By John Lowe

 

TIME-LINE


TIME-LINE

 

Kenneth Bass in World War II

This time-line tracks the different events between 1939 and 1945
 

1939
 

Joined the Civil Air Guards

 

 


 

1940

June 5th - Accepted into the RAF

July - Completed physical training in Torquay

Aug 4th - Sept 13th - Trained as a pilot in Derby

Sept 14th - Dec 14th - Trained in night flying in South Cerney

 

 


 

1941

Jan 25th - Apr 19th - Trained in general reconnaissance in Canada (Prince Edward Island)

June 17th - Aug 9th - Completed operational training in Silloth

Aug 10th - Joined 206 Squadron in Aldergrove

Sept 10th - Sept 19th - Detatchment 1: Stornoway

Dec 5th - Dec 11th - Detatchment 2: St Eval

Dec 11th - Dec 20th - Detatchment 3: Chivenor

 


 

1942

Feb 18th - Mar 1st - Detatchment 4: Stornoway

May 23rd - May 25th - Detatchment 5: Stornoway

June 24th - June 26th - Detatchment 6: Donna Nook (1,000 Bomber Raid over Bremen)

July 21st - Moved to Benbecula with the 206 Squadron

Sept 23rd - Married Margaret Eileen French (St Marys in Harlow)

 


 

1943

Aug 4th - Dec 7th - Posted to Group 15 HQ (206 was part of Group 15 - HQ was in Liverpool)

Sept 19th - Dec 4th - Detatchment 7: Cranage - Central Navigation School

Dec 8th - Feb 29th 1944 - Joined SHQ at Beaulieu

 


 

1944

Mar 1st - Dec 31st - Joined the School of General Reconnaissance at Squires Gate

 


 

1945

Mar 7th - May 19th - Joined the 111. Operation Training Unit in Nassau

May 8th - Germany surrenders - WAR WITH GERMANY ENDS