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A page to view pics of people and places you may or may not remember, so please dig out your old photos, scan them and send to webmaster@rafanddfsa.co.uk

Cheers 

Dave
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Kasfareet:

Fire Crew 1955

From Alun Winspur via Alwyn York

 

Web Site

 

 

 

Kemble:

 
 

Fire Section circa 1989
From Richard (Trotski) Czykita

Crash Bays from Simon Gunning

 

Kemble air show crash line 2010ish
From Mike Rose

 

 
         

 

 

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Kineton:

     

Fire Station
From Adam Grifiths

   
         

 

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Kinloss:

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Station Volleyball Champions

Jerry Schofield, Dave Bland, Tom McCrorie, Bob Quigg, Steve Metcalf, Bob Johanson & Lee Ashby

Des Fitzgerald with motley crew in Rugby Club, Circa 1975

Winning Darts Team

Dereck Stewart, Mick Thatcher, Alan Pilton, John Noke, Tom McCrorie

Paul Aveson, ? , Stn Cdr, Jimmy Sutherland, Taff Wilkie

C Crew 1981

John Alderton, Graeme Rowe, Bobby Quigg, John Mullen, Stevie Dunn, Stevie Arnott.

Front: Lee Ashby, Trevor McPeak, Mick Fisher, Gabriel Corry

 

Crash Bays 1981

From Dave Stenhouse

Mk 7 1981

Gary Humphrey & Davey Wood (on roof)

TACR II

Dave Stenhouse

TACR II

Gary Cooper, Kev Dasley, Davey Wood & Lee Ashby

Campbelltown Drill contest 1981

Davy Wood, John Cord, Neil Somerville & George Lindsay

Campbelltown Drill contest 1981

Tom Mc Crorie, John Cord, Neil Somerville & George Lindsay

Nimrod

From Al Cartlege

Mk 9's

From Al Cartlege

Fire Section circa 1972

From Ron McGrouther

Norwegian F5 with Phil Baker in attendance

From Ron McGrouther

Norwegian F5 with Phil Baker in attendance

From Ron McGrouther

Norwegian F5 wheels-up landing

Ted Bunt on Monitor Ron McGrouther on foot

From Ron McGrouther

1977

Back: Mick Newby, Malcolm Bulloch, ? , Nigel Burgess

Front: Jock Murdoch, Taff Wilkinson

From Mick Newby

1979

From Mick Newby

Final Parade through Forres 24 May 2011

From Tam McCrorie

Final Parade through Forres 24 May 2011

From Tam McCrorie

Sgts Mess June 2011

Malcolm Bullock, Davy Air, Gary Mole, Tom Mc Crorie, Jim Thomson, John Liddle & Mel Wardlaw

From Tam McCrorie

Final Visit June 2011

Malcolm Bullock, Davy Air, Jim Thomson, John Liddle, Gary Mole, Tom Mc Crorie, Mel Wardlaw & Simon Lee

From Tam McCrorie

Crash 1 June 2011

From Tam McCrorie

MFV June 2011

From Tam McCrorie

MFV Producing June 2011

From Tam McCrorie

MFV Bumper Monitor June 2011

From Tam McCrorie

RIV & Landrover June 2011

From Tam McCrorie

C Crew 1987

Back row L to R:  Andy Christie, Paul Aveston, John Beers, Mark Lamming, Mick Thomas.

 

Front: Rob Kennedy, Pete Bennett, Stevie Walker, Dave Nixon.

From Dave Stenhouse

1987

Kinloss Crash Line with extra TACR 2 from Lossiemouth

From Dave Stenhouse

1988

From Gerry Schofield

Princess Anne Visit 1987

From Gerry Schofield

1966

From Left Cpl Willie Stelling,Willie Heaps,Tam Johnston,Jack Boyd,Sgt Jim Brogan,Sgt Jerry Nichol,Flt-Sgt Black.

