I was at RAF Mamfe from April to Sept 1961, my attachment to 230 Sqn was as a Cpl. Air Movements , but with only one Twinpin out every day and a Beverley once a month I had very little to do. This then changed to three jobs, Stores and i/c Laundry were the extras.

I remember Leo (Dellco) who ran the Generators, we were in the same shack, but I don't remember anyone being told to make their own way back to UK. The Cameroon Republic Army had moved into the camp and we waiting to be picked up by a Beverley which arrived late afternoon, after loading we took off in the dark, no runway lights and mountains all around.

The airstrip was just south of the A1 road (now N6) at Besongabang.