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Dave
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Eastleigh (Kenya):

58 Sqn Canberra PR7 which overran runway

 

From Collin Hall

58 Sqn Canberra PR7 which overran runway

From Collin Hall

Fire Section

Mike Amos at the back, then me, then Ron Laughton; in the front row, second from the left is Paddy Kelly, Sammy Lee, and Graham ‘Dutch’ Bones.

From Collin Hall

Gallery of photographs from William Pitt:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
     

Domestic Section circa 1962

From David Brasier

 

   

 


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El Adem:

Circa 1962

From Peter McMurray

Circa 1962

L.to R. Sgt Jim Collins. Brian Madden. Mal? John Watts. Peter McMurray. Chic? Tony Holland

From Peter McMurray

Macca & ACRT 61/63

From Peter McMurray

61/63. Bill Adems (top) Peter McMurray

From Peter McMurray

61/63

L. to R. Mike? Bryan Crowther. Cpl O'Farrel. Dave Reid.

From Peter McMurray

61/63

L.to R. Tony Holland. Mal? John Watts. Dave Reid

From Peter McMurray

61/63

top. Mal? Chic? Tony Holland

From Peter McMurray

61/63

L.toR. Bill Adems. Trev? Peter McMurray. John Young Jock?

From Peter McMurray

61/63

L.toR. Peter McMurray. Smudge Smith.

From Peter McMurray

61/63

Mk5A & ACRT

From Peter McMurray

61/63

Foam Layer

From Peter McMurray

61/63

L.toR. Bill Adems. Chic? Smudge Smith

From Peter McMurray

61/63

From Peter McMurray

61/63

L.toR. Chalky White. Dennis Moore

From Peter McMurray

61/63

DI on DPII

From Peter McMurray

61/63

Crash 1

From Peter McMurray

61/63

DPII on Crash Line

From Peter McMurray

61/63

Mk 5A & ACRT

From Peter McMurray

Welcome to 2 years in the bggest open prison in the world

From Brum Yates

The goeshomey Comet 4 on my last day at El Adem 14 Nov 1964

From Brum Yates

Fire Section

From Flashpoint Archives

5* Accomodation

From Flashpoint Archives

Recreation Facility

From Flashpoint Archives

50th Anniversary of Beverly Crash 13 April 2013

Ex El Adem firefighters after laying a wreath at the Arboretum Memorial to remember those who perished

L to R:   Maurice Webb..  Peter McMurray..  John White..  Bill Williams..  Dave Austin..  John Fleet..  Edie Lynagh..

From Peter McMurray

50th Anniversary of Beverly Crash 13 April 2013

Ex El Adem firefighters after laying a wreath at the Arboretum Memorial to remember those who perished

 

From Peter McMurray

1963
L-R Wally Heard, Lofty Dunkling, ???, Bob Chaffe, Bob Gibson, ???

From Bob Chaffe

 

1956,Transair Viscount  having just delivered me to this sunny little spot

From Clive Lancaster

 

My Dad Cpl Walter Stelling 59/60

From Ann Roberts

WW2 mine clearance

From Clive Lancaster

 

 
         

 

 

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Elvington:

 

Green Goddess Museum exhibit

 

 

TACR 2

 

Vintage Fire Appliance

 

Pathfinder in hangar

 

Pathfinder outside new Fire Station 2015

From Robin Donley

   

Linton Crew & Museum Volunteers at Air Show 2004

From Del Fisher

   

 

Elvington is home to the Yorkshire Air Museum which is well worth a visit.  For more info visit their web site:

 http://www.yorkshireairmuseum.org

 

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Fairford:

1982 from David Sims

Concord &ACRT

From Les Herbert

Official Concord pic

From Howie Marson

 

Structural Fire Station

From Howie Marson

1982 from David Sims

     

Fire Section mid 70s

From Peter Ashpool

 

   

 

 

Web Site

 

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Falkland Islands:

 

Stanley  MPA  Documents

 

Argie Gunboat at Goose Green

From Jim Johnson

Mt Tumbledown

From Jim Johnson

Port San Carlos

From Jim Johnson

On a Swan Out Stanley Oct 1986

Brum Yates

Goose Green Heliport Departure Lounge 1986

Gerry Scofield, Ian Easter and crew waiting for a passing Chinook

From Brummie Yates

Sapper Hill

Tony Jones laughing 'cos the F/sgt got the 4 tonner bogged in

From Brummie Yates

Moody Brook

Argy Powder Rescue Truck looking rather the worse for wear/war

From Brummie Yates

With the penguins on Saunders Island

From Gerry Schofield

Wreck of the Lady Elizabeth

From Gerry Schofield

When your wagon's in the shit ............

