The Scots Guards is a regiment of the Guards Division of the British Army. The Scots Guards trace their origins back to 1642.
The Scots Guards has a rich and storied history. Please follow the links below to learn more about our history, battles, deployments and our heroes.
Eleven members of the Scots Guards have been recipients of the Victoria Cross (VC), the highest military decoration awarded for valour “in the face of the enemy”, and one member of the Scots Guards has been the recipient of the Albert Medal in Gold, the very rare immediate predecessor of the George Cross.