The Airmen's Stories - P/O H C Randall
Horace Charles Randall was born on 3rd October 1909 in Bursledon, Hampshire.
enlisted in the RAF as an Aircraft Apprentice in September 1931, he passed out on 16th August 1934.
Randall married Edith Webber in December 1938 in Gosport, Hampshire.
He later re-mustered as an Airman u/t Observer and on completion of his training was commissioned on 24th June 1940.
His subsequent service is currently unknown but during the Battle he flew in Beaufighters of the Fighter Interception Unit devising operating procedures for the AI radar sets.
Randall stayed in the RAF postwar and retired as a Squadron Leader on 3rd October 1958, at some point he was awarded the AFC.
FIGHTER INTERCEPTION UNIT 1942
F/Sgt. Tony Austin, F/Sgt. EF Le Conte, WO Donald Owens, P/O Roy Brookes, P/O Frank Mitchell, P/O William Reece, F/Sgt. Robert Yuile, F/Sgt. Douglas Beale(?), F/Sgt. Jack Blair.
F/O R Ryalls, F/Lt. H Randall AFC, S/Ldr. Norman Hayes DFC, W/Cdr. Donald Evans, S/Ldr. G Ashfield AFC, F/Lt. Geoffrey Park, F/O the Hon. Kenneth Davison.
Randall died in April 1988 in Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire.