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Graham Ash MBE

Graham now lives in Stamford, Lincolnshire .



Pete Bailey

Pete left the RAF in 1977 as a Cpl to live in Upper Weston near Bath. Now living in Newport, Gwent.


Bernie Clarke

Bernie left the RAF as a Cpl in 1973 but not before obtaining a degree and returning to Trinidad in 1975. He is currently Finance Director and Corporate Secretary of Berger Paints. He retired in late 2008 and now he can fully indulge his passion for off-shore fishing

igel Cole

Re-mustered to ALM in 1968 on the Argosy and retired in 1973 as a FS Tac Crewman on Wessex at Kai Tak. Sadly Nigel was killed in a road traffic accident in Holland in 1976.



Howard Cooke

Howard was last sighted at Steamer Point in 1966 and left the RAF as a Sgt in 1973 and is now living in Melksham, Wilts.




Mike Collins

Mike left the service in 1983 as FS after four years as an instructor at the RAF School of Management. After more than 20 years in the textile industry he finally retired in 2006 and lives in Coalville, Leicestershire.

Rod Craycraft

Rod left the RAF as a Sgt in 1974 and lived in Wantage Oxon until his untimely death in Feb '10.



Dave Dart - ex 41st

Dave left the RAF as a Jnr Tech in 1973 and now lives in Henlow, Beds.



John Grimwood

John re-mustered to ALM in 1969 onto Brits, converted onto Pumas in the mid-'70s and from 1980, until his retirement in 1996, as a MALM, on C130s.  Re-joined in the RAuxAF in 1997 on Pumas and C130s, finally retiring in 1999.

Now semi-retired John conducts history tours around the world for a large company and lives in Walmer, Kent.

Ray Hedinburgh

Ray retired as a WO Movements Controller and now lives in Huntingdon, Cambs. Sadly passed away in December 2015.



Patrick Hirst - ex 41st

After leaving Bircham Patrick saw service at Stafford (62-65), Butterworth (65-67), Fairford & Abingdon (68-70), Muharraq (71) and Brize Norton (72-73). He remustered to Movs Cont and left the RAF as an SAC in 1973.

He then worked in Civil Aviation at Gatwick and by 1995 had joined his wife's company until they sold their interest. They now run a riding stable near East Grinstead, Sussex

Des Hitch

Left the RAF as a Jnr Tech in 1969 to live in Boscombe near Bouremouth, Dorset. Des sadly passing away in July 2011.



Bruce Hodgkinson

Bruce ran a Car Hire business in Mansfield, Notts. Sadly he passed away in April, 2013.



Bill Hoggarth

Left the RAF as a Cpl in 1973 and settled in Redcar, Cleveland. Bill worked for 27 years for ICI in Purchasing & Supply and finally as an Asset Recovery Officer. with five grandchildren, Bill is fully retired. Sadly he died mid-July, 2021.



Mike Hopkins

Retired from the RAF as a WO in 1999. Mike then became Warehouse Manager for the legendary home of Golf, St Andrews. He reired again in Jan '08 and still lives nearby.


Brian Hopper - ex 41st

Brian was sadly killed in an RTA in the 60s.




Peter Hoyle

Pete now lives in Cirencester, Glos.



Viv Nicholls

Viv left the RAF in 1974 as a Cpl and now lives in Yeovil, Somerset.



Chris Peckham - recoursed to 43rd

Chris was sighted as a Cpl at Odiham in 1972 and by 1986 was a WO. Now living in St Ives, Cornwall.


Mike Pincott MSc

Mike left the 'mob' as a Cpl in 1974 and started a career in retail logistics with The Burton Group and as Head of Logistics with Martin Retail. At 60 he bought Materials Handling Equipment Co which he now runs from Camberley, Surrey.

Jeff 'Robert' Powell

Jeff left the RAF as a Cpl in 1977 to live in Stafford. Sadly deceased since Mar '04.



Alan Roper

Alan left the RAF as a FS Movements Controller in 1983. Now living in West Drayton, Middlesex.



Malcolm Smith

Malcolm left the RAF as a Jnr Tech in 1971. With the surname of Glasston, now lives in North Bersted, Bognor Regis, West Sussex.




Paul Stagg

Left the RAF as a Cpl in 1973. Now living in Bournemouth, Hants; Paul runs a Fish & Chip shop.




Chris Stock

Chris left the RAF as a Sgt in 1984 and lived in Murcia, Spain until he died in Dec '10 after a short illness.




Dave Todd

Dave died whilst serving at HQ I of R, Cranwell in the '90s as a WO.