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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
(webmaster)

 

LOCATIONS INDEX U - Z

 
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Upavon:

 
 

TACR2 & C130

From Howie Marson

CinC Inspection 1965

From William Pitt

 

C130

From Howie Marson

 

Early 60s

From Keith Maw

 

Early 60s

From Keith Maw

 

Early 60s

From Keith Maw

 

 

 

Web Link

 

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Valley:

 

Domestic

Burning Area

Fire section plus EOD personnel at RAF Valley around 1982. The Shackleton had just had its undercarriage blown off ready for fire training (real training)

From Barry-Brough Scott

Fire Section 2015

From Steve Pearson

Fire Section 2015

From Steve Pearson

Fire Section 2015

From Steve Pearson

         

 

Web Site

 

You Tube Links:

RIV Demo

 

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Waddington:

Dave Arnold & Mal Ray 1985

Air Show 2007

Mal Ray in Mk 6

A Crew with Red Arrow 1984

Back Row ??, Jacko Jackson, Pete Tatler, Mal Ray, Terry Dawber, Dave Monk

Front Row Tids Tidswell, Vince Larvin, Dave Arnold

Me & TACR2 1985

From Mick Fishburn

Firing Squad

From Paul Gavin

RAF Waddington circa 1996

Stn Cmd Group Captain Geoff Simpson presents his last medal as Station Commander to Cpl Gordon Smith of Fire Sedction, Medal was LS&GC

RAF Waddington mid 1990's

L-R Sac Greg McKerney, Cpl Steve Hollis, Sgt Steve Briggs, Sac Jason Simpson, Ritchie Giles, Phil Hyland, Jimmy Gray, Cpl Gordon Smith, Sac Martin Naylor, Chris Milnes, Chris Wilkinson

2009

Footie Team 1978

Back Row - Garth Furmage, Steve Holt, Duncan Maiden, Barry Cambell, Pete Hutchenson, Tom Scanlon, Trevor Waugh, Pete Lee.

Front Row - Mark Cartlidge, Carl Hogdson, Bill Hewitt, Ian Artingstoll, Spud Murphy, Mick Lee, Pete Smith.

From Trevor Waugh

1984

Left to Right: Tids Tidswell, Rocky ?, Mick Fishburn, Mal Ray, Dave Monk, Mark Wilson, Derek Rodwell, Graham Bebbington, Pete Tatler

From Mal Ray

1985

Left to Right: Mark Wilson, Mal Ray, Dave Arnold, Dave Monk, Bill Creaser, John Souter, ? Smith, Tids Tidswell, John Bell

From Mal Ray

 

Fire Station
 From Adam Griffiths

Fire Section
From Chris Parkes


Fire Station
 From Adam Griffiths

 
     

Oops!  Mk9 the wrong way up in 1983
From Ray Fearnley

   

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Wahn:
(Now Cologne Bonn Airport)

1954/55

Mercedes Domestic Truck

With Arthur Brooke

1954/55

Merdeces Powder Truck

From Arthur Brooke

1954/55

Mercedes foam truck

From Arthur Brooke

Oh dear!!

On 10 April 1954 this tender was en route to a fire when, thinking they were trevelling too fast, the passenger applied the handbrake. The tank was half-full and the resulting water-surge caused it to overturn.

From Arthur Brooke

 

 

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Waterbeach:

Crash line

From Wayne Gilmore

 

Mk6 on standby

From Wayne Gilmore

 

 

Ray Hill with DP1 & Mk5A

From Wayne Gilmore

Mk5A

From Wayne Gilmore

Ray Hill with ACRT

From Wayne Gilmore

     

Mk6

From Wayne Gilmore

   

 

 

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Wattisham:

 

1958 Sent by Geoff Varley

1959 NAAFI Bash

1959 Sent by Geoff Varley

WO Willy Williams receiving 11 Group Crash Rescue Competition Trophy

From Geoff Varley (pictured to the left of Willy's chin)

Paddy's Crew 1959

From Geoff Varley

Fire Section Chorus Line

From Geoff Varley

Cpl Horlock,SAC Bloomfield& Co

From Geoff Varley

DP1

From Ralph Beer

1963

From Dave Cole

Fire Section 1963

From Dave Cole

 

