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    Default Squadron Leader B.R Ker

    Gents,

    Looking for any details on this officer. Former 218 Squadron flight commander, c/o 218 Con Flight and then served with No.1657 Con Unit. Any promotional details welcome, also did he return to operations after leaving No.1657 Con Unit.

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    Steve
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    Steve, Hi,
    This probably yr man (apologies but the LG is having an "off" afternoon!).
    HTH
    Peter Davies

    ROYAL AIR FORCE RESERVE.
    Reserve of Air Force Officers.
    GENERAL DUTIES BRANCH.
    The undermentioned Flying Officers are promoted to the war substantive rank of
    Flight Lieutenant:
    Flying Officer Beverley Ridley KER (70363)
    is granted the war substantive rank of Flight Lieutenant. i6th Mar. 1941.

    effect from ist June 1942 :
    Fit.' Lts. to be Sqn. Ldrs. (temp.):
    B. R. KER (70363).

    RESERVE OF AIR FORCE OFFICERS.
    GENERAL DUTIES BRANCH.
    Sqn. Ldrs (tempy.) granted the rank of Sqn. Ldr (war subs):
    ist Jan. 1943.
    B K KER (70363).

    (KESEiRiVE OF AER FOiRpE OFOBUQEiRB.
    GENERAL DUTIES BRANCH.
    Commission resigned.
    Squadron Leader B. -R. KER (70363) retaining 13ie rank of Wing Commander. 2fist Apr. 1947.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Resmoroh View Post
    Steve, Hi,
    This probably yr man (apologies but the LG is having an "off" afternoon!).
    HTH
    Peter Davies

    ROYAL AIR FORCE RESERVE.
    Reserve of Air Force Officers.
    GENERAL DUTIES BRANCH.
    The undermentioned Flying Officers are promoted to the war substantive rank of
    Flight Lieutenant:
    Flying Officer Beverley Ridley KER (70363)
    is granted the war substantive rank of Flight Lieutenant. i6th Mar. 1941.

    effect from ist June 1942 :
    Fit.' Lts. to be Sqn. Ldrs. (temp.):
    B. R. KER (70363).

    RESERVE OF AIR FORCE OFFICERS.
    GENERAL DUTIES BRANCH.
    Sqn. Ldrs (tempy.) granted the rank of Sqn. Ldr (war subs):
    ist Jan. 1943.
    B K KER (70363).

    (KESEiRiVE OF AER FOiRpE OFOBUQEiRB.
    GENERAL DUTIES BRANCH.
    Commission resigned.
    Squadron Leader B. -R. KER (70363) retaining 13ie rank of Wing Commander. 2fist Apr. 1947.
    Hi Peter,

    Thank you for this, most helpful.

    Regards

    Steve
    No.218 (Gold Coast) Squadron Association Historian
    No.623 squadron Research

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