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Air Commodore D F M Browne (163501)


Desmond Fitzalan Monteagle             b: 3 Jul 1924                   r: 30 Sep 1977                        d: xx xxx 2016

CBE 1 Jan 1968, AFC 31 May 1956, Bar - 1 Jan 1962, MBIM.

Plt Off: 14 Jan 1944, Fg Off (WS): 14 Jul 1944, Fg Off: 15 May 1947 [14 Jan 1945], Act Flt Lt: xx xxx xxxx, Flt Lt: 14 Jul 1947, Sqn Ldr: 1 Oct 1954, Wg Cdr: 1 Jul 1959, Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1966, Act A/Cdre: 15 Nov 1973, A/Cdre: 1 Jan 1974.

15 May 1947:              Appointed to extended Commission (4 years on the active list) as a Flying Officer (retaining rank current at the time)

 1 Oct 1950:                Granted a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flight Lieutenant

18 Sep 1954:                Officer Commanding, No 93 Sqn. (Hunter F4) (Jever)

30 Dec 1957:               Staff Officer, Directorate of Fighter and Tactical Operations

 

 5 Feb 1962:                Staff Officer, Air Defence Cell, SHAPE.

 1 Dec 1964:                Officer in Charge of Administration, RAF Lindholme

xx xxx 1966:                Officer Commanding, RAF Khormaksar

22 Jan 1968:                Group Captain - Operations and Training, HQ Far East Air Force.

19 Sep 1969:               Group Captain - Plans, HQ Strike Command.

 7 Feb 1972:                Head of Command Merger Group, HQ Strike Command.

14 Aug 1972:              Group Captain Establishments, Management and Costing Services, HQ Strike Command.

15 Nov 1973:              AOA, HQ Near East Air Force.

28 Aug 1974:              Director of Flight Safety.

 He led No 93 Squadron's Aerobatic Team in 1956 as representatives of 2nd TAF.

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