......... call for Häglunds Recovery!!

FromMel Marrison

 

Smoke break on Tumbledown 1985

From Louie Lucock

 

Port Stanley Cove from Coastel 1985

From Louie Lucock

 

Bimbling 1985

From Louie Lucock

 

Battlefield bimble 1985

From Louie Lucock

 

Mined beach 1985

From Louie Lucock

 

TACR1 in the sh*t

From Paul Bell

MV ST. Edmund (British Rail cross channel ferry).

Transport Home

From Paul Bell

Coastel accommodation 1985

From Louie Lucock

Refuelling station at San Carlos

From Paul Bell

MV Rangateera in Stanley Harbour, home until the Coastels arrived

From Paul Bell

QE2 Flight Deck Crew during conflict 1982

From Paul Harries

   

TACR2 at Kelly's Garden

From Dave Keogh

 

   

 

Stanley:

The above is a picture of RAF Stanley sent in by Ray Fearnley.  It was taken from a C130, you can just see the Fire Section and a MK9 in the bottom left of the picture.

B Crew Nov '82

Mick Burn, Phil Kelsall, Nigel Burgess, John Fulton, Mick Stiles, Dave Thorpe, Jan Metters, Dave Stenhouse

Fire Section December 1982

Back: Tony Jones, Paul Johnson, John Fulton, Mick Burn, Ian Smith, Dave Stenhouse, Phil Burns, Mick Brown, Dave Thorpe, Nigel Burgess & Mick Stiles

Front: Grant MacLeay, Phil Kelsall, Vince Larvin, Jan Metters, Colin Jones, Chris Williams & Brian Peterson

from Dave Stenhouse

Crash & RHAG Crews Jan83

From Dave Stenhouse

B Crew Jan '83

Bryn Venebles, Jan Metters, Nigel Burgess, Andy Gurr, Dave Stenhouse, Grant McLeay, Mick Burn, Dave Abbott & Gary Woolley

RAF Stanley Fire & Regiment Staff 1984

From George Edwards

Stanley Airport

From George Edwards

Coastells

Darts

From Mick Fishburn

F4 Recovery

From Dave Stenhouse

A wee shower

From Dave Stenhouse

Looking West

From Dave Stenhouse

Fleeing parade for Maggie Thatcher's visit

From Dave Stenhouse

Names in Lights

From front page of RAF News Feb/Mar 1983

RHAG Rewind

From Dave Stenhouse

QRA Scramble

From Dave Stenhouse

Fire Section 1982

From Dave Stenhouse

Standby for F4 taking wire

From Dave Stenhouse

Not any Better, even from this angle : (

From Davie Stenhouse

1986

Cpl Bill Waters, Sac Gordon Smith, Cpl Chris Rickard, Flt Sgt Fred Woods, Sac Phil Barnes, Sac Andy Philips

1986

Back row

Sac Buster Clayton, Cpl Taff Davies Cpl Jim Barrow, Mark Gray, Sgt Paul Steel, Flt Sgt Fred Woods, Sac Andy Philips, Igor Ingram, Liam Rippon, Mike Goldstone

L-R Front row

Cpl Bill Waters, Sac Gordon Smith, Phil Barnes, Cpl Chris Rickard

C130

From Jim Johnson

Harrier

From Jim Johnson

Jim & Chick

From Jim Johnson

Fire Section

From Jim Johnson

1985

Back row: Bob Jonhanson,Jacko Ashworth,john Scott,Steve Wren, Kevin Shiel, Steve Doddridge

Front Row: Ray Patterson,Yorker Garrett,Nick Jackson,Tony Townly,Peter Woodley

 

From Wayne Davies

Sgts Mess Dec 1984

George Edwards Ron Laughton and Jim Johnson

Town Fire Station 1986

From Brummie Yates

1984

From Neil Byrne

Eating Al Fresco

From Neil Byrne

Crash Line 1984

From Neil Byrne

Crash Crew 1984

From Neil Byrne

Falklands Phantoms 1983

From Neil Byrne

1984

Ray Fearnley on RHAG Ops

From Neil Byrne

Coastels 1984

From Neil Byrne

Dave Gore relaxing

From Neil Byrne

1984

Duty Crew and RHAG team enjoying a BBQ

From Neil Byrne

1984

Duty Crew eating al fresco

Kenny MacKay for right?

