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Note: This is a sub-section of 1933 Who's Who in British Aviation

CADDELL, General W. B. Director in charge of Sales Department, Vickers (Aviation) Ltd. Add.: Vickers House, Broadway, Westminster, London,; 42, The Avenue, Beckenham. T.: Beckenham 2636.

CAHILL, Hugh Managing Director Iona National Airways, Ltd.; b. Dublin. Add.: Prospect Lodge Glasneuir, Dublin. T.: Dublin 22586.

CALLAWAY, Wing Commander William Bertram A.F.C., R.A.F.; Deputy Directorate of Staff Duties since 1930; b. Gillingham, Kent, 15 Oct., 1889. Educ.: Tollington Park College. Transferred from the R. Navy to the R.N.A.S., 1916; served with seaplane units until 1919; assisted in preparation of R.A.F. Section of Imperial War Museum, 1920; since at the Admiralty, R.A.F. College, R.A.F. Calshot, and in H.M.S. Furious and Eagle passed Army Staff College Course, 1927; promoted to present rank, 1926. Add.: Air Ministry, London, W.C.Z.

CAMM, Sydney F.R.Ae.S.; Chief Designer to the H. G. Hawker Engineering Co., Ltd.; b. Windsor, 5 Aug., 1893. Add.: " Firle," Sugden Road, Thames Ditton. T.: Emberbrook 1084.

CAMPBELL, Sir Malcolm M.B.E.; b. II March, 1885. Educ.: Uppingham. One of the first Englishmen to leave the ground in a heavier-than-air machine; built his first aeroplane 1909; served during the War, 191418; transferred from the R. West Kent Regiment to the R.F.C., 1915; holds the world's land speed record; owner of private aeroplanes; flew to Sahara, 1928. Clubs: R.A.F., R. Thames Yacht, R. Automobile. Add.: 6, Old Bond Street, London, W.I.; Povey Cross, Hookwood, Horley, Surrey. T.: Regent 1282; Horley 159.

CAMPBELL, Thomas Wight R.A.F.O.; Test Pilot and instructor to Bristol Aero. Co., Ltd.; b. BerwickonTweed, 25 Feb., 1900. Educ.: Berwick Grammar School and R.A.E. Technical School. Served in R.A.F. /91819; test pilot R.A.E., 191923; passed C.F.S. Instructors' Course, 1932 member of Panel of Examiners for Instructors G.A.P.A.N. Club: Bristol and Wessex Aero. Add.: c/o Bristol Aero. Co., Ltd., Bristol.

CAMPBELLORDE, Alan Colin A.F.C., R.A.F.O.; Chief Test Pilot, Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft, Ltd.; b. Ardrishaig, Argyll, 4 Oct., 1898. Educ.: Sherborne. Served from 191619 in R.N.A.S. and R.A.F. in Belgium; with Aircraft Transport and Travel, Ltd., 191920; instructor to the Chinese Government at Peking, 192123; joined Sir W. G Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft, Ltd., 1924. Club: R.A.F. Add.: 17, Warwick Place, Leamington, Warwickshire.

CAMPBELLSHAW, Donald Pilot to Isle of Man Air Lines since 1932; b. Staffordshire, 1905. Left Navy 1924; served in R.A.F., 192428; pilot to late Sir Sefton Brancker; test pilot Civilian Aircraft Co.; manager Fairchild Aircraft Ltd., in Montreal, 193o. Club: R. Aero. Add.: Hawthornes, Wombourne, Staffs. T.: Wolverhampton 642.

CANDY, Squadron Leader John Geoffrey Sadler D.F.C., R.A.F.; Engineer Staff Officer, Air Ministry; b. Froyle, Hants, 19 Feb., 1897. Educ.: Lancing; Christ's College, Cambridge. Served 191618 with R.F.C. and R.A.F. at home and in France; experimental flying, 19182o; test flying, 192o21; engineering training, 192123; instructor, Halton, 192324; engineering duties, Iraq and Egypt, 192429. Club: R.A.F. Add.: East Kingston, near Littlehampton, Sussex. T.: Rustington 49.

CANTRILL, John Conway R.A.F.O.; Aviation Representative to Cellon, Ltd. Served in the R.F.C. and R.A.F. during the War; transferred to the R.A.F. Reserve, 1924. Club: R. Aero. Add.: Cellon Works, Kingston-on-Thames. T.: Kingston 6o61.

CAPLE, Alfred Henry M.I.Ae.E., A.M.V.T.C.; Chief Designer to CirrusHermes Engineering Co., Ltd.; b. Bristol, 8 March, 1886. Add.: " Carandi,' Osmond Gardens, Wallington, Surrey.

CAPON, Robert Stanley O. B. E. , B.A., F. R. Ae. S.; Superintendent Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, since 1927; b. Liverpool, 1886. Educ.: Liverpool College, St. John's, Oxford. Served in R.F.C. and R.A.F., 191518; Chief Technical Officer, Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment, Martlesham Heath, 192427. Add.: " Talacre," Shortheath, Farnham, Surrey. T.: Aldershot 361.

CAPREOL, Erskine Leigh Test pilot to De Havilland Aircraft of Canada, Ltd., since 1928; b. Ottawa Canada, 17 Sept., 1898. Served with the Canadian Expeditionary Force in France, 191517; learnt to fly at Yatesbury, 1917; remained in the R.F.C. and R.A.F. until 1920; granted a commission in the R. Canadian Air Force, 1927; served as an instructor until 1928; resigned commission 1928. Add.: c/o The De Havilland Aircraft of Canada, Ltd., 372, Bay Street, Toronto 2, Ontario. T.: Adelaide 4162.

