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HQ Air Command, South East Asia Personnel, locations and units


[Jun 1944 | Jun 1945]

This Command was formed on 14 January 1944 at New Delhi by redesignating HQ South East Asia Air Command, which had been formed at Kandy on 16 November 1943 to control RAF units in India, Burma and Ceylon.  An Advanced HQ was formed at Kandy on 17 April 1944.

June 1944

Location Controlled
New Delhi

Advanced HQ - Kandy

Groups: -

Wings: -

  • No 164 Wing - Delhi

Other Units: -

  • RAF Dental Services - Delhi

  • HQ SEA Information Section - Delhi

 

Rank Name Date Notes
ACM Sir Richard E C Peirse 16 Nov 1943 Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, KCB, DSO, AFC
AM

Sir Alfred G R Garrod

16 Nov 1943 Deputy Air Officer Commanding,KCB, OBE, MC, DFC; later ACM
AM Alan Lees  8 Apr 1944 Air Officer i/c Administration, CB, CBE, DSO, AFC; later AM
Personal Appointment
Sqn Ldr C S Ralli 16 Nov 1943 Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
AVM John W Baker 16 Nov 1943 Senior Air Staff Officer, CB, MC, DFC; later ACM
A/Cdre John L Wingate 16 Nov 1943 Deputy Senior Air Staff Officer,
A/Cdre Noel L Desoer 16 Nov 1943 later  AVM
A/Cdre Arthur W B McDonald 16 Nov 1943 AFC; later AM
Gp Capt A W Hunt 16 Nov 1943  
Gp Capt Robert C Jonas 16 Nov 1943 later A/Cdre
Gp Capt W J Leather 16 Nov 1943 DFC
Gp Capt E J Smart 16 Nov 1943  
Gp Capt D C Yorke 16 Nov 1943 DSO
Wg Cdr J H F Hoche 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr M P C Corkery 30 Dec 1943  
Wg Cdr F B Sutton 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr F K R Coldstream 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr T A Smith 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr G A L Sinclair-Hill 16 Nov 1943 OBE
Wg Cdr W R Norton  7 Jan 1944  
Wg Cdr E Cotton 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr Thomas R Pearce 16 Nov 1943 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr D I C Eyres 14 Jan 1944  
Wg Cdr M T Avent 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr N M Boffee 25 Jan 1944 DFC
Wg Cdr C M Maud 16 Nov 1943 DFC
Wg Cdr L N Cole 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr J R Coombe 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr L Young 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr E E Fallick 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr C H Lucas 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr F Aikens 16 Nov 1943 AFC
Wg Cdr M R Edmondes 17 Dec 1943  
Sqn Ldr S C Lockwood 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr T S Tull 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr R S Postgate 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J Alexandroff 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr F E Allen 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J V Moira 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr A N M Bay 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr C A Jordan 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr R A Burrows 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr L J M Bunce 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr W J Littlejohn 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr H Muslin 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J N Donofield 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr Geoffrey P S Thomas 23 Dec 1943 later AVM
Sqn Ldr C E R Baker 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr G L Coleman 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J C Palmer 16 Nov 1943 DFC
Sqn Ldr E W Bloxham 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr S R Sherman 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr R A Kraty 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr V de Boursac 13 Dec 1943  
Sqn Ldr A R Boyce 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr F L Bush 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr W M Browne 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr G G M Biggs 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr A G G Hanks 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr F A Jones 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J F C Kingsley 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J D Meek 22 Jan 1944  
Sqn Ldr P R M Groom 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J W Findlay 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr H M Barkia 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr A D Stewart 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J H Ratcliffe 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr E D Jones 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J Hills 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr C J Batho 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr G B Harding 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr W A H Thomas 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr W K Bell 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr C V Reades 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr C B Sylvester 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr W G Horeley 16 Nov 1943  
Maj R O Taylor 16 Nov 1943  
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt H H Hilliar 16 Nov 1943  
Gp Capt P J Mote  4 Dec 1943  
Gp Capt Bernard A Chacksfield 16 Nov 1943 later AVM
Gp Capt H J Gemmel 16 Nov 1943 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Gp Capt J Webster 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr R H Mason 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr J R Gillespie 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr L A Egglesfield 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr E A Wollaston 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr W Druce 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr A H R Sellar 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr E A Sewell 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr F Murray 20 Dec 1943  
Wg Cdr F Mattar 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr O A Miller 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr B C Mason 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J A O'Shea 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr T G Waymouth 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J D Dearlove 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr C S Murray 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J R C Honeybone 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr R W Baird 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J C Cotton 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr R Jenkins 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr N Vincent 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr G G Fletcher 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J J Clarke 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr R D W Mackay 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr R A P Turner 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr W G Prothero 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J L Roston 24 Jan 1944  
Sqn Ldr F B Blinkhorn 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr Sir H V Hulse 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr C Hill 16 Nov 1943 MC
Sqn Ldr H Casiwir 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr P Cornwall 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr B Armstrong 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr A Youdan 16 Nov 1943  
Maintenance Staff
AVM Colin W Weedon  8 Mar 1944 CBE; later AM
