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 esplanade, platoon on drill parade, many visitors watching from buses all around the esplanade. Drill corporal showing off, issues the command 'Squad, Shun!' Both sets of his false teeth spurt out onto the ground leaving an empty black cakehole. Drill squad and watching visitors disintegrate into fits of laughter.
Corporal stoops to retrieve his false teeth with his dignity in tatters.

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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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