100 Years of Service and Sacrifice

ROYAL AIR FORCE FLYING TRAINING COMMAND, 1940-1945. (CH 2430) Air Marshal L A Pattinson, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Flying Training Command, talking to Babatunde Alakija, the first Nigerian to join the RAF, at an RAF Receiving Depot at Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire. His name is Babatundo Alakija, but he is known as 'Ali' by the other cadets. Copyright: © IWM. Original Source: http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205210040

Second World War Service and Sacrifice – Babatunde O. Alakija

Born in Nigeria, Alakija was educated at Oxford and was to hold the British Public School High Jump Championship. Alakija’s father,…


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