My memory doesn't serve me very well here, but in Malaya, my battery had 5.5 guns and we were divided into 2 sections of 2 guns each. I was
in "F" Battery (or was it section ?).
I have quite a good photographic record of some aspects of life. The photos are small B&W and not the best quality, but could be useful with the right expertise.
We had a wonderful battery commander Maj. J.G. Blenkinsop(p?), who was a Geordie. He had joined the pack artillery on the North-West frontier. He told me, "all I had was a mac and a tooth brush in my pocket". He was a real soldier's soldier, a real disciplinarian, tempered with a strong sense of fair play. As a young N.S. 2/Lt. (the lowest of the low !! ;-) ), Maj. Blenkinsop, ("the blink" protected me more than once from some rather unpleasant regular officers, who wanted to court marshal me.
I now live just West of the Severn, near a tiny place called Awre. If you are at all interested in them, I could always let you have more detail. At a later stage, I should be interested in what organisations exist to arrange get togethers etc.
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