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RABAGLIATI, Lieut.Colonel Cuthbert Euan Charles M.C., A.F.C.; Head of the Aviation Department, Messrs. Willis, Faber and Co., Lloyd's insurance brokers b. Bradford, Yorks, i Jan., 1892. Educ.: Loretto; R.M.C., Sandhurst. Seconded to the R.F.C., July 1914; Wing Commander, 1917; commanded the R.F.C. in Ireland, 1918; R.A.F. representative Armistice Commission at Spa, 1918; resigned commission, 1919; since been connected with aviation insurance in the City; holds Legion of Honour. Club: R.A.F. Add.: Clabon Lodge, Cadogan Square, London, S.W.'. T.: Sloane 8094.

RAE, Jackson Ogilvie Vice-President and Director of Bellanca Aircraft of Canada, since 1930; b. Londonderry, N.S., 18 Jan., 1904. Educ.: Asham St. Vincent's and Lower Canada, College. With Canadian Wright, Ltd., 1927; Works and Service Manager, 193132. Clubs: United Services (Montreal), R. St. Lawrance Yacht, Montreal Light Aero. Add.: The Chateau, Cherbrooke Street West, Montreal. T.: Plateau, 3774.

RAGG, night Lieut. Robert Linton A.F.C., A.R.Ae.S., R.A.F.; No. 203 (F.B.) Squadron, Iraq since 1931. b. Reigate, 9 April, 1901. Joint winner (with Flight Lieut. J. S. Chick, M.C., A.F.C.) of 2nd prize Daily Mail Light Aeroplane Competition; awarded R. Aeronautical Society's " Pilcher Memorium Prize," 1926. Clubs: Public Schools, R. Aero, R.A.E. Aero. Add.: R.A.F., Basrah, Iraq.

RATHBORNE, Air Commodore Charles Edward Henry D.S.O., R.A.F.; Commanding Royal Air Force, Mediterranean, since 1932; b. Trieste, 17 Feb., 1886. Educ.: Winchester. Entered the R. Marines, 1903; transferred to the R.F.C. Naval Wing, 1913; Flight Commander R.N.A.S., 1914; promoted to wing Commander, 1918; to present rank, 1931. Club: R.A.F. Add.: R.A.F., Valletta, Malta.

RAWSON, Flight Lieut. Arthur Harold Charles R.A.F.O.; Pilot on Sir Alan Cobham's staff; b. Calcutta, 7 August, 1896. Educ.: Churcher's College, Petersfield; Birmingham University. Served Egypt, 1916, in R. Warwickshires and R.F.C.; in France, 191718; left R.A.F., 1919; served again in R.A.F., 192328. Add.: c/o Midland Bank, Oxford Circus, London, W.I.

RAYNHAM, Frederick P. Director of the Air Survey Co., Ltd. A pioneer in British aviation; learnt to fly in 1911; R.A.C. Av. Certif. No. 85. Club: R. Aero. Add.: c/o Air Survey Co., Ltd., 3, Grosvenor Gardens, London, S.W.t. T.: Victoria 5903. REA, Squadron Leader Cecil Arthur A.F.C., A.M.I.Mech.E., R.A.F.O.; pilot to Messrs. Poulton and Paul, Ltd.; b. Belfast, 21 May, 1885. Educ.: Rossall School. During War served i n Canadian Infantry, 1914; later R.N.A.S. and R.A.F. Clubs: Junior Army and Navy, R. Aero, R.A.F., Norfolk and Norwich Aero. Add.: 9, The Crescent, Norwich. T.: Norwich 1684.

REES, Group Captain Lionel Wilmot Brabazon V.C., O.B.E., M.C., A.D.C., R.A.F. (ret.); b. Carnarvon, 31 July, 1884. Educ.: Eastbourne College; R.M.A., Woolwich. Entered R. Artillery, 1903; employed with West African Frontier Force, 191314; seconded to R.F.C., 1914; served in France, 191416; on mission to Washington, 191718; permanent commission R.A.F. as Wing Commander, 1919; Deputy Director of Training, Air Ministry, 192526; in command Headquarters, Transjordan and Palestine, 192629; promoted, to present rank, 1925. Retired 1931. Clubs: R.A.F., R. Welsh Yacht.

REES, Group Captain Victor Osbourne O.B.E., R.A.F.; Commanding Home Aircraft Depot since 1932; b. Wandsworth, Surrey, 19 July, 1886. Educ.: Felix College. Served in the Territorials, 191216; transferred to the R.F.C., 1916; instructing at the School of Technical Training, 1917; permanent commission R.A.F. as Squadron Leader, 1919; served in Iraq, 192022, and in 1925; promoted to present rank, 1930. Add.: R.A.F., Henlow Camp, Beds.

