The Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons) [UK]
Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 15 July 2000. Corrected and updated 11.12.2003
 
The Highlanders
 (Seaforth, Gordons
and Camerons)
regimental crest
United Kingdom 
  Titles & Lineage
  History
  Battle Honours
  Colours, Standards & Guidons
  Uniforms & Badges
  Colonels-in-Chief
  Colonels

  Biography & Gallantry Awards
  Traditions
  Alliances
  Associations, Forums, Re-Enactors
  Museums, Monuments, Memorials
  Bibliography

How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
 
1994.09.01 The Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons)
formed by amalgamation of Queens' Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons), and The Gordon Highlanders
The Highlanders (Army  site)
The Highlanders (Regimental  site)
The Highlanders, by David A.M. Terron
A Short History of The Highlanders (Army site)
The Highlanders, by Glenvil Roberts.
The Highlanders, by George Monaghan.
Fact File, by Diana M. Henderson (Scots at War)
   
RHQ and Depot:
  RHQ: Cameron Barracks, Inverness (1994-present), outstation at Aberdeen (1994-present)
  Scottish Division at Edinburgh [1994-present]
   
Regulars:
  1st Battalion [1994-present]
   
Territorials and Volunteers:
TA and Cadets (Army site)
  2nd Battalion, 51st Highland Volunteers [1994-1995]
  3rd (V) Battalion [1995-1999]
  51st Highland Regiment [1999-present]
   
Cadets:
TA and Cadets (Army site)
Queen's Own Highlanders Battalion, ACF (ACF Scotland)
2nd Battalion The Highlanders, ACF (ACF Scotland)
Alpha Company 2nd Battalion The Highlanders ACF
Orkney Independent Battalion, ACF (ACF Scotland)
Shetland Independent Battalion, ACF (ACF Scotland)
   
[combined battle honours of Queens' Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons), and The Gordon Highlanders]
The Colours, by David A.M. Terron.
   
Badges:  
Uniform:
headdress: blue hackle (inherited from QOH)
tartan: No. 3 Gordon (kilt - ceremonial orders), No. 2 Seaforth Mackenzie (trews - undress orders), No. 4 Cameron of Erracht (pipers' and drummers' kilts, bagpipe ribbons), bagpipe covers and cords dark green
   
   
     
   
   
1994.09.17 F.M. HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT, OM, GBE, AC, QSO
Deputy Colonel in Chief:
1994.09.01 Maj-Gen. HRH Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales, KG, KT, GCB, AK, QSO, ADC
1994.09.17 Gen. Sir Jeremy John George Mackenzie, KCB, OBE, ADC
2001.07.06 Brig. The Hon. Hugh Brisbane Henry Ewart Monro, MBE
 
Motto: Cuidich 'n Righ
Nicknames:
Anniversaries:
Freedoms: Inverness,
Marches: quick: The Wee Highland Laddie
Musicians:
Miscellaneous Tradition Links:

The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa

1994-present
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The Royal South Australia Regiment
The Royal Western Australia Regiment
5th/6th Battalion, The Royal Victoria Regiment
1994-1999
1994-1999
1999-present
1999-present
1995?-present
   
Affiliated Gurkha Regiment:  
1994-present
     
     
Bond of Friendship:  
HMS Victorious
 
HMS Shetland
1984-?
HMS Sutherland
1996-present
HMS Inverness
 
846 Naval Air Squadron
 
     

 
The Regimental Family (Army site)
Regimental Journal:
The Highlander. [excerpts]
Full Histories:
 
Short Histories: