Roy Annis trained on Course 27A at Falcon Field starting on 26 June 1945 and ending on 10 September 1945.
He was passionate about cricket and his one regret was that he was just about to play a cricket match against the Americans when it was announced the war was over so he never got to play the match.
Roy also trained on the Tiger Moth.
After the war he resumed his studies at Corpus Christi, Cambridge, gaining a law degree and qualifying as a solicitor. He worked in the Public Trustee Office in London until his retirement in 1989. Roy married Mary in 1952 and they lived in Ashford, Middlesex for over 60 years. They had 3 children Colin, Jill and David.
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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...