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Reunion Germany 2018

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Germany Reunion - 20th October 2018

Sgts' Mess Catterick Barracks, Bielefeld

2018 Germany Reunion Dinner Calling Notice Letter

The Germany Reunion dinner (organised by Ron Holmes) will be held in Catterick Barracks, Bielefeld on the 20th October 2018. The dinner will be hosted by the RSM BFG WO1 (RSM) Si Nicholson RA and the guest of honour is the Commander BFG Brig Richard Clements, former CO 39 Regt RA.

This will be a historic occasion as the Sgts' Mess has become the collective of JHQ and Garrison Messes and is full of BFG History. The Barracks start to close down 2019, so you are encouraged to take the opportunity to get over to Germany for a last hoorah with a proper AC Germany dinner with all the trimmings.

The whole weekend would cost about 45 Euro. The Mess bar is the cheapest in what is left of NATO in Germany. See the calling letter attached which has all the details. Ten ACs have already booked to come so check your diaries and book your place at the table.

Please contact Ron at or direct via our Facebook if yo require further details.

Keep visiting this page for up-to-date information, advice, help and assistance, lifts, etc. Updates will be posted as they are received. If there are any members going to the Reunion and would like to offer advice on flights, accommodation, etc, or provide a lift to Germany message either Ron or the Webmaster accordingly


Flight to Lippstadt, Germany

Hopefully this route is up-and-running for the reunion dates: Southend Airport announces new route to Paderborn-Lippstadt, Germany

Lift to Germany

Dennis Norris is attending the Reunion and is driving over. If anyone wants to share he will be departing from the Manchester area on the Thursday night to catch the midnight ferry from Dover, returning on the Sunday evening ferry and back to Manchester. He would welcome someone to share the costs and driving. You can email Dennis at or through Facebook.


The following have indicated so far that they are either interested in going to the reunion or have already booked:

Ron Holmes + wife

Tim Matthews + wife

Joe Falzon

Andy Moss

Tony Meek

Andy Tibble

Robert Clarke

Hauke Michelsen + wife

Pete Deverall

Roy Deal + wife

Steve Seymour

Chris Hedge Shuter

Rich Nichol

Brian Morgan

Clive Nuttall


Mike Hutchinson (offering a lift)

Roy Penhallurick (dependant on work)

Peter Bradburn (if fit to travel)

Dave Stotan (seeking a lift)

Robert Astick

Ian Constantine and Major Constantine (+ QM 26)

Plus 4 guests