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by yorkydown
Fri Aug 01, 2014 12:46 pm
Forum: Forum Photo Gallery
Topic: Williamo
Replies: 0
Views: 1728

Williamo

Had pleasure of meeting Bill O"Driscoll in Bournemouth las Saturday , after 63 years, he was a bandboy at Crookham, he!s grown a bit lol a great seesion was involved, hope to see Bill again at 2015 reunion
by yorkydown
Thu Mar 27, 2014 6:09 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer
Replies: 16
Views: 4042

Re: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

Hi Bob, i very well remember Gen Palmer coming to Catterich in 47 i thimk. later on in Service 1955/56 i was GOC Driver at HQ Northern Command York, and frequently took him to Hovingham nr Malton during his courting days with Katie Worsley of Hovingham Hall whom he later married, laster we met at re...
by yorkydown
Wed Jul 17, 2013 9:54 am
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: The Black Tent
Replies: 21
Views: 4530

Re: The Black Tent

Bob_H wrote:Good find David. We could also ask if the one in the centre is Bodge?

Here's another - 'B' Sqn LAD in Tripoli.
Image

i think the 1 in middle front is trooper Salmon, who lives in Canada
by yorkydown
Mon Jun 24, 2013 6:56 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: The Black Tent
Replies: 21
Views: 4530

Re: The Black Tent

Hi Bob I remeber the black tent being filmed, the tanks and half tracks were used to push the german convoy over the edge on Garian Pass, it seemed daft at the time, but of course you didnt see the half tracks pushing them over lol, also i lived in Tripoli and one morning hreard the wife talking to ...
by yorkydown
Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:18 am
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 6
Views: 1491

Re: Happy Birthday.

thanx guys for all the messages received for my birthday, didnt think anyone would remember, good luck to all HAWKS,
by yorkydown
Fri Oct 05, 2012 4:34 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Tpr Sir J Boles Bart.
Replies: 2
Views: 966

Re: Tpr Sir J Boles Bart.

Hi Brian, yes I do remember Jeremy Boles very well. he was at Crookham, unfortunately lost respwect for him, used his money etc to pay troop members to do his cleaning and laundry etc, in fact i remember him doing 28 days for his filthy condition and outlook not a good example of a HAWK, he was Nat...
by yorkydown
Fri Oct 05, 2012 4:31 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Tpr Sir J Boles Bart.
Replies: 2
Views: 966

Re: Tpr Sir J Boles Bart.

Hi Brian, yes I do remember Jeremy Boles very well. he was at Crookham, unfortunately lost respwect for him, used his money etc to pay troop members to do his cleaning and laundry etc, in fact i remember him doing 28 days for his filthy condition and outlook not a good example of a HAWK, he was Nati...
by yorkydown
Wed Sep 05, 2012 10:15 am
Forum: Where Is He Now ?
Topic: billy [jock} hogetts caterick 1949-1951
Replies: 5
Views: 2523

Re: billy [jock} hogetts caterick 1949-1951

In 1952/3 in Sabratha we had a Bill Hodgetts in B Sqdn. He was a troop corporal. However, he was not from Scotland. He was English, perhaps from greater London area. I remember him quite well, outgoing and cheerful fellow. Where he went after that I can't say. Peter Hi Peter, i remember Hodgetts ar...
by yorkydown
Tue Sep 04, 2012 6:13 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: C Sqn Paderborn - Wheelchair stunt ?
Replies: 14
Views: 2110

Re: C Sqn Paderborn - Wheelchair stunt ?

i do recall this and last i remember was in the mess at Sabratha Libya in 1955, and think it was the late SSM Harry Bruce who was a great Pianist and Singer you describe Harry perfectly Bill, he spent many weekends when i lived in Tripo;i, ha came for weekends, a brilliant pianist and singer, once ...
by yorkydown
Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:16 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: C Sqn Paderborn - Wheelchair stunt ?
Replies: 14
Views: 2110

Re: C Sqn Paderborn - Wheelchair stunt ?

i do recall this and last i remember was in the mess at Sabratha Libya in 1955, and think it was the late SSM Harry Bruce who was a great Pianist and Singer
by yorkydown
Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:13 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: C Sqn Paderborn - Wheelchair stunt ?
Replies: 14
Views: 2110

Re: C Sqn Paderborn - Wheelchair stunt ?

Just spoke to Larry again and Yes it was whoever did the Chelsea Pensioner take off. Larry thought it was someone out of C Sqn. Hi Brian, i remember the Chelsea Pensioner, i think i last saw it at the mess in Sabratha Libya in 1955, i think it was the late Harry Bruce as hec was a great pianist/sin...
by yorkydown
Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GRANDAD JOHN CLEMENTS
Replies: 16
Views: 4480

Re: GRANDAD JOHN CLEMENTS

good luck to john on his op regards ted
by yorkydown
Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Olympics
Replies: 2
Views: 957

Re: Olympics

Hi Bill, i remember Jack Lemaitre at Catterick, he then was Assualt Troop Sgt, a gent, as u did i saw the name Lemaitre at the olyimpics and wondered if any connection, jack did come fron Jersey, oh happy days Bill. have just got back from Sorrento Italy where my grandson got married, fab time and g...
by yorkydown
Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:42 am
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Bill Whittle
Replies: 31
Views: 6314

Re: Bill Whittle

speedy recovery Billie :D
by yorkydown
Mon Apr 23, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Blackpool 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 5193

Re: Blackpool 2012

Brian Moulton wrote:With regard to names on the photos. I'll attempt to put up a version with as many names as I can put to the faces, but it might take me a few days. I'll let you know when I've put something new up for downloading.

thanx Brian would be great help regards Ted

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