Ian Henshaw
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Ian Henshaw - Ullswater, The Lake District, 1968

I attended course 134 U.along with a mixture of Army & Police recruits.I was a Junior Fireman with Lancashire Fire Service,which i had joined staight from school in September 1967.It was one of the best months of my life.I did have some skills as i was a Queen's Scout, what Ullswater did for me was to develop & cement these skills for life.I also attended 139 Ext.The only sad memory i have is that some years later i learned that Mr Sorrel,one of my instructors,whom i became quite friendly had been shot & killed by a young offender. This was when he had left Ullswater.That had a profound effect on me,but my time at Ullswater helped my to come too terms with that as well.