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Bill Donaldson I have great memories of our deployment and time over there. Sennelager, Hohne, Fallingbostel, Soltau, Hildesheim and other sandpits are remembered as is home ground in Iserlohn. I have some photos to add once they're digitized. Fort Beausejour (single)... Grunetal (married) Fort Garry Horse (C Sqn & HQ Sqn) Fort Beausejour and Fort Anne (Jr NCO Crse) 1962-1965 March 20, 2013
John McCallum Still have very good memories of both tours in West Germany. Fort Chambly, Lahr Airfield, Meissenheim and Kippenheimweiler 1 Tpt Coy RCASC, 4 Svc Bn, 1 RCHA, CFB Lahr Base Supply Fort Chambly 1964-67, 1973-78 March 14, 2013
Jim Duncan I enjoyed this site and had many fond memories of time in Germany Soest HQ CBG and 1Tpt Fort Chambly 1964 - 1968 March 14, 2013
Jim Hanson I ran the 4 Field Workshop FRP in 1966-7... see the photos in the Fort Chambly section of the website, page 2 This is a great trip down memory lane..... Blanckenagel Weg (Soest), PMQ (Lahr) 4 Field Workshop and 4 Service Battalion (CO in Lahr) Fort Chambly, Lahr Airfield 1965-1969 (Soest), 1974-76 (Lahr) March 14, 2013
Hartmut Hubatsch My first posting after Group 1 Course in kingston intialy posted to 1 TPt coy and then to 4 FD wkshp Rec Platoon under chuck Winters. Platoon Commander was LT jim hanson. A very good experience. Barracks and Soest 4 FD wkshp Fort Chambly 1963 to 1968 March 13, 2013
Bev White This is such a great site, brings back fond memories. Enjoy checking it out occasionally to see who has signed the guestbook. My father was with RCEME and my mother managed the Guide & Brownie shop. Soest on Kunibert Soest Senior School 1964 - 1967 March 13, 2013
Kieth W. Brickley Fantastic site which I found by accident. Nice trip down memory lane and seeing so many familiar names. Returned to Hemer in 2005 with my sister and her husband for trip with tons of nostalgia. I am retired now and live in Ottawa. Hemer Hemer Senior School 1957 - 1960 March 9, 2013
Harry Proctor This site brings back a lot of fond memories.I would welcome contact with anyone who remembers serving together,especially those from 120 Squad. In barracks 2nd Battalion Black Watch Fort St. Louis 1962 - 1964 March 1, 2013
Burt Green Trails that were once lost in time have now been found through this site. If anyone remembers the rock group "The Tender Touch" I was the lead singer for that band in my off duty hours. We performed in most of the Camps, Teen Hut, Ranch House, etc. Great times, fond memories and wonderful people met during my tour. Sept.20011, "The Tender Touch” got together again to entertain in Moncton, NB. (It was our 44 Year Reunion Gig) I would like to hear from any and all that know of me or The Tender Touch Group. Feel free to contact me. Ruhr Memories is a page in time that opens new doors. Thank You...Burt In Barracks 4th 2nd 1st RCHA Fort Prince of Wales 1966 - 1967 February 28, 2013
Graham Murphy Hi to Georgia Gariner. We attended same grades , same time.I am sure we must have known oneanother. I gor back to Werl last may. was great to see the pmq's. they are now all occupied by turkish immigrants. Mamma's is now a turkist food place and there is a Turkish cultural centre in the little mall there.Werl itself is still beautiful. Managed to visit the canadian section of the town cemetary. The bases are all overgrown with the old buildings falling down etc. Drove and walked along the tree-lined lane we used to walk between the pmq's and the base back and forth to the cinema. Couldn't find the old belgique theatre we used to go to see movies spoken in belgian and dubbed in english . It was like bringing one's life full circle. Love our years in germany. Fantastic to go back. However, our dollar no longer brings 4 of theirs hhah . feel free to e mail and share some memories 10D Linden allee Werl Elementary 1959 - 1961 February 18, 2013
Robert (Bob) Gelinas Unfortunately this Web site does not cover 1957 or 1958. Many great memories. Terrific web site. Soest P.M.Qs Soest Senior School 1957 - 1959 February 16, 2013
