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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 February 1935, 197 young hopefuls arrived at RAF Cranwell as the 9J12 and 9M12 (35th) Entry to train as Instrument Makers (9J12) or Wireless Operator Mechanics or Wireless Electrical Mechanics (9M12).
During their training they gained 13 from Senior Entries,  20 ceased training, while 12 of their number were re-classed to later Entries, leaving 178 to pass out in December 1939.

The Entry List below is presented in alphabetical order:


35th ENTRY ROLL CALL

NUMBER

SURNAME

INITS

KNOWN AS

CLASS

REMARKS

571325

Adams

J E L

 

9M12 A

Commissioned 54335.

571321

Adams

L C

Laurence

9M12 A

Died While On Active Service on 14th February 1942.
Listed on column 415 of the Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery.

571202

Adams

R A

Ron

9M12 F

 

571152

Aitchison

E E

Ernie

9M12 F

Commissioned.  Died, date not known.

570954

Andrews

W F

 

9M12 E

 

570751

Applin

I G

 

9M7

Joined with 34th Entry.  Commissioned 49117.

570885

Armstrong

N

 

9M12 E

 

571147

Armstrong

R L

Les (Pip)

9M12 B

 

571175

Arnold

W J

Jack

9M12

Commissioned.

571170

Atkins

R G

 

9J12

Commissioned 126562.

571207

Baker

S

 

9M12 F

 

570755

Bayfield

H

 

9M12 C

 

571544

Bennett

A J

 

9J12

Commissioned.

570757

Bergen

S A

Steve

9J12

Commissioned 52437.

570965

Bimie

J G

Jack

9M12 A

Died 14th April 2001.

570891

Blake

R C

 

9M12 D

 

571250

Brown

D P

 

9J12

 

570913

Brown

G G

Sam

9M12 C

Commissioned 53906.  Died 29th November 2007.

571594

Browne

L H

 

9M12 D

 

571103

Bruce

M S

 

9M12 E

Commissioned 58328.

570828

Buck

J

 

9M12 E

Warrant Officer. MBE.

571043

Bunner

A J

Alfie

9M12 C

Died 14th July 2002.

571200

Burgess

I S

 

9M12 F

 

569907

Burgess

A E

Frank

9M7

Joined with 34th Entry.  Commissioned 53653.
Died 22 December 2008.

571317

Burrage

W C

Bill

9M12 B

Commissioned.

571235

Burton

P R

 

9M12 A

 

571089

Cannan

E A C

Ted

9M12 E

Mentioned in Despatches.  Died July 1992.

571266

Cargill

J

Jim

9M12 D

Commissioned.  Died 5th August 2006.

570971

Chapman

M P

 

9M12 A

 

571180

Chappell

R

Dick

9J12 C

Commissioned.  Died 16th January 2006.

570763

Chatfield

K R

Ken

9M12 C

 

571589

Clerk

R D

 

9M12 D

Commissioned.

571117

Clift

J S

 

9J12

 

571141

Coates

G D

 

9M12 A

Commissioned 144109.

571288

Coleman

E E

Ted

9M12 C

Died 30th August 2011.

571033

Cook

G R

George

9M12

 

571099

Copcutt

P E

 

9M12 C

Commissioned 51948.

571573

Coulson

S R

 

9J12 A

 

571382

Cox

H H D

Harry

9J12 A

Died While On Active Service with 37 Squadron, on 7th March 1941. Buried Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece.

571560

Dallimore

R

 

9M12 D

 

570765

Davidson

J

 

9M12 D

Commissioned GD DFM.

570815

Davies

T

 

9M12 E

Commissioned 54203.  DFC.

571113

Davies

D A

 

9M12 E

Commissioned 57998.

570872

Dolbear

N L

 

9J12

 

570286

Donovan

J

Jim

9M7 D

Joined with 34th Entry.  Commissioned 54496.

571189

Dougherty

A

Alfred

9J12

Died While On Active Service with 296 Sqdn. on 4th September 1942. Buried at Llansantfraid Glan Conway (St. FFraid) Churchyard Extension.

