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Highland Cyclist Battalion

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The Highland Cyclist Battalion was a bicycle infantry battalion of the Territorial Force, part of the British Army. [1]

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Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross

Aberfeldy (Obar Pheallaidh) is a burgh in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, on the River Tay.

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Alyth

Alyth (Gaelic: Ailt) is a town in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, situated under the Hill of Alyth five miles northeast of Blairgowrie.

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Angus, Scotland

Angus (Aonghas) is one of the 32 local government council areas of Scotland, a registration county and a lieutenancy area.

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Arbroath

Arbroath or Aberbrothock (work) is a former royal burgh and the largest town in the council area of Angus in Scotland, and has a population of 23,902.

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Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army that existed from 1881 until amalgamation into the Royal Regiment of Scotland on 28 March 2006, from when it became a single battalion in the Royal Regiment of Scotland.

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Army Cyclist Corps

The Army Cyclist Corps was a corps of the British Army active during the First World War, and controlling the Army's bicycle infantry.

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Army Reserve (United Kingdom)

The Army Reserve is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.

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Athlone

Athlone is a town on the River Shannon near the southern shore of Lough Ree in Ireland.

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Bannockburn

Bannockburn (Scottish Gaelic Allt a' Bhonnaich) is a town immediately south of the city of Stirling in Scotland.

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Battalion

A battalion is a military unit.

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Battle honour

A battle honour is an award of a right by a government or sovereign to a military unit to emblazon the name of a battle or operation on its flags ("colours"), uniforms or other accessories where ornamentation is possible.

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Bicycle infantry

Bicycle infantry are infantry soldiers who maneuver on (or, more often, between) battlefields using military bicycles.

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Black Watch

The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland (3 SCOTS) is an infantry battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland.

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Blairgowrie and Rattray

Blairgowrie and Rattray is a twin burgh in Perth and Kinross, Scotland.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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Childers Reforms

The Childers Reforms of 1881 reorganised the infantry regiments of the British Army.

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Company (military unit)

A company is a military unit, typically consisting of 80–150 soldiers and usually commanded by a major or a captain.

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Coupar Angus

Coupar Angus (Gaelic: Cùbar Aonghais) is a town in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, situated four miles south of Blairgowrie.

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Cowie, Stirling

Cowie (Scottish Gaelic: Collaidh, meaning wooded place) is a village in the Stirling council area of Scotland.

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Crimean War

The Crimean War (or translation) was a military conflict fought from October 1853 to February 1856 in which the Russian Empire lost to an alliance of the Ottoman Empire, France, Britain and Sardinia.

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Curragh

The Curragh (An Currach) is a flat open plain of almost of common land in County Kildare, Ireland, between Newbridge and Kildare.

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Dunfermline

Dunfermline (Dunfaurlin, Dùn Phàrlain) is a town and former Royal Burgh, and parish, in Fife, Scotland, on high ground from the northern shore of the Firth of Forth.

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Dunkeld and Birnam

Dunkeld and Birnam are two adjacent towns in Perth and Kinross, Scotland.

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East Linton

East Linton is a village and former police burgh in East Lothian, Scotland, situated on the River Tyne and A199 road (former A1 road) five miles east of Haddington, with a population of 1,731 at the 2011 Census (in 1881 it had a population of 1,042).

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East Lothian

East Lothian (Aest Lowden, Lodainn an Ear), is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, and a lieutenancy area.

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East Wemyss

East Wemyss is a village situated on the south coast of the Kingdom of Fife, Scotland.

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Enniskillen

Enniskillen is a town and civil parish in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.

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Fife

Fife (Fìobha) is a council area and historic county of Scotland.

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Forfar

Forfar (Farfar, Baile Fharfair) is the county town of Angus, Scotland and the administrative centre for Angus Council.

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.

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Honourable Artillery Company

The Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1537 by King Henry VIII and is considered one of the oldest military organisations in the world.

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Hunter Street drill hall, Kirkcaldy

The Hunter Street drill hall is a military installation in Kirkcaldy, Scotland.

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Indian Rebellion of 1857

The Indian Rebellion of 1857 was a major uprising in India between 1857–58 against the rule of the British East India Company, which functioned as a sovereign power on behalf of the British Crown.

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Infantry

Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

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Killin

Killin (from Cill Fhinn 'the White Church' in Gaelic) is a village situated at the western head of Loch Tay in Stirling (formerly Perthshire), Scotland.

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Kirkcaldy

Kirkcaldy (Cair Chaladain) is a town and former royal burgh in Fife, on the east coast of Scotland.

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List of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, 1900–1919

This is an incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1900–1919.

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Machine Gun Corps

The Machine Gun Corps (MGC) was a corps of the British Army, formed in October 1915 in response to the need for more effective use of machine guns on the Western Front in the First World War.

