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Distribution of Duties - Air Ministry (1945)


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Department of the Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Air

 

Directorate of Accounts (D of A)

  1. Air Ministry accounts; preparation of Appropriation Account; editing of briefs prepared for Public Accounts Committee; general questions about accounting.

  2. Issue of Imprests to all units.

  3. Air Ministry cash payments and receipts.

  4. Air Ministry cashier and income tax services.

  5. RAF accounting organisation and procedure

  6. Audit of: -

    1. RAF pay and cash accounts

    2. allowances of RAF officers

     

  7. Audit of RAF equipment records

  8. Accounting procedure and audit of cash and store accounts of works units, civil aviation, etc.

  9. Issue of family allowance, allotments of pay, dependants' allowance and certain classes of pensions

  10. Distribution of balances due to deceased officers, airmen and civilians

  11. Control of the offices of Financial Advisers at home and overseas.

  12. Write-offs of cash and equipment

Name Status/Title Role/Duties
J B Proper Director (D of A)  
H W Clothier Deputy Director (Additional) (DDA (A))  
P Cohen Deputy Director (DDA)  
G C King Assistant Director of Accounts (C) (1) (ADA (C) (1)) In charge of Accts 3 (1) and Accts 3 (2) and exercises general supervision of Accts 2, Accts 14 and Accts 16 controlled by ADA (C) (2)
W J E Bangs Assistant Director of Accounts (C) (2) (ADA (C) (2)) In charge of of Accts 2, Accts 14 and Accts 16
F W Verry Assistant Director of Accounts (E) (ADA (E)) In charge of of Accts 4, Accts 6 and Accts 11
H F Q Bence Assistant Director of Accounts (G) (1) (ADA (G) (1)) In charge of Accts 1 and Accts 9 (except Accts 9 (BCP)) and exercises general supervision of Accts 15 controlled by ADA (G) (2)

Clerk to the Air Ministry Commissioners of Income Tax

D F Winter Assistant Director of Accounts (G) (2) (ADA (G) (2)) In charge of Accts 15
H J Hutter Assistant Director of Accounts (A) (1) (ADA (A) (1)) In charge of Accts 8 and Accts 12 and exercises general supervision of Accts 7 controlled by ADA (A) (2)
H G G Rates Assistant Director of Accounts (A) (2) (ADA (A) (2)) In charge of Accts 7
P G Boxall Assistant Director of Accounts (M) (ADA (M)) In charge of Accts 5, Accts 13 and Accts 9 (BCP)

Accts 1

Name Status Role/Duties
E J Charman Senior Accounts Officer Head of Branch
Accts 1 (a)
A E Batchelor

Miss E M C Hopwood

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Preparation of Appropriation Account; Public Accounts Committee briefs.

Central record of losses and gifts; submission of losses quarterly to Treasury.

Trust funds.

Record of grants made under the Dispensing Order.

Central record of observation raised by Exchequer and Audit Department.

G F N Carter Assistant Accounts Officer Compilation of journal; subsidiary books of accounts; classification of receipts; account of receipts and payment by the Paymaster General, etc.
S J Flynn Temporary Accounts Assistant Main ledger accounts; general accounting procedure.

Authorisation of new main ledger suspense accounts; quarterly agreement of suspense account balances.

Accts 1 (b)
C H Portnell (AL34)

F T Hale (AL41)

H H Vaughan

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Approval of cash requisitions and issue of funds for RAF units, civil establishments, etc at home.

Issue, on behalf of F3, of imprests for travelling expenses and subsistence allowances to HQ civilian staff in London.

Liaison with banks and general banking questions at home and overseas.

Authorisation of opening banking accounts and their declaration as public banking accounts; provision of cheque forms etc (RAF forms 628, 1334, 2038 etc).

Registration of assets and liabilities in enemy and enemy-occupied territories.

Liaison with Finance and Contracts branches in case of liquidation, receivership, etc of contractors.

E L S Block Temporary Accounts Assistant Provision of funds overseas; foreign payments; rates of exchange; general questions relating to exchange of foreign currencies.

Liaison with Exchange Control regarding applications, involving RAF personnel, to remit funds outside the sterling area.

Financial adjustment in respect of overseas subscriptions and grants for the RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF Central Fund, and the Voluntary Help Parcels Scheme.

Accts 1 (Claims)

Name Status Role/Duties
Vacant (AL34)

F J Howarth (AL41)

Senior Accounts Officer Head of Branch
Accts 1 (c)
Vacant (AL34)

H Heynes (AL41)

Miss J M Petty (AL34)

Mrs J M Sparks (AL41)

Accounts Officer

Staff Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Claims raised by or against the Air Ministry in respect of other departments of the Home Government, the India Office, Dominions and Foreign Office
Miss K Taylor Assistant Accounts Officer Claims raised by or against the Air Ministry in respect of the Colonial Office (the Crown Agents for the Colonies), New Zealand, South Africa, Southern Rhodesia, Eire, Egypt and other Foreign Governments.
Accts 1 (d)
A A Watson

C V Edwards

Staff Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Claims raised by or against the Air Ministry in respect of Australia and the RAAF overseas.

Calculation of costs of training of Dominion, Allied and foreign personnel, and claims arising therefrom.

Special returns of RAF expenditure involving RAF personnel.

A A Bullen Higher Clerical Officer Claims raised by or against the Air Ministry in respect of the USA, Canada and RCAF overseas, and of other Dominion and Allied Air Forces operating with the RAF.

Accts 2

Name Status Role/Duties
C Bransgrove Senior Accounts Officer Head of Branch
Accts 2 (a) - AL34
P F Garner

Miss W I Shadwell

Miss M Hart

C H Hoad

Miss V J Langley

Accounts Officer (Head of Section) (Branch Security Officer)

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Adjustment of officers' pay on transfer to or from Indian Pay Code.

Authorisation of issue of allotments from pay in respect of officers remunerated under Indian Pay Code.

Recovery of advances of pay to officers, and audit and classification of Agents' monthly cheques of recoveries.

Special Separation Grants to officers' families residing outside the sterling area.

Adjustment of officers' pay on transfer from local to Agents' pay.

Diversion of funds to officers' dependant under KR 9.

Investigation into complaints by dependants of non-receipt of funds from officers.

Recovery of allotments from pay in respect of Southern Rhodesian officers serving in the RAFVR.

Accts 2 (a) - AL41
J T Donovan

N W Finch

C E Hales

R C Whyte

Staff Officer (Head of Section)

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Adjustment of final accounts of RAF and WAAF officers released under AP3093 (Release Regulations)

W F R King Higher Clerical Officer Adjustment of final accounts of RAF and WAAF officers leaving the Service other than under AP3093 (Release Regulations)
Miss W I Shadwell Higher Clerical Officer Adjustment of officers' pay on transfer from local pay, Middle East to Agents' pay.

