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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.

No.1 Signals School

     
     
    
     
2M9/42nd Entry
     
     
     
     

RAF Cranwell 1940 - 1942

Due to wartime demands, our training period at No.1 Signals School. was reduced from 3 to 2 years. 48 members are accounted for, while 44 others are not.

The Entry List below is presented in alphabetical order :


42nd ENTRY ROLL CALL

NUMBER

SURNAME

INITS

KNOWN AS

CLASS

REMARKS

578369

Alexander

R G

 

2M9D

 

578130

Allen

D G

Derek

2M9B

Died, date not known.

578139

Allen

H

Frank

2M9A

Died, date not known.

578250

Anscombe

R C

 

2M9D

Died, date not known.

578151

Appleby

H N

Harry

2M9B

Died 26th May 2011.

578305

Appleton

F J

John

2M9A

Commissioned A/G.

578019

Armstrong

J E

John

2M3

Joined with 41st Entry.  A/G.  Died 15th November 2003.

578229

Ashford

D G

 

2M9C

 

578141

Bain

W S B

 

2M9B

Last seen in Aden by Hendy Newey working with C&W or IAR.

578299

Barber

K

Ken

2M9C

Commissioned.  Died 18th March 2011.

578145

Beedles

J E

Teddy

2M9C

Died While On Active Service with 205 Sqdn., on 11th June 1943. Listed on Column 425 Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery.

576614

Bidwell

C W

 

1M9

Joined with 40th Entry.  Died, date not known.

<578143

Broadley

H

Harold (Harry)

2M9A

 

578147

Brown

E M

 

2M9D

Commissioned A/G.

578247

Callow

J H

 

2M9A

 

578137

Cameron

C H

Charles

2M9B

 

578140

Chapman

T W

Terry

2M9B

DFC.  Commissioned.  Died 8th January 2002.

578222

Christmas

K J

Kenneth

2M9A

A/G.

578335

Colebrook

J L

 

2M9C

 

577496

Cragg

R P

Bob

2M3

Joined with 41st Entry.

578032

Craze

H E L

Ted

2M3

Died While On Active Service with 158 Sqdn., on 21st July 1944. Buried St. Hellier Churchyard, France.

577822

Crooks

L J

 

2J3

Joined with 41st Entry (2J3 Instrument Maker).

578018

Dale

S

Stan

2M3F

Joined with 41st Entry.  Died 16th December 1994.

578149

Davies

J R

 

2M9A

Commissioned 50015.  Died, date not known.

578152

Dickie

D G

Donald (Don)

2M9A

Commissioned.

578136

Doig

A

 

2M9A

 

578134

Douglas

J J

 

2M9C

Commissioned A/G.

578234

Dunglinson

J F

Jim

2M9A

Commissioned.

578290

Dyack

J A

 

2M9

 

578170

Eccles

S R

 

2M9A

 

577415

Ellison

E

Eric

1M9

Joined with 40th Entry.  52560 Commisioned A/G.

578225

Farnsworth

R

Ronald

2M9C

Died Ottawa 9th April 1943.

578263

Faulkner

J G

 

2M9

A/G.

577513

Foulds

S

Stan

2M9B

Joined with 41st Entry.  Commissioned 17th Oct 1957.
Died 10th December 1991.

578162

Geddes

E G

 

2M9B

Commissioned.  Died, date not known.

578154

Gee

J A

Allan

2M9C

Commissioned A/G.

578172

Gibson

A J

Tony

2M9B

Pilot.

578158

Hall

J F

John

2M9B

A/G.  Died April 2008.

577541

Hoad

J P E

 

2M3

Joined with 41st Entry.

577987

Holland

J H

John

2M3

Joined with 41st Entry.  Commissioned 12th Dec 1945. A/G.

578163

Horton

E G

Eric (George)

2M9D

 

578161

Jacob

R J

Bob (Jake)

2M9C

 

578166

Kirk

D

Dennis

2M9C

Died While On Active Service with 160 Sqdn.,on 7th December 1943. Buried Kandy War Cemetery, Sri Lanka.

578279

Kirkwood

T M G

 

2M9D

Died, date not known.

578265

La Haye

G E

 

2M9

 

578285

Lawrence

V T

 

2M9A

 

578227

Lax

B

Bernard

2M9B

MBE.  Commissioned.

578375

Le Feaver

R J

 

2M9C

A/G.

