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..........
Lemgo, Germany, Saturday morning dental parade to local German dentist. Word went round that the dentist had a new gorgeous blonde assistant who held your head during treatment. A young Jock with nothing wrong with his teeth, thought he would skive off the Battalion parade, go dental sick and grab a look at this female beauty! But the dentist was craftier than him. He saw a chance to make money, teach the young Jock a lesson, and get one back on the British Army. He extracted a perfectly healthy tooth! - tumshie heid!

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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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