Air Vice Marshal Sir Victor Hubert Tait, Order of the British Empire, Order of the Bath (July 8, 1892 – November 27, 1988) was a Canadian-born soldier and airman who served with the Royal Canadian Engineers, the Royal Flying Corps, the Royal Air Force, and the Egyptian Air Force. He represented Great Britain at ice hockey in the 1928 Winter Olympics. In later life he was an executive of the British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Early life[edit | edit source]
Career[edit | edit source]
During World War I, Tait served initially in the Royal Canadian Engineers, then from 1917 with the Royal Flying Corps. He transferred to the new Royal Air Force.
Sportsman[edit | edit source]
He was president of the British Ice Hockey Association from 1958 to 1971.
References[edit | edit source]
- Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation - Air Vice-Marshal Sir Victor Tait
- profile at olympics.org.uk
- The Papers of Air Vice Marshal Sir Victor Hubert Tait.
- Air Force Association of Canada.
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