Special Separation Grants to officers' families residing outside the sterling area.

Action to divert funds to officers' families under KR and ACI 9.

Investigation into complaints by dependants of non-receipt of funds from officers.

Recovery of allotments from pay in respect of Southern Rhodesian officers serving in the RAFVR.

Miss M Hart Higher Clerical Officer Recovery of advances of pay made to officers, and of allotments issued to officers' wives resident in South Africa and Southern Rhodesia.

Audit of cash accounts and agents' cheques in which such payments and corresponding recoveries are brought to account.

Accts 2 (b) - AL41
P F Garner Accounts Officer Head of Section

Branch Security Officer for Accts 2, Accts 14 and Accts 16.

C H Hoad Higher Clerical Officer Adjustment of officers' pay on transfer from the Indian Pay Code.

Authorisation of issue of allotments from the pay of officers remunerated under the Indian Pay Code.

Cancellation and audit of allotments.

Miss K D Bannister Temporary Accounts Assistant Adjustment of officers' pay on transfer to the Indian Pay Code.

Recovery of overissues and other debits authorised by officers on the Indian Pay Code for refund through home banking accounts.

Miscellaneous questions relating to officer transferred to or from the Indian Pay Code, including Effects cases and audit of Agents' cheques.

Accts 2 (c) - AL34
J T Donovan (Head)

Miss M E Prince

J C P Leadox

W F R King

Staff Officer (Also head of Accts 2 (d))

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Audit of issues of pay and outfit allowance to officers of the Polish Air Force.

Audit and classification of Agents' cheques of miscellaneous recoveries from officers' pay, except

  1. recoveries of overissues of pay and outfit allowance, other than in respect Polish Air Force officers.
  2. Prisoner of war deductions and
  3. overissues and deductions in respect of balance of civil pay

Authorisation of issue of Air Ministry additional pay.

Audit of pay and allowances of Nurses' and VAD personnel and authorisation of payment of allotments of pay by nurses serving overseas.

Pay, allowances and allotments in respect of British personnel serving in the Iraq and Aden Levies.

Authorisation of issue of outfit allowance and audit of issues of pay to ATC officers.

Authorisation of advances of pay serving in Missions in North America.

Audit of non-effective payments issued by the Paymaster-General (officers and warrant officers).

Authorisation of issue of 25% additional pay under KR 3435A.

Maintenance of Branch Suspense Accounts.

Authorisation of remittances by RAF officers to non-sterling areas under the Foreign Exchange Control Regulations.

Accts 2 (c) - AL41
S T Warne Staff Officer Head of Branch (Also head of Accts 2 (d))
Miss M E Prince Assistant Accounts Officer Audit of issues of pay and outfit allowances of Nurses and VAD personnel and authorisation of payment of allotments of pay by nurses serving overseas.

Pay, allowances and allotments in respect of British personnel serving in the Iraq and Aden Levies.

Authorisation of issue of outfit allowance and audit of issues of pay to ATC officers.

Authorisation of issue of 25% additional pay under KR 3435A.

F P Hart Assistant Accounts Officer Audit of issues of pay and outfit allowance to officers of the Polish Air Force.

Audit and classification of Agents' cheques of miscellaneous recoveries from officers' pay, except

  1. recoveries of overissues of pay and outfit allowance, other than in respect Polish Air Force officers.
  2. Prisoner of war deductions and
  3. overissues and deductions in respect of balance of civil pay

Authorisation of issue of Air Ministry additional pay.

J C P Leadox

Higher Clerical Officer

Authorisation of advances of pay serving in Missions in North America.

Authorisation of remittances by RAF officers to non-sterling areas under the Foreign Exchange Control Regulations.

Accts 2 (d)

T W Bryant

Higher Clerical Officer

Authorisation of adjustment of pay in respect of paid acting rank granted to or relinquished by RAF and WAAF officers and officers of the Polish Air Force in Agents' pay.

Receipt, distribution and custody of Posting Notices for Accts 2 and Accts 14.

 

Accts 3

Name Status Role/Duties
Accts 3 (1)
W C G Bailey Senior Accounts Officer In charge of Accts 3 (b), Accts 3 (c) and Accts (e)

Staff questions for Accts 3 (1) and Accts 3 (2)

Accts 3 (b)
I E Howells

R L Broom

Miss M Townsend

R J Collier

C A Shrimpton

Vacant (AL34)

Miss M Mitson (AL41)

Accounts Officer (Branch Security Officer)

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

AL34 and AL41

Examination and reference of cash accounts of RAF units of Bomber, Flying Training and Technical Training Commands.

Recoveries of amounts due from farmers in respect of airmen loaned for agricultural work.

Liaison with S (O & M), S5 and APFS on replenishment stocks of RAF cash accounting forms and on questions of supply and amendment of such forms.

AL41

Editing of CD258 (List of Self-Accounting and Affiliated Units (Home))

Accts 3 (c)
E B W Bennett

F A Curtis

Miss M Cumming

Staff Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Examination and reference of cash accounts of RAF units of Fighter Command.

Examination and reference of abstracts of accounts rendered by Base Accounts Officer, 2nd TAF.

Examination and reference of Meteorological Office Imprest accounts and of miscellaneous imprest accounts at home.

Editing and issue of RAF Cash Accounting Notes.

Supervision and control of internal distribution for Accts 3 (1) and Accts 3 (2) and records of movements of cash accounts and cash account schedules.

Accts 3 (e)
S F Bampton

Miss E C Perry

J G S Gardner

A C Harding

Miss C Slade

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer (not AL41)

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

AL34

Examination and reference of cash accounts of RAF units of Balloon, Coastal, Maintenance (except civilian manned maintenance units) and Transport Commands and of the RAF in Northern Ireland.

Approval for payment of remittances made by airmen serving abroad and of remittances from New Zealand for issue to RNZAF personnel serving with the RAF.

AL41

Examination and reference of cash accounts of RAF units of Coastal, Maintenance (except civilian manned maintenance units) Commands.

Approval for payment of remittances made by officers and airmen serving abroad and of remittances from New Zealand for issue to RNZAF personnel serving with the RAF.

Accts 3 (2)
H Owen Senior Accounts Officer In charge of Accts 3 (a), Accts 3 (d) and Accts (f)

General questions on RAF cash accounting procedure - Home and overseas.

Accts 3 (a)
H Henderson (AL34)

R J Allan (AL41)

Miss I M Baille (AL34)

H E Berry (AL41)

Miss M E Jarvis

C H Cork

E T Mills

Accounts Officer

Staff Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Examination and reference of abstracts of accounts rendered by Air Ministry auditors and Financial Advisers overseas and of cash accounts of RAF units abroad in Commands to which an Air Ministry auditor has not been appointed, of Air Attaches and other miscellaneous overseas imprest holders.
Accts 3 (d)
F H Shuker

C H Crompton (AL41)

J A Prince

Accounts Officer

Staff Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Cash accounting procedure relating to voyages and Empire Air Training Schemes.

