Memories of Singapore

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John Blyth


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My thanks to John Blyth for these photos. John along with his sister Elaine, lived in the Royal Naval Base at Sembawang from 1964 to 1967.

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RN Infants School Sports Day154 viewsRN Infants School Sports Day

My sister (Elaine Blyth) is second from the right (i.e. last!) in this shot at the RN School (Infants) inside the Naval Base
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Nimble RN Dockyard Singapore Mid 60's168 viewsNimble RN Dockyard Singapore Mid 60's
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Robinson Store152 viewsRobinson Store Singapore

Robinsons was a well known store in Singapore city amongst Dockyard residents but I believe it burnt down in a fire
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St Andrews Church RN Naval Base Singapore164 viewsSt. Andrew’s Church shows the cover of what was the order of service for 18 December 1966. It was in this church that a childhood myth was shattered when my sister told me that Santa didn’t exist!
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Cattle sauntering down the road!170 viewsCattle sauntering down the road!

Jalan Malu Malu. Sep 65
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CC Dept Dance is dated December 1966153 viewsCC Dept Dance is dated December 1966 and my mum (Nancy) and dad are front right with Jessie and Jimmy Birnie front left
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Dance Invites Singapore HM Dockyard119 viewsDance Invites Singapore HM Dockyard
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Dad worked on the Tug Nimble140 viewsDad worked on the Tug Nimble as an Engineer. Myself (John) and my sister Elaine Blyth are seen on the Nimble.

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Nimble RN Dockyard Singapore Mid 60's168 viewsNimble RN Dockyard Singapore Mid 60'sDec 02, 2013
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The SVSO Dance was dated December 1966186 viewsThe SVSO Dance was dated December 1966. Robert and Nancy Blyth are front on the left. My mum worked in the Victualling and Stores Offices in the Dockyard. Dad was an engineer on a tug called the Nimble.Dec 02, 2013
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St Andrews Church Youth Club169 viewsSt Andrews Church Youth Club On HMS Eagle
Front row, second left is Jock Laidlaw, and back row first left is Bryan Allan.
Dec 02, 2013
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St Andrews Church RN Naval Base Singapore161 viewsSt Andrews Church RN Naval Base SingaporeDec 02, 2013
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St Andrews Church RN Naval Base Singapore164 viewsSt. Andrew’s Church shows the cover of what was the order of service for 18 December 1966. It was in this church that a childhood myth was shattered when my sister told me that Santa didn’t exist!Dec 02, 2013
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St. Andrew’s Youth Club164 viewsSt. Andrew’s Youth Club has me and my sister seated front left with the Minister at the back and leader Ian on the leftDec 02, 2013
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Spring Dale Fishing Pond156 viewsSpring Dale Fishing Pond shows Dad, Elaine and Me. I remember great big red ants that nipped used to walk along the railingsDec 02, 2013
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Singapore Swimming Club Jan 65204 viewsSingapore Swimming Club Jan 65

Me and my sister in the smaller pool. As kids we loved the Singapore Swimming Club and the Dockyard Pool. After we returned to the UK we had some holidays in Scarborough but somehow, the open air pool in Scarborough just didn’t have the warm weather to go with it.
Dec 02, 2013