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  1. Craft Apprentice Chris Mercer E8013270, Took the Queen’s shilling at the tender age of 15 years and 10 months.
    Starting at RAF Cosford No2 School of Technical Training on the 1st March 1971 with 52 other young ones on the 321st Craft Apprentice Air Photography Operator course.
    Passed out on the 22 February 1972 and posted to RAF Brampton – JARIC (UK) as an SAC.
    Posted to PRU RAF Rheindahlan 1976.
    1978 Tourex back to RAF Wyton worked in Photo G section Factory and on 39 Sqn line ACF bay.
    1978 started ACF Course decided that it wasn’t for me and joined PhotoG course same year.
    October 1978 Posted to RAF Biggin Hill as a Photo G. Station Photographer awarded AOC Commendation. Head hunted to Support Command Photographic RAF Brampton as Cpl i/c in 1980. Attachments to RAF Greenham Common, RAF Molesworth, RAF Akrotiri
    Posted to Photographic Section RAF Coltishall 1984. Demob August 1986.
    Other courses Q Litho 1980, Q PR 1980, Q Postmortem 1985
    1987 Joined Kent Police as SOCO/CSI
    Retired in 2015 Designed RAF Photographers Memorial Website ongoing and this one RAFAGlobalBranch1370 plus others.


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