Peter Biddiscombe

Squadron Leader Peter Biddiscombe


Peter Biddiscombe joined No 65 Entry at RAF Cranwell in January 1953, where he represented the College at shooting and football.  


While with 208 Squadron he was the Standard Bearer as a flying officer, and a member of the Squadron aerobatic team on Hunters.  


Peter also served on 92, 247, and 43 Squadrons.  


He was on the Staff at Cranwell as a ‘Housemaster’, commanded the Dominie Communications Squadron at RAF Northolt, and commanded the Dominies at RAF Manby for the College of Air Warfare, flying from RAF Strubby.  


During a tour as BALO in Aden, he landed an Auster on the carrier HMS Eagle, and he did another tour with the Army in Northern Ireland in the Troubles.


After retirement he took on an RO post in MOD intelligence.

  

He and his wife, Mary, had 2 sons.


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