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Cranwell Graduations 1957


The retirement details shown below are correct up to the 2006 Retired List

Personal details

College details

RAF Details

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Geoffrey AINLEY (607635)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957.

He was commissioned into the Equipment Branch but resigned his commission on 25 Jun 1980 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

Geoffrey Peter ALLEN (607608)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Boxing.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 9 Apr 1990 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He was commissioned into the Secretarial Branch

James Christopher Klopnian BAERSELMAN (607604)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Shooting.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 8 Jan 1977 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Roger Michael BALDWIN (607640)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 26 Aug 1976 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He died in 2005.

Bryan David BEGGS (607633)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Soccer and Cricket.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 27 Oct 1967 in the rank of Flt Lt.

 

Robin John BENNETT (4139668)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Shooting.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 1 Mar 1986 in the rank of Gp Capt.

He was commissioned into the Secretarial Branch

Harry BUCKHAM (4136566)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Soccer and Cricket.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 18 Dec 1972 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Arthur Brian Everett CAIGER (607654)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Pen and Fencing.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 9 Dec 1972 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He was commissioned into the Equipment Branch

Robin William CHANDLER (607647)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Cross Country and Athletics.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 1 Dec 1975 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Sidney Albert EDWARDS (607641) OBE

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 2 Jan 1985 in the rank of Gp Capt.

 

Keith Graham EVANS (607645H)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 25 Jul 1987 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

After retiring he was appointed to a commission in Class J, RAFO on 29 Jun 1987 as a Flt Lt, which he relinquished on 28 Feb 1991 as a Sqn Ldr.  He died in 2000

Richard FEAKES (607614)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 27 Aug 1985 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Ronald Ian FINCH (607634) FCIPD, FSCA

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Boxing and on graduation was awarded the Arnold Barlow Memorial Prize.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 24 Nov 1990 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

He was commissioned into the Secretarial Branch

Ronald David FRENCH (607637)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Squash.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 7 Nov 1972 in the rank of Flt Lt.

 

Sir Kenneth William HAYR (607636) KCB, KBE, AFC and Bar

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Tennis.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 5 Apr 1993 in the rank of AM.

He was killed flying a Vampire during the 2001 Biggin Hill air display

Martin Anthony HICKS (586618)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Fencing and Penthalon.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957.

He was an ex Locking Apprentice, and was serving at RAF Petreavie Castle at the time of his death but died on 3 Sep 1963 in the rank of Flt Lt.

James Richard LEES (586654) MBE

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Under Officer.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 14 Oct 1993 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.  During his career he qualified as a QFI at the Central Flying School.

He was an ex Halton Apprentice

Peter Clince LITTLE (4130339)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Penthalon, Rugby and Fencing.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 9 May 1974 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.  During his career he qualified as a QFI at the Central Flying School.

 

Hubert Edward Buchanan MAYES (607631)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 7 Nov 1975 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.  During his career he qualified as a QFI at the Central Flying School.

 

Anthony MUMFORD (607620) CVO, OBE

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Rugby.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 1 Jun 1988 in the rank of Gp Capt.

 

Roderick Frank MUNDY (607653)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 27 Aug 1989 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

Colin Michael QUAIFE (607630)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Rugby.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 1 Feb 1986 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

He was commissioned into the Equipment Branch

Michael Richard John SEEKINGS (586480)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 15 Feb 1968 in the rank of Flt Lt.

He was commissioned into the Secretarial Branch

Brian Tillett SILLS (607644) MBIM

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Rugby.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 6 Jul 1991 in the rank of A/Cdre.

 

John Haydn Everett THORNTON (607629J)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Soccer, Swimming, Water Polo and Boxing.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on medical grounds on 12 Sep 1982 in the rank of Flt Lt.

He was designated as Specialist Aircrew on 2 Mar 1974 and died in 2003.

Christopher Richard Bosco TICKELL (607643)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Water Polo and Swimming.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 8 Sep 1977 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Peter Arthur Richard TRUMP (592550)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Soccer and Squash.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. His commission was terminated on 6 Nov 1957 in the rank of Plt Off.

