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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Constructors Dance Invite143 viewsConstructors Dance Invite
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Dance Invites Singapore HM Dockyard131 viewsDance Invites Singapore HM Dockyard
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Party Dockyard Club Singapore May 66184 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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Cattle sauntering down the road!184 viewsCattle sauntering down the road!

Jalan Malu Malu. Sep 65
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Playing in the Naval Base171 viewsPlaying in the Naval Base. I think a friend called Gordon Birnie had a birthday party that day
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Dockyard Swimming Club183 viewsSingapore Dockyard Swimming Club.

The older lady is thought to be Tom Young's Grandmother
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Spring Dale Fishing Pond178 viewsSpring Dale Fishing Pond shows Dad, Elaine and Me. I remember great big red ants that nipped used to walk along the railings
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Dad worked on the Tug Nimble150 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's191 viewsNimble RN Dockyard Singapore Mid 60'sDec 02, 2013
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The SVSO Dance was dated December 1966224 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 Club191 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 Singapore186 viewsSt Andrews Church RN Naval Base SingaporeDec 02, 2013
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St Andrews Church RN Naval Base Singapore188 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 Club187 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 Pond178 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 65229 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