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Air Commodore J Marsden (15189)


John                             b: 6 Jun 1899                      r: 16 Jun 1948                      d: 1956+

CBE - 8 Jun 1944.

(RNAS):- (T) PFO: 2 Dec 1917.

(RAF):- 2 Lt: 21 Jun 1918, Plt Off: 1 Aug 1919, Fg Off: 2 Jun 1919, Fg Off: 7 Dec 1921, Flt Lt: 1 Jul 1927, Sqn Ldr: 1 Oct 1937, (T) Wg Cdr: 1 Jun 1940, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Jun 1942, Wg Cdr (WS): 1 Dec 1942, Wg Cdr: 1 Dec 1943, Act A/Cdre: xx xxx xxxx, A/Cdre: Retained.

xx xxx xxxx:            U/T Pilot, RNAS.

21 Jun 1918:           Flying Officer, Aeroplane Branch

 9 Sep 1919:           Transferred  to Unemployed List

 7 Dec 1921:           Appointed to a Short Service Commission

 7 Dec 1921:           Refresher training, ?

29 Apr 1922:          Pilot, No 14 Sqn.

 1 Jul 1925:             Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flying Officer

26 Apr 1927:          Attended Instructor's Course, Central Flying School. (graded A1)

13 Jul 1927:            QFI, No 2 FTS.

28 Nov 1928:         QFI and Command Examining Officer, HQ ADGB.

?

17 Jan 1933:           Flight Commander, No 55 Sqn.

15 Sep 1933:          Supernumerary, RAF Depot.

23 Apr 1934:          Supernumerary, HQ Fighting Area.

17 Dec 1934:          Staff, Directorate of Training.

 1 Jun 1937:            Flight Commander (2 i/c Sqn), No 24 Sqn.

 1 Nov 1937:          Officer Commanding, (Temporary) Armament Training Camp, North Coates.

29 Aug 1938:          Maintenance Liaison Officer, HQ No 23 (Training) Group.

27 May 1940:         Air Staff, HQ Flying Training Command.

xx xxx 1941:            Officer Commanding, 5 Air School (Witbank, South Africa)

23 Mar 1942:          Officer Commanding?, No 23 Air School (Waterkloof)

xx xxx 1942:            Navigation Staff Officer, HQ No 25 Training Group, SAAF

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