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HACKETT, Walter William J.P.; Managing Director of Accles and Pollock, Ltd., steel tube constructors; b. Birmingham, 29 May, 1874. Late member of Committee of British Engineers Standards Association; joint author with A. G. Hackett of paper to R. Aeronautical Society on " Steel Tubes, Tube Manipulation, and Tubular Structures for Aeroplanes." Add.: Ravenhurst, West Bromwich. T.: West Bromwich 453.

HACKETT, Walter (Junior) Director of Accles and Pollock, Ltd.; member of British Engineering Standards Association Committee, dealing with aircraft tubing; b. 8 February, 1900. Add.: x8, West Park &ad, West Smethwick.

HADFIELD, Sir Robert Abbott . Bt., F.R.S., J.P., Hon. D.Sc.(Oxon. and Leeds), D.Met.(Sheffield), M.Inst.C.E., Hon. M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., M.I.S.I., F. I.C. , F.C.S., F. R.Ae.S. , F. Rhys.S. , F.Inst.P.; Chairman and Managing Director of Hadfields, Ltd., Sheffield; Director of Sheffield Gas Co. and others; Governor of Imperial College of Science; b. 1858. Inventor of manganese steel, low hysteresis steel and many other alloy steels and metallurgical improvements; holds French Legion of Honour, Order of the Sacred Treasure of Japan. Publications: 195 scientific and technical papers including " Metallurgy and its Influence on Modern Progress," " Faraday and his Metallurgical Researches, with special reference to their bearing on the development of Alloy Steels." Clubs: Athenaeum, Reform, Burlington Fine Arts, R. Automobile, Ranelagh, Sunningdale, Sheffield, Sheffield Reform. Add.: 22, Carlton House Terrace, London, S.W.I.; Parkhead House, near Sheffield. T.: Whitehall 7107; Sheffield 70900.

HAGG, Arthur Ernest Designer with the De Havilland Aircraft Co.; b. Brighton, 1888. Educ.: Bournemouth Secondary and Muni6 pal Technical School. Assistant Designer with Capt. Geoffrey de Havilland at The Aircraft Manufacturing Co., Hendon, 19I518; joined the De Havilland Aircraft Co. on its inception. Club: Little Ship. Add.: Maloola, Marsh Lane, Stanmore, Middx. T.: Stanmore 331.

HAIG, Flight. Lieut. Frederick William A.M.I.Ae.E.; Chief Aviation Officer to the Vacuum Oil Co., Ltd., in Melbourne since 1927; b. South Melbourne, 29 July. 1895. Educ.: Hawthorn College, Melbourne. Served during the War in th( Australian Imperial Forces and the Australian Flying Corps; assistant engineer to the late Harry Hawker, 1913; senior. pilot to the Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Service, Ltd., 192223; chief instructor to the Aero Club of South Australia, 1927. Clubs: R. Automobile, Victoria; Commercial Travellers', Victoria. Add.: Vacuum Oil Co. Proprietary, Ltd., Melbourne, Australia; 23, Florence' Avenue, Kew, Victoria, Australia. T.: Victoria Central 10330.

HAIG, Squadron Leader Rollo Amyatt de Haga A.F.C., A.F.R.Ae.S., R.A.F. (ret.); Director of International Aviation Agency; b. Newcastle-on-Tyne, Sept., 1894. Educ.: Clifton. Entered R.F.C. 1916; served in France with various squadrons during the War; test pilot Martlesham, 1918; in command of Experimental Flying Dept., R.A.E., Farnborough, 192426; Aviation Manager Messrs. Wm. Beardmore, 192629. Club: R. Aero. Add.: Iddesleigh House, Caxton Street, London, S.W.i. T.: Victoria 0400.

HALFORD, Major Frank Bernard F.R.Ae.S.; Aero engine designer since 1918; b. Nottingham, 7 March, 1894. Educ.: Felsted; Nottingham University. Learnt to fly, 1913; instructor at Brooklands School of Flying, 1913; at A.I.D., 1914; served in the R.F.C. and R.A.F., 1914-19; loaned by Air Ministry to Wm. Beardmore and Co. and to Ricardo and Co., 1918-19; 1922, commenced as an independent designer of engines; designed, among others, Cirrus, Airdisco, Nimbus, Gipsy and " H " Type Napier engines. Clubs: R.A.F., R. Aero, Brooklands Automobile Racing. Add.: 9, Golden Square, London, W.x. T.: Gerrard 12178.

HALL, Arthur Henry C.B.E., M.I.C.E., M.I.M.E., F.R.Ae.S.; Chief Superintendent Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, since 1928; member Aeronautical Research Committee; b. Clifton, 17 Aug., 1876. Superintendent at Royal Airship Works, Cardington for the construction of Airship R.Ior. Club: Authors. Add.: R. Aircraft Establishment, South Farnborough, Hants.

HALL, Flight Lieut. Donald Ernest R.A.F.O.; Chief Instructor to the Lancashire Aero Club since 1928; b. London, 19 Nov., 1899. Educ.: Market Drayton Grammar School. Served in the R.F.C. and R.A.F., 191726; during the War was in France with No. 35 Squadron; served in India with No. zo Squadron; transferred to the Reserve, 1926. Add.: " Moorcroft," Moor Lane, Woodford, Stockport, Cheshire.

HALL, H. L. Chief Engineer to Imperial Airways, Ltd. Add.: Imperial Airways, Ltd., Air Port of London, Croydon, Surrey.

