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Air Commodore D N Roberts (16229)


D N Roberts - 1929David Neal                   b: 4 Jun 1906                      r: 29 May 1958        d: xx Oct 2000

CBE - 1 Jan 1954 (OBE - 24 Sep 1941), AFC - 9 Jun 1938.

Plt Off: 30 Jul 1926, Fg Off: 30 Jan 1928, Flt Lt: 30 Jun 1931, Sqn Ldr: 1 Apr 1937, (T) Wg Cdr: 1 Mar 1940, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Jun 1942, Wg Cdr: 20 Nov 1942 [1 Apr 1942], Act A/Cdre: 23 Sep 1943?, Gp Capt (WS): 23 Mar 1944, Gp Capt: 1 Oct 1946, A/Cdre: 1 Jan 1951.

xx xxx 1924:            Flight Cadet, 'B' Sqn, RAF College.

30 Jul 1926:             Pilot, No 33 Sqn.

19 Dec 1928:           QFI, No 2 FTS.

18 Aug 1930:           Pilot/QFI, No 504 (County of Nottingham) Sqn AuxAF.

 5 Oct 1931:            Attended King's College.

 4 Apr 1932:            Special Language Study - Japan.

 2 Aug 1932:            Special Language Study - Estonia

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17 Mar 1933:           Flight Commander, No 41 Sqn.

xx Jun 1933:             Passed Examination as Interpreter (Russian), 2nd Class 

 9 Apr 1935:            Adjutant, RAF Amman.

24 Jul 1935:             QFI, No 4 FTS.

10 Jul 1936:             Re-categorised from Instructor A2 to Instructor A1

 3 Oct 1938:            Air Staff, HQ Fighter Command.

xx Jul 1940:             Officer Commanding, RAF Middle Wallop

xx xxx 1941:

xx xxx 1942:             Officer Commanding, RAF Dinjin

xx Feb 1943:            Officer Commanding, No 293 Wing.

xx xxx 1943:             Air Attache, Moscow

30 Dec 1944:           Air Staff, HQ Transport Command 

xx xxx 1946:             President, Permanent Commission Board.

 1 Mar 1951:            Director of Operations (2).

15 Oct 1953:            Senior Air Liaison Officer, Canada.

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