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Militia (United Kingdom)

The Militia of the United Kingdom were the military reserve forces of the United Kingdom after the Union in 1801 of the former Kingdom of Great Britain and Kingdom of Ireland.

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Montrose, Angus

Montrose (Monadh Rois) is a coastal resort town and former royal burgh in Angus, Scotland.

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Napoleon III

Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte (born Charles-Louis Napoléon Bonaparte; 20 April 1808 – 9 January 1873) was the President of France from 1848 to 1852 and as Napoleon III the Emperor of the French from 1852 to 1870.

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Orsini affair

The Orsini affair comprised the diplomatic, political and legal consequences of the "Orsini attempt" (attentat d'Orsini): the attempt made on 14 January 1858 by Felice Orsini, with other Italian nationalists and backed by English radicals, to assassinate Napoleon III in Paris.

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Orsini bomb

The Orsini Bomb was a terrorist improvised explosive device built by Felice Orsini and used as a hand grenade in 1858 in an attempt to murder Emperor Napoleon III.

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Perth Road drill hall, Birnam

The Perth Road drill hall, Birnam is a former military installation in Birnam, Scotland.

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Perthshire

Perthshire (Siorrachd Pheairt), officially the County of Perth, is a historic county and registration county in central Scotland.

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Pitlochry

Pitlochry (Baile Chloichridh or Baile Chloichrigh in Gaelic) is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel.

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Randalstown

Randalstown is a townland and small town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, located between the towns of Antrim and Toome.

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Regiment

A regiment is a military unit.

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Regular army

A regular army is the official army of a state or country (the official armed forces), contrasting with irregular forces, such as volunteer irregular militias, private armies, mercenaries, etc.

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Right of asylum

The right of asylum (sometimes called right of political asylum, from the Ancient Greek word ἄσυλον) is an ancient juridical concept, under which a person persecuted by his own country may be protected by another sovereign authority, such as another country or church official, who in medieval times could offer sanctuary.

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Scone, Scotland

Scone (Sgàin; Scuin) is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland.

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Scottish Command

Scottish Command or Army Headquarters Scotland (from 1972) is a command of the British Army.

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Second Boer War

The Second Boer War (11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902) was fought between the British Empire and two Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South Africa.

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St Andrews

St Andrews (S.; Saunt Aundraes; Cill Rìmhinn) is a town on the east coast of Fife in Scotland, 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Dundee and 30 miles (50 km) northeast of Edinburgh.

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Standing army

A standing army, unlike a reserve army, is a permanent, often professional, army.

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Stirlingshire

Stirlingshire or the County of Stirling (Coontie o Stirlin, Siorrachd Sruighlea) is a historic county and registration countyRegisters of Scotland.

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Taymouth Castle

Taymouth Castle is situated to the north-east of the village of Kenmore, Perth and Kinross in the Highlands of Scotland, in an estate which encompasses 450 acres.

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Tayport

Tayport, also known as Ferry-Port on Craig, is a town and burgh, and parish, in the county of Fife, Scotland, acting as a commuter town for Dundee.

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Territorial and Reserve Forces Act 1907

The Territorial and Reserve Forces Act 1907 (7 Edw. 7, c.9) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that reformed the auxiliary forces of the British Army by transferring existing Volunteer and Yeomanry units into a new Territorial Force (TF); and disbanding the Militia to form a new Special Reserve of the Regular Army.

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Territorial Force

The Territorial Force was a part-time volunteer organisation, created in 1908 to help meet the military needs of the United Kingdom (UK) without resorting to conscription.

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Territorial Force Imperial Service Badge

The Territorial Force Imperial Service Badge was a short-lived decoration of the United Kingdom awarded to those members of the Territorial Force (TF) who were prepared to serve outside the United Kingdom in defence of the Empire, in the event of national emergency.

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The Crown

The Crown is the state in all its aspects within the jurisprudence of the Commonwealth realms and their sub-divisions (such as Crown dependencies, provinces, or states).

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Volunteer Force

The Volunteer Force was a citizen army of part-time rifle, artillery and engineer corps, created as a popular movement throughout the British Empire in 1859.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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Yeomanry

Yeomanry is a designation used by a number of units or sub-units of the British Army Reserve, descended from volunteer cavalry regiments.

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51st (Highland) Division

The 51st (Highland) Division was an infantry division of the British Army that fought on the Western Front in France during the First World War from 1915 to 1918.

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1/1st Highland Cyclist Battalion, 2/1st Highland Cyclist Battalion, 2nd (The Perthshire Highland) Administrative Battalion, Perthshire Rifle Volunteers, 2nd Administrative Battalion, Perthshire Rifle Volunteers, 2nd Perthshire (The Perthshire Highland) Rifle Volunteer Corps, 3/1st Highland Cyclist Battalion, 3rd Perthshire (The Perthshire Highland) Rifle Volunteer Corps, 5th (Perthshire Highland) Volunteer Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 8th (Cyclist) Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders).

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Cyclist_Battalion

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