Saturday, 23 March 2013

PGS at Bisley 1954

We had four members in the East Surrey Rifle Team that went to the 1954 UK Inter Services Shoot at Bisley where we "cleaned up". Back row R to L Mr Cooke (our C/O), Peter Galyer, Murray Mash, Hugh Jackson. Front row on the left ANO (sorry). The other man in the back row was the caretaker at Reigate GS and he was the man who taught how to shoot. He was an ex CSM in the Queens Regt and a wonderful and truly brilliant guy. Most of became full military standard qualified marksmen under his tuition.

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How many remember that, thanks to Mr Cooke, we had a .22 rifle range in the school roof*? We would see today's Health and Safety Regs officers fainting at the thought!  


Editors Note - *the rifle range was in the roof of the school was accessed via a trap door in the ceiling of the Junior biology lab room 5.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I still remember the ATC noticeboard in the Junior Biology lab in the early 1970s

Anonymous said...

I still remember the ATC noticeboard in the Junior Biology lab in the early 1970s

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