Rank & Name: F/Lt Roy Mather DFC AFC
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Duty: Pilot


F/Lt Mather DFC AFC flew his record number of flights during Plainfare, with 206 Squadron. With the prospect of 206 disbanding at the end of August 1949, it appears he was posted to 59 Squadron, shown here wearing a 59 Squadron blazer badge on his flight suit.

For more information about Roy's operations during Plainfare. Follow this link to a website set up by his son, Rob.

(L-R) F/L Roy Mather (Pilot), F/L Roy Lewis Stewart Hathaway AFC (Nav), F/L Richardson (Engineer), Royston William Marshall AFM (Signaller). (Rob Mather) view more This was Roy's crew with 206 Squadron. It is unconfirmed whether he transferred to 59 with his entire crew but "postings in" noted in the ORB, August and Sept 1949, would suggest that he did.


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