Frederick Halahan

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Air Vice-Marshal
Frederick Crosby Halahan
Born 27 May 1880
Camberwell, Surrey, England
Died 17 October 1965
Battle, East Sussex, England
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch  Royal Navy
 Royal Air Force
Rank Air Vice-Marshal
Commands held RAF College
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Distinguished Service Order (DSO), Member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO)

Air Vice-Marshal Frederick Crosby Halahan CMG, CBE, DSO, MVO, RAF (27 May 1880 – 17 October 1965) was a gunnery officer in the Royal Navy during the early years of the 20th century who became involved in early naval aviation efforts.

Naval and Air Force service[edit]

Halahan served in the Royal Navy, and was promoted Lieutenant 15 December 1900.[1] He later served in the Royal Air Force from its establishment in 1918 through the to 1930. During World War II, Halahan rejoined the RAF, serving on the staff of the Directorate of Personal Services.


Military offices
Preceded by
A E Borton
RAF College Commandant
1926 – 1929
Succeeded by
A M Longmore