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Updated: 3 Oct 2010


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(1) Tpr Walsh in lineup inspected by Earl Mountbatten of Burma - 1971 (2 - 6) 1/6th scale images of Challenger sent to me by David Clough.

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(7)  1 RTR Challenger tank on exercise in Poland (8) Challenger Tanks at BATUS Medicine Hat, Canada (9) Chieftain Night Firing at Lulworth (10) The Challenger Main Battle Tank (11) The Army Air Corps image is courtesy of the British Forces Newspaper in Germany "Sixth Sense". Who, very kindly, sent me the original image as printed in the newspaper back in the 80s. This was taken over the Mohne Dam, scene of one of the famous "dambusters" raids in WW2. (12) Cambrai Bks Catterick 1971


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(13) Wessex Over Catterick 71 (14) This Tiger 1, in the Tank Museum Bovington, was taken intact when the crew bailed after after being caught from behind by tanks from 1 RTR- there is no truth that 1 RTR crewmen were after the hub caps!! (16) Tank Museum Bovington. All 3 images from Eric Harding. (17) Night Shoot.

Some Images from Dave Henley of Cyprus 1995
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(18) Polis - Sgts or Offrs Mess Accom. (19) Q Stores in Polis (20) Swamp - Comcen Accom St Pats Camp, Paphos. (21) Swamp (22) Guardroom from outside the front gate.


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Some images from Alan Hodges of United. These images carry a Leeds health warning
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(23) Inside of Guardroom (Note UN Paint still in evidence) Straw mattress in cell??? (24) Guardroom and camp front entrance Paphos. (25 - 27) United celebrate Premiership Crown taken by A Hodges Esq.

and a few from me
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(28 - 33) Media images from Old Trafford.


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and from Bob Jones
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(34) Chris Lowton & Blink Ward Herford 1982 (35) MDT Bovington 1983 (36) 1983 and mobile display are doing Trials on X Ray specs.  L-R: Reme Fitter. Keith Lucas, Woggy Walker, Rat Reed,(?), Mumble Smith, Compo Compton, Vince Vincent and underneath the blonde girl...yeah Maddo(yes of course its my tank) Maddocks..... (37)


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(38) Golly Shop (39) Harry Smith (barely visible) (40) LAD (41) Local worker John and Mac McArdle (42) Main Gate (43) Medal Parade


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(44 & 45) Mk 1 Parade (46) REME (47) SHQ (48) Spock & Gus (you need a microscope!!) (49) Squadron Ferrets


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(50) Stu Pursehouse (51) Swamp 75 (52) Panoramic View North (53) Blackburn April 1971 (54) Sgts Mess BAOR. Faces familiar, names not so. Dave Hendo & Nev Hoult on back row; Next to back row, laughin' jack, frank murden, Spock, nimmo, Pete Standring, Roly Marshall, can also see the late Dave Flett, Ben Campbell,  directly above Tex Metson looks like Lt Colombo,  Paddy O'Sullivan, Tex, Dave Nicholls, Jeff Lyman, and who is the one at the right hand side with jacket wide open and how many extra's did he get?? (55) Boys Sqn (Tank Museum to rear?)


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(56) Boys Sqn going on leave. Don Penny, Mac McKeever, Jimmy ??, Charlie ?? 1956. (57) Tony Ferguson (58) Mick Everton (59) Remembrance Sunday 2007 (From Alan Rigby) (60) Intake 1984 (61) Steve Matthews; Barney Barnes; ??; Harry Smith UN Cyprus 1975


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(62- 66) 80th Anniv Cambrai - Bovington Camp & 50th Anniv of Col in Chief The Queen 20th Nov 1997.  (67) Sgt Matthews Tofrek Bks 1985. Images: Steve Matthews

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Some pics from Concert For Heroes from Paul Robinson
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(68) Colonel Bede Strong (left) in Iraq 2004 (69) Chris Lowton in the cubs (early 70s) Chris is front row second left.


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78. Brian Clapham & Sammy Askith Long Kesh 1972


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(79-80) Cpl John Limbert - date and Sqn unknown (81 -84) Aden


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Dave Hendo & Joe Earnshaw  Meet Up in Oz

April 2009

(91 - 92) Aden (93 - 95) Reeth, N Yorks - Oct 2008 sent in by Steve Matthews


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Two From Al Hodges
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Steve & Jane's Wedding

4th July 2009


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Founders Day

Royal Hospital

June 2010

 


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Don Crassweller & Dave Robertson
November 2009

Remembrance Day

Armed Forces Day Liverpool with D Sqn 1 RTR 2010
Walk For St Dunstans September 2010 >
From Robbo >

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Honnington 2011
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(1) Norman Heywood & Kenny Heap by the diesel loco Royal Tank Regiment (2) Rambo at same Sept 2010 (3) Morning Cabby ( 4&5) Classic Cars


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(6-10) Classic Cars (11) Static Display (all of it!)

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(12) Motley collection of model aircraft in various states of disrepair. (13) The brief appearance of the band. (14-15) Centurion Flamethrower.

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Commonwealth war Cemetery Sittard on November 13th,2011.

(22) The ladies in Scarborough Sept 2011


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