Dunn, Patrick

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Name
Dunn, Patrick Gender: M
Patrick Hunter Dunn
born on 31 December 1912 at 11:30 (= 11:30 AM )
Place Glasgow, Scotland, 55n53, 4w15
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 09°27' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 17°31 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 23°16'



Biography

Sir Patrick Dunn was a Royal Air Force officer who became Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Flying Training Command. Dunn joined the Royal Air Force 1933. He served in World War II as Officer Commanding No. 80 Squadron, Officer Commanding No. 274 Squadron and then a Station Commander at RAF Amriya. As a fighter pilot he had a total of nine combat victories and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

After the War he was appointed Deputy Director of Personal Services at the Air Ministry and then became Senior Air Staff Officer at AHQ Malaya in which role he used air power to combat the communist forces in the jungles on the ground during the Malayan Emergency. He went on to be an Instructor at the NATO Defence College in 1951. His final posting was as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Flying Training Command in 1964 before retiring in 1967.

In retirement he became Chairman of the airline British Eagle.

For his military record see http://www.rafweb.org/Biographies/Dunn_PH.htm

Link to Wikipedia

Relationships

  • other kin relationship with Blair, Richard (born 14 May 1944). Notes: Uncle

Events

Source Notes

Paul Wright quotes birth record

Categories

  • Vocation : Business : Top executive (Chairman British Eagle Airline)
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (RAF Air Marshal)
  • Notable : Awards : Knighted
  • Notable : Awards : Medals (Distinguished Flying Cross)