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Department of the Air Member for Personnel - Personnel 1965


ACM Sir David J P Lee Air Member for Personnel, KBE, CB  2 Feb 1965
Mr H B Smith Private Secretary  
Mr A R Hammond Assistant Private Secretary  
Directorate-General of RAF Personal Services

William E Coles

Director-General, CB, CBE, DSO, DFC*, AFC; later AM 23 Sep 1963
Mr A J Rayment Personal Assistant  
Directorate of Personal Services (1) (RAF)
A/Cdre John F Roberts Director, CBE, FCA; later AVM 10 Apr 1964
Gp Capt E P Appleton Deputy Director, 27 Apr 1964
Gp Capt R D Max Deputy Director, DSO, DFC 13 Jan 1964
Wg Cdr J A Henshaw   17 Oct 1964
Wg Cdr B S Jones DSO, OBE, DFC  6 Jul 1964
Wg Cdr P P Villa    9 Dec 1963
Sqn Ldr M R Burroughs   22 Oct 1962
Sqn Ldr E T Duckett   20 Dec 1962
Sqn Ldr M G Elliot FCCS 19 Aug 1963
Sqn Ldr V A Hodgkinson    4 Jan 1965
Sqn Ldr S A Lucksford MBE 10 Sep 1962
Sqn Ldr D H Magor   22 Sep 1964
Sqn Ldr J H Maisey ACIS  2 Aug 1965
Sqn Ldr P H J Peters AFC  4 Jan 1965
Sqn Ldr C A Room   20 Dec 1963
Sqn Ldr J R Watts    4 Jan 1965
Mr R N Bacon Higher Executive Officer  
Mr F J Shergold Higher Executive Officer  
Mr H F Andrews Executive Officer  
Mr D B Halcro Executive Officer,  
Mr R W Gatfield Executive Officer  
Directorate of Personal Services (2) (RAF)
A/Cdre William G Morgan Director, CBE, FACCA, ACWA; later AVM  3 Jun 1965
Gp Capt J McD Ayre Deputy Director, CBE 30 Mar 1965
Gp Capt J Sanderson Deputy Director, FCA 15 Aug 1960
Gp Capt A H Wilkes Deputy Director, OBE 30 Dec 1963
Wg Cdr A G Cadman   10 Jun 1963
Wg Cdr W S Jackson   19 Nov 1964
Wg Cdr G B H Norris   15 Feb 1965
Wg Cdr J H C Plummer MBE 31 Aug 1964
Sqn Ldr W T Joyce MBE 16 Jul 1965
Sqn Ldr R L Lees MBE 31 Dec 1962
Sqn Ldr W G J Merrifield    2 May 1965
Sqn Ldr K J Newman   27 Oct 1964
Sqn Ldr D A R Patten    4 Jan 1965
Sqn Ldr A Poulson   24 Aug 1964
Sqn Ldr J G Sharratt   21 Aug 1963
Sqn Ldr T H Taylor   11 Mar 1963
Sqn Off R L Dodds WRAF  2 Nov 1963
Flt Lt J E Hornby   16 Sep 1963
Flt Lt R J Seekings    2 Sep 1963
Mr A J Phillips Executive Officer  
Mr E O Geater Executive Officer  
Directorate of Personal Services (Provost Marshal)