CARBERRY, John Evans Private owner of aircraft; b. Ireland, May, 1892. Educ.: Osborne Naval College and Leipzig, Germany. Holder of " B " Licence and 2nd Class Navigator's Licence; served in R.N.A.S. during the War. Club: R. Aero. Add.: Pebble Beach, California and Nyeri, Kenya Colony.

CARDIGAN, Chandos Sidney Cedric Blundell-Brace, Earl of Private owner; b. London, 26 Jan., 1904. Educ.: Eton and Christ Church, Oxford. Contributor to daily papers; took " A " Licence, 1930. Add.: Savernake Forest, Marlborough, Wilts.

CARINGTON, Major Charles Molyneux M.C.; Director and General Manager to K.L.G. Sparking Plugs, Ltd., since 1918; b. London, 12 March, 1886. Educ.: Marlborough, Seafield Park. Granted pilot's certificate No. 1700 at Etampes, France, July, 1914; served in France in the R.F.C., 191416; at Air Ministry, 191618. Clubs: R.A.F., R. Automobile. Add.: Ladder Stile Cottage, Kingston Hill, Surrey. T.: Kingston 0778.

CARMICHAEL, Group Captain George Ivan D.S.O., A.F.C., R.A.F.; H.Q. Fighting Area since 1932; b. Kingstown, Ireland, 24 Aug., 1888. Educ.: United Services College, Westward Ho; R.M.A., Woolwich. R.A.C. Av. Certif. No. 315; commissioned R. Artillery, 19o8; attached R.F.C., 1912; served in France, 191417; permanent commission R.A.F. as Wing Commander, 1919; served in Ireland, 191920; Egypt, 192122; Air Ministry, 192327; India, 192829; Iraq, 1930; graduate of Staff College Quetta; promoted to present rank, 1929. Club: R.A.F. Add.: H.Q. Fighting Area, R.A.F. Uxbridge, Middlesex.

CARR, Squadron Leader Charles Roderick D.F.C., A.F.C., R.A.F.; Chief Instructor No. 4 Flying Training School since 1929; b. New Zealand, 31 Aug., 1891. Educ.: Fielding Public School and Wellington College, New Zealand. Trooper with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force prior to transfer to the R.N.A.S. as Flight Sub-Lieut., 1915; served in France, 191618; in North Russian Expeditionary Force, isag; unemployed list, 1919; short service commission, R.A.F., 1922; permanent commission as Flight Lieut., 1926; promoted to present rank, 1928. Add.: R.A.F., Abou Sueir, Egypt.

CARROLL, Albert Daniel Leo R.A.F.O.; chief pilot to Gravesend Aviation, Ltd.; b. London, 8 June, 1899. Educ.: St. Patricks. Served during the War in the R.F.C. and R.A.F. from 1917; transferred to the Reserve, 1922; now giving flying instruction; inventor of the Carroll Course and Drift Indicator; holder of civil instructor's, pilot's " B " and 2nd Class Navigator's Licences. Add.: c/o Barclays Bank, Feltham, Middlesex.

CARTER, Benjamin Charles F.R.Ae.S., M.I.Mech.E.; Senior Scientific Officer, R. Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough; b. Portsmouth, 21 July, 1887. In technical section R.N.A.S. early part of the War; since engaged in engine development and research, particularly torsional vibration in engines. Add.: Kingley Vale, Lancaster Avenue, Farnham, Surrey.

CARTER, Flight Lieutenant Guy Lloyd R.A.F.; seconded for duty with the Iraq Air Force; b. Carnarvon, 5 Nov., 1899. Educ.: Berkhampstead School and Shrewsbury School. Commissioned in R.N.A.S., 1917; France, 1918; prisoner of War, 1917; North Russian Expeditionary Force, 1919; permanent commission as Flying Officer, 1920; instructor, R.A.F. Cadet College, 192428; A.D.C. to Air Officer Commanding R.A.F., Iraq, 192830; Club: R.A.F. Add.: Ministry of Defence, Baghdad.

CARTER, Robert Limbert A.R.Ae.S.I.; Proprietor of International Commercial and Technical Intelligence Bureau. b. Leyland, Lanes., 21 Aug. 1898. Educ.: Harris Technical School, Preston. Served as pilot in R.F.C. and R.A.F. 191719; Design staff of English Electric Co. and Supermarine Aviation Works; cofounder of Hampshire Aero Club 1926; Publicity Dept., Imperial Airways 192730; Manager, Aviation Dept., Ford Motor Co. 193032; Club: Hampshire Aero. Add.: 7, Duppas Road, Croydon, Surrey. T.: Fairfield 4938.

CASPAREUTHUS, Captain Rhinhold Ferdinand Pilot to Imperial Airways, Ltd.; b. Paarl, South Africa, 9 Sept., 1899. Educ.: South African College School. Served in France in the R.F.C., 191719; in the South African Air Force, 192329; pilot on the first experimental military airmail service from Capetown to Durban, 1925; pilot on the first commercial airmail service from Capetown to Port Elizabeth, to Durban to Johannesburg; made solo flight from London to Capetown in 8i days, 1930. Add.: c/o Imperial Airways, Ltd., Capetown, South Africa. T.: Capetown Central 4821.

CATHCARTJONES, Lieut. Owen R. Marines; b. London, 5 June, 1900. Educ.: R. Naval College. Learnt to fly, 1924; pilot in H.M.S. Hermes, Eagle, Argus and Courageous, -; first fighter pilot to make deck landing at night; served in China, 1926, and Palestine, 1929; Air Liaison Intelligence Officer Jerusalem, 1929; left H.M. service, 1930, and became personal pilot to the late Lieut. Commander Glen Kidston, R.N., with whom made flight round Europe, 1930, and record flight from London to Capetown in 6 days II hours, 1931; holds record time for flight from London to Paris, 72 mins. Clubs: R. Aero, Hanworth. Add.: Tudor Court, Hanworth, Middlesex. T.: Feltham 282.

