Recruiting poster for the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders

Falkirk’s Johnny was one of the Ladies from Hell in WW1

The bravery of Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders soldiers earned them respect – the uniform earned them the legendary nickname The Ladies from Hell. It was a name given by the Germans to the kilted regiments of the British Army during World War One, including the Argylls whose ranks were swelled with Falkirk men. Among them …

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