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1959-1968

Gallery by - Vic Higgins - SomLI - SCLI

 

Ron Wingrove on the left meeting up with Vic after 45 years.

 

The Vic Higgins Gallery

 

 

The Gallery

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Three Ex SCLI L to R - Richard Davey (Rick), centre Ron Wingrove, then Keith Reakes, They all look better from the back - HaHaHa - Vic.
The Last SLI intake - can you spot a young Ollie Reynolds - Vic is 2nd row, 2nd in from right.
Major Ollie Reynolds at SLI Dinner
It was great to see him again after almost 49 years he was pleased to see me and he said he could remember me & Nobby Clark as two of the smallest in the platoon. - Vic.
Light Infantry Regimental Reunion Weekend Shrewsbury - 2007
Light Infantry Regimental Reunion Weekend Shrewsbury - 2007
Cookhouse line up - Ollie Reynolds in middle of queue
A good time was had by all
Rick Davey at SLI Reunion.
The colours ready to march along the green at the Poppy Appeal at Weston-Super-Mare,
Harry Patch is waiting in the event caravan to go across to Somerset House to lay the wreath and fire the Poppy Petals Canon.
Right to Left, DCLI, SLI comes to SCLI.
The Grand Pier Weston -Super - Mare
The Poppies fall on the Beach Lawn
This photo is of some ex-SomLI / DCLI & SCLI Pals together at the 1st Battalion day out at Beachley Barracks, Chepstow, with the Original Flag that used to be on the flag pole outside the Guardroom at Meccer Barracks - what memories came flooding back!! . Two of my mate I have not seen for 47 years the people in the photo the back two are Bob Betts & Harold Gurney, the front four looking at photo from left to right are Tony Read, Bruce Brain, John Yerbury & Vic Higgins. A good day out was had by all dispite the bad weather. (Picture by Vic Higgins)
Watch Out "The Rifles", I'm already kitting out.

Vic Higgin's Grandson wearing his beret

 

Copyright Text and Image: Vic Higgins

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