The Liverpool Scottish [UK]
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Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 15 July 2000. Corrected and updated 04.04.2006
 
 
The Liverpool Scottish
 
United Kingdom 
  Titles & Lineage
  History & War Service
  Battle Honours
  Colours, Standards and Guidons

  Badges and Uniforms
  Colonels
 Traditions
 Bibliography

Note: This is a battalion history of the part-time reserves, which are normally liable for full-time active service only in an emergency. See the main regimental page(s) as linked below for more information.
How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
 
  Titles and Lineage English County Index
Alphabetic Index of Titles
1860.01.18 19th (Liverpool Scottish) Lancashire Rifle Volunteer Corps,
raised 18 Jan. 1860 at Liverpool; subtitle omitted Mar. 1860 and Scottish connection discontinued

1900.10.04 8th (Scottish) Volunteer Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
two companies raised with HQ at Highgate Street, Edge Hill, Liverpool
 
  • Lowland Company
  • Highland Company
1902 22 men served in South Africa with 4th Service Company, 1st Bn, The Gordon Highlanders
190u six more companies raised
  1904 HQ moved to Fraser Street, Liverpool
1908.04.01 10th (Scottish) Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
transferred to T.F. with HQ and coys at Fraser Street, Liverpool
 
  • A Company
  • B Company
  • C Company
  • D Company
  • E Company
  • F Company
  • G Company
  • H Company
1915 coys redesignated upon reorganisation in four-coy establishment:
 
  • V Company
  • X Company
  • Y Company
  • Z Company
1920.02.07 10th (Liverpool Scottish) Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
reconstituted in T.A. with HQ and coys at Fraser Street, Liverpool
 
  • V Company
  • X Company
  • Y Company
  • Z Company
1921 10th (Liverpool Scottish) Battalion, The King's Regiment (Liverpool)
1937.08.10 The Liverpool Scottish, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
1939.03.31 1st Battalion, The Liverpool Scottish, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
redesignated on formation of duplicate 2nd Battalion
1947.04.01 1st (Motor) Battalion, The Liverpool Scottish, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
reconstituted in T.A. with HQ and coys at Fraser Street, Liverpool
 
  • V Company
  • X Company
  • Y Company
  • Z Company
194u 1st Battalion, The Liverpool Scottish, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
1967.04.01 disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as two units, and moved to Forbes House, Score Lane, Childwall, Liverpool:
 
1969.01.01 G Troop disbanded
1971.04.01 V Company (Liverpool Scottish), 1st Battalion, 51st Highland Volunteers
1992.09.21 V (The Liverpool Scottish) Company, 5th/8th (V) Battalion, The King's Regiment
1999.07.01 Liverpool Scottish Platoon, A (King's) Company, The King's and Cheshire Regiment
reduced to pln and moved to T.A. Centre, Townsend Avenue, Liverpool
  History (Links) & War Service Introduction to Volunteers
History:
pip A Brief History of The Liverpool Scottish (Museum site)
pip History and Lineage (Scottish Military Historical Society)
pip The Liverpool Scottish, by Diana M. Henderson (Scots at War)
pip Liverpool Scottish Units (Museum site)
   
Deployment and War Service of Units:
  1/10th Battalion [1914-1918]
  2/10th Battalion [1914-1918]
  10th (Reserve) Battalion [1914-1918]
  1st Battalion [1939-1945?]
  2nd Battalion [1939-1942]
 
Biography and Gallantry Awards:
vc [no external sites have been found]
Associations, Forums and Re-Enactors:
swords Associated Liverpool Scottish Organisations (Museum site)
Museums, Monuments, Memorials and Chapels:
Liverpool Scottish Regiment Museum Trust (Museum site)
monument Liverpool Scottish Regiment Museum, Liverpool (Army Museums Ogilby Trust)
monument Liverpool Scottish Regiment Museum, Liverpool (Simonides listing)
   
   
  Battle Honours Index of Battle Honours
Index of Wars

South Africa 1902

The Great War:  Bellewaarde, Somme 1916, Ginchy, Morval, Ypres 1917, Pilckem, Menin Road, Passchendaele, Cambrai 1917, Lys, Estaires, France and Flanders 1914-18

The Second World War:  [none]

  Colours, Standards and Guidons Introduction to Colours
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Record of Colours:
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  Uniforms and Badges
   
Badges:
1999: retained Liv Scot cap badge
Uniform: tartan: Forbes
1999: retained Liv Scot uniform
   
   
     
   
   
  Honorary Colonels Index of Royal Colonels
1902.02.12 Rt. Hon. Donald Alexander (Smith), 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal, GCMG, GCVO [also Lord Strathcona's Horse]
1914.06.13 Hon. Brig-Gen. John George (Stewart-Murray), 8th Duke of Atholl, KT, PC, GCVO, CB, DSO, TD (Marquess of Tullibardine) [also Scottish Horse]
1942.07.30 Col. Sir Jonathan R. Davidson, Kt., CMG, TD
1948.08.01 Lt-Gen. Sir Colin Muir Barber, KBE, CB, DSO
1964.09.01 Lt-Col. (Bt. Col.) Edward John (Stanley), 18th Earl of Derby, MC, DL [HM Lt Lancashire; also 420 Coast Rgt RA, 5th Bn King's Rgt, continued 1967 in Lancs Vols]
  Traditions
 
Motto:
Nicknames:
Anniversaries:
Freedoms:
Marches:  
Musicians:
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Miscellaneous Tradition Links:
  Bibliography How To Find Books
  Regimental Journal:
book The Liverpool Scottish gazette.
   
Histories:
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World Wide Web:
book Bibliography, by I.L. Riley
book The Liverpool Scottish Regimental Museum Archive Page