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Alexandragrammar Website Gallery PhotosGallery photos from the now defunct website alexandragrammar.org. Unfortunately comments did not transfer, however if you are a registered member of this Memories of Singapore Gallery, you can ad your comments to the photos.
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35 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2018
Album viewed 1359 times

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Visit_by_Mr_Short_1969.jpg

18 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2018
Album viewed 415 times

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Speech-Day.jpg

25 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2018
Album viewed 309 times

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Visit_by_Mr_Short_in_1969.jpg

43 files, last one added on Oct 26, 2018
Album viewed 355 times

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School_Building_1949.jpg

21 files, last one added on Oct 26, 2018
Album viewed 541 times

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WhoareYou.jpg

47 files, last one added on Oct 26, 2018
Album viewed 461 times

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Where-my-bed-was.jpg

12 files, last one added on Oct 26, 2018
Album viewed 228 times

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Seletar-Sec-Mod.jpg

29 files, last one added on Oct 26, 2018
Album viewed 323 times

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Wessex_2.jpg

18 files, last one added on Oct 26, 2018
Album viewed 441 times

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Original-School-1947---1965.jpg

3 files, last one added on Oct 27, 2018
Album viewed 254 times

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We-danced.jpg

18 files, last one added on Oct 27, 2018
Album viewed 304 times

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TimeforaTiger3.jpg

65 files, last one added on Oct 27, 2018
Album viewed 4270 times

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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 556 times

Newcastle 1st Sept 2018


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Mini reunion in Newcastle, September 2018

3 files, last one added on Sep 04, 2018
Album viewed 245 times

Birmingham 22 Sept 2018


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Former pupils of BFES Schools in Singapore having a reunion in Birmingham

16 files, last one added on Sep 27, 2018
Album viewed 302 times

Perth, Australia. Nov 2018


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Reunion of Pupils who attended BFES in Singapore, meeting in Perth, Australia, for a week of activities, which started on 5th November 2018.

52 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2018
Album viewed 252 times

Mini Reunions


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1 files, last one added on Jan 15, 2019
Album viewed 139 times

Scotland - 05 July 2019


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Singapore Schools held at Grandtully in July 2019. Photos of some whitewater rafting, and visiting Stirling Castle.

17 files, last one added on Jul 10, 2019
Album viewed 128 times

Newcastle 14th September 2019


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Photos of a reunion of former pupils of BFES schools in Singapore, held in Newcastle on Saturday 14th September 2019.

29 files, last one added on Sep 15, 2019
Album viewed 99 times

Birmingham 27 Sept 2019


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15 files, last one added on Sep 29, 2019
Album viewed 79 times

Chandos 16-11-2019


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Singapore Schools Reunion held at the Chandos Pub, London on 16th November 2019.

16 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2019
Album viewed 75 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.

119 files, last one added on Jan 27, 2020
Album viewed 1584 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 483 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 8049 times

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User galleriesThis category contains albums that belong to Registered users and contributors.
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6,754 files in 311 albums and 3 categories with 37 comments viewed 1,059,340 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 567 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 553 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 305 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 477 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 446 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 729 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 640 times

Ian Glen 2


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86 files, last one added on Jan 14, 2014
Album viewed 771 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 1744 times

Jane Radford


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88 files, last one added on Dec 01, 2013
Album viewed 706 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 666 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 377 times

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59 viewsWestering sun at Changi 1949Jan 27, 2020