25th Regiment of Foot

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Also known as The Scottish Borderers


  • 1689 raised as Leven's Regiment by the Earl of Leven
  • 1746 known as Semphill's Regiment of Foot
  • 1751 became 25th Regiment of Foot
  • 1806 became King's Own Borderers
  • 1887 became King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • 2006 amalgamated with the Royal Scots to form the Royal Scots Borderers (1st Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland)

External Links

King's Own Scottish Borderers Wikipedia
Royal Scots Borderers Wikipedia
Royal Regiment of Scotland Wikipedia

Historical books online

  • "The King’s Own Scottish Borderers" from The Lowland Scots Regiments : their origin, character and services previous to the great war of 1914 edited by Sir Herbert Maxwell 1918 Archive.org