was born in Northampton in 1931, moving up to Scarborough in 1932.
un-remarkable childhood and school career he joined the Royal Air
Force in 1949 to complete his
National Service. However, he
remained in the RAF until 1972. His book, The First Forty Years tells of
the early days in and around what became his home town,
and then follows the story of twenty-two years in
the RAF, from Padgate to Aden, via Hong Kong, Cyprus, Japan and Singapore,
calling in at Florida,
Northern Ireland and Canada.The story is told as it happened, and any
items left out are only due to his poor memory----after all, it started
seventy five years ago.....
of this book can be obtained from the author
Orchard Close, YORK, YO24 2NX
at a cost of £9:50, including
post and packing.