Thursday, 21 October 2010

Canada October 2010

Bill Teague Writes:-

On Saturday (16th) we had a bunch of ex Rhodesians around for lunch and a get together. You may recognise some of them?? A lot of memories and nostalgia ensued.

Canada Oct 2010

From the left; Trish d'Hotman, late husband was Bob, RRAF; Ivan Holshausen, RRAF;
Adrienne Elliot, formerly Roughhead (Alec Roughead was RRAF & KOAS Canberra accident);
Allan Schrag, SAS; Bill Teague, SAAF; and Darrel Elliot. (I think a Rhodesian civilian)

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Trish and Ivan are visiting Canada from South Africa (Natal)
The balance are all resident in Vancouver, Canada.

Thanks to Bill for making this photo and memories available to ORAFs.

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Monday, 11 October 2010

AFA (UK) Reunion

On 25th September 2010, and arising from recommendation by Tom and Jane Chalmers, the AFA in UK met at South Witham Hall. We were joined there by the McClurgs from Natal and Peter Cowan from Madeira. It was a small gathering (49) though very successful, thanks to the organising efforts of the Chalmers. Those attending were:

John and Jill Barnes, Terry Bennett, Ken Bowie, Tom and Jane Chalmers, Keith and Sue Corrans, Peter Cowan with son Peter, Ian and Jenny Cruikshank, Bill Donaldson, Eddie and Cecile Flawn with son Tim, Bill and Maureen Galloway, Bill and Charmaine Gregory, Cedric and Pauline Herbert, (Brown Jobs) Hobo and Jenny Hobson, Wally and Lorraine Joyce, Peter and Helen McClurg, Paddy Gleeson, Rod Packer, Dave and Dayle Panton, Peter and Beryl Petter-Bowyer, Ed and Pauline Pietersen, Richard Proctor, Cliff Potter, Betty, Allan and Eleanor Ramsay, Dennis and Mary Read, Ginger Scatcherd, Stan Stanford, Rusty, Shirley and Sarah Theobald, Vic and Shirley Wightman,
Ron and Harriett Stevens.

These group shots were taken with Rod Packer’s camera. The first is of those who actively served in the RhodAF and the second is of family and friends.

Photo 1

Back Row: Stan Stanford, Paddy Gleeson, Ken Bowie, Peter Cowan,
Pauline (Rawnsley) Pietersen, Lorainne (Moss) Joyce, Keith Corrans,
Ian Cruickshank, Allan Ramsay, Bill Donaldson, Cedric Herbert,
Terry Bennett, Bill Gregory

Middle Row: Dave Panton, Ron Stevens, Dennis (Ginger) Read,
Eddie Flawn, Cliff Potter, PB, Ginge Scatcherd, Bill Galloway,
Peter McClurg

Front Row: Tom Chalmers, Wally Joyce, Vic Wightman, John Barnes,
Rusty Theobald, Rod Packer

Photo 2

Back row: Hobo Hobson, Harriet Stevens, Cecile Flawn, Charmaine Gregory,
Helen McClurg, Mary Read, Pauline and Ed Pietersen, Lorraine Joyce, Maureen Galloway,
Sue Corrans, Jill Barnes, Eleanor Ramsay, Jenny Cruikshank, Peter Cowan (Jnr)

From row: Beryl Petter-Bowyer, Jenny Hobson, Jane Chalmers,
Shirley Theobald, Pauline Herbert, Shirley Wightman, Betty Ramsay,
Dayle Panton

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Thanks to Peter and Rod for making these photos and memories available to ORAFs.

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