Topic: Blog

Date: 26/07/2019

By: Keith Raw

Subject: Re: Perhaps

Yes Please.

Date: 21/07/2019

By: johnT Walker

Subject: Cav-Parade .2020.

Friends..One for your diaries..Ref Cav-Parade 2020 ....You are no doubt aware that the early May Bank Holiday has been moved to Friday 8th May, the 75th anniversary of VE Day. There will be a large number of additional ceremonial events both in London and locally over that weekend

After consultation with MoD, London District, and Regiments, it has therefore been decided to take an early decision to move The Parade from the 10th to the 3rd May.

Regards
John...RDGA.Oxon.

Date: 05/07/2019

By: Major Bowen a.k.a. Maj

Subject: Need to re-gain access!

As the result of Microsoft loosing my Address Book. I've lost most of my contacts.
Therefore I need to submit my Email Address:-
vc10s @outlook.com Password TBA
Warm Regards
Maj

Date: 29/06/2019

By: Charlie

Subject: Tin Opener

As the old beer tin opener was lost my son made me one and then of course along came the pull ring.
Still have it some where In our regiment it was called the chuch key. One day around the Squadron fire in Soltau I shouted out 'has anyone got one' and a figure behind me said ' I have one'and it turned out to be the Vicar!

Date: 30/06/2019

By: Dick Mather

Subject: Re: Tin Opener

Charlie, the Vicar was obviously catering to all the needs of the unwashed soldiery ........ not just hymns and prayers.....

Date: 04/07/2019

By: robbo

Subject: Re: Tin Opener

Charlie! had a similar problem with a tin of corn beef. the key was missing off of it a rummage in the drawer and the old compo opener saved the day.

Date: 27/06/2019

By: Dick Mather

Subject: Tin opener

Had to open a tin of tuna, which didn't have a pull ring, the other day but, due to the failure of the battery driven opener and the hand held opener, did a root through the drawer to find my compo issue tin opener and lo and behold no problems in getting the lid off ...... I'm sure there are others out there who still find a use for these handy tools of the trade ....

Date: 27/06/2019

By: Neville in Canada

Subject: Re: Tin opener

Hi Dick, yes they are great little gadgets. I have 2, one hanging near the sink in the motor-home & used very regularly when Rving & the other in the utensil drawer in the house kitchen. It's funny how some folks who have never been in the military have great problems in using them. Take care my friend.

Date: 06/07/2019

By: johnT Walker

Subject: Re: Re: Tin opener

I have one permenly in my glove box in the car.The said tin opener & the beer one...You just never know..
Regards to all looking in.
Sending Charlie The photo.

John.Blenheim Troop.1956.

Date: 17/07/2019

By: Codders

Subject: Re: Tin opener

Dick what was that horrible beer we used to get (before ring pull ) you needed an opener all I remember was that troop Cpl geordie (forgot the rest) hollering first thing for a tin opener . His name will come to me possibly in the middle of the night

Date: 18/07/2019

By: Dick Mather

Subject: Re: Re: Tin opener

Codders, little grey cells not working well, the only geordie's I can think of are Keogh and Pearson also, in Germany, only remember the little dumpy bottles .......though in the middle and far east there was Tiger which I thought tasted awful.

Date: 20/07/2019

By: Barry

Subject: Re: Re: Re: Tin opener

he was cpl Dodds.. was the beer Ritter?? I was never in the Far East The nearest I got was Ramsgate

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