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Battle Of Britain - 1974

Discussion in 'Staff "War Stories"' started by Free Will, May 14, 2008.

  1. Cakebread

    Cakebread New Member

    Pretty sure the David was David Banks - he was on London Foundation and had a cleaning company which he made fairly successful. He was married to Pat Banks. Jay did work there as well.
  2. Cakebread

    Cakebread New Member

    Hello! This is Anji - checking in from a small island off the coast of Washington State.john Harry Watson also lives on this island and suggested I check in.

    fun to read the posts and wonder who the people are. I was in London from '72 - 76 ish. Yes, I can still recite 1412 45R - LRH Com UK issue as LRH Com IUK - We're going up wile the works goes down....

    Would love to know what happened to Allan
    Eason, but Tony Rockcliffe is in California and is one of my Facebook friends.
  3. La La Lou Lou

    La La Lou Lou Crusader

    Hi Battle of Britain fans,some memory jogging names...some may be from before or after.
    I've missed plenty out, any ideas?

    London Day staff at various times in History

    Pam Thorn (Hurwitz) {ED}
    Jay Hurwitz {D/ED?}
    Lesley Farrow (Simons) {HAS}
    John Simons
    Jerry Zacks {F/R?}
    Richard Kaminski {Dir comm then off to Flag ship}
    Dorothy (pretty black girl with very square shoulders)
    Winnie Lawrence
    John Lawrence (not related)
    Paul Alexander
    Tom Morgan {Dssm Sec}
    Hamish Bulger {Body Reg}
    Lorna Humphries (Walker) {ASR}
    Lynne Freeman (McKague) {ARCX Reg}
    Ron Bacon {Letter reg}
    Peter Rush {AGF}
    Nick Davis {RPF}
    Gary Buckingham {Letter Reg}
    Gerardo Castillo {CF}
    Sue Loder {Treas Sec}
    Annick Robergeon (Davis) {Tres Sec}
    Vicky Bridges (Drummond) {Tres Sec}
    Richard Davis {Auditor}
    Brian Wingate {ED}
    Cathy Zacks {D of P}
    Kathy Freeman
    Fred Drummond
    Glen Walker {Basic cse sup}
    Loraine Suffrin (Bulger)
    Malcolm {Course sup}
    Peter Buttery {C/S}
    Kate Buttery
    Lesl Schuster
    Dave Allington {CS}
    Berry Allington
    Anna Kaminska (Hill)
    Jan King
    John Harry Watson {Qual Sec}
    Anji Cakebread (Watson)
    Lindy Cakebread (Morgan)
    Rod Melvin (Qual)
    Joanna Melvin
    Steve Merrowsmith
    Paul Adams (ED)
    Sharon Kloss
    Mark Kloss
    David Lock
    Maarit Borg (Lock)
    Fred Davis (PES)
    P Burke (Body router)
    Helenka Kryschevska (something like that) (Alexander) (Shimield) {Public Reg}
    Ged McGuire {Body Router}
    Avril Dunne
    Ian Rennie
    Joanne Klussien {Body Router}
    Rodney Adams
    Beryl Garside (aka burial graveside){GO}
    Mark Garside {GO}
    Tony Phipps
    Tony Brown {HAS}
    Bob Ainsworth {Auditor}
    Linzy Ainsworth {Letter Reg}
  4. La La Lou Lou

    La La Lou Lou Crusader

  5. Panda Termint

    Panda Termint Cabal Of One

    Hi La La, Welcome back, I've missed you. Where have you been? :confused2:
  6. Dulloldfart

    Dulloldfart Squirrel Extraordinaire

    Huh? Not me. I was never on staff at London Org. And never an ED.

    If there's another Paul Adams in UK Scn I've never heard of him, although the name is relatively common.

  7. La La Lou Lou

    La La Lou Lou Crusader

    Dulloldfart, woops that must be the wrong name, yes I didn't mean you, you were too busy in saint hill to run the org in London, I meant Paul Alexander, didn't I?

    To my 'fans', yes I've been on a holiday from the board, I really needed the chance to hang my memories out to air, I shall be forever grateful for this site. I made more case gain from exposing my views here than I did in a very large stack of pointless PC folders. However I can't just define myself as someone who used to be a scientologist. I am getting on with life and all that kind of stuff. I just thought that a list of people that used to be around might help someone else remember that lovely time, the searching through ashtrays for something to smoke and the false reporting to earn a few more minutes of sleep, the living like tramps and hating yourself for not having enough guts to say ''sod you lot, I'm off''.
    Free Will likes this.
  8. OMG, what a list! I knew most of these people and could update you on some of them. How did you compile this? That's amazing.

