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1. Name
Kenneth Mountifield JOLLIFFE
2. Date Commissioned
1 September 1935
3. Date retired
Killed 3 June 1942
4. Rank
Lieutenant
5. Awarded wings
29 September 1939
6. Flying schools
R.A.F Peterborough
RNAS Lee-on-Solent
Seaplane courses
7. Aircraft types flown
Seaplanes
Walrus
8. Squadrons
700 Sqdn. - HMS Berwick 18 June 1940 to 31 January 1941
700 Sqdn. - HMS Neptune 1 March 1941 to 21 July 1941 700 Sqdn. - Dekheila 16 December 1941 to 3 June 1942
9. Aircraft Carriers
None. Appointments were as a seaplane pilot in Berwick and Neptune as above
10. Senior Appointments
CO 700 Sqdn. 14 February 1942 to 3 June 1942
11.Decorations
None - killed in 1942
12. General
Having qualified as a Seaplane pilot after courses at Lee-on-Solent, Jolliffe spent all his brief flying career in seaplanes.

He became CO of 700 Squadron on 14 February 1942 whilst ashore at Dekheila, Egypt. The function of this squadron was to provide aircraft and aircrews to HM Ships fitted with catapults. The aircraft were mainly the disembarked flights from Mediterranean Fleet capital ships sunk or put out of action by U-boat or human torpedoes. In April 1942 six Walruses from the Squadron were sent to Beirut to provide inshore A/S patrols off the Levant coast. It seems likely that Jolliffe was with this unit when he was killed in a flying accident off the coast of Syria at sea on 3 June 1942.