M.274  First Officer  Arthur Godfrey Ellis
flag england  b. 23 Feb 1913, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent  26 Feb 1941 to Nov-44 

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Educated at North Staffordshire Technical College;

Bronze Medal in Pottery

Works Manager for Colclough China Ltd, Regent Works, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent

m. (1 child before 1941)

Address in 1941: 227 Stone Rd, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent

prev. a member of the Civil Air Guard

Missing index finger on right hand, and bad scar

prev. exp. 153 hrs 

Postings: 2FPP, 3FPP, 6FPP, 12FPP

"A willing, keen and reliable pilot, a good officer with a keen sense of discipline", but was given a severe reprimand in Dec-43 for taxying a Beaufighter without sufficient care and colliding with a Blenheim. Both pilots were held equally to blame.

Filed a number of patents post-WWII, e.g. in 1948, "a chuck for holding articles of clay, glass, plastics or other materials, in manufacture or finishing operations", and 1952: "Apparatus for shaping clayware."

[Colclough China Ltd became part of the Royal Doulton Group in the early 1970's; production ceased in 1996.]

d. Nov 2003 - Stoke On Trent

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