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This roster is for students that went to RAF Station Bushy Park, London, England, Central High School.   Most students only went there for a short time so they are listed by their graduating year, no matter what school they graduated from.  Only the first 10 years are listed.  1953 thru 1962

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Many people have contributed to the success of this site.  They have loaned me their personal pictures, yearbooks and mementos to scan and share with you.  Thanks to everyone.

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This page is always under construction.  Names are being added as people are found.  So check back often.  If you find a mistake, would like to add a name or would just like to make a comment, please contact one of the reps listed below.   Don't forget to add your name and your year!

Bill Rumble, Class of '57, editor of the "Bushy Tales" monthly newsletter which, each month, needs articles, stories, photos, email, addresses, contact updates & reminesces: click here to email Bill Rumble. All submissions are welcome!

  1. "Bushy Tales" - Dedicated in Memoriam to Charlie Andrews (CommoBunker)

    Class Representatives:
    1953 - Jackie (Brown) Kenny 
    1954 - Betsy (Neff) Cote 
    1955 - Nancie (Anderson) Weber 
    1956 - Edie (Williams) Wingate (Edie's the new '56 Rep per May '09 Bushy Tales)
    1957 - Shirley Huff Dukski 
    1958 - Pat (Terpening) Owen 
    1959 - Mike Hall  (per Ren 20Feb09)

    1960 - Ren Briggs 
    1961 - Betsy (Schley) Slepetz 
    1962 - Dona (Hale) Ritchie 

  2. 62-66 - , 606 Linkcrest, Duncanville, TX 75137 early and mid-60's
  3. 68-71, Junior High: '74, 8017 Clark Station, Severn, MD 21144; Ph: 410.551.1625
  4. 67-72 - '70, 3618 Sugarloaf Lane, Valrico, FL 33594, Phone: 813.684.6669
  5. 72-76 - '73, 16310 Banbury Lane, Bowie, Maryland 20715-4363, Ph: 301.805.8290
  6. 77-present '78, 1515 South Melrose Drive #49, Vista, CA 92083-7445
  7. + additional by-year class pages & representatives through 1999 (

  8. -62-66/77 sources courtesy of-
    Lyn Baskett Fort, WebMaster American Overseas Schools Historical Society, (alt) AOSHS, Glenn Greenwood, Communications Director
    Lakenheath Alumni Resources
    London Central + LCHS, DoD Schools and Dependants stuff (, J. Mercer) was created for alumni of London Central High School, Bushy Park and Bushey Hall, High Wycombe. (~ '66-'77 ?)
    Google LCHS links

See the Reunions Page: (Updated by submission.)

London Central High School closed it's doors!
September 2006-England School Closure (LCHS) - Affects Command-Sponsored UK Assigned Personnel

Sadly, Wanda, a LCHS alumna (Class of '60 photo) who created and for many years maintained this Web site: http// for others's memories, has left us.

Wanda (Castor) DeVary
NOVEMBER 2, 1941 ~ AUGUST 15, 2018 (AGE 76)


DEVARY, Wanda Castor, age 76, of Spring Hill, FL died Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at her home. She was born in Rantoul, IL and came to the area 11 years ago. She was a micrographic technician with SWIFTMUD and an avid metal detector. She was preceded in death by husband: Leslie; daughter: Andrea Walcot; grandson: Robert Lietz; she is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Leslie Jr. and Kimberly DeVary of Brooksville, FL; daughters and sons-in-law: Della and James Etters of Hernando, FL; Debra and Brady Cline of Texas; sister: Sue Ellen Herbig of Lincoln, NE; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Rememberances & Condolences, Tribute Wall:

Arrangements by
Merritt Funeral Home
Spring Hill, Florida
(352) 686-6649

Re Notices:

