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..........
Borg Leopold, Belgian border, 'A' Company were told by the CQMS that their chocolate ration would be swapped for eggs. Days passed and nae eggs arrived!
Midnight raid by Jocks on chocolate ration! Tins of chocolate shared-out and buried everywhere in our tents.
Not a word was said! No names! No pack drill! No charges!

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Photo © H M Aitken
a fine body of men in shirt sleeve order at Alexander Barracks, Dhekelia Garrison

L-R :

  • Gibson
  • George 'Smudger' Smith
  • Dally Duncan
  • Jim McGregor
  • Harry Aitken
  • ?
  • Ross
  • ?


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