Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation


Home Page

Main Menu

Quick Menu

Members' Area

What New?

About this site

Reunions

Help Needed?

Glossary

Bibliography

Sign Guest Book

View Guest Book

Link to Amazon

Online Store

Contact Me


2nd Allied Tactical Air Force - Personnel


[1959 | 1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975]

This was formed in 1958.

1959

Location Controlled
Rheindahlen, Germany  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AM Sir Humphrey Edwardes Jones  1 Jun 1957 Commander, KCB, CBE, DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr David G Evans  1 Jan 1958 PSO to the C-in-C; later ACM
Office of the Chief of Staff
AVM Herbert J Kirkpatrick 24 Jul 1957 Chief of Staff, CB, CBE, DFC
Flt Lt F W Bennett 26 Feb 1958 PA to the COS

Operations and Training Division

Wg Cdr B S Jones 10 Apr 1956 Exercise Plans, DSO, DFC
Wg Cdr L D Wilson 16 Jun 1957 Operations, Offensive, DSO, DFC
Sqn Ldr W L Baxter 22 Jul 1957 Operations, Offensive
Wg Cdr A A J Sanders 13 Aug 1957 Operations, Reconnaissance, DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr F J Trollope  8 Aug 1958 Operations, Control and Reporting
Sqn Ldr J Duffy  4 Mar1957 Operations, Facilities, DFM

Plans Division

Gp Capt Ian J Spencer  3 Sep 1956 Chief Plans Division, DFC*; later AVM
Wg Cdr T D Calnan 25 Apr 1957 Plans Policy

Intelligence Division

Sqn Ldr J P Trant 12 Mar 1958 Intelligence

Communications and Electronics Division

Wg Cdr C S Hawley 10 Jun 1957 Communications and Electronics Plans, MBE
Sqn Ldr R T Johnson 26 Aug 1957 Air/Ground Communications, DFC

Logistics Division

Sqn Ldr B V M Birch 21 Nov 1957 Logistics and Administrative
Sqn Ldr D E Adamson 30 Sep 1958 Plans
Sqn Ldr E C Stokes 24 Sep 1957 Supply, BEM

Organisation and Administrative Division

Wg Cdr P C Dainty  9 Sep 1958 Chief Organisation and Administration Division, OBE
Sqn Ldr A S Gray 10 Apr 1956 Organisation and Manning

Budget and Finance Division

Wg Cdr Vacant Deputy Controller

International Support Unit

Wg Cdr E W D Roy 16 Sep 1958 Officer Commanding, DFC
Sqn Ldr Vacant Accountable Supply Officer

Communications Support Group

Sqn Ldr P J Dunlop  1 Oct 1958 Officer Commanding

Source - January 1959 Air Force List

1960

Location Controlled
Rheindahlen, Germany  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AM Sir Humphrey Edwardes Jones  1 Jun 1957 Commander, KCB, CBE, DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr M G Waudby  2 Feb 1959 PSO to C-in-C,
Office of the Chief of Staff
AVM Herbert J Kirkpatrick 24 Jul 1957 Chief of Staff, CB, CBE, DFC
Flt Lt F W Bennett 26 Feb 1958 PA to the COS

Operations and Training Division

Wg Cdr B S Jones 10 Apr 1956 Exercise Plans, DSO, DFC
Sqn Ldr W L Baxter 22 Jul 1957 Operations, Offensive
Wg Cdr A A J Sanders 13 Aug 1957 Operations, Reconnaissance, DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr F J Trollope  8 Aug 1958 Operations, Control and Reporting
Sqn Ldr J Duffy  4 Mar1957 Operations, Facilities, DFM

Plans Division

Gp Capt Ian J Spencer  3 Sep 1956 Chief Plans Division, DFC*; later AVM
Wg Cdr Norman E Hoad 23 Jan 1957 War Plans, AFC, later AVM

Intelligence Division

Sqn Ldr J P Trant 12 Mar 1958 Intelligence

Communications and Electronics Division

A/Cdre Peter H Holmes  1 Feb 1959 Deputy Chief of Staff, OBE; later AVM
Wg Cdr C S Hawley 10 Jun 1957 Communications and Electronics Plans, MBE
Sqn Ldr R T Johnson 26 Aug 1957 Air/Ground Communications, DFC

Logistics Division

Sqn Ldr D E Adamson 30 Sep 1958 Plans
Sqn Ldr E C Stokes 24 Sep 1957 Supply, BEM

Organisation and Administrative Division

Wg Cdr P C Dainty  9 Sep 1958 Chief Organisation and Administration Division, OBE
Sqn Ldr R M Martin 16 Dec 1958 Organisation and Manning

Budget and Finance Division

Wg Cdr P Raby  5 Jan 1959 Deputy Controller

International Support Unit

Wg Cdr E W D Roy 16 Sep 1958 Officer Commanding, DFC
Sqn Ldr B V M Birch 21 Nov 1957 Accountable Supply Officer

