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by kevman
Tue Dec 09, 2014 9:45 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Forthcoming departure of another Hussar
Replies: 74
Views: 20019

Re: Forthcoming departure of another Hussar

Very sad to hear of your news. I know that being the man you are you will carry this with fortitude and enjoy life to the full. Mine and Mandy's thoughts are with you and your family.
by kevman
Mon Nov 03, 2014 11:35 am
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: casevac '68
Replies: 2
Views: 642

casevac '68

Back in '68 in Paderborn, one of our number was promoted to Lcpl. I think he was HQ Squadron...however, he came into RHQ on the morning of his first day as a Lance Jack and asked to borrow my own Lcpl's leather wrist strap until the PRI opened. I took off my rank strap and gave it to him. Later that...
by kevman
Wed Sep 24, 2014 9:57 am
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Ken Lamb
Replies: 19
Views: 4921

Re: Ken Lamb

Gutted to hear this sad news. Great mate. He will be sorely missed. Condolences to his family. R.I.P Ken

Kevin & Mandy
by kevman
Mon Sep 15, 2014 9:48 am
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Old Hawk
Replies: 1
Views: 553

Old Hawk

Bumped into ex Hawk by chance yesterday at Southport...Andy Garner served A, C & D Squadrons.........ex Gulf vet.He arrived at the pier astride his Triumph Bonniville American. Gave my good lady a flip along the prom on the Triumph...Andy has had few health problems of late and I wish him well. ...
by kevman
Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: VETERAN QUIZ
Replies: 41
Views: 8245

Re: VETERAN QUIZ

Well the scarves for A Squadron as mentioned were red........after the colours of the 20th Hussars......I still have mine. I still have a Centurion commanders hand held mic and lead that was a replacement for one of A Squadrons Cents at Paderborn.....it lingered in A Sqn office until we departed for...
by kevman
Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ex Glory Hawk
Replies: 12
Views: 2184

Re: Ex Glory Hawk

Remember doing an inter Squadron yacht race on the Mohnesee in '69....I was crewed with Roy Topping......failed to finish after becoming becalmed for over an hour....

Keep em sharp

Kev.
by kevman
Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Retirement of JC, Regimental Secretary (N)
Replies: 21
Views: 4846

Re: Retirement of JC, Regimental Secretary (N)

Mandy & I wish you all the very best in your retirement John. I have many memories of our time together with A Squadron in Paderborn , Singapore and N.I. All the best to your family also....enjoy and many thanks for your comradeship over the years.

Kevin& Mandy Whittaker
by kevman
Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:51 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer
Replies: 16
Views: 3084

Re: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

Welcome Sir Michael. I also babysat for Jonty when I was RHQ Paderborn. Great to hear from you.

Kev
by kevman
Wed Jan 15, 2014 9:51 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: New Badges and Stuff
Replies: 14
Views: 3303

Re: New Badges and Stuff

Bob/Ron,

Both badge/sticker ifyou a'nt Cav

Kev
by kevman
Wed Jan 15, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Lieutenant Colonel Bill Stockton
Replies: 22
Views: 5555

Re: Lieutenant Colonel Bill Stockton

One of the best CO's in Herford though strict. RIP Bill. Sincere Condolences to family.

Kev
by kevman
Wed Jan 15, 2014 9:36 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Betty Jude
Replies: 8
Views: 2996

Re: Betty Jude

Knew her well in Paderborn before Sid's passing. RIP Betty.

Kev
by kevman
Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:08 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: 'A' Squadron - Singapore VC10
Replies: 29
Views: 4944

Re: 'A' Squadron - Singapore VC10

Polly, as an addendum, I have numerous photos of us in Singapore/N.Ireland. If you would be interested in obtaining copies give me a bell on 0161 440 0487, this is the Avro Heritage Centre where I am a volunteer, on any Tuesday between 9am and 4pm. Look forward to hearing from you mate.

Kev.
by kevman
Thu Jan 09, 2014 11:08 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Ernie & Eileen Hughes
Replies: 10
Views: 2244

Re: Ernie & Eileen Hughes

Wishing Ernie & Eileen all the very best.


Kev
by kevman
Thu Jan 09, 2014 11:01 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: 'A' Squadron - Singapore VC10
Replies: 29
Views: 4944

Re: 'A' Squadron - Singapore VC10

Really great to hear from you Polly (Alan) Often wondered what happened to you. It would be great to have a small reunion as mentioned depending on time and location. Now registered as disabled due to a bad accident some 20 years ago and getting worse as I get older wheelchair bound. Wife drives any...
by kevman
Wed Jan 01, 2014 2:11 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 7
Views: 1856

Re: Happy New Year

TO ALL HAWKS, WHEREVER YOU MAY BE THROUGHOUT THE WORLD, MANDY AND I WISH YOU ALL A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR AND THE ALL BEST FOR 2014 (1420)

KEV

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