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Air Commodore H M Russell (32162)


Harold Martin               b: 9 Mar1909                  r: 1 Jan 1964                       d: xx Nov 1996

OBE 1 Jan 1946,  AFRAeS.

(RAF): - Plt Off (P): 11 Mar 1932, Plt Off: 11 Mar 1933, Fg Off: 11 Oct 1933, Flt Lt: 1 Oct 1936, Sqn Ldr: 1 Apr 1939, (T) Wg Cdr: 1 Mar 1941, Act Gp Capt: 13 Nov 1944, Wg Cdr (WS): 13 May 1945, Wg Cdr: 1 Oct 1946, Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1951, Act A/Cdre: 28 Aug 1958, A/Cdre: 1 Jul 1959.

11 Mar 1932:               Appointed to a Short Service Commission.

29 Mar 1932:               U/T Pilot, No 5 Flying Training School.

 8 May 1933:               Attended School of Army Co-operation.

14 Apr 1934:               Pilot, No 202 Sqn

21 Sep 1936:               Attended RAF School of Aeronautical Engineering.

29 Aug 1938:               Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flight Lieutenant.

28 Sep 1938:               Engineering Officer, HQ Maintenance Command

24 Apr 1940:               Transferred to the Technical Branch

 4 Nov 1940:                Engineering Officer, HQ No 41 Group

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 9 Aug 1945:               Attended No 15 War Course, RAF Staff College, Haifa

28 Aug 1958:              Senior Technical Staff Officer, HQ 2nd Tactical Air Force/RAF Germany

Retired at his own request.

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