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Air Marshal Sir John Hunter-Tod (77424)


John Hunter      b: 21 Apr 1917                          r: 30 Apr 1973                                        d: xx May 2000

KBE 1 Jan 1971 (OBE 1 Jan 1957), CB 14 Jun 1969, MA, DCAe, CEng, FIEE, AFRAeS.

(RAFVR): - Plt Off (P): 30 Jan 1940, Fg Off (WS): 1 Sep 1940, (T) Flt Lt: 1 Jun 1942 [1 Mar 1942], (T) Sqn Ldr: 3 Dec 1946 [1 Jul 1945], Sqn Ldr: 1 Aug 1947, Wg Cdr: 1 Jul 1952, Gp Capt: 1 Jan 1958, Act A/Cdre: xx xxx xxxx, A/Cdre: 1 Jul 1963, Act AVM: 25 Aug 1967, AVM: 1 Jan 1968, Act AM: 2 Mar 1970, AM: 1 Jan 1971.

30 Jan 1940:                Appointed to a Commission in the Admin and Special Duties Branch, RAFVR

24 Apr 1940:               Transferred to the Technical Branch.

26 Aug 1940:                Signals Officer, HQ Fighter Command.

10 Dec 1940:               Signals Officer, HQ No 12 Group.

10 Jun 1942:                Signals Officer, HQ RAF Middle East.

20 Jan 1945:                Staff Officer, Directorate of Radar.

1 Sep 1945:                 Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flight Lieutenant.

xx xxx 1947                  Staff, Fort Halstead (British Atomic Weapons programme)

25 Oct 1955:                Signals Staff Officer, HQ Fighter Command

xx Nov 1957:               Group Captain - Signals, British Joint Services Mission (USA)

18 Jul 1960:                 Deputy Director, Directorate of Radio

xx xxx 1963:                

 8 Nov 1965:                Senior Technical Staff Officer, HQ RAF Germany

25 Aug 1967:               AOC, No 24 Group

 2 Mar 1970:                Director-General of Engineering (RAF)/Head of Engineer Branch

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