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..........
Dhekelia, Cyprus, break-in at the cookhouse. Tins of bully beef pinched. Some half-eaten chunks of bully beef left lying on the floor. Next morning the RSM assembles the Battalion.
'Who broke into the cookhouse last night?'
Nobody answers.
'You think you're fly, eh, but I've got your fingerprints on the bully beef!'

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Here are 94 good men and true of 'A' Company in Tobruk, resplendent in battle dress jackets and kilt order

FRONT ROW L-R:

  1. Piper 'Gabby' Hay from the Pipes & Drums
  2. Cpl Harry Aitken
  3. L/Cpl Terry Wooley
  4. Cpl Ian McIntyre (now deceased)
  5. Cpl ?
  6. Cpl Tammy Stewart
  7. 2nd/Lt A. Campbell - 1 Platoon Commander
  8. Sgt Willie Wilson - 3 Platoon
  9. Captain Scott-Elliot - 2IC
  10. Sgt Willie Adam - 1 Platoon
  11. Major CC Mitchell - Company Commander
  12. CQMS Tony Harris
  13. 2nd/Lt Jack Wilson (now deceased) - 3 Platoon Commander
  14. Sgt Johns - 2 Platoon
  15. Sgt ?
  16. Cpl 'Smudger' Smith
  17. Cpl Glen Rae
  18. Cpl 'Ginger' Kemmett
  19. L/Cpl Bert Steel
  20. L/Cpl 'Geordie' Mather
  21. And where is CSM 'Ginger' Lyons - absent on parade?


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