Cameronians - Scottish Rifles / Forthcoming Events

Posted by webmaster | General, Events | Thursday 18 March 2010 1:20 pm

16th May 2010 - Annual Commemoration at Douglas
09.00 Regimental Flag Raised
10.00 Morning Service in St Brides Church
13.00 Presentation of a Japanese Samurai Sword to the Douglas Heritage Trust from the family of the late mr Fred Patterson who was gifted this sword after the hostilities in Burma in 1945
14.00 Conventicle at the Disbandment Cairn by Castle Dangerous
16.30 Buffet and Social Evening at Douglas Bowling Club
(Admission by Ticket £3.00 at the door)

25th May 2010 - Standard Bearers Competition.
At 11.00hrs Drill Hall, Jardine Street, Maryhill, Glasgow.

June 2010 - Lanimer Day Parade - Lanark
Form Up St Leonard Streets 09.30 for a prompt March Off at 10.00
Date and time to follow

20th June 2010 - Next Meeting at the Olde Club Tannochside 1400hrs

26th June 2010 - Meeting & Armed Forces Day
13.00 hrs Form Up at John Street.
March Past Glasgow City Chambers.
March To George Square.
14.15 hrs Service in George Square.

26th November 2010 - Officers Luncheon
The Army & Navy Club, St James Square, London
Gathering from 12 noon
Contact Col J.N.D. Lucas

The ‘Black Hackle’ - Extracted from the First Quarter Report

Posted by webmaster | Archived Posts, Events | Monday 22 February 2010 11:56 am

Extracted from the First Quarter Report


Greetings to all our members, friends and their respective families and a happy and prosperous 2010 to all.

We trust you all enjoyed the festive season. Amazing how we are well into the first quarter of the year and time is flying by as usual.

REGIMENTAL NEWS – From the Officer Commanding, Lt Col Cobus Valentine

It is the year that all of South Africa has been waiting for with the advent of the Soccer World cup. Witwatersrand Rifles will once again play an important role in the SA National Defence Force and the year 2010 will hold many challenges for all of us. The Regiment will again be leading the way during any task that it receives or during any operation that it supports