Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation
Charles John b: 15 Mar 1900 r: 6 Jun 1953 d: 21 Oct 1963
DSO - 29 Mar 1945, MiD - 6 Aug 1918.
(Can Army): Pte: xx xxx xxxx, 2 Cpl: xx xxx xxxx.
(Army): 2 Lt (RE): 17 Jul 1919, 2 Lt (PWO): 16 Aug 1922 [17 Jul 1919], Lt: xx xxx xxxx, Capt: 5 Feb 1930, Maj: 1 Aug 1938, Lt Col (WS): xx xxx xxxx, Lt Col: 14 Oct 1946, Col: xx xxx xxxx.
(RAF): Gp Capt: 1 Jun 1948, Act A/Cdre: 21 Sep 1948, A/Cdre: 1 Jul 1951
xx xxx xxxx: Soldier, Canadian Army attached to Royal Engineers
xx xxx xxxx: Gentleman Cadet, Royal Military Academy
17 Jul 1919: Appointed to a Commission in the Royal Engineers
16 Aug 1922: Transferred to the West Yorkshire Regiment (The Prince of Wale's Own)
16 Aug 1922: Officer, 1st Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Ireland and Germany)
23 May 1925: Adjutant, West Yorkshire Regiment
23 May 1928: Relinquished the post of Adjutant
xx xxx 1928: Instructor, Regimental Depot
xx xxx 1930: Officer, 1st Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Jamaica, Egypt and India)
xx xxx 1935: Staff Captain, HQ Sind Infantry Brigade Area, Karachi
19 Mar 1937: Instructor (Class EE), Netheravon Wing, Small Arms School
xx Jul 1940: Officer Commanding, 2/5th Battalion, The West Yorkshire Regiment
xx Jul 1941: Officer Commanding, 46th Reconnaissance Regiment.
xx Aug 1942: Adviser on the Reconnaissance Corps, GHQ Home Forces
xx xxx xxxx: ?
xx Jan 1944: Officer Commanding, 1/5th Battalion The Queen's Royal Regiment
xx Mar 1944: Officer Commanding, 49th Reconnaissance Regiment, 49th Division
xx Oct 1944: Commandant, Reconnaissance Training Centre
xx xxx 1945: Officer Commanding, RAF Levies, Iraq
1 Jun 1948: Relinquished his Commission in the West Yorkshire Regiment (The Prince of Wale's Own)
1 Jun 1948: Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the RAF Regiment in the rank of Group Captain
21 Sep 1948: Senior Regiment Officer, HQ British Air Forces of Occupation
1 May 1951: Command Regiment Officer, HQ Middle East Air Force
On retiring from the RAF Regiment he was appointed Deputy Commandant at the Civil Defence College, Sunningdale.
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