Denis Rixson

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Denis Fenn Rixson
Born12 December 1918
Wandsworth, London, England
Died10 December 1994 (aged 73)
Chichester, West Sussex, England
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch Royal Air Force
Years of service1937–1971
RankAir Commodore
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsCommander of the Royal Victorian Order
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Distinguished Flying Cross
Air Force Cross
Mentioned in Despatches

Air Commodore Denis Fenn Rixson CVO, OBE, DFC, AFC (12 December 1918 – 10 December 1994) was a British pilot during World War II and a senior Royal Air Force officer in the post-war years and a Commandant Royal Observer Corps.[1]

During World War II, he was the Officer Commanding No. 113 Squadron.[2]


  1. ^ "Units directly responsible to Ministry level". Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Air Commodore D F Rixson". Air of Authority – A History of RAF Organisation. Retrieved 7 June 2015.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Jeaffreson Greswell
Commandant Royal Observer Corps
Succeeded by
Edward Sismore