HALL, Richard Ashley R.A.F.O.; Founder Member and Director Bristol and Wessex Aeroplane Club, Ltd.; Flying Officer No. 501 (City of Bristol) (Bomber) Squadron; b. Bristol, 21 June, 1902. Educ.: Clifton. Qualified for " A " Licence, 1927; elected to Racing Committee, R. Aero Club, 1928; elected to Bristol Council, 1929; served on Municipal Airport Committee and as Chairman of Airport Management Committee. Club: R. Aero. Add.: Chew Court, Chew Magna; near Bristol. T.: Chew Magna 16. HALL, Air Vice-Marshal R. H. Clark(See Clark-Hall.)

HAMILTON, James Works Manager to Handley Page, Ltd.; b. Glasgow, Scotland. Educ.: Queen's Park Academy, Glasgow Technical College. Late Man ger of the Aircraft Department, W. Beardmore and Co., Dalmuir, Dumbartonshire, Scotland. Add.: 4, The Rise, Edgware, Middlesex. T.: Edgware 1576.

HAMILTON, Squadron Leader J. B. Cole(See Cole-Hamilton.)

HAMMOND, Henry Talbot Director of Adastra Airways of Australia since 1930; b. Sydney, / Oct., 1893. Educ.: Sydney Grammar School. Served during the War with the Australian Imperial Forces, 191516; commissioned R.F.C., 1917; taken prisoner of war, 1917; attached to No. 3 Squadron R.A.A.F., 192326; private flying, 192629; instructor to the New South Wales Aero Club, 1930. Add.: Adastra Airways, Ltd., Mascot, Sydney, Australia. T.: Mascot 924.

HANDASYDE, George H. O.B.E.; b. Scotland, 1877. Built first machine, 1908; founder of Martin and Handasyde (later Martinsyde), Ltd. Add.: Chyan-Kerris, Carbis Bay, Cornwall.

HANDLEY PAGE, Frederick C.B.E., F.R.Ae.S.; Managing Director of Handley Page Ltd.; designer of aircraft; Member of Committee of the R. Aero Club; Chairman S.B.A.C. 193o; b. 1885. Holds Officer Order of the Crown of Belgium. Clubs: R. Aero, R. Automobile. Add.: Lymes Holme, Stanmore, Middlesex. T.: Stanmore 295.

HANDOVER, Dennis Hodson Traffic Manager, Imperial Airways, Ltd.; b. London, 1896. Educ.: Haberdasher's School. Served during the War with R.N.V.R. and R.N.A.S.; Instone Air Line, 192024. Add.: 89, Dyne Road, London, N.W.6. T.: Maida Vale, 1178.

HANMER, Wing Commander Henry Ivan D.F.C., R.A.F.; Commanding No. 503 (County of Lincoln) (Bomber) Squadron, since 1931; b. 5 Feb., 1893. Educ.: Gresham's School, Holt. Transferred as observer from South Staffs. Regt. to R.F.C., 1916; learnt to fly, 1916; served in Middle East and Palestine, 191821; permanent commission as Flight Lieut. 1919; Staff Officer to Expedition surveying and establishing Ramadi Air Route, 1921; passed R.A.F. Staff College, 1928; promoted to present rank, 1931. Add.: R.A.F., Waddington, nr. Lincoln.

HANSTOCK, Brendan John O'Connor R.A.F.O., A.R.Ae.S.; Manager of the Aviation Department of the AngloAmerican Oil Co., Ltd., since 1929; b. Cork, Ireland, 16 Feb., 1903. Educ.: Castleknock College, .Dublin. Entered the R.A.F., 1921; served in India, 192324; at Manston, 192425; resigned commission, 1925; joined the Anglo-American Oil Company, 1926. Clubs: R.A.F., R. Aero. Add.: 27, Kensington High Street. London, W.B. T.: Western 0751.

HARDY, Lord (E. H.) Cozens(See CozensHardy.)

HARDS, Wing Commander Frederick George Darley D.S.C., D.F.C., R.A.F.; attending course at Imperial Defence College since 1931; b. Cookham, Berks, 17 April, 1889. Educ.: Maidenhead College. Served in R. Fusiliers, 191415; transferred to R.N.A.S., 1915; Dunkirk, 1915; permanent commission as Squadron Leader, 1919; attended R.N. Staff College, Greenwich, 1921; Iraq, 192224; instructor, R.A.F. Staff College 1925; commanded R.A.F. Base, Malta, 193031; holds Royal Humane Society Medal; promoted to present rank, 1929.

HARPER, Harry Writer on aeronautics in the Daily Mail and other journals since 1907; b. London, 1880. Witnessed and described as Air Correspondent of the Daily Mail Bleriot's Cross Channel flight; the world's first air meeting at Rheims, the London-Manchester flight of 1910 and other pioneer flights. Publications: " The Air Way," " The Steel Construction of Aeroplanes," "Twenty-five Years of Flying," " The Evolution of the Flying Machine," " The Romance of a Modern Airway "; part author, with C. GrahameWhite, of fifteen popular books on flying. Add.: Elm Cottage, Harriott's Lane, Leatherhead, Surrey. T.: Ashstead 388.

HARRIES, Wing Commander Douglas A.F.C., R.A.F.; Directorate of Operations, Air Ministry, since 1930; b. Kent, 31 March, 1893. Educ.: R. Naval Colleges, Osborne and Dartmouth. Served in H.M.S. Collingwood, 1914; Transferred from the R. Navy to the R.N.A.S., 1914; served on airship stations during remainder of the War; permanent commission R.A.F. as Squadron Leader, 1919; learnt to fly aeroplanes in Egypt, 1924; promoted to present rank, 1926; served at Senior Officers (Army) School, 1930; holds Italian Order of St. Maurice and St. Lazarus. Add.: Air Ministry, London, W.C.2. HARRINGTON, Harry James Secretary of the Hampshire Aeroplane Club since 1927. Add.: 1, Beaulieu Road, Hamble, Southampton. T.: Hamble 49.