Liaison on accounting matters with Dominions Air Force representatives in London.

Closure of pay and allowance accounts of personnel repatriated overseas and consequent inter-government financial adjustment.

Pay procedure for RAAF, RCAF, SAAF and French Air Force personnel.

Settlement of balances of RAF pay etc of personnel discharged to US Forces. (AL34)

Settlement of balances of RAF pay etc of Allied personnel discharged from the RAF. (AL41)

Accts 3 (f) - AL34
R J Allan

Miss V M Kruse

Miss B I Lock

Vacant

S H J Cleave

L T Hollier

Miss E W Poland

Mrs R M Stern

Staff Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer (Temporary)

Audit of allowances (excluding outfit allowance) of officers (RAF, WAAF, ATC officers under training , Dominion and Allied Air Forces serving with the RAF) in the Home  Commands, West Africa and Gibraltar.

Correspondence on officers' allowances.

Claims by and on Dominions in respect of officers' allowances.

Preparation for the India Office, of quarterly statements of emoluments of Special Unemployed List officers of the Indian Army commissioned in the RAFVR.

Audit of allowances due to estates of deceased officers.

Liaison with Ministry of Pensions (War Service Grants Advisory Committee) on applications for grants by officers.

Accts 3 (f) -AL41
S H J Cleave

Miss V M Kruse

Miss B I Lock

D E Maidwell

Miss E D Wentworth

L T Hollier

Miss E W Poland

Staff Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Audit of allowances (excluding outfit allowance) of officers (RAF, WAAF, ATC officers under training , Dominion and Allied Air Forces serving with the RAF) in Commands to which an Air Ministry Auditor has not been appointed.

Correspondence on officers' allowances.

Preparation for the India Office, of quarterly statements of emoluments of Special Unemployed List officers of the Indian Army commissioned in the RAFVR.

Audit of allowances due to estates of deceased officers.

Liaison with Ministry of Pensions (War Service Grants Advisory Committee) on applications for grants by officers.

 

Accts 4

Name Status Role/Duties
H A Cooke Senior Accounts Officer Head of Branch

Consideration of proposals for amending the equipment regulations.

Accts 4 (a)
H L A Beach

J McL Brown

R Cook

Staff Officer

Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Writes-off of equipment and supplies, including submission to the Treasury.

Examination of reports on investigations into loss or damage of equipment and supplies.

Accts 4 (b)
T A Wilson

W McKechnie

Accounts Officer

Staff Officer

AL34

Supervision of local audit of the equipment records of RAF stations of the Balloon Command and of the Transport Command units in the UK and of miscellaneous units and establishments at home and abroad not allotted  to a Financial Adviser for audit.

Local audit inspection.

AL41

Supervision of local audit of the equipment records of Transport Command units in the UK and of miscellaneous units and establishments at home and abroad not allotted  to a Financial Adviser for audit.

Local audit inspection.

R W Maddock Higher Clerical Officer Programme of audits and arrangements for audit visits.

Head Office records and miscellaneous correspondence relating to local audits.

Travelling Audit Staff
A J Doust

N A Bishop

F J Woodward

H G Chadwick

E H Carroll

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant

AL34

Local audit of equipment records and supplies accounts, etc of Balloon Command units and of Transport Command units in the UK, and miscellaneous units.

AL41

Local audit of equipment records and supplies accounts, etc of Transport Command units located in the UK, and miscellaneous units.

 

Accts 5

Name Status Role/Duties
A J Read (AL34)

J K Garland (AL41)

Senior Accounts Officer Head of Branch
Accts 5 (b)
E E Boond Staff Officer (Branch Security Officer) General question on cash accounting procedure at civilian manned units.
R W Ware

L F Privett

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

AL34

Audit of cash accounts of civilian manned maintenance units, Croydon unit and APFS

AL41

Audit of cash accounts of civilian manned maintenance units, and APFS

Travelling Audit Staff
F J Crossley

F L G Edwards

D Havill

J Eastwood

P J Whitehead*

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Temporary Accounts Assistant

AL34

Local audit of wages and salaries at civilian manned maintenance units, Croydon unit and APFS

AL41

Local audit of wages and salaries at civilian manned maintenance units, and APFS

*not in AL41

Accts 5 (c)
T F J Connor Accounts Officer General questions on works accounting procedure
A J Hodges

Miss D Facer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

AL34

Audit of cash accounts of Works areas (home)

AL41

Audit of cash accounts of Works areas (home), Gambia and Sierra Leone.

Travelling Audit Staff
R J Holt

H H Hunt

E Black

J W Lee

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Local audit of wages, salaries and stores accounts at Work areas (home)

 

Accts 6

Name Status Role/Duties
A G Lewis Senior Accounts Officer Head of Branch
F W Hammond (AL34)

N W Woodford (AL41)

J J Watson

H Walker (AL34

F A White (AL41)

J A Beare

A F Pegg (AL41)

C S Crouch

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Staff Officer

Supervision of local audit of equipment records in Maintenance Command.

Local audit inspection

Consideration of proposed amendments and additions to equipment regulations relating solely to these units.

A J A Quinn (AL34)

A E Holliday (AL41)

Higher Clerical Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Programme of audits, arrangements for audit visits and miscellaneous correspondence
Travelling Audit Staff
A F Pegg (not in AL41)

R J Bates

B Ashton

E C Hoar

T W Lidstone

A Thomas (not in AL41)

L W Asplin

H G Barnes

J P Johnston

S Melville

F R Tuck

D H T Smith

A G Jeffreys

A J A Quinn (AL41)

H H Dean (AL41)

I E Clarke

H W Nessling

A T Phillips

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Local audit of equipment records and supplies accounts, etc of all units of Maintenance Command.

