Work for historynet its readers that on mount tumbledown the scots guards were to face the toughest action of all there a well-trained argentine marine. The battle of mount tumbledown (spanish: batalla de monte tumbledown) was an engagement in the falklands war (spanish: guerra de las malvinas or guerra del atlántico sur), one of a series of. For the historic scots guards who the scots guards is ranked as the third regiment in the guards division as such, scots guardsmen tumbledown mountain. The crags of tumbledown mountain mm=90 march 4/4 pipe major james riddell, scots guards jpd 2014 page 8 title: 8 crags of tumbledown mtbww author: officeuser. Check out crags of tumbledown by the band of the scots guards on amazon music stream ad-free or purchase cd's and mp3s now on amazoncom.
On the morning of 13 june, the scots guards were moved by helicopter from their position at bluff cove to an assembly area near goat ridge, west of mount tumbledownduring this day, a dispatch rider from the 1st welsh guards battalion was mortally wounded by argentine shellfire directed from tumbledown. Scots guards band & pipes & drumsの「crags of tumbledown」の歌詞. 36 years ago this very night and into the dawn of tomorrow these 8 men including my father & john pashley of the re paid the ultimate sacrifice to secure tumbledown mountain and help end the falklands war.
2nd battalion, scots guards — the tumbledown legacy alan warsap was our medical officer but i am sad to say i have no memories of him as i wasn't wounded i had no contact with the regimental medical team except for the crash course in battlefield casualty handling that we all got. After the invasion of the falklands islands by argentina in april 1982, on the night of 13-14 june 1982 scott commanded the victorious attack of the 2 nd battalion scots guards and supporting units in the battle of tumbledown mountain. On the morning of 13th june the scots guards were flown by helicopter from bluff cove to goat ridge west of tumbledown for the capture of tumbledown, in phase one, g company would take the western end of the mountain.
Played by the band of the scots guards and the pipes & drums of the 1st battalion scots guards composed by pipe major jimmy riddell arr by wo2 michael gray. On the night of 13th/14th june 1982, on the island of east falkland, the 2nd battalion scots guards attacked well entrenched enemy positions on the craggy ridge feature of tumbledown mountain, seven kilometres to the west of port stanley. Tumbledown tribute falklands-based raf crew from no 18(b) sqn paid their respects to members of the 2nd battalion, the scots guards and supporting units who fought on tumbledown mountain during the 1982 campaign. By 9:00 am, the scots guards had gained the high ground east of tumbledown mountain and the gurkhas commenced deploying across the heavily shelled saddle from tumbledown south to mount william, which they took with a loss of eight wounded.
As the scots guards battled for tumbledown, the gurkhas marched along the line of goat ridge, and just to the north of tumbledown ready for their assault, and on the way suffered casualties from argentine shellfire. By 9:00 am, the scots guards had gained the high ground east of tumbledown mountain and the gurkhas commenced deploying across the heavily shelled saddle from tumbledown south to mount william, which they took with the loss of 13 wounded. I was a company commander of g company the scots guards when we were ordered to attack tumbledown mountain we were the first company in it was exciting, but it was quite frightening. The 2nd scots guards battalion's 'g' company was responsible for securing the western part of tumbledown left flank company was responsible for the centre and right flank company was given the eastern rocky outcrops. 7 single on 45cat: the pipes and drums of the 2nd bn scots guards and the regimental band of the scots guards - crags of tumbledown mountain / the dark island - ross - uk - swgr 007.
Scots guards on mount tumbledown 1982 13-14 june. Medals of the regiments: the scots guards : tumbledown mountain the scots guards in the great war, 1914-1918. By 9:00 am, the scots guards had gained the high ground east of tumbledown mountain and the gurkhas commenced deploying across the heavily shelled saddle from tumbledown south to mount william, which they took with the loss of 8 wounded. The british plan called for a diversionary attack south of mount tumbledown by a small number of the scots guards assisted by the four light tumbledown mountain.
Battle of tumbledown mountain by terence cuneo on the 14th june 1982 the 2nd battalion scots guards captured one of the most strongly defended argentine positions of the falklands campaign, their losses were 9 killed and 43 wounded. Family tradition in the scots guards by the army in london commanded g company, 2nd battalion scots guards at the battle of mount tumbledown in 1982 four of the. The scots guards (sg), part of the guards division, is one of the foot guards regiments of the british army post wwii: tumbledown mountain royal scots.
The task of attacking mount tumbledown was given to the 2 nd scots guards, commanded by lieutenant colonel mike scott 4 troop, blues and royals, with their two scimitars and two scorpion light tanks, mortar troops from 42 commando, royal marines and 1/7th ghurkha rifles assisted the scots guards the frigates 'avenger' and 'active. This is the story of robert lawrence of the scots guards who was severely wounded as he led his platoon in an attack against an argentinian machine-gun position during the battle for tumbledown mountain in 1982 the injury to lawrence's head was so severe that it was assumed that he would die and he. Crags of tumbledown mountain the pipes and drums of the 2nd batallion the scots guards and the regimental band of the scots guar shop for the band of the scots.