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According to Who’s Who in Aviation for 1936, Kennedy was born 20.8.1869,was Assistant Director Supplies RFC/RAF 1917-1923, latterly Hon Treasurer of the RAeS (of which he was a Fellow), and lived at Sweethorpe Cottage, Penn, Bucks c1936.

TECHNICAL BRANCH.
The undermentioned are transferred to unempld. list: ??LEFT|br />Maj. David Henry Kennedy, O.B.E. 1st Aug. 1919. (Substituted for notification in the Gazette of 9th Apr. 1920.)(LG 23.11.1920).

CENTRAL CHANCERY OF THE ORDERS OF KNIGHTHOOD. St. James’s Palace, S.W. I, 10th October, 1919.
The KING has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following promotions in and
appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of distinguished
services rendered during the War: ??To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:??ROYAL AIR FORCE. Sqdn. Leader David Henry Kennedy (LG 10.10.1919)

UNDER CLAUSE 7 OF THE ORDER IN COUNCIL OF lOth JANUARY 1910, AND UNDER CLAUSE 1 OF THE ORDER IN COUNCIL OF 23RD OCTOBER 1918, AS AMENDED BY THE ORDER IN COUNCIL OF 9TH DECEMBER 1919.
Air Ministry : Assistant Director in the Directorate of Aircraft Supplies??avid Henry Kennedy (EG, 7.12.1920)

I assume that he retired from the RAF as an Assistant Director and his wartime appointment (for which he received the OBE) was in a junior post. Anyone know which department ?