John C Millar

Director, DSO  9 Jul 1965
Wg Cdr R T W Laing Assistant Director 28 Sep 1964
Wg Cdr C A Mumford Assistant Director 19 Aug 1963
Sqn Ldr P Green   15 Dec 1962
Sqn Ldr S H E Justin MBE 17 Mar 1963
Sqn Off E P M Westbury MBE, WRAF 19 Jul 1965
Flt Lt A Cave   22 Mar 1965
Directorate of Women's Royal Air Force
Air Cmdt Dame Jean Conan Doyle Director, DBE, ADC, WRAF  1 Apr 1963
Flt Off D A Veitch-Wilson Personal Staff Officer, WRAF 12 Nov 1963
Gp Off B B Parker Deputy Director, WRAF 11 Jan 1965
Wg Off M R Green OBE, WRAF 10 Jun 1964
Wg Off B Wilson WRAF  5 May 1965
Sqn Off M M Buchanan WRAF 26 Oct 1964
Sqn Off D M Cadman BA, WRAF 17 Dec 1967
Sqn Off K Roberts WRAF 29 Oct 1962
Director of RAF Sport and Inspector of Recreational Grounds
Gp Capt (Ret) C L Troop Director, CBE  
Directorate-General of RAF Ground Training
AVM William F Beckwith Director-General, OBE, BSc (Eng), ACGI 24 Feb 1964
Mr I J Johnson Personal Assistant  
Directorate of Command and Staff Training (RAF)
Gp Capt H G Davies Director, CBE 30 Jul 1965
Wg Cdr J M Daniel DFC  8 Jul 1963
Sqn Ldr P R Watson    2 Sep 1965
Sqn Ldr E J Webb   25 Apr 1960
Mr W T E Rolls Senior Information Officer, DFC, DFM  
Sqn Ldr (Ret) F G De Pass Assistant Information Officer  
Miss S B S Pigrome Higher Executive Officer  
Mr P J Vickery Executive Officer  
Miss D M Poole Executive Officer  
Directorate of Training Ground 1 (RAF)
Gp Capt E T McCabe Director, OBE, ADC, CEng, AFRAeS 23 Aug 1965
Wg Cdr G E McCullagh AFRAeS 18 Mar 1963
Wg Cdr F Vincent   19 Aug 1963
Wg Cdr P Woolley    5 Jul 1965
Sqn Ldr J T C Byrne AMIME 15 Mar 1965
Sqn Ldr W J E Kenaelly   21 Mar 1964
Sqn Ldr L I Morgan   10 Sep 1962
Sqn Ldr S L Pott   29 Jul 1963
Sqn Ldr G H Ridout   17 Feb 1964
Directorate of Training Ground 2 (RAF)
Gp Capt John S Mason Director, AFRAeS; later A/Cdre 30 Apr 1963
Wg Cdr G E F Johnson   10 Dec 1962
Sqn Ldr S G Head MBE 30 Dec 1963
Mr W H Martin Executive Officer  
Assistant Directorate of Technical Training 3 (RAF)
Wg Cdr R Storey Assistant Director, OBE, AFRAeS  4 Mar 1963
Sqn Ldr R D Holmes   10 Mar 1965
Sqn Ldr S C Turner AMIERE  8 Nov 1963
Directorate of Physical Education (RAF)
Gp Capt P E Davis DPhysEd 21 Jan 1963
Wg Cdr W Wright MBE  1 Jul 1963
Directorate-General of Manning
AVM Frederick S Stapleton Director-General, CB, DSO, DFC, BA 14 Mar 1964
Mr D C Ridout Personal Assistant  
A/Cdre John C Wickham Director, OBE  9 Dec 1963
Mr G A Roberts Director, CBE, BA  
Mr J S Wright Deputy Director,  
Gp Capt John W Allan Deputy Director, DSO, DFC, AFC; later A/Cdre  1 Jul 1963
Gp Capt Douglas Bower Deputy Director, OBE, AFC; later AVM 28 Sep 1964
Gp Capt E J C Smither Deputy Director, 30 Sep 1963
Gp Off B G Martin OBE  1 Sep 1964
Wg Cdr J Corbishley OBE, AFC 16 Mar 1964
Wg Cdr I H Cosby DFC 29 Jun 1964
Wg Cdr W A Covill OBE, ACCS 30 Apr 1962
Wg Cdr A J Douch MA, AFRAeS 26 Nov 1962
Wg Cdr B Everton-Jones MA  6 Aug 1963
Wg Cdr A P G Holden    1 Jun 1964
Wg Cdr A J D Maclachlan OBE, DFC 20 Jun 1960
Wg Cdr H T Sutton OBE, DFC 13 May 1963
Sqn Ldr D H Barton    7 Dec 1964
Sqn Ldr J Care DFC 17 Sep 1962
Sqn Ldr A M Charlesworth DFC  1 Sep 1964
Sqn Ldr J D B Christey    9 Sep 1964
Sqn Ldr M J Dawson   16 Dec 1963
Sqn Ldr A Dufton   14 Dec 1964
Sqn Ldr B Lewis   31 Mar 1964
Sqn Ldr E N Lloyd BSc 29 Jul 1963
Sqn Ldr S J Palmer DFC  9 Oct 1964
Sqn Ldr S J J Palmer    2 Mar 1964
Sqn Ldr C Philpott OBE 27 Aug 1965
Sqn Ldr A Platts   18 Jan 1965
Sqn Ldr R R V Richards BA 25 Jan 1965
Sqn Ldr J A Shillito    4 Jun 1963
Sqn Ldr J R Thirnbeck    4 May 1964
Sqn Ldr L A Walker OBE 20 Apr 1964
Sqn Ldr F J H Wood MBE 10 Mar 1964
Mr L W Asplin Higher Executive Officer  
Mr J D Angus Higher Executive Officer  
Mr F E Haynes Higher Executive Officer  
Mr P J Parish Higher Executive Officer  
Mr K H Ball Higher Executive Officer  
Miss L G Iliffe Executive Officer  
Mr J R Thomas Executive Officer  
Mr C K Murfitt Executive Officer  
Miss D Murray Executive Officer  
Miss M J Watt Executive Officer  
Mr A E Axton Executive Officer  
Mr D London Executive Officer  
Miss D M A Thorne Executive Officer  
Mr K D Davies Executive Officer  
Mr A C Reid Executive Officer  
Mrs J B Robertson Executive Officer  
Mr T P Walls Executive Officer  
Mr L R Robinson Executive Officer  
Mr G J Woods Executive Officer  
Mr H T Rothery Executive Officer  
Mr L W M Smith Executive Officer  
Miss M H Mortimer Executive Officer  
Miss P W M Longmead Executive Officer, MBE  
Mr R Stewart Executive Officer  
Mr D E Sears Executive Officer  
Wg Cdr (Ret) A G T James Special Appointment, OBE  

