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The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. G Jefferson


George Jefferson joined the RAFVR about July 1939 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September 1939, he carried out his elementary flying at 6 EFTS Sywell and completed his training at 10 FTS Ternhill on No. 21 Course, which ran from 10th June to 7th September 1940.

He then went to 6 OTU Sutton Bridge, converted to Hurricanes and joined 43 Squadron at Usworth on 28th September.

Promoted to Warrant Officer on 1st February 1941, his subsequent service is currently undocumented until he was commissioned in August 1942.

Jefferson was released from the RAF in 1946 as a Flight Lieutenant.






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