Looking for information on those who have served with the Corps in the 1950s'or thereabouts.

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David Dickin

If anyone has any information on David Dickin of 1TR 2 SQN Catterick I would be pleased to here from you. Thanks.

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Bob Styles

All unknown but hoping that someone will recognise the photos





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Paul Pickering
(Information sought by his Daughter.)

Paul Pickering

Nothing known except that he was conscripted into

7TR 3 Troop Baghdad lines in October 1955 and served in 12 Wireless Squadron (BFPO 37) between 1956 - 1957
(see troop gallery #66 )
See Paul's personal page
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John Morrison
(Sought by Edmund Hodges. (Fayid & Episkopi))

22569047 John Morrison was a Boy Soldier before joining 4TR Catterick Camp in 1954.
He was posted to 3GHQ Sig Reg in Fayid and then on to Episkopi where he was a Cpl in 1956

John Morrison


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Tommy Brand from Glasgow
Served in Catterick Camp and Loughborough about 1957/1959
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He may be in the squad photo #27 ((front row extreme left)7TR 12 Troop, October 1957

Click here for the squad photo

Any information would be appreciated. Thank you.

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Billy Naylor or Nayler

Arthur John Rogers is looking for his friend who served with him 1950/52. In Bulford, Catterick and Baden Baden

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John Randall (maybe Randle or similar)

Royal Signals (1ASSU, Lemgo, Germany)

In 1954 he was between 18 and 20 (maximum 22) years old, was with the Royal Signals, 1 ASSU in Lemgo.

He gave his birth date as 24. 04. 1935 (according to later memory of an aunt, but this may be wrong)

Trade possibly an OWL (Radio Operator Wireless/Line)

He was Tall with Dark curly hair and a thin lanky composure.
Spoke good German, acting often as translator for the other soldiers when they wanted to buy anything in the town.

May have been good at picking it up, or trained to understand German for his job?

Parents had a Wireless Sales and Repair Shop in Cornwall or Devon,
Shop and Birthplace possibly in or close to Torquay or Newquay or similar sounding town name

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Bill ( William John Rees 22370745. )

from Swansea did his training as a Teleprinter Mechanic in the 1950's in Catterick and served in Cyprus and Egypt. Canal Zone.
He is trying to trace some Scottish friends with whom he served
Ronnie Callender from Lockerbie
Ian Mc Phail
Ginger Simpson fromAberdeen

Any information would be greatly appreciated

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No. 22679082 Sgmn Brian John Fry. (Nodder)

Brian John Fry

Conscripted June 1952 to 7 training regiment Catterick Camp then to Harper barracks 5 training regiment Ripon where he served until discharge in 1954. We believe he was a storemen or at least on the cadre staff as he wasn't taught to drive any vehicle.
Brian was over 6 feet tall with blond hair. If anyone can remember him, please let me know

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James Bryan Wasley

Looking for information on James Bryan Wasley who served at Catterick camp during National Service mid 50's.
He was later posted toThe Royal Air Formation Signals and was later Stationed at Baden-Baden Germany

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Members 260 Signal Squadron (SAM)
Attend a Detachment Commanders Course at 13 Signal Regiment

Royal Signals 260 Signal Squadron (SAM)ll that I served with

Does anyone recognise someone in this photograph. Is this the Sgt Douglas Boxall who served in 3TR Catterick & Lincoln about 1955-1958 ?

Back Row (LR): Jack Wykes, Bill Blaikie, George Johnson, Geordie Simms, Archibald, Bill Stewart, Ken Harding, Terry Witts, Clive Potter.

Middle Row (LR): Mick Greenacre, Eddie Callaghan, Jim Brent, Dave Clapson, Stu Fowler, Jim Prior, Harry Ridley, Tony Woodward, Paul Galpin.

Front Row (L - R): Sgt Boxall, Sgt Pilkington, Lt Dobson, Capt Alfred, SSM Jones, Sgt TC Smith.
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Charles Munro. Royal Signals. Bisley 1956

Charles Munro Royal Signals Bisley 1956Charles Munro Royal Signals Bisley 1956

Charles Munro Royal Signals Bisley 1956

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.Catterick Camp 1955/56

Royal Signals 3 training Regiment  Charlie troop 1955 Catterick Camp.


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John Dye & mates

John Dye in Catterick Camp52 wireless sety

John Dye in Vimy lines catterick Camp 1956

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Mostly unknowns
Rab Brown ib Royal Signals 7 Training regiment bagdad lines 1956Catterick/Lincoln 1956/58Terry Wagstaffe in Rippon

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John Dunn

Corporal Geer in Royal Signals 1 Training regiment catterick Camp October 1955John Dunn and Terry Welburn in Royal Signals Daliem

John Dunn service 1955 - 1957. 7TR - 1TR.- 1st Wireless regiment in Daliem (Dutch/German border)

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Royal Signals 7 Training Regiment 2 Troop Bagdad lines  1952 1954

2TP Baghdad lines Catterick 1952/54 ? .
Back row: ?, Woof, G Gratton, Alan Hacking, ?, Portsmouth,
? Flynn,?,
Peterson. Middle row (k
neeling) ?, Goldfinch, ?, Abbott, ?, Blackmore, I Abbott, ?, Acton.
Front row:
Anyone in photo is invited to contact Steve Hacking (Alan Hacking's son) on 01709 322236 or

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Royal Signals Alan Lawson


Alan Lawson Tele Mech 1950. (Reminising)
The location as I remember at 1 T.R. the Technical Maintenance Troops' teleprinter workshop which was (at that time) straight in from Camp Centre, past the education centre past the squadron office and past the NAAFI and then around to the left
The generator room was next to the workshop and across the road on the lefthand side was the radio workshop and the C.O.s office. The C.O. had a civilian assistant a Mr. Frarey I think. I can't remember the C.O.s name.
Last time I was there in 1986 most of Loos Lines had gone.




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Catterick, 7TR, 1TR, 3TR Catterick memories Lincoln 3TR Sobraon barracks Lincoln

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Where are they now Ring a bell Old soldiers


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