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 of the Argylls
Tobruk Barracks - 1958

Map of Libya

  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.

barrack room in Tobruk
Photo © H M Aitken
How about the bull in this barrack room, then?

Just look at that shine, and those lily-white towels all folded in regimental size, level, shape, height, thickness, colour, angle, aspect, attitude, inclination, orientation................

"Haw maw, wur ye no proud o' us?"

I never did see how this compared with what the RAF boys lived in!


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