571332

Douglas

R

 

9M12 C

Commissioned 48658.

570955

Downes

D G

 

9J12

Commissioned 112569.

571032

Draper

J E T

 

9M12 A

Commissioned.

570901

Duke

R M

 

9M12 E

 

570770

Dunbar

H

Henry

9M12 C

Died While On Active Service with 240 Sqdn. on 21st March 1941. Buried at Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard.

571380

Edwards

J S

 

9M12 F

Commissioned 54630.

569296

Elphick

N C

Norman

8J12

Joined with 33rd Entry.  c.17/05/59 Ee. Flt.Lt.

570916

Elliott

H B

 

9M12 C

Commissioned.

571228

Ellis

E W

 

9J12

 

570767

England

R H E

 

9M12 E

Died, date not known.

571095

England

J K

Ken

9J12 B

Died 21st January 1991.

571191

Evans

R E

 

9M12 F

Ceased Training.

571576

Evans

D G

David

9M12

Commissioned 58845.  Died 10th April 1996.

571346

Fewkes

D H

 

9M12 C

 

570769

Field

T O

 

9M12 E

Commissioned.

571109

Finch

R J

 

9J12

 

571120

Forrest

J E N R

 

9M12 A

Commissioned.

571030

Fraser

E D V

 

9M12 C

 

569706

Fruin

J A

 

9M7 A

Joined with 34th Entry.

571058

Genney

M H

 

9M12 A

Ceased Training.

570886

Gibb

J S E

Jimmy (James)

9M12 C

Commissioned.  Died 27th July 2000.

570928

Gifford

P

 

9J12

 

571493

Gill

L F

Leslie

9M12 D

Died While On Active Service with 156 Sqdn., on 2nd January 1944. Buried Berlin 1935-45 War Cemetery.

571048

Goff

A A

 

9M12 F

 

570915

Gooch

M D

 

9M12 E

 

571055

Goss

J

 

9M12 A

Commissioned.

571499

Gover

C R

 

9J12 A

 

571231

Gow

F J

 

9M12 F

Commissioned.

571246

Greendale

H A D

 

9J12

 

571446

Griffiths

M

 

9M12 D

 

570882

Hall

H E

Edmund

9M12 B

Commissioned 48731.

570777

Hart

F G

 

9M12 E

Ceased Training.

571501

Hart

H R

 

9J12 A

 

571397

Hedley

M J

 

9M12 D

Ceased Training.

570783

Hellawell

K

 

9M12 C

Commissioned 49666.  Air Cdre Eng.

571261

Helliwell

L G

 

9M12 F

Commissioned 58182.

571096

Henderson

A C

 

9M12

Commissioned 54503.

571339

Henry

R J

 

9M12 B

Ceased Training.

571049

Herbert

P A

 

9M12 A

Commissioned 58775.

571404

Hodgkin

C W

Charles

9M12 D

Commissioned.

571130

Holness

P

Peter

9J12

 

571385

Horn

H R

 

9J12 A

 

570784

Hornsey

N L

Norman

9M12 A

Died While On Active Service on 23rd October 1941 age 21. Buried at Truro (Terrace Hill) Cemetery.

571087

Horsnell

C F

 

9M12 A

Commissioned 55670.

571262

Howarth

L

 

9M12 D

Died, date not known.

571323

Hubbard

K

 

9M12 B

 

570790

Hughes

J I C

 

9M12 C

 

571376

Hull

M

 

9J12

Commissioned 58823.

571097

Hunt

F S

Fred

9M12 E

>Died 14th Oct. 2013.

570946

Hupton

J H

 

9M12 C

Commissioned.

570895

Jelley

W H

 

9M12 E

BEM.  Died, date not known.

570780

Jennings

D A

 

9M12 B

Commissioned 142451.

570943

Johnson

P C E

Peter

9J12

Died 2nd March 1998.

