W/Cdr. Victor Charles Frederick Streatfeild OBE1

M, #460, b. 26 SEP 1905, d. 12 MAY 1983
FatherCapt. Philip Streatfeild RN, MVO1 b. 27 May 1872, d. Apr 1960
MotherEffie Gwendoline Carey1 b. Oct 1876, d. Oct 1945
ChartsHenry Streatfeilds descendants
Birth*26 SEP 1905 W/Cdr. Victor Charles Frederick Streatfeild OBE was born on 26 SEP 1905 at Portsmouth, Hampshire, EnglandG.1 
(Witness) Residence2 APR 1911 He lived with Effie Gwendoline Carey at 21 Marion Road, Southsea, Hampshire, EnglandG, together with Cecil Philip Leith Streatfeild and Mary Diana Streatfeild.2 
Emigration*15 JAN 1925 W/Cdr. Victor Charles Frederick Streatfeild OBE emigrated on 15 JAN 1925 from 7 Grosvenor Road, Weymouth, Dorset, EnglandG, to Melbourne.3 
Milit-Beg*SEP 1928 He began military service in SEP 1928 on a short service commission in September 1928. He was posted to 5 FTS Sealand on 1st October and joined 3 Squadron at Upavon on 5th September 1930. He joined the staff at 4 FTS Abu Sueir on 26th September 1933 and moved to 45 Squadron at Helwan on 7th September 1935. Streatfeild was posted to 223 Squadron at Nairobi on 15th December 1936 and returned to 4 FTS Abu Sueir on 9th November 1937. Returning to the UK, he was given command of No. 1 Coast Artillery Co-operation Unit, Gosport on 5th December 1938. In early July 1940 Streatfeild was in command of 248 Squadron. He was made an OBE (gazetted 29th October 1948) for distinguished service in Palestine. at EnglandG.4 
Note1938 He had a daughter, Jennifer Jane Streatfeild in 1938.5 
Marriage*31 OCT 1938 He married an unknown person on 31 OCT 1938; not known.6 
Note9 JUN 1950 He was dismissed from the RAF by General Court Martial:- Squadron Leader VCF Streatfeild, OBE (27151). on 9 JUN 1950.7 
MarriageMAR 1964 He married an unknown person in MAR 1964 at Hampstead, London, EnglandG; Kay P More.8 
Death*12 MAY 1983 He died on 12 MAY 1983 at Hastings, Sussex, EnglandG, aged 77.9 
Last Edited12 Aug 2015


  1. [S17] England & Wales BMD indices, birth, Portsmouth Hants., Oct-Dec 1905, vol 2b 423.
  2. [S68] Extracted from the 1911 Census.
  3. [S61] Passengers Lists: passenger Victor C Streatfeild, age 19 to Melbourne; MV Beltana, P&O.
  4. [S54] From web site , on ancestry.com, RWS family tree, attached to photo.
  5. [S54] From web site , on ancestry.com, RWS family tree, Jennifer Jean Streatfeild, (1938-2012) mother not reported.
  6. [S54] From web site , on ancestry.com, RWS family tree no detail as to person or place.
  7. [S54] From web site , London Gazette, 30 June 1950.
  8. [S69] England & Wales Marriages, , marriage; Kay P More & Victor C F Streatfeild, Hampstead, Middlesex, Jan-Mar 1964, vol 5c 1892.
  9. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005 , death, age 77, Hastings & Rother, Sussex, Apr-Jun 1983, vol 18 0985.