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A.D. MacDonald  to  G.A.R. Muschamp
Alan David
A.D. MacDonald
Glasgow, Scotland
Sq.Ldr. RAFO
George Peter
G.P. Macdonald

P/O (prob) RAFO 05.05.1925 [24078] (reld 09.05.1927)
F/O 09.05.1927
F/Lt. 01.11.1931
Sq.Ldr. 01.10.1937
(T) W/Cdr. 01.06.1940
W/Cdr. 01.12.1943 (retd 26.02.1948; retaining rank of Gp.Capt.)
(T) Gp.Capt. 01.07.1943-01.11.1947
05.05.1925     commissioned, Reserve of Air Force Officers (General Duties Branch)
09.05.1927     short service commission, RAF (General Duties Branch)
09.05.1927     24 Squadron RAF (Northolt)
26.08.1927     25 Squadron RAF (Hawkinge)
30.12.1929     8 Squadron RAF (Aden)
27.11.1931     RAF Depot Uxbridge
12.02.1932     25 (Fighter) Squadron RAF (Hawkinge)
01.10.1934     84 (Bomber) Squadron RAF (Shaibah, Iraq)
01.06.1936     permanent commission, RAF (General Duties Branch)
09.07.1936     15 (Bomber) Squadron RAF (Abingdon)
? - 02.07.1937 completed the specialist armament course at the Air Armament School, Eastchurch
03.07.1937     No. 1 Flying Training School RAF (Leuchars)
24.04.1940     transferred, RAF (Technical Branch)
23.09.1943 - 13.11.1945 Commanding Officer, No.1 Air Gunners School & Station Commander, RAF Pembrey
? - 1948? Commanding Officer, RAF Station Walney Island
Trevor de Trafford
T. de T. MacDonald (Photo courtesy of Mr Vernon MacDonald)
T. de T. MacDonald (Photo courtesy of Mr Vernon MacDonald) 
Son in a family with one brother and two sisters.
Married (10.05.1941) Elizabeth Slee, of Devon; two daughters.
South Africa

Durban, South Africa

P/O (prob)
07.03.1940 [33571]
(WS) F/O
(WS) F/Lt.
21.05.1946, seniority 07.09.1943
01.01.1959 (retd 03.12.1965; own request)

entered RAF College Cranwell as Flying Cadet straight from school

first commission, RAF (General Duties Branch)

served with Bomber Command; various appointments (e.g. India, Ceylon & Malta)

transferred, Technical Branch
Ralph Ian George
R.I.G. MacDougall
Son (with three sisters and one brother) of Ewan Alan MacDougall (1874-1916), and Maude Kate Harriett Greenin (1875-1951).
Married (31.03.1944, St Luke's Church, Haifa, Palestine) ...; ... children (one daughter?).
Ramsbury, Marlborough district, Wiltshire
P/O (prob) 14.03.1930 [29041]
P/O 14.03.1931
F/O ?
F/Lt. 14.09.1935
(T) W/Cdr. 01.06.1941
Sq.Ldr. 04.09.1947
F/Lt. 28.01.1952, seniority 14.09.1935 (retd 09.08.1966; retaining rank of W/Cdr.)
14.03.1930     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
      served with: 43 (F) Squadron RAF, 235 Squadron RAF,  56 Squadron RAF, 17 Squadron RAF (Battle of Britan)
14.03.1941     transferred, Reserve of Air Force Officers (and called up for air force service)
04.09.1947     extended service commission, RAF (Secretarial Branch)
28.01.1952     permanent commission
Colin Hamilton
C.H. Macfie (Photo courtesy of Mr Martin Woodhall)
Son of Dr Ronald Bute & Nini Macfie.
Married (1947) Beatrice Mary Hogg (1922-1975); two daughters, one son.
Attadale, Strathcarron, Wester Ross
(A) P/O
12.03.1939 [90657]
(WS) F/Lt.
(T) Sq.Ldr.
01.01.1946, seniority 01.07.1944
01.01.1952 (retd 18.10.1963; medical unfitness)
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC
* This flight commander has carried out many operational sweeps over enemy territory. He has at all times displayed efficiency and qualities of leadership which have proved of great value. He has destroyed two and damaged a further three of the enemy's aircraft.

first commission Auxiliary Air Foce (General Duties Branch)
611 (West Lancashire) Squadon RAF
"A" Flight Leader, 616 Squadron RAF
[shot down, during "Circus 33" in his Spitfire IIb P8651 QJ-N "St. Helens" which crashed in the village of Pitgam, 15 km south of Dunkirk, France; Macfie baled out safely and was captured, probably in the village of Eringhem]
prisoner of war in German capitivity

transferred to RAF (permanent commission)
CO 3 (Fighter) Squadron RAF
Arthur William
A.W. Mack
Wellington, New Zealand
(A) P/O (prob) 24.10.1937 [40244]
P/O 24.08.1938
F/O 24.03.1940
(WS) F/Lt. 24.03.1941 (reld 01.01.1944; on appointment to RNZAF)
(T) Sq.Ldr. 01.07.1943
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC 24.09.1943 *
* This officer formerly completed a tour of operational duty in Bomber Command. Latterly in fighter operations at night. Squadron Leader Mack has displayed great keenness and tenacity. During a recent operational flight, and when some 430 miles from base, his aircraft struck an object and four feet of the starboard wing of his aircraft was broken off and all except two feet of the starboard airleon. Despite this, Squadron Leader Mack flew the aircraft to base. This officer has set a very fine example.
24.10.1937     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
24.08.1941     transferred, Reserve of Air Force Officers (and called up for air force service)
(1943)     605 Squadron RAF
Ian Grant
I.G. Mackay
Son of Frederick William Mackay, and Amie Clara Archer.
Married Joanna King; one daughter.
Dewsbury, Yorkshire
Sussex Gardens, Paddington district, London
F/Cadet ?
P/O 17.12.1932 [33031]
F/O 17.06.1934
F/Lt. 01.11.1936
Sq.Ldr. 01.04.1939
(T) W/Cdr. 01.03.1941
(WS) W/Cdr. 16.05.1945
W/Cdr. 01.10.1946 (retd 23.07.1963; retaining rank of Gp.Capt.)
Education: Wheelwright Grammar School, Dewsbury; RAF College, Cranwell (King's Cadet on a prize cadetship).
17.12.1932     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch)
01.12.1934     811 (FTB) Squadron (Gosport)
1936/37     selected for armaments course
1943? - 1944? Station Commander, RAF Coningsby
16.11.1944 - 1945? Station Commander, RAF Kirmington
Andrew Ronald
A.R. Mackenzie
Sq.Ldr. (retd)
Alexander Charles
A.C. Macmillan
Son (with two sisters) of Alexander Mac N MacMillan (1889-1968), and Louise Yvonne De Ville (1888-1962).
Married 1st (03.08.1940, Swindon, Wiltshire) Gladys Gertrude Bessant (23.06.1918 - 1965); ... children (one son?).
Married 2nd ((12?).1965, Huntingdonshire) Mary R. Lucas.
Wirral, Merseyside
Gnr. 27.04.1935
Bdr. 02.08.1939
L/Sgt. 01.12.1939
A/Sgt. 23.05.1940
Sgt. 26.03.1941
Sgt. 30.06.1941 [657467]
P/O (prob) 27.03.1942 [123594 & 48185]
(WS) F/O (prob) 01.10.1942
(WS) F/Lt. 27.03.1944
F/Lt. 16.08.1946, seniority 27.09.1945 (retd 08.04.1960)
27.04.1935     joined, Royal Regiment of Artillery [falsified date of birth to 08.04.1917 to be able to join]
30.06.1941     transferred, RAF
      pilot training in Canada
27.03.1942     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [emergency commission]
27.04.1942     No. 3 Air Crew Reception Centre RAF
? - 07.07.1943 4 Squadron RAF
[Mustang I AG421 was shot down over Holland after a Rhubarb mission attacking Bergen airfield (near Alkmaar). The aircraft crash landed at 06:08 hrs at Groote Keeten (Abeestede). Captured.]
1943 - 1945 POW in German captivity (Stalag Luft III)
15.08.1946 - 15.06.1952 extended service commission
16.06.1952 - 08.04.1960 permanent commission
07.10.1960 - 31.01.1961 Royal Auxiliary Air Force (Reconstituted) (General Duties Branch)
01.02.1961 - 07.10.1961 Royal Auxiliary Air Force Reserve of Officers
Keith Ernest
K.E. Macrostie (Photo courtesy of Mr Robert Macrostie)
Son of W/Cdr. Reginald David Gorrie Macrostie, MBE, RAF, and Irene May Buckland.
Cambridge district, Cambridgeshire
(KIA) [age 21]
[Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery, Syria, J.10]
(A) P/O (prob) 17.09.1938 [41192]
P/O 25.07.1939
F/O 03.09.1940
17.09.1938     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
? - 15.06.1941 pilot, 208 Squadron RAF (flying Lysanders)
Reginald David Gorrie
R.D.G. Macrostie
Married 1st ((06?).1915, Kingston district, Middlesex / Surrey) Irene May Buckland (1891? - (09?).1933); ... children (son F/O Keith Ernest Macrostie, RAF).
Married 2nd ((06?).1935, Uxbridge district, Middlesex) Eleanor Irene Williamson (13.12.1908 - 09.1995).
Kingston district, Middlesex / Surrey
Poole district, Dorset
Cpl. RFC ?
2nd Lt. RFC ?
Lt. RFC 20.04.1919 (without pay & allowances)
F/O 01.04.1918? [10122]
F/Lt. 01.07.1926
Sq.Ldr. 01.02.1935 (retd 01.01.1940 & re-employed) (reverted to retd 21.04.1948; retaining rank of W/Cdr.)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) MBE 03.06.1919 Egypt
Mentioned in Despatches MID 01.01.1941 ?
      enlisted & commissioned service, Royal Flying Corps
01.04.1918     commissioned, RAF (Stores Branch)
23.06.1924     29 Squadron RAF (Duxford)
18.09.1924     8 Squadron RAF (Iraq)
02.01.1927     HQ RAF, Egypt
02.02.1928     Heliopolis Details
15.12.1929     No. 4 Stores Depot RAF (Ruislip)
30.01.1937     RAF Station Manston (for equipment duties)
... - ... ...
A. MacRury
Son of Archibald MacRury, crofter, and Mary MacRury, of Lochboisdale, Isle of South Uist.
Stoneybridge, South Uist, Scotland
(MPK) [age 26]
[Runnymede Memorial, panel 6]
(A) P/O (prob) 12.09.1938 [41125]
P/O (prob) 28.11.1938
P/O 12.09.1939
F/O 28.11.1939
Education: Glasgow University.
12.09.1938     commissioned, RAF (Equipment Branch) [short service commission]
01.01.1940     transferred, RAF (General Duties Branch) (Air Gunners)
? - 26.10.1940 42 Squadron RAF (Coastal Command)
[His Beaufort I N1159 AW- took off from Wick at 13:08 hrs for a shipping strike operation. It released the torpedo at the Norwegian vessel H.J. Kyvik in Aspo Fjord. The Beaufort was then shot down by Messerschmitts Bf109 of 4./Jagdgeschwader 77 into Sogne Fjord. All four crew members were missing, presumed killed.]
John Patrick
J.P. MacWilliams
Son of Patrick and Mary MacWilliams.
Husband of Charlotte MacWilliams, of Inverness.
(MPK) [age 24]
[Malta Memorial, panel 18. column 1]
Cpl. ? [631117]
P/O (prob) 29.04.1944
(A?) F/O 1945?
29.04.1944     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [emergency commission]
Alan John
A.J. Madge (Photo courtesy of Mr Ian Sayer)
Son of Albert John Madge, and Ethel Susan Dickson.
Married (27.09.1947, Tyler's Green, Buckinghamshire) Joan Colston
Bristol, Gloucestershire
(aircraft accident)
(A) P/O (prob)
07.09.1936 [39098]
(A) F/O
(A) F/Lt.
(WS) F/Lt.
25.02.1947, seniority 01.12.1942
(A) Sq.Ldr.
25.02.1947, seniority 06.08.1942
(T) Sq.Ldr.
01.11.1946, seniority 04.04.1942

commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
No. 2 Flying Training School RAF (Digby)
214 (Bomber) Squadron RAF (Feltwell, Brandon, Suffolk)
88 (Bomber) Squadron RAF (Boscombe Down, Amesbury, Wiltshire)
88 Squadron RAF (AASF, BEF France)
[his Fairey Battle 1 [P2251 RH-D] took off 09.45 hrs from Mourmelon for an operation against Bouillon; the aircraft was shot down by Flak, crashed between Vaux-sur-Sûre (Belgium) and Bercheux (Luxembourg) and, being wounded, he was captured]
POW in German captivity [#631] in Dulag Luft (hospitalized 05.1940-08.1940), then from 06.1941 Stalag Luft II, from 07.1941 Stalag Luft I, from 05.1942 Stalag Luft III
[producer, director and actor in many of the camp theatre productions at Dulag Luft and Stalag Luft III together with Rupert Davies (of Maigret TV fame) Peter Butterworth (‘Carry On’ film actor) and John Casson (son of Lewis Casson and Dame Sybil Thorndike)]

transferred to reserve (and called up for air force duty) [while in captivity]

permanent commission

killed in Airspeed Oxford PH355 of 1 PRFU (RAF Moreton in the Marsh, Gloucestershire) that spun into the ground at Blockley
Adolph Gysbert
A.G. Malan

South African

Son of William Adolph and Evelyn Forde Malan; married 1938, Lynda Irene Fraser; one son one daughter.

