Scots at War 

"Where history comes to life"


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Organisation, Tactics, Equipment and much more.

The Infantry Battalion in 1914

In this video, we take a look at the different roles and responsibilities of regular infantry officers in 1914, and their place within the battalion.

In this video, we look at the system of whistle signals introduced in 1905, and the reasons for it's adoption.

In this video we take a look at the uniform and equipment of a private of the 2nd Battalion the Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment) in 1914


For the British Army, the First World War began with a retreat, but how was a fighting withdrawal actually carried out?


So, how did the British Infantry defend themselves against cavalry?

In this video, we look at the syllabus of recruit training which every soldier of the British Infantry went through

Did Scottish soldiers wear the kilt in winter and how did they keep warm?

Preserved meat stew - Army style, lovely