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Air Vice-Marshal C M Stewart (32180)


Colin Murray                b: 17 Jun 1910                     r: 31 Aug 1968                    d: xx Nov 1990

CB -  2 Jun 1962, CBE 5 Jun 1952 (OBE 14 Jun 1945),

(RAF): - Act Plt Off: 1 Apr 1932, Plt Off: 1 Apr 1933, Fg Off: 1 Nov 1934, Flt Lt: 1 Nov 1936, Sqn Ldr: 1 Apr 1939, (T) Wg Cdr: 1 Jun 1941, Act Gp Capt: 1 May 1944, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1944, Wg Cdr (WS): 1 Nov 1944, Wg Cdr: 1 Oct 1946, Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1948, A/Cdre: 1 Jul 1957, Act AVM:  5 Jun 1961, AVM: 1 Jan 1963.

 1 Apr 1932:                Appointed to a Short Service Commission.

 1 Apr 1932:                Supernumerary, RAF Depot.

16 Apr 1932:                U/T Pilot, No 3 FTS

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

xx xxx xxxx:                  Supernumerary?

24 Oct 1933:                Pilot, No 5 Sqn.

29 Apr 1936:               Attended Electrical and Wireless School.

30 Jun 1937:                Signals Officer, No 16 Sqn.

 7 Apr 1938:                Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flight Lieutenant.

 1 May 1939:               Signals Officer, HQ No 41 Group

 8 Sep 1939:                Signals Officer, HQ No 22 (Army Co-operation) Group

24 Apr 1940:               Transferred to the Technical Branch

10 Feb 1941:               Chief Signals Officer, HQ Army Co-operation Command.

 1 Jan 1944:                 Signals Officer, HQ 2nd Tactical Air Force.

 1 May 1944:               Chief Signals Officer, HQ No 85 Group.

xx Jan 1955:                 Staff Officer, NATO Standing Group, Washington.

 1 Jun 1957:                 AOC, No 27 (Training) Group

 1 Dec 1958:                Senior Electronics Staff Officer, HQ Fighter Command

 5 Jun 1961:                 Director General of Signals

15 Jun 1964:                Senior Technical Staff Officer, HQ Fighter Command

29 Mar 1967:               Senior Air Staff Officer, HQ Technical Training Command

Following retirement he became Controller of Computing Services at London University from 1968 to 1973

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