Start of the regiment

Raised in Edinburgh

18th March 1689

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Rich in history

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Campaigns Include:

Gallipoli

Aden

Malaysia

Korea

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Welcome to the King’s Own Scottish Borderers

Museum

Our museum contains archives of the regiment from over the years. We can provide research at a cost related to the amount of time spent.

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Shop

Visit our shop to purchase some of most popular items in our collection.

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Events and News

Find out more about up and coming Association current events, past events and news.

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Gallery

A photographic record from 1689 until yesterday.

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2707, 2016

CENOTAPH COMMITTEE MEETING

THE LONDON AND SOUTHERN COUNTIES BRANCH (CENOTAPH COMMITTEE) HELD A PLANNING MEETING IN EDINBURGH (THE CAFE ROYAL) ON 21 JULY.   [...]

2607, 2016

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2016 – AGENDA

THE KING’S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TO BE HELD AT THE BARRACKS, BERWICK UPON TWEED SATURDAY 30 [...]

2607, 2016

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2015 – MINUTES

THE KING’S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD AT THE BARRACKS, BERWICK UPON TWEED SATURDAY 01 AUGUST 2015 [...]

2507, 2016

Service of Commemoration

SEVICE OF COMMEMORATION FOR THE LATE CAPTAIN ALICK YOUNG HERRIES KOSB, THE CANONGATE KIRK EDINBURGH On the 24th of July Borderers [...]

2307, 2016

Three Generations Commemorate “The Somme”

THREE GENERATIONS WILL COMMEMORATE  BORDERERS’ SACRIFICE AT THE SOMME A 3 generation party from past, present and possibly future soldiers [...]

1707, 2016

MINDEN DAY 2016 (update 1)

 MINDEN 2016 (update 1) We celebrate our most auspicious Battle Honour on Saturday 30th of July at The [...]

1607, 2016

The Regimental Calendar 2016

  FORECAST OF REGIMENTAL EVENTS as at 16 JULY 2016 (New events and updates in "RED") JULY  Saturday 30th - [...]

1607, 2016

“Double Dutch”

"DOUBLE DUTCH" A CONCERT OF PIPE MUSIC BY THE INTER SCALDIS PIPES AND DRUMS With a special tribute to Piper [...]

1307, 2016

“OUR” Battlefield Piper

Borderers, Evan Finnegan, fine Borderer and grand piper has just completed his epic challenge to cycle and run from Edinburgh Castle [...]

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A brief history

The Regiment was created in 1689 as a crisis measure for the defence of Edinburgh against the Jacobites. The Regiment was recruited “by beat of drum” along the Royal Mile (the High Street in the Old Town) of the City of Edinburgh in the record time of two hours with men flocking to join the Earl of Leven to safeguard their city. In 2006 under changes delivered by the Future Infantry Structure the Regiment became part of the Royal Regiment of Scotland.

We welcome you most warmly to the site and hope you will learn more about us and our proud soldiers who have served their Regiment and their country for over 322 years.

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