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Air Commodore H Eeles  (26177)


Henry                           b: 12 May 1910                    r: 29 Jan 1959                      d: xx xxx 1992

CB 31 May 1956, CBE 8 Jun 1944, MiD - 1 Jan 1943.

Plt Off: 20 Dec 1930, Fg Off: 20 Jun 1932, Flt Lt: 1 Apr 1936, Sqn Ldr: 1 Dec 1938, (T) Wg Cdr: 1 Mar 1941, Act Gp Capt: 4 Sep 1942,  Wg Cdr (WS): 4 Mar 1943, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Jan 1944, Act A/Cdre: 1 Feb 1945, Gp Capt (WS): 1 Aug 1945 1 Nov 1947, Wg Cdr: 1 Oct 1946, Gp Capt: 1 Jan 1949, A/Cdre: 1 Jan 1955.

xx xxx 1929:            Flight Cadet, 'A' Sqn, RAF College.

20 Dec 1930:           Appointed to a Permanent Commission.

20 Dec 1930:           Pilot, No 41 Sqn.

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 1 Oct 1932:            PA to AOC, RAF Middle East.

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11 Feb 1934:           Attended Armament Officer's Course, Air Armament School

19 Jan 1935:            Armament Officer, No 5 FTS.

 1 Sep 1937:            PA to Chief of the Air Staff.

xx Jun 1940:            Officer Commanding, No 263 Sqn. (Hurricane I/Whirlwind I)

 

20 Apr 1943:           Head of Organisation Branch, HQ Fighter Command.

15 Nov 1943:          Head of Organisation Branch, HQ ADGB.

15 Jan 1944:            Group Captain - Organisation, HQ No 85 (Base) Group.

 1 Feb 1945:            Deputy SASO, HQ Fighter Command.

 1 Nov 1947:           Directing Staff, School of Air-Land Warfare.

xx Apr 1951:            Assistant to Deputy Supreme Commander (Air).

25 Aug 1952:           AOC & Commandant, RAF College.

 8 Jun 1956:             Director of Admin Plans.

He represented the RAF College at Fencing and Shooting and attained the rank of Under Officer.

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