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Air Commodore G P Seymour-Price (34056)


George Philip                b: 6 Jun 1912                      r: 2 Jul 1967                d: xx Feb 1996

DFC 4 Dec 1942.

Plt Off (P): 24 Mar 1933, Plt Off: 24 Mar 1934, Fg Off: 24 Sep 1935, Flt Lt: 24 Sep 1937, (T) Sqn Ldr: 1 Jun 1941 (14 Aug 1942 from date of recall to active list), (T) Wg Cdr: 1 Jun 1942 (adjusted to 11 Jun 1943 on 12 Oct 1948), Sqn Ldr: 14 Jul 1947* [1 Jan 1945] , Wg Cdr: 1 Nov 1947 [1 Oct 1946], Gp Capt: 1 Jan 1954, Act A/Cdre: 17 Oct 1959 - 1 Aug 1962, A/Cdre: Retained.

*retaining existing rank under wartime rules.

24 Mar 1933:           Appointed to a Short Service Commission. 

24 Mar 1933:            Induction Training, RAF Depot.

 8 Apr 1933:             U/T Pilot, No 3 FTS.

11 Mar 1934:            Pilot, No 7 Sqn.

4 Oct 1935:               Staff, RAF Depot, Middle East.

 2 Sep 1936:              Pilot, No 802 Sqn FAA.

 3 Jan 1938:               Supernumerary, RAF Gosport.

23 Jun 1938:              Flight Commander, No 801 Sqn FAA.

24 Mar 1939:            Transferred to RAFO Class A.

xx xxx 1939:              Recalled to active service

xx xxx xxxx:                ?

xx xxx 1942:              Officer Commanding?, No 10/227/462 Sqn

11 Jan 1944:              Air Staff, HQ Transport Command

14 Jul 1947:               Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the rank of Squadron Leader.

xx xxx 1947:              Staff, Directorate of Auxiliary Reserve Forces.

xx May 1957:            Commandant, Ground Officers' Selection Centre, RAF Uxbridge.

xx  May 1959:           Officer Commanding RAF Biggin Hill

xx Jun 1959:              Preparing for Air Adviser posting?             

17 Oct 1959:             Air Adviser to UK High Commissioner for India.

 1 Aug 1962:             Group Captain - Personal Services, HQ Flying Training Command.

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