GUESTBOOK ARCHIVE 07

 
Name. :   Ralph Gray
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1958-59
Service if applicable. :   R.A.F. (steward)
Please enter your comments here, :   Arrived in early march 1958, home again on the Captain Cook 1959. For a time looked after Sir William Penny, and the Task Force commander, A.V.M.John Grundy.
EMail address. :   ralphgry@aol.com
 
Name. :   David Gammon
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Early 58 to Early 59
Service if applicable. :   12. Sqn. R.E.
Please enter your comments here, :   Are there any 12. sqn men out there? Found two at blackpool, but moved house and have lost all phone numbers. If you remember me and my QL tipper, please give me a shout.Other drivers I remember were John Gilmore and George Pearson, great mates.
EMail address. :   lsapper@aol.com.uk
 
Name. :   Usher Bryan Michael
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1958/9
Service if applicable. :   HMS Resolution.
Please enter your comments here, :   I was present at four GRAPPLE tests, while based at Port London. In the years since I have never once been asked about my health or that of my family, so much for the Governments great concern!
EMail address. :   usher66@msn.com
 
Name. :   TOM LIDDLE
Dates on Christmas Island. :   DEC57/DEC58
Service if applicable. :   ROYAL SIGNALS
Please enter your comments here, :   DON'T KNOW WHERE MY LAST MESSAGE GOT TO, SO PART TWO. LIVED AT MAIN CAMP DID CABLE LAYING MOSTLY FOR AIRFIELD AS I RECALL. SAW 5 TESTS GOT ROBBED IN HONOLULU ON LEAVE GREAT TIMES CIRTA CITO
EMail address. :   TOM@LIDDLE38.F9.CO.UK
 
Name. :   Ted Firth
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1957 & 1958
Service if applicable. :   49sqdn R A F
Please enter your comments here, :   
EMail address. :   valiantbomber@yahoo.co.uk
 
Name. :   Terri Teraabo Pollard
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1958 - 1970
Service if applicable. :   Civilian
Please enter your comments here, :   Thanks, Chatty. Hope your readers/viewers found my article interesting. Comments are most welcome to me at email address below.
 
Name. :   R S Kirkland
Dates on Christmas Island. :   August 1957- January 1958
Service if applicable. :   RAF
Please enter your comments here, :   I attended the reunion at Weston-Super-Mare 25th-28th October 2002 my first time and enjoyed it. I met some very interesting people, including Chatty. I am looking forward to the next reunion.
EMail address. :   bobkirkland@tinyworld.co.uk
 
Name. :   Dave Mace
Dates on Christmas Island. :   January 1957 to October 1957
Service if applicable. :   RAF. Transport..1325 Dakota flight
Please enter your comments here, :   Great site....Keep up the good work
EMail address. :   davidcmace@ntlworld.com
 
Name. :   Randall Pratt
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Dec 1945- July 1946
Service if applicable. :   Army (US)Garrison Force
Please enter your comments here, :   As a second looie I was second in command on Christmas when you Brits had only one major (Sinclair) and an Indian mechanic. We had only 27 GIs on the island to maintain the airfield. We also had a doctor whose main job was to treat the yaws of the Gilbert
EMail address. :   rpratt36@msn.com
 
Name. :   John Mann
Dates on Christmas Island. :   June `56 to August `57
Service if applicable. :   Royal Engineers
Please enter your comments here, :   See all my comments entitled Distant memories of a Grapple Guy in Stories Section 3 No 51
EMail address. :   johnfa.mann@ukgateway.net
 
Name. :   Maurice Viney
Dates on Christmas Island. :   July 58-Aug 59
Service if applicable. :   RAOC
Please enter your comments here, :   I was on the island printing the Mid Pacific News for all of my time. I witness 2 A and 2 H bombs and had a good time but knew nothing of the risks involved.
EMail address. :   mv004c2169@blueyonder.co.uk
 
Name. :   Bryan Beames
Dates on Christmas Island. :   June 56 To July 57
Service if applicable. :   Royal Air Force
Please enter your comments here, :   Was a member of the advance party consisting of one of each main aircraft trade, the idea being to run a mail service between Honolulu and Christmas. Many memories, most of them good.
EMail address. :   b.m.beames@xtra.co.nz
 
Name. :   Maurice Prickett
Dates on Christmas Island. :   July57/Feb58
Service if applicable. :   Royal Engineers
Please enter your comments here, :   Great site Chatty, met you Oct;02 at W-S-M. I was with 37 Sqn,workshop on the island.Best wishes to everyone.
EMail address. :   moss.paul-denham@bushinternet.com
 
Name. :   George Gow
Dates on Christmas Island. :   3nov56--July57
Service if applicable. :   RAF
Please enter your comments here, :   Served as an MT mechanic. Was at reunions in 97, 99 &2002 at Weston super mare. Met two pals there that shared the same tent as me during my time there. Came home on the TSS Captain Cook.
EMail address. :   Georgeoke@btinternet.com
 
Name. :   Maurice V. Viney
Dates on Christmas Island. :   July 1958- Seept 1959
Service if applicable. :   R.A.O.C. (Printing)
Please enter your comments here, :   Served during nuclear tests. Worked as a printer printing the Mid Pacific News. Would like to hear from anyone who might know me or was there at the same time.
EMail address. :   mv004c2169@blueyonder.co.uk
 
Name. :   Ronald McLaren
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1959-1960
Service if applicable. :   17 IND FIELD SQUADRON
Please enter your comments here, :   Sapper - Royal Engineers. From Huntly, Aberdeenshire
EMail address. :   mfmclaren1@tiscali.co.uk
 
Name. :   Tony Ferguson
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Dec 57 to Nov 58
Service if applicable. :   Royal Engineers
Please enter your comments here, :   Was with 48 Field Squadron in the office first at the sharp end then down at the port Designed the "Crab" motif for all our vehicles
EMail address. :   fergi@satnav.com.au
 
Name. :   john stephenson[steve]
Dates on Christmas Island. :   nov1957-nov58
Service if applicable. :   royal engineers
Please enter your comments here, :   great site. Met you at reunion. I was with 59 airfield construction sqn. Was on tar kettles for starters and then CO's batman for a while
EMail address. :   ted@stephenson150.fsnet.com
 
Name. :   Dave Fennelly
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Oct -Dec 1957
Service if applicable. :   RAF
Please enter your comments here, :   Control Tower Rader
EMail address. :   tvg23@btinternet.com
 
Name. :   BOB FLEMING
Dates on Christmas Island. :   57-58
Service if applicable. :   RAF
Please enter your comments here, :   I WAS ON XMAS ISLAND, STARTED IN OFFICERS BEDDING STORE, ALSO ATTACHED TO R E DRIVING A COLES CRANE, SPENT SOME TIME ON HONEY CART. WHO REMEMBERS ME?. I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU.
EMail address. :   JEAN @FLEMINGNO1.FREESERVE.CO.UK