Communications Support Group

Sqn Ldr P J Dunlop  1 Oct 1958 Officer Commanding

Source - January 1960 Air Force List

1961

Location Controlled
Rheindahlen, Monchengladbach, West Germany  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AM John Grandy  7 Jan 1961 Commander, CB, DSO; later MRAF
Sqn Ldr M G Waudby  2 Feb 1959 PSO to C-in-C,

Office of the Chief of Staff

AVM Vacant   Chief of Staff
Flt Lt 26 Feb 1958 PA to Chief of Staff

Operations and Training Division

Wg Cdr A D Boyle 15 Sep 1959 Exercise Plans
Wg Cdr H A England 16 Jan 1960 Operations, Reconnaissance
Wg Cdr William J Stacey 13 Jul 1958 Operations, Offensive, later ACM
Wg Cdr F J Trollope  8 Aug 1958 Operations, Control and Reporting
Sqn Ldr Vacant Operations, Offensive
Sqn Ldr C T Boxall  5 Nov 159 Operations, Facilities

Plans Division

Gp Capt Ian R Campbell 17 Aug 1959 Chief Plans Division, AFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr M J A Shaw 16 Nov 1959 Plans Projects, DSO

Intelligence

Sqn Ldr J P Trant 12 Mar1958 Intelligence

Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff (Communications and Electronics)

A/Cdre Peter H Holmes  1 Feb 1959 Deputy Chief of Staff, OBE; later AVM

Communications and Electronics Division

Wg Cdr R Munns 30 Nov 1959 Communications and Electronics Plans, DFC
Sqn Ldr A H E Welch 13 May 1960 Air/Ground Communications, DFC

Logistics Division

Wg Cdr D S Grant 12 May 1960 Medical Adviser, MRCS, LRCP
Sqn Ldr D E Adamson 30 Sep 1958 Logistics and Administrative Plans
Sqn Ldr Vacant

Organisation and Administrative Division

Wg Cdr P C Dainty  9 Sep 1958 Chief Organisation and Administration Division, OBE
Wg Cdr R M Martin   1 Jul 1960 Organisation and Manning

Budget and Finance Division

Wg Cdr P Raby  5 Jan 1959 Deputy Controller

International Support Unit

Wg Cdr E W D Roy 16 Sep 1958 Officer Commanding, DFC
Sqn Ldr B B Booth  9 May 1960 Accountable Supply Officer

Communications Support Group

Sqn Ldr W C Horder  6 Apr 1959 Officer Commanding

Source - January 1961 Air Force List

1962

Location Controlled
Rheindahlen, Monchengladbach, West Germany  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AM John Grandy  7 Jan 1961 Commander, CB, DSO; later MRAF
Sqn Ldr Reginald J Spiers  1 Mar 1961 PSO to C-in-C; later A/Cdre

Office of the Chief of Staff

Sqn Ldr J A R Chambers 21 Nov 1960 PSO to Chief of Staff

Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff (Air)

A/Cdre John H Lapsley 10 Feb 1961 Deputy Chief of Staff (Air), OBE, DFC, AFC; later AM

Exercise Plans Branch

Wg Cdr A D Boyle 15 Sep 1960 Chief

Operations and Training Division

Gp Capt T Knight  7 Jul 1961 ACOS Offensive Operations, OBE
Wg Cdr J G Cooper 9 Oct 1961 Operations Control and Reporting Branch, DFC
Wg Cdr H A England 16 Jan 1960 Operations, Reconnaissance
Wg Cdr William J Stacey 13 Jul 1958 Operations, Offensive, later ACM
Sqn Ldr C T Boxall  5 Nov 159 Operations, Facilities
Wg Cdr C HCraig 20 Jun 1959 Operations, Control and Reporting
Sqn Ldr D R Howard 20 Nov 1961 Operations, Offensive, DFC*, AFC

Plans Division

Gp Capt Ronald G Knott 12 May 1961 ACOS Plans, DSO, DFC, AFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr M J A Shaw 16 Nov 1959 Plans Projects, DSO

Intelligence

Sqn Ldr D S Leete 20 Mar 1961 Intelligence, AFC

Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff (Communications and Electronics)

A/Cdre Peter H Holmes  1 Feb 1959 Deputy Chief of Staff, OBE; later AVM

Communications and Electronics Plans Branch

Wg Cdr R Munns 30 Nov 1959 Communications and Electronics Plans, DFC

Electronics Branch

Sqn Ldr A H E Welch 13 May 1960 Electronic Warfare, DFC

Telecommunications Branch

Sqn Ldr W A Hammond  5 Apr 1961 Crypto and Signals Security

Logistics Division

Wg Cdr D S Grant 12 May 1960 Medical Adviser, MRCS, LRCP
Sqn Ldr E H R Falk 13 Sep 1960 Material and Movements Branch
Sqn Ldr H Leigh 16 Oct 1961 Logistics and Administrative Plans

Organisation and Administrative Division

Wg Cdr R P Breen  3 Oct 1961 ACOS, Organisation and Administration Division,
Wg Cdr W S Jackson 23 Jan 1961 Organisation and Manning

Communications Support Group

Gp Capt Herbert Durkin  1 Jan 1962 Officer Commanding, MA; later AM
Sqn Ldr W C Horder  6 Apr 1959 Officer Commanding