CATTON, William Edward Engineer and instructor to the Fort William Aero Club; b. York, 26 April, 1899. Educ.: Worksop College. Served in the R.F.C. and R.A.F., 191720. Add.: Royal Edward Hotel, Fort William, Ontario, Canada.

CAUNTER, Cyril Francis Sales Manager for Pobjoy Airmotors, Ltd. b. Ilford, Essex, 1899. Educ.: Douai and City and Guilds Engineering College. Served in R.F.A. in France, 1918; in R.A.F., 192328. Publications: " Light Aero Engines," " The TwoCycle Engine." Club: Liverpool Aero. Add.: 101, Heygarth Road, Eastham, Cheshire.

CAVEBROWNECAVE, Air Commodore Henry Meyrick D.S.O., D.F.C., R.A.F.; Director of Technical Development, Air Ministry; b. Streatham, 1 Feb., 1887. Educ.: Dulwich. Entered R. Navy, 1903; permanent commission R.A.F. as Wing Commander, 1919. Club: R.A.F. Add.: Air Ministry, London, W.C.2.

CAVEBROWNECAVE, Wing Commander Thomas Reginald C.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.N.A., F.R.Ae.S., R.A.F. (ret.); Professor of Engineering, University College, Southampton. Educ.: Dulwich College. Engineer Officer, R. Navy, 190113; transferred to R.N.A.S., 1913; in charge of technical matters connected with airships, 191318; later on research work for Admiralty and Air Ministry; lectured at Imperial College of Science, South Kensington, 1921; lectured to R. Aeronautical Society on several occasions. Clubs: R.A.F., Junior Army and Navy. Add.: University College, Southampton, Hants.

CHADWICK, Roy Chief Designer to A. V. Roe and Co., Ltd. Add.: c/o A. V. Roe and Co., Ltd., Newton Heath, Manchester.

CHAMBERS, Alfred Eustace A.M.Inst.C.E.; Director of SaundersRoe, Ltd., Spartan Aircraft, Ltd., and Metal Propellers, Ltd.; b. London, Feb., 1874. Educ.: University College School. Vice-President Institute of Petroleum Technologists. Clubs: Conservative, Bath. Add.: 53, Parliament Street, London, S.W.I. T.: Whitehall 7271.

CHAMIER, Air Commodore John Adrian C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., O.B.E., R.A.F. (ret.); late Director of Vickers (Aviation), Ltd., and Supermarine Aviation Works; Ltd.; b. 1883. Educ.: St. Paul's, R.M.C., Sandhurst. Served in Somaliland, 1904; during the War, 1914-18; Director of Technical Development, Air Ministry, 1927-28. Add.: 9, Foulis Terrace, London, S.W.7. T.: Kensington 5761.

CHAMPION DE CRESPIGNY, Wing Commander Hugh Vivian M.C., D.F.C., R.A.F.; Commanding No. 2 (Indian) Wing, Risalpur, India; b. Australia, 8 April, 1897. Gazetted as 2nd Lieut. to the R.F.C., 1915; commanded No. 29 Squadron, 1917, No. 65 Squadron, 191819; permanent commission R.A.F., 1919; served in India, 191923 and 1928 to date; promoted to present rank, 1930; in command No. 39 Squadron, 1925-30; holds French Croix de Guerre. Club: R.A.F. Add.: R.A.F., Risalpur, India.

CHARLEY, Captain Leslie William O.B.E., M.A.; Aviation Department of the Palmer Tyre Company Ltd. since 1932; b. Birmingham, 12 Feb., 1889. Served in R. Warwickshire Regiment, 191415; intelligence work in France, 191518; Economic Liaison Officer, French G.Q.G., 1919; commercial advisor to the Allied Administrator of Danzig, 1920; on InterAllied Rhineland Commission, 1921; Assistant Director, Department of Commerce and Industry, Palestine Government, 192224; foreign representative of Gloster Aircraft Co., until 1932. Clubs: R. Aero, Overseas, Anglo-German, Pinner Golf. Add.: Cleeve Lodge, Eastcote, Ruislip, Middlesex. T.: Pinner 395.

CHASELING, Eric Herbert A.M.I.Ae.E.; Aviation Officer, Atlantic-Union Oil Co., Melbourne; b. Albury, N.S.W., 5 Oct., 1896. Served during the War in the Australian Imperial Forces; learnt to fly, 1918; qualified as an instructor, 1931; instructor to Australian National Airways School of Flying, 1931; holds the following Australian records: Melbourne to Sydney (446 miles), 2 hrs. 44 mins. Melbourne to Launceston (284 miles), 1 hr. 58 mins.; Launceston to Hobart (96 miles), 36 mins. Clubs: Australian Aero, Port Hacking Power Boat. Add.: 6, Kermith Flats, Glenferrie Road, Hawthorne, Melbourne, Australia. T.: Hawthorne 3019.

CHATER, Eric Harold Chief Instructor to the Victorian Aero Club since 1931; b. 31 May, 1896. Educ.: St. John's College, Hurstpierpoint. Served during the War in the Norfolk Regt., R.F.C. and R.A.F., 191519; pilot to West Australian Airways, Ltd., 192431. Add.: Australian Aero Club, Collins Street, Melbourne, Australia.

CHATTAWAY, Captain H. W. A.F.C.; Aerodrome Officer, Croydon Aerodrome. Served in the R.F.C. and R.A.F. from 191719; with Air Transport and Travel Co., Ltd., 1919; Instone Air Line, 192022; in the Department of Civil Aviation since 1922. Add.: Croydon Aerodrome.

