Sqn-Ldr (later Wing-Cmdr) James Milne Robb GCB KBE DSO DFC AFC

 

photo: 1916, when a Captain in the 4th Northumberland Fusiliers, aged 21

 

photo: 1944, aged 49

 

from Northumberland. RAF during WWI, then Iraq and Kurdistan. Chief Flying Instructor at RAF Wittering 1927-30.

Later Air Chief Marshall Sir James; WWI ace (7 victories); helped form the Empire Air Training Scheme in 1939; advisor to Mountbatten, Eisenhower in WWII.

d. 1968

 

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