International Support Unit

Wg Cdr H Knowles 28 Apr 1961 Commander
Sqn Ldr B B Booth  9 May 1960 Accountable Supply Officer

Source - January 1962 Air Force List

1963

Location Controlled
Rheindahlen, Monchengladbach, West Germany  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AM John Grandy  7 Jan 1961 Commander, CB, DSO; later MRAF
Sqn Ldr Reginald J Spiers  1 Mar 1961 PSO to C-in-C; later A/Cdre

Office of the Chief of Staff

Sqn Ldr J A R Chambers 21 Nov 1960 PSO to Chief of Staff

Exercise Plans Branch

Wg Cdr B R M Wade 19 Dec 1961 Chief, DFC

Operations and Training Division

Gp Capt T Knight  7 Jul 1961 ACOS Offensive Operations, OBE

Operations Control and Reporting Branch

Wg Cdr J G Cooper 9 Oct 1961 Chief, DFC
Sqn Ldr J Tinsley 30 May 1962 Operations Officer, Fighter Control, DFM

Attack/Reconnaissance Operations Branch

Wg Cdr Albert D A Honley  5 May 1962 Chief, AFC; later A/Cdre

Atomic Operations Branch

Wg Cdr P Reynolds 12 Feb 1962 Operations, Offensive, DFC*
Sqn Ldr D R Howard 20 Nov 1961 Operations, Offensive, DFC*, AFC

Operations Facilities Branch

Sqn Ldr E H Thompson 14 May 1962 Standardization and Tactical Evaluation, DFC

Air Defence Operations Centre

Wg Cdr J E Ryan  26 Feb 1962 Chief Controller

Plans Division

Gp Capt Ronald G Knott 12 May 1961 ACOS Plans, DSO, DFC, AFC; later AVM

Plans Policy Branch

Wg Cdr J Rayson 30 Jul 1962 Plans Projects, OBE, AFC

Intelligence Division

Sqn Ldr D S Leete 20 Mar 1961 Intelligence, AFC

Communication-Electronics Division

Gp Capt Herbert Durkin  1 Jan 1962 ACOS, MA; later AM

Communication-Electronics Plans Branch

Wg Cdr F J Mowbray 16 May 1962 Chief, AMBIRE

Electronics Branch

Sqn Ldr A H E Welch 13 May 1960 Electronic Warfare, DFC

Telecommunications Branch

Sqn Ldr W A Hammond  5 Apr 1961 Crypto and Signals Security

Logistics Division

Sqn Ldr E H R Falk 13 Sep 1960 Material and Movements Branch
Sqn Ldr H Leigh 16 Oct 1961 Logistics and Administrative Plans

Organisation and Administrative Division

Wg Cdr R P Breen  3 Oct 1961 ACOS, Organisation and Administration Division,
Sqn Ldr H Stansfield  5 Feb 1962 Organisation and Manning

Communications Support Group

Wg Cdr R F Sparrow 30 Apr 1962 Officer Commanding

International Support Unit

Wg Cdr H Knowles 28 Apr 1961 Commander
Sqn Ldr A E Lee 29 Oct 1962 Accountable Supply Officer, ERD

Source - Spring 1963 Air Force List

1964

Location Controlled
Rheindahlen, Monchengladbach, West Germany  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Lt Gen F J Burniaux  1 Jul 1963 Commander, DFC (Belgian Air Force)
AVM Gareth T B Clayton 15 Jun 1963 Chief of Staff, CB, DFC*; later AM

Office of the Commander

Sqn Ldr J A R Chambers 30 Jun 1963 PSO to the Commander, later AVM

Office of the Chief of Staff

Sqn Ldr L G Dickson 10 Jun 1963 Executive Officer to Chief of Staff

Operations Research Branch

Wg Cdr W J Laidler 12 Jul 1963 Operations Research Analyst

Budget and Finance Branch

Wg Cdr W S Lloyd 29 Dec 1962 Deputy Financial Controller

Exercise Plans Branch

Wg Cdr B R M Wade 19 Dec 1961 Chief, DFC
Sqn Ldr K Hunter 18 Mar 1963 Project Officer

Offensive Operations Division

Gp Capt C S G Stanbury 25 Nov 1963 ACOS Offensive Operations, CBE, DSO, DFC, AFC, ADC

Operations Control and Report Branch

Wg Cdr J G Cooper 9 Oct 1961 Chief, DFC
Sqn Ldr J Tinsley 30 May 1962 Operations Officer, Fighter Control, DFM

Attack/Reconnaissance Operations Branch

Wg Cdr G P B Bailey  8 Jun 1964 Chief, DFC

Standardisation and Evaluation Branch

Sqn Ldr J D Leary  4 Apr 1963 Operations Officer

Atomic Operations Branch

Wg Cdr

Robert J Carson

27 Jun 1964 Chief, AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr R E W Nettley 17 Feb 1964 Operations Officer

Operations Facilities Branch

Sqn Ldr E H Thompson 14 May 1962 Aircraft Control Officer

Plans Division

Gp Capt B A Primavesi  4 Aug 1963 ACOS Plans

Plans Policy Branch

Wg Cdr J Rayson 30 Jul 1962 Plans Projects, OBE, AFC

Intelligence Division

Gp Capt D Roberts  6 Jan 1964 ACOS Intelligence. DFC, AFC*
Sqn Ldr C N C Mitchell  6 Sep 1963 Current Intelligence Officer

