John Wright Form 1394

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Title

John Wright Form 1394

Description

Service and Certificate of Discharge form.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1948-10-12

Contributor

Roger Dunsford

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Format

One printed form

Language

Identifier

OWrightJA563242-180130-010001, OWrightJA563242-180130-010002

Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

R.A.F. FORM 1394

The corner of this ce[letters missing]cate to be cut off if airman/airwoman is charged with a “b[letters missing] character, with disgr[letters missing] or if speci[letters missing] directed [missing word] the [missing word] Cou[letters missing] [missing words]

[underlined] Royal Air Force. [/underlined]
BRIEF STATEMENT OF SERVICE AND CERTIFICATE OF DISCHARGE OF
Surname WRIGHT Official No. 563242
Christian Names John Alfred.

Date of enlistment [deleted] enrolment [/deleted] 15th January, 1929 Terms of enlistment [deleted] enrolment [/deleted] Apprentice
(a) Date reported for regular service 4th May, 1931
(b) Branch of Air Force in which enlisted Fitter R.A.F. trade on discharge Fitter II Engine[letters missing] Date of discharge 12th October, 1948. Rank on discharge Flight Sergeant
(c) Cause of discharge “Free, as an indulgence”
(Para. 652 Clause (10) King’s Regulations and Air Council Instructions.)
(d) General character (i) during service Very Good. (ii) on discharge Very Good.
(e) Degree of trade proficiency:- A. Not applicable B. Superior. Special qualifications None.
(f) Medals, Clasps, Decorations, Mentions in Despatches, Special Commendations, etc
1939/45 Star, Defence Medal, War Service Medal, Long Service & Good Conduct Medal, Four (4) Mentions in Despatches

DESCRIPTION OF ABOVE-NAMED AIRMAN/ [deleted] AIRWOMAN [/deleted] ON DISCHARGE.
Date of birth 4th May, 1913. Marks or scars None.
Height 6ft 1ins.
Complexion Fresh
Colour of eyes Brown Colour of hair Fair
Airman’s or airwoman’s signature J. Wright

(g) Brief statement of any special aptitudes or qualities or any special types of employment for which recommended:-
Has proved himself superior in his trade as Fitter and his organising abilities are very high. He has obtained his release to take over his father’s business at which he will undoubtedly prove a success.

[letter missing]nit [letter missing]ate [two letters missing]amp
STATION HEADQUARTERS
17 AUG 1948
R.A.F. BALLYKELLY

(Signed) [signature] WING COMMANDER
Commanding
Royal Air Force
BALLYKELLY.

Attention is directed to Notes (a) to (g) on reverse.

[page break]

[underlined] NOTES. [/underlined]

(a) Date of Mobilization, Embodiment or Recall from “Deferred” Service.

(b) Here insert R.A.F., R.A.F.V.R., A.A.F., W.A.A.F., or Class E. or F. Reserve, as applicable.

(c) “Cause of Discharge” should give precise words as applicable in K.R. & A.C.I., para. 652.

(d) “V.G.” is the highest character which can be awarded in the Royal Air Force.

(e) The trade proficiency headings A and B signify:-

TRADESMEN.
A. Skill in his trade (applicable to airmen up to the rank of corporal, inclusive).
B. Ability as technical warrant or non-commissioned officer, i.e., as foreman manager, foreman, or supervisor in his trade.

AIR CREW PERSONNEL.
A. Proficiency as pilot, navigator, air bomber, air gunner, etc.
B. Ability as a warrant or non-commissioned officer.

(f) The word “None” to be inserted where necessary.

(g) Should be a brief narrative statement in the form of a testimonial.

[underlined] WARNING. [/underlined]
(To the airman/airwoman named on this Form.)

(i) You are hereby reminded that the unauthorised communication by you to another person at any time of any information you may have acquired whilst in His Majesty’s Service which might be useful to an enemy in war renders you liable to prosecution under the Official Secrets Act.

(ii) Your discharge does not remove any liability you may still have to be called up for further national service or any such liability that may be placed upon you by future legislation.

(iii) You should on no account part with this certificate or forward it by post when applying for a situation, but should use a copy attested by a responsible person. If the certificate is lost it will be replaced only when its loss can be proved to have been to very exceptional circumstances. Application for replacement should be made to the Air Officer-in-Charge of Records, Royal Air Force.

ANY PERSON finding this Certificate is requested to forward it in an unstamped envelope to the Under Secretary of State, Air Ministry, London, W.C.2.

(*15878-9266) Wt. 48045-O3808 4M Pads I/45 T.S. 700

Collection

Citation

“John Wright Form 1394,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 24, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/16209.

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