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Air Commodore A F Jenkins (200020)


Alan Francis                 b:  11 Feb 1925                       r:  11 Feb 1980                       d:  xx Jul 1992

CVO 10 Feb 1972, QCVSA - 1 Jan 1955.

AC2: xx xxx xxxx, Plt Off (P) (Emer):  4 Aug 1945, Fg Off (WS):  4 Feb 1946, Fg Off:  18 Jul 1947 [4 Aug 1946], Flt Lt:  30 Jun 1949, Sqn Ldr: 1 Jan 1956, Act Wg Cdr: 3 Jul 1961, Wg Cdr: 1 Jul 1962, Act Gp Capt: 25 May 1970, Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1970, A/Cdre:  1 Jul 1976.

xx xxx xxxx:     U/T Pilot (AC2)

 4 Aug 1945:     Appointed to a Commission in the RAF Volunteer Reserve

17 Jul 1947:      Appointed to an Extended Service Commission in the rank of Pilot Officer

18 May 1949:    Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flying Officer

15 Mar 1956:   Officer Commanding, No 60 Sqn.

 

 3 Jul 1961:      Operations Staff, HQ Fighter Command.

19 May 1964:  Officer i/c Flying, RAF Wattisham.

13 Mar 1967:   Directing Staff?, Joint Warfare Establishment.

25 May 1970:  Defence Adviser to Singapore

14 Jul 1973:     Officer Commanding, RAF Cottesmore.

25 Jul 1976:     Air Attache, Bonn.

On 30 January 1965 he led 16 Lightnings of Nos 19, 56, 92 and 111 Squadrons during the flypast at the funeral of Sir Winston Churchill.

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