29 September 1915 – New Commanding Officers

George Eardley Todd

Changes in RFC Commanding Officers announced today.

Major George Eardley Todd takes over 4 Squadron RFC. He was previously a flight commander with 2 Squadron having joined the Squadron shortly after its formation in 1912. He passed his flying certificate on 7 January 1913 in a Bristol Biplane at the Bristol School, Brooklands. Prior to joining the RFC he served with the Welsh Regiment.

Meanwhile, Major Lanoe Hawker 5 Squadron, has returned to England to take charge of 24 Squadron and prepare them for front line duty.


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