9/12 Royal Lancers, Junior Leaders Regt. RAC in 1967
Written by Colin Richard Gray
Joined in Jan59. Bovington Camp. Attended the amalgamation parade of the 9th and 12th Royal Lancers in Tidworth with Sgt Joe Peacock 12th Lancer
Joined A Sqdn 9/12th Omagh N-Ireland Jan 62 then Castle Archdale
Sailed on the TTS Oxfordshire from Southampton to Aden. 1st Troop A Sqdn. Troop posted to Dhala New Year 63.
BOAR Osnabruck 63-65 1st Troop A,Sqdn.
65-67 attached to the Leicester & Derbyshire Yeomanry (Derby) asCpl. instructor.
67-68 rejoined Regiment A Sqdn 1st Troop Osnabruck.
March 68 - Jan 71 Joint Services Recruitment office Leicester. Lived in Drill Hall House Loughborough. Terminated Colour Service. 1,1,72
I had many jobs since my "Demob" Employment Dept Civil Service. Manpower, Tool company, lace company but for over 30 years engaged in the works contracting industry Aerospace and ship industry. The last 25 years as self employed (own companies). Due to medical circumstances I have had over the last 15 years to restrict my physical activities until the last few months when I have had to stop completely.
9/12 Royal Lancers, DETMOLD BAOR in 1977
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