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    Default 42742 Sqn Ldr Gilbert Graham Fairley DRAPER,

    I am seeking the 1939-1940 and post-1945 postings of the above officer.

    Born Lewisham, 7 Dec 20
    19 E&RFTS, 8 Aug 39

    > 18 E&RFTS, Fair Oaks, date unknown 1939

    grntd SSC as Prob APO, 9 Oct 39
    3 FTS, 25 Oct 39-27 Apr 40
    Plt Off, 28 Apr 40

    > 1 SAC, Old Sarum, date unknown Apr 40
    > 2 (AC) Sqn, Sawbridgeworth, date unknown May 40

    7 OTU, 22 Aug-2 Sep 40
    610 Sqn, 3-29 Sep 40
    41 Sqn, 30 Sep 40-7 Aug 41
    SD/WIA, New Barn Farm, 30 Oct 40
    Fg Off, 28 Apr 41
    Actg Flt Lt & OC B Flt, 1 Jun 41
    SD/WIA nr Lille & captured, 7 Aug 41
    Oflag X-C, Aug-Oct 41
    Oflag VI-B, Oct 41-Sep 42
    Flt Lt, 28 Apr 42
    Stalag Luft III, Sep 42-Jan 45
    Stalag III-A, Jan-Apr 45
    res on repat, Fawkham, Kent
    Sqn Ldr, RAFO, 1 Sep 45

    > postings wanting after Sep 45 until retirement?
    > died date unknown 1997

    Can anyone provide me dates and details for the blanks, please?

    Thanks
    Steve
    Last edited by Steve Brew; 22nd August 2012 at 00:55.
    41 (F) Squadron RAF at War and Peace, April 1916-March 1946
    http://brew.clients.ch/41sqnraf.htm

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