Roy Oldfield CALVERT
DFC and Two Bars

Service Record

Flying Career Details

 

Unit

Ground Training School, Weraroa, Levin

Aircraft Flown

nil

From

2 Dec 1940

Till

18 Jan 1941

No 4 Elementary Flying Training School, RNZAF Whenuapai, NZ
DH82 Tiger Moth 19 Jan 1941 27 Feb 1941
Intermediate Flying Training School, RNZAF Ohakea, NZ
Airspeed Oxford 2 Mar 1941 1 Apr 1941
Advanced Flying Training School, RNZAF Ohakea, NZ
Airspeed Oxford 2 Apr 1941 25 May 1941
Final Leave then en route to Liverpool, England via Canada
nil 26 May 1941 3 Aug 1941
No 2 School of Navigation, RAF Cranage, England
Avro Anson 4 Aug 1941 13 Sep 1941
No 25 Operational Training Unit, RAF Finningley, England
Avro Anson 14 Sep 1941 27 Sep 1941
No 7 Blind Approach Training Flight, RAF Finningley, England
Airspeed Oxford 28 Sep 1941 4 Oct 1941
No 25 Operational Training Unit, RAF Finningley, England


Avro Anson, Vickers Wellington, Tiger Moth, Avro Manchester and
Airspeed Oxford
5 Oct 1941


20 Feb 1942


E Flight, No 25 Operational Training Unit, RAF Bircotes, England
Avro Manchester 21 Feb 1942 12 Mar 1942
D Flight, No 25 Operational Training Unit, RAF Finningley, England
Vickers Wellington 13 Mar 1942 20 Mar 1942
No 25 Operational Training Unit, RAF Bircotes, England
nil? 2 Apr 1942 4 Apr 1942
E Flight, No 25 Operational Training Unit, RAF Finningley, England
Avro Manchester 4 Apr 1942 14 Apr 1942
No 50 Sqn RAF, Skellingthorpe, England
Avro Manchester
Avro Lancaster and Airspeed Oxford
14 Apr 1942

20 June 1942

No 50 Sqn RAF, Swinderby, England (squadron moved here while runway at Skellingthorpe was sealed )
Avro Manchester and
Handley Page Halifax
21 June 1942
15 Oct 1942
No 50 Sqn RAF, Skellingthorpe, England
Manch., Lanc., Oxford 16 Oct 1942 14 Feb 1943
No 1660 (Heavy Aircraft) Conversion Unit, RAF, Swinderby, England
Avro Lancaster 15 Feb 1943 23 Feb 1943
No 3 Flying Instructors School, Castle Combe, England
Airspeed Oxford 24 Feb 1943 28 Mar 1943
1660 Conversion Unit, RAF, Swinderby, England

Avro Lancaster I and III, Avro Manchester,
Handley Page Halifax
and Short Stirling
29 Mar 1943


12 Jan 1944


No 5 Lancaster Finishing School, Syerston, England
Stirling and Lancaster 12 Jan 1944 17 Jan 1944
No 630 Sqn RAF, East Kirkby, England
Avro Lancaster 17 Jan 1944 24 Aug 1944
No 5 Lancaster Finishing School, Syerston, England
Avro Lancaster 24 Aug 1944 20 Sep 1944
No 12 PDRC, Brighton, England ( on the way home )
nil 20 Sep 1944  

 

 

 

 

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