Pilot Officer
Cyril T Anderson
S/No: 52024
The son of John & Gertrude Anderson.
Born 9 December 1913 Wakefield, Yorkshire.
Married: Rose Darby on the 16th Sepember 1939
Children: Graham Thorpe (b) 9 December 1942 (d) March 1943

Pilot Officer Cyril Thorpe Anderson (52024) - Pilot:

Killed in Action 23 September 1943 on 24th trip. Aged 29 years


Service History

Joined RAF 1934

Trg Dept 22 Oct 1934
Gosport 19 Feb 1935
Singapore 1 Apr 1936
Donisbristle 15 Nov 1937
Thorney Is 25 Mar 1938
No. 1 RW 3 May 1941
No. 3 ITW 17 May 1941
51 Gp Pool 12 Jul 1941
No. 33 SFT 9 Sept 1941 Canada
No. 7 Depot 3 Jan 1942
RAF TP 24 Jan 1942
No. 3 PRC 10 Feb 1942
No. 6 SFTS 1 Apr 1942
No. 25 OTU 7 Jun 1942
No. 1654 CU 12 Jan 1943

Squadrons

49 Sqdn 23 Feb 1943 Flew 7 operations
617 Sqdn 24 Mar 1943 Flew 1 operation
49 Sqdn 2 Jun 1943 Flew 16 operations

Promotions

Aircraftsman 2nd Class 22 Oct 1934
Aircraftsman 1st Class 19 Sept 1935
Leading Aircraftman 1 May 1937
Temporary Sergeant 2 Jan 1942
Temporary Flight Sergeant 1 April 1943
Pilot Officer 16 Apr 1943 - Gazetted: 29th June 943
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