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Thomas Higgins (RAF officer)

Air Commodore Thomas Charles Reginald Higgins CB CMG DL RAF (21 July 1880 – 22 September 1953) was an early British aviator and senior Royal Flying Corps commander during World War I. After initially serving in the Royal Navy, in 1900 he joined the The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) and saw active service in the Transvaal, Natal and on the Zululand Frontier during the Boer War. [1]

12 relations: Air commodore, Air Ministry, Air officer commanding, King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster), No. 10 Group RAF, No. 39 Squadron RAF, Royal Aero Club, Royal Air Force, Royal Flying Corps, Royal Navy, Royal West African Frontier Force, World War I.

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.

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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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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.

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King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster)

The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army.

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No. 10 Group RAF

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No. 39 Squadron RAF

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Royal Aero Club

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

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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 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.

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Royal Navy

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

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Royal West African Frontier Force

The West African Frontier Force (WAFF) was a multi-battalion field force, formed by the British Colonial Office in 1900 to garrison the West African colonies of Nigeria, Gold Coast, Sierra Leone and Gambia.

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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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Redirects here:

T C R Higgins, Thomas Charles Reginald Higgins.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Higgins_(RAF_officer)

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