Leckie Family Genealogy Forum
Robert Leckie, Air Commodore DSO DSC DFC
m Bernice O'Kane. Shot down 1st German plane in WW1. Excerpt from Who's Who 1939
"Commanding RAF Mediterannean since 1938; o/s of late Samuel Leckie, Glasgow; m Bernice y/d of Mrs. Douglas O'Kane of La Plata Maryland USA; Educ: Glasgow. Joing RNAS 1915; served in North Sea, European war, central Ontario Regiment; commanded No. 1 Canadian Wing,RCAF; Director of Flying Operations, Canadian Air Board, 1920; member Canadian Air Board, 1921-33; Commanded Station HQ Hendon, 1933-1935; Superintendent RAF Reserve, 1933-1936; ADC to the King, 1936; Director of training, Air Ministry, 1936-38. Publications: various articles in magazines and service journals. Recreations: golf, hunting; Club, Royal Air Force."