W.124  3rd Officer  Mrs Joan Edwina Francis Mullineaux
 flag england b. 27 Dec 1916, St. Annes-on-Sea, Lancs   1 May 1943 to 30 Sep 1945

 joan lee 1939  RAeC May 1939


jean mullineaux 1943  ATA



 née Lee

Father: Edward George Lee, a Textile Manufacturer; Mother: Elizabeth [Dewer], of "Avonmore", St Annes-on-Sea 

Ed. St Leonard's School, St Andrews, Fife

Address in 1939: 158 Stannes Rd E, Lytham St Annes

prev: Driver, Corporal in WAAF at RAF Feltwell, Norfolk from September 1939

m. 5 Dec 1942 in St Annes-on-Sea, Capt. John Lecce Mullineaux, 42 Div RASC, "only child of Mr J. H. Mullineaux , and the late Mrs Mullineaux, of Fulwood, Preston"

 Postings: 5FPP, 1FPP

 Off sick from 3 Aug 1943 to 16 Jun 1944 after a flying accident: she was afterwards "slightly lame"

Two accidents, one her fault:

- 3 Aug 1943, her Magister stalled and dived into the ground after it was caught in the slipstream of a Wellington

- 31 Aug 1944, she collided with a parked aircraft whilst taxying Tiger Moth EM915

 Total hrs: 508 hrs, of which 276 hrs on Argus, plus Magister, Proctor, Hart, Moth, Swordfish, Whitney Straight, Oxford, Anson, Auster, Barracuda and Dominie/Rapide.

 "Apart from a tendency to become overconfident, this pilot proved good average ability and her airmanship was sound"... "has done her work efficiently and willingly. A good officer"


Lancashire Evening Post - Friday 28 March 1947"NORTH-WEST DECREES

as Special Commissioner to hear divorce suits at Preston, to-day, Judge Ormerod granted decrees nisi to the following, on the grounds stated:—

• John Lecce Mullineaux, 123. Victoria-road, Pulwood. Preston; desertion by Joan Edwina Frances Mullineaux"


m. 1948 in Westminster, John B S Smyth

d. Oct 1971 aged 54 - Eton, Bucks


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