We remember Leonard Horatio Slatter

We remember Leonard Horatio Slatter

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Timeline

Timeline

1894
birth Durham, South Africa South Africa Source:6329335 8th December 1894
1897
sibling Elsie Honoria Slatter Source:9244680 1897
1911
location 1 Stormont Road, Battersea, London United Kingdom parents address Source:9244680 1911
1914
appointments Dispatch Rider, Naval Armoured Car Division Source:9244652 1914
1914
enlistment Source:6329335 2nd November 1914
1914
service Royal Navy Mechanic (Engineer) 1840 HMS Pembroke III Source:6329335 2nd November 1914 - 31st March 1915
1915
service Royal Navy Mechanic (Engineer) 1840 HMS President II Source:6329335 1st April 1915 - 31st August 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6329335 1915
1915
appointments Observer, Royal Naval Air Service Source:9244652 1915
1915
service Royal Navy Temporary Sub Lieutenant Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Source:9244564 9th November 1915
1915
commission Temporary Source:9244564 9th November 1915
1916
appointments Observer, Seaplane Squadon, RNAS (Dunkirk) Source:9244652 February 1916
1916
appointments Pilot, Royal Naval Air Service, Dover Source:9244652 1916
1916
appointments Pilot, Royal Naval Air Service Source:9244652 July 1916
1917
appointments Pilot, 213 Squadron, RNAS Source:9244652 February 1917
1917
appointments Pilot, 13 Squadron, RNAS Source:9244652 February 1917
1917
appointments Flight Commander, 13 Squadron, RNAS Source:9244652 February 1917
1917
appointments Flight Commander, q13 Squadron, RNAS Source:9244652 February 1917
1917
awards Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) British Award/Decoration Source:9244564 4th September 1917
1917
service Royal Navy Flight Lieutenant Royal Naval Air Service Source:9244564 1st October 1917
1918
service Royal Navy Flight Commander Royal Naval Air Service Air Source:9244564 26th March 1918
1918
awards Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) British Award/Decoration Source:9244564 26th March 1918
1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9244652 1918
1918
appointments Pilot, No 4 ASD Pilot Pool Source:9244652 July 1918
1919
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain Royal Air Force Source:9244564 1st January 1919
1919
awards Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration Source:9244564 1st January 1919
1919
awards Order of Saint Stanislaus - Russia Other War Service Award Source:9244652 1919
1919
appointments Flight Commander, A Flight, 47 Squadron Source:9244652 1919
1919
theatres Russia :3 Source:9244652 1919
1920
appointments Staff, RAF HQ Kantara Source:9244652 20th April 1920
1920
appointments Staff, RAF HQ Egypt Group Source:9244652 24th April 1920
1920
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Flight Lieutenant Royal Air Force Source:9244564 1920
1920
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Acting Squadron Leader Royal Air Force Source:9244564 12th July 1920
1920
awards Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration Source:9244564 12th July 1920
1921
appointments Officer Commanding, 203 Squadron, RAF Source:9244652 1921
1921
appointments Flight Commander, 203 Squadron, RAF Source:9244652 1st October 1921
1922
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Flight Lieutenant Royal Air Force Half Pay List Source:9244564 11th January 1922 - 10th March 1922
1922
appointments Flight Commander, 230 Squadron, RAF1 Source:9244652 1st March 1922
1922
appointments Officer Commanding, 230 Squadron, RAF Source:9244652 1st March 1922
1924
appointments Officer Commanding, RAF Base, Malta Source:9244652 26th January 1924
1926
appointments Officer Commanding, RAF High Speed Flight Source:9244652 6th September 1926
1928
appointments Staff Superintendent, RAF Reserve Source:9244652 25th January 1928
1929
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Squadron Leader Royal Air Force Half Pay List Source:9244564 27th May 1929 - 26th July 1929
1929
appointments Officer Commanding, 19 Squadron, RAF Source:9244652 27th July 1929
1929
appointments Officer Commanding, 111 Squadron, RAF Source:9244652 23rd October 1929
1929
appointments Officer Commanding, RAF Hornchurch Source:9244652 25th October 1929
1930
appointments Flight Commander, 205 Squadron, RAF Source:9244652 30th August 1930
1930
appointments Officer Commanding, 43 Squadron, RAF Source:9244652 13th November 1930
1932
appointments Officer Commanding (Flying), HMS Courageous Source:9244652 22nd August 1932
1935
appointments Officer Commanding, RAF Tangmere Source:9244652 9th August 1935
1937
appointments Officer Commanding, RAF Feltwell Source:9244652 13th April 1937
1937
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Group Captain Royal Air Force Source:9244564 1st July 1937 - 31st December 1939
1939
appointments Officer Commanding, RAF Baaingbourn Source:9244652 8th August 1939
1939
appointments Senior Air Staff Officer, No 1 (Bomber) Group Source:9244652 3rd September 1939
1940
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Air Commodore Royal Air Force General Duties Branch Source:9244564 1st January 1940 - 10th June 1942
1940
appointments Air Officer Commanding, HQ British Forces, Iraq Source:9244652 2nd February 1940
1940
appointments Air Officer Commanding, No 203 Group, RAF Source:9244652 17th August 1940
1941
theatres East Africa :5a Source:9244564 30th May 1941
1941
awards Companion of' Bath - CB Other War Service Award Source:9244564 30th May 1941
1941
appointments Air Officer Commanding, Naval Co-Operation Group Source:9244652 July 1941
1942
appointments Air Officer Commanding, No 9 (Fighter) Group Source:9244652 1942
1942
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Air Vice Marshal Royal Air Force Source:9244564 11th June 1942 - 30th June 1947
1942
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9244652 11th June 1942
1942
awards Knight Commander' British Empire - KBE Other War Service Award Source:9244564 27th November 1942
1943
appointments Air Officer Commanding, No 15 Group, RAF Source:9244652 21st February 1943
1945
appointments Air Officer Commander in Chief, Coastal Command Source:9244652 30th June 1945
1946
awards Grand Officer Order of George I - Greece Other War Service Award Source:9244564 6th September 1946
1947
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Air Marshall Royal Air Force Source:9244564 1st July 1947 - 1st February 1949
1949
discharge Source:9244564 1st February 1949
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Wing Commander Royal Air Force Source:9244564
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Squadron Leader Royal Air Force Source:9244564
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Acting Air Marshall Royal Air Force Source:9244564
service Royal Navy Flight Sub Lieutenant Royal Naval Air Service Source:9244564
1961
death Source:9244494 13th April 1961

