Dowding, Hugh

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Hugh Dowding
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Name
Dowding, Hugh Gender: M
Dowding, Hugh Caswall Tremenheere
born on 24 April 1882 at 12:30 (= 12:30 PM )
Place Moffat, Scotland, 55n20, 3w27
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 04°12' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 25°40 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 24°21'



Biography

Scottish-British peerage, First Baron, Lord Dowding, an Air Marshal and the mastermind behind the defeat of the German Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain, 1940. He was interested in aviation from the time he was 13 and became a career officer. Dowding served in India and the Colonies, a pilot from 1913 and Group Captain in WW I. As Air Chief Marshal, he built up and controlled the whole British system of defense against air raids.

Reserved, thin, inscrutable. He was a widower; two kids. Knighted June 1933. Dowding died 2/15/1970, Tunbridge Wells, England.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Paul Wright collection, B.C.

Categories

  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ military
  • Vocation : Military : Military career
  • Family : Relationship : Widowed
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 87)
  • Traits : Body : Size (Remained thin)
  • Traits : Personality : Shy (Reserved)