Ronald Edward Trevor Dabbs

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Sergeant Ronald Edward Trevor "Ron" Dabbs
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1915 - 1997
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Ron Dabbs was one of the earliest members of the Royal Signals Special Duties team. Recruited because of his experience as a Radio Ham, he was appointed Sergeant in Charge at Bachelors Hall, Hundon, Suffolk. Wireless amateur callsign G2RD.

He was instrumental in the design of the TRD wireless set, thought to have been named Transmitter Receiver Dabbs, because of this. He remained with the Special Duties Signals team until Stand Down, being pictured at Coleshill House then.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Royal Signals Support Royal Signals Support Unknown 08 Sep 1944
Bachelor's Hall Instation Royal Signals Support 1941 Mar 1942
Coleshill House Control Royal Signals Support Apr 1942 Unknown
The Royal Signals

By Nov 1939 Signalman Royal Signals

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Born at Forest Gate, London he was the son of Edward and Edith Dabbs. He married Kathleen Franklin in 1945 in Surrey.

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Ron Dabbs 1937
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Ron Dabbs 1937

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Ron's Grandson
RSGB Bulletin Dec 1939