R.E.M.E. Light aid detachment to 1st Royal Tank Reg. Sek Kong 1957 | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

R.E.M.E. Light aid detachment to 1st Royal Tank Reg. Sek Kong 1957

R.E.M.E. Light aid detachment to 1st Royal Tank Reg. Sek Kong 1957
Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Wednesday, November 20, 1957
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This photo is of all 70 men of R.E.M.E. In 1st Royal Tank Regiment. Photo taken on Cambrai Day 20 Nov. 1957, prior to joining their separate tank squadrons at the Remembrance service. Names remembered are:

  • S/Sargeant Richard Forder
  • S/sargeant Charles Street
  • Stan Richie
  • Jim Keen
  • Joe Boyes
  • Stan Balchin
  • Charlie Scales
  • Allan Peter Gardiner
  • “Ginger” Bolton
  • Michael Taylor
  • Robert Hambridge
  • George Thomas
  • John Grant
  • Roy (sparky) Sparkes
  • Douglas Burgess,
  • and my best mate Eric Blakeley.

Most of the senior men on front row were with Tank Regiment during 2nd world war.