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Imperial Defence College - Personnel and locations


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Formed 1 Sep 1926 to run advanced staff courses for senior officers from all Imperial forces  The first course began in January 1927.

July 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil 9 Buckingham Gate, London SW1  

 

Rank Name Notes
V-Adm Sir Herbert W Richmond Commandant, KCB, RN
Instructors
Capt G C Dickens CMG, RN
Col J G Dill CB, CMG, DSO
Gp Capt

Phillip B Joubert de la Ferte

CMG, DSO; later ACM
Secretary
Maj L A Clemens OBE, MC (Retired)
RAF Students
Wg Cdr

John E A Baldwin

DSO, OBE; later AM
Wg Cdr

Arthur W Tedder 

later MRAF
Wg Cdr Charles C Miles MC
Sqn Ldr

Lionel G S Payne

MC, AFC; later A/Cdre

Source - July 1928 Air Force List

September 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil 9 Buckingham Gate, London SW1  

 

Rank Name Notes
V-Adm Sir Herbert W Richmond Commandant, KCB, RN
Instructors
Capt G C Dickens CMG, RN
Col J G Dill CB, CMG, DSO
Gp Capt

Phillip B Joubert de la Ferte

CMG, DSO; later ACM
Secretary
Maj L A Clemens OBE, MC (Retired)
RAF Students
Wg Cdr

John E A Baldwin

DSO, OBE; later AM
Wg Cdr

Arthur W Tedder 

later MRAF
Wg Cdr Charles C Miles MC
Sqn Ldr

Lionel G S Payne

MC, AFC; later A/Cdre

Source - September 1928 Air Force List

July 1929

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil 9 Buckingham Gate, London SW1  

 

Rank Name Notes
Maj-Gen W H Bartholomew Commandant, CB, CMG, DSO
Instructors
Capt G C Dickens CMG, RN
Col J G Dill CB, CMG, DSO
Gp Capt

Phillip B Joubert de la Ferte

CMG, DSO; later ACM
Secretary
Maj L A Clemens OBE, MC (Retired)
RAF Students
Wg Cdr

John C Quinnell

DFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr

Charles F A Portal

DSO, MC; later MRAF
Wg Cdr

Conway W H Pulford

OBE, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr Charles J Mackay MC, DFC
Sqn Ldr

Charles E H Medhurst

OBE, MC; later ACM

Source - July 1929 Air Force List

July 1930

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil 9 Buckingham Gate, London SW1  

 

Rank Name Notes
Maj-Gen W H Bartholomew Commandant, CB, CMG, DSO
Instructors
Capt J F Somerville DSO, RN
Temp Brig (Col) G C Williams CMG, DSO
Wg Cdr

Bertine E Sutton

DSO, OBE, MC; later AM
Secretary
Maj L A Clemens OBE, MC (Retired)
RAF Students
Wg Cdr Ren M Bayley DFC
Wg Cdr

Norman H Bottomley

AFC; later AM
Sqn Ldr

Roy M Drummond

DSO, OBE, MC; later AM
Sqn Ldr

Donald F Stevenson

DSO, MC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr

John W B Grigson

DSO, DFC; later A/Cdre

Source - July 1930 Air Force List

July 1931

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil 9 Buckingham Gate, London SW1  

 

Rank Name Notes
AM

Sir Robert Brooke-Popham

Commandant, KCB, CMG, DSO, AFC; later ACM
Directing Staff
Capt J F Somerville DSO, RN
Temp Brig (Col) G C Williams CMG, DSO
Gp Capt

Bertine E Sutton

DSO, OBE, MC; later AM
Secretary
Maj L A Clemens OBE, MC (Retired)
RAF Students
Wg Cdr

Paul C Maltby

DSO, AFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr

Wilfred A McClaughry

DSO, MC, DFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr

David G Donald 

DFC, AFC; later AM
Sqn Ldr

Forster H M Maynard

AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr

John J Breen

OBE; later AM

Source - July 1931 Air Force List

July 1932

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil 9 Buckingham Gate, London SW1  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AM

Sir Robert Brooke-Popham

Commandant, KCB, CMG, DSO, AFC; later ACM
Directing Staff
Capt B H Ramsay   MVO, RN
Brig A F Brooke   DSO
Gp Capt

