Not in 'Forgotten Pilots' or 'Brief Glory'
Father: Henry William Pond, mother Dorothy Rosie [Piggott]
Ed. County Girls School, Cambridge
prev: Secretarial/Clerical, Marshalls of Cambridge
prev exp: 11hrs 10min on DH Moths
m. 1940 RAF F/O (pilot instructor) Renford Percy Davey [widowed - Renford d. 9 May 1941, shot down by an intruder at Sibson, Leics during a night training flight]
m. Apr 1942 in Swindon,
Derrick Stephen 'Steve' Davies (b. 6 Feb 1907, a solicitor)( 2 daughters and a son John Anthony Renford Davies)
exp in ATA:
Magister: 100hrs 40min;
Hart: 11hrs 50min;
Fairchild: 14hrs 05min;
Tutor: 1 hr.
[Resigned 11 Mar-43]
Her daughter tells me: "Incidentally the reason she resigned in 1943 was because she became pregnant - with me"
The family moved to Egypt in 1947, and to Kenya in 1953
d. Dec 2008