Civil Air Guard
The Civil Air Guard was prominent all over England, Flying Clubs were given contracts by the Air Ministry to train young civilians to fly in the event an emergency should arise they could be employed in the communications and aircraft ferrying roles. The Civil Air Guard trained the students in Gipsey Moth aircraft, the set-up is similar to that of the Territorial Army these days. It is here that Granddad began his RAF journey.
Ken is botom row, 3rd from right