Black Watch (disambiguation)


Black Watch (disambiguation)

Black Watch can refer to:

Military Units

*The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland (3 SCOTS), an infantry battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland of the British Army, from 2006 onwards.
*The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment), its former nickname becomes the official title of the regiment, from 1931 to 2006.
*The Royal Highland Regiment (The Black Watch), created from the amalgamtion of the 42nd Regiment of Foot with the 73rd Regiment of Foot, from 1881 to 1931.
*42nd Regiment of Foot, the original official title of the Black Watch regiment from 1739 to 1881.
*The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada

Literature

*Black Watch (Shannara), a fictional military unit detailed to protect the Gardens of Life in Terry Brooks' epic fantasy "Shannara" series.

Others

* Black Watch (play), a Scottish play written by Gregory Burke for the National Theatre of Scotland, about soldiers in the Black Watch regiment serving at Camp Dogwood in Iraq prior to the almagamation into the Royal Regiment of Scotland.
*"Black Watch" (ship), a cruise ship operated by the Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
*"The Black Watch", a 1929 film directed by John Ford
* The Black Watch (wristwatch), a wristwatch made by Sinclair Radionics
* The Black Watch (band), a California-based indie rock band
* Black Watch tartan, the tartan sett worn by the Black Watch regiments of Britain and the Commonwealth, also known as the "government" tartan
* Black Watch (scotch egg), a black-pudding variant of the traditional scotch egg

ee also

* Blackwatch, a stage name of American musician Michael Thomas


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