Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. R D Goodwin

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Roy Daniel Goodwin joined the RAFVR about January 1939 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September, he completed his training and went to 7 OTU Hawarden on 2nd September 1940 to convert to Spitfires.

He joined 64 Squadron at Leconfield on 16th September and flew his first operational sortie on the 20th.

Goodwin was posted to 421 Flight at Hawkinge on 28th November 1940. On 11th January the Flight was redesignated 91 Squadron.

 

Above: 91 Squadron in 1941.

L to R: F/O JJ O’Meara, Sgt. JE Cooper, F/Lt. RAL Knight, F/O P Barthropp, Goodwin, Sgt. C Le Roux

 

His subsequent service is currently undocumented until he was commissioned in April 1942. He was released from the RAF in 1946 as a Flight Lieutenant and commissioned in the RAFVR in 1947.

Goodwin died in 1983.

 

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