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Department of the Air Member for Personnel - Personnel 1963


ACM Sir Walter G Cheshire Air Member for Personnel, KCB, CBE, BA 11 Dec 1961
Mr M Gainsborough Private Secretary  
Mr A B Twist Executive Officer  
Directorate-General of Personal Services
AVM James R Gordon-Finlayson Director-General, DSO, DFC, MA  1 May 1960
Mr A J Rayment Personal Assistant  
Directorate of Personal Services (A)
A/Cdre

Robert E Craven

Director, OBE, DFC; later AM  1 May 1961
Gp Capt

E G Rands

Deputy Director, 20 Sep 1961
Wg Cdr I L Dunn   24 Apr 1961
Wg Cdr J G Featherstone   14 May 1962
Wg Cdr R G Neate   25 Feb 1963
Wg Cdr B J Scandrett AFC 19 Mar 1962
Wg Cdr T R N Wheatley-Smith   10 Oct 1960
Sqn Ldr A O Bennett   19 Mar 1962
Sqn Ldr M R Burroughs   22 Oct 1962
Sqn Ldr F P J L Danckwardt    4 Apr 1962
Sqn Ldr E C Henderson MBE 29 Aug 1960
Sqn Ldr S A Lucksford   10 Sep 1962
Sqn Ldr E E Reeves   13 Aug 1962
Sqn Ldr H C Robinson MBE  5 Dec 1960
Sqn Ldr R E Smart    2 May 1962
Mr R N Bacon Higher Executive Officer  
Mr L H Price Higher Executive Officer  
Mr H F Andrews Executive Officer  
Mr W A Connelley Executive Officer  
Mr R W Gatfield Executive Officer  
Wg Cdr (Ret) A F Merritt Special Appointment  
Sqn Ldr (Ret) P G Farley Special Appointment  
Directorate of Personal Services (B)
A/Cdre Alistair Gollan Director, OBE, CA; later A/Cdre  9 Jul 1962
Gp Capt

P C Dainty

Deputy Director, OBE  5 Feb 1962
Gp Capt

P H Reason

Deputy Director,ACA 13 Sep 1961
Gp Capt

J Sanderson

Deputy Director, FCA 15 Aug 1960
Wg Cdr H Bamforth MBE, FCA 31 Dec 1962
Wg Cdr N E Bishop FCIS 30 Aug 1962
Wg Cdr

G M Gibson

MBE 22 Jun 1960
Wg Cdr

R M Jolly

   1 Jan 1960
Wg Cdr

J B Lewis

  24 Oct 1960
Wg Cdr A L Wooldridge FCA 12 Jun 1961
Sqn Ldr D Beaumont   21 Feb 1962
Sqn Ldr A A Goddard    1 Apr 1959
Sqn Ldr K J Harries MA 19 Feb 1962
Sqn Ldr P R Hawkins   27 Jul 1962
Sqn Ldr N K Hopkins    1 Jul 1962
Sqn Ldr R L Lees MBE 31 Dec 1962
Sqn Ldr T M Murray    1 Jan 1960
Sqn Ldr J H C Plummer MBE  7  Jan 1963
Sqn Ldr E AT Sullivan   17 Aug 1961
Sqn Ldr T H Taylor   11 Mar 1963
Sqn Off S Pope MBE, WRAF 10 May 1961
Flt Lt G S Cross   29 Jan 1962
Flt Lt B E Nicol BA 18 Sep 1961
Flt Lt W D Preston   27 Jun 1960
Mr J B Laidler Senior Executive Officer  
Mr J B Harris Higher Executive Officer  
Mr V A Loades Higher Executive Officer  
Mr W J Wallman Higher Executive Officer  
Mr F E Jones Higher Executive Officer  
Mr A J Phillips Executive Officer  
Mr E O Geater Executive Officer  
Mr M G Froud Executive Officer  
Mr J E Thomas Executive Officer  
Mr A W Tompkings Executive Officer  
Mr R E Welsh Executive Officer  
Mr J G Gooderham Executive Officer  
Mr I G Roberts Executive Officer  
Mr A S Haydon Executive Officer  
Directorate of Personal Services (Provost Marshal)
A/Cdre

