The Staffordshire Regiment ( Prince of Wales ) Association lichfield branch



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  1. Hello lads
    I served in the South Staffords from 1950 - 1952 I was first in Bcoy then I joined the signals Platoon served in Hong Kong and later in Northern Irland is there anone out there who was in the regiment at the same time that might have known me I am in touch with one of the lads Michael Powers he was also in Bcoy I Have been living in Holland since 1966 came here after serving for 9 years in a Higland regiment I come originaly from Tamworth but havent lived there since 1957.

    (Posted on 2015-02-06 14:18:00 by Frank Stone)
  2. I am writing to let anyone who knew my brother John Chandler that he was killed in Taiwan on 30th September 2014 in a freak road accident. He served in the Staffordshire Regiment rom '59 for about 10 years before retiring to work for ICI in China. I know he was in contact with some old colleagues in the Regiment but do not know their names. I hope that if anyone knew him they would be so kind as to contact anyone they thought he knew. Thank you. Felicity Chandler

    (Posted on 2014-11-03 12:46:00 by f.chandler)
  3. dear sir im ex staffs corps of drums im just trying to trace michael allen ex drummer also paul jones 90 also ex drums as were having a gettobether in stoke and it would be good to find them is there anyway that you could place a review on your web to see if anyone knows whwre they are thankyou yours sincerly d.m.dwine

    (Posted on 2014-07-23 22:43:00 by david dwine)
  4. Hi my name is John Sawyer and my father Pte Arthur SAWYER,2nd Battilion,B Company ,SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRES served during WORLD WAR II more or less from 1939 to 1945, he was one of the lucky men that came home from that dreadful BATTLE of ARNHEM in 1944. However its only recentley that i decided to do my own research on my DAD and i do have his MEDALS etc,etc inside a display case, i with my eldest son [ his first grandson] payed a visit to the REGIMENT museum at WHITTINGTON on TUESDAY of this week [ 12th ] and spoke with STAFFS REGIMENTAL ASSOC sec Mr Richmond Leason and the museum curator Danielle Pritchard, where Ms/Miss/Mrs Pritchard and Mr Leason did take a number of photographs with my eldest Richard and the display case of my DADS photo and medals. I am still continuing to research my DADS record during the war, but Mr Leason did say that you have meetings at regular times and visit R.A.F. Shawbury and the HORSA glider EXHIBIT. You have my e-mail but my address is FLAT 5, RUNNYMEDE GARDENS,CROFT ROAD,NUNEATON. WARKS.CV1O 7DP. my home telephone no is 02477 678511 and my mobile is 0785 4403873. Oh by the way my DAD was born in LICHFIELD but after the war he spent the rest of his life in BATH,SOMERSET because thats where my MOTHER came from and my sister and i were born, sadly my DAD passed away in 1993 and my MOTHER in 2000. I would sincerely like a visit to SHAWBURY at some time in the future if and when you do arrange it. Yours Sincerely JOHN SAWYER.

    (Posted on 2013-11-13 19:26:00 by John Sawyer.)
  5. Gaz Pearce and Azda Price. Now there's a couple of names i remember.... lol

    (Posted on 2013-10-07 17:03:00 by Key (tolly) Talbot)
  6. Although I have no connection with the Staffs I feel an ifinity with the regiment because my Grandad Gunner Smith 5054616 served with the North Staffs during the war.
    He was proud to have served with the Regiment.

    (Posted on 2013-09-13 19:27:00 by Andrew Field)
  7. I was RAPC attached to 1 Staffords from 1966 to 1969 and I am trying to trace Bill Snaith who was my best man in 1970. If anyone can provide any news of Bill I would be very grateful.

    (Posted on 2013-02-20 21:22:00 by Adrian (Ben) Bennett)
  8. Hi everyone, my father was Bill Davidson and seved in the staffs from approx 1945 to 1964 he came out as a WO II and if there is anyone out there that remembers our family on our great travels abroad with the staffs please don't hesitate to get in touch, unfortunatly my father is no longer with us but mum is still alive and well at 87, but it would be nice to hear from anyone.

    yours in australia, Richard Davidson.

    (Posted on 2013-02-08 11:33:00 by richard Davidson)
  9. What a great website, all the best doing a great job, keep the faith.

    Regards Brent 1977 / 2004

    (Posted on 2013-01-16 17:24:00 by Brent Allman)
  10. I am Cpl. Danny McLoughlin.

    Served with 1st Batt. Staffordshire Regiment from January 1964 to January 1970.

    Basic training at Whittington Barracks, Litchfield and demobed in Berlin.

    Served as Orderly Room Clerk, squady in C Company, Band member, and demobed as Full Corporal D Company Clerk.

    Would be most interest to hear from anyone I served with.


    (Posted on 2012-10-29 19:22:00 by Daniel McLoughlin)
  11. Hi guys i was thinking about turning up for the next meeting when is it

    Regards Martin

    (Posted on 2012-07-10 13:55:00 by MARTIN HOBBS)
  12. On behalf of my grandfarther and other members of family that have served with the south staffordshire regiment thanks for keeping what they did for us alive. this regiment must not be forgotten. if you need some help i will try be of assistance.

    best wishes for the future

    paul harding

    (Posted on 2012-05-15 15:40:00 by paul harding)
  13. Well done Lichfield for the warm wecome home for 3rd mercians, Sorry boys but you will always known as 1 staffords to me and many of my ILK but be proud of that. Well done also to the lichfield branch for the splendid turn out, and a special mention to Major Tarbuck MBE,for standing with us on a cold and uninviting day

    (Posted on 2011-11-30 09:53:00 by jesse owen)
  14. guys should listen to Glynn Ireland he knew wat he was on about when he led us

    (Posted on 2011-10-17 17:32:00 by azda price)
  15. Very modern and high tech Lichfield Branch!!!! I wonder if Doggy Taylor helped you with this? lol!!!!

    (Posted on 2011-09-27 20:08:00 by Garry Pearce)
  16. Awesome site, lots of great memories

    (Posted on 2011-09-27 11:39:00 by MARK FORBES)
  17. Nice work with the website fellas.

    (Posted on 2011-07-04 19:06:00 by paulc)

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