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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 September 1935, 122 young hopefuls arrived at RAF Cranwell as the 8J7/8M7 (32nd) Entry to train as Instrument Makers (8J7) or Wireless Operator Mechanics (8M7). The Entry Passed Out from Cranwell in July 1938.

The Entry List below is presented in alphabetical order.


32nd ENTRY ROLL CALL

NUMBER

SURNAME

INITS

KNOWN AS

CLASS

REMARKS

568062

Adlam

A P

Bert

8M7 B

Died 10th May 2002.

568114

Appleton

E H J

 

8M7 B

 

568137

Ashley

C

 

8M7 B

 

567926

Aspin

T

Thomas

8M7

 

567904

Balfour

G A

 

8J7

 

568777

Barber

F W A

Fred

8M7 B

Died 11th February 2004.

567941

Barkas

F J

Frex

8M7 A

Died 11th September 1992.

567936

Beagley

A W J

 

8M7 B

 

568177

Beaty

F O

 

8M7 A

 

567903

Bentley

 H

 

8J7

 

567976

Brearley

A

 

8M7 B

Died, date not known.

568385

Bridges

A W

 

8M7 B

 

568091

Briggs

T E

 

 

Ceased Training.

568188

Briggs

T H

 

8M7 B

 

568236

Brittan

P

 

8M7 B

 

568235

Broomhead

C J

 

8M7 B

 

568143

Brown

C

 

8J7

 

568135

Brown

A P

Adrian (Paul)

8J7

 

568265

Burlington-Green

E A

 

8M7 B

Died 12th June 1989

568085

Burton

J G

 

8M7 B

 

568120

Burville

H W

Harold

8M7 B

Died While On Active Service on 14th March 1941.
Buried Gibraltar North Front Cemetery..

568275

Butler

H H

 

8M7 B

 

567925

Chapple

J F

 

8M7 A

 

567912

Cooper

R H

Bob

8M7 A

 

568302

Cork

S

 

8M7 B

 

568228

Currie

J A

 

8M7 B

 

567965

Darke

E M

 

8J7

Died 24 January 1979.

568257

Dawes

E

Elias

8M7 B

Died While On Active Service with 228 Sqdn., on 1st November 1940. Listed Column 240 of El Alemain Memorial, Egypt.

568084

DeForte

R P

 

8M7 B

 

568133

Derry

D C

Doug

8M7 B

Died 11th Oct. 2012.

567997

Dickson

R H

 

8M7 A

 

567909

Dixon

G C

 

8M7 A

 

568226

Doran

W

 

8M7 B

 

568046

Dover

H

 

8M7 C

 

567979

Dunstan

E K

 

8J7

 

568035

Edwards

C B

Cecil (Eddie)

8J7

Mentioned in Despatches.  Died 16th December 2003.

567927

Fayers

F A

 

8M7 A

 

567977

Finch

F L

 

8J7

 

567922

Forsdike

R A

 

8J7

 

568094

Forsyth

J G

 

8M7 A

 

568038

Fountain

M O

 

8M7 A

 

568209

Gale

L E

 

8J7

 

567902

Gowans

E

 

8M7 C

 

568290

Green

J E

Jim

8M7 C

Died 12th November 2004.

568149

Greer

J R

 

8M7 A

 

568027

Groves

H N E

 

8M7 C

 

568273

Guest

C A

Gus

8M7 C

Died 14th August 2006.

568322

Hall

S G

Nobby

8M7

BEM.  Died 9th January 1999.

568000

Hansford

R W

 

8M7 A

 

568112

Harley

R W

 

8M7

 

567957

Heath

A J

 

8M7 C

 

567995

Heggie

V St J

 

8J7

 

<568129

Heptonstall

P

Peter

8M7 C

Died 25th November 2002.

568296

Hey

G H

 

8M7 C

 

568306

Hobbs

A G

 

8M7 C

 

567907

Hodge

A J

 

8J7

 

568033

Holding

G

 

8M7 C

 

567962

Hole

T E

 

8M7 A

 

568037

Howell

J G

 

8M7 C

 

568179

Howells

J H

 

8M7 A

Died, date not known.

