M.503 First Officer  Raymond Rufus Hosking 
 flag england   b. 28 Dec 1903, Kettering 6 Jun 1941 to 30 Sep 1945 

 ata raymond hosking 1939 1939

 ata raymond hosking ATA

ata raymond hosking MAMM

Manx Aviation & Military Museum

 
 

 

Parents: William Stanley Hosking, Sophy Seymour Richards

Ed. at Kettering Grammar School

m. 1933 Rhoda A [Barden]; 1 son b. 1938

prev. Branch Manager for Marks and Spencer Ltd

prev. exp 53 hrs on Hornet Moth, Tiger Moth, Magister, Anson

Address in 1941: 42 Round Hill Cose, West Garth Rd, Exeter


Postings: 6FPP, 7FPP, 2FPP

Sep-45: "This pilot has had consistently good reports since he joined this unit in 1942. Considering the small flying experience with which he joined the ATA, the fact that he finishes his service by being one of our most skilled All-Class pilots, is greatly to his credit. His unfailing cheerfulness and good discipline have always been most marked." O.C. No 2 FPP


d. 18 Jun 1992 - Tavistock, Devon

 

 


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