Re: Request for information


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Posted by Richard G. on 28 August 2004 at 00:31:16:

In Reply to: Request for information posted by Dave Swarbrick on 27 August 2004 at 06:06:23:

: Dear All,

: I am in possession of the Certificate of Service of my late uncle Richard Swarbrick. In the section detailing his service there is the entry "BETFOR 9/12/49 - 1/4/53." At the time of this posting Dick was serving in the R.A.V.C. - having previously served in The Loyal Regiment.

: Can anyone help me as to what Dick might have been doing through this time? Did BETFOR have horses, mules, camels?

: Any thoughts would be appreciated,

: Thank you,

: Dave Swarbrick
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Maybe he was there to look after the " Dogs of War" !!!! Are you sure it was RAVC and not RAMC ?

I never saw any animals used there, from 1947-49
That is not to say there were none there !
Was in REME, so we were mechanised, but we also got around a lot ......




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