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PostSubject: Re: 7 Signal Regient, Herford   7 Signal Regient, Herford - Page 5 Icon_minitime23/8/2012, 14:40

You must have been one of the first into Maresfield Tom..You would have been in South camp???
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Places Served : Catterick,1 Corps Sig Regt Herford Baor 15
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PostSubject: Re: 7 Signal Regient, Herford   7 Signal Regient, Herford - Page 5 Icon_minitime23/8/2012, 14:46

No I arrived in January 1955 and it was only one camp, and still only one camp when I left in July 1956. 1 Corps Signal Regt Further down the road was a RASC or RAOC camp.

Our shoulder flash was a White Spear Head on a Red Diamond.

Tom Withers
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PostSubject: Re: 7 Signal Regient, Herford   7 Signal Regient, Herford - Page 5 Icon_minitime23/8/2012, 15:25

Some pics here Tom..You may have seen them already.You might even see yourself..lol

http://www.herforder-association.org.uk/maresfield/maresfield55/maresfield55_a.htm
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PostSubject: Re: 7 Signal Regient, Herford   7 Signal Regient, Herford - Page 5 Icon_minitime16/1/2013, 22:55

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Who nicked your bayonet then Jim ?

Quarter guard commanders do not fix bayonets....
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Localisation : West of England
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Harrogate 1949-52. HQ BAOR Sig Regt 1952-54, Korea 1954-55, Egypt 1955, Cyprus 1955-57, HMS Santon 1957, UK 7th Hussars 1957-59, 1st Gds Bde 1959-60, 201 Signal Sqn 1960-62, 206 Sig Sqn 1962-63, 7 Sig Regt 1963-66, 249 Sig Sqn 1966-68, 11 Sig Regt 1968-72. Retired 1972
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PostSubject: Re: 7 Signal Regient, Herford   7 Signal Regient, Herford - Page 5 Icon_minitime17/1/2013, 17:28

Quite right Gordon. I knew there was an excuse for me to not fix bayonets, Although I wasn't sure at the time. S'truth is it really nearly 50 years ago when that picture was taken.
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PostSubject: SOXMIS - Bunde   7 Signal Regient, Herford - Page 5 Icon_minitime23/9/2016, 04:19

relay69 wrote:
Hi  I think you wil find that Soxmis was based in Bunde where atleast in the 68/69 they used to visit the dentist in Hammersmith then 4Div HQ & Sig. Reg.
You are correct. Our family was in BAOR several times from 1957 to 1970. My father was in Signals. We lived in Bunde from 1961 to 1963. SOXMIS was in the married officers compound where we lived. Us kids were fascinated to be so close to "them".

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Number of posts : 1298
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Localisation : West of England
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Harrogate 1949-52. HQ BAOR Sig Regt 1952-54, Korea 1954-55, Egypt 1955, Cyprus 1955-57, HMS Santon 1957, UK 7th Hussars 1957-59, 1st Gds Bde 1959-60, 201 Signal Sqn 1960-62, 206 Sig Sqn 1962-63, 7 Sig Regt 1963-66, 249 Sig Sqn 1966-68, 11 Sig Regt 1968-72. Retired 1972
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PostSubject: Re: 7 Signal Regient, Herford   7 Signal Regient, Herford - Page 5 Icon_minitime10/11/2016, 18:34

I remember seeing the SOXMIS personnel sitting in their car when I use to take my young Son to Bunde from Herford, to collect the Sunday Papers and buy him a toy in the YMCA. Always laughed at the notion of loads of people report their whereabouts to the local RMP desk. The RMP people must have filled in loads of logs with this info.
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Places Served : Rotenburg Ploen Lippstadt Hamm Wetter Minden Munster Bielefeldt Dusseldorf
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PostSubject: Re: 7 Signal Regient, Herford   7 Signal Regient, Herford - Page 5 Icon_minitime15/11/2016, 10:45

jimsigs

Good to hear from an esteemed member of the Senior Officers Mess
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Number of posts : 1298
Age : 85
Localisation : West of England
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Harrogate 1949-52. HQ BAOR Sig Regt 1952-54, Korea 1954-55, Egypt 1955, Cyprus 1955-57, HMS Santon 1957, UK 7th Hussars 1957-59, 1st Gds Bde 1959-60, 201 Signal Sqn 1960-62, 206 Sig Sqn 1962-63, 7 Sig Regt 1963-66, 249 Sig Sqn 1966-68, 11 Sig Regt 1968-72. Retired 1972
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PostSubject: Re: 7 Signal Regient, Herford   7 Signal Regient, Herford - Page 5 Icon_minitime15/11/2016, 16:47

Hi JPW,
I see you were at one time in Munster - which camp ?
I was there in 1962 with 206 Signal Squadron at Gremmandorf - York Barracks and also in Married quarters at Heiderstrasse across the road from the camp. York Barracks at the time had first Queens Own Hussars then 4/7th Dragoon Guards. The Brigade Commander was Brig RMP Carver (Later FM Lord Carver).
All old history now, but I only lasted until 1963 when I was posted to 7 Sig Regt in Herford. (I first came across Herford in 1952 with HQ BAOR Sig Regt at Harewood Barracks in Herford. Ph
Jimsigsew !! that's 64 year ago.
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Places Served : Rotenburg Ploen Lippstadt Hamm Wetter Minden Munster Bielefeldt Dusseldorf
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PostSubject: Re: 7 Signal Regient, Herford   7 Signal Regient, Herford - Page 5 Icon_minitime15/11/2016, 18:41

jimsigs

I am a mere sprog compared to you

I was based in Waterloo Barracks, part of the Loddenheide complex, in the late 60s/early 70s. In my time apart from the Brigade Headquarters the 10th Hussars, 3rd Carabiniers and finally he 5th Inniskilling Dragoon Guards were in York Barracks.
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Localisation : Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada V2S 7C5
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Catterick (1951) - BAOR (1952 -1954)-(Herford - Bunde - Munster) - Japan (Kure) - Korea (Pusan - Seoul) - Cyprus (Nicosia) - Suez Op (1st Guards Brigade) - UK (63 Sigs Regt TA, Southampton)
Registration date : 2008-06-30

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PostSubject: Re: 7 Signal Regient, Herford   7 Signal Regient, Herford - Page 5 Icon_minitime15/11/2016, 20:23

20 Armoured Bde Sig Sqn - HQ and W Troop (4 Squadron 6 Armoured  Div Sigs Regt) - I'm the stroppy looking Cpl seated right. York Barracks - 17/21 Lancers were resident regiment.  Len (Ciphers)
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