33rd 8M12/8J12

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 Entry Representative: Harold Fishwick

 This Web Page has been raised by the Webmaster, initially based upon data held in the RAF Cranwell Association Database then updated with data from the Entry Representative.

 

In February 1936, 148 young hopefuls arrived at RAF Cranwell as the 8J12 and 8M12 (33rd) Entry to train as Instrument Makers (8J12) or Wireless Electrical Mechanics (8M12).   They passed out in December 1938.

The Entry List below is presented in alphabetical order split into 8M12 and 8J12 Sections:

8M12 - Classes A to E

NUMBER

SURNAME

INITS

KNOWN AS

REMARKS

569072

Adams

A W

Fred

c.07/11/46 Sig  58570 Sqn Ldr.   Association Member.

568919

Anderton

D H

Donald

 

569111

Appleby

C L

Cecil

FT'd to 34th Entry then Passed Out.

569953

Armitage

R

 

FT'd to 34th Entry then Passed Out.  W.O. 15/10/53.

568915

Bailey

J W

John

c.02/06/43 Sig.   51985 Fg Off.

569032

Baron

T

Thomas, AKA Tommy

 

568969

Beamish

W A

 

c.17/06/43 Sig.  52098 Flt Lt.  Mentioned in Despatches.

568960

Beeby

J M

Mike

LAA.  1942 POW in Java as Cpl.  W.O. 15/08/43.  c.17/11/49 Sig. Sqn Ldr.  MRAes MBIM.   Association Member.

569052

Bennett

J

Jim, AKA "Billie"

W.O. 01/02/62.  Deceased Association Member (16th May 2005).

569083

Boagey

J G

John, AKA "Mick, Colonel"

c.28/02/46 Sig.  57858 Wg Cdr MBE.  Association Member.

569049

Bullock

L E C

Leslie

W.O. 15/02/44.  Mentioned in Despatches.

569124

Chappell

H M

Harold

c.27/02/46 Sig.  57859 Flt Lt.

568883

Choules

C W

Charles, AKA Charlie

c.18/11/54 Sig.  Flt Lt.  Deceased Association Member (10th Feb 1999).

569120

Clarke

F

Frank

E&W School Boxing Team 1937.

569051

Close

P S

Pat

 LAA.  c 06/01/42 Sig.  48597 Flt Lt.

568933

Coe

D A

Doug

W.O. 01/01/62.   Deceased Association Member (11th May 2001).

568887

Coleman

K F

Kenneth

c.08/11/43 Sig.  53213 Flt Lt.  Mentioned in Despatches.

569425

Copley

D G

 

SAA.  c31/12/42 Sig.  50502 Flt Lt.  Deceased 1950's.

568997

Dawson

J M

Jerry

Did not Pass Out - left as W/Op.   DFM.

569017

Denwood

J J

John

 

569007

Douglas

J B

 

W.O. 01/01/43.

569104

Edwards

D I F

 

Mentioned in Despatches.

568927

Fishwick

H

Harold

LAA.  E&W School Boxing Team.  Winners Triangular Tournament.  W.O. 01/10/42.  Mentioned in Despatches 01/01/46.  c.28/06/43 Sig.  51862 Gp Capt MBE, FIMgt.  Associate Life Member Royal Signals Association 1971.  Henley Golf Club - Captain 1986, Hon Member 1998.   Hon Life Member RAFCAA.  Association Member.

568286

Fowler

J D

John

Joined with 32nd Entry.  Flt Sgt.

568834

Fowlie

R W

 Jock

Did not Pass Out - left as W/Op.   Mentioned in Despatches.

569090

Gay

D L

 

Shot down in Libia.  Deceased Date N/K.

568838

Gillanders

W

 

Japanese POW 25/12/41 - Survived.  Flt Sgt.  Discharged 16th Oct 1946.

569128

Green

C W

Jimmy

W.O. 01/05/52.  c.17/06/54 Sig.  Sqn Ldr.  Deceased Lapsed Association Member (9th Feb 1999).

