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Polish Air Force During the Second World War, several squadrons within the Royal Air Force were manned by Polish airmen, most of whom had been exiled from their own country following the German-Soviet invasion in 1939.  105446
New Zealand Expeditionary Force The New Zealand Expeditionary Force was created in order to fight for Britain during the Great War. It was disbanded at the end of 1921. The 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force fought during the Second World War. 104227
Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry The Oxfordshire Light Infantry was formed in 1881, becoming the Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry in 1908. 104893
School of Scottish Studies Archives The School of Scottish Studies Archives is based at the University of Edinburgh, and comprises sound and photographic archives plus the Scottish Studies Library, Celtic Library and Manuscript Collection. A wealth of... 105737
North Lochs Historical Society Comann Eachdraidh Cheann a Tuath nan Loch (North Lochs Historical Society) was founded in 1988 and serves the area of North Lochs on the Isle of Lewis. It has shared premises at Leurbost Community Centre, where its... 105492
Black Watch, Royal Highland Regiment of Canada The Royal Highland Regiment was instigated in Montreal in 1862 as the 5th Battalion, Volunteer Militia Rifles of Canada. It is the oldest Highland Regiment in Canada. During World War 1 several battalions formed part of... 105582
Ministry of Civil Aviation, Mangersta, Uig This station provided voice radio coverage to civil and military aircraft west of the Outer Hebrides. 106562
Metropolitan Police Service The Metropolitan Police Service (abbreviated to MPS and widely known informally as 'the Met') is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement in Greater London, excluding the 'square mile' of the City of... 106656
The Crofters' Commission The Crofting Commission took the place of the Crofters' Commission in April 2012 as the statutory regulator of crofting in Scotland following the Crofting Reform (Scotland) Act 2010. Based in Inverness, it is an... 106775
West Side Historical Society West Side Historical Society, or Comann Eachdraidh an Taobh Siar (CEATS), was one of the earliest groups of its kind to be set up in the Western Isles, around 1979. Its area of interest comprises Dalbeg, Shawbost,... 107562
Stornoway Historical Society Stornoway Historical Society was formed in 1992 to advance the education of the public about the history, heritage and culture of Stornoway and the Isle of Lewis. The society is very active and offers events,... 107563
Ness Historical Society Based in the former Cross Primary School, Comunn Eachdraidh Nis (Ness Historical Society) includes an accredited museum featuring displays on various aspects of island life, and a large archive. More information and... 107564
Uig Historical Society Uig Historical Society (Comunn Eachdraidh Uig) is the local voluntary association collecting information on the history and traditions of the district of Uig, covering the villages and settlements of Kinresort, Mealista... 107565
Carloway Historical Society Comann Eachdraidh Chàrlabhaigh (Carloway Historical Society) was established in 1987 and covers the area from Tolsta Chaolais to Dalmore in Lewis. It is run by a voluntary committee of 12 who have, through the use of... 107566
Kinloch Historical Society Kinloch Historical Society (Comann Eachdraidh Cheann a' Loch) was founded in 1983. The society's aims are to promote, in the interests of social welfare and education, an active interest in the history, heritage and... 107567
Bernera Historical Society Bernera Historical Society (Comann Eachdraidh Sgìre Bheàrnaraigh) was founded in 1991. Membership consists of residents and exiles, and activity falls into two strands: Urras Eachdraidh who have Trust status and deal... Yes 107568
Australian Defence Force The Australian Defence Force comprises the Royal Australian Navy, the Australian Army and the Royal Australian Air Force, including some inter-disciplinary forces. 107865
London Scottish Regiment The London Scottish Regiment was originally raised as the London Scottish Rifle Volunteer Corps in 1859. In 1908, when the Territorial Force was created, it became the 14th (County of London) Battalion, London Regiment... 108026
Royal Scots This regiment was raised as the Royal Regiment of Foot during the reign of Charles I, and as such was the most senior line infantry regiment within the British Army. It went through various name changes, becoming the ... 108302
Scots Guards The regiment, originally the Marquis of Argyll's Royal Regiment, was raised for King Charles I in 1642, intended as a personal guard. As the Scottish Regiment of Foot Guards, it became part of what is now the British... 108303
The Clyde Navigation Trust The Clyde Navigation Trust was established in 1858 and was involved in dredging the River Clyde and in the provision of quays, dry docks and ferries. However, with the rundown of the Clyde's shipping and shipbuilding... 108314
Bhaltos Community Trust Bhaltos Community Trust was incorporated on 16 December 1998. 108364
Canadian Air Force The Canadian Air Force originated as the Canadian Aviation Corps, which existed between 1914 and 1915, attached to the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF).  In August 1918 the Canadian Air Force as such was formed, with... 109342
Canadian Army The Canadian Army originated as the Canadian Militia. In 1914 the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) was created for overseas service, with the Militia serving at home. Following the First World War, the CEF was... 109343
Kingdom of the Isles Between the 11th and 13th centuries the Kingdom of the Isles included the Inner and Outer Hebrides, reaching south to include west coast islands such as Bute and Arran, and the Isle of Man. The islands were known to the... 109426
Celtic Film and Television Association The Celtic Film and Television Association is based in Inverness.  109990
1st (Royal) Dragoons This mounted regiment was originally raised in 1661, and was titled 1st (Royal) Dragoons between 1877 and 1921. The regiment has had several similar titles since its early name of Tangier Horse. In 1969 the regiment... 110610
Australian Merchant Navy 112489
Prairie Bible Institute Prairie Bible Institute of Three Hills, Alberta is an evangelical poly-scholastic centre whose primary post-secondary operation is Prairie College, and which commenced classes in October 1922. 112548
Glasgow Lewis and Harris Association 114647

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