HARRIS, Wing Commander Arthur Travers O.B.E., A.F.C. R.A.F. attached R.A.F Base Calshot for course; b. Cheltenham, 13 April, 1892. Educ.: Gore Court; Allhallows. In German South West Africa with the ist Rhodesian Regt., 191415 joined R.F.C., 1915; served in France and on Home Defence, 191518; permanent commission R.A.F. as Squadron Leader, 1919; posted to Iraq, 1922; passed. Senior Officers Course at Sheerness, 1924, and Army Staff College Course, 1928; Air Staff Officer Middle East 193032; Senior Air Force Officer on R.A.F. East African Flight 1932; promoted to present rank, 1927. Add.: 5, Harrington Gardens, South Kensington, S.W.7.

HARRISON, Wing Commander Eric R. Australian A.F.; Director of Aeronautical Inspection in Australia, since 1928; b. Castlemain, Australia, io Aug., 1886. Educ.: Castlemain Grammar School. R.A.C. Av. Certif. No. 131. Instructor to the Bristol Aeroplane Co. Ltd., 1911; instructor to Spanish and German Army Officers, 1912; in command Central Flying School, 191518, Australian Liaison Officer at Air Ministry, 192126. Club: Athenaeum, Melbourne. Add.: 3, William Street, North Brighton, Melbourne, Australia.

HARRISON, Squadron Leader Herbert Clifford A.R.C.S., R. Australian A.F.; Director of Technical Services, R.A.A.F.; b. Norwich, England. Chief draughtsman Boulton and Paul Ltd., 191720; entered the R.A.A.F. as a staff technical officer, 1921; on exchange with an officer of the R.A.F., 192730. Add.: 22, Sussex Street, Middle Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria. T.: Melbourne X3266.

HART, Ivor B. O.B.E., Ph.D., B.Sc.,; Chief Education Officer, Electrical and Wireless School, R.A.F., Cranwell, Lincs.; b. London, 1889. Publications: " Mechanical Investigations of Leonardo da Vinci and his Study of Flight "; part author (with W. Laidler, B.Sc.) of " Text Book of Elementary Aeronautical Science." Add.: R.A.F., Cranwell, Sleaford, Lincs.

HARVEY, Arthur Vere R.A.F.O.; Manager and Chief Test Pilot, Far East Aviation Co.; b. Kessingland, Suffolk, 31 Jan., 1906. Educ.: Framlingham College. Entered R.A.F., 1925; served 192529, No. 9 (B) Squadron; passed C.F.S. Instructor's course; 1928, instructor 602 (City of Glasgow) Auxiliary Squadron. Clubs: R.A.F., Norfolk and Norwich Flying, Hong Kong Flying (hon. instructor). Add.: Far East Aviation Co., Ltd., Chartered Bank Buildings, Hong Kong.

HASKINS, Air Commodore Francis Knox D.S.C., R.A.F.; b. Boyle, Ireland, 27 Oct., 1887. Entered the R. Navy, 1905; transferred to the R.N.A.S., 1914; with the R.N.A.S. and R.A.F. in France, 191517; permanent commission R.A.F. as Squadron Leader and name removed from the Navy List, 1919; served in Egypt, 192729; promoted to present rank, 1933; Director of Postings, Air Ministry 192931; Air A.D.C. to the King, 1931; holds French Croix de Guerre and Legion of Honour. Add.: Air Ministry, London, W.C.2.

HASLAM, Flight Lieut. James Alexander Gordon M.C., F.D.C., A.F.R.Ae.S., R.A.F. (ret.); Aviation Department, Asiatic Petroleum Co., Ltd., since 1930; b. Rugby, 24 Sept., 1896. Educ.: Rugby; R.M.A., Wool. wich; Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. Served in the R. Artillery, 191618; in the R.F.C. as an observer, 1918; qualified as a pilot, 1920; retired from the R.A.F., 1927; member of Cambridge University Air Squadron and engaged in research flying at Cambridge, 192730.; President Cambridge University Aeronautical Society, 192930. Club: R.A.F. Add.: Grange Lodge, The Grange, Wimbledon, London, S.W.19.

HAVILLAND, Captain G. De (See De Havilland.)

HAVILLAND, G. R. De (See De Havilland.)

HAVILLAND, Major H. De (See De Havilland.)

HANKER, Flight Lieut. Herbert Nelson Chief Instructor to Kathiawar Flying Club since 1932. b. Christchurch, N.Z. 3 Dec. 1897. Served with R.F.C. and R.A.F. 191720; with Canterbury (N.Z.) Aviation Co., 1921; rejoined R.A.F. 1925-30; pilotinstructor Madras Flying Club 193032; Punjab Flying Club, 1932. Add.: c/o., Kathiawar Flying Club, Ltd., Amendabad, Gagerat, India.

HAY, William Thomson Professionally known as Will Hay; b. Stockton-on-Tees, 6 Dec., 1888. R.A.C. Av. Certif. No. 7989 in 1926. Made practical flying models, 190910; built and flew a full-sized glider in 1910. Clubs: R. Aero, London Aero, Lancashire Aero, Bristol Aero. Add.: 45, The Chase, Norbury, London, S.W.26. T.: Pollards 2150.

