Archive Resources

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:

The National Archives,
Ruskin Avenue
Tel: 020 8876 3444
They can also be accessed through

Post 1921 Records

Army Personnel Centre
Historic Disclosures,
Mailpoint 400 Kentigern House
65 Brown Street
G2 8EX
Tel: 0845 600 9663

The forms needed to do this can be accessed here.

If you know the soldier concerned was killed in action contact the Commonwealth Graves Commission


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The Blue Hackle Rooms offer a unique location for weddings, functions, parties, lunches, meetings and corporate hospitality  in the heart of the Highlands.

The Collection

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.