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ROYAL AIR FORCE

SERVICE HISTORY

Date

Rank

Station

details

13 July 1950

AC2

Padgate
(Lancs)

enlisted

20 July 1950

 

West Kirby
(Cheshire)

basic training

27 September 1950

 

Yatesbury
(Wilts)

Radar School,
trade training

29 November 1950 (a)

 

Wroughton Hospital
(Wilts)

Admitted with scarlet fever

28 December 1950 (b)

 

home

discharged,
sick leave

February 1951

 

Yatesbury

Radar School,
resumed training

25 April 1951

AC1

Yatesbury

Completed course as Air Radar Mechanic (Navigation)

2 May 1951

 

Kinloss
(Moray)

General radar work in the hangars and in aircraft

1 November 1951

LAC

(Leading aircraftman)

Kinloss

Service Bay, specialising on maintenance of radio altimeters

11 July 1952

 

 

returned home

5 August 1952

 

 

official discharge

6 August 1952

 

 

On H Reserve list for statutory three and half years from 13 July 1952

4 June 1955

 

Scampton
(Lincs)

Reserve training, but no aircraft at the station

6 June 1955

 

Waddington
(Lincs) (c)

Continued reserve training

18 June 1955

 

home

end of 14-day training

13 January 1956

 

 

On G (Gen)Reserve list

27 February 1964

 

 

Final discharge

Notes:

(a) recorded as 28.11.51
(b) recorded as 28.12.51
(c) Waddington not recorded. Shown as at Scampton 4-18.6.55