Author Topic: FInding People.  (Read 1863 times)

PamMcD

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Re: FInding People.
« Reply #4 on: 31 October, 2021, 09:48:28 AM »
I have emailed Jim Howe who was in Alpha Troop and a friend of Ernie's.  Ernie hasn't heard from him for years, he is in the South East and came to our Hexham reunion.

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« Reply #3 on: 31 October, 2021, 09:43:07 AM »
They lived opposite Sam and I on Stevenson Avenue. I fell out with him after he asked for Darryl Anderson's email address and then refused to let me give his to Darryl. So I told him off.  I never contacted him again which is a shame since he was from my home town of Dewsbury (a horrid place) and I should keep in touch with him.  I will ask Mary Waring if she knows his email address.  John Waring was with the Kiwis , I think Lee was with them as well, at some point.

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« Reply #2 on: 31 October, 2021, 01:01:16 AM »
Gordon Firth's name rings a bell, Pam - but that could be from seeing his post on 208 Then & Now the other day. We mostly used to hang around with those we met daily in the compound or billetts, so I remember very few other than radio operators and some drivers and EDs. I just looked at the squadron photo from 1964 and recognise nearly everyone, but wouldn't have shared beers with many other than the dozen or so close mates in "our" group.

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FInding People.
« Reply #1 on: 30 October, 2021, 03:06:10 PM »
I used to be friendly with John and Mary Waring.  He wouldn't allow her to keep in touch with people when they left a posting.  I found Mary on Facebook, sent a short message but I don't expect a reply.  She was very friendly with Ann and Gordon Firth who were from my home town, but I have since left it - thank the Lord.  I used to be in touch but he is rather like John W in that they don't keep in touch with old friends.  Anyway it is a start.  Gordon Firth was maybe there when you were Martin, but maybe I am wrong.