Joined Aug 18 2009
No 72 Squadron Association
Joined RAF as Boy Entrant 1957 RAF Cosford - posted to Wyton ending up on 58 Squadron Canberras then Seletar 1960 on to Gan 62. Was on 34 Squadron, 1124 MCU and ARSF at Seletar.
Thorney Island 1963/65 including Fitters Course at Yatesbury. Then 64 Squadron Binbrook, 228 OCU Leuchars and I was on 72 Squadron between 1967/70 - having spent 68/69 with Zambian Air Force - then on to 18 Squadron in 1970. Seconded to SOAF with "Jock" Tarwid and his Merry Mercenaries in 1974.
Posted 230 Squadron 1975/77, then Marham 57 Squadron 1977/78 returning to Odiham and finishing up on 240 OCU.
Secured a job in South Africa but immigration stopped so went on CAA licence course at Brunel Tech. Got a job in Elstree but decided Zimbabwe was sunnier! Left Zim in 1987 for Saudi Arabia - 10 years iwith BAe and then onto Al Ain, UAE leaving in 1999 and working in RAF Valley. Finally returning to Hampshire and working for Compassion in World Farming - Retired April 2009.