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RAF Station Commanders - Mediterranean, Middle East & Africa


[Akrotiri | Basrah | Eastleigh | El Adem | Gibraltar | Habbaniya | Hal Far | Heliopolis | Helwan | Idris | Ismailia | Kalafrana | Luqa | Muharraq | Ramleh | Steamer Point | Ta Kali]

RAF Akrotiri

xx xxx 1956                             Gp Capt J C MacDonald

10 Feb 1959                            Gp Capt A H Humphrey

xx Sep 1960                             Gp Capt D B Fitzpatrick

 2 Nov 1961                            Gp Capt H B Verity

10 Nov 1962                           Gp Capt B P T Horsley

xx xxx 1965:                            A/Cdre C D North Lewis

xx xxx 1968                             Gp Capt M G Beavis

xx xxx 1969                             Gp Capt W J Stacey

 

15 Dec 1973                            A/Cdre D P Hall

27 Sep 1975                            Gp Capt D Cook

10 Feb 1978                            Gp Capt P L Gray

28 Mar 1980                            Gp Capt A Parkes

 1 Apr 1982                             Gp Capt J F Willis

30 Mar 1984                            Gp Capt A E Kyle

xx xxx 1987                             Gp Capt C R Adams

 

xx xxx 1995                             Gp Capt N E Taylor

xx xxx 1997                             Gp Capt D R Williams

xx xxx 1999                             Gp Capt I A Milne

xx xxx 2001                             Gp Capt M W Halsall*

xx xxx 2003                             Gp Capt N Randle*

13 May 2005                           Gp Capt C A Bairsto*

xx xxx xxxx                              Gp Capt J C Bessell

xx Dec 2010                            Gp Capt D B Thomson

xx Jan 2012                             Gp Capt J E Linter

xx Jan 2014                             Gp Capt P D Kennett

*OC Western Sovereign Base Area

 

Basrah Air Station

xx xxx xxxx                             Gp Capt I Wood

xx xxx 2006                            Gp Capt M A B Brecht

xx xxx 2006                            Gp Capt M Neville

 

Eastleigh (Nairobi)

20 Jun 1953                             Gp Capt D J Eayrs

xx xxx xxxx

 

El Adem

xx xxx 1956                              Wg Cdr P R Robinson

xx xxx 1959                              Gp Capt ? Bell

xx xxx 1961                              Gp Capt K G Hubberd

xx xxx 1963                              Gp Capt ? Briggs

xx Sep 1964                              Gp Capt J W Frost

 

Gibraltar

xx xxx xxxx                              Wg Cdr J Holland

xx xxx 2013                            Wg Cdr G Smith

 

Habbaniya (Dhibban)

19 Apr 1937                           Gp Capt A S Morris

 2 Feb 1938                            Gp Capt R S Maxwell

25 Oct 1938                           Gp Capt T Q Studd

 

Hal Far

10 May 1929                          Wg Cdr C W Nutting

26 Aug 1931                           Wg Cdr E R Prettyman

16 Apr 1934                           Wg Cdr/Gp Capt R L G Marix

29 Apr 1936                           Wg Cdr J S T Fall

29 Apr 1936                           Wg Cdr M L Taylor

29 Aug 1939                           Sqn Ldr W L Houlbrook

 1 Jan 1940                              Gp Capt O'Sullivan

 3 Jun 1941                              Gp Capt M L Taylor

26 Jul 1941                              Wg Cdr R H Harris

26 Sep 1941                            Wg Cdr R I MacDougall

xx May 1942                            Wg Cdr J S Griffiths

 9 Jun 1943                               Gp Capt G K Gilroy

23 Nov 1943                            Wg Cdr J M Thompson

18 Feb 1944                             Wg Cdr Ogden

1 Jul 1944                                 Gp Capt F H Tyson

28 Aug 1944                            

xx Oct 1944                              Gp Capt A W Bates

 

Heliopolis

17 Dec 1924                        Gp Capt W H de W Waller

 1 Mar 1928                         Gp Capt C T Maclean

25 Sep 1929                        Gp Capt R E C Pierse

29 Mar 1930                        Gp Capt E M Murray

4 Nov 1932                          Gp Capt C W H Pulford

29 Sep 1934                         Gp Capt W A McClaughry

17 Nov 1935                        Wg Cdr C W Mackey

14 Aug 1936                        Gp Capt/A/Cdre R Collishaw

 

Helwan

11 Nov 1938                        Wg Cdr W R Cox

16 Jan 1939                          Wg Cdr C B S Spackman

 

Idris (Castel Benito)

xx xxx 1954                                Wg Cdr P G D Farr

xx xxx xxxx                                 Wg Cdr ? Bowen

xx Jun 1956                                Wg Cdr W Stapleton

 

Ismailia

 3 Oct 1935                                Wg Cdr F H Coleman

20 Apr 1938                              Wg Cdr W E G Mann

19 Jan 1939                                Wg Cdr/Gp Capt W R Cox

 

Kalafrana

xx Jul 1916                                 Flt Cdr J D Maude RNAS

29 Mar 1934                              Gp Capt J Sowrey

27 Apr 1936                               Gp Capt R L G Marix

26 Oct 1936                               Gp Capt F E P Barrington

17 Oct 1938                               Wg Cdr G W Bentley

17 Dec 1938                               Gp Capt F E P Barrington

10 Jan 1941                                Gp Capt G E Livock

 

Luqa

 8 Jul 1940                                 Wg Cdr R C Jonas

xx May 1941                             Gp Capt O'Sullivan

xx xxx 1941                               Gp Capt C H Cahill

xx xxx 1941                               Gp Capt S H V Harris

xx Jan1942                                Gp Capt J S Chick

17 Apr 1942                              Gp Capt J Thomas

18 Jun 1942                               Gp Capt ? Le May

29 Oct 1943                              Gp Capt F H Tyson

1 Jul 1944                                 

26 Oct 1945                              Gp Capt K F Pickles

17 Sep 1949                              Gp Capt L F Brown

 

Muharraq

xx xxx 1969                              Gp Capt Fosskit

 

Sharjah

xx xxx xxxx                             Wg Cdr T Sheppard (1968)

 

Ramleh

 9 Feb 1934                          Wg Cdr D Harries

 7 Sep 1936                          Wg Cdr R B Mansell

 1 Jul 1937                            Wg Cdr A H Flower

11 Nov 1938                        Wg Cdr A C Sanderson

 

Steamer Point

27 Jan 1961                              Gp Capt T J Hanlon

 

Ta Kali

xx Oct 1940                                Wg Cdr G R O'Sullivan

xx May 1941                              Wg Cdr W A J Satchell

xx Apr 1942                                Wg Cdr E J Gracie

xx xxx 1943                                 Wg Cdr G Tyrrell

Officers shown in Italics either never reached Air Rank or were not in the General Duties Branch when they did so

[Akrotiri | Basrah | Eastleigh | El Adem | Habbaniya | Hal Far | Heliopolis | Helwan | Idris | Ismailia | Kalafrana | Luqa | Muharraq | Ramleh | Steamer Point | Ta Kali]

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