Peter Field - a memoir



Peter Field - a memoir


Starts with account of life at school (Rendcomb College) from 1931 to 1937. Continues with decade 1938-1948 starting with time at Cheltenham Art School in 1938 and 1939. Continues with account of wartime activity including enlistment, training at RAF Uxbridge, RAF North Coates and RAF South Cerney. Goes on with descriptions of activities at Blackpool, RAF Compton Bassett for training as a wireless operator. Describes girl friends he had during this period. Continues with time as a Morse instructor form July 1941 to autumn 1943 and writes of friends and colleagues as well as attending a number of courses at various locations. Goes back to Blackpool to take charge of the Final Trade Test Board for wireless operators. Eventually went to Chigwell to join a mobile signal unit. Goes on with account of time with his second mobile signals unit at various locations in England and then through France to Detmold in Germany where his unit became HQ Signals. Describes time at Detmold and journey home at the end of 1945. Continues with other fragments - return to Berlin August 12 1981, Bath 1942, the rural scene wartime, 1941, early loves, wartime goodbyes, Apologia.




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