DESERT RATS MEMORIAL
Members of 4 SCOTS attended the Desert Rats Memorial on 22 October 2022 at the National Arboretum to commemorate the Second Battle of El Alamein23 Oct – 11 Nov 1942.
GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE
On the 24th of October 2022 the annual Edinburgh Garden of Remembrance was opened. It was the first time the SCOTS Association Lothian and Borders Branch Standard was on parade along with several SCOTS veterans.
The standard was carried by the Branch Chairman and a former member of 4 SCOTS Kevin MacWilliam. Although the standard bearers were collectively reprimanded by the parade Senior Non-Commissioned Officer after the parade, Kev was immaculate throughout - well we and he thinks so! See main image.
NAIRN REMEMBRANCE PARADE
On Sunday the13th of November A Company 4 SCOTS took part in the Nairn Remembrance parade, joining local cadet, scouts, and reserve units. Once the ceremony was completed, they were hosted by the Royal British Legion and Seaforth club for lunch. In the evening the entire company moved to the Seaforth club for a fantastic evening with the members and the ‘Grenadier’ lounge was opened as a thank you for our support. It was a poignant experience for all those involved, remembering the service given by members of our antecedent regiments.
REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY AT THE CENOTAPH
At the Cenotaph twenty-one SCOTS Veterans were on parade. They were led by Brigadier (Retd) Adam Griffiths, the senior SCOTS veteran on parade, who retired from the Army on 31August 2022.
EDINBURGH REMEMBRANCE PARADE
SCOTS Veteran, Roddy Watson, laid a wreath on behalf of the Lothian and Borders Branch at the Edinburgh Remembrance Parade.
INVERNESS REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY
Paul (Rosco) Ross works for K V Shepherd and Son LTD who are haulage firm based out of Strathpeffer. He Paraded the Highlands and Islands Branch Standard at Inverness on remembrance Sunday.
Remembrance in Tunisia
2 SCOTS personnel (Cpl Roberts and FusTytler) supported remembrance activities in Tunisia 9-13 November 2022. They also played for HM Ambassador at the Embassy and during a ship’s visit from HMS Albion, on an official visit to the country to reinforce the friendly relationship between the British and Tunisian navies.