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Iraq War – A Serving Scottish Soldier’s View

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

As part of BBC Scotland’s series remembering the Iraq War which began 10 years ago, Regimental Sergeant Major Scott Shaw of the Black Watch shares his experience. Click here to watch the video – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-21849016

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Black Watch Statue set for Belgium

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

A statue of a Black Watch soldier is to be unveiled in Belgium in 2014, commemorating more than 8,000 soldiers and officers of the regiment who lost their lives in the First World War. 20,000 men from the regiment were injured during the war. Set to be placed in an area known as Black Watch […]

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Black Watch Returns to Glasgow

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

The award-winning play Black Watch is returning to Glasgow from Wednesday 28th March until Saturday 13th April. Written by Gregory Burke and presented by The National Theatre of Scotland, the play tells the story of Black Watch soldiers serving in Operation TELIC in Iraq in 2004. Sold out in Glasgow on three previous occasions, the […]

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Scotland’s Longest Serving Soldier Dies

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Harry Morgan, Scotland’s longest-serving World War Two veteran has died aged 87. With a military career spanning 48 years, Harry served as a Black Watch quartermaster sergeant and was part of the legendary 51st Highland Division. In 1942 at the age of 17 years and two days, Harry enlisted in The Black Watch and was […]

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