Black Watch


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Black Watch

n
(Military) the Black Watch the Royal Highland Regiment in the British Army
[so called for their dark tartan]
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The famous Highland Regiment, the Black Watch, camped here one year, and, when the men shook out the straw of their beds in the spring, some seeds of heather took root.
He was in the Black Watch, when first it was mustered; and, like other gentlemen privates, had a gillie at his back to carry his firelock for him on the march.
Former Black Watch company sergeant major Joe Hubble served 28 years in the regiment and became a close pal of the Queen Mother and the Royal Family.
TUESDAY, AY, A March 31, 10am - 11am, The Black Watch, a Fred Olsen liner (embark only) APRIL .
A pipe major played a haunting lament as hundreds of veterans gathered at a service to unveil the statue of a Black Watch soldier on a former Flanders battlefield yesterday.
A guided tour of "Black Watch" was also available, showcasing the ship's elegant decor and spacious public areas, along with a visit to the traditionally-styled "Pipers' Bar" - named after the ship's close links with the world-famous Black Watch Regiment.
The Pipes, Drums, Highland Dancers of The Black Watch 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiments of Scotland are on an extensive North American tour with the Band of the Scots Guards that includes a visit to Mechanics Hall for a performance at 8 p.
AWARD-WINNING drama Black Watch marches back to Coventry next year after playing to tens of thousands of people across three continents and picking up a staggering 22 awards.
TWO Black Watch soldiers were killed by a Taliban explosion in Afghanistan yesterday.
PLAYWRIGHT GREGORY BURKE refers to Black Watch as "the unauthorized biography" of the three-century-old Scottish regiment that, in November 2004, was deployed to Iraq, relieving American forces at Camp Dogwood in Babil and freeing them up for their assault on Fallujah.
The Black Watch was given the Freedom of Fife by the local council - only the second time it has been awarded since introduction in 1997.