The Thin red line Volume 1-5 ; The regimental paper of the 2d Batt., Princess Louise's, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders

 
9781130107531: The Thin red line Volume 1-5 ; The regimental paper of the 2d Batt., Princess Louise's, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 Excerpt: ...qualities, no man having fallen out during the march from Alton to Godshill." From the notes of " Forage Cap" (from whom we have also received a Balaklava song nnd letter, which are published on another page) in the Glasgow Evening News, we publish the following sympathetic reference to the death of onr late Sergeant-Major, nnd also the news of an old set of regimental colours, onr first,-which have found their last resting-place in the Cathedral of St. Mnngo:--We announced last week the death of Sergeant-Major McRae, Ninety-Third Highlanders, who died at Mian Mir, India. Deceased was brother to Lieutenant McRae. of the Depot, Paisley, was aged 36 years, had been Sergeant-Major nearly nine years, and had over 18 years' service. "Forage Cap " does not forget that he saw Sergeant McRae in 1890 at Aldershot, when our lamented comrade, together with his brother sergeants, gave a number of Glasgow comrades a hearty and homely welcome to the sergeants' moss of the old Ninety-Third. The deceased Sergeant-Major succeeded his own brother, Lieutenant McRae, as Sergeant-Major of the NinetyThird, and the popularity of Lieutenant McRae, while holding that post with the regiment in Glasgow, will be remembered by many Volunteers who ğre now, perhaps, growing grey in the service. Details of the circumstances which led to the demise of SergeantMajor McRae will doubtless appear in the next number of the Thin Bed Line; but we sympathise very readily with his people, for it is always a grief to see a good soldier cut off when he is just in the prime of life. Speaking of the Ninety-Third Highlanders reminds me that the old colours of the regiment are now neatly and artistically secured in the Glasgow Cathedral. ColourSergeant Simpson, who saw servi...

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