The Lovat Scouts

Raised in 1899 by Simon, Lord Lovat, mainly from Highland ghillies & stalkers. The plan was to use hillcraft to counter the same strengths of South African Boers. South Loch Ness was a major recruiting area for the unit in that conflict & 2 World Wars.

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3 Responses to Lovat Scouts

  • Sir I am looking for information of my Father Richard Zachariah Macgillivray who served i was told in the Lovat Scouts in WW2 his Army number is
    Please can you revert if you have any information or can guide me in that direction

    Best Regards
    William Macgillivray

    • Hi William , we have no information on any individual soldiers , suggest you try Anchestry or Find My Past or Forces War Record or if he died in service the War Graves Commission web sites

    • William
      Where was your father from, from the Hebrides, the Islands or did he join as part of one of the English regiments. I have the picture of the Lovat Scouts in Balmoral in 1943 with the present Queen Elizabeth as a young girl.

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