Catterick, Camp Canteen, Sandes Soldiers Home c.1960

Memories of Catterick

I spent many a happy hour playing table tennis, snooker and swimming, seems like yesterday. The top board of the swimming pool always seemed so high.

Following completion of my initial Army training at Squires Gate Camp, Blackpool and at Warley (Essex) I was posted to the School of Signals at Catterick. Le Catau and Baghdad Lines. After several weeks of Training as an Operator, Wireless and Line, the whole training school moved to Scarborough, what a pleasant (...Read full memory)

Trained with the 5th Dragoon Guards, cannot remember intake number, only that it was April 17th 1956 by a Cpl. Blinkhorn. What stands out a Sgt. D'arcy riding around on an Indian motor bike, he sometimes rode side-saddle.

Does anyone remember a Captain Evers, who gave his address as The Wirelines, Catterick Camp? He is mentioned on a document in connection with the marriage of my grandmother, Amy Sarah Hopper to Private Harry William Sutton no.S.12354 R.A.S.C. in April 1925. I have used the Army List but there are several Captain Evers. (...Read full memory)

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