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Air Member for Training - Personnel - August 1940


[1918 - 1919 | 1920 - 1929 | 1930 - 1936 | Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Sep 1939 | Dec 1939 | Apr 1940 | Jul 1941]

In May 1940 the Ministry of Aircraft Production was formed, which took over the role of the Department of the Air Member for Development and Production, the staff of which was transferred to the new ministry.  An extra Air Member (for Training) was added to the Air Council and the Department of the CAS was further sub-divided by the addition of a Vice Chief of Air Staff and two further Assistant Chiefs.

 

Department of the Air Member for Training
Act AM

Alfred G R Garrod

Air Member for Training, OBE, MC, DFC; later ACM  8 Jul 1940
Mr E W Hawken Private Secretary  
Directorate of Operational Training
A/Cdre

Arthur J Capel

Director, DSO, DFC; later A/Cdre 27 Jun 1940
Wg Cdr

Robert H S Spaight

Assistant Director; later A/Cdre  4 Nov 1949
Wg Cdr

Graham C Bladon

later A/Cdre 3 Jan 1940
Wg Cdr C J Collingwood    1 Jan 1940
Sqn Ldr

Harold V Satterley

later AVM 31 Dec 1938
Sqn Ldr K Lea-Cox    4 Mar 1940
Sqn Ldr P S Gomez   19 Feb 1940
Sqn Ldr R C F Lister DFC 27 Mar 1940
Fg  Off Hon M Aitken   20 Jul 1940
Plt Off I A E Edwards CMG 28 Sep 1939
Plt Off F R Offord    5 Sep 1939
Plt Off J D Irving OBE, MC 10 Jan 1940
Directorate of Flying Training
A/Cdre

Augustus H Orlebar

Director, AFC; later AVM 20 Jul 1940
Wg Cdr

Ian E Brodie

later A/Cdre 10 Jan 1939
Wg Cdr H M Groves    1 Jun 1937
Wg Cdr OB Swain   13 Nov 1937
Sqn Ldr J C Stevens   13 May 1940
Sqn Ldr G R A Elsmie   29 May 1939
Sqn Ldr

Maurice L Heath

later AM 11 Oct 1939
Sqn Ldr

Gareth G Barrett

later A/Cdre  5 Oct 1939
Sqn Ldr P B Wood   28 Dec 1939
Sqn Ldr D S Kite   10 Jan 1940
Sqn Ldr

Duncan F Macdonald

later A/Cdre  3Sep 1939
Sqn Ldr G V Carey    7 Jun 1940
Lt Cdr K Williamson Attached, RN 17 Aug 1939
Flt Lt G E Ford    1 Jul 1940
Plt Off W C Turner   14 Jun 1940
Plt Off C H Bell OBE 6 Mar 1940
Sqn Ldr (Ret) H Cockerell OBE  
Directorate of Technical Training
Gp Capt

Meredith Thomas

Director, DFC, AFC; later AVM  7 Aug 1940
Wg Cdr I M Rodney   20 Jul 1940
Wg Cdr L H Stewart   28 Jun 1937
Sqn Ldr W M Keddie    2 Feb 1939
Sqn Ldr D G Keddie    2 Dec 1939
Flt Lt T A Tindle   24 May 1940
Plt Off B M J Davis    9 Jul 1940
Flt Lt (Ret) J Sutherland MBE  

Source - August 1940 Air Force List

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