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XX The Lancashire Fusiliers


Disbandment ceremony at Gun Club Hill Barracks, Hong Kong. April 23rd 1968


The Band in Cyprus 1957 to 1960

New set of Photos send in by Peter Swensson All the photos came from Robin DeSmet Thank you Robin. Robin served in 1953 - 1959 Trieste, Iserlohn & Cyprus. He played solo clarinet in the band.


N/K Gerry Jones. Ken Jackson, N/K Alan Bucknall.Ken Monks, N/K
Arthur Riley, Brian Gill, Gordon Hall, John Bottamley, Higgins, Tom Hudson 1953/54 Wellington Bks


Vic Walters ?, Roy Melia, N/K, Bill Cuddy

Gerry Jones, Max Mavers


Mick Huggins, N/K , Tony Boardbent, Robin De Smet


N/K Roy Melia
Kneeling, Ray Davies, Bob Askew, Brian Gill

Max Mavers, Pete Strange

Mark Forkin, Robin De Smet

N/K < Tony Broadbent. Harry Birtles


EddyEdwards, Cliff Chalky White, N/K, Mick Higgins, Robin De Smet, Peter Townson

Tony Richards (Conducting) Robin De Smet (Clarinet)


Brian Gill on left

Robin De Smet 1958/59

Dance Band Feb 1958 Cyprus
Bill Cuddy, Derek Broadbent, Bob Gillespie, Robin De Smet, Ray Davies


Robin De Smet, Owen Ashworth

Bob Askew 1956

Brian Gill , Ray Davies, Bob Askew,


Mike Dolan (Troodos Mountians 1958)

Bill Gillespie

Bill Cuddy Cyprus 1958


Ray Davies Wedding Robin DeSmet best man


 

Mike Dolan and Robin De Smet


Robin De Smet and Ken Jackson Guard Duty1958/59

Robin De Smet and Mike Dolan


Brian Cuddy Max Mavers Derek Broadbent

Phil Day, Robin De Smet, Ray davies, Bob Gillespie, Derek Broadbent

Vic Walters, Mike Dolan, Bob Elcoat, Cliff Baggeley, Robin De Smet
Bob tresadern, Greek lad, Phil Day, Tom Smith

Alan Bookbinder, Robin De Smet

Vic Walters


Harry Birtles, Owen Ashworth Bury 1954

Robert De Smet. Alan Raw, Terry McNally


Bob Tresadern, Brian Caddy, Robert De Smet

St Valentines dance Cyprus 1958
Gerry Jones
Terry Mc Nally, Robin DeSmet, Derek Broadbent ?

Derek Broadbent,Jim Brackley,Tommy Smith,Peter Strange,Robin DeSmet,Alan Raw,Terry McNally,Mick Bird,Phil Day,(Tony Richards,Conducting)
Joe Cheseborough,Bill Cuddy,Ted Mathews,Gene Howlett,Wilf

Bill Cuddy,Terry McNally,Bob Gillespie, Robin DeSmet,Geery Jones, Derek Broadbent, Alan Raw

Terry McNally,Bob Gillespie, Robin DeSmet, (Gerry Jones Bass), Derek Broadbent,

John Meigh, Bob Askew, Joe Cheseborough, Peter Strange, Alan Raw, Tommy Smith, Mick Bird Peter Swensson, Mike Dolan, Phil Dale
Gresham Smith, Smith 81, Bill Cuddy. Robin De Smet

Derek Broadbent, Max Maver, Peter Strange Robin De Smet, Alan Raw Terry McNally

Robin DeSmet, Brian Elcoat,

Goerge Baines, Bob Gillespie

Bill Cuddy, N/K Max Maver

N/K , Arnie Barker


N/K Tony Broadway


N/K Cyprus 1958

Peter Townsend, Malcom Bell, Eddie Davie, Ray Bennett, Keith Greesley,Vic Cadd.,N/k, Brian Hall
Seated Arnold Barker, Alan Roberts, N/K, Alan Cordall, Tony Broadway, Alan Bookbinder


Alan Cordsll, Ray Bennett, Alan Roberts, (Peter Townsend, in Uniform) Bert Markie, Tony Broadway,
seated at front Owen Ashworth, Keith Greesley

Joim Brackley,Mick Huggins, Brian Gill, Fred Smith,nk,nk,nk, Ken Jackson, Terry McNally, nk, nk, nk, Bob Askew, Ken Monks, nk, Allan Cordall, Tony Richards

Band lines Polemi 1958

Tony Richards NK Limmasol

Cyprus 1958/59

The band went on a destroyer 1958/59

Dance Band working !!!!