568992

Greig

G A D

Geoffrey

W.O. 01/08/42.

568833

Griffin

F J

Jack

LAA.  W.O. 01/01/44.  c.11/04/46 Sig.  Sqn Ldr.  Association Member.

568829

Gurd

H J

 

c.29/03/43 Sig.  51135 Sqn Ldr.  Deceased 1984.

569066

Gurney

V S H

Victor

 

568952

Harding

A D C

 

c.18/02/44 GD.  55414 Fg Off. Flying Fatality Rhodesia date N/K.

568862

Harrison

P S

Peter

c.16/05/43 Sig.  51598 Flt Lt.

569406

Hart

D L

Denis

LAA.  c.30/03/42 Sig.  48219 Wg Cdr.  Deceased Association Member (30th Aug 1996).

568929

Hendry

G F

George, AKA "Jock"

 

568839

Hinnell

K G

 

c.15/11/45 Sig.  57569 Sqn Ldr.  Deceased 1960's.

569132

Hinton

R

Roger

Sgt.  Deceased (Shot Down in Battle or Defiant of No 7 Sqn) 3rd March 1941.

568943

Hobart

E J

Edward, AKA "Ginger"

LAA.  W.O. AFL Jan 45.  c.31/01/46 Sig.  57706 Sqn Ldr.

569276

Hobby

D E

Dave

Flt Sgt.  Lapsed Association Member.

568840

Honey

R C

 

W.O. in AFL Jan 45.  c.28/02/46 Sig.  57866 Flt Lt.

568988

Hughes

T C

Thomas, AKA "Titch"

E & W School Boxing Team 1937.

569001

Hunt

D F

Douglas

 

568953

Hutton

L A

Laurance, AKA "Angus"

 

569016

Jeckells

W J

Joe

Deceased (Sunderland Aircrew) Aug 1939.

568974

Jones

B A

Bartle, AKA "Bart"

c.03/06/46 Sig.  58100 Sqn Ldr.  Deceased Association Member (27th Mar 1998).

568981

Jones

M H

 

 

568987

Kemp

E W W

Teddy

W.O. in AFL Jan 45.  c.15/11/45 Sig.  57571 Wg Cdr CEng MIERE.  Deceased Association Member (28th Oct 2003).

569151

King

H

Harry

 

568118

Klingberg

J M

 

Joined with 32nd Entry.  Medical Discharge 30/10/38.

568917

Knapman

W R

William, AKA "Bill"

c.30/09/54 Sig.  Flt Lt.

569148

Langford

P

Peter, AKA "Lily"

W.O. 01/07/56.

569067

Leamy

E D

 

KIA 11th Jul 1940 in a Hampton from RAF Hemswell over Holland.

569126

MacLeod

J N

John, AKA "Mac"

SAA.  W.O. 15/10/53.  Association Member

568928

Maddock

W S

Bill

c.15/12/42 Sig.  50455 Flt Lt.  Association Member.

569088

Mann

D

 

c.11/04/46 Eng.  52498 Flt Lt.  Deceased 1983.

569087

Marsden

G

Drag

W.O. 01/06/60.

568918

Marshall

J

Jack

FT'd to 34th Entry then Passed Out.  c.17/06/54 Sig.  Sqn Ldr MBE.  Association Member.

569133

Martyn

B A

Bam

c.03/08/43 GDG.  53942 Flt Lt DFM.  Deceased Association Member (29th Mar 2001).

568920

Maskell

N W

Dan

CAA.  c.15/08/41 Sig.  46354 Gp Capt CEng FIERE MRAeS FBIM.  Association Member.

569161

McDermott

D

Dermott

Flt Sgt.

568861

Miles

L A

Les

W.O. 15/09/43.  c.07/05/53 Sig.  Sqn Ldr.  Association Member.

568837

Millard

L H

Leslie

W.O. 15/08/43.  c.11/06/53 Sig.  Sqn Ldr.  Deceased Association Member (19th Feb 1996).

