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RAF Staff College Bulstrode Park/Andover Personnel, locations and units


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This was formed from the RAF Staff College Bulstrode Wing on 7 February 1946 when it became the RAF Staff College Bulstrode Park, resulting in two Staff Colleges.  It moved to Andover on 3 February 1948.

1946

The listing for this year is currently unavailable

Source - 1946 Air Force List

1947

The listing for this year is currently unavailable

Source - 1947 Air Force List

1948

The listing for this year is currently unavailable

Source - 1948 Air Force List

1949

The listing for this year is currently unavailable

Source - 1949 Air Force List

1950

The listing for this year is currently unavailable

Source - 1950 Air Force List

1951

The listing for this year is currently unavailable

Source - 1951 Air Force List

1952

Location Command Controlled
RAF Andover Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre John N T Stephenson  7 Nov 1949 Commandant of RAF Staff College; later AVM
Gp Capt A C P Carver 30 Jun 1951 Assistant Commandant,
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt J A Gill 27 Aug 1951 PA to Commandant, DFM

Source - January 1952 Air Force List

1953

Location Command Controlled
RAF Andover Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Walter G Cheshire 31 Mar 1952 Commandant of RAF Staff College, CBE; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt A C Harper 17 Mar 1952 PA to Commandant, DFM

Source - January 1953 Air Force List

1954

Location Command Controlled
RAF Andover Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre David W Lane  1 May 1954 Commandant of RAF Staff College, CBE
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt A C Harper 17 Mar 1952 PA to Commandant, DFM
Directing Staff
Gp Capt P H R Saunders 14 May 1952 Assistant Commandant

Source - October 1954 Air Force List

1955

Location Command Controlled
RAF Andover Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre David W Lane  1 May 1954 Commandant of RAF Staff College, CBE
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt A C Harper 17 Mar 1952 PA to Commandant, DFM
Directing Staff
Gp Capt P H R Saunders 14 May 1952 Assistant Commandant

Source - April 1955 Air Force List

1956

Location Command Controlled
RAF Andover Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre David W Lane  1 May 1954 Commandant of RAF Staff College, CBE
Personal Appointment
Flt Lt A C Harper 17 Mar 1952 PA to Commandant, DFM
Directing Staff
Gp Capt Charles H Simpson  7 Apr 1955 Assistant Commandant, later A/Cdre

Source - January 1956 Air Force List

1957

Location Command Controlled
RAF Andover Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre David W Lane  1 May 1954 Commandant of RAF Staff College, CBE
Directing Staff
Gp Capt Charles H Simpson  7 Apr 1955 Assistant Commandant, later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr A G Conway 23 Mr 1956 DFC
Wg Cdr C A H Goudie 13 Apr 1955 BSc
Wg Cdr A F Hamilton 30 Jul 1954 DSO, DFC
Wg Cdr S R Hyland 28 Feb 1955 DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr A W G Le Hardy  9 Apr 1956 OBE
Wg Cdr W G Morgan  6 Jun 1956 OBE
Wg Cdr L R Mumby 19 Dec 1955 OBE
Special Appointments

College Secretary

Sqn Ldr (Ret) A Tibbles 15 Jan 1951

Librarian

Brig (Ret) J Stephenson 19 Oct 1948 OBE
Administrative Staff
Flt Lt W C Marshall 13 Jun 1956 ADC to Commandant and Adjutant

Source - July 1957 Air Force List

1958

Location Command Controlled
RAF Andover Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre David W Lane  1 May 1954 Commandant of RAF Staff College, CBE
Directing Staff
Gp Capt Charles H Simpson  7 Apr 1955 Assistant Commandant, later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr G K Birch 15 Jul 1957
Wg Cdr J R Bloxam  6 May 1957 OBE, DFC
Wg Cdr A G Conway 23 Mr 1956 DFC
Wg Cdr A W G Le Hardy  9 Apr 1956 OBE
Wg Cdr E H Lynch-Blosse 15 May 1957 OBE
Wg Cdr L R Mumby 19 Dec 1955 OBE
Wg Cdr Charles T Nance  6 Nov 1957 OBE, MA, AMIME, AFRAeS; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr W D Rooney 21 Oct 1957
Special Appointments