REEVE, Flight Lieut. Robert William D.F.C., M.M., R.A.F.O.; instructor to the De Havilland School of Flying since 1925; joined the Herefordshire Regt., 1914; served in Gallipoli; learnt to fly with the R.F.C. in Egypt, 1916; served as an instructor and in Palestine; after the War continued as an instructor in Egypt; posted to No. 1 Squadron in connection with the Peace Conference, 1919; left the service, 1919; pilot to a " joyriding " concern in Scotland, 191923; completed instructor's course at C.F.S. and joined Wm. Beardmore and Co., Ltd.; joined the R.A.F. Reserve 1923. Appointed to the G.A.P.A.N. Panel of Examiners for Instructors Certificate. Club: R. Aero. Add.: De Havilland School of Flying, Hatfield Herts.

REID, Squadron Leader George H. D.F.C., R.A.F. (ret.); Managing Director of Reid and Sigrist, Ltd. Served during the War, 191418; retired 1927. Add.: Reid and Sigrist, Ltd., Canberry Park Road, Kingston-on-Thames. REID, Group Captain George Ranald Macfarlane D.S.O., M.C., R.A.F.; Student at Imperial Defence College; b. Ayrshire, 25 Oct., 1893. Educ.: Malvern. Seconded to the R.F.C., 1915; served in France, 1915-18; with the Army of Occupation on the Rhine, 1918-19; Sudan, 1927-29. Club: Bath. Add.: Bath Club, 34, Dover Street, London, W.I.

REID, Roderick Norman Managing Director of the Accurate Recording Instrument Co., Ltd., Instrument Manufacturers; b. Ceylon, 24 March, 189o. Educ.: Dean Close School, Cheltenham. With the Gloster Aircraft Co., Ltd., during the War; since with The British Aerial Transport Co., Ltd., S. Smith and Sons (M.A.), Ltd., and the British Instrument Co., Add.: " Dingley Dell," Avenue Road, Teddington. T.: Kingston 1707.

REILLY, Group Captain Hugh Lambert D.S.O., R.A.F.; Commanding A. and A.E. Establishment, Martlesham Heath since 1932. b. New Zealand, 18 Oct., 1886. Educ.: Bedford Grammar School; R.M.C., Sandhurst. Entered Indian Army, 1906; instructor Indian Central Flying School, 1913; served in France, Egypt and Iraq in 1914 and 1915; made prisoner of war in Turkey, 1915; served again in Egypt, 1923-25; on headquarters staff, Iraq, 1925-27; served on headquarters Fighting Area, 192729; Air Staff duties, Air Ministry, 1929; holds Croix de Guerre. Add.: c/o Thomas Cook and Son, Berkerley Street, London, W.I.

RELF, Ernest Frederick A. R.C.S.; Superintendent Aerodynamics Dept. of the National Physical Laboratory; b. Beckenham, 2 Oct., 1888. Educ.: R. College of Science. Entered the N.P.L. in 1912. Add.: zoo, Broom Road, Teddington, Middlesex.

RENNIE, John Douglas Chief seaplane designer to the Blackburn Aeroplane and Motor Co., Ltd.; b. io May, 1888. Educ.: Glasgow Academy and University. Served in the R.N.A.S. and R.A.F., 19152o; held various Air Dept. appointments at the admiralty and Air Ministry; chief Technical Officer, Seaplane Experimental Station, Felixstowe; Technical Assistant, R. Aircraft Factory, Farnborough; designer of the " Iris " flying boats, I, II, III and IV, and the monoplane boat " Sydney." Add.: Brougb, East Yorks. T.: Brough 3.

RHODES, Reginald London Director of the Blackburn Aeroplane and Motor Co., Ltd.; b. 1885. Add.: " Pantyles," Gerrards Cross, Bucks; Amberley House, Norfolk Street, Strand, London, W.C.2. T.: Gerrards Cross 695, Temple Bar 4822.

RICARDO, Harry Ralph F.R.S.; Consulting Engineer; b. London, 26 Jan., 1885. Educ.: Rugby; Trinity College, Cambridge. Club: Athenaeum, United University. Add.: Penstone, Lancing Sussex. T.: Lancing 6.

