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Air Commodore M S Shapcott (21063)


Morton Swan               b: 27 Sep 1901                      r: 6 Jan 1958                                   d: 15 Apr 1977

CBE 1 Jan 1955, LoM (Off) 9 Oct 1945

For a list of foreign decoration abbreviations, click here 

(RAF): - Plt Off (P): 9 Oct 1926, Fg Off: 9 Oct 1927, Flt Lt: 1 Apr 1934, Sqn Ldr: 1 Oct 1938, (T) Wg Cdr: 1 Jun 1940, Act Gp Capt: 1 Apr 1943, Wg Cdr (WS): 1 Oct 1943, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Jan 1944, Wg Cdr: 1 Jun 1944, Gp Capt: 1 Oct 1946, A/Cdre: 1 Jan 1953.

 9 Oct 1926:                 Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the Stores Branch

 1 May 1927:               Stores Officer, Administrative Section, No1 School of Technical Training (Apprentices).

xx xxx xxxx:                 Supernumerary?

12 Feb 1929:               Stores Officer, Aircraft Depot - India

12 Jan 1930:                Stores Officer, No 5 Sqn.

29 Mar 1934:               Supernumerary, RAF Depot.

20 Jul 1934:                 Stores Officer, RAF Boscombe Down.

21 Jan 1936:                Attended RAF Staff College.

 2 Jan 1937:                 Staff Officer, Deputy Directorate of Equipment (Aircraft).

xx xxx 1938:                Equipment Staff Officer, Deputy Directorate of Equipment (2)

xx xxx 1940:                Staff Officer, Deputy Directorate of Equipment (1)

xx xxx 1942:                Staff Officer, Deputy Directorate of Equipment (2)

 

 1 Apr 1943:                ? Gp Capt

 

11 Apr 1947:               Officer Commanding, RAF Burtonwood/No 276 Maintenance Unit

xx Dec 1948:                ?

25 Aug 1950:               Director of Movements.

30 May 1952:              AOC, No 206 Group.

 1 Dec 1954:                Director of Equipment (B)

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