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GALLIPOLI COMMEMORATION 12 JULY 2022 HAWICK

2022-07-07T11:49:00+01:00July 7th, 2022|Events|

Borderers, the annual wreath laying service to remember those who fell on 12th July in Gallipoli will take place for the first time in two years. The event is hosted by the Hawick Callants Club to remember those Hawick men who fell. All Borderers are welcome to attend. There are two parts to the service [...]

SERGEANT ROBERT KERNAGHAN FUNERAL

2022-07-06T14:42:19+01:00July 6th, 2022|Events|

Borderers, the funeral for the late SGT BOB KERNAGHAN will take place at 1400hrs on 19th July at ROSEDALE CEMETERY ROSEWELL MIDLOTHIAN EH24 9DJ. Afterwards refreshments will be available in the Masonic Hall High Street Bonnyrigg EH19 2DB.

PRIVATE JAMES MCMULLEN

2022-07-04T09:47:21+01:00July 4th, 2022|Events|

Borderers, it is with great sadness that we notify of the death of PRIVATE JAMES McMULLEN on Friday 1st July 2022. Jim served with the 1st BN in A Company 1980-83. After his service Jim remained a keen supporter of the Regiment and an active member of the Lanarkshire Branch. Funeral details will be notified [...]

6 KOSB 1st JULY 1944

2022-07-01T09:29:23+01:00July 1st, 2022|Events|

Borderers, on this day 1st July 1944 men of the 6th BN were engaged in heavy fighting against the men of the 9th SS Panzer Division in the area of Grainville-Sur-Odon, the entry for the BN war diary is below: "A patrol led by Lt KG BUY went out at night to ascertain if wood [...]