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The Loss of the "Birkenhead" 1852 “Women and children first”. You may not know it but this chivalrous shout when disaster strikes has a name. It is known as The Birkenhead Drill. The 73rd Highlanders, 74th Highlanders and 91st Highlanders.

The Loss of the "Birkenhead" 1852 “Women and children first”. This chivalrous shout when disaster strikes has a name. It is known as The Birkenhead Drill. The Highlanders, Highlanders and Highlanders.

Original Victorian Gilt Button. 42nd Royal Highlanders

Original Victorian Gilt Button. 42nd Royal Highlanders

HIGHLAND SOCIETY BRONZE MEDAL FOR EGYPT 1801 TO THE 42nd REGIMENT, BLACK WATCH. IN A FITTED CASE. IMPRESSED IN CAPITALS TO RIM  " TO THE 42nd REGT"

HIGHLAND SOCIETY BRONZE MEDAL FOR EGYPT 1801 TO THE 42nd REGIMENT, BLACK WATCH. IN A FITTED CASE. IMPRESSED IN CAPITALS TO RIM " TO THE 42nd REGT"

Painting of BW / 42nd Regt by Clayton (early 1850's) illustrating the kit of regimental pipers.

Painting of BW / Regt by Clayton (early illustrating the kit of regimental pipers.

Crimean War veteran Color Sergeant William Gardner, 42nd Royal Highlanders. © IWM (Q 71643)

Crimean War veteran Color Sergeant William Gardner, 42nd Royal Highlanders. © IWM (Q 71643)

Grenadier, 42nd Highlanders, 1758

Grenadier of the Regiment 1758 with a bearskin mitre and buff facings. In the same year they would be designated a 'Royal' regiment and their buff facings changed to royal blue.

Early Victorian Royal Highlanders Cross Belt Plate

Early Victorian Royal Highlanders Cross Belt Plate for Like the Early Victorian Royal Highlanders Cross Belt Plate?

Black Watch

Old photograph of a Black Watch soldier in Cupar, Fife , Scotland . The Black Watch regiment was created as part of the Childers Reforms in .

42nd Highlanders Black Watch 1856-1871  - also the answer to life, the universe, and everything.

Highlanders Black Watch - also the answer to life, the universe, and everything.

An Officer of the Regiment of Foot, The Royal Highlanders, by Alexander Gallaway, signed dated Edinburgh, Portrait Miniature.

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