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HQ Levant/AHQ-RAF Cyprus/RAF-AHQ Levant Command Personnel, locations and units


[Jul 1942 | Dec 1943 | Jun 1944 | Jun 1945 | Apr 1946 | July 1947 | Jul 1948 | 1954 | 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958]

This Command was formed within Middle East Command on 1 December 1941 on the disbandment of HQ RAF Transjordan and Palestine.

July 1942

Location Command Controlled
Jerusalem Middle East Command

Squadrons: -

  • No 127 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 451 (Army Co-operation) Squadron RAAF

  • No 972 (Barrage Balloon) Squadron

  • No 973 (Barrage Balloon) Squadron

Other units: -

  • HQ No 213 Group - Aleppo

  • Aircraft Reception Party -  Amman

  • No 3 (Middle East) Training School -  Amman

  • SHQ - Aqir

    • No 74 Operational Training Unit

    • PAC Detachment

  • No 2 (Middle East) Training School - Beersheba

  • No 49 Embarkation Unit - Beirut

  • HQ No 263 Wing - Beirut

  • No 23 sector Operations Room - Beirut

  • PAC Detachment - Beirut

  • No 123 Maintenance Unit - Beit Mery

  • No 46 Embarkation Unit - Farmagusta

  • SHQ RAF Gaza

  • No 35 Air Stores Park - Habbaniya*

  • SHQ RAF Haifa

    • No 34 Embarkation Unit

    • No 24 Sector Operations Room

  • Air Stores Park - Limassol

  • SHQ RAF Lydda

    • HQ No 232 Wing

    • Communication Flight

  • HQ No 259 Wing - Nicosia

  • Meteorological Station - Nicosia

  • Repair and Salvage Unit - Nicosia

  • No 25 Sector Operations Room - Nicosia

  • PAC Detachment - Nicosia

  • No 6 R & R Party - Nicosia

  • No 7 R & R Party - Nicosia

  • No 34 Air Stores Park - Ramat David

  • No 55 Repair and Salvage Unit - Ramat David

  • SHQ Ramleh

    • No 1413 (Meteorological) Flight

    • Meteorological Station

    • MT Repair Section

  • No 1434 (Barrage Balloon) Flight - Rayak

  • PA C Detachment - St Jean

  • RAF Rest Camp - Tel Aviv

  • Air Raid Report Centre - Tel Aviv

  • No 7 R & R Party - Tel Aviv

  • No 8 R & R Party - Tel Aviv

  • No 14 Sector Operations Room - Tripoli

*Station under AHQ Iraq

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Leslie O Brown  4 Apr 1941 Air Officer Commanding, CBE, DSC, AFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr Walter H Merton  6 Oct 191 Senior Officer i/c Administration, OBE; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Plt Off P G Bell 21 Feb 1942 Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
Gp Capt G M Bryer 22 Nov 1941 Senior Air Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr D S MacDonald 11 Feb 1942  
Flt Lt C O'Donoghue  9 Jun 1941  
Flt Lt W W Lewis-Jones  1 Feb 1942  
Flt Lt H J S Beazley 22 Feb 1942  
Fg Off A N Hoole  3 Jun 1941  
Fg Off T R Mathias  1 Jun 1941  
Fg Off W H Campbell 23 Nov 1941  
Fg Off R S V Morris 30 Jan 1942  
Fg Off S B Nicholson 30 Sep 1941  
Fg Off N C Sampson 26 Jan 1942  
Fg Off G E Lowell  2 Dec 1941  
Fg Off J W Pendleton 16 Jan 1942  
Plt Off W M Jones 28 Feb 1942  
Plt Off A W Middleditch  4 Feb 1942  
Plt Off G H Costigan 11 Jan 1942  
Attached to the Air Staff
Lt Col J Teague  6 Apr 1936 OBE, MC
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr J F H Hargrave 31 May 1941 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr F R McAllister 20 Feb 1942  
Flt Lt F Workman 20 Feb 1941 MC
Fg Off E P Southby 15 Dec1941  
Fg Off R Fernie 20 Jun 1941  
Fg Off J V Powell 11 Mar 1941  
Fg Off H R Evans   2 May 1940  
Fg Off J R Ritchie  2 Feb 1942  
Plt Off I J Goodings 13 Feb 1942  
Plt Off J M H Slot 18 Feb 1942  
Staffs of the Services
Signals
Sqn Ldr M H Coote 12 Feb 1942  
Accountant
Wg Cdr Robert W L Glenn 23 Jun 1941 later AVM
Medical
Wg Cdr I Freeman 14 Feb 1942 Senior Medical Officer, LMSSA, DMRE

