(We should have been in Cyprus but EOKA decided to stage a comeback when they heard that 89 were descending on the island, so it was considered too risky for 89! The net result was that instead of getting shot at we nearly froze to death in Scotland!)
Arriving at Dalwhinnie Station -14.32 Hrs Thursday 12th March 1964
(Note - we all have back-packs - not Malc Caygill - he thinks he's off to the Dalwhinnie Hilton with his big case!)
"Yankee 1 Escape Committee" (less Paul Buckland who took the photo)
(left to right) Flight Cadets Steele, Hayward, Swift, Laundy, Humphries, Pook, Jones - (Front) Quigley
We soon got to do jolly japes ....
like racing with heavy packs on our backs & building tree houses for 10 men
Have we made it big enough? Or should we start again as we're a bit short of sleeping space?
Some were even proud of their "Gents"?
There was, however, no escape from inspections & parades - and you even had to shave.....
It was a relief to get back to some proper bull!
More pics awaited - in the meantime click here to return to the top