578373

Lloyd

J O

John

2M9B

Died 12th December 1997.

578179

Long

M

Mike

2M9A

Pilot.  Died 13th February 1993.

577725

Lucas

L D

Leslie

2M3

Joined with 41st Entry.  A/G.

578191

Marshall

P B

Peter Bryan

2M9A

Died While On Active Service with 202 Sqdn., on 20th November 1944, aged 21. Buried in Chichester Cemetery.

578320

McGurn

D J

 

2M9A

 

578184

McManus

F L

 

2M9C

Commissioned A/G.

578253

Meckiffe

J L T

John

2M9D

Commissioned A/G.

578259

Millard

E C

Eric (Mick)

2M9C

 

578309

Mills

R T

 

2M9A

Commissioned.

577559

Mitchelmore

L E

 

2J3

Joined with 41st Entry. (2J3 Instrument Maker).

578180

Morris

I

Ivan

2M9D

Died 16th January 2010.

578381

Nicken

J F

 

2M9

 

578255

Nickolson

E

 

2M9D

A/G. Last seen with 355 Sqn in Dec 1943.

578295

O'Hagan

M

Michael

2M9D

Commissioned.

578182

Ormerod

E

Ernie

2M9B

Died 31st August 2008.

578261

Parr

G

 

2M9

 

578386

Pattenden

M W

 

2M9B

 

578185

Peers

K

Ken

2M9A

Highest Aggregate Marks.

578352

Piner

D F

 

2M9B

 

578316

Raeburn

J M

 

2M9B

Died 19th June 1998.

578317

Robertson

W

 

2M9

Died, date not known.

578378

Rogen

C J

Paddy

2M9C

Flying fatality 16th June 1950.

578217

Routledge

D K

Doug

2M9D

Commissioned Nav W.  Died, date not known.

578230

Smail

W D

William (Derek)

2M9D

Died While On Active Service with 354 Sqdn. on 4th December 1944. Listed Column 435 Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery.

578302

Smith

J J

 

2M9D

 

578209

South

R

 

2M9B

 

578321

Stephens

S D

 

2M9A

Highest Technical Marks.

578207

Stones

C E

Colin

2M9C

Died 16th April 2011.

578288

Street

R H

 

2M9C

Commissioned A/G  DFM.

578239

Taylor

J P

Julian Paul

2M9A

Died While On Active Service with 160 Sqdn., on 9th June 1945, aged 20. Buried COLOMBO (Liveramentu) Cemetery, Sri Lanka.

577810

Townley

E

 

2J3

Joined with 41st Entry. (2J3 Instrument Maker).

578237

Tye

J W

John

2M9A

Commissioned A/G.  Died 5th January 1997.

578195

Ward

G F

 

2M9A

 

577783

Webb

I C

Isaac

2M3

Joined with 41st Entry.  A/G.

578205

Wightman

W A

 

2M9B

 

578198

Williams

J L

 

2M9C

A/G.

578226

Wilson

R V

Viv

2M9D

Died, date not known.

577982

Winter

E

Eric

2M3

Joined with 41st Entry.  Died While On Active Service on 26th June 1944, aged 20. Buried Bayeux War Cemetry.

578219

Wise

P N

Philip

2M9D

 

578224

Woods

F E

Frank (Timber)

2M9D

Died 19 November 2010.

577733

Wright

G J

 

2M3

Joined with 41st Entry.

577897

Yeardley

D H

 

2J3

Joined with 41st Entry. (2J3 Instrument Maker).

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42nd ENTRY REUNIONS

  • 1993 Autumn reunion held at St. George Hotel, Teeside Airport, Darlington.
  • 1994 Autumn reunion held, again at St. George Hotel, Darlington.
  • 1995Autumn reunion held at Marriott Hotel, Lincoln.
  • 1996Autumn reunion held, again at Marriott Hotel, Lincoln.
  • 1997 Autumn reunion held, again at Marriott Hotel, Lincoln.
  • 1998 Autumn reunion held at The Brackenborough Arms Hotel, Louth.
  • 1999 Twenty six of our members attended the September reunion at The Brackenborough Arms Hotel, Louth.
  • 2000 Our 8th reunion celebrated the 60th Anniversary of Joining at Cranwell.
    Twenty two members and wives enjoyed the celebration dinner at The Brackenborough Arms Hotel, Louth.

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