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Air Vice-Marshal K H Gooding (31156)


Keith Horace                b: 2 Sep 1913                     r: 19 Apr 1971                            d: 4 Mar 2001

CB 11 Jun 1966, OBE 7 Jun 1951, MiD 11 Jun 1942, MBIM.

(RAF): - Plt Off (P): 10 Jan 1938, Fg Off: 10 Jan 1939, (T) Flt Lt: 1 Sep 1940, (T) Sqn Ldr: 1 Sep 1941, Act Wg Cdr: 13 Jul 1943, Sqn Ldr (WS): 13 Dec 1943, (T) Wg Cdr: 1 Jan 1944 1 Nov 1947, Sqn Ldr: 1 Jun 1944, Wg Cdr: 1 Jan 1949, Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1956, Act A/Cdre: xx xxx 1961, A/Cdre: 1 Jan 1962, Act AVM: 6 Sep 1965, AVM: 1 Jan 1966.

10 Jan 1938:                Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the Equipment Branch.

10 Jan 1938:                Attended Equipment Training School

25 Oct 1938:               Equipment Officer, No 55 Sqn

13 Sep 1943:               Senior Equipment Staff Officer, HQ No 11 Group

xx xxx 1945:                Served in Germany

xx xxx 1947:                

xx xxx 1953:                 Staff Officer, SHAPE

 1 Mar 1954                 Logistics Staff Officer, Allied Air Forces Northern Europe

17 Oct 1955:                Deputy Director of Equipment (2)

15 Sep 1958:                Senior Equipment Staff Officer, HQ Bomber Command

 1 Nov 1961:               Director of Equipment (D)

 6 Jul 1964:                  Air Commodore - Operations (Supply), HQ Maintenance Command

 6 Sep 1965:                AOA, HQ Maintenance Command

21 Sep 1968:               Director General of Equipment (RAF)

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