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 Entry Representative: Vic Ludlow

 This Web Page has been raised by the Webmaster, initially based upon data held in the RAF Cranwell Association Database then updated following consultation with the Entry Representative.

In April 1951,  134 young hopefuls arrived at RAF Cranwell as the 4M5 (68th) Entry to train as Ground Radar, Ground Wireless or Air Radio Fitters.

As part of the MOD planning towards ceasing Apprentice training at RAF Cranwell, the title of No. 1 Radio School was transferred to RAF Locking in October 1950 and Cranwell became No. 6 Radio School.    On the closure of No. 6 Radio School Cranwell in November 1952 the Entry re-located to No. 1 Radio School RAF Locking from where they passed out.   During their training they gained 7 from Senior Entries,  11 ceased training or re-mustered, while 23 of their number were re-classed to later Entries, leaving 107 to pass out in April 1954.

The Entry List below is presented in alphabetical order:

NUMBER

SURNAME

INITS

KNOWN AS

REMARKS

C10001

Abaysekara

D H

Abby

 

P85137

Abid

S S

 

 

5896856

Adair

D A

 

FT'd to 69th then Discharged

P85134

Ahmed

S S

 

 

586552

Aitchison

J

Jim, AKA "Jimmy"

Association Member

586843

Aldridge

J

John

Association Member

586639

Bain

N A

Noel

 

5896590

Barker

B G

Bryan

 

P85154

Bhatti

R A

 

 

586622

Blatchley

K J

 

FT'd to 69th then to AR Mech

586581

Botley

M H

Maurice, AKA "Bottles"

Association Member

 

Brighouse

M J

Mick

See "Grant".   Changed name in 1955.

586556

Broomfield

R L

Robin, AKA "Bobby"

 

586573

Butler

A R

Adrian, AKA "Reg"

 

586596

Bye

D A

Dave

Association Member

586846

Carter

F V

Vince

Deceased 1st Feb 1978

NZ75629

Carter

D A

Allan, AKA "Douglas, Dan"

Deceased 27th Jun 2005

586598

Chapman

J T

John

Association Member

P85161

Chauhan

M H

Haleem

 

586871

Cheesewright

A J

Alan

 

586566

Cooper

B

Brian

 

586621

Cowley

M J

Malcolm, AKA "Malc"

Lapsed Association Member

586584

Crofts

P G

Philip, AKA "Phil"

Lapsed Association Member

586551

Cumming

R G F

Ron

Association Member

586563

Curr

W H

Bill

Deceased date N/K

 586617

Dawson

F

Fred

 

C10004

De Rozairo

A M

Andi

Deceased date N/K

 586576

Dixon

R M

 

Discharged in 1951

586531

Doney

W M B

Slim

Joined with 67th, Passed Out with 68th

586299

Dowsing

P J

Pete

Joined with 67th, Passed Out with 68th.   Association Member

586587

Ellenton

C L

Laurie

 

586599

Evans

R I F

Richard, AKA "Dick"

 

P85107

Farrukh

A C

 

 

P85102

Faruqi

W U

 

 

P85139

Faruqi

M M

 

 

586572

Fernley

N

Norman, AKA "Norm"

Deceased date N/K

586557

Finnamore

E N

Eric

 

586619

Fisher

P D

 

Purchased Discharge in 1951

586582

Flegg

R A

Bob

FT'd to 69th then Passed Out.  Lapsed Association Member

586631

Foulstone

C S

Charles Stuart, AKA "Jock"

 

586867

Fowler

E J

Ted, AKA "Chick"

 

586868

Gartelle

A E

Tony

 

586575

Gowing

P J

Peter, AKA "Pete"

 

586606

Grant

M J

Mick

FT'd to 69th then Passed Out.   Formally known as Brighouse.   Changed name in 1955.

586635

Gyles

D P

Derek

Deceased Association Member. (26th Jan 2005)

586057

Hall

E C

 

Joined with 65th Entry, FT'd to 66th, 67th then 68th purchasing discharge in 1952.

 P85075

Hamid

A

 

 

586608

Hanson

S

Sid

 

586602

Harper

W T J

 

Medical Discharge in 1953

P85156

Hashim

N H

 

 

586571

Hayward

J

 

FT'd to 69th then AW Mech

586618

Hicks

M A

Martin

Awarded Cadetship.  Deceased date N/K

586612

Hill

G O

Taffy

 

586634

Hodge

D F L

Frank

 

586616

Holland

P

 

FT'd to 69th then Discharged at own request in 1952

586854

Hollis

I A

Alec

FT'd to 70th then Passed Out

586583

Homewood

D

Dave

 

586865

Howey

E N

Edward, AKA "Ed, Noel"

 

586615

Howorth

J G

Garry, AKA "Ginge"

 

P85174

Hussain

F

 

Died 11th Dec 2007 in Lahore.

586607

Ives

D K

Derek

 

586577

Jewell

P M

Peter, AKA "Jimmy"

 

586853

Jones

G M

Gerry

 

586638

Keenan

W J

John

 

586567

Kent

A G

Tony

 

P85118

Khaliq

S A

 

 

P85146

Khan

S U

 

 

586588

Killin

E J

Edmund,AKA "Jim, Jimmy"

 

586620

Kirk

D A

 

Discharged

586585

Knight

C F

Colin

FT'd to 69th then GR Mech

586116

Langhorne

D W

 

Joined with 66th Entry.  Discharged 1953.

586586

Le Roy

A R

Tony

Association Member

586562

Leach

G K

George

 

586593

Lingham

B

Bernard, AKA "Bernie""

FT'd to 69th then Discharged

586547

Lovell

J

John, AKA "Chippy"

FT'd to 69th then Passed Out.  Deceased 1991?

586597

Ludlow

V J

Victor, AKA "Vic, Lanky"

Association Member

586548

Lugmayer

R

Ron

 

586553

MacIntosh

I S C

Ian

To GW Mech

586550

MacLeod

D G

Donald, AKA "Donnie, Mac"

Association Member

P85204

Malik

S U

 

 

586560

Mann

S D

Ginge

 

586614

Marsden

J

Jim

Association Member

586624

Marsh

C A V

Colin, AKA "Mibs"

Deceased Association Member.  (4th May 2008).

586600

Mercer

D S

David, AKA "Dave"

FT'd to 69th then Purchased Discharge.

586629

Mitchell

V D

Vic, AKA "Mitch"

Association Member

P85096

Naim

M

 

 

586604

Newman

M

Mick

FT'd to 69th then Discharged.

586613

Newman

B R

Jim, AKA "Bert"

 

586625

Newson

E J

Ted, AKA  "Ed"

 

586589

Newton

M J

 

FT'd to 69th then Discharged

586842

O'Marah

E T

Ted

Deceased 1990

586579

Oliver

J W

Bill, AKA "Blob"

 

586632

Parker

D

Derek

FT'd to 69th then Passed Out.  Deceased date N/K

586549

Parkinson

B

Brian, AKA "Parky"

Lapsed Association Member

586623

Parsons

D

 

CT'd, transferred to Halton as Eng Fitter.

586580

Paston

B W

Brian,

 

586640

Potter

D M

David, AKA "Dave"

Association Member

586840

Potts

R E

Ron

FT'd to 69th then Passed Out

586561

Pronger

D W

Dave

 

P85115

Razi

M U

 

 

586289

Reader

R M C

Richard, AKA "Dick"

Joined with 67th Entry.  Medical Discharge 1954.

586823

Renshaw

B

Brian

 

P85108

Riaz

A

 

 

586870

Roderick

D I

Dave, AKA "Roddy"

Deceased Jan 2002

586821

Roulston

S C

Stan, AKA "Paddy"

 

586637

Ruwe

B A

Brian, AKA "Alec"

Deceased 5th Nov 2004

P85194

Saeed

M

Mohammad

 

586857

Scott

M S

Malcolm

Medical Discharge.   Association Member

586844

Secker

C G H

 

FT'd to 69th then Discharged

P85158

Shah

M H

 

 

586610

Sharples

C J

 

FT'd to 69th then to BE

586591

Shaw

P A T

Phil

Association Member

586594

Smith

 G H

George

FT'd to 70th then 71st then Passed Out

586630

Smith

J M

Jimmy

 

NZ75639

Smith

C K

Keith

 

586628

Sparks

J F J

John, AKA "Sparky"

 

586661

Stevens

J E

John, AKA "Snevets"

 

586565

Stoker

M

 

 

586555

Storrs

N J

Neville, AKA "Nev"

Deceased date N/K

586605

Strafford

R A

Richard, AKA "Dick"

Lapsed Association Member

586603

Street

M J

Mike, AKA "Mick"

Association Member

586554

Theakston

A E

Tony

Lapsed Association Member

586578

Thompson

M V A

Mike

To GW Mech.  Lapsed Association Member

586574

Tomlin

P J

 

Discharged at own request.

586595

Tubb

D O

Don

FT'd to 69th then Passed Out

586633

Vaughan

D J

Dave

Deceased 18th Oct 1993

586626

Velzian

R W

Bob, AKA "Red"

FT'd to 69th then Passed Out.  Deceased Association Member (26th Dec 1988)

586069

Villiers

T

Tom

Joined with 66th, Passed Out with 68th.  Association Member

586094

Voysey

A J

Tony

Joined with 66th, Passed Out with 68th.  Association Member

586601

Wakeley

R E

 Ginger

FT'd to 69th then Discharged

586636

Watkins

K R

 Keith

 

586609

Wells

A G

Alexander, AKA "Alec"

 

586559

Whitelaw

B

Brian

 

586592

Williamson

B K

Willy

 

586558

Wilmore

B

Brian, AKA "Willy"

 

586569

Wilson

E J M

MacKenzie, AKA "Mac"

 

586627

Wood

R J

Rusty

FT'd to 69th then Passed Out

586568

Woods

J M A

John

Lapsed Association Member

586570

Wyles

R J

Raymond, AKA "Ray, Prof"

 

P85078

Yaqub

M S

 

 

586564

Young

R W E

Roland, AKA "Roley"

 

P85138

Zaida

A H

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

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