Service Number: NZ414452
RNZAF Trade: Flight Mechanic
Date of Enlistment: 1st of August 1941
Rank Achieved: Leading Aircraftman (at least)
Flying Hours: Unknown hours
Operational Sorties: Unknown Ops
Date of Birth: Unknown
Personal Details: Norman was the son of Mr. H.E. Porritt of Cambridge
Service Details: Norman began his Air Force service at RNZAF Station Harewood where he trained as a Flight Mechanic.
He received severe leg injuries during a small arms training exercise on a North Island Air Force station, according to a tiny report in the Auckland Star dated 18th of November 1942.
Connection with Cambridge: Norman's father lived in Cambridge and as the Porritt family was well established in Cambridge at the time it seems that Norman amy well have resided in the town too.
Thanks To: Errol Martyn for additional information