Finlay as coach
Wed Aug 22, 2018 01:49

I was coached in hurdles and high jump by Finlay 52-54. Found him to be endlessly helpful, even to bringing hot sweet tea between County races. Once, in uniform, called him Don to his face as I saluted to depart after a conversation. Oops; but he just turned away. Looked forward to meeting him in later life, but was saddened to learn of his crash and paralysis. He must have been devastated...

  • Don Finlay- from apprentice to Group Captain.Paul Davies, Tue Apr 12 22:59
    This was his Spitfire, EB-Z of 51 Sqn with the Observer Corps Motif on the cockpit side. New Gate Guardian for HQ Air Command RAF Waddington. The gate guard for RAF High Wycombe. The following... more
    • Finlay as coach — Clive Shaw, Wed Aug 22 01:49
Click here to receive daily updates