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Air Commodore W F Langdon (21049)


William Frederick         b: 11 Feb 1898                      r: 14 Feb 1955                            d: 22 Jul 1976

CBE 8 Jun 1950,

(RNVR): - (T) Sub-Lt: 29 Aug 1917, Act Lt: xx xxx xxxx.

(Army): - 2Lt: 16 Oct 1919, (T) Lt: xx xxx xxxx, Lt: Retained.

(RAF B&W): - Fg Off: 1 Apr 1922,

(RAF): - Plt Off (P): 23 Jul 1923, Plt Off: 8 Apr 1924, Fg Off: 23 Mar 1925, Flt Lt: 1 Apr 1932, Sqn Ldr: 1 Apr 1938, (T) Wg Cdr: 11 Mar 1940, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1943, Wg Cdr (WS): 1 Jan 1944, Gp Capt: 1 Oct 1946, Act A/Cdre: 1 May 1952, A/Cdre: 1 Jul 1952.

29 Aug 1917:             Appointed to a Commission in the RNVR

16 Oct 1919:              Appointed to a Commission on the General List.

16 Oct 1919:             Officer, Inland Waterways Transport

 1 Apr 1922:               Relinquished his commission in the Army.

 1 Apr 1922:               Appointed to a Temporary Commission in the Department of Buildings and Works.

23 Jul 1923:                Appointed to a Short Service Commission in the General Duties Branch

23 Jul 1923:                U/T Pilot, No 5 Flying Training School.

 4 Apr 1925:               Pilot, No 14 Sqn

24 Nov 1925:             Transferred to the Stores Branch

 1 Feb 1926:               Stores Officer, No 15 Sqn

12 Sep 1926:              Stores Officer, No 601 (County of London) Sqn. 

17 Sep 1926:              Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flying Officer (wef 24 Nov 1925)

 4 Feb 1932:               Stores Officer, No 1 Stores Depot

15 Mar 1933:              Stores Officer, No 30 Sqn.

20 May 1935:             Stores Officer, No 4 Stores Depot.

1 May 1936:               Equipment Staff Officer (Stores), HQ No 6 (Auxiliary) Group.

14 Jul 1936:                Equipment Staff Officer, Deputy Directorate of Equipment (Supply)

 2 May 1938:              Equipment Staff Officer, Deputy Directorate of Equipment (4)

xx xxx 1940:               Equipment Staff Officer, Deputy Directorate of Equipment (8)

 1 Feb 1945:               Deputy Director of Equipment (9)

 5 Aug 1948:               Senior Equipment Staff Officer, HQ Fighter Command

1 May 1952:               SASO, No 41 Group

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