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Air Commodore A A F Hickman (36073)


Albert Arthur Frederick  b:    5 Apr 1908                      r:   21 Mar 1962            d: 28 Jan 1982

OBE - 1 Jan 1944, AFRAeS.

A/A:  xx xxx xxxx, AC1:  xx xxx xxxx, LAC:  xx xxx xxxx, Cpl:  xx xxx xxxx, Sgt:  xx xxx xxxx, Plt Off (P): 21 May 1936, Plt Off: 8 Jun 1937, Fg Off:  8 Dec 1937 [21 Nov 1937], Flt Lt: 8 Dec 1939 [21 Nov 1939], (T) Sqn Ldr:  1 Dec 1940, (T) Wg Cdr:  1 Mar 1942, Sqn Ldr:  20 Nov 1942 [1 Dec 1940], Act Gp Capt:  7 Aug 1945?, Wg Cdr (WS):  7 Feb 1946, Wg Cdr:  1 Oct 1946, Gp Capt:  1 Jan 1952, Act A/Cdre: 19 Jan 1959, A/Cdre: Retained

xx Sep 1923:             Aircraft Apprentice, No 8 Entry, No 1 School of Technical Training

xx xxxx xxxx:              Airman/NCO (363966)

xx xxx xxxx:                U/T Pilot, No ? Flying Training School

xx xxx xxxx:                NCO Pilot, No ? Sqn.

21 May 1936:            Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the General Duties Branch

 9 Jun 1936:               Instructor, No 7 Flying Training School

28 Aug 1938:             Attended RAF School of Aeronautical Engineering

24 Apr 1940:             Transferred to the Technical Branch

 1 Jun 1941:               Transferred to the General Duties Branch

25 Aug 1943:             Transferred to the Technical Branch

25 Dec 1944:             Engineer Officer, HQ Flying Training Command

11 May 1951:            Senior Technical Staff Officer, HQ Rhodesian Air Training Group

xx xxx 1952:              Officer Commanding, RAF Henlow/Group Captain Executive, RAF Technical College

xx xxx 1954:              ?

19 Jan 1959:              Senior Technical Staff Officer, HQ Middle East Air Force

 1 Aug 1960:              Director of Technical Training

He appears to have died in the USA.

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