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Sir David Grahame Donald

RNAS personnel


King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

Survey of the Papers of Senior UK Defence Personnel, 1900-1975

DONALD, Sir (David) Grahame (1891-1976), Air Marshal
Service biography
Commissioned, Surgeon Probationer, RN Volunteer Reserve 1914; World War I 1914-1918; learnt to fly 1915; transferred RN Air Service 1916; HMS REPULSE, aircraft carriers HMS FURIOUS and VINDICTIVE; transferred to RAF 1918; HMS VINDICTIVE, Baltic 1919; Coastal motor-boat raid on Kronstadt, USSR 1919; Instructor, RAF Staff College 1924-1927; RAF Training Base, Leuchars 1928; Commander, Flying Boat Sqn, RAF Calshot; School of Naval Co-operation, Lee-on-Solent; Imperial Defence College 1931; Commander, RAF Station Kohat, India 1932-1935; Senior Instructor, RAF Staff College 1935-1937; RAF Instructor, Imperial Defence College 1937-1939; World War II 1939-1945; Director General of Organisation, Air Ministry 1939-1941; Deputy Air Member for Supply and Organisation 1941-1942; Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Maintenance Command 1942-1947; retired 1947.

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