51st 8M9
 

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 Entry Representative: David Compton

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

 

In September 1945,  63 young hopefuls arrived at RAF Cranwell as the 8M9 (51st) Entry to train as Air & Ground Radio Fitters.   During their training they gained 12 from Senior Entries,  6 ceased training, while 19 of their number were re-classed to later Entries, leaving 50 to pass out in July 1948.

The Entry List below is presented in alphabetical order:

NUMBER

SURNAME

INITS

KNOWN AS

REMARKS

582597

Ackers

B J

Brian

 

585524

Allenden

M

Maurice, AKA "Styg"

Deceased Association Member (23rd Nov 1996)

582573

Ashton

 A D I

Derek

Association Member

582525

Ayliffe

A W

Bill

Deceased Association Member (6th Dec 1986)

582562

Bown

W H

Jobbie

 

582500

Bruce

P

Pete

FT'd to 52nd Entry then Discharged

582616

Brunskill

J F

Brunny

Discharged

582490

Buckley

E C

Eric

FT'd to 52nd Entry.   Deceased Lapsed Association Member (April 1996)

582611

Bush

J P

Bash

FT'd to 52nd Entry then Passed Out 

582294

Canning

D

Don

Joined with 50th Entry.  Association Member

582631

Carmichael

D T

 

FT'd to 52nd Entry then Passed Out

582584

Chaffey

A D

Dave

Discharged

582583

Compton

D

David

Association Member

582603

Cooper

J S

Snoz

FT'd to 52nd Entry then Passed Out

582367

Costello

K T

Ken

Joined with 50th Entry

582578

Cottrell

R E

Ray, AKA "Squeak"

Association Member

582480

Dando

A

Alan

Association Member

58595

Davies

D

Don

 

582503

Furness

J M T

Mike

 

582504

George

B

Brian, AKA "Taff"

 

582626

Graham

W J

Bill

FT'd to 52nd Entry then Passed Out.   Deceased date N/K

582593

Graydon

L P

Pat

FT'd to 52nd Entry then Discharged

582489

Harrison

G

Geoff, AKA "Curly"

 

582391

Hartley

H

Ginger

Joined with 50th Entry, FT'd to 52nd Entry then Passed Out.   Deceased 20th Jan 1994.

582491

Hoskins

F D

Fred

FT'd to 52nd Entry then Passed Out  

582602

Janaway

R J

Reg

Deceased date N/K 

582511

John

J G

Taff

Deceased 2006

582282

Jolliffe

P I

Peter

Joined with 50th Entry

582528

Jolly

D

Don

 

582551

Jones

W D

Bill

 

582592

Kavanagh

C

Taff

 

582077

Knight

G M

George

Joined with 49th Entry

582523

Leveridge

A L

Ray Ling

 

582591

Lewin

V J

Vic

Deceased date N/K 

582340

Lomas

G N

Geoff

Joined with 50th Entry

582509

Long

F E

Frank

 

582512

Mantripp

D R

Dave

FT'd to 52nd Entry then Passed Out.   Deceased Association Member (28th Dec 1991)

582576

McDonnell

J F

Mac

 

582588

McPherson

G M P

Gordon, AKA "Mac"

 

582558

Milward

C L

Charles, AKA "Wag"

 

582545

Moore

P A

Peter

Association Member

582502

Mullins

J L

Horse

 

582589

Muxlow

A F

 

FT'd to 52nd Entry

582279

Nevin

S K

Sam

Joined with 50th Entry.  Medically Discharged 12th Feb 1948.   Deceased 15th Sept 1999.

582107

Norris

G A

George, AKA "Jock"

Joined with 49th.

582587

Northmore

W J J

Bill

FT'd to 52nd Entry then Passed Out  

582543

Pain

V K

Vic

Deceased 1950's

582618

Palmer

M L

Mervyn, AKA "Merv"

FT'd to 52nd Entry.   Deceased Association Member (2nd Nov 2003)

582253

Palmer

R A S

Rod

Joined with 50th Entry.   Compassionate Discharge.

582530

Parkinson

G

George

Association Member

582312

Parsons

T W L

Tim, AKA "Lofty"

Joined with 50th Entry.   Association Member

582515

Patient

F B

Percy

 

582315

Phillips

T F

Tom

Joined with 50th Entry.  Discharged 1948.  Association Member

582728

Pinder

J S

Gand

FT'd to 52nd Entry 

582516

Pordham

E

Eric

Deceased 4th Jun 1993

582599

Rees

J C

Charlie, AKA "Chas"

Deceased 1970's

582579

Rimmer

W

Bill

FT'd to 52nd Entry then Passed Out.  Association Member

582569

Rinaldi

J J

Joe

Discharged

582496

Roberts

D

Don

FT'd to 52nd Entry then Passed Out .  Association Member

582535

Rummery

P J

Peter, AKA "Lofty"

Association Member

582630

Sands

W J

William

 

582495

Simpson

T L

Tom

FT'd to 52nd Entry

582585

Smith

D G

Smudge

FT'd to 52nd Entry then Passed Out 

582484

Smith

J

Joe

 

582507

Souch

G

Geoff

Association Member

582520

Sprowell

J L

Leslie

Association Member

582505

Stappard

J A

John, AKA "Stapps"

Association Member

582533

Tempest

R T

 

FT'd to 52nd Entry then Passed Out 

582508

Vasey

C A

Sid

 

582492

Warren

P J

Bunnie

 

582261

Webber

L H E

Les

Joined with 50th Entry

582559

Wilkinson

E P C

Eric

 

582604

Williams

D J T

Dave

 

582605

Winyard

P J

Waaf

Deceased date N/K 

582567

Wright

N

Wilbur, AKA "Norman"

Lapsed Association Member

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

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