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Department of the Air Member for Personnel - Personnel July 1948


 

ACM

Sir Hugh W L Saunders

Air Member for Personnel, KBE, CB, MC, DFC, MM; later ACM  1 Oct 1947
Mr R F Butler Private Secretary  
Directorate-General of Personnel (I)
AVM John W Baker Director-General, CB, MC, DFC; later ACM  
Miss E M M Woodhams Personal Assistant, MBE  
P12 (Officers' Friend)
Gp Capt P I Harris DFC  
Wg Cdr David M Strong later A/Cdre  
Chaplaincy Services
Rev J A Jagoe Chaplain in Chief, CBE, MA, KHC 10 Apr 1944
Rev C J F Gilmore Assistant Chaplain in Chief, MA 10 Apr 1944
Rev J M K Dagger Staff Chaplain to Chaplain-in-Chief, MA  
Rev A McHardy Principal Chaplain, CBE, MC, MA, KHC 14 Mar 1941
Rev W R Marsh Principal Chaplain, BD, KHC  1 Sep 1942
Rev F D Morley Principal Chaplain, BD   1 Jan 1947
Rev J Lavin Principal Chaplain,  
Rev T Hankin Principal Chaplain, BA  
Directorate of Personal Services
A/Cdre

Alban S Ellerton

Director, CBE; later A/Cdre  
Gp Capt Peter H Hamley Deputy Director, AFC; later A/Cdre  
Gp Capt Patrick H Dunn Deputy Director, DFC; later AM  
Gp Capt Richard T Gething Deputy Director, OBE, AFC; later A/Cdre  
Gp Capt K A Jackman    
Gp Capt

Bernard L Blofeld

later A/Cdre  
Gp Capt (Ret) E H Hooper Special Appointment, OBE  
Wg Cdr Bernard A Chacksfield OBE; later AVM  
Wg Cdr Arthur F Johnson DFC; later A/Cdre  
Wg Cdr R F Watts    
Sqn Ldr J E Ann    
Sqn Ldr W C Armstrong   18  Mar 1946
Sqn Ldr R J K Baker MBE 12 Mar 1946
Sqn Ldr C E Bailey    
Sqn Ldr A W Barwood DFC  
Sqn Ldr L J Harding    
Sqn Ldr P G Hering    
Sqn Ldr F J Higham DFC  
Sqn Ldr William G Morgan later AVM  
Sqn Ldr L J L Pullar MC  1 May 1945
Sqn Ldr M C Raban    
Sqn Ldr G G Thompson DSM  
Sqn Ldr S W Waller   24 Sep 1945
Sqn Ldr W B J Webber   29 Oct 1943
Flt Lt L E Bartlett    
Flt Lt C M Bowring DFM  
Flt Lt G Collinson    
Flt Lt C F Nutkins    
Flt Lt C Ord    
Flt Lt A W Scott    
Flt Lt R Waugh    
Flt Lt F Whitworth    
Mr C R Adlam Acting Staff Officer  
Mr H J Trotman Acting Staff Officer  
Mr P K Walker Junior Executive Officer  
Mr F C Sleigh Acting Higher Clerical Officer (on loan from another Government Dept)
Mr A J Tucker Acting Higher Clerical Officer (on loan from another Government Dept)
Directorate of Air Force Welfare
A/Cdre Geoffrey R C Spencer Director, CBE; later AVM  
Wg Cdr C L Atkinson    
Wg Cdr E T Rees DSO, OBE, MC  
Wg Cdr F L Sayers AFC  
Sqn Ldr R B Ayliffe    
Sqn Ldr R I P Barker    
Sqn Ldr A H Beach OBE  
Sqn Ldr E F Daglish    
Sqn Ldr J P Frost   12 Apr 1946
Sqn Ldr W Hamley    
Sqn Ldr G Henderson    
Sqn Ldr F H Hudson    
Sqn Ldr B W Kirby    
Sqn Ldr A F McGhie   10 Sep 1946
Sqn Ldr A L S O'Beirne    
Sqn Ldr J M Ogilvie    
Sqn Ldr D W Triptree   10 Mar 1948
Sqn Ldr W P T Vear    
Sqn Off I Cole WAAF 25 Jan 1946
Sqn Off E D Durling WAAF  
Flt Lt R Holland    5 Mar 1946
Flt Off J J D Gray WAAF 16 Jun 1945
Flt Off I L Millett WAAF, BEM 31 Oct 1945
Flt Off V Gwynne-James WAAF 30 Dec 1946
Mr J H Keys Acting Senior Executive Officer  
Mr F E Ford Acting Staff Officer  
Mr W C Bond Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr T E Williamson Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr S Bowers Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Directorate of Women's Auxiliary Air Force
Air Cmdt F H Hanbury Director, MBE, WAAF  
Flt Off A S Wright Personal Assistant, WAAF  4 Sep 1941
Gp Off N M Salmon Deputy Director, WAAF  
Wg Off M A Clare Hunt WAAF  
Wg Off O A Rear WAAF  
Wg Off Lady Seton WAAF  
Wg Off N E Woodhead WAAF  
Sqn Off R O Doyle WAAF  
Sqn Off J Williams WAAF  
Flt Off D M Atkinson WAAF  
Flt Off M Bennion WAAF  
Flt Off D Joyce-Clark WAAF  
Flt Off N C Meggy WAAF  
Provost Marshal
A/Cdre Owen W de Putron Provost Marshal and Chief of Air Force Police, CBE, ADC 21 Dec 1942
Gp Capt C R Richdale Deputy to Provost Marshal (1), CBE 22 Aug 1945
Gp Capt William I G Kerby Deputy to Provost Marshal (2), OBE; later A/Cdre 18 May 1943
Wg Cdr S N Kettle OBE 22 Mar 1947
Wg Cdr B W S Smith    
Sqn Ldr C S Harley    
Sqn Ldr D S Hodge    
Sqn Ldr W G Parry    
Sqn Ldr H J Upward MM 11 Dec 1941
Sqn Off M D George WAAF, MBE 21 Jul 1941
Flt Lt B D Godsell    
Flt Lt R T W Laing    8 May 1946
Flt Lt J R C Proudlock    
Flt Lt A A Witherington    
Mr A J Creedy Acting Staff Officer, MBE  
Mr S W E Burgess Acting Higher Clerical Officer
Inspector of Physical Fitness
Wg Cdr A W Taylor    
Flt Lt W Norman    
Director of RAF Sport and Inspector of Recreational Grounds
Wg Cdr (Ret) J Lawson OBE  

