W.--- Cadet  Clarence Sheldon Perera
   b. c.1919, Colombo, Ceylon  3 Apr 1943 to 13 Jun 1943 

 

     

 

Arrived via the USA in September 1941 on the SS 'City of Exeter' with fellow Ceylon RAF cadet volunteers:

- Ekanayake Edward Amerasekera, aged 25 b. Kegalla

- Frederick H Brohier, age 21 b. Colombo

- Ponniah Balachandran, age 27 b. Jaffna

- Mervin Rex de Silva, age 22 b. Colombo (and Mrs F G de Silva, from Bambalapitiya)

- Leonard Shelton Flamer-Caldera, age 26 b. Ramboda (and Dr. J B Flamer-Caldera, from Mt. Lavinia)

- Kenneth Graydon Joachim, age 31 from Colombo (and Mrs C J Joachim, from Colombo and Havelock Town)

- Emile D P M  Jayawardena, age 23 b. Moratuwa

- St Elmo Masefield Muller, age 20 b. Colombo (and Dr. W M Muller, from Colombo))

- Mohamado Maharoof Omerdeen, age 21 b. Matale (and Mr(s?) S Y Omerdeen, from Matale))

 - L Osborne

- S A Noel Peiris,

- J Justin A Perera

- Patrick S A Periera

- R O’Brien Van Cuylenburg

- L D H Wanigasekera

 

(and Mr K C Perera, from Rabama, Mrs E M Mendis, from Moratuwa)

 

see also Ceylonese Middle Class Will to Fight for Britain in WW Two — in the RAF | Thuppahi's Blog (thuppahis.com)

and 

 Ceylonese Enlisting in RAF during World War II: More Data | Thuppahi's Blog (thuppahis.com)

 

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