Memories of Tavistock

Having completed my National Service with the Glosters I was called for camp as part of my further commitment. Unable to go with 5 Glosters I was sent to Plaster Down Camp with HQ 129 Brigade. Having had an excellent time I decided to sign on to serve Four years with the TA.and I finished up doing twenty one years (...Read full memory)

I was the resident Army R.Q.M.S. at Plasterdown Camp from 1963 - 1966 with a civilian staff ran the camp administration durin Territorial occupation and after, also Tregantle Fort in Cornwall, I would like to know if anybody remembers me , I am 83yrs old now.

Following my basic training at Crownhill Barracks Plymouth in June 1951 I was transferred to Plasterdown Camp to complete intensive training until October 1951. I was in the Wiltshire Regiment and as I came from Swindon, I was only one of about 4 who actually came from Wiltshire. One person was Ted (...Read full memory)

I remember being at Plasterdown Camp and Tavistock I loved the rural setting with Dartmouth on our doorstep. If you wanted to go into town then it was a trip to Plymouth I had a lot of good nights there with the lads to. I was with them when they moved from Plasterdown Camp to Gazza (...Read full memory)

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