Joined Jul 21 2015
70 years old
I joined the RAF in January 1966 after recruit training and went to trade training at St Athan and was subsequently posted to 72 Sqn on or around the 10th January 1967 and was teamed up as a gofer working with JT Entwhistle, he wanted I fetched. I recall the line chief was a chief tech Don Reynolds who road around odiham on his scooter with Scotty dog sat in front basket. My time on sqn was mixed with retrifection and line work I soon found myself taking my share of detachments including senbridge, catterick and stints Salisbury plain. I spent the total of 38 yrs and left the RAF in 2004 my last posting was warrant officer on the AGWOU at Valley immediately prior to the unit's closure. Names I recall from those sqn days are SAC Eddy Smith, engining JT Ian Parffit (drag) also sqn leader Jock Tarwid, Duncan cpl armourer.