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by mick burgess
Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: HIGHWAY ROBBERY
Replies: 6
Views: 121

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: 4208

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: 610

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 tran...
by mick burgess
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: An Irish view of Africa !!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 610

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: 1048

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: 1048

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: 785

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: 785

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: 880

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...
by mick burgess
Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Ex Boy,s RAC memories.
Replies: 7
Views: 880

Ex Boy,s RAC memories.

Thought any of you Ex Boy Soldiers might be interested in this,great memories. “”Under the Spanner.””. This is for all us Bovvy Brats with love and fond memories When I was 15 and just a lad I would join the Army Just like my Dad…I made up my mind and thought no more I was off to join the Royal Armo...
by mick burgess
Sat May 05, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: HANDOVER OF CHAIRMAN - PETER FARRELL TO PAUL WIGMORE
Replies: 3
Views: 1044

Re: HANDOVER OF CHAIRMAN - PETER FARRELL TO PAUL WIGMORE

Hi Pete,
Just a quick msg to thank you very much indeed for ALL you have done in the past to keep this site going and Marion and I wish you Health and Happiness for years to come .
Bye old hawk take care. :lol: :roll: :oops: :mrgreen:
by mick burgess
Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Very Interesting
Replies: 10
Views: 1987

Re: Very Interesting

fully agree Bill why is it so politically incorrect for us to meet the Russians on neutral ground . Take the SOUND information with them sit down and have a genuine discussion about this terrible and frightening attack on UK territory. Who knows between them they MAY find out it could be some obscur...
by mick burgess
Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: PETER ' ASPRO' ASPDEN 14/20H 1959 - 1965
Replies: 4
Views: 1010

Re: PETER ' ASPRO' ASPDEN 14/20H 1959 - 1965

Hi Aspro no more suffering mate peace at last, sleep well.
Mick/Marion
by mick burgess
Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Pete Aspen " ASPRO"
Replies: 1
Views: 1679

Pete Aspen " ASPRO"

I have just had an email from Johnny Horspool stating that his son has seen on facebook that ASPRO has passed away sadly can anyone confirm this and do HHQ know him being an old C Sqn desert Hawk.
Mick :( :|

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