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RAF Staff College Personnel and locations 1941 - 1997


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Closed on 28 May 1940, it re-opened at Bulstrode Park, Gerrards Cross on 10 October 1941.

It moved to Bracknell on 23 July 1945 but a Wing remained at Bulstrode Park until 7 February 1946 when it became the RAF Staff College Bulstrode Park, resulting in two Staff Colleges.

1946

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Source - 1946 Air Force List

1947

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Source - 1947 Air Force List

1948

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Source - 1948 Air Force List

1949

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Source - 1949 Air Force List

1950

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Source - 1950 Air Force List

1951

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Source - 1951 Air Force List

1952

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Home Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Alan D Gillmore 18 Jun 1951 Commandant, CBE
A/Cdre Henry E Nowell 16 Jul 1950 Assistant Commandant, CB, OBE

Administrative Staff

Sqn Ldr H Quittenden   Commanding Officer (Unit?), AFC
Medical
Flt Lt C J G Menzies    

Source - 1952 Air Force List

1953

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Home Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Alan D Gillmore 18 Jun 1951 Commandant, CBE
A/Cdre Henry E Nowell 16 Jul 1950 Assistant Commandant, CB, OBE

Administrative Staff

Sqn Ldr H Quittenden   Commanding Officer (Unit?), AFC
Medical
Flt Lt C J G Menzies    

Source - 1953 Air Force List

1954

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Home Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Douglas MacFadyen   Commandant, CB, CBE; later AM
A/Cdre Walter C Sheen   Assistant Commandant, DSO, OBE; later AVM

Personal Appointment

Sqn Ldr L J Harding   Personal Staff Officer to Commandant

Administrative Staff

Sqn Ldr R T Mason    
Medical
Fg Off J Beasley   MB, BS

Source - 1954 Air Force List

1955

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Home Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Douglas MacFadyen   Commandant, CB, CBE; later AM
A/Cdre Roy Faville   Assistant Commandant, CBE; later AVM

Personal Appointment

Flt Lt D S Gates   ADC to Commandant

Administrative Staff

Sqn Ldr R T Mason    
Medical
Fg Off J Beasley   MB, BS

Source - 1955 Air Force List

1956

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Home Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Douglas MacFadyen   Commandant, CB, CBE; later AM
A/Cdre Roy Faville   Assistant Commandant, CBE; later AVM

Personal Appointment

Flt Lt D S Gates   ADC to Commandant

Administrative Staff

Sqn Ldr R T Mason    
Medical
Fg Off G P Vaughan   MB, BCh

Source - 1956 Air Force List

1957

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Home Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Charles S Elworthy  1 Jan 1957 Commandant, CBE, DSO, MVO, DFC, AFC, MA; later MRAF

Directing Staff

A/Cdre James R Gordon-Finlayson  3 Dec 1956 Assistant Commandant, DSO, DFC; later AVM
Gp Capt

Michael D Lyne

14 Apr 1956 AFC**, AFRAeS; later AVM
Gp Capt Leslie D Mavor  7 May 1956 AFC; later AM
Gp Capt E N Ryder  3 Jan 1955 DFC*
Wg Cdr John W Allan  9 Apr 1956 DSO, DFC, AFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Geoffrey N Blake 16 Nov 1955 MBE; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Cyril B Brown 15 Oct 1956 AFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Denis Crowley-Milling 23 Aug 1954 DSO, DFC; later AM
Wg Cdr Ivan J de la Plain  5 Mar 1956 AFRAeS; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Brian G Frow 18 Jul 1955 DSO, DFC*; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Charles M Gibbs  5 Dec 1955 DFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr J M Gilchrist 21 Dec 1954 MBE
Wg Cdr G J C Hogan 17 Dec 1956 DFC
Wg Cdr Patrick A Kennedy 10 Oct 1955 DSO, DFC, AFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr P L Parrott 23 Oct 1955 DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr J Sanderson  5 Dec 1955 ASAA
Wg Cdr R A Simpson 22 Sep 1954
Wg Cdr V S Swain 27 Aug 1956 DFC
Wg Cdr P G Tyler 21 Mar 1955
Wg Cdr Ruthven L Wade 16 Aug 1956 DFC; later ACM
Wg Cdr F G Woolley  3 Sep 1956 DFC

Directing Staff - Other Services

Col P W G Pope  3 Dec 1956 DSO, MCMBE,
Cdr J K Hamilton 17 Oct 1955 RN
Lt Col A G Long 28 Dec 1955 USAF
Wg Cdr E L Kenny 10 Dec 1955 CD, RCAF
College Secretary
Gp Capt (Ret) W F Dry 17 Jun 1946 CBE
Librarian
Wg Cdr (Ret) R F Pemberton  1 Oct 1952 MC, TD, MA

