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by DRACSS
Sun Feb 27, 2011 1:02 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: GEORGE MAGGS IN HOSPITAL !!
Replies: 25
Views: 13203

Re: GEORGE MAGGS IN HOSPITAL !!

Updated Sitreps on George Maggs and Mike Burgess. Spoke to both warriors yesterday and am happy to report that all is improving. George has now fitted wheels to his zimmer frame , so he can get around easier, and someone looks in and helps him out each day, however it will be a while before we see h...
by DRACSS
Fri Feb 18, 2011 9:07 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: David (Plug) Hodgkiss
Replies: 6
Views: 3679

Re: David (Plug) Hodgkiss

IN REGARDS TO SHEPS NOTE ABOUT THE 1979 HAWK PICTURE, I HAVE AN ORIGINAL WHICH I CAN COPY AND FORWARD TO MARIE, IF I HAVE AN ADDRESS
DRAC
by DRACSS
Wed Feb 09, 2011 2:53 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Regimental History 1946-47
Replies: 9
Views: 2853

Re: Regimental History 1946-47

In november 1947 the regiment returned from BAOR and assumed the role of the 62nd Training Regiment RAC, responsible for the initial training of Regular and National Service recruits w.e.f.January 1948.
Drac
by DRACSS
Tue Jan 18, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: 20th Hussars Officers shoulder belt?
Replies: 9
Views: 3192

Re: 20th Hussars Officers shoulder belt?

As QM and consequently custodian of the officers attachments, i cannot ever recall this pattern of silver crossbelt pouch in the inventory
DRAC
by DRACSS
Wed Jan 05, 2011 7:07 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Chris Ross
Replies: 18
Views: 5900

Re: Chris Ross

This sad event concerns " a real gentleman officer" well respected for his fairness,honesty, and devotion to the Regiment.

HE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED AT REUNIONS
REST IN PEACE COLONEL CHRIS, IT WAS A GREAT PLEASURE TO HAVE KNOWN YOU

DRAC@DENNY
by DRACSS
Fri Dec 24, 2010 11:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Mike Burgess in hospital
Replies: 26
Views: 6865

Re: Mike Burgess in hospital

Spoke to Marion last night about his state of play. He has a metal pin in his knee, and may have the same in his arm if a suspected operation takes place He is receiving physio treatments at his home in order to assist recovery. (male physio!!) No doubt Marion is working hard feeding all Mikes lives...
by DRACSS
Sun Dec 19, 2010 3:58 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Steve Killey
Replies: 15
Views: 4597

Re: Steve Killey

Like Ron i remember him well from the good old A Squadron days.
a good sort proud to be a Hawk..
Sincere condolences to his family
DRAC
by DRACSS
Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:23 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: rally
Replies: 7
Views: 2246

Re: rally

WELL DONE
JUST RING OUR NOAHS ARC SECRETARY , BOB HARRISON, OR E-MAIL HIM FROM THIS WEBSITE, AND HE WILL TIE INTO OUR FUND FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALL MEMBERS
DRAC
by DRACSS
Tue Dec 14, 2010 9:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Seasons Greetings
Replies: 44
Views: 11861

Re: Seasons Greetings

TO ALL YOU GLORIOUS HAWKS, MAY WE WISH YOU A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS, AND A PROSPEROUS AND PEACEFULL NEW YEAR
DRAC AND DENNY
by DRACSS
Tue Oct 26, 2010 12:56 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: primrose cap badge backing
Replies: 2
Views: 1104

Re: primrose cap badge backing

HI BILLY,
I STILL HAVE SOME OFFICERS CLOTH PIPS , WHICH CAME FROM THE SAME CLOTH AS THE CAP BADGE BACKING MATERIAL
I CAN EASILY SEND YOU ONE TO SHOW COLOUR / TEXTURE
DRAC
by DRACSS
Fri Oct 22, 2010 8:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Mick Burgess. Update.
Replies: 9
Views: 3204

Re: Mick Burgess. Update.

Thanks for the update Les. You wont be able to keep Mike Burgess VOR for very long.
Wishing you all the very best for a speedy recovery dear friend
Drac
by DRACSS
Wed Oct 13, 2010 12:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Mike Burgess in hospital
Replies: 26
Views: 6865

Mike Burgess in hospital

Marion Burgess just informed me that Mike is in Dorchester Hospital, (Puebeck Ward) suffering from injuries , as a result of a fall outside his home . He has had pins inserted in his kneecap and has other arm and hand injuries. Sadly he will be "out of action for approximately six months, but will r...
by DRACSS
Mon Oct 04, 2010 8:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: a visit from the past
Replies: 4
Views: 1644

Re: a visit from the past

HIYA SAMMY- A MEMBER OF THE CHURCH !!, NO DOUBT WITH POTENTIAL HAWK WINGS. A VERY LONG WAY FROM OUR INAUGURATION FLIGHT TO BENGHAZI IN 1963, AND OUR SUBSEQUENT YEARS TOGETHER IN "A" SQUADRON. WOULD BE GREAT TO SEE YOU AT NOAHS NEXT YEAR. IF YOU ARE ABLE TO MAKE IT WE MIGHT EVEN THROW IN A PRAYER OR ...
by DRACSS
Sun Oct 03, 2010 5:28 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Important Information!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 3064

Re: Important Information!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOHN,
DRAC & DENNY
by DRACSS
Sun Oct 03, 2010 5:24 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Bill Butcher
Replies: 51
Views: 16050

Re: Bill Butcher

A VERY SAD DAY FOR DENNY AND I ON HEARING THE NEWS ABOUT BILLS PASSING AWAY. I HAVE MANY MANY FOND MEMORIES OF BILLY BUTCH, I FIRST CAME TO KNOW HIM REALLY WELL IN 1966 ON A GUNNERY CENTURION COURSE IN LULWORTH. IN LATER YEARS WHEN I HAD THE HONOUR TO BECOME RSM, BILL WAS ALWAYS THERE, AS MY RIGHT H...