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6. THE ROYAL HIGHLAND FUSILIERS (2 SCOTS) (2006-present day)

The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland (2 SCOTS) is an infantry battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland.

The Royal Highland Fusiliers was formed on 20 January 1959 as an amalgamation of the Royal Scots Fusiliers and the Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment). The Royal Highland Fusiliers remained an infantry regiment in its own right; the Royal Highland Fusiliers (Princess Margaret’s Own Glasgow and Ayrshire Regiment) was part of the Scottish Division, and abbreviated as ‘The RHF’.

ROYAL HIGHLAND FUSILIERS
Active: 28 March 2006
Allegiance: United Kingdom
Branch: British Army
Type: Light Infantry
Role: Light Role Infantry
Part of: 1st Mechanised Brigade
Garrison/HQ: Glencorse Barracks, Penicuik
Motto: Nemo Me Impune Lacessit (No One Assails Me With Impunity)
March: Pipes, Drums and Bugles: Quick Marches – Hielan’ Laddie / Blue Bonnets over the Border; Slow March – My Home
Military March: Quick Marches – Whistle o’er the Love o’t / The British Grenadiers; Slow Marches – The Garb of Auld Gaul / The March of the 21st Regiment
Anniversaries: Assaye (23 September)
Tartan: Government
Hackle: White (from Royal Scots Fusiliers)

formerly known as ROYAL HIGHLAND FUSILIERS
Active: 20 January 1959 – 28 March 2006
Branch: Army
Type: Light Infantry
Role: Light Role Infantry
Size: One battalion
Part of: 1st Mechanised Brigade
Garrison/HQ: Glencorse Barracks, Penicuik
Motto: Nemo Me Impune Lacessit (No One Assails Me With Impunity)
March: Whistle o’er the Love o’t / The British Grenadiers
Anniversaries: Assaye (23 September)

Currently employed as a light role battalion, the battalion also has responsibility for public duties in Edinburgh.

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