The Border Regiment: On This Day

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Welcome to the Border Regiment on this day

'On this day' is a timeline and historical digest of the Border Regiment.
The aim of this project is to list events spanning the years of the Regiment's existence (18811959).
But it's more than that, read on to find out more.

On this day, 6 May

Events of the Border Regiment that took place on this day.


  • 11th Border Regiment in an isolation camp at Contay Wood (measles) involved in Battalion training and small working parties.[1]


  • War Office approval of the regimental march D’ye Ken John Peel is revised by addition of the tunes The March of the 34eme French Regiment and The Lass O’Gowrie.


  1. Training continues during the whole period of isolation.