M.451  First Officer  John Grisdale

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 b. 29 Jan 1900, Oldham Lancs 6 May 1941 to 3 Mar 1944 

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Ed. Technical School. Oldham [Diploma in Textiles]

Chartered Institute of Secretaries

prev. RFC, RAF Nov 1917 to Apr 1919 2nd Lieut.

m. 1930 Dora [Hewitt], 2 children Margaret b. 1933, John b. 1935

prev. a Yarn Salesman for Park Mill, Royton, Lancs

prev. exp. 200 hrs

 Address in 1941: 442 Burnley Lane, Chadderton, nr Oldham


Postings: 3FPP, 14FPP

 "A slow and rather erratic pilot but proved safe and of average ability" ... "A very good officer to whom nothing is a trouble."

Off sick from 27 Jan 1944 to 1 Mar 1944 with 'flying fatigue'.

Contract Terminated by ATA 3 Mar 1944


 d. Jun 1951 - Manchester


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