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(Military) the Black Watch the Royal Highland Regiment in the British Army
[so called for their dark tartan]
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This land was settled by Captain John Grant who served in the 42nd Regiment
of Foot (Black Watch) and later commanded British soldiers when they recaptured New York in April 1776.
179); that Panama's 42nd Regiment
of Infantry was made up of half of the 65th Infantry, and that it was used as an intervention force during the racial riots of 1925 (pp.
The regular in the 42nd Regiment
of Foot, "Dundee's Own", the Black Watch.