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..........
Lemgo, Germany, field training with tanks, a squad of Jocks piled on top of a Centurian tank passing through a quiet German village. The tank tries to turn a tight corner in the village street. The gun swivels round and takes the side off somebody's bedroom. The Jocks leapt off that tank like flies departing a decaying bratwurst.
Imagine, thur beds wurnae even made! Diiiis-graceful!

Tobruk Barracks guard room
Photo © H M Aitken
Here is the young Lieutenant Jack Wilson leading 3 Platoon past the guard room at the Royal Air Force Base, Tobruk

"Whit a shambles - even the guard in the background is oan the wrang step!"

"Haw, Jock, a hope that gun's no loadit - it's pointin straight at us!"


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