Memories of Aldershot, the Naafi Club c1960

It was 1952 and the NAAFI Club held dancing lessons. Now, trying to learn to dance in hobnailed Army boots was impossible, but I did chat up a NAAFI girl and arranged to meet her after her work, which I did. She had, to me, an exotic name and was Finnish. When I arrived back at Baadjos Barracks the Intelligence Corps (...Read full memory)

Further memories include attending Mattins at St George's Garrison Church, just across the lines from my RASC barracks; running the Scout Group there in the Garrison Church Hall, as well as the Cubs, and then a note being slipped to me in my barrack room, requesting I take the Guide Company meeting as the Guide (...Read full memory)

My mother worked at the N.A.A.F.I. although I'm not too sure which year. Her name was Alice Andrews and I would very much like to hear from anyone that remembers her.

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