During the First World War, the Regiment acted as a training unit providing 145 officers and 5,207 other ranks for service in the numbered battalions of the C.E.F., especially the 16th, 19th, and the 173rd Highlanders. The latter was broken up for reinforcements, much to the chagrin of its men. Although the Argylls perpetuate both the 19th and the […]
Perhaps it was conventional not to wear the sporran in group shots like this?
A curious pose without the sporran…
Two recruiting sergeants came to the CLB, For the sons of the merchants, to join the Blue Puttees. So all the hands enlisted, five hundred young men: Enlist ye Newfoundlanders and come follow me. They crossed the broad Atlantic in the brave Florizel, And on the sands of Suvla, they entered into hell. And on […]
The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada Colonel-in-Chief: His Royal Highness The Prince Charles Prince of Wales KG KT GCB OM AK QSO GCL SOM CD ADC BADGE Description Azure the figure of St. Andrew proper standing on a mount Vert holding his cross Argent all within an annulus Azure fimbriated and inscribed “NEMO […]