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Offline WO1RNR

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HMS Wildfire
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2014, 12:18:35 »
L&G,
As you may be aware I am, as far as I am aware, the last remaining serving member of the ship`s company of HMS Wildfire that was the RNR training unit situated in The old Nore HQ tunnel complex. I also carried the colour when the unit closed down in 1994.
I thought you might be as pleased as I am to read this email extract from the current CO of HMS Wildfire (Northwood).
The 5th WILDFIRE was involved in the October 1914 Dover Patrol actions off the Belgian Coast until she was hit on the waterline and sent back to Sheerness for repairs. The Battle Honours Committee recently agreed to correct a hundred year old oversight and the Battle Honour Board for “Belgian Coast 1914” has been obtained and will be unveiled at a dinner. These actions and those of the Royal Naval Division during their withdrawal through Belgium in the same

 

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