The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's)

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


A Snapshot of Service
in 'A' Company
Paphos, Cyprus 1958

Map of Cyprus

from the A&SH tray..........
Limni Camp Cyprus, water crossing training at Aphrodite's Pool. Wading out to rocks in the sea, rifles above our heads, machine guns on fixed line firing live ammunition over us, sheer terror in our breasts. A Tam-O-Shanter floats by without a Jock's head in it. We turn round and see the shortest man in the Battalion completely submerged in the sea, bubbles rising to the surface and two wee hands clutching at a rifle trying to keep it dry. Oh daddy, mammy!

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3 platoon, 'A' Company, at Pano Panayia
Photo © H M Aitken
Some of the boys from 'A' Company at Pano Panayia

Evidence of bayonet practice on the melon trucks!

L-R :
BACK: Cpl ?, ?, Sgt Willie Wilson, ?, 'Smudger' Smith, Jock Archibald
FRONT: Ross, McLean

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