The year 1960



A little music from the time . . .

 

24 (Guided Missile) Wing R.A.F. Watton Jim Forbes remembers his time at Watton 

Sometime in September or October 1960, this J/T Armourer was posted from 25 Sqn at Waterbeach, to Watton. Reporting to SHQ, I was informed that I was to be attached…

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Dear Diary, November 1960 – Arrived! by Norm de Plume

Norm de Plume remembers his arrival at Watton  I don’t suppose that my arrival in Watton, seated upon my old faithful BSA 350 B31 motorbike on that November day in…

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Peter Long’s brief history of Watton – 1960

As well as the ongoing schedule of exercises large and small, Development Squadron was becoming more involved with exercises against various Surface to Air Guided Weapons (SAGW) sites. The SAGW…

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