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Maurice Peter Davies joined the RAFVR about April 1939 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training and joined 213 Squadron at Exeter in July 1940.
He moved to 1 Squadron in September but was posted again, destination unknown, on 10th October 1940. His subsequent service is currently unknown but he survived the war and was released from the RAF in 1946 as a Flight Lieutenant.
He must have rejoined the RAF or RAFVR in some capacity as in 1953 he was serving as a pilot with Leeds University Air Squadron. On 22nd July that year he was killed whilst flying in Chipmunk T Mk.10 WD350 which crashed at Park House Farm, Birkin, West Yorkshire when it failed to recover from a spin.
Davies is buried in Kirkby Wharfe Churchyard.