College Secretary

Sqn Ldr (Ret) A Tibbles 15 Jan 1951

Librarian

Sqn Ldr L R Oldmeadow  1 Apr 1957 MA, RAFRO
Administrative Staff
Flt Lt W C Marshall 13 Jun 1956 ADC to Commandant and Adjutant

Source - 1958 Air Force List

1959

Location Command Controlled
RAF Andover Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Eric D Mac K Nelson 21 Apr 1958 Commandant of RAF Staff College, CB
Directing Staff
Gp Capt R F Aitken  1 Jun 1958 Assistant Commandant, OBE, AFC
Wg Cdr G K Birch 15 Jul 1957
Wg Cdr A G Conway 23 Mr 1956 DFC
Wg Cdr Ross P Harding 20 Apr 1948 later AVM
Wg Cdr H W Harrison 19 Nov 1958
Wg Cdr Frank S R Johnson 13 Jan 1958 later AVM
Wg Cdr A W G Le Hardy  9 Apr 1956 OBE
Wg Cdr Charles T Nance  6 Nov 1957 OBE, MA, AMIME, AFRAeS; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr W D Rooney 21 Oct 1957
Special Appointments

College Secretary

Sqn Ldr (Ret) A Tibbles 15 Jan 1951

Librarian

Sqn Ldr L R Oldmeadow  1 Apr 1957 MA, RAFRO
Administrative Staff
Flt Lt P K Noyce 31 Oct 1958 ADC to Commandant and Adjutant

Source - 1959 Air Force List

1960

Location Command Controlled
RAF Andover Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Eric D Mac K Nelson 21 Apr 1958 Commandant of RAF Staff College, CB
Directing Staff
Gp Capt R F Aitken  1 Jun 1958 Assistant Commandant, OBE, AFC
Wg Cdr A P Dart  1 Jan 1961 DSO, DFC
Wg Cdr Ross P Harding 20 Apr 1948 later AVM
Wg Cdr H W Harrison 19 Nov 1958
Wg Cdr William E Hedley  4 Jan 1960 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Frank S R Johnson 13 Jan 1958 later AVM
Wg Cdr W D Rooney 21 Oct 1957
Wg Cdr W M Smedley  1 Dec 1959  
Wg Cdr K F W Tapper  1 Jan 1959
Special Appointments

College Secretary

Mr P E Green  6 Nov 1959  

Librarian

Sqn Ldr L R Oldmeadow  1 Apr 1957 MA, RAFRO
Administrative Staff
Flt Lt P K Noyce 31 Oct 1958 ADC to Commandant and Adjutant

Source - January 1960 Air Force List

1961

Location Command Controlled
RAF Andover Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Noel C Hyde  3 Oct 1960 Commandant of RAF Staff College, CBE
Directing Staff
Gp Capt R F Aitken  1 Jun 1958 Assistant Commandant, CBE, AFC
Gp Capt A P Dart  1 Jan 1961 DSO, DFC
Wg Cdr E G Alcock 20 Jun 1960 AFC
Wg Cdr H W Harrison 19 Nov 1958  
Wg Cdr William E Hedley  4 Jan 1960 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Allen H Mawer 30 May 1960 DFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr R H Petchey 30 May 1960  
Wg Cdr W M Smedley  1 Dec 1959  
Wg Cdr J R Stowe 24 Aug 1960  
Special Appointments

College Secretary

Mr P E Green  6 Nov 1959  

Librarian

Sqn Ldr (Ret) L R Oldmeadow  1 Apr 1957 MA
Administrative Staff
Flt Lt P K Noyce 31 Oct 1958 ADC to Commandant and Adjutant