570782

Jones

G E

George

9M12 C

Died While On Active Service with 240 Sqdn., on 23rd December 1941. Listed on panel 36 of the Runnymede Memorial.

570778

Joshua

V J

 

9J12

 

571107

Kay

N

Norman

9M12 E

Mentioned in Despatches.  Died 6th May 2004.

571259

Kelly

J G

 

9M12 E

 

571584

Kennedy

J L

 

9M12 D

Commissioned 50619.

571163

Kenworthy

J M

 

9M12 F

Commissioned 55148.

570793

King

C

Colin

9J12

OBE.  Died 2nd July 2007.

571528

Knight

D E

 

9M12 F

Commissioned.

570920

Langley

W F

Bill

9J12

BEM.  Died 12th May 2013.

570781

Lee

L E

 

9M12 C

Died While On Active Service with 102 Sqdn., on 2nd November 1940. Buried Trusthorpe (St. Peter) Churchyard, Lincs.

570106

Lister

B

 

9M7 E

Joined with 34th Entry.  Commissioned 52741.

571143

Lithgoe

J L

 

9M12 E

 

571461

Lusher

R J

 

9M12 B

Ceased Training.

571390

Macfarlane

B

Mac

9M12 F

Died 13th July 1998.

570795

Maclean

H N

 

9M12 D

Died February 1990.

570906

Macluskie

J K

John

9M12 C

Died While On Active Service on 11th October 1943. Buried at Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery, Zimbabwe.

570351

Madgwick

H

 

9J12 C

Joined with 34th Entry.

570789

Mann

D S

Dave

9M12 D

Died 8th December 2010.

570998

Mantle

J W

Ginger

9M12 A

 

570957

Manwaring

H B

 

9M12 A

Ceased Training.

571532

Marshall

J S

John (Jack)

9M12 E

Died June 1995.

571511

Mathers

L

Laurie

9M12 B

Commissioned 59210.  Died 12th November 1995.

571445

McClean

F W

Frank

9M12 D

Commissioned.

571110

McLeod

P J

 

9M12 A

 

571542

McMaster

A W

 

9J12

Helicopter Pilot.

570779

Melhuish

R E

 

9J12 A

Commissioned.

571415

Menage

R H

 

9M12 D

 

571535

Miles

R E E

 

9M12 D

Ceased Training.

570908

Mills

S

Stanley

9M12 B

Died While On Active Service with 13 Sqdn., on 25th June 1940. Listed on panel 22 of the Runnymede Memorial.

570242

Minards

J

 

9M12 F

Joined with 34th Entry.

570794

Mitchell

A B

 

9J12

 

571105

Mitchell

R H

Roy

 

Commissioned.

570807

Mollison

A

 

9M12 D

Commissioned.

571174

More

K

 

9M12 B

Commissioned.  Died, date not known.

571154

Morrison

S L

 

9M12 F

 

571412

Morrison

R

 

9M12

Ceased Training.

571219

Musgrave

J H

 

9J12

 

571299

Newland

R H

Dickie

9M12 B

Died 1998?

571459

Noke

P M

 

9M12 E

Ceased Training.

570799

O'Fee

J E

 

9M12 D

Ceased Training.  Died, date not known.

570874

O'Reilly

J

Joseph

9M12 E

Died 21st August 1946.
Buried Hanover War Cemetry, Germany.

571450

Pain

H

 

9M12 E

Commissioned 53537.

570801

Pate

A

Vic

9M12 F

 

570327

Payne

J C

 

9M7 F

Joined with 34th Entry.  BEM.  Commissioned.

571050

Piercey

V G

Victor

9M12 A

Commissioned 58118.

571431

Pleasants

J C

 

9M12 D

Commissioned.

570803

Quigley

A J

 

9M12 E

Ceased Training.

570977

Reynolds

R

 

9M12 A

Ceased Training.

571255

Reynolds

R

 

9M12

Ceased Training.

571504

Richardson

J A

 

9J12

Ceased Training.

571076

Ritchie

A L

Allan (Matt)

9M12 D

Commissioned 58322.  Died 28th March 2012.