HEARLE, Francis Trounson General Manager of the De Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd.; b. Penryn, Cornwall, 1886. Educ.: Trevethan Grammar School. Assisted Capt. De Havilland in building his first machines, 1908T; went to Royal Aircraft Factory, 1912; 1914 joined Messrs. Vickers as foreman of Aviation Department; Manager of Messrs. Vickers, Weybridge, 191517; with Aircraft Manufacturing Co., '91720; De Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd., as Works Manager and Director, 1920; Club: R. Aero. Add.: " Shepherds," Hartsboume Road, Bushey Heath, T.: Bushey Heath 211.

HEARN, Morris Edward M.B.E.; instructor to the Lancashire School of Aviation, Ltd., since 1929; b. 20 Dec., 1901. Joined the R.A.F., 19x9; pilot, 192229. Add.: Squire's Gate Aerodrome, Blackpool, Lancs.

HEARSON, Air Commodore John Glanville C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., R.A.F. (ret.); Vice-President of the Port Elizabeth Light Aeroplane Club since 1928; b. Blackheath, Kent, 5 Aug., 1883. Educ.: Marlborough; R.M.A., Woolwich. Learnt to fly at Central Flying School, 1915; served in France until 1917; Director of Training, Air Ministry, 1918; Chief of Staff, R.A.F. H.Q., on the Rhine, 1919; British Aeronautical Adviser to the Council of Ambassadors in Paris, 1922; Chief of Staff, Iraq Command, 1922; Air Officer Commanding Auxiliary Air Force, 192527; retired from R.A.F., 1927. Clubs: R.A.F.; Port Elizabeth. Add.: P.O. Box 117, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

HEATH, Bertram Pilot to West Australian Airways, Ltd., since 1923; b. Gladstone, South Australia, 19 March, 1893. Educ.: Adelaide University. Served for four years during the War, flying for two years; pilot to the Peace Conference, 1919; has completed about 5,000 hours flying. Club: West Australian, Perth. Add.: Braund Road, Prospect, Adelaide, Australia.

HEATON, Albert Victor Instructor to the Midland Aero Club since 1930; b. Calcutta, 4 March, 1903. Served in the R.A.F. for three years as Flying Officer in Egypt and Iraq; later instructor in flying, R.A.F., Sealand; pill t to Berkshire Aviation Co. for four months. Club: Midland Aero. Add.: Midland Aero Club, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. T.: Castle Bromwich 63.

HECHT, Noel Francois Salomon M.I.E.E., Senior Technical Officer, R.A.E. Farnborough. b. St. Claude, ( Jura), France. Educ.: Dragon School, Oxford, College de St. Claude, France. Served with R.A.F. 191820. Engaged in Wireless Experimental work and design for R.A.F. at Wireless Experimental Establishment, Biggin Hill, Kent, and for Air Ministry at R.A.E. Add.: 138, Alexandra Road, Farnborough, Hants.

HELESHAW, Henry Selby D.Sc., LL.D., F. R.S. , M.Inst.C.E. , M.I. Mech.E., M. I.Chem.E. , F. R.Met. Soc. Emeritus Professor of Liverpool University. b.; Billericay, Essex, 29 July, 1854. First Engineer to give Presidential Address dealing with Aviation to the Liverpool Engineering Society 1894; Founder Member of the Royal Automobile Club; Author of many papers on engineering and aviation; Inventor with T. E. Beacham, of the Variable Pitch Airscrew, and of the Hydraulic Control for multi-engines on aircraft. Clubs: St. Stephen's, Alpine, R. Automobile, Mid-Surrey Golf. Add.: 64, Victoria St., London, S.W.'. T.: Victoria 1291.

HELMORE, Squadron Leader William M.Sc., A.F.R.Ae.S, R.A.F.; attached R. Aircraft Establishment for special duties concerning fuel research; b. Hampstead, I March, 1894. Educ.: Blundell's School; R.M.A., Woolwich, and Christ's College, Cambridge. Transferred from R. Artillery to R.F.C., 1915; served in France, 1916; flying instructor, 191718; Category " AI " Central Flying School, 1921; flying examiner, Headquarters Inland Area, 1921; employed on aeronautical research at Cambridge University, 192328. Awarded Groves Memorial Prize for Aeronautical Research, 1931. Club R.A.F. Add.: R. Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, Hants. T.: Aldershot 361.

HEMMING, Major Harold A.F.C., A.F.R.Ae.S., F.R.G.S.; Managing Director of the Aircraft Operating Co., Ltd.; b. London, 27 Mar., 1894; R.A.C. Av. Certif. No. 3226. After seeing service in France, transferred to the R.F.C. as observer, 1915; became a pilot, 1916; Chief instructor and assistant commander No. I School of Navigation and Bombing, 1918; formed Bermuda and West Atlantic Aviation Co., Ltd.; onetime member of Committees of R. Aero Club and the Air League. Clubs: R.A.F., R. Aero. Add.: 87, Belsize Lane, Hampstead, N.W. 3. T.: Primrose, 5136.

HENDERSON, Basil Balfour General Manager and Designer to Southern Aircraft, Ltd.; b. Dulwich, 1902. Educ.: Tonbridge; Caius College, Cambridge. Technical Staff, A. V. Roe and Co., Ltd., 192428; joint inventor of the form of monoplane wing construction used in Hendy aircraft. Add.: Shoreham Aerodrome, ShorehambySea, Sussex. T.: Shoreham i68.

