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British Scottish Command on 3 September 1939

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Scottish Command on 3 September 1939

Scottish Command: HQ Edinburgh

	Scotland and Berwick-on-Tweed (for regular and militia only)

	Regular Troops in the Command

		2nd Battalion, The Royal Scots Fusiliers: Edinburgh
		1st Battalion, The Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment): Fort George
		2nd Battalion, The Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's): Glasgow
		12th Field Regiment, RA: Dunbar
			49th/91st Battery
		Detachment, The Survey Battalion, RE: Edinburgh
		Scottish Command Signals, RCS: Edinburgh

		HQ Royal Artillery, Fixed Defences, Scottish Ports: HQ Leith
			Forth Fire Command: Leith
			Clyde Fire Command: Gourock
			Orkneys Fire Command

	Highland Area: HQ Perth

Counties of Sutherlamd, Caithness, Ross and Cromarty, Inverness, Nairn, Morayshire, Banffshire, Aberreenshire, Kincardineshire, Angus, Perthshire, Kinross, Fifeshire*, Clackmannan, Stirling, Dumbartonshire*, Renfrewshire*, Bute, and Argyllshire*.*(except for Clyde and Forth Defences and Renfrew Fortress RE)

		Regular Infantry Depots in the Area

			The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment): Perth
			The Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's): Fort George
			The Gordon Highlanders: Aberdeen
			The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders: Inverness
			The Argyll and Sutherlander Highlanders (Princess Louise's): Stirling

		Territorial Army Divisions and Brigades in the Area

			51st (Highland) Infantry Division: HQ Cragie, Perth
				HQ Royal Artillery: Cragie, Perth
					75th (Highland) Field Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
						HQ, 299th, 300th (City of Aberdeen) Btys: Aberdeen
					76th (Highland) Field Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
						HQ, 303rd (City of Dundee) Bty: Dundee
						302nd (Fife) Bty: Leven
					77th (Highland) Field Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
						HQ, 305th, 306th (Renfrew) Btys: Greenock
					51st (West Highland) Anti-Tank Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
						HQ, 204th (Oban) Bty: Oban
						201st (Argyll) Bty: Campbeltown
						202nd (Bute) Bty: Rothesay
						203rd (Ross) Bty: Stornoway
				HQ Royal Engineers: Aberdeen
					236th (City of Aberdeen) Field Company, RE: Aberbeen
					237th (City of Dundee) Field Company, RE: Dundee
					238th (County of Renfrewshire) Field Company, RE: Paisley
					239th (City of Aberdeen) Field Park Company, RE: Aberdeen
				51st Divisional Signals: Aberdeen

				152nd Infantry Brigade: HQ Inverness
					4th (Ross-shire) Battalion, The Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's): Strathpeffer
					6th (Morayshire) Battalion, The Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's): Elgin
					4th Battalion, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders: Inverness

				153rd Infantry Brigade: HQ Aberdeen
					4th (City of Dundee) Battalion, The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment): Dundee
					5th (Buchan and Formartin) Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders: Bucksburn
					6th (Banffshire) Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders: Keith

				154th Infantry Brigade: HQ Stirling
					6th (Perthshire) Battalion, The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment): Perth
					7th Battalion, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's): Stirling
					8th (Argyllshire) Battalion, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's): Oban

 			9th (Scottish) Infantry Division
				HQ Royal Artillery
					126th Field Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
						HQ, 297th, 298th (City of Aberbeen) Btys: Aberdeen
					127th Field Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
						HQ: Leven
						301st (Angus) Bty: Arbroath
						304th (City of Dundee) Bty: Dundee
					128th Field Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
						HQ, 308th (Renfrew) Bty: Greenock
						307th (Renfrew) Bty: Glasgow
					61st  Anti-Tank Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
						HQ, 241st-244th Btys: Rothesay
				HQ Royal Engineers: Aberdeen
					274th Field Company, RE: Alness
					275th Field Company, RE: Stromness
					276th Field Companies RE: Paisley
					277th Field Park Company, RE: Dundee
				9th Divisional Signals

