Harold l'Estrange Tyndale-Biscoe MBE

  Sub-Lieut, RNAS, 13 Oct 1915 (RAeC)

 

 b. 21 Oct 1892 - Srinagar, Kashmir, India

Father: Rev. Canon Cecil Earle Tyndale-Biscoe, Mother: Blanche Violet [Burges]

He graduated from Jesus College, Cambridge University, with a Master of Arts (M.A.)

RNAS from 11 Jul 1915 (Captain)

Post-WWI, a Conservator for the Indian Forest Service:

m. 25 May 1918, in Redcar, Yorkshire, Elsie May [Crone]

1934

"A Flight to Madras
Indian flying clubs seem to be getting keen on flights between India and England. The Maharajah of Vizianagaram has purchased an Avro " Commodore (215 h.p. Armstrong Siddeley "Lynx”), and, reports Shell Aviation News, the Madras Flying Club has contracted to fly the machine out from England. Mr. H. L'E. Tyndale-Biscoe, assistant pilot- instructor, will be the pilot on this flight, which is due to start from Manchester this month.
On October 21 Mr. H. Tyndale-Biscoe, an instructor of the Madras Flying Club, left Heston for Madras in an Avro "Commodore." He is delivering this aeroplane to the 'Rajah of Vizianagaram, who recently learned to fly at the Madras Club. The machine, which is equipped with a complete set of blind flying instruments, is arranged so that half of the back seat can be adapted as a bed if necessary. Mr. Tyndale- Biscoe is about to join the flying staff of Messrs. Tata, in India." - 'Flight'

 Chief Flying Instructor of Madras Flying Club in 1943, when he was awarded the MBE

 Later a Group Captain in the RAF.

 

d. 1969 - Seychelles

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