Chris Howard: REME and the Forgotten War

Posted on: Mon 9 Sep 2019

After doing a Carpentry Apprenticeship, Chris found he didn’t like it.  He wanted to become a motor mechanic but at age 19 was too old to start another apprenticeship.  In a circuitous way, he became an Army Aircraft Technician in the newly formed (UK) Army Air Corps, and that led to overseas service.  It’s a background to the era seldom heard.

Interviewer Helen Meyer

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L to R: Chris Howard and Paul Bayliss at Radio Adelaide. Both men served in REME.

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