A/Cdre Seymour S Benson 21 Jan 1944 AFC
A/Cdre Arthur Garrity 16 Nov 1943 CBE
Gp Capt W Bourne 16 Nov 1943 OBE
Gp Capt V D E Morshead 16 Nov 1943  
Gp Capt K A Meek 16 Nov 1943 MBE
Gp Capt C E Maitland 16 Nov 1943 DFC
Gp Capt Maurice J James 16 Nov 1943 MBE; later A/Cdre
Gp Capt C P Wingfield 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr F E Lord 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr H J Knevitt 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr F I J de Thier 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr F C H Kirby 16 Nov 1943 MBE
Wg Cdr F W Jenkins 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr W W Whitehead 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr H W Barker 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr A Gillespie 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr C Barton 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr J G Munro 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr R E O Carey 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr G R Thwaite 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr J W J Bates 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr L D Neeves 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr H C Spackman  8 Jan 1944  
Wg Cdr R R Wisher 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr R G J White 27 Jan 1944  
Wg Cdr P Dennehy 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr T D M Boyland 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr R G Thorby 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr H G Strange  3 Dec 1943  
Sqn Ldr C E Wellings 1 1 Jan 199  
Sqn Ldr W A Harrison 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr W A Hemmant 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr D J G Amos 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr E G Tate 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr H W Scott 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr H A W Retttig 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr F S Wood 13 Jan 1944  
Sqn Ldr I M Ritchings 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr A W Sharpe 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr F H Rock 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr L J P Swabey 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr W S N Maclachlan 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr D S Nash 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr H Lee 17 Jan 1944  
Sqn Ldr W Jones 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr A F R Hatfield 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J A Bradley 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr P F Strouvelle 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr R D Wayman  1 Jan 1944  
Sqn Ldr N Bangs 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr G R Southam 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr G H Dingle 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr G H W Kitchener 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr G K Lawrence 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr R W Spurgeon 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr S R Baden 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr D R Venables 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr A G Heath 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J T Herbert 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr W Beeton 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr G H Turpin 21 Jan 1944  
Sqn Ldr A H Ward 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr H V Horsfall 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr F G Hunt  1 Dec 1943  
Sqn Ldr E V Dunn 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr E D Neech 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr C E Polack 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J W Mackay 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr C L Kingston 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr G G Milner 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J R Pryer 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr K Slingsby-Fahn 16 Nov 1943  
Staffs of the Services
Signals
A/Cdre Eric H Richardson 16 Nov 1943  
Gp Capt Henry B Wrigley 16 Nov 1943 later AVM
Gp Capt Crichton C Morton 16 Nov 1943 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr J Witkin 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr J H C Hunter 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr F A Kemp 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr Benjamin H Boon 16 Nov 1943 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr N B Birrell 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr Eric V Stokes 16 Nov 1943 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr H G David 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr T B Child 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr T L Walters 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr L G Coombs 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr H Edge 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr H G Mitchell 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr E C Seeley 16 Nov 1943 MBE
Armament
Gp Capt M H Garmons-Williams 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr L Coulson 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr N D T Gavin 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J D Bird 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr R D Prior 16 Nov 1943  
Accountant
A/Cdre John S Griffiths 16 Nov 1943 CBE
Gp Capt Oswald K Griffin 16 Nov 1943 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr C G Prior 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr K G Kain 16 Nov 1943  
Photography
Wg Cdr T H Lucas 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr E A V Isherwood 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr L A Eades 16 Nov 1943  
Medical
AVM D'A Power 16 Nov 1943 MC, MRCS, LRCP
Wg Cdr F B C L B Crawford 16 Nov 1943 MB, BCh, DPH
Wg Cdr A Gilchrist 16 Nov 1943 MB, BS
Sqn Ldr A Dames 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr L W Francis 24 Dec 1943  
Legal
Wg Cdr D T Lawrie 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr C Mills  1 Jan 1944  
Meteorological
Gp Capt W H Bigg 16 Nov 1943 OBE
Sqn Ldr J S Sawyer 16 Nov 1943  
Educational
Mr D G O'Shea 16 Nov 1943 BA, RAFVR
Aeronautical Inspection
Wg Cdr G E B Christie   Chief Aeronautical Inspection Officer
Wg Cdr F J B Budgett    
Sqn Ldr C G W Pargeter    
Sqn Ldr E H White    
Sqn Ldr K J Bhore    
Flt Lt E L Brown    
Flt Lt W L F Holmes A'Court    
Flt Lt V R Husband    
RAF Regiment
Gp Capt Jack H Harris 16 Nov 1943 later AVM

 Lt Col

J W Rodwell 16 Nov 1943
Miscellaneous Appointments
Gp Capt W G Perkins Provost Marshal
Wg Cdr B N Matson 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr W W Russell 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr G E Daniel 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J V S Brooke 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr A M Haigh 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr P Hodgson 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr W C Mackintosh 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr L Hutchinson  1 Jan 1944  
Sqn Ldr D H Warner 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr I C Rutherford 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr C H Boutflower 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr G D Park 16 Nov 1943  

Source - June 1944 Confidential Air Force List

It moved to Kandy, Ceylon on 12 October 1944.

