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Mr Sam Ashton    Geography and History I can see the face of the Science teacher but can't remember his name but he could throw a mean piece of chalk.
And our French teacher!!! I can still do the Vowels pretty good which has helped me here  in Canada

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Looking for family or friends... / Re: STAMFORD BOYS SCHOOL
« on: July 14, 2010, 12:42 AM »
Talking of Cadets I was in the Air group and we had two Sqn's 247 and I think 525  We also had a smart young chap called Carter he was Flt Sgt always led the parades Unfortunately he  became an Air Gunner and was killed early 1945 over Greece I think. I got to the lofty height of Cpl then went and joined the Navy cause they took entrants in at 16 and 9 months whereas RAF had to wait till 17 and 3 months
I have just come back to this  post because I forgot my Password etc  so I rejoined.

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Looking for family or friends... / "Heginbottom school for boys"
« on: July 14, 2010, 12:26 AM »
Who went to the above school it was located in the Library, and shared many rooms with Ashton Tech School. Is the Manchester Rgt Reserve armoury still next door?
When I was at Heginbottom Mr Whtehead was Headmaster  Did you know he won the Military Cross for bravery in WW1 with the Manchesters.  I believe he went to Stamford when Heginbottom closed. Other teachers were  Mr Winded
(Math) a lot of the teachers went into the forces, I think that was why it was closed

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Talking about Ashton / Re: Reuben in Waterloo
« on: July 13, 2010, 06:43 PM »
Vanessa  Do you have an obit for the Frank Smith who died 1959??

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Memory Lane / Re: BIRTHDAYS
« on: July 13, 2010, 06:06 PM »
Joyce, You mention Victoria Park in your replies. Do you mean North Vancouver??  Well I live in N Van just off Mt Seymour Parkway.
Check in  please.
Brian Seward

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Looking for family or friends... / Re: STAMFORD BOYS SCHOOL
« on: July 13, 2010, 05:59 PM »
Kennyo  Re Sea Cadets;   Do you remeber the Cadet who led most of the parades He was an impecably dressed cadet Who certainly looked the part.
Well, when he had to go in the forces he joined the Airborne and was KIA at Arnhem, Do you recall his name or?????

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