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HQ No 12 Group/Sector Personnel, units and locations 1946 - 1968


[Oct 1949 | 1950 | 1951 | 1952 | 1953 | 1954 | 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959 | 1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965]

[1937 - 1945]

Listings for 1946 - 1948 are currently not available and from 1949 only principal personnel can be shown.

October 1949

Location Command  
RAF Newton, Nottinghamshire Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Gilbert Harcourt-Smith 17 Nov 1948 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE, MVO
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt D Giles  1 Mar 1949 Personal Assistant to AOC, DFC
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt H W Marlow 10 Oct 1948 Senior Officer i/c Administration, OBE, AFC

Technical Staff

Gp Capt E H J Martin 20 Sep 1948 Senior Technical Staff Officer,

Source - October 1949 Air Force List

1950

Location Command  
RAF Newton, Nottinghamshire Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Gilbert Harcourt-Smith 17 Nov 1948 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE, MVO
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt D Giles  1 Mar 1949 Personal Assistant to AOC, DFC
Air Staff
Gp Capt Stanley C Widdows 22 Jun 1949 Senior Air Staff Officer, DFC; later A/Cdre
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt H W Marlow 10 Oct 1948 Senior Officer i/c Administration, OBE, AFC

Technical Staff

Gp Capt J D Rutherford 20 Aug 1949 Senior Technical Staff Officer,

Source - April 1950 Air Force List

1951

Location Command  
RAF Newton, Nottinghamshire Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Richard L R Atcherley  1 Jun 1951 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE, AFC; later AM
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt E M Higson 15 Oct 1950 Personal Assistant to AOC,
Air Staff
Gp Capt Stanley C Widdows 22 Jun 1949 Senior Air Staff Officer, DFC; later A/Cdre
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt R W Stewart  5 Feb 1951 Senior Officer i/c Administration, CBE, AFC

Technical Staff

Gp Capt J D Rutherford 20 Aug 1949 Senior Technical Staff Officer,

Source - April 1951 Air Force List

1952

Location Command  
RAF Newton, Nottinghamshire Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Richard L R Atcherley  1 Jun 1951 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE, AFC; later AM
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt W Newton  7 Apr 1952 Personal Assistant to AOC,
Air Staff
Gp Capt W D Blackwood 27 Aug 1951 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE, DFC
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt R W Stewart  5 Feb 1951 Senior Officer i/c Administration, CBE, AFC

Technical Staff

Gp Capt J T Mynors 31 Dec 1951 Senior Technical Staff Officer,

Source - April 1952 Air Force List

1953

Location Command  
RAF Newton, Nottinghamshire Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Richard L R Atcherley  1 Jun 1951 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE, AFC; later AM
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt W Newton  7 Apr 1952 Personal Assistant to AOC,
Air Staff
Gp Capt W D Blackwood 27 Aug 1951 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE, DFC
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt J C Sisson  7 Apr 1953 Senior Officer i/c Administration, CBE, DFC

Technical Staff

Gp Capt J T Mynors 31 Dec 1951 Senior Technical Staff Officer,

Source - April 1953 Air Force List

1954

Location Command  
RAF Newton, Nottinghamshire Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM William J Crisham 13 Nov 1953 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt D A Letham  4 Jan 1954 ADC to AOC,
Air Staff
Gp Capt Alexander V R Johnstone 28 Dec 1953 Senior Air Staff Officer, DFC; later AVM
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt J C Sisson  7 Apr 1953 Senior Officer i/c Administration, CBE, DFC

Technical Staff

Gp Capt J T Mynors 31 Dec 1951 Senior Technical Staff Officer,

Source - April & October 1954 Air Force List

1955

Location Command  
RAF Newton, Nottinghamshire Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM William J Crisham 13 Nov 1953 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt D A Letham  4 Jan 1954 ADC to AOC,
Air Staff
Gp Capt Alexander V R Johnstone 28 Dec 1953 Senior Air Staff Officer, DFC; later AVM
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt J C Sisson  7 Apr 1953 Senior Officer i/c Administration, CBE, DFC