Source - July 1942 Confidential Air Force List

December 1943

Location Command Controlled
Old Secretariat, near Damascus Gate, Jerusalem Middle East Command Unable to list units at present

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Bernard McEntegart 24 Jun 1943 Air Officer Commanding, CBE; later AVM
Air Staff
Wg Cdr A W Vincent  3 May 1943 Senior Air Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr E F P Wheller 27 mar 1943  
Sqn Ldr F J Lyons  1 Oct 1942  
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt J E G H Thomas 24 Jun 1943 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DFC
Wg Cdr H Allsopp  4 Aug 1942  
Wg Cdr L F A Green 21 Jul 1943  
Sqn Ldr R Fernie  1 Dec 1941  
Sqn Ldr R S Searle  3 May 1943  
Staffs of the Services
Armament
Sqn Ldr K M Saunders 16 May 1943  
Signals
Sqn Ldr L F Odell  4 Aug 1943  
Engineer
Wg Cdr F G Hammand 25 Oct 1942 Senior Engineer Officer
Sqn Ldr J Hyde 12 Feb 1942  
Sqn Ldr A H Burleigh 26 May 1942  
Accountant
Wg Cdr A E West 29 Apr 1942  
Sqn Ldr G G Robinson 12 May 1942  
Equipment
Sqn Ldr B C A Fox    
Medical
Wg Cdr D A Wilson 13 Jun 1943 Senior Medical Officer, MRCS, LRCP, DMRE, DMR
Sqn Ldr D C Buchanan  1 Apr 1943 MB, ChB
Meteorological
Sqn Ldr T N S Harrower  1 Dec 1942 Senior Meteorological Officer
Educational
Mr R L Smith 30 Jan 1943 Senior Education Officer, BSc, RAFVR
Works
Wg Cdr P W Loveday  4 May 1942 Superintending Engineer

Source - December 1943 Confidential Air Force List

June 1944

Location Command Controlled
Old Secretariat, near Damascus Gate, Jerusalem Middle East Command
  • SHQ RAF Beirut

