Queens Own Highlanders

(Seaforth & Camerons)


Regimental Association


The Highlanders

(Seaforth, Gordons & Camerons)

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Current Edition of The Highlanders' Magazine

Remember you can always find us at RHQ, Cameron Barracks in Inverness or the Regimental Museum at Fort George.

Officer Commanding:

Lt Col Tim J. Lai

The Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons & Camerons) were formed in September 1994 when the Queen’s Own Highlanders were amalgamated with the Gordon Highlanders under “The options for change” review carried out by the Tory Government of the day.  Much was made of the campaign “Save Our Soldiers” but alas we were not given any reprieve, and the inevitable amalgamation took place at Dreghorn Barracks in Edinburgh. The name “Queen’s Own Highlanders” was then dropped from the title and the Gordon’s name was added to the title Seaforth & Camerons.

1st Battalion The Highlanders: Tours of Duty


Apr 95 - Apr 97        Ebrington Barracks, Londonderry

Apr 97 - To date      Somme Barracks, Catterick

Jan 98 - Feb 98        Exercise “Trumpet Dance” USA

Jun 98 - Sept 98         RRB Fermanagh & Drumcree

Dec 98 - Jun 99        Pl det to 1 Kings Own Royal Border Regt, Bosnia

Jun 98 - Sept 99         Pls. det to 1 Royal Irish, Kosovo

Jun 99 - Jul 99          Exercise “Pond Jump West”, Canada

Jun 00 - Dec 00         Northern Ireland; Armagh

Mar 01 - To date       Edinburgh: Redford Barracks

July 6 - 2001                 Presentation of New Colours - (Link for Bn pictures)

Aug 2001                               Edinburgh Military Tattoo - (Link for Bn pictures)

Sept 2001                              Oman: Operation Swift Sword 2

Jan 2002                               Kenya: Ex Grand Prix(Link for Bn pictures)

May 25 2002                        HM The Queen: Opening of The General Assembly   (Link)

Jan 03                                   Grenadier Guards/Highlanders Bands tour America (Link)


Above picture: Regimental Magazine, now available from RHQ the Highlanders, Cameron Barracks, Inverness.

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Twinning between Companies 1st Battalion The Highlanders


Branches of Queen’s Own Highlanders Regimental Association


B Company      -         Highland Branch

D Company      -         Aberdeen & North East + Caithness Branches

Support Company  - Pipe Band & Strathclyde Branches

H.Q. Company      -  Edinburgh & Southern Branches


Companies will produce two newsletters each year in December & June to update their twinned Branch on Company & Battalion news.

Companies will host their twinned Branch during Association days or other events organised by the Battalion for the Association.

If an Association Branch wishes to invite representatives from the Battalion to talk to the Branch or join the Branch for social events then the invitation will be extended to the Twinned Company in the first instance.

Companies will endeavour to visit their twinned Branches during the course of recruiting drives or other events that take place near Branch locations.

Companies will host any individual(s) from twinned Branches who have asked to visit the Battalion outwith events arranged for the Association.

Companies will promote the benefits of Association membership and encourage soldiers to become members.


Link to New Colours Parade

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