Photographs
RAF Rattlesden
266 Squadron
Bloodhound Mk1 operated here from 1 Dec 1959 to 30 Jun 1964.
Fred Woodhouse provided the photographs below, he was here with the FUSF, 266 Squadron
SAC F. Woodhouse
There is a combination of the
Combined Mess Christmas in 1962 and the
Disbandment AOC's Parade and Inspection in 1964

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Combined Mess Christmas 1962 - Flt Lt Newberry
AOC Inspection
AOC Inspection
AOC Inspection - Sgt Higgins and Flt Lt Walker, Ops
AOC Inspection - Sgt Jim Laybourne
Missile Servicing Flight - The first missile received by 266 Squadron
Combined Mess Christmas Dinner - L to R - WO K Russell, Cpl McMurray, Cpl Monks, LAC MacGregor, Shirley Lister, SAC Tony Clarke and Harry Lister
Combined Mess Christmas 1962
Combined Mess Christmas 1962
Football 01
AOC Inspection
AOC Inspection
AOC Inspection
AOC Inspection
AOC Inspection
AOC Inspection
AOC Inspection - Sqn Ldr Reed
AOC Inspection
AOC Inspection
AOC Inspection - Flt Sgt Jim Russel
AOC Inspection
AOC Inspection - Sgt Bob King
AOC Instection - Flt Lt Winrow - OC 'B' MTO
AOC Inspection - Jeff Tunbridge
AOC Inspection
AOC Inspection
AOC Inspection
Chris Andrews provided these photographs that included his father, Terry Andrews (see Stories), with 266 Squadron at RAF Rattlesden
1962 May 22 - RAF Rattlesden - supplied by Chris Andrews

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Numbers 1 to 84

5 - Flt Sgt Jan Szczesiak             20 SAC Fred Woodhouse     29 - Sgt Bob King     42 - Sgt Jim Laybourne
73 - Flt Sgt Jim Russel (ADO)     79 - Sqn Ldr Sandy McCobbin, CO

A Bloodhound Mk1  Missile is being transferred from the loading trailer to the launcher. 
Terry Andrews is third from the left. 
Terry Andrews is  on the extreme left.
RAF Rattlesden Christmas card 1962/63.