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Information Wanted

I have been approached by the Logistics Supply School at Halton to help solve the mystery of a sword that has been discovered but no explanation as to who or wh...

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Remembrance Parade 10th November

https://youtu.be/Rg_AZJIag9k From my armchair in France I watched yet another great parade at the Cenotaph yesterday with several ex-Admin Apprentices taking...

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SW Herts Regional Group Visit Uxbridge

My thanks to Phil Gough -31st Entry Coordinator for the South West Herts Regional Group, for his report on the Group's visit to the Battle of Britain museum and...

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Death Of Tom Price-Rees - 40th Entry

I have been advised of the death of Tom Price-Rees who died on 4th November following a collapse some 6 weeks ago. Our sincere condolences to Tom's family at th...

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The Late Ian Dunn - 8th Entry

The family of the late Ian Dunn have kindly sent us some details of Ian's recent funeral. I have posted these details as an image gallery. To view  Click H...

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The Not Forgotten Association Northern Ireland

Again my thanks to Steve Day our intrepid Newsletter Editor for picking up a report on Facebook concerning the activities of John Davies (303rd) and The Not For...

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A Letter From America

Following my earlier post A Letter From South Africa, I was very pleased and surprised to receive the following from the daughter of a 12th Entry Apprentice Cle...

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Letter From South Africa

I thought you might like to read the following received recently from an ex-member of the 304th Entry. 'I was sitting in my home in Durban South Africa and f...

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Bircham Newton Heritage Centre - Final Open Days 2019

Bircham Newton Heritage Centre - Final Open Days 2019

Just a a reminder that at the last two Open Days at the Bircham Newton Heritage Centre: Sunday 27th October 2019 Remembrance Sunday 10th November Tony ...

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New Images 317th Entry

My thanks to Graham Goddard (317th) for kindly providing an album of photographs taken at the entry pass-out. To view the album please Click Here...

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September 2019 Association Newsletter - Edition 120

The September 2019 Association Newsletter  is now available on the website.  Just a reminder that Newsletters are password protected and will not be a...

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Bircham Newton Heritage Centre

Dixie Dean (40th) has advised me that the Bircham Newton Heritage Centre now has its own Facebook Page. I have seen it and it looks good . Here is the link to t...

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Federation Of Apprentice And Boy Entrants Associations

Our Chairman Bryan Schofield attended the meeting of FABEA held on 23rd July where the future of RAF Halton and the Halton Apprentices and Boy Entrant Associati...

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Obituary To John Summers - 18th Entry

Obituary To John Summers - 18th Entry

Our thanks to David Ainsworth (304th Entry) who has kindly provided us with an obituary to John Summers (18th Entry) who died recently. To read this obituary&nb...

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Cyprus Group

Despite falling numbers, Ray Burrow still manages to keep his depleted group alive! Well done Ray. To read Ray's latest report from Cyprus  Click He...

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Association Archives

I have recently posted a series of images comprising our Archive Records. The detail has been compiled by our Archivist David Tinley who has put a considerable ...

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Bircham Newton Heritage Centre

My thanks to Dixie Dean for passing me the following information regarding the Heritage Centre at Bircham Newton: MRAF David Brownrigg Craig, Baron Craig of ...

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Australia Group

An interesting update on the Australia Group can be found by clicking here Keep your updates coming lads, they are much appreciated as was the attendance at ...

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The 2020 Annual Reunion Booking Form

As discussed at the 2019 Annual General Meeting  at Northampton, we have introduced an on-line booking form for future Annual Reunions. Once completed and ...

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Annual Reunion Northampton 2019

Annual Reunion Northampton 2019

The Northampton Annual Reunion 2019 website page has now been password protected. The Minutes of the Annual General Meeting the Annual Accounts as well as 2 pho...

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The 2019 Annual Reunion Northampton

The 2019 Annual Reunion Northampton

I am aware that a number of you have already commented on the very successful AGM and Reunion held in Northampton in June. I too would like to add my own congra...

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New Images - 29th Entry

My thanks to Ray Burrow for bringing two new images which he gave me at the AGM at Northampton in June. These pictures were taken at the 29th Entry reunion at R...

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New 5th Entry Photos

My thanks to Alan Smith for providing several new images relating to the 5th Entry and a very good photo of an unknown Entry marching through Porthcawl (Alan th...