569136

Morris

R G

Robert

W.O. in AFL Jan 45.  c.03/10/46 Sig.  Flt Lt.  Deceased Association Member (9th Sep 1999).

569071

Murphy

V R

Victor

c.30/05/46 Sig.  57760 Wg Cdr.  Deceased Association Member (19th Jan 1999).

568893

Nelson

H B

Harry

W.O.  Professional Staff Member HQ Signals Cmd.  Deceased Association Member (9th Nov 2000).

568972

Nicholson

R A

 

Medical Discharge.

568852

Nield

P W

Pete

W.O. 15/08/43.  Deceased 1960's.

568904

Paddon

T J

Thomas, AKA "Tiger"

Flt Sgt.

569076

Parker

H

 

W.O. 15/03/42.

569011

Peace

J A F

John, AKA "Charlie"

W.O. 01/02/44.

568855

Pearce

R A

 Boggy

 

568901

Pitt

W J

 

W.O. 15/08/43.  Air Gunner.

568881

Plumb

J A

 

SAA.  Officer Cadet.  c.23/12/39 GDP.  33547 Plt Off.  KIA flying in a Fairy Battle - 19th May 1940.

568916

Potter

A

Albert, AKA "Pansie"

Deceased date N/K.

568877

Poulson

H F

Henry, AKA "Ikey"

SAA.   c.21/06/43 Sig.  51839 Sqn Ldr.

569232

Preston

W H

 

FT'd to 34th Entry then Passed Out.

569439

Raggett

G F P

George

W.O. 15/07/53.  c.05/06/57 Sig.  Flt Lt.  Deceased 1980.

569147

Ruddick

J R

Jack

W.O. 01/12/43.  c.17/06/54 Sig.  Mentioned in Despatches.

569075

Sangwell

J E A

 

 

569091

Saunders

E R

Eric

c.21/03/45 Sig.  56619 Fg Off.  Deceased Association Member (18th Jun 1991).

568911

Scott

A L

 

FT'd to 34th Entry then Passed Out.  Flt Sgt 28/08/50.  

569024

Scott

D S

David

c.04/11/43 Sig.  52425 Flt Lt.

569033

Searle

T G

Thomas, AKA "Tommy"

 

569201

Seed

J L

 James

 

569130

Sewell

K

 

W.O. 01/12/43.

569200

Sheppard

J S

 

c.05/05/43 Sig.  51656 Flt Lt.  Mentioned in Despatches.

569089

Simmons

R J

 

 

569093

Smith

J

John

c.09/11/44 GDG.  53662 Sqn Ldr DFM.  Deceased Association Member.  (16th Feb 2008).

569043

Smoult

E N

 

FT'd to 34th Entry then Passed Out.

569069

Spottiswood

J G

 

Discharged.  Returned to Canada.

568880

Stafford

S

Stanley

 

569060

Stevens

W

 William, AKA "Bill"

CAA.  c.28/02/46 Sig.  57883 Sqn Ldr.

568962

Stone

D J

Douglas

LAA.  Association Member.

569426

Stripp

A J

 

SAA.  Flt Sgt.  DFM.  KIA 30th Apr 1942 in a Boston of 104 Sqn over France.

568963

Summerson

A R

 

Master Signaller 01/02/50.  c.22/08/50 GDS.  Sqn Ldr.  Deceased 1997.

569009

Taylor

A

 

W.O. 01/12/43.  c 22/09/49 Sig.  Sqn Ldr CEng MIERE.

568871

Taylor

P

 

 

569085

Taylor

R S

Ronald, AKA "Sidney"

Deceased date N/K.

569101

Tebay

J

 

W.O. 01/10/42.

569006

Thomas

A G

Gordon

W.O. 15/08/43.  c.25/09/52 Sig.  Sqn Ldr.  Deceased Association Member (15th Sep 1991).

569006

Thomas

W G

 

c.18/08/43 Sig.  52726 Flt Lt.

