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Cranwell Graduations 1958


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

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Peter Shelton ALCOCK (607714)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958.

He was killed on 25 Jun 1958 whilst flying in Canberra PR Mk 3, WE143 of No 231 OCU, which crashed on landing at Bassingbourn during his first solo asymmetric landing.  He is buried in Gilroes Cemetery, Leicester.

Robin Lindsay Blair BELL (4157915)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 17 Sep 1974 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

David Llewllyn BYWATER (607719)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Swimming and Water Polo.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 1 Aug 1992 in the rank of A/Cdre.

 

Terence Edward CLOSE (607721)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Rugby and Cricket.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 12 Feb 1966 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He died in 1995

Hugh George CRACROFT (607722)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 1 Mar 1985 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

Peter Backhouse CURTIN (607717) AFC

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Hockey.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 1 Oct 1977 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

John Francis FORSHAW (592886) ACIS, MCIPD, MCMI

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Athletics and on graduation was awarded the Arnold Barlow Memorial Prize, AMS.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 5 Jan 1982 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

He was commissioned into the Secretarial Branch

Derek James FORSTER (607712)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He resigned his commission on 4 Jan 1969 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He was commissioned into the Secretarial Branch.

Robert Brian GILVARY (4163658)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 1 Apr 1990 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

Ian. HENDERSON (607709) AFC

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Tennis and Hockey.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 12 Feb 1975 in the rank of Sqn Ldr, retaining Wg Cdr.

 

Alan Charles Edwin HOLBOURN (4154427) OBE, BA, MRAeS

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Rugby.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 3 Apr 1986 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

Christopher Charles LANE (607713)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Rugby and Tennis.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He was cashiered by sentence of Court Martial on 20 Jan 1965 in the rank of Flt Lt.

 

David Patrick MALIN (607723) DFC

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 19 Apr 1969 in the rank of Flt Lt.

 

Francis George MARSHALL (4156581)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Hockey.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 16 Apr 1976 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Brian Irving MASON (607706)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Rugby, Penthalon, Swimming and Water Polo.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 25 Apr 1990 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

He was commissioned into the Secretarial Branch

James Gilbert McCLUNEY (607724)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Rugby, Penthalon, Athletics and Fencing.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 1 Jun 2001 in the rank of Flt Lt.

 

Louis Hubert Alvin NEL (607711)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Swimming and Water Polo.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 30 Dec 1966 in the rank of Flt Lt.

 

David Alan NOON (607708)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Fencing.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958.

He was killed on 30 Dec 1966 whilst flying in Jet Provost T Mk 4, XP569 of No 2 Flying Training School which dived into the ground near  East Drayton in Nottinghamshire during a low level element of a final handling test.  He is buried in St Andrews Churchyard, Cranwell.

Sulaiman BIN SUJAK (607715)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 30 Sep 1965 in the rank of Flt Lt.

 

Richard Llewellyn THOMAS (607658)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Shooting.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 31 Mar 1975 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He transferred to the Technical Branch on 31 Dec 1959 retaining the rank and seniority of Fg Off

Jeremy Nigel TURNER (607707)

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Shooting.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 1 Oct 1975 in the rank of Flt Lt.

After retiring he was appointed to a commission in RAFVR(T) on 20 Feb 1980, relinquished his commission on 2 Jul 1984 retaining the rank of Flt Lt.  He died before 2006

David George Graham WATERMAN (607726) FIL

He entered the RAF College in Apr 1955 and was a member of Course No 72, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.

He was commissioned on 1 Apr 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 6 May 1958. He retired on 24 Apr 1991 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He was commissioned into the Secretarial Branch

Graham David ANDREWS (607757)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Cricket and Squash.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 24 Oct 1969 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Martin Elis BEE (607744) AFC

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Swimming and Water Polo.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 11 Jul 1978 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

Ian BENTLEY (607743)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on medical grounds on 5 Dec 1959 in the rank of Plt Off.

 

Terence William George CARLTON (607736)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Tennis.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 8 May 1988 in the rank of A/Cdre.

 

Raymond HUMPHREY (607742)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Cricket, Soccer and Cross Country.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 1 Oct 1996 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

William Peter JAGO (607741)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Rugby.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 6 Aug 1974 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

David Rex KUUN (607733)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Rugby.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 14 Dec 1992 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

John Telford Scott LEWIS (607756) AFC

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Fencing.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 1 Feb 1972 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Robert John MANNING (607738)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Fencing and Tennis.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 1 Apr 1991 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

John Richard MAUNSELL THOMAS (607748)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Rowing.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 9 Nov 1968 in the rank of Flt Lt.

