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A page to remember those with which we served and who are sadly no longer with us, and to remember them in spirit and the moments shared throughout their time as Tank Transporters.

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Comment by armybrat on November 26, 2012 at 9:14

    Miss you Dad xx you my be gone but will not be forgotten xx

Comment by Ronnie Mac Queen on November 3, 2012 at 11:19

Heartfelt condolences goes out to all the names on here some i know and have shared quite a few pints with in our army days. Gone but never forgotten---- RIP guys.

Comment by Jim McIver on July 14, 2012 at 6:23

There is a fellow Glaswegien unmentioned here,  Miggo McLaughlin, great biker too, former A troop 3 Sqn, 80 - 83, died at a very young age also unsure when but it was soon after he left the Army. He had a heart attack whilst driving his tanker, old skills, felt the pains in his chest, pulled over on the motorway's hard shoulder, brakes on, Died.. RIP Pal

Comment by Jim McIver on July 13, 2012 at 14:50

I never realised this page existed, and I would like to place a over belated entry into this prestigious wall on the passing of my dearest Pal, Matthew Smyth Manily Barnes (Barney) who died tragically on drag with me on 21st April 1981.

Gone, never forgotten Pal.

Comment by Peter James Howe on June 21, 2012 at 10:18

Thanks David I now have Diane's address and have been in contact.

Comment by David Pleasants on June 20, 2012 at 17:39

For Peter Howe, if you e-mail me at david@plesbit.net I will forward your e-mail on to Diane.

Comment by Tony (Mac) McNamara on June 20, 2012 at 15:16

Just picked up on the sad notice of Bob`s passing, a proper decent guy  and helpful to all around him.

Condolences to his wife at his difficult time, RIP Bob.

Comment by Peter James Howe on June 8, 2012 at 13:19

I am stunned to hear of the passing of Bob Royce, we knew each other all through our Army days and Bob was best man at my wedding. My deepest condolences to Diane and Kevin, does any one have any contact details for Diane.

Comment by Stephen Davis on May 8, 2012 at 8:21

Hi swinny, yes i remember you well, sylvia and i were talking about you the other day. last time i saw you i think im right in saying your leg was in plaster from a motorbike accident. thank you for your kind words, i hope you are all doing well.

Comment by swinny on May 5, 2012 at 8:51

Steven sorry to hear about your dad myself and Maureen were friend with your mum dad you and Sylvia when you lived in Loseke strasse lots of good times and have some great memories.

Once again sorry about your dad say hello to Silvia and all we know.

Comment by P.Fitzgerald.'Paddy Fitz'. on May 2, 2012 at 13:21

So sad to hear  of the passing away of Keith . I served with him at Senne , as I remember , both Keith and I downed a few 'Sherbs' more than once . May you Rest in Peace Keith .

Comment by Stephen Davis on May 1, 2012 at 22:02

Thank you all for your kind words, my sister sylvia and i are touched to see names we recognize. i have learned from the funeral directors today that as dad was a life member of the British legion he will have a flag draped over his coffin and a standard bearer at the ceremony.

Comment by Stephen G Allen (Tanky) on April 30, 2012 at 19:45

Sorry to read of Keiths passing . another great mate gone.Deepest condolences to all his family.

Comment by Jerry Crampton on April 29, 2012 at 15:34

My condolences to Keiths family at this sad time. Another great mate has passed away.

Comment by michael shepherd on April 29, 2012 at 15:28

 Another Last Post to Bob Royce and Butch Large .i knew them both at Fally ,I have many good memories of them both  .My condolences to both families.

Comment by michael shepherd on April 29, 2012 at 15:22

  Well i am so sad to hear that Keith has passed away.I served with him in 23 sqn  although different troop ,it didnt matter we were all one team then.My condolences to his family at this sad time RIP Keith.

 

Comment by Maurice Robert Walker on April 29, 2012 at 15:22

Sorry to hear of the passing of Keith he was one of the best number 1s in my troop.

Condolenses to he's family at this very difficult time.

Comment by Stephen Davis on April 29, 2012 at 12:14

Rest in peace dad, Keith Davis passed away on Thursday 26th April 2012.

Comment by David Pleasants on April 28, 2012 at 23:23

I have only just heard from Diane of Bob Royce's sad death.  When I took command of 16 Sqn in Jan 85 Bob was A Tp SSgt and when he was posted away to Belize on promotion I had no hesitataion in requesting that Bob should come back to the Sqn as SSM when the late Paul Manning was posted.  This duly happened and Bob became a great friend and tremendous support, so much so that when I took command of 43 Sqn in Shorncliffe and Bob had been commissioned I asked if he would come as my 2IC, unfortunately for me he was enjoying himself too much commanding his MCTG in Celle but we remained in touch and met occasionally at the reunion.  He was a very fine man and a very fine soldier who will be greatly missed.  I have sent Dannie's and my deepest sympathy to Diane and Kevin.

Comment by brian george wiseman on April 28, 2012 at 10:13
Rhona and Tracy Large would like to thank everyone for their very kind messages on the passing of Butch. I know that these are a huge comfort to them at this very sad time.

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