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Air Vice-Marshal B Robinson (34111)


B Robinson - 1932Bruce               b: 19 Jan 1912                             r: 22 Sep 1967                                    d: xx May 1998

CB 1 Jan 1968, CBE 1 Jun 1953, ADC, AFRAeS.

(Army): - 2Lt: 9 Sep 1931,

(RAF): - Act Plt Off (P): 22 Sep 1933, Plt Off: 22 Sep 1934, Fg Off: 22 Mar 1936, Flt Lt: 22 Mar 1938, (T) Sqn Ldr: 1 Jan 1940, (T) Wg Cdr: 1 Sep 1941, Sqn Ldr: 14 Apr 1942 [1 Jan 1940], Gp Capt: 12 May 1944, Wg Cdr (WS): 12 Nov 1944, Wg Cdr: 1 Jul 1947, Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1953, A/Cdre: 1 Jul 1960, Act AVM: 18 Jun 1965,  AVM: 1 Jul 1965.

xx xxx xxxx:               Cadet Corporal, King's School. (Bruton) Contingent., Junior Division, OTC

 9 Sep 1931:                Appointed to a Commission in the Somerset Light Infantry

22 Sep 1933:               Appointed  to a Short Service Commission.

22 Sep 1933:                Initial Officer Training, RAF Depot?

 7 Oct 1933:                 U/T Pilot, No 3 FTS

 2 Sep 1934:                Pilot, No 16 (Army Co-operative Sqn)

26 Apr 1937:               Attended School of Aeronautical Engineering.

22 Sep 1939:               Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flight Lieutenant.

24 Apr 1940:               Transferred to the Technical Branch.

 7 Aug 1945:                Deputy Director, Directorate-General of Servicing and Maintenance

10 Oct 1946:                Senior Engineer Officer, Rhodesian Air Training Group

 

xx xxx 1951:                 Director of Technical Services, Indian Air Force

xx xxx 1953:                 Commandant, No 1 Radio School

19 Dec 1955:               Deputy Director of Technical Services

xx xxx 1958:                 Senior RAF Officer at Wright Patterson Air Base USAF

xx xxx 1961:                 Commandant, No 1 School of Technical Training

xx xxx 1963:                 Director of RAF Aircraft Development

18 Jun 1965:                AOC, No 24 (Training) Group.

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