The Seaforth Highlanders (Rossshire Buffs, Duke of Albany's) - 1st Batin - Formed 1778 by Earl of Seaforth as "Seaforth's Highlanders." Became 72nd Highlanders, 1786, and "Duke of Albany's Own" in 1823. 2nd Batin. - Raised 1793, as teh "Rossshire Buffs." The two battalions were united in 1881 under present title.