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Peter Horton

Hello, I’m writing this on behalf of a friend who is trying to find some information about her father (Peter Horton) who she thinks served in the RAF Police. The information she passed on to me is as follows – he was born on 03-June-1929 at Maidstone, Kent . His service number she thinks was 2358694 and he served in the 1960’s. 
He served at the same time as a guy named William Crisp who apparently saved his life. 

My Uncles also served, their names are

  • Jack Horton- lived in Wuppertal Germany
  • Alf Horton lived in Kent 
  • Mick Horton lived in Kent 
  • And one more who’s name is unknown who died in Motorcycle Accident. 

That’s all the information I have.

Alderman Kenneth A Smith JP

Chairman Malden and Coombe/ Kingston Branch, Royal British Legion 

ex-RAF Cpl (possibly with surname Barker)

I am researching an ex-RAF Cpl who received a gallantry award for animal rescue as a Police officer in 1957. His force is not yet established. He was also a qualified St. John Ambulance Officer again his division is not known. His medals include the WW2 Defence and 39/45 War medal. He also held a silver sports medal engraved ‘RAF Malta Command, Tug of War, 1945 Cpl Barker’
This is currently the only clue we have to identifying the man behind the medals.
My request is for any assistance in identifying him, age, dob, service number etc. Thanks for looking.
Steve Grainger
Orders Medals Research Soc.7008

Stephen Grainger

Members serving at 24 PD or 3 PD Spitalgate

Anyone who served at either location between 1959 and 1960 – I would like to hear from you.

John Young –

Cpl Dave Vice

I am trying to locate Cpl Dave Vice. I was an ADO at 33su AyNik 1968-7. Dave was a Police dog handler. We lost touch when I was posted to RAF Feltwell (204 su ) in August 1970. He was from Basildon in Essex. My failing memory recalls no more but I would dearly love to hear from him.

Peter Barker –

Mike Mitchell

We served together at High Wycombe 85/86. Any info on mikes whereabouts would be appreciated

David Shields –

David Malcolm Arthur Patrick

Can you check to see if  2552234 David Malcolm Arthur Patrick RAF Police is still alive and contactable? My mother, Dinah MacLean 2823023, served with David at Netheravon in the early 50s

Robert Eeles <

C J Mackay – SNI

A J Morgan – No Branch Elected

J O R Evans – NYB

D Griffith – No Branch Elected

The Association has lost contact with these members. Please let the Webmaster know if you know how they can be contacted.

RAFPA Webmaster –

Jim Cunningham

I served at RAF Machrihanish from 1971 – 1974. Jim was my best man when I got married in 1973 but he left the RAF in 1974 to join the newly created Strathclyde Police becoming a police officer in his home town of Ayr. After a few years he left the police and became a financial adviser in the town.
I last saw Jim in 1984 when he and his wife Anne and two daughters came to visit my family and I when I was at P&SS (SR) and living at Colerne.

Ken Ivie –

Mark Burns

I’ve been trying to find my old friend Mark Burns who served as an RAF Policeman .

We went to Sacred Heart school in Redcar, Cleveland from 1979 to 1983, Mark was from Marske By The Sea, where he lived with his dad who was a civilian police sergeant and with his sister Sally. Unfortunately I heard that his mum had passed away. Mark joined the RAF Police I believe it would have been circa 1987/8. We eventually lost touch when I moved away from the area but the last time I saw Mark I think he was based at RAF Cottesmore.

The only thing that I’ve heard about Mark over the years is that when he left the RAF he moved to Italy. I’m not sure if this is correct as it was an old acquaintance who believed that to be the case.

My surname now is Welch but I have just taken early retirement from the clinical pharmacology industry to pursue my new career as a full time artist and would very much like to make contact with my old friend as I’ve always wondered what became of him. If you were able to help in any way that would be very much appreciated.

Formerly known as Antony Derengowski but now known as Antony Welch.