The Suez Veterans Association

The main aim of the Association is to re-kindle and promote a spirit of comradeship amongst those who served in the

Suez Canal Zone, Egypt.     

Welcome to this Forum provided by the Association.

Open to non-members.

You are invited to post a reply to any message, or start a new topic.

'Keep the Flag Flying' 

Opinions expressed in letters on these forum pages are those of each correspondent and are not necessarily those of any serving representative of the

Suez Veterans Association.

To return to the SVA website, click here.

Forum: Suez Veterans Forum page
Start a New Topic 
   Board|Threaded
Author
Comment
View Entire Thread
Re: Need to know

Gwynn/ Rod, thanks for filling several gaps in my memory.
The big one for me was the Paybook short names "AB64 parts 1 and 2". I was calling them "PB parts 1 and 2.". I felt it wasn't right and was hoping somebody would provide the right name - thanks.
Either you or Rod mentioned National Service discharge papers (which was the focal point of my "Need to Know") . . . I have absolutely no memory of receiving discharge papers.
I thought they simply stamped our AB 64 and we walked through the gates and out.
Not completely free, as I was assigned AER (Army Emergency Reserve) for 3 1/2 years - three annual camps. I think I preferred that to the alternative - TA (Territorials). I also think we kept our uniform for the camps.

JimW.

Email  
Re: Need to know - by Rod Amey - Aug 11, 2017 7:49am
Get your own FREE Forum today! 
Report Content ·  · Counters & Site Stats   Online Photo Albums   Free Blogs   Email Forms 
Powered by Bravenet