August 1942 — Overlooking the Qattara Depression L-R Peter Willis (Trp Ldr), Ned Mann (Sqn Ldr), Capt AJCK (2 I/C) - “Scratch” Sqn left behind when the Regt went back to (???) to “refit” after being badly “cut up” in the withdrawal to El Alamein line…
“That well known sportsman” PFF in front of Great Pyramid & Sphinx with “extras”! (Jill on arab steed!) We took a “break” there when “A” Sqn was “Field Firing” at Mena Camp. Now a luxury tourist complex, I gather! Words by AJCK on back of photo.
Lord Mountbatten, Chief of Defence Staff, with Lieut-Colonel A. J. Clark-Kennedy, Officer Commanding the 9/12th Royal Lancers, at Lisanelly camp, Omagh, where he was entertined by the officers of the regiment.
Chairman’s Report for 2010; Marie Mackay’s Earliest Reminiscences of Carsphairn from outbreak of WWII and evacuation; Carsphairn Church (appeal form David Richmond); Mr David Kirk and the Galloway Power Scheme.
Heritage Centre Quiz; Carsphairn Captured on Camera 1885-2010; Miss Ida Hay McMillan; Stroanfreggan Walk (July 16 2010) by Robin Ade; Evacuees in Carsphairn; A Kidnapped Lass of Galloway by Ned Maxwell.
Chairman’s report from the 1999 AGM; Here’s another one among “A thousand things you didn’t want to know”; Further recollections of the Concert in Lagwyne Hall after WWII by Nan Gibson; Appeal: newsletter contribution.
The 1999 Exhibition; Notice: The Spring Buffet Supper; Recollections of Hydro Electricity Coming to Carsphairn by Willie Dickson; Place Names – Changes Over the Centuries; The Magical Rowan Tree; Sheep may Safely Braise; Traffic in Carsphairn during…