CHICHESTER, Francis C. O.B.E.; b. N. Devon, 1901. Educ.: Marlborough. Emigrated to New Zealand, 1919; director Goodwin Chichester Aviation Co., Ltd; learnt to fly at Brooklands, 1929; made record solo flight England-Australia, 1929; first E. to W. solo crossing Tasman, 1931; Australia-Japan and world's first long distance solo, 1931; awarded Johnston Memorial Trophy for aerial navigation, 193o31; fellow of G.A.P.N. Publications: " Solo to Sydney," " Seaplane Solo." Add.: Lower Hutt, New Zealand.

CHORLTON, Allan Ernest Leofric C.B.E., M.P., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E.; technical specialist on internal combustion engines; b. 1874. Director of General Aircraft, Co., Trinidad Leaseholds. Add.: 55, Lower Belgrave Street, London, S.W.I.

CHURCHILL, The Rt. Hon. Winston Leonard Spencer P.C., M.P.; b. 3o Nov., 1874. Secretary of State for Air, 191821. Clubs: Athenaeum, Turf, Carlton. Add.: Chartwell Manor, Westerham, Kent.

CIERVA, J. De La (See De La Cierva.)

CLAPHAM, Geoffrey A.F.C. " B " Licence Pilot; b. Keighley, 4 July, 1897. Educ.: Privately. Served during War in Infantry and R.F.C. Add.: Hooton Park, Wirral, Cheshire. T.: Hooton 148.

CLARKE, Thomas Wigston Kinglake B.A., F.R.Ae.S., A.M.I.C.E.; on the staff of the R. Aircraft Establishment since 1912; b. Marshfield, Glos., 1872. Educ.: Bath College Caius College, Cambridge. Dangerously wounded in the South African War, 1900; under the name of T. W. K. Clarke and Co. started the first aeronautical works in this country, 190612 elected to the Council of the R. Aeronautical Society of Great Britain, 1911, resigned 1913; inventor of " Clarke's Flyers," etc.; author of various scientific papers; awarded Bronze Medal of R. Aeronautical Society, 1932. Add.: " Lindley," Salisbury Road, Farnborough, Hants.

CLARKHALL, Air Vice-Marshal Robert Hamilton C.M.G., D.S.O., R.A.F.; Air Officer Commanding Coastal Area since 1931; b. Chelsea, 21 June, 1883. Educ.: H.M.S. Britannia: R.A.C. Av. Certif. No. 127. Entered the R. Navy, 1897; appointed to the R.N.A.S. and became Squadron Commander, 1913; served at the Dardanelles in H.M.S. Ark Royal, 1915; Wing Commander in France, 1917; permanent commission R.A.F. as Wing Commander, 1919; since served at the R.A.F. Staff College, in Egypt, and in command of the Mediterranean Group; promoted to present rank, 1929; Director of Equipment, 19293i; holds the French Legion of Honour. Club: United Service.

CLARKSON, Flight Lieut. Christopher R.A.F.O.; Aviation Manager, Selfridge Aviation Department, since 1931; b. Dunsfold, Surrey, 2 Oct., 1901. Educ.: Lancing. Short service commission, R.A.F., 192429; No. 58 Squadron, 192426; instructor, Central Flying School, 192629; test work, 192931. Clubs: R.A.F., R. Aero. Add.: Church House, Old Windsor. T.: Windsor 984.

CLIFFORD, Albert Edward Instructor and Chief Engineer to the Delhi Flying Club; b. London, 20 April, 1899. Educ.: Victory School, London. Engineer to Airco, Ltd., 1915; in the R.N.A.S., 191619; later with Handley Page, Ltd., and London Flying Club. Club: Add.: New Delhi, India. T.: New Delhi 2885.

CLIMIE, Percy Richmond Secretary of Canterbury Aero Club, New Zealand; b. Lower Hutt, N.Z., 2 Nov., 1884. Educ.: Wellington College. Club: Canterbury Aero. Add.: c/o Canterbury Aero Club, Christchurch, N.Z.

COBBY, Squadron Leader Arthur Henry D.S.O., D.F.C., R. Australian A.F.; Commanding No. 3 Squadron, R.A.A.F.; b. Melbourne, 26 Aug., 1894. Educ.: University College, Brighton, Australia. Served in No. 4 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, 191619; absorbed into the R.A.A.F., 1921. Clubs: Naval and Military, and Amateur Sports, Melbourne. Add.: No. 3 Squadron, R.A.A.F., Richmond, New South Wales. T.: Windsor 71.

COBHAM, Sir Alan John K.B.E. (cr. 1926), A.F.C.; Aviation Consultant; Life Director of Alan Cobham, Aviation, Ltd.; b. London, 6 May, 1894. Served in R.F.C. 191718; started civilian flying 1919, on joy riding and commercial aerial photography; joined De Havilland Aircraft Co., 1921; made a tour round Europe; made tour of Northern Africa and Southern Europe, 1922; awarded Britannia Trophy, 1923 and 1924; piloted the late Sir Sefton Brancker to Rangoon and back, 1924; flew from London to Capetown and back, 1925; took same machine as used on Indian and African tours to Australia and back, 1926; in King's Cup Race, 3rd, 1922, 2nd 1923, 1st 1924 won International Traffic Competition at Gothenburg, 1923; started Municipal Aerodrome Campaign, 1927; tour round Africa in " Singapore " flying boat, 23,000 miles, 192728. Publications: " Skyways," " My Flight to the Cape and Back," " With Cobham to Australia and Back," " Twenty Thousand Miles in a Flying Boat "; produced travel films, " With Cobham to the Cape and Back," " With Cobham Round Africa." Clubs: R.A.F., R. Aero. Add.: Little Park Hill, Bletchingley, Surrey. T.: Caterham 700. T.A.: Ayjaycob.