Communication-Electronics Division

Gp Capt A S Mohan 28 Apr 1964 ACOS

Electronics Branch

Sqn Ldr J D Palmer 18 Mar 1964 Chief, OBE, BSc, AMIEE, DipEl

Telecommunications Branch

Sqn Ldr J E Hatton 18 Oct 1963 Crypto and Signals Security

Logistics Division

Sqn Ldr T Jones  2 Aug 1963 Material and Movements Branch
Sqn Ldr H Leigh 16 Oct 1961 Logistics and Administrative Plans

Organisation and Administrative Division

Wg Cdr H J Hillyard  2 Feb 1964 ACOS, Organisation and Administration Division, MBE

Organisation and Manning Branch

Sqn Ldr J A Henshaw 14 Aug 1964 Chief

Communications Support Group

Wg Cdr R F Sparrow 30 Apr 1962 Officer Commanding

International Support Unit No 1

Wg Cdr J M Ayre 23 Mar1963 Commander

Combat Operations Centre

Gp Capt T Balmforth 14 Aug 1964 Chief of Staff, DSO, DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr Michael J E Swiney 20 Nov 1962 Senior Air Controller; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr G Amor 27 Jun 1963 ALO Operations, MBE
Sqn Ldr P Dawes 14 Aug 1964 Senior Intelligence Officer, MBE
Sqn Ldr G C Gayton  1 Jul 1963 Senior Controller (Watchkeeping Staff)

Sector Operations Centre Uedem

Wg Cdr E M Higson  1 Oct 1963 Sector Controller, DFC, BA
Wg Cdr L A Parr 21 Apr 1963 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr V G Owen-Jones 18 Mar 1963 Sector Controller, DFC
Wg Cdr A C Warren  1 Oct 1963 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr H D Byrne 18 Mar 1963 Sector Controller, AFC

Sector Operations Centre Brockzetel

Wg Cdr A Y Mason 18 Mar 1963 Sector Controller, AFC
Wg Cdr C S Hunton 18 Mar 1963 Sector Controller, DFC, AFC*
Wg Cdr G L Bonny 18 Mar 1963 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr J H Hedger 18 Jan 1964 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr L C Maynard 18 Mar 1963 Sector Controller

Source - Autumn 1964 Air Force List

1965

Location Controlled
Rheindahlen, Monchengladbach, West Germany  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Lt Gen F J Burniaux  1 Jul 1963 Commander, DFC (Belgian Air Force)
AVM Gareth T B Clayton 15 Jun 1963 Chief of Staff, CB, DFC*; later AM
A/Cdre James O Gale 20 Apr 1965 Deputy Chief of Staff - Logistics and Administration,

Office of the Commander

Sqn Ldr J A R Chambers 30 Jun 1963 PSO to the Commander, later AVM

Office of the Chief of Staff

Sqn Ldr L G Dickson 10 Jun 1963 Executive Officer to Chief of Staff

Operations Research Branch

Wg Cdr W E Kelly 19 Mar 1965 Operations Research Analyst

Budget and Finance Branch

Wg Cdr W S Lloyd 29 Dec 1962 Deputy Financial Controller

Exercise Plans Branch

Wg Cdr S J Perkins  6 Jan 1965 Chief, AFC
Sqn Ldr J A Mansell  1 Mar 1965 Project Officer

Offensive Operations Division

Gp Capt C S G Stanbury 25 Nov 1963 ACOS Offensive Operations, CBE, DSO, DFC, AFC, ADC

Operations Control and Report Branch

Wg Cdr J K Rogers 28 Sep 1964 Chief

Attack/Reconnaissance Operations Branch

Wg Cdr G P B Bailey  8 Jun 1964 Chief, DFC

Standardisation and Evaluation Branch

Sqn Ldr M McD Harvey 14 Dec 1964 Operations Officer

Atomic Operations Branch

Wg Cdr

Robert J Carson

27 Jun 1964 Chief, AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr R E W Nettley 17 Feb 1964 Operations Officer

Operations Facilities Branch

Sqn Ldr J Caldwell 13 Jan 1965 Aircraft Control Officer

Plans Division

Gp Capt B A Primavesi  4 Aug 1963 ACOS Plans

Plans Policy Branch

Wg Cdr W J H Roberts 15 Jan 1965 Chief

Intelligence Division

Gp Capt D Roberts  6 Jan 1964 ACOS Intelligence. DFC, AFC*
Sqn Ldr C N C Mitchell  6 Sep 1963 Current Intelligence Officer

