M.940

3rd Officer

[Seconded from RAF] 

Kenneth John Adney 
 flag england  b. 7 Dec 1922, Cinderford, Glos.  11 Jun 1943 to 15 Apr 1945

   ATA

   1947    

 

Ed. East Dean Grammar (School Cert.)

prev. radio engineer with GEC; RAF from Dec 1941

 


Postings: 16FPP

Off sick from 25 Feb to 17 Mar 1944 after a flying accident (report missing)

One other accident:

 - 23 Oct 1944, the propeller of his Spitfire IX PV312 was damaged when the tail rose on landing downwind at Ratcliffe at 17:40pm. He felt unwell, probably because he'd had nothing to eat all day.

m. Oct 1945 in Barrow upon Soar, Leics, Patricia Clayton [Barratt]


 Took his 'A' Certificate in July 1947, at Auster Flying Club

Address in 1947: 516 Loughborough Rd, Birdsall, Leics.

Emigrated to Australia 1948-57 but then returned to live in Surrey

 


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