RICE, Wing Commander Edward Arthur Beckton M.C., R.A.F.; Commanding No. 216 Squadron, since 1929; b. Oxford, 19 Dec., 1893. Transferred to the R.F.C., 1915; graduates as a pilot at Central Flying School, 1915; served in France, 1914, 191618; with the Army of Occupation on the Rhine, 191819; permanent commission R.A.F. as Squadron Leader, 1919; served in Iraq, 192022; promoted to present rank, 1928. Add.: No. 216 Squadron, Heliopolis, Egypt.

RICHARD, Major Leslie Fitzroy Chief Aerodrome Officer, Croydon, since 1926; b. Edinburgh, 12 July, 1891. Educ.: Clifton; R.M.A., Woolwich. Commissioned in the R. Artillery, ica; qualified as a pilot, 1914; served in the R.F.C. in France, 1915, severely wounded; later at Hendon and New Romney; C.A.T.O. (3) at Croydon, 1923-24; Air Ministry, 1924-26. Club: R.A.F. Add.: Croydon Aerodrome. T.: Croydon 2720.

RICHARDS, George Tighman M.I.Mech.E., F.R.Ae.S.; Chartered Mechanical Engineer and Senior Lecturer, The Science Museum, S. Kensington; b. Altrincham, Cheshire, 1883. Connected with aviation since 1910; served in R.N.V.R., attached to R.N.A.S., during the War. Add.: 34, Onslow Road, Richmond, Surrey. T.: Richmond 2576; Western 6371 (ext. 234).

RICHARDSON, Edward Gick B.A., Ph.D., D.Sc., M.R.Ae.S., M.Ph.S. engaged in research work on aerodynamics at East London and University Colleges, London; Lecturer, Armstrong College,; b. Watford, is July, 1896. Educ.: Cooper's Company School, Bow, and University College, London. Served in the R.A.F., 191819. Publications: Papers dealing with aerodynamics in Philosophical Magazine and Journal of the Royal Aeronautical Society; two textbooks; awarded special prize for aeronautical research by R. Aeronautical Society, from " Busk Memorial Fund," 1927. Add.: Armstrong College, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

RICKARD, Walter Frederick Director of Rollason, Muir and Ricklard Ltd. b. London 1896. Served during the war 191418 Formed Rollason Aviation Co., in 193o with Capt. Rollason. Add.: Air Port of London, Croydon, Surrey. T.: Fairfield 6186.

RIGBY, night Lieut. Harry Alexander M.C., R.A.A.F. (Reserve); Vice-President of the Australian Aero Club; Manager Aircraft Department, Robert Bryce and Co., Pty., Ltd., representing Aircraft Operating Co. Ltd., Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd., Supermarine Aviation Works, Ltd., Spartan Aircraft Ltd., and General Aircraft Ltd.; b. Melbourne, 2 Nov., 1897. Educ.: Wesley School, Melbourne. Joined the Grahame-White School of Flying, 1915; qualified as a pilot, 1916; since the War, pilot to Shaw Ross and Co., Ltd., and served in the Citizen Air Force, R.A.A.F. Clubs: Naval and Military, Melbourne; Australian Aero (Victoria Section). Add.: 482, Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. T.: Central 456.

RILEY, Alan Incell A.F.C., R.A.F.O.; Instructor to the Delhi Flying Club since 1928; b. London, 9 Dec., 1897. Educ.: Malvern. Served in the R.F.C. from 191619; on London-Paris route as pilot and with Airco, Ltd., 191920; served in the R.A.F., 192328; with Westland Aircraft Works, 1928. Club: R.A.F. Add.: New Delhi, India.

RITCHIE, Archibald C.A.; Hon. Treasurer to the Hong-Kong Flying Club; Director Far East Aviation Co., Ltd.; b. Fife. Educ.: George Watson's College; Edinburgh University. Served during the War with the R. Artillery. Club: Hong-Kong. Add.: c/o Lowe, Bingham and Matthews, Hong-Kong, China.

ROBB, Wing Commander James Milne D.S.O., D.F.C., R.A.F.; attending course at R.N. Staff-College, Greenwich. b. Hexham, 29 Jan., 1895. Educ.: George Watson's College, Edinburgh and Durham University. Transferred from Northumberland Fusiliers to R.F.C., 1916; France 191617 and 191819; Army of Occupation on the Rhine, 1919; permanent commission as Flight Lieut. 1919; Iraq, 192225; Chief Flying Instructor, C.F.S. 19273o; promoted to present rank 1932. Club: R.A.F. Add.: c/o Air Ministry, Kingsway, London, W.C.2.

