KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS: Military postcard (C12622)

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Sergeant Major Robert Middlemiss of the 2nd Kings Own Scottish Borderers.  In 1889 he enlisted in Edinburgh serving until discharged upon being blinded by shrapnel during the Gallipoli campaign in 1915.  Following his “re-education” at a facility for the blind at St. Dunstan’s he was recruited by the Permanent Blind Relief War Fund to lead a fundraising and lecture tour of America and Canada in 1916-17, accompanied by his wife Beatrice.

Old photograph of Sergeant Major Robert Middlemiss in Scotland . Sergeant Major Robert Middlemiss of the Kings Own Scottish Borderers.

Lt Gustavus Hamilton Blenkinsopp Coulson VC DSO 1st Bn KOSB 18th May 1901 Lambrechfontein South Africa(Boer War)

Lt Gustavus Hamilton Blenkinsopp Coulson VC DSO 1st Bn KOSB 18th May 1901 Lambrechfontein South Africa(Boer War)

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Watson with (from left) grenadiers of the and Regiments of Foot, their officers, and soldiers of Regiment of Foot, 1771 (c) attributed to Giuseppe Chiesa

King's Own Scottish Borderers, Battalion. Two inch mortar team. In the pit is Private Tom Lapere, with Private Alec Ewan directing the fire.

years gone by...

The King's Own Scottish Borderers - responsible for the fatal shootings in Dublin at Batchlors walk. (Image: Illustrated London News

Attr. Ignacio Maria Chiesa, Lady Louisa Lennox with her husband's Regiment, 25th Regiment of Foot, c. 1771, NAM - fifer or drummer

Ignacio Maria Chiesa, Lady Louisa Lennox with her husband's Regiment, Regiment of Foot, c. NAM - fifer or drummer

King’s Own Scottish Borderers, Officer’s waist belt plate, post 1881

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