From Neil Byrne

1984

C130 John Miller & TACR 2

From Neil Byrne

F4 RHAG engagement

From Neil Byrne

RAF Stanley from the air

From Neil Byrne

Another Aerial Shot

From Neil Byrne

Late 1984

A visit by the AOC accompanied by the Commandant General of the RAF Regiment; as I escorted the two Senior Officers down the line introducing them to the crew (Sean Bolland) the lad third from the left had put on a plastic red nose.

Neither the AOC or King Rock said a word.

 

George Edwards

1984

From Ron Fillis

Totem Pole

From Neil Byrne

Mk 9 & Crew

From Dave Keogh

Manning the RHAG

From Dave Keogh

That TACR pose!

From Dave Keogh

Out on the cable

From Dave Keogh

TACR 2

From Dave Keogh

Dave Keogh

From Dave Keogh

Fire Section 1985

From Dave Lucock

Crash Crew 1985

Neville Tortice, Bob Murray, Chas Young, ?, Jeff Lenaghan, Dave Lucock, Pudsey Gill, Jim Bowerbanks, ?,

?, Wade, Steve Hollis, ?, ? , George Edwards.

From Dave Lucock

For the twitchers......

Falklands Robin perched on the Monitor of a Mk 9

From Brummie Yates

Crash Crew 1984

From Ron Fillis

Luxury accommodation 1984

From Ron Fillis

1984

From Ron Fillis

Harrier Training 1984

From Ron Fillis

RHAG duties 1984

From Ron Fillis

A well earned beer 1984

From Ron Fillis

 

Rock on

From Louie Lucock

 

 Louie Lucock with Mk9 1985

From Louie Lucock

 

Crash crew 1985

From Louie Lucock

 

AOCs Inspection

From Louie Lucock

 

 Louie Lucock

From Louie Lucock

 

Bring it on Argies

From Louie Lucock

 

Dave Keogh in TACR pose

Fish pond building

From Louie Lucock

 

Grant Broadley & Paul Jury

From Grant

Nev Tortice's hose repair shop

From Louie Lucock

 

   

Crash Line

From Steve Pearson

 

   

 

                                                                                                   

From MPA:

BV underslung

Crew room by Ian Orgill

Mk 9 Crew by Ian Orgill

BV's on standby

Crash Line

BV 206

The Ultimate "go anywhere" vehicle

Fire Section in front of Crash Bays

From Mal Ray

Mal Ray Flying Fat Albert

Green Watch Domestic Crew 1991

L to R Mal Ray, Dave Leaker, Haddy Haddington, Taff Jones

Fire Section Dec '92

From Paul Gavin

Crew who attended a house fire on Lively Island in Falklands on Sat June 28th 1986

L-R Back row

Sac Kiki Dee, Fran Neary, Gordon Smith, Neil Bateman

L-R Front row

Flt Readfern 78 Sqn, W.O Steve Davey, Sac Liam Rippon, Sgt Roy Bastable, Flt Gear 78 Sqn, Flt Sgt Dowell 78 Sqn

Crew outside Timmy Hangar 1988

From Bill Creaser

1986

From Brum Yates

Farewell Gift

WO Bill Mckay Sgt Dave Keen

From Dave Keen

Apr '87

Taff Ford ?

????? Paul Wilkinson ??

Cpl Mick Greenshields, Cpl Geoff Hancocks, Sgt Dave Starkings, WO Derrick Moscrop ????

From Dave Keen

Aug '87

???? ????? ???

?????? Dave Lumby ??????

Cpl Pavul Wncote, ? Sgt Mark Williams, Sgt Tim Thorpe, WO Bill Mckay FS Harry Halford ,Sgt Dave Keen ??

From Dave Keen

Crew Pic Aug '87

From Dave Keen

Fixmas Day 1987

Paul Wilkinson, Mick Greenshield, ?, aff Ford, Tim Thorpe.