Wellington, Cape Province, S Afr
S Afr
01.1937 [37604]
(A) Sq.Ldr.
(A) W/Cdr.
(T) W/Cdr.
(WS) W/Cdr.
(A?) Gp.Capt.
? (retd 05.04.1946)
Distinguished Service Order DSO
Distinguished Service Order DSO
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC
Mentioned in Despatches MID
Belg CdeG
Czech MC
* This officer has commanded his squadron with outstanding success over an intensive period of air operations and, by his brilliant leadership, skill and determination has contributed largely to the successes obtained. Since early in August, 1940, the squadron has destroyed at least 84 enemy aircraft and damaged many more. Squadron Leader Malan has himself destroyed at least eighteen hostile aircraft and possibly another six.
** This officer has displayed the greatest courage and disdain of the enemy whilst leading his wing on numerous recent operations over Northern France. His cool judgment, exceptional determination and ability have enabled him to increase his confirmed victories over enemy aircraft from 19 to 28, in addition to a further 20 damaged and probably destroyed. His record and behaviour have earned for him the greatest admiration and devotion of his comrades in the wing. Recently the wing has scored heavily against the enemy with 42 hostile aircraft destroyed, a further 15 probably destroyed and 11 damaged.
*** During May, 1940, this officer has led his  flight, and on certain occasions his squadron, on ten offensive patrols in Northern France. He has personally shot down two enemy aircraft and possibly three others. Flight Lieutenant Malan has displayed great skill, courage and relentless determination in his attacks on the enemy.
**** Since the end of May, 1940, this officer has continued to lead his flight and, on many occasions the squadron, in numerous successful engagements against the enemy. During the Dunkirk operations he shot down three enemy aircraft and assisted in destroying a further three. In June, 1940, during a night attack by enemy aircraft, he shot down two Heinkel 111's. His magnificent leadership, skill and courage have been largely responsible for the many successes obtained by his squadron.
Education: Wellington Public School, South Africa; South African Training Ship, General Botha; RAF Staff College (psa, 06.1945).

joined the Union Castle Line of the Mercantile Marine as Cadet at the age of 15; became officer, 1930; served as officer in same firm and as officer in Royal Naval Reserve
short service commission RAF
74 Squadron

acting Flight Commander, A Flight, 74 Squadron
Commanidng Officer, 74 Squadron
Commanding Officer, Biggin Hill Wing
Chief Flight Instructor, 58 Officer Training Unit, Grangemouth

to the US to meet and lecture with the US Army Air Corps
late 1941
Commanding Officer, Central Gunnery School

transferred to reserve (RAFO)

Commanding Officer, RAF Station Biggin Hill & sick leave

Commanding Officer, 19 Fighter Wing, 2nd TAF

Commanding Officer, 145 Wing

Commanding Officer, Advanced Gunnery School
a member of the Directing Staff at RAF Staff College

    30.5 victories:
1 Bf 109
2 Bf 109
1 Do 17
1 Ju 88
1 Bf 109
Returned to South Africa, 1946.
Literature: Oliver Walker, Sailor Malan (1953)
William Edward Vernon
"Bill" / "Major"

W.E.V. Malins (Photo courtesy of Mrs Victoria Williams)
Son of William Vernon Malins, and Agnes Lilian Steele.
Married (21.03.1942, St Mary's Church, Chesterton) Norah Daphne Dickins; two sons, three daughters.
Bicester district, Oxfordshire
[08.2008 still alive at Oxfordshire]
(A) P/O
04.06.1938 [40838]
(WS) F/Lt.
(T) Sq.Ldr.
(WS) Sq.Ldr.
21.02.1947, seniority 01.09.1945
01.07.1951 (retd 08.05.1952; own request)
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC
France 13.05.40 *
* Early on the morning of 13th May, this officer was on reconnaissance in the neighbourhood of Tirlemont. Under heavy fire he descended to 50 feet to ascertain the nationality of the hostile troops. Pilot Officer Malins has distinguished himself on several occasions by his excellent reconnaissance over the enemy.
No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School RAF (Hatfield)
No. 5 Flying Training School RAF (Sealand)
No. 1 School of Army Co-operation RAF (Old Sarum)

first commission RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
4 Squadron RAF (Odiham, then from 03.10.1939 Mons-en-Chaussee, then Douai, then Lille Ronchin, then Aspelaer (Belgium), then Clairmarais (St Omer), then from 27.05.1940 Ringway, then from 08.06.1940 York)
268 Squadron RAF (Snailwell, then from 29.05.1943 Odiham)
Air Ministry, Special Duties List (Norfolk House) [HMS Hilary (ocean boarding vessel)] (invasion of Sicily 10.07.1943)
231 Squadron RAF (No. 128 Airfield)
Air Ministry (DTO) [16.06.1944 transferred to reserve (and called up for Air Force service) [dated 04.04.1942]]
Wing Commander (Operations), 35 Wing RAF
Officer Commanding RAF Station Volkenrode, near Braunschweig (BAFO)
Air Ministry (DDPA) [from 21.02.1947 permanent commission RAF]
Officer Commanding RAF Station Woodvale
Air Ministry (Selection Boards)

RAF Station Newton (for refresher flying course)
RAF Station Fassberg (British Army of the Rhine)
Maurice Bradbury
M.B. Mallet (Photo courtesy of Mr Brian Deacon) M.B. Mallet (Photo courtesy of Mr Brian Deacon)
Only son of Maj. Thomas Henry Maurice Mallet, and Florence Mallet, of Coleraine, Ulster.
Married (12.07.1941, St. Luke s Church, Torquay, Newton Abbot district, Devon) Pamela Brown, elder daughter of Mr & Mrs Colin McNab Heys Brown, of Scotsbrae, Torquay; one son. Pamela Mallet remarried (07.04.1952) Patrick Hugh Henderson.
Residence: (1942) Paisley, Renfrewshire.
1917 ?
(KIA) [age 25]
[Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery, The Netherlands, JJ, collective grave 128-130]
(A) P/O (prob)
15.04.1939 [41939]
P/O (prob)
(WS) F/O
(WS) F/Lt.

commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]

pilot, [224 ? or 242?] Squadron RAF *
pilot, 12 Officer Training Unit (OTU)
[taken off at 20.24 hrs at Chipping Warden for an operation against Essen with a Wellington III bomber [BJ650]; it was intercepted by a night-fighter and sent down to crash in a swimming pool at Veldhoven, six kilometres SW of Eindhoven]
* served together with A.A. Greenberg & A.H. Deacon, but not completely clear whether this was in 242 Sqn or perhaps 224 Sqn
Roland Arthur Ross
R.A.R. Mangles
Swindon district, Wiltshire
(A) Gp.Capt.
? (retd 27.09.1948)

first commission

qualified at specialist armament course
Albert Sydney
A.S. Mann
Married Winifred "Win" O'Donnell, WRAF (16.01.1925 - 23.10.2009); two sons.

