Tony Fairbridge
Air Radar

A brief history of my activities since leaving Cosford in 1956:

Posted to Stradishall, 125 Sqdn, Venom 3's. Disbanded in 56, posted to 85 Sqdn, Venoms and later Javelins.

Major Motorbike accident in 59, a year in hospital (Halton) and rehab (Chessington). 1960 posted to Thorney Island, 2 ANS. Moved to Stradishall again in 62 when 2 ANS moved there. Fitters course at Yatesbury 62-63, back to Stradishall. Bought myself out in 65.

Joined IBM in London, married Meg in 68, moved to Australia in 69. Spent period 69-92 in computer industry. Laid off during recession, started Contract Cleaning business. Still doing it.

25 years (77 to date) as a volunteer firefighter, loved most of it. Published writer and poet.

Read Tony's reminiscences of life as a boy entrant.

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