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Object Advent Calendar Day 3

Iron Cross, First Class, acquired by Major Jardine-Patterson One of the delights of working in a Regimental Museum is the unusual items that one comes across when cataloguing the collection. In this case it is an Iron Cross, First Class, … Continue reading

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Waterloo Connections: Quarter Master Sergeant James Anton

In the run up to the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, find out more about one of our best contemporary sources on the period – Quarter Master Sergeant James Anton, 42nd Royal Highlanders. Anton was born in Huntly, … Continue reading

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Medals! Medals! Medals!

We have a lot of medals. You’d expect that from a military museum. When we look at our collection it very much falls in to three almost equal parts: paper, medals and the rest. So medals make up an important … Continue reading

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