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MY FATHER F/LT JOHN EDWARD MILNER, KNOWN AS JACK

DEAR SIRS MY FATHER WAS A VALETTA PILOT IN 30 SQN AT RAF DISHFORTH.HIS NAME IS JOHN EDWARD MILNER.HE WAS A F/LT.HE WAS STATIONED AT DISHFORTH BETWEEN DEC 8TH 1953 TO APRIL 17TH 1955.HE WAS ONE OF FIVE NOMINATED FLIGHT CREWS ON THE WEEKLY SERVICE BETWEEN THE UK TO WARSAW,KNOWN AS THE U.W.V SCHEDULE.HE IS WELL AND NOW 86 YRS OF AGE AND LIVING IN WEST SUSSEX.IN THE BOOK CALLED THE VALETTA,VICKERS LAST PISTON TRANSPORT BY BILL OVERTON,PAGE 19,THERE IS A PICTURE OF MY FATHER GRADUATING FROM AN EARLY VALETTA COURSE AT 242 O.C.U DISHFORTH,BEFORE JOINING 30 SQN.IF ANYONE KNOWS HIM HE CAN BE CONTACTED VIA MYSELF.MY TEL NO IS HORSHAM 01403-241238.