Bertine E Sutton

  DSO, OBE, MC; later AM
Secretary
Maj L A Clemens   OBE, MC (Retired)
RAF Students
Wg Cdr

George R M Reid

19 Jan 1932 DSO, MC; later AVM
Wg Cdr

Frederick G D Hards

19 Jan 1932 DSC, DFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr

Malcolm Henderson

19 Jan 1932 DSO; later AVM
Wg Cdr Arthur T Williams 19 Jan 1932  
Sqn Ldr

Henry K Thorold

19 Jan 1932 DSC, DFC, AFC; later AVM

Source - July 1932 Air Force List

July 1933

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil 9 Buckingham Gate, London SW1  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
V-Adm L G Preston Commandant, CB
Directing Staff
Capt B H Ramsay   MVO, RN
Brig A F Brooke   DSO
Gp Capt

William S Douglas

  MC, DFC; later MRAF
Secretary
Maj L A Clemens   OBE, MC (Retired)
RAF Students
Gp Capt

Douglas C S Evill

17 Jan 1933 DSC, AFC; later ACM
Gp Capt

Richard H Peck

17 Jan 1933 OBE; later AM
Gp Capt

Alfred G R Garrod

17 Jan 1933 OBE, MC, DFC; later ACM
Wg Cdr

George B Dacre

17 Jan 1933 DSO; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr

Robert H M S Saundby

17 Jan 1933 MC, DFC, AFC; later AM

Source - July 1933 Air Force List

July 1934

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil 9 Buckingham Gate, London SW1  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
V-Adm L G Preston Commandant, CB
Directing Staff
Capt A J Power   RN
Brig A F Brooke   DSO
Gp Capt

William S Douglas

  MC, DFC; later MRAF
Secretary
Maj L A Clemens   OBE, MC (Retired)
RAF Students
Gp Capt

John S T Bradley

16 Jan 1934 OBE; later AM
Gp Capt

Trafford L Leigh-Mallory

16 Jan 1934 DSO; later ACM
Wg Cdr

Arthur W F Glenny

16 Jan 1934 MC, DFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr

Arthur P M Sanders

16 Jan 1934 later ACM
Sqn Ldr

Oswald R Gayford

16 Jan 1934 DFC, AFC; later A/Cdre

Source - July 1934 Air Force List

July 1935

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil 9 Buckingham Gate, London SW1  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Directing Staff
       
       
Gp Capt

William S Douglas

  MC, DFC; later MRAF
Secretary
Maj L A Clemens   OBE, MC (Retired)
RAF Students
Gp Capt

Charles C Darley

15 Jan 1935 CBE, AM; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr

George B A Baker

15 Jan 1935 MC; later AVM
Wg Cdr

Hon Ralph A Cochrane

15 Jan 1935 AFC; later ACM
Wg Cdr

Hugh H MacL Fraser

15 Jan 1935 later AVM
Wg Cdr

Arthur S G Lee

15 Jan 1935 MC; later AVM

Source - July 1935 Air Force List

July 1936

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil 9 Buckingham Gate, London SW1  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Maj-Gen R H Haining Commandant, DSO
Directing Staff
Capt H E Horan   DSC, RN
Brig L Carr   DSO, OBE
A/Cdre

Charles F A Portal

14 Jan 1936 DSO, MC; later MRAF
Secretary
Maj L A Clemens   OBE, MC (Retired)
RAF Students
Gp Capt

Ronald Graham

14 Jan 1936 DSO, DSC, DFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr

John L Vachell

14 Jan 1936 MC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr H A Whistler 14 Jan 1936  
Wg Cdr

Benjamin J Silly

14 Jan 1936 MC, DFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr

Ralph S Sorley

14 Jan 1936 DSC, DFC; later AM

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil 9 Buckingham Gate, London SW1  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AM

