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The following was originally compiled by the RAF Cranwell Association,
and subsequently updated by ex-Entry members.
There could still be errors or omissions.

In January 1928, 39 young hopefuls arrived at RAF Flowerdown as the FL E13 Entry to train as Electricians or Wireless Operator Mechanics.
In August 1929, they moved to RAF Cranwell as the 0D (17th) Entry and Passed Out in December 1930.

The Entry List below is presented in alphabetical order:


17th ENTRY ROLL CALL

NUMBER

SURNAME

INITS

KNOWN AS

CLASS

REMARKS

561986

Baker

F

 

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.
Flying Fatality on 18th May 1934.

562030

Braund

S T

 

FL E13

Electrician.

561988

Bullyment

J F

 

FL E13

Electrician.  Died 8th August 1933.

562032

Carter

R D

 

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.

562057

Clark

H

 

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.

562058

Corden

G F

 

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.  OBE.

562056

Cromer

A D

 

FL E13

Electrician.  Mentioned in Despatches.

562037

Cronin

D

 

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.

562072

Dalzell

F

 

FL E13

Electriciant.

562081

Dixon

G

 

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.

562231

Farmer

J

 

FL E13

Electrician.

562112

Frame

W R O

 

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.  BEM.

562079

Freeman

J T

 

FL E13

Electrician.  DFC.  AFC.

562105

Furzey

J

 

FL E13

Electrician.

562099

Halliday

L

 

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.

562147

Harrison

R J

 

FL E13

Electrician.

562148

Hayward

A J

 

FL E13

Electrician.

562142

Heapey

F N

Francis

FL E13

Electrician.  Died 3rd November 1941. Buried Winchester (Magdalen Hill) Cemetery.

562163

Jenner

S P

 

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.
Flying Fatality on 19th March 1936.

562174

Kirk

E E

 

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.

562181

Luck

R E

 

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.

562195

Macey

L G

 

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.  Mentioned in Despatches.

562214

Mills

E

 

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.  BEM.

562207

Monk

A C

 

FL E13

Electrician.  Died 2nd January 1973.

562213

Morgan

W S

 

FL E13

Electrician.

562196

Murphy

F E

Spud

FL E13

OBE.  Secretary RAF Flowerdown Apprentices Association.  Founder RAF Cranwell Apprentices Association.  Died 6th December 2001.

562238

Obee

R

Ronald

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.  Mentioned in Despatches.  Died While On Active Service with 500 Sqdn on 23rd April 1943. Buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery, Algeria.

562257

Parker

H

 

FL E13

Electrician.

562256

Pee

R C

Jerry

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.

562279

Robson

T

 

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.
Flying Fatality on 17th July 1937.

562292

Still

S E

 

FL E13

Electrician.

562302

Stride

R

 

FL E13

Electrician.  Mentioned in Despatches.

562319

Sweatman

O G

 

FL E13

Electrician.

562335

Tait

W R

 

FL E13

Electrician.  AFC.

562332

Thorpe

F T

 

FL E13

Electrician.

562378

Warner

H

 

FL E13

Electrician.  Died 14th April 1986.

562373

Whalley

J

 

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.

562370

Woods

J G

 

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.  Highest Aggregate Marks.  Highest Technical & Education Marks.
Died 24th September 1990.

562368

Wootten

E

 

FL E13

Wireless Operator Mechanic.

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