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Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding (1882 - 1970)

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Lord Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding
Born in Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotlandmap
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Died in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Englandmap
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Air Chief Marshal Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding, GCB, GCVO, CMG (24 April 1882 – 15 February 1970) was Air Officer Commanding RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain and is generally credited with playing a crucial role in Britain's defence.[1]

1939: At "Montrose Cottage" Gordon Avenue, Harrow U.D., Middlesex:[2]

Sir Hugh C T Dowding 1882 24 Apr 1882 Male Headquarter Fighter Comm Commander In Chief RAF Widowed
Hilda M C Dowding 1884 14 Jun 1884 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Single
Marjorie B Vancourt 1911 05 Mar 1911 Female Headquarter Fighter Comma Assistant Cypher Officer Single
Mary R McLellan 1899 24 Oct 1899 Female Housekeeper Single


  1. Wikipedia entry
  2. 1939 Register

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