Thanks to Dave Papworth, who attended Tengah '67 to '68, and Bourne School, 1968 to '69, for these photos which his mother took.
Brownie revels July 1969,First names, (L-R) Susan, Helen, Kim and Jane.
Our Car!A 1951 Morris. We travelled over 10,000 miles in it. I remember that you could see the road through the floor in a few places!
Changi HotelFront view of the Changi Hotel. Some families stayed here in transit back to the UK at the end of their tour. We were here for two weeks having missed our flight back twice!
Changi HotelRear view of the Hotel. My mum is on the seat.
Concrete NannyFemale manual worker from china, dubbed "Concrete Nannies" so called because they adopted kids from poorer families and did manual work. The money was used to give the adopted kids a good education. The hats worn were usually red.
DakotasMums Netball team the Dakotas. Netball amongst the wives was very popular. Louise Manning is front row far right. Phyllis Kieft is second from left on back row.If you recognise yourself or are in touch with anyone in this photo, then Dave would like to hear from you.
DavidThis is me looking out over the harbour through my then new "toy".
Far East MansionsTaken in the grounds of Far East Mansions. That’s me in the glasses and my sister is in the green skirt. These are some puppies we temporarily looked after from the SPCA. Note the Buddhist temple in the background.The boy with the striped T-Shirt is Peter Manning. Far left is Paul Kieft and next to him with the dark hair is his brother Mark Kieft.
Female CopA Singapore policewoman. Note the Anglia van, when did you last see one of those?
General ViewGeneral view from my sister’s bedroom (1969) the Fifth floor Far East Mansions. The road was probably River Valley.
Hill 152Hill 152 was in the NE of the island; an old saw mill was situated there and was a favourite place for the "Mansions" Cubs, Brownies, Guides and Scouts to go. Here we are learning to cook. (I am in the green shirt).
Hill 152Another favourite Scouting/Guiding activity taking place at Hill 152.
Hill 152Scout camp at Hill 152I'm on the extreme right. I believe the boy on the left in the blue shirt was named Ken and the boy next to me was named Richard.
LightningOne of 74 Sqn's Lightning’s, "Delta" taken at Tengah.
Lion DanceLion Dance during one of the National Days.
LocalsTwo local girls taken in the Botanical Gardens. The floral display in the background was part of a working clock.
LocalsThis was part of a funeral party.
Macritchie ReservoirA fountain at Macritchie reservoir, the Islands largest of three.
Malaya VillageA typical Malaya Village built on wooden stilts over water.
Malaya VillageThe same village (I think) but this section was in-land.
MansionsFar East and Pacific Mansions taken from Mount Faber, Singapore's highest point. They were some of the tallest buildings at the time.
National DayNational Day parade, Aug 1968.
National DayNational Day again, this time members of the Singapore police, note the National Theatre in the background.
National TheatreA side view of the fountain at the front of the National Theatre building. I believe this has now been demolished.