GUESTBOOK ARCHIVE 03

 
Name. :   Steve Banks
Dates on Christmas Island. :   
Service if applicable. :   Royal Navy
Please enter your comments here, :   Trying to find old friends of my dad Arthur Bernard Banks (Monty) who served on Christmas island please e-mail your contact details if you served with him any photo's
EMail address. :   info@andrews-reprographics.co.uk

Name. :   Ian Smith
Dates on Christmas Island. :   
Service if applicable. :   
Please enter your comments here, :   very impressed

Name. :   Spike Lynch
Dates on Christmas Island. :   No
Service if applicable. :   22 years RAF, Fire
Please enter your comments here, :   Trying to locate George Charman (speedy last seen  Basingstoke) can anyone help? . He served on the Island Crash rescue
EMail address. :   arthurhlynch@hotmail.co.nz

Name. :   Sammy Kirk
Dates on Christmas Island. :   may 1960-may1961
Service if applicable. :   RASC
Please enter your comments here, :   I have seen the web site and enjoyed it very much, looking forward to seeing you in October for some reason or other Sammy and Di.

Name. :   Ian French
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1962
Service if applicable. :   RAF 36 Sqn. Hastings
Please enter your comments here, :   Long time ago
EMail address. :   frogspad@globalnet.co.uk

Name. :   Arthur Dixon
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1958
Service if applicable. :   38 Engr Regt
Please enter your comments here, :   An interesting site which takes me back a few years.
EMail address. :   arthur@purlieu99.fsnet.co.uk

Name. :   Fred North
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1959
Service if applicable. :   73 Christmas Island Sqn R.E.
Please enter your comments here, :   A wonderful place. I would return tomorrow, Given the chance
EMail address. :   Mydrum@tinyworld.co.uk

Name. :   D.McKay
Dates on Christmas Island. :   June 57 - Feb 58.
Service if applicable. :   RAF (Stores)
Please enter your comments here, :   
EMail address. :   djmckay@terra.es

Name. :   Dave Rawlings
Dates on Christmas Island. :   62-63
Service if applicable. :   RASC
Please enter your comments here, :   Glad to see the site is still up to the high standard set at the start. First visit for four or five weeks. See you on Oct22.
EMail address. :   david@hazel95.fsnet.co.

Name. :   Albert Sayer
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Aug1958toSep1959
Service if applicable. :   RE
Please enter your comments here, :   Still some good memories
EMail address. :   bertsayer@bertsayer.screaming.net

Name. :   Dexter Lapworth
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Sept 1957 - Late 1958
Service if applicable. :   RN HMS Narvik
Please enter your comments here, :   I was on HMS Narvik for the last tests and returned to the UK after removing a lot of equipment etc to Australia
EMail address. :   dexterpam@eurobell.co.uk

Name. :   Bob Thomas (Former A1c USAF)
Dates on Christmas Island. :   6/66 - 10/66
Service if applicable. :   USAF Communications w/ 3rd Mobile Comm GP
Please enter your comments here, :   Was stationed on Christmas Island for 5 months, along with approx. 60 other USAF, US Army & Civilians to monitor French Nuke Test. (None tested)
EMail address. :   kristis@clis.com
Web site? :   www.kristisgallery.com

Name. :   Tony Walker
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Feb to Oct 1957
Service if applicable. :   RAF
Please enter your comments here, :   A very good site, I have looked in the past for this sort of site because I would like contact the lads I was with. Malden Island. HMS Narvik and Christmas Island.
EMail address. :   tony.f.walker@ntlworld.com

Name. :   Harry M. Bailey
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1962-63
Service if applicable. :   USN Retired
Please enter your comments here, :   Was on the atoll during JTF 8.3.9 serving with the US Navy. Worked at the port area on the LCM boats used for towing. Had many Brit Navy friends working at the communication station locate at the port area. Retired from US Navy 1979.
EMail address. :   hmbailey@sahara.com.sa

Name. :   Bob Noonan Boston MA
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Sep -Nov 62
Service if applicable. :   E G & G Technical-Crew on C130 A/C
Please enter your comments here, :   Pete.. keep at it, many were called, few accepted but what a ride! During my time the yanks got chance to see batmen in action and drink the "sweet water". Did you folks use the islanders to gather up the palm fronds after each shot? KAPU. 
EMail address. :   bob&joan@rcn.com

Name. :   Melvin McPherson
Dates on Christmas Island. :   5-01-62- 080162
Service if applicable. :   USNR
Please enter your comments here, :   Recalled in 62 to fly security flights for jft-8 USAF during nuke test. Flight crew member, crew 3 radar-ecm operator p2v-neptunes. Wouldn't want to live there, 3 months was enough.
EMail address. :   mmcp2v@aol.com

Name. :   Gary Wilkinson USN/Ret
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1962
Service if applicable. :   USN
Please enter your comments here, :   Was not on Christmas Island, but was in the vicinity on board the USS Samuel N. Moore (DD-747) in Operation Dominic in 1962.
EMail address. :   gdwilkinson1@charter.net

Name. :   Bill Vaughn
Dates on Christmas Island. :   March-October 1962
Service if applicable. :   L.CDR U.S. Navy
Please enter your comments here, :   I was attached to Joint Task Force Eight for the Nuclear Weapon's Tests. What an experience! One that I would not like to repeat. Once is enough to last a lifetime.
EMail address. :   vap62@knology.net

Name. :   THOMAS W. ALESI
Dates on Christmas Island. :   1962
Service if applicable. :   USS ROWAN, DD782
Please enter your comments here, :   JOINT TASK FORCE 8,OPERATION DOMINIC, ATOMIC BOMB TESTS. WE PATROLLED WATERS AROUND CHRISTMAS ISLAND
EMail address. :   THOMAS.ALESI@GOODRICH.COM

Name. :   James H. Taylor
Dates on Christmas Island. :   Spring & Summer 1962
Service if applicable. :   U.S. Navy
Please enter your comments here, :   Was aboard USS Cabildo during Atomic tests. Our contact with the brits on the island were rather limited. There are a couple of active sites tied into the "low level radiation" aspect of the atomic tests off Christmas and Johnson Islands.
EMail address. :   jhtaylor@prodigy.net.mx