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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.

Entry Representative: None

In September 1936, 256 young hopefuls arrived at RAF Cranwell as the 9J7 and 9M7 (34th) Entry to train as Instrument Makers (9J7) or Wireless Operator Mechanics or Wireless Electrical Mechanics (9M7). The Entry Passed Out in July 1939.

The Entry List below is presented in alphabetical order:


34th ENTRY ROLL CALL

NUMBER

SURNAME

INITS

KNOWN AS

CLASS

REMARKS

570353

Ames

J G

 

9M7 C

 

570467

Andrews

D J

 

9M7 C

 

569111

Appleby

C L

Cecil

8M12

Joined with 33rd Entry.

569711

Archer

A E

Fred

9M7 A

 

569953

Armitage

R

 

8M12

Joined with 33rd Entry.

570672

Ashcroft

M J

 

9M7 C

DFC.

569924

Atkins

C C A

 

9M7 C

 

570290

Bailey

T

Ging

9J7 A

 

569833

Baldwin-Searles

J

 

9M7 A

 

570003

Bartlett

C

Jack

9J7 B

AFC.  Mentioned in Despatches.

570363

Bassford

J A

 

9M7 C

 

569817

Bates

L

Les (Taff)

9M7 B

 

570289

Belderson

J B

John

9M7 G

Died While On Active Service with 201 Sqdn., on 9th July 1940. Listed on Panel 24 of the Runnymede Memorial.

570382

Bennett

L C

Leslie

9M7 C

Died While On Active Service with 204 Sqdn., on 21st July 1940. Listed on Panel 24 of the Runnymede Memorial.

569979

Bennett

A W

Bill

9M7 A

Died 17 March 2007.

570369

Binnie

K C

 

9M7 C

 

570311

Blackhall

C H W

 

9M7 C

 

569819

Boardman

E J

 

9M7 B

Mentioned in Despatches.

569732

Bollen

F A

Frank

9J7 A

Died 25th March 2013.

570117

Bonney

A F

 

9M7 C

 

570636

Brownhill

J J

 

9M7 C

 

570222

Bryce

J A

Jim

9M7 C

Died, date not known.

569881

Buckle

B G

Geoff (Buck)

9M7 C

Died 28th September 2011.

569834

Bulmer

B V H

Bernard

9M7 B

Died While On Active Service with 204 Sqdn., on 8th April 1940. Listed on Panel 24 of the Runnymede Memorial.

569777

Burns

A R

Bugs

9J7 A

 

570262

Butler

H

 

9M7 C

 

570638

Carlyle

D A

 

9M7 C

 

570578

Chambers

C R

 

9M7 C

 

570348

Chandler

A E

Fred

9M7 C

Died 8th April 1997.

570153

Chapman

P E

 

9M7 C

 

569679

Chisholm

G T

 

9J7 B

Died, date not known.

570078

Churm

C

 

9M7 C

 

570225

Clements

C

 

9M7 C

 

570223

Clennett

C

 

9M7 C

 

570053

Collins

D A

 

9J7 B

 

570437

Collins

K F

 

9M7 C

 

569735

Cook

J C F

John

9M7 A

BEM.  Died 12th September 2003.

570721

Coombes

J A C

 

9M7 D

Mentioned in Despatches.

570150

Cornish

C W

Oscar (Cecil)

9J7 B

Died 19th August 2011.

570429

Coslett

J

 

9M7 D

 

570088

Crawford

T W

 

9J7 B

Died, date not known.

570634

Crockett

D T

Douglas

9M7 H

Died While On Active Service with 210 Sqdn., on 29 June 1940. Listed on Panel 13 of the Runnymede Memorial.

569708

Cross

T

Tom

9M7 A

 

570067

Cross

J

Jim

9J7 B

 

570110

Croy

A O

Alex

9M7 D

Died 30th June 2010.

569885

Cull

R G

Richard (Billie)

9J7 B

Died While On Active Service on 17th December 1945.
Buried Chester (Blacon) Cemetery.

570471

Cummings

W A

 

9J7 B

 

570555

Dale

J C

Jack

9M7 D

 

570154

Dairymple

R

Dally

9J7 B

Died, date not known.

570184

Darbyshire

E

 

9M7 D

 

570228

Davis

W C

William

9M7 D

Died While On Active Service with 209 Sqdn., on 22nd February 1941. Listed on Panel 55 of the Runnymede Memorial.

570490

Dee

C W

Colin (Slug)

9J7 B

Died 30 November 2010.

569927

Diplock

A J

Jim (Archie)

9M7 D

Died 4th August 2006.

570049

Doman

C L O

Charles (Clod)

9M7 D

Died 17th July 1997.

