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At 22:17 on March 15, 2017, Arthur Richford said…

Hi Michael good to hear from you . I have seen a lot old faces as I look at some photos that are shown hear .  

At 18:02 on May 11, 2016, Paul Brook said…

The Leconfield Antar story is here: http://rustytrucks.tripod.com/id35.html by the way.

At 18:00 on May 11, 2016, Paul Brook said…

Yes Mick they are following me around. I currently have 12DM78 (a ballast) and the recently arrived 12DM61.  A while ago I did 12DM85 which is currently gracing the Defence School of Transport.  When I left the Army in 2010 I decided to set up a vehicle restoration company which is still going strong and for some reason I seem to be the restorer of choice for Antars! I also have a Dyson trailer to do (and a second one on the Isle of Wight with all its brakes locked on) so plenty to keep me busy.

At 17:46 on May 10, 2016, Paul Brook said…

Hey Mick - many thanks for the request. Of course I remember the Quiet Giant of B Tp!!

At 20:11 on August 2, 2015, Paul Sherwood -Sherm. said…

Aye up Mick, I remember the trip, we took a mini bus from Buller Bks,I'm sure Pete Howe and Mo Walker came with us with Phil playing the guitar, as far as I remember Mick it was Allan Knots farewell , Paul (Grandad) Moreton would know. I hope all is well with you, I heard that Mojo Janusz passed away a few weeks ago but I not seen any thing on this site??

At 5:14 on June 9, 2015, Mike Blenkinsop said…

Hi Michael,

Hope you are well.

Apologies for delay in reply, very busy week. Book is full and working through the text and picture layouts now, checking, checking and even more checking! We are getting there , hopefully more news quite soon.

Best wishes,


At 15:54 on October 18, 2013, Mike Blenkinsop said…

Thanks, Michael,

Appreciate you coming back quickly with that name.

Best wishes,


At 16:31 on July 15, 2012, brian george wiseman said…
Thanks Mick I am well and retired last April. Sorry about yr leg and hope the 6 to 8 Weeks pass quickly. If the disbandment is in the new year then Sqirrel and i will be there. If it is this year will not be able to make it. As you say so many happy memories and so many great friends. Regards and love to you and yours.
At 19:06 on July 14, 2012, brian george wiseman said…
Hi Michael, If it is true about 16 Sqn I am surprise they are not renumbering 19 Sqn to 16 Sqn keeping the lower number going. I hope that you and the family are well. Hopefully see you at the reunion. Regards Brian.
At 17:18 on May 19, 2012, kevin mchugh said…

Hi Mick

hopefully you`ll remember me as my ssm at 75sqn it was your doning that got me in to tank transporting many thanks, i started life in the officers mess then came to you @ 75 worked along side steve wight and daz watons then you volatold me to go to tqms you where one off my better bosses even after leaving the service , good to see you looking well and lots of faces i remember on here liegh, dug grant, ronnie , sorry to hear  about guy burton great loss  all the best  kev



At 20:30 on May 7, 2012, Tony brown said…
Hi Mick

Choggie here, or also known as tony brown. How are you, I remembervyoubvery well when you were troop sgt at a troop when I was there. I was lookingbatvyourpicturesvyou posted, and apart from seeing my own mug on screen, along with Neil Prescott, spouse Dave Gordon (little bird) and others, but I noticed also two pictures of Dez Macadan, he was a top, top guy and the my first number 1 and driving instructor. The last I saw of Dez was in a hospital many years ago after he was hurt in an accident, which he fully recovered, but I've not heard from him since, have you.

Cheers Choggie.
At 10:49 on March 11, 2012, stuart(simo) simpson said…

hi again, what's this reunion in stoke, i thought it was up at liverpool .

At 16:56 on March 6, 2012, stuart(simo) simpson said…

Hiya Sheppie

Remember me Simmo?? How are you mate? You haven't changed although I haven't got many photos of you (remember the night you and Mugsley searched my room for cameras!!!) You never found them cos they ended up in the rugby field!!! Hope you and your family are well. Ruth sends her regards.

At 17:33 on August 27, 2011, derek john wilson (Willie) said…

 Hi again, that was along time ago. Me and thee in the same truck.Do you remember the Hamburg weekend. I´m still living in Hamm. Have been since 1980. I´m still working for the Army. I´ve got another 5 years to go then I retire.

At 16:46 on August 25, 2011, derek john wilson (Willie) said…
Hi Mike, u do remember me. The last time i saw u was in Duisburg.Ich MSO you SSM no.
At 22:17 on April 14, 2010, Leigh Williams said…
Hi Mick,
Thanks for getting back to me. Magazines, I think about 3 or 4, I noticed 2 already posted on here and I have a copy of another not yet on here I will see if I can get to scan in and post... One of the things I am working on is if you remember I had the task of doing ID photos whilst in Belfast, well I came across the negatives and am slowly managing to scan them into the PC. I think they would make great profile photos for here on the forum as the way guys looked then was more how we remember them if you know what I mean. Let me see what I can dig up. Catch you later.

Leigh Williams(Camera)
At 23:51 on April 13, 2010, Leigh Williams said…
Hi Mick, Great to see you here.... Looks like you need a few photos.. Just posted one of you in NI 1980 ish supporting a page 3 female I seem to remember... I also notice the NI magazine we wrote together is on the forum albums. I will try and dig some more photos out of you way back when... cheers. look after yourself.

Leigh Williams(Camera)
At 17:47 on December 20, 2009, Bob Cutts said…
Hi mick,
not sure about irene,name doesnt ring a bell at all unless she was the other "harf "from brian stoker...remember her full name ??? i try to find it for u,i am sure brian passed away some 15 years now with lung cancer...not sure ??.well what has changed in fally..........Bugger all...... yep thats the way it is,i will send you some pics. with the world being like it is a lot of things have changed and of course fallingbostel,i know that 16 is still here and that wont change for a while.the copper kettle still remains,theres a indien resteraunt in the town "which i hav'nt visited up to yet" and of course the china resteraunt by the railway station,apart from that i am sure you could walk back tomorrow and not get lost between the sky scrapers.....hohohoho,ok Mick i will send you some pics but till then i wish you and your family and freinds a happy xmas and new year...send pork pies soon...bob
At 12:53 on November 24, 2009, Mac McClintock said…
Well some people just do not change. Keep it up Mick
At 19:57 on November 23, 2009, kevin [ bizzy ] bisgrove said…
great to hear from you mick, yes i have still got hair not a lot but enough. back down living in somerset since 2002 after spending lots of years living in germany, still driving but only a 17 ton skip lorry [ not half as good as the old antar ]. cant wait to see these old photos you got from the old army days, good times.



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