Memories of Singapore

Photos and Images submitted to the Memories of Singapore website

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Singapore Schools ReunionsPhotos of reunions big and small featuring Ex pupils of BFES in Singapore.
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Chandos 16-02-2018


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Ex BFES Singapore pupils meeting up for a reunion with special guests Jan Catchpool and Veronica Bourne and families.

18 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2018
Album viewed 96 times

Singapore Reunion June 2014 - Vol 1


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Photos from some of those who attended the Singapore Schools reunion in June 2014 celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the opening of St. Johns Comprehensive School.

100 files, last one added on Jun 24, 2014
Album viewed 1159 times

Chandos 22-11-2017


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Singapore Schools Reunion held at the Chandos Pub, London on 22 November 2017.

14 files, last one added on Nov 24, 2017
Album viewed 168 times

Newcastle 23 Sept 2017


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Photos of a reunion of former pupils of BFES schools in Singapore, held in Newcastle on Saturday 23rd September 2017.

16 files, last one added on Sep 26, 2017
Album viewed 240 times

4 albums on 1 page(s)

User galleriesThis category contains albums that belong to Registered users and contributors.
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5,505 files in 258 albums and 2 categories with 34 comments viewed 793,065 times

Denise Whittaker


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My thanks to Denise Whittaker for these photos. Denise said that "Most pics from Malaya and RAF Seletar in the late 50’s. Some may be from Gibraltar in 56 and we were also at Changi in ‘65 so I would be interested to find out if people can identify the where and who for me."

25 files, last one added on Nov 23, 2013
Album viewed 457 times

Elizabeth Webster


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Thanks to Elizabeth Webster for these photos. Elizabeth who's father was Major Harry Webster lived on the Medway Park Estate in the early 60's, and attended Alexandra Junior School.

29 files, last one added on Nov 24, 2013
Album viewed 447 times

Douglas Craner


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My thanks to Douglas Craner for these photos. Doug said "I found these B/W photo's of Changi, also a pic of my house 687 Upper Changi Road. RAF Changi from the air, was taken by my father in a HP Hastings, he was with 48 Sqd"

7 files, last one added on Nov 24, 2013
Album viewed 252 times

Geoff Armstrong


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My thanks to Geoff Armstrong for these photos. Geoff was at the Naval Base 1952/1955 then 1959/1962. His father Reg was a Chargeman of Shipfitters, and well known for his interest in football. Mum Isobel loved the amateur dramatics at the Japanese Theatre.

17 files, last one added on Nov 25, 2013
Album viewed 374 times

Rick Williams


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Thanks to Rick Williams for the following photographs. Rick said "They are from my stay in 71 Hua Guan Avenue as a child between 1966-1969, as my father served in the RAOC. They include aerial pictures of the area, then and now. (That's me aged 12 in a Cessna light aircraft!)"

16 files, last one added on Nov 30, 2013
Album viewed 349 times

Ian Glen


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Thanks to Ian Glen for these photos of St. John's taken 1966/67. Ian was in Singapore from 1958 to 1968.

35 files, last one added on Feb 01, 2014
Album viewed 613 times

Heather Fisher


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Thanks to Heather for these photos from her time in Singapore in 1967. Heather lived in Dempsey Road, Tanglin and attended Alexandra Junior School.

40 files, last one added on Nov 27, 2013
Album viewed 531 times

Ian Glen 2


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86 files, last one added on Jan 14, 2014
Album viewed 637 times

Bob Simons


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Island Boat Trip - You can see that life was hard for us school kids in Singapore

33 files, last one added on Apr 04, 2014
Album viewed 1642 times

Jane Radford


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88 files, last one added on Dec 01, 2013
Album viewed 594 times

Jim Parker


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Thanks to Jim Parker for these photos. Jim Parker, arrived in Singapore late 1960 aged 14. At first lived in Nee Soon but moved to 3 Marne Court, Wessex Estate. Joined Alexander Secondary Modern (ASM) and spent most of the time in Mr Peter Bagnall’s Class 5T2. A keen member of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, and Cross Country and middle distance running, became a Prefect and Head Boy (but who didn’t?) Returned to the UK in mid 1963 aged 17 joined the army and served 23 years. Settled in Whitley Bay, (north of Newcastle upon Tyne) worked in HMRC for 20 years. Retired on reaching the age of 65. Married Zena in 1971 and had 3 daughters, hobby researching soldiers who served in the First World War

35 files, last one added on Dec 02, 2013
Album viewed 568 times

John Mitchell


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My thanks to John Mitchell, who served in the Electrical Dept of Singapore Dockyard and Sembawang Shipyard from 1967 to 1970, for these two photos. John Mitchells' three children Susan, Julie and John attended the RN Naval Base School, Susan went on to Bourne. They lived initially in Sembawang Springs then inside the Naval Base.

2 files, last one added on Dec 03, 2013
Album viewed 318 times

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School Bus 101 viewsCatching the School bus home from St. Johns. Tom O'Brien and Ian Vale.Mar 22, 2018
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Chip Bee Flats273 viewsTaken under the flats at Chip Bee Estate. Janet Cole, Ian Vale and Shayne TerryMar 22, 2018
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Ian and Mary272 viewsTaken during my final days in Singapore. I'd damaged my hand and wrist and spent about 7 weeks recovering at home. Can't remember Mary's surname, but she was from Dunfermline in Scotland.Mar 22, 2018
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Ian and Mary250 viewsI would love to track Mary down again.Mar 22, 2018
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Ian and Ron177 viewsTaken on the Southern Islands somewhere. In the last days I was there, we went out there quite frequently, usually spending 2 or 3 days on these deserted islands. The other guy in the photo is Ron, who was a local and the roadie with my band.Mar 22, 2018
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Jim, Jane, Ann and me233 viewsThis photo is a bit of a mystery. I've written on the back, Jim, Jane, Anne and Me. I vaguely remember Jim and even more vaguely remember Anne and Jane, but can't quite place them. I think Ann is sitting next to me.Mar 22, 2018
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Back of the Kent Cinema, Dover Road.180 viewsI'm afraid I can't put names to them. I think extreme left may have been Julie and then Marion Kimble, Linda James and unknownMar 22, 2018
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Tom, Shayne and Ian167 viewsTaken in Tom O'Brien's back garden. Left - Tom, middle - Shayne Terry, right - Ian Vale.Mar 22, 2018