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*Free Pdf ⇩ The Cameronians: A Concise History ⇥ In May , as part of cutbacks to the British Army, The Cameronians Scottish Rifles was disbanded at a moving ceremony held at the same spot in Douglas in Lanarkshire at which it had been raised inAnd yet, although the regiment is no , its place in history is unassailable The ceremony embraced the history of one regiment, The Cameronians, which had its origins in the turbulent period that accompanied the rise of the House of Orange at the end of the seventeenth century, while its other component part the th Perthshire Light Infantry was raised as a light infantry regiment during the war against Revolutionary FranceFollowing amalgamation in , The Cameronians Scottish Rifles quickly built up a solid reputation as a fighting regiment During the First World War it raisedbattalions and during the Second World War its battalions served in Europe and Burma In the course of its long history, the regiment provided the British Army with many distinguished soldiers including three field marshals Viscounts Hill and Wolseley and Sir Evelyn WoodAlways tough and enduring in battle, it reflected the character of its main recruitment area Glasgow and Lanarkshire and in later years it took self conscious pride when the Germans nicknamed its soldiers Giftzwerge, or poison dwarfsThe Cameronians puts its story into the context of British military history and makes use of personal testimony to reveal the life of the regiment