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Armed Forces Sunday Service

May 27th, 2017|Events|

Borderers, Duns Parish Church, Duns will be holding an Armed Forces Sunday service on Sunday 25th June 2017, commencing at 11 am. The Reverend Stephen Blakey, padre to 1KOSB in the days of Fort George, extends a warm welcome to all Borderers who wish to attend. "Always a Borderer"

Major David Smout – Notification

May 27th, 2017|Events|

Borderers, It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of Major David Smout who died quietly at home in Coldingham earlier this morning (Saturday 27th May 2017) aged 80. On behalf of its members, the King’s Own Scottish Borderers Association has extended its sincere condolences and sympathy to David’s son Simon [...]

Warrant Officer Class Two William Gillespie – Funeral Arrangements

May 27th, 2017|Events|

Borderers, We have been notified that the funeral arrangements for Jock Gillespie KOSB who died on 11thMay are: Wednesday 31st May at 3.30 pm, Portchester Crematorium (South Chapel), Upper Cornaway Lane, Portchester, Fareham, Hampshire PO16 8NE. Jock's  family have extend a warm invite to all friends and former colleagues to join them for the service and afterwards [...]

Warrant Officer Class Two William Gillespie – Notification

May 17th, 2017|Events|

Borderers, It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of WO2 (CSM) William (Jock) Gillespie who died suddenly at home in Southampton on 11th May 2017 aged 48. Jock joined the King’s Own Scottish Borderers on 16th May 1984 and served 26 years before retiring on 19thOctober 2010. On behalf of its [...]

Captain Hamish Samson MC: The Borderer who came back from the dead

May 12th, 2017|Events|

Borderers, For almost three months after Capt Hamish Weir Samson MC led Borderers "over the top" in the Battle of Arras, in northern France, he was presumed dead. His family were warned to expect the worst and they soon took delivery of official confirmation of his death from the War Office. But Capt Samson's father, [...]