History of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 8th Battalion, 1939-47.
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Published by T. Nelson in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Great Britain. Army. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWith a foreword by G.H.A. MacMillan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD760.P7 M2
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 284 p.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6076570M
LC Control Number50022642
OCLC/WorldCa4065635

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Books Related period Second World War (content), Second World War (content) Creator MALCOLM, A.D. (Author) HISTORY OF THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS 8TH BATTALION (Author) Nelson (Publisher) Production date Place made London Dimensions. whole: Dimensions: 24cm., Pagination: xi, p., 20p. of plates ill., frontis., maps, . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Malcolm, Alec D. History of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 8th Battalion, London, New York, T. Nelson []. Buy History of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 8th Battalion: by A. D. Malcolm (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. History of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 8th Battalion: : A. D. Malcolm: BooksAuthor: A. D. Malcolm. In there was a further re-organisation of the territorial Army and the 7th/8th battalion was reduced to 2 companies in a new 51st Highland regiment. The 2 Companies are: D (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders) Company in Dumbarton and Dunoon and, E (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders) Company in Cumbernauld and Stirling.

Two years later, in and by Royal Warrant, the Canadian Highlanders became allied with the British Princess Louise’s Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders then in , by virtue of a the Canadian Militia Council abolishing the use of numbers in naming Canadian corps the name finally became The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess. History of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders: 2nd battalion (The Thin Red Line) Malayan campaign, [Stewart, Ian MacArthur] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. History of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders: 2nd battalion (The Thin Red Line) Malayan campaign, Author: Ian MacArthur Stewart. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders during WW1 The Regiment raised a total of 16 Battalions and was awarded 68 Battle Honours, 6 Victoria Crosses and lost 6, men during the course of the First World War. 1st Battalion Stationed at Dinapore, India. The HQ of the 8th (Argyleshire) Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders was at Dunoon. A Company drew its troops from Inveraray, Lochgoilhead, Auchnagoul, Dalmally, Furnace, Cairndow, Strachur and Kilchrenan. B Coy at Campbeltown, C Coy from Southend, Campbeltown, Glenbarr, Tayinloan, Stewarton and Kilcrenan.

  The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders is one of the best-known regiments in the British Army. In a previous incarnation as the 93rd Highlanders, its soldiers were famed for being the 'thin red line' that repulsed the Russian heavy cavalry at the Battle of Balaklava during the Crimean War. When the regiment was ordered to disband in as part of wide-ranging . Early recruits to the 8th A&S Highlanders came from the 5th Volunteer Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. As with the 6th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, numbering in this battalion - starting from 1 in April - does not always follow a logical, sequential path and so for the time being I'm going to start the series on the Bank Holiday Monday, August ; the .   On the 12th February I received my call up papers to report to Stirling Castle, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Headquarters, on Thursday 15th February History of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders by P.J.R. Mileham and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Fighting Highlanders: the History of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders by Mileham, Patrick - .