Charles Breese

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For the Welsh solicitor and politician, see Charles Edward Breese.
Charles Dempster Breese
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Breese in Royal Navy uniform
Born 23 April 1889
Died 5 March 1941 (aged 51)
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch  Royal Air Force
Years of service 1909 - 1941
Rank Air Vice Marshal
Commands held No. 18 Group
Central Flying School
No. 6 Squadron
No. 10 Squadron
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Companion of the Order of the Bath
Air Force Cross
Mention in Despatches (2)

Air Vice Marshal Charles Dempster Breese CB AFC RAF (23 April 1889 – 5 March 1941) was an officer in the Royal Navy and a senior officer in the Royal Air Force in the first half of the 20th century.


  • 1933 - Companion of the Order of the Bath for valuable services rendered in connection with the operations in Northern Kurdistan, Iraq during the period December 1931 to June 1932.[1]


  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 33984. p. 6415. 6 October 1933. Retrieved 19 September 2008.
Military offices
Preceded by
P H L Playfair
Commandant of the Central Flying School
Succeeded by
N D K MacEwen