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Lieutenant Colonel Bertie Edward Murray Gordon

Lieutenant Colonel Bertie Edward Murray Gordon was commander of the depot companies of the 91st Argyllshire Highlanders in 1856. The depot companies were formed from the Reserve Battalion of the 91st which existed between 1842 and 1855.

In 1856 Queen Victoria visited the troops in camp near Aldershot and on the 16th July Lt-Col Gordon served as her guide as she visited the lines of the 91st Highlanders.

This illustration was taken from 'A History of the Scottish Highlands, Highland Clans and Highland Regiments vol. 2' by John S. Keltie (ed.)

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Lieutenant Colonel Bertie Edward Murray Gordon

1870s

Lieutenant Colonel Bertie Edward Murray Gordon; 91st Argyllshire Highlanders; reserve battalions; companies; uniforms; Highland dress; Queen Victoria

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Lieutenant Colonel Bertie Edward Murray Gordon was commander of the depot companies of the 91st Argyllshire Highlanders in 1856. The depot companies were formed from the Reserve Battalion of the 91st which existed between 1842 and 1855. <br /> <br /> In 1856 Queen Victoria visited the troops in camp near Aldershot and on the 16th July Lt-Col Gordon served as her guide as she visited the lines of the 91st Highlanders. <br /> <br /> This illustration was taken from 'A History of the Scottish Highlands, Highland Clans and Highland Regiments vol. 2' by John S. Keltie (ed.)