 

On Parade 1970

From Brian Douglas

 

19 June 2015 on standby for C130 move

From Richard Greaves

 

   
         

 

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Weeton:

Driving course

Back unknown firemen front unknown Davy Air ,Civilian , unknown & Allen Gee

 

From Davy Air

1954

From Ralph Beer

Mk 6A 1957

From Flashpoint archives

Mk5A 1957

From Flashpoint archives

 

 

Driving Course 1954 from Albert Wm Gosnall

 

 

Bill Arbuckle 1955

From Avril Arbuckle

 
         

 

Web Link

 

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Wegberg:

Sgts Mess Final Dining-in Night 1993

Hospital Fire Officer Dave Kirk 2nd from left Back Row

     

A sad occasion
 15 Apr 2017

   
         

 

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West Drayton:

 

1988 from Del Fisher

1988 from Del Fisher

1988 from Del Fisher

1988 from Del Fisher

1988 from Del Fisher

     

1983 with Ken Stangoe, Dave Hails, Dennis Fay, Matt Harper &N Mick Till

From Colin Kingstone

   

 

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West Raynham:

1961 from John Wall

F/Sgt Taylor, Cpl Jim Urquart, Frank Good, Dusty Parkin, Mick Greatham, Barry Wall, Pete Stephenson, Cpl Jarvis & F/ Off Smails

Fire Piquet 1972

From John Lewis

1957

Foam testing Mk 5A

From Ray Bond

 

DP II 1980's

From Peter Ashpool

   

DP II 1980's

From Peter Ashpool

History

 

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Wildenrath:

Harrier Deployment 1976

Bill Creaser Taff Allen German ATC Officer Pete Garland MT Tam Mc Crorie

Harrier Deployment 1976

Eddie Longman, Tom Mc Crorie & Bill Creaser

Harrier Deployment 1976

Ken Thompson, Tam Mc Crorie & Ken Sumner

Harrier Deployment 1976

Tam Mc Crorie, Taff Allen & Bill Creaser

Practice Fire 1977

From Tam McCrorie

Practice Fire 1977

From Tam McCrorie

Deployment 1976

4 Sqn Harrier & Hides

Deployment 1976

4 Sqn Harrier on Maxi pad

Cpl Harris and SAC Les Gardham 1959

From Ron Newsome

SAC Pete Fisher 1959

From Ron Newsome

Footie Team 1983

Back Row - Steve Lewis, McDonald (PTI), Trevor Waugh, Dave Hamilton, Willie Wilson, Mark Studdy, ?(PTI), Paul Hughes.

Front Row - Bob Lunn, Ian Russell, Steve Reeves, ? (Regt), Ray Large, Gerry Hoyte

From Trevor Waugh

Footie Team 1985

Back Row - Pete Manely, Tony Piper, Nobby Clark, Steve Lewis, Kenny Mclaughlan, Andy Trafford, Trevor Waugh.

Front Row - Frank Quinn (NAFFI), Neil Morgan (NAFFI), Gary Morgan, Davie Dodds (Admin), Mick Jones, Kev Cook.

From Trevor Waugh

Domestic Crew 1984

Trevor Waugh , Hienze Mieritz, Bernie Kasper.

From Trevor Waugh

New Fire Section

From Trevor Waugh

Crash Crew 1984

Bob Chenery, Brian Leaton, Ray Large, Tim Hemmings, Steve Spanswick, Horst Fischer, ?, Pete Manely, Bob Illey