    • No 21 Meteorological Forecast Unit

    • No 211 Meteorological Field Unit

  • SHQ RAF Gaza

    • No 123 Maintenance Unit

    • No 129 Maintenance Unit

    • No 28 Personnel Transit Centre

    • No 5 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit

  • SHQ RA F Hadeira

    • No 2900 Squadron, RAF Regiment

    • No 2913 Squadron, RAF Regiment

    • No 2916 Squadron, RAF Regiment

    • No 2935 Squadron, RAF Regiment

    • Officer Cadet Training Unit

  • SHQ RAF Lydda

    • No 1413 (Meteorological) Flight

    • Communication Flight

  • SHQ RAF Ramat David

    • No 7 Anti Malarial Control Unit

  • SHQ RAF Ramleh

    • No 6 Engine Repair Depot

  • No 2902 Squadron, RAF Regiment - Kabrit

  • No 2907 Squadron, RAF Regiment - Beit Daris

  • No 2908 Squadron, RAF Regiment - Aleppo

  • No 2909 Squadron, RAF Regiment - Almaza

  • No 2910 Squadron, RAF Regiment - Almaza

  • No 2912 Squadron, RAF Regiment - Almaza

  • No 2915 Squadron, RAF Regiment - Almaza

  • No 2918 Squadron, RAF Regiment - Almaza

  • No 2920 Squadron, RAF Regiment - Almaza

  • No 2921 Squadron, RAF Regiment - Almaza

  • No 2922 Squadron, RAF Regiment - Gaza

  • No 2924 Squadron, RAF Regiment - Kabrit

  • No 2930 Squadron, RAF Regiment - Almaza

  • No 2931 Squadron, RAF Regiment - Almaza

  • No 2932 Squadron, RAF Regiment - Gaza

  • No 2933 Squadron, RAF Regiment - Beit Daris

  • No 1565 (Meteorological) Flight - Nicosia

  • No 104 Maintenance Unit - Muqeibila

  • No 120 Maintenance Unit - Ras el Ain

  • No 142 Maintenance Unit - Acre

  • No 160 Maintenance Unit - Aqir

  • No 166 Maintenance Unit - Nicosia

  • RAF Unit - Aleppo

  • No 2 Meteorological Forecast Unit - Jerusalem

  • No 22 Meteorological Forecast Unit - Nicosia

  • No 25 Meteorological Forecast Unit - Aqir

  • No 26 Meteorological Forecast Unit - Qastina

  • No 27 Meteorological Forecast Unit - Ein Shemer

  • No 331 Meteorological Field Unit - Ein Shemer

  • No 56 Refuelling and Re-Arming Party - Nicosia

  • No 10 Supply and Transport Column - Ras el Ain

  • No 3 Anti Malarial Control Unit - Aleppo

  • No 5 Anti Malarial Control Unit - Qastina

  • No 13 Anti Malarial Control Unit - Jerusalem

  • No 10 RAF Convalescent Depot - Tel Aviv

  • No 24 RAF Mobile Field Hospital - Tel Litwinsky

  • No 2 (Middle East) Field Hygiene Unit - Jerusalem

  • No 3 RAF Hospital - Tel Litwinsky

  • No 1 Fuel Transport Company - Athlet

  • No 5 (Middle East) MT Repair Unit - Tel Litwinsky

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre John P Coleman 21 Feb 1944 Air Officer Commanding, CBE, AFC
Personal Appointment
Fg Off S G Richards 13 Mar 1944 Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
Sqn Ldr F J Lyons  1 Oct 1942  
Sqn Ldr T H T Forshaw  4 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr A J R Downes 20 Nov 1943  
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt J E G H Thomas 24 Jun 1943 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DFC
Wg Cdr T G Mapplebeck 25 Mar 1944 Organisation
Sqn Ldr R Fernie  1 Dec 1941  
Sqn Ldr S G Clarke 21 Dec 1943  
Sqn Ldr H Robinson 20 Dec 1943  
Sqn Ldr G F M P Thompson 26 Mar 1944 Personnel
Staffs of the Services
Engineer
Wg Cdr F G Hammand 25 Oct 1942 Senior Engineer Officer
Sqn Ldr A A Young 20 Apr 1944  
Signals
Wg Cdr H D Newman 13 Mar 1944  
Equipment
Wg Cdr S R L Poole 11 Mar1944  
Sqn Ldr B C A Fox 19 Jul 1943  
Accountant
Wg Cdr A E West 29 Apr 1942  
Sqn Ldr G G Robinson 12 May 1942  
Medical
Wg Cdr D A Wilson 13 Jun 1943 Senior Medical Officer, MRCS, LRCP, DMRE, DMR
Sqn Ldr E B Rayner 24 Apr 1944 MB, ChB
Educational
Mr R L Smith 30 Jan 1943 Senior Education Officer, BSc, RAFVR
Works
Wg Cdr P W Loveday  4 May 1942 Superintending Engineer
Aeronautical Inspection
Flt Lt C F Stevens    
Flt Lt E D Whiting    
Fg Off A Dickens    
RAF Regiment
Lt Col G W Jones 13 Oct 1942
Wg Cdr A T Pethick  8 Mar 1944
Sqn Ldr G Downie 24 Sep 1943
Miscellaneous Appointments
Wg Cdr L D G Croft   Deputy Provost Marshal

Source - June 1944 Confidential Air Force List

June 1945

Location Command Controlled
Old Secretariat, near Damascus Gate, Jerusalem Middle East Command
  • ?

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Hector D McGregor 25 Nov 1944 Air Officer Commanding, DSO; later AM
Air Staff
Gp Capt D G H Spencer   Senior Air Staff Officer
Wg Cdr A Harris 29 May 1944  
Sqn Ldr J M Huson 15 Jul 1944  
Sqn Ldr G S Charlesworth 10 Jun 1944  
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt E R E Black   Senior Officer i/c Administration, CBE
Wg Cdr T G Mapplebeck 25 Mar 1944 Organisation
Wg Cdr G F M P Thompson 26 Mar 1944 Personnel
Sqn Ldr S G Clarke 21 Dec 1943  
Staffs of the Services
Engineer
Wg Cdr F G Hammand 25 Oct 1942 Senior Engineer Officer
Sqn Ldr A A Young 20 Apr 1944  
Signals
Wg Cdr J R W Wright 15 Jul 1944  
Equipment
Wg Cdr T B Brown  6 Jun 1944  
Sqn Ldr D J Rouse  4 Jun 1944  
Sqn Ldr T B King 14 Jul 1944  
Accountant
Sqn Ldr T W Tyrell 10 Jun 1944  
Medical
Wg Cdr D A Wilson 13 Jun 1943 Senior Medical Officer, MRCS, LRCP, DMRE, DMR
Sqn Ldr A Russell  4 Apr 1942 MB, BS, BHy, PRH
Educational
Mr R L Smith 30 Jan 1943 Senior Education Officer, BSc, RAFVR
Meteorological
Sqn Ldr R F M Hay    
Works
Mr T G Smith 28 Oct 1944 BSc (Eng)
RAF Regiment
Lt Col C D Bowdery 11 Jul 1944
Sqn Ldr G Downie 24 Sep 1943
Miscellaneous Appointments
Wg Cdr L D G Croft  1 Mar 1944 Deputy Provost Marshal
Sqn Ldr G G Longland 15 Aug 1944  
Sqn Ldr C F Poupell  1 Aug 1944  