William S Gardner

Director, CB, CBE, DFC*, AFC 13 Jun 1960
Gp Capt

R Jones

Deputy Director, 15 Jan 1962
Wg Cdr

F J Cuttill

Assistant Director,  2 Jan 1960
Wg Cdr G F McMahon DFM 20 Jun 1960
Wg Cdr J L Schooling   22 Feb 1960
Wg Cdr A Smart BEM 25 Mar 1963
Sqn Ldr N Burton MBE 10 Oct 1960
Sqn Ldr P Green MBE 15 Dec 1962
Sqn Off D M Williams WRAF 14 Nov 1960
Flt Lt E J Millward BA 25 May 1961
Mr Vacant Higher Executive Officer  
Mr W D Hedley Executive Officer  
Directorate of Women's Royal Air Force
Air Cmdt J L A Conan-Doyle Director, OBE, WRAF  1 Apr 1963
Flt Off D V Webster Personal Staff Officer, WRAF 17 Nov 1958
Gp Off

F B Hill

Deputy Director, OBE, WRAF 24 Apr 1962
Wg Off M F Gunnill WRAF 19 Sep 1961
Wg Off P F Marshall OBE, WRAF 21 Jan 1963
Sqn Off K Roberts WRAF 29 Oct 1962
Sqn Off B C Stannard MBE, WRAF 12 Jun 1961
Director of RAF Sport and Inspector of Recreational Grounds
Gp Capt (Ret) C L Troop Director, CBE  
Directorate-General of Manning
AVM

John G W Weston

Director-General, CB, OBE 18 Jul 1961
Mr P P Howes Personal Assistant  
A/Cdre Frederick J Manning Director, CB, CBE 25 Jul 1960
Mr G A Roberts Director, CBE, BA  
Mr R Barsby Deputy Director,  
Gp Capt J A Crockett Deputy Director,  7 Jun 1961
Gp Capt R W Hurst Deputy Director,  1 Aug 1962
Gp Capt Arthur F Johnson Deputy Director, DFC, MA; later A/Cdre  5 Oct 1962
Gp Capt W E Wolsey Deputy Director, FCA 29 May 1962
Wg Cdr E F Brown DFC, AFC  2 Apr 1962
Wg Cdr F H A Campbell MBE 18 Sep 1961
Wg Cdr W A Covill OBE, ACCS 30 Apr 1962
Wg Cdr A J Douch MA, AFRAeS 26 Nov 1962
Wg Cdr

A C Hollingsworth

   2 Jan 1961
Wg Cdr R R Jack FCA, FCCS 11 Dec 1961
Wg Cdr

A J D Maclachlan

DFC 20 Jun 1960
Wg Cdr

A V Plowright

   9 Aug 1960
Wg Off B G Mrtin OBE, WRAF 19 Jun 1961
Sqn Ldr J E Brough   26 Apr 1960
Sqn Ldr J Care DFC 17 Sep 1962
Sqn Ldr F W J Davies   20 Mar 1961
Sqn Ldr K McD Flett   29 Aug 1961
Sqn Ldr R D Frost   23 May 1960
Sqn Ldr W H Goldstraw DFC*  8 Nov 1960
Sqn Ldr G R Groom   13 Mar 1961
Sqn Ldr H Hicks BA  1 Jan 1962
Sqn Ldr R T Holborn    1 Aug 1962
Sqn Ldr J T Lilleystone    9 Mar 1961
Sqn Ldr T J Page DFM 15 Aug 1961
Sqn Ldr R V Palmer   6 Nov 1961
Sqn Ldr F E Runchman    3 Apr 1962
Sqn Ldr W A Spencer   28 Aug 1961
Sqn Ldr R R V Richarsds   27 Dec 1962
Sqn Ldr C M G Watson   19 Jun 1961
Sqn Off G P Barrett WRAF  1 Mar 1960
Flt Lt R S Bingham    2 Jan 1959
Flt Lt R W Gellard DFM  2 Jun 1958
Flt Lt N H Giffin   28 Mar 1960
Mr L W Asplin Higher Executive Officer  
Mr P J Parish Higher Executive Officer  
Mr D J Wise Higher Executive Officer  
Miss L G Iliffe Executive Officer  
Mr C K Murfitt Executive Officer  
Miss M M Shanahan Executive Officer  
Mr R W Miller Executive Officer  
Miss P K Sim Executive Officer  
Miss M J Watt Executive Officer  
Mr D London Executive Officer  
Mr K D Davies Executive Officer  
Miss D A Fielding Executive Officer  
Mr A E Elliott Executive Officer, BEM  
Mr K M Glock Executive Officer  
Mrs J B Robertson Executive Officer  
Miss M M Connolly Executive Officer  
Mr L R Robinson Executive Officer  
Mr J Heyes Executive Officer  
Mr G J Woods Executive Officer  
Mr L W M Smith Executive Officer,  
Mr J E Price Executive Officer,  
Wg Cdr (Ret) A G T James Special Appointment, OBE  
Mr G H McDonough Higher Statistics Officer  
Mr D H Laraman Statistics Officer  

