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Born 24th February 1922 - enlisted on 10th January 1939 - discharged on 30th November 1958 (RAF Ballakelly, Northern Ireland - died 5th March 2001 Age 79.
Served in Coastal, Transport and Bomber Command.
Record of Service
1939 - 1945:
28 EFTS (Elementary Flying Training School)- South Rhodesia, Bulawayo
20 EFTS - Bridgworth
15th June 1945 - 9 Squadron
July 1946 - 61 Squadron
March 1947: 525 Squadron, 236 Squadron
Sept 1947: 46 Squadron, 238 Squadron, 51 Squadron - Abingdon
13th April 1955 - School of Maritime Reconnaissance
13th April 1955- Promoted to Master Pilot
26th November 1956 - RAF St Mawgan
04th February 1957 - 204 Squadron
18th March 1957 - Gibraltar
17th April 1957 - 204 Squadron
29th August 1958 - Christmas Island
10th April 1958 - 240 Squadron
01st September 1958 - RAF Ballykelly
30th November 1958 - Date of Discharge
Total Flight Hours 4,275 (2,008 as first pilot). Flown the following aircraft:
Tiger Moth, Martinet, Harvard, Oxford, Anson, Dakota, Wellington, Neptune, Lancaster, Shackleton.
At the going down of the sun, and in the morning we will remember
them. - Laurence
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