570976

Roberts

S E

Stan

9M12 A

Commissioned.  Died 28th August 2001.

571166

Robinson

W E

Bill

9M12 F

MBE.  Died 2nd July 2011

570930

Rushen

G N

Geoffrey (Geoff)

9M12 B

Commissioned 46608.  Died 8th March 2001.

571522

Scandrett

M F A

 

9J12 A

Commissioned 137957.

571603

Semark

F R

Freddie

9J12

Commissioned 53207.  Died 1st January 2005.

569721

Sharpe

K A

 

9M7 A

Joined with 34th Entry.  Commissioned 51624.

571407

Shearstone

F

 

9J12 A

 

570786

Sheppard

P A D

 

9J12 A

Commissioned 55969.

571056

Sherrard

J L

 

9M12 A

BEM.  Commissioned 57880.

570357

Smale

J H G

 

9J7 D

Joined with 34th Entry.

571521

Smart

G K

 

9J12

Commissioned 55970.

570835

Smith

G D

Gordon

9J12 A

Commissioned 64213.

571072

Smith

F J

 

9M12 F

Commissioned 58119.

571242

Smith

F B

 

9M12 F

Ceased Training.

571566

Smith

R B

Jock

9J12 A

 

570896

Smith

R J

Reg

9M12 E

Died 17th February 1989.

570926

Smith

R H

Ron

9M12 C

OBE.  Died 3rd November 2007.

570934

Smith

E F

Ted

9M12 C

Died 13th December 2001.

571226

Smith

C C

Colin

9M12 D

Commissioned. Died 23rd November 2012.

570814

Speedie

A

Jock

9M12 D

Commissioned 57762.

571285

Steggles

R H

Bob

9J12

Commissioned.

<571203

Stowe

M T B

 

9M12 F

 

571426

Street

H G

Harold

9M12 B

Commissioned.

569806

Summers

P R

 

9M7 H

Joined with 34th Entry.

570910

Swain

R L G

 

9M12 C

Ceased Training.

<571185

Thompson

A C A

 

9M12 F

 

<571277

Towers

W J

 

9J12 C

Died, date not known.

571002

Tretheway

A M

 

9M12 A

Ceased Training.

570919

Upsher

E J

Jim

9J12 C

Died January 1990.

571375

Vernon

V G R

 

9M12 F

 

571243

Vincent

E O

 

9J12 C

 

571240

Walker

D G

Doug

9M12 F

Died 3rd August 2008.

571530

Wallens

L E G

 

 

Died, date not known.

571169

Waterman

F D

 

9M12 B

Ceased Training.

570820

Webb

E W

 

9J12 C

Commissioned 52447.

571016

Welfare

M A A

 

9J12

 

571144

Wetherson

W E

 

9M12 C

Commissioned.

571177

Wheatley

R A

Reg

9M12 F

Commissioned.  Died 1st October 2007.

571297

Wicks

R W

 

9M12 F

 

571061

Williams

J M

 

9M12 A

BEM.

570818

Williams

R

Ron

 

Commissioned 53259.  Died June 1990.

571019

Wilson

D

Donald

 

BEM  Died While On Active Service with 547 Sqdn., on 18th June 1944. Buried Bayeux War Cemetery.

570675

Wilson

F

Fred (Burnley)

9J7 D

Joined with 34th Entry.  Commissioned 57308.
Died 18th May 2005.

570307

Wood

C A

 

9M7 H

Joined with 34th Entry.  Commissioned 48405.

570823

Wood

R J

 

9M12 C

Commissioned 52450.

u571384

Woodham

R G

 

9M12 F

Ceased Training.

571042

Woolland

L C M

Len

9M12 A

 

570840

Wyse

K R

Kenneth

9M12 E

Died While On Active Service on 21st August 1943.
Buried in Rangoon War Cemetery, Myanmar.

571047

Yeaman

J

 

9M12 A

Mentioned in Despatches.  Died 27th January 1997.

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