M.491  Flight Captain Derek Arthur Rivers Cripps 
 flag england  b. 17 Jun 1905, London   10 Jun 1941 to Nov-45

 ata derek cripps 1928 1928

 ata derek cripps ATA  ata derek cripps 1946 1946  


ed. Malvern College - OTC Private 1919-22

prev. with Turner, Adamant Engineering Co, Dallow Lane, Luton

Postings: 1FPP, 5FPP, 6FPP, 7FPP

In Apr-43 he was posted to AFTS as an instructor: "A hard working & keen officer who had the making of a good instructor, but unfortunately, he apparently felt the work too much of a mental strain and he made application to revert to ferrying."

m. "Barbara Petronella Bowyer Or Reid" (also of the ATA) in Dec 1946


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