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Air Commodore K L Boswell (09065)


Kenneth Lenton            b: 17 Aug 1895            r: 24 Dec 1945            d: 19 Nov 1977

OBE 9 Jun 1938,

(Army): - (T) 2Lt (P): xx xxx xxxx, (T) 2Lt: 16 Nov 1917.

(RAF): - Lt: 1 Apr 1918, Fg Off: 14 Sep 1920, Flt Lt: 1 Jan 1925, Sqn Ldr: 1 Jan 1936, Wg Cdr: 1 Jan 1939, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Mar 1941, (T) A/Cdre: 1 Dec 1943, Gp Capt: 1 Jun 1944.

xx xxx xxxx:                  ?

16 Nov 1917:              Flying Officer, RFC

16 Sep 1919:               Transferred to the Unemployed List.

14 Sep 1920:               Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flying Officer

23 Dec 1920:               Pilot, No 8 Sqn.

 5 Oct 1921:                Supernumerary, RAF Depot.

25 Sep 1922:               Attended Course at School of Photography

14 Sep 1923:               Officer, Inland Area Aircraft Depot (course?)

xx xxx xxxx:                 Supernumerary?

11 Apr 1924:               Engineering Officer, Aircraft Depot, India.

22 Mar 1928:               Supernumerary, RAF Depot.

 5 Jan 1929:                 Staff Officer, Deputy Directorate of Equipment.

 1 Sep 1932:                Staff Officer, Deputy Directorate of Repair and Maintenance.

xx xxx 1939:                Staff Officer, Directorate of Repair and Maintenance.

xx xxx 1939:                Acting Deputy Director, Directorate of Repair and Maintenance.

xx xxx 1940:                Acting Deputy Director, Directorate of Maintenance Design.

24 Apr 1940:               Transferred to the Technical Branch.

21 Jun 1941:                Engineer Officer, HQ RAF Middle East

xx xxx 1943:                Senior Maintenance Staff Officer, HQ RAF Middle East.

 

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