Air Commodore W R Brotherhood (33021)


Willem Rowland                     b: 22 Jan 1912                        r: 13 Feb 1961                            d:  xx Aug 2003

CBE 5 Jun 1952, MiD 1 Jan 1946, LeoP (O) 27 Jun 1947, CdeG (P) (B) 27 Jun 1947.

Plt Off: 17 Dec 1932, Fg Off: 17 Jun 1934, Flt Lt: 1 Oct 1936, Sqn Ldr: 1 Apr 1939, Act Wg Cdr: xx xxx 1941, Act Gp Capt: xx xxx 1943, (T) Wg Cdr: 1 Mar 1944, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1944, Wg Cdr: 1 Oct 1946, Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1950, Act A/Cdre: 22 Jul 1955, A/Cdre: 1 Jul 1956.

xx xxx 1931:            Flight Cadet, 'A' Sqn, RAF College.

17 Dec 1932:          Appointed to a Permanent Commission

28 Feb 1933:          Pilot, No 11 Sqn. (including time held at Aircraft Depot, India)

30 Mar 1935:         Pilot, No 27 Sqn.

21 Apr 1936:          Supernumerary, RAF Depot.

 6 Jul 1936:             Supernumerary/Attended? Air Armament School.

 3 Jul 1937:             Armament Officer, No 4 Armament Training Camp.

10 Aug 1938:          Instructor?, No 1 Air Armament School.

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31 Jan 1941:           Staff, Directorate of Operational Requirements. (W/C)

xx xxx 1943:           Deputy Director of Armament Requirements. (G/C)

20 Nov 1944:         Officer Commanding, RAF Chedburgh

 9 Apr 1946:          Attended Course No 16, RAF Staff College (Overseas), Haifa.

30 Oct 1946:          Senior Personnel Staff Officer, AHQ India. (G/C)

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22 Jul 1955:            Director of Operational Requirements (C).

xx xxx 1959:           Director of Guided Weapons (Trials), Ministry of Aviation.

He represented the RAF College at Cross  Country, Athletics, Rowing and attained the rank of Under Officer.

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