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Lost and Found: Bringing names to the Rolls of Honour

The volunteers at the museum make the work and projects we do possible. From supporting educational groups, adding to the visitor experience, and assisting with collections – they make continuing The Argylls story possible. David, a recent Heritage Masters student from the University of Stirling, has been working in the museum since the summer of

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Ne Obliviscaris – 230 years of the Argyllshire Highlanders

Did you know that it has been 230 years since the Argyllshire Highlanders were raised? To celebrate this momentous anniversary, this blog looks back to the early history of the 91st Argyllshire Highlanders from their formation in 1794 to their amalgamation with the Sutherland Highlanders in 1881. With the nation at war with France, His

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“It was my first fight and I can asure you I feeld very strange”

The volunteers at the museum make the work and projects we do possible. From supporting educational groups, adding to the visitor experience, and assisting with collections – they make continuing The Argylls story possible. Recently, one of our dedicated volunteers, Elizabeth, finished a project which we want to recognise. The museum cares for a personal

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‘Our Uniform to 1900’ – A temporary exhibition

The museums new and fascinating temporary exhibition titled ‘Our Uniforms to 1900’ is currently on display. It features the paintings of two prolific military artists of the 19th and 20th centuries, Orlando Norie and Richard Simkin. Over the years, The Argylls have amassed a collection of their paintings featuring the uniforms worn by the 91st

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Timeless Treasures

Tick-tock, it’s almost the end of the year! As a practical gift for this time of the year, this month’s blog takes a look at some of the watches in the museum collection which belonged to different soldiers in The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Turn back time with us and read on to find some

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