1 Company, 10 PARA


 

1 Company vincit omnia. 44 Brigade loses

 

Soldiering in Denmark. The land is flatter so there are no hills to climb. Click on pictures for full size versions. They are all from Barry Crowe, a corporal of 1 Coy. It was NATO Exercise Amber Express In September 1981

 

1 Company March & Shoot team on the beach at Altcar,  (Cpl Sherwood always carried the A-41 Radio) 44 Brigade shooting Competition 75/76. A couple look quite cheerful.

 

1 Company March & Shoot team on the beach at Altcar,  (Cpl Sherwood always carried the A-41 Radio) 44 Brigade shooting Competition 75/76. That is Joe at the front with a smile for the camera.
 

 

Left to Right Sgt John Conway, L/Cpl Barry Crowe & Cpl James Bird skiing at Aviemore 75/76

 

 PJI Tim Samwell, Dispatching, 1 Company from a balloon over Germany.

 

The wall at Altcar, an opportunity to break an ankle.

 

Parachuting from 3 thousand feet over Aschenermoor near Diepholz in Germany

 

Parachuting from 3 thousand feet over Aschenermoor near Diepholz.

 

Waiting to emplane at Diepholz. Notice that the aircraft is a Transall, not dear old Hercy Bird. It has Luftwaffe markings.

The Deutschers were highly efficient when it came to jumping. They checked everything that mattered and nothing that did not. The RAF were gob smacked.

 

Wellington the Womble (Barry Crowe) at the Courage Trophy Wimbledon Common 1977

 

Pte Charlie Reeve & Sgt John Conway patrolling STANTA [ Stanford Training Area in Norfolk ]1975

 

Cpl Barry Crowe outside the scoff tent at Holbeek, Denmark; we had just had a fresh delivery of straw! The mud was not imported. It came with the territory.

 

Pte Barry Skeggs ready for scoff at Holbeek, Denmark. We had just had a fresh delivery of straw!

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