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Singapore Swimming Club Jan 65200 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.
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The SVSO Dance was dated December 1966179 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.
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St Andrews Church Youth Club167 viewsSt Andrews Church Youth Club On HMS Eagle
Front row, second left is Jock Laidlaw, and back row first left is Bryan Allan.
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Cattle sauntering down the road!165 viewsCattle sauntering down the road!

Jalan Malu Malu. Sep 65
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Party Dockyard Club Singapore May 66165 viewsParty Dockyard Club Singapore May 66

Left to right front – Flo Slora, Agnes Blyth, Sheila Henry, Bob Blyth, Jessie Birnie?, Jim Birnie, ? At the back Left to right – Jim Henry, Doris, ?, ?, ?
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What would we have done without Wong!164 viewsWhat would we have done without Wong! Mum was a traditional housewife in Scotland, and took well to having an Amah. She had a tremendous shock when we returned in October 1967 when dad was posted back to Rosyth Naval Base. No Amah in Scotland!
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Mum And Friends164 viewsMum And Friends

Left to right – Agnes Blyth is in the middle. Just look at that TV.
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Nimble RN Dockyard Singapore Mid 60's164 viewsNimble RN Dockyard Singapore Mid 60's
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Jalan Malu Malu163 viewsMe and my sister waiting for the school bus. We lived in Jalan Malu Malu outside the Naval Base before going to Hobart Road and then Falkland Road.
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St. Andrew’s Youth Club161 viewsSt. Andrew’s Youth Club has me and my sister seated front left with the Minister at the back and leader Ian on the left
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Dockyard Swimming Club159 viewsSingapore Dockyard Swimming Club.

The older lady is thought to be Tom Young's Grandmother
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St Andrews Church RN Naval Base Singapore158 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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