His speciality was the maintenance of Vulcan bombers. In 1976 he was awarded the British Empire Medal. He left the Air Force in 1989, and was divorced three days later.
He remarried the same year and started a business making silver model aircraft which survived until the recession of 1992.
His second marriage ended in 1993, and in 1994, after consultaion with Russell Reid, Lawrence Became Lynne. She worked with Press for Change, and became the lay advisor on transgender issues to the Lancashire Constabulary. She was a consultant on rebuilding a Vulcan XH558 aircraft.
She died peacefully at age 74 at her home in Morecambe.
- L.J. Braithwaite. Lynne’s Diaries. London: Paragon Press. 2000.
- “Lynne Janine Braithwite”. AuthorsDen. http://www.authorsden.com/visit/author.asp?authorid=13527.
- “The Life of Lynne Braithwaite”. Lancaster Guardian. 29 Aug 2009. www.lancasterguardian.co.uk/family-page/THE-LIFE-OF-LYNNE-BRAITHWAITE.4441208.jp.