Kingston district, Surrey
St Mary's Hospital, Isle of Wight (formerly of Westfield Park, Ryde)
[Ashey Cemetery, Section I, Plot 1116]
P/O 05.09.1937 [40126]
(WS) F/O 12.02.1940
(WS) F/Lt. 12.02.1941
F/Lt. 01.07.1946, seniority 01.12.1942
(A) Sq.Ldr. ?
(T) Sq.Ldr. 01.06.1942
(WS) Sq.Ldr. 30.07.1945
Sq.Ldr. 01.11.1947, seniority 01.08.1947
W/Cdr. 01.07.1952
Gp.Capt. 01.01.1967 (retd 14.06.1974)
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC 23.06.1944 *
* In May, 1944, this officer was detailed to reconnoitre a heavily defended target in Northern France. In the face of considerable light anti-aircraft fire, Squadron Leader Mann executed a most successful run over the target and secured excellent results. His skill and coolness were beyond praise. This officer has completed a large number of sorties and has invariably displayed a high degree of determination and devotion to duty.
05.09.1937     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
      31 Squadron RAF (NW Frontier of India)
      28 Squadron RAF (NW Frontier of India & Burma)
12.07.1941 - 30.06.1946 transferred, Reserve of Air Force Officers (and called up for air force service)
      Commanding Officer, 63 Squadron RAF
(1944)     Commanding Officer, 268 Squadron RAF
01.07.1946     permanent commission
      chief flying instructor at RAF Valley, in Anglesey
09.03.1959 - ? Commander, RAF Station Bicester
      Commander, RAF Kai Tak (Hong Kong)
      Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe
James Edward
J.E. Manton
Brighton, Sussex
Taunton district, Somerset
Boy 18.01.1921 [335970]
Cpl. ?
Wt.Offr. 25.09.1937
F/O (prob) 27.09.1939, seniority 19.06.1939 [35371]
F/O 27.09.1940
(A) F/Lt. (1940)
(WS) F/Lt. 11.02.1941
F/Lt. 27.09.1942, seniority 19.06.1942
(T) Sq.Ldr. 01.07.1943, seniority 01.12.1941
(WS) Sq.Ldr. 01.06.1946
Sq.Ldr. 01.10.1946
25.02.1947, seniority 01.06.1945
W/Cdr. 01.07.1947 (retd 01.07.1956; own request)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE 31.05.1956 HM's birthday 56
General Service Medal GenSM ? & clasp Southern Desert Iraq
India General Service Medal IndGSM ? & clasp 1936-37
Long Service Good Conduct Medal LSGCM 18.01.1939 -
Mentioned in Despatches MID 01.01.1941 ?
Mentioned in Despatches MID 01.01.1943 ?
18.01.1921     enlisted, RAF
1921 - 1923 Cranwell (Boys Wing) No 3 entry (for apprentice training as a Fitter Driver (Petrol))
1936 - 1937 served at NW Frontier, India
1938     RAF Stradishall
27.09.1939     commissioned, RAF (Technical Branch)
Alfred Ernest
A.E. Marshall (Photo courtesy of Mr Barry Marshall) A.E. Marshall (Photo courtesy of Mr Barry Marshall)
A.E. Marshall
Son of Alfred Ernest Marshall (1890-1968), and Hilda Beatrice Godden (1891-1982).
Married ((12?).1938, Sunderland district, Co. Durham / Tyne and Wear) Beatrice Mary Hagel (24.02.1912 - 26.10.1994), daughter (with two sisters and one brother) of Henry Hagel (1879-1948), and Margaret Alice Gray (1879-1956); one son, one daughter.
Portsmouth, Hampshire
(KIA) [age 29]
[Hitchin Cemetery, Hertfordshire, NW extension, grave 381]
Aircraft Apprentice 01.1931 [565286]
Sgt. ?
P/O (prob) 12.08.1941 [47124]
(WS) F/O 12.08.1942
(A) F/Lt. 1942?
(WS) F/Lt. 12.08.1943
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC 06.10.1942 ?
Distinguished Flying Medal DFM 06.06.1941 *
39|45 St - -
Africa Star Afr St - -
Aircrew Europe Star AirCrEur - -
Defence Medal Def M - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
* This airman has displayed outstanding skill, courage and devotion to duty whilst engaged on active operations against the enemy. He has personally destroyed 15 enemy aircraft. On a recent occasion he took off to engage the enemy whilst a fierce ground attack was being made against the aerodrome.
? - 13.05.1940 6 Operational Training Unit RAF
13.05.1940 - 05.1941 73 Squadron RAF (DFM)
12.08.1941     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [emergency commission]
11.1941 - 01.1942 instructor, 71 Operational Training Unit RAF
01.1942 - 02.1942 instructor, 73 Operational Training Unit RAF
02.1942 - 04.1942 instructor, 71 Operational Training Unit RAF
 04.1942 - 01.08.1942 250 Squadron RAF (DFC)
08?.1942 - 07.1944 instructor, 51 Operational Training Unit RAF
07.1944 - 27.11.1944 25 Squadron RAF
victories:     16 and 2 shared destroyed; 2 probables, 1 damaged, 1 V-1 destroyed, 17 shared destroyed on the ground
From Christopher Shores & Clive Williams, Aces high (1994): "Alfred Marshall from Hitchin, Hertfordshire, joined the RAF and was posted to 73 Squadron in France in May 1940 as a Sergeant. He saw action during the retreat through France and in the Battle of Britain, where on 7 September his Hurricane, P3863, was badly damaged, obliging him to force-land, sustaining slight injuries. In November 1940 he accompanied the unit aboard HMS Furious to West Africa, and thence across the continent to Egypt. Here he saw much action during the First Libyan Campaign, his most notable day proving to be 3 January 1941. In the morning he engaged five S-79s bombing HMS Terror near Bardia, claiming three shot down and a fourth damaged. That afternoon he, Flying Officer Jas Storrar and the commanding officer strafed an airfield, claiming eight aircraft destroyed between them. On 23 April, however, on landing after an engagement, he was wounded during a strafing attack on his airfield. He left the unit the following month, and on 6 June 1941 was awarded a very well-deserved DFM. Commissioned in August 1941 whilst on non-operational duties, he was posted to 250 Squadron in April 1942, where he quickly became a flight commander. He ended his second tour on 1 August 1942, returning to the UK and receiving a DFC in October. He served as an instructor at 51 OTU until July 1944, when he joined 25 Squadron to become a night fighter. With this unit he shot down a V-1, then during October, intercepted and shot down a V-1 launching
Literature: Terry R. Clegg. Alfred Ernest Marshall: 47124 Sgt Pilot British 73 Squadron. In: For the few - a promise kept: family history and temple work of the pilots and aircrew who flew in the Battle of Britain July-October 1940 (2004).
Derek Dudley
see: Butcher,
Derek Dudley Martin
Frank Rayner
F.R. Martin
Son (with one brother and one sister) of Clifton William Martin (1900-1991), and Alice Beatrice Reynolds (1898-1994).
Married (06.02.1966, Nevada, USA) Rosemary Sawtelle.
Eye, Suffolk
Valletta, Malta
Sgt. ? [581345]
(A) P/O (prob) 26.08.1943 [52776]
P/O (prob) 21.10.1943
P/O 21.04.1944
(WS) F/O 21.04.1944
(WS) F/Lt. 21.08.1947-01.01.1948
F/O 01.11.1947, seniority 21.10.1945
05.1948, seniority 21.10.1944
F/Lt. 26.02.1948 (reserve 22.02.1950; retaining rank of Sq.Ldr.)
26.08.1943     commissioned, RAF (Administrative and Special Duties Branch) [emergency commission]
17.04.1946     extended service commission
01.01.1947     transferred, RAF (Aircraft Control Branch)
22.02.1950     transferred, Reserve of Air Force Officers (Class C)
? - 08.09.1955 emergency list (commission relinquished on enrolment in the RAAF)
Lionel George
L.G. Martin
Son (with one sister and one brother) of George Martin (1874-1947), and Minnie Engledow (1876-1943).
Married ((12?).1923, York district, East Riding of Yorkshire) Gertrude Anne Welch (12.01.1900 - (12?).1975); two sons.

Plaistow, Essex
Portsmouth district, Hampshire
P/O (prob) 08.05.1926 [22200]
P/O 08.11.1926
F/O 08.11.1927
F/Lt. 01.04.1932 (reld 08.05.1936)
Sq.Ldr. RAFO 02.03.1938 (reactivated 01.09.1939)
(T) W/Cdr. RAFO 01.01.1943  (Emgcy List) (reld 10.02.1954; retaining rank of W/Cdr.)
F/Lt. RAFO 11.03.1949 [192851] (reld 23.09.1960)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE 01.01.1946 New Year 46
Mentioned in Despatches MID 14.06.1945 ?
08.05.1926     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
08.05.1936     transferred, Reserve of Air Force Officers (General Duties Branch) (Class A)
11.09.1942     transferred, Reserve of Air Force Officers (Administrative and Special Duties Branch)
1943 - 1945 Station Commander, Seaplane Experimental Station RAF (Felixstowe)
11.03.1949     commissioned, Reserve of Air Force Officers (Secretarial Branch) (Class CC)
Neville Walter Frederick
N.W.F. Mason
Chapel en le Frith district, Derbyshire
Eastbourne district, Sussex
Cedric Audley
C.A. Masterman

see: Old Farnhamians' Association
Salisbury, Wiltshire
16.10.1937 [37199]
(A) W/Cdr.
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC

joined RAF; flew Hawker Audex viplanes at the NW Frontier (India), returned home 1939

225 Squadron

CO 72 Squadron
Wing Leader Biggin Hill

fighter staff, Malta

Wing Commander Training, Kenya

203 Sqn

staff duties, Lord Mountbatten (Delhi & Burma)
Geoffrey Charles
G.C. Matheson G.C. Matheson
Son of Sir Charles George Matheson, DSO, RD (1876-1948), and Olive Beryl Palmer (1881-1943).
Married ((09?).1941, Maidenhead district, Berkshire) Margaret Ethel Bickers "Margo" Robinson (14.12.1922 - 09.2004), elder daughter of Capt. & Mrs J.T.B. Robinson, of Littleover, Derbyshire. Margo Matheson remarried (1947) Peter Bryan Cheetham Legg (1911-1983).

Bushey, Hertfordshire
Ford, Sussex
[age 31]
[Runnymede Memorial, panel 118]
(A) P/O (prob) 06.01.1937 [39363]
... ...
(T) Sq.Ldr. 01.12.1941
(WS) Sq.Ldr. 12.10.1942
06.01.1937     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
? - 24.08.1943 418 RCAF Squadron
Bernard Nelson
B.N. Matson (Photo courtesy of Robin Matson) B.N. Matson (Photo courtesy of Robin Matson)
Son (with two brothers and one sister) of the Rev. Leonard Matson, MA (1852-1912), and Catherine Suckling Baron (1865?-1940).
Married (31.12.1931, St Margaret's, Putney, Wandsworth district, London) Muriel Nellie Eldridge (09.05.1909 - 10.1985), daughter of Mr & Mrs A.H. Eldridge, of Putney; two sons, one daughter.
Residence: (1944) Andover, Hampshire.
Stevington, Bedford district, Bedfordshire
Ranikhet, India
(died on active service of poliomyelitis) [age 35]
[Delhi War Cemetery, India, 4.E.12]
P/O (prob) 13.09.1929 [28158]
P/O 13.09.1930
F/O 13.03.1931
F/Lt. 13.03.1935
Sq.Ldr. 01.08.1938
(T) W/Cdr. 01.12.1940
(A) Gp.Capt. 04.1944
Education: St Edmund's School, Canterbury.
13.09.1929     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
28.08.1929     No. 5 Flying Training School RAF (Sealand)
09.08.1933     Home Aircraft Depot RAF (Henlow)
25.09.1935     permanent commission [qualified at specialist torpedo course E (T) 29.11.1935]
24.04.1940     transferred, RAF (Technical Branch)
Alfred Price
A.P. Maurice
Colchester district, Essex
Sq.Ldr. (retd)
01.01.1925 (retd 18.04.1937)
Hon. W/Cdr.
(WS) W/Cdr.
(A) Gp.Capt.
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC

first commission RAF
recalled to active service
Victor Edwin
V.E. Maxwell
Son of Thomas Maxwell (1870-1940), and Margaret Mary Harris Maxwell (1879-1970).
Husband of Susan Dorothea Maxwell, of Harlow, Essex.
Donnybrook, Dublin, Ireland
hospital, Westminster, London
[Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey]
Aircraft Apprentice 01.1924 [364915]
Sgt. ?
P/O (prob) 30.04.1934 [36004]
P/O 30.04.1935
F/O 30.10.1935
F/Lt. 30.10.1937
Sq.Ldr. 01.06.1939
(T) W/Cdr. 01.06.1941
Mentioned in Despatches MID 24.09.1941 ?
Mentioned in Despatches MID 11.06.1942 ?
Mentioned in Despatches MID ? ?
01.1924     joined RAF
30.04.1934     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch)
30.04.1934     School of Army Co-operation (Old Sarum)
27.04.1936 - 12.07.1936 Flying Instructors' course, Central Flying School (Category B)
13.07.1936     staff, No. 10 Flying Training School (Tern Hill)
17.09.1937 - 01.04.1940 seconded for service under the Government of Southern Rhodesia
(03.1941)     Commanding Officer, 237 (Rhodesian) (Army Co-operation) Squadron RAF
Faulkner Michael Vane
F.M.V. May
Married ((06?).1935, Plympton district, Hampshire) ... Lockhart.
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sq.Ldr. 01.04.1937
Education: psa.
      qualified at specialist navigation course
Walter Robert
W.R. Mayes
Son (with three brothers and four sisters) of William Edward Mayes (1869-), and Jessie Mary Manthorpe (1867-).
Married ((12?).1916, Yarmouth district, Norfolk) Dorothy May Ward (11.10.1895 - 1982); one daughter.

Service record AVAILABLE upon request

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Harrow Weald, Middlesex
Chief Petty Officer Mechanic 2nd grade ? [ON F.695]
Sgt.Maj. II ? [200965]
Cd.Engr.Offr. ?
F/O (prob) 19.09.1933, seniority 11.09.1933 [35006]
F/O 19.09.1934
F/Lt. 14.04.1939
(T) Sq.Ldr. 01.09.1940
(A) W/Cdr. (1941)
(T) W/Cdr. 01.12.1941
(WS) W/Cdr. 31.07.1944 (retd 22.10.1945; retaining rank of Gp.Capt.)
(A?) Gp.Capt. 1945?
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE 24.09.1941 ?
Distinguished Service Medal DSM 01.05.1918 Royal Naval Air Service
Air Force Medal AFM 23.08.1919 voyages of Airship R.34 from UK to USA and back
Air Force Medal AFM 04.06.1921 ?
Mentioned in Despatches MID 14.01.1944 ?
19.09.1933     commissioned, RAF (Technical Branch)
From "A contemptible little Flying Corps" by I. McInnes & J.V. Webb: "Born 10 October, 1893 *. Enlisted 10 August, 1912 directly into Corps. As 1AM Airship Detachment earned 1914 Star and bar being posted to RNAS 18 October, 1914 as Leading Mechanic No. 695. Chief Petty Officer (2nd Class) (Rigger Airships) 30 April, 1917. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal in May, 1918 as Chief Petty Officer 2 Class although by that date in 1918 RAF Muster Roll he is listed as 200695 Master Mechanic (Rigger Airships). As SM2 he was awarded an Air Force Medal in London Gazette 23 August, 1919 for his part as First Coxswain in the Airship R.34's double crossing of the Atlantic from Scotland on 2 July, 1919 to New York and returning by 13 July, 1919. Later in London Gazette 4 June, 1921 he was awarded a bar to his Air Force Medal for services in the Airship R.36 flying over Bath when the rudder and elevators broke loose and he and Flight Sergeant S. J. Heath A.F.M. climbed on top of the ship and repaired damage. (Only five bars to the A.F.M. were awarded from 1918 to 1939.) On 16 April, 1925 in a fierce westerly gale, he was one of a skeleton crew of 20 who on board the R.33 at Fulham were carried away from their mooring and spent 30 hours battling the elements over the North Sea before bringing the airship back to her base. Promoted WO1 1 October, 1928. Awarded his RAF L.S.&G.C. w.e.f. 10 August, 1930. He was commissioned Flying Officer (Commissioned Engineering Officer) with seniority from 19 September, 1933. In the 1937 Air Force List he is shown as an Equipment Staff Officer at Fighter Command HQ Stanmore, Middlesex. Personal No. 35006. Awarded 1937 Coronation Medal. Squadron Leader 1 September, 1940 with an O.B.E. Promoted Wing Commander (Technical) (E) 14 January, 1944 and in 1946 Air Force List shown as Group Captain O.B.E., D.S.M., A.F.M., and bar. Retired 22 October, 1945. Last noted in April, 1961 Air Force List."
* Provided an incorrect date of birth for Air Force service.
Vincent Herbert Alexander
V.H.A. McBratney (Photo courtesy of Malcolm McBratney) V.H.A. McBratney (Photo courtesy of Malcolm McBratney)
V.H.A. McBratney (Photo courtesy of Malcolm McBratney) V.H.A. McBratney (Photo courtesy of Malcolm McBratney)
V.H.A. McBratney (Photo courtesy of Malcolm McBratney)