Source - January 1961 Air Force List

1962

Location Command Controlled
RAF Andover Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Noel C Hyde  3 Oct 1960 Commandant of RAF Staff College, CBE
Directing Staff
Gp Capt A P Dart  1 Jan 1961 DSO, DFC
Gp Capt G B Walford 29 Jan 1962 Assistant Commandants, OBE
Wg Cdr E G Alcock 20 Jun 1960 AFC
Wg Cdr H W Harrison 19 Nov 1958  
Wg Cdr William E Hedley  4 Jan 1960 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Allen H Mawer 30 May 1960 DFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr R H Petchey 30 May 1960  
Wg Cdr W M Smedley  1 Dec 1959  
Wg Cdr J R Stowe 24 Aug 1960  
Special Appointments

College Secretary

Mr P E Green  6 Nov 1959  

Librarian

Sqn Ldr (Ret) L R Oldmeadow  1 Apr 1957 MA
Administrative Staff
Flt Lt Vacant   ADC to Commandant and Adjutant

Source - January 1962 Air Force List

1963

Location Command Controlled
RAF Andover Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Charles V D Willis 24 Sep 1962 Commandant of RAF Staff College, DSO, OBE, DFC; later A/Cdre
Directing Staff
Gp Capt G B Walford 29 Jan 1962 Assistant Commandant and Director of Studies, OBE
Wg Cdr N T R Bulpitt  4 Jul 1962  
Wg Cdr G H Burgess  2 Apr 1962  
Wg Cdr V S H Duclos 11 Dec 1961 DFC
Wg Cdr L J Harding 12 Nov 1962  
Wg Cdr Aleksander Maisner 30 Dec 1962 AFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr W M Smedley  1 Dec 1959  
Wg Cdr J R Stowe 24 Aug 1960  
Wg Cdr A J Whitlock 16 Apr 1962  
Special Appointments

College Secretary

Mr P E Green  6 Nov 1959  

Librarian

Sqn Ldr (Ret) L R Oldmeadow  1 Apr 1957 MA
Administrative Staff
Flt Lt P R Davis 15 May 1961 ADC to Commandant and Adjutant

Source - Spring 1963 Air Force List

1964

Location Command Controlled
RAF Andover Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Charles V D Willis 24 Sep 1962 Commandant of RAF Staff College, DSO, OBE, DFC; later A/Cdre
Directing Staff
Gp Capt R T Frogley 29 Jul 1964 Assistant Commandant and Director of Studies, CBE, DFC, ADC, AFRAeS
Wg Cdr N T R Bulpitt  4 Jul 1962  
Wg Cdr G H Burgess  2 Apr 1962  
Wg Cdr P S Gage 16 Apr 1963  
Wg Cdr D W Grocock 24 Aug 1964 AFC
Wg Cdr L J Harding 12 Nov 1962  
Wg Cdr Aleksander Maisner 30 Dec 1962 AFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr D S Sanderson 19 Aug 1963  
Wg Cdr A J Whitlock 16 Apr 1962  
Wg Cdr B H Worts 11 Feb 1963  
Special Appointments

Plans 2

Mr P E Green  6 Nov 1959  

Librarian

Sqn Ldr (Ret) L R Oldmeadow  1 Apr 1957 MA
Administrative Staff
Flt Lt W F Hughes 16 Dec 1963 Adjutant

Source - Autumn 1964 Air Force List

1965

Location Command Controlled
RAF Andover Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre William D Hodgkinson  3 Mar 1965 Commandant of RAF Staff College, CBE, DFC, AFC; later ACM
Directing Staff
Gp Capt R T Frogley 29 Jul 1964 Assistant Commandant and Director of Studies, CBE, DFC, ADC, AFRAeS
Wg Cdr J B Carruthers 29 Apr 1965 BSc
Wg Cdr J L Field 20 Jul 1965  
Wg Cdr P S Gage 16 Apr 1963  
Wg Cdr D W Grocock 24 Aug 1964 AFC
Wg Cdr G W Johnson 21 Dec 1964 DFC*, AFRAeS
Wg Cdr R L A Roberts  4 Feb 1965 DFM
Wg Cdr D S Sanderson 19 Aug 1963  
Wg Cdr P G South 26 Apr 1965 BA
Wg Cdr S Walker  1 Mar 1965 AFC
Special Appointments

