Memories of Singapore

Photos and Images submitted to the Memories of Singapore website


Tom O'Brien


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Some of the photos I started the Memories of Singapore website with, plus some latter editions. The site started with about six pages many years ago with my photos of my friends I had lost contact with in the hope of finding them. It just blossomed from there, to what it is now.

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John Scaith137 viewsJohn Scaith.
Attended St. John's. Believed to have went to Aldershot after Singapore. Surname could be spelt 'Scaife'.
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Alexandra Infant School, Catherine O'Briens class201 viewsAlexandra Infant School, Catherine O'Briens class
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1st Btn The Royal Highland Fusiliers409 views1st Btn The Royal Highland Fusiliers at Nee Soon Ranges 1972.
My thanks to Robert Bryan for this photo.
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Janet Cole, Ian Vale and Shayne Terry.182 viewsJanet Cole, Ian Vale and Shayne Terry.

Photo taken under the flats on the Chip Bee Estate, Holland Village. I used to go there often to meet up with friends.
Any news on Janet Cole?
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Wessex Youth Club189 viewsMy thanks to Linda Langridge for this copy of her membership card for the Wessex Youth Club, Singapore.
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70 Hua Guan Avenue205 views70 Hua Guan Avenue.

This is the bungalow were we lived before moving to the Sussex Estate.
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The 'Gang'164 viewsThe 'Gang'
Front L-R Ian Vale, Shayne Terry, Ken Thomas.
Back L-R Mick Burwell and Tom O'Brien
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Alexandra Junior School242 viewsAlexandra Junior School. David O'Brien in middle row 2nd from left.

Last additions - singas's Gallery
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Wessex Youth Club189 viewsMy thanks to Linda Langridge for this copy of her membership card for the Wessex Youth Club, Singapore.Mar 24, 2016
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1st Btn The Royal Highland Fusiliers409 views1st Btn The Royal Highland Fusiliers at Nee Soon Ranges 1972.
My thanks to Robert Bryan for this photo.
Apr 23, 2015
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Mr Tengah 1972286 viewsMar 16, 2015
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No 2 Civilian Mess - Mata Road. HMNB.211 viewsMy thanks to Bernard Mennell for this photo. Bernard said in his email "I notice that your fascinating site has no reference to the Civilian Messes in the Naval Base where single/unaccompanied staff lived. I had a wonderful time living briefly in No 2 Mess in Mata Road from Dec 1970 to March 1971 - the photograph shows the main living quarters with part of one of the Accommodation Blocks. Half a mile away next to Beaulieu House was No 1 Mess, that accommodated more senior staff and was reputedly less fun! Both closed in October 1971. The area is now Sembawang Park but there is no trace of either Mess. I don't know how many such civilian Messes there once were, but the official 1968 plan of HM Naval Base identifies a No 6 Mess in Jamaica Road."Jan 01, 2015
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sitting on the dock of the bay197 viewsMe at Singapore Harbour in 1968, must have been seeing someone off.Mar 30, 2014
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Singapore Harbour 1968223 viewsMar 30, 2014
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Lucy, our Amah with Catherine my sister in 1967181 viewsLucy, our Amah with Catherine my sister in 1967Nov 30, 2013
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Kevin McCarthy, Steve Atkins and myself in 1967192 viewsKevin McCarthy resurfaced, and I met him at the Chandos Pub, London in 2013.Nov 30, 2013