George Dunmore's Record of Service, Educational and Professional Qualifications

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George Dunmore's Record of Service, Educational and Professional Qualifications

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Candidate for permanent commission in the aircraft control branch of the Royal Air Force. Includes years of service, service history from 1939- 1951 and honours and awards.

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[R.A.F. Form 2745]
[Record of Service, Educational and Professional Qualifications]
[CANDIDATE FOR A] PERMANENT [COMMISSION IN THE] AIRCRAFT CONTROL [BRANCH OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE]

[Christian Names] GEORGE
[R.A.F. Number] 56401
[Surname] DUNMORE
[War Substantive Rank] FLYING OFFICER.
[Present Branch] G.D.
[Aircrew Category] FLT/ENG. ('B')
[Date and place of Birth] 25.2.21 GLASGOW

[PART 1. RECORD OF SERVICE]
[1. Years of Service]
[Name of Service] R.A.F.
[REGULAR SERVICE - Commissioned - Peace] 3 [Years]
[REGULAR SERVICE - Commissioned - War] 1 [Years]
[REGULAR SERVICE - Non-Commissioned - Peace] 1 [Years]
[REGULAR SERVICE - Non-Commissioned - War] 5 [Years]

[2. Brief Service History]
[DATES]
[From - To] - ENLISTED AS DIRECT ENTRY F.II.E. 14 2/39.
MAY 1939 - JANUARY '40 - FITTER IIE COURSE. - PASS.
JAN. 1940 - SEPTEMBER '41 - EMPLOYED ON FITTER DUTIES 32. M.U.RECLASS. LAC.
SEPT. '41 - OCTOBER. '41 - PROMOTED CORPORAL ON POSTING 85. SQDN. DEBDEN
OCT. '41 - FEBRUARY '42 - FORMING 60. O.T.U. + APPLIED FOR AIRCREW (FLT/ENG).
FEB. 42 - APRIL '42 - AIR GUNNER TRAINING 10.A.G.S. PASS 78%.
MAY 42 - [Blank] - LANCASTER COURSE. A.V.ROE. LTD. PASS.
JUNE 42 - [Blank] - PROMOTED Sgt FLT/ENG & COMMENCED OPERATIONS WITH 83 SQDN. (SCAMPTON).
AUGUST 42 - [Blank] - 83 SQDN. JOINED P.F.F. VIII Group. B.C.
SEPT. 42 - [Blank] - Promoted. F/Sgt. AWARDED. D.F.M. APPOINTED
MARCH. 43 - [Blank] - SQDN. ENG. LEADER. - PROMOTED TO. W.O.
[Blank] - OCT. 1943 - COMPLETED 45 TRIPS (TWO TOURS) WITH PFF.
NOV. 43. - MAY. 1944 - INSTRUCTOR AT P.F.F. N.T.U. (FLT/ENG.)
JUNE. 44. - [Blank] - [POSTED 45 GROUP ATLANTIC TRANSPORT H.Q. DORVAL. DUTY:- FERRYING A/C TO U.K., M.E., & INDIA.
OCT. 44 - [Blank] - COMMISSIONED IN G.D. BRANCH. (FLT/ENG).
JAN. 45 - [Blank] - ATTACHED 246 SQDN. U.K. FOR V.I.P. SURVEY FOR "TIGER FORCE" IN PACIFIC AREA. PROMOTED Fg. OFF.
MARCH. 45 - OCT. 45. POSTED 246 SQDN. TRANSPORT M.E. + INDIA.
OCT. 45 - JAN. 46. - TEMPORARILY GROUNDED DUE TO EAR INJURY & POSTED H.Q.T.C. as ASST. S.Ad.O.
MARCH. 46. - [Blank] - RELEASED WITH GROUP. 28. TO CIVIL LIFE.

21 FEB. 1949 - [Blank] - RE-APPOINTED TO COMMISSION IN TECH. [one indecipherable word] AS F/O. & COMMENCED NO. 1. TECH. E. SPECIALIST COURSE.
[Blank] - AUGUST 49 - WITHDRAWN FROM NO. 1. TECH. E. COURSE. - INJURY.
SEPTEMBER 49 - NOVEMBER 49 - RE. BRANCHED G.D. (FLT/ENG.). + PASSED REFRESHER COURSE [underlined] CAT B. [/underlined]
DEC 49. - FEB. 51. NO. 9. SQDN (LINCOLN A/C). SQDN + WING ENG. LEADER.
MARCH. '51 - PRESENT. - P.S.S. COURSE - PASS. INTERVIEWING DUTIES CARDINGTON & BRIDGNORTH.

[3. Specialist Symbols]
[Blank]

[4. Honours and Awards]
D.F.M., 1939 - 45 STAR., AIRCREW EUROPE (ATLANTIC CLASP).,
DEFENCE MEDAL, VICTORY MEDAL.

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“George Dunmore's Record of Service, Educational and Professional Qualifications,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 29, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/24706.

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