GUESTBOOK ARCHIVE 02

 
Name. :   Stan Alsing
Dates on Christmas Island. :   April-June 1962
Service if applicable. :   U.S. Navy
Please enter your comments here, :   Was in a Navy Patrol Sq. flying shipping suppression patrols for the Operation Dominic atomic tests (19 of them). Couldn't eat crab for many years after that (the smell).
EMail address. :   SRALSING@aol.com

Name. :   Terence Morse
Dates on Christmas Island. :   July63 to May 64
Service if applicable. :   Royal Engineers
Please enter your comments here, :   the site is very good but so far I have not seen any photographs of the oil pumping station that 20 Field Squadron built during my time on the island
EMail address. :   morsetl@lineone.net

Name. :   Pete (yorky) Hatherell
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1956-57
Service if applicable. :   Royal Navy
Please enter your comments here, :   on board what was the head quarters ship at that time H.M.S.Warrior
EMail address. :   phatherell@aol.com
Web site? :   www.airedaleboatclub.com

Name. :   Garratt
Dates on Christmas Island. :   March-November 1958
Service if applicable. :   RAF
Please enter your comments here, :   Y Site for Grapple Y, Airfield for Z
EMail address. :   tron72@talk21.com

Name. :   Ian Brown
Dates on Christmas Island. :   
Service if applicable. :   RAF
Please enter your comments here, :   My brother (RIP) Michael Brown served on Christmas Is. Operation Grapple, 1957. RAF Ops/clk AATC Anyone remember him?
EMail address. :   ijbrown@sprint.ca

Name. :   C Rogers
Dates on Christmas Island. :   June 1958-Ootober1958
Service if applicable. :   RAF
Please enter your comments here, :   269 Sqd Shackeltons Mk1 for weather & sar duties on operational GRAPPLE Z
EMail address. :   
Web site? :   clifford.rogers@btinternet.com

Name. :   Leslie Samuels (Sam)
Dates on Christmas Island. :   24 Oct 57 to 26 Nov 57
Service if applicable. :   RAF
Please enter your comments here, :   Excellent site
EMail address. :   lsam@aol.com

Name. :   Kenneth Mould
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1956 1958
Service if applicable. :   RAF
Please enter your comments here, :   I was Cpl Radio Fitter with 76 Sqn Samplers. Based in Edinburgh Field S. Australia we came out for the tests and those in Maralinga S. Aus. Most interesting viewing but I remember it with no perm. buildings and living under canvas. I have some photo's somewhere.
EMail address. :   g4hsl@aol.com

Name. :   Roger Ward
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1960-61
Service if applicable. :   R.E.
Please enter your comments here, :   Excellent site, congratulations. A few recollections on my site.
EMail address. :   bermec@hotmail.com
Web site? :   www.geocities.com/rogerscyberhome

Name. :   Trevor Ford.
Dates on Christmas Island. :   May 1957 to December 1959
Service if applicable. :   Royal Army Service Corps.
Please enter your comments here, :   I carried out two tours back to back. First was with 94 Company RASC, next my own unit 146 Independent Transport Platoon RASC. Some 100 (if we all make it!!) of old Islanders of all three Services still meet once a year (usually in March/April) for a lunch
EMail address. :   waterloo@care4free.net

Name. :   Joanne Bateman (Rawlings)
Dates on Christmas Island. :   
Service if applicable. :   
Please enter your comments here, :   I'm very proud to see the photos' of my father 'Dave Rawlings' and all his good friends. I know how much this site means to him and to all of you.
EMail address. :   joannebateman@yahoo.co.uk

Name. :   Bruce Williams
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1963-1964
Service if applicable. :   R.E.
Please enter your comments here, :   Worked in the power station, anybody remember the tripouts at teatime?
EMail address. :   bruce@williams-pics.fsnet.co.uk

Name. :   Derek Scott
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Feb 62 - Jan 63
Service if applicable. :   Army RE
Please enter your comments here, :   My first posting, aged 18. I was the Sqn clerk. What an eye-opener!! Have really enjoyed the site. Saw many familiar faces, especially Bill Treen. Would love to hear from anyone who remembers me. Keep up the good work Chatty. I will visit often
EMail address. :   sapper100@aol.com

Name. :  Tom Kelly
Dates on Christmas Island. :   March 58-Feb 59
Service if applicable. :   RAF (ATC)
Please enter your comments here, :   I went back to the island in Sept 59 until April 60 for the rundown period. From tent and Elsans to tin huts and indoor plumbing ! Your site is ace !
EMail address. :   tkelly9380@aol.com

Name. :  Chas Peace
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1959-160-1961-1962
Service if applicable. :   royal engineers.
Please enter your comments here, :   served with 73 Christmas Island Sqn. on both occasions. fantastic to see the old site again!
EMail address. :   barry.peace@btinternet..com

Name. :   Dave Rawlings
Dates on Christmas Island. :   before you
Service if applicable. :   Royal Army Service Corp
Please enter your comments here, :   chatty please remove the two previous messages. The new photos from Derek Scott are very good I will put names to mine soon Dave and Hazel
EMail address. :   david@hazel95.fsnet

Name. :   Douglas Meikle
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1958/59
Service if applicable. :   RAF Signals
Please enter your comments here, :   Based at J.O.C. signals on the Island Operation Grapple was in full swing From memory the first 'H' bomb was dropped, Island was cleared apart from the signals room. Lots of good times, bad times (jankers, late from leave) excellent fishing, Have kept lots
EMail address. :   dougmeik@aol.com

Name. :   Dave Rogers.
Dates on Christmas Island. :   16th Aug 57-14th Jul 58
Service if applicable. :   RN.
Please enter your comments here, :   I went around the world by crab air and got a tan, enjoyed working with the other services both here and later at other places around the world.
EMail address. :   enivid@ukonline.co.uk

Name. :   Andy Yarrow
Dates on Christmas Island. :   
Service if applicable. :   Royal Engineers
Please enter your comments here, :   My father, John, was in the Royal Engineers during national service and spent a period of time on Christmas Island, I think in the mid 50's.
EMail address. :   andy_yarrow@hotmail.com

Name. :   David Kingston
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1957 to 1959
Service if applicable. :   RAF
Please enter your comments here, :   I was part of Grapple X task force
EMail address. :   davidkingston@btopenworld.com
Web site? :   http://thecropcirclewebsite.50megs.com