Son (with one sister) of Alexander McBratney (1883-1955), and Jane Amelia Campbell (1879-1952).
Married (04.07.1940, Kilmalcolm, Renfrewshire, Scotland) Patricia Millar (01.11.1917 - 31.03.2000), daughter (with two brothers) of Herbert Walton Millar (1882-1949), and Dora Blackstock (1883-1972); one daughter, two sons.
Blackabbey, Adare, Co. Limerick, Ireland
Adelaide, South Australia
(A) P/O (prob) 01.09.1933 [34085]
P/O 01.09.1934
F/O 01.04.1936
F/Lt. 01.04.1938
(T) Sq.Ldr. 01.01.1940
(WS) Sq.Ldr. 01.04.1941
(A) W/Cdr. 01.01.1941-31.08.1941
(T) W/Cdr. 01.09.1941
(WS) W/Cdr. 04.06.1945
(A) Gp.Capt. 04.12.1944-01.01.1946,
Sq.Ldr. 02.04.1946, seniority 01.09.1945
25.02.1947, seniority 01.01.1941
W/Cdr. 01.07.1947, seniority 01.10.1946 (retd 03.10.1947; own request) (re-commissioned 04.06.1951, seniority 01.03.1951) (reverted to retd 16.07.1959; retaining rank of Gp.Capt.)
Air Force Cross AFC 01.01.1942 New Year 1942
Mentioned in Despatches MID 01.01.1943 ?
Mentioned in Despatches MID 08.06.1944 ?
Education: attended school in Magherafelt and Belfast; intermediate staff course at Camberley (w 1945, qs 1947; psc(m)).
01.09.1933     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
01.09.1933 - 15.09.1933 Depot RAF (UK) (supernumerary, for short discipline course)
16.09.1933 - 01.09.1934 No. 5 Flying Training School RAF (RAF Station Shotwick, UK) (for flying training; 01.09.1934 flying badge)
02.09.1934 - 01.01.1935 RAF Station Calshot (UK) (supernumerary; for floatplane training)
02.01.1935 - 07.06.1935 RAF Station Calshot (UK) (supernumerary; for flying boat pilot's course)
07.06.1935 - 21.05.1936 201 (Flying Boat) Squadron RAF (RAF Station Calshot, UK) (for flying duties; 10.03.1936 qualified 1st Pilot (Night))
22.05.1936 - 18.06.1936 Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment RAF (Felixstowe), UK (temporary)
19.06.1936 - 04.12.1938 230 Squadron RAF (Middle East (Egypt), from 04.08.1936 Coastal Command (Overseas), from 16.10.1936 Far East) (for flying duties, from 01.11.1937-30.04.1938 as Adjutant) (21.07.1938 qualified 1st Pilot Vildebeeste)
05.12.1938 - 22.01.1939 No. 1 Depot RAF (Uxbridge, UK) (supernumerary; for leave)
23.01.1939 - 26.03.1939 Central Flying School RAF, Montrose (UK) (for flying instructors' course)
27.03.1939 - 31.12.1939 No. 8 Flying Training School RAF (RAF Station Montrose, UK) (for flying duties, as flying instructor)
01.01.1940 - 09.06.1940 No. 11 Service Flying Training School RAF (as chief flying instructor) *
10.06.1940 - 22.10.1940 1 (Coastal) Operational Training Unit RAF (RAF Station Silloth, UK) (supernumerary; for flying duties)
23.10.1940 - 30.06.1941 2 (Coastal) Operational Training Unit RAF (RAF Station Catfoss, UK) (as chief instructor)
01.07.1941 - 18.08.1941 Commanding Officer, 413 (RCAF) Squadron (Coastal Command, RAF Station Stranrear, UK)
22.08.1941 - 28.07.1942 Commanding Officer, 120 Squadron RAF (Nutts Corner, UK)
29.07.1942 - 09.08.1942 120 Squadron RAF (Nutts Corner, UK) (supernumerary, for flying duties & from 07.08.1942 supernumerary)
10.08.1942 - 29.03.1943 111 Operational Training Unit (RAF Station Nassau (Bahamas)) (as chief flying instructor)
30.03.1943 - 03.05.1943 Delegation P U (Overseas) (as flying instructor)
04.05.1943 - 04.06.1943 No. 1 Personnel Despatch Centre RAF (West Kirbt, UK) (supernumerary; disembarked 11.05.1943; leave from 13.05.1943)
05.06.1943 - 02.07.1943 HQ No. 15 Group RAF (Liverpool, UK) (supernumerary)
03.07.1943 - 02.08.1944 HQ No. 15 Group RAF (Liverpool, UK) (as group training inspector)
03.08.1944 - 03.12.1944 HQ Coastal Command (Northwood, UK) (supernumerary)
01.09.1944     transferred to Reserve of Air Force Officers (and called up for air force service)
04.12.1944 - 31.12.1945 Station Commander, RAF Station East Fortune (East Lothian, Scotland, UK)
01.09.1945     permanent commission
01.01.1946 - 21.01.1946 HQ Coastal Command (Northwood, UK) (supernumerary)
22.01.1946 - 30.07.1946 HQ Coastal Command (Northwood, UK) (for training)
31.07.1946 - 02.10.1946 RAF Station Benson (UK) (temporary)
03.10.1946 - 18.08.1947 Commanding Officer, 230 Squadron RAF (RAF Station Calshot, UK)
19.08.1947 - 03.06.1951 RAF Station Calshot (UK)
04.06.1951 - 20.07.1951 Officers Advanced Training School (RAF Station Bircham Newton, UK) (supernumerary; under training, for 59 course)
23.07.1951 - 05.01.1954 HQ Coastal Command (Northwood, UK) (Operations Officer in Air 1)
06.01.1954 - 19.01.1954 HQ Coastal Command (Northwood, UK) (supernumerary; pending posting to USA at Dirctorate of Staff (Training) for briefing Armed Forces Staff College course)
20.01.1954 - 05.02.1954 Air Ministry Unit (UK) (on embarkation to USA)
06.02.1954 - 30.06.1954 SDL/MISC/1023D (USA) (to attend course at Armed Forces College, Norfolk, Va., USA)
01.07.1954 - 11.08.1954 SDL/MISC/1023D (USA) (British Joint Services Mission, Washington, DC, USA)
12.08.1954 - 02.04.1956 SDL/MISC/1023D (USA) (on assuming duty with US Navy (Staff Officer on Operations Staff of Commander Air Force, Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va., USA))
03.04.1956 - 28.06.1956 Air Ministry Unit (UK) (supernumerary, pending embarkation to UK)
29.06.1956 - 15.07.1956 Air Ministry Unit (UK) (supernumerary; disembarked 06.07.1956; leave 07.07-04.09.1956)
16.07.1956 - 10.06.1958 Commanding Officer, Air/Sea Warfare Development Unit (RAF Station St Mawgan, UK)
11.06.1958 - 16.07.1959 HQ No. 19 Group RAF (Mount Batten, UK) (as Senior Officer in charge of Administration) (20-29.04.1959 School of Works Study (Hendon, UK) (supernumerary; attendance 93 Works Study Appreciation)
Obtained civil aviator's certificate (No. 23775) at 18.12.1947, being a qualified service pilot.
Published: Born to fly : the memoirs of Vincent McBratney (2015).
* Service record shows 'home service'. 11 SFTS was located at Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada, so inexplicable. Possibly serving at a different numbered SFTS.
William Ronald Berriman
W.R.B. McCarthy (Photo courtesy of Mr Selwyn Berriman Morgan) W.R.B. McCarthy (Photo courtesy of Mr Selwyn Berriman Morgan)
Son (with one sister) of Cornelius McCarthy, and Ethel Thomas, of Treforest, Pontypridd, Glamorgan.
Pontypridd district, Glamorgan
[age 22]
[Runnymede Memorial, panel 70]
Cpl. ? [655252]
P/O (prob) 04.10.1941 [46904]
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC 27.07.1943 with effect from 23.08.1942
04.10.1941     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [emergency commission]
? - 27.08.1942 218 (Gold Coast) Squadron RAF
Harry Philip
H.P. McClean
Son of William Newsam McClean (1874-1968), civil engineer, and Agnes Maude Whipham (1877-1942).
Married (02.07.1937, Kensingston district, London) Millicent "Bunny" Madge Moles (24.03.1909 - 31.12.1987), divorced wife of Edward Uzielli Bloor (1901-1976); one daughter.
Seaview, Isle of Wight
Bullingdon district, Oxfordshire
P/O (prob) 29.05.1934 [70417]
P/O 29.11.1934
F/O 29.11.1935
1940?, seniority 25.09.1932
(WS) F/Lt. 02.06.1941
(T) Sq.Ldr. 01.07.1943
(WS) Sq.Ldr. 18.03.1944 (emgcy list; reld 19.08.1955, retaining rank of W/Cdr.)
Engineer. Obtained aviator's licence (No. 11192), taken on a Redwing Genet 80 h.p. at the Eastern Counties Aeroplane Club, 25.06.1933.
29.05.1934     commissioned, Reserve of Air Force Officers (General Duties Branch) (Class AA(i))
(08.1942)     pilot, 239 Squadron RAF (Dieppe raid)
11.11.1943 - 12.1943 Commanding Officer, 4 Squadron RAF
Roderick Hugh
R.H.S. McConnell R.H.S. McConnell
R.H.S. McConnell
Eldest son of Clarence Henry Quenton McConnell (1887-).
Married (04.04.1940, St Augustine's Church, Tunbridge Wells) Cynthia Mary Gambier Falkner (1920 - 13.05.2010), daughter of Gilbert Evelyn Falkner (1885-1926), and Edith Walburga Pownall (1893-1978); one son, two daughters.
(flying accident; died when his Vampire crashed into the sea off the Lincolnshire coast during the evening of Thursday 16 March)
P/O 19.12.1936 [33268]
F/O 19.06.1938
F/Lt. 19.06.1940
(T) Sq.Ldr. 01.09.1941
Sq.Ldr. 20.11.1942, seniority 01.09.1941
(A) W/Cdr. 1942
(T) W/Cdr. 01.07.1943-01.11.1947
W/Cdr. 01.01.1949
Distinguished Service Order DSO 07.07.1944 *
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC 22.11.1940 ?
Mentioned in Despatches MID 08.06.1944 ?
* This officer has completed a large number of reconnaissance and anti-shipping sorties since the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross. As Commanding Officer of his squadron he has set an outstanding example of courage, and by his leadership has been largely responsible for the exceptional success attained. Wing Commander McConnell has completed three tours of operational duty and has proved himself an excellent officer and commander, both on the ground and in the air.
Education: Tonbridge School (1930-1934; Judde House; Football XV 1934); RAF College, Cranwell (1935-1936; prize scholarship).
19.12.1936     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch)
      first pilot of RAF Coastal Command to use rocket projectiles in action against the enemy
1939 - 1942 Coastal Command:
1940 - 1941 Officer Commanding, No.1 Coast Artillery Co-operation Flight, Detling (DFC)
1942 - 1943 Gibraltar
1942     Commanding Officer, 254 Squadron RAF
1943 - 1945 Coastal Command:
1943 - 04.1944 Commanding Officer, 235 Squadron RAF (DSO)
1944     Staff College
1945     BAFO, Germany
1945 - 1946 Transport Command, SEAC
      Wing Commander Flying, Banff
Robert Hay Stewart
R.H.S. McConnell
Son of Rev. W.J. McConnell, of Belfast.
Markethill, Co. Armagh
[Wick Cemetery, Scotland, section O, collective grave 414]
(A) P/O (prob) 03.03.1933 [34023]
P/O 03.03.1934
F/O 03.09.1935
F/Lt. 03.09.1937
(T) Sq.Ldr. 01.06.1940
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC 31.05.1940 ?
Education: Campbell College, Belfast (09.1926-07.1930; Yates's House; scholar; school prefect; 1st XV 1929-30; boxing 1929-30; VIII, 1930).
Nigerian Police Force.
03.03.1933     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
18.02.1934     RAF Base Calshot (specialized in flying boats)
06.07.1937     240 (Flying Boat) Squadron RAF (Calshot)
09.09.1938     Reserve of Air Force Officers (Class C)
09.1935 - 08.1940 served with general reconnaissance squadrons in Coastal Command
? - 23.08.1940 269 Squadron RAF (Wick)
[Hudson I T9299 [UA-Y] took off for training for first flight on type. Engine cut on overshoot and the Hudson, stalled, spun in and caught fire. Sq.Ldr. McConnell and P/O S.J. Herring were killed.]
P. McDiarmid
Son of Thomas McDiarmid, a cotton factor.
Married Janet Dick.

