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Everything tagged "All Others (1945-62)"

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2021

Nam Wa Po Jeep Track

54 Field Squadron of the Royal Engineers

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1955

Here is a picture with my Father in his name was Eric Jones and he was in the 54 Field Squadron of the Royal Engineers and was based in Hong Kong where the photo was taken, be interesting to see if anybody recognises any faces, my Dad served from 1954-1957 before his discharge.

Unknown airman

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1950

George Boote very kindly sent me this photograph, that he recently bought, for inclusion in the 367 Association gallery. Neither George nor I know who the young man was but I have suggested the following to George.  Any thoughts?

Little Sai Wan.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1970

The swimming pool indicates that this photograph must have been taken in the late sixties or seventies, long after the R.A.F. moved out of the camp.

LSW from near firing range.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1957

Shatin.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1957

This was possibly taken from the old path up to the Temple of 10,000 Buddhas.

United Bar and Restaurant.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1957

This bar and restaurant was one that many of us used.  I think it might have been on Jaffe Road in Wanchai. I have a vague recollection that the kerbs half way across the street were still there in more recent years.

Many thanks to Klaus for the correction. It was the Lockhart  and Luard roads crossroad.  Andrew

Paul, Unknown, JimMcCabe, Lew Cox.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1957

This must have been taken in the summer when it was difficult to keep cool.  Sitting on one of the beds, talking, was a relaxing way to pass the time between Watches.

Amahs' Room A Watch b.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1957

I shared the same room with Paul. Chung, in the background, was our amah.

Amahs' Room A Watch.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1957

Every day each amah did a pile of washing for between 16 and 20  of us.  It was amazing that they managedf to get it all dry In humid or wet weather.

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