My Call Sign

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Bob_H
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My Call Sign

Postby Bob_H » Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:35 am

For a short while in 1971 this was my call sign - 21 (two-one, B Sqn, 1st troop, before it became 25).

45+ years later and the KRH proudly show it off to good advantage.
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Owfen born and Warburtons bred :lol:

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Re: My Call Sign

Postby Paul Keller » Mon Jul 20, 2015 9:17 pm

T24A
4th Troop B SQN, Alfie Smiths wagon !
Alfie, Frank Bailey, (loader), Brian Springall (gunner) and me driving,(though that's debatable after the tank bridge incident) my first crew, like my Army number, never to be forgotten !
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And Trooper how's yer soul?
But it's "Hawks are bloody 'ero's"
When the tanks began to roll!

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Re: My Call Sign

Postby PINKY » Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:44 pm

Had a lot of fun with a great REME Cpl who stuttered..........I was on 22B loading for Frank the tank Woods, Al Medley gunning and JJ Nolan was the driver........The REME fella wanted 2B but kept saying 22B.......I kept saying 22B send over...........No no no no 2B2B22B came the reply........well this went on for a few minutes whilst everybody had a good laugh.........I think Frank put me up to it.............great crew......and obviously B sqn, Hohne. SIMPLY THE BEST.
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Re: My Call Sign

Postby Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Tue Jul 21, 2015 12:25 pm

23A followed shortly by 25A. In Herford they formed swingfire troop which became 5th Troop so we became 24.
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