Armed Response Unit

At the Army Apprentice School at Beachley. In the days when all the equipment that the fire arms team were issued with (apart from the gun) was a waterproof jacket and a beret. Back Row left to right: Tony Fuller; Steve Jelf;Dick Lane; Ron Wasley; Roly Sheere Massey; Pete Stoneham; Billy Stansfield; Nigel Gulliford; Pete Kilbey; Barry Manning. Front Row: Ian Kay; Ollie Turner; Martin Cauldwell; Jim Tidmarsh; Devina Blackstaff; Bruce Trotman; Bob Dangerfield; Bob Creed; Dave Bamford. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2125)
Photograph from Pete Kilbey
Back row left to right: Simon Bailey, John Phelps, Dave James, Steve Manning, Elwyn Attwood, Mile Dunn, Bob Holdsworth, Anthony Birks. Middle row left to right: Phil Hobbs, Gaynor Humphries, Clive Heaven, Terry Watts, Barry Sims, John Proctor, Nail Gavin, Pete Rowlands. Front row left to right: Jon Parnell, Instructor, David Iliffe Sergeant Instructor, Superintendent P. Sharpe,Ron Deane, Armourer, Bruce Stephens, Instructor. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2243)
From left to right Pete Kilbey; Ian Kay; Steve Jelf; Chris Phillips; Roger Miles; Mike Docherty; Jon Parnell. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2137)
Photograph from Pete Kilbey
Early armed response vehicle (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2238)
Armed officer (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2238)
Armed Response Officer's training at Bamfurlong Operations Centre. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 5980)
The Gloucestershire team in the Scottish National Rifle Championships at Blair Athol. Left to right : Paul West; Pete Kilbey; Bill Jelf: Steve Jelf. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2127)
Photograph from Pete Kilbey
Firearms team had a four day visit to Combermere Barracks the home of the Household Cavalry. Front: Pete Kilbey ; Mike Morris; John Appleby. Back: David Pearce, Martin Fowler. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2131)
Photograph from Pete Kilbey
Pete Kilbey with Billy the Kid's pistol. This was surrendered during the firearms amnesty after the Dunblane Massacre in 1996. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2139)
Photograph from Pete Kilbey
Shooting butts at Yoxter. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2135.3)
Photograph from Pete Kilbey
At Yoxter, Mike Docherty, Simon Bailey and Keith Buggins. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2135.2)
Photograph from Pete Kilbey
Firing a musket at Stoke Orchard. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2142)
Photograph from Pete Kilbey
Jon Cann and Mandy Dearlove at Royal International Air Tattoo 2009/2010. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2383)
Photograph from Mandy Dearlove
Armed Response Officers in full kit 2009 . (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1654)
Two armed officers from the Force Firearms Squad. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1561)
This page was added on 13/06/2016.

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  • The U/K male sat on the tank is David Pearce

    By R Muhr (14/01/2019)

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