Red Lion 21 Dec 2012

Gary Mole, Jim Thomson, Stan Taylor, Tam McCrorie & Davey Air

From Tam McCrorie

Fire Section 1 March 1990

From George Johnstone

Mk9 on standby

From George Johnstone

Crash Line

From George Johnstone

A Crew

Back: Grant "SHAKEY" McLeay, Mark "BIFF" Henderson, George "POPS" Johnstone, Derek "GEORDIE" Burrows, Graham "GEORDIE" Bennet

Front: Kev Geer, Dave "CHALKY" White, Bert "BO'NESS" Grant, AL "BIG AL" Rogers

 

From George Johnstone

A Crew

Anyone recognise these faces?

From George Johnstone

Reunion meal in the Mosset Tavern 2 Sep 2013

L - R: - Jim Thomson, Grant Broadley, Mel Wardlaw, Neil Fraser, Dave Kirk, Tam McCrorie & Jerry Schofield

Veterans visit Sep 13

From Kenny MacKay

Wheels up landing

From Gerry Schofield

Concorde visit 1997ish

From Steven Baker

Xmas 1983

From left standing Ted Bunt (RIP) Andy Mackintosh, Jack "Jacko" Ashworth, Mel Wardlaw, Bob Evans, Geoff "Geordie" Moore

From Bob Evans

A Rumble

From Jack Ashworth

 

Crash 1 Mid 90s

From Steve Pearson 

1999

From Terry Monaghan

2014 Reunion

Front row RAF: 

FS Mackay Sgt Leinster Lac Laverty Sac Edgar Sac Small  

Rear row RAF: 

Cpl Crowder Sac Ball

 Back row: 

Mel Wardlaw, Geoff Moore, Bob Evans, Donald McLeod, Chris Hawkins, Steve Haywood, Baz Needham, Robbie MacDougall  Geordie Greenshields, Ryan Cameron, Jack Ashworth, Dave Millar 

Front Row: 

Bill Lorimar, Neil Fraser, Kev McGuire ,Ally Mclean, George McClelland, Alex Clowes, Jim Thomson, Davey Air, Steve Baker, Donald Davis, Fergie Ferguson, Bert Grant, Tom McCrorie

 

Steve Conde with that TACR pose

From Paul Theobald

 

 

Fred Ashurst in Control Room

From Paul Theobald

  

Wee Rabbie Howell with Crash 2

From Paul Theobald

Andy MacIntosh with Crash 1

From Paul Theobald

Mick Spratley & Trevor McPeak

From Paul Theobald

Mick Spratley Rabbie Howell & Wes Robinson

From Paul Theobald

Mick Fisher hard at work in Control Room

From Paul Theobald

 

B Crew 1984:

Steve Hamilton, Mick Spratley, Nick Broom, Wes Robinson, Kev Dasley, Mick Stafford, Paul Theobald, Richard Stokes

From Paul Theobald

 

Paul Theobald with Mk10 & Nimrod XV234

From Paul Theobald

 

 

Crash Line 1960s

Jim Brogan 5th from left, Gerry Nichol 6th

Late 90's

From Terry Monaghan

 

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Laarbruch:

1976

Among others Dennis Mc Cann Jacob Flugen Dave Jowett Harry Halford Roy Twigg Mick Greene Taff Jones Dave Fitch George Edwards. Interestingly Jacob Flugen must be the only ex member of the Hitler youth movement who was awarded the MBE and BEM. Jacob worked for over thirty years at the RAF Laarbruch Fire section and is well known to the many RAF Firemen who served at Laarbruch

Section Footie Team

L to R Alex Findley, Vince Vincent, Dave Acott, Al Jeff ,Brum Yates ,Tom Epps ,John Bolton

Pip Piper ,Pete Todd ,Taff Baily, Paddy Kelly, Geordie Parker, ?

