Two mystery courses

JD mystery course

MC1

We’ve been sent this by John Douglas. All it says on the back is Sopley Area Radar Course?

how about some names please

back row 1,  2,  3,  4,  5,  6,  7,  8,  9 Paddy Holt

middle row 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 John Douglas 7, 8

front row 1, 2, 3, 4  R. F. (Frank) Bulstrode 5, 6, 7

Suggestions are

Ref MC1 Middle row Reg [RA] Foster with moustache then J Wheatley (D F Anthony)

Ref MC1 Back 2 – Johnny Gilbert?, Back 5 – Alan Watson, Back 7 – Gordon Richards?
Middle 1 – Bob Moore?, Middle 2 – Eric Parker?, Middle 4 – Norman Bunn, Middle 6 – John Douglas
Front 5 – Billy Boys? (Malcolm Hemming)

Ref MC1 Freddie Frost says front 5 is ‘Tommy’ Thomas. Fred thinks there are some overseas students in there.

This is a Photo of Staff and Students of The Civil School Of Air Traffic Control at Hurn Airport , it was open from 1948 to 1962 .

MC2 Keith Miller has sent in this photo of a course at (probably) the original Hurn school in the 1950s and it purports to show both staff and students.

seventh from left on the front row is Frank Bulstrode any other Idents?

 

 

4 thoughts on “Two mystery courses”

  1. MC2 Back row, directly behind Frank Bulstrode is my late father-in-law, Harry Foster, destined for Lagos, Nairobi and Entebbe.

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  2. My eight farthings-worth:

    Back 2 – Johnny Gilbert?
    Back 5 – Alan Watson
    Back 7 – Gordon Richards?
    Middle 1 – Bob Moore?
    Middle 2 – Eric Parker?
    Middle 4 – Norman Bunn
    Middle 6 – John Douglas
    Front 5 – Billy Boys?

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