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by mick burgess
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Broken Forum
Replies: 11
Views: 417

Re: Broken Forum

Hi Bob,
Replying to your email just logged in no problems hope you get this reply will send an email as well take care both of you M & M :lol: :oops: :evil: :oops:
by mick burgess
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The big tour
Replies: 9
Views: 1606

Re: The big tour

Hi Pinky Yes it was Dec 90 I was posted to Lulworth as Range Officer managed to stay in the job till Dec 2006 I was living a dream Hunting /Shooting and Fishing plus still involved in Gunnery Hey Ho. Yes Munster Mess was a great time with some real characters. Hope you are in good health sadly wont ...
by mick burgess
Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Broken Forum
Replies: 11
Views: 417

Re: Broken Forum

Hi Bob
Well done mate as you say someone hacked it and as I am too old for twitter/facebook apps etc this is a treasured medium.
Hope you are both well sadly my driving days are dead eye sight Mick and Marion
by mick burgess
Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: PM not working
Replies: 6
Views: 313

Re: PM not working

Hi Solly I emailed Dave and he said the site had been hacked and they were trying to rectify it. I too am not on twitter facebook or whats app !!!!!!!!Take care mate.
Mick/Marion :roll: :lol: :) :oops:
by mick burgess
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The big tour
Replies: 9
Views: 1606

Re: The big tour

Hi Bill, Thanks for the info glad you are both having a great time. As you are staying rural what about a paraffin/kerosene stove or cooker that fuel is easier to find. Failing that mate there-s always the old Benghazi Burner never failed. Thought with your ingenuity you would have had solar panels ...
by mick burgess
Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: John Parkinson
Replies: 5
Views: 713

Re: PROBLEM

Hi John,
Well done I have been trying for a few days since the email with no luck Today its taken me a dozen goes to get on this site !!!!!! I blame it on Boris and Brexit
Have a great W/E
:lol: :roll: :cry: M & M
by mick burgess
Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: HIGHWAY ROBBERY
Replies: 6
Views: 843

Re: HIGHWAY ROBBERY

As you say Bill come the revolution !!!
Still not to worry BREXIT will sort it all out. :roll: :lol: :cry: :roll:
Mick
by mick burgess
Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Steven Hughes
Replies: 24
Views: 6168

Re: Steven Hughes

You are quite right Bill I thank God I was or am a war baby who was brought up in times of fear food shortage grief and hope. But it made me grateful, thrifty, hardworking, self sufficient grateful and above all proud to be English. Sadly I fear the new generation cannot understand our values of ind...
by mick burgess
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: An Irish view of Africa !!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1321

Re: An Irish view of Africa !!!!!!

Hi Fella's Sadly I think a lot of our old pals use this "Twitter/ Tweet" media to keep in touch Rather than this site but hey ho thats life even Trump etc uses it. I have yet to experience this modern comms adiction. When I am out in the sticks with the dog I dont even take a phone so tranquil liste...
by mick burgess
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: An Irish view of Africa !!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1321

An Irish view of Africa !!!!!!

I received an email from Arnie Greenwood saying he had tried to put this article on our site but had a problem logging in could I do it. So being a good HAWK I always obeyed the last command. Its a controversial view from an Irish reporter please dont shoot the messenger. Take care old friends. Mick...
by mick burgess
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Museum of Lancashire (14/20th museum north) Preston
Replies: 12
Views: 2394

Re: Museum of Lancashire (14/20th museum north) Preston

I have just sent an email to the Home HQ Regt Sec informing him of the proposed closure hopefully will get a reply next week will keep you posted. :roll: :oops:
Mick
by mick burgess
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Museum of Lancashire (14/20th museum north) Preston
Replies: 12
Views: 2394

Re: Museum of Lancashire (14/20th museum north) Preston

This is outrageous news has the KRH HQ been informed !!! Regarding the 14/20KH historical items that are in the museum surely they must be documented secured and transferred to our new Regt HQ in Winchester for display and safe keeping for families and veterans to see. Perhaps our chairman of this s...
by mick burgess
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Last Years Challanger Tank Fatality during Firing
Replies: 2
Views: 1226

Re: Last Years Challanger Tank Fatality during Firing

More info on this tragic accident latest reports. A soldier fatally injured in a tank blast “would have survived” had he not been forcibly ejected from the vehicle, an inquest has heard. Cpl Darren Neilson, known as “Daz”, was thrown 20ft as he was seen trying to climb from the turret of his Challen...
by mick burgess
Sat Jul 07, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Last Years Challanger Tank Fatality during Firing
Replies: 2
Views: 1226

Last Years Challanger Tank Fatality during Firing

Thought you ll might be interested in this sad event on Castlemartin Ranges last year. Subject: RTR Inquest On The Two Soldiers Killed Last Year An inquest into the deaths of two soldiers killed in an explosion has been told there had never been a similar incident involving the British Army's main b...
by mick burgess
Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Ex Boy,s RAC memories.
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

Re: Ex Boy,s RAC memories.

Your right Pinky it was tough to start a cultural shock but it prepared us for the real world and independence. Some times I feel a type of national service now would be a good grounding for the youth of today to sort them out. But sadly political correctness and human rights regulations I feel woul...