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Air Commodore E D Barnes (08218)


Eric Delano                b: 4  Feb 1900                        r: 20 Dec 1949                        d: 4 Dec 1957

CB - 1 Jan 1949, AFC - 2 Jan 1933, MiD - 18 Feb 1938, MiD - 1 Jan 1941, MiD - 2 Jun 1943.

2 Lt: 23 Aug 1918, Plt Off: 1 Aug 1919 [23 Aug 1918], Obs Off: 5 Dec 1919, Fg Off: xx xxx 1921?, Flt Lt: 1 Jul 1927, Sqn Ldr:: 1 Feb 1936, Wg Cdr: 1 Jan 1939, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Mar 1941, (T) A/Cdre: 1 Jan 1946, Gp Capt: 1 Jan 1946, A/Cdre: 1 Jul 1947.

xx xxx 1919:              Attached 'Z' Force?

 5 Dec 1919:             Awarded Short Service Commission in the rank of Observer Officer.

24 Apr 1920:            Observer, No 216 Sqn.

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15 Mar 1921:           Attended Instructor's course, Central Flying School.

16 Jun 1921:            QFI, Flying Wing, RAF College.

26 Mar 1923:          QFI, RAF College.

 1 Jan 1926:            Appointed to Permanent Commission in the RAF in the rank of Flight Lieutenant.

21 Sep 1926:          Officer, No 5 Armoured Car Company

 1 Apr 1927:           Staff, HQ Armoured Car Wing.

22 Oct 1927:          Flight Commander, No 30 Sqn.

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 9 Mar 1929:          Flight Commander, No 22 Sqn.

 7 Jul 1933:             QFI, Central Flying School.

21 Jan 1935:           Attended RAF Staff College

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28 Jan 1936:           Air Staff, HQ No 1 (Indian) Group.

25 Apr 1938:          Officer Commanding?, No 3 (Indian) Wing.

 4 Feb 1939:           Supernumerary, No 1 RAF Depot

24 Aug 1939:          Officer Commanding, No 185 Sqn. (absorbed into 14 OTU)

 7 May 1940:          Officer Commanding, RAF Cottesmore/No 14 OTU.

27 Oct 1943:          AOC, No 1 (Training) Group, RAAF 

 1 Feb 1946:           AOC, No 50 (Training) Group.

xx xxx 1947:           Commandant. Empire Flying School.

He retired on account of medical unfitness for Air Force Service

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