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 Entry Representative: Reg Hutchins

Until his death in April 2007 Barry Froggatt ran his own Website at  http://barryf.co.uk/     This site included a number of sections, one of which was devoted to the 7M9 (49th) Entry,  to which the RAFCAA Website carried a link, while others were of a personal nature.   Since April 2007, Barry's son Paul has continued to run the site but he has now asked that a webpage for the 7M9 (49th) Entry is created within the RAFCAA Website.   This is the new page which has been raised by the Webmaster, initially based upon data extracted from the 7M9 Web Site, and the RAF Cranwell Association Database.

 

In August 1944,  60 young hopefuls arrived at RAF Cranwell as the 7M9 (49th) Entry to train as Ground and Air Radio Fitters.   During their training they gained 5 from Senior Entries,  6 ceased training, while 12 of their number were re-classed to later Entries, leaving 47 to pass out in July 1947.

Passing Out :

Reviewing Officer

The Rt Hon P. J. Noel-Baker M.P.

Secretary of State for Air

 

Accompanied by:

Air Marshal Sir Ralph S. Sorley KCB OBE DSC DFC

AOC in C Tech Training Command

 

 

Air Commodore T. P. P. F. Fagan

AOC 27 Group

 

 

Air Commodore R. L. R. Atcherley CBE AFC  

AOC RAF Cranwell

 

 

Group Captain A. T. Monks

OC No1 Radio School

 

 

Wing Commander G. W. Petre DFC AFC

OC Apprentices Wing

 

 

A/A in Charge of Parade

Sergeant A/A Rogers

A/A in Charge 7M9 Entry

Sergeant A/A Winchester

Parade Warrant Officer

Corporal A/A Stephenson

A/A in Charge Junior Entries

Sergeant A/A Poore

Squadron Commander "A" Squadron

Sergeant A/A Murphy

Squadron Commander "B" Squadron

Sergeant A/A Williamson

Squadron Commander "C" Squadron

Sergeant A/A Banas

Squadron Commander "E" Squadron

Corporal A/A Jones

Pipe Major

A/A Ross

Drum Major

A/A Hartley

 

Highest Aggregate Marks

582024 Cpl. A/A Stephenson C. G.

Highest Marks in Tech Subjects ::

 

Radio Fitters (Air)

582024 Cpl. A/A Stephenson C. G.

Radio Fitters (Ground)

579971 Ldg. A/A Short M.

Highest Marks Educational Subjects

579971 Ldg. A/A Short M.

Highest Marks Efficiency

582030 Sgt. A/A Rogers J.R.

 

The Entry List below is presented in alphabetical order:

NUMBER

SURNAME

INITS

KNOWN AS

REMARKS

582050

Ballance

G H

Bob

Lapsed Association Member

582130

Bayliss

S G

Stan

Association Member

582005

Blacklock

J D

Jim

 

582023

Bracchi

E

Ernie, AKA "Ernest"

FT'd to 50th Entry.  Deceased Lapsed Association Member (Aug 1998)

582087

Bradshaw

G L

Lawrence

Deceased Association Member (9th Dec 1998)

582035

Brailey

S L

Syd

Association Member

579738

Burnett

J P

Peter

Joined with 48th Entry.   Not traced.   Originally from Sheffield.

582012

Burrill

K A

Kenneth

Discharged

579780

Butt

A J

John, AKA "Jimmy"

Joined with 48th Entry

582098

Cleaves

M C

Maurice, AKA "Jeeves"

FT'd to 50th Entry.  Deceased Association Member (4th Sep 2002)

579981

Dalziel

H

Heath, AKA "Jock"

FT'd to 50th Entry

582037

Dannatt-Brader

H E

Danny

Lapsed Association Member

582042

Drake

F G

George

Association Member

579964

Ferrigan

M G

Mike, AKA "Cudge"

Deceased Association Member (12th Sep 1993)

582001

Ford

N G

Neville, AKA "Henry"

Deceased Association Member (25th Jan 2005)

