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HQ Combined Military Planning Staff (CENTO) - Personnel and locations


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

1961

The listings for this year are currently unavailable

Source - 1961 Air Force List

1962

The listings for this year are currently unavailable

Source - 1962 Air Force List

1963

Location
Permanent Military Deputies Group, Ankara, Turkey (British Embassy, Ankara)

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Plans and Operations Division
AVM Wilfred Carter 26 Oct 1960 Assistant Chief of Staff (Plans and Operations), CB, DFC later AVM
Administration
Wg Cdr R T Saunders 10 Jul 1961 Staff Officer, Administration
ADC to Senior British Officer
Flt Lt N S Plunk 13 Oct 1961 ADC

Source - Spring 1963 Air Force List

1964

Location
Permanent Military Deputies Group, Ankara, Turkey (British Embassy, Ankara)

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Cdre    7 Mar 1963 Assistant Chief of Staff (Training)
Gp Capt Basil G Lock  4 May 1964 Plans and Operations, AFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr W Kent 21 Jan 1963 Plans and Operations, AFC
Flt Lt D J Read  3 Oct 1963 ADC to Senior British Officer, MA

Source - 1964 Air Force List

1965

Location
Permanent Military Deputies Group, Ankara, Turkey (British Embassy, Ankara)

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Cdre R P Peter   Assistant Chief of Staff Administration, Senior British Officer, Combined Military Planning Staff, OBE, RN
Gp Capt Basil G Lock  4 May 1964 Plans and Operations, AFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr A H Gibb 24 Jan 1965 Training
Sqn Ldr A E Burgess 14 Jan 1965 Comcentre
Flt Lt D J Read  3 Oct 1963 ADC to Senior British Officer, MA

Source - 1965 Air Force List

1966

Location
Permanent Military Deputies Group, Ankara, Turkey (British Embassy, Ankara)

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Cdre R P Peter   Assistant Chief of Staff Administration, Senior British Officer, Combined Military Planning Staff, OBE, RN
Gp Capt Basil G Lock  4 May 1964 Plans and Operations, AFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr A H Gibb 24 Jan 1965 Training
Sqn Ldr A E Burgess 14 Jan 1965 Comcentre
Flt Lt Vacant   ADC to Senior British Officer

Source - 1966 Air Force List

1967

Location
Permanent Military Deputies Group, Ankara, Turkey (British Embassy, Ankara)

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Cdre R P Peter   Assistant Chief of Staff Administration, Senior British Officer, Combined Military Planning Staff, OBE, RN
Gp Capt R F Hitchcock 30 Apr 1966 Plans and Operations, MBE, AFC
Flt Lt P M Marshal 26 Sep 1965 ADC to Senior British Officer

Source - 1967 Air Force List

1968

Location
Permanent Military Deputies Group, Ankara, Turkey (British Embassy, Ankara)

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Cdre R P Peter   Assistant Chief of Staff Administration, Senior British Officer, Combined Military Planning Staff, OBE, RN
Gp Capt R F Hitchcock 30 Apr 1966 Plans and Operations, MBE, AFC
Flt Lt D H Golby 26 Jan 1968 ADC to Senior British Officer, MA

Source - Spring1968 Air Force List

1969

The listings for this year are currently unavailable

Source - 1969 Air Force List

1970

Location
Permanent Military Deputies Group, Ankara, Turkey (British Embassy, Ankara)

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Brian C Bennett  1 Jun 1969 Assistant Chief of Staff Plans, Senior British Officer, Combined Military Planning Staff, AFC
Gp Capt John L W Towler 21 Jul 1969 Plans and Operations, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt P J P Grilli 15 Jan 1970 ADC to Senior British Officer,
Lt Col E W Nicoll  1 Jun 1969 Secretary, Combined Military Planning Staff, The Black Watch
Cdr J A C Moulson 27 Jan 1970 Maps and Charts Officer, RN
Lt Col S P Irwin 19 Oct 1968 Signals Division, Royal Corps of Signals

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

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