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general ??

Post by john kerwin » Fri Oct 04, 2013 8:52 pm

Who was the general in KRH uniform at the Tower of London for todays military awards ???
As seen on bbc and itv news

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Post by bryanlythgoe » Fri Oct 04, 2013 9:44 pm

Just caught a quick glimpse was it General Bradshaw

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Post by pkay » Sat Oct 05, 2013 12:13 pm

I believe it was, I remember him as a Lieutenent back in the 80s.

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Post by shotgun » Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:24 pm

yes it was, he was co in my time, decent chap
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Post by PINKY » Sun Oct 06, 2013 6:34 pm

Hi there,
RENE Bradshaw (Corrie) as we called him when he was our new troop leader in about 1981,Paddy Cullen was his first troop Sgt.......I recall they often had 'words'. As Shotgun said he came back to be CO in about 1996-7............after being a pilot with the AAC and serving with the SAS........top bloke.
1420H produced two Generals still serving the other is Gen. Sherriff.
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Post by Bob_H » Sun Oct 06, 2013 8:41 pm

PINKY wrote:Gen. Sherriff.
'Shirreff' to be correct Pinky, although I'm sure he was called Sherriff throughout most of his military life :)
Owfen born and Warburtons bred :lol:

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Post by PINKY » Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:40 am

He was called lots of things Bob.................nuff said !! - lol

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Post by Les » Mon Oct 07, 2013 2:11 pm

I seem to recall we also produced Maj. General Palmer in the 14/20H as well. Maj Gen Cavendish was also ours but an import so perhaps that doesn't count. Neither still serving of course. :)

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Post by Paul Keller » Fri Oct 18, 2013 7:45 pm

To add to General Bradshaws career details, he was also attached to DSF, (no not the furniture people,) Directorate Special Forces at The Duke Of Yorks HQ on the Kings Rd in Chelsea. I believe he was a Major then with Ssssh you know who !
He would often stop to chat and strangly was probably the most i ever spoke to him, (I was Modplod at the time, guarding his offices)
As has already being said, a Top Guy !!
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And Trooper how's yer soul?
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When the tanks began to roll!

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Post by PINKY » Sat Oct 19, 2013 10:02 pm

Hi Kels
Thought you might of told us your story about the other General !!
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Post by Paul Keller » Mon Oct 21, 2013 6:57 am

Pinky
Which one was that ???
Then it's Trooper this, an Trooper that
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: general ??

Post by Kossy1420 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 5:32 pm

General Shirreff was a good chap and turned the regiment around when he become CO.....

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Re: general ??

Post by dusty » Mon Jan 20, 2014 1:12 am

what about the plank Wade, or as he was known Miles Minus??????

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