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My service, taken from my Service Book

Signed on in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, 26th May 1959
UK -1TTRE, Cove, started training, 2nd June 1959
BAOR - 37 Field Squadron, Osnabruck, Germany, 4 November 1959 to 18 February 1960
UK - RSME, Chatham, 19th February 1960 to 6th April 1961
BAOR - 37 Field Squadron, Osnabruck, Germany, 7 April 1961 to 24 August 1964
UK - RSME, Chatham, 25th August 1964 to 15th October 1964
Aden - 50 Field Squadron, 16 October 1964 to 12 July 1965
UK - Maidstone, 50 Field Squadron, 13 July 1965 to 26 July 1966
Canada - 50 Field Squadron, 27 July 1966 to 4th September 1966
UK - Maidstone, 5th September 1966 to 2nd December 1966
Aden - 10 Airfields Squadron, 3rd December 1966 to 13 December 1967
UK - RSME, 14th December 1967 to 25 May 1968, Demobbed thereafter

My Training Party at 1TRRE, Cove in 1959

 

 

 

 

Passing Out Parade, end of training!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Getting 'Medal' for best shot.