Author Topic: 1955 to 1959 Cyprus Veterans  (Read 785 times)

Offline bertflo

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Re: 1955 to 1959 Cyprus Veterans
« Reply #9 on: Friday 29 December 17 07:18 GMT (UK) »
Hi..    it certainly was an interesting time in Cyprus, I was there in 1955/7 with 2Batt Green Howards stationed in Dhekelia near Larnaca, We did many patrols in Paphos/ Kyrenia and the troodos Mountains chasing after Col Grivas and his Eoka terrorists.....
Great Holiday place to Visit now.

Bert
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Re: 1955 to 1959 Cyprus Veterans
« Reply #10 on: Friday 29 December 17 11:02 GMT (UK) »
Hello Bert,
If you are interested in seeing the Cyprus Veterans website I need your e-mail address.

Just to give you an idea about the project Google Les Smith Cyprus Veterans.

Regards
Les

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Re: 1955 to 1959 Cyprus Veterans
« Reply #11 on: Friday 29 December 17 12:35 GMT (UK) »
My late father served in Cyprus with the RAOC 1956-59.  My sister and I were both born at the BMH in Nicosia.

You are kidding! My grandfather served- my mother was born in the BMH in Nicosia!

This pic on the QARANC site is described as the childrens ward, Nicosia BMH.  I was too young to remember it! (my sister born Jun 1957, me May 1958)
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Re: 1955 to 1959 Cyprus Veterans
« Reply #12 on: Friday 29 December 17 21:02 GMT (UK) »
My late father served in Cyprus with the RAOC 1956-59.  My sister and I were both born at the BMH in Nicosia.

You are kidding! My grandfather served- my mother was born in the BMH in Nicosia!

This pic on the QARANC site is described as the childrens ward, Nicosia BMH.  I was too young to remember it! (my sister born Jun 1957, me May 1958)

I showed mum that. She was May 1958 as well! (It's a small world sometimes, isn't it??)