BFG/BAOR/RAFG Locations
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

BFG/BAOR/RAFG Locations

www.baor-locations.org
 
HomeHome  SearchSearch  Latest imagesLatest images  RegisterRegister  Log in  
Latest topics
» Peter Donovan
Grandad Icon_minitimeYesterday at 22:12 by Donovans

» 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards
Grandad Icon_minitimeYesterday at 21:50 by Donovans

» POW STALAG XID 357 in Fallingbostel
Grandad Icon_minitimeYesterday at 20:06 by alan8376

» YORK BARRACKS MUNSTER
Grandad Icon_minitime13/2/2024, 15:26 by Bobwa1

» Bob Lewis
Grandad Icon_minitime5/2/2024, 22:17 by Crankline

» Memories of Trenchard Barracks, Celle
Grandad Icon_minitime27/1/2024, 15:10 by Arthur Joy

» Anyone know Capt C Maynard, REME, Duisburg 1958-61?
Grandad Icon_minitime25/1/2024, 21:15 by mandymaynard

» Langenhagen Barracks
Grandad Icon_minitime25/1/2024, 18:55 by deWorde

» I'm looking for information about my grandfather
Grandad Icon_minitime24/1/2024, 10:04 by Bushi

» 77 H.A.A Regiment, Vancouver Barracks, Delmenhorst, 1955-57
Grandad Icon_minitime19/1/2024, 16:12 by RBright1936

» CONTROL COMMISSION FOR GERMANY
Grandad Icon_minitime17/1/2024, 14:24 by Pborn4

» I am looking for information about Michał KUZIO
Grandad Icon_minitime16/1/2024, 15:40 by AndrzejM

» Francis Kelly royal signals and b.m.h.hostert
Grandad Icon_minitime15/1/2024, 01:44 by Pborn4

» York Barracks (Gremmendorf Kaserne), Munster
Grandad Icon_minitime14/1/2024, 19:50 by Pborn4

» Oxford Barracks
Grandad Icon_minitime14/1/2024, 19:47 by Pborn4

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
Who is online?
In total there are 17 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 17 Guests :: 3 Bots

None

Most users ever online was 223 on 22/1/2021, 18:16
February 2024
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
26272829   
CalendarCalendar
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search

 

 Grandad

Go down 
3 posters
AuthorMessage
Hidswills
LCpl
LCpl



Number of posts : 9
Registration date : 2022-08-23

Grandad Empty
PostSubject: Grandad   Grandad Icon_minitime24/8/2022, 11:07

I've recently come across this photo of my grandad Doug. He never spoke of his time in Germany but it where he met and fell in love with my grandma. Sadly they are no longer with us but I have a box full of letters that she sent to him with varying BAOR addresses. All in German!
Back to top Go down
Hidswills
LCpl
LCpl



Number of posts : 9
Registration date : 2022-08-23

Grandad Empty
PostSubject: Re: Grandad   Grandad Icon_minitime24/8/2022, 11:10

Grandad Img_2011
Back to top Go down
alan8376
Brig
Brig



Number of posts : 729
Age : 76
Localisation : Norfolk, UK
Cap Badge : REME
Places Served : Carlisle AAS, Aden, Hildesheim, Bordon, Fallingbostel, Dover, NI Tours, Osnabruck, Herford, Muenster, UN Nicosia, SBA Dhekellia Cyprus x2, Waterbeach, Civi Street 1988. Retired from VOSA 2007.
Registration date : 2009-07-28

Grandad Empty
PostSubject: Re: Grandad   Grandad Icon_minitime24/8/2022, 16:59

Hi Hidwils,

Welcome to the site.

Do you have photos to go with address's?  

As a new comer. I am not sure if you are restricted for a time for sending photos??

Alan


Last edited by alan8376 on 24/8/2022, 17:13; edited 1 time in total

Hidswills likes this post

Back to top Go down
Hidswills
LCpl
LCpl



Number of posts : 9
Registration date : 2022-08-23

Grandad Empty
PostSubject: Re: Grandad   Grandad Icon_minitime24/8/2022, 17:01

Has the picture posted?
Back to top Go down
alan8376
Brig
Brig



Number of posts : 729
Age : 76
Localisation : Norfolk, UK
Cap Badge : REME
Places Served : Carlisle AAS, Aden, Hildesheim, Bordon, Fallingbostel, Dover, NI Tours, Osnabruck, Herford, Muenster, UN Nicosia, SBA Dhekellia Cyprus x2, Waterbeach, Civi Street 1988. Retired from VOSA 2007.
Registration date : 2009-07-28

Grandad Empty
PostSubject: Re: Grandad   Grandad Icon_minitime24/8/2022, 17:04

Yes, the photo has arrived. It is a bit dark. But Grandad is very clear!

Can you read German?