 

Accts 7

Name Status Role/Duties
L S Martin Senior Accounts Officer Control of Accts 7 (a), Accts 7 (b), Accts 7 (c) and Accts 7 (d)
F G Smith (AL34) Senior Accounts Officer Control of Accts 7 (e), Accts 7 (f), Accts 7 (g) and Accts 7 (x)
J H Francis (AL41) Senior Accounts Officer Control of Accts 7 (e), Accts 7 (f), Accts 7 (g) and Accts 7 (w)
W J V Thorne (AL41) Senior Accounts Officer Control of Accts 7 (k) and Accts 7 (x)
Accts 7 (a)
C W Gull (AL34)

Miss A F Beaumont (AL41)

Miss M T Blakey

Miss M J Clancy

W H Cousins (AL34)

Miss E A Clements (AL41)

Miss S E Harris

C Sharman (AL34)

Miss L M Searle (AL41)

Staff Officer

Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Assessment and issue of family allowances and allotments within the alphabetic range A - Clarke
Accts 7 (b)
Miss A Scrimgour

W G Bennett (AL41)

Miss H M Griffin

E P Kidson (AL34)

W G Poulton

J A Proctor (AL41)

J C Jarman (AL34)

Miss E L F Baker (AL41)

S W C Lockyer

Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Assessment and issue of family allowances and allotments within the alphabetic range Clarkf - Gibs
Accts 7 (c)
Miss A F Beaumont (AL34)

Miss E A Marsh (AL41)

L Hunter

Miss G E M Culley

Miss D R Harris (AL41)

H G Hussey

Miss S M Manley

A H Mosdell

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Assessment and issue of family allowances and allotments within the alphabetic range Gibt - Jz
Accts 7 (d)
F H G Tyzack

Miss S L Enoch (AL41)

A E Angus

S W E Burgess

A E Hughes

Miss A E Morgan

W E Roughley

C W Turner (AL41)

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Assessment and issue of family allowances and allotments within the alphabetic range K - Oz
Accts 7 (e)
J Page Staff Officer Family allowances and allotments; maintenance of records in respect of Dominion airmen attached to the RAF; consideration of claims to and issue of family allowance for RAF airmen serving in Canada, Allied airmen and RNZAF airmen serving with the RAF; payments of family allowance and allotments to payees residing outside the UK and Eire; adjustment of claims with Dominion Governments and other departments; preparation of forecasts of expenditure; issue of service, disability and widow's pension not attributable to War Service.
Miss M E Chappell (AL34)

Miss B M Collyer (AL41)

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Payments in RAF Commands abroad.

Payments in respect of RNZAF airmen.

Miss A R Duncan (AL34)

C H Cooksley (AL41)

Higher Clerical Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Payments outside the UK and Eire other than RAF Commands abroad.

Claims; special separation grant; forecasts of expenditure.

Miss D E Cannings Higher Clerical Officer Issue of family allowances, assigned pay, voluntary allotments and compulsory stoppages in respect of married RAF airmen serving in Canada and Allied airmen.

Issue of pensions.

Accts 7 (f)
Miss I Cook

F W Buckley

H L Edwards (AL34)

Miss V A Glanvill

C W Hoar (AL41)

Miss D L Hart (AL41)

E J Neal

Miss E Taylor

Staff Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Assessment and issue of family allowances and allotments within the alphabetic range Pa - Sprasz
Accts 7 (g)
Miss P J Farr

Miss B M Collyer (AL34)

A E Grant

Miss E O J Hubert

R King

G C Luce

R Marsden (AL41)

Miss A M Smithaman (AL41)

Staff Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Assessment and issue of family allowances and allotments within the alphabetic range Sprat - Z
Accts 7 (k)* - AL34
G Adams

T S Hough

Miss I L Boccius

Miss A M Smithaman

Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer (A - G)

Higher Clerical Officer (H - Nors)

Higher Clerical Officer (Nort - Z)

Assessment and issue of family allowances and allotments within the alphabetic range indicated
Miss P B A Warner Assistant Accounts Officer Drafting of amendments to handbook, instructions, and forms used in connection with issue of family allowances etc.
Accts 7 (k)* - AL41
C W Gull

T S Hough

Miss I L Boccius

Staff Officer

Higher Clerical Officer (A - J)

Higher Clerical Officer (K - Z)

Assessment and issue of family allowances and allotments within the alphabetic range indicated
Accts 7 (w)
A H French

Miss V M Leeming (AL34)

E W Smith

Miss N M M Mackie (AL41)

Miss B F Molony

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Assessment and issue of family allowances to separated wives and compulsory stoppages from airmen's pay in respect of maintenance orders.
Miss E A Marsh (AL34)

Miss M E Williams (AL41)

Miss M E Cuthbert

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Assessment and issue of special dependants allowances to unmarried dependants living as wives and compulsory stoppages of pay in respect of maintenance orders.
Accts 7 (x)*
E E Goate

G H Cooksley (AL34)

L A Sansom (AL34)

W H Cousins (AL41)

H L Edwards (AL41)

E P Kidson (AL41)

W G Bennett (AL34)

A J S MacAskill

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Internal audit.

Composite enquiries for all section Accounts 7.

Army and Navy transfers.

Serial recording unit.

Returned postal drafts and books.

Composite filing and cross checks.

Allowance books stocks and accounting.

Stationery and forms.

*Reports direct to ADA (A) (2)

Accts 8

Name Status Role/Duties
F R Ivens Senior Accounts Officer Head of Branch

Pay accounting procedure for airmen and airwomen, including Dominion and Allied forces

Control of audit of airmen's and airwomen's pay accounts.

Accts 8 (a)
Miss E I Dolphin

Miss K I Thornington

Staff Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

General procedure on airmen's pay accounting; preparation and control of forms; audit instructions; co-ordinated work record; intensive audit of airmen's and airwomen's pay accounts and ration entitlement; investigation of debtor balances on airmen's accounts submitted for write-off.
Accts 8 (b) - AL34
F T Hale

Miss N Adams

J Applegate

J Cunning

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Maintenance of Accts 8 Suspense Accounts; voyage accounts; Southern Rhodesia deferred pay; pay arrangement for airmen lent to or from Dominions and of trainees under the Joint Air Training Plan and airmen seconded to Allied governments.

Clearance of claims by and preparation of claims against other departments relating to airmen, including cash advances by Naval Paymasters.

Issue of Army pensions through airmen's pay accounts; clearance through airmen's pay accounts of advances to airmen in Russia and in transit through India.

Questions relating to pay of Allied personnel.

Records of deserters accounts; questions relating to accounts of airmen prisoners of war.

Payments to airmen by Air Attaches.

Accts 8 (b) - AL41
F W Hammond

Miss N Adams

A White

D Drew

J Applegate

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Local audit of airmen's and airwomen's pay accounts under the General Release Scheme.

Maintenance of Accts 8 Suspense Accounts; voyage accounts.

Clearance of claims by and preparation of claims against other departments relating to airmen, including cash advances by Naval Paymasters.

Clearance through airmen's pay accounts of advances to airmen in Russia and in transit through India.

Questions relating to pay of Allied personnel.

Questions relating to accounts of airmen prisoners of war.

Payments to airmen by Air Attaches.

Accts 8 (c)
Vacant (AL34)

L A Sansom (AL41)

L Thomas (AL41)

F C Longstaff (AL34)

W Stokes (AL41)

Miss M J Alexander (AL41)

V Dowse (AL34)

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant

AL34

Supervision of pay ledger control unit; examination of cash account vouchers relating to pay ledgers; abstract of receipts and expenditure prepared from pay ledgers for booking in main accounts; arrangements for local audits; calculation of gratuity entitlement in and queries relating to, accounts of deceased airmen; control of Debtor balances (non-effective airmen) Suspense Account; general queries on questions relating to airmen's pay accounts and preparation of statements of accounts, including statements to support legal claims.

