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#1901 jlang

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 02:38 PM

Hi Pete,

Glad you enjoyed your sojourn in Scotland. Was it Haig whisky you were given?

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#1902 dundeesown

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 03:41 PM

Hi Pete
Can I put in an order for your new revised third edition book ? :whistle:
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#1903 PMHart

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 08:58 PM

Hi Gary,

I have had the entire remaining hardback stocks and the new paperback edition of the il-conceived tosh that is 'Gallipoli' pulped and am addressing myself even now to rewrite the book to reflect the insights granted to me on Saturday night - viz that the campaign was a great idea and that Churchill was an inspired genius to have spotted the potential for an easy victory over the Turks at Gallipoi. The corrected third edition should be in the shops next Tuesday!

Chastened Pete

#1904 dundeesown

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 09:32 PM

Look forward to Tuesday :P :D
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#1905 Black Watch

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 11:01 PM

Good stuff Pete, glad to have put you right on the affair.

Looking forward to getting the 3rd edition signed.

Cheers

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#1906 George Armstrong Custer

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 05:25 PM

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Hi chums - remember this? Looking through some old papers I came across this Xmas card we got from the Chief back in '18. Hard to believe we've been at it for so long - tempus fugit and all that, eh? Looking at Pete Hart's forum profile I see even he will be 97 next month. He was just an infant back in '18, of course, and some things don't change. He's still infantile.

Anyway, thought I'd take the opportunity to wish you all a Merry Xmas & a Happy New Year!

Best,

George

#1907 dundeesown

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 09:44 PM

All the best troops Merry Christmas.
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#1908 Ian Robertson

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 07:16 PM

Merry Christmas lads
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#1909 jlang

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 07:34 PM

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#1910 George Armstrong Custer

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Posted 24 December 2011 - 08:35 PM

An excellent selection of cards, chaps! We'll need to see if some of us can't get together for a few beers sometime next week, or failing that, early in the New Year.

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Posted 29 January 2012 - 03:52 PM

Afternoon all,

WFA Tayside's 2012 programme kicks off next Saturday 4th February when Colin Campbell visits Dundee with his "Cant shoot a man with a cold - Lt E A Mackintosh MC Poet of the Highland Division" talk.

Its the usual venue - Glasite hall, St Andrews Church Hall complex, King Street Dundee. 2.30pm prompt start.

Be great to see everyone again. Any visitors will be made 1000% welcome.

Any thoughts, queries please let me know, would be delighted to help

Thanks

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Posted 29 January 2012 - 05:05 PM

Afternoon all,

WFA Tayside's 2012 programme kicks off next Saturday 4th February when Colin Campbell visits Dundee with his "Cant shoot a man with a cold - Lt E A Mackintosh MC Poet of the Highland Division" talk.

Its the usual venue - Glasite hall, St Andrews Church Hall complex, King Street Dundee. 2.30pm prompt start.

Be great to see everyone again. Any visitors will be made 1000% welcome.

Any thoughts, queries please let me know, would be delighted to help

Thanks

Bob 01382 775000


Looking forward to the talk.

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#1913 Ian Robertson

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Posted 01 February 2012 - 07:44 PM

George and I have decided that managing to survive the bleakness of January deserves a celebration. Therefore we expect to find ourselves propping up the snug bar at "The Gunners" in Broughty Ferry on Saturday the 11th February starting at about 8.00 P.M. Anyone who feels so inclined is welcome to join us. I will, of course, be fashionably late.

#1914 Black Watch

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 07:51 PM

Fraser gets back from Afghan that day on leave. Not sure of timing or plans yet.

#1915 gary thomson

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 08:15 PM

WILL TRY MY BEST TO POP IN TO THE GUNNERS TO SEE JACK AND VICTOR.
ALL THE BEST, GAZ.

#1916 jlang

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:56 PM

Hi

In an earlier post Ian said he would be fashionably late. Fashionable is not a word I associate with any of us posting on this thread. Next we will have George and his water carrier turning up in kilts. Hopefully I can get to the Gunners tomorrow night and be unfashionably sober.

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 10:36 AM

Hi

In an earlier post Ian said he would be fashionably late. Fashionable is not a word I associate with any of us posting on this thread. Next we will have George and his water carrier turning up in kilts. Hopefully I can get to the Gunners tomorrow night and be unfashionably sober.

Jim

That post should have carried a warning sticker, Jim. That terrible picture has been seared into my brain.

#1918 Ewan Johnstone

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Posted 28 February 2012 - 09:47 PM

Gents, having just found that there are many like minded people like myself living not so far away, may I be so bold as to ask when you are holding your next get together?



Yours Aye

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#1919 jlang

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 11:51 AM

Hi,

The pub meetings are irregular but often are in the evening after the WFA meeting in Dundee. The next meeting is on 17th March, see http://www.wfataysid...Welcome%21.html.

Cheers

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#1920 Black Watch

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 04:13 PM

It is about time we got another get together organised. 17th March would suit me fine, how about the rest of you guys?

Ewan, One of my main interests is Arras, In particular the attack by the Seaforths and Royal Irish Fusiliers towards Rouex and the chemical works. (see my signature)

#1921 dundeesown

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 04:23 PM

17th is good for me.

#1922 Ewan Johnstone

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 07:06 PM

17th works for me, 1st day of holiday! Black Watch, I have a heap of stuff about the Seaforths (particularly the 6th) concerning the fighting around Roeux in the latter part of May. I also have the War Diary of the 5th Seaforths.

#1923 gary thomson

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Posted 07 March 2012 - 07:56 PM

the 17th sounds good to me. The Gunners ?

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#1924 Black Watch

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:42 AM

I think we all liked the Gunners last time out, so same again would suit me. TBH almost anyplace would suit me.

#1925 PMHart

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 02:24 PM

Sadly George will be unable to attend this festivity as he is completing his long overdue thesis!

Pete the Water Carrier