leading aircraftman


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leading aircraftman

n
(Military) air force Brit the rank above aircraftman
leading aircraftwoman fem n
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Leading Aircraftman Martin Beard, 20, of No 1 Squadron Royal Air Force Regiment was shot in the Al Waki district north of the British Base at Basra Airport.
Leading Aircraftman, Shane McMullen, aged 21, completed a rigorous course which included combined recruit and trade training, drill, weapons firing, signals, expedition training and physical education.
He WAS in the air force - but as a lowly leading aircraftman who never even flew in a plane.
Last year, it reached Veterans Affairs and a recovery mission was launched which, in early December, found the wreckage and the remains of the six crew members: Warrant Officer 2 William Bennet Rogers, Halifax; Flying Officer William Joseph Kyle of Perth, Ontario; Flying Officer David McLean Cameron, Oshawa; Flight Sergeant Charles Peter McLaren, Campbellville, Ontario; Warrant Officer 1 Stanley James Cox, Beresford, Manitoba and Leading Aircraftman Cornelius John Kopp of Dutchess, Alberta.
Lieutenant Glenn Dickin was a 22-year-old Canadian who had never seen action before and Leading Aircraftman fitter Maurice Hardstaff was an RAF man who had waited more than four years for this moment.
LEADING AIRCRAFTMAN JAMES CASEY, 22, & SAC TECHNICIAN LIAM BETSON, 21,
A picture of a roll of honour is one of few keepsakes Julian Wadsworth has of his late brother, Leading Aircraftman (LAC) Peter Wadsworth, after he was killed in action in 1952.
As a leading aircraftman in 1957, he spent six months on the Antler tests at Maralinga in Australia.
Mr Taylor, 75, from Carnegie Close in Biddick Hall, South Shields, was only 20 when he travelled to Maralinga in Australia as an RAF leading aircraftman.
Leading Aircraftman Edgar Hopkin, from Gwaun Cae Gurwen in Carmarthenshire, was killed while training in Alabama in 1942 during World War II.
Leading Aircraftman Sean McDonald, from Stockton, is on his first operational tour.
Working first in a solicitor's office, he became a toolroom engineer, before joining the RAF in 1942 as a fitter and later as a leading aircraftman.