Inspector of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force

Gp Capt The Hon P B R Vanneck OBE, AFC, ADC, MA, RAuxAF  

Directorate-General of RAF Medical Services

AM Sir Richard Nelson Director-General, KCB, OBE, QHP, MD  4 Sep 1962
AVM J B Wallace Deputy Director-General, OBE, MD, ChB 21 Aug 1961
A/Cdre A Muir Director of Hygiene and Research, MA, BSc, MB, ChB, MRCP (Edin), DTM&H 20 Jun 1959
AVM R Scoggins Director of Dental Services, CBE, QHDS, LDSRCS,  18 Feb 1958
A/Cdre

H Keggin

Deputy Director of Dental Services, CBE, QHDS, LDS 16 Feb 1959
Gp Capt

J F Sandow

Deputy Director of Medical Personnel and Training, OBE, MRCS, LRCP  2 May 1961
A/Cdre

D Stevenson

Deputy Director Medical Organisation and Supply, MBE, MD, ChB, DPH  1 Jul 1960
Gp Capt

J S Howitt

Deputy Director of Aviation Medicine, AFC, MRCS, LRCP  4 Sep 1962
Gp Capt

A C Camm

MRCS, LRCP, DLO, DPH 30 Aug 1960
Gp Capt

J J McNair

MB, ChB, DPH, DMT&H 20 Aug 1962
Wg Cdr T Edwards   11 Mar 1961
Wg Cdr

R C Rylance

MB, BCh 18 Nov 1960
Sqn Ldr R G Covell MRCS, LRCP, DPH  1 Aug 1961
Sqn Ldr J McK Edington MB, BCh  3 Mar1961
Sqn Ldr J G M Harrison MRCS, LRCP  1 May 1961
Flt Lt H E Earnshaw   30 Oct 1961
Miss S E E Buchanan Higher Executive Officer  
Miss M E Butlin Executive Officer  
Miss J Cleaver Executive Officer  
Mr G Tudge Executive Officer  
Miss E G Wilson Executive Officer  
Mr P A Wiggins Higher Statistics Officer,  
Mr E A Doggett Statistics Officer  

Nursing Service Branch

Air Cmdt Dame Alice Lowrey Matron-in-Chief, DBE, RRC, QHNS 1 Sep 1959
Gp Off E Maltman Principal Matron, RRC, RFN, SCM  
Miss O E F Price Executive Officer  
Chaplaincy Services
The Venerable F W Cocks Chaplain-in-Chief, CB, QHC, MA 19 Mar 1959
Rev C Y McGlashan Principal Chaplain - PMUB, QHC, MA, BD  4 Aug 1962
Rt Rev Mgr J J Roche Principal Chaplain - RC, CBE, SCA, VG  9 Jan 1962
Mr C J F Gilmore Special Appointment, MA  
Rev J H Wilson Staff Chaplain to Chaplain-in-Chief, MA 22 Aug 1961
Directorate of Educational Services
AVM E Knowles Director, CBE, BSc, AFRAeS  3 Oct 1960
Gp Capt