Source - June 1945 Confidential Air Force List

April 1946

At the moment it is only possible to show the principal personnel.

Location Command Controlled
Jerusalem RAF Mediterranean and Middle East

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Hector D McGregor 25 Nov 1944 Air Officer Commanding, DSO; later AM
Personal Appointment
Fg Off R L Easterbrook 29 May 1945 Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre Donald L Thomson 15 Sep 1945 Senior Air Staff Officer, DSO, DFC

Engineer

Wg Cdr C L Gould   Senior Engineer Officer

Equipment

Sqn Ldr J Moffett 28 Jul 1945 Senior Equipment Staff Officer

Accountant

Sqn Ldr W J Mather 18 May 1945  

Medical

Gp Capt G E Church  5 Sep 1944 Senior Medical Officer, MB, ChB, LRCP & S, DMRE, DMR

Dental

Sqn Ldr G W Hargreaves 23 Nov 1945 LDS

Educational

Mr H E Beardshaw   Senior Education Officer, BSc, RAFVR

Meteorological

Sqn Ldr N B Marshall 21 Nov 1942  

Works

Mr T G Smith 28 Oct 1944 BSc (Eng)

Source - April 1946 Air Force List

July 1947

Location Command Controlled
Jerusalem RAF Mediterranean and Middle East

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre

Walter L Dawson

15 Sep 1946 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Fg Off W H Cadamy  1 Mar 1947 Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
Gp Capt Charles W Dicken 17 Mar 1947 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE; later A/Cdre

Engineer

Wg Cdr J Hash 29 Nov 1946  

Equipment

Wg Cdr L F Oldridge  3 Mar 1947 Senior Equipment Staff Officer

Accountant

Wg Cdr R S Sweet  9 Oct 1946 OBE

Provost

Flt Lt W H McCulloch 16 Oct 1946 Deputy Assistant Provost Marshal

Medical

Gp Capt H Penman 23 Oct 1946 Senior Medical Officer, MB, ChB, DOMS

Dental

Sqn Ldr G W Hargreaves 23 Nov 1945 LDS

Educational

Sqn Ldr A T Mathews 20 May 1947 Senior Education Officer, BSc, ARAeS

Works

Wg Cdr A G Bonny 30 Apr 1947  

Source - July 1947 Air Force List

On 1 April 1948 it was split into an Advanced HQ at Jerusalem and a Rear HQ at Nicosia.  The Advanced HQ moved to Haifa on 15 April 1948 with the Rear HQ disbanding.  It moved to Nicosia on 3 July 1948.

July 1948

Location Command Controlled
Haifa RAF Mediterranean and Middle East

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre

Walter L Dawson

15 Sep 1946 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Fg Off W H Cadamy  1 Mar 1947 Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
Wg Cdr R H Waterhouse  1 Jun 1946 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE, DFC, AFC

Personnel Staff

Wg Cdr John L Barker 13 Jan 1947 Senior Personnel Staff Officer, CBE, DFC; later AVM

Engineer

Wg Cdr J Hash 29 Nov 1946  

Equipment

Wg Cdr L F Oldridge  3 Mar 1947 Senior Equipment Staff Officer

Accountant

Wg Cdr R S Sweet  9 Oct 1946 OBE

Provost

Flt Lt W H McCulloch 16 Oct 1946 Deputy Assistant Provost Marshal

Medical

Gp Capt H Penman 23 Oct 1946 Senior Medical Officer, MB, ChB, DOMS

Dental

Sqn Ldr G W Hargreaves 23 Nov 1945 LDS

Works

Wg Cdr A G Bonny 30 Apr 1947  

Aeronautical Inspection

Flt Lt R F Phillips 13 Aug 1946  

Source - July 1948 Air Force List

It disbanded at Nicosia on 26 July 1948.