From Trevor Waugh

Fire Section Fish Pond 1977

Heinz Mieritz, Horst Fischer & Jackie Eifels

From Tam McCrorie

Going on Deployment

Sam Gill & Dave Ward

From Tam McCrorie

Harrier Deployment

Harrier on Site Pad

From Tam McCrorie

Tornado Prang 1989

From Bill Creaser

The End 1991

Graham Leighton and Terry Holmes with Crew, vehicles and Phantoms

From Bill Creaser

ACRT 1957

Ralph Beer

Practice Crash

From Ralph Beer

Mercedes Line-up

From Ralph Beer

Beverly on runway

From Ralph Beer

Airfield Crash Bays

From Ralph Beer

Alfonse

From Phil Southern

Bill Creaser & Ken Thomson

From Phil Southern

Dusty & Barbara Miller, Ron Jones & Wife

From Phil Southern

Elliot Murray, Ginge Meek Alan Price

From Phil Southern

Horse & Phil Southern

From Phil Southern

Jacob (Jackie) Eiffels

From Phil Southern

Phil Southern

From Phil Southern

Terry Smallman, Paul Ferney & Willy Myer

From Phil Southern

 

   

Fire Section

From Kenny McLaughlin

 

Zulu Magazine 1990

Photo by Peter Sands

 

 

Vin Chadha, Werne Heinen, Steve Arnot, Anton Schettler & Swifty

From Kenny McLaughlin

 
         

 

You Tube Clip:

 

Mk 9 Ops at Wildenrath circa 1985 kindly provided by Bill Creaser

 

Web Site


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Wittering:

 

ASU 1992

Rear left to right: Stu King, Archie Carter and Steve"jock" Duffy.

Front left to right: Bob Lovett, Paul Morris, Wayne Sheehan and Geoff Fieldsend

 

From Archie Cater

RoSPA Safe Driving Awards Presentation 1976

From Ron Newsome

Fire Section

From Flashpoint archives

Fire Section circa 1968

From Gerry Schofield

ASU 1979

Cpl Ray Carlton - SAC Pat Thomas & SAC Gary Humphrey

From Gary Humphrey

1979/80

From Terry Monaghan

Resilience Fleet Xmas 2013

 

Crash Crew 1990s

Stephen Hargreaves, Dave Gibb, Ian Bennett, Baz Boreham, Steve Briggs, Reg Weaver, Dave Raddon & Mark Cutler

From Lee Neal

 

 

Reunion From Lee Neal

 

Brand new Mk10

being shown at Stamford Fire Station Open Day

From Peter Ashpool

Resilience Fleet Xmas 2013

         

 

 

Web Site

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Worksop:

 

 

 

Web Link

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Wyton:

1960

From John Irwin

From John Irwin

From John Irwin

From John Irwin

From John Irwin

From John Irwin

From John Irwin

From John Irwin

RAF Wyton circa 1988/9

L-R SAC Adrian Thomas, ?, ?, Cpl Paul Wilkinson, Sac Matt Keogh, W.O Alan Quayle, Sgt Jim Barron, Cpl Gordon Smith, Cpl Keith Simpson, , SAC Darren (Harry) Pearson, SAC Campbell (Dutch) Holland, SAC Paul Shaw

Jim Bradley 1976

From Paul Brown

Sandy Stewart 1976

From Paul Brown

Alan Cannon 1976

From Paul Brown

Ben Dulson 1976

From Paul Brown

Mac MacDonald 1976

From Paul Brown

Paul Brown 1976

From Paul Brown

Chris Houghton 1976

From Paul Brown

Circa 1982

Back L-R BobEwing, Robbie parker, Sgt Bob Foster, David Thomoas, Sid Keenan, Paul Mansfield,

Front L-R Shaun Boland, ?, Mick Penfold, Ian Tosh Smedley, and Sgt Ray Brighton FP duty

from Bob Ewing

 

 

 

Dave Keogh with pig

From Dave Keogh

 

Mk6 & Crew 1962

From John Irwin

 

Crew Room Capers

From Andy Giles

 
         

 

Web Site

 


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Yeovilton

 

1961

From Paul Harries

 

Mk 7

From Flashpoint archives

1994

From Paul Harries

 

TACR1 on display at Air Show

From Mike Stone

 

TACR2 at Sea Harrier simulator

From Q Eaton

TACR2 on display at Air Show

From Mike Stone 

Crew with Hawk after bird strike

From Paul Harries

 

Crash Line 2017

From Stu Donnachie

TACR 1 in action at hot fire HMS Heron

From Q Eaton

 

2004

From Paul Harries

 

 

Web Site

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