Battle Honours of the Queen’s Own Highlanders

Seaforth, Camerons and Queen’s Own Highlanders 1778-1994

Carnatic, Hindoostan, Assaye, Mysore, Egmont-Op-Zee, Cape of Good Hope 1806, Maida, Corunna, Busaco, Fuentes d’Onor, Java, Salamanca, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Nive, Toulouse, Peninsula, Waterloo, South Africa 1835, Alma, Sevastopol, Koosh-ab, Persia, Lucknow, Central India, Peiwar Kotal, Charasiah, Kabul 1879, Kandahar 1880, Afghanistan 1878-80, Tel-el-Kebir, Egypt 1882, Nile 1884-85, Chitral, Atbara, Khartoum, Paardeberg, South Africa 1899-1902, Gulf 1991.

The Great War

32 Battalions – Le Cateau, Retreat from Mons, Marne 1914, 18, Aisne 1914, La Bassee 1914, Armentieres 1914, Ypres 1914, 15, 17, 18, Langemarck 1914, Gheluvelt, Nonne Bosschen, Festubert 1914, 15, Givenchy 1914, Neuve Chapelle, Hill 60, Gravenstafel, St Julien, Frezenberg, Bellewaarde, Aubers, Loos, Somme 1916, 18, Albert 1916, Bazentin, Delville Wood, Pozieres, Flers-Courcelette, Morval, Le Transloy, Ancre Heights, Ancre 1916, Arras 1917, 18, Vimy 1917, Scarpe 1917, 18, Arleux, Pilckem, Menin Road, Polygon Wood, Broodseinde, Poelcappelle, Passchendaele, Cambrai 1917, 18, St Quentin, Bapaume 1918, Lys, Estaires, Messines 1918, Hazebrouck, Bailleul, Kemmel, Bethune, Soissonais-Ourcq, Tardenois, Drocourt-Queant, Hindenberg Line, Epehy, St Quentin Canal, Courtrai, Selle, Valenciennes, Sambre, France and Flanders 1914-18, Struma, Macedonia 1915-18, Megiddo, Sharon, Palestine 1918, Tigris 1916, Kut al Amara 1917, Baghdad, Mesopotamia 1915-18.

The Second World War

Defence of Escaut, St Omer-La-Bassee, Ypres-Comines Canal, Somme 1940, Withdrawal to Seine, St Valery-en-Caux, Odon, Cheux, Caen, Troarn, Mont Picon, Quarry Hill, Falaise, Falaise Road, Dives Crossing, La Vie Crossing, Lisieux, Nederrijn, Best, Le Havre, Lower Maas, Meijel, Venlo Pocket, Ourthe, Rhineland, Reichswald, Goch, Moyland, Rhine, Uelzen, Artlenberg, North-West Europe 1940, 44-45, Agordat, Keren, Abyssinia 1941, Sidi Barrani, Tobruk 1941, 42, Gubi II, Carmusa, Gazala, El Alamein, Advance on Tripoli, Mareth, Wadi Zigzaou, Akarit, Djebel Roumana, North Africa 1940-43, Landing in Sicily, Augusta, Francofonte, Adrano, Sferro Hills, Sicily 1943, Garigliano Crossing, Anzio, Cassino I, Poggio del Grillo, Gothic Line, Tavoleto, Coriano, Pian di Castello, Monte Reggiano, Rimini Line, San Marino, Italy 1943-44, Madagascar, Middle East 1942, Imphal, Shenam Pass, Litan, Kohima, Relief of Kohima, Naga Village, Aradura, Tengnoupal, Shwebo, Mandalay, Ava, Irrawaddy, Mt Popa, Burma 1942-45.

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