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    Default 740340 Sgt Plt Leonard A. GARVEY

    I am seeking the dates of birth, training and promotion to Sgt Plt of the above pilot, please.

    > born Aston, Warks, date 1914?

    joined RAFVR as airman plt, Jun 37

    > flg trng & postings wanting Jun 37-Oct 40
    > Sgt Plt, date?

    41 Sqn, 10-30 Oct 40
    KIA in Spit IIa, P7375, by Maj Adolph Galland over Ashford, 30 Oct 40, aged 26
    bur Sect 56, Grave 10373, Witton Cem, Birm, Warks

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

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    Default Leonard Arthur Garvey

    Hi Steve,
    Not a lot of help but he was at 7 OTU from 2-16th September 1940.
    Gerry


    GARVEY, Leonard Arthur
    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    Pilot
    Sergeant
    740340
    ????
    -
    7 Operational Training Unit RAF
    2. 9.40
    -
    16. 9.40
    under training
    616 (F) Squadron AAF
    16. 9.40
    -
    3.10.40
    41 (F) Squadron RAF
    3.10.40
    -
    30.10.40
    Killed in action
    30.10.40
    British - Enlisted for five years in the Pilot Section of the RAFVR as 740340 Airman Pilot under training, circa June 1937; called up for permanent service, 1 September 1939

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    Thanks Gerry

    That's a good help - more than I have now!

    Thanks for taking the time to post this info

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

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