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    Hi,

    Looking to try identify who was the Chief Inspector of Accidents circa Winter 1939 for RAF Bomber Command?

    Any pointers very welcome.

    Steve
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    I would say that the Chief Inspector of Accidents for the RAF would NOT be responsible for a single command, but for the entire RAF. I imagine he would be listed in RAF Lists within Air Ministry, probably under AMP or AMS, or even CAS.
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    According to the Air Force List for Mar 39, the Chief Inspector of Accidents at the Air Ministry was Wg Comd (Rtd) V. S. Brown, O.B.E., M.A., D.I.C., A.F.R.Ae.S.; a discrete branch. There doesn't appear to be a similar appointment within the Commands. Regards, Terry

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    Vernon Sydney Brown
    b. 10 Jan 1889 (Reg Lewisham 1d 1180)
    6 May 1922 Sqn Ldr V S Brown left London for Bombay aboard the RMS Soudan.
    Mar 1939 Wg Cdr(Ret) V S Brown, Chief Inspector of Accidents
    2 Jun 1942 Hon Gp Capt V S BROWN, OBE, granted the rank of (Hon?)Air Cdre.
    1 Jan 1946 Cessation of duty: — Air Cdre. (honorary) V. S. BROWN, C.B., O.B.E.
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    Gents,

    My belated but sincere thanks.

    Steve
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