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hello.just to say.cpl colin oakes.of b comp som&corn lgt inf.aden.norway.berlin.is still alive and well.in a care home in eastbourne.as his carer.i see him 4/5days a week.and has some great stories of his army days.
if you were in aden 1966.at al milah on 6th june.
you will recall cpl oakes being injured and airlifted home.
patterson.ayres.andrustrem.were injured also but not as serious.the attack was reported in the company magazine which colin has still in his posession.
if any of his company would like to get in touch please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org..