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No.1 Radio School

RAF Cranwell 1950 - 1952

Entry Rep. Frank Saunders

In January 1950,  76 young hopefuls arrived at RAF Cranwell as the 3M1 (64th) Entry to train as Ground Radar or Air Radio Fitters.   During their training they gained 2 from Senior Entries,  14 ceased training or remustered to other trades, while 6 of their number were re-classed to later Entries, leaving 58 to pass out in December 1952.

The Entry List below is presented in alphabetical order.    Surnames with ** after the name indicates that to date the Entry Representative has not been able to trace this Entry member.

NUMBER

SURNAME

INITS

KNOWN AS

REMARKS

P53668

Abid **

H N

 

 

P53899

Ahmed **

A

 

 

P53723

Bashir-u-din

 

 

 

585186

Bennetts

R

 

Joined with 61st.   Deceased date N/K

585686

Biddiscombe

P G

Peter

 

585838

Blandford

J E

James

 

585820

Bourne-Vannock **

D E

 

To Electrician

585715

Brace

L J

Leslie

Discharged.   Deceased date N/K

585709

Brown **

D J

David

 

585706

Bryan

J H

John

Association Member

P53902

Butt

M

Mahmood

Lapsed Association Member

585704

Butterworth

N W

Neil

 

585718

Chapman

D K G

David

Association Member

585716

Cherrett

J F

 

 

585705

Cogger

F

Fred

Discharged

585699

Cooper

R

Bob

Lapsed Association Member

586067

Cutting

D H

David

 

585700

Dell

E A J

Eddie

Association Member

585728

Dickson **

D

 

To GWM

585687

Ellis

J

 

Deceased date N/K 

585685

Galpin

P F

Peter

 

586068

Glover-Wright **

T D

Trevor

To AWM

P53728

Gukkhar **

M A

 

 

P53901

Hamidq **

I

 

 

585698

Hanson

L J

 

FT'd to 65th then Discharged

585688

Harvey

P W

Peter

Association Member

585691

Haynes

J P D

John

Re-mustered to Fitter 2e.   Association Member

585727

Hoare

M G N

Mike, AKA "Michael"

Association Member

585839

Hobson

F W J

 

Deceased 24th Jul 1956

585547

Horn

D

Doug

Joined with 63rd Entry.   Association Member

585725

Hucklesby

R W

Ronald

Association Member

P53898

Janjua

A N

 

Did not Pass Out.  Returned HQ RPAF.   Deceased date N/K

585579

Joyce **

P

Pete

 

P53682

Karamat **

M

 

 

585684

Kendall **

C G W

Charles

 

P53687

Khan **

A R

 

Deceased date N/K 

P53688

Khan **

H A

 

 

P53691

Khan

M A

Louis

Association Member

P53896

Khan

R N

 

 

P53692

Khan

A A

 

FT'd to 65th Entry then Repatriated

585707

Lamsdell

E P

Ted

Association Member

585723

Langford

J D

 

 

585720

Lawson

P

Peter

Deceased date N/K 

585513

Lord

D

 

Discharged

P53695

Mahmud **

A

 

 

585726

Marshall **

W K

William

 

586066

Millan

I R

Ian

 

585692

Moss

A R

Alan

 

P53670

Munawar **

A

 

 

P53698

Naqvi **

N A

 

 

585693

Northmore

G H

Geoff

Association Member

585697

Penny

A

Alan

Deceased 1979

585711

Penny

D J

David

Discharged

585719

Pritchard

C H

 

Discharged.   Deceased date N/K

P53888

Qureshi **

J

 

 

P53701

Rafiq **

M

 

 

P53705

Rizvi **

S M

 

 

585714

Roberts

J E

John

Deceased Association Member (5th May 2005)

585717

Rook

B D

Brian

 

585701

Saunders

F W J

Frank

Association Member

585703

Shallcross

D B

Barrie

To GWM.   Association Member

P53710

Shariff **

M

 

 

P53708

Siddiqi **

A A

 

 

585722

Singer

M D

Mervyn

Deceased 29th Sep 1953

585696

Sissons

T B

Tom

FT'd to 65th then Passed Out

585840

Snelling

P J C

Peter

Association Member

585712

Stephens

D

Don

Association Member

585708

Stride

A H

Alan, AKA "Ginger"

To AWM.   Association Member

585710

Swinburne

B

Brian

Deceased date N/K 

585724

Trefall

D C

 

FT'd to 65th Entry then Discharged

585694

Titman **

A E

Anthony

 

585713

Tyler

A E

 

FT'd to 65th Entry then Passed Out

585702

Wallis

J L

John

 

585690

Waye

E

 

Discharged.   Deceased date N/K

585695

Wilson

A E

Alan, AKA "Tug, Willy"

FT'd to 65th Entry then Passed Out.  Association Member.

585689

Wilton

R J H

Bob

Association Member

585721

Woodford **

R

Robert

Discharged

 


 

ACTIVITIES

January 2000

50th Anniversary of Enlisting reunion held at the Crown & Cushion Hotel, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire.

 


 

 PHOTOGRAPHS

64th Entry Basketball Team - 1952

 

64 Basketball 1952.JPG

Back Row: Titman, Moss, Biddescombe, Galpin and Lamsdell
Front Row: Saunders, Wilson, Harvey, Ellis and Wilton

 

Anson Summer Camp Northcoates

 

64 Summer Camp.JPG

Left to Right: Northmore, Cutting, Marshall, Wilton, Snelling, Moss, Harvey and Saunders

 

Passing Out Parade - December 1952

 

64 Passing Out.JPG

Parade Commander SAA Biddescombe, Entry Commander SAA Northmore, Front Right AA Langford and LAA Stephens, Centre Right AA Pritchard and LAA Sherriff

 

50th Anniversary Photograph

 

64th 50th Anniversary1.JPG

 

From Left to Right: Langford, Rook, Northmore, Shalcross (behind), Harvey, Millan (behind), Galpin, Wilson (behind), Saunders, Roberts (behind), Cherrett (behind), Stephens (Behind), Dell, Chapman, Snelling (behind), Wallis (behind), Stride (behind), Butterworth, Wilton (behind) and Bryan.

Unfortunately Lamsdell and Hucklesby were missing for the photo parade.   Snelling travelled from Spain, Wallis from the USA and Northmore from New Zealand to be present.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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