HENDERSON, Wing Commander Malcolm D.S.O., R.A.F.; Student at Imperial Defence College since 1932; b. Croydon, June, 1891. Educ.: Highgate. Transferred from the Army to R.F.C., 1915; served in France, 1915; wounded, 1916; permanent commission R.A.F. as Flight Lieut., 1919; served in Egypt, commanding No. 47 (B) Squadron 192125; passed course at R.A.F. Staff College; 192627; Chief Staff Officer Cranweli, 192931; promoted to present rank, 1929, Club: Caledonian. Add.: C. Caledonian Club, London.

HEPBURN, Squadron Leader Allan D.F.C., R. Australian A.F.; Director of Works and Buildings, R.A.A.F., since 1921; b. Melbourne, x I Oct., 1896. Educ.: Melbourne University. Served with the Artists' Rifles in France, 1916: with the R.F.C. and R.A.F. in France and Belgium, 191619; entered the R.A.A.F., 1921. Clubs: Naval and Military, and Kelvin, Melbourne. Add.: 50, Shaughnessy Street, Kew, Victoria.

HERRING, Wing Commander (Acting Group Captain) Justin Howard D.S.O., M.C., R.A.F.; Air Attaché to the British Embassy, Berlin; b. Wargrave, Berks, 2 July, 1889. Educ.: Clifton; Christ's College, Cambridge., Served Ceylon Volunteers, 191215; entered R.F.C. 1915, served in France 191516; Iraq 191618; permanent commission as Squadron Leader IgIC); served on Aero Commission of Control, Germany 191921 and 192226; promoted to Wing Commander 1923; holds French Croix de Guerre. Clubs: R.A.F. Naval and Military. Add.: British Embassy, Berlin.

HETHERINGTON, Group Captain Thomas Gerard C.B.E., R.A.F.; Air Attaché to the British Embassy, Rome, since 1931; b. Marylebone, 19 June, 1886. Educ.: Harrow. Entered the Army, 1908; seconded to the R.F.C., 1912; Flight Commander R.N.A.S. 1914; served at Dunkirk, 191415; permanent commission R.A.F. as Squadron Leader (Staff C.fficer), 1919; served in Egypt, 192224; promoted to present rank, 1923; Air Attaché to the British Embassy at Washington, 192630. Add.: The British Embassy, Rome. HEWITT, Air Vice-Marshal E. R. Ludlow(See LudlowHewitt.)

HEWITT, Frederick Wyndham Freke Australian National Airways, Ltd.; b. London, 8 Sept., 1901. Educ.: Eton; R.M.A., Woolwich. Prior to joining Australian National Airways, Ltd., on staff of Messrs. A. V. Roe and Co., Ltd., British Thompson Houston Co., Ltd., and Messrs. Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd. Add.: c/o Australian National Airways, Ltd., Mascot Aerodrome, New South Wales, Australia.

HEWLETT, Group Captain Francis Esme Theodore D.S.O., O.B.E., R.A.F.; Commanding R.A.F. Training Base, Leuchars, since 1929; b. 31 Jan., 1891. Educ.: R. Naval Colleges, Osborne and Dartmouth. Sub-Lieut. Navy 191; transferred to the R.F.C. Naval Wing, 1912; served Eastchurch, Grain, Upavon, 191214; in H.M.S. Riviera, at Dunkirk and in the iEgean, and on Air Board, 191419; Singapore, 1922; Calshot, 192528; H.M.S. Furious, 192829; promoted to present rank, 1928. Add.: R.A.F., Leuchars, Fife.

HICKS, Group Captain William Charles A.F.C., R.A.F.; Commanding Station Headquarters, upper Heyford since, 1932; b. Portsea Island, Porstmouth, 19 Aug., 189o. Educ.: Stubbington House; R. Naval College, Dartmouth. Entered the R. Navy as a midshipman, 1907; joined the R.F.C. Naval Wing, 1913, and the Airship Section, 1914; served on airship stations during the War; commanded the R.34, 1919; granted permanent commission, R.A.F., as Squadron Leader, 1919; served in Iraq, 1922, and India, 192325; assistant to Director of Personal Services, Air Ministry, 1931; promoted to present rank, 1931; Director of Airship Development, 193132. Add.: R.A.F., Henlow, Beds.

HIGGINS, Air Marshal Sir John Frederick Andrews K.C.B., K.B.E., D.S.O., A.F.C., R.A.F. (ret.); Chairman, Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft, Ltd.; Dirt ctor, Armstrong Siddelev Motors, Ltd.; Chairman of A.V. Roe and Co., Ltd., Chairman of Air Service Training Ltd., b. 1 Sept., x875. Educ.: Charterhouse; R.M.A., Woolwich. R.A.C. Av. Certif. No. 264. Entered Army 1895; ser% ed in S. African War, 189902; learnt to fly, 1912; Flight Commander R.F.C., 1912; BrigadierGeneral (temporary), 1915; Lieut.Colonel, R. Artillery, 1916; Major-General R.A.F., 1918; permanent commission as Air Vice-Marshal, 1919; temporary KO/1r whiitt (nrfirrardlibg f,x/fril f n Iry4, 1'144 26 prom/AM ti, prtwit rank,140rriffri of OA Mr (yrtrit,il for Sity aryl; LeMs Prorwl Crop, of 1.4hors Iffibour, Oubs Army *rail , Batt), ft, Any', Add, • 'Ili/mitt/ I tome,IfearMirwiv,ittLirt,; Y.Amiliworth 9s,

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HOARE, The Rt. Hon. Sir Samuel John Gurney, um."' 1:t,, P,C„ 1,11, 14, P, , kCbRitfria) Wm, Air Gorrahtilor 1 t, (#.4 /itirity 1414/1100frZ, ) f Ia 't;qtawirim b, 24 Ptb,, r%%i,;; fiarff/Yr ,c4 Nary, Collir!, (Ilford; Sof.xe=try 1.,4.:ItA for Mr HI r/irevriatlyt 6vriograbehtt, /92224, 192429, C/IrliffaMAIr ( /Men Of St, A roA AM St, Stariitlas, firefer eA St. MAtrri/A arid 1.4zartn, Croix 4o.: ("Porn 4,, Grarol f:JrA4, Nt/fttOOTi Star and White Lion, Publications " A Plying Visit to thA %flak East India by Mr," Club: Carl bin, Add,: Of, Cariosan Gar4ms, Chelte2, r.: Sloane 4114.