Alan
Back to top Go down
Hidswills
LCpl
LCpl



Number of posts : 9
Registration date : 2022-08-23

Grandad Empty
PostSubject: Re: Grandad   Grandad Icon_minitime24/8/2022, 17:16

No, unfortunately not but I have Google lensed a few of the letters! He wasn't enlisted until the 7th June 1945 and he left in 1948. That's about all I know

Back to top Go down
Hidswills
LCpl
LCpl



Number of posts : 9
Registration date : 2022-08-23

Grandad Empty
PostSubject: Re: Grandad   Grandad Icon_minitime24/8/2022, 17:26

Grandad Img_2013
Grandad Img_2012
Grandad Img_2014
Back to top Go down
alan8376
Brig
Brig



Number of posts : 729
Age : 76
Localisation : Norfolk, UK
Cap Badge : REME
Places Served : Carlisle AAS, Aden, Hildesheim, Bordon, Fallingbostel, Dover, NI Tours, Osnabruck, Herford, Muenster, UN Nicosia, SBA Dhekellia Cyprus x2, Waterbeach, Civi Street 1988. Retired from VOSA 2007.
Registration date : 2009-07-28

Grandad Empty
PostSubject: Re: Grandad   Grandad Icon_minitime24/8/2022, 17:29

Hi,  Best not to send any letters!

Maybe Locations and Unit Titles +  accompanying photos would be of Interest to members. Of course any stories connected are always interesting .


Alan

Ps. Photos of address's have arrived. Maybe someone from the team will comment on Locations and Units?

Hidswills likes this post

Back to top Go down
Hidswills
LCpl
LCpl



Number of posts : 9
Registration date : 2022-08-23

Grandad Empty
PostSubject: Re: Grandad   Grandad Icon_minitime24/8/2022, 17:43

Grandad Img_8115
Grandad Img_8114
Back to top Go down
Hidswills
LCpl
LCpl



Number of posts : 9
Registration date : 2022-08-23

Grandad Empty
PostSubject: Re: Grandad   Grandad Icon_minitime24/8/2022, 17:44

Grandad Img_8117
Grandad Img_8118
Grandad Img_8116
Back to top Go down
alan8376
Brig
Brig



Number of posts : 729
Age : 76
Localisation : Norfolk, UK
Cap Badge : REME
Places Served : Carlisle AAS, Aden, Hildesheim, Bordon, Fallingbostel, Dover, NI Tours, Osnabruck, Herford, Muenster, UN Nicosia, SBA Dhekellia Cyprus x2, Waterbeach, Civi Street 1988. Retired from VOSA 2007.
Registration date : 2009-07-28

Grandad Empty
PostSubject: Re: Grandad   Grandad Icon_minitime24/8/2022, 18:13

The  info photo regarding Grandad's docs have arrived.

I am interested in the name of the town where Grandad met Grandma?  If it was Dissen? Then that area between Bielefeld and Osnabrueck was in a big area where British Servicemen were originally based post war, and remained in the area until we withdrew from in recent years.

Alan


Last edited by alan8376 on 24/8/2022, 19:20; edited 1 time in total
Back to top Go down
Hidswills
LCpl
LCpl



Number of posts : 9
Registration date : 2022-08-23

Grandad Empty
PostSubject: Re: Grandad   Grandad Icon_minitime24/8/2022, 18:40

Yes that's where she was from but I am not sure where they met. The story was she worked in a hotel that he was stationed in as I recall him stealing food for her to take for her family!

alan8376 likes this post

Back to top Go down
steve
LE Maj
LE Maj
steve


Number of posts : 1000
Age : 74
Localisation : near Cuxhaven
Cap Badge : Royal Signals + Royal Engineers
Places Served : Verden-Aller + Willich + Iserlohn + Hameln
Registration date : 2010-02-14

Grandad Empty
PostSubject: Re: Grandad   Grandad Icon_minitime25/8/2022, 10:23

Welcome

Your Grandad was serving with Air Formation Signals, ASSU = Air Support Signals Unit with HQ in Minden later Herford, by Feb 48 back to Minden, cannot make out the crossed-out Signal Regiment, regarding 464 AL Section being a Royal Air Force unit not recorded, perhaps Advanced Landing Section, need an RAF expert to confirm. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced_Landing_Ground

alan8376 and Hidswills like this post

Back to top Go down
https://britisharmyingermany.com
Hidswills
LCpl
LCpl



Number of posts : 9
Registration date : 2022-08-23

Grandad Empty
PostSubject: Re: Grandad   Grandad Icon_minitime25/8/2022, 10:52

Thank you Steve. Such a shame he wouldn't speak about his time there, it was only later in life when he had dementia he would start talking but then we don't know how much of that was memory or fiction. He quite often told a tale of being invited up in a mosquito
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content





Grandad Empty
PostSubject: Re: Grandad   Grandad Icon_minitime

Back to top Go down
 
Grandad
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» i am looking for my grandad.
» My Grandad in Hobart Barracks,Detmold-Germany

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
BFG/BAOR/RAFG Locations :: General - Non-BAOR-
Jump to: