Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)

1st Regiment of Foot

Royal Scots Museum
The Castle
Edinburgh
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1st Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Allahabad in the Allahabad Brigade, 8th (Indian) Division.

2nd Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Plymouth in the 8th Brigade, 3rd Division.

3rd (Reserve) Bn. Ragular. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Regular Battalions overseas.

1/4th (Queen’s Edinburgh Rifles) Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Forest Hill, Edinburgh in the Lothian Brigade, Scottish Coast Defences.

2/4th (Queen’s Edinburgh Rifles) Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Edinburgh in Sep 1914. Joined the 195th Brigade, 65th Division.

3/4th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Peebles May-Jul 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/4th Bn.

1/5th (Queen’s Edinburgh Rifles) Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Forest Hill, Edinburgh in the Lothian Brigade, Scottish Coast Defences.

2/5th (Queen’s Edinburgh Rifles) Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Edinburgh in Sep 1914. Joined the 195th Brigade, 65th Division.

3/5th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Peebles May-Jul 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/5th Bn.

1/6th Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at 33 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh in the Lothian Brigade, Scottish Coast Defences.

2/6th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Edinburgh in Mar 1915. Joined the 195th Brigade, 65th Division.

3/6th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Peebles May-Jul 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/6th Bn.

1/7th Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Dalmery Street, Leith in the Lothian Brigade, Scottish Coast Defences.

2/7th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Leith in Aug 1914. Joined the 194th Brigade, 65th Division.

3/7th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Peebles May-Jul 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/7th Bn.

1/8th Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Haddington in the Lothian Brigade, Scottish Coast Defences.

2/8th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Haddington in Sep 1914. Joined the 194th Brigade, 65th Division.

3/8th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Peebles in Dec 1914. Supplied drafts to the 1/8th Bn.

1/9th (Highlanders) Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at East Clarmont Street, Edinburgh in the Lothian Brigade, Scottish Coast Defences.

2/9th (Highlanders) Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Edinburgh in Sep 1914. Joined the 195th Brigade, 65th Division.

3/9th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Peebles in Jun 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/9th Bn.

1/10th (Cyclist) Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Linlithgow. Stayed in the UK.

2/10th (Cyclist) Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Linlithgow in Sep 1914. Stayed in the UK.

3/10th (Cyclist) Bn. Territorial Force. Formed in 1915. Stayed in the UK.

11th (Service) Bn. K1. Formed at Edinburgh in Aug 1914 in the 27th Brigade, 9th Division.

12th (Service) Bn. K1. Formed at Edinburgh in Aug 1914 in the 27th Brigade, 9th Division.

13th (Service) Bn. K2. Formed at Edinburgh in Sep 1914 in the 45th Brigade, 15th Division.

14th (Reserve) Bn. K4. Formed at Weymouth in Nov 1914. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Service Battalions overseas.

15th (Service) (1st Edinburgh City) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Edinburgh by the Lord Provost and City in Sep 1914. Joined the 101st Brigade, 34th Division.

16th (Service) (2nd Edinburgh City) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Edinburgh by the Lt Col. G McCrae MP. in Dec 1914. Joined the 101st Brigade, 34th Division.

17th (Service) (Rosebery) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Edinburgh as a Bantam Bn by Lord Rosebery in Feb 1915. Joined the 106th Brigade, 35th Division.

18th (Reserve) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Edinburgh from the Depot Coys of the 15th, 16th and 17th Bns in Jun 1918. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the 15th, 16th and 17th Bns.

19th (Labour) Bn. Formed at Blairgowrie in Apr 1916. Went to France in May 1916.

1st Garrison Bn. Formed at Edinburgh in Aug 1915. Went to Egypt.

2nd (Home Service) Garrison Bn. Formed at Leith in Aug 1916. Became the 1st Bn Royal Defence Corps.

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