Administrative Staff

Sqn Ldr D S Dickins 29 Oct 1956 Officer Commanding Unit, AFC

Source - July 1957 Air Force List

1958

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Home Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Charles S Elworthy  1 Jan 1957 Commandant, CBE, DSO, MVO, DFC, AFC, MA; later MRAF

Directing Staff

A/Cdre James R Gordon-Finlayson  3 Dec 1956 Assistant Commandant, DSO, DFC; later AVM
Gp Capt Robert E Craven  7 Jan 1957 OBE, DFC; later AM
Gp Capt

Alan C Deere

28 Mar 1957 DSO, OBE, DFC*; later A/Cdre
Gp Capt William MacI King 15 Jul 1957 CBE; later AVM
Gp Capt

Michael D Lyne

14 Apr 1956 AFC**, AFRAeS; later AVM
Gp Capt Leslie D Mavor  7 May 1956 AFC; later AM
Wg Cdr John W Allan  9 Apr 1956 DSO, DFC, AFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Cyril B Brown 15 Oct 1956 AFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Ivan J de la Plain  5 Mar 1956 AFRAeS; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr N H Elliott 21 Oct 1957
Wg Cdr Brian G Frow 18 Jul 1955 DSO, DFC*; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Charles M Gibbs  5 Dec 1955 DFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr G J C Hogan 17 Dec 1956 DFC
Wg Cdr Patrick A Kennedy 10 Oct 1955 DSO, DFC, AFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Francis R L Mellersh 26 Aug 1957 DFC*; later AVM
Wg Cdr P L Parrott 23 Oct 1955 DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr J Sanderson  5 Dec 1955 ASAA
Wg Cdr V S Swain 27 Aug 1956 DFC
Wg Cdr P G Tyler 21 Mar 1955
Wg Cdr Ruthven L Wade 16 Aug 1956 DFC; later ACM
Wg Cdr B A Webster 15 Jul 1957
Wg Cdr F G Woolley  3 Sep 1956 DFC

Directing Staff - Other Services

Col P W G Pope  3 Dec 1956 DSO, MCMBE,
Cdr M D Kryle-Pope 17 May 1957 RN
Lt Col A G Long 28 Dec 1955 USAF
Wg Cdr G J J Edwards 15 Jul 1957 DFC, CD, RCAF
College Secretary
Gp Capt (Ret) W F Dry 17 Jun 1946 CBE
Librarian
Wg Cdr (Ret) R F Pemberton  1 Oct 1952 MC, TD, MA

Administrative Staff

Sqn Ldr D S Dickins 29 Oct 1956 Officer Commanding Unit, AFC

Source - January 1958 Air Force List

1959

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Home Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Charles S Elworthy  1 Jan 1957 Commandant, CBE, DSO, MVO, DFC, AFC, MA; later MRAF

Directing Staff

A/Cdre James R Gordon-Finlayson  3 Dec 1956 Assistant Commandant, DSO, DFC; later AVM
Gp Capt Robert E Craven  7 Jan 1957 OBE, DFC; later AM
Gp Capt

Alan C Deere

28 Mar 1957 DSO, OBE, DFC*; later A/Cdre
Gp Capt William MacI King 15 Jul 1957 CBE; later AVM
Gp Capt

Michael D Lyne

14 Apr 1956 AFC**, AFRAeS; later AVM
Gp Capt Leslie D Mavor  7 May 1956 AFC; later AM
Wg Cdr John W Allan  9 Apr 1956 DSO, DFC, AFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Cyril B Brown 15 Oct 1956 AFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Ivan J de la Plain  5 Mar 1956 AFRAeS; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr N H Elliott 21 Oct 1957
Wg Cdr Charles M Gibbs  5 Dec 1955 DFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr G J C Hogan 17 Dec 1956 DFC
Wg Cdr Francis R L Mellersh 26 Aug 1957 DFC*; later AVM
Wg Cdr J Sanderson  5 Dec 1955 ASAA
Wg Cdr

David C H Simmons

 6 Jan 1958 AFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr John N Stacey 17 Apr 1958 DSO, DFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr V S Swain 27 Aug 1956 DFC
Wg Cdr J E Tipton 25 Aug 1958 DFC*, LLB
Wg Cdr H M H Tudor 24 Mar 1958 DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr P G Tyler 21 Mar 1955
Wg Cdr Ruthven L Wade 16 Aug 1956 DFC; later ACM
Wg Cdr B A Webster 15 Jul 1957
Wg Cdr F G Woolley  3 Sep 1956 DFC

