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Gordon Highlanders

Dates Locations Higher Formation/Remarks
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. 4th/7th Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Aberdeen, perpetuating title of 7th Battalion (which had actually amalgamated to form 5th/6th (Banff, Buchan and Donside) Battalion) 153 (Highland) Infantry Brigade
. A Company at Aberdeen? .
. B Company at Aberdeen? .
. C Company at Aberdeen? .
. D Company at Aberdeen? .
1961.04.01 Amalgamated with 5th/6th (Banff, Buchan and Donside) Battalion, to form 3rd Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders .
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. 5th/6th (Banff, Buchan and Donside) Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Bucksburn, and concurrently amalgamated with 5th/7th (Buchan, Mar and Mearns) Battalion, perpetuating title and recruiting area of simultaneously disbanded 5th (Buchan and Formartin) Battalion 153 (Highland) Infantry Brigade
. A Company at Bucksburn .
. B Company at Ellon .
. C Company at Banchory .
. D Company at Stonehaven .
1961.04.01 Amalgamated with 4th/7th Battalion, to form 3rd Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders .
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. The London Scottish, The Gordon Highlanders .
1947.04.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ and coys at Buckingham Gate, Westminster .
. A Company .
. B Company .
. C Company .
. D Company .
1967.04.01 Disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as: G Company (London Scottish), 51st Highland Volunteers in TAVR II: C Company (London Scottish), The London Yeomanry and Territorials in TAVR III .
1969.04.01 TAVR III element reduced to cadre as The London Scottish at Buckingham Gate, sponsored by 51st Highland Volunteers .
1971.04.01 G Coy now in 1st Battalion, 51st Highland Volunteers .
1975.04.01 cadre disbanded .
1993.04.20 A (London Scottish) Company, The London Regiment at Westminster, Pln at Catford, redesignation of G Coy .
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. 3rd Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders .
1961.04.01 formed with HQ at Aberdeen by amalgamation of 4th/7th Battalion and 5th/6th Battalion .
. A Company at ? .
. B Company at ? .
. C Company at ? .
. D Company at ? .
1967.04.01 Disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as two units: .
. D Company (Gordon),51st Highland Volunteers, formed in TAVR II at Aberdeen .
. 3rd (Territorial) Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders formed in TAVR III with HQ at Aberdeen: .
. A (Royal Engineer) Company at Aberdeen from sqn 51 Division/District RE .
. B Company at Peterhead, successor to 3rd Bn The Gordon Highlanders .
. C Company at Keith, successor to 3rd Bn The Gordon Highlanders .
1969.04.01 TAVR III elements reduced to cadre at Aberdeen without change of title, sponsored by 51st Highland Volunteers, less some personnel to D Company, 51st Highland Volunteers which formed pln at Keith .
1971.04.01 Companies reorganised: .
. HQ (Queen's Own Highlanders and Gordon Highlanders) Company, 2nd Battalion, 51st Highland Volunteers at Elgin with dets at Keith and Buckie as Admin Pln, from cadre 3rd (T) Bn The Queen's Own Highlanders and Plns C Coy and D Coy 1st Battalion .
. D (The Gordon Highlanders) Company, 2nd Battalion, 51st Highland Volunteers at Aberdeen, redesignation of D Coy 1st Battalion .
. G (The Gordon Highlanders) Company, 2nd Battalion, 51st Highland Volunteers at Aberdeen, reconstituted from cadre .
1975.04.01 HQ Company, 2nd Battalion formed by expansion existing elements; D Company absorbed G Coy; HQ Company 3rd Battalion newly formed at Peterhead .
1981.01.01 Companies reorganised: .
. HQ (Queen's Own Highlanders and Gordon Highlanders) Company, 2nd Battalion, 51st Highland Volunteers at Elgin with dets at Keith and Buckie .
. B (Gordon Highlanders) Company, 2nd Battalion, 51st Highland Volunteers at Peterhead, redesignation of HQ Coy 3rd Battalion .
. D (Gordon Highlanders and Lovat Scouts) Company, 2nd Battalion, 51st Highland Volunteers at Aberdeen with Lovat Scouts platoon at Lerwick, formed by reorganisation of D Coy with elements late A Coy .
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