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Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding
Birth: Apr. 24, 1882
Moffat
Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Death: Feb. 15, 1970
Royal Tunbridge Wells
Kent, England

British Air Chief Marshal. A Royal Air Force leader during World War II, he was Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Fighter Command at the time of the Battle of Britain. With his foresight in building up Fighter Command during the two world wars and his strategy and firmness during battle, he was responsible more than any other one man for the successful defense of Great Britain in 1940. 
 
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 Parents:
  Arthur John Caswall Dowding (1848 - 1932)
 
 Sibling:
  Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding (1882 - 1970)
  Arthur Ninian Dowding (1885 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Westminster Abbey
Westminster
City of Westminster
Greater London, England
Plot: RAF Chapel with his wife Muriel Dowding
GPS (lat/lon): 51.50008, -0.12923
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 23, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 7064
Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding
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Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding
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Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding
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Sir, you were the best of the best of England,Rest in peace sir.
- william grear
 Added: Jun. 2, 2015

- R I P
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- Lazer
 Added: Feb. 15, 2015
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