Blackburn, Lancashire
Bath district, Somerset
Air Mech. 1915 [F4161]
F/Sgt. ? [204161]
Wt.Offr. ?
F/O (prob) 20.07.1934 [35017]
F/O 20.07.1935
F/Lt. 14.04.1939
(T) Sq.Ldr. 01.09.1940-01.11.1947
(WS) Sq.Ldr. ...-01.01.1948
(T) W/Cdr. 01.12.1941-01.11.1947
(WS) W/Cdr. 25.12.1945 (retd 26.01.1946; retaining rank of Gp.Capt.) (re-employed 26.01.1946-11.12.1947)
(A) Gp.Capt. (1946)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE 13.06.1946 HM's birthday 46
Air Force Medal AFM 12.07.1920 Palestine
Left school at age of 14 to become an engineering apprentice in Manchester.
1915     enlisted, Royal Naval Air Service (served in France)
04.1918     transferred, RAF
(1920)     216 Squadron RAF (Palestine)
1927     one of the two engineers on the pioneering flight from Cairo to the Cape and return in Fairey 3Fs (while serving with 47 Squadron in Egypt)
20.07.1934     commissioned, RAF (Technical Branch) (Commissioned Engineer Officers)
20.07.1934     No. 3 Stores Depot RAF (Milton)
20.06.1936     Aircraft Depot, Hinaidi, Iraq
1939 - 1942 served at Air Ministry
01.01.1940 - (10.1940) Deputy Directorate of Repair and Servicing (2), Department of the Air Member for Supply and Organisation
1942 - 1946 British Air Commission, Washington, DC (USA)
Worked for 17 years in the government contracts department of the Plessey Co. Ltd.
Arthur William Baynes
A.W.B. McDonald

Sq.Ldr. 01.12.1936
(T) W/Cdr. 01.01.1940
W/Cdr. 14.04.1942, seniority 01.01.1940
(T) Gp.Capt. 01.12.1941
(WS) Gp.Capt. 26.08.1943
(A) A/Cdre. 26.02.1943
... ...
Air Marshal 01.07.1958
Air Force Cross AFC 01.01.1938 ?
Education: psa; qualified at specialist engineering course; additionally qualified at university course in engineering.
... - ... ...
    Staff, Directorate of Repair and Maintenance
01.01.1940     Assistant Director of Repair and Servicing (1)
28.08.1940     Engineering Officer, No 6/56 Operational Training Unit RAF
1941     Staff, HQ Fighter Command RAF
1942     Air Defence Commander, Ceylon
16.11.1943     Air Officer Training, HQ Air Command, South-East Asia

Air Officer Commanding, No 106 Group RAF

... - ... ...
Ernest Hector
E.H. Mcdonald
Husband of Edith Daisy McDonald, of Portsmouth.
Warwick district, Warwickshire
(KIA) [age 44]
[Choloy War Cemetery, France, 2A.A.8]
F/O (prob)
11.04.1938, seniority 06.04.1938 [35180]
(WS) F/Lt.
11.04.1941, seniority 06.04.1941
(A) Sq.Ldr.
(T) Sq.Ldr.
(WS) Sq.Ldr.
1943, seniority 01.01.1941
(A) W/Cdr.
(WS) W/Cdr.
(A) Gp.Capt.
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) CBE
New Year 45 [posthumously, with effect from 13.11.44)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) MBE
Mention in Despatches MID
Mention in Despatches MID
commissioned, RAF (Commissioned Engineer Officer, later Technical Branch)
144 Maintenance Unit (killed on duty)
[Sir] Theodore Newman
T.N. McEvoy
Hendon district, Middlesex
Chichester district, Sussex
Sq.Ldr. 01.04.1937
... ...
Air Chief Marshal ?

KCB 1956 (CB 1951); CBE 1945 (OBE 1941)

Education: psa.
      qualified at specialist engineering course
Kenneth Butterworth
K.B. McGlashan
Married; three daughters.

Beardsen, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
(A) P/O (prob) 18.03.1939 [42138]
P/O (prob) 06.11.1939
P/O 13.03.1940
F/O 06.11.1940
(WS) F/Lt. 06.11.1941
F/Lt. 15.08.1946, seniority 01.09.1945
Sq.Ldr. 01.01.1949 (retd 29.08.1958)
Air Force Cross AFC 08.06.1950 ?
Education: Glasgow Academy (?).
18.03.1939     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
18.03.1939 - 01.06.1939 No. 11 Elementary & Reserve Flying Training School RAF
02.06.1939 - 06.11.1939 No. 9 Flying Training School RAF (Hullavington)
07.11.1939 - 16.12.1940 245 Squadron RAF (Leconfield, then Hawkinge)
[While on patrol 31.05.1940 in Hurricane Mk. I (P2732) shot down by a Messerschmitt Bf 109 near Dunkirk. Force-landed and returned safely to UK by ship.]
17.12.1940 - 16.11.1941 96 Squadron RAF (Cranage)
17.11.1941 - 19.07.1942 instructor, 60 Operational Training Unit RAF (East Fortune)
20.07.1942 - 11.09.1942 87 Squadron RAF (Charmy Down)
12.09.1942 - 24.01.1943 536 Squadron RAF (Predannack)
25.01.1943 - 14.06.1944 264 Squadron RAF (Warmwell) [13.03.1943 transferred to reserve, and called up for air force service]
15.06.1944 - 01.1946 posted to 2nd Division BOAC (Cairo, Egypt)
01.1946     No. 1 Ferry Unit RAF (Pershore)
15.08.1946     extended service commission, RAF (General Duties Branch)
15.06.1948     permanent commission, RAF (General Duties Branch)
... - ... ...
Emigrated to Australia, 1964.
: Down to earth : a fighter pilot's experiences of surviving Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain, Dieppe and D-Day (with Owen Zupp; 2007)
Ian Alexander
I.A. McIntosh
Son of Norman Alexander McIntosh and Caroline Emily Bayly.
Married Betty King McIntosh (09.12.1917 - 28.02.1993); four daughters, one son.
[Deepwater General Cemetery, NSW, Australia]
P/O 17.01.1939 [40632]
F/O 17.08.1940
(WS) F/Lt. 17.08.1941
(T) Sq.Ldr. 01.07.1946, seniority 01.07.1943
Mentioned in Despatches MID 13.06.1946 ?
17.01.1939     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
17.01.1942     transferred, Reserve of Air Force Officers (and called up for air force service)
Hugh Walter
H.W. McKenna
Son of Hugh and Mary McKenna.
Married 1st ((09?).1905, Fulham, London) Florence May Sweet (16.05.1884 - (09?).1910); one son.
Married 2nd (10.07.1918, St John, Worlds End) Helene Lawrence Lallemand (1886 - ).

Paddington district, London
Stagbury House, Chipstead, Surrey Mid Eastern district
? ? [07230]
F/Lt. 31.12.1920
Sq.Ldr. RAFO 01.04.1929
Distinguished Conduct Medal DCM ? ?
12.12.1928     transferred, Royal Air Force Reserve of Officers (Class B)
03.09.1939     recalled to service
Robert Wendell
R.W. McNair

see: Canadian air aces & heroes 
Springfield, NS. Canada
W/Cdr. [RCAF] ?



Wing Leader Biggin Hill
Cameron William
C.W. McNeill

Washington Post obituary
1918 ?
Chesley, Ont., Canada

Georgetown Residence, Washington, DC, USA
27.06.1939 [41043]
(WS) F/Lt.
03.09.1941 (reld 12.06.1944)
(T) Sq.Ldr.
Atlantic Star Atl St
Pacific Star Pac St
Coronation Medal 1953 Cor M
Canadian Forces Decoration CD
& 1st clasp

commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch)
220 Squadron RAF (RAF Thornaby, Tees Bay) (Coastal Command)
[flew the Hudson that first spotted the Altmark on 16.02 1940 (links: book 1, book 2)]
transferred, Reserve of Air Force Officers (and called up for air force service)
transferred, RCAF
Wing Commander, 19 Wing RCAF (RCAF Station, Comox)
Commanding Officer, 407 Squadron RCAF
Donald Henry Thrower
D.H.T. McRae
Married ((12?).1955, Salisbury district, Wiltshire) ... Myerscough.
Islington district, London
Exeter district, Devon
? [580918]
P/O (prob)
31.10.1941 [47725]
(WS) F/O (prob)
(WS) F/Lt.
(WS) Sq.Ldr.
29.05.1947, seniority 01.09.1945
01.01.1954 (retd 28.05.1969)
12.06.1972 (reld 12.06.1976; retaining rank of Sq.Ldr.)
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC
commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [emergency commission]
88 Squadron RAF
extended service commission
permanent commission
commssioned, RAFVR (Training Branch)
J. Medd (Photo courtesy of Mrs Diana Davies)
Sgt. ? [568452]
(A) P/O (prob) 31.12.1941, seniority 28.10.1941 [47616]
31.12.1941     commissioned, RAF (Technical Branch) [emergency commission]
Alan Cotton
A.C. Meigh (Photo courtesy of Mr Brian Deacon)
A.C. Meigh (Photo courtesy of Mr Brian Deacon)
(A) P/O (prob)
01.04.1939 [41859]
(A) P/O
(WS) F/O
(WS) F/Lt.
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Civil Division) OBE
New Year 76

first commission, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
pilot, 77 Squadron RAF
[Taken off 21.03 hrs at Driffield in his Whitley V bomber [N1522-G] on an operation against Gelsenkirchen. While flying over Gent (Belgium) an engine caught fire, and Meigh sent a message saying he was making for Abbeville (France), but this was quickly followed by a second signal indicating the crew were bailing out. Captured]
POW (# 2267) in German captivity at Stalag Luft III

transferred to reserve (dated 23.01.1943) and called up for Air force service
Geologist. Managing director, Soil Mechanics, Ltd.
Harry Manners
H.M. Mellor
Of Norcott Bembridge, Isle of Wight.
St George Hanover Square, London, Surrey
Arthur Clifford
A.C. Michelmore A.C. Michelmore
A.C. Michelmore A.C. Michelmore

Cowes, Isle of Wight
Petersfield, Hampshire
Sgt. ? [568213]
(A) P/O (prob) 15.04.1943 [51465]
P/O (prob) 29.07.1943
(WS) F/O 29.01.1944
(WS) F/Lt. 15.10.1946 (reld 15.03.1949; retaining rank of Sq.Ldr.)
(A) Sq.Ldr. ?
15.04.1943     commissioned, RAF (Technical Branch) [emergency commission]
TV presenter & producer.

