1st Battalion

The Argyll and Sutherland

Highlanders

 

History from 1972 to 28th March 2006

 

 Latest Update: Added more pictures to Kirknewton page

This is an unofficial web site, the information,  photographs, maps, etc have been extracted and modified from various sources and publications.

All photographs are the property of Home Headquarters Argylls and may not be reproduced or copied without permission from HHQ Argylls.

Email address for Home Headquarters Argylls - rhq@argylls.co.uk or museum@argylls.co.uk

 

 

 

To see the battalion history from 1945 to 1971 please visit

 http://www.argylls1945to1971.co.uk

 

 

28th March 2006

the

1st Battalion

The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

was renamed

The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

5th Battalion
The Royal Regiment of Scotland

 

 

Roll of Honour

 

 Click links to see short history of the Argylls for relevant years

 

 

 

1972 to 1980

 

 

1981 to 1990

 

 

 

 

1991 to 2000

 

 

2001 to 2010

 

 

 

Click links to see history by location

 

Kirknewton 1972 1974

Northern Ireland Tours

Osnabruck 1974 - 1978

Catterick 1978 1980

Hong Kong - 1979

Ballykelly 1980 1982

Cyprus 1982 1984

Edinburgh 1984 - 1986

Colchester 1986 1989

Falklands 1986 - 1987

Minden 1989 - 1993

Folkestone 1993 - 1995

Edinburgh 1995 2001

Belfast 2001 2003

Canterbury 2003 -

Iraq 2004

Bosnia 2005

 

Special Feature Pages

These pages may have large picture files please be patient

 

Combat 90

  Officers and Sergeants Mess Photos

Commanding Officers

Email Contact List

Company and Platoon Photographs

Regimental Sergeant Majors

Depot & Training Pictures 1970's

Argylls at Rest

 

 

 

Links to other Military sites

For a detailed history of the battalion up to 1945 including uniforms and music please visit Harry Aitken's Argyll and Sutherland Web Site http://www.theargylls.co.uk

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Association

http://www.scottishlineage.com/argylls/index.htm

Palace Barracks Memorial Garden

http://www.palacebarracksmemorialgarden.org/Intro.htm
Royal Regiment of Scotland Web Site http://www.army.mod.uk/infantry/regts/scots/index.htm
Britain's Small Wars. The History of British Military conflicts from 1945 onwards http://www.britains-smallwars.com

 

Message Boards

Veterans Message Board http://pub3.bravenet.com/forum/show.php?usernum=201792944
Proud Argylls Message Board http://www.quicktopic.com/41/H/CXizxhNcsLv3
Veterans Website http://www.argylls-veterans.co.uk/
DUNOON and COWAL Argylls Branch Web Site

http://www.dunoonandcowalargylls.com/

 

 If you would like to contribute to this site, with either photographs, or articles please contact me below.

This site is still under construction any comments or corrections are very welcome.

E-mail ayoung287@msn.com

Alan Young ex C/Sgt 1st Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

 

Updated: 13 October 2014