Changes to our Privacy Notice

As you may have heard, new data protection regulations come into effect on 25th May 2018 – called GDPR which will strengthen your personal data rights, including the way companies handle your data. To take into account the GDPR changes we have made some updates to our...

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Recognition

The Scottish Government has recognised as a ‘Nationally Significant Collection’ the Scottish Regimental Museums Collections.

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Help Us to Improve Your Museum

Plans are progressing for how the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum can best engage with people, particularly in the traditional Regimental recruiting areas (you!) This survey will help us demonstrate the need for these activities, and we're looking...

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Plymouth Argyle Football Club

There is a long connection between the Plymouth Argyle Football Club and the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Our latest blog by Darrin Pierce, an Internship student from Stirling University, explores the history.  Where did it all start? It all started in 1886 but...

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Mrs ‘Kokana’ Smith: Washerwoman Extraordinaire

Much has been written about the Battles fought by the 93rd Sutherland Highlanders, but few insights have been gained on what it was like for the women in the Army, and the roles that they filled. One of the few is about a woman known as Mrs “Kokana” Smith, who was a...

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James Ross

James Ross was only 4 feet high when he enlisted in 1812, he was the youngest and smallest boy soldier in the regiment. The Regiment could enlist ten boys per company and these boys were taught a trade such tailoring or they had to become drummers. Little James did...

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Battle of Arras

      http://Listen to the full story here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0532q4m The battle of Arras was another costly attempt to gain a breakthrough to be exploited to end the war. From 9 April to 16 May, 1917, British, Canadian, and Australian troops attacked...

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Boer War Chocolate

Have you eaten all your Easter eggs yet? This chocolate has survived since 1900 when all of the troops serving in South Africa were sent a gift of chocolate in a red tin like...

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