John Peter
J.P. Michell
Married ... Ward; ... children (one son?).
Argentina ?
Salisbury district, Wiltshire
(A) P/O (prob) 08.03.1937 [39552]
P/O 17.12.1938
(WS) F/O 03.09.1940
(WS) F/Lt. 03.09.1941
(A) Sq.Ldr. (03.1945)
(T) Sq.Ldr. 01.07.1945
Mentioned in Despatches MID 13.06.1946 ?
08.03.1937     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
21.12.1940     transferred, Royal Air Force Reserve of Officers (and called up for air force service)
(03.1945)     HQ 23rd (Chindit) Infantry Brigade
Hayden Hugh James
H.H.J. Miller (Photo courtesy of Mrs Bridget Byrne)
H.H.J. Miller (Photo courtesy of Mrs Bridget Byrne)
H.H.J. Miller (Photo courtesy of Mrs Bridget Byrne)
H.H.J. Miller (Photo courtesy of Mrs Bridget Byrne)
Married (02.1942) Marygold Rix; one son, four daughters.

Eureka, Auckland
Ashwood Park Retirement Village, Blenheim, New Zealand
(A) P/O (prob)
23.03.1940 [43041]
P/O (prob)
(WS) F/O
(WS) F/Lt.
(A) Sq.Ldr.
(A?) W/Cdr.
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
New Year 46 *
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC
Air Force Cross AFC
Mentioned in Despatches MID
Mentioned in Despatches MID
Mentioned in Despatches MID
Mentioned in Despatches MID
* Wing Commander Miller has been employed as the Chief Instructor at this unit [24 OTU RAF (Wellington)] for nearly a year. During this time the Training Wing has been completely re-organised and has changed its record within [93] Group from being the Station which had sustained the greatest number of flying accidents per hour flown, to the Station with the fewest number of accidents per hour flown. For the first three months of the year no less than 6,800 hours per accident were flown which was in itself a very notable achievement. In addition, during one month the Unit achieved top place in every subject in the Group Order of Merit. This outstanding improvement has been largely the result of Wing Commander Miller’s self-sacrificing efforts and devotion to duty. He has always been available at all hours of the day and night and his efficiency and unstinting application to his work have won the confidence and respect of all the personnel on the Wing and on the Station.
** This officer has completed numerous operational missions. Throughout these flights he has displayed great determination and a complete disregard of enemy opposition. He has attacked many objectives in enemy and enemy occupied territory with marked success. On one occasion, he completed an operation over Turin in almost impossible weather conditions. His courage and skill have inspired confidence in every crew of which he has acted as captain.
*** This officer has been employed as Group flying instructor at this unit [HQ 91 Group RAF] since November, 1943. Previously, as a flying instructor and flight commander he did outstanding work in No 22 OTU. His new duties, which he has performed with conspicuous success, entail visiting all Operational Training Units, where he examines and tests flying instructors and air crews under training in their various duties, both in the air, by day and night, and on the ground, paying particular attention to detail. To this work, Squadron Leader Miller has brought the utmost tact, patience and efficiency. He has completed a total of 680 hours flying on OTU instructional duties.
**** For meritorious service with 22 OTU RAF (Wellington) as a Flt Lt. Participated in the first ‘1000’ bomber raids on 30/31 May and 1/2 Jun 1942.
***** For meritorious service with 22 OTU, 91 Group RAF (Wellington), as an Actg Sqn Ldr.
****** For meritorious service with HQ 91 Group RAF, as a Sqn Ldr.
******* For meritorious service with 24 OTU RAF (Wellington).
Teacher at a Hamilton school.
joined RAF
commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
transferred, Reserve of Air Force Officers (and called up for Air Force service) [NZ1996 & 132166]
transferred, RNZAF (Member RNZAF contingent London Victory Parade 08.06.1946)
- (1941?) 77 Squadron RAF (Linton-on-Ouse, Yorkshire)
captain of a Whitley which carried out a solo night attack on Turin, flying through atrocious weather en-route to and from the target. After flying for over 11 hours they were forced, through lack of fuel, to ditch at sea. The crew were all picked up, from their dinghy, by an RN trawler 4½ miles off the NE coast of England [read account]

crash landed Whitley T4138 on the North Yorkshire Moors

spent most of the rest of the war at bomber units, refining training and maintenance manuals and pilot training instructions in an attempt to cut hundreds of accidental deaths
22 Operational Training Unit (Wellsbourne)
HQ 91 Group RAF
24 Operational Training Unit (Wellington)
RNZAF Reserve
Richard Maxwell
"Dickie" / "Max"
R.M. Milne R.M. Milne
R.M. Milne R.M. Milne
R.M. Milne R.M. Milne
Married 1st ((09?).1940, Hampstead district, London; marriage dissolved) Josephine Rosemary James; ... children (one son?).
Married 2nd ((03?).1947, Kensington district, London) Agnes M.C. "Berti" Hodgson; ... children (one son?).
Boroughmuirhead district, Glasgow, Scotland
(A) P/O (prob) 05.09.1937 [40129]
P/O 12.07.1938
F/O 12.01.1940
(WS) F/Lt. 12.01.1941
F/Lt. 01.11.1947, seniority 01.12.1942
(T) Sq.Ldr. 01.03.1942
(WS) Sqd.Ldr. 01.05.1943
(A) W/Cdr. 01.1943?
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC 30.08.1940 *
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC 07.11.1941 **
* Flying Officer Milne has personally destroyed seven enemy aircraft, and seriously damaged a number of others. He has led his section throughout with skill and courage, and has set an example to other members of the squadron.
** Acting Squadron Leader Richard Maxwell Milne, D.F.C., after assuming command ot R.A.F. Squadron No. 92 in September, 1941, led 19 offensive operations over enemy territory. In the course of these operations, Squadron Leader Milne destroyed at least three and damaged two enemy aircraft, bringing his total victories to 11 destroyed, two probably destroyed, and 11 damaged. His leadership has been characterised by dash and good judgment.
05.09.1937     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
18.09.1937     No. 11 Flying Training School RAF (Wittering)
07.05.1938     No. 8 Armament Training Station RAf (Evanton)
      151 Squadron RAF (France)
09.1941 - ? Commanding Officer, 92 Squadron RAF
      Commanding Officer, 222 Squadron RAF (North Weald, Essex)
01.1943 - 14.03.1943 Wing Leader, Biggin Hill Wing RAF (captured)
14.03.1943 - 1945? POW in German captivity (12.07.1943 transferred to reserve, and called up for air force service)
Thomas Francis
T.F. Moloney
North Dorset, Dorset
Sq.Ldr. 01.04.1937
      qualified at specialist signals course
Alexander Hutchinson
A.H. Montgomery
Winchester, Hampshire
Member of the Order of the British Empire MBE
Education: psa
William Trevor
W.T. Moody
Son of William James Moody (1891-1955), and Elsie Lilian Nehm (1892-1982).
Married ...; ... children (one son?).
Bath, Somerset
Sutton, Surrey
F/Sgt. ? [572360]
P/O (prob) 30.06.1944 [55786]
(WS) F/O 30.12.1944
30.06.1944     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [emergency commission]
      flew Spitfires in Photo Reconnaissance support
Herbert John
H.J. Moon (Photo courtesy of Mrs Diana Davies)

Son of ... Moon, and Mary Ellen Moon.
Stoke Devonport, Plymouth, Devon

Barnstaple district, Devon
F/Sgt. ? [363517]
(A) P/O (prob) 31.12.1941, seniority 03.09.1941 [47615]
P/O (prob) 21.01.1942, seniority 24.09.1941
(WS) F/O (prob) 01.10.1942, seniority 24.09.1942
(T) F/Lt. 01.01.1944
(WS) F/Lt. 01.04.1945
F/Lt. 17.07.1947, seniority 01.09.1945 (retd 14.04.1962; retaining rank of Sq.Ldr.)
31.12.1941     commissioned, RAF (Technical Branch) [emergency commission]
17.07.1947     extended service commission
06.05.1952     permanent commission
James Winter Carmichael
J.W.C. More
Son of Dr. John More and Mabel Winter More.
Kettering district, Northamptonshire
(KIA) [age 34]
[Singapore Memorial, column 431]
Flight Cadet
26.07.1930 [26161]
(A) W/Cdr.
(T) W/Cdr.
Officer of the Order of the British Empire OBE
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC
Education: RAF College, Cranwell

first commission, RAF (General Duties Branch)
CO 73 Squadron RAF (France, Battle of Britain)
Whitworth Archibald Cecil
W.A.C. Morgan
Married (19.04.1936, Baghdad, Iraq) Pamela M. Hodgson, daughter of Col. & Mrs P.E. Hodgson, of Charterhouse.
Pill, near Bristol, Bedminster district, Gloucestershire
Pavenham, Bedford district, Bedfordshire
2nd Lt. 1915
Lt. 01.01.1917
F/O 28.10.1915
F/Cdr. (& A/Capt.) 30.10.1916
F/Lt. ?
Sq.Ldr. 12.12.1928
W/Cdr. 01.07.1935
Gp.Capt. 01.01.1939 (retd 13.07.1940)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (Civil Division) MBE 01.01.1961 New Year 61: Divisional Accident Prevention Organiser, Eastern Division, Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
Military Cross MC 27.07.1916 France *
British War Medal 1914-1920 BWM 14|20 - -
Victory Medal VM - -

* For conspicuous gallantry and skill. With other pilots he attacked an enemy reconnaissance of nine machines. Under heavy machine-gun fire he got within twenty yards of one of them, shot the Observer and brought the machine down in our lines.

Education: Lancing College; Royal Military College, Sandhurst.
1915     commissioned, The Welsh Regiment (gained aviator's licence (No. 1950), taken on a Maurice Farman Biplane at the Military School, Farnborough, 07.10.1915)
28.10.1915     seconded, Royal Flying Corps
30.10.1916     Flight Commander, RFC
01.04.1918     temporary commission, Royal Flying Corps (wounded)
01.08.1919     permanent commission, RAF (General Duties Branch)
? - 17.07.1922 Instrument Design Establishment (Inland Area)
17.07.1922 - 16.10.1922 RAF Depot (Inland Area) (supernumerary)
16.10.1922     specialized in photographic duties, School of Photography (Inland Area) (supernumerary)
09.04.1923     No. 1 Flying Training School (Netheravon)
21.09.1926     HQ RAF Iraq
09.03.1929 - 12.1929 School of Photography (South Farnborough)
30.12.1929 - 15.01.1932 10 (Bomber) Squadron RAF (Upper Heyford, then Boscombe Down) (for flying duties)
28.01.1932 - 1934? photographic officer, No. 22 Group RAF (South Farnborough)
10.10.1934 - 07.11.1936 HQ RAF Iraq (Hinaidi) (for photographic duties, later as Senior Personnel Staff Officer)
14.12.1936     Commanding Officer, RAF Station Lympne
26.09.1938     Commanding Officer, RAF Station Upper Heyford
? - ? ?
Reginald Gilbert Squarey
R.G.S. Morgan-Weld-Smith (Photo courtesy of Mrs Lucy Leigh) R.G.S. Morgan-Weld-Smith (Photo courtesy of Mrs Lucy Leigh)
Changed last name from Morgan-Smith to Morgan-Weld-Smith by deed poll of 28.11.1938.
Son of Reginald Morgan [from 1938 Weld-]Smith (1875-1964), and Mita Drinkwater Carver (1882-1962), of Seend, Wiltshire.
Married (18.07.1936, All Saints' Church, Marden, Devizes district, Wiltshire) Joan Margaret Niven (? - 07.06.1993), of Strathblane, Stirlingshire, second daughter of Mr & Mrs Charles H. Niven, of Marden Grange, Devizes, Wiltshire [she remarried 09.09.1944 Lt.Col. Alastair Stevenson Pearson, The Parachute Regiment]; two daughters.
Staines district, Middlesex
(KIA) [age 29]
[St Pierre-en-Port Communal Cemetery, France]
P/O 10.10.1932, seniority 10.10.1931 [05224]
F/O 10.04.1933
F/Lt. 10.04.1936
Sq.Ldr. 01.12.1938
(A) W/Cdr. ?
Mentioned in Despatches MID 01.01.1941 ? (since reported missing)
Education: BA (Cantab.).
10.10.1932     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch)
      ... (Army Co-operation) Squadron RAF
03.04.1935     Headquarters, Inland Area, Stanmore (Personal Assistant to Air Marshal Sir Charles Burnett)
27.04.1936 - 12.07.1936 Flying Instructors Course, Central Flying School (Category B)
13.07.1936     RAF College, Cranwell
01.06.1937     614 (County of Glamorgan) Squadron RAuxAF
12.1938     air staff at HQ of an Army-Co-operation Group
? - 01.08.1940 Commanding Officer, 59 Squadron RAF
[His Blenheim L8792 "A" had taken off from Thorney Island and failed to return from an attack on Cherbourg; for details see KentFallen (under P/O D.H. Davis). His body washed ashore 22.08.1940 at St Pierre en Port, France.]
Robert Brian
R.B. Morison
Richmond, Surrey
(A) P/O (prob)
23.12.1939 [33516]
01.07.1959 (retd 31.07.1965)
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC
Air Force Cross AFC

