RAF Welford in Photos 2
Main gate area in 1966. Thanks to Earl Karnatz
Base Fire Crew in 1957. Thanks to Reg Tarbox.
An award winning group of NCOs at Welford in 1957. Thanks to Fred Chicado.
Inside a barrack block in 1958. Fred Chicado Inside the Rod & Gun Club
Don Harp, Buzz and Stumpy play on base in 1963. Thanks to Don Harp.
Paul Farmer from Maine in around 1965 or 1966. Earl Karnatz.
Don Harp leaves base in 1964 in a 1956 Morris
Frank Legrette in around 1966. By Earl Karnatz Albertine and Nash fight out the Cold War! E. Karnatz
Dobbins and Paul Farmer. Note entry gate post on left. Air Police at DA entry gate. Thanks to Earl Karnatz.
Earl Karnatz was an Air Police officer at Welford 1964-1967.
Loading bombs in 1963 Thanks to Don Harp M-117 bombs in 1964. Thanks to Don Harp
Photoflash bombs in 1964; what were they for? M-117 bombs
The Shipping & Receiving area by railway sidings in the 1950s. 7234th Ammo unit logo, early 1960s.
Bowling Alley in late 1950s. Thanks to Fred Chicado Family Housing area in early 1970s.
The sign at the main entrance around 1985. Thanks to Dena Moore Bullis.
Sentry post at main entrance in a snow storm. SPs on guard, mid 1980s.
Thanks to Nigel Dawe.
Patches from Nigel Dawe. 850 MMS (T) Patch. 81st SPS Welford/Greenham
Thanks to Nigel Dawe. DA Log Team in 1985. Thanks to Ken Gross.
SSgt Avery Pharris, A1C Ken Gross, A1C Jeff Olson 1985 Ken Gross and friends playing wargames in DA Log, 1985.
The Welford Law Enforcement (LE) Desk in 1985. Thanks to Ken Gross.
A Common Crier special on RAF Welford in Aug 1985.
G Row and Emergency Water Supply tank, late 1980s.
Welford Jeeps and Blazers, mid 1980s. Thanks to Dena Moore Bullis
In June 1994, World War Two veterans returned to RAF Welford to remember their role in D-Day in June 1944.Thanks to Nigel Dawe of RMARG.
At the Memorial Garden, thanks to Nigel Dawe.
RMARG/FFVW Museum. Thanks to Nigel Dawe.
Looking to more recent times...
I was fortunate to be present at the 60th anniversary of RAF Welford held on June 21st 2003.
Lt Col. Max Rothman brought enlisted 424th AB Sqn personnel from
RAF Fairford for the occasion. By Jonathan Sayers.
The ceremony to add the 60th anniversary plaque
The unveiling of thr 60th anniversary plaque by John Stevens. By J. Sayers.
The welcome wall at RAF Welford in 2003. By Webmaster.
I hope you have enjoyed this collection. My thanks to all who have contributed these images. If you have more photos or material on Welford you would like displayed, please email me.