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Everything tagged "Eaves, Tom (1960-62)"

Little Sai Wan Yacht club a.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1961

The rear of the final yacht club building at the edge of the new sports field. In the background is the rough track made when the bay was infilled and above it the camp road, now known as the Leaping Dragon Walk, with the Officers' Mess centre right. (Andrew S)

Little Sai Wan Yacht club b.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1961

The small porch must have made a convenient place to rest after a swim.  (Andrew S)

Marine office

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1961

The office was on Connaught Road.  I think that Rumsey Street is on the right. (Andrew S)

Path up to Battys

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1962

In the 1950s and early sixties the path up to Battys from the gharry park down on Mt Austin Road was well clear of vegetation.  The last time I went up it in 2007, it was begining to be overgrown. (Andrew S)

Tom at Little Sai Wan.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1961

This was taken on the top floor of Gibson Wing (the old A Watch billets).  As Tom is wearing his 'blues' it must have been during the winter. (Andrew S)

Hunter.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1962

When the civilians took over at Little Sai Wan in 1962, the remaining R.A.F. personnel were posted to R.A.F. Kai Tak. (Andrew S)

Kai Tak Tom and Hastings.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1962

Kai Tak from Hastiings.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1962

This was probably taken when Tom was repatriated to the U.K. by a Hastings of R.A.F. Transport Command. (Andrew S)

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