569287

Tomlin

J W

 

 

569084

Townsend

C A

 

 

569284

Turner

S C

Sidney

c.18/07/46 Sig.  58223 Sqn Ldr CEng MIERE MBIM Mentioned in Despatches - twice.  Association Member.

569185

Turville

C L

 

 

569427

Walker

D A M

 

CAA.  c.12/01/44 Sig.  53964 Gp Capt MBE.  Deceased Oct 1994.

569073

Watts

C G

 

Believed shot down in WWII.

568874

Webb

S W

Sidney

W.O. 15/08/43.

568865

White

C B

 

c.09/08/45 Sig.  57303 Wg Cdr CEng MIERE.

569063

Wren

S

Sidney

c.08/07/54 Sig.  Sqn Ldr.

569160

Young

G

 

 

569376

Young

W J

Jasper

FT'd to 34th Entry.  c.30/07/42 GDP.  49308 Fg Off.

  8J12

NUMBER

SURNAME

INITS

KNOWN AS

REMARKS

569268

Barber

R F J

 Romer

Second Highest Tech Marks.  c.16/05/40 Ee.  44725 Air Cdre OBE CEng FRAes.

568912

Benham

A

Bill

Association Member.

568954

Benham

J

 

Medical Discharge.  Died 28th May 2008.

569383

Bond

A H

 

Warrant Officer 01/06/62.

568822

Bowes

P H

Patrick

Warrant Officer 01/11/60.  Retired 05/75.

569188

Braithwaite

W R

William

c.05/03/43 GD.  55049 Flt Lt.

569322

Byrne

J T

Joseph

Highest Tech Marks.  2nd Highest Aggregate Marks. c.24/07/40 Ee.  44587 Sqn Ldr MIMechE.

569186

Carr

R G

 

c.09/03/50 Ee.  Sqn Ldr MBE.

568878

Clegg

B

 

Hyde Thomson Memorial Prize. Officer Cadet. c.23/12/39  GDP.  DFC 1940.  33536 Flt Lt.  KIA 6th Jun 1943.   Portrait hanging in RAF College Cranwell.

569227

Cottier

A J

 

 

569252

Currie-Davis

D W

Douglas

c.15/07/43 Ee.  52438 Sqn Ldr CEng MRAes MBIM. Deceased Association Member (19th Nov 1991).

569096

Davenport

V S

 

BEM.  W.O. 01/05/58.  c.23/09/65  Flt Lt Ee .

569346

Deans

J N M

 

 

569248

Dodd

G E

 

c.16/06/44 Ee 52439 Fg Off.

569191

Dunford

J D

 

 

569296

Elphick

N C

Norman

FT'd to 35th Entry.  c.17/05/59 Ee.  Flt Lt.

569211

Fidler

C L

Charles

 c.09/06/55 GDG Sqn Ldr.

569283

Fisher

P S

Philip

 

569253

Harrison

D

 

 

568897

Hollinrake

G E

 

2nd Highest Education Marks.

569203

Hunter

J A L

 

 c.09/03/44 Ee 54194 Sqn Ldr.

569214

Jones

H H

Hugh

 

569243

Knights

E C R

 

c.15/07/43 Ee 52442 Flt Lt.

569113

Lawley

P L H

 

Deceased Kranji POW Camp Far East 2nd May 1943.

569301

Ottaway

R J W

 

W.O. 10/10/57.   Deceased date N/K.

569306

Peirson

R J A

 

 

569198

Perrett

R C

Roy

 

569430

Perry

E W

 

 W.O. 01/05/60.

568938

Philips

E E E

 

 

569206

Pinder

S

Stan

W.O. 01/05/60.   Deceased Association Member (8th Aug 2001).

569236

Reynolds

D H

 

c.20/01/44 ASD.  53616 Fg Off.

569246

Robey-White

S G

 

 

569050

Savell

F J

Frederick

 Highest Education and Aggregate Marks.  W.O.  BEM.

569566

Spencer

W A

 

 

568902

Tatton

A R

 

 

569173

Ward

C A

Charles

 

569273

Williams

H L

Hugh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

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