Here's to the Black Watch
DESCRIPTION: The Black Watch fought in Japan, India, and Waterloo. "Let foreign countries think of us, and if they want to war, They will soon be taught a lesson by the gallant Forty-twa." "Here's to the Black Watch"
EARLIEST DATE: 1910 (GreigDuncan1)
KEYWORDS: army Scotland nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #158, p. 3, "The Gallant Forty-Twa" (1 text)
GreigDuncan1 71, "Here's to the Black Watch" (1 text)
cf. "The Gallant Forty-Twa" (subject: 42nd Highlanders or Black Watch) and references there
NOTES [40 words]: It is sad to note that this toast to the greatest of British regiments is no longer relevant; the Black Watch, the Forty-Second regiment, has been consolidated out of existence. For background, see the notes to "Wha Saw the Forty-Second." - RBW
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