Military Ranks of Singapore

Auxiliary police officers snub meetings on reforms

Hundreds of auxiliary police officers have snubbed meetings with management to discuss the controversial reform of the part-time force, it emerged yesterday.

Thursday, 19 August, 1999, 12:00am

Crime-busting soldier earns bravery award

A military policeman who captured three armed criminals will today receive one of the highest British awards for valour.

Corporal Martin Andrews, 25, who was unarmed when he tackled the three men, will receive the Queen's Commendation for Bravery.

3 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Soldier's death inquiry

A FORMAL board of inquiry will be established today to investigate the death of a British soldier during rugby trials on Saturday.

The inquiry will probe the circumstances surrounding the death of Jonathon Charles Dobson, 25, a lance-corporal in the intelligence corps.

11 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Plan to review military ranks

TROOPS returning home from Hong Kong after the handover may find themselves changing rank or receiving pay increases as part of sweeping changes to the British forces as a whole.

6 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Kinabalu report set to vindicate HK troops

THREE Hong Kong soldiers in a 10-man military expedition which went desperately wrong on Mount Kinabalu in East Malaysia earlier this year are expected to be vindicated by an official report due tomorrow.

But the findings of the four-member board of inquiry will criticise expedition leader Lieutenant Colonel Robert Neill for allowing the team to split up.

19 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Weary soldiers safe in hospital

TWO soldiers who struggled out of the jungle in Sabah were being treated in the British Military Hospital in Ho Man Tin last night.

Sergeant Robert Mann, Lance Corporal Richard Mayfield and three others emerged from the jungle at the weekend in an exhausted and malnourished state after having lost half their rations.

18 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Jonah not having whale of a time back in Blighty

FURTHER testimony of the hard times afflicting Britain comes with a letter from Royal Marine Lance Corporal Mark ''Jonah'' Jones published in the latest Valley Rugby Club newsletter.

28 Mar 1993 - 12:00am