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JUST A QUICK WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE
The young guns who went on to be the legends of
Sphinx and 22 Regt Rugby







GUNNER SUNDAY 2011

Arthur made his annual Gnr Sunday visit and this year it was RH Chelsea. The turnout was very good and you shold mark it in your diary for next year if possible, an event not to be missed. Brig David Radcliffe OBE Adjt of RHC.



WO1 RSM Roxby 105 Regt a Chelsea Pensioner and Arthur, chewing the fat after the parade and packing in the rations on offer.


A small sample from our Photograph Archive
is shown below.
Reunion Photographs and other photo's
are on view to Members via our FORUM.

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Queens Hotel 2010 Here and There - Jack Smith - Lloyd Burton - Mick Jolly.  Smithy completed 28 years and was BSM in 11 bty in 19 canteen!!

Josh Scott   Tony "Box" James pay a flying visit as a pre recce for 2011

Paul Jones (middle) under pressure from wearing a smart shirt......


Get me a pint and I'll tell ya!!

Jimmy D - what are you selling Blue?

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Photo
By
Arthur
Giles.












Photo By
Colin
Wood


l to r, Clive Hunt, Phil Dowse, Dave Curry, Ozzie Osbourne, Pete Barnes,
(American BK ? on attachment).

Front row
Jimmy Downing, Lt John (boy)Caiger,
Jock Patterson, Jock Copper. 1980 - 81.

 Battery Swimming Team - 1980/81 - Dortmund

The Following Three Photo's Were Provided By Scouse (Vinny) Morrey.




Members of the Battery attending  a  Royal Enginers Search Course,
prior to the 1993
Northern Ireland
Tour.

The SPHINX
Inter Battery
Boxing Team.

They Wupped
16 Regt RA  ! !

Trainer
Jimmy Saxon,
Gnrs Phillips, Harries, Onions, ?,?
Coach, Stevie Burt,
Gnrs Fisher,
(Ginger?), Berry,
? .




F Sub,
Exercise Red Dragon 1984.

Overlooking the
Town of Cochiem,
Mosel Valley,
Germany.

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Open DAY.
St Davids Bks,
Hilden, Germany,
1960s.
Matador,L40/70
Meadows Gen'
Leyland 6X6.

5 Photo's
By Colin Kemish.








St Davids Bks, 1967
Hilden, Germany,



Rosen Montag
Festival.

Float Parade through the Town of HILDEN, Germany, Mid 60s







YELLOW
SUBMARINE

.



Hilden,
Germany
1960s ?
The Tanze Casino.
?   ?
Roy Kemish
Colin Kemish
Knobby Clark.
Digger Current, Andy Malcom, 

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The following
three pictures
provided by
Christine Fielding.



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Napier Barracks,
Dortmund.
1982





And 20 Years Later !

Reunion,
Crewe.
2002






Door Sentry,
fast asleep
on his feet!



11 Battery Wives Club 1970's

Husbands due home soon, after a 4 month tour of NI.

Lots Of Smiles!!

Pic provided by
Q Boyles,




Golf Club, Dortmund


FAR LEFT, I'll give you 10 to 1 on the fat guy!

LEFT, I Do Boxing!

CENTRE, I Do Yoga!

RIGHT, Im Thinking about taking up Ballet!

RIGHT REAR, Your my Weight SIR!







Look Mum, Im still cleaning my teeth everyday!!








Light hearted play while on exercise!!!







Tojo With Faithfull!  Dogs name unknown!






Jimmy Dowding with Fag !
Without Hair Cut !





Dusting the rafters,
or skiveing ???




The Good, the Bad,
And Farmer !





Ashley Cox,
Collin Baddick,
Pete Cannon,
??
??


 



MT Section
Northern Ireland

Year ?











The
Scruffy   
Bunch !
                  












The followiing
 5 Pics By
Jimmy Dowding.





TUG OF WAR
Winners.

YEAR ?




Hockey Team.

Year ?







Jimmy Dowding
and
Jack Dawes


Year  ???






Inter Battery
Sport Winners.




Year ??







................The X Factor ?






Mid 60s ?

Names needed.


The Old Days,
When Each
Battery had
Its Own
Pop Group !

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A Bofor in action, firing direct, during the battle for hill 327 March 1951.






My pal Tom Brereton with his Bofor on Pintail bridge. north of the river Imjim August/September 1951 we were guarding the "Teal" pontoon bridge at the time.









My own gun in its pit north of the river Imjim August/September 1951 we were guarding the "Teal" pontoon bridge at the time.

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Fort Stanley Barracks.
Hong Kong 1960s.
The following 3 Photos by
Jeffrey S




Flag Lowering Parade.
Disbandment of 28 ANZUK Brigade, Neesoon Barracks, Singapore, 1974.









Wanchai waterfront
Hong Kong.
1960s



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The following 2 Photos by Jeffrey S.
1967
 
11 Bty Bar, in the attic at Hilden, Germany.
I'm in the middle, looking miserable.
Waiting to hear a request on BFBS Radio from my parents.
Happy Soldiers ??

The Ski hut 1965/66. Our first entry into the world of X country skiing.
The hut was below a beautiful Fairy tale Type Castle at HohenSchwangau in Bavaria.
The team later went on to compete in Erwald Austria.
We had to practice for the Biathlon carrying  pickhelves! We could not use our rifles!
Austria is a Neutral country, and does not allow foriegn troops to carry arms!
Some of the team must still have some photos!

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Farewell Drivepast.
34 Lt AD Regt RA
say Goodbye to the Mayor And people of Hilden Germany, prior to the move to Napier Barracks, Dortmund, to join 22 AD Regt RA.





On exercise, late1960s   Germany.
Stoped at traffic Lights.








FCE7 with weatherproof cover.







Matador 4x4







All the fun of the fair!
Photo By
Q Boyles.




D Sub ,A Troop,Honour Gun.
Neesoon Officers Mess,
for Visit of GOC
Singapore 1961 

The First AA Battery to fire on wheels, hooked up to towing vehicle.
1970??? Todendorfe ??
Lt Col HJ Jones RA was CO.
Dave Curry No4,
Bob Revella No5,
Sgt "fingers" Nobby Clarke No 7.





Bdr Tug Wilson.

Todendorf, Late 1960s


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Hebrides Firing Point.






San Carlos, Falkland Islands.





DN181 Blindfire Radar,
Sea King Helicopter.












FI Training. Dortmund.

CH53 Chinnook Helicopter,
1 tonne Rover Fire Unit Truck,
with Rapier Launcher.


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Photo By
Neil Jones.

22AD Regt.




Photo By
Neil Jones.

A Det, D Troop.



C Troop

RA Range Hebrides




Mosel Valley.
22 Regt Exercise.
Year ???





Mosel Valley, lots of Vines,
ready for good wines!



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Just trying to give it a shove!






Dont tell me to get in there!







Here goes nothing!








Nearly Done!







Made It !






Medic Needed!






Fuel Point Closed!




He Drove too Fast Sir!




Call For the Heavy Guys.




Lucky Boy!





Long Drop,
Glad you missed It!


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Farewell Banner produced for
the 22 AD Regt RA,
Disbandment Parade.





Rejected designs used for

Association Crest Trial.



Sold by Auction at our 2003 Reunion.








Montage by
Ken Phillips

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The following 5
pic`s supplied
by Stan (William) Begley.





And here is the happy chap.


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