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Air Commodore C L Archbold   

Cuthbert Leopold         b: 12 Aug 1887            r: 25 Apr 1946            d: 22 May 1962

CBE - xx xxx xxxx, (OBE - 3 Jun 1935)

(Army): - 1AM: xx xxx xxxx, Cpl: xx xxx xxxx, Sgt: xx xxx xxxx, 2 Lt: 12 Oct 1916, (T) Capt: 27 May 1917, Lt: xx xxx xxxx.

(RAF): - (T) Capt [Lt]: 1 Apr 1918, (T) Maj: 2 Apr 1918 [1 Apr 1918], Fg Off: xx xxx xxxx, Flt Lt: xx xxx xxxx, Sqn Ldr: 1 Jan 1921, Wg Cdr: 1 Jan 1928, Gp Capt: 1 Jan 1937, Act A/Cdre: xx xxx xxxx, A/Cdre: Retained.

xx xxx xxxx:                  Air Mechanic, RFC?

16 Aug 1914:               Sergeant, Aircraft Park, France (No 307)

12 Oct 1916:                Equipment Officer 3rd Class

27 May 1917:              Equipment Officer 1st Class

 1 Apr 1918:                Staff Officer 2nd Class, E.4B, Directorate of Equipment

xx xxx 1919:                 Staff Officer 2nd Class, E.2D, Directorate of Equipment

17 Jun 1920:                Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flight Lieutenant.

14 Feb 1921:               Stores Staff Officer, Officer, HQ RAF Middle East.

 1 Nov 1923:               Supernumerary, RAF Depot

14 Jan 1924:                Stores Officer, No 1 Stores Depot.

26 Jan 1928:                  Stores Staff Officer, HQ Air Defence of Great Britain

 8 Oct 1929:                 Stores Staff Officer, HQ Aden Command

16 Oct 1931:                Stores Staff Officer, Deputy Directorate of Equipment

18 Feb 1937:                Senior Equipment Staff Officer, HQ Coastal Command

 6 Jan 1939:                  Senior Equipment Staff Officer, HQ British Forces in Iraq

17 Mar 1941:               Senior Equipment Staff Officer, HQ Air Forces in India.

12 Jan 1942:                 Senior Equipment Staff Officer, HQ Coastal Command.

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