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Gp Capt Eric Alfred Douglas-Jones

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Group Captain Eric Alfred Douglas-Jones (1906-1984) was an officer in the Royal Air Force.

Pilot Officer, General Duties Branch, 1930; posted to No 25 Fighter Sqn, 1931; posted to No 35 Bomber Sqn, 1935; served in Middle East, 1935-1937; Flight Lt, 1936; Sqn Leader, 1938; appointed Sqn Leader Operations at No 11 Group HQ, Fighter Command, 1938; commanded No 54 Fighter Sqn, May 1940; later in the same year promoted to Wing Cdr and posted to HQ No 11 Group as Group Controller in Fighter Group Operations Room; on duty during Battle of Britain, Sep 1940; posted to HQ Fighter Command, Stanmore, 1941; graduated from RAF Staff College, 1942; commanded RAF Station High Ercall, and later RAF Station Honiley, 1941-1943; posted to China, 1943-1945; Gp Capt Fighter Operations, HQ Fighter Operations, Stanmore, 1945; Station Commander, Southern Section, 1946; Gp Capt, 1947; Senior Air Staff Officer, No 22 Group HQ, 1948; Deputy Director of Operations (Air Defence), Air Ministry, 1949-1952; Senior Staff Officer in charge of Administration, No 83 Group HQ, West Germany, 1952-1955; retired, 1955;

 

 

 

 

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