Communication-Electronics Division

Gp Capt A S Mohan 28 Apr 1964 ACOS

Electronics Branch

Sqn Ldr J D Palmer 18 Mar 1964 Chief, OBE, BSc, AMIEE, DipEl

Telecommunications Branch

Sqn Ldr J E Hatton 18 Oct 1963 Crypto and Signals Security

Logistics Division

Sqn Ldr T Jones  2 Aug 1963 Material and Movements Branch
Sqn Ldr A R Martin  4 Jan 1965 Logistics and Administrative Plans

Organisation and Administrative Division

Wg Cdr H J Hillyard  2 Feb 1964 ACOS, Organisation and Administration Division, MBE

Organisation and Manning Branch

Sqn Ldr A C H Denny 12 Oct 1964 Chief

International Support Unit No 1

Wg Cdr H A Lax 18 Mar 1965 Commander

Air Defence Operations Centre

Sqn Ldr R Naylor 22 Nov 1964 Operations Officer Fighter Control

Combat Operations Centre

Gp Capt T Balmforth 14 Aug 1964 Chief of Staff, DSO, DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr Leslie W Phipps 28 Dec 1964 Senior Air Controller, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr J C Dunn 3 May 1965 ALO Operations
Sqn Ldr P Dawes 14 Aug 1964 Senior Intelligence Officer, MBE
Sqn Ldr J N Elliman 10 Jan 1965 Senior Controller (Watchkeeping Staff)

Communications Support Group

Sqn Ldr L G R Graddon 28 May 1964 Chief Radio Relay

Sector Operations Centre Uedem

Wg Cdr G H Melville-Jackson 12 Feb 1965 Sector Controller, DFC, BA
Wg Cdr L A Parr 21 Apr 1963 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr V G Owen-Jones 18 Mar 1963 Sector Controller, DFC
Wg Cdr A C Warren  1 Oct 1963 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr H Miller 28 Aug 1964 Sector Controller

Sector Operations Centre Brockzetel

Wg Cdr A Y Mason 18 Mar 1963 Sector Controller, AFC
Wg Cdr I P W Hawkins  1 Jun 1965 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr R J V Smyth  2 Oct 1964 Sector Controller, DFC
Wg Cdr J H Hedger 18 Jan 1964 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr L C Maynard 18 Mar 1963 Sector Controller

Source - Autumn 1965 Air Force List

1966

Location Controlled
Rheindahlen, Monchengladbach, West Germany  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Lt Gen F J Burniaux  1 Jul 1963 Commander, DFC (Belgian Air Force)
AVM Gareth T B Clayton 15 Jun 1963 Chief of Staff, CB, DFC*; later AM
A/Cdre James O Gale 20 Apr 1965 Deputy Chief of Staff - Logistics and Administration,

Office of the Commander

Sqn Ldr J A R Chambers 30 Jun 1963 PSO to the Commander, later AVM

Office of the Chief of Staff

Sqn Ldr L G Dickson 10 Jun 1963 Executive Officer to Chief of Staff

Operations Research Branch

Wg Cdr W E Kelly 19 Mar 1965 Operations Research Analyst

Budget and Finance Branch

Wg Cdr W S Lloyd 29 Dec 1962 Deputy Financial Controller

Exercise Plans Branch

Wg Cdr S J Perkins  6 Jan 1965 Chief, AFC
Sqn Ldr J A Mansell  1 Mar 1965 Project Officer

Offensive Operations Division

Gp Capt C S G Stanbury 25 Nov 1963 ACOS Offensive Operations, CBE, DSO, DFC, AFC, ADC

Operations Control and Report Branch

Wg Cdr J K Rogers 28 Sep 1964 Chief

Attack/Reconnaissance Operations Branch

Wg Cdr G P B Bailey  8 Jun 1964 Chief, DFC

Standardisation and Evaluation Branch

Sqn Ldr M McD Harvey 14 Dec 1964 Operations Officer

Atomic Operations Branch

Wg Cdr

Robert J Carson

27 Jun 1964 Chief, AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr R E W Nettley 17 Feb 1964 Operations Officer

Operations Facilities Branch

Sqn Ldr J Caldwell 13 Jan 1965 Aircraft Control Officer

Plans Division

Gp Capt Roy D Austen-Smith  6 Dec 1965 ACOS Plans, DFC; later AM

Plans Policy Branch

Wg Cdr W J H Roberts 15 Jan 1965 Chief
Sqn Ldr D R Dewar 28 Feb 1966 Current Intelligence Officer

Intelligence Division

Gp Capt D Roberts  6 Jan 1964 ACOS Intelligence. DFC, AFC*
Sqn Ldr C N C Mitchell  6 Sep 1963 Current Intelligence Officer

Communication-Electronics Division

Gp Capt A S Mohan 28 Apr 1964 ACOS

Electronics Branch

Sqn Ldr J D Palmer 18 Mar 1964 Chief, OBE, BSc, AMIEE, DipEl

Telecommunications Branch

Sqn Ldr J E Hatton 18 Oct 1963 Crypto and Signals Security

Logistics Division

Sqn Ldr John R Lambert 20 Jan 1966 Material and Movements Branch, MA; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr A R Martin  4 Jan 1965 Logistics and Administrative Plans

Organisation and Administrative Division

Wg Cdr H J Hillyard  2 Feb 1964 ACOS, Organisation and Administration Division, MBE

