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In June 1946,  58 young hopefuls arrived at RAF Cranwell as the 9M5 (53rd) Entry to train as Ground and Air Radio Fitters.   During their training, 6 ceased training, while 5 of their number were re-classed to later Entries, leaving 47 to pass out in May 1949.

The Entry List below is presented in alphabetical order:

NUMBER

SURNAME

INITS

KNOWN AS

REMARKS

583107

Alexander

G A

George

 

582994

Ayres

H L L

Hugh

Deceased date N/K 

583035

Beswick

R H

Ray

Association Member

582908

Billinghurst

R H

Raymond

Discharged

583057

Brighton

W R

Roy

Deceased Association Member (29th May 1993)

583001

Brown

J H

Jim

Association Member

582974

Charman

B E

Brian

FT'd to 54th Entry then Passed Out

583003

Cooper

G

Gerry

Lapsed Association Member

582909

Copp

K M

Ken

Association Member

582917

Dawson

T J

Trevor

FT'd to 54th Entry then Passed Out

583072

Dean

B D

Basil

 

582964

Dunbar

A B

Andy

Deceased Association Member (9th Jan 1999)

582946

Ford

A R

Edward

 

583096

Gibbings

M

Mike

Deceased Association Member (22nd Apr 1999)

582912

Gladding

R E

Ron

Association Member

582903

Goddard

M H

Malcolm

Deceased date N/K 

583119

Godfrey

E C

Edwin

Deceased date N/K 

583050

Goodhew

A N

Ashley, AKA "Ash"

Deceased Association Member (2nd Jul 2006)

583043

Gray

D P

Dermot

 

583132

Gray

R G

Robert

 

583084

Griffith

H D

Harold

 

582952

Grindrod

E

Eric

Association Member

583042

Harper

N B

Nigel

 

583045

Hearn

E D

Ted

Deceased Association Member. (28th Dec 2007).

582981

Henley

R W

Ronald

Discharged

583080

Higgin

J E

James

Discharged

583115

Holyoake

A P

Allan

Lapsed Association Member

583106

King

J D

John

 

583124

Lewis

A D

Arthur

Deceased date N/K 

582975

Marshall

E

Eric

FT'd to 54th Entry then Passed Out

582999

Mayo

J C

John

 

582977

Mitchelmore

S G

Stanley

 

583127

Moran

R E

Rick

Association Member

582988

Nash

A S

Arthur

Deceased date N/K 

583014

Newell

P R

Peter

Discharged

583010

Palmer

J K

Kel, AKA "John"

Lapsed Association Member

582897

Petcher

P J

Peter

Discharged

582983

Pitt

N V

Norman

Association Member

582922

Pysden

G T

Geoff

Lapsed Association Member

583046

Scott

G

Gordon

 

582980

Scriven

A W

Arthur

 

583018

Smith

B M

Barry

 

582973

Smith

D J

Derek, AKA "Stripey"

Deceased Association Member (6th Jun 2000)

583137

Solman

R E

Ron

FT'd to 54th Entry then Passed Out.  Deceased Association Member (29th Jun 2003)

583076

Stock

J R

John

 

582932

Stoker

R

Richard

Association Member

583062

Taylor

J B

John

 

582961

Thompson

J

Jack

Discharged

583100

Thwaytes

P L

Phil

FT'd to 54th Entry then Passed Out

582976

Trimby

C R

Roy, AKA "Clarence"

Association Member

583085

Vickers

R A

Ronald

 

583022

Ward

J A

John

 

582906

Warner

A E

Tony, AKA "Jack"

Association Member

583087

Wells

G A

Geoffrey

Deceased date N/K 

583079

White

C

Cyril

Lapsed Association Member

583134

Whyte

R A

Bob

Association Member

582900

Woodiwiss

A P

Albert

 

583007

Wright

J H

James

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

   

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