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Air Commodore R H Crompton (181248)

Roy Hartley               b: 24 Apr 1921                      r: 29 Jun 1974                      d: 17 Feb 1992

OBE 2 Jun 1962, BA, MBIM.

(RAFVR): AC2: xx xxx xxxx, LAC: xx xxx xxxx, Plt Off: 3 Jun 1944, Fg Off (WS): 3 Dec 1944,

(RAF): Fg Off: 1 Jul 1946 [3 Jun 1945], Flt Lt: 3 Dec 1947, Sqn Ldr: 1 Jan 1955, Wg Cdr: 1 Jan 1960, Gp Capt: 1 Jan 1965, Act A/Cdre: 1 May 1970.  A/Cdre: 1 Jan 1971.  

xx xxx xxxx:            U/T Pilot, (1523123)

xx xxx xxxx:            Pilot, No 604 Sqn

xx xxx 1944:           Pilot, No XI Sqn

27 Feb 1945:         Parachute Officer, No 7011 Servicing Echelon

xx xxx 1946:           Staff, Deputy Directorate of Organisation (2).

1 Jul 1946:             Appointed to Permanent Commission in the rank of Flying Officer (retaining rank current at the time) Gazetted 16 Sep 1947

xx xxx 1947:           Staff, Deputy Directorate of Organisation (1).

xx xxx xxxx:            Officer Commanding, No XI Sqn

 7 Aug 1956:           PSO to AOC in C, HQ Fighter  Command.

 4 Jun 1962:            Staff Officer, Ministry of Defence

28 Feb 1965:          Officer Commanding, RAF Linton-on-Ouse.


xx xxx 1969:            Staff, Central Defence Staffs.

 1 May 1970:          Project Officer, Joint Services Staff College.

21 Jan 1972:           AOC/Commandant, Central Flying School.

Retired at his own request.

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