158 Squadron Association

"Strength in Unity"

Personnel Detail

SurnameGRANT
Forename(s)ALEXANDER
Service Number1553514
Ground Crew
RankLAC
ServiceRoyal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
TradeEngine Fitter
FateSurvived the war
Awards with 158 Squadron
Awards with another Squadron
Posted In
From Squadron66 Squadron
Comments

Alexander (Alex) Grant was posted to 158 from 66 squadron in Cornwall where he had worked on Spitfires. In the autumn of 1943 during the run up to D-Day Alex was posted to 624 Special duties squadron in North Africa. He served the remainder of the war overseas with this squadron.

After the war he was a teacher in Middlesborough until retiring in 1988

Born Inverness, Scotland 01 February 1923, died Middlesborough England 07 June 2012