M.758 First Officer  Aubrey Kingsley Bower 
  + flag UK b. 4 Apr 1909, Colombo, Ceylon  10 Jun 1942 to  30 Nov 1945

 ata aubrey bower 1938 1938

 ata aubrey bower ATA    

 Ed. Royal College, Colombo; Loughborough Engineering University

Father: Alfred James Bawa, of Eladuwa Estate, Paiyagala, South Kalutara, Ceylon, d. 9 Jul 1919) 

(presumably therefore 'Bower' is an anglicized spelling)

Next of kin: (mother) Mrs Martha Elaine Bawa, ?alaha Tea Estates, Ceylon 

 prev,. Aircraft Inspector for Vickers Armstrong, Weybridge, Surrey

Postings: 7FPP, 6FPP

"...was slow to get to a passable standard on all his IFTS flying. Eventually he just made the grade and passed into the AFTS. Here his work was poor and he did not show the keenness expected of ATA pilots and had to be warned about his slackness and his poor behaviour as an officer"

"Since this officer reported to this unit on the 5th June (1943) he has shown considerable improvement"

"He would do much better if he was not so lazy"

d. 16 Nov 1991 - Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, France


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