RFA People

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Started in 2006 with photos from George Mortimore.

Rebuilt Jan 2011 and extended by Capt.David Gerrard, RFA (Retd) until Jan 2016.

Now maintained by B.Dixon with the help of 200+ contributors.

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 SA1 Dave Plenderleith now a Comms Rating HRH with Robin Green  CPO(Ck) Matt Rowberry and his Buffet Team Top Table John Sherwood and Matt Jordan  Stromness - April 1982  Olwen at anchor  Dr Gareth Thomas & family R Class PR Photo Chris Pidgely in sunny Malta Messrs Copp, Pierce, Warley, Thorn, Pierce, Evans, Allely. Bill Mabbot 
Last additions
Fort Austin STO(N) Football Team 19864 viewsThe STO(N) football team beaten 4-2 by 826 SQDN B Flight in San Carlos Water approx 9/5/1986.

Back Row left to right
Jim Simpson, Peter Fry, Mark Daysch, Bill Evans, Ian Dobie, John Nother

Front Row left to right
Bob Hockney, Taff Wannacott, Martin Lewis, Andy Cross, Ivor Tebb

Phot: Tnx Robin Greer.
SC-UKJul 08, 2020
RFA Fort Grange Jebil Ali Dubai 199034 viewsTrevor Harris, Phil Kerle, David Dykes, Richard Sprague, Alan Dalton, Peter Gamble
with breadmaking flour.

Phot: Phil Kerle
SC-UKJun 25, 2020
Tarbatness 196741 viewsLeft to Right:
Bob Patterson, ? , ? , Espidito Licari , Joe Busitil.
SC-UKJun 20, 2020
TIDESURGE - 1967 Singapore46 viewsChris McClean (Leckie), Mike Jamieson (JEO), Ray Phillips (JEO),
Behind Gordon (JEO)
SC-UKJun 18, 2020

Last comments
Tidereach Indian Ocean 196538 viewsRoger Blackman JEO about to be dunked, Bob Gilston 3EO in black shorts, Roger Simms 2Off pointing and Jonno Nicholls Elec Off at far left1 commentsgiglamps06/08/20 at 13:50giglamps: Jonno Nicholls is at far right, not left
Under Age462 views1 commentschoff05/31/20 at 20:12Clankie: That’s Charlie Sumner if I’m not mistaken?
Jim Davies, Dave Burns, Jock McClelland.423 views2 commentschoff05/31/20 at 20:08Clankie: Hi Barry, “Jock” John McKellen, he was a good pal ...
Catering Officer Brian Read490 viewsand the face nearest the camera is strangely familiar?4 commentschoff05/10/20 at 17:40Steve Oatey: I was thinking he was NAAFI manager.

Category Albums Files
PEOPLEStarted in 2006 with photos from George Mortimore. Rebuilt Jan 2011 and extended by Capt.David Gerrard, RFA (Retd) until Jan 2016. Now maintained by B.Dixon with the help of 200+ contributors.
8 3,842


From the Deck department...

469 files, last one added on Jun 18, 2020
Album viewed 34532 times



596 files, last one added on Jun 18, 2020
Album viewed 22406 times



More photos needed.

148 files, last one added on Jun 01, 2018
Album viewed 7082 times



226 files, last one added on Jan 13, 2019
Album viewed 15109 times



Photo collector David Soden

1328 files, last one added on Jul 08, 2020
Album viewed 114248 times



729 files, last one added on Apr 27, 2020
Album viewed 69701 times



Register to supply missing names, or use the Contact Form.

138 files, last one added on May 07, 2018
Album viewed 11702 times

At Work


208 files, last one added on Feb 21, 2017
Album viewed 20897 times

8 albums on 1 page(s)

REUNIONSand other events.
4 892
Reunion 2015 Plymouth


19 files, last one added on May 17, 2015
Album viewed 1249 times

Previous Reunions


Newcastle 2000/01/05. Nottingham 2004/11. Southampton 2006/12. London 2007. Edinburgh 2008. Liverpool 2009/13. Plymouth 2010. Durham 2014.

555 files, last one added on May 20, 2014
Album viewed 5319 times

RO's Reunions


Reignite 2004 - 2013
Various Leaving Parties.
Photos Dennis Harker, Dave Palin & Jim Gorton.

133 files, last one added on Dec 15, 2013
Album viewed 11252 times

Other Gatherings


Fort Grange Royal Visit '93
David Pitt's Farewell 2004
Sir Tristram Farewell 2005
Grey Rover Farewell 2006
Queen's Colour 2008
Diligence Royal Visit 2011
RFA Golf 2012
RFA Memorial 2012

185 files, last one added on May 19, 2014
Album viewed 24258 times

4 albums on 1 page(s)

4,734 files in 12 albums and 2 categories with 2,421 comments viewed 1,672,271 times

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