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Air Commodore F Rump (34028)


Fred                             b: 10 May 1913                       r: 15 Aug 1967                        d: 2 Jan 2005

CBE 1 Jan 1964 (OBE 8 Jun 1944).

Act Plt Off (P): 3 Mar 1933, Plt Off: 3 Mar 1934, Fg Off: 1 Oct 1935, Flt Lt: 3 Oct 1937, Sqn Ldr: 1 Aug 1939, (T) Wg Cdr: 1 Sep 1941, Act Gp Capt: 19 Feb 1944,  Wg Cdr (WS): 19 Aug 1944,  Wg Cdr: 1 Oct 1946, Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1951, Act A/Cdre: 21 Jul 1959 - 1963?, A/Cdre: Retained?

 3 Mar 1933:    Induction Training, RAF Depot.

18 Mar 1933:   U/T Pilot, No 5 FTS.

18 Feb 1934:   Flying Boat Pilot's Course, RAF Base, Calshot.

10 Oct 1934:    Pilot, No 203 Sqn.

22 Feb 1937:   Staff, School of Air Navigation.

19 Mar 1938:   QFI/Staff, No 7 FTS.

 3 Mar 1939:    Awarded Permanent Commission in the rank of Flight Lieutenant.

 9 Aug 1939:    Air Staff, HQ Fighter Command.

 8 Apr 1941:    Air Staff, HQ No 19 (Reconnaissance) Group.

19 Feb 1944:   Air Staff, HQ Mediterranean Allied Air Forces.

 9 Aug 1945:    Attended Course No 15, RAF Staff College (Overseas), Haifa.

xx xxx xxxx:      Officer Commanding, No 3 FTS

 9 Oct 1958:     Senior Air Liaison Officer, South Africa.

21 Apr 1964:   Group Captain - Plans and Operations, HQ Allied Forces Southern Europe.

22 Feb 1966:   Deputy Director of Personal Services (1).

Retired at his own request.

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