Start of the regiment

Raised in Edinburgh

18th March 1689

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Rich in history

A unique experience

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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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Latest Posts

2508, 2016

George Coltman Legion d’Honneur

Normandy veteran George Coltman, aged 95, from Galashiels, said he was “thrilled and proud” to receive France’s highest honour. Watched [...]

2008, 2016

Award of the Legion d’Honneur to George Coltman

Borderers, On Tuesday 23rd of August 2016 at 1100, in "Quins" Restaurant, Galashiels the Consul General of France will present [...]

2008, 2016

The Regimental Calendar 2016

  FORECAST OF REGIMENTAL EVENTS 2016 as at 20 AUGUST 2016 (New events and updates in "RED") AUGUST Friday 19th [...]

1108, 2016

KOSB – WORLD WAR ONE MEMORIAL (Updated 11 August)

KOSB WORLD WAR ONE MEMORIAL       SEVEN THOUSAND AND FIFTY THREE BORDERERS LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR. OVER HALF [...]

1108, 2016

NATIONAL SERVICE of REMEMBRANCE 2016 (Updated 11 Aug 16)

National Service of Remembrance 2016 - Borderer Participation (Updated 11 August 2016)   Borderers, Sunday the 13th of November 2016, LONDON [...]

1008, 2016

MINDEN DAY greetings from Berwick by Colonel Angus Loudon

    "GOOD MORNING EVERYONE, AND WELCOME TO MINDEN DAY 2016 IN THE BARRACKS. AS PRESIDENT OF THE ASSOCIATION AND [...]

208, 2016

THE MINDEN ROSE

The Minden Rose – Myth or Reality? Today is a historic day. It is the 257th Anniversary of the Battle [...]

108, 2016

THE BATTLE OF MINDEN

THE BATTLE OF MINDEN – 1st AUGUST 1759 “Minden” was the second battle honour awarded to the 25th (Edinburgh Regiment), [...]

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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 317 years.

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