40th Entry RAF Cosford

40th Entry Fulton Block

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Name
Contact details: Address, Tel No, E-Mail etc ..
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Vincent Sacco
2 Sqdn
1942030

Sacco

11Twemlow Ave
Sand Bach
Cheshire
CW11 1GL

vj.sacco@lineone.net

Ron Sear
2 Sqdn
1942031

Sear Then

2005

LIVERPOOL

amcat@supanet.com - Development Manager in a Further Education College, go sailing most of the time. Out of education at last! - now running the Amorous Cat Bookshop in Liverpool with my my wife Jan.
Mike Seward
1 Sqdn
1941782
11 March 2008
Contact thru Dave Stinson

Paul Shannan (d)
2 Sqdn
1942015

Shannan

 

OBITUARIES

Tony Sharratt
1 Sqdn
1941771

2005

tony.sharratt@btopenworld.com

Dave Shield
2 Sqdn
1941913

Shield

Skewberries Farm
Kea
Truro
Cornwall


BrbShield@aol.com

Phil Silvester
4 Squadron N.Att
1941703
*26 May 2014

Silvester

23 Forrest Way,
Greenfields,
Western Australia 6210
+61 (08) 9535 4860

philsilvester1@outlook.com -- I Came to Australia in 1978 and worked in hospital labs here and in the Middle East until a couple of years ago when I got a part-time position teaching microbiology at the university here.

W.(Bill) Simms
1 Sqdn
1942013
* 9th March 2016

No Photo

8 Elms Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1RH
07880 715 477

billsimms44@gmail.com - Demobbed '74 from Benson (38Gp), worked for Cable & Wireless in London HQ until offered early retirement (Dec 95) after 21 years, money was good so took it and ran. Now a keen motor caravanner last 15 odd years and now enjoying life to the full.

Alan Sizer
1 Sqdn 1941770
29 July 2005

No Photo

No Details

Colin Simpson
3 Sqdn
1942025

Simpson Then

Now

Edward Slack
1 Sqdn
1941958

2009

49 BaffinsRoad
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO6 3BD

02392 619 399

Edward.Slack@port.ac.uk - Team manager, hospital social work team in Winchester. Senior Lecturer at Portsmouth University with regards to social work students.
Albert Sloan
3 Sqdn

Y1942017
17th December 2010
53 Forker Avenue
Rosyth
Fife
Scotland
KY11 2UH
01383416114
albertsloan@talktalk.net
Postings after pass out were to RAF Buchan - 1960-1963, RAF Eastleigh(Kenya) 1963-1965, RAF Buchan 1965-1967
RAF Pergamos-RAF Episkopi 1967-1970, RAF Leuchars 1970-1971, Demobbed in 1971
Have been in manufacturing of Electronics equipment since leaving the RAF in 1971. Retired in
August 2007 and now enjoying a relaxing time with my family and friends.

Colin Victor (Tom) Smallwood
1 Sqdn
Y1941047

OBITUARIES

8 May 2010

After serving 9 years in the RAF left to become a policeman in Warrington, left police force after 7 years to become Markets Superintendant (in charge of 7 markets including a wholesale market and a cattle market) I am now semi-retired, had a triple bypass last year and am now helping my wife to run a clubland magazine.

Alan (Geordie)Smith
4 Sqdn 'A' Flt 1941908
*5th November 2011

Smith

Milestone Cottage
Lesbury
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 3AU

asm908@gmail.com - Left service in 1974. Worked for two-way radio firms(Burndept/Storno) for 3 years, local radio for 2 years. Then started own two-way radio business in NE, still working at it.
*Nothing new really, still working (but part time) and outside of December to February I spend at least one week a month in Spain.
I've had a boat there for the last four years and enjoy going out for a bit of sun.

Dave Smith
1 Sqdn
1941783
* 16 Dec 2010

No Photo

Tara Garden Apartment,
Appt 410.
246 Soi Ramkamhaeng 164,
Ramkamhaeng Road,
Minburi,
Bangkok 10510
Thailand
+66870642394

ds_bkk2@hotmail.co.uk - After Cosford did a stint at Stanbridge, was able to live off camp at my parents house in Leighton Buzzard. Moved to Coltishall & subsequently posted to 2ATAF (NATO). Left the RAF after a few years. Worked in various overseas locations, am now living (8 plus years now) in Thailand and I have a pub/club in Pattaya. Status now I suppose is retired with a hobby! After all this time my memories of Cosford are rather hazy but some of the names I recognise and those with e-mail addresses will be contacted. Would be happy to see old colleagues who fancy a holiday in Pattaya, just contact me
No longer in Pattaya. Now living in the eastern suburbs of Bangkok .

