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Air Vice-Marshal J F Roberts (21274)


John Frederick             b: 24 Feb 1913                         r: 2 July 1968                              d: xx Apr 1996

CB 1 Jan 1967, CBE 1 Jan 1960 (OBE 10 Jun 1954), FCA.

(RAF): - Plt Off (P): 28 Nov 1938, Fg Off: 28 Nov 1939, (T) Flt Lt: 1 Dec 1940, (T) Sqn Ldr: 1 Dec 1941, Act Wg Cdr: 28 Jul 1944, Sqn Ldr (WS): 28 Jan 1945, Flt Lt: 23 Aug 1946 [28 Nov 1942], Sqn Ldr: 1 Oct 1946 [1 Jun 1945], Wg Cdr: 1 Jul 1949, Gp Capt: 1 Jan 1957, A/Cdre: 1 Jan 1965, Act AVM: 14 Feb 1966, AVM: 1 Jul 1966.

28 Nov 1938:               Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the Accountant Branch

xx xxx 1942:                 Served in Middle East

21 Sep 1943:               Group Accountant, HQ No 219 Group.

29 Jul 1944:                 Command Accountant, AHQ Eastern Mediterranean

xx xxx 1945:                 ?

xx xxx 1946:                 Accountant duties UK

xx xxx 1951:                 Attended RAF Staff College Bracknell

 1 Apr 1952:                 Command Accountant, HQ British Forces Aden

xx May 1954:               Directing Staff, RAF Staff College, Bracknell

 2 Jun 1958:                 Senior Air Staff Officer, RAF Record Office

xx xxx 1960:                 Deputy Comptroller, Allied Forces Central Europe

xx xxx 1963:                 Officer Commanding, RAF Uxbridge

10 Apr 1964:                Director of Personal Services 1, MOD

14 Feb 1966:                Director-General of Ground Training.

He was born in Swansea

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