E A Stockwell

Deputy Director, MA, AFRAeS 12 Mar1962
Gp Capt

P H Wood

Deputy Director, BSc, AInstP 22 Sep 1958
Gp Capt R E Stephens BSc  1 Jan 1963
Wg Cdr H W Hill BSc 18 Mar 1963
Wg Cdr J A Hope DFC, BSc 15 Sep 1960
Wg Cdr J F Powell OBE, MA 16 Apr 1962
Sqn Ldr J A Davies DFC, BA 17 Jul 1961
Sqn Ldr D J Daybell MA 20 Feb 1961
Sqn Ldr G R Earle-Welby MA 19 Sep 1960
Sqn Ldr J C Foulkes BA 19 Apr 1962
Sqn Ldr H Hetherington BA 11 Dec 1961
Sqn Ldr J D Jolly MBE, MA  7 Jan 1963
Sqn Ldr F R Short MA 15 Nov 1960
Sqn Ldr H R Smart BSc 16 Aug 1962
Sqn Ldr F J Wilkins MA, AFRAeS 27 Aug 1962
Sqn Ldr A E C York BA  5 Jan 1961
Miss K M Howick Executive Officer  
Mr W E Llewellyn Executive Officer  
Directorate of Legal Services
A/Cdre J E Allen-Jones Director, OBE, MA  7 Oct 1961
Gp Capt

J T Lowe

Deputy Director, LLB xx Mar1962
Wg Cdr G T Lester    4 May 1961
Wg Cdr W A M Oram   12 Jun 1961
Sqn Ldr A C Gunn MA, LLB  1 Jul 1962
Sqn Ldr R V Mosse   14 Aug 1961
Sqn Off J Mackay MBE  1 Oct 1950
Flt Lt E Gillett    1 Oct 1950
Sqn Ldr (Ret) M H James Special Appointment  
Directorate of Auxiliaries, Reserves and Air Cadets
AVM (Ret) Walter J Seward Director, CB, CBE  9 Aug 1954
Wg Cdr E F Pippet OBE 17 Oct 1960
Sqn Ldr H D Costain    2 Mar 1959

Air Secretary

AM Sir William M L MacDonald Air Secretary, KCB, CBE, DFC, later ACM 22 Oct 1962
Mr P C Johnson Private Secretary  
AVM Thomas A B Parselle Deputy Air Secretary, CB, CBE  1 Oct 1961
Miss J M Paterson Personal Assistant  
A/Cdre

Alexander V R Johnstone

Director, DFC; later AVM 16 Dec 1961
A/Cdre Geoffrey L Seabrook Director, FCA; later AVM  1 Feb 1961
Gp Capt Edward L Frith Deputy Director, ACCS; later AVM 31 Jul 1961
Gp Capt R F L Hart Deputy Director, ADC, FCA 12 Feb 1962
Gp Capt T A Trotter Deputy Director, 27 Dec 1961
Gp Capt Edward B Sismore Deputy Director, DSO, DFC**, AFC; later A/Cdre  9 Jul 1962
Gp Capt Archibald L Winskill Deputy Director, CBE, DFC*; later A/Cdre 25 Sep 1961
Wg Cdr

John E Bazalgette

DFC; later A/Cdre  3 Jan 1963
Wg Cdr R P Bennett FCA  4 Mar 1963
Wg Cdr H V Bunting    2 May 1960
Wg Cdr E A Challis OBE 31 Jul 1961
Wg Cdr N T Harvey   30 Oct 1961
Wg Cdr J A Hemingway DFC 27 Jun 1960
Wg Cdr D L Hughes DFC, AFC 23 Jul 1962
Wg Cdr F Mandeville    1 Jul 1961
Wg Cdr D F Miller   24 Apr 1962
Wg Cdr F T Russell MBE  8 May 1961
Sqn Ldr D Adams   23 May 1961
Sqn Ldr D A Atherton   31 Dec 1962
Sqn Ldr J Bailey   16 Jul 1961
Sqn Ldr A L Bennett   16 Apr 1962
Sqn Ldr P A Blanks   26 Jul 1961
Sqn Ldr H E Boothby   25 Mar1961
Sqn Ldr S H Braithwaite   13 Sep 1960
Sqn Ldr

