Lonely here

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Ian Neilson
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Service Details: JLR Bovington 1961, A Squadron 14/20H Benghazi, Tripoli, UN Cyprus, Perham Down, Paderborn. Civvy Street for a while. Rejoined 1975 14/20H B Squadron Hereford, posted AAC Middle Wallop, Munster, Long Kesh NI, Munster, Omagh NI, Munster, Bovington 1980 demob.
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Lonely here

Post by Ian Neilson » Fri Sep 18, 2015 7:39 pm

OK, I give up. Has everyone gone to Facebook. :(
Except Pinky I notice. Its very lonely here on this means.
By the way Pinky I have deserted you in Canada and returned to the UK. Yet another new beginning.
Ian.

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PINKY
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Re: Lonely here

Post by PINKY » Sat Sep 19, 2015 9:18 pm

Bloody hell Ian............here, there.......every bloody where..........lol.
Does get quiet on here.
Not looking forward to winter !!
ATB
Pinky

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rick aindow
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Service Details: 1965 - 1980 started with C Sqn, went to A Sqn on promotion, finished in HQ Sqn Families Office. Postings inc. Benghazi, Perham Down, Paderborn, NI, Tidworth, Herford, Various annual Snow Queens, 63 Army Youth Team, RAC Display Team, Hohne, Bovington
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Re: Lonely here

Post by rick aindow » Sun Sep 20, 2015 2:11 am

Hi still pop on most days, Ian I think they have gone to Facebook
From Brisbane Queensland, beautiful one day, perfect the next

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Shep
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Re: Lonely here

Post by Shep » Sun Sep 20, 2015 1:07 pm

Hi Ian
I have a look daily to see whats going on

ATBG

Shep
The definition of insanity is to keep doing the same thing and expect different results

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Hawk195
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Re: Lonely here

Post by Hawk195 » Mon Sep 21, 2015 11:03 am

Ian
the best thing you can do is to book for the reunion. It is not like Sqn Smokers. Most of the children have grown up.
tobe honest I think you and Margaret would enjoy it also you would be surprised how many friends you will meet
You could even ask Dinger to meet you there.

Tony
A word is enough for a wise man

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bodge
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Re: Lonely here

Post by bodge » Mon Sep 21, 2015 6:23 pm

I also look in very day,
Bodge

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FERDY
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Service Details: 1963 - 1977
Catterick, Benghazi, Tidworth, Paderborn, Ireland, Perham Down,Ireland, Herford, Bovington. (Can't remember the order though, Brain Dead !! ) Oh and a lot of time spent at Bisley !!
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Re: Lonely here

Post by FERDY » Fri Sep 25, 2015 12:50 pm

I think that most of us look in, on a regular basis.

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incas
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Service Details: (1956-1962) Joined REME March 1956. Served with LAD REME 'A' Squadron 3rd Troop 14/20KH 1957 to 1961 (Hohne, Celle & Detmold, then back to Hohne) and 'HQ' Squadron late 1961. Returned to REME Arborfield for demob in March '62.
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Re: Lonely here

Post by incas » Fri Sep 25, 2015 3:34 pm

I look in quite frequently, but have yet to find anyone who knows me! I served with LAD A Sqdn 1957 to December 1961 at Detmold and Hohne.

I'm also on Facebook, but my birthday was not acknowledge, although I was remembered on this Forum (Sept 5th);

Is a Facebook Greeting for Hussars only?

Regards

Peter
Regards
Peter

Enjoying Today.

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Re: Lonely here

Post by Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Fri Sep 25, 2015 7:04 pm

Peter
Is your birthday on your profile its for all members
Phil

Phil(Quassie)Baldwin

Re: Lonely here

Post by Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Fri Sep 25, 2015 7:18 pm

Peter
I have checked the members on the 3 sites and you are not on them

Phil

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Re: Lonely here

Post by Arnie » Sat Sep 26, 2015 5:43 am

I pop on every day, whenever the bloody PC is working. Took the last one back to the shop yesterday and demanded another as the one I had was a real lemon. Must be a bad model cause they gave me one straightaway.

Arnie

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Re: Lonely here

Post by tigger » Sun Sep 27, 2015 11:22 am

I check regularly but more going on in Facebook

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Hawk195
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Re: Lonely here

Post by Hawk195 » Sun Sep 27, 2015 3:25 pm

Peter
I should know you, did you maintain our conqs . I was ken preeces operator.

Tony binns
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Bob_H
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Re: Lonely here

Post by Bob_H » Sun Sep 27, 2015 6:16 pm

Here are the stats for the last 7 days. Many websites would love numbers like these !
There always has been a large 'silent' majority but it's up to you guys to keep things ticking over and providing sufficient interest to keep them interested.

No doubt that Facebook is a great draw; It's easy to use and is in a highly developed format.
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Owfen born and Warburtons bred :lol:

Phil(Quassie)Baldwin

Re: Lonely here

Post by Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Sun Sep 27, 2015 7:17 pm

Peter you are a member on the home of the 14/20H site I was missing the c out of your name

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