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C Squadron 1971

Postby Bob_H » Thu Feb 20, 2014 9:00 pm

It could be argued that C Squadron don't get enough exposure on this website and similar - so this goes some way to putting it right. It comes from Brian Knight who received it from Anthony Byrde. Thanks guys.
'C' SQUADRON, NORTHERN IRELAND. February 1971
Okay everyone, let's see you name this lot :)

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Re: C Squadron 1971

Postby rick aindow » Fri Feb 21, 2014 12:32 am

Great photo, I recognize most of the lads, some sad memories of those who have passed!
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Re: C Squadron 1971

Postby Hawk195 » Sat Feb 22, 2014 9:08 pm

Hi Bob

OK I will show you how many peoples names I have forgotten. Going left to right each row. but lets get rid of the ferrets.
LH Ferret: Jack Balmer.
RH Ferret: Fred Baker, Alan Kershaw, Bernie Crossland. ?

Back Row:Totty,Dave McGlynn,Jimmy McGylnn,?,?,?.?, Griffiths,Jeff Curtis,Stan Rodowicz,?,?,?,?,?,?,?.

2nd Back Row: Grandin,Dave Sykes,?,?,?,Plummer,John Wood,Alan Todd,Rundle,Al Beveridge,Brian Claxton,?,Jim Thomas,Rick Aindow,Smith,?,Sam Harrison,?,?.
ams,
3rd Back Row:?,?,?,Wilson,Penzer,?,Bush, Ian Skelly,?,Beach,Ingham,?,?,?,?,?,Horsfall,Paul Barrell,Chalky White,?,?.

Sitting Down: Brian Drake,Waggy,Ron Walkden,Rumble,?,?,Andy Patrick or Oliver,?, Bill Williams, Peter Harman,Gordon Mitchell,Rollo Clifford,John Micklem, Dicky Byrde, Crapper or Cropper,Ernie Platter?, Me,Pete Webb,George Smith,Les Brierley,John Underwood.

Front Row: ?,?,?,?,Frank Smith,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,Washy,Al Lengden,Stuart Durose,Christienson,?.

Only goes to show how much you can forget over the years.

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Re: C Squadron 1971

Postby Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:12 am

A small input
from the right 4 Bill Lacey, 5 "George" Washington, 7 Gorden Hall. I am certen about Gordon could well be wrong on the other 2.
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Re: C Squadron 1971

Postby Sam » Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:37 am

On my right shoulder Dick Lammond

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Re: C Squadron 1971

Postby Hawk195 » Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:45 am

Hi Each,

Phil: I cant remember eithier Lacy or Hall being in NI with 'C'


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Re: C Squadron 1971

Postby Shep » Sun Feb 23, 2014 11:00 am

Hi Tony
neither can I that said think he was a full srew then and we probably had a Tech attachment at Aldergrove
Could be wrong
Whos next to Rick Aindow with the old type wooly pully?
Now the pics bigger I even found me lol

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Re: C Squadron 1971

Postby Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Sun Feb 23, 2014 11:26 am

Tony/Shep.
Gordon Hall was in training with me in Catterick 70/13 intake along with Paul Kennedy and Tony Jones who both went to A. Sqn. We arrived in Tidworth as C. Sqn were in the middle of NI training. Gorden was supposed to fly out to Hong Kong with me in the November. We had just picked up leave passes for a week before getting our flights and reported to HQ.Sqn office. The clerck asked which one of you is Tpr Hall. He took his leave pass ripped it up and said you wont need that get some training in your off to NI with C. Sqn. He was George Smith's driver. As the other 3 of us were gunners we were not needed.
I think I am wrong on Bill Lacey as the person I thought was him looks to be wearing a crewmans badge backing
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Re: C Squadron 1971

Postby Hawk195 » Sun Feb 23, 2014 12:18 pm

Phil/Shep

Next to rick the name Smith seems to come to Mind.
Eithier side of washy on the left Marshall, on the right I am sure it is Al Lengden.
Phil how do I get a bye line inserted the same as your welch one.

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Re: C Squadron 1971

Postby brian knight » Sun Feb 23, 2014 1:00 pm

lets see how many I can remember but at 66 not many,its a pity the original has not surfaced because that had all the names on it.front row 1st left me,? ? ?parky,???????tuppman,?billy brooks,hall? marshall, next door but one to rumble is mr mann,above him on hisleft is terry skelly,?beach, ingham,back row above the last two is joe Stafford,i cant find jack Kelly? brian.

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Re: C Squadron 1971

Postby Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Sun Feb 23, 2014 1:05 pm

Tony
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Re: C Squadron 1971

Postby Hawk195 » Sun Feb 23, 2014 1:21 pm

Thanks phil

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Re: C Squadron 1971

Postby Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Sun Feb 23, 2014 1:25 pm

Brian
Would the original with names be in the Hawk covering 1971 which would have been issued in 1972.
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Re: C Squadron 1971

Postby Hawk195 » Sun Feb 23, 2014 3:27 pm

Phil

If I remember rightly that photo along with others of each troop were not for the Hawk although they might have gotten published. I remember it well,I was troop Leader of 3rd Troop and had to sit to one side whilst visiting officer Mr Crapper/Cropper sat in my place because it would not be right for a troop to be commanded by a senior rank whilst an officersat at his side. It is not an insult me calling him by the above name, he told the troop that he was connected to sanitary ware but I dont know which.

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Re: C Squadron 1971

Postby brian knight » Sun Feb 23, 2014 6:43 pm

Hi Phil,
Don't know I left the regiment in '72 for the. A A C.and I don't remember getting a copy or seeing one again so I don't know,but it would be good if it turned up.I printed a copy and it turned out pretty good. Brian.


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