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UPPER HEYFORD

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"Gone But Not Forgotten"
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Heyford Kids
This web page is for all the kids who were either born or grew up at RAF Upper Heyford. You can submit photos of family and friends at RAF Upper Heyford, family outtings, photos at school or of school events at RAF Upper Heyford or RAF Croughton, organized clubs you were in, family or kid photos at church, church picnics, and well, you get the idea. Moms and Dads of Heyford airbase kids are welcomed to participate, of course!

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The 1950's
9th Grade Class 1959-1960.  Submitted by Bill Roberts. "I was an Upper Heyford dependent 1958-1961. I am attaching a scan of a photo of my 9th grade class (1959-1960), which might fit on your Heyford Kids! page. Here are the names, left to right: Back: Richard Hodge, Mike Beals, Peter Christopher, Mike Gravor, Bill Roberts, Johnny Johnson, Rix Dobbs, Levon Williams, Dennis Boggan, Greg Horvath, Terry Lower Front: Jay Stewart, Yvette Van Natta, Carol Etris, Marlene Maintz, Jean Kravchonik, Gloria Scott, Margaret Sommers, Ken Schulz, Mickey Sands"

Submitted by Bill Roberts.

"Got to Heyford 1958-59 from a all boys school Fortescue House Boys School Twickenham London. at the age 11 with another english boy Kevin Schofield. now Miller I think. I was adopted by Ben J Tomlinson who became the Scoutmaster troop 220 or 222 we left for the states in March 1961 I was 13 by then. and I knew nothing about american money as we had funny money on base at the time. I do have some family photo's that where taken at Heyford. It was a big change in my life."

Submitted by George Tomlinson.

Submitted by George Tomlinson. Submitted by George Tomlinson. Submitted by George Tomlinson. Submitted by George Tomlinson. "We also sold popcorn at the Sky King Theater 1958-1961."

Submitted by George Tomlinson.

Ben J Tomlinson, Scoutmaster, and Joe Watson. Submitted by George Tomlinson. Submitted by George Tomlinson. Submitted by George Tomlinson. "Ben J Tomlinson, Scoutmaster, and Joe Watson.
Also, Ben's adopted kids George Leroy and Freddie Joe."

Submitted by George Tomlinson.

Scoutmasters from Upper Heyford in Germany 1958-61. Submitted by George Tomlinson.

"Scoutmasters from Upper Heyford in Germany 1958-61."

Submitted by George Tomlinson.

Submitted by George Tomlinson.

"Pic of Gas Station and Bowling Alley 1959. We lived in the house across from the tennis courts."

Submitted by George Tomlinson.

The 1960's

The 1970's
1978 R.A.F. Upper Heyford Little League. Submitted by Rick Shilliam, 20th AMS, 1977-1980. 1978 R.A.F. Upper Heyford Little League
Top row, left to right: Coach SrA Rick Shilliam, Troy & Ricky Brown, Kerry(?) Oshatzer, Brad Dormady, Kelly(?) Oshatzer, Pat Looper, Carl Miller, Antoine Sutton, Geoff Pickens, and Coach SrA Chuck Van Horn.
Bottom row, left to right: Richard Mokoski, Craig Johnson, Willie Pasciezni, Doug Coleman, and Diana Long.
Submitted by Rick Shilliam, 20th AMS, 1977-1980.

The 1980's
Found on www.ebay.com, June 2007, described as follows:

"A rare Boy Scouts of America (B.S.A.) Embroidered Patch ( Mayflower District ) dated 1986. Mayflower District ( as far as I am aware ) included RAF Upper Heyford in Oxfordshire and the Bicester and Croughton area."

The 1990's

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