Location: Alexandra (Singapore)

Name:Alexandra (Singapore)
BFPO:N/A
Country:Singapore
Type(s):Infant, Junior, Secondary
Notes

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Note: The pin points to the premises of the Alexandra Grammar School.

The exact locations of the other schools is not yet recorded.

Military post was conducted through the civil postal authorities.......c/o GPO Singapore.

A small area with four types of school..........Infant, Junior and Grammar and Secondary Modern.

The Grammar and Secondary Modern closed in 1964 and were replaced by Bourne School (previously in Malaysia) and the new St John's school.

Bourne accommodated 11-13years & St John's 13-18years.

Most British troops and families had moved out of Singapore by October 1971, leaving a token number behind.

The last British troops left in 1976.

Alexandra Infant & Junior school pictures are courtesy of the Memories of Singapore website (link opens in a new window)

The number of teachers probably indicates the secondary school staff.......1970.

An Infant or Primary School staff dated 1959.

For more images of Alexandra School and the BFES Schools in Singapore..........click this link (opens in a new window)