AHQ Cyprus was formed on 9 January 1954 at Nicosia, probably as an independent Command.

1954

Location Controlled
Nicosia

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Clayton D C Boyce  9 Jan 1954 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE; later AVM
Personal Appointment
Fg Off P D Osborn 24 Mar 1954 ADC to AOC
Air Staff
Sqn Ldr V B de la Perrelle  9 Jan 1954 Senior Air Staff Officer
Signals
Sqn Ldr C A Wood 13 Jan 1954

Administrative Staff

Sqn Ldr F T Collins 11 Jan 1954 Senior Officer i/c Administration

Source - October 1954 Air Force List

1955

Location Controlled
Nicosia

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Clayton D C Boyce  9 Jan 1954 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE; later AVM
Personal Appointment
Fg Off P D Osborn 24 Mar 1954 ADC to AOC
Air Staff
Sqn Ldr G L Pendred  5 Feb 1955 Senior Air Staff Officer
Signals
Sqn Ldr C A Wood 13 Jan 1954

Administrative Staff

Wg Cdr D G H Spencer 24 May 1954 Senior Officer i/c Administration, MBE
Organisation
Sqn Ldr F T Collins 11 Jan 1954  
Personnel
Sqn Ldr E B Panter 17 Oct 1954 Senior Personnel Staff Officer, DSO, DFC
Equipment
Sqn Ldr E Twyman  1 Sep 1954  
Staffs of the Services (Administrative Staff)
Provost
Sqn Ldr C B Flockhart  1 Sep 1954 DCM
Medical
Wg Cdr S E Cupples  4 Oct 1954 MB, BCh

Technical Staff

Engineer

Sqn Ldr E F Thornicroft  4 Oct 1954 AFC, DFM

Source - April 1955 Air Force List

The title changed to RAF Cyprus between April 1955 and January 1956.

1956

Location Controlled
Nicosia

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Clayton D C Boyce  9 Jan 1954 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE; later AVM
Personal Appointment
Fg Off G S C Mumford 18 Nov 1954 ADC to AOC
Air Staff
Gp Capt N de W Boult  1 Aug 1955 Senior Air Staff Officer, DFC, AFC
Signals
Sqn Ldr C A Wood 13 Jan 1954
Ground Defence
Sqn Ldr A Cruickshank  1 Aug 1955 Senior Ground Defence Officer

Administrative Staff

Wg Cdr D G H Spencer 24 May 1954 Senior Officer i/c Administration, MBE
Organisation
Sqn Ldr F T Collins 11 Jan 1954  
Personnel
Sqn Ldr E B Panter 17 Oct 1954 Senior Personnel Staff Officer, DSO, DFC
Equipment
Sqn Ldr E Twyman  1 Sep 1954  
Staffs of the Services (Administrative Staff)
Provost
Wg Cdr A W Pink  1 Oct 1955  
Medical
Wg Cdr S E Cupples  4 Oct 1954 MB, BCh
Educational
Flt Lt A E C York  7 Sep 1954  
Works
Wg Cdr J Ellis 10 Jan 1954 BSc (Eng), AMICE, AMIMunE

Technical Staff

Engineer

Sqn Ldr E F Thornicroft  4 Oct 1954 AFC, DFM

Source - January 1956 Air Force List

This above entry is for RAF Cyprus with RAF Levant being shown on the AHQ Iraq page for this edition.

RAF Cyprus was absorbed into AHQ Levant when it moved to Nicosia from Habbaniya on 15 January 1956.

1957

Location Controlled
Nicosia

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM William J Crisham  7 Aug 1956 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE
Personal Appointment
Fg Off A W Parr  7 Jul 1956 ADC to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre William S Gardner 12 Dec 1956 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE, DFC*, AFC
Operations and Training
Gp Capt P P Hanks  3 Jan 1956 DSO, DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr V Rees 15 Dec 1955 DFC
Wg Cdr P D Squires  6 Dec 1956 DFC*
Wg Cdr N Briggs  4 Jan 1957 AFC
Air Plans
Wg Cdr G R Nottage 25 Mar 1955 DSO, AFC
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr W J de Bois 15 Jan 1956 DFM
Signals
Wg Cdr A R Glading 15 Jan 1956 Chief Signals Officer
Ground Defence
Wg Cdr C F Price 15 Jan 1956 Senior Ground Defence Officer
Staffs of the Services (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr R  S Ratcliffe BA
Control and Reporting
Sqn Ldr E G Holmes 15 Jan 1956
Navigation and Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr C H A Mitchell 20 Jun 1956

