Cadets made trip to Middleton St George for a summer camp

ATC cadets headed for Middleton St George for a summer camp.
ATC cadets headed for Middleton St George for a summer camp.
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CADETS from the from the Army Training Corps in Grantham headed off to Middleton St George, near Darlington, for a summer camp in the early ‘50s.

The young cadets included Graham Footitt of Chichester Close, Grantham, who sent in the photograph and is pictured standing on the extreme right of the picture.

Mr Footitt recalls that he and his friends were hoping for a flight in a Meteor jet which was based at RAF Middleton St George but it never came to pass.

Mr Footitt recalls the names of some of those pictured but not all. Those who made the trip included Barry Grummitt, Ray Green, Trevor Wilson, Mr Shepherd, Mr Preston and CO Chapman.

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