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Air Commodore N C Singer (28057)


N C Singer - 1930Noel Christie                b: 25 Dec 1906                     r: 26 Sep 1949                 d: 25 Mar 1974

CBE - 1 Jan 1946, DSO - 28 Feb 1939, DFC - 17 Jan 1941, MiD - 15 Sep 1939,  MiD 1 Jan 1945.

Plt Off (P): 13 Apr 1929, Plt Off: 13 Apr 1929, Fg Off: 13 Oct 1930, Flt Lt: 13 Oct 1934, Sqn Ldr: 1 Jun 1938, (T) Wg Cdr: 1 Dec 1940, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Sep 1942, Act A/Cdre: xx xxx 1945, Wg Cdr: 1 Oct 1946, Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1947, A/Cdre: Retained.

27 Apr 1929:            U/T Pilot, No 3 FTS.

 1 Apr 1930:             Pilot, No 54 Sqn.

24 Sep 1931:            Pilot/Instructor, No 600 (City of London) Sqn AuxAF.

14 Mar 1933:           Attended Instructors' Course, CFS (graded B)

10 Jun 1933:             Adjutant/Instructor, No 607 (County of Durham) Sqn AuxAF.

13 Apr 1934:            Granted a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flying Officer.

 3 Nov 1936:            Officer, No 2 Armoured Car Company.

 6 Jul 1938:              Officer Commanding, No 6 Sqn. (Hardys)

15 Jul 1940:             Officer Commanding, No 101 Sqn.

xx Apr 1941:

1941 - 42                Officer Commanding, 'X' Wing. (Burma)

11 Mar 1942:           Officer Commanding, 'Akwing'. (Burma)

7 Apr 1942:             Officer Commanding, BURWING

12 Oct 1942:           Air Staff, AHQ Bengal

19 Feb 1945:           SASO, HQ No 38 Group 

xx xxx 1947:            Deputy Director of Accident Prevention.

Retired at his own request.

Air Commodore Singer's awards

The page from his Log Book showing the aircraft types he flown during his career.

Photo's courtesy - Phil Brazier

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