The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's)

'Sans Peur'       Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders red and white dicing       'Ne Obliviscaris'


A Snapshot of National Service
in 'A' Company of the Argylls
Dhekelia, Cyprus 1958-59

Map of Cyprus
from the A&SH tray..........
Stirling Castle, Balaklava platoon practicing field craft around Nether Bailey. Everything pukka; dead quite; no voices; hand signals only. Thunder flashes go off. Young recruit jumps up and screams, 'Aaahhh! They got me boys! Carry-on without me!' Helpless laughter ensues.
Apoplectic Corporal 'Scouse' Cannon doubles young recalcitrant to the guard room for a weekend stay!

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Photo © H M Aitken
Alexander Barracks, Dhekelia Garrison

two young Jocks in full kilt order (No 1 dress)

on the left is Walter Aitken, on the right Peter Campbell

 


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