3rd Officer

[Seconded from RAF]

Alexander Sansonevitch Agaronoff 
  flag russia -> flag UK b. 27 Oct 1913, Samara, Russia   4 Jul 1944 to 15 Apr 1945




Ed. Denstone College, Uttoxeter, Staffs

Arrived from India in 1926 to attend school; 1931-32 in Egypt; naturalised British, 1935

Next of kin (Mother): Mrs R Martin, of Denvale, Old Wokingham Rd, Crowthorne, Bucks

prev: Estate Agent; RAF 1942-44

Also known as "Alexander Sterling"

Address in 1944: 21 Pembridge Sq, London W2

 Postings: 5FPP, 3FPP

One accident, his fault:

- 21 Mar 1945, he ran off the track whilst taxying Martinet RG994 in windy conditions; when he tried to get back on the runway one wheel fell into a concealed drain, and the aircraft nosed over.

"He showed signs of overconfidence, but otherwise his work was carried out satisfactorily"

[Contract Terminated by ATA]

Applied to be discharged from bankrupcy in April 1945: "lately carrying on business as Sterling & Co, 177, Regent St, and Piccadilly House, Piccadilly Circus". His hearing was on 17 April.


d. Aug 1994 - Chelsea, London

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