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Air Commodore C H Flinn (07089)


Charles Henry              b: 7 Aug 1897                     r: 19 Jun 1950                      d: xx Dec 1978

CBE - 1 Jan 1946, MiD - 31 Mar 1920.

(Army):- Pte: xx xxx xxxx, 2 Lt: 20 Jan 1918,

(RAF):- 2 Lt (P): 1 Apr 1918, Plt Off: 1 Aug 1919, Fg Off: 12 Sep 1919, Flt Lt: 1 Jan 1927, Sqn Ldr: 1 Dec 1936, Wg Cdr: 1 Jan 1939, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Jun 1941, Gp Capt: 1 Jan 1946, (T) A/Cdre: 1 Jan 1946, Gp Capt: 1 Jan 1946, A/Cdre: 1 Jan 1950.

xx xxx xxxx:           Soldier, 28th London Regiment

14 May 1917:          Served in France

27 Jul 1917:            Returned to UK

xx xxx 1917:            Cadet (401099), RFC

20 Jan 1918:            Pilot, RFC.

12 Sep 1919:           Awarded Short Service Commission in the rank of Flying Officer.

xx Oct 1919:            Attached 'Z' Force?

24 Apr 1920:           Pilot, No 216 Sqn.

25 Jul 1920:             Pilot, No 14 Sqn.

24 Nov 1921:          Supernumerary, RAF Depot

13 Mar 1922:           Attended Instructor's Course, Central Flying School.

 1 Jul 1922:              Instructor, No 2 FTS.

18 Nov 1925:          Pilot, No 55 Sqn.

 1 Jan 1926:             Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flying Officer

 1 Apr 1927:            Officer, Armoured Car Wing, Iraq.

15 Oct 1927:           Instructor, No 4 FTS.

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 9 Jan 1931:            Instructor, Central Flying School.

21 Jan 1932:            Air Staff, Directorate of Training.

 2 Feb 1935:            Flight Commander, No 40 Sqn.

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xx xxx xxxx:             Officer Commanding?, Straits Settlement Volunteer Air Force, Singapore.

 4 Aug 1937:            CFI?, No 3 FTS.

 5 Dec 1938:            Air Staff, HQ No 25 (Armament) Group.

xx Mar 1941:           Officer Commanding, No 11 SFTS/RAF Shawbury.

xx xxx xxxx: (1943)  Staff Officer, No 4 Training Command, RCAF            

 4 Oct 1948:            AOA, HQ No 205 Group.

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