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Inspector-General of the RAF - Personnel


[1949 | 1950 | 1951 | 1952 | 1953 | 1954 | 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959 | 1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975]

1949

Source - October 1949 Air Force List

1950

Inspectorate-General of the RAF
AM Sir Hugh W L Saunders Inspector-General of the RAF, KCB, KBE, MC, DFC, MM; later ACM 31 Oct 1949
Air Staff
Wg Cdr R E Burns DFC  1 Jan 1948
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr R Fernie    3 Feb 1947
Inspector of WRAF
Gp Off Lady Seton CBE, WRAF 24 Nov 1948
Administrative Staff
Sqn Off N S Palmer WRAF 16 May 1949

Inspector of RAF Badges

Mr J D Heaton- Armstrong Chester Herald, MVO  

Source - April 1950 Air Force List

1951

Inspectorate-General of the RAF
AM Sir Hugh W L Saunders Inspector-General of the RAF, KCB, KBE, MC, DFC, MM; later ACM 31 Oct 1949
Personal Appointment
Sqn Off N S Palmer Personal Assistant to Inspector-General, WRAF 17 Jul 1950
Air Staff
Wg Cdr R E Burns DFC  1 Jan 1948
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr R Fernie    3 Feb 1947
Inspector of WRAF
Gp Off L H Turner OBE 13 Jul 1950
Administrative Staff
Sqn Off V M Fisher   17 Jul 1950

Inspector of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force

A/Cdre Finlay Crerar CBE  1 Sep 1950

Inspector of RAF Badges

Mr J D Heaton- Armstrong Chester Herald, MVO  

Source - January 1951 Air Force List

1952

The listing is missing from this edition?

Source - 1952 Air Force List

1953

January

Inspectorate-General of the RAF
AM Stephen C Strafford Inspector-General of the RAF, CB, CBE, DFC  1 Oct 1952
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt R A Schofield Personal Assistant to the Inspector  8 Feb 1951
Air Staff
Wg Cdr D L Pitt DSO, DFC, AFC 20 Nov 1950
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr R Fernie    3 Feb 1947
Inspector of the WRAF
Gp Off A Stephens MBE, WRAF  
Administrative Staff
Sqn Off V M Fisher WRAF 17 Jul 1950

Inspector of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force

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

Inspector of RAF Badges

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

Source - January 1953 Air Force List

April

Inspectorate-General of the RAF
AM Stephen C Strafford Inspector-General of the RAF, CB, CBE, DFC  1 Oct 1952
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt D T Skeen Personal Assistant to the Inspector 29 Jan 1953
Air Staff
Wg Cdr Nigel M Maynard  DFC, AFC; later ACM 12 Jan 1953
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr C E Brown   13 Apr 1953
Inspector of the WRAF
Gp Off A Stephens MBE, WRAF  
Administrative Staff
Sqn Off B C Turier WRAF 29 Oct 1952

Inspector of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force

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

Inspector of RAF Badges

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

Source - April 1953 Air Force List

1954

Inspectorate-General of the RAF
AM Sir Charles E N Guest Inspector-General of the RAF, KBE, CB 19 Apr 1955
Air Staff
Wg Cdr D C Smith DSO, DFC 16 Jul 1954
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr C E Brown   13 Apr 1953
Inspector of the WRAF
Gp Off J L A Conan Doyle OBE, WRAF 28 Apr 1954
Administrative Staff
Sqn Off J McD Jeffers WRAF 26 Feb 1954

Inspector of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force

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

Inspector of RAF Badges

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

Source - January 1954 Air Force List

1955

Inspectorate-General of the RAF
AM Sir Charles E N Guest Inspector-General of the RAF, KBE, CB 19 Apr 1955
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt R D Topley ADC to the Inspector 13 Apr 1955
Air Staff
Wg Cdr D C Smith DSO, DFC 16 Jul 1954
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr C E Brown   13 Apr 1953
Inspector of the WRAF
Gp Off J L A Conan Doyle OBE, WRAF 28 Apr 1954
Administrative Staff
Sqn Off J McD Tucker WRAF 26 Feb 1954

Inspector of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force

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

Inspector of RAF Badges

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

Source - April 1955 Air Force List

1956

Inspectorate-General of the RAF
AM Sir Charles E N Guest Inspector-General of the RAF, KBE, CB 19 Apr 1955
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt R D Topley ADC to the Inspector 13 Apr 1955
Air Staff
Wg Cdr D C Smith DSO, DFC 16 Jul 1954
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr C E Brown   13 Apr 1953
Inspector of the WRAF
Gp Off J L A Conan Doyle OBE, WRAF 28 Apr 1954
Administrative Staff
Sqn Off J McD Tucker WRAF 26 Feb 1954

Inspector of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force

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

Inspector of RAF Badges

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

Source - January 1956 Air Force List

1957

Inspectorate-General of the RAF
AM   Inspector-General of the RAF, 31 Jul 1956
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr E D Levien DSO, DFC 30 May 1956
Inspector of the WRAF
Gp Off F B Hill OBE, WRAF 23 May 1956
Administrative Staff
Sqn Off J McD Tucker WRAF 26 Feb 1954

