Scots Greys


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Scots Greys

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(Military) the Scots Greys another name for (the) Royal Scots Greys
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1681 - General Tam Dalyell raises a regiment to suppress Covenanters, which later became the Royal Scots Greys.
Their contribution to the battle - in the shape of the Royal Scots Greys, the Royal Scots, the Black Watch, the Cameron Highlanders and the Gordon Highlanders - was significant.
Waterloo: After the Battle exhibition reunites the eagle flag sculpture of the 45th French Infantry captured by the Scots Greys with the one of the 105th French Infantry captured by the Royal Dragoons and looks at how the Scots came to terms with the new era Napoleon's final defeat ushered in.
Tsar Nicholas II was appointed Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal Scots Greys after his coronation in 1896, and wore the regiment's uniform when he landed at Leith on his way to visit Queen Victoria at Balmoral, and again when he took breakfast at Preston Station on his return journey, in October, 1896.
We are confident that the Old Guard or Scots Greys who go into battle will be more than capable of sticking it to our enemies.
The only member of the Royal Scots Greys to appear in the first list of recipients was Sergeant Major John Grieve who has the distinction of being the first Army recipient gazetted with the Victoria Cross.
Fitzgeorge-Parker served as a major in the Royal Scots Greys during World War II and was awarded the Military Cross in 1943 for his actions in leading a counter-attack during the Salerno landings.
The War Horse and Militaria Foundation was in the parade last year, sending equestrian teams in the uniforms of the Scots Greys of 1815 and the British 17th Lancers of 1879.
He also called upon the Scots Greys to charge at the French and smash through their lines.
In 1935 I saw 12 wagons of matched grey horses set off to join that famous cavalry regiment the Scots Greys.
Nicholas II was named colonel-in-chief of The Royal Scots Greys in 1894 by Queen Victoria.
He was a 21-year-old tank officer with the Royal Scots Greys, crossing Germany to reach the Danish border before the Russians got there.