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Romer Frederick John           b:   22 Feb 1920                      r:   22 Feb 1975                d:  xx Feb 1990

OBE - 1 Jan 1957, MiD - 1 Jan 1945

A/A:  xx Aug 1936, AC1:  xx xxx xxxx, LAC:  xx xxx xxxx, Cpl:  xx xxx xxxx, Plt Off (P):  2 Oct 1940 [16 Aug 1940], Plt Off:  2 Oct 1941, Fg Off (WS):  9 Jun 1942 [21 Feb 1942], (T) Flt Lt: 1 Jul 1943, Flt Lt (WS): 24 Apr 1944, Act Sqn Ldr: xx xxx 1944?, Flt Lt: 1 Jul 1946 [1 Sep 1945], Sqn Ldr:  1 Jul 1952, Wg Cdr: 1 Jul 1957, Gp Capt:  1 Jan 1963, Act A/Cdre: 5 Aug 1968?, A/Cdre: 1 Jan 1970

xx Jan 1936:             Aircraft Apprentice, 33rd Entry, No 1 School of Technical Training (Apprentices)

xx xxx 1939:             Airman/NCO (569268)

 2 Oct 1940:             Appointed to a Commission for the duration of the war in the Administrative and Special Duties Branch

 9 Jun 1941:              Transferred to the Technical Branch

18 Dec 1944:            Engineer Officer, HQ No 230 Group

1 Jul 1946:                Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the Technical Branch in the rank of Flight Lieutenant (effective 1 Sep 1945)

xx xxx xxxx:              Attended RAF Staff College.

xx xxx 1948:             Staff Officer, Directorate of Technical Services (Policy)

 3 Sep 1956:             Staff Officer, Deputy Directorate of Engineering (Plans)

14 Aug 1959:            Senior Technical Officer, AHQ Malta

 7 Jan 1963:              Officer Commanding, No 9 School of Technical Training/RAF Newton

29 Nov 1965:            Senior Technical Staff Officer, HQ No 3 Group

 1 Nov 1967:            Group Captain - Plans, HQ Maintenance Command

 5 Aug 1968:            Air Officer Engineering, HQ Maintenance Command

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