Captain William MacFarlane (1867–1899)

Captain William MacFarlane Captain MacFarlane was the Adjutant of the Battalion The Black Watch. He was killed during the Boer War at the Battle of Magersfontein, December

Captain and Lieutenant Colonel John Thomas de Burgh, 1st Regiment of Foot Guards, a veteran of the American War of Independence.

Captain and Lieutenant Colonel John Thomas de Burgh, Regiment of Foot Guards, a veteran of the American War of Independence. He later founded the Connaught Rangers, one of the British Army's most celebrated Irish regiment.

Joseph Frain Webster, Second Lieutenant, the Black Watch, Killed in Action, 30 October 1914, Aged 22 years

Joseph Frain Webster, Second Lieutenant, the Black Watch, Killed in Action, 30 October Aged 22 years

Captain Talbert Stevenson, Black Watch ,killed in action 24 February 1917, by Anton Abraham van Anrooy

Captain Talbert Stevenson, Black Watch ,killed in action 24 February by Anton Abraham van Anrooy

Jock, Black Watch Soldier Climbing a Hill

British Higlander: Jock, Soldier Climbing a Hill The Black Watch Castle & Museum)

Bandsman Johnie Lawson, 2nd Battalion, The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). A Cabinet Photograph by Thomas Paar in Darjeeling, India c. 1911

Bandsman Johnie Lawson, Battalion, The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). A Cabinet Photograph by Thomas Paar in Darjeeling, India c.

British; The Black Watch, Royal Highlanders, Officer , Review order, by Auguste Legras 1875. The colours of this painting have not stood the test of time and the Blue facings have taken on a distinct green tinge.

British; The Black Watch, Royal Highlanders, Officer , Review order, by Auguste Legras 1875. The colours of this painting have not stood the test of time and the Blue facings have taken on a distinct green tinge.

James Northcote RA. -  Lt George Dyer of the Marines, 1780.    Dyer was commissioned into the Marines at the age of 18 in 1776 and finally retired as Second Colonel Commandant in 1816. A highlight of his career was the Battle of the Glorious First of June in 1794, in which he fought as Captain of Marines on board HMS Orion. However he began to suffer from severe sea sickness & after 1800 he was allowed to spend the remainder of his career ashore, much of it in recruiting.  Royal Marines…

Lt George Dyer of the Marines, 1780 by James Northcote RA. Courtesy of The Royal Marines Museum.

"Portrait of an Officer of the 15th Regiment of Dragoons" by Tilly Kettle (1768) at the National Army Museum, London - From the curators' comments: "The battle honour 'Emsdorf', seen on the front of this officer's helmet, was the first ever to be awarded to a British regiment....The battle honour was awarded for the regiment's part in the victory at the Battle of Emsdorf (1760) during the Seven Years War (1756-1763)."

"Portrait of an Officer of the Regiment of Dragoons" by Tilly Kettle at the National Army Museum, London

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