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HMS Collingwood Naval Training Establishment.  Photos and history of the naval base HMS Collingwood, on the south coast near Fareham and Gosport.  Established during the second world war for training of naval cadets processing over 1000 trainees in each intake, from the base's opening on 10th January 1940.

One class from HMS Collingwood. (See signatures below)

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  Walker Archive. Order Code PH635

Signatures on reverse of original card above.

There are 22 signatures in all, and we think this corresponds to the 22 men shown, i.e. without the three officers included.

Our best guesses at some of the signatures:  K D Hadley, John L Newton (Nottingham), Jim Hughes (Wales), Bill Wells (Maidstone), H R J Jeffrey, G Woolston, Reg S Jordan, L Newman, M Woodward, L Greenwood (Nelson), D M Sycamore (Nottingham), J S Evans, R H Bell (London), T Folkes "Bing" (Worcestershire), W Hodges, F W Keable, Jim Massey (Redgrave), F B Cox, T Dean (Somerset), M Brooks C.P.O..  Two other signatures are from Newtown and Colwyn Bay.

One class from HMS Collingwood.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  Walker Archive. Order Code PH646

One class from HMS Collingwood, 13th December 1942. (See signatures below)

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  Walker Archive. Order Code PH647

Signatures on reverse of original card above.

There are 37 signatures in all, but only 31 men in the photo.

Our best guesses at some of the signatures (from top left):  G Caldow; R Firman; R Burworth, S D Cauley; P White; R J Pollard; ?; S A Smith; ?; F Williams; A H Turner; J Miller; D Murray; Georgie Pringle; J Fleming; G G Reid; Roland Dunn; ?; ?; P Kimber; J M Gibson; A V Sexton; T Tidmarsh; T Bell; J Clifford; J Good; ?; A Jolly; G Granville; S G Taylor; ?; I J Newport; Robert Gilliland; ?; ?; W Dalgleish; PO ?.

Another Class of HMS Collingwood - this time from July 1942.

No names with this one other than we know one of them is called Gordon.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  Walker Archive. Order Code  PH636

 

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