M.168 *  Flight Captain Rodric / Roderic(k) Owen Roch 

 flag england

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 b. 28/30 Dec 1909, Mexico City 11 Nov 1940 to 11 Aug 1943 

   RAeC 1931



Father: Cyril Roderic Roch, mother: Clytha Kathleen [Richards] (Married in Australia, 1907)

Baptised in Brawdy, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 26 Jun 1910

5ft 11in, brown hair, hazel eyes

Royal Aero Club Certificate No. 9791, 1 Apr 1931 on an Avro 504 at Hanworth (NFS)

Address in 1931: 52 Cambridge St, London W2


m. 1932 in London, Hilda Mary [Munday] (1 daughter Clytha Jane Mary b 1933)

Address in 1937: 19 Warkworth Gardens, Isleworth, Middx

Resident in Montreal, Canada 1940

 Postings: 12FPP *

2 * accidents, neither his fault:

- 2 Jul 1942, a main wheel tyre collapsed on landing at High Ercall, in Mitchell I FL164

- 22 Jan 1943, he taxied his Blenheim IV T1869 into an unmarked soft patch and the starboard undercarriage leg partially collapsed

 Sailed to New York en route to Canada, on the Queen Elizabeth, arriving 8 Dec 1943


Pilot for Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) on the Stockholm/Copenhagen - New York route 1946-48


d. 23 May 1984 - Newquay, Cornwall

* ATA Personnel File Missing


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