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George Hurst b: 10 Apr 1903 r: 12 Feb 1957 d: Jan-Mar 1974
LoM – 20 Jul 1943, BA, AMIEE.
For a list of foreign decoration abbreviations, click here
(RAF): - Plt Off: 20 Dec 1922, Fg Off: 20 Jun 1924, Flt Lt: 27 Feb 1929, Sqn Ldr: xx xxx xxxx, Wg Cdr: 1 Jul 1939, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Sep 1941 Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1947, A/Cdre: 1 Jul 1948.
xx xx 1921: Flight Cadet, ‘A’ Sqn, RAF College Cranwell.
20 Dec 1922: Appointed to a Permanent Commission
xx xxx xxxx:
1 Apr 1923: Pilot, RAF Base Leuchars.
1 May 1923: Pilot, No 442 (Fleet Spotter) Flt
13 May 1929: Attended Electrical and Wireless School.
30 Jul 1930: Attended Course 'A', Cambridge University
10 Jul 1932: Supernumerary, School of Photography while on Special Duty at RAE
1 Feb 1933: Supernumerary, RAF Farnborough while on Special Duty at RAE
29 May 1935: Staff Officer, Joint Directorate of Scientific Research and Technical Development
11 Mar 1940: Staff Officer, Directorate of Signals
24 Apr 1940: Transferred to the Technical Branch
25 Sep 1944: Deputy Director, Directorate of Telecommunications.
xx xxx 1946: Deputy Director, Directorate of Radio.
10 May 1948: Senior Technical Staff Officer, HQ Fighter Command.
21 Sep 1953: Director of Signals (O)/(2)
At Cranwell he was awarded a Abdy Gerrard Fellows Memorial Prize.
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