Royal Signals Regular Service
1956 - 1959
Signed on as a three year regular in
June 1956 and did basic training at 5(Regular) Sqdn at Gallowgate,
From there to 1TR for trade training as a Radio Tech. The regulars moved to Baghdad Lines about July/August1956.
After trade training posted to the newly formed 47 Guided Weapons Regt RA Signals Troop
The troop formed at Bulford before moving to Haig Lines, Crookham Crossroads to join the RA regt.
I was attached to 3 Bty and in Sept/Oct went with them to a practice camp at the White Sands Missille Range in New Mexico USA.
February 1959 the regt. went to Napier Barracks Dortmund.
I left the army in June 1959 being demobbed from Chester.
Rear rank: Race,
?, Lewer, Groocock, Redgrave, Dady, ?, ?, Lamborn, ? Singleton, Jones, Stevenson
Middle rank: Johnson, Heany, ?, Tatlow, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?,
Front rank: ?, Williams, Gledhill, S/Sgt Stevens, Capt Parkes, ?, Duffy, ?, Kirton, Wilson
Camouflaged 47 GW Regt Signals Troop radio trucks on
excercise Germany 1959.
Rear rank: Dady, ?, ?, ?, ?,
Cavanagh, Wilson, ?, ?, ?, Jones, Singleton, ?, ?,
Next rank: All unknown,
Next rank: Coker, Race, Lewer, Ireson, REdgrave, Edwards, ?, ?, Macdonald, Walker, Lambourne, ?, Johnson,
Front rank: Tatlow, McClean, Locket, Wilson, Gledhill, WOII Newton, Capt Parked, ?, S/Sgt Stevens, Kirton, ?,