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 - 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!

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Photo © H M Aitken
'A' Company marching out of the barracks at Tobruk led by the company pipers L/Cpl Tam McBride (left) and Gabby Hay.

The right marker is Cpl Freddie Foster.

Who said we could'nae march?

"Haw, Tam, whit flamin tune ur you playin?"

"Don't ask me, Gabby, am mair worrit aboot whit wey we turn next!"

"D'ye think we could lead this crowd tae the nearest kasbah?"


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