Lieutenant A G Merson, 3rd Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders, 1898 (c)
Oil on canvas by unknown artist, 1900 (c).
The 3rd (The Buchan) Volunteer Battalion was the Gordon Highlanders' militia battalion. Made up of part-time volunteers, they were part of a national defence force in the event of invasion. They also provided reinforcements for the two regular battalions.
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National Army Museum, Study collection