Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Androidâ„¢ device!
Free
Faster access than browser!
And Ads-free!

Charles Longcroft

Air Vice-Marshal Sir Charles Alexander Holcombe Longcroft (13 May 1883 – 20 February 1958) was a pilot and squadron commander in the Royal Flying Corps who went on to become a senior commander in the Royal Air Force. [1]

40 relations: Air Battalion Royal Engineers, Air commodore, Air Force Cross (United Kingdom), Air officer commanding, Air vice-marshal, Amyas Borton, British Army, Ceredigion, Charterhouse School, Distinguished Service Order, Douglas Wimberley, Edgar Ludlow-Hewitt, Edward Maitland (RAF officer), General officer commanding, Gentleman Usher of the Scarlet Rod, Geoffrey Salmond, Group captain, Hampshire, John Frederick Andrews Higgins, John Salmond, Major, Mentioned in dispatches, No. 1 Squadron RAF, No. 4 Squadron RAF, Order of St Michael and St George, Order of the Bath, RAF Cranwell, Richard Stapleton-Cotton, Royal Aero Club, Royal Air Force, Royal Air Force College Cranwell, Royal Engineers, Royal Flying Corps, Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Tom Webb-Bowen, United Kingdom, Wales, Welch Regiment, Wiltshire, World War I.

Air Battalion Royal Engineers

The Air Battalion Royal Engineers (ABRE) was the first flying unit of the British Armed Forces to make use of heavier-than-air craft.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Air Battalion Royal Engineers · See more »

Air commodore

Air commodore (Air Cdre in the RAF and IAF; AIRCDRE in the RNZAF and RAAF; formerly A/C in the RCAF) is a one-star rank and the most junior of the air-officer ranks which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Air commodore · See more »

Air Force Cross (United Kingdom)

The Air Force Cross (AFC) is a military decoration awarded to personnel of the United Kingdom Armed Forces, and formerly also to officers of the other Commonwealth countries, for "an act or acts of valour, courage or devotion to duty whilst flying, though not in active operations against the enemy".

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Air Force Cross (United Kingdom) · See more »

Air officer commanding

Air officer commanding (AOC) is a title given in the air forces of Commonwealth (and some other) nations to an air officer who holds a command appointment which typically comprises a large, organized collection of air force assets.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Air officer commanding · See more »

Air vice-marshal

Air vice-marshal (AVM) is a two-star air-officer rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Air vice-marshal · See more »

Amyas Borton

Air Vice-Marshal Amyas Eden Borton (20 September 1886 – 15 August 1969) was a pilot and commander in the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War and a senior commander in the Royal Air Force during the 1920s.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Amyas Borton · See more »

British Army

The British Army is the United Kingdom's principal land warfare force.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and British Army · See more »

Ceredigion

Ceredigion is a county in Mid Wales.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Ceredigion · See more »

Charterhouse School

Charterhouse, originally The Hospital of King James and Thomas Sutton in Charterhouse is a collegiate independent boarding school (also referred to as a public school) situated at Godalming in the English county of Surrey.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Charterhouse School · See more »

Distinguished Service Order

The Distinguished Service Order (DSO) is a military decoration of the United Kingdom, and formerly of other parts of the Commonwealth of Nations and British Empire, awarded for meritorious or distinguished service by officers of the armed forces during wartime, typically in actual combat.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Distinguished Service Order · See more »

Douglas Wimberley

Major-General Douglas Neil Wimberley (15 August 1896 – 26 August 1983) was commander of the 51st (Highland) Division at the Second Battle of El Alamein in the Second World War and lead it across North Africa to Sicily.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Douglas Wimberley · See more »

Edgar Ludlow-Hewitt

Air Chief Marshal Sir Edgar Rainey Ludlow-Hewitt GCB, GBE, CMG, DSO, MC, DL (9 June 1886 – 15 August 1973) was a senior Royal Air Force commander.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Edgar Ludlow-Hewitt · See more »

Edward Maitland (RAF officer)

Air Commodore Edward Maitland Maitland, CMG, DSO, AFC, FRGS (21 February 1880 – 24 August 1921) was an early military aviator who served in the Air Battalion of the Royal Engineers, the Royal Flying Corps, the Royal Naval Air Service and the Royal Air Force.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Edward Maitland (RAF officer) · See more »

General officer commanding

General officer commanding (GOC) is the usual title given in the armies of Commonwealth (and some other, such as in Ireland) nations to a general officer who holds a command appointment.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and General officer commanding · See more »