first commission, RAF (General Duties Branch)
Edward Patrick
E.P. Mortimer E.P. Mortimer

biography (with photos) at Clifton Rugby Football Club website
[Bury Cemetery, Huntingdonshire, row B, grave 21]
(A) P/O (prob)
23.01.1936, seniority 20.01.1936 [37521]

first commission, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
? - 07.08.1940 killed in a flying accident
[pilot of a Blenheim MkIV P4902 that stalled and spun into the ground near Cranfield on the evening of 7th August 1940]
John Edward Stewart
E.S. Moulton-Barrett
P/O 17.01.1940 [36245]
(WS) F/O 17.01.1941
(WS) F/Lt. 17.01.1942
(WS) Sq.Ldr. 21.03.1943 (transferred to reserve, and called up for air force service 17.01.1945)
Sq.Ldr. 01.1947, seniority 01.09.1945
W/Cdr. 01.07.1947
Gp.Capt. 01.07.1956 (retd 03.07.1965)
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC 05.01.1943 *
Mentioned in Despatches MID 01.01.1945 ?
* This officer has taken part in many sorties in the Mediterranean area, including attacks on Sicily, Bizerta and Tunis; he has also participated in sorties over Germany. In November, 1942, in a raid on Bizerta docks, Squadron Leader Morton had to attack from an extremely low level owing to thick cloud over the target area. In spite of heavy opposing fire he pressed home his mission and all his bombs fell on important objectives. In December, 1942, he successfully bombed a merchant ship. This officer is an outstanding pilot whose courage and determination have set a splendid example.
17.01.1940     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
(1942)     40 Squadron RAF (DFC)
17.01.1945     Reserve of Air Force Officers
01.1947     permanent commission
Richard Henry
R.H. Morton (Photo courtesy of Mr Nick Angel) R.H. Morton (Photo courtesy of Mr Nick Angel)
West Clandon, Guildford, Surrey South Western district
(A) P/O (prob) 05.08.1939 [42422]
P/O (prob) 06.04.1940
P/O 12.06.1940
(WS) F/O 06.04.1941
(WS) F/Lt. 05.02.1942
F/Lt. 09.05.1946
28.02.1947, seniority 01.01.1943 (reld 31.05.1958; retaining rank of Sq.Ldr.)
Air Force Cross AFC 01.01.1942 ?
05.08.1939     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
07.1940 - 09.1940 226 Squadron RAF (flying Battles & Demons)
10.1940 - 05.1941 150 Squadron RAF (flying Battles & Wellingtons)
06.1941 - 08.1943 Chief Gunnery Instructor, 23 Operation Training Unit RAF (Pershore) (AFC) (flying Wellingtons, Tiger Moths, Manchesters & Lancasters)
[1000 bomber raid to Cologne on 31/05/42 - shot down a JU88 on his birthday; 06.1943 BAT course at Stanton Harcourt]
08.08.1943 - 02.1944 hospitalised
02.1944 - 10.1945 Air Ministry
12.06.1945     transferred to reserve (and called up for air force service)
09.05.1946     extended service commission
07.11.1946     transferred to Class C
17.05.1949     transferred from Class C to Class A
William George
W.G. Moseby
Son of ... Moseby, and ... Bowman.
Married ...; ... children (one son?).
Leicester district, Leicestershire
Mid Devon district, Devon
(A) P/O (prob) 30.09.1935 [37327]
P/O ?
F/O 06.02.1938
(A) F/Lt. 06.02.1939-02.09.1939
F/Lt. 06.02.1940
(T) Sq.Ldr. 01.03.1941
(WS) Sq.Ldr. 26.06.1942
Sq.Ldr. 26.03.1946, seniority 01.09.1945
25.02.1947, seniority 01.06.1944
(A) W/Cdr. 26.03.1942
(T) W/Cdr. 01.06.1942
(WS) W/Cdr. 19.04.1944
W/Cdr. 01.07.1948, seniority 01.07.1947
(A) Gp.Capt. 19.10.1943
Gp.Capt. 01.07.1957 (retd 16.06.1964)
Distinguished Service Order DSO 30.11.1943 ?
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC 20.08.1943 ?
Mentioned in Despatches MID 01.01.1943 ?
Distinguished Flying Cross (USA) DFC(US) 13.09.1949 ? [awarded 15.08.1944]
30.09.1935     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
06.08.1941     Reserve of Air Force Officers (and called up for air force service)
(1940)     40 Squadron RAF
(1943)     153 Squadron RAF (DSO, DFC)
26.03.1946     permanent commission
Edward Selwyn
E.S. Moulton-Barrett
Newton Abbot district, Devon
(WS) W/Cdr.
(A) Gp.Capt.
? (retd 29.01.1946)

first commission RAF
- ... ...
Maurice Hewlett
M.H. Mounsdon

(A) P/O 23.10.1939 [42871]
P/O (prob) 17.05.1940
P/O 24.08.1940
(WS) F/O 17.05.1941
(WS) F/Lt. 17.05.1942
23.10.1939     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
03.06.1940 - 31.08.1940 56 Squadron RAF
William Edwin
W.E. Mulford
Son of George Edwin William Mulford (1881-1946), and Laurie Emma Harrington (1881?-1958).
Married ((09?).1938, Hendon district, Middlesex) Elsie Winifred Norman (18.06.1914 - 12.1984), of Ramsgate, Kent; two sons.
Wealdstone, Hendon district, Middlesex
(KIA) [age 28]
[Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery, the Netherlands, collective grave 2.AA.11-12]
(A) P/O (prob) 16.04.1935 [37202]
P/O 16.04.1936
F/O 16.11.1937
(A) F/Lt. 01.06.1939
F/Lt. 16.11.1939
(T)Sq.Ldr. 01.12.1940
16.04.1935     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
16.04.1935     RAF Station Uxbridge
04.03.1936     58 (Bomber) Squadron RAF
12.07.1937 - (05.1939) No. 10 Flying Training School (Ternhill)
      50 Squadron RAF
23.11.1942 - 12.06.1943 pilot ("A" Flight Commander), 431 (RCAF) Squadron (Burn, Yorkshire)
[Wellington X HE 392 SE-L took off at 23.25 hrs 11.06.1943 for an operation against Düsseldorf. Crashed 02:46 hrs at Zijpe, the Netherlands, being shot down by a Me110 from Leeuwarden, the Netherlands.]
Allen Roy
A.R. Mulligan (Photo courtesy of Mr Brian Deacon)
Bingara, NSW, Australia
26.08.1937 [40058]
(WS) F/Lt.
02.10.1945 (reld 05.06.1946)
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC
* [investiture by Governor-General at Sydney, 24.03.47]
Mentioned in Despatches MID
? [Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 07.04.1949]
* One night in August, 1940, this officer carried out a successful low-flying attack from 150 feet on the Dortmund-Ems Canal. He displayed the utmost skill, determination, courage and devotion to duty in pressing home his attack, in spite of intense opposition from the ground and a knowledge of the reception that would be awaiting him over this area. Flight Lieutenant Mulligan has carried out a total of twenty-three operational flights and has at all times set an excellent example to other pilots by his enthusiasm, keenness and courage. His work as an operational pilot has been outstanding.


first commission, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
pilot, 83 Squadron RAF
[Taken off from Scamton with his Hampden P4340 OL- to attack targets along the Dortmund-Ems Canal. As he plunged through the curtain of tracers and shells his port engine was hit by Flak and exploded into flames. Jettisoning his bomb load quickly, Mulligan climbed swiftly to 2,000ft and then ordered his crew to bale out. As the last man left the stricken bomber, Mulligan followed and saw his aircraft dive into the ground and explode. Taken prisoner near Mesum on the west bank of the Ems River, 7 km SSE of Rheine, Germany.]
POW (# 166) in German captivity at Stalag Luft III

