to Catterick by 2009). However, since 1993, the regiment has also maintained an independent company permanently based in London on public duties. F Company is the custodian of the colours and traditions of the 2nd Battalion, which was placed in permanent suspended animation in 1993. Foot guards is a term used to describe elite infantry regiments. ... Mechanized infantry are infantry troops provided with trucks, armored personnel carriers (APCs), or infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) for transport and combat. ... Catterick could be Catterick, a village in North Yorkshire, England. ... 2009 (MMIX) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Three infantry battalions of the British army are currently tasked with the provision of Public Duties. ... The Guards Division of the British Army contains a total of five battalions, one from each of the five regiments of Foot Guards. ...

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Archibald Campbell, 1st Marquess of Argyll. ... Scots Guards drummer, piper, bugler and bandsman, about 1891 Pre-Napoleonic Wars History See Scots Guards. ... Changing the Guard // Pre-WW1 See Scots Guards (1805). ... Scots Guard at the Tower of London The Scots Guards are a regiment of the British Army. ...

Battle honours

As at Liege, the city of Namur had been fortified between 1888 and 1892 under the direction of military engineer Brialmont with the construction of a ring of forts around the city. ... Combatants Britain, Hanover, Austria France Commanders George II duc de Noailles Strength 50,000 70,000 Casualties 750 8,000 The Battle of Dettingen (German: Schlacht bei Dettingen) took place on June 16 (June 27 according to the Gregorian calendar, which the English had not officially adopted), 1743 at Dettingen... Combatants Spain Britain France Commanders Duke of Wellington Gregorio de la Cuesta Baron Sebastiani Joseph Bonaparte Strength 20,000 British 33,000 Spanish 50,000 Casualties 6,500 dead or wounded 7,390 dead or wounded The Battle of Talavera was a battle of the Peninsular War. ... The Battle of Barrosa took place on March 5, 1811 between Anglo-Spanish and French forces as part of the Peninsular war. ... The Battle of Salamanca was fought among the Arapiles hills near Salamanca in Spain on July 22, 1812, and resulted in an Anglo-Portuguese tactical victory under Lord Wellington against the French under marshal Marmont. ... The Peninsular War (1808-1814) was a major conflict during the Napoleonic Wars. ... Combatants France Prussia Allied army: -United Kingdom -United Netherlands -Hannover -Nassau -Brunswick Commanders Napoléon Bonaparte Michel Ney Duke of Wellington Gebhard von Blücher Strength 73,000 67,000 Allies 60,000 Prussian (48,000 engaged by about 18:00) Casualties 25,000 dead or wounded 22,000 dead... Combatants France United Kingdom Russia Commanders General St. ... Combatants United Kingdom France Russia Commanders General Pierre Bosquet Lord Raglan General Aleksandr Menshikov Strength British: 8,500 and 38 guns French: 7,500 and 18 guns 31,000 infantry 4,000 cavalry 110 guns est. ... Combatants United Kingdom France Russia Commanders General François Canrobert (later replaced by General Pélissier) Lord Raglen Admiral Kornilov (later replaced by Admiral Pavel Nakhimov) Lt. ... September 13, 1882. ... Suakin is a port in north eastern Sudan, on the Red Sea. ... British dead at Le Cateau. ... Combatants France United Kingdom German Empire Commanders Joseph Joffre John French Helmuth von Moltke Karl von Bulow Alexander von Kluck Strength 1,071,000 1,485,000 Casualties Approximately 263,000: 250,000 French casualties (80,000 dead) 13,000 British casualties (1,700 dead) Approximately 250,000 total The... Combatants United Kingdom France German Empire Commanders John French Ferdinand Foch Erich von Falkenhayn Strength UK: 7 infantry divisions, 3 cavalry divisions France: ? Fourth and Sixth Armies Casualties UK: 58,000 France: 50,000 130,000 The First Battle of Ypres, also called the Battle of Flanders, was the last... Combatants British Empire Australia Canada New Zealand United Kingdom France German Empire Commanders Douglas Haig Hubert Gough Herbert Plumer Arthur Currie Max von Gallwitz Erich Ludendorff Strength Unknown Unknown Casualties 448,000 killed and wounded 260,000 killed and wounded The 1917 Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third... Combatants United Kingdom France Canada Australia New Zealand German Empire Commanders Douglas Haig Hubert Gough Herbert Plumer Arthur Currie Max von Gallwitz Erich Ludendorff Strength Unknown Unknown Casualties 448,000 killed and wounded 260,000 killed and wounded The 1917 Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of... Combatants United Kingdom France Germany Commanders John French Ferdinand Foch Erich von Falkenhayn Strength UK: 7 infantry divisions, 3 cavalry divisions France: ? 