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by beaubells
Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Where Is He Now ?
Topic: Boys Sqdn Bovington.
Replies: 11
Views: 7096

Re: Boys Sqdn Bovington.

Hi David, good to hear from you,our paths followed very similar lines .Have been resident in New Zealand since 1972,now long retired from my business as a retailer ,marketing agent and importer. Still play a little golf a passion of mine for well over fifty years,like you married for the second time...
by beaubells
Sun Feb 07, 2016 8:57 pm
Forum: Where Is He Now ?
Topic: Boys Sqdn Bovington.
Replies: 11
Views: 7096

Re: Boys Sqdn Bovington.

Hi david,got your message . Yes I remember you ,I believe you were a boy corporal at the time .I was in the 1956 boxing team {featherweight} we won that year.You may well have passed out the same time as myself. I joined the 14/20th and was posted to Munster B.A.O.R .Three years later got married an...
by beaubells
Thu Nov 20, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: Where Is He Now ?
Topic: Boys Sqdn Bovington.
Replies: 11
Views: 7096

Re: Boys Sqdn Bovington.

Hi Mick ,many thanks ,I was unaware of this Cheers.
by beaubells
Tue Nov 18, 2014 2:01 am
Forum: Where Is He Now ?
Topic: Boys Sqdn Bovington.
Replies: 11
Views: 7096

Re: Boys Sqdn Bovington.

Hi Mick,crikey you dredged up names I had buried years ago,haha old Bradshaw ,I was in the Boys Sqdn boxing team and was priviledged extra visits to the cook house where I snaffled loaves of bread and gave them to Brad ,he provided the butter and the toaster and we charged a penny per slice,coming f...
by beaubells
Mon Nov 17, 2014 9:06 pm
Forum: Where Is He Now ?
Topic: Boys Sqdn Bovington.
Replies: 11
Views: 7096

Re: Boys Sqdn Bovington.

Hi Mick ,1956 I was in my last year at that time,our paths may well have crossed.I was in Thames,my buddies were Tony Cork {CORKY}.and a chap called Bradshaw son of a clergyman.We all joined the 14/20th as we were all impressed by Sgt Herd one of our instructors.I dont know when Boys Sqdn started ,b...
by beaubells
Mon Nov 17, 2014 2:24 am
Forum: Where Is He Now ?
Topic: Boys Sqdn Bovington.
Replies: 11
Views: 7096

Boys Sqdn Bovington.

Any one in Boys Squadron RAC Bovington 1954 /57 ?
by beaubells
Sun Nov 16, 2014 8:21 pm
Forum: Where Is He Now ?
Topic: Phil Dowdeswell
Replies: 0
Views: 2389

Phil Dowdeswell

Recently received a reply from Phil he is retired and living in Thailand.
by beaubells
Thu Nov 13, 2014 10:17 am
Forum: Where Is He Now ?
Topic: Phil Dowdeswell {CI}
Replies: 4
Views: 3091

Re: Phil Dowdeswell {CI}

Hi mick,I remember a Singe Powell in Celle BAOR,he was in my squadron {C} around 1958 ,I believe he spoke German quite well.I do remember Gordon Mitchell ,we shared the same room in Celle he was a full corporal I was a L/Cpl,when he was promoted to Sgt I was promoted to full corporal and posted to N...
by beaubells
Tue Nov 11, 2014 6:58 am
Forum: Where Is He Now ?
Topic: Phil Dowdeswell {CI}
Replies: 4
Views: 3091

Phil Dowdeswell {CI}

Gidday CI,I,m a new member see {beaubells],We were together in Thames Troop Boys Sqdn,then on to Munster,Celle 3rd troop,C sqdn, before I was posted to Tonfanau North Wales. 1954 /1961. Centurians and Saracen armoured cars. I hope you remember me and corky {Tony Cork}.Now long retired in New Zealand...