Clerk Secretarial

Jeff Bullock

Served in Cyprus 1966 to 1968 and sighted at Lyneham again in 1968 at which time he purchased his discharge as a Jnr Tech.   Jeff now lives in King's Lynn.



Mick Chappel

Mick ceased training prior to graduation and remustered to Photographer, but sadly died in June '63.



Chris Cox

Chris was sighted as a FS at High Wycombe in 1981 and as a WO at Thatcham in 1991. Believed to have retired in 2000.




Terry Francis - ex 41st

Purchased his discharge as a Jnr Tech in 1969 and became manager of a TV hire company. Since 1979 Terry worked for a computer company in the ME and USA, finally migrating to Montreal in 1995 with his Canadian wife. He runs his own business near Niagara Falls.

Graham Heath

In 1964 Graham did a tour in Labaun. Later he was commissioned as a Navigator and was last heard of on 617 Sqn as a Flt Lt in the early '80s.




Brian 'Hank' Hollinrake

Brian was sighted at Finningley in 1965 before leaving the RAF as a Jnr Tech in 1968 to live in Morecambe, Lancs.




Dave Hughes

Recoursed to 46th on medical grounds.   Dave left the RAF as a Cpl in 1972 and believed to have emigrated to Canada.



Roy Kennedy - ex 41st

Purchased his discharge in 1971 as a Jnr Tech after spending a total of 5 years in the ME. Roy started working in the Insurance Broking industry rising to National Sales Director and is now an Independent Financial Advisor in Nottingham.

Barry Mildren

Commissioned into the Secretarial Branch in 1970 Barry reached the rank of Wg Cdr.  Sadly died in 1999.


Mick Morris

Sighted at Coningsby in 1985 as a FS and later at Innsworth where he retired as a WO in 2000 working in ADP. He moved into the IT industry and is still working in 2010. Mike lives in Cheltenham, Glos and is a county athletics official.

Brian Morrison

In 1964 Brian did a tour in Labaun. He finally left the 'mob' in 1987 as a Sgt.   He originally worked for the Customs and Exise but now retired and living in Wem, Salop. Brian is the Membership Secretary of the local cycling club The North Shropshire Wheelers. Check out:

Brian sadly died in early April 2017


Richard Ottaway

Served at Lindholme, Changi and 1ANS Stradishall. Purchased discharge in 1969 whilst a Jnr Tech and worked for Allied Lyons the majority of the time. Richard retired at 53 to Costa Blanca, Spain and from 2005 resides in Montreal, Quebec with his family.

Ian Paget

Left the RAF as a Cpl in 1974 to live in Benson, Oxon. Ian sadly died in Stroud, Glos in Apr '97.



Tom Peil

Reached Cpl before purchasing his discharge in 1972.   After taking early retirement from BT Tom lives in Leyland near Preston, Lancs.


Tony 'Taff' Phillips

Tony ceased training prior to graduation and returned to South Wales in the mining industry.




Bob Pike

Left the RAF as an SAC in 1969 to live in New Milton, Hants. Bob worked for many years in the leisure industry and now runs a country pub in Stroud, Glos.



Les 'Brum' Pritchard

Les left the RAF as an SAC in 1975 to live in Carnoustie, Angus.



Graham 'Jock' Reid

Graham remustered to ALM in late 1966 and served on Comets with 216 Squadron at Lyneham until 1974. He then retired to live in (the now famous) Wootton Bassett.

He joined ICI Pharmaceuticals in late 1974 as the local Medical Rep for Wiltshire and Oxon, thus enabling him to remain in Wootton Bassett. Graham was promoted to Area Manager for SE England in 1979. He then moved up to Head Office in Cheshire in 1982 for a two year stint in Marketing before becoming UK Sales Manager in 1986.

Graham was seconded to NZ for 2.5 years in 1988 as Pharmaceutical Division Country Manager, based in Wellington. Then back to Headquarters in Cheshire in 1991, followed by a 5 year secondment to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia where he was General Manager for ICI Pharma (subsequently Zeneca) covering Saudi and the Gulf States. Final retirement was in 1999 to Bramhall, Cheshire.

That didn’t last long as he took up consultancy work for several Pharma Co’s and worked 3 days per week until his final retirement in 2009.

Graham is still active and enjoys walking, social golf and horse racing.

Geoff 'Spud' Roberts

Commissiond as a Navigator in 1966 and served on a Canberra Sqn at Akrotiri.   Last heard of in the '80s as a Sqn Ldr.   Geoff lived in Chandler's Ford, Hants working for HM Coastguard until his retirement to Cornwall.



Dave Thomas - ex 43rd

Discharged on compassionate grounds before completing his training. After trying a few jobs Dave had a career in the Police force before retiring to Gravesend.


Steve 'Chef' Topping

Steve was sighted at Stafford in 1965 and left the RAF as a Cpl in 1975. He spent the next 30 years in management in the Distribution (Import & Export) Industry. 'Chef' is now retired to Preston.


John Upton

Sighted at Uxbridge in 1965 he left the RAF as a Sgt in 1991.   John is now living in Northallerton and worked at RAF Leeming as a civilian until his retirement.



Wayne 'Ed' Viles

Remustered to ALM in 1968 flying on Brits out of Lyneham. Then an S&R tour in UK and Cyprus before a short stint on Pumas before leaving the RAF as a FS in 1978.  
Now living in Ramsey, Cambs, Wayne has retired from the local authority as a Planning Officer.


Tony 'Cave' Watton BA

Purchased his discharge in 1970, whilst a Jnr Tech, and emigrated to Hobart with his Australian wife. Tony gained an accounting degree and became a computer programmer. After several finance jobs, in 2003 was in semi-retirement with the Natural Heritage Trust. He's into sea kayaking and bushwalking.