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Raleigh Watch OBSS 1960
Les Talbot - Aberdovey, Wales, 1960

Tuesday, 10th, September

Les Talbot Course 199 7th May to 2nd June 1960 August 2019 It is 59 years s...

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Karl Reed - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1984

Sunday, 25th, August

I was at Eskdale from August - September, 1984 Course E-331. Without all of the ...

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Gordon Campbell - Aberdovey, Wales, 1963

Monday, 19th, August

I was selected as apprentice of the year by the Western Region of British Railwa...

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Geoff Lee - Moray Sea School, Burghead Scotland, 1974

Tuesday, 13th, August

It must have been 1974 when I travelled from Kettering all the way to Elgin by t...

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Nicola Wootton - Aberdovey, Wales, 1978

Sunday, 07th, July

I attended in 1978 after winning a essay competition in our local paper.At the t...

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Stephen Slapper - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1975

Thursday, 04th, July

Hi was invited by my Company to attend Eskdale in April 1975 at the age of 18 an...

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Malcolm Wood - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1957

Sunday, 09th, June

In 1957 I attended the course at Eskdale Oct.My patrol was Mallory and the lads ...

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Sandra Smith - Rhowniar, Wales, 1969

Friday, 07th, June

As a 17 year old school girl, mad keen on sports, I was lucky enough to be chose...

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Melanie Barrett - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1979

Friday, 07th, June

Attended Eskdale course E.290 13/10/79-3/11/1979. What a great life experience. ...

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