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 - Summer 1942 (words written by AJCK on back of photo)
“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 World War II.