A Gordon For Me

One Man's Experience of National Service

Introducing A Gordon For Me

I hope everyone is thinking, how the heck can I get a copy of this book! Here is how.

The book is certainly now available at Ringwood Publishing. It is also available at Waterstones bookshops although in some you may have to order it. The book is also available at other bookshops such as Browns Books for Students in Aberdeen, Amazon UK, Book Depository and so far all in paperback. I expect it is also available at other bookshops and websites.

I do hope everyone enjoys the read even if you all may not agree with some of my comment.

Next to the group photograph of Somme Platoon on page 18 of the book perhaps the photograph I most value is of D Company on page 97. But because of the size of the book these photographs are much better viewed here on the website. In the meantime here is the photograph of D Company taken in late 1956. I will eventually make sure that all the photographs from the book and perhaps others taken at this time are all available here on the website.

D Company HQ Troodos 1956

Back row L to R: Pte Attard, CFN (Craftsman) Adams, Pte McAllister, CFN McCullock, L/Cpl McCluskey, Pte Andrews, Pte Buchan.
Second row from back L to R: Pte Arthur, Pte Milne, Pte Soutar, Pte Petrie, Pte Hepburn, Pte Milne, Pte Boulton.
Third row from back L to R: Pte Jim Jaffray or Jeffrey (Great Scout car diver and friend of the author), Pte Ruston, Pte Thain, Pte Falconer, Pte Morrice, Pte Dalgarno, Pte Marr, Pte Stephen, Pte Gary Cormack (another great driver and friend of the author)
Front row: L/Cpl Simpson, L/Cpl Gordon, C/Sgt McAuley, Cpt C.M. Wolfe-Murray, Maj A.T. Wilson (MC), CSM J.R. Innes, Cpl Rennie. L/Cpl MacInnes.

Brian Robertson

Review

 
Mixin his doses

Enjoying ur book, found this part funny, pure jock banter at its best lol “Jesus, Corporal,” he said to Kevin with a very pained look on his face, “A hope ye can help me. I’ve bin mixinmadoses.” He promptly opened his fly and thumped his huge thick and bloody member onto the table right next to Kevin’s plate. Kevin jumped a mile. “For Christ sake, Jock. What the hell is that?” Turned out it was a raw turkey neck Jock had come across in his kitchen duties. This was the time of the dreaded rabbit disease myxomatosis. Mind you, Jock really had ‘mixed his doses’ in the past which made the situation all the more plausible.

Willie Stone
via The TA Gordon Highlanders Facebook Page
13 Dec 2017

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