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by ratso
Tue 10 May, 2005 1:37 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Falklands Veterans Freedom March
Replies: 6
Views: 1878

Hi Bootneck, the offices are only manned on certain days and all calls are logged and dealt with by the Chief Exec.
With regards to the e-mail side they come direct to myself and I have to say I do reply straight away when they come in, so please try again to send me something info@fvf.org.uk
by ratso
Tue 26 Apr, 2005 8:08 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Falklands Veterans Freedom March
Replies: 6
Views: 1878

I don't think you quite get the gist of this Freedom award. It is not being granted to anyone other than those who are holders of the South Atlantic Medal, so the march past will not be bayonets fixed as we are a body of people which numbers just over 29,000 though unfortunatly this figure is demini...
by ratso
Sun 24 Apr, 2005 8:22 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Falklands Veterans Freedom March
Replies: 6
Views: 1878

Firstly the FVF is not an association it is a Charity, with no members, we represent ALL Veterans and their Families. I posted it on all areas as I feel that it is important that anyone who has the right to the information has a right to see it, hence as you say 'covers a whole lot of units', and th...
by ratso
Sun 24 Apr, 2005 10:28 am
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Falklands Veterans Freedom March
Replies: 6
Views: 1878

Falklands Veterans Freedom March

The Borough of Gosport has granted the Freedom of the Borough to all Falklands Veterans. This is a great honour for any group to be awarded. It has been possible due to the hard work by the Falklands Veterans Foundation and the fact that we have based our offices in the town, also due to the hard wo...
by ratso
Sun 24 Apr, 2005 10:27 am
Forum: RAF Joining & Training
Topic: Falklands Veterans Freedom March
Replies: 0
Views: 620

Falklands Veterans Freedom March

The Borough of Gosport has granted the Freedom of the Borough to all Falklands Veterans. This is a great honour for any group to be awarded. It has been possible due to the hard work by the Falklands Veterans Foundation and the fact that we have based our offices in the town, also due to the hard wo...
by ratso
Sun 24 Apr, 2005 10:27 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Falklands Veterans Freedom March
Replies: 0
Views: 683

Falklands Veterans Freedom March

The Borough of Gosport has granted the Freedom of the Borough to all Falklands Veterans. This is a great honour for any group to be awarded. It has been possible due to the hard work by the Falklands Veterans Foundation and the fact that we have based our offices in the town, also due to the hard wo...
by ratso
Sun 24 Apr, 2005 10:26 am
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Falklands Veterans Freedom March
Replies: 0
Views: 572

Falklands Veterans Freedom March

The Borough of Gosport has granted the Freedom of the Borough to all Falklands Veterans. This is a great honour for any group to be awarded. It has been possible due to the hard work by the Falklands Veterans Foundation and the fact that we have based our offices in the town, also due to the hard wo...
by ratso
Sun 24 Apr, 2005 10:26 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Falklands Veterans Freedom March
Replies: 0
Views: 643

Falklands Veterans Freedom March

The Borough of Gosport has granted the Freedom of the Borough to all Falklands Veterans. This is a great honour for any group to be awarded. It has been possible due to the hard work by the Falklands Veterans Foundation and the fact that we have based our offices in the town, also due to the hard wo...
by ratso
Sun 24 Apr, 2005 10:25 am
Forum: RN Joining & Training
Topic: Falklands Veterans Freedom March
Replies: 0
Views: 1043

Falklands Veterans Freedom March

The Borough of Gosport has granted the Freedom of the Borough to all Falklands Veterans. This is a great honour for any group to be awarded. It has been possible due to the hard work by the Falklands Veterans Foundation and the fact that we have based our offices in the town, also due to the hard wo...
by ratso
Sun 24 Apr, 2005 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Falklands Veterans Freedom March
Replies: 2
Views: 850

Falklands Veterans Freedom March

The Borough of Gosport has granted the Freedom of the Borough to all Falklands Veterans. This is a great honour for any group to be awarded. It has been possible due to the hard work by the Falklands Veterans Foundation and the fact that we have based our offices in the town, also due to the hard wo...
by ratso
Fri 22 Oct, 2004 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Those WW2 Germans sure knew how to build a machinegun
Replies: 47
Views: 5628

The sten gun was one of the most useless pieces of equipment ever used by the British Forces. By far the best was the Bren Gun. Knocked the socks off the Germans due to accuracy. "The Bren Gun is spoken of with affection by every British soldier who ever used one, and with good reason. Beyond a...
by ratso
Thu 05 Aug, 2004 2:38 pm
Forum: Remembrance
Topic: Chris (Buster) Brown
Replies: 13
Views: 3991

Spoke at length to Busters wife Sue today, as expected his son is taking it really bad as he was living with his dad and found him. His daughter has not come to terms with the loss yet. I will let you know Funeral arrangements as soon as we have them. I have checked the Yomp account and it has a few...
by ratso
Mon 02 Aug, 2004 10:33 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Ships Marines
Replies: 31
Views: 5218

Rope Locker?
by ratso
Mon 02 Aug, 2004 10:33 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Ships Marines
Replies: 31
Views: 4535

Rope Locker?
by ratso
Mon 02 Aug, 2004 10:22 pm
Forum: Remembrance
Topic: Chris (Buster) Brown
Replies: 13
Views: 3991

Chris (Buster) Brown

Just Received the below e-mail earlier tonight on behalf of the FVF, another sad day. Will try to help where poss with supporting the family. I know many out there will have know Buster so I will keep you up dated with arrangements from Tony. "Last week a good friend of mine. Chris (Buster) Bro...