567967

Hunt

E

 

8M7 C

 

568080

Hutchinson

C J

 

8M7 C

 

568083

James

L R

 

8M7 C

 

568176

Johnson

A W

Alan

8M7 C

Died 26th August 1946.
Buried Oathlaw Churchyard, Scotland.

568048

Jones

R B

 

8M7 C

 

568169

Keating

K A T

 

8M7 C

 

568187

Kneale

L J

Lloyd

8M7 D

Died 8th July 2003.

568057

Litman

S G

Sid

8M7 D

Died, date not known.

<568096

Little

R G

Reg

8M7 D

MBE.  Died 16th March 2007.

567988

Lockyer

D E C

Danny

8M7 D

BEM.  Died 20th June 2008.

567917

Macdonald

J M

John

8M7 A

Died While On Active Service with 268 Sqdn, on 22nd January 1943. Listed on Panel 120 of Runnymede Memorial.

567955

Mackenzie

J W

 

8M7 D

 

568041

Mackie

J D

 

8M7 D

 

568168

Martin

H

Hughie

8J7

 

567905

McDougall

J B

John

8M7 D

Died 30th November 1995.

568207

McGregor

J

 

8M7 D

 

567984

Mills

G W J

 

8M7 A

Died 5th June 1939.

568093

Minihane

W H

William

8J7

Died While On Active Service with 110 Sqdn. on 1st November 1940 age 20. Buried Hitcham (All Saints).

568104

Molyneux

J E

 

8M7 D

 

568193

Mullen

J

Jack

8M7 D

Died 9th June 2010.

568136

Norris

J J

 

8J7

 

568023

Noyes

W E

 

8M7 D

 

568326

O'Shaugnessy

W

 

8M7 D

 

568271

Pakes

F

Freddie

8M7 D

Died 13th Jan. 2013.

567748

Parkin

C

 

7J12

Joined with 31st Entry.

568401

Parsons

G C

 

8M7 D

 

568134

Pighills

J R

 

8M7 D

 

568069

Priestley

F

Frank

8M7 D

Died 1st December 2004.

568329

Purser

R J

 

8M7 D

 

568098

Reid

D A

David

8M7 D

Mentioned in Despatches.  Died 2nd March 1995.

568323

Roberts

R G

 

8M7 D

 

568291

Robinson

L

 

8M7 E

 

568099

Robinson

T B

 

8M7 E

 

568150

Rogers

F S

 

8J7

 

568089

Rudkin

A

 

8M7 E

 

568107

Russell

R

 

8M7 E

 

568014

Seal

J R B

 

8M7 A

 

568145

Shaw

L

 

8M7 E

Died 24th April 1958.

568047

Shipman

E G V

 

8M7 E

 

568246

Shoesmith

L

Len

8M7 E

Died 12th July 1999.

568028

Smith

G T

 

8M7 E

 

568139

Smith

J K

 

8M7 E

 

567934

Smith

A B

 

8M7

 

567963

Sowerby

H

Harry

8M7 A

 

568068

Spencer

J H

 

8M7 A

 

568526

Steeves

R H

 

8M7 E

 

567981

Strachan

H

 

8M7 E

 

568238

Sydney

J

 

8M7 E

 

568151

Tasker

R

Ronald

8M7 E

Died 3rd August 1946.
Buried Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt.

568239

Taylor

G

 

8M7 E

Ceased Training.

567960

Temlett

C B

Cyril

8J7

Hyde -Thomson Memorial Prize.  DFC.
Died While On Active Service with 213 Sqdn., on 3rd July 1942. Buried El Alemain War Cemetery, Egypt.

568108

Thomas

W H

 

8M7 E

 

568295

Tomlin

E

 

8M7 E

 

568248

Towndrow

A

 

8M7 E

 

568198

Turner

W W

 

8J7

 

567932

West

G

 

8M7 A

 

568225

Wilson

A

 

8M7

 

568231

Wilson

L B

 

8M7

 

568075

Wynn

G

 

8M7

 

567966

Yorke

N R

Nicholas

8M7 A

Died 13th March 1948.

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