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Air Commodore N C Singer (28057)


N C Singer - 1930Noel Christie                b: 25 Dec 1906                     r: 26 Sep 1949                 d: 25 Mar 1974

CBE - 1 Jan 1946, DSO - 28 Feb 1939, DFC - 17 Jan 1941, MiD - 15 Sep 1939,  MiD 1 Jan 1945.

Plt Off (P): 13 Apr 1929, Plt Off: 13 Apr 1929, Fg Off: 13 Oct 1930, Flt Lt: 13 Oct 1934, Sqn Ldr: 1 Jun 1938, (T) Wg Cdr: 1 Dec 1940, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Sep 1942, Act A/Cdre: xx xxx 1945, Wg Cdr: 1 Oct 1946, Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1947, A/Cdre: Retained.

27 Apr 1929:            U/T Pilot, No 3 FTS.

 1 Apr 1930:             Pilot, No 54 Sqn.

xx xxx 1930:             Officer Commanding, 'C' Flight, No 54 Sqn.

 2 Apr 1931:             Adjutant, No 54 Sqn.

24 Sep 1931:            Pilot/Instructor, No 600 (City of London) Sqn AuxAF.

14 Mar 1933:           Attended Instructors' Course, CFS (graded B)

10 Jun 1933:             Adjutant/Instructor, No 607 (County of Durham) Sqn AuxAF.

13 Apr 1934:            Granted a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flying Officer.

 3 Nov 1936:            Officer, No 2 Armoured Car Company.

 7 Jul 1938:              Officer Commanding, No 6 Sqn. (Hardys)

19 Dec 1939:           Posted to Home Establishment

11 Jan 1940:            Embarked on HMT Dilwara for transit to Home Establishment

14 Jun 1940:            Supernumerary, No XV Sqn and attached to RAF West Raynham for operational training

15 Jun 1940:            Attached to No 101 Sqn

30 Jun 1940:            'A' Flight Commander, No XV Sqn.

xx xxx 1940:             Attached?, SHQ RAF Finningley

10 Jul 1940:             Attached, No 106 Sqn (arrived 11 Jul 1940)

15 Jul 1940:             Officer Commanding, No 101 Sqn.

xx Apr 1941:

21 Feb 1942            Officer Commanding, 'X' Wing. (Burma)

11 Mar 1942:           Officer Commanding, 'Akwing'. (Burma)

 6 Apr 1942:            Officer Commanding, 'Burwing'

 9 May 1942:           Returned to India

12 May 1942:          SASO, HQ No 221 Group

12 Oct 1942:           Air Staff, AHQ Bengal

 1 Oct 1943:            Officer Commanding, No 185 Wing

19 Feb 1945:           SASO, HQ No 38 Group 

xx xxx 1947:            Deputy Director of Accident Prevention.

Retired at his own request.

Air Commodore Singer's awards

The page from his Log Book showing the aircraft types he flown during his career.

Photo's courtesy - Phil Brazier

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