Plans 2

Mr M H Gaunt 28 Sep 1964  

Librarian

Sqn Ldr (Ret) L R Oldmeadow  1 Apr 1957 MA
Administrative Staff
Flt Lt B I Mason  2 Aug 1965 Adjutant

Source - Autumn 1965 Air Force List

1966

Location Command Controlled
RAF Andover Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre William D Hodgkinson  3 Mar 1965 Commandant of RAF Staff College, CBE, DFC, AFC; later ACM
Directing Staff
Gp Capt R T Frogley 29 Jul 1964 Assistant Commandant and Director of Studies, CBE, DFC, ADC, AFRAeS
Wg Cdr J B Carruthers 29 Apr 1965 BSc
Wg Cdr J L Field 20 Jul 1965  
Wg Cdr P S Gage 16 Apr 1963  
Wg Cdr D W Grocock 24 Aug 1964 AFC
Wg Cdr G W Johnson 21 Dec 1964 DFC*, AFRAeS
Wg Cdr R G Longley 29 Dec 1965  
Wg Cdr R L A Roberts  4 Feb 1965 DFM
Wg Cdr P G South 26 Apr 1965 BA
Wg Cdr S Walker  1 Mar 1965 AFC
Special Appointments

Plans 2

Mr M H Gaunt 28 Sep 1964  

Librarian

Sqn Ldr (Ret) L R Oldmeadow  1 Apr 1957 MA
Administrative Staff
Flt Lt B I Mason  2 Aug 1965 Adjutant

Source - Spring 1966 Air Force List

1967

Location Command Controlled
RAF Andover Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Percy O V Green  7 Mar 1966 Commandant of RAF Staff College, AFC
Directing Staff
Gp Capt Anthony N Davis  4 Apr 1966 Assistant Commandant and Director of Studies, DSO, DFC, ADC, BA; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr J L Field 20 Jul 1965  
Wg Cdr H F Glover  1 Dec 1965 CEng, AFRAeS
Wg Cdr D W Grocock 24 Aug 1964 AFC
Wg Cdr G W Johnson 21 Dec 1964 DFC*
Wg Cdr R G Longley 29 Dec 1965  
Wg Cdr V J Morgan 31 May 1965  
Wg Cdr R L A Roberts  4 Feb 1965 DFM
Wg Cdr P G South 26 Apr 1965 BA
Wg Cdr S Walker  1 Mar 1965 AFC
Special Appointments

Plans 2

Mr M H Gaunt 28 Sep 1964  

Librarian

Sqn Ldr (Ret) L R Oldmeadow  1 Apr 1957 MA
Administrative Staff
Flt Lt G A W Palmer 21 Mar1966 Adjutant

Source - Spring 1967 Air Force List

1968

Location Command Controlled
RAF Andover Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Percy O V Green  7 Mar 1966 Commandant of RAF Staff College, AFC
Directing Staff
Gp Capt Anthony N Davis  4 Apr 1966 Assistant Commandant and Director of Studies, DSO, DFC, ADC, BA; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr A L Bennett 20 Mar 1967  
Wg Cdr Robert L Davis 31 Aug 1967 later AVM
Wg Cdr J L Field 20 Jul 1965  
Wg Cdr A J Hume 13 Mar 1967 BSc
Wg Cdr H F Glover  1 Dec 1965 CEng, AFRAeS
Wg Cdr R G Longley 29 Dec 1965  
Wg Cdr V J Morgan 31 May 1965  
Special Appointments

Plans 2

Mr M H Gaunt 28 Sep 1964  

Librarian

Sqn Ldr (Ret) L R Oldmeadow  1 Apr 1957 MA
Administrative Staff
Flt Lt G A W Palmer 21 Mar1966 Adjutant

Source - Spring 1968 Air Force List

1969

The listings for this year are currently unavailable

Source - October 1969 Air Force List

1970

It was not listed in this edition

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

It was absorbed into RAF Staff College Bracknell on 31 December 1996.

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