Royal Signals National Service
1956 -1957

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The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment entrance, showing the drive, to the Royal Signals camp Burton Rd Lincoln
The accomodation spiders were to the right of the drive and the parade ground & training rooms etc to the left.

Roy Jones in Sobraon Barracks Lincol Royal Signals 1957n April 1957Sobraon barracks LincolnRoy Jones and Brian Coelho in Sobraon barracks 3 Training Regiment1 957 Royal Signals

Brian Coelho in the Lincoln drive.3 Training Regiment Royal Signals Lincoln 1956/57
... Khan, Green, Coelho and Soo in 3 Training regiment royal Signals Sobraon Barracks Lincoln in 1957 3 Training Regiment Royal Signals Lincoln 1957

Taken shortly after our arrival at our new home! in the Royal Lincolnshire Regiment's barracks in
Burton Rd Lincoln.
From Left to Right: Photo 9 .L/Cpl Khan (Sqn clerk), Harry Green (Newcastle-under-Lyme, believed to be a Postman)
Brian Coelho (London), John Soo(Link) (1932 - 2010) from Cheshire who emigrated to Whitby in Ontario Canada) .
Photo 10 .Roy (Taffy) Jones (L/Cpl), Harry Green (L/Cpl), Brian Coelho (Cpl), John Soo (L/Cpl)
Brian Chadwick (Cpl) was also an instructor. (see Brian Coelho page, photo #2)
The troop corporal was Douglas Boxall (no photo). Later in 1957 was promoted to Sgt.
Two RPs' responsible for discipline were both soccer players
Allan Hodgkinson (Link) (Sheffield United) Link
Brian Houghton (Link) (1936 - 1994). Harry Brian "Bud" Houghton (1 September 1936 - 1994),

also known as Harry Houghton, was a professional footballer
who scored 79 goals in 207 appearances in the Football League playing for
Bradford, Birmingham City, Southend United, Oxford United and Lincoln City.He played as a centre forward.

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