				26th Infantry Brigade
					5th (Sutherland and Caithness) Battalion, The Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's): Golspie
					7th (Morayshire) Battalion, The Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's): Forres
					5th Battalion, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders: Inverness

				27th Infantry Brigade
					5th (Angus and Dundee) Battalion, The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment): Dundee
					7th (Mars and Mearns) Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders: Banchory
					9th (Donside) Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders: Huntley

				28th Infantry Brigade: HQ Stirling
					7th (Fife) Battalion, The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment): Kirkaldy
					10th Battalion, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's): Stirling
					11th Battalion, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's): Dunoon

		Other Territorial Army Troops in the Area

			The Lovat Scouts: Inverness
			The Scottish Horse: Dunkeld
			1st Fife and Forfar Yeomanry: Kircaldy
			2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry: Dundee
			4th (City of Aberdeen) Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders M-G: Aberdeen
			8th (City of Aberdeen) Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders M-G: Aberdeen
			5th (Renfrewshire) Battalion, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's) M-G:Paisley
			6th (Renfrewshire) Battalion, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's) M-G:Paisley
			56th (Highland) Medium Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
				HQ, 174th (North Scottish) Bty: Aberdeen
				221st (Peterhead) Bty: Peterhead
			65th  Medium Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
				HQ, 222nd (Fraserborough) Bty: Fraserborough
				223rd (Banffshire) Bty: Banff
			54th (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
				HQ, 160th Bty: Dumbarton Castle
				161st Bty: Alexandria
				162nd Bty: Clyde Bank
			58th (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
				HQ, 172nd-174th Btys: Clydebank
			Orkney Heavy Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
				HQ, 191st Bty: Kirkwall
			Fife Heavy Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
				HQ, 173rd Bty: Broughty Ferry
				163rd Bty: Kirkcaldy
			The Orkney (Fortress) RE: Kirkwall

	Lowland Area: HQ Glasgow

Counties of West Lothian, Midlothian, East Lothian, Berwick (inc. Berwick-on-Tweed for regular and militia troops), Roxburghshire, Dumfrieshire, Kircudbrightshire, Wigtown, Ayrshire, Lanarkshire, Peebleshire, Selkirk, and parts of Fife, Dumbarton, Renfrew and Argyll listed as not in Highland Area.

 
		Regular Infantry Depots in the Area

			The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment): Milton Bridge
			The Royal Scots Fusiliers: Ayr
			The King's Own Scottish Borderers: Berwick-on-Tweed
			The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles): Hamilton
			The Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment): Maryhill, Glasgow

		Militia in the Area

			14th Searchlight Depot, RA: Troon

		Territorial Army Divisions and Brigades in the Area

			52nd (Lowland) Infantry Division: HQ Glasgow
				HQ Royal Artillery: HQ 51, Yorkshill Parade, Overnewton, Glasgow
					78th (Lowland) Field Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
						HQ, 309th (1st City of Edinburgh), 310th (2nd City of Edinburgh) Btys: Edinburgh
					79th (Lowland) Field Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
						HQ, 313th (Ayr) Bty: Ayr
						314th (Irvine) Bty: Irvine
					80th (Lowland-City of Glasgow) Field Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
						HQ, 317th (1st City of Glasgow) Bty: Glasgow
						318th (2nd City of Glasgow) Bty: Maryhill, Glasgow
					54th (The Queen's Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry) Anti-Tank Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
						HQ, 213th, 214th (Queen's Own Glasgow Yeomanry) Btys: Glasgow C. 3
						215th (5th City of Glasgow) Bty: Glasgow S.W. 1
						216th (Clyde) Bty: Helenburgh
				HQ Royal Engineers: Rutherglen
					240th (Lowland) Field Company, RE: Coatbridge
					241st (Lowland) Field Company, RE: Motherwell
					242nd (Lowland) Field Company, RE: Rutherglen
					243rd (Lowland) Field Park Company, RE: Rutherglen
				52nd Divisional Signals: Glasgow

