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
Libyan Desert - 1958

Map of Libya

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
Boys from 3 Platoon training in the Libyan desert.

Whit a set o' minks - diggin fur oil wi' mugs!

Sadly, 'Big Balla' McIntyre died at a very young age. He was a very popular guy with a devilish sense of Highland humour which kept us all laughing!

He had some of the most amusing sayings, e.g. "Were you on the lorry when you fell off?", and "You go first and I'll go before you!"


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