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Air Commodore R F Osborne (11063)

Richard Francis            b: xx xxx xxxx  r: 28 Apr 1947            d: xx xxx xxxx

? - xx xxx xxxx,

(RNVR): - (T) Sub-Lt: 21 May 1916, Lt: xx xxx xxxx,

 (RAF): - Capt: xx xxx xxxx, Flt Lt: xx xxx xxxx, Sqn Ldr: 1 Oct 1932, Wg Cdr: 1 Jan 1938, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Sep 1940, Act A/Cdre: xx xxx 1944, A/Cdre: Retained.

 21 May 1916:             Granted a commission in the RNVR in the rank of Temp Sub-Lt.

29 Nov 1918:              Technical Officer, No 1 Stores Depot

12 Sep 1919:               Granted a Short Service Commission in the rank of Flt Lt (Technical Branch)

27 Aug 1923:               Transferred to Stores Branch.

24 Mar 1926:               Granted a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flt Lt (Stores Branch)

 2 Dec 1927:                Stores Officer, Aircraft Depot - Iraq.

xx xxx xxxx

31Oct 1932:                Stores Officer, No 1 Stores Depot


20 Mar 1939:               Equipment Officer, HQ Training Command.

17 Mar 1941:               Senior Equipment Staff Officer, HQ British Forces in Iraq

19 Mar 1942:               Deputy Director of Equipment (3), Air Ministry

xx Sep 1944:                Director of Equipment (B).

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