P & PATRAF

 
  P & PATRAF.
 
 
Postings & Photos after the RAF.
 
 
Following photos sent in by Jim Semple.
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  Postings to follow.
 Jim and doreen
 
Jim and Doreen at home 2009.
 
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Following photos and postings sent in by Les Haines.
 
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Jan 1947 - April 1949.
Padgate - West Kirby, Jan.,1947 - April 1947.          
My other postings were:-
No.1 Parachute & Glider Training School Upper Heyford,
Oxfordshire.1947 - 48.
The Berlin Airlift:-  Wunstorf, Fassberg and Lubeck 1948 - 1949.
Signed on for extra six months when on the Berlin Airlift..
 Returned to Oakington, for Demobb, March 1949.
Joined the newly formed Home Guard, 1952 - 56, rank of Platoon Sgt..
Left the RAF Reserve in 1958, to join the R.M.P.'S, did 9 years with them.
 
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Taken in 2010 on my first trip on my new scooter.
Note the Ferrari hat.
 
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Following photos & postings sent in by, Norman Munslow.
 
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February 1959 - January 1964.
Square-bashing - Wilmslow - 2 months
Trade training - Kidbrooke - 3 months
1st posting - RAF Lyneham - 6/8 months
2nd posting - RAF Nicosia - 2.1/2 years inc 4 months detatchment to El Adem - Libya.
3rd posting - RAF Lyneham. for balance of my service.
Left RAF - January 1964.
During my time in Nicosia I worked voluntarily on NFN ( Nicosia Forces Broadcasting )
providing so-called entertainment to the guys in their billets.
 
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Taken in Florida.
 
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Following photos and postings sent in by Phil Crook.
 
 
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1962 RAF BRIDGNORTH square bashing AC2
1963 RAF SHAWBURY trade training
1963 RAF COTTESMORE LAC/SAC
1964 RAF AKROTIRI
1967 SRATCC RAF UXBRIDGE
1969 HQ FEAF Cpl
1970 RAF CHANGI
1972 RAF Wittering
1973 RAF GAN
1974 RAF LYNEHAM
1979 RAF VALLEY Sgt
1981 RAF Wittering
1982 RAF BELIZE
1983 RAF LYNEHAM - 1985
Various detachments - Shawbury, Biggin Hill, Akrotiri, St Athan, Bicester (Army) Catterick (Army)
1985 - 2007 Civilian Instructor 1122 (Mercian) Sqn Air Training Corps
 
 Phil and heatherat the national memorial arboretum mar 2011                   
Phil and Heather, at the
National Memorial Arboretum Mar 2011.
 
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Following photo sent in by Den drysdale.
 
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Den at the Brookland Museum 9/3/2011, in front of a Sopwith Camel.
He told me that just after this photo was taken, they started the engine
and it was very noisy.
 
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Following photos and postings sent in by Bob Ashley.
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Bob in the Union Jack Club Singapore.
 
Bobs service dates
 
 
Heli pix 1954 2       
Heli S - 55, 1954.
 
S 55 helicopter in jungle clearing pick up
S - 55 Helicopter in jungle clearing pick up
 
 
B4 bob ashley with s55 helicopter at weston super mare 2000 35mm neg at 600 dpi
 
Bob in museum with s55 he picked up from carrier in 1954
Bob at Weston-Super-Mare aircraft Museum 2000. The Helicopter is S55.
 
 
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Bob 2011.
 
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Ken "Chalky" White. Sent in by Jim Semple.
 
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Lyneham 1952.
 
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Photos and postings sent in by  Gordon March.
 
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                      Gordon march 2009                          
  Gordon  2009.
1948 - 1952  RAF Halton.
1952 - 1956  RAF Lyneham.
1956 - 1957  Hickham AFB  Hawaii.
1957 - 1962  RAF Finningley.
1963 - 1965  RAF Colerne.
1965 - 1968  RAF Changi.
1968 - 1973  RAF Brize Norton.
Courses.
     1961 - 1962 Flight Simulator  Crawley  Sussex.
     1962 - 1963  Flight Engineer Training.
Detachments.
     RAF Fayid, Shalufa, Nicosia, Istre (France).
1987 - 1997  37 (Frampton Cotterel) Squadron Air Training Corps.
 
                                        Rose godon wedding copy copy                          Rose gordon copy
                                                        Gordon & Rose.                               Rose & Gordon
    The 2nd August 2012, was their Diamond (60 years) wedding anniversary.
 
                                          Congratulation to you both.
 
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Following photos sent in by John Hawkins.
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John Hawkins,17 and a half years old, Bridgnorth 1960.      
1960 R.A.F.Cardington,Abingdon,Bridgnorth,
Kidbrooke.
1960 R.A.F.Gutersloh.
1961 Wildenrath.
1963 to 1965 R.A.F.Lyneham. Enjoyed the municipal Steam baths at Swindon
and the Parade when R.A.F. Lyneham was given the Freedom of Swindon.
 
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John, 69years. R and R Looe April 2012.
 
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