Trevor Smith
4 Sqdn 'A' Flt
1942014

Smith
Then


Now

5 Wood Drive,
Beetley Dereham
Norfolk
NR20 4PW

01362 860740

trever.smith23@tesco.net - I am still active in my work for SSAFA (2 to 3 days per week). The rest of the time is spent looking after the garden and walking the dogs.

*John Spratt
1 Sqdn
1941046
9th January 2011

No Photo

110 Pier Avenue
Herne Bay
Kent
CT6 8TT
01227 370 917

john@spratt6.wanadoo.co.uk
Was working as a forman for a building firm all over the country then worked as a carer. Now Retired

Jim Stabler
1 Sqdn 1942058

No Photo

Herne Bay

Allan Steedman
2 Sqdn

1942020

* 3rd October 2014
Wild Corner
50 Fell View Park
Gosforth
Seascale
Cumbria CA20 1HY
: X/D
awsteedman@icloud.com - Purchased discharge in 1968, developed successful career in retail management, direct sales and hotels before taking early retirement in 2007 for various reasons.
Any possible future contact by e.mail only please.

Michael Stenner
1 Sqdn
1942059

No Photo

Chepstow

Pete Stenning
3 Sqdn
1942024

Stenning
Then

Now

Obituaries

stenning.peter@sky.com - Medically discharged from the service in 1984, following RTA in Port Stanley, July 1993. Joined RAFA and became the Hon. Welfare Officer for Wellingborough branch, then Treasurer, then Welfare again, then Secretary/Welfare/ Chairman/Wings Appeal and Membership all at the same time when the branch was close to closing, still going I'm happy to say. Now living in the RAFA Sheltered Housing Complex at Sussexdown

Ritchie Stephen (Rick)
3 Sqdn
1940947

* 13Jul 14

Stephen
Then

Now

22 Atlanta Grove
Wellington
New Zealand

0064 4 3858960

ritchiestephen.esq@xtra.co.nz *- 39 & 40th Entry (GWMC) (excused walking, issued with a (ladies!) bike!). Leuchars 1961-63 (Colerne 62-63 (2 Fld. Sqn.)), Changi 2 SU 1963-65 (Jurong/ Tengah/ Fort Canning/ Bukit Gombak/ HMS Terror), Henlow RFP 1965-67 (Germany/ Aden/ Mazirah/ UK various), Locking 67-69 (LFitGC.), Tangmere 69-70 (Germany/ Mid East/ Antigua/ Anguilla etc.), Muharraq 70-71, Buchan 71-74 (also Jordan/ Malta/ Cyprus on SDs'). RNZAF 1974 - 85, (Ohakea/ Def. HQ Wellington/ Project Officer HMS Daedalus (Fleet Air Arm UK)/ Staff Officer, Engineering Directorate Wellington/ C.O. NZ Defence Comms Unit Wellington). Currently living in Wellington, New Zealand, MD of a few Companies, trying to retire, but nobody bloody listens! Ergo still travelling and tap dancing! Married 47+ years, wife Tina, 2 Boys, 4 Grandchildren.

Ian Stewart
2 Sqdn
1941923

Stewart

Lisburn
Northern Ireland

Roy Strowger
2 Sqdn
1941914

Strowger

10,Fairfield Road,
Lowestoft,
Suffolk
NR33 8QF

01502515191

Dave Swift
4 Sqdn 'A' Flt
1941922

Swift

12 Barwick Close
Ingleby Barwick
Stockton-On-Tees
TF17 0SY

01642 806393

Now retired, spends all his time playing golf.

Mike Sixsmiths
4 Sqdn 'C' Flt
1941915

Sixsmiths Then

Now

37 Tintern Road
Gossops Green
Crawley R11 8NG
West Sussex

01293 518744

sixsmith.mdam@blueyonder.co.uk - Design Authority Engineer, Communications Installations in Land Service Vehicles for MoD. Now retired.

Denis Symis (Danny)
4 Sqdn 'A' Flt
1941912


ITS - ZOOM

No details

dsymis@btinternet.com
My son offered me a job working with him. He is the manager of a soils Laboratory. Testing soil and ground for the construction industry. I am still there working with him. I also look after all the electrical and mechanical equipment.

Dave Stinson
1 Sqdn B1941772

Now

7 Guinea Close
Oakengates
Telford
TF2 6NF
01952 279154 or
RAF Cosford 01902 372393 X4616.

daverose7@yahoo.com - Now a civilian instructor at RAF Cosford. (D.O.B. 5 January 1945)

40th ENTRY MEMORABILIA

Memorabilia pages - If you have any odds & sods of a similar nature, that will scan, I would be grateful for them to add to the page. Steve

Photographs- If any ex 40th Boy Entrants have any photos that they would like to share with others to revive a few old memories they would be greatly appreciated.