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
In Transit, Cyprus to 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!


Photo © H M Aitken
September 1958

The 'troop ship' approaching Tobruk harbour with 'A' Company in shirt sleeve order.

    L-R :
  • Cpl Ian McIntyre
  • Robin Orr
  • ?
  • Cpl Glen Rae
  • ?
  • CQMS Tony Harris
  • CSM Bert Lyons

"Now for some sea, sand and overseas allowance!"


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