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by Pilgrim Norway
Wed 10 Aug, 2011 12:31 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: wow whats going on,
Replies: 45
Views: 26765

Re: wow whats going on,

General Notice - Not going to expand that - those who have a need to know already know .... and observe. Obviously someone with a problem, damaged ego, thwarted career, or just plain pond life from the very beginning of his serving time who is unable to understand the role of monitors and believes t...
by Pilgrim Norway
Mon 13 Jun, 2011 10:26 am
Forum: Help & Assistance
Topic: National Service
Replies: 18
Views: 8999

Re: National Service

A general reminder that also those who servedtheirt National Servoce deserve recognition - I've just received this :- "You may be aware that there is to be a debate in parliament on the ‘Covenant’ tomorrow. The recent medal review has demonstrated the recent government rhetoric has not materialised ...
by Pilgrim Norway
Sun 12 Jun, 2011 11:19 am
Forum: Help & Assistance
Topic: National Service
Replies: 18
Views: 8999

Re: National Service

:lol: Tab - now you're doing it ! That was the Uncle ..... Fee - The "Buffs" are an order - and in Carlisle they did good work and were mainly comprised of former servicemen. MY Uncle was a member :D George Scott, former Manager of the London and North Eastern Tea Company down on the main road throu...
by Pilgrim Norway
Sat 11 Jun, 2011 5:05 pm
Forum: Help & Assistance
Topic: National Service
Replies: 18
Views: 8999

Re: National Service

Please do pay attention Wholley - read the entry again lad ... Huh...

Many good leads on the National Service periods here

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conscripti ... ed_Kingdom

Ancestry .com do a fair show too - I'll take a look there
by Pilgrim Norway
Sat 11 Jun, 2011 1:33 pm
Forum: Help & Assistance
Topic: National Service
Replies: 18
Views: 8999

Re: National Service

:D Good point that Tab - Strewth - the obvious, unless it's a replacement medal I can just about remember my hat size, 6 and 7 eighths and my boot size 10 and a half - we all took the same size back then - at least that's what was handed out :-) I seemed to have the same measurements as our "Right M...
by Pilgrim Norway
Fri 10 Jun, 2011 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Where's the Forum gone?
Replies: 63
Views: 8433

Re: Where's the Forum gone?

Nice one - ta muchly :P I have browsed through some of the more popular threads and see some names I enjoy input from and value their comments and banter. I will be more active in the future, my lively life allowing :-? and will do my best to be a bit of the "glue" needed. Otherwise I am piffed orf ...
by Pilgrim Norway
Thu 09 Jun, 2011 6:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Where's the Forum gone?
Replies: 63
Views: 8433

Re: Where's the Forum gone?

No - I'm still here .... it's only cancer Miserable fate this page has suffered - and such nice people... To make it work again - subscribe ! I come in now and then when I'm not busy sticking plastic tubes into my pleasure bit ... Bionic Bootneck - but I DO come in ... and, yes, I am old - but I am ...
by Pilgrim Norway
Thu 09 Jun, 2011 6:21 pm
Forum: Help & Assistance
Topic: National Service
Replies: 18
Views: 8999

Re: National Service

Just spotted this - a bit old (me too)

Fi - you ought to try the Buffs in Carlisle

Most ex servicemen in and around Carlisle, Harraby etc were active and staunch supporters of the Buffs

I did my first "Sea Service" in Hammonds Pond :-)
by Pilgrim Norway
Thu 09 Jun, 2011 5:03 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: wow whats going on,
Replies: 45
Views: 26765

Re: wow whats going on,

Ah ... love you for that ! There are so many upside down chevrons on here :-) Grand input - and good points. But I still don't know many stripeys or sergeant majors on this forum. We are still very much lower deck :-) I note that you became dissilusioned with the site after only a few posts - sad - ...
by Pilgrim Norway
Fri 04 Mar, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: Reunions, Lost & Found
Topic: Looking for SALT!!
Replies: 4
Views: 6300

Re: Looking for SALT!!

8)

Hello Tom -

If you wish you can 'phone Tom Salt, Tony's brother, who is Chairman
of Truro RMA -

I'll pm you his number if you wish - come back on this link

best 'aye
Trog
by Pilgrim Norway
Thu 17 Feb, 2011 6:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Advice needed
Replies: 84
Views: 40129

Re: Advice needed

Another misunderstanding ...

My post was 'borrowed' from another forum -

Hence the "Quote" - "Unquote" bits ...

bit of fishing ..... :D
by Pilgrim Norway
Thu 10 Feb, 2011 8:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Advice needed
Replies: 84
Views: 40129

Re: Advice needed

@ Dubious Dick and Walter Kovaks ..... there is more ....

Quote

This beggars belief.

A mate alerted me to this.

Thankfully this scam has been exposed, but what was the cost?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxArxIgB ... r_embedded

Unquote --------

:D :D :D :D :D
by Pilgrim Norway
Thu 10 Feb, 2011 12:26 pm
Forum: PTSD Discussions and Introductions
Topic: PTSD
Replies: 8
Views: 9006

Re: PTSD

@ danialclarcke I imagine that you are talking about stress as in civilian life an that all are open to experience it. The type of stress that we attempt to help with in our own way here on this Forum is not to identify any symptons - that is the area of the sufferers GP - our roll is to point the s...
by Pilgrim Norway
Tue 08 Feb, 2011 9:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Advice needed
Replies: 84
Views: 40129

Re: Advice needed

Feel free to apologize .....

We don't need this - not here or elsewhere on this Forum
by Pilgrim Norway
Fri 28 Jan, 2011 9:23 pm
Forum: PTSD Discussions and Introductions
Topic: How best to help boyfriend suffering Combat PTSD
Replies: 3
Views: 5677

Re: How best to help boyfriend suffering Combat PTSD

Hello Louise,

As said on Fakebook Combat Stress is the place to go for assistance.

I suppose that he has already spoken to his GP for a diagnosis ?

I'll look for a Para colleague here and will be back.

Keep in touch with him and talk him through - we'll be back