AL41

Supervision of pay ledger control unit; examination of cash account vouchers relating to pay ledgers for booking in main accounts; pay arrangements for airmen lent to or from Dominions and of trainees under the Joint Air Training Plan and airmen seconded to Allied governments; general queries on questions relating to airmen's pay accounts and preparation of statements of accounts, including statements to support legal claims.

Accts 8 (d)
F Jackson

C H Booth

F C Longstaff (AL41)

J A McBride (AL41)

A White (AL34)

W Stokes (AL34)

V Dowse (AL41)

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant

AL34

Audit of airmen's and airwomen's pay accounts and ration entitlement' record of issue of Lists of Differences.

AL41

Audit of airmen's and airwomen's pay accounts; arrangements for local audits; record of issue of Lists of Differences; calculation of gratuity entitlement in and queries relating to, accounts of deceased airmen.

Southern Rhodesia deferred pay; issue of Army pensions through airmen's pay accounts; record of deserters accounts.

 

Accts 9

Name Status Role/Duties
W C Gale Senior Accounts Officer Head of Branch
Accts 9 (a) - Roneo House
Miss F C Leary

F J Southgate

Miss M L Pontin

Staff Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Issue of payable orders in payment of contractors' bills etc or other duly authorised payments.

Issue of payable orders for salaries, etc authorised by Kingsway Area Cashier.

Issue of imprests to RAF Units Works Areas, Maintenance Units, etc.

Issue of postal drafts for casual remittances made by airmen abroad (other than those in the NW Europe theatre of operations).

Clearance of all encashed payable orders and reconciliation of Postmaster General's monthly accounts.

Clearance of all encashed postal drafts and reconciliation of Postmaster General's monthly accounts.

Accts 9 (b) - Kingsway
H Clayson

V J Dole (AL41)

J E Parr

Miss R Froude (AL34)

Staff Officer (Cashier - Kingsway Area)

Assistant Accounts Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant (Deputy Cashier - Kingsway Area)

Higher Clerical Officer

Operation of Public Account.

Receipt, custody and banking of cash, cheques, etc and foreign currencies remitted to the Air Ministry, Kingsway Area.

Issue of urgent cash payments or exchange of foreign currencies outside normal office hours, including Sundays and Holidays.

Control and issue of bulk postage stamps to Registries, etc.

Miscellaneous payments by cash and money orders.

Maintenance of Accts 9 Suspense Accounts, including centralised accounting for consolidated deductions from pay from HQ and outstations civilian staff.

Authorisation of payments to insurance companies and societies of deductions from salaries and wages.

Internal audit of the branch.

F S C Riggs Higher Clerical Officer Payment by cash of salaries, wages and overtime.

Arrangements for and control of all pay stations in Kingsway Area.

C Green

V J Dole (AL34)

Miss D E A Furbank

Miss G K Herbert (AL34)

J E Austin

C S Kirkness (AL41)

Miss L L Clamp

J J Kelly (AL34)

A R Hammond

R G Forbes-ffenell

Staff Officer (Branch Security Officer)

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Authorisation for payment of wages and overtime of weekly paid staff in Kingsway Area including Oxford Street, Moorgate, Woburn Place, Euston Road, Knightsbridge, Kensington, Kilburn and Dunstable.

Accounting for weekly pay issued and maintenance of records.

Agreement of consolidated deductions effected from wages.

Income Tax PAYE - agreement of deductions and authorisation of payment to Inland Revenue.

C F L Field

H Heynes (AL34)

Miss G K Herbert (AL41)

C V Edwards (AL34)

C S Kirkness (AL34)

Miss R Froude (AL41)

W H Tomlinson (AL34)

Mrs M C Hilliard (AL41)

Staff Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Authorisation for payment of salaries and overtime of monthly paid staff in Kingsway Area including Oxford Street, Moorgate, Woburn Place, Euston Road, Knightsbridge, Kensington, Kilburn and Dunstable and Meteorological outstations staff.

Issue of allotments made by HQ and outstations staff serving overseas

Accounting for monthly pay issued and maintenance of records.

Agreement of consolidated deductions made from salaries.

Income Tax PAYE - agreement of deductions and authorisation of payment to Inland Revenue.

Accts 9 (c) - Whitehall
P K T Allum

T G Black

J S Davison

Staff Officer  (Cashier - Whitehall Area) (Branch Security Officer)

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Operation of Public Account.

Authorisation and payment of salaries and wages of HQ staff at Whitehall, Parliament Street, Cornwall House, Abbey House, Monck Street, Grosvenor Place, Queen Anne's Gate, Belgrave Square, Hayes and Harrow; and maintenance of pay records.

Income Tax PAYE - agreement of deductions and authorisation of payment to Inland Revenue.

Miscellaneous payments by cash, money order or postal draft.

Receipt, custody and banking of cash, cheques, etc remitted to the Air Ministry, Whitehall.

Accts 9 (d) - Worcester
N L Inglis

D C Adams

J Mosdell

Staff Officer (Cashier - Worcester Area)

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Operation of Public Account.

Authorisation of salaries of monthly paid HQ staff at Worcester, Stonehouse and Tetbury and wages of weekly paid staff at Worcester.

Payment of salaries and wages of all HQ staff at Worcester.

Income Tax PAYE - agreement of deductions and authorisation of payment to Inland Revenue.

Miscellaneous payments by cash, money order or postal draft.

Receipt, custody and banking of cash, cheques, etc remitted to the Air Ministry, Worcester

Accts 9 (e) - Stonehouse
P W Bath Higher Clerical Officer (Cashier - Stroud Area) Operation of Public Account.

Maintenance of pay records and authorisation and payment of wages of weekly paid HQ staff at Stonehouse and Tetbury.

Payment of salaries in cash at Stonehouse and Tetbury on behalf of Accts 9 (d), Worcester.

Income Tax PAYE - agreement of deductions and authorisation of payment to Inland Revenue.

Receipt, custody and banking of cash, cheques, etc remitted to the Air Ministry, Stonehouse and Tetbury

Accts 9 (BCP) - 194 Euston Road, NW1* - AL34
W C Robinson Staff Officer Head of Section

General questions in connection with the issue of the balance of civil pay of HQ and outstations staff serving with HM Forces.

Miss E D Thorp

D E Maidwell

Miss E D A Corpe

Higher Clerical Officer (A - Gold)

Assistant Accounts Officer (Gole -Pa)

Higher Clerical Officer (Pb -Z)

Closing of accounts of casualties and non-effectives; deceased, missing, demobilised, etc.
A C Fookes Temporary Accounts Assistant Records of Income Tax and consolidated deductions.

Estimates, Vote adjustments and Suspense Accounts.