Directing Staff - Other Services

Col P W G Pope  3 Dec 1956 DSO, MCMBE,
Cdr M D Kryle-Pope 17 May 1957 RN
Lt Col   12 Nov 1957 USAF
Wg Cdr G J J Edwards 15 Jul 1957 DFC, CD, RCAF
College Secretary
Gp Capt (Ret) W F Dry 17 Jun 1946 CBE
Librarian
Wg Cdr (Ret) R F Pemberton  1 Oct 1952 MC, TD, MA

Administrative Staff

Sqn Ldr D S Dickins 29 Oct 1956 Officer Commanding Unit, AFC

Source - January 1959 Air Force List

1960

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Home Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Maurice L Heath  1 Dec 1959 Commandant, CB, OBE; later AM
A/Cdre Frederic O S Dobell 11 Jan 1960 Assistant Commandant, CBE, MA

Directing Staff

Gp Capt J G Gale 30 Jun 1958  
Gp Capt R AL Morant  4 Jan 1960 OBE
Gp Capt C P N Newman 13 Apr 1959 OBE, DFC
Gp Capt D L Pitt  9 Apr 1958 DSO, DFC, AFC
Gp Capt John N Stacey 17 Apr 1958 DSO, DFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr I D Bolton  5 Jan 1959 DFC
Wg Cdr

Reginald Bullen

 3 Dec 1958 GM; later AVM
Wg Cdr V G Clarke  6 Apr 1959  
Wg Cdr N H Elliott 21 Oct 1957
Wg Cdr

Dennis T Fisher

20 Jul 1958 AFRAeS, DCAe; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Clifford L Godwin 27 Jul 1959 AFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Edgar G F Hill  1 Aug 1958 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr H A Jenkins  1 Jul 1958 DFC
Wg Cdr John Langston  4 Jan 1960 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr L S Laughton  3 Nov 1958  
Wg Cdr D R Locke  5 Jan 1959 OBE
Wg Cdr B S Martin 20 Apr 1959  
Wg Cdr

David C H Simmons

 6 Jan 1958 AFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr J E Tipton 25 Aug 1958 DFC*, LLB
Wg Cdr H M H Tudor 24 Mar 1958 DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr D Q Watson  5 Jan 1959 DFC

Directing Staff - Other Services

Col DG Loch  7 Nov 1958 OBE
Cdr L E Peyton-Jones 26 Jun 1958 DSO, MBE, DSC, RN
Lt Col O A J Kemper  4 Jan 1960 USAF
Wg Cdr A F Green 27 Jul 1959 DFC, AFC, CD, RCAF
College Secretary
Gp Capt (Ret) W F Dry 17 Jun 1946 CBE
Librarian
Wg Cdr (Ret) R F Pemberton  1 Oct 1952 MC, TD, MA

Administrative Staff

Sqn Ldr D S Dickins 29 Oct 1956 Officer Commanding Unit, AFC

Source - January 1960 Air Force List

1961

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Flying Training Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Maurice L Heath  1 Dec 1959 Commandant, CB, OBE; later AM
A/Cdre Frederic O S Dobell 11 Jan 1960 Assistant Commandant, CBE, MA
Directing Staff
Gp Capt J G Gale 30 Jun 1958  
Gp Capt R AL Morant  4 Jan 1960 OBE
Gp Capt C P N Newman 13 Apr 1959 OBE, DFC
Gp Capt D L Pitt  9 Apr 1958 DSO, DFC, AFC
Gp Capt R P R Powell  4 Apr 1960 DFC
Wg Cdr I D Bolton  5 Jan 1959 DFC
Wg Cdr

Reginald Bullen

 3 Dec 1958 GM; later AVM
Wg Cdr V G Clarke  6 Apr 1959  
Wg Cdr N P W Conquer  1 Apr 1960 OBE
Wg Cdr

Dennis T Fisher

20 Jul 1958 AFRAeS, DCAe; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Clifford L Godwin 27 Jul 1959 AFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Edgar G F Hill  1 Aug 1958 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr H A Jenkins  1 Jul 1958 DFC
Wg Cdr John Langston  4 Jan 1960 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr L S Laughton  3 Nov 1958  
Wg Cdr D R Locke  5 Jan 1959 OBE
Wg Cdr B S Martin 20 Apr 1959  
Wg Cdr C A Rennie  4 Apr 1960 DFM
Wg Cdr A A Smailes  4 Jan 1960 AFC
Wg Cdr J E Tipton 25 Aug 1958 DFC*, LLB
Wg Cdr D Q Watson  5 Jan 1959 DFC
Directing Staff, Other Services
Col A W N L Vickers 19 Sep 1960 DSO, OBE
Cdr W H Hoyle  3 Oct 1960 RN
Col O A J Kemper  4 Jan 1960 USAF
Wg Cdr A F Green 27 Jul 1959 DFC, AFC, CD, RCAF

