Air Marshal Harold "Gus" Edwards CB (24 December 1892 – 23 February 1952) was a Canadian Air Force officer who played a prominent role in building the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). From November 1941 to December 1943, Edwards served as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Overseas where he was responsible for all RCAF personnel. In June 2012, Edwards was posthumously inducted into Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame for his "outstanding leadership in building Canada's national air force".

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  • Air Marshal Harold "Gus" Edwards CB (24 December 1892 – 23 February 1952) was a Canadian Air Force officer who played a prominent role in building the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). From November 1941 to December 1943, Edwards served as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Overseas where he was responsible for all RCAF personnel. In June 2012, Edwards was posthumously inducted into Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame for his "outstanding leadership in building Canada's national air force". (en)
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  • United Kingdom
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  • Air Marshal Edwards in 1943
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  • Chorley, Lancashire, England
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  • Air Marshal Edwards in 1943
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  • Air Member for Personnel
  • (Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief from July 1943)
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  • February 1940 – November 1941
  • November 1941 – December 1943
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  • RCAF officer (en)
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  • Air Marshal Harold "Gus" Edwards CB (24 December 1892 – 23 February 1952) was a Canadian Air Force officer who played a prominent role in building the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). From November 1941 to December 1943, Edwards served as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Overseas where he was responsible for all RCAF personnel. In June 2012, Edwards was posthumously inducted into Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame for his "outstanding leadership in building Canada's national air force". (en)
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