From Dave Keen

November 1987

From Trevor Waugh

Decemebr 1987

From Trevor Waugh

Footie Team 1987

From Trevor Waugh

Penguin Crossing

From Brum Yates

Fire Section 1989

From Ron McGrouther

Chiefy Yates clears the snow

From Brum Yates

July 1986

From Brum Yates

1986

Phil Warmsley and his crew wont let Chiefy stand on top of the pile of snow that he has shoveled up

From Brum Yates

1994

From Ron Fillis

1994

From Ron Fillis

 

1989

From Dave Roach

First deployed DFRS Firefighters

From Chris Parkes

 
 

1991

From Stu Horton

Bill Lorimer, Ian Baker, Tom Eddleston, Sean Popeye Taylor, Mick Davidson, Christian Dix, Andy Lanchbury, Jason Crossland, Dave Pollard, Steve Boundy, Ken McKay, Neil Morrell, Steve Lynch, John Duff, Ian Gibson, Mick Fotherby, Julian Dale, Mark Dickson, Shane Harrison, Anthony Hill, Colin Cadmore, Noddie Knowlson. muck Moncreif, Dave Sedgebeer, Hugh Enright, Phil Underwood, Ewan McArthur, Stuart Horton, Alan Llyne and Wayne Baznett

 

From Adrian Burton

  

From Adrian Burton

1991

From Andrew Bull

 

 

January 1990

Back Row (L to R):

Cpl Simon Cooke (Domestic), SAC Barnett, SAC Brown, SAC Ivey, SAC Bage, SAC

Tony Harris (Domestic), Cpl Mark Swift, SAC Seaman (Domestic), Cpl Mark Lamming

Front Row (L to R):

SAC Champion, Cpl Steve Jackson, SAC Cliff Cooke, F/Sgt Harvey; WO Daniels, Cpl

Andy Le Brocq, SAC Eddie Shailer, SAC Ted Edwards, SAC Ray Orr (Domestic)

From Simon Cooke

 

Impressive line up of MFVs

From Pete Manley

 

Red Watch April 1990

Back Row (L to R):

Cpl Mark Lamming, Cpl Simon Cooke (Domestic), SAC Paul Bage, SAC Pete Jackson

(Domestic), SAC Di Barnet, SAC Rob Brown, SAC Jerry Hill (Domestic), Cpl Mark Swift,

Front Row (L to R):

SAC John (Mad Dog) Lenton (Domestic), SAC Howie Millner, Sgt Joe Burt,

Cpl Merv Johns, SAC Paul Buff

 

From Simon Cooke

1988

From Terry Monaghan

December 2004

From Terry Managhan

   

From Keith Whigham

 

 

5 a side champions 2016

From Lewis Wilsher

 

PDFs

Some history recorded for posterity by our members:

Ode to Stanley  RHAG Citation  Nominal Role  Mike Goupillot  Mike Traynor  BFFI Citation


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Farnborough:

 

Mk9 on standby mid '80s

From Steve Greenaway

 

TACR2A on Carmichael Stand Late '80s

From Steve Greenaway

 

Mk10 on Carmichael Stand Late '80s

From Steve Greenaway

 

 
         

 

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Finningley:

Mid '80s

LtoR, Dave Keogh, John Robson, Gary Raw, Keith"Kiki"Dee, Paul Jardine, Mick Lee.

From Q

Crash Line '60s

From Arthur "Spike" Lynch

Domestic DP '60s

Spike Lynch

5 a side footie presentation 1981

Standing: ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, Bob Johansen, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?

Kneeling: ?, ?, Robbie Parker, ?, Lou Lucock, George Edwards, ?, ?