    And BTW, VWD.

    John Harry

  9. Gib

    Gib Crusader

    That Ron sure could write "Sales Pitch Copy". :laugh:
  10. La La Lou Lou

    La La Lou Lou Crusader

    Thanks JHW, no one has given me a VWD for a long time!

    The list was from memory, it took a while, I can remember a lot of things about that period, very little about yesterday's breakfast. It's amazing how much a person can remember when trying.

    I also remember the almost golden virginia packet green colour painted on qual's walls, and the weird pinky yellow colour from the street lights outside through those slatted glass windows. I'm good at colours, strangely I always thought I was crap at names. It would be nice to hear news about the people. If it's BPI. I'm sure many of them are full OT with special powers. The more their names are mentioned the more googleable they become. The more likely they are to find this site.:yes:
  11. solo

    solo Patron with Honors

    Hi La La and JHW! Nice to see you!

    I thought of Helen Barlow (GO). Also Malcolm and Lesley were Malcolm Watson and Lesley Murray, yes? Also there was "Hi, I'm Randy", what was his last name? And someone called Jeff, possibly an auditor or supervisor.

    Alf and Nicky Mendoza?

    Ivan Obolensky - was he ever on staff?

    I remember Joanne Klussein being carried back into the org from the test line in a heap.

    Great thread, how we love to reminisce!

  12. still here

    still here Patron with Honors

    Hi JHW - I really remember your name!
    I knew Beryl and Mike Garside - but when they were at SH.

    For a short time, I shared an office with Beryl and we really got on - (it was a little shed actually..not far from the Canteen). Oddly I have no idea what post I was on!! (it must have been awful!)

    I liked Mike too. during my time with Beryl in our cosy person shed.... we were summoned to the "Big Briefing" about David Mayo being declared...and (I cannot remember timescales), GOWW disappeared one night. (closely linked in my head as these two events really gave me a jolt and I suddenly thought we had all been conned....)

    I spent the rest of the day after the briefing sounding Beryl out, (very carefully) as I knew she was intelligent and bright..and although she could not deny my hints that this was all a bit far fetched...she shrugged it off. I knew then it was over for me, and I was sad for her.

    Whatever happened to her?

  13. Terril park

    Terril park Sponsor

    Was Berry a cute blonde? Was on course with someone of that description. I
    keenly remember her asking to be bullbaited by Jean Louis Comain [spelling,french guy]
    because she had to take into session someone who was sort of hitting on her in
    session. Jean Louis was apperently expert here. :)

    Was really hard to concentrate on student hat while that was going on. :)
  14. still here

    still here Patron with Honors

    Sorry Terril
    No Beryl was small and dark. No idea who your cute blond was....
    I should add though that I briefly dated Brian Wingate when he returned from Flag - he had a very nice motorbike he took me to Ashdown Forest on!!

    I hope you got your concentration back.....
    THe so was much more fun before the 2D rules came in....and when they accepted ex LSD takers - like me!

    Still :yes::yes:
  15. La La Lou Lou

    La La Lou Lou Crusader

    Excellent yes some names I missed there.
    I remember Nicky and Alf, but after they were staff. Yes Malcolm Watson and Lesley Murray that was them! Randy Ramage, I think he married an Eileen. Ivan rings a bell, I don't remember him, just the name. Ah yes nostalgia! They were crap times, but being young was good!
  16. La La Lou Lou

    La La Lou Lou Crusader

    People I knew called Beryl Garside, 'Burial Graveside', she was a lovely very alive lady, but the joke worked because she was so alive. Aparently she cooked a good curry. She was very approachable.
  17. La La Lou Lou

    La La Lou Lou Crusader

    That could have been Berry Allington. Though I don't remember her as blond.
    Jean-Louis Comin I think it was. I think he was actually Argentinian, with a French background, nice guy.
  18. Terril park

    Terril park Sponsor

    She was called Berry. Best I recall. Its a fairly clear memory.

    Don't think I'm too far off.

    Remember Brian very well.:)

    Last I know he was married to a young german girl, very pretty
    and a great div 6 course sup,Firtst name Ute.
  19. solo

    solo Patron with Honors

    I think she was Berry Bullough before she married David Allington, and I seem to remember she had a "honey" hair colouring.

    btw I think Beryl Garside is still in.

  20. La La Lou Lou

    La La Lou Lou Crusader

    Solo yes that's right Bullough was her surname! I'm not good at hair colour memory but I think you are right.