Helen Loraas-Harding I was an adult student 1967-68 in 10C Soest Senior High with three children. Richard (Rick) Lesyshen who was in 8C 1967-68, Carolyn Lesyshen at Fort Chambly, David Lesyshen not in school. I was also a Girl Guide Leader so knew guite a few of the girls. I have often wondered how their lives turned out. Soest PMQ's Soest Senior School as an adult student 1966 - 1968 February 10, 2013
Tom Kukurudziak Fort Chambly, Soest 1 TPT COY 4 FD Dental Fort Chambly, Fort Henry 1961 - 1964, 1969, 1971 February 8, 2013
John Martin Soest Soest (Grades 6-9) 1955 - 1956, 1962 - 1965 February 2, 2013
Marcel (Benny) Lemarbre Looking for photos of the Canadian camp in Hanover the Stonehenge Barracks in Langenhagen/Hanover 1951 or so if you have some send to my E mail it would greatly appreciated for our RCASC family history page...Thank you and "KEEP ON TRUCKIN" Soest-Iserlohn-Lahr 1 Tpt Coy RCASC---4 Svc Bn 1961 - 1965 --- 1967 - 1972 --- 1975 - 1980--- 1988 - 93 January 31, 2013
John W. Belanger YOU HAVE BROUGHT BACK SO MANY MEMORIES, THE GOOD TIMES ,THE COMRADES. AND THE WHOLE EXPERIENCE WAS FABULOUS FOR MY FAMILY. Bad Sassendorf 1 Tpt Coy 1967 - 1971 January 26, 2013
Jim Steed Sassendorf RCOC - HQ 1964 - 1966 January 23, 2013
Glen Mackenzie Fort st louis / forcheim/lahr/wittenweir/pmq area32 CFE HQ/ 1 Cdn Div HQ 1959 - 1961, 1973 - 1978, 1981 - 1985, 1989 - 93 January 17, 2013
David Furge Langscheid 2 RCHA and 1 RCHA Sigs Troops 1965 - 1968 January 12, 2013
Bob Stennett A lot of fond memories were brought back when I found this site. Barrack living, many comrades and friends which I have lost contact over the years. Seeing pictures of the old base falling into disrepair is sad. Pictures of the Molly Bar where we gathered for a few brew with friends and also a few scuffles with our neighbours from Fort McLeod (PPCLI) and then laughs and a few drinks when it was all over. Those were the days and I wouldn't change those memories for the world. Fort Prince of Whales( Barracks) 1 SSM Bty, RCHA 1963 - 1965 January 8, 2013
Joseph Eldon Kelly Great to see the old photos . thanks... In barracks at Fort York A Coy 2 RCR Aug 1967 - Sep 1970 January 7, 2013
Ross Cheeseman Love to hear from anyone who may remember me during those years 57-59 Kunibert Weg High school 1957 - 1959 January 6, 2013
Dave Quick Just spent a couple of hours going through your web page and WOW what memories come flashing back. Thank you so much for doing this. Dave Quick Werl 4th Field Sqn RCE 1963 - 1966 January 5, 2013
Jim Harris My tours in Germany enabled me and my family to visit a lot of Europe. Best years of my life. The German people are wonderful hosts. Please visit the CFB Chilliwack Historical Society website - my passion in retirement (since 1994). Jim Werl, Lahr and Baden 4 Fd Sqn RCE... ADR Lahr... ADR Baden 1968 - 1973, 1986 - 1993 January 4, 2013
Andrew C. Moffat Much of the info on 1 SSM is either incorrect or incomplete. As CO of 1 SSM when it became nuclear certified I am aware of the correct data. Soest... Hemer... Moenchen-Gladbach HQ 2 CIBG... 4 RCHA... HQ NORTHAG... 1 SSM... 1955 - 1957, 1963 - 1964, 1964 - 1966 January 4, 2013
Isabella Sapiano-Farley does anyone know where patty snow-Soest in 1970 is? Soest, lahr,iserlohn Soest, Lahr and Hemer 1965 - 1974 January 4, 2013
Bob Ducharme Hemer 2 QOR of C 1957 - 1960 January 4, 2013
Doug Wilkie We were all young and proud to serve in Germany. We worked very hard and partied when we could. I have very fond memories of the fine soldiers I served with in 4 FD. Werl PMQ 4Fd Sqn RCE 1961 - 1964, 1967 - 1970 January 4, 2013
Roy Silver Iserlohn many Royal Canadian Signal Corps attach to Fort Garry Horse 1963 January 3, 2013
George Kirkpatrick I have a photo of an escort taken at the gates of Ft. Henry when John Diefenbaker visited the brigade. How can I send it to you? January 2, 2013
George Kirkpatrick Soest, Hemer & Werl 4 Pro Pl. C Pro C 1959 - 1961 January 2, 2013
Dean Munro Would like to receive messages from any students or teachers of that era The Canadian Guards Officer's mess at and Soest German & math teacher at Soest Senior School 1960 - 1962 December 18, 2012
Carol Cromb Graham Was the daughter of the principal of Soest Senior School during our stay in Germany. Many great memories from our time there. Hope I can connect with some old friends through this site. Soest Gerstinwinkle Strasse Fort Chambly and Soest Junior School 1963 - 1965 December 11, 2012