 

From George Edwards

Red Watch 2006

Robin Hood Airport Fire Service

1983ish

From Ian Maughan

1983ish

From Ian Maughan

1983ish

From Ian Maughan

 

Web Site

 

 


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Fylingdales:

During Site Construction

DP1 outside original Fire Section in Contractors Compound

First Winter

1962, the year the site was built at Snod Hill on the North Yorkshire Moors

Feb 2010

RNAS Culdrose Detachment

Martin Harrison, Rob Russell, Mike Locker, John Hodgson & Dave Kirk

Red Crew 2006

Martin Harrison, Paul Cattermole, Paul Gavin, Dave Kirk & Phil Hanby

2007

Phil Hanby, Martin Harrison, Nicky Loveday (Stn Cdr) John Miller, Paul Hutchinson, Andrew Orton & Dave Kirk

D Sadler, G Dale & R Russell

From Mick Richardson

Fire Station

From Mick Richardson

CFO Jarvis, M Branch, J Hodgson, M Richardson, R Russell, D Upton & R Barwick

From Mick Richardson

R Allanson

B Craig, M Branch, B Robinson, J Davis, L McGrath, B Skelton & M Fish

From Mick Richardson

B Craig, A Orton, G Stephenson, R Allanson & G Smith

From Mick Richardson

C France M Richrdson & C Harland

From Mick Richardson

AOC's Practice Circa 1976

Exercise at Power House

From Tony Orton

Eric Hesp dressed for action

From Tony Orton

Trailer Pump

From Mick Richardson

Mountain

From Mick Richardson

From Mick Richardson

Blue Crew 1995

R Addison, M Richardson, C Harland, A Orton & D Sadler

VIP visit

Rob Russell & Tich Harland

AOCs

Dave Kirk, Andy Orton, Tich Harland, Green Man & Rob Russell

VIP Visit

C in C, Brian Sutherland, Mike Locker and Andy Orton

VIP Visit

Mike Locker, Brian Sutherland, Andy Orton, Mark Storr and that Green Man again

A Wellie Job

Grahem Stephenson

Like Coiled Springs

Graham Stephenson & Brian Wassall

Pot White

From Mike Richardson

Medal Presentations

From Mike Richardson

Blue Crew Mid-Eighties

From Mike Richardson

Fen Bog Fire 2001

Paul Hutchinson & Dave Kirk during final stages of second day

Fen Bog Fire 2001

LFf Mike Locker during second day of beating

Brian Sutherland's final shift

Neil Sinclair, Dave Kirk, Brian Sutherland, Martin Harrison & John Hodgson

Brian Sutherland's final shift

Dave Kirk, Paul Cattermole, Phil Hanby, Brian Sutherland, Neil Sinclair, Al Dean, Paul Hutchinson & Andy Orton

May 2011

Volvo Saxon & MAN Emercency 1 on wash

Richard Allanson operating MAN E1

Special Service at SATCOM 2012

 

2013

Phil Hanby's Fire Service Medal Presentation

 

Web Site


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Gan:

Crash Crew

From Jim Johnson

MCU, Hittadu Pier

From Jim Johnson

Outside the |Hotel

From Jim Johnson

MCU Pinnace

From Jim Johnson

Sports Day

From Jim Johnson

Cinema

From Jim Johnson

Out with MCU

From Jim Johnson

War Memorial

From Jim Johnson

Works Dept

From Jim Johnson

1968

From Ken Godfrey

Fire Section 1968

From Ken Godfrey

Fire Section 1968

From Ken Godfrey

1968

From Ken Godfrey

Fruit Bat Strike 1968

From Ron Brown

1973

From Smokey Fairhurst

Asbestos Aces 1975

From Bob Holohan

Asbestos Aces 1975

From Bob Holohan

 

 

Davey Air with ACRT

 

 

 

Fire Section 1974/75 from Colin Patterson

 
 

 

Web Link

 

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Geilenkirchen:

(Flugplatz Teveren)

 

1962 Fire Crew

Flt/Sgt Bob Yarrow, Sgt Pat Mulready, Sgt ?, Cpl Paul Mathews, Cpl Tex Brewer, Cpl Tony Smith, Cpl ?, Cpl John Balfour, Sac Terry Horn, Sac Norman Bell

From Terry Horn

Fire Section Vehicles 1962

From Terry Horn

Pratice Crash 1962

Cpl Tony Smith on left

From Terry Horn

Crash 4 - 2012

From Bill Creaser

MAN Foam Tender 2012

From Bill Creaser

Mercedes Crash Tender

From Bill Creaser

MAN Foam Tender 2012

From Bill Creaser

TL 2012

From Bill Creaser

TL 2012

From Bill Creaser

Web Link:

 

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Gibraltar:

 

