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Thomas Higgins (RAF officer)

Index Thomas Higgins (RAF officer)

Air Commodore Thomas Charles Reginald Higgins, (21 July 1880 – 22 September 1953) was an early British aviator and senior Royal Flying Corps commander during the First World War. [1]

18 relations: Air commodore, Air Ministry, Air officer commanding, British Army, King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster), No. 10 Group RAF, No. 39 Squadron RAF, No. 7 Group RAF, Order of St Michael and St George, Order of the Bath, Royal Aero Club, Royal Air Force, Royal Flying Corps, Royal Navy, Royal West African Frontier Force, Second Boer War, World War I, World War II.

Air commodore

Air commodore (abbreviated as Air Cdre in the RAF, IAF and PAF; AIRCDRE in the RNZAF and RAAF) is a one-star rank and the most junior general rank of the air-officer 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 Government of the United Kingdom 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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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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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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No. 7 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 regent for his father, King George III.

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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.

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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 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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Second Boer War

The Second Boer War (11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902) was fought between the British Empire and two Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South Africa.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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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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