Help please!!!

Discussion in 'Army Reserve' started by Gmonster, Sep 30, 2005.

Welcome to the Army Rumour Service, ARRSE

The UK's largest and busiest UNofficial military website.

The heart of the site is the forum area, including:

  1. Supposed to be going to STANTA next week.

    Supposed to be staying at Camp in or near STANTA

    I think the name of the Camp is Rafin Raffen or something like that.

    Anyone heard of it, i believe its a TA / ACF Camp
     
  2. Sounds like Wretham - south west of STANTA
     
  3. Probably it thanks,
    dont suppose you know the address
     
  4. Not off hand, but you can enter "wretham" in the search on www.multimap.com to see where it is.
     
  5. Ah but Wretham A or B , that is the question :p

    Take it the joining instrutions / admin order are on some shineys desk then :)
     
  6. Not really,
    Supposed to be assisting with training some TA units prior to i believe deployment on TELIC.

    As usual its a fast ball. After spending the last 24hrs getting Kit and Soldiers ready The really efficient Offr in charge doesnt know where were going. Typical eh?

    Wretham A or B are they near each other?
     
  7. Am moving to stanta this coming week for optag package, I am not sure which part we are going to.
    Does anybody know what the camp is like?
     
  8. Have you seen the Great Escape ?
     
  9. Great film,
    I assume they used the camp for filming then?
     
  10. Wretham camp from what I remember is best described as small, the accomadation is post WW2 nissan huts which are basic to say the least , non of your ensuite bathroom here, 10 man rooms with a heater at each end. Ablutions are a short walk from the blocks, the majority of buildings are prefabricated asbestos things. There is a parade square amd a naafi / bar and there is a mess

    Thats about it really , the sort of place you go wen you are about to spend weeks living rough on Stanta

    Hope this helps ?
     
  11. See you there.
     
  12. you probably will Gmonster,


    thanks for the heads up polar69. I better pack the warmer doss bag then.
     
  13. The chefs good there but the camp is old and the naffi is terrible .
     
  14. do you know how far away the nearest town is?
    :)
     
  15. OldSnowy

    OldSnowy LE Moderator Book Reviewer

    Wretham A and B are next to each other - pretty much the same camp, really.

    Nearest town - Thetford (they share eyeballs in Thetford, and monobrows are common). About 10 or 12 miles, I think.

    There is a pub not far from the main gate.

    The camp is ancient, but well preserved. You can still see the remains of the WW2 runways around it.

    The strange smells will be from the large number of intensive battery chicken buildings nearby.


    Have fun