Memories of Singapore

Photos and Images submitted to the Memories of Singapore website


Lou Watkins


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Thanks to Louis Watkins for sending these photos in from his time in Singapore. Lou was in Singapore from May 1965 to July 1968. First attending Bourne School then in September 1966 St. John's.

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Oggy Night136 viewsThe Oggy Night version of a Maypole Dance. The fan the ribbons were attached to was never quite the same again.
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107 Wellington196 viewsOur house in the Naval Base opposite the Dockyard swimming pool, tennis courts & football pitch
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Packing176 viewsMy mother writing the inventory of what possessions were going in which packing crate as the packers wrapped everything up in June 1968.
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Laughter in the Dark126 viewsPlay in progress (Dress rehearsal night)
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Dockyard Pool166 viewsThis was the view from our house looking across to the Dockyard Swimming Pool.
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Oronsay162 viewsThe best shot of the Oronsay I could get in the days before wide angle lenses.
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Jalan Kemuning145 viewsView from our bungalow in Jalan Kemuning looking across to what I think was the Pover’s bungalow (Leslie Pover their daughter sculpted the new Nelson Trafalgar 200 statue in Portsmouth)
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Gemas127 viewsThe Loco directly ahead of the camera is, I think 564.04 the ill fated loco mentioned in the article.

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Achille Lauro 1968168 viewsThe Carnaby Street night party on board the Achille, August 1968Aug 13, 2017
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Achille Lauro 1968173 viewsAchille Lauro, August 1968. Winning fancy dress group. We were red indians from the blackfoot tribe. Left to Right. Steve Edgecumbe, unknown, me, Fred, Cliff Andrews.Aug 13, 2017
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Wellington Floods205 viewsView across to the Dockyard swimming pool taken at the same time as the football pitch floods showing how the drains couldn’t cope.Dec 10, 2013
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Tiger & mickey163 viewsOur tomcat Tiger & Anna Googan’s female cat Mickey enjoying the sun, possibly after creating the kittens that Mickey had.Dec 10, 2013
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View of St. John's169 viewsDec 10, 2013
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The St. John's Railway Club188 viewsThe St. John's Railway Club layout at the school Open Day in 1968, the only person I can positively I.D. is Andrew Cole who is at the back right in shorts.Dec 10, 2013
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Packing176 viewsMy mother writing the inventory of what possessions were going in which packing crate as the packers wrapped everything up in June 1968.Dec 10, 2013
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Oronsay162 viewsThe best shot of the Oronsay I could get in the days before wide angle lenses.Dec 10, 2013