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Harold Douglas Briggs

Brigadier-General Harold Douglas Briggs CMG (29 September 1877 - 13 September 1944) was a senior Royal Navy and Royal Air Force officer who played a leading role in British naval aviation during World War I. [1]

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Air Ministry

The Air Ministry was a department of the British Government with the responsibility of managing the affairs of the Royal Air Force, that existed from 1918 to 1964.

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Captain (Royal Navy)

Captain (Capt) is a senior officer rank of the Royal Navy.

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Commander (Royal Navy)

Commander (often abbreviated Cdr) is a senior officer rank of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom.

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Francis Rowland Scarlett

Air Vice-Marshal Francis Rowland Scarlett CB, DSO, RAF (18 May 1875 - 15 April 1934) was a senior Royal Air Force commander.

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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.

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HMS Bellerophon (1907)

HMS Bellerophon was a dreadnought of the Royal Navy.

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HMS St Vincent (1908)

HMS St Vincent was the lead ship of her class of three dreadnought battleships built for the Royal Navy in the first decade of the 20th century.

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John Luce (Royal Navy officer)

Rear Admiral John Luce CB (4 February 1870 – 22 September 1932) was a senior officer in the Royal Navy during and after the First World War.

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No. 12 Group RAF

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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.

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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.

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Royal Air Force

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

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Royal Naval Air Service

The Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) was the air arm of the Royal Navy, under the direction of the Admiralty's Air Department, and existed formally from 1 July 1914Admiralty Circular CW.13963/14, 1 July 1914: "Royal Naval Air Service - Organisation" to 1 April 1918, when it was merged with the British Army's Royal Flying Corps to form a new service, the Royal Air Force, the first of its kind in the world.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force.

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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.

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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.

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References

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

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