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JUST this week I lost my hero, my dad, no prizes for guessing what of, of course quickly growing aggressive cancer, he was a oyal marine and operated the landing crafts getting all that junk onto the island, I want to scream and shout, how dare our country treat it's people in such a way, 

Does anyone remember Albert Royston Johns RAF Catering was on Xmas island during bomb tests

My father Roy Johns was on Christmas Island during the bomb tests. He worked in the RAF catering . He sadly passed away in March 2001 aged 70 years. We have photos of his friends who were on Xmas island at the same time. If you or your relative were there and knew my dad, please get in touch .  Val Johns Lindley.

David Pratt, Jock ???? , ???? 1959

????????? Brian Gowrie David Pratt 1959

First Station Hospital Medical Corpsmen, Christmas Island, 1942

I thought members of this board might enjoy a picture from 1942. This shows some U.S. Medical Corpsmen of the First Station Hospital, in support of the U.S. 102nd Infantry Regiment, which I believe was sent to release Australian troops to protect Australia. Included are Newt Walker, Bill Erlanger, Joe Mandell, Hal Fishman (my father), Major Les Garrett, Milt Eisenstein, Ed Livingstone, Jim Hill, and Walt MacDougall.

World War II

Chris Fish's picture

TRIBUTE TO MEN OF THE 1950's - 1960's NUCLEAR TESTS.

 

 

TRIBUTE TO MEN OF THE 1950’S - 1960’S NUCLEAR TESTS

IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY THE ATOMIC BOMB WAS BORN.
YOUNG MEN WERE SENT TO LAND’S AND DESERT ISLAND’S FARAWAY.
TO ESTABLISH SITE’S, SO THE NATION'S NUCLEAR TESTS BE DONE.
EACH ARM OF OUR FORCE’S WORKED AS ONE.

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