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Air Commodore A D Warrington-Morris


Air Commodore A D Warrington-Morris

Alfred Drummond           b: 18 Dec 1883                        r: 3 Jul 1933                d: 24 Mar 1962

CB - 1 Jan 1943, CMG - 3 Jun 1919, OBE - 7 Jun1918, MiD - 11 Jul 1940.

(RN): - Midín: 15 Jun 1899,  Sub-Lt:  18 Dec 1902, Lt: 18 Dec 1904, Lt Cdr: 18 Dec 1912, Act Cdr: xx xxx xxxx, Cdr: 30 Jun 1917.

(RAF): - Lt Col: 1 Apr 1918, Wg Cdr: 1 Aug 1919, Gp Capt: 1 Jan 1922, A/Cdre: 1 Jan 1929. 

15 Jan 1898:       Naval Cadet, HMS Britannia

15 May 1899:       Naval Cadet, HMS Duke of Wellington

 1 Jun 1899:        Naval Cadet/Midshipman, HMS Hannibal

 1 Nov 1900:        Midshipman, HMS Glory (on commissioning)

15 Dec 1902:        Attended RN College

xx Jul 1903:          Lent to HMS Majestic for manoeuvres

 1 Jun 1904:          HMS Bacchante

25 Jan 1905:         HMS Leviathan

15 Mar 1906:        Attended Torpedo Course, HMS Vernon

xx Jun 1906:        HMS Talbot for manoeuvres

 9 Apr 1907:         Torpedo Officer, HMS Vernon (Temporary)

17 Jun 1907:        Torpedo Officer, HMS Mars

31 Aug 1907:       Torpedo Officer, HMS Vernon

 6 Jan 1909:         Torpedo Officer, HMS Furious.

21 Dec 1910:       Torpedo Officer, HMS Cumberland

  5 Sep 1911:        Torpedo Officer, HMS Cumberland (on recommissioning)

 6 Jan 1913:         1st Lieutenant and Torpedo Officer, HMS Vindictive

21 Oct 1914:        Acting Commander, HMS Vindictive

14 Aug 1916:        Torpedo and Wireless Officer, RNAS.

 1 Apr 1918:         Staff Officer 1st Class, Equipment - Wireless Telegraphy.

xx May 1919:

 1 Aug 1919:         Awarded Permanent Commission as a Lieutenant Colonel (gazetted 22 Aug 1919)

 1 Aug 1919:        Deputy Director of Instruments (acting for a period).

22 Jan 1920:         Removed from the Navy Lists on being awarded Permanent Commission in RAF

 1 Aug 1921:         Commandant, Electrical and Wireless School.

 1 Jan 1925:          SESO?, HQ Iraq Command.

 1 Mar 1927:        RAF Representative, Ordnance Committee, Woolwich.

17 Sep 1928:       Supernumerary, RAF Depot.

30 Nov 1928:       Air Commodore i/c, Signals Branch.

xx xxx 1934:      Assistant Commandant, Observer Corps. (Ret'd)

xx xxx 1935:      Commandant, South Area, Observer Corps. (Ret'd)

 1 Mar 1936 - 24 Jun 1942:    Commandant, Observer Corps. (Ret'd)

26 Dec 1942:        Appointed to Commission in Class CC, Admin and Special Duties Branch of the RAFO

26 Dec 1942 -  8 Nov 1944:    Deputy Director of the Air Training Corps.

Played Rugby for England in 1909 and Hockey for the RAF in 1919.   Retired at his own request.

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