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andrewclark
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Last Activity: 9th November 2018, 12:59
Joined: 13th October 2013
Location: Surrey
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  • andrewclark
    started a topic Help With RAF Form 543 Interpretation

    Help With RAF Form 543 Interpretation

    I've really appreciated everyone's earlier help on this, but I have another question. There's an entry on my Father-in-Law's Form 543 which says something like "21 Q & IL PARTY - RAF Worli (A Rel.A). I'm pretty sure that means he was sent to Worli for a ship back to the UK for demob. but what...
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  • andrewclark
    started a topic Help Regarding WW2 Medical Grades

    Help Regarding WW2 Medical Grades

    My late father-in-law's RAF Service Records show that, on joining up, he was classified as 'Medical Category Grade 2, F.167a Not suitable for training at present'. I believe that 'Medical Category Grade 2' was applied to "Those who, while suffering from disabilities disqualifying them from Grade...
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  • andrewclark
    replied to Help Regarding RAF Chaklala
    Thanks again or everyone's help in this. I will try contacting the No.31 Squadron Association and to get a copy of the book. Cheers again to all.
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  • andrewclark
    replied to Help Regarding RAF Chaklala
    I should have added that RAF Chaklala was in Rawalpindi, which was then in India but is now in Pakistan and is a Pakistani Air Force Base called Nur Khan. I have also now been told by family members that he was awarded three or four medals, including the Burma Star. Although I can't find any evidence...
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  • andrewclark
    replied to Help Regarding RAF Chaklala
    Many thanks mmitch. I've given that a try and am keeping my fingers crossed. The difficulty is that I'm working to a late December deadline, as we want the information for my brother-in-law's birthday. Thanks again, Andrew
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  • andrewclark
    started a topic Help Regarding RAF Chaklala

    Help Regarding RAF Chaklala

    Folks - I am trying to find out anything about this base, which my (sadly long-deceased) father-in-law served out in WW2. I have been able to learn the basics from internet research but can't seem to get much beyond that. He would have been an AC1 or AC2 at the time but his service records don't go...
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