News, Entries & Contacts


News

  • The next reunion will be held on Saturday, 14th April 2018
  • Jan 4, 2016 Ted Williams announced that Derek Smee died. He had previously been in regular contact with him.
  • Mar 3, 2015 Alan Causon reported the death of Ray Smith.
  • Mar 26 2015 A celebration of Ray Smith’s life by Adrian Reddall. 
    Apr 21, 2015 Alan Causon sent email with last pics of Ray.
    Ray Smith link here

Latest entries to Website pages

  • Apr 2018 Ray Willis (with 2 pics)
  • Jun 2016 Sue Robinson (nee Mower) added from the mid ‘60s.
  • Nov 2015 Michael Brown added from the late ‘50s.
  • Mar 2015 With new information from his daughter, the late Ted Wilcox has now been added. Ted was involved with thermonuclear testing at Malden and Christmas Islands. Les Rothery has also been added.
  • Jan 2015 Nicky Broxton (nee Cooper), Ian George and Phil Gribble from the 60’s have recently been in contact and have been added to the Personnel section of the website.  

Contacts

  • Feb 2018  Richard Barrett is looking for information on his uncle Patrick J Barrett who was stationed at SP in 1943. His email is here.
  • Feb 2017  Martin Fehringer is looking for information on his mother Sonja Fehringer (nee Sonja Dorothy Schimmel) who was stationed at SP in the sixties. His email is here
    NOTE from Webmaster: Further information from Jacquie Kitson here.
  • Oct 2016  Spike (Met Observer) trained at SP in 1982 and worked there from 1987. He has fond memories of the site.
    His email is here.
  • Mar 2016  Joan Wilcox, and her brother Mike, are looking for information on their father, Sqn Ldr Ted Wilcox, stationed at Shinfield from 1956-60.  Details here
    NOTE from Webmaster: Alan Causon contacted me regarding Sqn Ldr Wilcox. See here. Joan has been informed. 
    Joan subsequently sent another email with some further information, which has formed part of an entry on the site for Ted Wilcox.
    NOTE 2 from Webmaster: John Horler (entry on this website) has sent some further information here. Joan has been informed. Joan replied.
    NOTE 3 from Webmaster (Mar 2016): Alan Causon contacted me again with information on Flt. Lt. J. Dunsmore  who he thinks worked close to Sqn, Ldr Wilcox. The gist of the information is here.
  • Jan 2016  Paul Harris contacted, looking for information on Bob Gowin, who was driver to ‘Cats Eyes’ Cunningham. Paul is also interested in the history of Shinfield Lodge, circa 1840, and its possible connection to author, lawyer and artist Francis Hobson Appach. His email is here with some extra information from Webmaster.
  • Jan 2016  Phillip Draper is looking for information on his father S/Ldr Albert Draper who was CO around 1947. See his two emails here with some photographs.
    NOTE from Webmaster: Ted Williams (who has an entry on this site) contacted with information on S/Ldr Draper and has been put in touch with Phillip.
  • Juni George (nee Lammas) has been trying for years to contact Veronica (Ronnie) Clarke who served with her at White Waltham and then went to Hong Kong in 1964/65 to marry an Air Traffic Controller - if anyone  has any news, it would be appreciated. Contact Juni through husband Ian here.
  • Michelle Jones is looking for any information on her grandmother, Dora Grimshaw (Dimps), who was demobbed from Shinfield in 1946. Details here.
  • Avril Oxley (nee Bostock). Avril was at Shinfield with Barbara and Keith. Details here
    NOTE from Webmaster: Avril has now contacted us. See here.
  • Chris Lee is looking for information on his father, Jon Lee, at Shinfield in 1959. Details here.


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