4th Army, 6th Army Casualties UK: 58,000 France: 50,000 130,000 The First Battle of Ypres, also called the Battle of Flanders, was the last major... Battle of Givenchy (December 18-22,1914) was a battle fought during World War I the saw an initially advancing British force face strong opposition and counter-attack from a solidly entrenched German force around the village of Givenchy. ... The Battles of Neuve Chapelle and Artois was a battle in the First World War. ... Battle of Festubert was an attack by the British army on the Ypres salient of the western front during World War I. It began on May 15, 1915 and continued until May 25. ... The Battle of Loos was one of the major British offensives mounted on the Western Front in 1915 during World War I. The battle was the British component of the combined Anglo-French offensive known as the Second Battle of Artois. ... Combatants United Kingdom Australia Canada New Zealand Newfoundland South Africa France German Empire Commanders Douglas Haig Joseph Joffre Max von Gallwitz Fritz von Below Strength 13 British and 11 French divisions (initial) 51 British and 48 French divisions (final) 10½ divisions (initial) 50 divisions (final) Casualties 419,654 British Empire... The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, which began on 15 September 1916 and lasted for one week, was the third and last of the large-scale offensives mounted by the British Army during the Battle of the Somme. ... The Battle of Morval, which began on 25 September 1916, was an attack by the British Fourth Army on the German-held villages of Morval, Gueudecourt and Lesboeufs during the Battle of the Somme. ... Combatants United Kingdom France Canada Australia New Zealand German Empire Commanders Douglas Haig Hubert Gough Herbert Plumer Arthur Currie Max von Gallwitz Erich Ludendorff Strength Unknown Unknown Casualties 448,000 killed and wounded 260,000 killed and wounded The 1917 Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of... Combatants United Kingdom Newfoundland German Empire Commanders Julian Byng Georg von der Marwitz Strength 2 Corps 1 Corps Casualties 45,000 killed 9,000 prisoners 100 tanks destroyed 45,000 killed 11,000 prisoners The Battle of Cambrai (November 20 - December 3, 1917) was a British campaign of World War... The First Somme battle of 1918 is also known as the Battle of Saint-Quentin or the Second Battle of the Somme[1]. It lasted from March 21–April 5 1918. ... 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Combatants United Kingdom New Zealand Germany Commanders Julian Byng Unknown Strength 3 divisions 4 divisions Casualties unknown unknown The Battle of Havrincourt was a World War I battle fought on September 12, 1918, involving the British Third Army (under the command of General Sir Julian Byng) against German troops, including... The Battle of the Sambre (November 4, 1918) was part of the final European Allied offensives of World War I. At the front German resistance was falling away, unprecedented numbers of prisoners were taken in the Battle of the Selle, and a new attack was quickly prepared. ... Western Front was a term used during the First and Second World Wars to describe the contested armed frontier between lands controlled by Germany to the East and the Allies to the West. ... Quarry Hill Creative Center, in Rochester, Vermont, is Vermonts oldest alternative living group or community. ... 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References

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Alliances

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Order of Precedence

Preceded by:
Coldstream Guards
Infantry Order of Precedence Succeeded by:
Irish Guards

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Scots Guards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2645 words)
The Scots Guards is a regiment of the British Army, part of the Guards Division, and have a long and proud history stretching back hundreds of years.
The Scots Guards are the Third Foot Guards regiment.
In 1661, the regiment was reformed as the Scottish Regiment of Foot Guards.
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