Branch internal audit.

Accts 9 (BCP) - 194 Euston Road, NW1* - AL41
W C Robinson Staff Officer Head of Section

General questions in connection with the issue of the balance of civil pay of HQ and outstations staff serving with HM Forces.

Miss E D Thorp

Miss D H Gibson

Miss E D A Corpe

Higher Clerical Officer (A - Hill)

Assistant Accounts Officer (Hilla -Rob)

Higher Clerical Officer (Roc -Z)

Closing of accounts of casualties and non-effectives; deceased, missing, demobilised, etc.
Vacant Temporary Accounts Assistant Records of Income Tax and consolidated deductions.

Estimates, Vote adjustments and Suspense Accounts.

Branch internal audit.

*Reports direct to ADA (M)

Accts 11

Name Status Role/Duties
W E Stovey

N W Woodford (AL34)

N F Reid (AL41)

B J Hollier

Senior Accounts Officer (Head of Branch)

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Staff Officer

Supervision of local audit of equipment records, etc of RAF Stations in Flying Training and Technical Training Commands.

Local audit inspection.

Travelling Audit Staff
J W Harris

G A Jewell (AL41)

R M Shaw

M P Camble

E W Davies (AL34)

J R Hickman

R F Holden

J R McIver

L E Corley (AL34)

A T Williams

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Local audit of equipment records and supplies, etc accounts, etc of all units in Flying Training and Technical Training Commands.

 

Accts 12

Name Status Role/Duties
W J V Thorne (AL34)

G Adams (AL41)

Senior Accounts Officer Head of Branch
Accts 12 (a) - AL34
W Smith

J E Slann

Miss E A Collieson

Accounts Officer (Head of Section)

Higher Clerical Officer (A - Cobz)

Higher Clerical Officer (Coca - Gogz)

Assessment and review of dependants Allowance claims
W T Lake Higher Clerical Officer (A - Gogz) Ledger Group
L C Murch Higher Clerical Officer Internal audit, statistics, strong room and printing.
Accts 12 (a) - AL41
J W Davie

Miss E A Collieson

Miss L Townsend

J E Slann

Accounts Officer (Head of Section)

Higher Clerical Officer (A - Cn)

Higher Clerical Officer (Co - Gp)

Higher Clerical Officer (Gq - Kk)

Assessment and review of dependants allowance claims.

Strong Room

Miss M Timms Higher Clerical Officer Ledger Group (A - Kk)
Accts 12 (b) - AL34
H W Rose

Miss L Townsend

G Loveday

Staff Officer (Head of Section)

Higher Clerical Officer (Goha - Kimz)

Higher Clerical Officer (Kina - Ordz)

Assessment and review of dependants allowance claims
Mrs D M Thomas Assistant Accounts Officer (Goha - Ordz) (Temporary) Ledger Group Canada and Overseas Payments
Accts 12 (b) - AL41
H W Rose

N C Powlson

G Loveday

L C Murch

Staff Officer (Head of Section)

Higher Clerical Officer (Goha - Kimz)

Higher Clerical Officer (Kina - Ordz)

Higher Clerical Officer

Assessment and review of dependants allowance claims (including claims of airmen serving in Canada and overseas payments)
Miss G W Aylett Higher Clerical Officer Ledger Group (Kl - Z)
Accts 12 (c) - AL34
J E Davie

N G Powlson

Miss G W Aylett

Accounts Officer (Head of Section)

Higher Clerical Officer (Orea - Souz)

Higher Clerical Officer (Sova - V)

Assessment and review of dependants allowance claims
Miss M Timms Assistant Accounts Officer Ledger Group (Orea - Z)
Accts 12 (c) - AL41
Mrs D M Thomas Assistant Accounts Officer (Temporary) Preparations of instructions and forms, internal audit, stationery, statistics, composite messages, general releases and discharges

Accts 13

Name Status Role/Duties
E E Crouch

S T Butteris

F C B Morgan (AL34)

A E Angus

W G Forecast

R J Hodges (AL41)

W Rutherford

Miss K M Davies (AL41)

P J Lake

Miss M L Bishop

A J Hadden

R J Hodges (AL34)

E W LeButt

H Lee

A J Lloyd

Miss K O'Neill

G J Sharman (AL34)

H E Silvey

Miss I Taylor

C R Wathen

A Wildbore

Mrs A Berman

Senior Accounts Officer (Head of Branch)

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer (Dominion and Allied Forces section)

Staff Officer (Staff and statistical matters)

Staff Officer

Staff Officer

Staff Officer (Accounting and Records section)

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer (Accounting and Records section)

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant

AL34

Administration of personal effects and Service Estates of deceased and insane RAF officers and airmen (including of Training Schools overseas), personnel in Allied and Dominion Air Forces, WAAF officers and airwomen, members of the RAF nursing services and Air Ministry officials.

AL41

Administration of personal effects and Service Estates of deceased and insane RAF officers and airmen, WAAF officers and airwomen, members of the RAF nursing services and Air Ministry officials.

Accts 14

Name Status Role/Duties
S W Sharvell (AL34)

R M Youle (AL41)

Senior Accounts Officer Head of Branch
Accts 14 (a) - AL34
C V R Shepherd

Miss E Charters

A C Brooker

G Powter

E R LeHuray

C Y Blance

Staff Officer (Head of Section)

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Audit of pay of officers (excluding those of the Polish Air Force and ATC).

Recovery of over-issues of pay (including initial action in respect of those made by mistake of fact to deceased officers' banking accounts) and audit of Agents' Cheques and recoveries of over-issues of pay.

Adjustment of pay of officers loaned to Government Departments or to other Governments.

Examination of payments to officers by RAF Units in respect of tropical kit, outfit and Separation from Kit allowances.

Accts 14 (a) - AL41
C V R Shepherd

Miss E Charters

E R LeHuray

A C Brooker

C Y Blance

Staff Officer (Head of Section)

Assistant Accounts Officer (A - Dum)

Higher Clerical Officer (Dun - Lal)

Higher Clerical Officer (Lam - R)

Higher Clerical Officer (S - Z, all WAAF)

Maintenance of pay records and audit of pay and outfit allowances of officers (excluding those of the Allied Air Force and ATC).

Recovery of over-issues of pay and outfit allowance.Adjustment of pay of officers loaned to Government Departments or to other Governments.

G Powter Higher Clerical Officer Examination of local issues of tropical kit, outfit and outfit and Separation from Kit allowances.

Maintenance of pay records and audit of pay and outfit allowances of Allied officers (excluding those of the Polish Air Force).

Initial action in respect of over-issues of pay made in mistake of fact to deceased officers' banking accounts (all officers).

Writes-off.

Vote classification of Agents' Quarterly Accounts.

Audit and vote classification of Agents' monthly cheques of recoveries.