1976

WO Jimmy Hill's DeMob Presentation

From Brum Yates

Firemans Ball 1976

From Brum Yates

Jan '92

Mark Sissons, Dave Keen, Paul Wincote & others

From Dave Keen

Main Gate Circa 1997

RAF&DFS Association visit

Gunter Kohns 25 Wedding Anniversary 1976

Dave Acott & Brum Yates looking after the Ale

From Brummie

1979

Including: Dave Cox, Mick Chapman, Steve Harrison, Terry Tate, Jacob Flugan, Willie Depie

From Mick Chapman

1979

Including: Dave Cox, Mick Chapman, Dave Jowett, Bob McInstrey, Ian Syme, Steve Harrison, John Souter, Harry Halford, Pete Lee, Terry Tait, Jacob Flugan, Willie Depie

From Mick Chapman

German Beer is Chemical-free :-)

From Mick Chapman

What is Steve Harrison Pointing at?

From Mick Chapman

Night out

From Mick Chapman

King Terry Tait

From Mick Chapman

Crash Line

From Dave Keogh

 

     

Hard at work 1996

Ross Smith, Stephen Duffy & Richard Guy

From Ross Smith

 

   
         

 

Laarbruch RAF Museum


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Leconfield:

1950s from Gordon Smith

 

1950s from Gordon Smith

 

1950s from Gordon Smith

 

1950s from Gordon Smith

 

1950s from Gordon Smith

 

1950s from Gordon Smith

 

1950s from Gordon Smith

 

Before and after - 1950's fire crew with modern pic of tower blended.

1950s from Gordon Smith

 

1950s from Gordon Smith

 

 

Canberra Crash

From George Sillince

 

 
   

Xmas Day 1999
Lec Firemen on Detachment at Bessbrook Mill NI

From Robin Coates

   

 

 

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RNAS Lee-on-Solent:
(HMS Daedalus)

 

Mk7

From Steve Greenaway

TACR1s

From Steve Greenaway

Mk9

From Steve Greenaway

TACR2 & Mk10

From Steve Greenaway

 

 

PDF Link

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Leeming:

Crash Crew 1956

Jock Shaw - Tony Eaton - Curly Farndon - Dave Hunter

Crash Crew 1956

L-R Dave Train, Tony Eaton, Curly Farndon, Dave Hunter

Fire Section 1958

Back Row Standing L-R ? Boswell.

Jock Hay, Syd Batty, Rex Beatham, ? Hodgson, Wilf Hart,

Front Row, Colin Smailes, Geordie Irvine, Lofty Watson,

Photo taken by Tony Eaton

1958

Barry Dring - Jock Williams-....?.... Rex Beatham.

Visit by Princess Marina 1963

L-R Morris Gibson, Jack Ray, Tony Eaton, Tony Isaacs.

From Q Eaton

Red Watch 1997

Steve Carver, Keith Halliday, Allan Cole, Russ Barnett

Q Eaton, Bob Robson, Lez Gowland

Association Visit mid 90's

from Q Eaton

Mk 9 28AJ23

From Q Eaton

Phantom RHAG engagement

From Q Eaton

 

Alan Armstrong & Mk5

From Q Eaton

L-R Geordie Holmes, Roy ?, Jack Ray.  1962.

From Q Eaton

Taken mid 90's. L-R Sub/o Bob Robson, FF Q Eaton, FF Russ Barnett.

From Q Eaton

 

L-R Barry Dring, ??, Jack Train, Jock Williams (in DP1) 1958.