Bob & Jim

From Jim Johnson

Upper Rock

From Jim Johnson

Runway & Border Crossing

From Jim Johnson

Runway from top of rock

From Jim Johnson

Johnnie Sutton, Geordie Lindoe & Sid Meadows

Shoe-shine

John with Taff & Brian

From Bill Rogers

London Bar

Bill Rogers, Albert, John Sutton & Geordie Lindoe

From Bill Rogers

 

Admiralty:

Dockyard Landrover Appliance

Dockyard Appliance

North Front:

A Crew with Miss Gibraltar 1980

B Crew

Claz Ebanks John Storey

Brian Peterson Johny Miekle Dave Kirk

John Fallows Phil Heeney Sandy Clark Tony Bruce

B Crew 1980

B Crew '80

Brian Peterson, Sandy Clarke, John Storey, Clazz Ebanks, Tony Bruce, Phil Heeney.

John Fallows, Johnny Miekle, Dave Kirk

North Front Fire Service 1984

From Maurice Broadbent

1963

From Brian Lindoe

1964

Geordie Lindoe, Jock Chapman & John Hanley

Hot Fire1970

From Bill Creaser

Rocket Launch 1971

From Bill Creaser

IRC Launch Eastern Beach 1971

From Bill Creaser

C Crew 1970

From Bill Creaser

C Crew Sigs 1970

From Bill Creaser

From Jim Johnson

From Jim Johnson

Victorius Footie Team 1971

Does anybody know what Fred Chapory was doing with that fire bucket?

From Bill Creaser

Wheels-up Shackleton

From Ron McGrouther

If anyone has any info on this one please let us know

1963

From Bill Rogers

1965

From Bill Rogers

Gemini Crew '63

From Bill Rogers

C Crew 1989

Back Row: Cpl Col Whiteley, SAC Kev 'Taff'' Mealins, Sgt Mark Cartledge, Sac Mark Jacobs, Cpl John ????

Front Row: Sac Russ Welsh, Sac Jack Barclay, Sac Dave 'Polly' Pollard, Sac Mick Connors

From Russ Welsh

Crash 2 - 1986

From Paul Theobald

1966

Dave Astle & Ron Brown, photo taken by Swindon Advertiser

From Ron Brown

1987

From Ron Fillis

 

 

B crew Gib 1984 — with Terry Martison, SAC Trevor Pye, SAC Neil Hall, CPL Maurice Broadbent, Sgt Dave Thompson, Cpl Weatherilt, Jack Millar (RIP)and Colin Moscrop. 

 

Duty Crew in summer rig

From Jeff Pittman

1993

From Steve Pearson

Crash3

From Jeff Pittman

Back row: Eric Bossino, Tony Martinez, ? , ? , Brian Higgins, Derek Montegriffo, Jerry McCombe

Front Row:  Johny Meakel, Anselmo Alacio, Jimmy Byrne, Neil Hall, Felix Murien

 

1983ish

From Chris Parke

 

From Richard Lord

 

Emergency Flare-path runway overshoot 1978ish

From Dave Gosling

 

Handover to Gib Government 2015

 

 

Web Site

 


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Goose Bay:

Chinook

From Neil Byrne

Totem Pole

From Neil Byrne

Chinook 2

From Neil Byrne

TACR 2

From Neil Byrne

Main Drag

From Neil Byrne

 

 

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Gravely:

Crash Line 1957

From Arthur Lynch

Control Tower & Crash Bays

From Spike Lynch

1956

Ken Leverett & crew

From Spike Lynch

 


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Gütersloh:

Local Fire Service Competion, Circa 1982

Gutersloh Winners, in the picture Tony Jones, WO Changi Payne. Gerd Plantz Brum Y and Joe Proctor

From Brum Yates

Fire Section Circa 1981

Crash Trucks behind Volleyball Court

From Brum Yates

Fire Section Circa 1981

Crash Trucks behind Volleyball Court

From Brum Yates

Xmas 1976

Tagg Whippe, Gerry Schofield and Crew Members

From Gerry Schofield

1991

From Jamie MacKay

 

Fighter meeting

From Marcus Herbote

Hunter T7 landing after flame-out  1968

From Marcus Herbote

In attendance at 92Sqn Lightning Incident

From Marcus Herbote

Crash Crew
1975

From Dave Roach 

Watch Room at Xmas with Rudi Hirsch, Paul Hulme, Garry Perrins and Mick "Spike" Evans

From Darren Lord

 

TACR 2 & Mk11

From Darren Lord

 

Crash 1 gainfully employed

From Dave Gibb

Crew pose with Chalky White, Dave Jowett, Danny Foster, Al Russell, Kev Best, Kev Cook, Steve Bradley, Douglas Duncan, Paul Brough, Jonathan Pullen and Russ Loveridge

From Dave Gibb

Fire Section on parade with Derek Burnett, Andy McDonnell, Paul Ferguson, Kevin Pateman, Paul Hulme and Mike Foster among others.