Special Appointments

Gp Capt (Ret) W F Dry 17 Jun 1948 College Secretary, CBE
Wg Cdr (Ret) R F Pemberton  1 Oct 1952 Librarian, MC, TD, MA
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr D S Dickins 29 Oct 1956 Officer Commanding, Unit, AFC

Source - January 1961 Air Force List

1962

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Flying Training Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM David J P Lee  1 Jan 1962 Commandant, CB, CBE; later ACM
A/Cdre Philip E Warcup  9 Jan 1961 Assistant Commandant, CBE
Directing Staff
Gp Capt John W Frost  1 Jan 1962 DFC; later A/Cdre
Gp Capt Norman W Kearon  24 Jul 1961 OBE; later A/Cdre
Gp Capt R AL Morant  4 Jan 1960 OBE
Gp Capt C P N Newman 13 Apr 1959 OBE, DFC
Gp Capt R P R Powell  4 Apr 1960 DFC
Gp Capt Richard G Wakeford  2 Jan 1961 MVO, OBE, AFC; later AM
Wg Cdr I D Bolton  5 Jan 1959 DFC
Wg Cdr N E Bowen  7 Nov 1961  
Wg Cdr

Reginald Bullen

 3 Dec 1958 GM; later AVM
Wg Cdr

N J Carver

 3 Jul 1961 AFC
Wg Cdr V G Clarke  6 Apr 1959  
Wg Cdr N P W Conquer  1 Apr 1960 OBE
Wg Cdr Clifford L Godwin 27 Jul 1959 AFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr John Langston  4 Jan 1960 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr D R Locke  5 Jan 1959 OBE
Wg Cdr B S Martin 20 Apr 1959  
Wg Cdr C A Rennie  4 Apr 1960 DFM
Wg Cdr A A Smailes  4 Jan 1960 AFC
Wg Cdr H C Southgate  4 Sep 1961 MBE
Wg Cdr R F Starnes 12 Dec 1960 DFC
Wg Cdr Arthur P Vicary 25 Sep 1961 MBE; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr D Q Watson  5 Jan 1959 DFC
Directing Staff, Other Services
Col A W N L Vickers 19 Sep 1960 DSO, OBE
Cdr W H Hoyle  3 Oct 1960 RN
Lt Col M G White  2 Sep 1961 USAF
Wg Cdr A F Green 27 Jul 1959 DFC, AFC, CD, RCAF

Special Appointments

Gp Capt (Ret) W F Dry 17 Jun 1948 College Secretary, CBE
Wg Cdr (Ret) R F Pemberton  1 Oct 1952 Librarian, MC, TD, MA
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr D S Dickins 29 Oct 1956 Officer Commanding, Unit, AFC

Source - 1962 Air Force List

1963

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Flying Training Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM David J P Lee  1 Jan 1962 Commandant, CB, CBE; later ACM
A/Cdre Philip E Warcup  9 Jan 1961 Assistant Commandant, CBE
Directing Staff
Gp Capt

N J Carver

 1 Jul 1962 AFC
Gp Capt John W Frost  1 Jan 1962 DFC; later A/Cdre
Gp Capt Norman W Kearon  24 Jul 1961 OBE; later A/Cdre
Gp Capt R P R Powell  4 Apr 1960 DFC
Gp Capt William D Robertson  1 Jan 1963 later A/Cdre
Gp Capt