From Q Eaton

ACRT in attendance at Jet Provost Crash 1963

From Q Eaton

   

L-R, Sub/o Tony Gelder, Fm H Johnson, L/fm Pete Bell, Fm Paul Steel, L/fm Tony Eaton

From Q Eaton

 

   

Leeming2007:

From Gordon Smith

 

Web Site


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Leuchars:

 

RAF Leuchars Battle of Britain display 1969

FFB crew from St.Andrews in front of appliance are Alex Mathers , Jack Watson , KEN REID, Jim Mackie & Joe McMillan

From Ken Reid

 

Crash Line 2011 From Ken Reid

1990s

From Ken Reid

Cessna Prang 2011

From Mark McEwan

Accident Report

 
         

 

 

 

web page

 

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Lindholme:

From Flashpoint archives

From Association archives

From Association archives

Fire Section 1971

? , ? , ? , Dennis Piper Frank Truscott Gerry Nicholls Andy Dixon Scouse Martin George Edwards Bob Lowe Sandy Sanderson

 

Last Section Party Before Station Closure

Gerry Nicholls leading the singing with Andy Dixon, Dave McGreevy, Scouse Martin, George Edwards and Dennis Piper among others

From George Edwards

         

 

Web Site

 


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Linton on Ouse:

 

Tucano State 2

L-R Danny Jackson, Shammy Calvert, Winston Bonnie, Bruce Moyes,.......?.......JC Durham

Fire Section 1996

From Q Eaton

DP1 24AG89

From Flashpoint archives

Mk6 1962

From Flashpoint archives

ACRT 1962

From Flashpoint archives

Crash Crew 1962

From Flashpoint archives

Fire Section 1962

From Flashpoint archives

Rescue Truck 1960

Bill Wilky

From Flashpoint archives

     

June 2017

From Steve O'Leary

 

   

Mk8 27AG76

From Brian Douglas

Fire Station
From Adam Griffiths

 

DP1 fitted with SAPPHO kit 1972

From Brian Douglas

 

Crash Line circa 1975

L-R: Fm Slack, Fm March, FM Herron, Fm Blackburn, L/Fm Roberts

From Brian Douglas

AOC's Inspection 1975

From Brian Douglas

Safe Driving Awards 1970

From Brian Douglas

Hot Fire 1970s

From Brian Douglas

 

Geoff Pratt, Jim Kettle and Jack Hudson with new TACR1 1974

From Brian Douglas

 

VIP Emergency

From Brian Douglas

Hot Fire 1970s

From Brian Douglas

AOC's Inspection 1971

From Brian Douglas

 

AOC's Inspection 1971

From Brian Douglas

 

Pre-AOC's Inspection

From Brian Douglas

 

ACRT

From Brian Douglas

 

Mk5A

From Brian Douglas

 

Taken during training day with LAFS Circa 2012

From Q Eaton

Taken during training day with LAFS Circa 2012

From Q Eaton

Taken during training day with LAFS Circa 2012

From Q Eaton

 

Taken during training day with LAFS Circa 2012

From Q Eaton

Taken during training day with LAFS Circa 2012

From Q Eaton

   

Taken during training day with LAFS Circa 2012

From Q Eaton

   

 

Web Site

 


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Little Rissington:

 

 

Mk6

From Alan Price

Presentation

From Alan Price

Fire Section

From Alan Price

 
         

 

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Lossiemouth:

 

Graham Simpson & Hamish Flett

From Q Eaton

Graham Simpson & Mk11

From Q Eaton

Mk9 Foam Test

From Steve Pearson

Hot Fire 1989

From Steve Pearson

HMS Fulmar 1968

Navy days

From Steve Pearson

Fire Section 1972

From Bryan Higgins

MFV & Tornado

From Steve Pearson

MFVs on standby

From Steve Pearson

 

RN Aircraft Handler HMS Fulmar circa 1960s

From Paul Harries

RIV at SAR Hangar

From Steve Pearson

 

 

1988

From Q Eaton

Back in the HMS Fulmar days

From Steve Pearson 

         

 

Web Site

 

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Lyneham:

 

1958

Back L - R: ? , Dave Langton, Sid Anderson, Brian Ford, Pancho Glenister

Front L - R: Joe Bosh, ? , Natt Webb

From Brian Ford

Mk 6 - 1958

From Brian Ford

   

09AY84 at Lyneham

From Steve Greenaway

 

02AY22 at Lyneham

From Steve Greenaway

 

 

Web Site

 

 

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