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Air Ministry Civil and Support Departments - Personnel 1961


Air Council
Rank Name Notes
Rt Hon Julian Amery Secretary of State for Air, President of the Air Council, MP
Mr W J Taylor Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Air, Vice President of the Air Council, CBE, DL, JP, MP
ACM

Sir Thomas G Pike

Chief of the Air Staff, GCB, CBE, DFC*; later MRAF
AM Sir Arthur W B McDonald Air Member for Personnel, KCB, AFC, MA, FRAeS
AM Sir Walter H Merton Air Member for Supply and Organisation, KCB, OBE; later ACM
AM Sir Edmund C Hudleston Vice Chief of the Air Staff, KCB, CBE; later ACM
AM Ronald B Lees Additional Member, Deputy Chief of the Air Staff, CB, CBE, DFC*
Sir Maurice Dean Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Air, KCB, KCMG

 

Air Ministry

Rt Hon Julian Amery Secretary of State for Air, President of the Air Council, MP
Mr J Roberts Private Secretary
Mr J C Edwards Assistant Private Secretary
Sqn Ldr

Peter H L Scott

Personal Air Secretary, AFC; later A/Cdre
Mr W J Taylor Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Air, Vice President of the Air Council, CBE, DL, JP, MP
Mr R G S Johnston Private Secretary
Mr S P Harrison Assistant Private Secretary
Sir Maurice Dean Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Air, KCB, KCMG
Mr H T Smith Deputy Under-Secretary of State, CB
Mr F Wood Deputy Under-Secretary of State, CB

Department of the Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Air

Sir Maurice Dean Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Air, KCB, KCMG
Mr K C Macdonald Private Secretary
Mr H T Smith Deputy Under-Secretary of State, CB
Mr F Wood Deputy Under-Secretary of State, CB
Mr G S Whittuck Assistant Under-Secretary of State
Mr J S Orme Assistant Under-Secretary of State
Mr B Humphrey-Davies Assistant Under-Secretary of State
Mr A L M Cary Assistant Under-Secretary of State
Mr R C Kent Assistant Under-Secretary of State
Mr K H S Edwards Assistant Secretary,
Mr S W Warren Assistant Secretary,
Mr R F Jenkins Assistant Secretary, CBE
Mr H A Shaw Assistant Secretary,
Mr F C Fayers Assistant Secretary, CBE
Mr H Harvey Assistant Secretary - Director of Accounts, CBE
Mr F W Verry Assistant Secretary, CMG, OBE
Mr J F McGlennon Assistant Secretary, CBE
Mr R H Prince Assistant Secretary
Mr J H Francis Assistant Secretary
Mr W J B Crotch Assistant Secretary
Mr T C G James Assistant Secretary,
Mr R Haynes Assistant Secretary
Mr L T G Sully Assistant Secretary
Mr F Cooper Assistant Secretary, CMG
Mr H A Cridland Assistant Secretary
Mr R F Havell Assistant Secretary
Mr R J Penney Assistant Secretary - serving in Far East
Mr E F C Sandford Assistant Secretary
Mr M McF Davis Assistant Secretary
Mr P J Hudson Assistant Secretary
Mr W E Dowling Assistant Secretary,
Mr T H Shearer Assistant Secretary
Mr E Broadbent Assistant Secretary,
Mr G F W Adams Assistant Secretary, OBE
Mr G H Green Assistant Secretary - seconded from Ministry of Defence
Mr N S Forward Assistant Secretary - seconded from Ministry of Defence
Mr D C Humphreys Assistant Secretary - seconded to Foreign Office
Mr L M MacBride Chief Publicity Officer, OBE
AVM George A Walker Chief Information Officer, CB, CBE, DSO, DFC, MA; later ACM

Meteorological Office (Under the Permanent Under-Secretary of State for administrative purposes)

Sir Graham Sutton Director-General, CBE, DSc, FRS
 

Office of the Judge Advocate-General of the Forces (Joint Service for War Office and Air Ministry )

Sir Frederick Gentle Judge Advocate-General, QC
Mr J H W Andrews Private Secretary  
Mr O C Barnett Vice Judge Advocate-General, CBE, QC  
Mr J E M Gunning Deputy Judge Advocate General, OBE (DJAG (Army and RAF) - BAOR, RAF Germany [2nd TAF])
Mr C M Cahn Assistant Judge Advocate General, CBE  
Mr B A C Duncan Assistant Judge Advocate General, MBE, RAF (DJAG - Far East (Army and RAF))
Mr B de H Pereira Assistant Judge Advocate General, TD
Mr F H Dean Assistant Judge Advocate General (DJAG - Middle East (Army and RAF))
Mr O H J Bertram Assistant Judge Advocate General, TD
Mr W St J C Tayleur Assistant Judge Advocate General  
Mr Hon A P J F Acland-Hood Assistant Judge Advocate General  
Mr E H V Harrington Assistant Judge Advocate General  
Mr R H Browne Assistant Judge Advocate General  
Mr C E Depinna Deputy Judge Advocate  
Mr A E McDonald Deputy Judge Advocate  
Mr W E Stubbs Deputy Judge Advocate, MBE  
Mr J G Morgan-Owen Deputy Judge Advocate, MBE  
Mr I D Turner Deputy Judge Advocate, TD  
Mr R G Greene Deputy Judge Advocate, MC
Mr N B Birrell Deputy Judge Advocate
Mr G H L Rhodes Deputy Judge Advocate, TD
Mr E R Mills Deputy Judge Advocate  
Mr J Stuart-Smith Deputy Judge Advocate  
Mr B R Allen Deputy Judge Advocate  
Mr G L Chapman Legal Assistant  
Mr T H E Tarrant Registrar, MBE  

 

Inspectorate-General of the RAF
AM Sir John R Whitley Inspector-General of the RAF, KBE, CB, DSO, AFC*  3 Jun 1959
Air Staff
Wg Cdr P E Vaughan-Fowler DSO, DFC*, AFC 22 May 1960
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr Arthur Vicary MBE; later A/Cdre 16 Feb 1959
Inspector of the WRAF
Gp Off L H Turner CBE, WRAF 11 Apr 1940
Administrative Staff
Sqn Off M A Allen-Jones WRAF 16 May 1960

Inspector of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force

Gp Capt J M Birkin CB, DSO, OBE, DFC, AFC, ADC, MA 14 Jan 1952

Inspector of RAF Badges

Sir John D Heaton- Armstrong Chester Herald, MVO, Kt  

Source - January 1961 Air Force List

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