Directorate-General of Personnel (II)

AVM

Anthony L Paxton

Director-General, CB, CBE, DFC  8 Oct 1947
Miss E M Modlen Personal Assistant, MBE  
A/Cdre George D Harvey Director, CBE, DFC; later AVM  
A/Cdre Ivor L Wincer Director, CBE  
Gp Capt John D Baker-Carr Deputy Director, AFC; later AM  
Gp Capt Frederick R Drew Deputy Director, CBE; later A/Cdre  
Gp Capt O I Gilson Deputy Director  
A/Cdre Richard G Gardner Special Appointment, CBE, DSC (Ret)  
Wg Cdr Patrick Burnett, DSO, DFC; later A/Cdre 18 Dec 1945
Wg Cdr Alexander V R Johnstone DFC; later AVM  
Wg Cdr C V Lock    1 Jun 1945
Wg Cdr Ian J Spencer DFC; later AVM  
Sqn Ldr G V Atkinson   16 Jan 1945
Sqn Ldr I B Beesley    2 Oct 1944
Sqn Ldr J Carr    
Sqn Ldr D Clive    
Sqn Ldr P Dobson    
Sqn Ldr C Kershaw   23 Oct 1940
Sqn Ldr Ian D N Lawson DFC; later AVM  
Sqn Ldr J W Louw    
Sqn Ldr H W Porter   20 Nov 1945
Sqn Ldr G H Saunders     2 Oct 1944
Sqn Ldr G H Wherry    
Sqn Off I M Bryan WAAF  
Flt Lt H Adamson    
Flt Lt E V Butcher    
Flt Lt D A Castle    9 Apr 1945
Flt Lt A R G Clarke    
Flt Lt G C Darby    
Flt Lt P Edelsten    
Flt Lt R P Hand    5 Sep 1946
Flt Lt R Hathaway   14 Jun 1946
Flt Lt R T Howard    
Flt Lt J S D Hyslop    
Flt Lt K W Jarvis    
Flt Lt I E Miller   21 Aug 1946
Flt Lt Roy K Orrock DFC; later A/Cdre  
Flt Lt C Philpot   18 Oct 1945
Flt Lt E A Tennant    
Flt Lt C S Tucker    
Flt Lt J C W Weller DFC  
Flt Lt J R Withy    
Flt Off E R Addison WAAF  
Flt Off W D Buckley WAAF  
Flt Off B P McRobbie WAAF  
SO F G Slingo WAAF 26 Sep 1946
Mr A E Porter Acting Senior Executive Officer, MBE  
Mr W C Robinson Acting Staff Officer  
Mr F W Godwin Acting Staff Officer  
Mr R A Dods Acting Staff Officer, MBE  
Mr R W Hunt Acting Staff Officer  
Mr A J Hockley Acting Staff Officer  
Mr H J Marshall Acting Staff Officer  
Miss R W Thomas Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr H J McGee Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr W E Burges Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr E C Colson Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr W J Davidson Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr G A Mills Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr G A Moles Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr F W Stevenson Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr A M West Acting Higher Clerical Officer
Mr L J Bennett Acting Higher Clerical Officer
Deputy Directorate of Selection
Gp Capt W A Hammerton    
Wg Cdr P Gomersall OBE  
Sqn Ldr

