to the web site of the Scots Guards Association. Scots Guardsmen
and their families remain a part of the Regiment for life and
this association helps serving and retired members to stay in
touch, while coordinating support to our troops in the front
line or members of the Regimental family in time of need. We
take great care in looking after our old soldiers and their
families, which costs an increasing amount of money every year
from our charitable fund. Our Regiment has been serving the
Crown for over 350 years and we are immensely proud of our
heritage and our ability to adapt to changing times both in the
British Army and the country as a whole. Please enjoy learning
about our Association and if you were once part of the family
then why not renew those ties and join your local Branch."
Secretary Major M.M. Davidson MVO MBE BEM
website is an excellent way of finding out what is going on within
the Regiment and also all Branches of the Association.
If you know of anyone who was a member of the Regiment but is not
a member of the Association please encourage him to go along to
his nearest Branch meeting or even better still, take him along
with you when you next go to a meeting. As Scots
Guardsmen there is a bond between us no matter how long you served
or what rank you were. It is always good to meet up with those
whom you have served with or even those who were in before you.
There is a common bond between us and that is that we are all
THE ASSOCIATION :
Founded in 1903
SCOTS GUARDSMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO JOIN THEIR LOCAL BRANCH
THE OBJECTIVES :
maintaining the connections between past and present members of
the Regiment and to promote friendship and association amongst
those in civil life who worthily maintained when in the Regiment,
and continue to uphold in civil life, the high character of the
To foster Esprit de Corps and promote the best interests of the
To bring to the notice of Regimental Headquarters any case
deserving of assistance from Regimental Funds, and to give
particular assistance to any member, wife, widow or children who
may be in distressed circumstances.
ASSOCIATION EVENTS : Branches hold Annual General Meetings, Re
Union Dinners, Monthly Meetings, Picnics and Outings.
Bi-ANNUAL GATHERING: A Gathering Week End is organised where the
Regimental Family come together, at agreed venues.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING : is held on a date suitable to all
Branches, the venue of this meeting could be in Scotland or
REGIMENTAL REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY (BLACK SUNDAY) : The Service of
Remembrance is held in the Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks,
during the service a wreath is laid in the Regimental Cloister, by
an Association Member.
The Association together with Serving Members march to Horse
Guards where a second wreath is laid at the Guards Division
Memorial by a Association Member from a second Branch.
On return to Barracks a Family Lunch is held.