COCHRANPATRICK, Major Charles Kennedy D.S.O., M.C., F.R.G.S., A.F.R.Ae.S., R.B.; Managing Director of the Aircraft Operating Co., of Africa (Pty.) Ltd.; Director of the Aircraft Operating Co.; b. Edinburgh, 1896. Served with R.F.C. and R.A.F. during the War; at the end of the War in charge of aerial fighting training at Air Ministry; went to South America, 1921, as manager of a commercial aerial survey; since has undertaken surveys in Burma, England, Iraq, South Africa; at present in Africa. Club: R.A.F. Add.: 8, New Square, Lincoln's Inn, London; " Little Kendalls," Radlett, Herts., and 35, Usshers Industrial Sites, Sauer Street Extension, Johannesburg, S.A.

COHEN, Roland Hon. Secretary, Witbank Flying Club, Transvaal, since inauguration in 1928; b. Barberton, Transvaal, 16 Feb., 1895. Educ.: Pretoria. During the War served in German SouthWest Africa and in France; in the R.F.C. and R.A.F., 191719; recommenced flying, 1929; serving on the Special Reserve of Flying Officers, South African Air Force. Clubs: Whitbank Flying, Johannesburg Light Plane. Add.: Phoenix Buildings, Escombe Street, Witbank, Transvaal, South Africa. T.: Witbank 173. COLE, Wing Commander Adrian Trevor M.C., D.F.C., R. Australian A.F.; Commanding R.A.A.F. Station, Laverton; b. Melbourne, 19 June, 1895. Educ.: Church of England Schools, Geelong and Melbourne. Served in Palestine and France with the Australian Flying Corps, 191618; subsequent service with the R.A.A.F. as Director of Training and acting Air Member of the Air Board for Personnel and commanding R.A.F. Station, Point Cooke. Add.: R.A.A.F. Station, Laverton, Victoria, Australia. T.: Williamstown 602 and 666.

COLEMAN, wing Commander Francis Henry D.S.O., R.A.F.; Commanding No. Ioi (B) Squadron, R.A.F.; b. Guernsey, 17 Aug., 1895. Educ.: Elizabeth College, Guernsey. Transferred to R.F.C. and learnt to fly, 1915; during the War served in France, as instructor in England, and in Iraq; returned from Iraq, 1919; served again Iraq, 192328; commanded station H.Q., Northolt, 1928. Add.: No. Ioi (B) Squadron, R.A.F., Andover, Hants.

COLLETT, Squadron Leader Stanley Beresford A.A.F.; Commanding No. 600 (City of London) (Bomber) Squadron, A.A.F., since 1931; b. Dulwich, 27 Nov., 1896. Educ.: Bishops Stortford College. Transferred from Durham Light Infantry to R.F.C., 1917; served in France, 191718; resigned from R.A.F., 1921; joined Auxiliary Air Force, 1926; holds French Croix de Guerre. Club: R.A.F. Add.: 62, Gordon Place, Kensington, W.B. T.: Western 6794.

COLLIER, John D.F.C. Instructor to Norfolk and Norwich Aero Club; b. Nottingham, 2 Sept., 1898. Educ. Uppingham. Served during War with R.F.C. in France and Belgium. Club: Norfolk and Norwich Aero. Add.: Brooke, Norfolk. T.: Brooke 26.

COLLISHAW, Wing Commander Raymond D.S.O., O.B.E., D.S.C., D.F.C., R.A.F.; Commanding R.A.F. Station, Bircham Newton; b. Canada, 22 Nov., 1893. Educ.: Naval College, Canada. Served in the Canadian Fishery Protection Service, 190815; entered the R.N.A.S., 1915; in France, 191618; destroyed 6o enemy aircraft during the War; posted to Egypt, 1919; on South Russian Expedition, 191920; served in Iraq, 192123; graduated R.A.F. Staff College, 1925; Senior Officers' Technical Course, Portsmouth, 1930; Senior R.A.F. officer H.M.S. Courageous, 192932; promoted to present rank, 1929; holds French Croix de Guerre, Russian Order of St. Anne and St. Stanislas. Clubs: R. Aero, R.A.F., United Service. Add.: Headquarters Royal Air Force, Bircham Newton, Kings Lynn.

COLSON, Lieut. Commander Charles Neville R.N. (ret.); Assistant Editor of " Flight " since 1929; b. Pembroke Dock, 1899. Educ.: Dover College, R.N. Colleges Osborne and Dartmouth, Peterhouse College, Cambridge. Served as observer during War in North Sea, Mediterranean, Atlantic and Baltic; with Westland Aircraft Works, 192529; on staff of " The Aeroplane," 1929; holds Pilot's " A " Licence and Ground Engineer's " A " and " B " Licences. Clubs: R. Aero, R.N.F.C. Add.: 44, St. Georges Square, London, S.W.I. T.: Victoria 1136.

COMPER, Flight Lieut. Nicholas A.F.R.Ae.S., R.A.F. (ret.); Joint Managing Director of Comper Aircraft Co., Ltd.; b. London, 29 April, 1897. Educ.: Dulwich College. R.A.C. Av. Certif. No. 3083. Served in the R.F.C. and R.A.F., 191618; founded Cranwell and Felixstowe Light Aeroplane Clubs; designer of the C.L.A.2, C.L.A.3 and C.L.A.4; C.L.A.2 won the Lympne Reliability Trial, 1924; C.L.A.3 won the International Scratch Speed Race for light aeroplanes at Lympne, 1925. Clubs: R. Aero, Liverpool Aero. Add.: Hooton Park Aerodrome, Hooton, Wirral, Cheshire. T.: Hooton 166.