Claims against Dominion Governments in respect of Officers' pay.

Recovery and payment to Ministry of National Insurance of Health and Pensions contributions by officers.

Audit of officer prisoner of war accounts maintained at War Casualties Non-Effective Accounts Depot.

Upkeep of Accts 14 Suspense Account.

Miss E J Eke Higher Clerical Officer Recording of Post-War Credit entitlement, etc on officers' War Gratuity and Post War Credit Record Forms and transmission of latter to Personnel Dispersal Centres.

Provision of similar information in respect of officers leaving the Service otherwise on Release.

Accts 14 (b)
H H Glossop (AL34)

F C B Morgan (AL41)

H C Flower

E A Suter

H Prater

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Staff Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Authorisation of initial issues of
  1. pay and outfit allowances to RAF and WAAF officers (including RAF officers commissioned in the USA)
  2. pay to Polish Air Force officers and
  3. pay and outfit allowances to other Allied Nationals (excluding French Air Force).

Recovery of commissioned ex-airmen's debit balances and over-issued family allowances.

Vacant (AL34)

H H Glossop (AL41)

Higher Clerical Officer

Accounts Officer

Pay, outfit and tropical kit allowances and allotments from pay of RNZAF officers attached to the RAF.

Allotments from pay of Australian and New Zealand officers serving in the RAFVR.

H B Bennett Temporary Accounts Assistant Cessation of pay of RAF and RNZAF officers posted to Canada and resumption on posting from Canada.

Authorisation of initial issues of pay and outfit allowances to RAF officers commissioned in Canada.

Liaison with UK Accounts Adjustment Unit in respect of RAF officers serving in Canada and settlement of balances on Adjustment Accounts of officers posted from Canada.

Accts 15

Name Status Role/Duties
H Frost (AL34) Senior Accounts Officer Head of Branch
H Frost (AL41) Senior Accounts Officer Head of Branch (Stonehouse)
S W Sharwell (AL41) Senior Accounts Officer Head of Branch (London)
Accts 15 (a)
H L Banks

Miss M G Allen (AL34)

Miss E S Terry

J E Chorley (AL34)

S H Hiles (AL34)

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Liaison with Inland Revenue and Air Ministry Paying Officers concerning the deduction of Pay-As-You-Earn tax from civilians serving overseas.

AL34

Preparation of final report to Inland Revenue of tax collected from Air Ministry civilians, other than manual wage earners, to 31 March 1944.

AL41

Preparation of final report to Inland Revenue of tax collected from Air Ministry civilians

Accts 15 (b)
K J Henderson

Miss M J Hollins

Miss A E H Morris

Miss M J Brand

Miss P L Riley

Miss V D Rivers

J Gray

Miss M B Green

A D Spence

Mrs J L Cowley (AL41)

Miss L Little (AL41)

Accounts Officer (Branch Security Officer)

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Arrangements for assessment and collection of Income Tax from RAF and WAAF officers, members of the PMRAFNS and officers and other ranks of the Iraq and Aden Protectorate Levies.
Accts 15 (c)
F A Baker

C P R Rimell (AL34)

Miss I A Hampson (AL34)

R J Turnbull

W Banfield (AL41)

S H Hiles (AL41)

Miss I J Marshall (AL41)

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Accounting for tax collected from RAF and WAAF personnel and from civil personnel overseas and payment to Inland Revenue Department.

Accounting for, and payment to Inland Revenue Department, of tax deducted under Schedule C from payments of interest, royalties, etc made by Air Ministry.

Registry, printing and stationery.

Accts 15 (d)
F Choules

C P R Rimell (AL41)

P H Stearn

F Hunnisett (AL41)

Mrs C A Deane (AL41)

Miss C A Millhouse (AL34)

Miss N M Bloxsidge

Miss W B Watts

C H Jordan

E Llewellyn

J E Chorley (AL41)

J H Spencer

J J Kelly (AL41)

Miss O M Symes

A G Barnett

W Connor

H M Lewis

R E Trafford

Miss M Yeates

Miss I F Trye

J Livingstone

Miss M W E Wight

A G Parkinson

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Staff Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer (Temp)

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Arrangements for assessment and collection of Income Tax from airmen and airwomen.
Accts 15 (m)
F Gatenby

Miss P P Steele

Miss F M Long

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

General Income Tax questions affecting RAF, WAAF and civilian personnel.

Preparation of branch instructions

Co-ordination of instruction within the branch.

Accts 16

Name Status Role/Duties
T H Barnikel Senior Accounts Officer Head of Branch
Accts 16 (a) - AL34
D V Amos

Miss M L Baker

Miss M A Watkins

J W Randall

Mrs C Bower

Miss H Leigh

Miss C Y Brisley

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer (Temporary)

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Authorisation and audit of temporary allowances to wives, widows and other dependants of deceased or missing officers.

Liaison with Ministry of Pensions regarding pensions following temporary allowances.

Examination of claims from Dominion Governments in respect of UK Government liability for temporary allowances under the Joint Air Training Plan agreement.

Correspondence regarding payment of emoluments of officer prisoners of war and internees.

Authorisation of payment of remittances by officer prisoners of war and settlement on their repatriation of credit balances accruing whilst in captivity.

Accts 16 (a) - AL41
J W Randall

Miss H Leigh

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Authorisation of temporary allowances to wives, widows of missing and deceased officers.

Liaison with Ministry of Pensions regarding pensions following temporary allowances - home cases.

Miss M L Baker Assistant Accounts Officer Authorisation of temporary allowances to wives, widows of missing and deceased officers.

Liaison with Ministry of Pensions regarding pensions following temporary allowances - overseas cases.

Examination of claims from Dominion Governments in respect of UK Government liability for temporary allowances under the Joint Air Training Plan agreement.

Audit of temporary allowances issued by RAF Agents.

Miss M A Watkins Higher Clerical Officer Authorisation of temporary allowances to dependants other than wives of missing and deceased officers.

Liaison with Ministry of Pensions regarding pensions following temporary allowances - home and overseas cases.

Mrs C Bower

Miss C Y Brisley

Higher Clerical Officer (Temporary)

Higher Clerical Officer

Correspondence regarding payment of emoluments of officer prisoners of war and internees.

Authorisation of payment of remittances by officer prisoners of war and settlement on their repatriation of credit balances accruing whilst in captivity.

Accts 16 (b) - AL34
F E Iles

S T Warne

E A Salt

Mrs K G Benning

F J Hagtharp

Accounts Officer (Head of Section)

Staff Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Preparation and supply to civil departments of information regarding RAF emoluments of civil servants who are commissioned or enlisted in the RAF and entitled to receive balance of civil pay.

Arrangements for recovery from RAF emoluments of over-issues of balance of civil pay, and authorised deductions (insurance premiums, etc) where these exceed balance of civil pay.

