The Red Devils Free Fall Team 1965

red devils free fall team



THE RED DEVILS FREE FALL TEAM 1965 top row, left to right:Fetes, Jones, McNaughton, Rowberry, Parker, Walmsley, Starkie, Jones, Gowens, David. front row, left to right: Reddick, Scarratt, Brinton, Major Heesey, Rabet, Vatnsdol, Martin:

Note the new modern barracks in the background. Each set of barracks in Montgomery lines was named after one of the regiments campaigns. (The building behind was the Naffi shop and the Toms bar when I was serving on the Team 1992)


The Red Devils receive their new Bedford vans.


red devils free fall team



1965 Army championships this was the first time all three Rapides were together. G-ASRJ RAPA, G-AJHO 1st Army, G-AGTM 1st Red Devils Free Fall Team aircraft.
 
de havilland rapides g-agtm



1965 The Red Devils with The Golden Knights at Fort Bragg


 red devils & golden knights


red devils & golden knights



The Red Devils and The Golden Knights meet HRH The Duke of Edinburgh at Smiths Lawn Windsor UK, April 1965. Inset - left Major Mike Heerey; right Major Jim Anderson.
 
the golden knights


Princess Anne meets The Red Devils, you can see the Team members proudly displaying Golden Knight patches on their jumpsuits. Even to this very day The Red Devils and The Golden Knights have a close relationship. The Red Devils have had a permenant affiliation with The Golden Knights since 1965, The Red Devils wore Golden Knight patches on their jumpsuits and The Golden Knights wore Red Devil patches on their jumpsuits as a symbol of co-operation and respect.

 the red devils free fall team


1965, 13th April, RNAS Culdrose. One of the first camera/cine jumps The Red Devils was to make. Sgt Scarratt, having just brought the kit back from the USA, Pte McNaughton, LCpl David and Sgt Scarratt.

 red devils parachute team


1965. The Para commander was brought back from The Golden Knights

 red devils, para commander


red devils, para commander


1966, May. Demo into Fulwood barracks, Pte Kieth Jones and Cpl Jim Walmsley. Note the A41 radio which sometimes had to be jumped because of hire aircraft.

 red devils parachute team


red devils parachute team


red devils parachute team

The Red Devils Free Fall Team



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