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Air Commodore W G H Ewing (24052)


William George Hamilton

b: 28 Mar 1906                               r: 15 Aug 1950                                        d: xx Jun 1992

OBE 11 Jun 1942,

(RAF): - Plt Off (P): 15 Jan 1927, Plt Off: 15 Jan 1928, Fg Off: 15 Jul 1928, Flt Lt: 1 Jun 1933, Sqn Ldr: 1 Oct 1937, (T) Wg Cdr: 1 Jun 1940, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1943, Act A/Cdre: xx xxx xxxx, Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1947, A/Cdre: Retained.

15 Jan 1927:                Appointed to a Short Service Commission

15 Jan 1927:                U/T Pilot, No 2 Flying Training School.

19 Dec 1927:               Pilot, No 4 Sqn.

xx xxx xxxx:                  Supernumerary?

20 Oct 1928:                Pilot, No 28 Sqn.

26 Mar 1931:               Supernumerary, RAF Depot.

 5 Aug 1931:                Attended Officers Engineering Course, Home Aircraft Depot.

 1 Sep 1932:                Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flying Officer.

 9 Aug 1933:                Engineering Officer, RAF Andover.

22 Aug 1934:               Engineering Officer, HQ Western Area.

 1 May 1936:               Engineering Officer, HQ No 3 (Bomber) Group.

xx xxx xxxx:                  Supernumerary?

13 Sep 1937:               Personnel Staff Officer, HQ British Forces in Aden.

 9 Nov 1938:                Supernumerary, RAF Depot.

13 Feb 1939:               Staff Officer, Joint Directorate of Research and Development.

24 Apr 1940:               Transferred to the Technical Branch.

 

23 Apr 1943:               Deputy Director of Repair and Maintenance.

xx xxx 1944:                Director of Servicing and Maintenance

xx Sep 1944:                Officer Commanding (Engineering), ? Maintenance Unit, ACSEA.

 1 Apr 1946:                Senior Engineer Staff Officer, AHQ India

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