ROBERTS, Coryton Hugh A.I.A.E., F.I.M.T.; Principal, The College of Aeronautical Engineering, Chelsea; b. London, 15 March, 1889. Educ.: Dulwich; King's College Engineering School. Club: R. Aero. Add.: Sydney Street, Chelsea, London, S.W.3. T.: Flagman 8704.

ROBERTS, Frank Leonard Operating an aircraft company in Australia; b. Bendigo, Australia, 18 Aug., 1896. Educ.: St. Andrew's College, Bendigo. Served during the War with the Australian Flying Corps in Egypt; 191920, pilot to A. V. Roe and Co. at Manchester; carried first authorised aerial mail in Australia, 1920; two years Superintendent Australian Aerial Services. Club: Victoria Section, Australian Aero. Add.: io, Scott Grove, East Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

ROBERTSON, Squadron Leader Brian Kyle David A.F.C., R.A.F.; Chief Workshops Officer, No. 1 Stores Depot since 1932; b. Bristol 25 May 1897. Educ.: Sexey's School, Bruton. First flew with Pizey at Larkhill 1912; transferred to R.F.C. from Gloucester Regt. 1916; served in France 191618; Instructor, C.F.S. 192225; No. 84 (B) Squadron in Iraq 192527. Club: R.A.F. Add.: R.A.F. Club, 128, Piccadilly, London, W.I.

ROBERTSON, Charles Pennycook M.B.E.; Head of the Press Section, Air Ministry, since 1919; b. Blairmore, Argyllshire, 1889. Educ.: Thurso Academy, Thurso. Labour Correspondent Fleet Street before War, N.E.C. National Union of Journalists, and Editor of The Journalist for several years; served with Lovat's Scouts, 1916; 2nd Lieut. and pilot R.F.C., 1917; Lieut. R.A.F., 1918; in charge of the News Section, Intelligence Directorate, Air Ministry, 1918; responsible for Press arrangements of all official air events, including the Schneider Trophy Contest, 1929 and 193i; publicity member of the R.A.F. Display Committee since 1919. Add.: " Struan," The Fairway, North Wembley.

ROBERTSON, Air Commodore Edmund Digby Maxwell D.F.C., R.A.F.; Director of Personal Services, Air Ministry, since 1930; b. Valetta, Malta, 21 March, 1887. Educ.: H.M.S. Britannia. Entered the R. Navy, 1900; Lieut., 1907; R.N.A.S., 1914; commanded H.M.S. Reveira; Staff Officer to Lord Jellicoe on his world tour to advise the Dominions on Naval Defence, 1919; permanent commission R.A.F. as Wing Commander, 1919; commanded School of Naval Cooperation and Aerial Navigation, Calshot, 192o; Deputy Director of Research, Air Ministry, 1921; aviation officer to the Fleet in H.M.S. Revenge 1924; Shanghai Defence Force, 1927 Director of Personal Services, Air Ministry, 193o; promoted to present rank, 1931. Add.: Air Ministry, London, W.C.2.

ROBERTSON, Major F. A. de V. V.D., M.A.(0xon.); b. Dublin, 25 June, 1879. Invalided from Indian Army Reserve after service in France, 1915; entered the R.F.C., 1917; technical officer, R.A.F., attached to the Propaganda Section of Air Ministry, 1918; joined publicity department of A.V. Roe, Ltd., 19192o. Publications: " Aircraft of the World," contributor on aeronautical subjects to Manchester Guardian, Flight, Aircraft (Melbourne), etc. Club: R. Aero. Add.: 41, Station Road, Greenhithe, Kent. T.: Greenhithe 29.

ROBINS, Reverend Percy Donald A.F.C.; Chaplin to The Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators. b. Aldershot, 2 Dec., 1899; Educ.: Farnham Grammar School and Westcott House, Cambridge. Served in R.F.C. and R.A.F. as Ferry pilot 191719; Aircraft Transport and Travel 191920; Instone Air Line, 192124; Imperial Airways, 1924; Vicar of St. George's Church, Leeds. Add.: St. George's Vicarage, Leeds. T.: Leeds, 24484.

ROBINSON, Group Captain Franks Lubbock D.S.O., M.C., D.F.C., A.D.C., R.A.F.; in command R.A.F. Depot, Uxbridge, since 1931; Air Aide-de-Camp to H.M. the King. b. Co. Wicklow, Ireland. Educ.: St. Columba's College, Rathfarnham. Transferred from R. Marine Artillery to R.F.C., 1915; flying instructor, 191517; went to Iraq, No. 63 Squadron, 1918; Inland Area headquarters on return from Iraq, 1921; Camberley Staff College, 192526; Iraq headquarters staff, 192728; in command No. 10 Squadron, Duxford, 1929; Commanded R.A.F. Station, Kenley, 193o Club: R.A.F. Add.: R.A.F., Uxbridge Middlesex.