June 1945

Location Controlled
New Delhi

Advanced HQ - Kandy

Groups: -

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AM Sir Keith R Park 25 Feb 1945 Allied Air Commander-in-Chief, KCB, KBE, MC, DFC; later ACM
AVM Robert V Goddard  8 Apr 1944 Air Officer i/c Administration, CB, CBE
A/Cdre Charles E Chilton 28 Feb 1945 Assistant Air Officer i/c Administration, CBE; later AM
Air Staff
AVM Gilbert Harcourt-Smith 20 Oct 1944 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE, MVO
A/Cdre William A D Brook 28 Jul 1944 CBE; later AVM
A/Cdre Walter G Cheshire 20 Jul 1944 later ACM
Gp Capt E J Smart 16 Nov 1943  
Gp Capt D C Yorke 16 Nov 1943 DSO
Gp Capt R W Stewart  3 Jun 1944 AFC
Gp Capt J A Field 15 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr J H F Hoche 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr F K R Coldstream 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr T A Smith 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr W R Norton  7 Jan 1944  
Wg Cdr E Cotton 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr N M Boffee 25 Jan 1944 DFC
Wg Cdr C M Maud 16 Nov 1943 DFC
Wg Cdr W J Littlejohn 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr R E Bulls 15 Feb 1944  
Wg Cdr A N Constantine  1 Apr 1944  
Wg Cdr W T M Browne 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr F J Maggs 25 Feb 1944  
Wg Cdr J H Ratcliffe  1 Apr 1944  
Wg Cdr G G M Biggs  7 Jun 1944  
Wg Cdr W T H Howell 12 Jun 1944  
Wg Cdr J L Beck 18 Oct 1944 DFC
Wg Cdr H M Stephen 21 Jul 1944 DSO
Wg Cdr H B Verity 25 Oct 1944 DSO, DFC
Wg Cdr E R Harley  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr R J Hardingham 15 Apr 1944  
Wg Cdr L J M Bunce 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr J N Donofield 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr S C Lockwood 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J V Moira 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr G L Coleman 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr F A Jones 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr W A H Thomas 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr K H R Collard  1 May 1943  
Sqn Ldr V J Thornton 29 Apr 1944  
Sqn Ldr W E Sandbach 23 Feb 1944  
Sqn Ldr E H C Seacombe 20 Feb 1944  
Sqn Ldr W D Penfold 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J W Chance  6 Jun 1944  
Sqn Ldr J B Wales 15 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr B E Badham  1 Sep 1944  
Sqn Ldr C G Leigh-Hunt  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr E W Bloxham  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr C N Gardiner 16 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr R R Rawson  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr K F B Balcon  5 Nov 1944  
Sqn Ldr E A Evetts  1 Jul 1944  
Administrative Staff
A/Cdre Cyril M Heard 28 Apr 1945  
Gp Capt H J Gemmel 16 Nov 1943 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Gp Capt E G Campbell-Voullaire  1 Oct 1944  
Gp Capt L V Dodds  1 Oct 1944  
Gp Capt E L Tomkinson  1 Oct 1944 DSO, AFC
Wg Cdr G J C Hogan 29 Jul 1944  
Wg Cdr Geoffrey P S Thomas 12 Apr 1944  later AVM
Wg Cdr F B Blinkhorn 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr E J Peacock  1 Dec 1944  
Wg Cdr A C M Jackaman  6 Nov 1944  
Wg Cdr R C S Levy  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr G M Thackrah  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr R S Postgate 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr R W Baird 16 Nov 1943 OBE
Sqn Ldr J J Clarke 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr R A P Turner 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr C Hill 16 Nov 1943 MC
Sqn Ldr H A Waddell  1 Mar 1944  
Sqn Ldr A J Davies 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr K G Jones  3 Apr 1944  
Sqn Ldr F R Pritchard 17 Jun 1944  
Sqn Ldr J Goldie 13 Dec 1944  
Sqn Ldr E A F Clayton 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr R S Brewer  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr K M Rathbone  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr A L Kinsey 26 Nov 1944  
Sqn Ldr F Crisp  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr C J Brown 22 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr M H D Snape  1 Oct 1944  
Maintenance Staff
Gp Capt H A P Disney 26 May 1944  
Wg Cdr F E Lord 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr S R Baden 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr K Slingsby-Fahn 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr H C T Hailes 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J C T Price 14 Aug 1944  
Sqn Ldr G M Tiffin  1 Dec 1944  
Sqn Ldr W S N Maclachlan 16 Nov 1943  
Staffs of the Services
Signals
A/Cdre Eric H Richardson 16 Nov 1943  
Gp Capt Henry B Wrigley 16 Nov 1943 later AVM
Gp Capt Crichton C Morton 16 Nov 1943 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Benjamin H Boon 16 Nov 1943 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr J H C Hunter 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr J C Downie 22 Sep 1944  
Wg Cdr R G Moore  8 Sep 1944  
Sqn Ldr Eric V Stokes 16 Nov 1943 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr H Edge 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr R Davidson  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr N F Rowe  7 Dec 1944  
Sqn Ldr J K Rickard  1 Oct 1944  
Armament
Gp Capt M H Garmons-Williams 16 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr F C Stibbard 26 Apr 1944  
Sqn Ldr R M Rogers 21 Sep 1944  
Accountant
Wg Cdr C G Prior 16 Nov 1943  
Photography
Wg Cdr T H Lucas 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr L A Eades 16 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr C H Morgan 15 Aug 1944  
Medical
Gp Capt R L C Fisher 12 Feb 1944 MB, BCh, DOMS
Wg Cdr F B C L B Crawford 16 Nov 1943 MB, BCh, DPH
Dental
Gp Capt D I Malcolmson 16 Nov 1943 LDS
Chaplains
Rev Canon R F Dingle   C of E, MC, MA
Rev A W Hopkins   PMUB
Rev H J R Ulyatt   RC, OBE
Legal
Wg Cdr D T Lawrie 16 Nov 1943  
Local Audit (under Director of Accounts - Air Ministry)
A/Cdre E J Hunt   Financial Adviser and Chief Auditor to AC-in-C 
Aeronautical Inspection
Gp Capt C E Maitland   Chief Aeronautical Inspection Officer, DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr E H White    
Wg Cdr H W Cooper    
Wg Cdr A E Willis    
Sqn Ldr J A Withnell    
Sqn Ldr H G Strange    
Sqn Ldr J T Beaumont    
Sqn Ldr L G Snow    
Sqn Ldr C G W Pargeter    
Flt Lt A McCreeth    
Flt Lt A Wyatt    
Flt Lt A H Hope    
Meteorological
Gp Capt W H Bigg 16 Nov 1943 OBE
Sqn Ldr J S Sawyer 16 Nov 1943  
WAAF Staff Officers
Gp Off I M Campbell 23 Jun 1944  
Wg Off E R Kirkpatrick 18 Oct 1944  
RAF Regiment
Gp Capt Jack H Harris 16 Nov 1943 later AVM
Wg Cdr G Andrews  8 Oct 1944 MC
Sqn Ldr H O Taylor 16 Nov 1943
Sqn Ldr D Pepper  1 Aug 1944
Miscellaneous Appointments
Gp Capt W G Perkins  7 Feb 1944 Provost Marshal
Wg Cdr B W S Smith 28 Jun 1944 Deputy Provost Marshal
Wg Cdr S T Wibrow  1 May 1944 Deputy Provost Marshal

