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Encyclopedia > Lloyd Samuel Breadner

Air Chief Marshal Lloyd Samuel Breadner CB, DSC (July 14, 1894, Carleton Place, Ontario - March 14, 1952, Boston, Massachusetts) was a Canadian military pilot. An Air Chief Marshals sleeve/shoulder insignia Air Chief Marshal is the most senior rank active in the Royal Air Force (RAF) today, after the inactivation of Marshal of the Royal Air Force as a substantive rank in peacetime during defence cuts of the 1990s. ... Badge of a Companion of the Order of the Bath (Military Division) The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly The Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath)[1] is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725. ... The Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) is the third level military decoration awarded to officers and (since 1993) ratings of the Royal Navy and formerly also to officers of other Commonwealth countries. ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Carleton Place (population 10,000) is a town in eastern Ontario, Canada, in Lanark County, about 46 km (28 miles) west of downtown Ottawa on the Central Ontario (Highway 7) route of the Trans-Canada Highway. ... March 14 is the 73rd day of the year (74th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nickname: Location in Massachusetts, USA Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Suffolk County Government  - Mayor Thomas M. Menino (D) Area  - City  89. ...


Breadner obtained his pilot's certificate at Wright Flying School and was commissioned in the Royal Naval Air Service on December 28, 1915. During World War I he served on the Western Front as a fighter pilot in the No. 3 (Naval) Squadron. He was released from the RAF with rank of major in March 1919 and was commissioned in the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) as a Squadron Leader on formation in 1920. He became Controller of Civil Aviation in 1922, and later commanded Camp Borden from January 15, 1924 to September 23, 1925. He was promoted to Wing Commander on April 1, 1924. After attending RAF Staff College, he was the Director of the RCAF from February 15, 1928 to April 29, 1932. From 1932 until 1935 he commanded Station Trenton and then attended the Imperial Defence College. He was at AFHQ until he was Chief of Air Staff from May 29, 1940 until December 31, 1943. He was with AOC RCAF Overseas from January 1944 to May 1945. Breadner was promoted on his retirement to Air Chief Marshal, the first Canadian to hold this rank. Personnel of No 1 Squadron RNAS in late 1914 The Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) was the air arm of the Royal Navy until near the end of World War I, when it merged with the British Armys Royal Flying Corps (RFC) to form the Royal Air Force. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ... “The Great War ” redirects here. ... Western Front was a term used during the First and Second World Wars to describe the contested armed frontier between lands controlled by Germany to the East and the Allies to the West. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the air force branch of the British Armed Forces. ... Major is the name most commonly given to the military rank equivalent to NATO rank code OF-3. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) was the air force of Canada from 1924 until 1968 when the three branches of the Canadian military were merged into the Canadian Forces. ... A Squadron Leaders sleeve/shoulder insignia Squadron Leader is a commissioned rank in some air forces. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar). ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... Year 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A Wing Commanders sleeve/shoulder insignia A Wing Commanders command flag Wing Commander is a commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many other Commonwealth countries. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar). ... February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year (120th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... The Royal College of Defence Studies (RCDS) is an internationally-renowned institution and component of the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom. ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year (150th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday. ... An Air Chief Marshals sleeve/shoulder insignia Air Chief Marshal is the most senior rank active in the Royal Air Force (RAF) today, after the inactivation of Marshal of the Royal Air Force as a substantive rank in peacetime during defence cuts of the 1990s. ...


Promotions

February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... A Group Captains sleeve/shoulder insignia A Group Captains command flag Group Captain is a senior commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many other Commonwealth countries. ... August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... An Air Commodoress sleeve/shoulder insignia Air Commodore is the fourth most senior rank active in the Royal Air Force today, after the deactivation of Marshal of the Royal Air Force as a substantive rank in peacetime during defence cuts of the 1990s. ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year (150th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... An Air Vice Marshals sleeve/shoulder insignia An Air Vice Marshals command flag Air Vice Marshal is the third most senior rank active in the Royal Air Force today, after the inactivation of Marshal of the Royal Air Force as a substantive rank in peacetime during defence cuts... November 19 is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film). ... An air marshals sleeve/shoulder insignia Air Marshal (Air Mshl or AM) is a rank in the Royal Air Force. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... An Air Chief Marshals sleeve/shoulder insignia Air Chief Marshal is the most senior rank active in the Royal Air Force (RAF) today, after the inactivation of Marshal of the Royal Air Force as a substantive rank in peacetime during defence cuts of the 1990s. ...

Awards

The Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) is the second highest military decoration of the United States Army, awarded for extreme gallantry and risk of life in actual combat with an armed enemy force. ... Badge of a Companion of the Order of the Bath (Military Division) The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly The Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath)[1] is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725. ... 4th Class Medal of the Order of the White Lion, Military Division The Order of the White Lion is the highest order of the Czech Republic, which continues a Czechoslovak order of the same name created in 1922 as an award for foreigners ( Czechoslovakia had no decoration for its citizens... The Legion of Merit is a military decoration of the United States armed forces that is awarded for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements. ... French Legion of Honor The Légion dhonneur (in Legion of Honor (AmE) or Legion of Honour (ComE)) is an Order of Chivalry awarded by the President of France. ... The Croix de guerre is a military decoration of both Belgium and France which was first created in 1915. ...

External links

  • Juno Beach Centre profile
Military Offices
Preceded by
G Croil
Chief of the Air Staff (RCAF)
19401943
Succeeded by
R Leckie

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Juno Beach Centre - Air Marshal L. S. Breadner (260 words)
Lloyd Samuel Breadner, born July 14th, 1894, in Carleton Place, Ontario; died March 14th, 1952, in Boston, Massachusetts.
Breadner was Commanding Officer of the Camp Borden training base in 1924, the year the RCAF was officially created 1922.
Upon his retirement in 1945, Lloyd Breadner was promoted to Chief Air Marshal, the only Canadian ever to hold this rank.
Lloyd Samuel Breadner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (359 words)
Air Chief Marshal Lloyd Samuel Breadner (July 14, 1894, Carleton Place, Ontario - March 14, 1952, Boston, Massachusetts) was a Canadian military pilot.
Breadner obtained his pilot's certificate at Wright Flying School and was commissioned in the Royal Naval Air Service on December 28, 1915.
Breadner was promoted on his retirement to Air Chief Marshal, the only Canadian ever to hold this rank.
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