Sir Arthur M Longmore

 1 Sep 1936 Commandant, KCB, DSO; later ACM
Directing Staff
Capt H E Horan   DSC, RN
Brig A G C Dawney   CBE, DSO
A/Cdre

Charles F A Portal

14 Jan 1936 DSO, MC; later MRAF
Secretary
Maj L A Clemens   OBE, MC (Retired)
RAF Students
Gp Capt

Robert P Willock

12 Jan 1937 later AVM
Gp Capt

Keith R Park

12 Jan 1937 MC, DFC; later ACM
Wg Cdr

Augustus H Orlebar

12 Jan 1937 AFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr

John O Andrews

12 Jan 1937 DSO, MC; later AVM
Wg Cdr

Arthur L Fiddament

12 Jan 1937 DFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr

Aubrey B Ellwood

12 Jan 1937 DSC, later AM

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil 9 Buckingham Gate, London SW1  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AM

Sir Arthur M Longmore

 1 Sep 1936 Commandant, KCB, DSO; later ACM
Directing Staff
Capt W G Tennant   MVO, RN
Brig R H Dewing   DSO, MC
Gp Capt

David G Donald 

 3 Aug 1937 DFC, AFC; later AM
Secretary
Maj L A Clemens   OBE, MC (Retired)
RAF Students
Gp Capt

Robert D Oxland

18 Jan 1938 OBE; later AVM
Gp Capt A T Cole 18 Jan 1938 CBE, MC, DFC, RAAF
Wg Cdr

Leonard H Cockey

18 Jan 1938 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr

Hugh W L Saunders

18 Jan 1938 MC, DFC, MM; later ACM
Wg Cdr

Leslie N Hollinghurst

18 Jan 1938 OBE, DFC; later ACM
Wg Cdr

John W Baker

18 Jan 1938 MC, DFC; later ACM
Wg Cdr

Stephen C Strafford

18 Jan 1938 DFC; later AM
Mr M P Murray   Principal

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil 9 Buckingham Gate, London SW1  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AM

Sir Arthur M Longmore

 1 Sep 1936 Commandant, KCB, DSO; later ACM
Directing Staff
Capt W G Tennant   MVO, RN
Brig R H Dewing   DSO, MC
Gp Capt

David G Donald 

 3 Aug 1937 DFC, AFC; later AM
Secretary
Maj L A Clemens   OBE, MC (Retired)
RAF Students
Gp Capt

Robert D Oxland

18 Jan 1938 OBE; later AVM
Gp Capt A T Cole 18 Jan 1938 CBE, MC, DFC, RAAF
Wg Cdr

Leonard H Cockey

18 Jan 1938 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr

Hugh W L Saunders

18 Jan 1938 MC, DFC, MM; later ACM
Wg Cdr

Leslie N Hollinghurst

18 Jan 1938 OBE, DFC; later ACM
Wg Cdr

John W Baker

18 Jan 1938 MC, DFC; later ACM
Wg Cdr

Stephen C Strafford

18 Jan 1938 DFC; later AM

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil 9 Buckingham Gate, London SW1  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
V-Adm J H Binney Commandant, CB, DSO, RN
Directing Staff
Capt W G Tennant   MVO, RN
Brig R H Dewing   DSO, MC
Gp Capt

David G Donald 

 3 Aug 1937 DFC, AFC; later AM
Secretary
Maj L A Clemens   OBE, MC (Retired)
RAF Students
Gp Capt

Arthur J Capel

17 Jan 1939 DSO, DFC; later A/Cdre
Gp Capt

John H D'Albiac

17 Jan 1939 DSO; later AM
Gp Capt

Francis J Linnell

17 Jan 1939 OBE; later AM
Gp Capt A E Godfrey 17 Jan 1939 MC, AFC, VD, RCAF
Wg Cdr M Moore 17 Jan 1939  
Wg Cdr G S N Johnston 17 Jan 1939  
Wg Cdr

William F Dickson

17 Jan 1939 DSO, OBE, AFC; later MRAF

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil 9 Buckingham Gate, London SW1  

 

Rank Name Date Notes
V-Adm J H Binney Commandant, CB, DSO, RN
Directing Staff
Capt W G Tennant   MVO, RN
Brig R H Dewing   DSO, MC
Gp Capt

