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Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

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. 6th (Lanarkshire) Battalion, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Hamilton and concurrently amalgamated with 10th Battalion 157 (Lowland) Infantry Brigade
. A Company at Hamilton .
. B Company at Motherwell .
. C Company at Bothwell .
. D Company at Wishaw .
1950.06.30 6th/7th Battalion, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) formed with HQ at Hamilton by amalgamation with 7th Battalion .
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. 7th Battalion, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Glasgow, and concurrently amalgamated with 9th Battalion 157 (Lowland) Infantry Brigade
. A Company at Glasgow .
. B Company at Glasgow .
. C Company at Glasgow .
. D Company at Glasgow .
1950.06.30 Amalgamated with 6th (Lanarkshire) Battalion, to form 6th/7th Battalion, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) .
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1950.06.30 6th/7th Battalion, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) formed with HQ at Hamilton by amalgamation with 6th and 7th Battalions .
1967.04.01 Disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as two companies: .
. D Company (The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)), 52nd Lowland Volunteers, formed in TAVR II at Hamilton .
. B Company (6th/7th Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)), The Royal Scots and Cameronians Territorials, formed in TAVR III at Hamilton .
1968.05.14 Regular element of regiment disbanded, leaving TAVR element as custodians of all traditions .
1969.04.01 TAVR III element reduced to cadre as 6th/7th (Territorial) Battalion, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) at Hamilton .
1971.04.01 Reorganised as two companies: .
. D Company (The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)), 1st Battalion, 52nd Lowland Volunteers, formed in TAVR II at Hamilton .
. No. 4 (Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)) Company, 2nd Battalion, 52nd Lowland Volunteers at Motherwell, reconstituted from cadre .
1987 The Cameronians RHQ disbanded, leaving the T.A. element without a parent .
1992.04.01 D Coy disbanded; No 4 Coy reorganised as HQ Company 2nd Battalion (at Motherwell), and rebadged KOSB, effectively ending Cameronians presence in TA and leaving only cadet units badged as Cameronians .
199? Company at Motherwell re-roled as rifle company and redesignated D (Cameronians) Company, except for the Pln at Bathgate which remained under command, but badged Royal Scots .
1995.06.03 D (Cameronians) Company, The Lowland Volunteers at Motherwell including Assault Pioneer Pl, with Royal Scots Pln at Bathgate .
<1997> Rebadged as D (King's Own Scottish Borderers) Coy, ending Cameronians presence in TA for second time, leaving only cadet units badged as Cameronians .
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. The Royal Scots and Cameronians Territorials .
1967.04.01 Formed in TAVR III with HQ at Edinburgh and companies as successors to T.A. battalions: .
. A Company (8th/9th Royal Scots) at Bathgate, successor to 8th/9th Bn, The Royal Scots .
. B Company (6th/7th Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)) at Hamilton, successor to 6th/7th Bn, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) .
1969.01.01 reduced to two cadres: .
. 8th/9th (T) Battalion, The Royal Scots, at Edinburgh, sponsored by 52nd Lowland Volunteers .
. 6th/7th (T) Battalion, The Cameronians at Hamilton, sponsored by 52nd Lowland Volunteers .
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