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by Paddy Kelly
Thu Jan 04, 2024 10:17 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: ROY HODGKINSON MBE (RWE - BRIDGEND)
Replies: 2
Views: 155

Re: ROY HODGKINSON MBE (RWE - BRIDGEND)

It was with deep regret that I received news from Roy's daughter that he had passed away on 28th December 2023. I first met Roy when I joined the Home Office [Direcorate of Tels.] as a new Wireless Technician to be based at Bridgend in 1969. He was then an SWT [Senior Wireless Technician] in charge ...
by Paddy Kelly
Fri Oct 06, 2023 9:16 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: JOHN STOKES (SWE - HORSEFERRY HOUSE)
Replies: 1
Views: 233

Re: JOHN STOKES (SWE - HORSEFERRY HOUSE)

Such sad news. I first met John when I transferred up to Horseferry House as a new CWT from the wilds of South Wales. John was a lovely true gentleman - easy going and always with a quick dry sense of humor - but more importantly he always seemed able to give help and guidance with whatever problem ...
by Paddy Kelly
Thu Oct 13, 2022 8:45 am
Forum: DTELS Reunited!
Topic: RAF Boy Entrants
Replies: 2
Views: 6633

Re: RAF Boy Entrants

1934732 "Paddy" Kelly 32nd Entry RAF Cosford [from Ground Wireless Mech. to become an "L Fitter GCQC"]
by Paddy Kelly
Tue Sep 29, 2015 8:56 pm
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: ROD ATTEWELL (WT - STANTON?)
Replies: 2
Views: 3077

Re: ROD ATTEWELL (WT - STANTON?)

John, It is great to have confirmation of Rod's time with the Home Office from a former colleague who served with him. My wife and I attended Rod's funeral service yesterday (Monday 28th September 2015). There was a significant level of support provided at the funeral by the very large number of fam...
by Paddy Kelly
Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:47 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: CLIFF WILSON (CWT HEADQUARTERS)
Replies: 1
Views: 3270

Cliff Wilson

Cliff was unique in a number of ways, one of which was that he actually worked for Dtels at two different periods of his career. Cliff and I also had in common that we both joined the RAF as young Boy Entrants where we were introduced to the world of radio communications at RAF Cosford. (He was I th...