Gentlemen, It is with deep regret that I inform you of the death of Lance Corporal James (Jimmy) Buchan who sadly passed away on Saturday 26thDecember 2016 aged 63 at East Surrey Hospital after a short illness. James entered Boy Service at Shorncliffe Camp, Folkestone in 1968 and served with 1 KOSB until his discharge [...]
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Borderers, Major "Jock" Foulis Borderer who led his platoon in vicious fighting against Communists in Korea MAJOR "JOCK" FOULIS, who has died aged 87, was awarded an MC in the Korean War. Jock served in Korea with the 1st Battalion The King’s Own Scottish Borderers and commanded a platoon from April 1951 to June 1952. [...]
Borderers, At this time of year, thoughts turn to the festive period, and the precious and joyful time to be spent with family and friends. It also gives us all a valuable chance to reflect on the year past. We have had some marvellous and moving events this year, including the final, dignified laying [...]
Borderers, How it affects The Royal Regiment of Scotland The latest refinements to the British Army’s force structure to deliver the capabilities set out in the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) 2015 have been announced in Parliament. The announcement explains how the Army is aligning its force structures to meet the changing security context [...]
Borderers, Faffemont Farm attack revisited - What a day that was and it still makes us go all shivery , thinking of Keith and Liz's words at the farm, finding the UXBs at the roadside and the battlefield debris littered all over that very unvisited wood, Pipey's playing, marching up to the wood precisely 100 years to [...]