Sergeant William G F Howlett

William Howlett qualified as a military parachutist on course 165 which ran at RAF Ringway from 28 May to 16 June 1945.

He was posted to the 17th Battalion which was incorporated into the 7th (Light Infantry) Parachute Battalion in the Summer of 1946.

While serving with the battalion in Palestine he was posted to 6th Airborne Division's Battle School near Haifa as an instructor, returning to the 7th Bn towards the end of 1947 and remaining with them until their disbandment in 1948.

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