Help with uncle's RAF personnel records, please.

Discussion in 'Service Records' started by Sharon Picardo, Sep 21, 2018.

  1. Sharon Picardo

    Sharon Picardo New Member

    Hello, I need help with my late uncle's RAF records from WWII.
    The jargon, military terms and locations are confusing.
    Would some one be able to decipher it for me please?

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    Many thanks,
    Sharon
     
  2. gmyles

    gmyles Senior Member

    Hi

    Here are the main ones.

    Postings

    8 Recruits Centre

    11 Recruits Centre

    25 Maintenance Unit (MU) - RAF Hartlebury near Kidderminster.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE MAINTENANCE COMMAND, 1939-1945.

    1 School of Technical training (S of TT) – RAF Halton

    No. 1 School of Technical Training RAF - Wikipedia

    5 Personnel Despatch Centre (PDC)

    6085 SE (Servicing Echelon) Renumbered - 6th Servicing Echelon to 85 Squadron

    9085 SE (Servicing Echelon) - 9th Servicing Echelon to 85 Squadron

    85 Sqn at RAF Swannington, North of Norwch

    No. 85 Squadron (RAF) during the Second World War

    Admitted Hospital Norwich

    Discharged

    RAF Swannington again

    2 Personnel Despatch Centre (PDC)

    At this point it appears that he has been overseas. Probably Ceylon (now Sri Lanka).

    7045 SE (Servicing Echelon) - 7th Servicing Echelon to 45 Squadron

    Sqn Histories 41-45_P

    Trade

    ACH = Aircraft Handler

    FME = Flight Mechanic Engines

    Rank

    AC1 Aircraftsman Grade 1

    Hope this helps

    Gus
     
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2018
  3. Sharon Picardo

    Sharon Picardo New Member

    Hi Gus,
    Thank you very much! :D
    That is fantastic.

    Cheers,
    Sharon
     

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