Reginald Bullen

GM; later AVM  
Sqn Ldr D H Keary DFC  
Sqn Ldr A Price DFC  
Sqn Ldr J Wishart    
Flt Off C A Devenish Mears WAAF  
SO B M Haydon WAAF  
SO D E McCall WAAF  
Mr C P Brown Staff Officer  
Mr E J Canton Junior Executive Officer, DFC  
Mr M C Wood Junior Executive Officer  
Miss R L Bridger High Clerical Officer  

Directorate-General of RAF Medical Services

AVM P C Livingston Director-General, CB, CBE, AFC, FRCS, FRCS(E), LRCP, DPH, DOMS  
A/Cdre W E Barnes Deputy Director-General, MRCS, LRCP  
A/Cdre J MacC Kilpatrick Director of Hygiene and Research, OBE, MB, BCh, DPH, 21 Jul 1947
A/Cdre G A Ballantyne Director of Dental Services, CBE, DFC, LDS  1 Jun 1943
Gp Capt J C McAleer MB, BCh  
Wg Cdr J Clarke Taylor MB, ChB 18 Jul 1945
Wg Cdr J W Patrick MB, BCh, DPH 18 Aug 1945
Wg Cdr F B Sumerling OBE, BDS 22 Oct 1945
Wg Cdr J B Wallace OBE, MD, ChB 16 Jun 1945
Wg Cdr C E G Wickham MB, BS, MRCS, LRCP 25 Sep 1944
Wg Cdr G O Williams MRCS, LRCP 18 Apr 1941
Sqn Ldr A C Camm MRCS, LRCP  
Sqn Ldr W O Davies MRCS, LRCP  
Sqn Ldr J W Garroway MB, BS, MRCS, LRCP  
Sqn Ldr H N H Genese MRCS, LRCP  
Sqn Ldr M O Richardson MRCS, LRCP  
Sqn Ldr W D Richardson MBE  
Flt Lt C A Jocobs    
Flt Lt H C Wallace    1 Aug 1945
Mr S H Widdup Acting Staff Officer  
Miss I M Marshall Acting Staff Officer  
Mr R A V Maughan Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr H A Baker Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr A S Peterkin Higher Clerical Officer  
Miss M Hart Acting Higher Clerical Officer

Nursing Service Branch

Miss G Taylor Matron-in-Chief, RRC  
Mr F S Manning Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Directorate-General of Manning
AVM

