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 Entry Representatives: Brian Adam and John Jarvis

 This Web Page has been raised based upon data held in the RAF Cranwell Association Database then updated in consultation with John Jarvis.

 

In June 1949, 27 young hopefuls arrived at RAF Cranwell as the 2M5 (62nd) Entry to train as Air Radio and Ground Radar Fitters.   During their training they gained 4 from Senior Entries, while 5 of their number were re-classed to later Entries, leaving 26 to pass out in May 1952.

The Entry List below is presented in alphabetical order:

NUMBER

SURNAME

INITS

KNOWN AS

REMARKS

 585492

Adam

B S

Brian

Association Member

585226

Barfoot

D G

Dave

Joined with 61st Entry

585489

Barrett

W C W

Wally

 

585315

Clay

R

Roy

Joined with 61st Entry

585670

Clifford

P H

Phil

Lapsed Association Member

585488

Cook

H S

 

 

585667

Edwards

D B

Ali

 

585398

Gamble

P J

Pete

 

585449

Green

J W

Jimmy

 

585447

Harrison

M G

Mike, AKA "Harry"

Association Member

585380

Howden

F G

 

FT'd to 63rd Entry then Passed Out

585668

Hoyland

R D

Ralph, AKA "Penguin"

 

585381

Jackson

R A

Bob

 

585419

Jarvis

J M

John

Association Member

585429

Jepp

D E

Den

FT'd to 63rd Entry then Passed Out.   Deceased c1977

585666

Johnson

M J

 

 

585669

Lawrence

L C

Laurie

Association Member

585400

Lockert

R

Lucy

 

585474

Maynard

B H

Bill

 

585475

McLaven

T P

Mac

 

585391

Mills

J M

John

 

585481

Myles

R P B

Bob, AKA "Jock"

Joined with 61st Entry, FT'd to 62nd then 63rd then Passed Out.   Association Member.

585362

Napier

R W

Ron

 

585389

Neville

G J E

Geoff

FT'd to 63rd then Passed Out.   Deceased Association Member (24th Aug 2000)

585479

Rawlinson

N G

 

 

585311

Smith

B W

Brian, AKA "Bunny, Walter"

Joined with 61st Entry.   Association Member.

585358

Smith

R V

Ray, AKA "Harvey"

Association Member

585422

Theobald

R M

Rod

Association Member

585461

Waters

R E

 

FT'd to 64th Entry then Passed Out

585430

Whicker

P J

 

 

585353

Wort

K E

Ken

 

  

 Entry Photographs

The following 6 photographs were provided by John Jarvis.   Click on any photo to get an enlarged view.

 

 

 

 

 

62 B Sqn Notice.JPG

 

62 Four Bods.JPG

 

62 PT Kit.JPG

Home Sweet Home

 

Ron Theobald, Den Jepp, John Jarvis and Bob Jackson

 

Just look at those muscles!

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Camp Northcoates - June 1951

 

 

62 Summer Camp.JPG

 

 

Top Row: Jackson, Underhill, New, Dicky, Peazle, Taff, Martin, Wally, Bradley, Hill, Harry, Pinky, Jarvis, Razz, Joyce, Jackson, Dave, Clay, Nev, Jackson, Ken, Quak, Willy, Roger, Jock, Ben, Bill, Mac, Pete, Fred and Young
Top Middle: Fred, Laurry, Porter, Bird, Lucy, Dover, Munkey, Jim, Johnny, Foster, Wog, Pat, Ferguson, Ernie, Rosebud, Bunny, Thomas and Penquin.
Lower Middle: H Cook, Honey, Pen, Den, pop, Cordell, Mitch, Brooks, Cole, Pring, Nappy, Pete, Rod, Bri, Jack, Ted and John.
Front Row: Georgie, StaffCook, Staff Cook, Staff Driver, Staff Driver, Staff Mech, Pritch, Jerran, Slim, Mrs Mullet, Mr Mullet, Jake, Jock, Catherine, Staff MT, Staff MT, Staff MO, Staff MO, and Staff MT.

 

 

62 NAAFI Van Queue.JPG

 

 

From Left to Right: At Back ?, Bunny Smith, Ali Edwards, At Back John Mills, Wally Barrett, At Back ?, ?, At Back ?, Dave Barfoot, At Back ? and Ron Napier

 

Passing Out Parade

 

 

62 Passing Out.JPG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

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