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ROC-Post-Reepham.jpg
The Reepham Royal Observer Corps post on the A1067, including the above-ground “observation” post and the underground “monitoring” post.

Note that the second image is NOT the Reepham bunker; it is a similar one at Peterchurch in Herefordshire.…

GB-REE-2004031554 ROC 1944.jpg
From 'Down Memory Lane' EDP undated.Reepham W1 Royal Observer Corps on parade for photocall, 1944. Top row: Herbert Burton, Ralph Elsden, Nora Reeve, Sid Hicks, John Ling. Middle row from L to R: Ernie Tuddenham, Gordon Franklin, Bob Smith, Horace…

GBREE2004021519ReephamROCposts.pdf
Details & description of Reepham ROC posts from 1934 to the 1960s. Also includes memories of a female recruit in the Observer Corps during WWII and additional notes from the ROC Heritage website stating regulations for those on duty.

GB-REE-2003141023  Whall ROC 1955 EW.jpg
On the reverse of the photograph:
Vernon Whall of Reepham with headphones on - at the Royal Observer Corps post situated at Great Witchingham near the land that became part of the Wild Life Park owned by Philip Wayne. About 1955.

ROC Posts were…

GB-REE-1601191845.jpg
Standing (l–r): Bob Wasey, Jack Ling, Horace CollisonSeated (l–r): Gordon Frankland, William Burton, Cyril Lowe, Bob Smith, Ernest TuddenhamThe original source did not identify the man standing at the left-hand end. Based on comparison with item…
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