"Troops of the 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards and the 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders on board SS Lake Michigan troopship at Dover, 6 October 1914."

"The Charge of the Gordon Highlanders at Dargai" by Allan Stewart

The battle took place in 1897 during an uprising by tribes in the restive North West Frontier, British India. Piper George Findlater won the Victoria Cross at Dargai for continuing to play “The Haughs O’Cromdale” in spite of wounds. He went onto become something of a celebrity through performing in music halls, much to the displeasure of army officials.

"A piper of the 1st Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders, meeting a Swazi warrior in full war dress, August 1963."