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KOSB.Photo of Hugh Gillis

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SDA
People in story: 
Hugh Gillis
Location of story: 
Scotland, Greenock
Background to story: 
Army
Article ID: 
A3764973
Contributed on: 
09 March 2005

Hugh Gillis.Copyright.Sheila.Dawn.2005

Hugh Gillis was Isabella Wallace Picken's Cousin.

He survived the war his wife was Agnes Craig and they had two daughters.

More family information under Scotlands Kennedy Brothers

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Message 1 - Regimental Badge

Posted on: 05 April 2005 by Peter - WW2 Site Helper

There are only two Scottish regimental badges of that size: the King's Own Scottish Borderers and the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. It is difficult to decide with such an oblique view but it is possibly the first, the KOSB. If your original photo is larger, compare it with the badge here http://www.geocities.com/heartland/flats/6804/17.htmlAbout links The second possibility is here http://www.geocities.com/heartland/flats/6804/1.htmlAbout links

However, the more I look at it, from the projection at the top, the more I am persuaded that it is the KOSB.

 

Message 2 - Regimental Badge

Posted on: 02 August 2005 by SDA

Take alook now, You were so right

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