HODGSON, John Edmund Interettsyl in the hittorkal asp is of 211flfgbitOthIA; author of "The. History of A blYillatitI44 in CrItat Britain from Urn E;yrlieAt limes to th4 LAWS Half id the zyth Century," 1924; Librarian and esofftao WWI litT rif Urn umsvm, uziyai Aerix‘autii.sil fl,n4iety; wotemes most extensive and valuable iz,11,,y.tioras of rare:own/anti/Al books, ant‘tgraytn saki engravings in this country. A . • "Itatlemert," Myth Roa4, brouski, KA:TA t,: 3fre4.

HODSOLL, Wing Commander Eric John, A; Assistant 1/J.:tury, Corronittfar el I roptrLitt 1).4er,f,t, t ilk/A 1'17/1 • b. LiMilfifl,;:// 4 Ed4a; Gbritt's if/41MA /CA ,G, Certif, W. 977. {(/ADM 11,N,A,S,, 19%4; learnt to ft y,; tervo/f (.411,h ,t,; tai I/Ifftflatsii of Skap14105 Si1ta411111 at AlesarAria,; at Air Ministry in bow:bract* of Training, 01922; Staff CiAloW) (amber, ley, 192324; raa H41, statt, 192;2ProrriotM to present rank, 19y,, (Jul,t; RAJ', Add,: 150, (row 11/05 5'i/44, IJoklem, b.W,7. WiAtelfe

HOLE, Commander, George Francis P; J /2, r fif Mr Sexvitfrt, HongYork ( Itfoontfrx of tht 1J.0siatlys; Harbour Matter of ifongYong; b. North 1),*;./e/ro, y, Ang., P4444,: H, /of .S, Britannia, 0/Trona:AM if .M.S, l'eterel in do; North '.fra during do, War. Club WOW gfnig Vying, 4114.: Harbour Off40;,

HOLLINGSHURST, Squadron-Leader Leslie Norman fit; ua4 r on liraligrr 1.4:1014 Norman R,A,P,; ryoronandirog No, 24 (A.C.) fnuadron *WA;:932, 1/, Mid/teen, 2 Jn,, r>/j3, fidTrirrA with the Army In Vgypt, 1if/Ai and Salorikia , 1914rt.; Itoil/n40A tr, the learnt to fly,; test pilot in EnglarA, 19:7; +/Tired in PtafilA, 190',; with the Army of (*Jag/4km ori tht Rhine; bioviy1 in India and in;ref Afeian War, 1, 1922; (At staff of tie; (if if,. S.,hangbai YorriT, 1927; prinnotfrA to prewit rank 192.9. Club: R,A,P. Add,; No, 20 (AL) STA/Iron, l',ALawat, India.

HOLLOWAY, null;Award; I)im;tor icorstracts, Mr Ministry, Heieford, Ali:, Edge,: Marlhorough; Trinity (J,Ilette, Cambrkle. jtAriol the War (iffy" Iwo; Dim's/if ari4 Assistant (..ontr,ALTr of Munitions Pia arrr., Ministry of Munitions, 1917; transferred to the Air Ministry, 1918. Add.: Long Meadow, Pinner, Middlesex. T.: Pinner 308.

HOLMAN, John Vivian R.A.F.O.; Sales Manager to CirrusHermes Engineering Co., Ltd.; b. Middlessex, 1900. Served during the War from 191719 in the R.F.C. and R.A.F.; served again in the R.A.F. from 192227; instructor to De Havilland Flying School, 1928; joined Cirrus Aero Engines, Ltd., as assistant sales manager, 1929. Club: R. Aero. Add.: " Cedarcote," Manor Court Road, Hanwell, W.7. T.: Ealing 0987.

HOLMES, Cyril Thomas Pilot to Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd., since 1923; b. Leicester, 17 April, 1895. Seconded to R.F.C. in 1916; demobilised 1919; pilot to Aircraft Transport and. Travel Co., 1920; Royal Dutch Air Service, 1921; Instone Line, 192123; flew in the first King's Cup Race and at several Lympne meetings. Add.: c/o The Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd., Filton, near Bristol.

HOLMES, Frederick James Vernon Managing Director, Northern Air Transport, Ltd.,; Northern Air Lines, Ltd.; Berkshire Aviation Tours, Ltd.; Governing Director of Air Travel, Ltd.; b. Wantage, Berks, 9 June, 1896. Joined A. V. Roe, Ltd.,; served with the firm until outbreak of War, and was with the Daily Mail Waterplane Tour, 1914; in the R.N.A.S. and London Regt. until the end of the War; engineer to Sir Alan Cobham, 1919. Add.: Bridge Buildings, Wisbech, Cambs.

HOLMES, Henry Nicholas J.P. President, Norfolk and Norwich Aero Club. b. Norwich, 29 Jun. 1868. Educ.: National School Norwich. Clubs: Constitutional, Norwich Conservative and Norfolk and Norwich Aero. Add.: " Uplands," Upton Road, Norwich. T.: Eaton 160.