Source - June 1945 Confidential Air Force List

It moved to Singapore on 25 November 1945.

April 1946

Location Controlled
Singapore

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AM Sir Keith R Park 25 Feb 1945 Allied Air Commander-in-Chief, KCB, KBE, MC, DFC; later ACM
AM Sir George C Pirie  9 Jun 1945 Deputy Allied Air Commander-in-Chief, KBE, CB, MC, DFC; later ACM
AVM James D I Hardman 16 Jan 1946 Air Officer i/c Administration, CB, OBE, DFC; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Sqn Ldr P A H McKeand 22 Jan 1946 Personal Staff Officer to AAC-in-C
Air Staff
AVM Charles E N Guest  3 Mar 1946 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE; later AM
Personnel Staff
Gp Capt N T Goodwin 11 Jul 1945 Senior Personnel Staff Officer, OBE

Accountant

A/Cdre Percy J Farmer  1 Jan 1946 Command Accountant
Medical
AVM K Biggs 11 Jan 1946 CBE, MC, MRCS, LRCP, DPH, KHP
Meteorological
Gp Capt P J Meade 28 Jun 1944 OBE
Local Audit (under Director of Accounts - Air Ministry)
A/Cdre H P Blyth   Financial Adviser and Chief Auditor to AC-in-C 

Source - April 1946 Air Force List

It was redesignated HQ Air Command, Far East on 30 November 1946.

[Jun 1944 | Jun 1945]

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