Colonel Kidston-Montgomerie received the remarkable accolade from Field Marshal Montgomery who described him as his finest Commander of an Armoured Regiment.

Indeed, Colonel Kidston-Montgomerie commanded four different regiments earning himself the title ‘Many times a Colonel’.

This original painting by Carlos Sancha depicts Colonel Kidston-Montgomerie in the traditional dress of the Scottish Archers.

Having served under Winston Churchill as Deputy Colonel of the QRIH from 1959-65 he took over as Colonel until 1969.

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