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, raw recruit in the butts of the firing range turns to Sergeant Tam Johnston.
'Has anyone ever been shot on the range, sergeant?'
'Naw, never!'
Bang! Aaahhhh! The recruit screams - hit in the knee by a ricochet off the metal target plates.

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Photo © H M Aitken
Some of the NCO's from 'A' Company at the NAAFI

Young, all our own teeth, our own hair, flat stomachs, tanned and virile - bloody gorgeous! No wonder the women couldn't get enough of us!

L-R :

  • Cpl Glen Rae
  • L/Cpl Robin Orr
  • ?
  • ?
  • Cpl 'Keo' Smith
  • Cpl Bob McKenzie
  • Cpl Harry Aitken


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