Thursday, 12 February 2009

Ron Collard writes

The picture, taken by the Croydon Times dated 22 July 1953 (copyright No 8028) is of me receiving the Sydney Black Trophy from Air Marshal Fogarty who was Dr Birchall's flying instructor many moons before! It so happend that Air Marshal Fogarty was the signatory for the Air Council on my commissioning scroll a couple of years later. Mr Jewitt is in the background.

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More to come from Ron over the next week.

1 comment:

Ryley said...

Re RON COLLARD - I remember Ron speaking at the CU. I was best friends with John (later Rev) Murray. I think Ron is a distant relative - related to my aunt Lily who married my father's brother Ernest.

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