RODD, Lieut. Commander Patrick Geoffrey Tremayne A.F.R.Ae.S.; R.N. (retd.) b. London, 19 May, 1901. Educ.: R. Naval Colleges, Osborne and Dartmouth; Trinity College, Cambridge. Served during the War in the Mediterranean, 191718; in the Black Sea, 191819; promoted to Lieutenant from Royal Yacht 1923; learnt to fly, 193o; holds pilot's " A " and " B " Licences; fastest time of the day and third, King's Cup Race, 1931. Member of G.A.P.A.N. Clubs: United Service, Bath, R. Corinthian Yacht. Add.: Washington House, Basil Street, London. T.: Kensington 6683.

ROE, Sir A Verdon(See Verdon-Roe.)

ROGERS, Walter R.A.F.O.; pilot to Imperial Airways, Ltd.; b. London, 31 May, 1895. R.A.C. Av. Certif No. 5800. Entered the R.F.C. in 1914, was demobilised in 1920; pilot to Handley Page Transport Co., 1920. Add.: " Le Bourget," Cosdach Avenue, Wallington, Surrey. T.: Wallington, 3304.

ROLINSON, Daniel Technical Officer, Air Ministry since Dec. 1932. b. Liverpool, 4 June, 1897. Educ.: Liverpool College and Liverpool University. Served with Royal Engineers 191719; joined Air Ministry 1924; Airworthiness Department, R.A.E. 192426; A. and A.E.E., Martlesham Heath 192632; Add.: II, Stradbroke Road, Ipswich.

ROLLASON, William Arthur Director of Rollason, Muir and Rickard. Served during the War, 191519; R. Fusiliers, R.F.C. and R.A.F. Club: Sussex Aero. Add.: Air Port of London, Croydon, Surrey. T.: Fairfield 6186.

ROSE, night Lieut. Geoffrey R.A.F.O.; Proprietor, Pan-Aero Pictures, Canterbury; b. Bedford, 27 Dec., 1897. Served during the War in the R.N.A.S. and R.A.F.; since held commission as Flying Officer for five years; pilot to Imperial Airways, Ltd. Club: R. Aero. Add.: 7, St. George's Place, Canterbury, Kent, 7'.: Canterbury 307.

ROSE, Flight Lieut. Thomas D.F.C., R.A.F.O.; formerly pilot to Anglo-American Oil Co.; member of the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators; b. Chilbolton, Hants, 27 Jan., 1895. Educ.: King's College School. Served during the War in R.F.C. and R.A.F. Club: R. Aero.

ROSS, Major Andrew Alexander O.B.E., A.F.R.Ae.S., M.I.A.E., M. Iron and Steel Inst.; Principal Technical Officer (Engines), Directorate of Technical Development, Air Ministry; b. Devonport, 14 June, 1884. Joined A.I.D. April, 1914; 10 years as Assistant Chief Inspector of Engines. Add.: Air Ministry, Adastral House Kingsway, London, W.C.2. T.: Holborn 3434.

ROSS, Hector William Commercial pilot in Australia; b. Sydney, Australia. Educ.: Sydney Grammar School. Served during the War with the R.F.C. and Australian Flying Corps, 1916-19; later with the Australian Civilian Air Force. Clubs: Aero of New South Wales, Tattersalls, Australian Automobile. Add.: II, Brody Street, Croydon, Sydney, Australia. T.: Sydney U.J.553o•

ROSS, James Stirling C.B., C.B.E., M.A.; Principal Assistant Secretary, Air Ministry; b. 5 Aug., 1877. Educ.: Royal High School, Edinburgh; Edinburgh University; Balliol College, Oxford. Served in the War Office, secretarial and finance departments, 190018; joined Air Ministry, 1918; Director of Accounts, Air Ministry, 192130. Club.: Caledonian. Add.: Chumleigh, Nether Street, London, N.3. T.: Finchley 2340.

ROSS, Air Commodore Robert Peel D.S.O., A.F.C., R.A.F.; b. Tamworth, Stafford, 29 May, 1888. Educ.: H.M.S. Britannia. Entered the R. Navy, 1903; transferred to the R.F.C., Naval Wing, 1913; served in H.M.S. Engadine, 191415; on antisubmarine and patrol duties in home waters during the War; served in Italy 1918; permanent commission R.A.F. as Wing Commander, 1919; promoted to present rank, 1931. Add.: Druim, Inverness.

