(Perthshire) Volunteer Battalion, The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), Victorian piper's plaid brooch, circa.
The Volunteer Bn Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Piper's plaid brooch.
The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada was founded in Montreal in 1862 as the 5th Battalion, Volunteer Militia Rifles of Canada. Tens of thousands of Canadians have served in Canada’s Black Watch in foreign wars, United Nations peacekeeping and stabilization missions, NATO interventions and crises at home. Its distinguishing emblem, The Red Hackle, is proudly worn as a symbol of tradition, duty and sacrifice.