570518

Downs

J W

 

9M7 D

 

570525

Draper

T F

 

9J7 B

 

570399

Drewitt

M A F

Mervyn

9M7 D

Died While On Active Service with 210 Sqdn., on 2nd September 1940. Listed on Panel 13 of the Runnymede Memorial.

570617

Durward

J H

 

9M7 D

 

570001

Edwards

J K T

 

9M7 D

 

569857

English

H A

Harry

9M7 B

Died 19th September 2006.

570238

Farmer

R

 

9M7 D

 

570694

Faulkner

J T

Paddy

9M7 D

Died 23rd November 2000.

570330

Field

A

 

9M7 D

BEM.

570118

Finch

J W

John

9J7 B

Sgt. Pilot died 30th November 1944 age 24.
Buried Madras War Cemetery, Chennai, India.

570671

Forbes

R C

Jock

9M7 G

 

569709

Francis

D

 

9J7 A

 

570268

Fraser

M J Mc D

 

9M7 D

 

570320

Garton

R T

Ron (Tich)

9M7 D

MBE.  Died 27th December 2003.

569780

Geall

P F

 

9M7 B

Ceased Training.

569856

Geddes

J P

 

9M7 B

 

570716

Gibson

S

 

9M7 D

 

570648

Goodchild

T W

 

9M7 D

 

570614

Gould

E S

 

9M7 D

 

570740

Gourley

A K

 

9M7 D

 

570309

Govett

W R

William (Gertie)

9J7 A

Died While On Active Service with 50 Sqdn., on 16th April 1941. Buried Heston (St. Leonard) Churchyard, Middx.

570476

Gregory

G F A

 

9M7 G

 

569727

Grossey

D C

 

9M7 A

 

569713

Groves

G E

George

9J7 A

Died While On Active Service with 98 Sqdn., on 17th June 1940. Listed on Panel 24 of the Runnymede Memorial.

569947

Gunn

F A

 

9M7 A

 

569733

Guyatt

D C

 

9M7 A

 

569769

Hall

G W F S

 

9M7 A

 

569970

Hamilton

J

 

9M7 H

DFC.

569986

Hannis

E J

 

9J7 A

 

569739

Hardaker

S

Sidney

9J7 A

Died April 1990.

570744

Harris

G P

Garfield

9M7 E

Died July 1992.

569677

Hartley

R F

 

9M7 E

 

570006

Harvey

F

Frank

9J7 B

 

569823

Hayden

A

 

9M7 A

 

570566

Haygarth

G

 

9J7 B

Died 9th February 1937, while still in training.

570610

Hazel

K W

 

9J7 B

Died, date not known.

570123

Henry

C

 

9M7 G

 

570397

Hesk

J S

John

9M7 E

Died While On Active Service with 240 Sqdn., on 7th May 1941. Listed on Panel 45 of the Runnymede Memorial.

570483

Higgins

J E N

Joe

9M7 E

Died 18th May 2005.

569917

Hirst

F

 

9M7 E

MM.

570355

Holbrook

W E

 

9M7 H

 

570170

Holt

G C

Spud

9J7 B

 

569993

Horsnall

G O

 

9J7 A

 

570199

Hotton

J J

 

9M7 E

 

570685

Humphreys

J E

John

9M7 E

 

569997

Hunt

R E

 

9M7 A

 

570665

Innocent

R N

 

9M7 H

 

569869

Jackson

A

Alfie

9M7 B

 

569689

Jackson

E

Eric

9M7 B

Died While On Active Service 21st May 1941.
Buried Widnes Cemetery, Lancashire.

570018

Jeenes

A M

Tony

9M7 E

Died November 1993.

570070

Jenkins

W C

 

9M7 H

 

570714

Jewell

J

Jimmy

9J7 C

 

570618

Johnston

G

Reg

9J7 C

Died 2nd June 1997.

570341

Johnstone

R H W

 

9J7 C

Died, date not known.

569783

Jones

I O

 

9M7 A

 

569936

Jones

D N

 

9M7 E

 

570329

Jones

R E

 

9M7 G

 

570249

Jones

O G

Owain

9J7 C

Died While On Active Service with 112 Sqdn. on 11th March 1945. Buried at Padua War Cemetery, Italy.

570119

Kemp

V G

 

9J7 C

 

570432

Kempsey

J

 

9J7 C

Died, date not known.

570677

Kettle

A

Arthur

9J7 C

MBE.

570670

Kirkwood

G E

 

9J7 C

 

569865

Lane

W F

Bill (Loper)

9M7 B

BEM.  Died 19th March 2012.

570252

Lawrence

H L

Soapy

9J7

Ceased Training.

570132

Leach

C W

 

9J7 C

 

569702

Lees

A S

Alexander

9M7G

Mentioned in Despatches.  Died While On Active Service on 4th February 1945. Buried Rugby (Whinfield) Cemetery.