HOLYMAN, Flight Lieut. Victor Clive Vice-President of the Australian Aero Club, Tasmanian Section; b. 27 Aug., 1894. Educ.: Launceston Grammar School, Tasmania. Served during the War, 191419; with the R.A.F. in France and England, and as Assistant Air Adviser to the Commonwealth Goverment, 191820. Manager, Tasmanian Aerial Services, Pty., Ltd. Clubs: Naval and Military, Melbourne; Northern, Launceston; Tasmanian Aero. Add. c/o W. Holyman and Sons Proprietory, Ltd., Launceston, Tasmania.

HOOPER, Wing Commander Alexander Francis Anderson O.B.E., R.A.F. R.A.F. Base, Calshot since 1932; b. Kenton, Devon, 5 June, 1885. Educ.: Wellington. Entered the Army, 1907; transferred to the R.F.C., 1914; served in Iraq, 191516, in India, 191617, in Egypt, 1917, and in France, 191719; permanent commission R.A.F. as Squadron Leader, 1919; served in Iraq, 192428; promoted to present rank, 1928. Add.: R.A.F., Calshot, Fawley, Southampton.

HOPE, Flight Lieut. Eustace Jack Linton A.F.C., R.A.F.; R.A.F. Station, Felixtowe, since 1931; b. Kingston-on-Thames, 29 March, 1899. Educ.: Merchant Taylor's School. Learnt to fly, 1917; served in the R.N.A.S. and R.A.F. to date; took part in the first R.A.F. Cairo to Capetown flight, 1926; in H.M.S. Argus, attached to Shanghai Defence Force, 1927; with the Atlantic Fleet, 192829; No. 17 (F) Squadron, 1930; High Speed Flight, Felixtowe and Schneider Trophy Team, 1931. Add.: R.A.F., Calshot, Fawley, Southampton.

HOPE, Walter Laurence Governing Director, Air Taxis, Ltd., Stag Lane Aerodrome; b. Liverpool, 9 Nov., 1897. Served during the War in the Motor Machine Gun Corps and with the R.F.C. and R.A.F. in France; air line pilot, 191923; winner of the King's Cup, 1927, 1928 and 1932. Club: R. Aero. Add.: R. Aero Club, 119, Piccadilly, London, W.x.

HORDERN, Edmund Gwyn Director and Chief Flying Instructor of The Wiltshire School of Flying, since 19311 b. Singleton, Sussex, 3 June, 1904. Educ.: Winchester and R.A.F. Cadet College, Cranwell. Passed C.F.S. Instructor's Course 1927; Instructor Cambridge University Air Squadron 192729; Resigned from R.A.F. 1929; Pilot to Capt. the Rt. Hon. F. E. Guest on East African Expedition 192930; Pilot to Mr. Norman Holden, 193031. Club: R.A.F. Add.: High Post Aerodrome, Salisbury, Wilts. T.: Middle Woodford 23.

HORSEY, Herbert John Pilot to Imperial Airways, Ltd., at Croydon since 1925; b. Cheshunt, Herts, 26 Nov., 1896. Pilot's Civil Licence No. 99. On Flying boats in the R.A.F. and with Imperial Airways on the Guernsey route, 191624; certified as a navigator, Second Class, 1927. Add.: 138, King's Hall Road, Beckenham, Kent. T.: Sydenham 3602.

HOTINE, Captain Martin East African Geodetic Survey. b. London, 17 June, 1898. Educ.: Southend High School, R.M.A. Woolwich, Sidney Sussex and Magdalen Colleges, Cambridge. Served with R.E. in Persia and Mesopotamia during the war. Research officer, Air Survey Committee 192429; In charge of Map Division, Air Ministry 193031. Publications: " Surveying from Air Photographs " and monographs on Air Survey. Club: Junior Army and Navy. Add.: c/o Lloyd's Bank, Pall Mall, London, S.W.I.

HOUSTON, Dame Fanny Lucy D.B.E., b. London. Educ.: at home. Donor of £roo,000, which enabled British Team to take part in and win The Schneider Trophy Contest, 1931. Chief Patron of the HoustonEverest Flight Expedition. Club: Ladies' Carlton. Add.: Beaufield, St. Saviour's, Jersey.

HOUSTON, Captain John Crawford M.C.; instructor to the Scottish Flying Club since its formation: b. Dumbarton, 13 Aug., 1893. Educ.: Allen Glens, Glasgow. Served during the War in Gallipoli, Salonika and Palestine. Club: Scottish Flying. Add.: " Dunshee," Blythswood Road, Renfrew. T.: Renfrew 101.

HOWARD, Henry Bernon B.A., B.Sc., F. R. Ae.S.; Principal Technical Officer, Air Ministry; b. London, 12 Aug., 1894. Educ.: St. Paul's; Cambridge University. At Air Department, Admiralty, 1916; R. Aircraft Establishment, 192227. Publications: " Reports and Memoranda," Aeronautical Research Committee, papers before the R. Aeronautical Society. Add.: Air Ministry, London, W.C.2.

HOWARDFLANDERS, Richard Leonard A.F.R.Ae.S., M.I.Ae.S., A.M.I. Mech.E.; Member of Council of the British Gliding Association; b. 1882. Engaged in pioneer and experimental work in aviation since 1909. Add.: c/o R. Aeronautical Society, 7, Albemarle Street, London, W.I.