Organisation and Manning Branch

Sqn Ldr A C H Denny 12 Oct 1964 Chief

International Support Unit No 1

Wg Cdr H A Lax 18 Mar 1965 Commander

Air Defence Operations Centre

Sqn Ldr R Naylor 22 Nov 1964 Operations Officer Fighter Control

Combat Operations Centre

Gp Capt T Balmforth 14 Aug 1964 Chief of Staff, DSO, DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr Leslie W Phipps 28 Dec 1964 Senior Air Controller, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr J C Dunn 3 May 1965 ALO Operations
Sqn Ldr P Dawes 14 Aug 1964 Senior Intelligence Officer, MBE
Sqn Ldr J N Elliman 10 Jan 1965 Senior Controller (Watchkeeping Staff)

Communications Support Group

Sqn Ldr L G R Graddon 28 May 1964 Chief Radio Relay

Sector Operations Centre Uedem

Wg Cdr G H Melville-Jackson 12 Feb 1965 Sector Controller, DFC, BA
Wg Cdr L A Parr 21 Apr 1963 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr J H T Pickering 25 Sep 1965 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr A C Warren  1 Oct 1963 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr H Miller 28 Aug 1964 Sector Controller

Sector Operations Centre Brockzetel

Wg Cdr A Y Mason 18 Mar 1963 Sector Controller, AFC
Wg Cdr I P W Hawkins  1 Jun 1965 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr R J V Smyth  2 Oct 1964 Sector Controller, DFC
Wg Cdr J H Hedger 18 Jan 1964 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr C S MacDonald 18 Aug 1965 Sector Controller

Source - Spring 1966 Air Force List

1967

Location Controlled
Rheindahlen, Monchengladbach, West Germany  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AM Sir Denis F Spotswood  1 Jul 1966 Commander, KCB, CBE, DSO, DFC; later MRAF

Office of the Commander

Sqn Ldr Barry H Newton  3 Jan 1967 PSO to the Commander, later AVM
A/Cdre James O Gale 20 Apr 1965 DCOS Logistics and Administration,
Flt Lt Charles J Thomson  2 Mar 1966 ADC to C-in-C; later ACM

Office of the Chief of Staff

Sqn Ldr G A Muncaster 28 Feb 1966 Executive Officer to Chief of Staff

Operations Research Branch

Wg Cdr W E Kelly 19 Mar 1965 Operations Research Analyst

Exercise Plans Branch

Wg Cdr S J Perkins  6 Jan 1965 Chief, AFC
Sqn Ldr J A Mansell  1 Mar 1965 Project Officer

Offensive Operations Division

Gp Capt Ernest W Wootten  7 Feb 1966 ACOS Offensive Operations, DFC*, AFC; later A/Cdre

Operations Control and Report Branch

Wg Cdr J K Rogers 28 Sep 1964 Chief

Attack/Reconnaissance Operations Branch

Wg Cdr F R Davidson 16 Aug 1966 Chief, DFC

Standardisation and Evaluation Branch

Sqn Ldr M McD Harvey 14 Dec 1964 Operations Officer

Atomic Operations Branch

Wg Cdr

Robert J Carson

27 Jun 1964 Chief, AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr J N Elliman 10 Jan 1965 Operations Officer

Operations Facilities Branch

Sqn Ldr J Caldwell 13 Jan 1965 Aircraft Control Officer

Plans Division

Gp Capt Roy D Austen-Smith  6 Dec 1965 ACOS Plans, DFC; later AM

Plans Policy Branch

Wg Cdr E D Green 23 Mar 1966 Chief, OBE
Sqn Ldr D R Dewar 28 Feb 1966 Current Intelligence Officer

Communication-Electronics Division

Gp Capt Thomas C Imrie 24 Jul 1966 ACOS, DFM, MIERE; later A/Cdre

Electronics Branch

Sqn Ldr J D Palmer 18 Mar 1964 Chief, OBE, BSc, AMIEE, DipEl

Telecommunications Branch

Sqn Ldr W A Scott 27 Apr 1966 Crypto and Signals Security

Logistics Division

Sqn Ldr John R Lambert 20 Jan 1966 Material and Movements Branch, MA; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr A R Martin  4 Jan 1965 Logistics and Administrative Plans

Organisation and Administrative Division

Wg Cdr F Ridgeway 25 Jul 1966 ACOS, Organisation and Administration Division, MBE

Organisation and Manning Branch

Sqn Ldr W E Clayfield 10 Jan 1967 Chief

International Support Unit No 1

Wg Cdr W J Hurlock 24 Jan 1966 Commander

Air Defence Operations Centre

Sqn Ldr R Naylor 22 Nov 1964 Operations Officer Fighter Control

Combat Operations Centre

Gp Capt T Balmforth 14 Aug 1964 Chief of Staff, DSO, DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr Vacant Senior Air Controller
Sqn Ldr J C Dunn 3 May 1965 ALO Operations
Sqn Ldr P Dawes 14 Aug 1964 Senior Intelligence Officer, MBE

