Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

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Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

Postby Bob_H » Wed Mar 19, 2014 9:52 pm

If there is one person I would happily call "Sir", it's General Palmer.

Welcome to our Forum, Sir.

What a CV? "Enlisted as Private in the South Lancashire Regt April 1947, transferred to RAC Sept 1947, RMA Sandhurst 47/48, commissioned 14/20 KH Catterick Dec 1948, Adjt Sabratha, Libya 1953-55, Adjt DLOY 1955-57, CO 14/20 KH 1968-71, DRAC 1978-81, retired 1985".
Owfen born and Warburtons bred :lol:

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Re: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

Postby Bulldog » Wed Mar 19, 2014 10:10 pm

Totally Agree Bob

Welcome Sir

great to see you are ok

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Enjoy Life

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Re: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

Postby John Clements » Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:35 am

Welcome MAJOR-GENERAL SIR MICHAEL PALMER SIR, HOPE TO SEE YOU AT ONE OF OUR REUNIONS.

John CLEMENTS

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Re: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

Postby Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:47 am

A massive welcome to my first CO and my last Colonel of the Regiment.
Phil
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Re: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

Postby Hawk195 » Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:01 am

Welcome Sir Michael, Hope things are going well for you.


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Re: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

Postby FERDY » Thu Mar 20, 2014 11:52 am

In my opinion, one of the best Commanding Officers of the Regiment, the Other being Peter Cavendish.

Welcome aboard the Arc Sir Michael !

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Re: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

Postby Ron Flowers » Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:38 pm

Very warm welcome to you Sir Michael hope you enjoy the banter and stories.
Cheers Ron

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Re: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

Postby DRAC » Thu Mar 20, 2014 4:29 pm

A hearty and warm welcome from all our members, we are proud to have have served under your appointments, and have the greatest respect for your various roles within the Regiment.
Enjoy the topics
( It would be an added treat if your son, whom I babysat in Benghazi , also came aboard )
Fondest regards
Drac

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Re: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

Postby Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Thu Mar 20, 2014 5:38 pm

Drac
Coincidence or what You John Wood and me. When Sir Michael came to Muenster with HRH they paid a visit to the Cpls mess. He asked me where was John Wood. When I told him that john was now a member of the Sgts mess he said that John used to babysit Jonty for him. I said funny that so did I he said I dont remember that. I said that it was in Hohne on his first Exercise as 43 I was his loader op. I had express orders from Bob Riley to switch the radio off if he started to tell callsign 4 to stay off the air again. Callsign 4 just happened to be Major Scott.
I had my finger on that off switch every time he went to send.
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Re: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

Postby PINKY » Thu Mar 20, 2014 6:10 pm

Welcome Sir,
Which footy team do you support?
ATB
Pinky

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Re: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

Postby Bob_H » Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:47 pm

PINKY wrote:Welcome Sir,
Which footy team do you support?
ATB
Pinky

I think he supports 'B' Squadron - well, who wouldn't :)
Owfen born and Warburtons bred :lol:

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Re: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

Postby Sam » Sun Mar 23, 2014 8:24 am

Very warm welcome this Noah's Arc Sir


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Re: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

Postby williamo » Sun Mar 23, 2014 9:20 pm

Welcome Sir, We first met at Crookham in 1951, you were a young Lieutenant and education officer, and prepared me and the class for Army Certificate of Education class 3, you did such a good job on me Sir, that i went on to get both Class 2 and Class1. Thank you Sir. Hussar.

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Re: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

Postby yorkydown » Thu Mar 27, 2014 6:09 pm

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 reunion in Dorchester and had a very good chat, along with 2 other ex hawks after 50 years, that was history, going back in time i know but preciuos times, regards Ted

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Re: Major-General Sir Michael Palmer

Postby kevman » Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:51 pm

Welcome Sir Michael. I also babysat for Jonty when I was RHQ Paderborn. Great to hear from you.

Kev


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