M.91 * Commander  James McGuinness OBE

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b. 4 Nov 1896, Motherwell  16 Sep 1940 to 30 Nov 1945 

 

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RFC from 4 Feb 1916, RAF from 1 Apr 1918 to 1926

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 "MAN IN CHARGE

Commander James McGuinness, a Motherwell man, showed me to-day round the station he commanded here at Prestwick. Commander McGuinness has, since he arrived early in the war, put several hundred pilots through his hands, averaging 50 at a time - the normal station strength." Daily Record, November 1945


 

d. 1 Jul 1974 - Blantyre

 

 

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