David G Donald 

 3 Aug 1937 DFC, AFC; later AM
Secretary
Maj L A Clemens   OBE, MC (Retired)
RAF Students
A/Cdre

Arthur J Capel

17 Jan 1939 DSO, DFC; later A/Cdre
Gp Capt

John H D'Albiac

17 Jan 1939 DSO; later AM
Gp Capt

Francis J Linnell

17 Jan 1939 OBE; later AM
Gp Capt A E Godfrey 17 Jan 1939 MC, AFC, VD, RCAF
Wg Cdr M Moore 17 Jan 1939  
Wg Cdr G S N Johnston 17 Jan 1939  
Wg Cdr

William F Dickson

17 Jan 1939 DSO, OBE, AFC; later MRAF

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

It closed in 1939 but re-opened in 1945.

1945-1956

Listings for these years are currently unavailable

Source - 1949 Air Force List

1957

Location
Seaford House, 37 Belgrave Square, London SW1

 

Rank Name Notes
Adm The Hon Sir Guy H E Russell Commandant, GBE, KCB, DSO
Capt (Ret) J J Casement Secretary and Admin Officer, DSC, RN
Capt (Ret) A F De Salis Librarian, DSO, RN
Senior Directing Staff
R-Adm W G Crawford DSC
Maj-Gen R W McLeod CB, CBE
AVM Edmund C Hudleston CB, CBE, ADC; later ACM
Mr C A E Shuckburgh CB, CMG
Junior Directing Staff
Cdr W F Skelton RN
Lt Col P M Hunt DSO, OBE
Mr K Barnes  

Source - July 1957 Air Force List

1958

Location
Seaford House, 37 Belgrave Square, London SW1

 

Rank Name Notes
Adm The Hon Sir Guy H E Russell Commandant, GBE, KCB, DSO
Capt (Ret) J J Casement Secretary and Admin Officer, DSC, RN
Capt (Ret) A F De Salis Librarian, DSO, RN
Senior Directing Staff
R-Adm W G Crawford DSC
Maj-Gen R W McLeod CB, CBE
AVM

Walter G Cheshire

CB, CBE; later ACM
Mr C A E Shuckburgh CB, CMG
Junior Directing Staff
Cdr W F Skelton RN
Lt Col P M Hunt DSO, OBE
Mr K Barnes  

Source - January 1958 Air Force List

1959

Location
Seaford House, 37 Belgrave Square, London SW1

 

Rank Name Notes
Gen Sir Geoffrey K Bourne Commandant, KCB, KBE, CMG
Capt (Ret) J J Casement Secretary and Admin Officer, DSC, RN
Senior Directing Staff
Capt P W Gretton DSO**, OBE, RN
Maj-Gen D S O'Connor CBE
AVM

Walter G Cheshire

CB, CBE; later ACM
Mr M J Cresswell CMG
Junior Directing Staff
Cdr F E Nevill-Towle DSC, RN
Lt Col G T A Arimtage 1st Royal Dragoons, MBE
Gp Capt Francis D S Scott-Malden  DSO, DFC*; later AVM
Mr J H Galbraith Ministry of Labour and National Service

Source - 1959 Air Force List

1960

Location
Seaford House, 37 Belgrave Square, London SW1

 

Rank Name Notes
Gen Sir Geoffrey K Bourne Commandant, KCB, KBE, CMG
Capt (Ret) J J Casement Secretary and Admin Officer, DSC, RN
Senior Directing Staff
Capt P W Gretton DSO**, OBE, RN
Maj-Gen D S O'Connor CBE
AVM John G W Weston CB, OBE
Mr M J Cresswell CMG
Junior Directing Staff
Cdr F E Nevill-Towle DSC, RN
Lt Col G T A Arimtage 1st Royal Dragoons, MBE
Gp Capt Vacant  
Mr J H Galbraith Ministry of Labour and National Service

Source - January 1960 Air Force List

1961

Location
Seaford House, 37 Belgrave Square, London SW1

 

