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8th May 2010, 14:01
I am informed that Wing Commander A. R. Hindley. OBE., DFC., AFC., RAF (Retired) passed away on 30th April 2010 in Bangalore, India.

Husband of Lylah, Father of Christopher, Nicholas, Anthony (Deceased) and Frances.

A Memorial Service was held at St Patrick's Catholic Cemetery in Bangalore on the 3rd of May 2010.

Wg Cdr Alex Hindley was a prewar RAF officer who did a lot of Hurricane and Spitfire flying in WWII.

After the war he came to India to work for Grieves Cotton. He married the sister-in- law of Lt. Gen. Thimaya and settled in Bangalore.

Blue Skies.

20th Feb 2013, 23:49
Squadron Leader (as he then was) A.R. Hindley was my C.O. on 20 Squadron at RAF Valley 1950-51.

A thorough gentleman (RIP) under whose command it was a pleasure to serve.

Flt. Lt. (Retd) Danny42C.