Search results for Black Watch.

27 September 1916 : Captain Fergus Bowes-Lyon, 8th Black Watch

/on-this-day/27-september-1916-captain-fergus-bowes-lyon-8th-black-watch/

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has changed the commemoration for Captain Fergus Bowes-Lyon, an uncle of Her Majesty the Queen. Fergus died in France during the Battle of Loos in September 1915 and, until now, had been commemorated by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission on the Loos Memorial as he had no known grave. His grandson wrote to…


071: September 2004

/stand-to/071-september-2004/

Download PDF This browser does not support inline PDFs. Please download the PDF to view it: Download PDF  


'The Experiences of Black Watch Veterans after the Great War' with Derek Patrick

/branches/united-kingdom/scotland-tayside/events/the-experiences-of-black-watch-veterans-after-the-great-war-with-derek-patrick/

Dr Derek Patrick Derek will explore the experiences of demobilised Black Watch soldiers in the years immediately after the end of the Great War. Discussing what could be a difficult period of readjustment to civilian life, often exacerbated by disability, unemployment and accompanying financial pressures, the lecture will consider the important r…