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 Entry Representative: Nick Nelson

 This Web Page has been raised by the Webmaster based upon data held in the RAF Cranwell Association Database.   This data was then refined by discussion with the Entry Representative.

 

In May 1948,  59 young hopefuls arrived at RAF Cranwell as the 1M5 (59th) Entry to train as Ground or Air Radio Fitters.   During their training they gained 13 from Senior Entries,  10 ceased training including 2 deaths, while 12 of their number were re-classed to later Entries, leaving 49 to pass out in May 1951.

The Entry List below is presented in alphabetical order:

NUMBER

SURNAME

INITS

KNOWN AS

REMARKS

584896

Anderson

D

Derek, AKA "Andy"

Association Member

584780

Appleton

J E

Jack, AKA "Edward"

FT'd to 60th Entry then Passed out

584790

Ashdown

J E

John, AKA "Ash"

Lapsed Association Member

584796

Baldwin

G F

Gordon

Association Member

584794

Bennett

W J

Bill

Deceased Association Member (25th Nov 2004)

584798

Bowen

M G

Mike, AKA "Michael"

Association Member

584698

Brown

M J W

Malcom

Joined with 58th Entry.  Discharged.   Became policeman in Lincoln.  Deceased 11th Jan 1984

584362

Bunyan

E A

Eric, AKA "Bunny"

Joined with 57th Entry, FT'd 58th then 59th with whom Passed Out.   Association Member

584901

Burrows

P A

Pete, AKA "Peter"

Association Member

584899

Carman

D

Don

FT'd to 60th Entry then Passed Out

584782

Carter

R C

Reg, AKA "Fritz"

Association Member

584777

Clark

G C

George

Association Member

584783

Colledge

R W

Ronald

Discharged 1949

584786

Coombes

L C

Charles

 

584898

Cooper

W R

Bill

 

584787

Courtney

R

Reg

FT'd to 61st then Passed Out

584778

Cross

W C

Bill, AKA "William"

Lapsed Association Member

584934

Dangerfield

D S

 

 

584807

Dixon

R A

Ron

Lapsed Association Member

584944

Dorman

P

Perce

Ex BE.   Deceased Association Member (Nov 1997)

584808

Edwards

A A

Allan

 

584793

Edwards

R J

Reg

FT'd to 60th Entry then Passed Out

584752

Elston

E A

Ed

Initially joined as Boy Entrant, transferred to 58th Entry, FT'd to 59th, then Passed Out.   Association Member

584810

Farmaner

A V

Alan

Association Member

584889

Fenwick

R J

Richard

Discharged

584797

Fletcher

L A

Leighton

FT'd to 60th Entry then Passed Out 

584579

Fordham

B K

Brian

Joined with 58th Entry.   Suicide 14th Apr 1951 while at Cranwell.

584872

Foster

G E

George

 

584718

Glazier

M J

Mike

Joined with 58th Entry.   Association Member

584781

Green

J C

John

Deceased Association Member (14th Dec 2002)

584945

Harper

R

Raymond

Initially a Boy Entrant.   Joined 59th in 1949.  CT'd as GWM, remustered to GWF.

584891

Heath

G

Gordon, AKA "George"

FT'd to 60th Entry then Passed Out.  Association Member

584873

Hellyer

R S

Ron

CT'd as GWM, re-mustered as GWF.  Lapsed Association Member

584774

Herbertson

D

Dennis, AKA "Denny"

 

584929

Higgins

J

Jim, AKA "Shonk"

Association Member

584809

Hobbs

J F

Jack

 

584943

Horner

F J

Frank

Died while at Cranwell in 1949

584791

Hughes

A R

Tony

Lapsed Association Member

584676

Jasper

R C

 

Joined with 58th Entry

584785

King

B R

Brian

Deceased 4th Nov 2000

584890

King

J A

Tony

FT'd to 60th Entry then Passed Out

584775

Lachlan

G A

Gerald

FT'd to 60th Entry then Passed Out 

584893

Langton

B B

Bryan

Lapsed Association Member

584892

Lapthorn

W V

Vernon

Deceased Jun 1963

584776

Lawrence

C A

Colin

Deceased 1955

584880

Lloyd

A E

 

 

584933

Love

J R

John

FT'd to 60th Entry

584652

Love

P V

Peter

Joined with 58th Entry.   Association Member

584875

Mathews

B D

 

 

584600

MacFarlane

J R

 

Joined with 58th Entry.   Discharged 10 Aug 1950.

584594

McGown

A C

Mac, AKA "Andrew"

Joined with 58th Entry.   Association Member

584871

Morbly-Hardinge

W P

Bill

Association Member

584753

Mortimer-Rae

P J

Peter, AKA "PJ"

Initially a Kirkham Boy Entrant, transferred to 58th Entry, FT'd to 59th then Passed Out.  Association Member

584900

Nelson

F

Nick

Association Member

584255

Nicholson

W F

Bill

Joined with 57th Entry

584789

Pettitt

B E

Brian

Lapsed Association Member

584895

Robertson

A W

Alan

 

584894

Rushby

B W

 Hank

Discharged

584897

Sanderson

C P

Sandy, AKA "Charles, Peter"

Deceased Association Member (28th Aug 2004)

584877

Silverwood

S R

Stan

Deceased Association Member (20th Mar 2006)

584881

Smith

K F

 

 

584788

Tabor

L  W

Len

 Contacted the Association in June 2008.

584769

Tranmer

D

Don

Joined with 58th Entry.   Deceased Association Member (18th Jan 1993)

584383

Troll

T W

Thomas

Joined with 57th Entry.  Lapsed Association Member

584593

Underwood

A C

Tony

Joined with 58th Entry.

584802

Watson

L E

Len, AKA "Willie"

Deceased 1995

584596

Wheelton

B G

Brian

Joined with 58th Entry.   Association Member

584784

Whiting

P

Peter

 

584879

Willmott

B J

Bryan

FT'd to 60th Entry then Passed Out

584795

Woodcock

D E

Den

Deceased 24th Feb 1989

584827

Woolley

G D

Graham

Discharged

584792

Wright

T

Tom,  AKA "Jock"

FT'd to 60th Entry then Passed Out.   Association Member

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

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