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King's Own Scottish Borderers

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. 4th (The Border) Battalion, The King's Own Scottish Borderers .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Galashiels, and concurrently amalgamated with 6th Battalion .
. A Company at Melrose .
. B Company at Hawick .
. C Company at Selkirk .
. D Company at Duns .
1961 Amalgamated with 5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, The King's Own Scottish Borderers, to form 4th/5th Battalion, The King's Own Scottish Borderers .
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. 5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, The King's Own Scottish Borderers .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Dumfries and concurrently amalgamated with 7th Battalion .
. A Company at Annan .
. B Company at Stranraer .
. C Company at Castle Douglas .
. D Company at Sanqhar .
1961 Amalgamated with 4th (The Border) Battalion, The King's Own Scottish Borderers, to form 4th/5th Battalion, The King's Own Scottish Borderers .
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. 4th/5th Battalion, The King's Own Scottish Borderers .
1961 Formed with HQ at Galashiels by amalgamation of 4th (The Border) Battalion and 5th (Dumfries and Galloway) Battalion, constituting the T.A. infantry for Berwickshire, Dumfries, Kirkcudbright, Roxburghshire, Selkirkshire and Wigtown .
. A Company at ? .
. B Company at ? .
. C Company at ? .
. D Company at ? .
1967.04.01 Disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as two units: .
. C Company (The King's Own Scottish Borderers), 52nd Lowland Volunteers, formed in TAVR II at Dumfries .
. 4th/5th (Territorial) Battalion, The King's Own Scottish Borderers formed in TAVR III with HQ at Dumfries .
. A Company at Galashiels .
. B Company at Stranraer .
1969.04.01 TAVR III element reduced to cadre at Dumfries, sponsored by 52nd Lowland Volunteers .
1971.04.01 Reorganised as two companies: .
. C Company (The King's Own Scottish Borderers), 1st Battalion, 52nd Lowland Volunteers at Dumfries .
. No. 3 (The King's Own Scottish Borderers) Company, 2nd Battalion, 52nd Lowland Volunteers at Galashiels with det at Dumfries, formed from cadre; consolidated at Galashiels later .
1992.04.01 2nd Bn reorganised with a view to becoming TA bn of proposed merger of The Royal Scots and The King's Own Scottish Borderers (merger subsequently rescinded): .
. HQ Company and Support Group, 2nd Battalion, 52nd Lowland Volunteers at Motherwell and Bathgate, reorganisation of No. 4 Coy (rebadged from Cameronians to KOSB, less new pln at Bathgate badged Royal Scots) .
. B (King's Own Scottish Borderers) Company, 2nd Battalion, 52nd Lowland Volunteers at Galashiels, redesignation part of No. 3 Company .
. C (King's Own Scottish Borderers) Company, 2nd Battalion, 52nd Lowland Volunteers , consolidated at Dumfries, amalgamation of Dumfries elements of No. 3 Company and C Company, 1st Battalion .
199? Company at Motherwell re-roled as rifle company and redesignated D (Cameronians) Company, except for the Assault Pioneer Pln .
1995.06.03 Battalion redesignated The Lowland Volunteers .
<1997> D (Cameronians) Company at Motherwell rebadged as D (King's Own Scottish Borderers) Coy .
1999.07.01 D (King's Own Scottish Borderers) Company, 52nd Lowland Regiment .
. Formed at Galashiels with Mortar Pln at Dumfries, formed by amalgamation of B Coy and C Coy, The Lowland Volunteers; (battalion formed by amalgamation with 3rd Bn, The Royal Highland Fusiliers, less D Coy broken up between other companies) .
2001 Mortar Pl at Dumfries transferred early 2001 to B Coy retaining KOSB affiliation .
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