M.53  First Officer Michael Frederick(?) L Bruce-Porter 

flag british india

 b. 15 Dec 1912, Bombay 

 (15 Dec 1914 on RAeC Cert.)

1 May 1940 to May-41 


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Michael Porter, 1938



Address in 1940: 3 Ashburn Gardens, Gloucester Rd, London SW7.

Wife: Anne Hester Mary Layborne (nee Popham, m. 1939) lived at Carr House, Broxford, Hants, then later 22 Sefton Rd, Hook

prev. 2nd Lieut. RNVR Sep-39 to May-40

Postings: 3FPP 

 [Contract Terminated by ATA - Disciplinary Reasons]

later m. 1954 Jean L Jorgensen, in Falmouth

Mysterious. It looks like this Michael Porter, born in Bombay in 1912 or 1914, changed his name to Bruce-Porter between 1938 and 1939. Anne Hester Bruce-Porter is listed as next of kin on his ATA form; her marriage in June 1939 was certainly to a Michael F L Bruce-Porter.

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