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CATTERICK 1992

#1
Anyone out there who went through 11 sigs / 8 sigs ??? summer 92 - spring 93???
 
#2
yes I did, and what a bloody brilliant training environment it was. :D
 
#3
Not sure about a good training environment but there were plenty of brilliant nights out, well, if you liked scabsand old birds with their norks out!!! :lol:
 
#5
On a course that year !!

Did you know scabs is now a lidl? raised to the ground a few years ago and now the site for a lidl or something like that.

White shops im told has been re - fitted and is now modern up to date (well n yorks style) shopping area.

I've also been told Mc D's is also in camp centre?? see Mac D's is getting to all 3rd world areas :D
 
#6
Finished me class 1 in the summer of '92. Fond memories of the place. Had the best "Purple patch" of me life (so far?). Great time going round the north east and trapping left, right and centre. An example was going out to watch a film one nite (to have a night off the beer for a change), couldn't get into watch the film as it was full, went for a couple of beers instead and trapped with a nurse and had a great nite. Best bit (not!) was having to run up to the block in the morning to get changed whilst everyone else was marching down to the trade block!

Blandford can't hold a candle to Catterick!
 
#8
Yep - Feb 87 and Jun 92. Bloody bleak in February but the summer course was excellent - so beautiful on those early morning runs!

Went back to Richmond recently on holiday (passing through) - just as bad as it used to be. Scabs was a laugh, though.

Tricky Woo
08R EGKK
 
#9
had a great time at catterick , its a shame that it re-located to blandford but i guess the gene pool in blandford is sufficiently stocked now!!!.... passed through catterick last spring and i can confirm that jonnies cafe is no more , shame !! scabs is lidl and a golden arches and tesco are on the left hand side opposite old jonnies cafe! , remember doing pt in white daps , oh them were the days! had a cracking bl@w j@b on the bridge in richmond by a wrac straight out of guildford, also does anyone remember the rp sgt AKA robo cop???they need men like that in blandford , or the rp sgt from bad lads army with all that hair on his face !!, maybe we wouldnt have so many people moaning about blandford then.
 
#10
passed off 1 troop, 11 sigs summer 92, went upto 8 sigs in the august till may 93.

anyone remember the relay upgraders course robbing all the birds knickers out of the girls accomodation and hanging them all over the tennis courts?

Maddog 20/20, Diamond White, WRAC's, DKMH nurses, Scabs, Ricmond and Darlington. We never had so good!

Give me Catterick over that inbred southern gene pool Blandford anyday!

Was asked by a siggy when was i at Basingborne, told him i did my basic at catterick. He replied " Oh did you transfer from the Infantry then". TWAT!!
 
#11
delbut , i passed off summer 92 also. 3 troop , 2 weeks in front of 1 tp , small world !! i was in the back up tp for your pass off , good what a day it was soo fackin hot , if i remember rightly your tp rifle drill was too fast !! . catterick them were the days ..yeah i do remember the relay upgraders and the knickers saga , what bout cath house getting raided for blokes , regular as clockwork,,
 
#12
Yep was there thru 92/93 God knows how I passed my retrade as spent best part of the year p******d up in scabs then hauling guys back to my rm in Kath house for a bonk, oh happy days!!!!!! :wink:
 
#13
pretty green eyes PM me we may know each other!!!...
 
#14
I passed off late 92, any body else out there from this era?
 
#17
Yep i was in the last 3 troop through helles, and moved over to 8Sigs till late in 93.

Can any one remember Exocet the rp bod, where he would shout at you to halt from 1/4 of a mile away , just to come up and have a look at ya boots?


Or the Big BBq , where the chefs gave a lot of people from different Sqn's food poising?

Scabs theres a blast from the past, Fat Pat getting her nrks out every saturday regular as clock work, or the Pit in Richmond, even the fleece, good old days
 
#18
Fantastic days, many spent propping up the Bar in THE FLEECE and then catching a lovely pizza from the shop at the bottom of the hill. And visiting the market at the race course on a sunday
 
#19
reds the lot of ya! In my day...........oooohhhh mate........
A jolly good buggering, well, never did me any harm......good for morale
88/89 them were days......
Proper fcuking fighting smashing heads an' all.......
Whats up with army all gone soft........
Proper fcuking entertainment.........
Bring back combat siggy........i'll do ya pan bash, and stores, and rp staff, i love it me....
 
#20
carpetsfm7sr94champs said:
reds the lot of ya! In my day...........oooohhhh mate........
A jolly good buggering, well, never did me any harm......good for morale
88/89 them were days......
Proper fcuking fighting smashing heads an' all.......
Whats up with army all gone soft........
Proper fcuking entertainment.........
Bring back combat siggy........i'll do ya pan bash, and stores, and rp staff, i love it me....
88/89 you say? What sort of dates are they? I was there 1980 and again in 1984. Now they were good times. Not like wot you young whippersnapers are going on about! We were there when BAOR stood for 'British Army of the Rhein', not 'British Army Over the Road'. Holding back the Red Hords we were, and us so drunk too!

Young kids today would never understand!
 

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