Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation
Air Commodore J H L Blount
b: 24 Nov 1919
r: 24 Aug 1965
d: 7 Dec 1967
– 18 Mar 1941, QCVSA – 9 Jun 1955.
Off (P): 1
Oct 1939, Fg Off (WS): 1 Oct 1940,
Flt Lt (WS): 1 Oct 1941,
Flt Lt: 21 May 1946 [1 Apr 1943],
1 Oct 1946, Wg
Cdr: 1 Jul 1951, Gp Capt: 1 Jan
1958, Act A/Cdre: 2 Aug 1964, A/Cdre:
1 Jan 1965.
Flight Cadet, 'B' Sqn, RAF College.
Oct 1939: Appointed
to Permanent Commission.
Officer Commanding, No XV Sqn.
xx xxx xxxx:
Wing Commander - Flying, RAF Gutersloh.
xx xxx xxxx: Wing Commander - Flying, RAF Gutersloh.
xx xxx xxxx: Officer Commanding, No 2 FTS, RAF Syerston.
Head of the RAF Element, UK Service Liaison Staffs, New Zealand.
Deputy Director of Air Staff Plans and Programmes/Air Staff Plans.
Captain of the Queen's Flight.
At Cranwell he attained the rank of Flight Cadet
Sergeant. Son of AVM C H B Blount?.
He retired at his own request joining the Queen's household as the Captain
of the Queen's Flight and was killed, together with three other members of the Flight when the
Whirlwind, in which he was travelling to
Yeovilton, lost a rotor blade and crashed Brightwalton in Berkshire.
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