transferred to reserve (dated 26.08.1942) and called up for Air Force service

commission relinquisehd (dated 27.08.1942) on appointment to RAAF

discharged from Central Flying School
James John
J.J. Mullineaux
Son of James Mullineaux, and Violet Ann J. Bamford (1889-1978).
Married ((06?).1940, Newmarket district, Cambridgeshire) Emma Eva M. Chapman (22.08.1920 - 02.1984); three children.
Erdington, Birmingham, Aston district, Warwickshire
Newmarket, Cambridgeshire
Aircraftman 1st class ? [547644]
P/O (prob) 24.08.1942 [49699]
(WS) F/O (prob) 24.02.1943
(WS) F/Lt. 24.08.1944
F/Lt. 01.11.1947, seniority 24.02.1946
Distinguished Flying Medal DFM 16.01.1940 *
39|45 St - -
Aircrew Europe Star AirCrEur - -
Defence Medal Def M - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
* This aircraftman was rear gunner in an aircraft of a formation which carried out operations over an enemy naval base in December, 1939. In spite of heavy enemy anti-aircraft fire and repeated attacks he displayed great courage and coolness, bringing down, by his well-controlled and accurate marksmanship, one enemy fighter in flames and, in conjunction with his under turret gunner, destroying a second aircraft.
(12.1939)     B Flight, 149 Squadron RAF
[tail gunner in the Wellington that was later fished out of Loch Ness]
24.08.1942     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [emergency commission]
? - 28.08.1942 101 Squadron RAF
[his Wellington bomber X3391 SR-A took off from Stradishall and crash-landed, due to technical trouble, apx. 40 km NW of Mannheim; captured]
03.09.1942 - 02.05.1945 prisoner of war (in Dulag Luft, then Stalag 344 09.1942-08.1944, then Stalag Luft III 08.1944-04.1945; liberated at Lubeck; PoW No. 26833)
Covering remarks of the A.O.C.: ‘This is the second occasion in which the above-mentioned Air Gunner has been instrumental in destroying enemy aircraft. On both occasions he has shown exemplary coolness and courage, and has maintained a well-controlled and accurate fire. On the first occasion his support fire against an enemy aircraft attacking another member of his formation largely contributed to its destruction.’
James John Mullineaux, a native of Erdington, Birmingham, was born in May 1918 and, after ‘a third try at factory life convinced him that he was not cut out for that kind of life’, joined the Royal Air Force in 1937. An A.C. 1 by the outbreak of hostilities, he volunteered for duties as an Air Gunner, and was posted to No. 149 Squadron, a Wellington unit operating out of Mildenhall, Suffolk. The unit’s first operational sortie of the War was carried out on 3 September 1939, when three of its Wellingtons carried out an armed reconnaissance of the North Sea, while on the following day its first bombing mission was flown against enemy warships at Brunsbuttel - and Mullineaux flew in Squadron Leader P. I. Harris’ aircraft on the latter occasion, although an alternative target near Tonning was attacked. Indeed Mullineaux went on to complete numerous sorties before ending his first operational tour in June 1940, one of the most memorable of which was the above cited daylight attack on enemy shipping at Wilhelmshaven on 18 December 1939: it was to prove a very costly affair, the Wellingtons of 9, 37 and 149 Squadrons running into no less than four crack Luftwaffe fighter squadrons - of the enemy pilots who took part in the action, eight later won the Knight’s Cross, four added Oakleaves, three Swords and two Diamonds.
Fortunately for posterity’s sake, Mullineaux’s own account of this epic sortie was published in Robin Holmes’ history of “R for Robert”, One of Our Aircraft: ‘About five minutes flying time from the harbour we encountered heavy, accurate flak which soon forced the formation to open up. In we went straight and level for about ten minutes, the flak getting heavier and more accurate. I could feel bursts and very soon the whole sky seemed full of black puffs. I was sure one would find its mark and blow us clean out of the air. Luck was with us, we did not get hit and very soon altered course and headed out to sea on a reciprocal course. This was our bombing run. It was during this run that I first saw little black specks on the horizon and within seconds, as it were, I recognized them as Me. 109s and Me. 110s. Our bombing run completed, the fighters came in to attack and very soon the whole sky seemed full of them. I estimated their strength to be about 100. I called frantically “Fighters!” Immediately Austin took up position in the mid under turret and Pilot Officer Innes [the 2nd Pilot] went to the astrodome. We had not long to wait before the first fighter came in to attack our aircraft. It was an Me. 110. Innes was first to see it. In he came and I could see his machine-guns blazing away. I opened fire at 300 yards and continued to fire until he broke away at 20 yards. No sooner had he broken than another attack took place and this continued throughout the engagement. During the short spells I looked around the sky and could see our bombers going down in flames. This had a great effect on me as I had been pumping bullets into the attacking aircraft and did not seem to get any results. Another fighter came up and no sooner had it attacked and I opened up than it seemed to blow up. My bullets had found their mark. The captain shouted “Good show, Mullineaux.” That was all I needed. I got stuck in with added zest and it was not long before the second went down. He came dead astern. I opened up at 400 yards. The Mid-Under Gunner was also firing at him and between us we blew the aircraft out of the air. Other attacks came again and again. I could hear the Front Gunner firing over the inter-com and he too shot one down. But after a while my ammunition ran out. I called frantically to the captain for more. He sent the 2nd Pilot down but in his excitement he opened the door of my turret and simply threw it at me. The result was that I had no assistance to load both guns. I did however manage to get one gun going after a while and throughout the rest of the engagement I kept it going and with the aid of the Mid-Under Gunner kept most of the fighters from firing accurately at us, from astern ... ’
Not mentioned by Mullineaux is the fact he and his crew witnessed Wellington N. 2961 ditching in the sea on the way home, or that their dinghy became entangled in the tail-plane when it was released to assist the downed airmen - an emergency landing thus ensued at Coltishall. He was awarded an immediate D.F.M., the relevant recommendation also noting that he had already contributed to the destruction of another enemy aircraft. A day or two following the 18 December raid, Air Chief Marshal Sir Edgar Ludlow-Hewitt, the C.-in-C. Bomber Command, arrived at Mildenhall to hear the full story, one eye witness recalling:
‘This was quite an occasion. Our A.O.C., Baldwin, the Station Commander, Franky Coleman, Kellett, and others all crowded into Kellett’s office while Ludlow-Hewitt, surrounded by a galaxy of Staff Officers, asked questions. Star turn, Aircraftsman First Class, Jimmy Mullineaux, was brought in so that the C.-in-C., Ludlow-Hewitt, could talk to this hero, which indeed he was (I was very proud of him), but after a time it was all too much for him; the eminent “Brass Hats”, the questioning and the Braid so affected him that my highly strung, modest, little Jimmy suddenly said, full of courtesy and respect to the last, “May I faint please,” which he promptly did, into the arms of Sandy Innes, who carried him out. He was but an A.C. 1 and very young, one of the first D.F.Ms of the War’ (One of Our Aircraft refers).
On 2 January 1940, Mullineaux claimed another brace of enemy aircraft - ‘one certain and one probable’ - when his Wellington was attacked by a formation of Me. 110s during a reconnaissance patrol. Nonetheless, his pilot was compelled to make ‘his escape by diving at full throttle to sea-level’: the two remaining Wellingtons in their formation were less fortunate, both being shot down.
Mullineaux remained operational with No. 149 until the end of June 1940, regularly flying in the crew of Squadron Leader Harris, and, on a strike against Aalborg aerodrome on the night of 20-21 April, in the company of his C.O., Wing Commander R. Kellett, D.F.C., A.F.C., who was aboard for the ride - a combination of heavy anti-aircraft fire and the brightness of the searchlights prevented them from finding their exact target. And with the advent of the invasion of the Low Countries in May, No. 149 was detailed to attack Waalhaven aerodrome, in addition to mounting a strike against the bridges on the Meuse, when Mullineaux’s ‘aircraft [was] damaged by enemy action’. Further attacks on enemy troop movements ensued in June, but tragedy struck on the final sortie of his first operational tour, on the 11th, when a member of groundcrew was instantly killed by one of his Wellington’s propellers as it returned to dispersal after a sortie against road communications at Soissans.
Posted to a conversion unit at Waterbeach at the end of the same month, Mullineaux was “rested” until being commissioned as a Pilot Officer, soon after which he returned to an operational footing with No. 101 Squadron, another Wellington unit, based at Bourn in Cambridgeshire, in July 1942. Thus ensued no less than four sorties to Duisberg, in addition to strikes against Bremen, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Kassel, Saarbrucken and Wilhelmshaven.
But on the night of 28-29 August 1942, when detailed to attack Nuremburg, his Wellington developed mechanical failure and his pilot was compelled to make a crash-landing 40 kilometres N.W. of Mannheim - the crew scrambled clear as the aircraft was enveloped in flames. In his subsequent P.O.W’s “debrief”, Mullineaux stated that he was slightly wounded on the same occasion, and was captured at Landotan on 3 September 1942, thereby suggesting that he managed to evade for a few days.
Having then been briefly detained in Frankfurt, he was incarcerated in Stalag 344 at Lamsdorf until August 1944, when he was transferred to Stalag Luft III at Sagan, scene of the “Great Escape”. He also stated that on one occasion he exchanged identities with an Army Private and escaped from a working party on a railway, but was recaptured at Stettin by a Dock Policeman. Possibly this was the occasion that he was on the run for three months, passing himself off as a Walloon. If so, he ultimately fell foul of the Gestapo, ‘who beat him so severely that finally he shouted in German, “Stop it. I’m a British officer.” Instantly the Gestapo interrogators snapped to attention and saluted him’ (Robin Holmes’ history, One of Our Aircraft, refers).
Mullineaux, who had been advanced to Flight Lieutenant in August 1944, was finally liberated at Lubeck in May 1945, but ‘suffered a series of nervous breakdowns resulting from the treatment he had received as a P.O.W.’; sold with an original wartime newspaper cutting reporting the award of his D.F.M., together with a copy of Robin Holmes’ history, One of Our Aircraft.
Alfred George
A.G. Mullins (Photo courtesy of Mr Colin Mullins)
A.G. Mullins (Photo courtesy of Mr Colin Mullins)
A.G. Mullins (Photo courtesy of Mr Colin Mullins)
A.G. Mullins (Photo courtesy of Mr Colin Mullins)
Son of Robert Mullins, and Rosina Elizabeth Hurn.
Married (1945) Audrey May Downing; three sons, one daughter.

Bristol, Gloucestershire
Acm. 2nd cl.
09.08.1939 [652352]
Acm. 1st cl.
(T) Sgt.
(T) F/Sgt.
P/O (prob)
09.12.1943 [54153]
09.06.1944, seniority 09.12.1943
(WS) F/O
(WS) F/Lt.
09.12.1945 (reld 04.02.1946) (Emgcy List reld 01.07.1959; retaining rank of F/Lt.)
Distinguished Flying Medal DFM
* On every sortie, even over the most dangerous targets, the skilful handling of the engines displayed by Sergeant Mullins has given his pilot complete confidence. He has taken part in raids on Belrin and in the 'round trip' raids on Friedrichshafen and Spezia. On many missions, this airman's work has called for special mention by his captain. His ability and devotion to duty have been highly praiseworthy.
enlisted RAF (rated as Aircraft Hand, then Fitter Mechanic, then Fitter II E)
No. 1 Depot RAF (Uxbridge)
3 (Training) Wing RAF (Cosford)
No. 6 Flying Training School RAF
455 (RAAF) Squadron (Swinderby)
No. 3 School of Technical Training RAF (Blackpool)
408 Squadron RAF (Lindholme)
422 Squadron RAF
No. 4 School of Technical Training RAF (St Athan)
1660 Conversion Unit RAF (Swinderby)
61 Squadron RAF (Flight Engineer on 30 operations in aircrafts QR-Q & PR-l)
81 Operational Training Unit RAF

commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [emergency commission]
School of Air-Sea Rescue RAF (Calshot)
No. 4 School of Technical Training RAF (St Athan)
1380 (Training) Conversion Unit RAF
released from No. 100 Personnel Dispersal Centre RAF
John Douglas
J.D. Mundy
Hull, East Yorkshire
(A) P/O (prob) 23.01.1939
P/O (prob) 21.10.1939
P/O 23.01.1940
F/O 21.10.1940
(WS) F/Lt. 21.10.1941
F/Lt. 25.02.1947, seniority 01.12.1942
(T) Sq.Ldr. 01.04.1946, seniority 01.07.1945
Sq.Ldr. 01.08.1947 (retd 14.05.1958)
Distinguished Flying Cross DFC 11.02.1941 ?
39|45 St - -
Aircrew Europe Star AirCrEur - -
War Medal 1939-1945 WM 39|45 - -
23.01.1939     commissioned, RAF (General Duties Branch) [short service commission]
(01.1940) - (04.1940) pilot, 101 Squadron RAF
(1941)     pilot, 83 Squadron RAF (DFC)
? - 28.09.1941 pilot, 49 Squadron RAF
[Hampden AD733. 28/29 September, 1941; Target Frankfurt: With a gap of nearly two weeks since the previous operation, 49 Squadron was asked to provide 14 Hampdens for a small scale attack on Frankfurt. 4 aircraft were scrubbed from the trip, and just before take-off a fifth suffered tail wheel collapse at the taxiing point. At 22.50hrs the squadron started to launch the first of 9 aircraft. Of the aircraft that reached the target area, 4 bombed successfully and 2 had to abort their attempts. Of the 30 Hampdens and 14 Wellingtons dispatched on the raid, 1 Wellington and 1 Hampden failed to return; the missing Hampden was that piloted by F/Lt Mundy DFC (AD733) from 49 Squadron. The cause of this loss has not been established, but happy to say the crew survived to become POW's.]
28.09.1941 - 1945 POW (No. 656) in German captivity (Stalag Luft I & Luft III)
23.01.1943     transferred to reserve (and claled up for air force service)
23.05.1946     extended service commission, RAF (General Duties Branch)
16.02.1949     permanent commission, RAF (General Duties Branch)
Paediatrician. LRCPI & LM, LRCSI & LM 1965, MFCM 1974, DPH Liverpool 1970, DCH RCPSI 1968 (RCSI). Member, British Medical Association & Hull Medical Society.
Ian Thomas Alexander
I.T.A. Murchie
05.2007 still alive at Mt. Eliza, Vict.,  Australia
? [573954]
(A) P/O (prob)
15.04.1943 [51464]
P/O (prob)
(WS) F/O
(WS) F/Lt.
02.03.1948, seniority 15.10.1946
24.07.1947, seniority 29.07.1944
25.07.1947, seniority 29.01.1947
01.01.1960 (retd 22.06.1968; own request)
RAF service, initially serving in the ranks; stationed in England, Africa, South America, United States (were he worked at the Jet Propulsion Lab) and Singapore

commissioned, RAF (Technical Branch, later Engineering Branch) [emergency commission]

extended service commission

permanent commission
MSc, MIMechE, FRAeS, DCAe.
Worked for The Swire Group at HECO (Hong Kong Engineering Company) attaining the
position of General Manager, finally retiring from there in 1981-2. 
George Allen Rodolphe
G.A.R. Muschamp
1898 ?
Aylesbury district, Buckinghamshire

qualified at specialist engineering course; additionally qualified at university course in engineering; qualified by examination as interpreter

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