Planning

In support of an idea.


Months were spent discussing and tossing around ideas with friends and various people “in the know” whose opinions varied from “It’s impossible,

It can’t be done”, to a minority who gave us encouragement by saying “ You can do it, but it will be tough”.

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Volunteers were called for and six of the most experienced men were chosen.
Volunteers were called for and six of the most experienced men were chosen.
Johnnie Johnson would organize and lead the expedition.
Johnnie Johnson would organize and lead the expedition.
Tony Beckley.
Designing the devices and equipment we would need.
Tony Beckley.
Designing the devices and equipment we would need.
Graham Nell.
In charge of mechanical maintenance.
Graham Nell.
In charge of mechanical maintenance.
Peter Derichs.
Medical Orderly demonstrating snake bite  treatment.
Peter Derichs.
Medical Orderly demonstrating snake bite treatment.
Terry Davidson.
1st Quatermaster checking equipment.
Terry Davidson.
1st Quatermaster checking equipment.
Aubrey Jackson.
2nd Quatermaster compiling supplies list.
Aubrey Jackson.
2nd Quatermaster compiling supplies list.
The donated Vespas being stripped & rebuilt in the Grosvenor Motors workshop.
The donated Vespas being stripped & rebuilt in the Grosvenor Motors workshop.