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Lovat Scouts Watering Horses at Loch Eye, Fearn
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QZP40_CARD_6054
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Fearn
DISTRICT
Fearn
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Fearn
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Highland Libraries
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37699
KEYWORDS
Lovat Scouts
horses
wars
army
regiments
marksmen
gentry
Lovat Scouts Watering Horses at Loch Eye, Fearn

This photo, taken from the MacPherson Series (issue 72), and published by the MacPherson Brothers, shows the Lovat Scouts regiment watering their horses at Loch Eye, in Fearn, Ross-Shire. The Lovat Scouts were formed in January 1900 for service in the Second Boer War by Simon Joseph Fraser, the 16th Lord Lovat. Renowned for their marksmanship and field craft, they became the British army's first sniper unit, and currently serve as a platoon of the British Army's 51st Highland Regiment

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Lovat Scouts Watering Horses at Loch Eye, Fearn

ROSS: Fearn

Lovat Scouts; horses; wars; army; regiments; marksmen; gentry

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This photo, taken from the MacPherson Series (issue 72), and published by the MacPherson Brothers, shows the Lovat Scouts regiment watering their horses at Loch Eye, in Fearn, Ross-Shire. The Lovat Scouts were formed in January 1900 for service in the Second Boer War by Simon Joseph Fraser, the 16th Lord Lovat. Renowned for their marksmanship and field craft, they became the British army's first sniper unit, and currently serve as a platoon of the British Army's 51st Highland Regiment