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Seaforths - Battle Honours

4thBattalion Seaforth Highlanders at Neuve Chapelle - 1915

This list contains all battle honours awarded to the Seaforth Highlanders (Duke of Albany's, Ross-shire Buffs) 72nd Highlanders and 78th Highlanders

Data on this page has been adapted from Wikipedia
(Those borne on the Colours are in bold type)

Battle Honours

72nd Highlanders
Carnatic, Hindoostan, Mysore
Cape of Good Hope 1806
South Africa 1835
Sevastopol
Central India
Peiwar Kotal, Charasiah, Kabul 1879,
Kandahar 1880, Afghanistan 1878–80

78th Highlanders
Assaye with Elephant
Maida
Java
Koosh Ab, Persia
Lucknow
Afghanistan 1879 - 80

Seaforth Highlanders
Seaforth Highlanders
Tel El Kebir, Egypt 1882
Chitral Expedition 1895
Atbara, Khartoum
Paardeberg, South Africa 1899 - 1902

Great War

Le Cateau, Retreat from Mons, Marne 1914, 18, Aisne 1914, La Bassée 1914, Armentières 1914, Festubert 1914, 15, Givenchy 1914, Neuve Chapelle, Ypres 1915, 17, 18, St. Julien, Frezenburg, Bellewarde, Loos, Somme, Albert, Bazentin, Delvillle Wood, Pzieres, Flers Courcelette, Le Transloy, Ancre Heights, Ancre 1916, Arras, Vimy 1917, Scarpe, Arleux, Pilckem Ridge, Menin Road, Polygon Wood, Broodseinde, Poelcappelle, Passchendaele, Cambrai, St. Quentin, Bapaume 1918, Lys, Estaires, Messines 1918, Hazebrouck, Bailleul, Kemmel, Béthune, Soissonnais-Ourcq, Tardenois, Drocourt-Queant, Hindenburg Line, Courtrai, Selle,Valenciennes, France and Flanders Macedonia Meggido, Shoran, Palestine 1918, Tigris 1916, Kut El Amara 1917, Baghdad, Mesopotamia

Second World War

North-West Europe 1940, 44-45
Ypres - Comines Canal, Somme 1940,
Withdrawal to Seine, St Valéry-en-Caux, Odon, Caen, Troarn, Mont Pincon, Falaise, Falaise Road, Dives Crossing, La Vire Crossing, Lisieux, Nederrijin, Best, Le Havre, Lower Maas, Meijel, Venlo Pocket, Ourthe, Rhine-Land, Reichswald. Goch, Moyland, Rhine, Uelzen, Arthenberg. North Africa - El Alamein, Advance to Tripoli, Mareth, Wadi Zigzua, Akarit, Djebel Roumana. Italy 1943-44 - Landing in Sicily, Augusta, Francofonte, Adrano, Sferro Hills, Sicily 1943, Garigliano Crossing, Anzio. Madagascar
Far East 1942
Imphal, Shenam Pass, Litau, Tengnoupoul, Burma 1942-44


Victoria Cross recipients


Seaforth Highlanders Great War Memorial plaque in Tain.
There is an identical plaque above the entrance to the Courthouse in Dornoch

Lt A.C. Bogle, 78th Highlanders, 1857, Indian Mutiny
Lt J.P.H Crowe, 78th Highlanders, 1857, Indian Mutiny
Lt H.T. MacPherson, 78th Highlanders, 1857, Indian Mutiny
Surgeon J. Jee, 78th Highlanders, 1857, Indian Mutiny
Asst Surgeon V.M. McMaster, 78th Highlanders, 1857, Indian Mutiny
C/Sgt S. McPherson, 78th Highlanders, 1857, Indian Mutiny
Private H. Ward, 78th Highlanders, 1857, Indian Mutiny
Private J. Hollowell, 78th Highlanders, 1857, Indian Mutiny
Lt A.S. Cameron, 72nd Duke of Albany's Own Highlanders, 1858, Indian Mutiny
L/Cpl G. Sellar, 72nd Duke of Albany's Own Highlanders, 1879, Afghanistan
Sgt J. MacKenzie, Seaforth Highlanders, 1900, Ashanti
Cpl S.W. Ware, 1st Bn Seaforth Highlanders, 1916, First World War
Dmr W. Ritchie, 2nd Bn Seaforth Highlanders, 1916, First World War
L/Sgt T. Steele, 1st Bn Seaforth Highlanders, 1917, First World War
Lt D. MacKintosh, 2nd Bn Seaforth Highlanders, 1917, First World War
Sgt A. Edwards, 6th Bn Seaforth Highlanders, 1917, First World War
Cpl L/R. McBeath, 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders, 1917, First World War
Sgt J.M Meikle, MM.4th Bn Seaforth Highlanders, 1918, First World War

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