Technical Staff

Gp Capt J T Mynors 31 Dec 1951 Senior Technical Staff Officer,

Source - October 1955 Air Force List

1956

Location Command  
RAF Newton, Nottinghamshire Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM

Henry P Fraser

25 Jun 1956 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE, AFC; later AM
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt D A Letham  4 Jan 1954 ADC to AOC,
Air Staff
Gp Capt

Edward J Morris

12 Dec 1955 Senior Air Staff Officer, DSO, DFC; later A/Cdre
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt J A Kent 21 Nov 1955 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DFC*, AFC

Technical Staff

Gp Capt Bryan Samson  8 Aug 1955 Senior Technical Staff Officer, OBE; later A/Cdre

Source - April 1956 Air Force List

1957

Location Command  
RAF Newton, Nottinghamshire Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM

Henry P Fraser

25 Jun 1956 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE, AFC; later AM
Personal Appointment
Fg Off R Smyth 25 Jun 1956 ADC to AOC,
Air Staff
Gp Capt

Edward J Morris

12 Dec 1956 Senior Air Staff Officer, DSO, DFC; later A/Cdre
Operations
Wg Cdr C C F Cooper  7 Nov 1956 DFC
Sqn Ldr E P W Hutton 25 Apr 1955 DSO, DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr M C N Smart  7 Aug 1956 AFC
Control and Reporting (Operations)
Wg Cdr E C Oldfield 30 Mar 1955 AFC
Sqn Ldr E F Le Conte 26 Mar 1956  
Sqn Ldr J Shearsmith 30 Jun 1952 AFC, AFM
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr E P Eastment  1 Jun 1954 AFC
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr J W C West 27 Sep 1956  
Navigation
Sqn Ldr P D Shearwood 25 Jun 1956 MBE
Weapons
Sqn Ldr L F Knell  1 Nov 1954 DFM
Ground Defence
Sqn Ldr F J O Spender  5 Oct 1953 Senior Ground Defence Staff Officer
Signals
Wg Cdr M L L Bathe 16 Jul 1956  
Maj V R Kregal  6 Aug 1956 AM
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr J Briggs   BA
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt W T F Wightman 12 Dec 1956 Senior Administrative Staff Officer, DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr G E P Foot  9 Jan 1956  
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Wg Cdr J C Blair  7 Feb 1956 Senior Medical Officer, MB, ChB
Technical Staff
Gp Capt Bryan Samson  8 Aug 1955 Senior Technical Staff Officer, OBE; later A/Cdre
Engineer
Sqn Ldr A C Shawyer 11 May 1953  
Armament
Sqn Ldr D S Gregory 28 Nov 1955 DFM
Radio
Sqn Ldr R A Ruane 15 Aug 1955 AFC
Miscellaneous Appointment
Mr C Watson Statistical Officer

Source - April & July 1957 Air Force List

1958

Location Command  
RAF Newton, Nottinghamshire Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM

Henry P Fraser

25 Jun 1956 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE, AFC; later AM
Personal Appointment
Fg Off R Smyth 25 Jun 1956 ADC to AOC,
Air Staff
Gp Capt

