Walcheren Barracks :: Shared Description

Located close to the former Maryhill Barracks, Walcheren Barracks is described by wikipedia LinkExternal link as follows...

The Barracks today forms the base of the Headquarters and two Companies of 52nd Lowland, 6th Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland, the regular recruitment team for the Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland, as well as detachments of the Army Cadet Force and Air Training Corps. Lowland House, headquarters of The Lowland Reserve Forces and Cadets Association is also located at the site.

The Barracks was named Walcheren Barracks in 1985 by Princess Margaret, on the occasion of the presentation of Colours to the 1st Battalion, 52nd Lowland Volunteers. The designation Walcheren, was in recognition of Operation Infatuate, part of the Battle of the Scheldt in which the Glasgow Highlanders of 52nd (Lowland) Division were involved in the capture of Walcheren Island on November 8, 1944.
by Thomas Nugent
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NS5768 : Walcheren Barracks by Thomas Nugent

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Created: Sat, 2 Apr 2016, Updated: Sat, 2 Apr 2016

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