CONINGHAM, Wing Commander Arthur D.S.O., M.C., D.F.C., A.F.C., R.A.F.; Air Staff Officer, Khartoum, since 1932; b. Brisbane, Queensland, 19 Jan., 1897. Educ.: Wellington College, New Zealand. Served with New Zealand Forces, Samoa, Gallipoli, 191416; entered R.F.C. 1916; served in France with R.F.C. 191619; served at Central Flying School, 192022; proceeded Iraq, 1922; at Headquarters, Egypt, 1924; commanded first Nigerian Flight, 1925; East Africa and Sudan, 1926; Senior Officers' School, Sheerness, 1926; R.A.F. College, 192630; Central Flying School, 1930. Clubs: R.A.F., R. Aero, R. Corinthian Yacht. Add.: R.A.F., Khartoum, Sudan.

CONNOLLY, James Valentine B.E., A.R.Ae.S.I.; Hon. Secretary R. Aeronautical Society, Australian Branch since 1930; b. Sydney, 24 Oct., 1907. Educ.: St. Aloysius College and Sydney University. Served in Citizen Air Force, 192529; hon. handicapper Aero Club of N.S.W. Club: New South Wales Aero. Add.: 792, New South Head Road, Rose Bay, Sydney, N.S.W.

COOK, Captain Norman Richard D.S.C.; Commercial pilot; b. StokeonTrent, 12 April, 1894. Educ.: Privately. Served in R.N.A.S. and R.A.F., 191520; Moplah Rebellion, 1922; holds South African " B " Licence and Instructor's Licence. Club: Country, Pretoria. Add.: " Craigmillar," Pretoria, South Africa. T.: 1267 Pretoria. COOKE, Wing Commander Gilbert George Herbert D.S.C., A.F.C., R.A.F.; Fleet Aviation Officer to Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean Fleet since 1931; b. Kent, 28 March, 1886. Educ.: Kings School, Rochester; H.M.S. Britannia. Entered the R. Navy as a midshipman, 1902; transferred to the R.N.A.S., 1917; permanent commission R.A.F. as Flight Lieut., 1919; flew the R.34 to America and back; since served in Iraq with armoured cars; promoted to present rank, 1925. Add.: R.A.F., Valletta, Malta.

COOKE, J. R. Ashwell(See AshwellCooke.)

COOPER, Wing Commander Arnold Richard Charles R.A.F. (ret.); Secretary to the Aero Club of India and Burma; b. 23 June, 1883. Served during the War, 191418, in the 2nd Life Guards, the Rifle Brigade, the R.F.C. and R.A.F.; qualified as a pilot 1916. Club: R.A.F. Add.: United Services Club, Simla, India.

COOPER, Major James Percy Carre O.B.E., M.C.; Inspector of Accidents, in charge of the Accidents Branch, Air Ministry. Qualified as a pilot, 1915, R.A.C. Av. Certif. No. 1205; served in the R.F.C. and R.A.F. during the War. Club: R. Aero. Add.: Air Ministry, London, W.C.2.

COPPENS DE HOUTHULST, Chevalier Willy D.S.O., M.C.; Commandant-aviateur, Belgian Air Attache, London and Paris, since 1924; b. Brussels, 6 July, 1892. Served during the War, in the Belgian Infantry, 1914; took pilot's certificate in Belgian Flying Corps, 1915; from 191518 was flying in France and Belgium; wounded, 1918; Air Attache in London, 1919. Publications: Feuilles Volantes, 1927; Becs et Plumes, 1928; Jours Envokcs, 1932. Clubs: R.A.F.; Jockey, Paris; Cercle Gaulois, Brussels. Add.: 74, Avenue des Champs Elysees, Paris; 103, Eaton Square, London, S.W.I. T.: Elysees 5320.

CORBETTWILSON, Group Captain Archibald R.A.F.; Commanding Station Headquarters, Boscombe Down since 1931. b. Portsmouth, 21 April, 1885. Educ.: Portsmouth Grammar School. Served in R.F.A. 190814; R.N.A.S. 191418; permanent commission in R.A.F. as Squadron Leader 1919; Egypt 1927; Add.: R.A.F., Boscombe Down, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wilts.

CORDES, Captain (Hon. Major) James Broome Lucas Hope R.A.F.O.; test pilot to Handley Page, Ltd., since 1928; b. Shaldon, South Devon, 6 July, 1895. Educ.: Cheltenham. Attached to R.F.C. from Gloucester Regt., 1916; served in India, France, Salonika and Egypt, 191419; became pilot to Kingsbury Aviation Co., 1919; flying for Wearne Bros., Singapore, 1921; served in R.A.F., 192328, during which time was instructing. Warden of the Court of Guild of Air Pilots and Navigators. Clubs: Junior Army and Navy, R. Aero. Add.: 19, Thurloe Place, South Kensington, London, S.W.7. T.: Kensington 5586.

CORDINGLEY, Group Captain John Walter O.B.E., R.A.F.; Commanding Record Office since 1922; b. Margate, 10 Dec., 1890. Educ.: St. John's School, Brixton, Served as ordinary seaman to Chief Petty Officer R.N.V.R., 190513; Assistant Paymaster, R.N.V.R., 1914; served on the Air Board, 1918; Air Ministry, Directorate of Manning, 1918; permanent commission, R.A.F., as Squadron Leader, 1919; promoted to Wing Commander, 1924; to present rank, 1931. Add.: Record Office, R.A.F., Ruislip, Middlesex.

CORMACK, Professor John Dewar C.M.G., C.B.E., D.Sc., M.Inst.C.E., M. I . Mech.E., M. I .E .E. , F. R.Ae.S.; Honorary Group Captain R.A.F.; Regius Professor of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, University of Glasgow; b. Dumbarton, 15 May, 1870. Educ.: Dumbarton Academy; Glasgow University. Chief Contracts Officer, Military Aeronautics, 1915; Director of Aircraft Equipment, 1917; Assistant Controller Aeronautical Supply Department, 1917; on British Mission to America, 191719. Clubs: R.A.F.; R. and A., St. Andrew's. Add.: 11, Park Terrace, Glasgow, C.3.; Glengair Roseneath, Dumbartonshire. T.: Douglas 5033, Clynder 7.

