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This page contains pictures from the archives of Geoff Pallett taken at Goldsborough and Fylingdales 5131 Bomb Disposal Sqn and Holbeach Lincs.


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My square bashing photo
Hut 206, 18 Flt
Bridgenorth Oct 1960
I am extreme left sitting down.

 

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This badge was carried on all BD
Vehicles at Goldsborough.
We cleared all the moorland before this first
edition of Fylingdales was built, 
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We had 2 Bren Gun Carriers (Library picture).
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Radar installation coming down Saltersgate hill
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Tracked Landrovers driven by him at Holbeach 1962/3, they had two of them, before that they had Bren Gun Carriers.

 

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Ron Carr, lives in
Whitby, Ray Pierce, lives Shrewsbury,
Cpl Orchard deceased

 

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Me, Pete Hindmarsh,
Fred Else at
Goldsborough 1962

 

 

 

 

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Fred Else, also lives in  Whitby
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On Moors with Morris Commercial Ambulance 13AA13

 

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This was the second Ambulance at Goldsborough and also on SSQ at RAF Lyneham.
This is not the actual one but a copy of one on another station but is exact.
Our BD Vehicles all had red mud guards to denote Bomb Disposal but the Ambulances did not.
This is a vehicle of another allocation and is not of BD Sqn.
Picture courtesy of Les Freathy

 

Scanned pages from Geoff's story for the 'RAF Bomb Disposal Association' magazine..........

 

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Me going somewhere
in a RL

 

Me looking at Prang Goldsborough.
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Pranged RL overturned on Moors swerving for a sheep 1962

 

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The group are Ron Carr, Errol Atherton. Bill Hall Tony Nurse, and Fred Else Goldsborough

 

Faithful Landrover
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RAF Bridgnorth 1960 extreme left sitting middle row

 

On the Moors accommodation for Shelter From the Elements
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Winter 1962/3
We were frozen
As it was when our chaps left and they built the place. Now all gone and updated Myself after leaving Bridgnorth with my pal Tom Curtis taking photo, going on leave before going to Weeton

 

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Chief Bomb Disposal Officer 
F/Lt Tony Tottey MBE
10 Ton Hippo and trailer
at 16 MU Stafford

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