The Highlanders’ Museum does not hold personal service records of individual soldiers. Service Records can be sought from one of the following authorities:
Pre 1921 Records
Unfortunately, up to 70% of soldiers service records were destroyed during the Blitz of World War Two. Those that did survive are available from:
Post 1921 Records
The Collection is probably the largest regimental display outside London. Founded over 60 years ago, the Museum houses more than 5,000 gallantry awards and campaign medals won by the fighting men of the Regiment, including 16 of the Regiment’s 22 Victoria Crosses.
The Highlanders’ Museum (Queen’s Own Highlanders Collection) archive covers the The Highlanders (4 SCOTS), Seaforth Highlanders, Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders, Queen’s Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Cameron’s), Lovat Scouts, Liverpool Scottish, and our overseas allied regiments from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and 7th (DOE) Gurkha Rifles.