Rank Name Notes
Sir Robert Scott Commandant, GCMG, CBE
Capt (Ret) J J Casement Secretary, DSC, RN
Senior Directing Staff
R-Adm G I M Balfour DSC, RN
Maj-Gen F H Brooke CB, CBE, DSO
AVM John G W Weston CB, OBE
Mr W H Young CMG
Junior Directing Staff
Cdr F E Neville-Towle DSC, RN
Lt Col G T A Armitage 1st Royal Dragoon,, MBE
Gp Capt Robert H G Weighill DFC; later A/Cdre
Mr J H Galbraith Ministry of Labour and National Service

Source - January 1961 Air Force List

1962

Location
Seaford House, 37 Belgrave Square, London SW1

 

Rank Name Notes  
ACM Sir Hugh A Constantine Commandant, KBE, CB, DSO 25 Sep 1961
Capt (Ret) J J Casement Secretary, DSC, RN
Senior Directing Staff
R-Adm G I M Balfour DSC, RN
Maj-Gen F H Brooke CB, CBE, DSO
AVM Peter T Philpott CBE
Mr W H Young CMG
Junior Directing Staff
Cdr F E Neville-Towle DSC, RN
Lt Col G T A Armitage 1st Royal Dragoon,, MBE
Gp Capt  Robert H G Weighill DFC; later A/Cdre
Mr W C Rudkin Ministry of Labour

Source - January 1962 Air Force List

1963

Location
Seaford House, 37 Belgrave Square, London SW1

 

Rank Name Notes
ACM Sir Hugh A Constantine Commandant, KBE, CB, DSO 25 Sep 1961
Brig (Ret) H G Croly Secretary, CBE
Senior Directing Staff
R-Adm G T S Gray DSC, RN
Maj-Gen D S Gordon CB, CBE, DSO
AVM Peter T Philpott CBE
Mr M F Stewart CMG, OBE
Junior Directing Staff
Cdr J R Stephens RN
Lt Col R M Carr Royal Artillery, MBE, DFC
Gp Capt Charles D A Browne DFC; later A/Cdre
Mr W C Rudkin Ministry of Defence, BSc (Econ)

Source - Spring 1963 Air Force List

1964

Location
Seaford House, 37 Belgrave Square, London SW1

 

Rank Name Notes
Adm Sir Deric Holland-Martin Commandant, GCB, DSO, DSC*  28 Jun 1964
Brig (Ret) F N W Gore Secretary, CBE
Senior Directing Staff
R-Adm G T S Gray Chief Naval Instructor, CB, DSC, RN
Maj-Gen W M Hutton Chief Army Instructor, CB, CBE, DSO, MC
AVM

Edward G Jones

Chief RAF Instructor, CB, CBE, DSO, DFC; later AM
Mr M N F Stewart Civilian Instructor, CMG, OBE
Junior Directing Staff
Cdr S R Sandford Assistant Naval Instructor, RN
Lt Col R M Carr Assistant Army Instructor, Royal Artillery, MBE, DFC
Wg Cdr Brian W Plenderleith Assistant RAF Instructor, MA, AFRAeS later AVM
Mr J W L Shillidy Assistant Civilian Instructor

Librarian

Capt (Ret) A F De Salis DSO, RN

Source - Autumn 1964 Air Force List

1965

Location
Seaford House, 37 Belgrave Square, London SW1

 

Rank Name Notes
Adm Sir Deric Holland-Martin Commandant, GCB, DSO, DSC*  28 Jun 1964
Brig (Ret) F N W Gore Secretary, CBE
Senior Directing Staff
R-Adm G T S Gray Chief Naval Instructor, CB, DSC, RN
Maj-Gen W M Hutton Chief Army Instructor, CB, CBE, DSO, MC
AVM Stanley B Grant Chief RAF Instructor, DFC*  
Mr P A Wilkinson Civilian Instructor, CMG, DSO, OBE
Junior Directing Staff
Cdr S R Sandford Assistant Naval Instructor, RN
Lt Col Vacant Assistant Army Instructor, Royal Artillery
Wg Cdr Brian W Plenderleith Assistant RAF Instructor, MA, AFRAeS later AVM
Mr J W L Shillidy Assistant Civilian Instructor

Librarian

Capt (Ret) A F De Salis DSO, RN

Source - Autumn 1965 Air Force List

1966

Location
Seaford House, 37 Belgrave Square, London SW1

 