Notification to certain private firms and public bodies of the service emoluments of their former employees serving in the RAF as officers.

Audit and classification of agents' quarterly cheques in respect of over-issued balance of civil pay recovered from officers' pay.

Accts 16 (b) - AL41
F E Iles Accounts Officer (Head of Section)  
E A Salt Higher Clerical Officer Preparation and supply to civil departments of information regarding RAF emoluments of civil servants commissioned in the RAF and entitled to receive balance of civil pay.

Arrangements in officer cases for recovery from RAF emoluments of over-issues of balance of civil pay, and authorised deductions (insurance premiums, etc) where these exceed balance of civil pay.

Notification to certain private firms and public bodies of the service emoluments of their former employees serving in the RAF as officers.

Audit and classification of agents' quarterly cheques in respect of over-issued balance of civil pay recovered from officers' pay.

Final notification to civil departments in all officer casualty, release, invaliding and discharge cases.

F J Hagtharp Higher Clerical Officer Preparation and supply to civil departments of information regarding RAF emoluments of civil servants (A - K) enlisted in the RAF and entitled to receive balance of civil pay.

Arrangements in airmen cases for recovery from RAF emoluments of over-issues of balance of civil pay, and authorised deductions (insurance premiums, etc) where these exceed balance of civil pay.

Mrs K G Benning

Higher Clerical Officer

Preparation and supply to civil departments of information regarding RAF emoluments of civil servants (L - Z) enlisted in the RAF and entitled to receive balance of civil pay.

Arrangements in airmen cases for recovery from RAF emoluments of over-issues of balance of civil pay, and authorised deductions (insurance premiums, etc) where these exceed balance of civil pay.

Final notification to civil departments in all airmen casualty, release, invaliding and discharge cases.

Accts 16 (c) - AL34
F J Howarth

A C Palmer

F J May

Miss L E Clippingdale

Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Audit and booking of salaries and wages of civilian employees at RAF stations, Home Commands (including overseas stations of Coastal Command) and West African Command.

Audit of miscellaneous payments and receipts in accounts administered by Accts 3.

Audit and booking of pay of members of the Royal Observer Corps.

Accounting arrangements relating to pay and allotments of member of the Civilian Technical Corps and audit and issue of bookings made.

Accts 16 (c) - AL41
C H Portnall

A C Palmer

F J May

Accounts Officer (Head of Section)

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officert

Audit and booking of salaries and wages of civilian employees at RAF stations, Home Commands (including overseas stations of Coastal Command) and West African Command.

Audit of miscellaneous payments and receipts in accounts administered by Accts 3.

Miss L E Clippingdale

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Audit and booking of salaries and wages of civilian employees as above.

Audit and booking of pay and authorisation of payment of war gratuities and post war credits in respect of members of the Royal Observer Corps.

Financial Adviser, Bomber Command (FABC)

Name Status Role/Duties
H P Blyth

T E Hodge

D Reynolds

H Walker (AL41)

P F L Warren

C E H Collcutt

T C Sims

G T King

Financial Adviser

Senior Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Staff Officer

Staff Officer

Senior Temporary Accounts Assistant

Assistant Accounts Officer

 
Travelling Audit  Staff
B R Thorn

H Golding

A Hayhurst

R J Booth

C B Loweth

W D Overton

A C Mullings

E E Laundy (AL34)

F Hampton

C E Hales

R C Whyte

F W Myall

J L Mills

W A J Sparkes (AL34)

S C Gibbs

H R Nicholls

J W H Bates

J S Ellis

G D Stuart

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Temporary Accounts Assistant

Local audit of equipment etc accounts of Bomber, Fighter and Coastal Commands, and RAF Northern Ireland

Overseas Audit Offices

Name Status Role/Duties
Middle East
B C Homer

A W Gould (AL41)

H E Vicarey

A W C Sidders

G H Buckton

R F Flint

L M Hall (AL34)

T W Jones

W T Wyborn

W H Perkins (AL34)

F R Bolt (AL41)

E E Laundy (AL41)

F R Chapman

A K Allen

Miss I M Baillie (AL41)

R F Barton

Miss M E Dingwall (AL41)

Miss A R Duncan (AL41)

N W Finch (AL34)

W E P Gibbon

A A Hill (AL34)

E S Jones (AL34)

F E Postlethwaite (AL34)

C H Pringle

B C G Rowsell

Miss M C Taylor (AL41)

Miss B H Warner (AL41)

L A Cobbe

R B Fazackerley

W Smith (AL34)

G H Taylor

Financial Adviser and Chief Auditor

Senior Accounts Officer

Senior Accounts Officer

Senior Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Staff Officer

Staff Officer

Staff Officer

Staff Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

 
South East Asia
E J Hunt

R C Pearce

J Rue

R M Youle (AL34)

W H Perkins (AL41)

H A McK Billings

A E Brown

A R Dudgeon

E Pulling

R L Stevens

R D F Barton

F Hunnisett (AL34)

W R S Lochery

W H Mortlock

C Smith

T J Wadeson

P A Proyer

A C N Beevor (AL41)

C C Cook

A W Pascoe

F E Postlethwaite (AL41)

W Smith (AL41)

E Tully (AL41)

P F Wenderlish

J C D Jarman (AL41)

Financial Adviser and Chief Auditor

Senior Accounts Officer

Senior Accounts Officer

Senior Accounts Officer

Senior Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Temporary Accounts Assistant

 
Mediterranean Allied Air Forces - AL34
A Bowden

J K Garland

F Hill

R E Hill

T Plant

J J Wickens

H J Cramphorn

Financial Adviser and Chief Auditor

Senior Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

 
Mediterranean and Middle East - AL41
A Bowden

T A Wilson

F Hill

R E Hill

T Plant

J J Wickens

H J Cramphorn

A F Hartley

Financial Adviser and Chief Auditor

Senior Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

 
Iraq
J F May (AL34)

G Marshman (AL41)

H E Langley

A W Ham

F Kaylor

Financial Adviser and Chief Auditor

Financial Adviser and Chief Auditor

Accounts Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

 
West Africa
G Wallis

N F Reid (AL34)

S C Ginn (AL41)

R F Williams

G F Hammond

C S Kirk

Financial Adviser and Chief Auditor

Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Staff Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

 
2nd Tactical Air Force (later British Air Forces of Occupation)
G Tucker (AL34)

F G Smith

H Murray

H M Turvey

P D Connell

L G Reeves

Financial Adviser and Chief Auditor

Senior Accounts Officer

Accounts Officer

Staff Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Higher Clerical Officer

 

 (AL34) - indicates that the person in question appears in this Amendment List but not in AL41

(AL41) - indicates that the person in question appears in this Amendment List but did not appear in AL34

Source - List of Staff and Distribution of Duties, January 1945 - AIR 20/7518 (AL34 - Jan 1945 and AL41 - Aug 1945)

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