John G Topham

25 Jun 1962 DSO, OBE, DFC*; later A/Cdre
Gp Capt Richard G Wakeford  2 Jan 1961 MVO, OBE, AFC; later AM
Wg Cdr N E Bowen  7 Nov 1961  
Wg Cdr N P W Conquer  1 Apr 1960 OBE
Wg Cdr J J Cooper  1 Oct 1962  
Wg Cdr Sinclair M Davidson  2 Jan 1961 AMBIRE; later AVM
Wg Cdr C P Donovan 28 Aug 1962  
Wg Cdr J C Hutton 16 Apr 1962 DFC
Wg Cdr G J Kemp 16 Apr 1962  
Wg Cdr R S Kerby 11 Sep 1961  
Wg Cdr Kenneth Kingshott 17 Aug 1962 DFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr D T M Lumsden  9 Apr 1962 MBE
Wg Cdr M D Marshall 11 Sep 1962  
Wg Cdr L G Martin 10 Jul 1962  
Wg Cdr E H O'Toole  1 Jan 1962 MBE
Wg Cdr C A Rennie  4 Apr 1960 DFM
Wg Cdr J Richardson 12 Mar 1962 MBE
Wg Cdr D W H Smith 11 Dec 1961 AFC
Wg Cdr H C Southgate  4 Sep 1961 MBE
Wg Cdr R F Starnes 12 Dec 1960 DFC
Sqn Ldr J W Abbott 27 Aug 1962  
Directing Staff, Other Services
Col A A Duncan 27 Jul 1962 OBE
Cdr J D L Scholfield  3 Dec 1962 RN
Wg Cdr J W C Galvin 27 Jul 1962 RCAF

Special Appointments

Gp Capt (Ret) E A Jackson  1 Aug 1962 College Secretary, OBE
Gp Capt (Ret) C M Champion de Crespigny 31 Jul 1962 Librarian, CBE
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr S H Worton 20 Oct 1962 Officer Commanding, Unit

Source - Spring 1963 Air Force List

1964

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Flying Training Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM David J P Lee  1 Jan 1962 Commandant, CB, CBE; later ACM
A/Cdre Wilfred Carter 22 Apr 1963 Assistant Commandant, CB, DFC later AVM
Directing Staff
Gp Capt H J Dobson 22 Apr 1963 AFC
Gp Capt Dennis T Fisher 26 Aug 1963 AFRAeS, DCAe; later A/Cdre
Gp Capt L G Holmes  6 Apr 1964 OBE, DFC
Gp Capt Colin P H Kunkler  1 Jan 1964 later A/Cdre
Gp Capt William D Robertson  1 Jan 1963 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr N E Bowen  7 Nov 1961  
Wg Cdr G Clarke 24 Aug 1964 MA
Wg Cdr J J Cooper  1 Oct 1962  
Wg Cdr Raymond J Davenport  6 Apr 1964 AFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr C P Donovan 28 Aug 1962  
Wg Cdr Gerald C D Goodyer 24 Aug 1964 MVO; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr A W Griffiths  5 Jan 1963  
Wg Cdr A Hale 24 Aug 1964 BEM
Wg Cdr E B Haslam  1 Aug 1963 MA
Wg Cdr R S Kerby 11 Sep 1961  
Wg Cdr Kenneth Kingshott 17 Aug 1962 DFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr T B McCaskie 24 Aug 1964  
Wg Cdr M D Marshall 11 Sep 1962  
Wg Cdr A A R L M Morris 26 Aug 1963 BSc, AMIEE, DipEl
Wg Cdr G L Pendred  6 Apr 1964  
Wg Cdr J J Phipps 24 Aug 1964 OBE
Wg Cdr R B Sillars 24 Aug 1964  
Sqn Ldr J W Abbott 27 Aug 1962  
Directing Staff, Other Services
Col A A Duncan 27 Jul 1962 OBE
Cdr J D L Scholfield  3 Dec 1962 RN
Lt Col L H Hendrickson Jnr 30 Jul 1963 USAF
Wg Cdr J W C Galvin 27 Jul 1962 RCAF

Planning Staff

Sqn Ldr J W Abbott 27 Aug 1962  
Fg Off W Thwaite  4 Mar 1964 also acts as ADC to Commandant

Special Appointments

Gp Capt (Ret) E A Jackson  1 Aug 1962 College Secretary, OBE
Gp Capt (Ret) W J Stutchbury 28 Oct 1963 Librarian,
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr G A Catling 21 May 1963 Officer Commanding, Unit, AFC

Source - Autumn 1964 Air Force List

1965

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Flying Training Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Thomas W Piper  1 Jan 1965 Commandant, CB, CBE, AFC; later AM
A/Cdre Charles B E Burt-Andrews 25 Apr 1965 Assistant Commandant, CB, CBE

