Royal Corps of Signals
1958 to 1960
National service commencing 6th November 1958 until
6th November 1960.
Basic training 11 Troop 7T.R. Vimy Lines, Catterick camp, Yorkshire,
Trade training at Hawton road camp, Newark, Nottinghamshire. Wireless operator B3 !
Posted first to:-3 Guards Brigade, Cherry Tree Barracks,
Subsequent posting to 217 Signal Squadron AGRA (AA) located at
Old Church Hill barracks, Langdon Hills, Laindon,Essex.
26 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, H.Q. Squadron, Shorncliffe camp, Kent. Remained with them until regiment posted to Malacca Straits ..... (summer 1960)
The remainder of my service was spent driving the O/C Signal Troop, around the country on schemes.