Rank Name Notes
Gen Sir John Anderson Commandant, KCB, CBE   4 Jan 1968
Brig (Ret) F N W Gore Secretary, CBE
Senior Directing Staff
R-Adm C D Madden Chief Naval Instructor, CBE, MVO, DSC*, RN
Maj-Gen W M Hutton Chief Army Instructor, CB, CBE, DSO, MC
AVM Stanley B Grant Chief RAF Instructor, DFC*  
Mr P A Wilkinson Civilian Instructor, CMG, DSO, OBE
Junior Directing Staff
Cdr J R Hill Assistant Naval Instructor, RN
Lt Col N Spurgeon Assistant Army Instructor, Royal Artillery
Wg Cdr Brian W Plenderleith Assistant RAF Instructor, MA, AFRAeS later AVM
Mr J W L Shillidy Assistant Civilian Instructor

Librarian

Capt (Ret) A F De Salis DSO, RN

Source - Spring 1966 Air Force List

1967

Location
Seaford House, 37 Belgrave Square, London SW1

 

Rank Name Notes
Gen Sir John Anderson Commandant, KCB, CBE   4 Jan 1968
Brig (Ret) F N W Gore Secretary, CBE
Senior Directing Staff
R-Adm C D Madden Chief Naval Instructor, CBE, MVO, DSC*, RN
Maj-Gen W M Hutton Chief Army Instructor, CB, CBE, DSO, MC
AVM Stanley B Grant Chief RAF Instructor, DFC*  
Mr P A Wilkinson Civilian Instructor, CMG, DSO, OBE
Junior Directing Staff
Cdr J R Hill Assistant Naval Instructor, RN
Lt Col N Spurgeon Assistant Army Instructor, Royal Artillery
Wg Cdr J B Carruthers Assistant RAF Instructor, BSc 13 Jun 1968
Mr J W L Shillidy Assistant Civilian Instructor

Librarian

Capt (Ret) A F De Salis DSO, RN

Source - Autumn 1967 Air Force List

1968

Location
Seaford House, 37 Belgrave Square, London SW1

 

Rank Name Notes
ACM Sir Donald R Evans Commandant, KBE, CB, DFC  8 Jan 1968
Brig (Ret) F N W Gore Secretary, CBE
Senior Directing Staff
R-Adm G A Henderson Chief Naval Instructor, RN
Maj-Gen R V G FitzGeorge-Balfour Chief Army Instructor
AVM Michael D Lyne Chief RAF Instructor, CB, AFC**, AFRAeS  8 Jan 1968
Mr A M Mackintosh Civilian Instructor, CMG, MA, BLitr
Junior Directing Staff
Cdr J M W Morgan RN
Lt Col J  Page MC
Wg Cdr J B Carruthers Assistant RAF Instructor, BSc 13 Jun 1968
Mr D E Chamberlain MA

Librarian

Mr P H D Panton CBE, Retired

Source - Spring 1968 Air Force List

1969

The listings for this year are currently unavailable

Source - October 1969 Air Force List

1970

Location
Seaford House, 37 Belgrave Square, London SW1

 

Rank Name Notes
The Hon Alastair F Buchan Commandant, CBE, MA  1 Jan 1970
Brig (Ret) F N W Gore Secretary, CBE
Directing Staff
R-Adm E G N Mansfield Senior Naval Member  7 Jan 1969
Maj-Gen V F Erskine-Crum Senior Army Member  1 Jan 1970
AVM Cresswell M Clementi Senior Air Force Member, CBE, MA   1 Jan 1970
Mr M C G Man Senior Civilian Member 24 Sep 1968
Cdr T E R Kitson Junior Naval Member 23 May 1969
Lt Col A C Bate Junior Army Member 19 Dec 1969
Wg Cdr J Byard Junior Air Force Member,  3 Jul 1969
Mr D E J Jago Junior Civilian Member 17 Oct 1968
Wg Cdr Donald P Hall Junior Member Co-ord, AFC; later AM 17 Jun 1968

Librarian

Col (Ret) P H D Panton CBE

Source - Spring 1970 Air Force List

Disbanded by being renamed the Royal College of Defence Studies on 1 December 1970.

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