Directing Staff

Gp Capt Dennis T Fisher 26 Aug 1963 AFRAeS, DCAe; later A/Cdre
Gp Capt L G Holmes  6 Apr 1964 OBE, DFC
Gp Capt Colin P H Kunkler  1 Jan 1964 later A/Cdre
Gp Capt H M H Tudor 19 Jul 1965 DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr W G Abel 10 May 1965  
Wg Cdr J M Bullock 26 Apr 1965 BSc
Wg Cdr G Clarke 24 Aug 1964 MA
Wg Cdr J J Cooper  1 Oct 1962  
Wg Cdr Raymond J Davenport  6 Apr 1964 AFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Gerald C D Goodyer 24 Aug 1964 MVO; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr A W Griffiths  5 Jan 1963  
Wg Cdr A Hale 24 Aug 1964 BEM
Wg Cdr J W J Leggett 31 Aug 1965 OBE
Wg Cdr T B McCaskie 24 Aug 1964  
Wg Cdr A A R L M Morris 26 Aug 1963 BSc, AMIEE, DipEl
Wg Cdr E K Paine  4 Jan 1965  
Wg Cdr G L Pendred  6 Apr 1964  
Wg Cdr J J Phipps 24 Aug 1964 OBE
Wg Cdr R B Sillars 24 Aug 1964  
Wg Cdr D G Slade 18 Apr 1965  
Wg Cdr F W Sledmere  4 Jan 1965 AFC
Wg Cdr K Smith  4 Jan 1965 DFC

Directing Staff, Other Services

Col T St G Caulfield  9 Sep 1964 Army, MBE
Cdr J D Sayer 30 Apr 1965 RN
Lt Col L H Hendrickson Jnr 30 Jul 1963 USAF
Wg Cdr J W C Galvin 26 Jul 1962 RCAF

Planning Staff

Sqn Ldr H Leigh 11 Jan 1965 MBE
Fg Off W Thwaite  4 Mar 1964 also acts as ADC to Commandant
Individual Studies School
Wg Cdr J C Foulkes  5 Apr 1965 BA
Sqn Ldr S C A Hill 24 Mar 1965  

Special Appointments

Gp Capt (Ret) E A Jackson  1 Aug 1962 College Secretary, OBE
Gp Capt (Ret) W J Stutchbury 28 Oct 1963 Librarian,
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr G A Catling 21 May 1963 Officer Commanding, Unit, AFC

Source - Autumn 1965 Air Force List

1966

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Flying Training Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Thomas W Piper  1 Jan 1965 Commandant, CB, CBE, AFC; later AM
A/Cdre Charles B E Burt-Andrews 25 Apr 1965 Assistant Commandant, CB, CBE

Directing Staff

Gp Capt L G Holmes  6 Apr 1964 OBE, DFC
Gp Capt Colin P H Kunkler  1 Jan 1964 later A/Cdre
Gp Capt H M H Tudor 19 Jul 1965 DFC, AFC
Gp Capt Clifford J Turner 23 Aug 1965 MBE, CEng, AFRAeS; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr W G Abel 10 May 1965  
Wg Cdr J M Bullock 26 Apr 1965 BSc
Wg Cdr G Clarke 24 Aug 1964 MA
Wg Cdr Raymond J Davenport  6 Apr 1964 AFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Gerald C D Goodyer 24 Aug 1964 MVO; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr A Hale 24 Aug 1964 BEM
Wg Cdr S Kirtley  3 Jan 1966  
Wg Cdr J W J Leggett 31 Aug 1965 OBE
Wg Cdr T B McCaskie 24 Aug 1964  
Wg Cdr J Mackenzie 13 Dec 1965 MMBE, BSc, CEng, AMIEE
Wg Cdr E K Paine  4 Jan 1965  
Wg Cdr Ian M Pedder 31 Aug 1965 OBE, DFC; later AM
Wg Cdr G L Pendred  6 Apr 1964  
Wg Cdr R B Sillars 24 Aug 1964  
Wg Cdr D G Slade 18 Apr 1965  
Wg Cdr F W Sledmere  4 Jan 1965 AFC
Wg Cdr K Smith  4 Jan 1965 DFC
Wg Cdr G Stafford  1 Nov 1965 BA

Directing Staff, Other Services

Col T St G Caulfield  9 Sep 1964 Army, MBE
Cdr J D Sayer 30 Apr 1965 RN
Wg Cdr D W J Carr  2 Aug 1965 CD, RCAF

Planning Staff

Sqn Ldr H Leigh 11 Jan 1965 MBE
Fg Off W Thwaite  4 Mar 1964 also acts as ADC to Commandant
Individual Studies School
Wg Cdr J C Foulkes  5 Apr 1965 BA
Sqn Ldr E Kinder 18 Oct 1965 ACIS
Sqn Ldr H A Probert 1 Oct 1965 MBE, MA
Sqn Ldr I A Simmons 22 Sep 1965  
Sqn Ldr C P Woodroffe  5 Sep 1965 MA