570139

Levis

R M A

Ronald

9M7 E

Died While On Active Service with 210 Sqdn. on 11th January 1942. Buried Caerphilly (Penyrheol) Cemetery.

569896

Lewis

E T

 

9M7 E

 

570191

Lewis

D E W

Tiny

9J7 C

 

569788

Lobb

D M L

 

9M7 A

AFC.

570537

Lockett

B

 

9M7 E

 

570087

Lord

H

 

9M7 E

 

569818

Lovett

F W

 

9M7 B

Died 17th September 1986.

569891

Lucas

P

 

9J7 A

 

569890

Madger

E

Eric

9M7 B

Died 1st December 1990.

569985

Maggs

J

 

9M7E

 

570745

Mann

T W

Ginger

9J7 A

Twice Mentioned in Despatches.

568918

Marshall

J

Jack

8M12 C

MBE.  Joined with 33rd Entry.

570626

Martin

C O

 

9J7 C

Ceased Training.

570641

Martin

A C

 

9M7 E

DFC.

569807

Mathews

E A

Eric

9M7 B

 

569929

Matthews

D I

 

9M7 E

 

570181

Maxwell

D C

 

9M7 F

Air Gunner.  Died 1982.

570058

May

J I

 

9M7 F

 

570306

Maynard

V F

Vivian

9M7 H

Died While On Active Service 29th November 1943. Listed on Column 427 of the Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery.

570059

McCarthy

J P

John

9M7 F

 

569794

McDermott

P

Pete

9J7 A

 

569860

Meeson

S F

 

9M7 F

 

570624

Merriman

R A

 

9M7 G

 

569866

Metcalfe

F

 

9M7 B

 

570273

Midgley

J F

Jack

9M7 H

Died 8th August 1996.

569861

Millar

R L

Robert

9M7 H

Died While On Active Service with 210 Sqdn. on 9th April 1940. Buried in Sylling Churchyard, Norway.

570708

Miller

J MS

Dusty

9J7 C

Died 12th January 1994.

569964

Mitchell

E

 

9M7 H

 

570372

Mitchell

K T M

Kenneth

9M7 G

Died While On Active Service with 36 Sqdn. on 23rd June 1941. Buried at Kranji War Cemetry, Singapore.

570185

Monger

K S

 

9M7 G

 

569845

Morris

P E

Philip

9J7 C

Died While On Active Service on 14th November 1945.
Buried Caerta War Cemetery, Italy.

570513

Morris

G

Geoff

9M7 H

Died 30th April 1998.

570205

Moss

J

Jack

9M7 H

Died While On Active Service with 210 Sqdn. on 18th September 1939. Buried Pembroke Dock (Llanion) Cemetery.

570138

Moyle

J G

 

9M7 F

 

569996

Neaber

O A

 

9M7G

 

570124

Newman

A J

 

9M7 G

 

570475

Nichols

G A M

 

9M7 H

 

569691

Nicholson

J

 

9M7 F

 

570116

Nicholson

J

 

9M7 A

 

569736

Nisbett

J

 

9M7 A

 

569730

Ogden

J L

 

9M7 G

 

569687

Oliver

D A

 

9M7 B

 

569889

Orsmond

D W

Douglas (William)

9M7 B

 

570682

Owen

W S G

 

9J7 C

 

570408

Panting

P

Percy

9M7 F

Died 26th February 2003.

570237

Parr

E F

 

9M7 F

 

570434

Payne

P J

 

9M7 F

MBE. BEM.

570227

Pegg

J

 

9M7 F

Mentioned in Despatches.

569904

Perrin

J E

John (Edward)

9M7 C

Formally known as "Brazier".

570323

Perry

F G

Frank

9M7 F

Died While On Active Service with 16 Sqdn. on 11th June 1941. Buried in Backwell (St. Andrew) Churchyard, Somerset.

570488

Peters

P J

 

9M7 F

 

570548

Pollard

J E

 

9M7 G

 

570667

Ponting

R T

 

9J7 C

 

570231

Poole

J

Joe

9M7 B

 

569232

Preston

W H

 

8M12

 

570535

Pridham

W J

 

9M7 F

 

570079

Prior

H G

 

9J7

 

570328

Pughsley

S R

 

9M7 A

 

570296

Pullen

G

 

9M7 A

 

570527

Ransted

E F

 

9J7 D

Died 1950

569703

Read

D A

Dorrien

9J7 A

Died 25th March 2003.

570666

Redstone

L H

 

9J7 C

 

570251

Reed

R J

Jimmy

9J7 D

 

570028

Reeve

J G

 

9M7 F

 

570613

Richards

D C

Slim

9J7 D

Died, date not known.

569715

Riley

O W

 

9M7 A

 

570005

Row

E F

 

9M7 B

 

569681

Rowlands

A E

Eric

9M7 E

Died 12th January 2001.