Edward J Morris

12 Dec 1956 Senior Air Staff Officer, DSO, DFC; later A/Cdre
Operations
Wg Cdr C C F Cooper  7 Nov 1956 DFC
Sqn Ldr E P W Hutton 25 Apr 1955 DSO, DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr M C N Smart  7 Aug 1956 AFC
Control and Reporting (Operations)
Wg Cdr E C Oldfield 30 Mar 1955 AFC
Sqn Ldr E F Le Conte 26 Mar 1956  
Sqn Ldr D F J Tebbit 24 Jun 1957  
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr D L Edmonds  6 Feb 1957 AFC
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr L J D Omissi 11 Feb 1957  
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr J W C West 27 Sep 1956  
Navigation
Sqn Ldr P D Shearwood 25 Jun 1956 MBE
Weapons
Sqn Ldr R H Sergeant  1 Feb 1957  
Ground Defence
Sqn Ldr Vacant   Senior Ground Defence Staff Officer
Signals
Wg Cdr M L L Bathe 16 Jul 1956  
Maj V R Kregal  6 Aug 1956 AM
Physical Training
Flt Lt W Blackham  6 Sep 1967 DPhysEd
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr J Briggs   BA
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt W T F Wightman 12 Dec 1956 Senior Administrative Staff Officer, DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr Melvin C S Shepherd  2 Oct 1957 OBE; later AVM
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Wg Cdr S E Cupples 15 Jul 1957 Senior Medical Officer, MB, ChB
Technical Staff
Gp Capt Bryan Samson  8 Aug 1955 Senior Technical Staff Officer, OBE; later A/Cdre
Engineer
Sqn Ldr A C Shawyer 11 May 1953  
Armament
Sqn Ldr D S Gregory 28 Nov 1955 DFM
Radio
Sqn Ldr R A Ruane 15 Aug 1955 AFC
Miscellaneous Appointment
Mr R J Summerfield Statistical Officer

Source - January and April 1958 Air Force List

It moved to RAF Horsham St Faith on 14 August 1959

1959

Changes between January 1958 and October 1959

AVM John R A Embling CBE, DSO  1 Jan 1959 Air Officer Commanding,

Source - January 1959 Air Force List

Location Command  
RAF Horsham St Faith, Norwich, Norfolk Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Vacant   Air Officer Commanding,
Personal Appointment
Fg Off R Smyth 25 Jun 1956 ADC to AOC,
Air Staff
A/Cdre Christopher H Hartley  1 Aug 1958 Chief of Staff,  CBE, AFC
Operations
Gp Capt J H Iremonger  1 Aug 1958 DFC
Wg Cdr C C F Cooper  7 Nov 1956 DFC
Sqn Ldr J K Thompson  1 Jan 1958  
Sqn Ldr D C Usher  1 Jun 1958 DFC, DFM
Control and Reporting (Operations)
Wg Cdr A Y Mason  1 Jul 1958 AFC
Sqn Ldr D F J Tebbit 24 Jun 1957  
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr A S Foulkes 19 May 1958  
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr Vacant    
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr J W C West 27 Sep 1956  
Navigation
Sqn Ldr R E Gardiner  2 Jun 1958 DFC*
Weapons
Sqn Ldr R H Sergeant  1 Feb 1957  
Ground Defence
Sqn Ldr Vacant   Senior Ground Defence Staff Officer
Physical Training
Flt Lt W Blackham  6 Sep 1967 DPhysEd
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr J Briggs   BA
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt H R Edge  6 Oct 1958 Senior Administrative Staff Officer, AFC
Sqn Ldr C W R Hopkins 14 Apr 1958  
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Wg Cdr S E Cupples 15 Jul 1957 Senior Medical Officer, MB, ChB, DPH
Technical Staff
Gp Capt H Z Foreman  5 Aug 1958 Senior Technical Staff Officer, OBE
Engineer
Sqn Ldr W G Toogood  1 Sep 1958 BEM
Electrical
Sqn Ldr C E Hunter  1 Mar 1957  
Armament
Sqn Ldr D S Gregory 28 Nov 1955 DFM
Signals
Wg Cdr A S Mohan  2 Jun 1958  
Maj C H Schaitel 21 Jul 1958 USAF
Radio
Sqn Ldr M G Gardiner 11 Dec 1958 AFC, DFM
Miscellaneous Appointment
Mr W E Morris Statistical Officer

