Air Chief Marshal Sir William Geoffrey Hanson Salmond, KCB, KCMG, DSO (19 August 1878 – 27 April 1933), commonly known as Sir Geoffrey Salmond, was a senior commander in the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War. Remaining in the Royal Air Force after the war, he held senior appointments in the Middle East, Great Britain and India. In 1933 Salmond served as Chief of the Air Staff for only a matter of days before being taken ill and subsequently dying from cancer.

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  • Air Chief Marshal Sir William Geoffrey Hanson Salmond, KCB, KCMG, DSO (19 August 1878 – 27 April 1933), commonly known as Sir Geoffrey Salmond, was a senior commander in the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War. Remaining in the Royal Air Force after the war, he held senior appointments in the Middle East, Great Britain and India. In 1933 Salmond served as Chief of the Air Staff for only a matter of days before being taken ill and subsequently dying from cancer. (en)
  • Sir William Geoffrey Hanson Salmond KCB, KCMG, DSO (* 19. August 1878 in Hougham, Kent; † 27. April 1933 in London) war ein britischer Offizier, der in der Royal Air Force den Rang eines Air Chief Marshal und den Posten des Chief of the Air Staff erreichte. (de)
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  • 1878-8-19
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  • 5th Wing RFC(1915–16)
  • Air Defence of Great Britain(1931–33)
  • Air Member for Supply and Research(1922–26)
  • Chief of the Air Staff(1933)
  • Middle East Brigade RFC(1916–17)
  • No. 1 Squadron RFC(1915)
  • Palestine Brigade RFC(1917)
  • RAF India(1926–31)
  • RAF Middle East Area(1917–22)
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  • Air Vice Marshal Sir Geoffrey Salmond in 1920
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  • --04-01
  • Officer Commanding Palestine Brigade
  • Commander-in-Chief Air Defence of Great Britain
  • (Post renamed Air Member for Supply and Research in 1923)
  • General Officer Commanding HQ RFC Middle East
  • General Officer Commanding Middle East Brigade
  • Officer Commanding Fifth Wing, RFC
  • Officer Commanding No. 1 Squadron RFC
  • RAF Director-General of Supply and Research
  • (Post upgraded to GOC HQ RFC Middle East from October 1917)
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  • January – August 1915
  • October – November 1917
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  • Royal Air Force air marshals (en)
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  • Air Chief Marshal Sir William Geoffrey Hanson Salmond, KCB, KCMG, DSO (19 August 1878 – 27 April 1933), commonly known as Sir Geoffrey Salmond, was a senior commander in the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War. Remaining in the Royal Air Force after the war, he held senior appointments in the Middle East, Great Britain and India. In 1933 Salmond served as Chief of the Air Staff for only a matter of days before being taken ill and subsequently dying from cancer. (en)
  • Sir William Geoffrey Hanson Salmond KCB, KCMG, DSO (* 19. August 1878 in Hougham, Kent; † 27. April 1933 in London) war ein britischer Offizier, der in der Royal Air Force den Rang eines Air Chief Marshal und den Posten des Chief of the Air Staff erreichte. (de)
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