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84th Entry

84th Entry blazer badge. RAF Roundel. Apprentice Wheel. Also used for Boy Entrants. RAF Roundel. 84th Entry blazer badge. Apprentice Wheel. Also used for Boy Entrants.

From The Locking Review Vol. 1 No. 1 June 1955


355581 Warrant Officer P. Parkes, M.B.E.

Enlisted in 1923 as a u/t Driver Petrol, but became a Physical Training Instructor. Did his initial training at the R.A.F. Depot, Uxbridge. Served in Iraq 1925-31. Has served at many apprentice and boy entrant Training Schools, including Ruislip (Apprentice Clerks) 1934-40, Halton 1946-50, and Cosford 1950-52. Was R.A.F. Flyweight Champion in 1933. R.A.F. Boxing Team Manager from 1947 to 1954. Made M.B.E. in New Year's Honours List 1953.