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AVM E B AddisonEdward Barker

b: 4 Oct 1898               r: 29 Apr 1955                  d: 4 Jul 1987

CB - 1 Jan 1945, CBE - xx xxx xxxx (OBE - 8 Jun 1939 ), MiD - 15 Sep 1939,  MA, MIEE, LoM (Cdr) -  10 Jan 1947.

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(T) 2 Lt: 22 Jul 1918, Plt Off (P): 28 Jun 1921, Fg Off: 28 Dec 1922, Flt Lt: 10 Oct 1928, Sqn Ldr: 1 Apr 1936, Wg Cdr: 1 Mar 1939, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Sep 1941, Act A/Cdre: xx xxx xxxx, (T) A/Cdre: 1 Dec 1943, Act AVM: 14 Jun 1944, Gp Capt: 1 Dec 1944, (T) AVM: 1 Jan 1946, AVM: 1 Jul 1947.

 

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22 Jul 1918:             Administrative Officer, RAF

21 Sep 1918:           Technical Officer, RAF

15 Jan 1919:            Transferred to Unemployed List

xx xxx 1919 - xx xxx 1921:     Attended Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.

28 Jun 1921:            Awarded Short Service Commission in the rank of Pilot Officer on Probation

28 Jun 1921:            U/T Pilot, No 5 FTS

15 Nov 1923:          Pilot, Aircraft Park, India

 1 Jan 1926:             Staff, RAF Depot.

16 Nov 1926:          Attended W/T Course, L'Ecole Superieure D'Electricite, Paris

25 Oct 1927:           Attached to RAE for special duty (School of Photography)

16 Feb 1931:           Signals Instructor/Officer, Electrical and Wireless School

 6 sep 1932:             Refresher Flying Course?, Central Flying School

30 Nov 1932:          Flight Commander, No 100 Sqn (Sidestrand - Andover)

xx xxx xxxx:             Attended RAF Staff College

 2 Feb 1935:            Flight Commander, No 36 Sqn (Singapore)

 9 Jan 1936:             Senior Personnel Staff Officer, HQ RAF Far East.

20 Oct 1937:           Air Staff, HQ RAF in Palestine and Trans-Jordan.

 1 May 1939:           Air Staff (SASO?), HQ No 202 Group.

23 Feb 1940:           Staff Officer, Directorate of Signals.

24 Apr 1940:          Transferred to Technical Branch.

22 Apr 1942:           Deputy Director of Signals

xx xxx xxxx:             Director of Telecommunications

 8 Nov 1943:          AOC (Designate) No 100 Group

 3 Dec 1943:            AOC, No 100 Group.

25 Apr 1946:           AOC, No 90 (Signals) Group.

 1 Mar 1949:            Director-General of Signals

 xx xxx xxxx:            Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Signals)

 1 Mar 1952:            SASO, HQ Flying Training Command.

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