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Data was current at 13th December 2013.

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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 1945, 63 young hopefuls arrived at RAF Cranwell as the 8M9 (51st) Entry to train as Air & Ground Radio Fitters.
During training they gained 12 from Senior Entries, 12 ceased training, while 13 of their number were re-classed to later Entries. This left 50 to pass out in July 1948.


51st ENTRY ROLL CALL

NUMBER

SURNAME

INITS

KNOWN AS

CLASS

REMARKS

582597

Ackers

B J

Brian

51A

 

582524

Allenden

M

Maurice (Styg)

51C

Died 23rd November 1996.

582573

Ashton

A D I

Derek

51D

 

582525

Ayliffe

A W

Bill

51A

Died 6th December 1986.

582562

Bown

W H

Jobbie

51C

 

582500

Bruce

P

Pete

Unknown

Ceased Training.

582616

Brunskill

J F

Brunny

51B

Ceased Training.

582490

Buckley

E C

Eric

Unknown

Ceased Training.  Died April 1996.

582294

Canning

D

Don

Unknown

Joined with 50th Entry.

582584

Chaffey

A D

Dave

51D

Ceased Training.

582583

Compton

D

David

51D

 

582603

Cooper

J S

Snoz

Unknown

Ceased Training.

582367

Costello

K T

Ken

Unknown

Joined with 50th Entry.

582578

Cottrell

R E

Ray (Squeak)

51D

 

582480

Dando

A

Alan

51A

Died 9th February 2012.

582595

Davies

D

Don

51D

 

582503

Furness

J M T

Mike

51C

 

582504

George

B

Brian (Taff)

51D

 

582593

Graydon

L P

Pat

Unknown

Ceased Training.

582489

Harrison

G

Geoff (Curly)

51D

 

582602

Janaway

R J

Reg

51A

Died, date not known.

582511

John

J G

Taff

51B

Died 2006.

582282

Jolliffe

P I

Peter

Unknown

Joined with 50th Entry.

582528

Jolly

D

Don

51C

 

582551

Jones

W D

Bill

Unknown

 

582592

Kavanagh

C

Taff

51C

 

582077

Knight

G M

George

Unknown

Joined with 49th Entry.

582523

Leveridge

A L

Ray Ling

51B

 

582591

Lewin

V J

Vic

51C

Died, date not known.

582340

Lomas

G N

Geoff

Unknown

Joined with 50th Entry.  Died 1960.

582509

Long

F E

Frank

51C

 

582576

McDonnell

J F

Mac

51C

Died 5th July 2010.

582588

McPherson

G M P

Gordon (Mac)

51B

Died 11th Feb. 2013.

582558

Milward

C L

Charles (Wag)

51B

 

582545

Moore

P A

Peter

51D

 

582502

Mullins

J L

Horse

51B

 

582589

Muxlow

A F

 

Unknown

Ceased Training.

582107

Norris

G A

George (Jock)

Unknown

Joined with 49th Entry.  Died 25th March 1986.

582543

Pain

V K

Vic

51C

Died 1950's

582530

Parkinson

G

George

51D

 

582312

Parsons

T W L

Tim (Lofty)

Unknown

Joined with 50th Entry.

582515

Patient

F B

Percy

51C

 

582728

Pinder

J S

Gand

8M9

Ceased Training.

582516

Pordham

E

Eric

51D

Died 4th June 1993.

582599

Rees

J C

Charlie (Chas)

51A

Died 1970's

582569

Rinaldi

J J

Joe

Unknown

Ceased Training.

582535

Rummery

P J

Peter (Lofty)

51D

Died 3rd May 2013.

582630

Sands

W J

William

51A

 

582484

Smith

J

Joe

Unknown

 

582507

Souch

G

Geoff

51D

 

582520

Sprowell

J L

Leslie

51B

Died 10th October 2013.

582505

Stappard

J A

John (Stapps)

51C

 

582508

Vasey

C A

Sid

51C

 

582492

Warren

P J

Bunnie

51A

 

582261

Webber

L H E

Les

Unknown

Joined with 50th Entry.

582559

Wilkinson

E P C

Eric

51A

 

582604

Williams

D J T

Dave

51C

Died 13th December 2013.

582605

Winyard

P J

Waaf

51A

Died, date not known.

582567

Wright

N

Norman (Wilbur)

51B

 

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