He was an ex St Athan Apprentice.

Philip WALKER (607648)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Soccer and Tennis.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He died on 29 Nov 1984 in the rank of Act A/Cdre.

 

Michael John Frederick WHITE (607638)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1954 and was a member of Course No 69, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of ?.  He also represented the College at Squash and Penthalon.

He was commissioned on 9 Apr 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 28 May 1957. He retired on 1 Jul 1973 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

William Richard Robert ANDERSON (607659)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of .  He also represented the College at Soccer and Cricket.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957.

He resigned his commission on 24 Sep 1971 in the rank of Flt Lt and died in 1991.

Nigel Olney BACON (607665)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Soccer and Athletics.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957.

He was killed whilst flying in Beverley C Mk 1, XL150 of No 34 Sqn, which flew into hill as it descended in cloud on its return towards Singapore from a practice tactical sortie.  He is buried in Kranji Military Cemetery.

David Allen COWLEY (607666)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Fencing.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957. He retired on 15 Apr 1991 in the rank of A/Cdre.

 

David Grant CRICHTON (607650)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957.

He was killed whilst flying in Hunter FGA Mk 9, XE535 of No 28 Sqn, which flew into the Lion Rock near its summit as he dived towards RAF Kai Tak.  He is buried in Colonial Cemetery, Hong Kong.

Colin David DREW (607669)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Cricket and Soccer.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957. He retired on 1 Jun 1974 in the rank of Flt Lt.

He was commissioned into the Secretarial Branch

David Vernon DUVAL (607660)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957. He retired on 27 Oct 1989 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

Anthony Charles EDMUNDS (607651)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Swimming.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957. He retired on 23 Sep 1993 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

Anthony Gerald ETTRIDGE (587228)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Boxing.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957. He retired on 8 Aug 1973 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He was an ex Halton Apprentice

Ivor Desmond GALLWEY (607656)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957. He retired on 2 May 1974 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Patrick Edward GOODBAND (607672)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957.  He retired on 22 Jan 1982 in the rank of Flt Lt retaining Sqn Ldr.

He died in 1982.

Derek St. John HOMER (607675)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Under Officer.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957. He retired on 31 May 1987 in the rank of Gp Capt.  During his career he qualified as a QFI at the Central Flying School.

 

Richard KIDNEY (607671) AFC

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Soccer.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957. He retired on 16 Jul 1988 in the rank of Gp Capt.

 

Thomas Walter Roper LANGFORD (607655)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957. He retired on 17 Jul 1994 in the rank of Flt Lt.

 

Derek Arthur Percival MUNDY (607670) AMCMI

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Athletics and on graduation was awarded the AMEq.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957. He retired on 5 Nov 1974 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He was commissioned into the Equipment Branch

Timothy John NELSON (607667) MCMI

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Boxing.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957. He retired on 4 Apr 1980 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Ronald Frank ROBERTSON (607662) MCMI

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Tennis.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957. He retired on 5 May 1990 in the rank of Gp Capt.

He was commissioned into the Equipment Branch

David Charles SCOULLER (1607664) AFC, MRAeS

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957. He retired on 9 Apr 1989 in the rank of Gp Capt.  During his career he qualified as a QFI at the Central Flying School.

 

David SYMONS (607663)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957. He retired on 2 Jul 1987 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

Colin Ernest TRUMAN (4141152)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Hockey.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957.

He was killed whilst flying in Hunter F Mk 4, XF948 of No 229 OCU, which he abandoned near Lundy Island in the Bristol Channel when it was realised he wasn't going to be able to glide the aircraft back to base following a flame out.  Unfortunately no trace of his body was ever found.

Edward Brian VOLLER (607668)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Soccer.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957. He retired on 17 Mar 1974 in the rank of Flt Lt.

 

Eric John WALTER (587147)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1954 and was a member of Course No 70, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Soccer.

