152 Spitfire Squadron.
From Waipawa Hawke's Bay, joined the
RNZAF Jan 18th 1941. Discharged Oct 1945
RNZAF. Reserve until 1971.
Keith also flew with 132 - 145 - 152 and
238 RAF Squadrons.
Citation DFC Oct 1945.
Keith is one of our
early Heritage members, and very active at all
our " Chat Days ".
He has a great collection of photos from his
service days, from his first enlistment and on to
the Empire Training School Canada - UK - Malta -
North Africa and Burma.
Returning to civilian
life, he eventually formed a very successful
Aerial Top Dressing Company.
Retired to Taradale, Hawke's Bay. A keen bowler.
Training School 1941
1941 L to R: Jim Moyells * ?
* Ted Maiden *Gordon Otter *Keith
Keiths Flying Instructor,
Harewood G.T.S. (
Elementary Flight Training School )
and Keith Polishing Brass
and tidy. The day time bed ! Levin 1941
No 11 or 13 Course
Canada - Dauphin Railway Station 1941
61Sqn O.T.U. Heston UK Mark1 Spitfire.( On a
Foggy Foggy morning )
Western Desert - 238 Squdron RAF " Take Off
" ( 12 A/C at the same time ! )
Michael Lawrence - Smith ( Digging a little
" Hyphen " )