Borderers, It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of LCpl Jimmy Liddell, who sadly died on Wednesday 22nd March 2017 in Colchester Hospital, Essex aged 74. Jimmy originally joined the Army Catering Corps in May 1960, serving for two years before being discharged in April 1962. Jimmy subsequently enlisted into [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]