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Air Vice-Marshal M E M Perkins (28053)


Maxwell Edmund Massy          

b: x22 Aug 1907                     r: 11 Apr 1964                            d: xx Aug 1985

CB - xx xxx xxxx, CBE - 1 Jan 1957, MiD 1 Jan 1943, BA, MIMechE, FRAeS,

(RAF): - Plt Off (P): 13 Apr 1929, Plt Off: 13 Apr 1930, Fg Off: 13 Oct 1930, Flt Lt: 13 Oct 1934, Sqn Ldr: 1 Jun 1938, (T) Wg Cdr: 1 Dec 1940, Act Gp Capt: 21 Dec 1943, Wg Cdr (WS): 21 Jun 1944, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1944, Wg Cdr: 1 Oct 1946, Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1947, Act A/Cdre: 26 Apr 1954, A/Cdre: 1 Jul 1955, Act AVM: 27 Oct 1958, AVM: 1 Jan 1961.

13 Apr 1929:               Appointed to a Short Service Commission in the General Duties Branch.

27 Apr 1929:               U/T Pilot, No 3 Flying Training School.

 1 Apr 1930:                Pilot, No 13 Sqn.

 3 Aug 1932:                Attended Officers Engineering Course, Home Aircraft Depot.

10 Oct 1934:               Engineering Officer, Aircraft Park, India.

24 Feb 1937:               Engineering Officer, HQ RAF India.

22 Apr 1938:               Supernumerary, RAF Depot.

15 Jul 1938:                 Engineering Officer, HQ Bomber Command.

24 Apr 1940:               Transferred to the Technical Branch

 

21 Dec 1943:               ? Gp Capt

 8 Mar 1948:                Senior Technical Staff Officer, HQ Reserve Command

xx xxx 1952:                 Serving in USA

26 Apr 1954:                Senior Technical Staff Officer, HQ Fighter Command

xx xxx 1956:                 Officer Commanding, RAF St Athan

27 Oct 1958:                Senior Technical Staff Officer, HQ Bomber Command

23 Oct 1961:                Director General of Engineering

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