Communications Support Group

Sqn Ldr L G R Graddon 28 May 1964 Chief Radio Relay

Sector Operations Centre Uedem

Wg Cdr G H Melville-Jackson 12 Feb 1965 Sector Controller, DFC, BA
Wg Cdr J H T Pickering 25 Sep 1965 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr J C Douglas 26 Jul 1966 Sector Controller, DFC
Wg Cdr H Miller 28 Aug 1964 Sector Controller

Sector Operations Centre Brockzetel

Wg Cdr F Phillips 10 Feb 1966 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr I P W Hawkins  1 Jun 1965 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr A J Owens 16 Nov 1966 Sector Controller, DFC*, AFC
Wg Cdr P T Hall  7 Sep 1966 Sector Controller, MBE
Wg Cdr C S MacDonald 18 Aug 1965 Sector Controller

Source - Spring 1967 Air Force List

1968

Location Controlled
Rheindahlen, Monchengladbach, West Germany  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AM Sir Denis F Spotswood  1 Jul 1966 Commander, KCB, CBE, DSO, DFC; later MRAF

Office of the Commander

Sqn Ldr Barry H Newton  3 Jan 1967 PSO to the Commander, later AVM

Office of the Chief of Staff

Sqn Ldr G E Ord 16 Jan 1967 PSO to Chief of Staff

Deputy Chief of Staff

A/Cdre John E M Mould  6 Nov 1967 DCOS Logistics and Administration, CBE

Operations Research and Statistics Branch

Wg Cdr G D Bird  9 Jun 1967 Operations Research Analyst

Exercise Plans Branch

Wg Cdr J A Mansell 17 Jul 1967 Chief
Sqn Ldr J C Dunn  3 Jul 1967 Project Officer

Offensive Operations Division

Gp Capt Ernest W Wootten  7 Feb 1966 ACOS Offensive Operations, DFC*, AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr J Caldwell 13 Jan 1965 Air Traffic Control Officer

Atomic Operations Branch

Wg Cdr L E H Scotchmer  8 May 1967 Chief, OBE
Sqn Ldr J N Elliman 10 Jan 1965 Operations Officer

Attack/Reconnaissance Operations Branch

Wg Cdr F R Davidson 16 Aug 1966 Chief, DFC

Standardisation and Evaluation Branch

Wg Cdr H D Seymour 29 Sep 1967 Chief Tactical Evaluation
Sqn Ldr M McD Harvey 14 Dec 1964 Operations Officer

Defensive Operations Division

Wg Cdr J Oakley  8 Mar 1967 Chief,

Air Defence Operations Centre

Wg Cdr R W Allwright 17 May 1967 Controller

Plans Division

Gp Capt Roy D Austen-Smith  6 Dec 1965 ACOS Plans, DFC; later AM

Plans Policy Branch

Wg Cdr E D Green 23 Mar 1966 Chief, OBE

Intelligence Division

Gp Capt Melvin C S Shepherd  9 Jan 1967 ACOS Intelligence, OBE; later AVM

Current Intelligence Branch

Sqn Ldr G Honeyman 12 Sep 1967 Current Intelligence Officer

Communication-Electronics Division

Gp Capt Thomas C Imrie 24 Jul 1966 ACOS, DFM, MIERE; later A/Cdre

Telecommunications Branch

Sqn Ldr W A Scott 27 Apr 1966 Crypto and Signals Security

Electronics Branch

Wg Cdr W Stevens 17 Oct 1966 Electronic Warfare Officer

Communications Support Group

Sqn Ldr A Mollison  4 Sep 1967 Radio Relay and Radio Communications Branch

Logistics Division Materials and Movements Branch

Sqn Ldr John R Lambert 20 Jan 1966 Chief, MA; later A/Cdre

Organisation and Administrative Division

Wg Cdr F Ridgeway 25 Jul 1966 ACOS, Organisation and Administration Division, MBE

Organisation and Manning Branch

Sqn Ldr W E Clayfield 10 Jan 1967 Chief

Organisation and Administration Plans Branch

Sqn Ldr J W Spencer 30 Oct 1967 Chief, AMBIM

International Support Unit No 1

Wg Cdr W J Hurlock 24 Jan 1966 Commander

Operations Centre

Wg Cdr R D Taylor 27 Feb 1967 Chief Intelligence Officer, AFC

Watchkeeping Staff

Wg Cdr T P D La Touche 15 Mar 1967 Head of Watch and Director of Operations
Sqn Ldr F H J Venn 10 Aug 1966 Senior Controller, MA

Sector Operations Centre No 1 (Brockzetel)

Wg Cdr F Phillips 10 Feb 1966 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr I Scott 16 Nov 1967 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr A J Owens 16 Nov 1966 Sector Controller, DFC*, AFC
Wg Cdr P T Hall  7 Sep 1966 Sector Controller, MBE
Wg Cdr W R Herbert 24 Nov 1967 Sector Controller

Sector Operations Centre No 2 (Uedem)

