Saturday, December 15, 2007

S/Ldr Peter Bois DFC 1919-2000

Peter Bois was born near Farnham, Surrey in 1919. He began flying with the RAF Volunteer Reserve in 1939. In Oct. 1940 joined 115 Sqd., Marham flying Wellingtons. May 1941 OTU Instructor and then transferred to Ferry training flight March '42. Obt. qualification as Specialist in Navigation. Joined 511 Sqd. as Ft/Lt and became Sqd. Leader. 1946 joined Scandinavian Airlines on the North Atlantic run in DC4 & 6s then joined Comet development team in 1950. Left DH in 1956