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HQ Air Forces Western Europe - Personnel


[1949 | 1950 | 1951]

This was formed on 1 November 1948.

1949

Location Controlled
Cour Henri IV, Fontainebleau, France

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
ACM Sir James M Robb  1 Nov 1948 Commander-in-Chief, KCB, KBE, DSO, DFC, AFC; later ACM
Personal Appointments
Sqn Ldr F C Blackmore  1 Nov 1948 Personal Staff Officer to AOC, AFC
Fg Off J Crampton  1 Nov 1948 Personal Assistant to AOC, DFC
Air Staff
AVM William A D Brook 15 Dec 1948 Chief of Staff, CBE; later AVM
A/Cdre

Sydney O Bufton

 1 Dec 1948 Deputy Chief of Staff (Operations/Plans), CB, DFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr Bernard A Chacksfield  1 Nov 1948 Director of Administration, OBE; later AVM
Operations/Plans
Wg Cdr T F D Morgan  1 Nov 1948 DSO, OBE, DFC
Maj F G E Walford  3 Jan 1949 MBE
Signals Plans
Wg Cdr Clifford T Jackaman  3 Dec 1948 later A/Cdre
Personnel and Organisation
Wg Cdr J N Ogle 13 Dec 1948 AFC, AFM
Intelligence
Wg Cdr F K Kennedy 28 Feb 1949 OBE
Sqn Ldr J G E Horne 12 Dec 1948 OBE
Equipment
Sqn Ldr G N Street 12 Nov 1948 OBE
Medical
Sqn Ldr R J A Morris  1 Dec 1948 MB, BCh
Miscellaneous Appointments
Gp Capt Hugh L Maxwell  1 Nov 1948 CBE, DSO; later A/Cdre
Gp Capt Viscount Acheson 22 Nov 1948 OBE
Sqn Ldr Duncan McD Jannaway  6 Dec 1948 OBE; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr F H A Campbell  8 Nov 1948 Officer Commanding, HQ Unit

Source - October 1949 Air Force List

1950

Location Controlled
Cour Henri IV, Fontainebleau, France

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
ACM Sir James M Robb  1 Nov 1948 Commander-in-Chief, KCB, KBE, DSO, DFC, AFC; later ACM
Personal Appointments
Sqn Ldr F C Blackmore  1 Nov 1948 Personal Staff Officer to AOC, AFC
Fg Off J Crampton  1 Nov 1948 Personal Assistant to AOC, DFC
Air Staff
AVM William A D Brook 15 Dec 1948 Chief of Staff, CBE; later AVM
A/Cdre

Sydney O Bufton

 1 Dec 1948 Deputy Chief of Staff (Operations/Plans), CB, DFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr Bernard A Chacksfield  1 Nov 1948 Director of Administration, OBE; later AVM
Operations/Plans
Wg Cdr T F D Morgan  1 Nov 1948 DSO, OBE, DFC
Maj F G E Walford  3 Jan 1949 MBE
Signals Plans
Wg Cdr Clifford T Jackaman  3 Dec 1948 later A/Cdre
Personnel and Organisation
Wg Cdr J N Ogle 13 Dec 1948 AFC, AFM
Intelligence
Wg Cdr F K Kennedy 28 Feb 1949 OBE
Sqn Ldr J G E Horne 12 Dec 1948 OBE
Equipment
Sqn Ldr G N Street 12 Nov 1948 OBE
Medical
Sqn Ldr R J A Morris  1 Dec 1948 MB, BCh
Miscellaneous Appointments
Gp Capt Hugh L Maxwell  1 Nov 1948 CBE, DSO; later A/Cdre
Gp Capt Viscount Acheson 22 Nov 1948 OBE
Sqn Ldr Duncan McD Jannaway  6 Dec 1948 OBE; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr F H A Campbell  8 Nov 1948 Officer Commanding, HQ Unit

Source - 1950 Air Force List

1951

Location Controlled
Cour Henri IV, Fontainebleau, France

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
ACM Sir James M Robb  1 Nov 1948 Commander-in-Chief, KCB, KBE, DSO, DFC, AFC; later ACM
Personal Appointments
Sqn Ldr F C Blackmore  1 Nov 1948 Personal Staff Officer to AOC, AFC
Flt Lt R A Schofield 21 Aug 1950 Personal Assistant to AOC,
Air Staff
AVM William A D Brook 15 Dec 1948 Chief of Staff, CBE; later AVM
A/Cdre

Sydney O Bufton

 1 Dec 1948 Deputy Chief of Staff (Operations/Plans), CB, DFC; later AVM
A/Cdre John R Hallings Pott 17 Oct 1949 Deputy Chief of Staff (Air Defence), CBE, DSO, AFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr Bernard A Chacksfield  1 Nov 1948 Director of Administration, OBE; later AVM
Operations/Plans
Wg Cdr T F D Morgan  1 Nov 1948 DSO, OBE, DFC
Maj A B Howard  5 Sep 1949
Maj D E Long-Price 31 Mar 1950
Signals Plans
Wg Cdr Clifford T Jackaman  3 Dec 1948 later A/Cdre
Maj R J Weston 10 Dec 1949
Control and Reporting Plans
Wg Cdr D V G Mawhood 31 Oct 1949  
Personnel and Organisation
Wg Cdr J N Ogle 13 Dec 1948 AFC, AFM
Intelligence
Wg Cdr F K Kennedy 28 Feb 1949 OBE
Equipment
Sqn Ldr J P Eskdale  5 Dec 1949  
Medical
Sqn Ldr T M Nott-Bower  2 Oct 1950 MRCS, LRCP
Miscellaneous Appointments
Gp Capt Hugh L Maxwell  1 Nov 1948 CBE, DSO; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Duncan McD Jannaway  6 Dec 1948 OBE; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr F H A Campbell  8 Nov 1948 Officer Commanding, HQ Unit

Source - January 1951 Air Force List

It was renamed Allied Air Forces Central Europe in April 1951.

[1949 | 1950 | 1951]

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