Borderers, The Lord Provost of Glasgow will be hosting the unveiling of a commemorative paving stone to Company Sergeant Major John Skinner, Victoria Cross, Distinguished Conduct Medal, King’s Own Scottish Borderers, in recognition of the gallant action for which John Skinner won the award of the Victoria Cross during the Battle of Passchendaele on 16th [...]
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Gentlemen, In a few weeks time, I am intending to run my last marathon (London) - yes, really!! Using the money raised in support of a very worthy cause, “Combat Stress”. As an ex-serviceman, I know that not all war wounds are visible. Much as operational intensity (Iraq and Afghanistan etc.) may have dropped and [...]
Dear Borderers and friends 20 March 2017 KOSB ASSOCIATION – PASSCHENDAELE 100 - SITREP 2 Thank you for committing to joining the KOSB 100th Anniversary Battlefield Tour/ Pilgrimage to PASSCHENDAELE, or 3rd YPRES as it is also sometimes called. WHEN? Thursday 17 – Sunday 20 August 2017. WHO? The names attached at Annex B are the party [...]