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Air Commodore T G Skeats


Thomas George            b: 26 Oct 1889                                                           d: 1 Dec 1944

CBE - 8 Jun 1944,

(Army): - 2 Lt: 15 Aug 1914, Lt: 2 Feb 1915,

(RAF): - (T) Capt: 1 Apr 1918, Flt Lt: 4 Aug 1919 [1 Apr 1918], Sqn Ldr: 1 Jul 1924, Wg Cdr: 1 Jul 1933, Gp Capt: 1 Nov 1938, Act A/Cdre: xx Sep 1944, (T) A/Cdre: 1 Oct 1944.

xx xxx 1909:              Soldier, Territorial Army

15 Aug 1914:              Officer, 5th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers Special Reserve

xx xxx 1915:               Seconded to Royal Ordnance Corps

 1 Jan 1917:                 Equipment Officer 3rd Class, RFC.

 8 Mar 1917:                Equipment Officer 2nd Class, RFC

xx xxx 1919:                Staff Officer 3rd Class, Air Ministry.

 1 Aug 1919:                Staff Officer 2nd Class, Air Ministry.

17 Jun 1920:                Relinquished his commission in the Royal Fusiliers.

17 Jun 1920:                 Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the RAF

19 Jan 1922:                 Stores Officer (Technical), HQ RAF Iraq/Iraq Command

26 Nov 1923:               Stores Officer, Stores Depot - Egypt

 1  Jun 1926:                Technical Stores Officer, HQ Air Defences of Great Britain

xx xxx xxxx:                  Supernumerary?

14 Oct 1930:                Senior Stores Officer, RAF Base Singapore 

19 Nov 1932:               Supernumerary, RAF Depot

19 Feb 1933:               Stores Officer, No 3 Stores Depot.

xx xxx xxxx:                 Officer Commanding, No 3 Stores Depot.

24 Oct 1936:                Senior Equipment Officer, HQ British Forces in Iraq

 2 Feb 1939:                Supernumerary, No 1 RAF Depot

xx Mar 1939:                 SOA, HQ No 40 Group

27 Jul 1942:                 Head of Organisation Branch, HQ Maintenance Command

xx Sep 1944:                AOC, No ? (Maintenance) Wing.

He died in the RAF Hospital at Northallerton following an operation.

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