Welcome to 1970 and the official group photo's
from the apprentices passing out ceremony.
Presumably taken some time at the back end of 1974 before they actually did.
|Photo 1 - Supplied by Geoff Woosey||Photo 2 - Supplied by Geoff Woosey||Photo 3 - Supplied by Geoff Woosey|
Row L to R Graham Racey, Geoff Woosey, Mike Pearson, Peter Roach, Roy
Front Row L to R ?????, Mike Roach, Graeme Rigby, ???, ???, ???
Back Row L to R Mike roach, Dave Norcott, Steve Seddon, John Blease, Colin Hargreaves, John Prior, Steve Littler.
Middle Row L TO R Keith Richens, Mike Pearson, Graham Racey, Bill Jordan, Mike Howard, Peter Roach, Peter Harrop, Roy Anders.
Front Row L to R John Royle (later an Instructor), Roger Pinder, Roy Jackson, Stephen Rigby, Geoff Woosey, Alan Shaw.
As photo 2 but you can now see Bill Jordan and Peter Harrop who where obscured in photo 2.
Not forgetting Steve Smith and Alan Naylor who finished the course, and Francis Devnauld and Roy Sandeman who didnít!
Re the instructors from my time: They were Alan Livesey, ???Admin lady, Alf Kilshaw, George Lyons, Derek Williams, Fred Browne and ??? (Welsh guy from Winfrith).............. and we canít forget F*ing Jim the F*ing storeman (they were all called Jim and they all swore!!)
Photo kindly supplied by Geoff Woosey
Additional text from Roger Pinder