Lance Corporal Stuart M Hancock

  • General Service Medal Clasp (1962 onwards) medal

Stuart joined 406 Plt at depot Para Aldershot in 1974  He was posted to 2 Para on completion of parachute training at RAF Abingdon Stuart served in 2 Para until leaving in Sept 1978.

A Coy 2Plt Malaysia (Ex Jabberwocky March /April 75)

A Coy 2Plt N Ireland (New Lodge May 75 to Sept 75 Base at Girdwood Park)

Signals cadre 1975

C Coy Signal Plt 1975

In 1976 he completed the Belgium Para course with C Coy at Schaffen and then German Para course with B Coy as Signals Detachment Comd.

As part of Signals Plt served in the Command Post, followed by B Coy Signals Det Comd.

Towards the end of his military career he was a CO’s radio operator, first with Lt Col Taylor and then with Lt Col Thompson.

N Ireland Co’s Radio operator (Springfield Rd Police Stn Dec 1976 to Mar 1977)

Berlin from 1977 until leaving.

Stuart also served in other places in between, including: Norway, and Warminster for my signals class 1 and drill and duties for his L/Cpl.


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OS Stuart M Hancock

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  • Stuart Hancock German Parachute Jump certificate

    Stuart Hancock German Parachute Jump certificate

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