The Log Book shows Bert was a POW until 3rd of May 1945, following this he took up duties again:-
9th May 1945 - 1st July 1945 at Cosford,
16th July 1945 - 13th August 1945 No.111 W. Malling,
23rd August 1945 - 18th September 1947 Valley N. Wales
18th September 1947 to 1st November 1947 Moreton in Marsh.
The Log Book showing his first flight after being a POW was on 22nd September 1947 at
No. 1 PRFU Moreton In Marsh. (PRFU = Pilots Refresher Flying Unit).
Bert's retraining started with Harvard IIb; details of the aircraft flown
can be found at the following
One Spitfire XVI was also flown at that time.
On 30th October 1947 Bert was assessed as a fighter pilot and found to