Richard joined No 64 Squadron at Kenley in July 1940 flying Spitfires, on 12 September 1940 he was posted to join No 19 Squadron, which was part of the legendary Duxford wing still flying Spitfires. In November he rejoined No 64 Squadron and remained with it until April 1941 when he went to De Havilland Aircraft Co as a test pilot. Richard was to remain as a test pilot throughout the remainder of the war, and performed test duties until he was released from the RAF in January 1946.
Flight Lieutenant Richard Leoline Jones AE
Hand signed 5in x 7in photograph - numbered and certified on reverse.