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

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

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British; King's Own Scottish Borderers,Captain Young with the Army's then new anti-riot weapon - the rubber bullet. 1970

British; King's Own Scottish Borderers,Captain Young with the Army's then new anti-riot weapon - the rubber bullet. 1970

British; King’s Own Scottish Borderers, Officer’s helmet plate c.1884-1901

British; King’s Own Scottish Borderers, Officer’s helmet plate c.1884-1901

CSM John Kendrick Skinner VC DCM 1st Bn KOSB 18th August 1917 Wijdenrift Passchendaele WWI

CSM John Kendrick Skinner VC DCM 1st Bn KOSB 18th August 1917 Wijdenrift Passchendaele WWI

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.

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.

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)

25th Regiment of Foot, Menorca, 1771 (c) attributed to Giuseppe Chiesa

25th Regiment of Foot, Menorca, 1771 (c) attributed to Giuseppe Chiesa

CQMS William Henry Grimbaldston VC 1st Bn KOSB 16th August 1917 Wijdenrift,  Belgium WWI

CQMS William Henry Grimbaldston VC 1st Bn KOSB 16th August 1917 Wijdenrift, Belgium WWI

British; King's Own Scottish Borderers, 1st Battalion. Two inch mortar team. In the pit is Private Tom Lapere, with Private Alec Ewan directing the fire.

British; King's Own Scottish Borderers, 1st Battalion. Two inch mortar team. In the pit is Private Tom Lapere, with Private Alec Ewan directing the fire.

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