Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Flight Log Books - December 1939

So here Dad is back in England in training on Ansons. And here is what The London Gazette on October 22, 1940 published about Dad's being made a Substantive Pilot Officer http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/34976/pages/6140

The undermentioned Pilot Officers are granted the following antedates in seniority in the substantive rank of Pilot Officer:—
27th Sept. 1938.
James Roger WHELAN (40330).
3rd Sept. 1939.
Maurice Kirby HOLLAND (41413).
6th Nov. 1939.
John Doar TOWLSON (41964).
10th Dec. 1939.
Pyers Arthur WORRALL (42291).
16th Dec. 1939.
Philip Valentine King TRIPE (42279).

Thanks to our friend Allan Hillman for The London Gazette information which is being added to some of the other pages of this blog.

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