 

Brian Norman ROGERS (607762)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Athletics, Soccer and Cross Country.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 1 Feb 1990 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Sir Michael George SIMMONS (607734) KCB, AFC, QCVSA

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Hockey.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 5 Dec 1992 in the rank of AM.

 

Peter Philip Wallington TAYLOR (607761) CBE, AFC

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Cricket and Rugby.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 3 Apr 1987 in the rank of A/Cdre.

 

Christopher Brian TAYLOR (607764)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Shooting.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958.

He was killed on 8 Dec 1965 whilst flying in Shackleton MR Mk 3, XF704 of No 201 Sqn, which crashed into the Moray Firth during a GCA practice exercise.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground.

Iain Derek Calder TITE (607753) AFC

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Hockey.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 29 Mar 1975 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

John Sims WATSON (607746)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Tennis.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958.

He was killed on 29 Jan 1969 whilst flying in Jet Provost T Mk 3, XM360 of the Central Flying School which flew into Brown Clee Hill at Arbon in Shropshire after entering a fog bank at low level.  He was cremated at Cheltenham Municipal Crematorium.

Guy Somers WHITLEY (607729)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Under Officer.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on medical grounds on 8 Nov 1975 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He died in 1978.

Sir John Frederick WILLIS (607749)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 10 Jan 1998 in the rank of ACM.

He died on 9 Jan 2008.

Peter Edward WORMALL (607747)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Cross Country.

He was commissioned on 29 Jul 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958.

He was killed on 11 Sep 1959 whilst flying in Valiant B Mk 1, XD869 of No 214 Sqn, which flew into the ground shortly after taking off from Marham at night on a flight to Nairobi, probably due to problem with the Tail Plane Incidence.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery.

Paul Clifford ATKINS (607730)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Cross Country.

He was commissioned on 29 Sep 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 30 Jul 1992 in the rank of Gp Capt.

He was commissioned into the Equipment Branch

Michael John Charles Worwood DICKEN (2766389) CB, FCMI

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Shooting.

He was commissioned on 29 Sep 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 3 Apr 1992 in the rank of AVM.

He was commissioned into the Secretarial Branch

David GOUCHER (592922)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.

He was commissioned on 29 Sep 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 22 Sep 1987 in the rank of Gp Capt.

He was commissioned into the Secretarial Branch

James William HARTLEY (607731)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Rowing.

He was commissioned on 29 Sep 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 1 Jan 1976 in the rank of Flt Lt.

Originally commissioned into the Secretarial Branch but transferred to GD Branch on 20 Jan 1961 retaining his rank (seniority 13 Nov 1960)

Michael PERKINS (607759)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 29 Sep 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 14 Jan 1983 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He was commissioned into the Equipment Branch.

James PURCELL (607728)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, '?' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 29 Sep 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 5 Jan 1976 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He was commissioned into the Equipment Branch.

Patrick Herbert William Deverell SHRIMPTON (607760)

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Hockey.

He was commissioned on 29 Sep 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 30 Nov 1977 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He was commissioned into the Equipment Branch

Derek Mark WALLER (607754) FCMI

He entered the RAF College in Sep 1955 and was a member of Course No 73, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Athletics and Cross Country and on graduation was awarded the AMEq.

He was commissioned on 29 Sep 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 26 Aug 1958. He retired on 1 Jun 1990 in the rank of A/Cdre.

He was commissioned into the Equipment Branch

Roger William George ADAMS (607745)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Soccer.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 5 Jun 1983 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He was commissioned into the Equipment Branch

Robert Henry Thomas BAKER (607824)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Shooting.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959.

He was killed on 7 Jun 1962 whilst flying in Hunter T Mk 7, XL610 of No 56 Sqn, which rolled into the ground near Sleaford following a stall.  He is buried in St Catherine's Churchyard, Ringshall, Stowmarket.

Peter BANNISTER (607810)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 15 May 1975 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He was commissioned into the Equipment Branch.

Jeremy Edwin BROWN (607827)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Cricket.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 1 Jun 1984 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

Christopher Ian CARR WHITE (607820)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Hockey and Tennis.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 11 Dec 1977 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Irvine Malcolm CHALMERS WATSON (607840)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. His commission was terminated on 4 Jan 1961 in the rank of Fg Off.

