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Remembrance => Announcements and Condolence => Topic started by: Robert Bonner on February 11, 2018, 11:36:13 AM

Title: Lt Colonel AW (Tony) Davis - Malayan Veteran.
Post by: Robert Bonner on February 11, 2018, 11:36:13 AM
My old friend Tony Davis died at home  on 4th February after a short illness.  He served with A Company in Kuala Nerang and was later appointed Adjutant to Lt Colonel Tommy Woolsey.   Later Adjutant of the 9th Manchesters. Post amalgamation with the King's Regiment he commanded 1 King's in Hong Kong.
Title: Re: Lt Colonel AW (Tony) Davis - Malayan Veteran.
Post by: sphinx on February 11, 2018, 02:23:37 PM
Sad news Robert.

RIP
Title: Re: Lt Colonel AW (Tony) Davis - Malayan Veteran.
Post by: artyhughes on February 11, 2018, 02:33:31 PM
An outstanding officer who lead by example may he rest in peace.
Title: Re: Lt Colonel AW (Tony) Davis - Malayan Veteran.
Post by: charlie on February 11, 2018, 05:59:51 PM
Was he still CO 1 Kings in Londonderry, or is my memory playing tricks on me? RIP
Title: Re: Lt Colonel AW (Tony) Davis - Malayan Veteran.
Post by: george.theshed197 on February 11, 2018, 06:30:31 PM
May he Rest In Peace.

Out of curiosity - How many of The OLD MVA -are still around ????

George S.
Title: Re: Lt Colonel AW (Tony) Davis - Malayan Veteran.
Post by: Robert Bonner on February 12, 2018, 10:55:29 AM
Charlie.  1 KIngs arrived in Londonderry from Hong Kong in March 1975.   Lt Colonel RG (Geoffrey) Lee, also a Malayan Veteran, assumed command.
Title: Re: Lt Colonel AW (Tony) Davis - Malayan Veteran.
Post by: charlie on February 12, 2018, 11:08:32 AM
Thank you Robert, yes of course Lt.Col Lee, I joined the Bn in the July. My memory isn‘t what it used to be!

Charlie