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Unit History: Lovat Scouts

Lovat Scouts
The Lovat Scouts were a British Army unit.
The unit was first formed during the Second Boer War as a Scottish Highland yeomanry regiment of the British Army and is the first known military unit to wear a ghillie suit.
In 1916, these scouts formally became the British Army’s first sniper unit, then known as sharpshooters.
Disbanded as a regiment in Greece in 1947.
The name and capbadge is carried on by the Orkney Independent Cadet Battery ACF.
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Active From: 1900 - 1947

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