WW1 Great War Centenary - Drill Halls

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SCOTLAND


The Historic Scotland review of the built heritage of the Great War in September 2013 identified 288 drill hall sites in use in 1914 of which 189 were thought to have survived. Further research has discovered that a few have been demolished and other new sites added.

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Aberdeenshire


Aberdeen

NJ9406 : Custom House, Guild Street, Aberdeen by Bill Harrison Guild Street, Custom House
4th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders (HQ)

Aboyne

NO5399 : Cadet Hall, Aboyne by Stanley Howe Golf Road, Cadet Hall
7th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders(F Company)
2 Scottish Horse(G Squadron) drill station

Ellon

NJ9530 : Victoria Hall, Ellon by Bill HarrisonStation Road, Victoria Hall
5th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders(E Company)
2 Scottish Horse(F Squadron) drill station

Fraserburgh

NJ9966 : Community Church by Anne Burgess Grattan Place, Community Church
5th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders(G and H Companies)
2 Scottish Horse(F Squadron) drill station

Huntly

NJ5240 : Huntly Family Centre, Deveron Road by Stanley HoweDeveron Road
6th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders(H Company)
2 Scottish Horse (F Squadron) drill station

Inverurie

NJ7721 : Wyness Hall by Anne Burgess Jackson Street, Wyness Hall
6th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders (E Company)
2 Scottish Horse (F Squadron) drill station
2 Highland Divisional Field Ambulances RAMC drill station

Kemnay

NJ7316 : Kemnay Scout Hut by Anne Burgess NJ7316 : Kemnay Scout Hut by Anne Burgess Bridge Road
7th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders(G Company)

Kintore

NJ7916 : Village Hall by Anne Burgess School Road, Village Hall
2 Scottish Horse (F Squadron)

Oldmeldrum

NJ8027 : Former Drill Hall by Anne Burgess NJ8027 : Car Park by Anne Burgess King Street
5th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders(F Company)

Turriff

NJ7249 : Outreach Christian Trust by Anne Burgess NJ7249 : Former Drill Hall by Anne Burgess Balmellie Street, Outreach Christian Trust, with hall behind
5th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders(D Company)
2 Scottish Horse(G Squadron) drill station

Angus


Arbroath

NO6441 : Former drill hall in Arbroath by Douglas Nelson NO6441 : Former drill hall in Arbroath by Douglas Nelson 22-26 East Abbey Street

NO6440 : Community Centre by Anne Burgess NO6440 : Marketgate by Anne Burgess NO6440 : Former drill hall in Marketgate, Arbroath by Douglas Nelson NO6440 : Former drill hall in Marketgate, Arbroath by Douglas Nelson Marketgate
5th Battalion, Black Watch (HQ, E and F Companies)
Fife and Forfar Yeomanry (D Squadron) drill station
2 Highland Brigade Royal Field Artillery (Forfar Battery)

Brechin

NO5960 : Former Drill Hall by Anne Burgess NO5960 : Former Drill Hall by Anne Burgess 13 Bank Street
5th Battalion, Black Watch (D Company)

Broughty Ferry

NO4531 : Former Drill Hall in Broughty Ferry by Douglas Nelson NO4531 : Former Drill Hall in Broughty Ferry by Douglas Nelson NO4531 : Former Drill Hall by Anne Burgess 51 Queen Street
North Scottish Royal Garrison Artillery - Defended Ports (No 3 Company)

Carnoustie

NO5534 : Former Drill Hall in Carnoustie by Douglas Nelson NO5534 : Former Drill Hall in Carnoustie by Douglas Nelson NO5534 : Carnoustie Scout Hut by Anne Burgess Links Avenue
5th Battalion, Black Watch (F Company) drill station

Dundee

NO3930 : Former territorial army building, Dundee by DanDouglas Street, Dudhope Drill Hall
4th Battalion, Black Watch (G and H Companies)
5th Battalion, Black Watch (HQ and A-H Companies)
Fife and Forfar Yeomanry (C Squadron)
2 Highland Brigade Royal Field Artillery (Dundee Battery and Ammunition Column)
Highland Divisional Transport & Supply Column ASC
Highland Divisional Field Ambulances RAMC

Forfar

NO4551 : The Factory Shop Forfar at Castle Street, Forfar at its junction with Lochside Road by Alan MorrisonBrechin Road/Lochside Road
5th Battalion, Black Watch (B Company)
Fife and Forfar Yeomanry (D Squadron)
Highland Cyclist Battalion (D Company)

Kirriemuir

NO3854 : Masonic Lodge, Kirriemuir by Jim CampbellRoods, Masonic Lodge
5th Battalion, Black Watch (A Company)

Montrose

NO7158 : British Legion Hall by Anne Burgess Wellington Street
North Scottish Royal Garrison Artillery - Defended Ports (No 4 Company)

Argyllshire & Bute


Ballachulish

Photo required, Loanfern, Joint Services Mountain Training Centre
8th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (F Company)

Bowmore

Photo required, Main Street/ Jamieson Street, Bowmore Hall
8th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (G Company)
2 Scottish Horse (H Squadron) drill station

Campbeltown

NR7220 : Victoria Hall, Kinloch Road, Campbeltown by Leslie Barrie Kinloch Road, behind more modern frontage
8th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (B Company)
8th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (C Company) drill station
2 Scottish Horse (H Squadron) drill station
4 Highland (Mounted) Brigade Royal Garrison Artillery - Mountain (Argyllshire Battery)

Easdale Island

NM7317 : Easdale Island Community Hall by Ian Taylor Village Hall
8th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (H Company)
2 Scottish Horse (H Squadron) drill station

Lochgilphead

NR8688 : Drill Hall, Manse Brae by Patrick Mackie Manse Brae
8th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (E Company)

Rothesay

NS0864 : Broadcroft Lane by Elliott Simpson Broadcroft Lane
4 Highland (Mounted) Brigade Royal Garrison Artillery - Mountain (HQ and Bute Battery)

Ayrshire


Ardeer

NS2641 : Ardeer Halls, Stevenston by Leslie BarrieShore Road
Royal Scots Fusiliers (HQ and Ardeer Company)

Ayr

NS3321 : Wellington Square by Billy McCrorie16 Wellington Square
Ayrshire Yeomanry (HQ and A Squadron)

Photo required, 24 Wellington Square
Unit not known.

Beith

NS3554 : 19 Crummock Street, Beith by wfmillar Cumnock Street
4th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers (D Company)
Ayrshire Yeomanry (D Squadron)

Dalry

NS2949 : Fitness Club, 20 James Street, Dalry by wfmillar James Street
4th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers (F Company)

Kilmarnock

NS4237 : 42 Titchfield Street, Kilmarnock by wfmillar Titchfield Street
4th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers (HQ, A and H Companies)
Ayrshire Yeomanry (C Squadron) drill station
2 Lowland Brigade Royal Field Artillery (2 Ayrshire Battery)

Muirkirk

Photo required, Main Street, rear of Kind Safety Ltd
5th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers (G Company)

Stewarton

Photo required, Standalane, The Centre
4th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers (C Company)

KML

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