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    Default 88214 Flt Lt Roy Clement FORD

    I am seeking some assistance to fill some blanks in the above officer's RAF career:

    > Born Hastings, Ssx, date unknown 1915?

    joined RAFVR as airman plt u/t (741683), Jun 38
    20 E&RFTS, Jun 38
    mob 1 Sep 39

    > Sgt Plt, date unknown?

    6 FTS, 6 Oct 39
    41 Sqn, 16 Dec 39-23 May 41
    att 12 Grp Pool, 15 Jan-24 Feb 40
    com Prob Plt Off (88214), 19 Nov 40 (sen 6 Nov 40)
    att 4 Del Flt, 15 Apr-2 May 41
    vol for MSFU, posted 23 May 41
    Fg Off (WS), 19 Nov 41 (sen 6 Nov 41)
    Production Test Plt, Hawker Aircraft Ltd, 23 Jun 42
    Flt Lt (WS), 19 Nov 42 (sen 6 Nov 42)
    att 1 ETPS for crse, 17 Jun 43

    > Test Plt, 20 MU, Aston Down, date unknown 1943
    > postings wanting 1943-Oct 45
    > prom to Sqn Ldr?

    released from RAF, 23 Oct 45
    com Fg Off in RAFVR, 13 Sep 47
    FI, 18 RFS, Sep 47
    FI, 15 RFS, Apr 48

    > postings wanting, Apr 48-May 52

    Flt Lt, 1 Mar 51 (sen 13 Sep 47)
    ret 11 May 52
    rel com 13 Sep 52
    died 13 Dec 02

    Can anyone help with the blanks, please?

    Thanks
    Steve
    41 (F) Squadron RAF at War and Peace, April 1916-March 1946
    http://brew.clients.ch/41sqnraf.htm

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    Hi Steve,

    born 15th March 1915.

    Cheers,

    Tom

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    Thanks Tom

    Steve
    41 (F) Squadron RAF at War and Peace, April 1916-March 1946
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    Steve,

    The Air Efficiency Award 1942-2005 Christopher Brooks

    FORD R.C F/L Award 21.6.45 88214 RAFVR

    Clasp - FORD R.C F/O 3.7.1952 88214 RAFVR

    Mark

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    Thanks Mark,

    A nice piece of additional information

    Regards
    Steve
    41 (F) Squadron RAF at War and Peace, April 1916-March 1946
    http://brew.clients.ch/41sqnraf.htm

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