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by Rover
Mon 12 Dec, 2016 4:16 pm
Forum: Remembrance
Topic: Gilly Howe. Royal Marine.
Replies: 0
Views: 2927

Gilly Howe. Royal Marine.

Gilly joined Royal Marines at Deal in 1946, after infantry and advanced field training at Dalditch and Bickleigh he moved to Eastney for gunnery training and thence to Chatham for Kings Squad pass out. Gilly then joined HMS Sheffield in 1947 for North Atlantic and West Indies cruise, and experienced...
by Rover
Thu 24 Nov, 2016 1:57 pm
Forum: Remembrance
Topic: Derek Blevins (Rotary Booty)
Replies: 14
Views: 8163

Re: Derek Blevins (Rotary Booty)

Thanks for that Chester.

Only seems like yesterday. Never forgotten.
by Rover
Sat 19 Nov, 2016 4:35 pm
Forum: Help & Assistance
Topic: Help, I need to know if this man is a real soldier.
Replies: 2
Views: 3093

Re: Help, I need to know if this man is a real soldier.

Sounds very much like another twist to the '419 Scam'.

Do not expect any money back just request to send more.
by Rover
Mon 14 Nov, 2016 9:51 am
Forum: Remembrance
Topic: At a village Remembrance Service.
Replies: 0
Views: 2601

At a village Remembrance Service.

Attended the local Parish Council service, before anyone else arrived I noted s bottle of beer on the memorial. Looking closer it had a RM Commando flash and a Afghan wrist band on the bottle was written “In memory of Darbs, KIA 23/6/10”. This was noted by a few people and prior to the official wrea...
by Rover
Sat 29 Oct, 2016 8:43 am
Forum: SF Joining & Training
Topic: SAS selection
Replies: 1
Views: 3269

Re: SAS selection

Seek and ye shall find.


http://www.army.mod.uk/specialforces/30603.aspx

PS...you can give your local careers office a call.
by Rover
Wed 31 Aug, 2016 12:44 pm
Forum: Special Forces
Topic: For those so inclined.
Replies: 0
Views: 4858

For those so inclined.

by Rover
Sun 24 Jul, 2016 12:17 pm
Forum: SF General Discussion
Topic: SBS Paul Kilby
Replies: 2
Views: 3636

Re: SBS Paul Kilby

Jedd,

Check PM box.
by Rover
Tue 10 May, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Brunei Revolt 1962
Replies: 1
Views: 3093

Re: Brunei Revolt 1962

Forwarded to OAMAAM.
by Rover
Fri 08 Apr, 2016 9:58 am
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Royal Marine/SBS Quotes
Replies: 29
Views: 14291

Re: Royal Marine/SBS Quotes

We look after our own. Special Boat Service rallies round to help 83-year-old attacked by cowardly mugger • 17:15, 7 APR 2016 • UPDATED 17:18, 7 APR 2016 • BY NEAL KEELING Veterans of elite forces have stepped in with a touching gesture after pensioner was robbed in Failsworth The Special Boat Servi...
by Rover
Sun 27 Mar, 2016 6:14 am
Forum: Reunions, Lost & Found
Topic: Looking for Lt. (Roger?) Lane Royal Marines. HMS Zulu 1976
Replies: 1
Views: 3430

Re: Looking for Lt. (Roger?) Lane Royal Marines. HMS Zulu 1976

Rob,

Perhaps the best site as regards Royal Marines is....http://civviestreet.proboards.com/

Regards
Rover
by Rover
Thu 24 Mar, 2016 10:24 am
Forum: Reunions, Lost & Found
Topic: Looking For Mitch Allen RM
Replies: 1
Views: 3518

Re: Looking For Mitch Allen RM

Rob,

Check your PM's.
by Rover
Tue 22 Mar, 2016 10:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Help wanted with University Project
Replies: 2
Views: 2308

Re: Help wanted with University Project

Have you looked at what is already around?

http://solarstik.com/markets/defense
by Rover
Wed 11 Nov, 2015 12:56 pm
Forum: Remembrance
Topic: 11 November. Any Year.
Replies: 0
Views: 3566

11 November. Any Year.

In a silent graveyard

I stood alone

Remembering those friends

Who never made it home.
by Rover
Mon 02 Nov, 2015 1:14 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Question about old picture
Replies: 2
Views: 2257

Re: Question about old picture

Hello Johan,

Possibly taken in the UK, military camp.
Going from the uniform it seems to be a Scottish unit, but odd no bagpipes!

Rover