570392

Royston

C H T

 

9M7 G

 

569887

Ryder

R A

Ron (Titch)

9J7 D

Died 12th September 2011.

570197

Sabourin

J H

Jim

9M7 G

 

569809

Sadler

B G W

 

9M7 A

 

<569884

Sanders

R W

 

9M7 E

 

569829

Sanders

F J

Sandy

9J7 A

MBE. BEM.  Died circa 1970.

570741

Sartin

G R

 

9M7 H

 

570450

Savidge

A J

 

9M7 H

 

570345

Saxon

P R

Peter

9M7 E

 

570633

Schofield

A E

Arthur

9M7 A

Died 10th July 2001.

568911

Scott

A L

 

8M12

Joined with 33rd Entry.

569696

Seeley

R D

 

9M7 H

 

569841

Self

E M

 

9M7 B

 

569852

Sheasby

R A

 

9M7 B

 

570031

Sheldon

A E

Arthur

9M7 A

Died September 1991.

570643

Shields

C

 

9M7 G

 

568258

Skinner

R W

Ron

8M7

Joined with 32nd Entry.

569830

Slack

G

 

9M7 B

 

570292

Smith

R

 

9M7 A

 

569043

Smoult

E N

 

8M12

Joined with 33rd Entry.

570054

Snape

J V

Johnnie

9M7 G

Died 15th July 1996.

570240

Stamper

G

 

9M7 B

 

570214

Stephens

I G C

 

9M7 C

 

570644

Stevens

P T M

Peter

9M7 F

Died While On Active Service on 16th March 1945. Listed on Column 449 of the Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery.

570272

Stevenson

G R

 

9M7

Died While On Active Service on 17th October 1943.

570050

Strange

H A

Hugie

9J7 D

 

570365

Stubley

E A

 

9M7 H

 

570157

Talbot

F S

 

9M7 G

 

570305

Taylor

F A

 

9M7 G

 

570411

Taylor

C A

Colin

9M7 D

Died 22nd July 1999.

569825

Taylor

R G

Ron (Ginger)

9M7 B

 

570175

Thorpe

H G

 

9J7 D

 

570436

Tokeley

A F

 

9M7

 

570000

Towe

W P

 

9M7 H

 

570332

Turner

D

Don

9M7 G

 

570706

Turpin

A G

 

9M7 H

 

570209

Twort

C N

 

9M7 F

 

570188

Van Toen

R

Van (Reg)

9M7 H

Died 2nd October 2003.

569803

Vero

G U

George

9M7 B

Died July 1997.

570349

Verrall

W H

Stan

9J7 D

 

570293

Waddell

I W

Ian

9M7 H

Sgt. Died 3rd May 1946 aged 26.
Buried Hamilton West Cemetery.

569910

Walker

F

 

9J7 D

 

569772

Walmsley-Moss

G

George

9M7 A

Died 4th May 1997.

569722

Ward

A G

 

9J7 D

 

569969

Ware

R

Nick

9M7 B

 

570562

Watkins

R

 

9M7 H

Ceased Training.

569704

Webber

R J

Richard

9M7 D

Died While On Active Service with 209 Sqdn., on 20th February 1940. Listed on Panel 26 of the Runnymede Memorial.

569781

Wesson

P N

 

9J7 A

 

570495

Whitaker

D E

Denis

9J7 D

Died While On Active Service with 207 Sqdn., on 9th April 1943. Buried Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

569749

Whittey

T

 

9M7 A

 

569793

Willcocks

H J

Harold (Willy)

9J7 A

Died 10th June 2004.

570683

Willoughby

J D

James

9M7 G

Died WOAS with 148 Sqdn. on 26th May 1943.
Buried in Benghazi War Cemetery, Libya.

570114

Wilson

R

 

9M7 F

 

570698

Wilson

N

 

9M7 F

 

570925

Wilson

R D

Reggie (Curly)

9J7 D

 

570576

Wilson

W J

Ian

9M7 D

Died 18th October 1991.

570298

Winborn

D G

David

9M7 G

Died 10th April 1999.

570115

Winder

K J

 

9M7 F

 

570663

Wood

H C

 

9M7 F

 

570081

Woolley

P

Pat

9M7 H

Died 8th October 1998.

569982

Wren

D

 

9M7 G

 

570699

Yexley

K R

Keith

9M7 G

Mentioned in Despatches.

569376

Young

W J

 

8M12

Joined with 33rd Entry.

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The following photograph was provided by Colin Dee.


34ColinDee.jpg

Instrument Bashers of 9J7B
Left to right. At rear: Chisholme, Frank Harvey, Oscar Cornish, Dally Dairymple, Draper, Hazel, Jack Bartlett and Jim Cross
Seated: Colin Dee, John Finch, Cummings, Crawford, Cull, Spud Holt and Collins



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