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 13th, 42nd and 73rd Bat talions, Royal Highlanders of Canada are perpetuated by The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada, a reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Armed Forces.
Black Watch chaplain Reverend Stewart Mackay, said: "John Morrison served in the Royal Highland Regiment, and laid down his life so that many of us can continue to enjoy what he enjoyed in his lifetime."
Since the Branch's autumn Charter Night Dinner, scheduled for 22 October 2014, was cancelled without warning that very day, by order of the Department of National Defense, owing to the terrorist attack in Ottawa, the Branch organized, as a replacement, a special Spring Dinner, held at the same venue, the Officers' Mess of the Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada's Armoury, on 22 April 2015.
Lance Corporal John Thomas Saunders from Bishop Auckland in County Durham was serving with the 1st Battalion Tyneside Scottish, Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) when he was killed by a German prison guard in Poland.
Given our long relationship as the regimental church of The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada, it seems appropriate to borrow from the military custom of "lessons learned," in the hope they will help others.
IT'S such a pity that the Black Watch, now renamed 3 Battalion The Royal Highland Regiment, are preparing themselves for another tour of duty in Iraq - their third since the conflict started.
A lone piper played Scotland The Brave as the men - and one woman - from the 1st Battalion the Royal Highland Regiment - the proud Black Watch - stood to attention in pale desert fatigues and green berets with the famed red hackle.
The Black Watch, part of the Royal Highland Regiment, was deployed to Iraq in June.
The Black Watch, currently part of the Royal Highland Regiment, was deployed to Iraq in June.
It was revealed yesterday that one of the Black Watch soldiers killed by a suicide bomb in Iraq's Triangle of Death had wanted to join the Royal Highland regiment ever since he was seven.

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