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Leonard Horatio
Initials LH
Last Name Slatter
Source 9244494
First Names Leonard Horatio
Initials LH
Last Name Slater
Source 9244564
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
1 Stormont Road, Battersea, London United Kingdom parents address known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy 1840 HMS President II Mechanic (Engineer)
Royal Navy 1840 HMS Pembroke III Mechanic (Engineer)
Royal Navy Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Temporary Sub Lieutenant
Royal Navy Royal Naval Air Service Flight Sub Lieutenant
Royal Navy Royal Naval Air Service Flight Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Captain
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Flight Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Acting Squadron Leader
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Half Pay List Flight Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Squadron Leader
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Half Pay List Squadron Leader
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Wing Commander
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Group Captain
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force General Duties Branch Air Commodore
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Acting Air Marshall
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Air Marshall
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Air Vice Marshal
Royal Navy Royal Naval Air Service Air Flight Commander
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Companion of' Bath - CB Other War Service Award
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) British Award/Decoration
Grand Officer Order of George I - Greece Other War Service Award
Knight Commander' British Empire - KBE Other War Service Award
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Order of Saint Stanislaus - Russia Other War Service Award
Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elsie Napier mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elsie Honoria Slatter sister 1897
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Dark Blue Dark
DateHeightSource
1914-11-02 5'11"

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Official Records

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Royal Navy Seamen 1899-1919
Royal Navy Officers Medal Roll 1914-1920 Transcription M2740
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740

External Evidence

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London Gazette M2740
Air of Authority Biography - Air Marshal Sir Leonard Slatter M2740

Multimedia

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Air Vice Marshal Sir Leonard Slatter M2740
Air Commodore L H Slatter M2740

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