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..........
Limni Camp Cyprus, just before we went to sleep in our tents every night, the 'A' Company boys had a habit of shouting 'Baggy!' to annoy Cpl 'Baggy' Sharp. But the bold 'Baggy' would mount a silent, solitary night patrol and if he heard you, he was under that tent like a ferret and with a flick of the wrist and an expansion of the chest he tipped you out of bed before disappearing silently into the night. motto - don't get caught!

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Photo © H M Aitken
'A' Company sports team at Dhekelia Garrison

Under the leadership of Sgt Willie Wilson (back left), the boys in the back row won the tug-o-war.

The boys in the middle and front rows won the running.

L-R :
BACK: Sgt Willie Wilson, Jock Barr, Robin Orr, ?, C/Sgt Tony Harris, Dally Duncan, 'Big' Binnie, ?, Cpl Bob McKenzie
MIDDLE: 2nd Lt Graham Smith, Tam McGeachy, 'Smudger' Smith, ?, Colin McIver, 'Lester' Piggott, 'Yindy' Anderson
FRONT: Cpl Glen Rae, Major CC Mitchell, Sgt Johns, Captain Alister Scott-Elliot, Geordie Hart

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