Victor E Groom

Director, CB, CBE, DFC; later AM  
Mr B J Borrodell Personal Assistant  
A/Cdre Norman A P Pritchett Director,  
Mr G A Roberts Director, MBE  
Mr H P Grabaskey Acting Assistant Director  
Wg Cdr H C Biles    
Wg Cdr H Y Humphreys DFC  
Wg Cdr C H Williams    
Sqn Ldr S C Baker    
Sqn Ldr E R Lacey DSO  
Sqn Ldr G S Lovell DSO  
Sqn Ldr J Mochrie    
Sqn Ldr B Morgan    
Sqn Ldr E C L Richardson    9 Jan 1941
Sqn Ldr J M De Roughton    
Sqn Ldr G F Rogers    
Sqn Ldr G Smythe MBE, DFM  
Sqn Ldr H Taylor CMG  
Sqn Ldr D Q Watson DFC  
Sqn Ldr Brian P Young OBE; later AVM  
Flt Lt A O Bennett    
Flt Lt T Gray    
Flt Lt S T Jakimowicz    
Flt Lt B S Penfold    
Flt Off C G W Bryan WAAF  
Flt Off E Hickman WAAF 15 Aug 1944
Flt Off G H Jenkins WAAF  
Flt Off M Tudor WAAF  
A/Cdre A R Boyle Retired Officer  
Mr R M Youle Chief Executive Officer  
Mr H Frost Senior Executive Officer  
Mr A K Howard Acting Staff Officer, MBE  
Miss D Osborn Acting Staff Officer  
Mr W Green Acting Staff Officer  
Miss P J Farr Acting Staff Officer  
Mr A E Milne Acting Staff Officer (on loan from another Government Dept)  
Mr J G S Gardner Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr L C Hill Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Miss E S Terry Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Miss J R Eke Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr A R Thomsett Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr E J Hawkey Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Miss L G Iliffe Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr W H Jackson Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr A J Street Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Miss E Connor Higher Clerical Officer
Mr A G Lawrie Acting Higher Clerical Officer, MBE  
Mrs D E Wakefield Temporary Higher Clerical Officer  
Miss M S Gray Acting Higher Clerical Officer (on loan from another Government Dept)
Miss F Murphy Acting Higher Clerical Officer (on loan from another Government Dept)
Mr A F R Harvey Acting Junior Executive Officer  
Directorate of Auxiliary and Reserve Forces
A/Cdre Charlton Hallawell Director  
Gp Capt F C Sturgiss Deputy Director, OBE  
Wg Cdr L A Dawson    
Wg Cdr A D Forster DFC  
Wg Cdr George P Seymour-Price later A/Cdre  
Wg Cdr F L Scott    
Sqn Ldr J H Bird    
Sqn Ldr R L Bowes    
Sqn Ldr P E A Carr    
Sqn Ldr

Reginald E W Harland

later AM  
Sqn Ldr J N Mackenzie DFC  
Sqn Ldr C H Palmer MBE  
Flt Lt W B Curry    
Flt Lt J Myers   29 Aug 1946
Fg Off R V H Kain    
Fg Off J T Sinclair    
Senior Service Accountant
A/Cdre Herbert F Fuller Senior Service Accountant, CBE 12 Mar 1945
Wg Cdr C F G Rogers OBE  
Wg Cdr H C Staines    1 Oct 1945
Sqn Ldr H Bamforth    
Sqn Ldr J H C Russell    
Directorate of Educational Services
A/Cdre A H Robson Director, OBE, MC, MSc, PhD  
Gp Capt I L B Hart Deputy Director, OBE, BSc, PhD  
Gp Capt N Wood Deputy Director, OBE, MA, PhD, FRHistS  
Gp Capt D E Williams Deputy Director, MBE, MA  
Wg Cdr W T Matthews BSc, AMIEE  
Wg Cdr E A Stockwell MA  
Wg Cdr B J Lynch BSc, PhD, AMINA, AFRAeS  
Wg Cdr W C V Thomas MA  
Sqn Ldr F G Carroll BSc, ARCS  
Sqn Ldr A E Druett BSc (Eng), AMIME  
Sqn Ldr R Edwards BSc  
Sqn Ldr E J Ough BSc  
Sqn Ldr A A McGregor BSc  
Sqn Ldr R F Pemberton MC, TD, MA  
Sqn Ldr J A G Stuart BA  
Sqn Ldr T Willcox    
Sqn Off M M Wade MBE, WAAF  
Flt Off D E Brown    
Flt Off R Cohu    
Flt Off V P Mortimer    
Miss M S Lee Acting Higher Clerical Officer  
Mr S C Drane Acting Higher Clerical Officer (on loan from another Government Dept)

Source - July 1948 Air Force List

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