Flight Lieutenant (Raymond Joseph) R J Hetherington, from Morrinsville, New Zealand, was with 33 Squadron, service number 414290.
For now he is just a name on a list… on this blog.
Course 44: December 6, 1941 – March 27. 1942
Wing Commander Patriarche addressed the graduates.
“This coming year is going to be an extremely tough one and there will be a tendency all through the Empire of the people to criticize those in authority. It is being done already but I hope that you here, both airmen and visitors, will have no part in it.
“Make sure before you criticize that you always have a suggestion better than what you are criticizing. None of the men in political or military authority is of a lower standard than the rest of us. They have to be better men or they would not have got the job.
“You can take…
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