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Air Commodore R F Osborne (11063)

Richard Francis            b: xx xxx 1892?             r: 28 Apr 1947            d: xx xxx 1950?

? - xx xxx xxxx,

(RNVR): - Wt-Tel:  xx xxx xxxx, (T) Sub-Lt: 21 May 1916, (T) Lt: 30 Jun 1917,

 (RAF): - Lt [(T) Capt]: 1 Apr 1918, Flt Lt: 4 Aug 1919, Sqn Ldr: 1 Oct 1932, Wg Cdr: 1 Jan 1938, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Sep 1940, Act A/Cdre: xx xxx 1944, A/Cdre: Retained.

24 Sep 1914:             Warrant-Telegraphist, RNAS

21 May 1916:             Granted a commission in the RNVR in the rank of Temp Sub-Lt.

xx xxx 1916:                Technical Officer, Russian Expeditionary Force, RNAS

xx xxx 1917:                W/T Officer, White City Depot

29 Nov 1918:              Technical Officer, No 1 Stores Depot

12 Sep 1919:               Granted a Short Service Commission in the rank of Flt Lt (Technical Branch)

27 Aug 1923:               Transferred to Stores Branch.

 8 Oct 1923:                Staff Officer, Directorate of Equipment

24 Mar 1926:               Granted a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flt Lt (Stores Branch)

 2 Dec 1927:                Stores Officer, Aircraft Depot - Iraq.

22 Sep 1929:               Stores Officer, No 5 Flying Training School

31 Oct 1932:               Stores Officer, No 1 Stores Depot

29 Mar 1938:               Equipment Officer, HQ Training Command

17 Mar 1941:               Senior Equipment Staff Officer, HQ British Forces in Iraq

19 Mar 1942:               Deputy Director of Equipment (3), Air Ministry

xx Sep 1944:                Director of Equipment (B).

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