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Royal Scots

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. 7th/9th (Highlanders) Battalion, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in the TA with HQ at Claremont Street, Edinburgh .
1961.04.01 Re-organised as 8th/9th Battalion, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) absorbed duplicate 8th Battalion with HQ at Claremont Street, Edinburgh .
. Edinburgh Company at Claremont Street, Edinburgh, formed from 7th/9th Bn .
. Leith Company at Claremont Street, Edinburgh, formed from 7th/9th Bn .
. East Lothian Company at Tranent, pln a Haddington, formed from 8th Bn .
. West Lothian Company at Bathgate and Broxburn, formed from 8th Bn .
. Midlothian Company at Penicuik, det at Dalkeith, formed from 8th Bn .
. Peebleshire Company at Peebles, formed from 8th Bn .
1967.04.01 Disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as two companies: .
. A Company (The Royal Scots), 52nd Lowland Volunteers, formed in TAVR II at Edinburgh and Bathgate .
. A Company (8th/9th Royal Scots), The Royal Scots and Cameronians Territorials formed in TAVR III at Bathgate .
1969.04.01 TAVR III element reduced to cadre as 8th/9th (Territorial) Battalion, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment), sponsored by 52nd Lowland Volunteers .
1971.04.01 reorganised at two companies: .
. A Company (The Royal Scots), 1st Battalion, 52nd Lowland Volunteers at Edinburgh and Bathgate .
. No.1 (8th/9th Battalion The Royal Scots) Company, 2nd Battalion, 52nd Lowland Volunteers at Penicuik, reconstituted from cadre .
1982.01 A Coy redesignated as No 2 (Royal Scots) Company, 2nd Battalion .
1992.04.01 Companies reorganised with a view to becoming TA battalion of proposed merger of The Royal Scots and The King's Own Scottish Borderers (but that merger was rescinded): No 1 Company disbanded .
. HQ Company and Support Group, 2nd Battalion, 52nd Lowland Volunteers at Motherwell and Bathgate, with new pln at Bathgate badged Royal Scots) .
. A (Royal Scots) Company, 2nd Battalion, 52nd Lowland Volunteers at Edinburgh and Bathgate, redesignation of No 2 Coy .
199u Royal Scots elements of 2nd Battalion reorganised: .
. HQ (Royal Scots) Company and Bn Sp Gp at Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh, with rifle pln at Bathgate .
. Royal Scots Platoon, D (Cameronians) Company at Bathgate, with remainder of coy at Motherwell .
1995.06.03 Battalion redesignated as The Lowland Volunteers .
1999.07.01 A (Royal Scots) Company, 52nd Lowland Regiment at East Claremont Street, Edinburgh with Pln at Bathgate, formed by amalgamation of HQ Coy and Bathgate Pln of D Coy, The Lowland Volunteers (battalion formed by amalgamation of The Lowland Volunteers, and 3rd (V) Bn, The Royal Highland Fusiliers) .
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. 8th (Lothians and Peebleshire) Battalion, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in the TA with HQ at Haddington .
. <four coys> in Haddington .
. <two coys> in Midlothian .
. <two coys> in Peebleshire .
1961.04.01 Amalgamated with 7th/9th Battalion, to form 8th/9th Battalion, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) .
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1967.04.01 The Royal Scots and Cameronians Territorials 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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