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Interpretation of abbreviation


Errol Martyn
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Would anyone here be able to say what the three letter abbreviation stands for in this extract from the AIR76 for pilot Brian Bertie Lemon, who went on leave from 40 Sqn on 24 Jun 17 but never returned, instead undergoing a series of Medical Boards in England until declared Permanently Unfit as Pilot or Observer on 21 Jan 18 and on 7 Feb 18 was posted to this School of ??? on 7 Feb 18.

TIA,

Errol

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Hi Errol

I hate that old script, the letters look nothing like their modern equivalents.  In this case, it's No 2 School of Military Aviation.

Graeme

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Thanks Graeme, but I'm not convinced that that's what the letters stand for.

Anyone else have an opinion as to what they stand for?

Cheers,

Errol

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I'd read it was 2 Sch of MA

There was a #2 School of Military Aeronautics at Oxford.

Craig

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My bad, it was School of Military Aeronautics not Military Aviation.  

Graeme

 

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I did a double-take at "2 Sch of MA", but once you get your eye in, that is indeed what it says. Mind you I did think it read, "2 Sch of HEQ" first time!

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Many thanks Gents,

Some AIR76 record keepers have a lot to answer for!

Cheers,

Errol

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