Founder Members of 425 SU
It was realised that a page of this type might be worthwhile after hearing from John (Jack) Semple via Service Pals. These names represent nearly twenty percent of the full complement.

Name Rank & Trade Detached From Home TownPhoto
Charles "Jock" CraigSqdn.Ldr. CORAF Barton Quarry, Edinburgh Dundee
Don AdamsJ/T Radar Fitter RAF Leeming Was Oxford, now Isle of Wight
Dick HolmesSAC Radar Operator RAF Leeming Still at Carnforth
Edward HughesSAC Radar Operator RAF LeemingMenai Bridge, now in Wrexham?
Neville PriceSAC Radar Operator RAF Leeming Birmingham, now in Mount Barker, W. Australia
Cliff ???Radar Operator Unknown Wigan
Kim StanbrookSgt. Radar FitterRAF LeemingRIchmond?
Ralph ChambersSAC Radar Operator UnknownUnknown
HenryJ/T Consoles fitter UnknownUnknown
PeteSAC Radar Operator UnknownUnknown
Joe TonnaCpl. MT DriverUnknown Malta
John RalphJ/T Radar Fitter RAF Hope CoveUnknown, now Sandown IW
??? SkipperCplUnknownSouth London?
??? SlatterySAC MTUnknownUnknown
Dennis BarnesCpl. Cook Now in Australia
John / Jack SempleMT Fitter RAF KinlossNow in Southampton
Barny BarnardMT Fitter  
Alec DayMT Driver  
???SkipperCorporalUnknownFrom London?
"Chalky" WhiteFlt.Lt Operations Unknown Unknown

Is any reader able to identify any of these eight ex colleagues?


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