GUESTBOOK ARCHIVE 09

 
Name. :   Bruce Greaves
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1958-1959
Service if applicable. :   Army-REME
Please enter your comments here, :   I served with no 2 Special Engineering Workshop REME from 1958 to March 1959. I have enjoyed looking at what must be one of the best webb sites I have ever seen. Would love to here from anyone who served with me at that time. Good luck to you all. Bruce
EMail address. :   beegee56@ntlworld.com
 
Name. :   TERRY SAUNDERS
Dates on Christmas Island. :   NOV56 - JUL57
Service if applicable. :   RAF Wireless op with JOC
Please enter your comments here, :   Absolutely terrific site. found snaps of myself & buddies on Brian Robert's galleries. Recommending the site to friends of mine who also served on the island. I wish you well and continued success for the future. All the best Terry.
EMail address. :   teedoubleyouess@aol.com
 
Name. :   Thomas Lyons
Dates on Christmas Island. :   57/58
Service if applicable. :   Royal Engineers
Please enter your comments here, :   looking for Robert Davis
EMail address. :   ox_stu@hotmail.com
 
Name. :   Brian Smith
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1958-1959
Service if applicable. :   R A S C
Please enter your comments here, :   94 coy and 146 Ind Pl Drove King Kong and Mighty Joe Young good days I wish I could go back
EMail address. :  brianampang@btinternet.com
 
Name. :   Jim Little
Dates on Christmas Island. :   08/61 to 08/62
Service if applicable. :   RE
Please enter your comments here, :   I was the Clerk of Works (Mech) with 73 Squadron RE during the US Atomic testing in 1962. I Supervised the Power Stations, Water Supply, Cold Storage and all other essential services along with my Electrical and Civil Engineering colleagues.
EMail address. :   james.s.little@talk21.com
 
Name. :   Denis Shaw
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Dec58 to Dec 59
Service if applicable. :   Royal Engineers
Please enter your comments here, :   Served in 73 Christmas Island Sqn I did all of the maintenance on all of the cookhouses and ablution blocks. Thanks to me you all had hot water for your showers. Don't blame me for the food though.
EMail address. :   denis@shaw169.freeserve.co.uk
 
Name. :   John Curtis
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Nov 59 - Nov 60
Service if applicable. :   RAFP
Please enter your comments here, :   6/1/03. Have just returned from a trip to the Island. Only managed two hours on dry land from the cruise boat. St Georges church is in ruins and of the three original fuel tanks only two are standing. Hope to get some photos onto the web page in due course.
EMail address. :   john_curtis@lineone.net
 
Name. :   Terry Morse
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Dec63 to May64
Service if applicable. :   RE 20 Field Squadron
Please enter your comments here, :   Cant recall Brian Swinton but I did know Les Mawson and many others Tom Bartley Taff Williams Ernie Hodgetts Etc
EMail address. :   terence@morse7452.freeserve.co.uk
 
Name. :   Alan E Hutley
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Aug to Nov 1958
Service if applicable. :   RAF
Please enter your comments here, :   I was medically discharged for migraine and sent back on HMS Captain Cook. Which took five weeks. Finally arriving in Southampton 5th January 1959. Temp. -5
EMail address. :   alan@nutwood.eu.com
 
Name. :   Brian Swinton
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Dec 1963 June 1964
Service if applicable. :   20 Sqdn RE
Please enter your comments here, :   Great site - brings back so many memories, both happy (BBQs) and not so happy (millions of flies). Would like to contact Les Mawson - 20 Sqdn's footy captain. Les the photos are great, but you weren't that good looking!
EMail address. :   SwintonB@aol.com
 
Name. :   Don French (Frenchie)
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Sep.57 to Jun58
Service if applicable. :   RAF
Please enter your comments here, :   Fantastic, memories are made of this. How we change our minds as we get older. I could not get away fast enough, now I would love to return. Any info?
EMail address. :   ritafrogeye@aol.com
 
Name. :   Roy prescott
Dates on Christmas Island. :   all of 1962
Service if applicable. :   R E,s
Please enter your comments here, :   Hi chatty, I'm not sure whether you got my last email I am supposed to be on Tiscali but they wont let me online. I am using AOL at the moment. Did you get my phone number ? My present Email address is as below.---- Its good to be back online.
EMail address. :   pressielad@aol.com
 
Name. :   Dave Rawlings
Dates on Christmas Island. :   62-63
Service if applicable. :   RASC
Please enter your comments here, :   Chatty, Site still up to scratch I see. Sat at my desk on a Friday pm and just checking up on you. Dave
EMail address. :   david@topfloor.co.uk
 
Name. :   Taffy Dyke
Dates on Christmas Island. :   08.11.57
Service if applicable. :   Royal Engineers
Please enter your comments here, :   I was on island during 8th November 1957, on the Grapple X test. Look forward to hearing from anyone who would like to get in contact.
EMail address. :   glendyke@hotmail.com
 
Name. :   Frank Naylor
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1958
Service if applicable. :   RAF
Please enter your comments here, :   Balloon Unit from RAF Cardington Main hoist winch driver remember crawling under the Bomb cage to attach the main cable I think the chassis driver was a chap named Beer, recognised the name Len Slade I think there were about 70 BTU Guys.
EMail address. :   frank.naylor@ntlworld.com www.fenphoto.com
 
Name. :   JOHN GORDON
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1958
Service if applicable. :   BALLOON UNIT
Please enter your comments here, :   I WAS IN TBU ON XMAS ISLAND IN 1958 MAINLY AS A DRIVER I WAS AT D.Z. FRIENDS WERE JOHN PASSFIELD (LONDON)BRIAN PARKER (BRIGG/LINCOLNSHIRE) ARTHUR MANTHORP(KINGSLYNN) GORDON THOMPSON(DONCASTER)& OUR SERGEANT WAS RON CLARK(ATTLEBOURGH)
EMail address. :   adgordon9@aol.com
 
Name. :   David Gammon
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Early 58 - early 59.
Service if applicable. :   12 Sqn. R.E.
Please enter your comments here, :   Second visit, have changed address. Nice to see the list getting longer, but no 12 Sqn men where are they all? Some one must remember me and my battered old Q.L Bedford tipper. Worked on the Main Camp Cinema with two RAF chaps for about a week.
EMail address. :   lsapper@tesco.net
 
Name. :   Kevin Conroy
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Dec 1958 to Dec 1959
Service if applicable. :   Sapper 24 Fd Sqn RE
Please enter your comments here, :   A great site Peter, brings back many happy memories,but sadly lacking any comments from other sappers there during my time, maybe later perhaps? Keep up the good work.
EMail address. :   kevin.con@virgin.net
 
Name. :   JOHN GORDON
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1958
Service if applicable. :   BALLOON UNIT
Please enter your comments here, :   I WAS IN TBU ON XMAS ISLAND IN 1958 MAINLY AS A DRIVER I WAS AT D.Z. FRIENDS WERE JOHN PASSFIELD (LONDON)BRIAN PARKER (BRIGG/LINCOLNSHIRE) ARTHUR MANTHORP (KINGSLYNN) GORDON THOMPSON (DONCASTER)& OUR SERGEANT WAS RON CLARK (ATTLEBOURGH)
EMail address. :   adgordon9@aol.com