				155th Infantry Brigade: HQ Edinburgh
					7th/9th (Highlanders) Battalion, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment): Edinburgh
					4th (The Border) Battalion, The King's Own Scottish Borderers: Galashiels
					5th (Dumfrieshire) Battalion, The King's Own Scottish Borderers: Dumfries

				156th Infantry Brigade: HQ Glasgow
					4th/5th Battalion, The Royal Scots Fusiliers: Ayr
					6th (Lanarkshire) Battalion, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles): Hamilton
					7th Battalion, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles): Glasgow

				157th Infantry Brigade: HQ Glasgow
					5th Battalion, The Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment): Glasgow
					6th Battalion, The Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment): Glasgow
					1st Battalion, The Glasgow Highlanders, The Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment): Maryhill, Glasgow

			15th (Scottish) Infantry Division
				HQ Royal Artillery
					129th Field Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
						HQ, 311th (Midlothian) Bty: Edinburgh
						312th (5th City of Glasgow) Bty: Glasgow
					130th Field Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
						HQ, 316th (Kilmarnock) Bty: Kilmarnock
						315th (Kircudbright) Bty: Kircudbright
					131st Field Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
						HQ, 320th (4th City of Glasgow) Bty: Glasgow
						319th (3rd City of Glasgow) Bty: Townhead, Glasgow
					64th Anti-Tank Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
						HQ, 253rd-256th Btys: Milngavie
				HQ Royal Engineers: Ballieston
					278th Field Company, RE: Ballieston
					279th Field Company, RE: Bellshill
					280th Field Company, RE: Bishopbriggs
					281st Field Park Company, RE: Rutherglen
				15th Divisional Signals

				44th Infantry Brigade
					8th (Lothians and Peebleshire) Battalion, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment): Edinburgh
					4th (The Border) Battalion, The King's Own Scottish Borderers: Hawick
					7th (Galloway) Battalion, The King's Own Scottish Borderers: St. Boswell's

				45th Infantry Brigade
					6th Battalion, The Royal Scots Fusiliers: Hawick
					9th Battalion, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles): Glasgow
					10th (Lanarkshire) Battalion, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles): Wishaw

				46th Infantry Brigade
					10th Battalion, The Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment): Glasgow
					11th Battalion, The Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment): Glasgow
					2nd Battalion, The Glasgow Highlanders, The Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment): Maryhill, Glasgow

		Other Territorial Army Troops in the Area

			The Ayrshire Yeomanry (Earl of Carrick's Own): Ayr
			The Lanarkshire Yeomanry: Lanark
			1st Lothians and Border Horse Yeomanry: Edinburgh
			2nd Lothians and Border Horse Yeomanry: Ladybank
			57th (Lowland) Medium Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
				HQ, 225th, 226th (City of Edinburgh) Btys: Edinburgh
			66th  Medium Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
				HQ, 227th (Haddington) Bty: Prestonpans
				228th (Peebleshire and Midlothian) Bty: Leith

		Fixed Defences in the Area, Territorial Army

			Forth Heavy Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
				HQ, 160th, 161st, 162nd Btys: Edinburgh
			Clyde Heavy Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)
				HQ, 171st Bty: Port Glasgow
			The Renfrewshire Fortress RE: Greenock
				Nos. 1, 2 (EL & W) Coys: Greenock
			The City of Edinburgh (Fortress) RE: Edinburgh
				No. 1 (EL & W) Coy: Edinburgh

	Supplementary Reserve Troops in the Command

		103rd (Glasgow) Army Troops Company, RE: Maryhill, Glasgow
		109th (Glagow) Workshop and Park Company, RE: Glasgow
		GHQ Signals: Glasgow
			No. 1 Company: Glasgow
			No. 3 Company: Edinburgh
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