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Air Commodore D J Edwards (583792)


David John                   b: 4 Jul 1930                            r: 15 Sep 1981                              d: xx Mar 1983

CBE – 31 Dec 1979, AFC – 1 Jan 1969, FRMetS.

(RAF): Plt Off: 17 Dec 1952, Fg Off: 17 Dec 1953 [17 Dec 1952], Flt Lt: 17 Jun 1955, Sqn Ldr: 1 Jul 1961, Wg Cdr: 1 Jul 1966, Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1971, Act A/Cdre: 12 Apr 1980, A/Cdre: Retained.

(RAFO - Class J): Gp Capt: 7 Sep 1981   

xx xxx 1946:         Apprentice, No 2 School of Technical Training, RAF Cranwell.

xx Apr 1950:        Flight Cadet, 'A' Sqn, RAF College.

17 Dec 1952:       Appointed to a Permanent Commission.

 

xx xxx xxxx:          Attended Central Flying School.

xx xxx xxxx:          QFI, ?.

xx Jun 1966:         CFI, No 4 FTS

17 Feb 1969:       Staff, Air Secretary’s Department.

 9 Aug 1971:        Commander, Kenya Air Force.

30 Jul 1973:         Officer Commanding, RAF Valley/No 4 FTS.

12 Apr 1980:       Director of Quartering.

 7 Sep 1981:        ATC Regional Commandant?

At Cranwell he attained the rank of Flight Cadet Sergeant and was awarded the Queen's Medal.  

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