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Air Vice-Marshal A Griffiths (131642)


Arthur                     b:  22 Aug 1922                    r:  22 Aug 1977                             d: 13 Feb 2003

CB -1 Jan 1972, AFC 1 Jan 1964.

(RAFVR): - Plt Off: 10 Sep 1942, Fg Off: 10 Mar 1943?, Flt Lt (WS): 10 Sep 1944, Flt Lt: 10 Mar 1946,

(RAF): - Fg Off: 23 May 1946, Flt Lt: 1 Jul 1946, Sqn Ldr: 1 Jul 1951, Wg Cdr: 1 Jul 1957, Gp Capt: 1 Jul 1964, A/Cdre: 1 Jul 1969, Act AVM: 24 May 1972, AVM: 1 Jul 1972.

xx xxx 1940:               U/T Pilot,

xx xxx 1942:               Pilot, No 26 Sqn. (Mustang/Spitfire)

xx xxx 1945:               QFI, Central Flying School.

23 May 1946:            Appointed to an Extended Service Commission (4 years on the active list)

xx xxx xxxx:                QFI, Empire Flying School.

15 Jun 1948:              Appointed to a Permanent Commission

xx Jan 1954:               Attended RAF Staff College.

xx xxx 1955:               Directing Staff, RCAF Staff College, Toronto.

 7 Sep 1959:               Command Intelligence Officer, HQ Bomber Command.

xx Jul 1962:                Vulcan Conversion Course?, No 230 OCU.

22 Jan 1962:               Officer Commanding, No 101 Sqn. (Vulcan)

17 Feb 1964:              Air Staff - Flying Training, HQ Bomber Command.

 6 Jul 1964:                 Group Captain - Operations,  HQ Bomber Command.

xx Apr 1967:               Officer Commanding, RAF Waddington.

13 Aug 1969:              AOA/Chief of Staff, HQ Far East Air Force.

24 May 1972:             Head of British Defence Liaison Staff, Australia.

 3 May 1975:              Commandant-General of the RAF Regiment/Inspector of RAF Ground Defence

xx xxx 1976:              Director-General of Security (RAF).

Director, Trident Safeguards Ltd.

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