Recollections

Edinburgh TA Unit

Bogged-down at Newquay

1951

The 519 LAA/SL Regt R.A. TA unit with a bogged-down recovery truck on the beach at Newquay

West Pilton Camp  -  The 519 LAA/SL Regt R.A. TA unit prepares for its annual camp in Norfolk

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Edward Thomson, Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland

TA Unit

Bogged down at Newquay

Thank you to Edward Thomson, Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland for sending the photograph above. 

Ed writes:

"One of the TA Captains (a bank manager!) tried to take a drive with the truck on the Beach at Newquay in 1951.

He didn't get very far.  It took eight men and a caterpillar tractor to get it out before the tide turned,"

Edward Thomson, Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland:  May 2006

 

 

Pilton

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TA Unit    -    519 Regiment

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   West Pilton Camp  -  The 519 LAA/SL Regt R.A. TA unit prepares for its annual camp in Norfolk

West Pilton Camp  -  1949

   The 519 LAA/SL Regt R.A. TA unit prepares for its annual camp in Norfolk  -  RAF Turnhouse, 1949

RAF Turnhouse  -  1949

  West Pilton TA Unit  -  at Newquay

Bogged-down on the beach
Newquay Camp  -  1951

Pilton and Granton REME boys at Newquay TA Camp July 1951

Pilton + Granton REME boys
Newquay Camp  -  1951

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Life in the 519 Regiment

Annual Camps

Edinburgh Tattoo

 

Recollections

Pilton and Crewe Toll

Crewe Toll

Pilton   1940 bomb

Pilton

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