Wg Cdr G H Melville-Jackson 12 Feb 1965 Sector Controller, DFC, BA
Wg Cdr J H T Pickering 25 Sep 1965 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr J C Douglas 26 Jul 1966 Sector Controller, DFC
Wg Cdr H Miller 28 Aug 1964 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr J C Inkson 28 Jun 1967 Sector Controller

Source - Spring 1968 Air Force List

1969

The listings for this year are currently unavailable

Source -  1969 Air Force List

1970

Location Controlled
Rheindahlen, Monchengladbach, West Germany  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AM Sir Christopher N Foxley-Norris 16 Jul 1968 Commander-in-Chief, KCB, DSO, OBE, MA; later ACM

Office of the Commander

Sqn Ldr B J St Aubyn 16 Jul 1969 PSO and ADC to the Commander

Office of the Chief of Staff

Sqn Ldr Brendan J Jackson 18 Jun 1969 PSO to Chief of Staff, BA; later ACM

Deputy Chief of Staff

A/Cdre Hedley C D Blasbery  6 Nov 1969 DCOS Logistics and Administration, CBE, MBIM

Operations Research and Statistics Branch

Wg Cdr R A Hale 13 Oct 1968 Operations Analyst

Exercise Plans Branch

Wg Cdr P F Steib  1 Oct 1968 Chief, DFC
Sqn Ldr B J Noble 18 Jun 1969 Project Officer, AFC

Offensive Operations Division

Gp Capt L E H Scotchmer 11 Apr 1968 ACOS Offensive Operations, OBE

Atomic Operations Branch

Wg Cdr N A Innes-Smith 20 May 1968 Chief,
Sqn Ldr R D Hall 16 Oct 1968 Operations Officer

Attack/Reconnaissance Operations Branch

Sqn Ldr Peter D L Gover 14 Aug 1969 Operations Officer Attack Recce, BSc; later A/Cdre

Tactical Evaluation Branch

Wg Cdr G H Beaton 15 Dec 1969 Chief Tactical Evaluation, AFC

Defensive Operations Division

Wg Cdr J Oakley  8 Mar 1967 Chief, OBE
Sqn Ldr J E Newby 17 Jun 1968 Air traffic Control Officer, DFM
Sqn Ldr R P S Harridence 18 Aug 1969 Operations Camp R Officer, DFC

Air Defence Operations Centre

Sqn Ldr F G King 26 Nov 1969 Controller

Plans Division

Gp Capt R B Phillips  5 Jul 1968 ACOS Plans, DFC, AFC*

Plans Policy Branch

Wg Cdr M Hughes 19 Feb 1968 Chief

Intelligence Division

Wg Cdr F G Agnew 21 Apr 1969 Chief Intelligence Management
Sqn Ldr P J Barclay 28 Aug 1967 Intelligence Plans Officer

Operational Intelligence Branch

Sqn Ldr G Honeyman 12 Sep 1967 Current Intelligence Officer

Communication-Electronics Division

Wg Cdr H J Parker  8 Sep 1969 Chief Plans, OBE, DFM, AFRAeS

Telecommunications Branch

Sqn Ldr H Blair  2 Jun 1969 Crypto and Signals Security

Electronics Branch

Wg Cdr G P Stevenson  1 Apr 1969 Electronic Warfare Officer

Signals Support Group

Sqn Ldr A Mollison  4 Sep 1967 Radio Relay and Radio Communications Branch

Logistics Division Materials and Movements Branch

Wg Cdr E F Banks 24 Feb 1969 Chief

Personnel and Administrative Division

Gp Capt G Cubby 10 Feb 1969 ACOS, Personnel and Administration Division, MBE

Personnel and Establishments Branch

Sqn Ldr J H Crowhurst 11 Aug 1969 Chief

Personnel and Administration Plans Branch

Sqn Ldr B E F Faulkner  8 Dec 1969 Chief

International Support Unit No 1

Wg Cdr R Gebbels 30 Jul 1968 Commander

Budget and Finance

Wg Cdr E AT Sullivan 20 May 1968 MBE

Operations Centre

Wg Cdr R S Taylor 27 Feb 1967 Chief Intelligence Officer, AFC

Watchkeeping Staff

Wg Cdr R H Golightly 25 Aug 1969 Head of Watch and Director of Operations, DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr Vacant Senior Controller

Sector Operations Centre No 1 (Brockzetel)

Wg Cdr P T Hall  7 Sep 1966 Sector Controller, MBE
Wg Cdr I Scott 16 Nov 1967 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr W R Herbert 24 Nov 1967 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr G W Oliver  7 Mar 1969 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr T R Holland 11 Aug 1969 Sector Controller, AFC

Sector Operations Centre No 2 (Uedem)

Wg Cdr J Willis  5 Mar 1968 Sector Controller, MVO
Wg Cdr G R Piper 11 Jul 1968 Sector Controller, OBE
Wg Cdr J T lilleystone 21 Aug 1968 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr J W Morrice 10 Fen 1969 Sector Controller
Wg Cdr F Phillips 21 Aug 1969 Sector Controller
Sqn Ldr J G Ince 17 Mar 1969 Fighter Operations Officer

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

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

This page was last updated on 26/05/17 using FrontPage 2003

         [Top of Page]