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Identifying Cap Badges

Each regiment has its own cap badge and this is a useful clue when conducting family research through photographs.

Scottish Regiments



Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

Argyll Sutherland Highlanders

The Black Watch

Black Watch badge

Cameron Highlanders

cameron highlanders

Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

Cameronian Highlanders Badge

Gordon Highlanders

Gordon Highlanders badge

Highland Light Infantry

Highland Light Infantry badge

King's Own Scottish Borderers

Kings Own Scottish Borderers Badge

Royal Scots

Royal Scots badge

Royal Scots Fusiliers

Royal Scots Fusiliers badge

Royal Scots Greys

Royal Scots Greys

Seaforth Highlanders

Seaforth Highlanders


Other relevant or linked Regiments


London Scottish

Scottish London badge

Scots Guards

Scots Guards badge

Scottish Horse


Tyneside Scottish

TynesideScottish badge