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Air Vice-Marshal F N Trinder (11008)


Frank Noel                   b: 24 Dec 1895                     r: 6 Oct 1952                           d: xx Aug 1991

CB 9 Jun 1949, CBE 8 Jun 1944,

(Army): - 2Lt: 20 May 1915, Lt: 1 Jun 1916, (H) Lt [2Lt]: 1 Aug 1917,

(RAF): - (H) Lt [2Lt]: 1 Apr 1918, Act Lt: 1 Oct 1918, Lt: 2 Apr 1918, Fg Off: 1 Aug 1919, Flt Lt (G): 15 Sep 1919 31 Mar 1920, Flt Lt: 30 Jun 1922, Sqn Ldr: 1 Jul 1931, Wg Cdr: 1 Jul 1937, (T) Gp Capt: 11 Mar 1940, Gp Capt: 14 Apr 1942 [11 Mar 1940], (T) A/Cdre: 1 Dec 1943, A/Cdre: 1 Oct 1946, Act AVM: 7 Mar 1947, AVM: 1 Jul 1947.

20 May 1915:              Officer, 6th Battalion, The Prince of Wale's (North Staffordshire Regiment).

xx xxx xxxx:                  Attached to Rifle Brigade

 1 Aug 1917:                Equipment Officer 3rd Class, RFC

 1 Oct 1918:                 Lieutenant Grade (B)

1 Nov 1918:                 Lieutenant Grade (A)

27 Apr 1919:               Technical Staff, HQ Egyptian Group

1 Aug 1919:                 Flight Lieutenant Grade (A)

17 Jun 1920:               Relinquished his commission in North Staffordshire Regiment

xx xxx 1920:                 Served in Iraq

xx xxx xxxx:                  Supernumerary?

 4 Apr 1921:                Staff Officer, Directorate of Equipment

xx xxx xxxx:                  Supernumerary?

21 Jan 1929:                Attended RAF Staff College

21 Jan 1930:                Stores Staff Officer, HQ RAF India.

 3 Apr 1935:                Senior Stores Officer, Aeroplane and Experimental Establishment.

18 Aug 1937:               Equipment Officer, RAF Cardington.

xx xxx xxxx:                  Supernumerary?

22 Oct 1938:                Equipment Officer, HQ RAF Far East.

xx xxx 1940:                 Staff Officer - Equipment, British Air Commission, Washington.

xx xxx 1943:                 Staff Officer, HQ Allied Expeditionary Air Force

xx xxx 1943:                 Chief of Staff to Supreme Allied Commander

xx xxx 1944:                 Staff Officer, Supreme HQ Allied Expeditionary Force

xx xxx 1945:                 Staff Officer, Air Division, Control Commission Germany

18 Mar 1947:               SASO, HQ Maintenance Command.

 1 Sep 1949:                Director-General of Equipment.

He died in Droxford, Hampshire

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