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July 31st 2016
01:12:25 PM
What is your name?  

mike wyness

Did you serve in Aden  

no but my father did

Served with? (Unit)  

RASC

How did you find this website?  

through a family friend

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I wonder would I be eligible to join the association in memory of my dad.
I was brought up in aden,attended school,there. I later joined the royal green jackets,and have fond memories of my time in aden

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July 20th 2016
04:17:37 AM
What is your name?  

Jon Keen

Did you serve in Aden  

No

Served with? (Unit)  

N/A

How did you find this website?  

Internet search

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Trying to find out any information or memories from anyone who remembers John MacDonald, his partner Mary and their daughter Fiona (then only a toddler) - John worked with Airwork Services from 1965 to the withdrawal and loss of contract.

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July 7th 2016
09:37:35 AM
What is your name?  

Chris Downes

Did you serve in Aden  

Yes

Served with? (Unit)  

16(Field)Sqn, RAF Regiment, as clerk sec

How did you find this website?  

Introduced whilst visit to Forced Day

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Served with RAF Regiment, a bad posting to them, but worked sometime in HQ RAF Khormaksar General Office.

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July 5th 2016
11:00:51 AM
What is your name?  

Robin suggate

Did you serve in Aden  

No my dad did John Suggate

Served with? (Unit)  

Hiswa signals unit of raf

How did you find this website?  

Chance

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I was born in raf steamer point hospital and would be very interested in anyone who remembers my dad or mum sister or brother who were all posted there around 1964

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July 4th 2016
08:07:38 AM
What is your name?  

Ted Ogle

Did you serve in Aden  

Yes

Served with? (Unit)  

REME ( Armourer attached to 1st Coldstream Guards )

How did you find this website?  

Browsing

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I suppose that this being the 50th anniversary of our return from Aden back to Germany a certain sense of nostalgia prompted a random search to see what was out there in \"internet land\"

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June 26th 2016
05:55:42 AM
What is your name?  

Stephen Maggs

Did you serve in Aden  

No- Father

Served with? (Unit)  

Royal Army Ordnance Coprs

How did you find this website?  

Browsing internet

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My father, William Henry Maggs (1940-1992) served in Aden in the 1960\'s. I have a few photographs I\'d like to share on here showing his time in Aden. Was a Worcester man.

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June 26th 2016
04:21:45 AM
What is your name?  

Dave Kirk

Did you serve in Aden  

no - dad (Eric \'Albie\' Kirk) served at Steamer Point in \'67.

Served with? (Unit)  

port security force

How did you find this website?  

google

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Just taking a look around after talking to my dad (now 74). Will be back for a closer look when I get near a PC later.

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June 23rd 2016
09:33:30 PM
What is your name?  

Brian Kelly

Did you serve in Aden  

Yes, 1962 - 1964

Served with? (Unit)  

Royal Air Force

How did you find this website?  

via Google

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Remembering the following British Service Personnel who lost their lives during an \' Up Country Expedition, after they inadvertently strayed into The Yemen.

Cpl L Dean, RASC. L/Cpl R Jefferey, Royal Marines. Signalman R B Leech, Royal Signals, Driver R A Morley, RASC.
Not forgetting all service, civilian and Aden Police personnel who lost their lives while serving in Aden

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June 7th 2016
08:13:22 AM
What is your name?  

Julie Simpson (now Sellars)

Did you serve in Aden  

No

How did you find this website?  

Through friend

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Would like to hear news of an old friend,Brian (Lofty) Savage who was in Aden for his 21st Birthday on June 6th 1961. One of our Valiants from RAF Wittering delivered a special present to him from me !
Thank you,
Julie

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May 23rd 2016
05:00:17 AM
What is your name?  

Nev Hancy

Did you serve in Aden  

Yes Feb 1959 to Feb 1960

Served with? (Unit)  

The 1st Northamptonshire Regiment

How did you find this website?  

Looking for Aden

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The 1st Northamptonshire RegimentĀ“s NeXT reunion is on the 1st of June 2016,Roast Dinner, Big Car Park, starting at 11am not 12am,at the address below.
BEST WESTERN Heath Court Hotel
Moulton Road, Newmarket, Suffolk,CB8-8DY
Tel 01638 676 392, England.

Looking for L/t David Fearnley,Don Derbeshire, Chris Kettering, Nobby Clark, Burges, Tony Lawrence, Gerry Bolino, Ken Brace, Chaqpman, Mickey Laurd (Boxer),Rook, Dave Bentley, Jeff Lynn, Doug Pratt, Albert Ward, and all others from 13th 14th and 15th Platoons, plus all ex Northeptons.
Kind Regards Nev Hancy ( Frank )

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May 19th 2016
03:05:50 AM
What is your name?  