Band playing as troops Arrive/leaves

Band Reunion Dinner 1986


Jim Brackley, Tony Richards Bandmaster and Mrs Richards

 

Frank Rothwell, Peter Swensson, Alf Maddison, N/K,N/K, Jim Martlew,Jim Brackley


Bottom Left N/K, Terry McNally, Peter Swensson, Gordon Hall, Ken jackson, Fred Smith, Allan Cornall, N/K

Band Reunion Dinner 1988

Jim Brackley, Jim Martlew, Frank Rothwell,

Jim Brackley, Jim Martlew,

Brian Gill, back of Ken Jackson, Terry McNally,

Peter Swensson, Frank Rothwell

Malcom Bell, Peter Townsend

Paula Hall and Gordon Hall


Brian Cuddy, Terry McNally, Derek Broadbent, Peter Swensson, Gordon Hall,

facing Allan Cordall, back Malcolm Bell, back Peter Swensson

Gordon Hall, Ken Jackson, Terry McNally, back Peter Swensson

Peter Swensson, Derek Broadbent, Robin De Smet, Terry McNally, N/K , Gordon Hall, Jim Brackley,

Jim and Peggy Brackley, Alf Maddison

N/K, Frank Rothwell

Jim Brackley, Frank Rothwell

Col Kevin Hill ? Jim Brackley Peggy Brackley, Alf Maddison

Mike Dolan, Terry McNally, N/K

Band Reunion Dinner 1992


Alan Bookbinder,Peter Swensson, Terry McNally, Davenport

Jim Brackley

Allan Cordall, Peter Swensson

Paula and Gordon Hall

N/k, Derek and Barbara Broadbent

Frank Rothwell


left to right round table Barabara Broadbent, Peter Townsend, N/K, Paula and Gordon Hall Jim Brackley,
Alan Bookbinder,
Peter Swensson, Davenport, Brian Elcoat

 

a Young Bugle boy of the Lancashire Fusiliers with an Old Timer with a chestful of Campaign Medals. From reverse appears to be a Grandfather and Grandson with the letter being posted to the former's Daughter, Ethel Lord in the Aitken Sanatorium, Holcomb Brook Nr Bury. Posted in March 1914


Front of Post Card


Aitkin Sanitorium

Bury
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Arnie Walkers Drums collection

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Band Master
J. C. Mutlow


Drum Major

R. Robinson
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Ismalia
1950/52



Osnabruck

1960/63


Cyprus
1957/60
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Osnabruck

1960/63


Cyprus

1957/60

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The next 4 photos LF's on parade for funeral of victims of the troubles in Kenya,
sent in by
Willie Angus

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2LF's Band
in Trieste,
sent in by
Willie Angus

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the Next 18 photos have been sent in by
Brian Elcoat

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sent to
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Joseph Frederick Lewins
LF Bandsman just after he completed NS.
It is signed by
" Robin "?


Jerby Camp
Isle of Man
1966
Opening of the house of Keys

Dinger Bell, Dennis Laverick and Big Griff

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5th Bn Band not sure when

the band in Chesham Fold Camp


Peter Jones's Collection of Drummers Photos
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The next 3 of Sutton Coalfield
Junior Soldiers


John (Barney) Woodcocks Collection of Drummers Photos

To contact John click on this and his e mail address will come up
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Bloody hell Brian
thats abit low
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Lancashire Fusiliers Association Band


Don 1st on left front row
Alan Stalker is is next to him and Jim Brackley 1st left 2nd row


Don Wilson now

Don Wilson who now lives in Canada
Don would love to hear from anyone in the LF Association Band
his e mail address is Donny.wilson@sympatico.ca

He is also hoping to meet up with Association Band this year when they go to Hamilton in Canada
Geoff has Don's Detail on the data base

 

Band and Drums Reunions
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Febuary 2005
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Dr Who's Tardis was there and sent YoYo back to the 60's


Band Reunion
Grant Arms, Ramsbottom 2000