HOWARDWILLIAMS, Wing Commander Ernest Leslie M.C., M.A. (Oxon.), B.A. (Cantab.), D.Sc. Aeronautics (London), R.A.F.; Commanding No. 47 (B) Squadron since 1930; b. London, 15 Nov., 1895. Educ.: Buxton; Oxford, Cambridge, London. E. Yorks Regt., 191415; 191516, French Naval Air Service and R.N.A.S.; pilot with R.F.C. in France, 191617; on University Engineering Courses, 192126; bomb designer, Woolwich Arsenal, 192628; passed through R.A.F. Staff College, 1929; commanded R.A.F. West African flight, 1930. Add.: No. 47 (B) Squadron, Khartoum, Sudan. T.: Khartoum 234.

HOWE, Wing Commander Thomas Edward Barham A.F.C., R.A.F.; Directorate of Training, Air Ministry, since 1931; b. 4 Sept., 1886. Educ.: Dover College. Served in the Australian Imperial Force, 191416; entered the R.N.A.S., 1916; flying instructor at Cranwell, 1916; served in France, 191819; permanent commission R.A.F. as Flight Lieut., 1919; promoted to present rank, 1928. Club: R.A.F. R. Aero. Add.: Air Ministry, London, W.C.2.

HOWES, Harold Albert R.A.F.O.; Test Pilot, Far East Aviation Co., Ltd. b. Kasauli, India, 12 May, 1904. Educ.: P.S. College, Naini Tal, India. Entered R.A.F., 1925; passed C.F.S. Instructors' course 1927; Instructor at Digby and Netheravon 192830; Instructor to Hong Kong Flying Club 193031. Clubs: Hong Kong and R. Hong Kong Golf. Add.: 227, Szechuen Road, Shanghai, China.

HUDSON, Edwin Director of Blackburn Aeroplane Co., Ltd.; Director of North Sea Aerial and General Transport Ltd.; member of Institute of Transport; Fellow of Chartered Institute of Secretaries; b. High Catton, Yorks, 31 May, 1877. Add.: Briar Garth, North Ferriby, E. Yorks. T.: Ferriby 3.

HUMBLE, Captain Richard Private Pilot. b. 4 April, 1891. Educ.: Fettes College. Served during the War in Gallipolli and Palestine. 24,000 mile business flight in South and Central Africa, 193031. Flew Cape Town to Croydon with Mrs. Humble, 1931. Clubs: R. Aero, Caledonian, London, Western, Glasgow, R. Northern Yacht. Add.: Grafton Cove, Dumbartonshire, N.B. T.: Kilcriggan, a.

HUNTER, Claude Pierrepont Private Owner, Klemm G—AATD and Hermes Avian G—AAWH. b. Chester, 8 Feb., 1876. Educ.: Malvern College. Learnt to fly Hendon 1914. Inventor of " Hunterised " Aerodrome surface. Clubs: Automobile, R. North of Ireland Yacht, Lancashire Aero. Add.: Redland House, Chester, T.: Chester 754 and 693.

HUNTER, Group Captain Henry John Francis M.C., R.A.F.; Commanding No. x Apprentice Wing, No. r School of Technical Training, since 1929; b. Chelsea, 29 Dec., 1893. Educ.: Eton: R.M.C., Sandhurst. Entered the Rifle Brigade, 1913; seconded to the R.F.C., 1916; served in France, 191617 and 1918; permanent commission R.A.F. as Squadron Leader, 1919; with the Army of Occupation on the Rhine, 192122; promoted to present rank, 1933; served in China in H.M.S. Hermes, 1928; passed course at R.A.F. Staff College, 1929. Add.: Halton Camp, Bucks.

HUSKISSON, Wing Commander Bertrand Lawrence D.S.C., R.A.F.; on course at R.N. Staff College since 1932; b. London, 27 March, 1893. Educ.: Ratcliffe College, Leicestershire. First connected with aviation, 1911, with Messrs. Vickers; entered R.N.A.S., 1914; served at sea and in France 191518; in Egypt, 1920; in China, 1927; holds French Legion of Honour, Croix de Guerre (with palm). Clubs: R.A.F., R. Western Yacht, (Plymouth). Add.: " Cubert," Copthorne Road, Leatherhead.

HUTCHINSON, John Leslie B.A., A.F.R.Ae.S.,; Scientific officer, A. and A.E.E., Martlesham Heath since 1931. b. Leeds, 1903, Educ.: Christ Church, Oxford. Technical Assistant with Boulton and Paul, 192830; Scientific officer, M.A.E.E., Felixtowe, 193031. Author of Scientific and technical papers on flight. Add.: 68, Looe Road, Felixtowe, Suffolk. T.: Felixstowe 199.

HUTCHINSON, Robert Haller Chief Engineer (Engines) to the De Havilland Aircraft Co. b. Richmond, Surrey, 19 June, 1885. Add.: The De Havilland Aircraft Co., Edgeware, Middlesex. T.: Edgeware 0171.

HYNES, Group Captain George Bayard D.S.O., R.A.F. (ret.); Chief Inspector of Engines, Directorate of Aeronautical Inspection, Air Ministry; b. Malta, 12 April, 1887. Educ.: Portsmouth Grammar School; Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. R.A.C. Av. Certif. No. 40. Course at Balloon School, R.E., 1908; attached Air Battn. R.E., 1911; transferred to R.F.C. on formation; later to R.A.F.; founder member R. Aeronautical Society; retired from R.A.F., 1931. Clubs: Sports, R. Aero. Add.: c/o Lloyd's Bank, Ltd., 6, Pall Mall, London, S.W.I.

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