As the number of photographs increase I'm having to make different galleries for the various sections. I've kept their photographs in other galleries as before because they contain intersting views of Malta and the camps. This section is showing photos relevant to Fire Section only.
Sgt John 'Paddy' Boyd - 1966-68
Paddy's son, Gil, is looking for any ex Fire Section lads out there from RAF Luqa who remember his dad Sgt Paddy Boyd. Gil says that Paddy was RAF Golf Team 66-68, probably spent more time doing that than with the section. Sadly no longer with us, died of cancer several years ago. I was looking for any section photos from that period for the family.He also served at Seletar/Oakington/Fasberg all on the Fire Section.
Many of the photos are not of Malta but are of Fire Section and historical insterest due to the old aircraft and fire tenders. The photo outside the Fire station with Paddy Boyd on the front left was taken in 1947. Most of the lazing around on aircraft was 1947 as well/Typhoon/Spitfire/Mosquito.The photo with his hood up was at Thorney Island early fifties.
If anyone knew Paddy please let me know and I'll pass on Gil's email address.
Bob Croton Some photos from Bob with captions attached when photos are opened. Four new photos added 17 March 2011 in the photo gallery sections as not specifically about fire section - Photograph of Cisk, Hop Leaf and Lacto beers, another 3 of the old 1151 MCU hangar and two of a launch which has been identified as RSL 1654.
Bob Ewing Bob has sent me photographs of the fire section (plus old and new buses which are in the general photo gallery section. Plus a photo of the married quarter where he lived when his Father served on the Mechanical Transport section 1967 to 69.)