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Air Commodore P J Wiseman


Percy John       b: 30 Jul 1888                          r: 9 Feb 1946                                  d: 16 Oct 1948

CBE 1 Jan 1943,

(RNR): - Ass Paym: 31 Jul 1915, Act Paym: 25 Feb 1918.

(RAF): - Lt: 1 Apr 1918, Capt: xx xxx 1918 [1 Apr 1918], (T) Maj: 27 Aug 1918, Flt Lt: 1 Aug 1919, Sqn Ldr: 30 Jun 1922, Wg Cdr: 1 Jan 1930, Gp Capt: 1 Jan 1939, (T) A/Cdre: xx xxx xxxx, A/Cdre: Retained.

31 Jul 1915:                 Appointed to a Commission in the RNR (HMS Victory).

14 Aug 1915:                Assistant Paymaster, Clement Talbot Works

xx xxx 1916:                 Assistant Paymaster, Crystal Palace Air Station.

 1 Apr 1918:                Appointed to the Administrative Branch

 1 Apr 1920:                Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flight Lieutenant

xx xxx 1920:                Staff Officer, Directorate of Personnel

31 Mar 1921:               Administrative Officer, Air Pilotage School

 1 Jan 1922:                 Staff, Central Pay Officer

 5 May 1922:               Transferred to Stores Branch (for Accountant duties)

25 May 1922:              Administrative/Accountant Officer, Inland Area Aircraft Depot.

18 Jul 1922:                 Senior Accountant Officer, Aircraft Depot, Iraq

23 Sep 1924:               HQ Accountant Officer, HQ Palestine Command

xx xxx xxxx:                 Supernumerary

 9 May 1927:               Senior Accountant Officer, No 4 Stores Depot.                

31 Aug 1927:               Senior Accountant Officer, No 1 Stores Depot.                

 2 Jun 1930:                 Senior Accountant Officer, RAF Manston

20 Nov 1930:              Command Accountant, HQ RAF Cranwell.

 9 Dec 1932:                Senior Accountant, RAF Hinaidi

22 Jan 1935:                Accountant Officer, RAF Depot.

23 Sep 1935:               Command Accountant, HQ RAF Halton.

 4 Jan 1937:                 Staff Officer, Directorate of Personal Services

14 Jun 1942:                Command Accountant, HQ Balloon Command

 9 May 1943:               Command Accountant, HQ Fighter Command

15 Nov 1943:               Command Accountant, HQ Allied Expeditionary Air Force/ADGB*

23 Dec 1944:               Command Accountant, HQ Fighter Command.

*possibly filled the post in both units.

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