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James (Jim) Park - HLI 1950-1956 - can anyone help me with information on my Dad PDF Print E-mail
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Written by JimDevine   
Thursday, 11 August 2016 16:16
Dear Friends,

My father James (Jim) Park served in the HLI from 1950-1956.  He sadly passed away in 1977 when I was 5 years old and I am trying to obtain any information that I can on his time in the HLI.

I would also like to obtain any information I can on my father's good friend in the HLI - his name is David Gray (or Grey).  My mother told me that David was a very good friend of my father's and he married an English woman and moved to Manchester either during service or shortly thereafter.

I also attach a couple of photographs of my father: the first one shows my father sat in the front row, third from right, he is the Corporal.  The second one shows my father firing the Vickers machine gun at the back of the photograph - this photograph was possibly taken in Egypt, Libya, or Cyprus.

If anyone can help me obtain any information on my father it would be greatly appreciated.  My email address is:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Thank you and best wishes,

Robert Park

 


 
Photo identification? PDF Print E-mail
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Written by JimDevine   
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 00:10

Can anyone advise Peter Tarrant on the identity of the HLI soldier in this photo? He thinks it might be Alex McGregor a cousin of his?

The kilt identifies it as sometime between 1948 and 1959.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

From Peter...  I hope someone could help me identify the person in the photo, whilst researching my family tree I came across this photo that was among my Mothers possessions.

I believe it may be Alexander Mcgregor but I am not certain about it.

If anyone can be of help I would be grateful.

Kind regards.

Peter Tarrant.

 
Looking for HLI band members PDF Print E-mail
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Written by JimDevine   
Monday, 25 February 2013 00:14

looking for members of the hli pipe band  1952   1953   if anybody rembers  horrace  please contact me on  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 
Cpl Willie Nixon seeking old comrades from 10th Bn HLI 1939-46 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by JimDevine   
Tuesday, 04 December 2012 10:51

3316968 Cpl William Nixon Joined on 15 Sep 1939 till 1946,( William is now 94) he would like to know if there are any of the 10th Bn still out there that he can contact to let them know someone is still here, 

Willie goes to Germany with Willie Shaw and the group. 

 

A request from John(Spud)Thompson via the RHF Forum.  Please post a reply here and/or to the Secretary.

 
ANY INFORMATION ON KENNETH PRINGLE ??? PDF Print E-mail
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Written by stu archer   
Tuesday, 06 March 2012 05:18

LOOKING FOR INFO ON MY GRANDFATHER WHO SERVED IN THE HLI, DONT KNOW A GREAT DEAL. HIS NAME WAS KENNETH PRINGLE AND WAS FROM THE AMBLE, AREA IN NORTHUMBERLAND AND SERVED AROUND 1944.

 

MANY THANKS.

 
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