582049

Froggatt

B

Barry

Deceased Association Member (15th April 2007)

579998

Glasper

C

Cresswell

Deceased Association Member (22nd Jul 1991

582081

Greatorex

C

Carl

Discharged.  Deceased 1988

582135

Heathershaw

D F

Duncan

FT'd to 50th Entry.   Association Member

582056

Hogg

F

Frank

Discharged.   Deceased 4th Jul 1998

582106

Holcroft

G R

Gordon, AKA "Joe"

FT'd to 50th Entry.  Deceased 12th Mar 1991

579993

Howard

D

Derek

Association Member

579989

Hutchins

R T

Reg

FT'd to 50th Entry.   Association Member

582038

Joice

D

David

Deceased 10th Mar 2001

582077

Knight

G M

George

FT'd to 51st Entry.  Association Member

582078

Lawrence

J F

John, AKA "Laurie"

Association Member

582126

Lawson

J C

Jim

Deceased 23rd Feb 1999

582131

Leveson

K W

Kerry, AKA "Leo"

Association Member

582060

Little

B V

Vic

Association Member

579746

Lloyd

J A

John

Joined with 48th Entry.   Association Member

582026

Machin

 A W

John, AKA "Ginger"

Deceased 5th Aug 1985

582063

Manley

G

George

Discharged

579990

Marshall

J F

Sid

FT'd to 50th Entry.   Not Traced.

582110

Martin

G K

Cyril

 

582036

Maughan

F W

Bill, AKA "Francis"

Deceased 15th Oct 2004

582103

Maunder

H J

Harry

Association Member

582113

McFarland

J A

John

 

582003

Moynham

J P

John

Deceased Association Member (29th Sep 1997)

582149

Newton

R T

Bob, AKA "Ike"

Deceased Association Member (3rd Apr 2003)

582107

Norris

G E

George

FT'd to 51st Entry.  Deceased 25th Mar 1986

579994

Paynter

A

Alan, AKA "Corny"

Deceased 20th Dec 1998

582058

Persighetti

F G

Frank

FT'd to 50th Entry then Discharged.   Association Member

579974

Pomeroy

C A

Cliff

Deceased 23rd Feb 2003

579961

Poore

N G

Norrie, AKA "Ginger"

FT'd to 50th Entry.   Died Mar 2002.

579813

Price

L V

Lew

Joined with 48th Entry.   Not Traced

579975

Punter

 P B

Peter

Deceased 17th Aug 1950

582129

Richards

R S

Ron

Association Member

582085

Rogers

J O

John, AKA "Ginger"

Discharged.  Association Member

582030

Rogers

J R

John

Association Member

579985

Savage

J N

Norman

FT'd to 50th Entry.  Deceased 3rd Dec 2005

582176

Shallcross

P S

Peter

Association Member

579971

Short

M

Michael

Deceased 11th Jan 1954

582105

Stagg

N C

Neil

Association Member

582024

Stephenson

C G

Gordon, AKA "Crash"

Association Member

582108

Stewart

J B

Jack

Discharged.  Lapsed Association Member

579976

Thomas

E J

Emrys, AKA "Taff"

Deceased 1992

582090

Ward

G J

Graham, AKA "Soapy"

Deceased 1992

582115

Watson

J L

John

 

582092

Whitehead

K

Ted, AKA "Kenneth"

Deceased 26th May 2004

582080

Whitehead

W C

William, AKA "Bill"

Deceased Lapsed Association Member (24th Nov 2002)

579814

Williamson

A

Alec

Joined with 48th Entry.   Not Traced.  Lasat heard of at Wells Next to Sea in Norfolk.

582094

Wilson

E

Tug, AKA "Evelyn, Willie"

FT'd to 50th Entry.  Deceased Association Member (11th Dec 1992)

579996

Winchester

J F

Tim, AKA "James"

Deceased Association Member (1st Sep 1998)

582009

Woods

J W

John

Association Member

582073

Wright

J W

John, AKA "Wilbur"

Association Member

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

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