December 2018:
"December is a month of various celebrations: Hanukkah - December 2 - 10 (Jewish); Bodhi Day - December 8 (Buddhist); Winter Solstice - December 21 (Druid); Yule - December 21 (Wiccan/Pagan); Christmas Day - December 25 Christian); Omisoka - December 31 - (Japanese); New Year’s Eve - December 31. A rather comprehensive list of Decembers special days:
Enjoy your holidays, whatever you believe! Best wishes to all, Bill Rumble '57, Editor -and- Pat (Terpening) Owen '58, Assistant Editor
   Thanks to each of you who have taken the time to submit photos and articles for the newsletter. Please keep them coming! I can only use what I receive from you. Those of you with an eye for detail will notice that the first 2017 issue was Issue #1 of Volume #17. Gary ran the Issue and Volume numbers from the very first issue, which was March 2001. Each month I was going crazy ensuring that I had the correct Volume and Issue numbers. Now they will correspond with the year and month of the year. Some editor types will think this is heresy. I think it is practical.
   I am sending ONLY issues of “Bushy Tales” newsletters in .PDF format now.
   Another month keeps rolling around; so, Any thoughts you have about your time in England and Bushy Park, no matter how brief, send them along. Don’t worry about punctuation, or even grammar, Pat Owen is outstanding at sorting these things out. Any photos you have and would like to share, send them along, too. You can just take a picture of your old photo and email it to me using your smart phone. I can do the rest. No computer skill required, No scanning necessary.
   Anyone who wishes to see any/all back issues of “Bushy Tales”, can do so at the London Central High School, RAF Bushy Park web site, here: maintained by Bob Harrold (60). You can also look at and/or leave a message on the Guestbook provided, on the link on the left side of the homepage.
NOTES: Please send all content to be included in the newsletter to Bill Rumble (57) at BushyTales1 [@]    Note: Patricia Owen ('60) email, chs1958 [@], distributes the monthly 'Bushy Tales' newsletter for the editor, Bill Rumble. If you would like to be on distribution or have address changes, etc., please contact her at that email address. To unsubscribe from this newsletter, simply send me an email with the subject line showing your class year and the word “unsubscribe” to BushyTales1 [dot]
   Please send any notice of an email address change or a request to Unsubscribe from the newsletter to either: Bill Rumble (57) at BushyTales1 [@] or Pat Terpening (58) Owen at nemoamasa [@]
   "In addition to your Class Year that you add your maiden name, if that is applicable. We'd love to tell you that remember all of you by your married names, but unfortunately we don't." - Thanks. Pat
   If you do not receive your newsletter by email within 5 days of the 1st of the month, please notify Pat or Bill at the email address just above this. We will make very effort to advise you the prior month of any anticipated delay in the NEXT newsletter.
   Blessings and best wishes to all, Bill Rumble (57), November 2017, Editor BushyTales1 dot
Pat Terpening (58) Owen, Assistant Editor
In Memoriam: Pat Owen updated the 'BP Deceased List' 28Sep15. (Also, see the Oct.15 'Bushy Tales')
This is email message [excerpt] was sent by Gary on 30Jul16 with the July '16 issue of “Bushy Tales" - "The May 2016 issue of “Bushy Tales” presents a few tributes to Gerald "Gary" Earl Schroeder (14Nov36-26Mar16.) He was truly amazing. His compassion and generosity to others is beyond what many of us can comprehend. As you can clearly see in the attached tribute by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary folks with whom he worked, he was not your average Coast Guard Auxiliary member! Gary was all in with everything he did. Those of you who are moved to write a tribute to Gary, please do so and send it along. The tribute edition of 'Bushy Tales' dedicated to Gary Schroeder is at: May_2016_issue.pdf (.pdf)" -- Your Acting Editor, Bill Rumble.
Give a visit: Mike Magnan small envelope , Orleans American High School (OAHS, '55-'67), Orleans, France requested listings for 2 of the OAHS websites. They are: Orleans American High School & Un Tour d'Orleans Tour

This Bushy Park roster site was originally created & maintained by: Wanda DeVary.

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