Administrative Staff

A/Cdre A J Shelfoon 24 Aug 1954 Air Officer i/c Administration, AFC
Organisation
Gp Capt J D E Hughes  7 Jan 1957 DFC
Sqn Ldr J S Sherwood 15 Jan 1956 DSO, DFC
Personnel
Wg Cdr E C S Fewtrell  3 Apr 1955 Senior Personnel Staff Officer, DFC
Personnel (Civilian)
Mr R J Bond Civilian Administrative Officer,
Equipment
Gp Capt A Selby  7 Jan 1957 Senior Equipment Staff Officer
Admin Plans
Wg Cdr A C Morris 30 Jul 1955 OBE
Staffs of the Services (Administrative Staff)
Accountant
Wg Cdr F E Crosland 15 Aug 1955 ASAA
Provost
Wg Cdr F J Cuttill  8 Aug 1956 Deputy Assistant Provost Marshal
Catering
Sqn Ldr E A Vautier 30 Jan 1957  
Movements
Sqn Ldr A Grayson 26 Mar 1955  
Medical
Gp Capt R H Pratt 29 Apr 1957 MB, BCh, DPH, DIH
Educational
Wg Cdr H H Mayoh 20 Jan 1956 BSc
Works
Sqn Ldr R McW Shaw   AMICE

Technical Staff

Engineer

Gp Capt H Z Foreman 13 Apr 1957 OBE

Staffs of the Services (Technical Staff)

Aeronautical Inspection Services

Gp Capt P R Wilkinson  7 Dec 1955

Deputy Financial Adviser (under Financial Adviser, MEAF)

Mr G H Buckton

Source - July 1957 Air Force List

1958

Location Controlled
Nicosia

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM William J Crisham  7 Aug 1956 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE
Personal Appointment
Fg Off A W Parr  7 Jul 1956 ADC to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre William S Gardner 12 Dec 1956 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE, DFC*, AFC
Operations and Training
Gp Capt P P Hanks  3 Jan 1956 DSO, DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr V Rees 15 Dec 1955 DFC
Wg Cdr P D Squires  6 Dec 1956 DFC*
Wg Cdr N Briggs  4 Jan 1957 AFC
Sqn Ldr R H B Dixon 27 Feb 1956
Air Plans
Wg Cdr G R Nottage 25 Mar 1955 DSO, AFC
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr W J de Bois 15 Jan 1956 DFM
Signals
Wg Cdr A R Glading 15 Jan 1956 Chief Signals Officer
Ground Defence
Wg Cdr C F Price 15 Jan 1956 Senior Ground Defence Officer
Staffs of the Services (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr R  S Ratcliffe BA
Control and Reporting
Sqn Ldr E G Holmes 15 Jan 1956
Navigation and Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr C H A Mitchell 20 Jun 1956

Administrative Staff

A/Cdre A J Shelfoon 24 Aug 1954 Air Officer i/c Administration, AFC
Organisation
Gp Capt J D E Hughes  7 Jan 1957 DFC
Sqn Ldr J S Sherwood 15 Jan 1956 DSO, DFC
Personnel
Wg Cdr Vacant Senior Personnel Staff Officer,
Personnel (Civilian)
Mr R J Bond Civilian Administrative Officer,
Equipment
Gp Capt A Selby  7 Jan 1957 Senior Equipment Staff Officer
Admin Plans
Wg Cdr A C Morris 30 Jul 1955 OBE
Staffs of the Services (Administrative Staff)
Accountant
Wg Cdr F E Crosland 15 Aug 1955 ASAA
Provost
Wg Cdr F J Cuttill  8 Aug 1956 Deputy Assistant Provost Marshal
Catering
Sqn Ldr E A Vautier 30 Jan 1957  
Movements
Sqn Ldr A Grayson 26 Mar 1955  
Medical
Gp Capt R H Pratt 29 Apr 1957 MB, BCh, DPH, DIH
Educational
Wg Cdr H H Mayoh 20 Jan 1956 BSc
Works
Sqn Ldr R McW Shaw   AMICE

Technical Staff

Engineer

Gp Capt H Z Foreman 13 Apr 1957 OBE

Staffs of the Services (Technical Staff)

Aeronautical Inspection Services

Gp Capt P R Wilkinson  7 Dec 1955

Deputy Financial Adviser (under Financial Adviser, MEAF)

Mr G H Buckton

Source - January 1958 Air Force List

AHQ Levant disbanded on 1 April 1958

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