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Air Vice-Marshal E S Butler (05235)


Eric Scott                                 b: 4 Nov 1906                 r: 5 Aug 1961                     d: 8 Jan 1997

CB 1 Jan 1957, OBE - 24 Sep 1941, MiD - 17 Mar 1941, MiD - 24 Sep 1941, MiD - 11 Jun 1942, MiD - 1 Jan 1943, MiD - 8 Jun 1944.

AC2: xx xxx xxxx, AC1: xx xxx xxxx, LAC: xx xxx xxxx, Cpl: xx xxx xxxx, Sgt: xx xxx xxxx, Plt Off: 10 Apr 1933, Plt Off: 10 Apr 1933, Fg Off: 10 Oct 1934, Flt Lt: 10 Oct 1936, Sqn Ldr: 1 Apr 1939, (T) Wg Cdr: 1 Mar 1941, Act Gp Capt: 1 Feb 1943?, Wg Cdr (WS): 1 Aug 1943, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1944, Wg Cdr: 1 Oct 1946, Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1947, A/Cdre: 1 Jul 1954, Act AVM: 11 Mar 1957, AVM: 1 Jul 1957.

xx xxx xxxx:              Airman (359429)

xx xxx xxxx:              Sergeant Pilot, No 99 Sqn?

10 Apr 1933:            Pilot, No 99 Sqn.

 27 Mar 1935:           Attended Air Armament School.

 1 Jan 1936:              Armament Officer, RAF Bircham Newton.

24 Apr 1939:            Armament Officer, HQ No 5 (Bomber) Group.

 7 Jul 1941:               Armament Staff Officer, HQ Bomber Command

xx xxx 1942              Officer Commanding?, No 226 Sqn. (Bostons)

 1 Feb 1943?:           Officer Commanding, RAF Winthorpe.

 1 Aug 1943:            Officer Commanding, RAF Dunholme Lodge.

1945 - 49                 ?

19 Dec 1949:           Air Staff - Organisation, HQ Bomber Command.

xx Jan 1952:             Attended Imperial Defence College.

 2 Nov 1953:            Director of Organisation.

11 Mar 1957:           AOA, HQ Fighter Command.

Following retirement he became Deputy Director of Security (2) at the Air Ministry and from 1973 until 1974, he was Director of HQ Security

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