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Cricket at Sek Kong

The lengthy fax would arrive about once a week, sent to all cricketers of the Chinese University, announcing an upcoming match and asking if we could play. Sent by the captain David Gilkes, the Bursar, who didn’t use email.

1951-Dakota-Sek Kong arrival

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1951

This Royal Air Force News, newspaper clipping appears to relate to the image posted on https://gwulo.com/atom/33450

Presumably the photographer was taking a picture of this significant event

WW2 ace Douglas Bader visiting RAF Sek Kong

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1959
Places shown in this photo: 

WW2 RAF fighter pilot Douglas Bader visiting 28 Squadron at RAF Sek Kong.

Bader had both legs amputated after a flying accident in 1931.

His remarkable life story was told in a well-received book and film titled ‘Reach for the Sky’.

When this photograph was taken he would have been working for Shell Oil.

He continued flying after the war using Shell’s corporate aircraft.

RHKAAF Widgeon helicopter

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960
Places shown in this photo: 

Seen here landing at Sek Kong.

Site of Sek Kong Primary School [????- ]

Former Primary School in the Sek Kong Families Village

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RAF Sek Kong swimming pool

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1959
Places shown in this photo: 

RAF Sek Kong swimming pool diving area.

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