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Mutiny in the Ranks

The history of The Black Watch is brimming with stories of bravery; from Fontenoy to The Battle of Alma through to the Chindits in World War 2. Despite this their early years included a moment of controversy. For some this was a misunderstanding caused by a regiment that did not comprehend its new role but … Read more

The Black Watch at National Museum of Scotland

Rosie Waine is the William Grant Foundation Research Fellow at the National Museum of Scotland. Here she writes how the Black Watch Museum & Castle collection contributed to the exhibition she has curated called Wild and Majestic: Romantic Visions of Scotland.  Dramatic landscapes, Highland dress, bagpipe music and a profound martial culture are among some of … Read more

Roll of Honour

Today’s Roll of Honour commemorates those who died on the 11th November 1918 and also those who died as a consequence of the First World War in the days, weeks, months and years following the signing of the Armistice. We will remember them. S/17470 Pte James DAVIDSON 2nd Bn. 11/11/1918 S/9452 A/Cpl Robert MACKIE 1st … Read more

Roll of Honour

315081 Pte George Chesney Wield CORSON 13th Bn. formerly 4591 Scot. Horse. 10/11/1918 293210 Pte Thomas MARSHALL latterly 365629 Labour Corps. 10/11/1918 S/21139 Pte James William MEADOWCROFT 13th Bn. 10/11/1918 S/22455 Pte John SEATH 2nd Bn. 10/11/1918 S/23103 L Cpl John Crawford WYLIE 4/5th Bn. formerly 1958 T.R. Bn. 10/11/1918

Roll of Honour

S/43593 Pte William DAVIDSON 8th Bn. 08/11/1918 315473 L Cpl Duncan DONALD 13th Bn. formerly 4451 Scot. Horse. 08/11/1918 315612 Pte John FERGUSON 13th Bn. formerly 5729 Scottish Horse. 08/11/1918 S/5818 L Sgt William NEIL 13th Bn. 08/11/1918

Roll of Honour

S/17161 Pte Thomas McGill CAMPBELL 1st Bn. formerly 1444 Scot. Horse. 07/11/1918 315752 Pte James MacNICOL 13th Bn. formerly 3882 Scot. Horse. 07/11/1918 266450 Pte Archibald McPHERSON 6th Bn. 07/11/1918 S/22273 Pte Duncan STEWART 2nd Bn. 07/11/1918 S/15059 Pte Charles STURROCK 2nd Bn. 07/11/1918

Roll of Honour

316753 Pte David PATTERSON 13th Bn. formerly 1532 Scot. Horse. 06/11/1918 S/8798 A/L Cpl John PENMAN 2nd Bn. 06/11/1918 315755 L Cpl John STEWART 13th Bn. formerly 4319 Scot. Horse. 06/11/1918

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