46th 5M3/5M9

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 Entry Representative: Ray Cripps

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

 

In February 1943,  77 young hopefuls arrived at RAF Cranwell as the 5M3 (46th) Entry, the last Entry to train as Wireless Operator Mechanics.   During their training they gained 15 from Senior Entries,  3 failed to pass out as WOM's, leaving 89 to pass out in September 1945 as the 5M9 (46th) Entry.

The Entry List below is presented in alphabetical order:

NUMBER

SURNAME

INITS

KNOWN AS

REMARKS

579368

Barr

H E

Eric

Lapsed Association Member

579333

Birkitt

L

Ben

 

579138

Bishop

D R M

Derek

Joined with 45th Entry.   Deceased 5th Jan 2000

578985

Blackhall

I R

Ian, AKA "Blackie"

Joined with 45th Entry.   Association Member

579190

Bowles

D C

 

 

579272

Brookman

G W

Gordon, AKA "Brookie"

Deceased Association Member (27th Aug 2005)

579362

Buck

G E

Geoff

Association Member

579286

Buckmaster

A E

 

 

579304

Burden

C G

Peter

Association Member

579295

Clarke

P W

Peter

Did not Pass Out.  Became Wireless Mech

579236

Cripps

P D

Peter

 

579225

Cripps

R H

Ray

Association Member

579191

Cross

P W

 

Deceased date N/K

579187

Cummings

J

Taff

 

579274

Damant

D C

Derek

Association Member

579180

Davis

N

Norman

Deceased April 2004

579301

Dingle

G R

Gerald

Deceased c1951

579405

Evans

B W

Bruce

 

579363

Fleming

E

Eddie

Lapsed Association Member

579256

Fletcher

D B

Donald, AKA "Don"

Association Member

579186

Foster

K G

Ken

Medical Discharge

579319

Fowler

J B

Chick, AKA "John"

Association Member

579109

French

P V R

Pete

Joined with 45th Entry.   Deceased 5th Nov 1948

579404

Gibson

F W

Fred

 

579415

Goldsmith

G G

 

 

579302

Goodwin

G

Gerry, AKA "Gerald"

Association Member

579265

Grace

R P

Bob

 

579146

Guilor

A

Alan

Joined with 45th Entry

579330

Hall

K

Ken

Deceased date N/K

579082

Hall

N R

Neville

Joined with 45th Entry.   Deceased Association Member (Jul 1994)

579195

Harding

G R

Gordon

Deceased 17th May 1998

579283

Harrison

I D

Denys

 

579261

Hay

E H

Ian

Deceased date N/K

579262

Holliday

W G

Geoff

Association Member

579179

Hull

H R

Rex

 

579243

Hunter

G A

Gordon

 

579335

Jackson

C

Jacko

 

579273

Jagger

D K

Keith, AKA "David"

Association Member

579386

Jennings

D E

Ginger, AKA "Dennis, Edward"

Deceased Association Member.  (1st Apr 2008).

579048

John

J K

Taff

Joined with 45th Entry.  Deceased 19th May 1946

579205

Jones

F

Frank

Deceased date N/K

579348

Jowett

W

Bill

Lapsed Association Member

579199

King

J

 

 

579121

Kington

J A

John

Joined with 45th Entry.   Deceased date N/K

579280

Larbey

N J

Bob

 

579290

Larson

C

Curly

 

579204

Latimer

H

Hugh

Deceased date N/K

579364

Lawrence

N

Curly

 

579263

Lewis

R

Richard

Deceased Association Member. (3rd Aug 2007).

579210

Lock

R H

Dickie

 

579206

Ludbrooke

R

Ron, AKA "Ginger"

Deceased 3rd Oct 2000

579388

Maxwell

M S

Max

 

579293

McCabe

B

 

 

579299

McHarg

J

John

Deceased date N/K

579075

McMillan

D R

Sambo

Joined with 45th Entry.  Deceased date N/K

579418

Mills

R W

Brian, AKA "Russell"

Deceased Association Member (1st May 2005)

579435

Moorby

D G

 

 

579353

Moore

E J

Tich

 

579215

MumFord

A D

 

 

579430

O'Malley

K

 

 

578931

Peck

W G

Bill, AKA "Joe"

Joined with 45th Entry.  Association Member

579323

Perkins

C A

Tony

Did not Pass Out.  Became a Wireless Op.  Deceased Association Member (23rd May 1999)

579307

Poyntz

H V

Hugh, AKA "Taff"

Deceased Association Member (15th Dec 2000)

579361

Pugh

D T J

Terry

Association Member

579063

Radford

R V

Ron

Joined with 45th Entry.  Association Member

579217

Relfe

D W

Dave

 

578855

Roberts

V C

 

Joined with 44th Entry.

579395

Rose

K G

 

 

579306

Rowbotham

J D

Dave

 

579125

Simms

T A

Tom

Joined with 45th Entry.  Deceased Association Member (5th Dec 1994)

579287

Skivington

N E

Norman

 

579042

Smith

D E

Don

Joined with 45th Entry

579275

Smith

R D

Roy

 

579160

Statham

G A

Alan

Joined with 45th Entry.  Association Member

579305

Stevens

E G

Steve

 

579320

Stonier

R G E

Bob

Deceased c1994/1995

579298

Tanner

G

George

 

579312

Tebbit

P A

Peter

 

579259

Thomas

M

 

 

579433

Thompson

W

William, AKA "Bill"

 

579134

Turner

E G

Eric, AKA "Joe Junior"

Joined with 45th Entry.  Association Member

579352

Tyson

D W

 

Deceased date N/K

579???

Vincent

R R

Eggy

Deceased date N/K

579313

Warracker

A F

 

 

579308

Webb

P J

Philip

 

579288

Wellen

W M J

Mike

 

579232

Wells

G S

George

Association Member

579229

West

A L F

 

 

579296

Wild

J

Jimmy

Deceased date N/K

579231

Williamson

M C

Max

 

579230

Wright

B

Basil

Deceased 9th Mar 2005

579318

Yates

F G

Fred

Association Member

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 


ENTRY PHOTOGRAPHS

The 5M3 (46th) ENTRY

 

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5M3B

 

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