RAF Shinfield Park

Headquarters Flying Training Command 

(27th May 1940 - 1st June 1968)

News, Entries & Contacts (from 2019)

This page contains website news, entries and details of contacts from 2019 onwards. For earlier communications, you can link to the old site here, which will be kept indefinitely.

All notes on this page are in reverse chronological order (latest entries on the top).


June 23 2020 Alan Causon sent the (June 22 2020) pics below to Roy Whiteman who recognised Peter Davies in one of them.

June 22 2020 Greg North sent these pics of SP circa 1952. Does anyone recognise any of the faces?

June 21 2020 Gwilym Floyd emailed regarding his father PTI Taff Floyd.

June 9, 2020 Luke Sullivan sent an email with pics of an aircraft plaque at Ewart Park. Details here with reply.

Jun 6, 2020 Graham Vockins emailed that Shinfield Players Theatre has been contacted by Lyn Harding attaching a programme for ‘Quiet Wedding’ that her father took part in (1943). 

May 8, 2020 Doreen Cozens sent Greg North a picture of the bunting (click image at right) she had put up over the camp memorial to celebrate VE day.  

The April 2020 planned reunion … was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Jun 6, 2019. Steve Davenport is in possession of a trunk (click image at right) labelled S/L B Trevelyan (1942) of HQFTC. 
More info

The last reunion was held on Saturday, 27th April 2019.

Mar 2019 Received a letter via 'Best Of British' magazine from Rita J Lucas here about her husband Harold Lucas.

Latest entries to website pages

Jan 2019 Rusty Blagden, ex Telegraphist, at SP for whole of 1964. Narrative and 40+ photos!

Mar 2019 Brian Allen, ex RAF policeman at SP from 1959-61, now lives in Adelaide, South Australia. Narrative and 2 pics.


Apr 2020 Received email from Alan Causon re Ron Mathews who knew Rusty Blagden. Ron would like to make contact with ex-SP personnel and especially Rusty.

Apr 2020 Received email from Alec Karnezis regarding his early childhood at a Shinfield primary school. See here.

Mar 2020 Received an email from Alan Causon regarding Colonel Karnezis who was at SP with him. See here.

© Andre Francis 2020