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by Lewy
Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:30 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Les Kearton
Replies: 54
Views: 12220

Re: Les Kearton

I knew Les for around 7 yrs or so and can honestly say it was a pleasure knowing him. Tragic loss for his family and friends.

by Lewy
Fri Jan 20, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: CO's Silver stick_Remember this?
Replies: 65
Views: 6273

Re: CO's Silver stick_Remember this?

Hi Mac, I was with you in 3rd Tp B Sqn (Hohne)...Ian Simpson, Floyd and the likes, great time. Having served until 07 i pretty convinced the stick is still used but it maybe a new one after running out of space for recipients :lol: :lol: Im getting this checked as well. I remember well when Al Simpe...
by Lewy
Sat Oct 08, 2011 1:31 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Mick Greenwood
Replies: 49
Views: 10066

Re: Mick Greenwood

This is very sad news, Mick was my first range period commander in 84 at Hohne and guided me through, what you would expect of a true gent. I know he had a true passion for the Regt, rugby and netball were he coached very successful teams. Im sure Barry and Mick his sons will be comforted by these m...
by Lewy
Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:11 am
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Lt Col Christopher Ross (late 14th/20th)
Replies: 1
Views: 731

Lt Col Christopher Ross (late 14th/20th)

Just had this info posted on Facebook....

Can anyone substantiate this??

Time 13 January · 12:30 - 15:30
Location Salisbury Cathedral
Created by: KRH Regimental Association
More info Colonel Christoper was the first Vice-Chairman of the Association.
Wake follows in the Medieval Hall in the Close
by Lewy
Fri Dec 31, 2010 11:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Jack Donbavand in Hospital
Replies: 19
Views: 2735

Re: Jack Donbavand in Hospital


Please send Jack my best for a speedy recovery please.


by Lewy
Sun Nov 21, 2010 10:57 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: kells 50th
Replies: 13
Views: 1532

Re: kells 50th

Hi Cath,

Dont seem to get to many functions these days but if the location works then count me in, would be great to celebrate his big day.


by Lewy
Mon Aug 02, 2010 8:42 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: 'Skip' Rae
Replies: 63
Views: 14649

Re: 'Skip' Rae

This is just awful news, any HAWK that leaves us is a great shock to us all. I have very fond memories of Skip, Stef and family from my days in the Regt and whilst at Lulworth.

SIncere condolences to Stef and family on this truelly sad day.

RIP Skip
by Lewy
Sat Jun 05, 2010 10:02 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Replies: 9
Views: 954


Try here Pinky

You may have to log in to gain more material but there seems to be an abundance of expertese in there mate, hope your well :)
by Lewy
Sun Jan 10, 2010 1:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Berlin Military Train
Replies: 17
Views: 1953

Re: Berlin Military Train

Hi Fellas, Just been looking at the history of the Berlin Military Train "sad I know" but I am bored. I was looking at this site and there are some intersting photographs including one of a Chieftain 05EB03 in its hangar taken in January 1987 s...
by Lewy
Sun Nov 29, 2009 11:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Useless Bits Of Equipment
Replies: 28
Views: 3197

Re: Useless Bits Of Equipment

Infantry Tank Telephone, did anyone ever have an infantry man use it. ( did they even work ) Terry Never used it on Chieftain, used quite a bit whilst in Batus on Challenger 2, would get a section behind us and we would guide them in at snailes pace. On the odd occassion i would sneak up behind a v...
by Lewy
Sun Nov 22, 2009 9:57 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Chris Partington (Raggerty Root)
Replies: 17
Views: 4001

Chris Partington (Raggerty Root)

Gentlemen, I have just been given information that Root has passed away suddenly. Details are still very sketchy but will share more when we know. RIP Roo, another Hawk leaving us so soon, yet so young...Sincere condolences to his family & friends Lewy / Sharon Note: Raggerty's funeral will take...
by Lewy
Sun Sep 27, 2009 8:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: afghanistan
Replies: 5
Views: 988

Re: afghanistan

I think if you tuned into the US TV stations it would reflect the answer here. That said they have very strict rules on informing the nation of deaths as they feel it undermines the reason why they are there....Sad though really...
by Lewy
Sun Sep 27, 2009 8:32 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: War Heroes
Replies: 46
Views: 6041

Re: War Heroes

Just thought i would help Al's post along - Extract from the web: 20 March 1974 Michael Herbert (31) nfNI Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) Shot, in error, while sitting in stationary British Army (BA) civilian type van, Mowhan, near Markethill, County Armagh. 20 ...
by Lewy
Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:41 pm
Forum: Where Is He Now ?
Topic: Ken (Geordie) Holroyd - FOUND :)
Replies: 6
Views: 1587

Re: Ken (Geordie) Holroyd - FOUND :)


Please pass on my regards to Geordie and my addy: . Would be great to hear what he is up too.


by Lewy
Thu Jul 30, 2009 9:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: From Facebook FYI.
Replies: 21
Views: 2033

Re: From Facebook FYI.


Can i suggest a date change as August is busy for most prople / members etc etc

How does Saturday 12th September at the same location sound to all? Please reply with a confirmed date so we can get as many attend as possible...

Shall i start????

1. Lewy

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