Scots Guards

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The Scots Guards
Scots Guards Badge.jpg
Regimental badge o the Scots Guards
Active 1642–1651
1661–present
Kintra  Kinrick o Ingland
(1686–1707)
 Kinrick o Great Breetain (1707–1800)
 Unitit Kinrick
(1801–present)
Brainch  Breetish Airmy
Teep Foot Guards
Role 1st Battalion – Mechanized Infantry
F Company – Public Duties
Size Ane battalion
Ane company
Pairt o Guards Division
Garrison/HQ RHQ – Lunnon
1st Battalion – Mons Barracks, Aldershot Garrison
F Company – Lunnon
Nickname(s) The Kiddies; Jock Guards
Motto(s) "Nemo Me Impune Lacessit"
(Laitin)
"No ane touches me wi impunity"
Mairch Quick – Hielan' Laddie
Slow – The Garb of Old Gaul
Anniversaries St Andrew's Day
Nov 30
Battle o Mount Tumbledown
jun 13
Commanders
Colonel-in-Chief Elizabeth II
Colonel o
the Regiment
Prince Edward, Duke o Kent KG, GCMG, GCVO
Insignia
Tactical Recognition Flash GuardsTRF.svg
Tartan Royal Stewart (pipers kilts and plaids)
Plume none
Abbreviation SG

The Scots Guards (SG), pairt o the Guards Diveesion, is ane o the Fit Guards regiments o the Breetish Airmy. Their origins lie i the personal bodyguard o Charles I, Keeng o Scots. Its lineage can be tracit back tae 1642, althouch it wis only placit on the english establishment (thus becomin part o whit is now the british army) i 1686. It is the oldest formit regiment i the regular army, more sae than any other i the household brigade. [1]

Battle honours[eedit | eedit soorce]

The battle honours o the Scots Guards are as follows:[2]

Alliances[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "scots guards". www.army.mod.uk (in Inglis). Retrieved 2019-06-03. 
  2. "scots guards sword". Retrieved 2019-06-03. 

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