Eight items. The collection consists of photographs, medals, national insurance and service documents for Corporal Leslie George Thomas Clodd (b. 1922, 1219816 Royal Air Force). He served in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve as ground personnel between 19 March 1941 and 27 September 1946. The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Ann Rowlett and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.
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Leslie Clodd's certified copy of attestation.
30 ground personnel wearing tunic and side caps in four rows. Front row seated on chairs back three rows standing on benches. In the background a part of a Lancaster showing front of fuselage and inboard engines. On the reverse 'Dad Leslie Clodd, Top…
69 ground personnel in four rows. All are wearing tunics and most wear side caps. In the background is a Lancaster. The head of another man can be seen in the bomb aimer's position. On the reverse 'Dad Leslie Clodd third row down second from right'.
Defence medal, War Medal 1939-1945 ribbon; notification slip and envelope.
Notice for Leslie Clodd to join for service on 19 March 1941 at No 9 Reception Centre Blackpool.
Service in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (19 March 1941 to 27 September 1946), then released as class A. Statement of aptitudes and qualities 'Good all round tradesman, shows aptitude for the repair and maintenance of motor vehicles.'
52 contributions made in the period 1 September 1958 to 6 September 1959.
Corporal Leslie Clodd enrolled on 16 November 45 at RAF Mepal and that he had undertaken a course 'Motor Engineering at Robinson's garage, Cambridge'. Contains a record of monthly progress reports.
- Clodd, Leslie