CAMERONIANS MEDIA GALLERY
Photo Gallery - Museum Artifacts and Archival Photos
Disbanding the Regiment - Video Clips from May 1968
A Day with the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
The Cameronians Blog
The Covenanter Magazine 2002 - 2008 ( DIGITAL EDITIONS )
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1. PHOTO GALLERY
2. DISBANDING THE REGIMENT
With the third major round of cuts in 1967 it was announced that
the 1st Battalion The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) was to disband,
thus ending nearly three hundred years of service to the Crown.
The disbandment parade, in the form of a Conventicle, took place
on the holm at Douglas on 14 May 1968. Fittingly the salute was
taken by the then Earl of Angus, the 14th Duke of Hamilton (1903-1973).
In his sermon The Reverend Donald MacDonald, a much loved former
Chaplain to both regular battalions, said:
So put pride in your step Cameronians! As you
march out of the Army List, you are marching into history, and
from your proud place there, no man can remove your name, and
no man can snatch a rose from the chaplet of your honour."
View Video Clips of the Disbandment Parade:
Click the play buttons > in the movie control bars above to start.
be patient: These are large movie files and may take
a few minutes to start.
3. A DAY WITH THE CAMERONIANS (Scottish Rifles)
Click on a numbered link below to hear a sample of audio
tracks from the A day with The Cameronians (Scottish
Please Note: you will need an MP3 player
to hear these clips, if you do not have one we recommend Winamp. If you want to download the clips instead of playing them
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Source: The Regimental Trustees