Keith McCannan Many great memories ! Allagen/Wesf 4 Sig Sqn 1962 - 1967 December 8, 2012
Lynn Jeffrey On behalf of my brother Robert (Bob) Mills does anyone know the whereabouts of Eric or Reg Stonehouse? I was in the same year group as their sister Marie. I would be grateful for any information which I can pass on to my brother. 9F Berliner Strasse Hemer Hemer 1960 - 1964 December 4, 2012
Tony Hogan Hello to anyone that remembers me. Hemer PMQ's 4 RCHA 2 RCHA 3 RCHA 1955 - 1957 1966 - 1969 December 2, 2012
Glenn McLean 1 RCHA, 1 SSM BTY December 2, 2012
Ralph Embury Anybody out there that was in locating troop on the radars Fort prince of wales 1 RCHA 1968 1970 December 1, 2012
John Vogler Fort Victoria 4 Field Squadron RCE Jan 66 - nov 68 Jan 70- Aug 74 July 76 -Aug.81 November 25, 2012
Reg Chevalier Nice pictures and nice memories. Fort Victoria Werl 4 Field Squadron RCE 1966 - 1969 November 25, 2012
Donald W. O'Donnell Ost Str. Wickede/ Ruhr---Werl/ PMQ's 4 Field Sqn 1967/1970 November 25, 2012
Rod MacLeod Fondest memories of those years so long ago Hemer Hemer 1957 - 1961 November 24, 2012
Jodi Benson My father was stationed in Hemer when he met my mother who was from Hemer. His name is Don Thivierge and her name was Erika Zatska (sp) I would love to connect with someone who may have known them. While there they had a son named Donald Jr. I believe my dad would have been there between 1957 and 1961. When they came back to Canada Erika was expecting their second child. Hemer My Father 1957? - 1961? November 18, 2012
John (Billy) Crockford Some of the best memories of childhood were in Soest. Remember all the sports and touring all over Europe. When we returned to Canada my parents posting choice was the flakey left coast and Vancouver from that point sure missed the friends (army brats) I grew up with and never with an exception of a couple bumbed into again. Remember the Keramis (fall fair) Winterburg and other local areas. Remember cycling to the Mohne sea Dam. The brigaderes house called big top if memory serves me correctly. Sometimes wish one could turn back the clock. #3F Canadischer Weg Soest PMQs Soest High School Father was serving member 1 Transport RCASC 1957 - 1960 November 17, 2012
Jean-Pierre Poirier In the camp Fort Gary Horse, RECCE Sqn 1962 - 1964 November 13, 2012
Norm Kemp Love going through this site. Always hoping to see photos from the times we spent there. 4C Engernweg, Soes Soest Elementary and Ft. Chambly 1962 - 1965 November 11, 2012
George McQueen To Barbara Masters (Hooper), Hi Barbara. I too am trying to get in contact with 2 persons that I knew the 1st is a Valerie Duckworth lived in Hemer and also Carol-Anne Libby if you do get in touch with Carol could you pass on my E-mail address. Many Thanks. George (Scotland) royal highland fusiliers xxxxxxxxx 1964 November 10, 2012
Greg Taylor Faint memories 21E Birkenweg (not sure of spelling) Werl and on base 1959 - 1961 November 7, 2012
Barbara Masters Haven't been on for a long time. This was the best posting we ever had. Looking for Carol-Anne Libby, Pam Davies, Judy Warren, Penny Danes, Connie Pearson and Ron Webber (2 RCR Fort York). 58B Ruhplor (spelling ??) Weg, PMQs Soest Senior School - grades 8C t0 11C Father was RCEME 4th Fld Workshop 1964 - 1968 November 4, 2012
Brian Coxall Looking for Donna Watson, I believe she has become a writer, if it is the right Watson. Where are you Watson? What can one say after a million years away from high school, couldn't return to Canada, after so many years overseas, traveled 98 countries now, worked in 12 countries, became a teacher, worked almost 30 years overseas and 12 other things just to put myself through school. I had wondered if someone would find a way to do a reunion for our lot, have been back to Soest several times, but didn't see anyone, except for a few German friends. I am Canada now, but I having culture shock to no end, can't even watch TV, but I have one good friend, so I am alright, I am very happy, however I would like to find Donna Watson. Soest Soest Father with RCE 1967 - 1971 November 2, 2012

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