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Air Commodore R R Holder (37099)


Robert Rossiter            b: 13 Sep 1912                            r: 15 Sep 1967                        d: 1 Oct 2005

BSc (Eng),

(RAF): - Act Plt Off (P): 15 Mar 1935, Plt Off: 15 Mar 1936, Fg Off: 27 Jun 1938 [15 Oct 1937], Act Flt Lt: 2 Sep 1939, Flt Lt: 27 Jun 1940 [15 Oct 1939], (T) Sqn Ldr: 1 Dec 1940, (T) Wg Cdr: 1 Mar 1942 1 Nov 1947, Sqn Ldr: 20 Nov 1942 [1 Dec 1940], Wg Cdr: 1 Jul 1948, Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1957, A/Cdre: 1 Jan 1964.

30 Mar 1935:               U/T Pilot, No 5 Flying Training School.

29 Feb 1936:               Attended School of Air Navigation.

15 Dec 1936:               Pilot, No 228 Sqn.

 9 Mar 1938:                Pilot, No 209 Sqn.

15 Mar 1941:               Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flight Lieutenant.

15 Dec 1942:               Transferred to the Technical Branch (wef 24 Apr 1940)

 

 5 Sep 1960:                Officer Commanding, No 8 School of Technical Training/RAF Weeton.

Brother of Air Marshal Sir Paul Holder

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