He was commissioned on 30 Jul 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Sep 1957. He retired on 16 Jan 1965 in the rank of Flt Lt.

He was commissioned into the Secretarial Branch and was an ex Halton Apprentice

John William BLOCKEY (607695)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Athletics, Rugby and Hockey.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 2 Apr 1992 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

Anthony James CHAPLIN (607687)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Shooting.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 22 Nov 1991 in the rank of Gp Capt.

 

Patrick Dewhirst CLIFF (4121151) OBE

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Cricket, Squash and Rugby.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 17 Jul 1982 in the rank of Wg Cdr.  During his career he qualified as a QFI at the Central Flying School.

 

Jeremy John Robert COHU (607699)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Tennis, Rugby and Squash.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on ? in the rank of Gp Capt.

He died in 1996.

Anthony Stacey COTTINGHAM (587154)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Under Officer.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 25 Nov 1975 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He was an ex Halton Apprentice.

Colin Patrick James COULCHER (607691) MCMI

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 17 Mar 1992 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

Timothy Hugh Fionn DELAP (607700)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 6 Nov 1973 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Alexander James GIBSON (607688)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Rugby.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 29 Dec 1988 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

Originally commissioned into the Equipment Branch but transferred to GD Branch on 27 Dec 1961 in his existing rank (seniority 11 Oct 1960)

Michael Vincent Phillip Hunter HARRINGTON (607704)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Athletics and Cross Country.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 19 Sep 1991 in the rank of Gp Capt.

 

John Duncan HERON (607694) OBE

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 14 May 1987 in the rank of Gp Capt.

 

Anthony Christopher Rogers INGOLDBY (607701)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Swimming and Water Polo.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 12 Jul 1991 in the rank of Gp Capt.

He died in 2002.

Robert Graeme KERR (586994)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Tennis.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 16 May 1973 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He was an ex Locking Apprentice

Richard Henry Brayn LE BROCQ (607683) AFC

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Cricket and Soccer.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 29 May 1976 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

Peter Seldon MARTIN (607682) DFC

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Rugby, Cricket and Squash.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 25 Jan 1969 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Edward John NANCE (2725206) OBE

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 7 Jul 1978 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

Robert Barry NELSON (607703)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 18 Dec 1981 in the rank of Flt Lt.

He was re-instated to the active list in the Admin Branch as a Flt Lt on 19 Apr 1985 reverting to the retired list on 28 Apr 1987 as a Sqn Ldr.

Henryk Rudolf PLOSZEK (4160525)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Rowing.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 18 Jun 1990 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Michael Arthur Frederick RYAN (607697)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Athletics and Cross Country.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 19 Apr 1984 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

David Henry SCOTT (607693)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Shooting.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 1 Jul 1975 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

John Howard SCULLARD (607677)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958.

He resigned his commission on 29 Feb 1964 in the rank of Flt Lt.

Noel Granville STEEL (4154430)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Boxing.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 18 Nov 1965 in the rank of Flt Lt.

 

William Ian Charles STOKER (607678)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Athletics and on graduation was awarded the RMG.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 18 Jan 1986 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

John Alan TIFFEN (607698) BA

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Boxing and on graduation was awarded the AMEq.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 30 Sep 1981 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

Originally commissioned into the Equipment Branch but transferred to the GD Branch on 27 Jan 1960 reverting to the rank of Plt Off (seniority 15 May 1959) and died before 2006.

Graham Charles WILLIAMS (607676)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Hockey and Swimming.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958. He retired on 4 Apr 1991 in the rank of AVM.

 

Norman Bowen YOUD (607681)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1955 and was a member of Course No 71, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Cricket.

He was commissioned on 17 Dec 1957 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 4 Feb 1958.

He was killed whilst flying in Canberra B Mk 2, WD995 of No 32 Sqn, which collided with Javelin, XH906 of No 25 Sqn near Akrotiri during a practice night interception.  He is buried in Dhekelia Military Cemetery.

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