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113547 Flying Officer Douglas GOODWIN
The family of the above have given us a photograph of him and he had an interesting
military career in WWI as an army Corporal in the 11th Leicester's, he was then 62487
Cpl Douglas Goodwin.
Post WWI he joined the Royal Air Force and became 845096 Corporal D Goodwin.
He later applied for a commission and was gazetted in the London Gazette 3rd March 1942
Issue 35476 to become 113547 Acting Pilot Officer (probationary / emergency) Douglas
Goodwin on 12th December 1941.His next promotion was gazetted in the London Gazette
28th April 1942 Issue 35541 to become confirmed in his appointment as113547 Pilot Officer
(probationary) Douglas Goodwin on 12th December 1941.Next he was gazetted in the London
Gazette 10th November 1942 Issue 35874 to become 113547 Flying Officer Douglas Goodwin
(probation (war subs)) on 1st October 1942.
Here is a picture of him with his Flight Sergeants.
If anyone recognises any of these men please get in touch with Peter Garwood