Inspector of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force

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

Inspector of RAF Badges

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

Source - July 1957 Air Force List

1958

Inspectorate-General of the RAF
AM Sir Gilbert E Nicholetts Inspector-General of the RAF, KBE, CB, AFC*  1 Jan 1958
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr E D Levien DSO, DFC 30 May 1956
Inspector of the WRAF
Gp Off F B Hill OBE, WRAF 23 May 1956
Administrative Staff
Sqn Off J McD Tucker WRAF 26 Feb 1954

Inspector of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force

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

Inspector of RAF Badges

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

Source - 1958 Air Force List

1959

Inspectorate-General of the RAF
AM Sir Gilbert E Nicholetts Inspector-General of the RAF, KBE, CB, AFC*  1 Jan 1958
Air Staff
Wg Cdr B A Primavesi    9 Jun 1958
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr E D Levien DSO, DFC 30 May 1956
Inspector of the WRAF
Gp Off F B Hill OBE, WRAF 23 May 1956
Administrative Staff
Sqn Off B E Lumb WRAF 24 Mar 1958

Inspector of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force

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

Inspector of RAF Badges

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

Source - 1959 Air Force List

1960

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 B A Primavesi    9 Jun 1958
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr Arthur Vicary MBE; later A/Cdre 16 Feb 1959
Inspector of the WRAF
Gp Off J L A Conan Doyle OBE, WRAF 22 Apr 1949
Administrative Staff
Maj J A Buck USAF 16 Mar 1959

Inspector of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force

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

Inspector of RAF Badges

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

Source - January 1960 Air Force List

1961

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

1962

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 R M Martin   11 Sep 1961
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 1962 Air Force List

1963

Inspectorate-General of the RAF
AM Sir Paterson Fraser Inspector-General of the RAF, KBE, CB, AFC, BA, FRAeS  1 Jun 1962
Air Staff
Wg Cdr R F Hitchcock MBE, AFC  2 Nov 1962
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr R M Martin   11 Sep 1961
Inspector of the WRAF
Gp Off J A Bannatyne BA, WRAF  7 May 1962
Administrative Staff
Sqn Off E N Campbell WRAF 19 Dec 1962

Source - January 1963 Air Force List

1964

Inspectorate-General of the RAF
AM

Sir Augustus Walker

Inspector-General of the RAF, KCB, CBE, DSO, DFC, AFC, MA; later ACM 15 Aug 1964
Air Staff
Wg Cdr R F Hitchcock MBE, AFC  2 Nov 1962
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr G M Howard Jones DFC 25 May 1964
Inspector of the WRAF
Gp Off J A Bannatyne BA, WRAF  7 May 1962
Administrative Staff
Sqn Off H M A Crawford WRAF 18 Dec 1963

Source - Autumn 1964 Air Force List

1965

Inspectorate-General of the RAF
AM

Sir Augustus Walker

Inspector-General of the RAF, KCB, CBE, DSO, DFC, AFC, MA; later ACM 15 Aug 1964
Air Staff
Wg Cdr R F Hitchcock MBE, AFC  2 Nov 1962
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr G M Howard Jones DFC 25 May 1964
Inspector of the WRAF
Gp Off F B Hill OBE, WRAF 20 Jan 1965
Administrative Staff
Sqn Off H M A Crawford WRAF 18 Dec 1963

Source - Autumn 1965 Air Force List

1966

Inspectorate-General of the RAF
AM

Sir Augustus Walker

Inspector-General of the RAF, KCB, CBE, DSO, DFC, AFC, MA; later ACM 15 Aug 1964
Air Staff
Wg Cdr R F Hitchcock MBE, AFC  2 Nov 1962
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr G M Howard Jones DFC 25 May 1964
Inspector of the WRAF
Gp Off F B Hill OBE, WRAF 20 Jan 1965
Administrative Staff
Sqn Off H M A Crawford WRAF 18 Dec 1963

Source - Spring 1966 Air Force List

1967

Inspectorate-General of the RAF
AM Sir Reginald H E Emson Inspector-General of the RAF, KBE, CB, AFC  17 Feb 1967
Air Staff
Wg Cdr John C Atkinson later A/Cdre 14 Feb 1966
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr S L Page BSc  1 Oct 1966
Inspector of the WRAF
Gp Off P F Marshall OBE, WRAF  4 Apr 1966
Administrative Staff
Sqn Off K Bartlet WRAF 28 Nov 1966

Source - Autumn 1967 Air Force List

1968

Inspectorate-General of the RAF
AM Sir Reginald H E Emson Inspector-General of the RAF, KBE, CB, AFC  17 Feb 1967
Air Staff
Wg Cdr John C Atkinson later A/Cdre 14 Feb 1966
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr S L Page BSc  1 Oct 1966
Inspector of the WRAF
Gp Off P F Marshall OBE, WRAF  4 Apr 1966
Administrative Staff
Sqn Off K Barlett WRAF 28 Nov 1966

Source - Spring 1968 Air Force List

1969

Source - Spring  1969 Air Force List

1970

Source - Spring  1970 Air Force List

1971

Source - Spring 1971 Air Force List

1972

Source - Spring 1972 Air Force List

1973

Source - Spring 1973 Air Force List

1974

Source - Spring 1974 Air Force List

1975

Source - Spring 1975 Air Force List

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