Special Appointments

Gp Capt (Ret) E A Jackson  1 Aug 1962 College Secretary, OBE
Gp Capt (Ret) W J Stutchbury 28 Oct 1963 Librarian,
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr K D McKay 16 Aug 1965 Officer Commanding, Unit

Source - Spring 1966 Air Force List

1967

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Flying Training Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Deryck C Stapleton  1 Jun 1966 Commandant, CB, CBE, DFC, AFC
A/Cdre Charles B E Burt-Andrews 25 Apr 1965 Assistant Commandant, CB, CBE
Directing Staff
Gp Capt W J H Roberts  4 Apr 1966  
Gp Capt Clifford J Turner 23 Aug 1965 MBE, CEng, AFRAeS; later A/Cdre
Gp Capt

Philip H G Wintle

 8 Jan 1966 DFC*; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr W G Abel 10May 1965  
Wg Cdr J M Bullock 26 Apr 1965 BSc
Wg Cdr Gerald C D Goodyer 24 Aug 1964 MVO; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr S Kirtley  3 Jan 1966  
Wg Cdr J W J Leggett 31 Aug 1965 OBE
Wg Cdr B W Lofthouse 20 Jun 1966  
Wg Cdr T B McCaskie 24 Aug 1964  
Wg Cdr K D McKay 18 Apr 1966  
Wg Cdr J Mackenzie 13 Dec 1965 MMBE, BSc, CEng, AMIEE
Wg Cdr R J Barnden  7 Nov 1966  
Wg Cdr Ian M Pedder 31 Aug 1965 OBE, DFC; later AM
Wg Cdr John W Price 15 Jul 1966 later AVM
Wg Cdr R B Sillars 24 Aug 1964  
Wg Cdr D G Slade 18 Apr 1965  
Wg Cdr F W Sledmere  4 Jan 1965 AFC
Wg Cdr K Smith  4 Jan 1965 DFC
Wg Cdr G Stafford  1 Nov 1965 BA
Wg Cdr S H Troughton-Smith 19 Jul 1965  
Directing Staff, Other Services
Col R F Semple 20 Jul 1966 MBE, MC, BSc (Eng)
Cdr J D Sayer 30 Apr 1965 RN
Wg Cdr D W J Carr  2 Aug 1965 CD, RCAF
Planning Staff
Gp Capt John N Stacey 21 Jul 1967 Director of Plans, DSO, DFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr J L Clayton 13 Dec 1965  
Fg Off P J Storey  4 Apr 1966 ACCS, also acts as ADC to Commandant
Individual Studies School
Wg Cdr J C Foulkes  5 Apr 1965 OBE, BA

Special Appointments

Gp Capt (Ret) E A Jackson  1 Aug 1962 College Secretary, OBE
Gp Capt (Ret) W J Stutchbury 28 Oct 1963 Librarian,
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr D J Nicholson 18 Apr 1966 Officer Commanding, Unit

Source - Spring 1967 Air Force List

1968

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Flying Training Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Deryck C Stapleton  1 Jun 1966 Commandant, CB, CBE, DFC, AFC
A/Cdre

Philip H G Wintle

 8 Jan 1966 Assistant Commandant, DFC*
Directing Staff
Gp Capt John B Curtiss 25 May 1967 later AM
Gp Capt N T Harvey  1 Jan 1968  
Wg Cdr Peter E Bairsto  1 Jan 1968 AFC; later AM
Wg Cdr R J Barnden  7 Nov 1966  
Wg Cdr D F Bates 26 Jun 1967  
Wg Cdr Bertrand Brownlow 24 Apr 1967 OBE, AFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr Harry Davidson 28 Aug 1967 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr A G G Farley  3 Jan 1967  
Wg Cdr R R Harding  3 Jan 1967  
Wg Cdr Neville S Howlett 24 Apr 1967 later AVM
Wg Cdr B Hughes  1 Jan 1968  
Wg Cdr S Kirtley  3 Jan 1966  
Wg Cdr J W J Leggett 31 Aug 1965 OBE
Wg Cdr B W Lofthouse 20 Jun 1966  
Wg Cdr K D McKay 18 Apr 1966  
Wg Cdr J Mackenzie 13 Dec 1965 MMBE, BSc, CEng, AMIEE
Wg Cdr J J Miller 18 Jul 1967  
Wg Cdr Peter G Peacock 25 May 1967 OBE, BSc; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr John W Price 15 Jul 1966 later AVM
Wg Cdr H A Probert 18 Dec 1967 MBE, MA; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr D C Robinson  3 Apr 1967  
Wg Cdr G Stafford  1 Nov 1965 BA
Wg Cdr I G Warren 21 Jul 1967 AFC
Directing Staff, Other Services
Col R F Semple 20 Jul 1966 MBE, MC, BSc (Eng)
Cdr J G Pope   RN
Lt Col R L Reed  6 Jul 1967 USAF
Wg Cdr D W J Carr  2 Aug 1965 CD, RCAF
Planning Staff
Gp Capt Ian M Pedder 21 Jul 1967 Director of Plans,  OBE, DFC; later AM
Sqn Ldr J A Turner  4 Dec 1967  
Sqn Ldr G D Swapp  3 Jan 1966 MA
Fg Off H D R Robinson  5 Jun 1967  
Fg Off P J Storey  4 Apr 1966 ACCS, also acts as ADC to Commandant
Individual Studies School
Wg Cdr J C Foulkes  5 Apr 1965 OBE, BA