ROYAL, Albert Alfred Managing Director of the General Aircraft Co., Ltd., of Australia. Served for two and a half years during the War with the Australian Imperial Forces. Club: Tattersalls, Sydney, Australia.

ROYCE, Sir Frederick Henry Bt., O.B.E., M.I.M.E., M.I.E.E., M.I.A.E.; Engineer-in-chief and Director of Rolls Royce, Ltd., aero engine and motor car manufacturers; Director and Consulting Engineer, Royce, Ltd.; b. Alwalton 1863. Educ.: Croydon British School. Engaged during the War on the design and construction of aero engines and armoured car chassis. Add.: " Elmstead," West Wittering, Chichester, Sussex. T.: West Wittering 53.

RUDORF, C. C. George Ph.D., B.Sc.; Dept. Manager to British Celanese, Ltd.; b. London, 5 July, 1881. Educ.: London University, Leipzig University, Breslau. On Aeronautical Inspection Directorate in charge of laboratories, and later Inspector of Materials, 191628; Chairman of many B.E.S.A. committees dealing with nonmetallic materials. Add.: 46, Lanchester Road, Highgate, N.6. T.: Tudor 2407.

RUMBOLD, Louis Arthur Designer of furniture for Aircraft. b. London, 13 Jan., 1896. Educ.: Secondary School. Served during the war with R.A. O.C. and R.A.F. Proprietor of L.A. Rumbold and Co., manufacturers of featherweight furniture and upholstery for aircraft. Add.: 3 Park Chase, Wembley, Middlesex. T.: Wembley 1961.

RUNCIMAN, Squadron Leader Walter Leslie A.A.F.; Commanding No. 6o7 (County of Durham) (B) Squadron since 1930. b. 1900. Add.: Sydenham House, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

RUSSELL, Colonel Charles Francis (ret.); b. Dublin, 1896. Educ.: Salesian College, Farnborough. Served in R.F.C. from 1916 to end of War; carried out aerial survey work in Northern Canada, 191920; organised Irish Free State Air Corps and commanded from 192226; retired 1927; organised Irish Aero Club; founded Irish Airways, Ltd.—a company to operate a daily air service between Dublin and London. Club: Irish Aero, Dublin. T.: Clondalkin 22.

RUSSELL, Captain The Hon. Leopold Oliver Private owner of Moth G.—AARI; b. Milton Ernest, Beds., 26Jan., 1907. Educ.: Eton. Clubs: Marlborough, Bath. Add.: Oakley House, Bedford.

RUSSELL, Wing Commander John Cannan D.S.O., R.A.F.; Air Staff Headquarters, Palestine, since 1931; b. Kirkcudbright, 6 March, 1895. Educ.: Fettes College, Edinburgh. Transferred from the R. Engineers to the R.F.C., 1915; served in France, 1915, in France and with the Army of Occupation on the Rhine, 191619; permanent commission, R.A.F. as Flight Lieut, 1919; in India, 191920; promoted to Squadron Leader, 1922, and to present rank, 1930; holds Belgian Croix de Guerre and Belgian Order of Leopold. Add.: R.A.F., Jerusalem.

RUSSELL, Flight Lieut. Norbert Marie Sackville Until recently Test Pilot and Chief Instructor, Redwing School of Flying and Surrey Aero Club. b. Caterham, 15 Aug., 1898. Educ.: Cotton Hall, North Staffs. Learnt to fly, 1916; served in the R.N.A.S. on patrol work and as an experimental pilot at Gosport, 191618; in Russia, 1919; in Ireland, 192021; chief flying instructor, R.A.F., Calshot, 192426; served in Iraq, 192628; retired from the R.A.F., 1928. Add.: Gatwick Aerodrome, Lowfield Heath, Surrey.

RYDER, Colonel C. H. D. C.B., C.I.E., D.S.O.; Survey adviser to the Air Survey Co., Ltd., since 193o; b. St. Servan, Brittany, 28 June, 1868. Educ.: Cheltenham. Served in China, Tibet and the Great War; Chairman of the Air Survey Co., Ltd., 192430. Late Surveyor General of India. Club: E.I.U.S. Add.: Stockwood, Camberley. T.: Camberley 299.

RYNEVELD, Sir P. Van (See Van Ryneveld.)

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