The Gordon Highlanders line Infantry regiment cap badge, Ca.1881- 1958 white bi-metal.
The Gordon Highlanders Infantry regiment cap badge, Ca.1881- 1958 white bi-metal.
The Gordon Highlanders was a line infantry regiment of the British army which ran for 200 years From 1794 to 1994.
Although they had existed as the 100th ( Gordon Highlanders ) regiment of foot since 1794, when Alexander the 4th Duke of Gordon formed it.
Renumbered as the 92nd in 1798.
In 1881 they amalgamated with 75th (Stirlingshire ) regiment of foot and 92nd ( Gordon Highlanders ) regiment of foot.
The Gordon Highlanders established a reputation as one of the most effective and dependable regiments in the British Army, with a moto "BYDAND" which is a scottish word meaning "Steadfast", not to run away from danger, to keep going whatever the difficulties.
In 1994 The Gordon Highlanders amalgamated with The Queen's Own Highlanders to form 1st Battalion The Highlanders.