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More 318th Entry Images

My thanks yet again to Bill Dalson for providing more images of the 318th Entry. I have added these to the Bill's ever increasing  gallery which you ca...

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New Photos - 315th Entry

I have recently been sent two newly discovered 315 Entry photos by Steve Day, our Newsletter Editor (who keeps an eye on several RAF related Facebook sites), in...

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Articles Wanted For The Newsletter

Can I  mention the fact that we are now really short of articles for the forthcoming June Newsletter. I am sure that all of you have some interesting t...

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Veterans’ Orthopaedic Service

My thanks to Steve Day for picking up the following from Facebook. It may be of interest to some to note the following:   Veterans’ Orthopaedic Service...

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Bircham Newton Heritage Centre - 2019 Opening Times

Those wishing to visit the RAF Bircham Newton Heritage Centre this year can find the opening times and other information from the link below:    ht...

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Relevant Notices Are Now Archived

Relevant Notices Are Now Archived

When I publish a notice, it remains 'live' on the board until I feel it has been there long enough to have served its initial purpose. Rather than just delete a...

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Thinking Outside The Box - Update

I am very pleased to have received a couple of images that were found on Facebook. While both were submitted by existing committee members (Bryan Hoare and Stev...

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Thinking Outside The Box?

The other day, I found a new image featuring a former member of the 322nd Entry on our RAFAAA  Facebook site. https://www.facebook.com/rafadappassn/ ...

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Association Items For Sale

I have today introduced a new page advertising Association items for sale via our Treasurer(including current prices)  . This page is located in the Contac...

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Website Forum Page

Just a reminder that our Forum pages are available for you to  open a discussion on virtually any topic. It is an excellent way of making new friends, maki...

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New Images

The RAF Hereford Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/24904738175 has again yielded new images not so far published in our own entry Scrapbook pa...

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Beware The Scammers!

I have today posted a new topic in our Forum page on the subject of fraud prevention. The post is not intended to teach anyone to 'suck eggs' but a timely remin...

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Website Forums Page

On 21st January, I published a notice regarding the introduction of an Association website forums page. I  am sure you will be pleased to know that our...

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Letter Of Acceptance Into The Admin Apprentice Scheme

I have received and published a copy of the letter of acceptance into the  Administrative Apprentice Scheme in respect of Robert Blundell (17th). Thanks to...

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Hereford Gallery From 1957

Hereford Gallery From 1957

I am pleased to have received a load of new images taken by a member of the 31st Entry (Peter Willis) who is now known  as Dieter Batten. I have created a ...

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Change Of Address Association Treasurer

Will members please note that as from 8th November 2017, our treasurer Garry Hoyland's postal address will be as follows: Hawthorn House 9 The Gables Padd...

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Flying Experience Courses

  Anyone with a mind to undergo bit of flying experience may find one or all of the following of interest. Ben Croucher 29th, Association Secretary has ...

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Email Addresses, Passwords Etc

9th July 2017 Just a reminder to ensure that your notified email address held by the Association is up to date. Access to the Newsletter and the Annual Reuni...

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Association Blazer Badge

29th April 2017 The Association have commissioned a Blazer Badge at a cost of £10.20 (inc VAT). At a recent committee meeting,  it was agreed that ...

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Remembrance Sunday Parades

17 December 2016 I have introduced a new page in which posts, images and videos taken by members at the annual remembrance parade at the Cenotaph  can b...

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Submitting Items For Publication Etc

  4th October 2016 I would like to draw your attention to this page: https://rafadappassn.org/submit-an-article/ I am aware that there may be so...

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Comments Made On Published Notices

26th August 2016 Today I received a new comment made in relation to this notice: https://rafadappassn.org/notice/entry-shields/ As you may know, you are...

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Facebook And Our Website

22nd May 20I6 have been looking through the various posts made on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/RAF-Admin-Apprentice-Association-1763570624...

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Downloading Earlier Editions Of The Association Newsletter

12th February 2016   I have been doing some work on placing links to some of the earlier editions of our Newsletter into the website to enable me...

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Bircham Newton News

30th January 2016 RAF Heritage Centre The Heritage Centre is in urgent need of volunteers to assist with the 2016 open days having lost 3 of their stalwar...

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Contacting The Association

28th December 2015. Would members please note that if you wish to contact the Association, your query or notification should be addressed to the Committee memb...

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