Hugh Douglas Ferguson

Corporal Hugh Douglas Ferguson, sometimes called Dougie, was one of these soldiers who always had a smile which helped all those around him to keep up morale. He was also one the last Anti-Tank Platoon Support Company soldiers who trained on both WOMBAT and CONBAT before going onto the guided weapon systems.



Jeremy Phipps CB

Major General Jeremy Phipps CB (Queen’s Own Hussars and SAS) died in March aged 78. He was a member of the Hawick branch of the Royal British Legion Scotland and always commented that, if you thought hard enough, there was always another solution to a problem. 



John Henry Wilkie

John was born in 1942 in Penicuik, the youngest of four children. After leaving Penicuik High School he worked in the Penicuik Co-op but left at age 16 to start as an apprentice electrician with Tait Builders. Over the years he had an interesting career working for SSEB, Hayden Young and Midlothian Council. In 2001 he retired after 23 years in the Street Lighting Department of Midlothian Council. John’s favourite pastime was fly fishing and he also enjoyed socialising with his many friends at Roslin branch club. John passed away on 7 June 2021 and is survived by his wife Christine and sons Graham and Scott. He will be sorely missed by his family and many friends.