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by tigger
Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: … _ _ _ … 999 SOS
Replies: 9
Views: 1801

Re: … _ _ _ … 999 SOS

Hi Bill

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not been on the site for a while. hope your well.

thanks for the article very informative

Cheers TREV
by tigger
Sat Dec 12, 2015 7:01 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: centurion to chieftain (Tank)
Replies: 9
Views: 2057

Re: centurion to chieftain (Tank)

The Chieftain sufered with some reliability issues for a number of yeard through its developement. Some of which might be put down to sabotage by some German Nationals who worked in the Base workshops and were caught putting solder into Cooling Fin hub Oil Galleries (they were in the pay of the sovi...
by tigger
Sat Dec 12, 2015 6:51 am
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Welcome to the last 1420H officer.
Replies: 1
Views: 964

Re: Welcome to the last 1420H officer.

Hi John

hope your well

Cheers Trev
by tigger
Sat Dec 12, 2015 6:50 am
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Alf Angel RIP
Replies: 22
Views: 2854

Re: Alf Angel RIP

Alf was my troop sgt in Cyprus, Paddy Cullen was troop Cpl. What a marvelous pairing we worked hard but were allowed to laugh as we got it done . I rememebr that the RSM of the resident infantry regt wanted us to do two things one was to join in on their weekly Regimental Parde so we drove on in Sal...
by tigger
Sat Nov 28, 2015 8:19 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brigadier John Smales​
Replies: 5
Views: 1428

Re: Brigadeer John Smales​

subject to timing dates I would gladly attend a tewt with Brig Smales
by tigger
Sun Sep 27, 2015 11:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Lonely here
Replies: 17
Views: 3290

Re: Lonely here

I check regularly but more going on in Facebook
by tigger
Sat Jul 11, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: preston march past 12/7/15
Replies: 23
Views: 5489

Re: preston march past 12/7/15

"Maybe you should again read (if you haven't read it already) the bulletin from the Colonel of the Regiment (ex 1420H) who clearly states that it was his difficult decision to close down HHQ (N), explaining his reasons. It's in English with not a lot of long words" Read comment Bob, twice ...
by tigger
Sat Jul 11, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: All for the want of a horse shoe nail:
Replies: 3
Views: 854

Re: All for the want of a horse shoe nail:

Bill simple answer, if we kept the kiss system in place the arms manufacturers would go bust. for example the SA 80 was first submitted as a replacement for the SMLE 303 # 4 in the late 50's (My brother was in the Kings Own and trialled it) but it was rejected then because it was in 303, the FN was ...
by tigger
Sat Jul 11, 2015 9:21 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: All for the want of a horse shoe nail:
Replies: 3
Views: 854

Re: All for the want of a horse shoe nail:

Bill simple answer, if we kept the kiss system in place the arms manufacturers would go bust. for example the SA 80 was first submitted as a replacement for the SMLE 303 # 4 in the late 50's (My brother was in the Kings Own and trialled it) but it was rejected then because it was in 303, the FN was ...
by tigger
Tue Jul 07, 2015 5:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: preston march past 12/7/15
Replies: 23
Views: 5489

Re: preston march past 12/7/15

If they received the information from Fullwood Bks, then it is a fair assumption thatthe info would have come from the assassin, sent in to shut it down so not to be trusted

Denis Jones was so right in his recent comments

Cheers Trev
by tigger
Sun Jun 21, 2015 4:03 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge
Replies: 4
Views: 1272

Re: Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge

Great Story and picture Bryan

wish I could have been there , Seeing Dave Workman reminds ne of Butu Lawi that would be a good one to revisit for charity
by tigger
Tue Jun 16, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: DEATH NOTICE
Replies: 9
Views: 1842

Re: DEATH NOTICE

It is a fact of life, that the news of a persons passing is never received by everybody in the same way. some prefer to take the news on the chin, and others prefer it flowered up or softened in some way , in fact is is true to say the only one not effected by the news is the deceased person. As old...
by tigger
Mon Jun 15, 2015 5:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: the big one
Replies: 2
Views: 1047

Re: the big one

Well done Steve
by tigger
Wed Jun 10, 2015 11:16 am
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Soppy Sods
Replies: 4
Views: 798

Re: Soppy Sods

I'm saying nothing on the impediments (speech, physical or other) of the shambles our regiment got lumbered with, I passed a comment on a Regiment I served with, who I thought would have been a better fit. Now the phoenix that arose from the funeral pyre of that marrige is its own animal and the sol...
by tigger
Wed Jun 10, 2015 9:46 am
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Soppy Sods
Replies: 4
Views: 798

Re: Soppy Sods

Oh and just a thought Me and my Brother Jack

dont do The Living years by Mike and the Mechanics either (Whats that all about)

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