1st Bn, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 July 2002. Corrected and updated 29.12.2002
1777-1783
1st Battalion,
91st Highlanders
1794-1881
1881-present
United Kingdom  
Note:This is a battalion history of the Regular Army. See the main regimental page for full lineage and other information.
Colour Key
Lineage
War service
Overseas service
Home service
 
     
  1777.12.25 74th Regiment of Foot (Argyleshire Highlanders)
raised in Argyllshire and Glasgow
1777.12 Scotland
  1778.08 at sea (embarked at Greencok)
  1778 Nova Scotia: Halifax
  1779 New York [flank coys]
  1779 South Carolina: Charlestown [flank coys]
  1779.06 Maine: Bagaduce (Castine)
  1779.07 Bagaduce
  1779.08 Bagaduce (garrison for rest of war)
  1780 New York [flank coys]
  1781 Virginia [flank coys]
  1781 flank coys captured at Yorktown
  <1784> Penobscot [whole regt]
  1784 at sea
  1784 England: Portsmouth
  1784 Scotland
  1784 disbanded at Stirling
  1794.02.10 98th (Argyllshire Highlanders) Regiment of Foot
     
  1796 91st (Argyllshire Highlanders) Regiment of Foot
 
 
 
1879 Cape Colony  
  1879 Zululand  
  1879 Cape (coys in Mauritius & St. Helena)  
  1881.07.01 1st Battalion, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
1883 Natal
  1885 Ceylon  
  1886 Hong Kong  
  1891 Scotland: Edinburgh  
  1896 Glasgow  
  1899.10 South Africa 3 Bde
  1903 England: Longmoor  
  1906 Chatham  
  1909 Malta  
  1912 India: Dinapore  
  1914.12 France and Flanders 27 Div
  1915.11 Salonika  
  1919 India: Poona  
  1923 Sudan  
  1925 Egypt  
  1928 England: Shorncliffe  
  1930 Scotland: Edinburgh  
  1935 England: Tidworth  
  1936 Palestine  
  1938 England: Aldershot 4 Bde
  1939 Palestine 4 Ind Inf Div
  1940.01 Egypt/Libya 6 Inf Div
  1941.05 Crete
  1941.06 Egypt
  1941.06 8 Army Troops
  1941.07 Eritrea
  1942 Sudan: Khartoum
  1942
  1944.01 28 Bde
  1944.03 Italy 19 Ind Inf Bde
1945.06 UK
1947 Palestine  
  1948 UK
1948.09.30 amalgamated with 2nd Battalion without change of title
1948.10 England: Colchester
1949.06 Hong Kong
1950.08 Korea 27 Inf Bde
1951.04 Hong Kong
1952 Scotland: Edinburgh
1953.10 [British Guiana]
Scotland: Edinburgh
1954.02 Berlin
1956.08 England: Bury St Edmunds
1958.02 Cyprus
  1959.07 UK?
1959.10 Germany: Lemgo 20 Armd Bde
1962 Scotland: Edinburgh
1964 Singapore
1966.11 England: Plymouth
1967.06 (Aden)
1967.11 England: Plymouth
1969.03 Berlin
  1970? Scotland
1971.01.20 reduced to Balaclava Company at Fort George
1972.02.15 battalion re-formed at Edinburgh
1972.07 (Northern Ireland)
1972.11 Scotland: Edinburgh
1973.03 (Northern Ireland)
1973.04 Scotland: Edinburgh
1973.11 (Northern Ireland)
1974.02 Scotland: Edinburgh
1973.04 Germany: Osnabrück 12 Mech Bde, BAOR
1977.01 Germany: Osnabrück 2nd Armd Div, BAOR
1975.12 (Northern Ireland)
1976.04 Germany: Osnabrück 2nd Armd Div, BAOR
1977.10 (Northern Ireland)
1978.03 Germany: Osnabrück 2nd Armd Div, BAOR
1978.10 England: Catterick 5 Field Force
1980.03 Northern Ireland: Ballykelly 8 Inf Bde
1982.04 Cyprus
1984.01 Scotland: Edinburgh
1986.04 (Northern Ireland)
1986.07 Scotland: Edinburgh
1986.01 England: Colchester 19 Inf Bde
1989.01 Germany: Minden 11 Armd Bde
1990.12 (Northern Ireland)
1991.05 Germany: Minden 11 Armd Bde
1992.03 (Northern Ireland)
1992.06 Germany: Minden 11 Armd Bde
1994 England: Dover 2 Bde
1996 Scotland: Edinburgh
2001.01 Northern Ireland: Belfast 39 Inf Bde