Arthur Vere Harvey

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Born on 31 January, 1906 in Suffolk, he joined the Royal Air Force in 1925 with a Short Service Commission, serving with the No.9 Squadron and No.602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron and obtained the instructor qualification . At the end of his service, he joined the Royal Air Force Reserve in 1930. He joined China, between 1932, as a military adviser to the South China Air Force with the honorary rank of Major-General. In 1935, however, he was forced into a forced landing on Japanese territory during a flight over Manchuria. Interned for a month, he is finally released with a lifetime ban. Returning to England in 1937, he joined the Auxiliary Air Force with the rank of Squadron Leader at No.615 (County of Surrey) Squadron. He left the Squadron on 16 March 1940, to join No.14 (RAF) Group. He finished the war in various administrative and command positions, with the rank of Air Commodore. After the war he decided to enter politics and was elected to the House of Commons in 1945 with Macclesfield’s seat in the Conservative Party. He retained the seat until 1971. He was named Life Pair (Baron Harvey of Prestbury) and died at St Martin’s Port on the island of Guernsey on 5 April 1994.

15/11/39

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Transfert Croydon — Merville (11 h 30 – 13 h 00)

22/11/39

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Patrouille Amiens — Péronne (10 h 30 – 12 h 00

22/11/39

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Patrouille Amiens — Péronne (14 h 00 – 15 h 00)

28/02/40

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Patrouille Saint-Inglevert (15 h 10 – 16 h 05)

29/02/40

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Patrouille Saint-Inglevert (14h50 – 15h50)

01/03/40

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Patrouille Saint-Inglevert (15h15 – 16h15)

02/03/40

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Patrouille Saint-Inglevert (07h55 – 09h05)

03/03/40

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Patrouille Saint-Inglevert (08h20 – 09h30)


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