Fylingdales Moor Memories

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My name is Geoffrey Powell, My name was changed for family reasons from SAC Geoffrey Pallett, I was stationed at RAF Goldsborough, it was a camp situated at East Barnby but took the name from nearby Goldsborough. I was on a Bomb Disposal squadron and travelled each day to the now RAF Fylingdales to clear (...Read full memory)

I worked as an electrician on the installation of all the electrical services in conjunction with RCA and others. I lived in a residential caravan at the Flask Inn, on the coast road, with my wife and at that time our two baby sons. We spent two very happy years there and the experience of the 1963 winter (...Read full memory)

Please note to avoid confusion, the memories on other pages from Geoffrey Powell ... My name was changed on leaving RAF but was SAC Geoffrey Pallett when at Goldsborough 1961/3. Please e-mail geoffrey.m3uxb@virgin.net Thank you, Geoff.

I came across this site while searching history. I have a story about Fylingdales. I was 19 and posted to a place called Goldsborough and we travelled daily to Fylingdales to clear uxb ordinance. Our vehicles were recognised by red mudguards to denote bomb disposal business. Does anyone remember the vehicles in (...Read full memory)

In 1962, my family (father, mother, one brother, and I) lived in Whitby and Goathland while my father, a mechanical and electrical engineer, was working on the design and construction of the Ballistic Missile Early Warning Signal System at Fylingdales, a cooperative project of the United States and Great (...Read full memory)