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My brother's class at the RN School 1970.147 views
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An aerial shot of RNWS Kranji - taken from a southerly direction146 viewsThis is taken from a southerly direction, showing WRNS Kranji with the aerial field behind and the Jurong Straits on the horizon. To the right of the aerial field is the straight "Woodlands Road", then the railway and Yew Tee Village. My father thinks the road rising north from Yew Tee was the Bukit Timah Road.
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With Sue, our Amah in our garden146 viewsWith Sue, our Amah in our garden, showing the jungle behind.
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Wendy House at Terror Pool, Singapore.144 viewsWendy House at Terror Pool, Singapore.
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My family Christmas Day 1970 at a hotel in Singapore.139 views
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Tractor Train, Jurong Bird Park.139 views
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An aerial shot of RNWS Kranji from the south east (approx)138 viewsAn aerial shot of RNWS Kranji from the south east (approx) showing the full expanse of the hill top station. The two storey building to the centre left of the photo was the Signal Training Centre (STC) which in my Dad's time was run by Sub Lt. Singleton who trained any signalmen who came up from the fleet. The station was a communications training base for many passing servicemen.

The two buildings to the south of the rectangle road were 2 remaining barracks (the foundations of former barracks can be seen around the rectangle. Opposite those barracks are 2 bungalows lived in by CPOs Warmsley and Maddox.

In the trapezium shaped road to the right is a long white bungalow which was the police quarters and the green area within the trapezium shaped road is where they held the Muniandi festival.

The straight road leading north from that area goes past the cinema on the left and several storage buildings including the diesel storage unit. The road then bends round to the left past the Popperwell's house on the right. It then passes behind the main buildings of the station. You can just see the east facing wall of our bungalow before the road disappears behind the microwave tower. From that road you could look out over the aerial field to the northeast. I believe this is now where the Singapore army Signal School is. I think Kranji Expressway now runs beneath this point in the valley between the former aerial field and the hill rising to the station.
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June 1971 My brother and my joint 6th and 3rd birthday.137 viewsJune 1971 My brother and my joint 6th and 3rd birthday. My brother went on the bus to the Royal Naval School.
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Muniandi banquet137 viewsthe Muniandi banquet of hot, hot curry served on banana leaves.
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My brother and my joint 5th and 2nd birthday June 1970.135 views
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With mum in the Malayan hills.135 viewsWith mum in the Malayan hills.
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Kranji pool 1970/1134 views
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