 

David Robert William DE GARIS (607828)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 16 Oct 1992 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

John DELAFIELD (607813)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Rowing.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 11 Sep 1991 in the rank of A/Cdre.

 

James Richard DIGBY (607740)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Rugby and Cricket.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 8 Apr 1989 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

He was commissioned into the Secretarial Branch

Roy Edward Michael FREEMAN (4174688)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Rugby, Boxing, Swimming and Water Polo.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 20 Jun 1983 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

 

Alan GARSIDE (607838)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Rugby.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959.

He was killed on 18 Jul 1963 whilst flying in Lightning F Mk 1A, XM186 of No 111 Sqn, which he abandoned in a spin near Wittering during an aerobatic display, but he did not survive.  He is buried in St Catherine's Churchyard, Ringshall, Stowmarket.

Michael John GIBBONS (607836)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 5 Sep 1993 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Anthony Murdoch GOODMAN (607822)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Rowing.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 14 Oct 1997 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Flavian Noel HENNESSY (607832)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Hockey.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959.

He was killed on 11 Jul 1961 whilst flying in Hunter FGA Mk 9, XG134 of No 208 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Mutla Ridge in Kuwait whilst attempting to recover from a dive.  He is buried in the Kuwait Oil Company Cemetery.

Brian JOHNSTON (607826)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Athletics.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 1 Aug 1989 in the rank of Flt Lt.

 

Robert Alexander JOHNSTON (607839)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 29 Sep 1985 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Peter Edward Malyow KENT (607752)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 19 Jan 1979 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

He was commissioned into the Equipment Branch.

Michael KIMMEDY (2615593)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He resigned his commission on 20 Jun 1964 in the rank of Flt Lt.

He resigned his commission on 20 Jun 1964 in the rank of Flt Lt.  He died before 2006.

David Garth LUCAS (607751) AFC, MBA, BA

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Under Officer.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 1 Jan 1978 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

He was re-instated to the active list on 28 Jan 1981 reverting to the retired list on 1 Dec 1987

John Donald MALLOCH (607814)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Rowing.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on medical grounds on 27 Nov 1978 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He was commissioned into the Equipment Branch and died before 2006.

David Martin NICHOLLS (4177230)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959.

He was killed on 12 Sep 1961 whilst flying in Hunter F Mk 6, XE583 of No 19 Sqn, which rolled and dived into the ground south west of Skydstrup in Denmark.  He is buried in St Catherine's Churchyard, Leconfield.

John Sebastian PILGRIM MORRIS (607737)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Rowing and Cross Country.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 6 Sep 1986 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

He was commissioned into the GD (Navigation) Branch

Christopher Rex POTTER (607835)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Athletics.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He died on 28 Apr 1961 in the rank of Fg Off.

He was serving at RAF Upwood but died on 28 Apr 1961 in the rank of Fg Off.

John Norwood PUCKERING (607834)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Under Officer.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 3 Aug 1974 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

Andrew Lyle ROBERTS (607817) CB, CBE, AFC, MIMgt

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Shooting.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 5 Apr 1994 in the rank of AVM.

 

Jeremy Geoffrey SAYE (607831)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Soccer.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Acting Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 21 Sep 1990 in the rank of Gp Capt.

 

Richard Patrick SKELLEY (607811)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Swimming and Rowing.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 1 Jul 1993 in the rank of A/Cdre.

 

Ralph Peter SLAYTER (607732)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 20 May 1992 in the rank of Wg Cdr.

He was commissioned into the Equipment Branch

Trevor Victor SPENCER (607816)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'B' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Under Officer.  He also represented the College at Rugby and Athletics.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He died on 15 Apr 1969 in the rank of Flt Lt.

He was serving in Australia but died on 15 Apr 1969 in the rank of Flt Lt.

David Christopher THURNELL (607837A)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 1 Sep 1988 in the rank of Flt Lt.

He was designated as Specialist Aircrew on 18 Feb 1975 and died in 1995.

John Gorham TICEHURST (607809K)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'A' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 28 Feb 1993 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

He died in 2001.

Nigel Roy Wootton WHITLING (4174046)

He entered the RAF College in Jan 1956 and was a member of Course No 74, 'C' Sqn and achieved the rank of Senior Flight Cadet.  He also represented the College at Hockey.

He was commissioned on 16 Dec 1958 in the rank of Pilot Officer which was gazetted on 3 Feb 1959. He retired on 14 Dec 1975 in the rank of Sqn Ldr.

 

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