Source - October 1959 Air Force List

1960

Location Command  
RAF Horsham St Faith, Norwich, Norfolk Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Christopher H Hartley 20 Jul 1959 Air Officer Commanding, CBE, DFC, AFC, BA; later AM
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt P Ward 14 Dec 1959 ADC to AOC,
Air Staff
A/Cdre James A Leathart  7 Dec 1959 Senior Air Staff Officer, CB, DSO
Operations
Wg Cdr G A Mason 30 Mar 1959 DFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr J K Thompson  1 Jan 1958  
Sqn Ldr D C Usher  1 Jun 1958 DFC, DFM
Control and Reporting (Operations)
Wg Cdr A Y Mason  1 Jul 1958 AFC
Sqn Ldr V A Stevens 11 Apr 1960  
SAGW 1
Wg Cdr R E Gardiner   1 Jul 1960 DFC*
SAGW 2
Sqn Ldr R C Bridges 26 Oct 1959  
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr M Kotlarz 19 Jan 1959  
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr E J E Bedwell 15 Mar 1959  
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr F W Brown  2 Nov 1958 DFC
Weapons
Sqn Ldr R H Sergeant  1 Feb 1957  
Physical Training
Flt Lt W Blackham  6 Sep 1967 DPhysEd
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr F F Harrington    
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt H R Edge  6 Oct 1958 Senior Administrative Staff Officer, AFC
Sqn Ldr C W R Hopkins 14 Apr 1958  
Sqn Ldr N R Moss 22 Jun 1959 Logistics
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Wg Cdr S E Cupples 15 Jul 1957 Senior Medical Officer, MB, ChB, DPH
Technical Staff
Gp Capt H Z Foreman  5 Aug 1958 Senior Technical Staff Officer, OBE
Engineer
Sqn Ldr W G Toogood  1 Sep 1958 BEM
Armament
Sqn Ldr R A Greentree 30 Jan 1959 RAAF
Electronics
Wg Cdr A S Mohan  2 Jun 1958 Group Electronics Officer
Sqn Ldr I G C Stephens  4 Feb 1960  
Sqn Ldr J Tocher 15 Feb 1960  
Maj C H Schaitel 21 Jul 1958 USAF
Radio
Sqn Ldr M G Gardiner 11 Dec 1958 AFC, DFM
Miscellaneous Appointment
Mr W E Morris Statistical Officer
Maj J E Buchanan 12 Feb 1960 GLO 2

Source - October 1960 Air Force List

1961

Location Command  
RAF Horsham St Faith, Norwich, Norfolk Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Christopher H Hartley 20 Jul 1959 Air Officer Commanding, CBE, DFC, AFC, BA; later AM
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt P Ward 14 Dec 1959 ADC to AOC,
Air Staff
A/Cdre James A Leathart  7 Dec 1959 Senior Air Staff Officer, CB, DSO
Operations
Gp Capt J H Iremonger  1 Aug 1958 DFC
Wg Cdr G A Mason 30 Mar 1959 DFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr J K Thompson  1 Jan 1958  
Sqn Ldr D C Usher  1 Jun 1958 DFC, DFM
Control and Reporting (Operations)
Wg Cdr A Y Mason  1 Jul 1958 AFC
Sqn Ldr V A Stevens 11 Apr 1960  
SAGW 1
Wg Cdr R E Gardiner   1 Jul 1960 DFC*
SAGW 2
Sqn Ldr R C Bridges 26 Oct 1959  
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr M Kotlarz 19 Jan 1959  
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr E J E Bedwell 15 Mar 1959  
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr F W Brown  2 Nov 1958 DFC
Weapons
Sqn Ldr R H Sergeant  1 Feb 1957  
Physical Training
Flt Lt W Blackham  6 Sep 1967 DPhysEd
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr F F Harrington    
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt H R Edge  6 Oct 1958 Senior Administrative Staff Officer, AFC
Sqn Ldr C W R Hopkins 14 Apr 1958  
Sqn Ldr N R Moss 22 Jun 1959 Logistics
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Wg Cdr Vacant   Senior Medical Officer
Technical Staff
Gp Capt H Z Foreman  5 Aug 1958 Senior Technical Staff Officer, OBE
Engineer
Sqn Ldr Vacant    
Armament
Sqn Ldr R A Greentree 30 Jan 1959 RAAF
Electronics
Wg Cdr Vacant   Group Electronics Officer
Sqn Ldr I G C Stephens  4 Feb 1960  
Sqn Ldr J Tocher 15 Feb 1960  
Maj C H Schaitel 21 Jul 1958 USAF
Miscellaneous Appointment
Mr W E Morris Statistical Officer
Maj J E Buchanan 12 Feb 1960 GLO 2

Source - January 1961 Air Force List

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Robert N Bateson  1 Jun 1961 Air Officer Commanding, DSO*, DFC
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt P Ward 14 Dec 1959 ADC to AOC,
Air Staff
A/Cdre James A Leathart  7 Dec 1959 Senior Air Staff Officer, CB, DSO
Operations
Gp Capt John G Topham 14 Nov 1960 DSO, OBE, DFC*; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr G A Mason 30 Mar 1959 DFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr R J F Dickinson  1 Dec 1960 AFC
Sqn Ldr R McGugan 13 Jun 1960  
Sqn Ldr H Minnis 12 Dec 1960 AFC
Senior Ground Defence Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr A E Richardson  2 Jan 1961  
Control and Reporting
Wg Cdr S A Vialls 28 Dec 1960  
Sqn Ldr V A Stevens 11 Apr 1960  
Ops SAGW
Sqn Ldr R C Bridges 26 Oct 1959  
Group Flight Safety Officer
Sqn Ldr M Kotlarz 19 Jan 1959  
Group Air Traffic Control Officer
Sqn Ldr E J E Bedwell 15 Mar 1959  
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr F W Brown  2 Nov 1958 DFC
Physical Training
Flt Lt W Blackham  6 Sep 1967 DPhysEd
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr F F Harrington    
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt H R Edge  6 Oct 1958 Senior Administrative Staff Officer, AFC
Sqn Ldr P D Shearwood 23 Aug 1960 MBE
Sqn Ldr E R A Shelton 12 Dec 1960 Logistics
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Wg Cdr K Bazarnik 22 Aug 1960 Senior Medical Officer, AFC, MB, ChB
Technical Staff
Gp Capt S Williams 12 Sep 1960 Senior Technical Staff Officer, OBE, AFRAeS
Engineer
Sqn Ldr W Heaton  2 Aug 1960 MBE, AMIME, AFRAeS
Armament
Sqn Ldr J W Miller 29 Sep 1960 AFRAeS
Electronics
Wg Cdr E B O'H Bennett 11 Jun 1960 Group Electronics Officer
Sqn Ldr G Ellams  1 Jan 1961 AFC
Maj G D Jacobs 17 Jul 1960 USAF
Technical (SAGW)
Sqn Ldr I G C Stephens  4 Feb 1960  
Miscellaneous Appointment
Mr W E Morris Statistical Officer
Maj J E Buchanan 12 Feb 1960 GSO 2

Source - October 1961 Air Force List

1962

Location Command  
RAF Horsham St Faith, Norwich, Norfolk Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Robert N Bateson  1 Jun 1961 Air Officer Commanding, DSO*, DFC
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt P Ward 14 Dec 1959 ADC to AOC,
Air Staff
A/Cdre Francis D S Scott-Malden  1 Jan 1962 Senior Air Staff Officer, DSO, DFC*; later AVM
Operations
Gp Capt Vacant    
Wg Cdr G A Mason 30 Mar 1959 DFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr R J F Dickinson  1 Dec 1960 AFC
Sqn Ldr R McGugan 13 Jun 1960  
Sqn Ldr H Minnis 12 Dec 1960 AFC
Senior Ground Defence Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr A E Richardson  2 Jan 1961  
Control and Reporting
Wg Cdr Vacant    
Sqn Ldr Vacant    
Ops SAGW
Sqn Ldr R C Bridges 26 Oct 1959  
Group Flight Safety Officer
Sqn Ldr M Kotlarz 19 Jan 1959  
Group Air Traffic Control Officer
Sqn Ldr Vacant    
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr F W Brown  2 Nov 1958 DFC
Physical Training
Flt Lt W Blackham  6 Sep 1967 DPhysEd
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt Vacant   Senior Administrative Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr P D Shearwood 23 Aug 1960 MBE
Sqn Ldr E R A Shelton 12 Dec 1960 Logistics
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Wg Cdr K Bazarnik 22 Aug 1960 Senior Medical Officer, AFC, MB, ChB
Technical Staff
Gp Capt S Williams 12 Sep 1960 Senior Technical Staff Officer, OBE, AFRAeS
Engineer
Sqn Ldr W Heaton  2 Aug 1960 MBE, AMIME, AFRAeS
Armament
Sqn Ldr J W Miller 29 Sep 1960 AFRAeS
Electronics
Wg Cdr Vacant    
Sqn Ldr G Ellams  1 Jan 1961 AFC, AMBritIRE
Maj G D Jacobs 17 Jul 1960 USAF
Technical (SAGW)
Sqn Ldr I G C Stephens  4 Feb 1960 AMBritIRE
Miscellaneous Appointment
Mr W E Morris Statistical Officer
Maj J E Buchanan 12 Feb 1960 GSO 2