From Paul Taylor

Crash Bays

From Paul Taylor

 

Come fly with me

An amusing yet factual account of the events surrounding the 59 Squadron almost lost a Canberra from their flight line at RAF Guttersloh. Kindly provided by Colin Barber

 

Web Link

 

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Halton:

   

Bedford Carmichael Mountain 4x2

From Steve Greenaway

 

   

Web site

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Hemswell:

Xmas menu 1966

From Les Herbert

Xmas menu 1966

From Les Herbert

1953

Albert Saxon, NCO IC Crash Crew

Crash Crew

SAC N Saxon first on Left

From Albert Saxon

Mk 5 early 50s

Brand new crash truck picked up from Heywood MU by SAC N Saxon

From Albert Saxon

1961 Competition Presentation

A little bit of RAF Fire Service History. This presentation was for the winners of the Bomber Command Fire Fighting Trophy (Non Flying Stations) 1961. RAF Hemswell won the Trophy 3 Years running.1961-3. The completion was between the 4 Thor Missile Stations, RAF Feltwell, RAF Driffield, RAF North Luffenham & RAF Hemswell.

From Bryan Higgins

Late 1966

John Beard, Dougie Carstairs & 4 Rock Apes

From John Beard

 

 

Web Site:

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Henlow:

 

1996

From Brum Yates

1997

From Brum Yates

ACRT

From Peter Ashpool

Mini Bedford

From Peter Ashpool

 

 

Web Site

 

 

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High Wycombe:

 

 

 

1987 From Bob Evans

 

1990 from Ray Garrett

 

A little later from Micky Hitchen

 

 
         

 

Web link

 

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Hong Kong:

 

Kai Tak:

 

Fire Boat

From John Dick

45 Monitor

From John Dick

45 Monitor

From John Dick

Fire Boat & Seletar Sunderland

From John Dick

From John Dick

Vampire

From John Dick

Seletar Sunderland

From John Dick

From John Dick

Fire Section Circa 1957

From John Dick

Seletar Sunderland Refuelling

From John Dick

Sunderland in Hong Kong Bay

From John Dick

Hot fire 1978

From Ron Fillis

Final Days

From Ron Fillis

Fire Section 1978

From Ron Fillis

 

 

 

 

Sec Kong:

 

Crash 1 1956

From David Porter via Wayne Davis

Gas Truck 1956

From David Porter via Wayne Davis

Crash Line 1956

From David Porter via Wayne Davis

 

 

 

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Honington:

1961

L to R: Brum Yates, Dave Norman, Cpl Ron Hoddle, Jock Mc?, Cpl Dennis Shaw, Dick Morris, Butch Pym, Harry Walton.

Presentation 1993

From Brum Yates

Presentation 1993

From Brum Yates

Waiting to do a Victor brake check 1961

L to R Paddy Kenan, Cpl Denis Shaw, Harry Walton, Jock Mc?

From Brum Yates

Waiting to go to the Airmens Mess For tea Bottom Section 1961

L to R: Wally Heard Paddy Keenan Dennis Cole Dave Norman Roy Edwards

Kneeling: Bill Henty

From Brum Yates

Crash Bays 1961

From Brum Yates

Crash Line 1994

From Brum Yates

1994

From Brum Yates

All them Policemen and not One RAF Fireman in trouble!!

U/T Motorway Policemen on ejectionseat training Cpl Andy McDonald and SAC Mark Barron (AirCrew suit)

From Brum Yates

Brummie's Leaving Do May 1994

Left to Right: ? Mogan, Kevin Day, ?, Geordie ?, and Tom Whiteman conducting the band.

From Brum

 

     

Phil Lawrence & Crew 1984

From Terry Monaghan

 

   
         

 

Web Site

 

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Hullavington:

   

TACR2
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