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RAF Wattisham, Suffolk

Updated on November 4, 2019

RAF Wattisham, Suffolk, ATC and Ops.

The purpose of this page is to attract the attention of anyone who served at RAF Wattisham in Air Traffic Control or Operations during the 1960's. Ex-service personnel who were stationed at RAF Wattisham are creating a photographic memory bank and communal memory and messaging service to link all those who served at RAF Wattisham in Air Traffic Control or Flight Operations; the purpose being to preserve the memory of the station and the local environs at their time and your contribution to that memory bank is invited.

it is obvious that, over time, memories will fade, old comrades will be lost, either through re-location, poor communications, forgetfulness or death and therefore what happened will slowly be forgotten. This site will preserve their memories of a moment in time. The objective is to open and maintain new links and preserve existing links with people and memories of a very special time in their lives. We invite your participation in sending e-copies of your photo's and memories of RAF Wattisham in order to help preserve the historical snapshot of that time and to join in the e-conversation between people with a shared experience, your initial comments are welcomed at the bottom of the page. Text and photo's may also be sent to who will be pleased to include suitable material for you.

The remainder of this page provides further opportunities to explore related subjects.

(The header photograph is taken from the web, we will be pleased to receive the unknown authors permission to use it and acknowledge same)

CQ CQ CQ Sea King You

Some people we know, are you on the list? Let us know of others

Sgt. John Cullimore

Cpl's Jim Bordley, Chunky Underdown, Nobby Clarke, Jock Shepherd, Arthur Humphries, Don Maile, Ken Hookes

SAC's Bill Fisher, Jeff Jones, Colin Small, Austin Shiels, George Carter, Joe Coyle, Barney Blake, Gordon "Victor" Sylvester, Dave Ah Yong

Call on 01295 277686 if you can add names or help trace others, thank you.

Armed Services Discounts

Discounted fixed price for all serving and ex-service personnel showing I.D. for Psychotherapy and Counselling services.

This is to recognise, and to show support for, the outstanding work done by our armed services in impossible circumstances all over the world. Therapists are ex-services.

01295 812138

Are you in these pictures? - Do you have other pictures of the 1960's?

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DD, Jim Bordley, Joe CoyleJeff Jones, Bill Fisher, Colin Small, Austin Shiels, Nobby ClarkeTerry GriffinColin BallJohn Scoular at Runway Caravan
DD, Jim Bordley, Joe Coyle
DD, Jim Bordley, Joe Coyle
Jeff Jones, Bill Fisher, Colin Small, Austin Shiels, Nobby Clarke
Jeff Jones, Bill Fisher, Colin Small, Austin Shiels, Nobby Clarke
Terry Griffin
Terry Griffin
Colin Ball
Colin Ball
John Scoular at Runway Caravan
John Scoular at Runway Caravan

© 2010 David Dove


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