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Alan Walter Dew

Military

Alan Dew trained on Course 26 at Falcon Field starting on 9 April 1945 and ending on 10 September 1945.

Alan loved his time in the RAF and was passionate about planes. Eddie Massey became his good friend at 4BFTS Course 26 and they and their wives stayed in touch all their lives. He always enjoyed telling his family about low flying over the Superstition Mountains much to the locals' disapproval. Alan and his wife Marj had a daughter Shirley, a son Tony and two grandchildren Heather and Sam.

Service

Units served with

  • 4 British Flight Training School

    4 British Flight Training School

    School
    The 'Arnold Scheme' (1941-43) and the British Flying Training Schools (1941-45), with the co-operation of Squadron Leader Mills DFC and President Roosevelt, enabled the setting up of flight training in the USA for RAF pilots to train alongside American...

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Events

Event Location Date
Born Albert Road, Mitcham, Surrey 3 January 1925

Birth

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 February 2021 14:02:29 Kathryn_4BFTS Changes to media associations
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Daughter Shirley Wills

Date Contributor Update
22 February 2021 12:21:02 Kathryn_4BFTS Changes to media associations
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Daughter Shirley Wills

Date Contributor Update
08 February 2021 00:21:10 Shirley Changes to events
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Shirley

Date Contributor Update
08 February 2021 00:17:25 Shirley Changes to events
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Shirley

Date Contributor Update
08 February 2021 00:13:13 Shirley Changes to events
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Shirley

Date Contributor Update
08 February 2021 00:02:09 Shirley Changes to highest rank
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Shirley-daughter

Date Contributor Update
08 February 2021 00:00:39 Shirley Changes to middlename, highest rank and events
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Shirley-daughter

Date Contributor Update
06 February 2021 19:39:24 Shirley Changes to biography
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Shirley

Date Contributor Update
04 February 2021 11:07:31 Shirley Changes to service number
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Pilot’s log book

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2021 09:29:06 Kathryn_4BFTS Changes to media associations
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Daughter Shirley Wills

Date Contributor Update
31 January 2021 12:00:21 Kathryn_4BFTS Changes to biography
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From Alan Dew's daughter Shirley Wills

Date Contributor Update
31 January 2021 10:30:53 Kathryn_4BFTS Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, role, biography, unit associations, place associations and media associations
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Alan Dew's daughter Shirley Wills

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