Scottish Command

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Scottish Command or Army Headquarters Scotland (from 1972) is a command of the British Army.wikipedia
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VI Corps (United Kingdom)

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As outlined in a paper published in 1903, VI Corps was to be formed in a reconstituted Scottish Command, with HQ at Edinburgh.
The 1901 Army Estimates (introduced by St John Brodrick when Secretary of State for War) allowed for six army corps based on the six regional commands: 'Sixth Army Corps' was to be formed by Scottish Command with headquarters in Edinburgh.

I Corps (Polish Armed Forces in the West)

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After initially regrouping in southern Scotland these Polish ground units (as I Corps, comprising the 1st Independent Rifle Brigade, the 10th Motorised Cavalry Brigade (as infantry) and cadre brigades largely manned by surplus officers at battalion strength) took over responsibility in October 1940 for the defence of the counties of Fife and Angus; this included reinforcing coastal defences that had already been started.
It was subordinate to the Scottish Command, and the Corps HQ was at Moncreiffe House in Perthshire (near the Bridge of Earn).

Polish Armed Forces in the West

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After initially regrouping in southern Scotland these Polish ground units (as I Corps, comprising the 1st Independent Rifle Brigade, the 10th Motorised Cavalry Brigade (as infantry) and cadre brigades largely manned by surplus officers at battalion strength) took over responsibility in October 1940 for the defence of the counties of Fife and Angus; this included reinforcing coastal defences that had already been started.
I Corps was under the direct command of Scottish Command of the British Army.

15th (Scottish) Infantry Division

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It was followed by 15th (Scottish) Division of K2 in September 1914. In September 1939 consisted of Highland Area with 9th (Highland) Infantry Division and 51st (Highland) Infantry Division, and Lowland Area with 15th (Scottish) Infantry Division and 52nd (Lowland) Infantry Division, plus other troops.
The division was serving in Scottish Command, alongside its parent 52nd (Lowland) Division.

John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll

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1712–1716: John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll
Next he was given command of all British forces in Spain at the instigation of the Harley Ministry; after conducting a successful evacuation of the troops from Spain, he became Commander-in-Chief, Scotland.

52nd (Lowland) Infantry Division

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In September 1939 consisted of Highland Area with 9th (Highland) Infantry Division and 51st (Highland) Infantry Division, and Lowland Area with 15th (Scottish) Infantry Division and 52nd (Lowland) Infantry Division, plus other troops.
The Second World War began on 3 September 1939, after both Britain and France declared war on Germany after the latter's invasion of Poland and the 52nd, based in Scotland under the command of Major General James Drew, was serving in Scottish Command, alongside its second line duplicate unit, the 15th (Scottish) Infantry Division.

Military district

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Great Britain was divided into military districts on the outbreak of war with France in 1793.
British Army regional districts have evolved slowly over the previous 150 years or so. For many years there were regional commands in the UK, including Aldershot Command (from 1880), Eastern Command, Northern Command, Scottish Command, Southern Command and Western Command (from 1905).

Henry Wynyard

1812–1816: Henry Wynyard
General Henry Wynyard (8 June 1761 – 3 April 1838) was a British Army officer who became Commander-in-Chief, Scotland.

Charles Tucker (British Army officer)

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Lieutenant General Sir Charles Tucker was appointed acting General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOCinC) of VI Corps in April 1903.
He became General Officer Commanding Scottish District in 1903 and, subsequently, the first General Officer Commanding-in-Chief for Scottish Command in 1905: he retired later that year.

David Colyear, 1st Earl of Portmore

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1710–1712: David Colyear, 1st Earl of Portmore
In 1710, he was appointed commander-in-chief of the forces in Scotland, and in January 1711 was raised to the rank of general.

Edinburgh Castle

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Scottish Command was established in 1905 at Edinburgh Castle but moved to Craigiehall in 1955.
The post of Governor of Edinburgh Castle is now a ceremonial post, held by the General Officer Commanding Scotland.

Duncan Cameron (British Army officer)

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1860–1861: Major-General Duncan Cameron
He then held a series of educational and advisory posts with the British Army before becoming Commander-in-Chief, Scotland in 1860.

Neil Douglas

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1842–1847: Lieutenant-General Sir Neil Douglas
Lieutenant-General Sir Neil Douglas (1779 – 1 September 1853) was a British Army officer who fought at the 1815 Battle of Waterloo and later became Commander-in-Chief, Scotland.

Thomas Napier (British Army officer)

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1852–1854: General Sir Thomas Napier
General Sir Thomas Erskine Napier (1790 – 5 July 1863) was a British Army officer who became Commander-in-Chief, Scotland.

Edward Forestier-Walker

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1861–1867: Major-General Edward Forestier-Walker
General Sir Edward Walter Forestier-Walker (previously Walker) (1812 - 27 July 1881) was a British Army officer who became Commander-in-Chief, Scotland.

Sir William Hope, 14th Baronet

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1880–1881: Major-General William Hope
General Sir William Hope, 14th Baronet Hope of Craighall (12 January 1819 – 5 September 1898) was a British Army officer who became Commander-in-Chief, Scotland.

Henry Riddell

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1847–1852: General Henry Riddell
General Henry James Riddell KH (died 8 March 1861) was a British Army officer who became Commander-in-Chief, Scotland.

Henry Hawley

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1745–1746: Henry Hawley (Prince William, Duke of Cumberland in overall command)
Becoming lieutenant-general somewhat later, he was second-in-command of the cavalry at Fontenoy, and on 20 December 1745 became commander-in-chief in Scotland.

John Douglas (British Army officer)

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1873–1875: Major-General Sir John Douglas
General Sir John Douglas of Glenfinart (1817 - 1888) was a British Army officer who became Commander-in-Chief, Scotland.

Alexander Elliot

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1885–1888: Major-General Alexander Elliot
Major-General Sir Alexander James Hardy Elliot, (23 February 1825 – 1 July 1909) was a British Army officer who became Commander-in-Chief, Scotland.

John Stuart (British Army officer, born 1811)

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1875–1878: Major-General John Stuart
General John Ramsay Stuart CBE (18 June 1811 – 18 October 1889) was a British Army officer who became Commander-in-Chief, Scotland.

George Wade

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1724–1740: George Wade
On 10 May 1725 he was appointed Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces, castles, forts and barracks in North Britain, tasked with carrying out his own recommendations.

Alastair Macdonald (British Army officer)

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1881–1885: Major-General Alastair Macdonald
General Alastair M'Ian Macdonald was a British Army officer who became Commander-in-Chief, Scotland.

Arthur Lyttelton-Annesley

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1888–1893: Major-General Sir Arthur Lyttelton-Annesley
Lieutenant General Sir Arthur Lyttelton-Annesley (2 September 1837 – 16 February 1926) was a British Army officer who became Commander-in-Chief, Scotland.

Humphrey Bland

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1747–1756: Humphrey Bland
In 1747 he was appointed Commander-in-Chief for Scotland, and although he was Governor of Gibraltar between 1749 and 1754, he resumed his role as Commander-in-Chief for Scotland from 1753 to 1756.