Gentleman Usher of the Scarlet Rod

The Gentleman Usher of the Scarlet Rod is the Gentleman Usher to the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, established in 1725.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Gentleman Usher of the Scarlet Rod · See more »

Geoffrey Salmond

Air Chief Marshal Sir William Geoffrey Hanson Salmond KCB, KCMG, DSO (19 August 1878 – 27 April 1933), commonly known as Sir Geoffrey Salmond, was a senior commander in the Royal Flying Corps during World War I. Remaining in the Royal Air Force after the War, he held senior appointments in the Middle East, Great Britain and India.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Geoffrey Salmond · See more »

Group captain

Group captain (Gp Capt or Grp Cpt in the RAF, IAF and PAF, GPCAPT in the RNZAF and RAAF; formerly sometimes G/C in all services) is a senior commissioned rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Group captain · See more »

Hampshire

No description.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Hampshire · See more »

John Frederick Andrews Higgins

Air Marshal Sir John Frederick Andrews Higgins KCB, KBE, DSO, AFC, RAF (1 September 1875 – 1 June 1948) was a senior officer in the Royal Flying Corps, serving as a brigade commander from 1915 to 1918.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and John Frederick Andrews Higgins · See more »

John Salmond

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Maitland Salmond & Bar (17 July 1881 – 16 April 1968) was a British military officer who rose to high rank in the Royal Flying Corps and then the Royal Air Force.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and John Salmond · See more »

Major

Major is a military rank of commissioned officer, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Major · See more »

Mentioned in dispatches

A member of the armed forces mentioned in dispatches (or despatches, MiD) is one whose name appears in an official report written by a superior officer and sent to the high command, in which is described his or her gallant or meritorious action in the face of the enemy.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Mentioned in dispatches · See more »

No. 1 Squadron RAF

No.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and No. 1 Squadron RAF · See more »

No. 4 Squadron RAF

No.4 (Reserve) Squadron, (previously known as No. 4 Squadron, sometimes written as No. IV Squadron) of the Royal Air Force operates the BAE Hawk T2 in the training role from RAF Valley.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and No. 4 Squadron RAF · See more »

Order of St Michael and St George

The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George is a British order of chivalry founded on 28 April 1818 by George, Prince Regent, later King George IV, while he was acting as Prince Regent for his father, King George III.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Order of St Michael and St George · See more »

Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Order of the Bath · See more »

RAF Cranwell

Royal Air Force Cranwell or more simply RAF Cranwell is a Royal Air Force station in Lincolnshire close to the village of Cranwell, near Sleaford.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and RAF Cranwell · See more »

Richard Stapleton-Cotton

Richard Greville Arthur Wellington Stapleton-Cotton (7 November 1873 - 5 January 1953) was a British officer of the Royal Navy.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Richard Stapleton-Cotton · See more »

Royal Aero Club

The Royal Aero Club (RAeC) is the national co-ordinating body for Air Sport in the United Kingdom.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Royal Aero Club · See more »

Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Royal Air Force · See more »

Royal Air Force College Cranwell

The Royal Air Force College (RAFC) is the Royal Air Force training and education academy which provides initial training to all RAF personnel who are preparing to be commissioned officers.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Royal Air Force College Cranwell · See more »

Royal Engineers

The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Royal Engineers · See more »

Royal Flying Corps

The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the air arm of the British Army before and during the First World War, until it merged with the Royal Naval Air Service on 1 April 1918 to form the Royal Air Force.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Royal Flying Corps · See more »

Royal Military College, Sandhurst

The Royal Military College (RMC), founded in 1801 and established in 1802 at Great Marlow and High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, but moved in October 1812 to Sandhurst, Berkshire, was a British Army military academy for training infantry and cavalry officers of the British and Indian Armies.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Royal Military College, Sandhurst · See more »

Tom Webb-Bowen

Air Vice-Marshal Sir Tom Ince Webb-Bowen KCB, CMG, RAF (17 January 1879 – 29 October 1956) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force during the first half of the 20th century.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Tom Webb-Bowen · See more »

United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and United Kingdom · See more »

Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east, the Irish Sea to its north and west, and the Bristol Channel to its south.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Wales · See more »

Welch Regiment

The Welch Regiment (or "The Welch", an archaic spelling of "Welsh") was an infantry regiment of the line of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1969.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Welch Regiment · See more »

Wiltshire

Wiltshire is a county in South West England with an area of.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and Wiltshire · See more »

World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

New!!: Charles Longcroft and World War I · See more »

Redirects here:

C A H Longcroft, C.A.H. Longcroft, Charles Alexander Holcombe Longcroft, Sir Charles Longcroft.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Longcroft

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »