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No 3 (Bomber) Group Personnel, units and locations 1946 - 1967


[Oct 1949 | 1950 | 1951 | 1952 | 1953 | 1954 | 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959 | 1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967]

[1920 - 1926 | 1936 - 1945]

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

October 1949

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Allen Hesketh 14 Dec 1948 Air Officer Commanding, CB CBE, DFC
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt A G Douglass 20 Jul 1949 Personal Assistant to AOC, AFC
Air Staff
Gp Capt N C Odbert  1 Nov 1948 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt R W K Stevens 18 Aug 1947 Senior Officer i/c Administration,

Technical Staff

Gp Capt William D J Michie 22 Aug 1947 Senior Technical Staff Officer; later A/Cdre

Source - October 1949 Air Force List

1950

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Allen Hesketh 14 Dec 1948 Air Officer Commanding, CB CBE, DFC
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt A G Douglass 20 Jul 1949 Personal Assistant to AOC, AFC
Air Staff
Gp Capt N C Odbert  1 Nov 1948 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt U Y Shannon 29 Dec 1949 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DFC

Technical Staff

Gp Capt William D J Michie 22 Aug 1947 Senior Technical Staff Officer; later A/Cdre

Source - April 1950 Air Force List

1951

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Allen Hesketh 14 Dec 1948 Air Officer Commanding, CB CBE, DFC
Personal Appointment
Fg Off W Musgrave   Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
Gp Capt N C Odbert  1 Nov 1948 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt U Y Shannon 29 Dec 1949 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DFC

Technical Staff

Gp Capt William D J Michie 22 Aug 1947 Senior Technical Staff Officer; later A/Cdre

Source - April 1951 Air Force List

1952

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM William A D Brook 15 Sep 1951 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE
Personal Appointment
Fg Off D L Pinn   Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
Gp Capt Brian K Burnett  8 Aug 1951 Senior Air Staff Officer,  DFC, AFC; later ACM
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt U Y Shannon 29 Dec 1949 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DFC

Technical Staff

Gp Capt Robert Harston  7 Apr 1952 Senior Technical Staff Officer; later A/Cdre

Source - April 1952 Air Force List

1953

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM William A D Brook 15 Sep 1951 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE
Personal Appointment
Fg Off D L Pinn   Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
Gp Capt Brian K Burnett  8 Aug 1951 Senior Air Staff Officer,  DFC, AFC; later ACM
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt A C Brown 26 Jan 1953 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DSO, OBE, DFC

Technical Staff

Gp Capt Robert Harston  7 Apr 1952 Senior Technical Staff Officer; later A/Cdre

Source - April 1953 Air Force List

1954

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM

Edmund C Hudleston

 1 Sep 1953 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt C J Petheram 28 Dec 1953 ADC to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre C D Candy 15 Mar 1954 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE, RAAF
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt A C Brown 26 Jan 1953 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DSO, OBE, DFC

Technical Staff

Gp Capt Robert Harston  7 Apr 1952 Senior Technical Staff Officer; later A/Cdre

Source - April & October 1954 Air Force List

1955

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM

Edmund C Hudleston

 1 Sep 1953 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt C J Petheram 28 Dec 1953 ADC to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre C D Candy 15 Mar 1954 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE, RAAF
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt J Woodroffe 31 Jan 1955 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DSO, DFC

Technical Staff

Gp Capt J D F Bruce 20 Dec 1954 Senior Technical Staff Officer

Source - October 1955 Air Force List

1956

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Kenneth B B Cross  2 Feb 1956 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE, DSO, DFC; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Fg Off I Bashall  2 Jan 1956 ADC to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre Michael H Dwyer 15 Mar 1956 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE; later AVM
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt D G Stokes 28 Sep 1955 Senior Officer i/c Administration

Technical Staff

Gp Capt J D F Bruce 20 Dec 1954 Senior Technical Staff Officer

Source - April 1956 Air Force List

1957

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Kenneth B B Cross  2 Feb 1956 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE, DSO, DFC; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Fg Off I Bashall  2 Jan 1956 ADC to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre Michael H Dwyer 15 Mar 1956 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE; later AVM
Wg Cdr W G Meacham 23 Jan 1956  
Wg Cdr John N Stacey 21 Mar 1955 DSO, DFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr J G S Beckett  1 Aug 1955  
Sqn Ldr A G Douglass 17 Jul 1955 AFC
Maj C O Holland 15 Jul 1955 USAF
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr E L Bloxham  7 Feb 1955 OBE
Navigation
Sqn Ldr D F Miller  4 Jun 1956 DFC
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr N J C Pollock 13 Jun 1955 OBE
Weapons
Sqn Ldr J C Marmion 16 Dec 1953 OBE
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr D W Johnston   BSc
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt D G Stokes 28 Sep 1955 Senior Officer i/c Administration
Sqn Ldr R P Elliott 18 Jul 1955 Senior Personnel Staff Officer, DSO, DFC*
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Wg Cdr J P Brazil 17 Aug 1955 Senior Medical Officer, MRCS, LRCP, DPH
Statistics
Mr J E Braithwaite    
Technical Staff
Engineers
Sqn Ldr W G H H Guiseley 20 Jun 1955  
Sqn Ldr R G Welcomme  5 Dec 1955 AFRAeS
Signals
Sqn Ldr L W Gayler 17 May 1954  

Source - April & July 1957 Air Force List

1958

Changes between July 1957 and April 1958

Personal Appointment
Flt Lt B Harcourt-Smith 10 Mar 1958 ADC to AOC
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr H H Lowe  6 Dec 1956  
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr J Singleton 14 Nov 1957 Senior Personnel Staff Officer, DSO, DFC, AFC

Source - January 1958 Air Force List

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Kenneth B B Cross  2 Feb 1956 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE, DSO, DFC; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt B Harcourt-Smith 10 Mar 1958 ADC to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre William E Coles 16 Dec 1957 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE, DSO, DFC*, AFC; later AM
Wg Cdr R S Boast 10 Mar 1958 DFC
Wg Cdr L H Trent 14 Feb 1958 Training, VC, DFC
Wg Cdr A E G Pye 14 Apr 1958  
Sqn Ldr J G S Beckett  1 Aug 1955 Training
Sqn Ldr A G Douglass 17 Jul 1955 AFC
Sqn Ldr J A Steff-Langston  3 Jan 1957  
Maj W H Drake 15 Jul 1957 USAF
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr F J Crewe 24 Feb 1958  
Navigation
Sqn Ldr D F Miller  4 Jun 1956 DFC
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr G W Christie  9 May 1957  
Weapons
Sqn Ldr W O Mitchell 16 Aug 1956 DFC
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr I L Scott 17 Jun 1957  
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr D W Johnston   BSc
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt G H Everitt 17 Mar 1958 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DSO, OBE, DFC*
Sqn Ldr R A Parfitt  7 Apr 1958 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Wg Cdr S M Rigg 24 Sep 1957 Senior Medical Officer, MB, ChB
Sqn Ldr W L Aikman 31 Dec 1956  
Statistics
Mr J E Braithwaite    
Technical Staff
Gp Capt John C Pope 11 Jun 1957  Senior Technical Staff Officer, MIME, AFRAeS; later AVM
Engineers
Sqn Ldr W G H H Guiseley 20 Jun 1955  
Sqn Ldr R G Welcomme  5 Dec 1955 AFRAeS
Armament
Sqn Ldr J P J McKinley 13 Jan 1954  
Signals
Sqn Ldr L W Gayler 17 May 1954  

Source - April 1958 Air Force List

1959

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Michael H Dwyer  4 May 1959 Air Officer Commanding, CBE
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt Vacant   ADC to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre William E Coles 16 Dec 1957 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE, DSO, DFC*, AFC; later AM
Wg Cdr R S Boast 10 Mar 1958 DFC
Sqn Ldr V N Cramer 28 Apr 1958  
Sqn Ldr J A Steff-Langston  3 Jan 1957  
Maj W H Drake 15 Jul 1957 USAF
Training
Wg Cdr L H Trent 14 Feb 1958 VC, DFC
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr F J Crewe 24 Feb 1958  
Signals
Wg Cdr A E G Pye 14 Apr 1958  
Navigation
Sqn Ldr D F Miller  4 Jun 1956 OBE, DFC
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr Vacant    
Weapons
Sqn Ldr W O Mitchell 16 Aug 1956 DFC
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr I L Scott 17 Jun 1957  
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr D W Johnston   BSc
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt G H Everitt 17 Mar 1958 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DSO, OBE, DFC*
Sqn Ldr R A Parfitt  7 Apr 1958 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Wg Cdr S M Rigg 24 Sep 1957 Senior Medical Officer, MB, ChB
Statistics
Mr J E Braithwaite    
Technical Staff
Gp Capt John C Pope 11 Jun 1957  Senior Technical Staff Officer, MIME, AFRAeS; later AVM
Engineers
Sqn Ldr W G H H Guiseley 20 Jun 1955  
Sqn Ldr S B Stephens 25 Jun 1958 AFC
Armament
Sqn Ldr J P J McKinley 13 Jan 1954  
Signals
Sqn Ldr L W Gayler 17 May 1954  

Source - October 1959 Air Force List

1960

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Michael H Dwyer  4 May 1959 Air Officer Commanding, CBE
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt C Williams  5 Mar 1959 ADC to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre William E Coles 16 Dec 1957 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE, DSO, DFC*, AFC; later AM
Operations
Wg Cdr R S Boast 10 Mar 1958 OBE, DFC
Wg Cdr J G Wynne  1 Jul 1960 DFC
Sqn Ldr P E G Bell 15 Jun 1959  
Sqn Ldr V N Cramer 28 Apr 1958  
Sqn Ldr E C Waterer  7 Apr 1959  
Maj C J Fogler 20 Jul 1959 USAF
Training
Wg Cdr J H Hoskins 11 Nov 1959 DSO, DFC
Sqn Ldr K W Rogers  8 Dec 1958  
Sqn Ldr R S Peters  5 Feb 1959  
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr F J Crewe 24 Feb 1958  
Signals
Wg Cdr A E G Pye 14 Apr 1958  
Navigation
Sqn Ldr J M Maud 15 Dec 1958  
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr R W L Young 18 May 1959  
Weapons
Sqn Ldr T W Cooper 23 Nov 1959 AFM
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr G J Janes 12 Dec 1959  
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr D W Johnston   BSc
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt W A L Davis 15 Feb 1960 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr B W L Hidden 22 Feb 1960 Equipment
Sqn Ldr R A Parfitt  7 Apr 1958 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr B J Scowen  4 Aug 1959 DFC
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Gp Capt O S M Williams 17 Aug 1959 Senior Medical Officer, MRCS, LRCP, DA
Statistics
Mr J E Braithwaite    
Technical Staff
Gp Capt Charles N S Pringle  4 Jan 1960  Senior Technical Staff Officer, MA, AFRAeS; later AM
Engineer
Sqn Ldr C A Cawthorne  8 Jun 1959 DFC
Electrical
Sqn Ldr S B Stephens 25 Jun 1958 AFC
Armament
Sqn Ldr J P J McKinley 13 Jan 1954  
Radio
Sqn Ldr J R E Fullerton 26 Oct 1959 DFC, DFM

Source - October 1960 Air Force List

1961

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Michael H Dwyer  4 May 1959 Air Officer Commanding, CBE
Personal Appointment
Fg Off C H Donne  4 May 1960 ADC to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre James E Johnson 17 Dec 1960 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE, DSO**, DFC*; later AVM
Operations
Wg Cdr Michael J Beetham  7 Jun 1960 DFC, AFC; later MRAF
Sqn Ldr P E G Bell 15 Jun 1959  
Sqn Ldr P de P Hennessey 29 Aug 1960  
Sqn Ldr H Smith 11 Jul 1960 DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr E C Waterer  7 Apr 1959  
Maj C J Fogler 20 Jul 1959 USAF
Training
Wg Cdr B P Mugford 31 Oct 1960  
Sqn Ldr Robert C Allen 14 Nov 1960 BSc; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr K W Rogers  8 Dec 1958  
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr H C Scott  8 Aug 1960 MBE
Signals
Wg Cdr A E G Pye 14 Apr 1958  
Navigation
Sqn Ldr I E Suren 29 Aug 1960  
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr R W L Young 18 May 1959  
Weapons
Sqn Ldr T W Cooper 23 Nov 1959 AFM
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr G J Janes 12 Dec 1959  
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr D W Johnston   BSc
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt W A L Davis 15 Feb 1960 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr B W L Hidden 22 Feb 1960 Equipment
Sqn Ldr B J Scowen  4 Aug 1959 Senior Personnel Staff Officer, DFC
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Gp Capt O S M Williams 17 Aug 1959 Senior Medical Officer, MRCS, LRCP, DA
Statistics
Mr J E Braithwaite    
Technical Staff
Gp Capt Charles N S Pringle  4 Jan 1960  Senior Technical Staff Officer, MA, AFRAeS; later AM
Engineer
Sqn Ldr G J Aylett 12 Sep 1960 MBE
Sqn Ldr C A Cawthorne  8 Jun 1959 DFC
Electrical
Sqn Ldr S B Stephens 25 Jun 1958 AFC
Armament
Sqn Ldr L E Davies  1 Feb 1960 MBE
Radio
Sqn Ldr J R E Fullerton 26 Oct 1959 DFC, DFM

Source - January 1961 Air Force List

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Michael H Dwyer  4 May 1959 Air Officer Commanding, CBE
Personal Appointment
Fg Off C H Donne  4 May 1960 ADC to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre James E Johnson 17 Dec 1960 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE, DSO**, DFC*; later AVM
Operations
Wg Cdr Michael J Beetham  7 Jun 1960 DFC, AFC; later MRAF
Sqn Ldr P E G Bell 15 Jun 1959  
Sqn Ldr P de P Hennessey 29 Aug 1960  
Sqn Ldr H Smith 11 Jul 1960 DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr E C Waterer  7 Apr 1959  
Maj C J Fogler 20 Jul 1959 USAF
Training
Wg Cdr B P Mugford 31 Oct 1960  
Sqn Ldr Robert C Allen 14 Nov 1960 BSc; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr K W Rogers  8 Dec 1958  
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr L Brookes  6 Mar 1961 DFC
Signals
Wg Cdr G M McLean 27 Mar 1961  
Navigation
Sqn Ldr I E Suren 29 Aug 1960  
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr R W L Young 18 May 1959  
Weapons
Sqn Ldr T W Cooper 23 Nov 1959 AFM
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr G J Janes 12 Dec 1959  
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr D W Johnston   BSc
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt W A L Davis 15 Feb 1960 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr B W L Hidden 22 Feb 1960 Equipment
Sqn Ldr B J Scowen  4 Aug 1959 Senior Personnel Staff Officer, DFC
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Gp Capt Vacant    
Statistics
Mr J E Braithwaite    
Technical Staff
Gp Capt Charles N S Pringle  4 Jan 1960  Senior Technical Staff Officer, MA, AFRAeS; later AM
Engineer
Sqn Ldr C A Cawthorne  8 Jun 1959 DFC
Sqn Ldr F M Holmes 18 Jan 1961  
Electrical
Sqn Ldr S B Stephens 25 Jun 1958 AFC
Armament
Sqn Ldr L E Davies  1 Feb 1960 MBE
Radio
Sqn Ldr J R E Fullerton 26 Oct 1959 DFC, DFM

Source - October 1961 Air Force List

1962

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Brian K Burnett  9 Oct 1961 Air Officer Commanding, CB, DFC, AFC, BA; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Fg Off Vacant   ADC to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre James E Johnson 17 Dec 1960 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE, DSO**, DFC*; later AVM
Operations
Wg Cdr H Smith  1 Jul 1962 DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr P de P Hennessey 29 Aug 1960  
Sqn Ldr E C Waterer  7 Apr 1959  
Maj C J Fogler 20 Jul 1959 USAF
Training
Wg Cdr B P Mugford 31 Oct 1960  
Sqn Ldr Robert C Allen 14 Nov 1960 BSc; later A/Cdre
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr L Brookes  6 Mar 1961 DFC
Signals
Wg Cdr G M McLean 27 Mar 1961  
Navigation
Sqn Ldr I E Suren 29 Aug 1960  
Intelligence
Sqn Ldr Vacant    
Weapons
Sqn Ldr T W Cooper 23 Nov 1959 AFM
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr Vacant    
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr D W Johnston   BSc
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt W A L Davis 15 Feb 1960 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr B W L Hidden 22 Feb 1960 Equipment
Sqn Ldr B J Scowen  4 Aug 1959 Senior Personnel Staff Officer, DFC
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Medical
Gp Capt Vacant    
Statistics
Mr J E Braithwaite    
Technical Staff
Gp Capt Charles N S Pringle  4 Jan 1960  Senior Technical Staff Officer, MA, AFRAeS; later AM
Engineer
Sqn Ldr C A Cawthorne  8 Jun 1959 DFC
Sqn Ldr F M Holmes 18 Jan 1961  
Electrical
Sqn Ldr S B Stephens 25 Jun 1958 AFC
Armament
Sqn Ldr L E Davies  1 Feb 1960 MBE
Radio
Sqn Ldr F P O'Malley 26 Jun 1961  

Source - October 1962 Air Force List

1963

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Brian K Burnett  9 Oct 1961 Air Officer Commanding, CB, DFC, AFC, BA; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt J N Puckering 26 Sep 1961 ADC to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre James E Johnson 17 Dec 1960 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE, DSO**, DFC*; later AVM
Operations
Wg Cdr B P Mugford 20 Sep 1961  
Sqn Ldr Robert C Allen xx xxx xxxx BSc; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr W D D Davies 30 Jul 1962 AFC
Sqn Ldr P N Farley 30 Jul 1962  
Sqn Ldr P de P Hennessey 29 Aug 1960  
Sqn Ldr D A Perkins  4 Dec 1961  
Training
Wg Cdr A W Ringer 20 Sep 1961  
Sqn Ldr John E Smith 16 Oct 1961 AFC; later AVM
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr L Brookes  6 Mar 1961 DFC
Signals
Wg Cdr G M McLean 27 Mar 1961  
Navigation
Sqn Ldr P S Demmer 10 Dec 1962  
Weapons
Sqn Ldr C S McD Bartlett 15 Oct 1962  
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr P P Coventry 17 Nov 1961  
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr D W Johnston   BSc
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt G H Goodman 21 May 1962 Senior Officer i/c Administration, DSO, DFC
Sqn Ldr J W Valentine 18 Jul 1962 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr B W L Hidden 22 Feb 1960 Equipment
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Statistics
Mr F Oliver    
Technical Staff
Gp Capt Reginald E W Harland 24 Sep 1962  Senior Technical Staff Officer, MA, AMIME, AFRAeS; later AM
Engineer
Sqn Ldr J S Millman 18 Jun 1962 MBE
Electrical
Sqn Ldr R G Carr  2 Oct 1961 MBE
Missile Engineer
Sqn Ldr R C Cowen  8 Oct 1962 BEM
Armament
Sqn Ldr D J Wood 24 Sep 1962  
Radio
Sqn Ldr F P O'Malley 26 Jun 1961  

Source - Spring 1963 Air Force List

1964

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Denis F Spotswood  5 Aug 1964 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE, DSO, DFC; later MRAF
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt A J Davies  9 Dec 1963 ADC to AOC, BA
Air Staff
A/Cdre Harry Burton 10 Jun 1963 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE, DSO; later AM
Operations
Wg Cdr John G Matthews 15 Jul 1963 AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr P N Farley 30 Jul 1962  
Sqn Ldr W A Philp 22 Jul 1963  
Sqn Ldr C R C Spencer  6 Aug 1963  
Maj J Q Wise 16 Dec 1963 USAF
Training
Wg Cdr Hubert D Hall 16 Apr 1963 AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr W Marshall 13 Apr 1964  
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr W Bridgewood  2 Mar 1964  
Signals
Wg Cdr D E Wilkinson  4 Feb 1963 AMIERE
Navigation
Sqn Ldr P S Demmer 10 Dec 1962  
Weapons
Sqn Ldr C S McD Bartlett 15 Oct 1962  
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr D A Perkins 29 Jul 1963  
Provost
Sqn Ldr D R Prosser-Higdon 24 Feb 1964  
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr J Gordon   BSc
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt E H Lynch-Blosse 11 May 1964 Senior Officer i/c Administration, OBE
Sqn Ldr D Fish 20 Jul 1964 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr K Nippard  5 Aug 1964 Equipment
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Statistics
Mr F Oliver    
Technical Staff
Gp Capt Patrick L Crowell 13 Jan 1964  Senior Technical Staff Officer, AFRAeS; later A/Cdre
Engineer
Sqn Ldr F Pendlebury 23 Sep 1963 MBE
Electrical
Sqn Ldr A C Monk    
Armament
Sqn Ldr D J Wood 24 Sep 1962  
Radio
Sqn Ldr E F J Parsons 29 Jun 1964  

Source - Autumn 1964 Air Force List

1965

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Denis F Spotswood  5 Aug 1964 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE, DSO, DFC; later MRAF
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt C S Mathison 16 Nov 1964 ADC to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre Harry Burton 10 Jun 1963 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE, DSO; later AM
Operations
Wg Cdr John G Matthews 15 Jul 1963 AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr W A Philp 22 Jul 1963  
Sqn Ldr A M Pollard 19 Oct 1964  
Sqn Ldr C R C Spencer  6 Aug 1963  
Maj J Q Wise 16 Dec 1963 USAF
Training
Wg Cdr Arthur G Steele 14 Jun 1965 AFC*; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr W Marshall 13 Apr 1964  
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr W Bridgewood  2 Mar 1964  
Navigation
Sqn Ldr D L Edwards 31Dec 1964  
Weapons
Sqn Ldr C Durrant 20 Jan 1965  
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr D Belcher 10 Oct 1964  
Provost
Sqn Ldr D R Prosser-Higdon 24 Feb 1964  
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr J Gordon   BSc
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt E H Lynch-Blosse 11 May 1964 Senior Officer i/c Administration, OBE
Sqn Ldr D Fish 20 Jul 1964 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr K Nippard  5 Aug 1964 Equipment
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Statistics
Mr F Oliver    
Technical Staff
Gp Capt Patrick L Crowell 13 Jan 1964  Senior Technical Staff Officer, AFRAeS; later A/Cdre
Electronics
Wg Cdr W Edwards 29 Jul 1965  
Sqn Ldr E F J Parsons 29 Jun 1964  
Engineer
Sqn Ldr F Pendlebury 23 Sep 1963 MBE
Electrical
Sqn Ldr A C Monk    
Armament
Sqn Ldr D J Wood 24 Sep 1962  

Source - Autumn 1965 Air Force List

1966

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Denis G Smallwood 26 Nov 1965 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE, DSO, DFC; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt

Michael J Pilkington

28 Dec 1965 ADC to AOC; later A/Cdre
Air Staff
A/Cdre Richard G Wakeford 15 Oct 1965 Senior Air Staff Officer, MVO, OBE, AFC; later AM
Operations
Wg Cdr

John G G Beddoes

18 Oct 1965 later AVM
Sqn Ldr I C B Brettell 26 Jul 1965  
Sqn Ldr A M Pollard 19 Oct 1964  
Training
Wg Cdr A J Houston 28 Dec 1965 AFC
Sqn Ldr W Marshall 13 Apr 1964  
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr W Bridgewood  2 Mar 1964  
Navigation
Sqn Ldr D L Edwards 31Dec 1964  
Weapons
Sqn Ldr C Durrant 20 Jan 1965  
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr D Belcher 10 Oct 1964  
Security
Sqn Ldr G A Hickey 15 Jan 1966  
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr J Gordon   BSc
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt E H Lynch-Blosse 11 May 1964 Senior Officer i/c Administration, OBE
Sqn Ldr D Fish 20 Jul 1964 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr K Nippard  5 Aug 1964 Equipment
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Statistics
Mr F Oliver    
Technical Staff
Gp Capt Romer F J Barber 29 Nov 1965 Senior Technical Staff Officer, OBE; later A/Cdre
Engineer (Mechanical)
Sqn Ldr T D Hall  3 Jan 1966  
Electronics
Wg Cdr W Edwards 29 Jul 1965  
Sqn Ldr E F J Parsons 29 Jun 1964  
Engineer (Electrical)
Sqn Ldr A C Monk 20 Apr 1964  
Armament
Sqn Ldr R J Baker 21 Jun 1965 BSc

Source - Spring 1966 Air Force List

1967

Location Command  
RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Denis G Smallwood 26 Nov 1965 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CBE, DSO, DFC; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt

Michael J Pilkington

28 Dec 1965 ADC to AOC; later A/Cdre
Air Staff
A/Cdre John T Lawrence 31 Oct 1966 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE, AFC; later AVM
Operations
Wg Cdr

John G G Beddoes

18 Oct 1965 later AVM
Sqn Ldr I C B Brettell 26 Jul 1965  
Sqn Ldr A M Pollard 19 Oct 1964  
Training
Wg Cdr A J Houston 28 Dec 1965 AFC
Sqn Ldr T Hilliard 18 Jul 1966  
Air Traffic Control
Sqn Ldr B A Fraser 14 Oct 1966  
Navigation
Sqn Ldr D L Edwards 31Dec 1964  
Weapons
Sqn Ldr C Durrant 20 Jan 1965  
Flight Safety
Sqn Ldr D Belcher 10 Oct 1964  
Security
Sqn Ldr G A Hickey 15 Jan 1966 Group Security Officer
Staffs of the Staff (Air Staff)
Meteorological
Mr J Gordon   BSc
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt E H Lynch-Blosse 11 May 1964 Senior Officer i/c Administration, OBE
Sqn Ldr D Fish 20 Jul 1964 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr K Nippard  5 Aug 1964 Equipment
Staffs of the Staff (Administrative Staff)
Statistics
Mr F Oliver    
Technical Staff
Gp Capt Romer F J Barber 29 Nov 1965 Senior Technical Staff Officer, OBE; later A/Cdre
Electrical Engineering
Wg Cdr W Edwards 29 Jul 1965  
Sqn Ldr F T Baker  6 Aug 1966 BEM
Sqn Ldr K F Currey xx Nov 1966 CEng, AFRAeS, AMIERE
Mechanical Engineering
Sqn Ldr T D Hall  3 Jan 1966  
Armament Engineering
Sqn Ldr R J Baker 21 Jun 1965 BSc

Source - Spring 1967 Air Force List

It merged into No 1 Group on 1 November 1967

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