Source - October 1962 Air Force List

1963

Location Command  
RAF Horsham St Faith, Norwich, Norfolk Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Vacant   Air Officer Commanding
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt Ronald I Stuart-Paul  8 Oct 1962 ADC to AOC; later AM
Air Staff
A/Cdre Francis D S Scott-Malden  1 Jan 1962 Senior Air Staff Officer, DSO, DFC*; later AVM
Operations
Gp Capt D W B Farrar 26 Feb 1962 DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr G D Bird  1 Jul 1962  
Sqn Ldr R McGugan 13 Jun 1960  
Senior Ground Defence Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr A E Richardson  2 Jan 1961  
Control and Reporting
Sqn Ldr J F L Cowe 31 Jul 1961  
Ops SAM
Sqn Ldr E A Peters  2 Oct 1961  
Group Flight Safety Officer
Sqn Ldr P H Lewis 28 Oct 1961  
Group Air Traffic Control Officer
Sqn Ldr R Clarke 31 Jul 1961  
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr D A Preston 15 Feb 1961  
Physical Training
Flt Lt J E Wood 30 Apr 1962  
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt W L Jones  2 Oct 1961 Senior Administrative Staff Officer, DFC
Sqn Ldr P D Shearwood 23 Aug 1960 MBE
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Wg Cdr K Bazarnik 22 Aug 1960 Senior Medical Officer, AFC, MB, ChB
Technical Staff
Gp Capt L Ellerd-Styles 13 Aug 1962 Senior Technical Staff Officer, BSc, AMIME, AFRAeS, DCAe
Engineer
Sqn Ldr Vacant    
Armament
Sqn Ldr J W Miller 29 Sep 1960 AFRAeS
Electronics
Wg Cdr W E Satterthwaite 18 Dec 1961 AMBritIRE
Sqn Ldr I G C Stephens  4 Feb 1960 AMBritIRE
Sqn Ldr J J Thomas 16 Jul 1962 MBE
Mr W E Morris Statistical Officer

Source - Spring 1963 Air Force List

It was disbanded by being redesignated No 12 (East Anglian) Sector on 1 April 1963.

1964

Location Command  
RAF Neatishead, Norwich, Norfolk Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Alan C Deere 25 Mar 1964 Air Officer Commanding, DSO, OBE, DFC*
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt

Ronald I Stuart-Paul

 1 Apr 1963 ADC to AOC; later AM
Operations Staff
Wg Cdr L S Laughton  6 May 1963
Wg Cdr R J V Smyth  1 Apr 1963 DFC
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr L G Berry  1 Apr 1963 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DFC

Source - October 1964 Air Force List

1965

Location Command  
RAF Neatishead, Norwich, Norfolk Fighter Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Alan C Deere 25 Mar 1964 Air Officer Commanding, DSO, OBE, DFC*
Personal Appointment
Plt Off P J P Grilli 28 Sep 1964 ADC to AOC
Operations Staff
Wg Cdr L S Laughton  6 May 1963
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr L G Berry  1 Apr 1963 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DFC

Source - October 1965 Air Force List

It was not listed in the Group section of the Air Force Lists in 1966 and 1967.

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