Special Appointments

Gp Capt (Ret) E A Jackson  1 Aug 1962 College Secretary, OBE
Gp Capt (Ret) W J Stutchbury 28 Oct 1963 Librarian,
Administrative Staff
Sqn Ldr D J Nicholson 18 Apr 1966 Officer Commanding, Unit

Source - Spring 1963 Air Force List

1969

The listings for this year are currently unavailable

Source - October 1969 Air Force List

1970

Location Command
Bracknell, Berkshire Training Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Nigel M Maynard  1 Jan 1969 Commandant, CBE, DFC, AFC; later ACM
A/Cdre Robert W G Freer 22 Apr 1968 Deputy Commandant, CBE, ADC; later ACM
Directing Staff
Gp Capt N T Harvey  1 Jan 1968  
Gp Capt Peter E Bairsto  9 Dec 1968 AFC; later AM
Gp Capt Paul R Mallorie  5 Jan 1970 AFC; later AVM
Gp Capt

Roy H Crompton

 1 Jan 1970 OBE, BA, MBIM; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr D F Bates 26 Jun 1967 AMBIM
Wg Cdr J J Miller 18 Jul 1967  
Wg Cdr Harry Davidson 28 Aug 1967 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr H A Probert 18 Dec 1967 MBE, MA; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr B Hughes  1 Jan 1968  
Wg Cdr P F Rogers 26 Feb 1968  
Wg Cdr C T Walden  8 Apr 1968  
Wg Cdr E J Strangeway 29 Apr 1968 AFC
Wg Cdr D F Greenwood 26 Aug 1968  
Wg Cdr H Adamson 16 Sep 1968 AMBIM
Wg Cdr J D Evans 16 Sep 1968  
Wg Cdr A GL Hutchison 30 Dec 1968  
Wg Cdr M J Hardy 25 Apr 1969  
Wg Cdr D B Robinson  5 May 1969  
Wg Cdr R L Tavanyar 14 Jul 1969  
Wg Cdr R Hampton 28 Aug 1969 AFC
Wg Cdr E F Babst 10 Oct 1969 BSc
Wg Cdr H A Harvey 13 Oct 1969  
Wg Cdr P D Wright 20 Oct 1969 BA
Wg Cdr G O Graydon  3 Nov 1970  
Wg Cdr R Hollingworth  5 Jan 1970  
Wg Cdr B A Ashley  5 Jan 1970 AFC
Wg Cdr R J Wilson  5 Jan 1970  
Wg Cdr G Watson  5 Jan 1970 BSc
Wg Cdr R B Gubbins  5 Jan 1970  
Wg Cdr A R Martin  5 Jan 1970  
Directing Staff, Other Services
Col W B Stanbridge 19 Dec 1968 OBE
Cdr R H Whyte-Melville Jackson 16 Jun 1969 RN
Lt Col G A Thomas-Peter  1 Aug 1968 Canadian Armed Forces, CD
Planning Staff
Gp Capt D L Hughes 30 Dec 1968 Director of Plans, DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr P L Quin 19 Dec 1968 LLB
Sqn Ldr B E Steptoe 15 Dec 1969 BA
Administrative Staff
College Secretariat
Gp Capt (Ret) E A Jackson  1 Aug 1968 College Secretary, OBE
Fg Off H D R Robinson  5 Jun 1967  
Officer Commanding, Unit
Sqn Ldr G B Spencer 16 Dec 1968 AMBIM
Librarian
Gp Capt (Ret) W J Stutchbury 29 Mar 1968  
Individual Studies School
Wg Cdr C Harries 29 Mar 1968 BSc

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 absorbed the RAF Staff College Andover on 31 December 1996.

It closed on 1 January 1997 when it was absorbed into the Joint Services Command and Staff College.

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