COTTLE, Squadron Leader Jack M.B.E., D.F.C., R.A.F.; employed with Egyptian Air Force since 1932; b. Plympton, Devon, 19 June, 1892. Educ.: Jugos School, Plymouth. Served in S. African Mounted Rifles, 191417; transferred to R.F.C., 1917; France, 191718; Army of the Rhine, 1919; India, 192022 instructor at R.A.F. Cadet College, 192223; Iraq, 192328; intelligence duties Egypt, 1930; holds Italian Silver Medal for Military Valour.

COTTON, Frederick Sidney b. Bowen, Australia, 17 June, 1894. Educ.: Cheltenham College. Served with R.N.A.S., 191519; African flight, 191923; flying for sealing fleets in Newfoundland; on first mail flight Newfoundland, 1927; joined search for Nungesser and rescue of Courtald in Greenland; inventor of " Sidcot " flying suit. Clubs: R.A.F., R. Aero, Imperial Inst. and Queensland. Add.: Old Oak Cottage, Stanwell Moor, Bucks. T.: Colnbrook 67.

COUPLAND, Robert Knyvett R.A.F.O.; pilot to National Flying Services since 1932; b. Chupra, India, 7 Jan., 1900. Educ.: Repton. Served in R.N., 191820; R.A.F., 192429; pilot to Capt. Wilson Filmer, 1929; instructor Kuala Lumpur, 1931; pilot to Scottish Eastern Aircraft Services, 1932.

COURCY, Wing Commander J. A. G. de (See De Courcy.)

COURTENAY, William Aviation correspondent to Evening Standard since 1932; b. Cheshire, 20 Jan., 1896. Educ.: Wallasey, Cheshire and University College, London. Served with Cheshire Regt. in Gallipoli, Egypt and Tripoli, 191517; transferred to R.F.C., 1917; learnt to fly Egypt, 1917; R.F.C. and R.A.F. until 1920; arranged Sir Alan Cobham's lecture tour, 1928; with Daily Mail, 193032; assisted in formation of Press Aero Club, 1931; hon. secretary and treasurer Press Aero Club, 1932; now controls own Aviation Publicity and News Service company. Clubs: R. Aero, Press Aero. Add.: 8, New Court, Lincolns Inn, London, W.C.2. T.: Holborn 1820.

COURTNEY, Air Commodore Christopher Lloyd. C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., R.A.F.; Senior Air Staff Officer Iraq Command 193032; b. Hampstead, 27 June, 1890. Educ.: Bradfield College; H.M.S. Britannia. Entered the R. Navy, 1909; transferred to R.F.C. Naval Wing, 1913; served with R.N.A.S. and R.A.F. in France, 191617 and 1918; Deputy Director at Air Ministry, 191920; permanent commission R.A.F. as Wing Commander, 1919; served in India, 192024; attended Senior Officers' School, India, 1921; instructor at R.A.F. Staff College, 1925; promoted to present rank, 1931; holds French Legion of Honour. Clubs: Army and Navy, R. Aero, R.A.F. Add.: 16d, Hyde Park Mansions, London, N.W.I.

COWLEY, Squadron Leader Arthur Thomas Noel R. Canadian A.F.; Superintendent, Air Regulations, Department of National Defence of Canada; b. Winnipeg, 20 Dec., 1898. Educ.: St. John's College, McGill University. Served during the War in the R.N.A.S. and R.A.F., 191519; since in the Canadian A.F. and R. Canadian A.F. Add.: Department of National Defence of Canada, Ottawa.

COX, Flight Lieut. George Montague M.C., R.A.F.O.; pilot to the De Havilland School of Flying; b. Calcutta, 31 Oct., 1892. Transferred to the R.F.C., 1916; served during the rest of the War as an instructor and in France; transferred to the reserve, 1919 joyriding pilot at various intervals since then; flown about 1,500 hours. Add.: " Tanglin," Fawkham, Longfield, Kent; De Havilland School of Flying, Hatfield, Herts. T.: Hatfield 227.

COX, Wing Commander Claude Russell A.F.C., R.A.F.; Personnel Staff Officer, Air Ministry since 1931; b. Buenos Aires, 9 July, 1893; Educ.: Deutsche Schule, Argentine and Churchers College. Transferred from Dorset Regt. to R.F.C. 1916; served in France 191617; permanent commissions as Flight Lieutenant 1919; attended Staff College, Quetta 1920; Staff Officer, Cranwell 1922; Air Ministry 192427; Commanded No. 47 (B) Squadron 192730; and No. 6 (A.C.) Squadron 193031. Add.: Air Ministry, Kingsway, W.C.2.

COX, Harold Roxbee D.I.C., B.Sc., A.F.R.Ae.S.; visiting lecturer to Department of Aernonautics, Imperial College of Science and Technology; b. Birmingham, 6 June, 1902; Educ.: Imperial College of Science, London. With Austin Motor Co., 191820; assistant on design of R.Iox at R. Airship Works, 192429; Chief Technical Officer, R. Airship Works, 1931; Senior Technical Officer, New Methods Branch, Airworthiness Dept., R.A.E., 1931. Add.: 176, Alexandra Road, South Farnborough Hants. T.: Farnborough (Hants) 44.

COZENSHARDY, Lord Steward of the R. Aero Club; b. London, 28 June, 1873. Clubs: Athenaeum, R. Automobile. Add.: 27A, Greenbank Drive, Liverpool.

CRANG, James Goulding A.F.C.; Toronto Flying Club; b. Toronto, Canada, 17 Sept., 1891. Educ.: Central Technical College, Toronto. Served at Central Flying School, 1915; observer R.F.C. in France and pilot with No. 70 Squadron in France, 1916; test pilot, 191618. Clubs: Granite, Toronto; Toronto Flying. Add.: 8, Regal Road, Toronto.