Nev Hancy

Did you serve in Aden  

Yes Feb 1959 to Feb 1960

Served with? (Unit)  

The 1st Northamptonshire Regiment

How did you find this website?  

Looking for Aden

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THE 1st NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT

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May 17th 2016
02:19:10 AM
What is your name?  

michael wilson

Did you serve in Aden  

yes

Served with? (Unit)  

515 signal troop attached to the irish guards 66/67

How did you find this website?  

google aden vets

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I was stationed in salerno barracks and have lost touch with everybody who was there.
I was up country when the irish guards lost 8 of their men

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May 15th 2016
09:50:09 AM
What is your name?  

Layne Guitar

Did you serve in Aden  

Layne Guitar

Served with? (Unit)  

Layne Guitar

How did you find this website?  

Layne Guitar

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I am praying you won't mind me adding a remark on this blog as I felt I really needed to state something as a result of visiting your blog. You have to be some kind of old hand at this website stuff as I found my visit to be rather fulfilling and will most certainly be popping back here for a second look before long. I have just had a trip to New York and am unwinding with my pc in order to wind down, and your site took my mind off my problems for a couple of minutes, thank you Layne Guitar.

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May 7th 2016
08:48:57 AM
What is your name?  

David Duckworth

Did you serve in Aden  

yes 31/05/58 to 20/12/59

Served with? (Unit)  

HQ clrk org RAF Khormaksar

How did you find this website?  

son was doing the family military history

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fantastic site , if anyone here does remember serving with me over in Aden be great if you could drop an e-mail to my son Mark at the above e-mail address

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May 4th 2016
12:49:15 AM
What is your name?  

Denis Thornton (Jinje)

Did you serve in Aden  

Yes 1962-65 and1965-67

Served with? (Unit)  

Raf Saltpans both tours

How did you find this website?  

Ava member

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Just a quick reply to Derek Coombes..... It was 1965 not 55, you aren\'t that old (Jinje)

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May 1st 2016
09:54:42 PM
What is your name?  

Derek Coombes

Did you serve in Aden  

Yes

Served with? (Unit)  

RAF

How did you find this website?  

Browsing

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I was there 1955 1957 Salt Pans and Salalah mainly
There not many of us left now

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April 16th 2016
11:57:02 AM
What is your name?  

Jeremy Holmes

Did you serve in Aden  

No

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looking for information or anyone who might remember CPL Jeremy Chapman 684011 \'Squeekie\', an aircraft engine fitter with the RAF at Aden 1964-67

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March 29th 2016
05:27:03 PM
What is your name?  

Bill Redford

Did you serve in Aden  

Yes

Served with? (Unit)  

131 MU RAF Khormaksar 1960 -62

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Here in Australia we are preparing for ANZAC Day and the Parade. Like last year I will be in the local, Whyalla, S. A. March and be the sole representative of the Aden Veterans Association.

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March 20th 2016
11:17:29 PM
What is your name?  

Neville David Hancy

Did you serve in Aden  

Yes 1959

Served with? (Unit)  

The 1st Northamptonshire Regiment

How did you find this website?  

Looking for Aden

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The 1st Northamptonshire Regiment is holding it`s NeXT Reunion on the 1-6-2016 same Hotel as last year, Hotel has a big Car Park, we will be having a Roast Dinner, Please phone Hotel if you are coming 01638 676 392 Thank You.

BEST WESTERN Heath Court Hotel
Moulton Road
Newmarket
Suffolk. CB8 8DY
TEL 01638 676 392
England.

We are looking for L/t David Fearnley, Don Derbeshire, Chris Kettering, Burges, Tony Lawrence, Gerry Bolino, Ken BraceChapman, Mickey Laud ( Boxer ), Rook, Dave Bentley, Jeff Lyn, Dug Pratt, Nobby Clark, Albert Ward, Colin Childs. also all from 13th 14th 15th Platoon D Company, and all Ex Northamptonshires.
Kind Regards
Nev Hancy ( Frank )

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March 20th 2016
04:11:12 AM
What is your name?  

Neville David Hancy

Did you serve in Aden  

Yes 1959

Served with? (Unit)  

The 1st Northamptonshire Regiment

How did you find this website?  

Looking for Aden

Please enter your comments?  

The 1st Northamptonshire is Holding it`s Next Reunion on the 1-6-2016

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