Air Commodore Gordon Herbert Vasse CBE RAF, (23 April 1899 – 26 March 1965), was a fighter pilot in the First World War and a senior Royal Air Force commander during the Second World War and into the late 1940s and early 1950s. During most of the Second World War he was Director of Air Tactics for the RAF.In his final appointment Vasse also served as the seventh Commandant of the Royal Observer Corps.

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  • Air Commodore Gordon Herbert Vasse CBE RAF, (23 April 1899 – 26 March 1965), was a fighter pilot in the First World War and a senior Royal Air Force commander during the Second World War and into the late 1940s and early 1950s. During most of the Second World War he was Director of Air Tactics for the RAF.In his final appointment Vasse also served as the seventh Commandant of the Royal Observer Corps. Vasse was chosen as one of the RAF’s principal representatives to the funeral of King George VI in 1952.
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  • Air Commodore Gordon Herbert Vasse CBE RAF, (23 April 1899 – 26 March 1965), was a fighter pilot in the First World War and a senior Royal Air Force commander during the Second World War and into the late 1940s and early 1950s. During most of the Second World War he was Director of Air Tactics for the RAF.In his final appointment Vasse also served as the seventh Commandant of the Royal Observer Corps.
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