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Who Do You Remember….?
October 10, 2017

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Who Do You Remember….?

October 10, 2017

Okay okay ,back in the Klute there was about 9/10 Irish girls working for biscuit factory . Lothian barracks was on the edge ,also these girls didn't need interpreters to talk tooo. So Cpls messes ,Sqn bars etc invited them as far as I know Fred married Eileen ,I married Kay and Tony from the Royals married Maggs in or around 65/66. Yes Dave I remember meeting you in York barracks,I was with John Tylee SSM HQ at the time ,I can always remember walking up to HQ Sqn with John he'd just had new aluminium flag poles erected and Brian Bibby on a drunk bent them in half ,laugh . Another laugh was as a medic and canteen cowboy ,(we had a R E soldier die on his vomit ) so orders were if someone came in drunk we locked him up ,and every 15 minutes or so douse his balls with ether to wake him up ,lots of cold balls in Herford 1970/1

October 24, 2017

Joined: May 12, 2014
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Who Do You Remember….?

October 24, 2017

Hi Gary, I'm still going strong,  don't forget I was B Sqn clerk so I knew all of you, I left Detmold Xmas 64 I was due out Jan 65. I was looking through my records and it appears that I was fined £1 12s 6p for blowing up a cent battery, buggered if I can remember that episode, that's more than likely why they put me in the office, out of the way. How are you? Regards Arthur( Charlie ) Cropper

November 6, 2017

Joined: May 14, 2014
Posts: 977
Who Do You Remember….?

November 6, 2017

Ian Clulow painted the murals, but admitted he could NOT paint feet, which is why  he painted flowers where the feet should be. He was here in Chester for  some time after he left HMFs, but he disappeared very soon after. He lived near me, but it seems he either left after a short while, or went to the regiment in the sky, it seems.I remember that the RSM at the time Ian appeared in Detmold never liked the lad, but do not know why??? Tom


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