CROCOMBE, Frederick Francis B.Sc., A.C.G.I., D.I.C., A.F.R.Ae.S.; assistant designer to General Aircraft Co. since 1931; b. Portsmouth, 17 Oct., 1901. Educ.: Imperial College of Science, London; engaged in Aerodynamic Research, 192426; Technical Assistant to Fairey Aviation Co., 192629; technical engineer to Mono Spar Co., 192931. Add.: General Aircraft, Ltd., Air Port of London, Croydon, Surrey. T.: Fairfield 4161.

CROSBIE, Wing Commander Dudley Stuart Kays O.B.E., R.A.F. (ret.); Manager for India, De Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd.; b. Leiden, Essex, Educ.: Winchester. Entered Central Flying School, May, 1914; served in France, 191415; shot down and made prisoner of war, May, 1915; with the British Delegation at the Peace Conference, Paris, Jan., to Aug. 1919; Intelligence Branch, Air Ministry, 191922; at School of Army Cooperation, 192223; in command No. 6 Squadron, Iraq, 192325; in command No. 4 F.T.S. in Egypt, 192728; retired from the R.A.F. and joined the De Havilland Co., Ltd., 1928. Club: United Service. Add.: The Sind Club, Karachi, India.

CROSS, Alan Stewart Managing Director Guinea Airways, Ltd., since 1927; b. 21 Oct., 1898. Educ.: Dulwich. Served during War in R.F.A., R.F.C. and R.A.F. In R. Australian Air Force, 192527. Clubs: Naval and Military, Melbourne and Circumnavigators, New York. Add.: c/o Guinea Airways, Ltd., Salamana, New Guinea.

CROSS, night Lieut. Bernard Charles Henry D.F.C., R.A.F. (ret.); Manager Near East Area, Imperial Airways, Ltd.; b. London, 12 February, 1897. Entered R.N.A.S., 1915; served R.N.A.S., R.A.F. until 1928; lectured before R. Aeronautical Society on "Equipment of Flying Boats " 1928; member of R. United Service Institution; passed examination as Navigator (2nd Class), 1930. Clubs: R.A.F.; Gezira, Alexandra Sporting. Add.: Imperial Airways, Cairo.

CROSSLEY, Sir Kenneth Irwin Bt., J.P.; private owner of aircraft; b. Dunham Massey, 17 Feb., 1877. Educ.: Eton and Magdalen College, Oxford. Holder of " A " Licence. Club: Travellers. Add.: Combermere Abbey, Whitchurch, Salop. T.: Burleydam 3.

CROWE, Squadron Leader Henry George, M.C., R.A.F.; Directorate of Organisation, Air Ministry, since 193o; b. Dublin, x I June, 1897. Educ.: Dean Close, Cheltenham; Trinity College, Dublin; R.M.C., Sandhurst. Served in France, 191618; seconded from the R. Irish Regiment to the R.F.C., 1917; at the Armament Experimental Station and with various squadrons in England, 191824; at Air Headquarters, Iraq, 1925; in Transjordan, 192728; passed through the R.A.F. Staff College, 1929. Club: R.A.F. Add.: R.A.F. Club, 128, Piccadilly, London, W.I.

CULL, Group Captain John Tulloch D.S.O., R.A.F.; Commanding R.A.F. Depot, Aboukir, since 1932; b. Colombo, 22 Aug., 1887. Educ.: Oundle. Entered the R. Navy, 1907; transferred to the R.N.A.S., 1914; served during the War in East Africa and France; permanent commission R.A.F. as Wing Commander, 1919; served at Malta in 1923 and onwards from 1924; later senior R.A.F. Officer in H.M.S. Hermes; promoted to present rank, 1929. Add.: R.A.F., Aboukir, Egypt.

CULVER, Douglas Edward First President British Gliding Association; b. London, 25 Oct., 1898. Educ.: University College School. Learnt to fly, 1916; served with R.N.A.S. and R.A.F., 191719; taken prisoner, 1918. Founder Member of London Gliding Club. Club: London Gliding. Add.: British Gliding Association, 19, Berkeley Street, London, W.I.

CUMMING, Flight Lieut. William Neville D.F.C.; pilot to Imperial Airways, Ltd., since 1930; b. Edinburgh, 22 Sept., 1899. Educ.: George Watson's School, Edinburgh; Glasgow University. Served during the War in the R.N.A.S. and R.A.F.; later in India; left the R.A.F., 1926; flying in Northern Ontario, 192627; 192630, on the transprairie night mail; member G.A.P.A.N. Club: R.A.F. Add.: c/o Imperial Airways, Ltd., Air Port of London, Croydon, Surrey.

CUNNINGHAM, Air Commodore Alexander Duncan C.B.E., R.A.F.; Senior Air Staff Officer, Iraq Command; b. 18 July, 1888. Educ.: Stubbington House; H.M.S. Britannia. Entered the R. Navy, 1907; transferred to the R.N.A.S., 1914; served during the War in the R.N.A.S.; Deputy Director at Air Ministry, 1918; in the Airship Department, Admiralty, 1919; permanent commission R.A.F. as Wing Commander, 1919; served in Iraq, 192224; later at Air Ministry in the Department of the Air Member for Personnel. Add.: R.A.F., Hinaidi, Iraq.

CUNNINGHAM-REID, Captain Alec Stratford D.F.C., M.P. Served during War in R.F.C., bringing down many enemy machines; Staff Captain to General Sir John Salmond, Commanding Air Forces in the field. Publication: " Planes and Personalities." Clubs: Marlborough, Carlton, Bath. Add.: 12, Upper Brook Street, London, W. T. T.: Mayfair 3443; The Hall, Six Mile Bottom, Cambs. T.: Newmarket 303.


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