Scottish Military Figures
A lieutenant-general in the Army of the Covenant; later fought for Charles II.
Devised a more efficient shell for the battlefield by making it fragment, coining the word shrapnel.
Arms inventor whose designs paved the way for the automatic rifle which fought on many frontiers.
Jacobite who defeated the English at Killicrankie.
A pirate who went on to found the American Navy.
The best Jacobite general who fought for Charles Edward Stewart.
Commanded the Scottish Army on the side of Parliament against Charles I.
A founder of the science of ballistics.
Commander in chief of the British forces in India during the Indian Mutiny of 1857.
Founder and leader of the British Special Air Service (SAS) regiment during World War II.
Commander in chief in the unsuccessful campaign against Turkey in the Gallipoli Peninsula.
The wretched, and unlucky soldier in command of the Glen Coe Massacre.
12 matches in the Military sector