Patrick J Cabourne

BA; later A/Cdre 14 Jul 1961
Sqn Ldr Joseph A Gilbert BA; later ACM 14 Aug 1961
Sqn Ldr J A Gill DFM 16 May 1960
Sqn Ldr A W Gleason   15 Dec 1962
Sqn Ldr T E Harrison   13 Mar 1961
Sqn Ldr D G L Heywood    1 Jan 1962
Sqn Ldr K J Hitchcock   14 Jun 1960
Sqn Ldr W J Hurlock   13 Jul 1961
Sqn Ldr N J W Lee   23 Oct 1961
Sqn Ldr S C W Lock   23 Jul 1962
Sqn Ldr D McClen   23 Jul 1962
Sqn Ldr J J Miller    8 Jan 1962
Sqn Ldr S L Page    4 Jan 1960
Sqn Ldr D Pearce   27 Feb 1961
Sqn Ldr J Rothwell   21 Aug 1961
Sqn Ldr V W Small   26 Nov 1962
Sqn Ldr W F D Steedman BA  9 Jan 1961
Sqn Ldr V A Stevens   14 Aug 1961
Sqn Ldr J F Stewart   24 Jul 1961
Sqn Ldr E A Taylor    1 Jan 1962
Sqn Ldr Keith A Williamson later MRAF 15 Dec 1962
Flt Lt B Gibbs   12 Nov 1962
Mr J H L Harrison Higher Executive Officer  
Mr P C Watford Higher Executive Officer  
Miss E Shipley Executive Officer  
Miss A R E Gillam Executive Officer  
Mrs D Coote Executive Officer  
Mr R F Spreadborough Executive Officer  
Mr H T Smith Executive Officer  
Miss I M Kershaw Executive Officer  
Directorate-General of Ground Training
AVM Melvin K D Porter Director-General, CB, CBE, AMIEE, AFRAeS; later AM 16 Oct 1961
Mr I J Johnson Personal Assistant  
Directorate of Command and Staff Training
Gp Capt J L Crosbie Director, OBE  
Wg Cdr D J H Lay DSO, DFC*  1 Apr 1960
Sqn Ldr F G De Pass    9 Feb 1959
Sqn Ldr D Pine   26 Sep 1960
Sqn Ldr F Ridgeway MBE 22 Jul 1960
Sqn Ldr E J Webb   25 Apr 1960
Mr W T E Rolls Senior Information Officer, DFC, DFM  
Miss S B S Pigrome Higher Executive Officer  
Miss E J Trowbridge Executive Officer  
Mr P J Vickery Executive Officer  
Miss D M Poole Executive Officer  
Directorate of Technical Training (1)
Gp Capt

C V G Usher

Director, 14 Sep 1962
Wg Cdr R A L Simpson    1 May 1961
Wg Cdr I B Clark MBE, MBIRE 15 Aug 1962
Sqn Ldr E Blott AFRAeS  8 Jul 1960
Sqn Ldr D C Wilson   28 Aug 1961
Directorate of Technical Training (2)
Gp Capt

A G Abel

Director, BSc 28 Mar 1960
Wg Cdr A V Breese    7 Jun 1960
Wg Cdr G E F Johnson   10 Dec 1962
Sqn Ldr B Catlin   10 Apr 1961
Sqn Ldr R Dimberline AMIME, AFRAeS 11 Sep 1961
Sqn Ldr L I Morgan   10 Sep 1962
Mr P G Francis Executive Officer  
Assistant Directorate of Technical Training (3)
Wg Cdr

R Storey

Assistant Director, AFRAeS  4 Mar 1963
Sqn Ldr G N Bray    5 Nov 1962
Flt Lt E A N Webb AMBIRE  6 Feb 1961
Directorate of Physical Education
Gp Capt P E Davis DPhysEd 21 Jan 1963
Sqn Ldr W Wright MBE  3 Dec 1961
Flt Lt A D Collins DPhysEd  5 Jun 1961

Source - Spring 1963 Air Force List

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