Inspector of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force

Gp Capt The Hon P B R Vanneck OBE, AFC, ADC, MA, RAuxAF  

Directorate-General of RAF Medical Services

AM Sir Richard Nelson Director-General, KCB, OBE, QHP, MD  4 Sep 1962
AVM J B Wallace Deputy Director-General, CB, OBE, QHS, MD, ChB 21 Aug 1961
A/Cdre Y O Yerbury Director of Health and Research (RAF), CBE, MB, BS (Lond), MRCS, LRCP, DPH  1 Jul 1965
AVM H Keggin Director of (RAF) Dental Services, CB, CBE, QHDS, LDS  4 May 1964
A/Cdre W V A Denney Deputy Director of (RAF) Dental Services, QHDS, LDSRCS 27 Apr 1964
Gp Capt A S Amsden Deputy Director of Medical Personnel and Training (RAF), MRCS, LRCP 15 Jul 1963
Gp Capt W O Davies Deputy Director Medical Organisation and Supply (RAF), MRCS, LRCP, DPH 19 Jun 1963
Gp Capt E B Bright Deputy Director of Aviation Medicine (RAF), AFC, MB, ChB, DTM&H 27 Jul 1964
Wg Cdr D G M Hills OBE, MB, BS, DPH  3 May 1964
Wg Cdr G E Morley MB, ChB  5 May 1964
Wg Cdr C J W Soutar MBE, MB, BS, LMSSA, DPH, DIH  8 Mar 1965
Wg Cdr R E Woolley GM, MRCS, LRCP, DPH 25 May 1964
Sqn Ldr J B Cardwell MB, ChB  5 Jan 1965
Sqn Ldr H W Parry   26 Apr 1965
Sqn Ldr C C G Rawll MB, ChB, DTPH  5 Jul 1965
Miss K D Bannister Higher Executive Officer  
Miss M E Butlin Executive Officer  
Miss J Cleaver Executive Officer  
Miss E G Wilson Executive Officer, MBE  

Nursing Service Branch

Air Cmdt Dame Veronica M Ashworth Matron-in-Chief, DBE, RRC, SCM, QHNS  1 Sep 1963
Gp Off G Jones Principal Matron, RRC 29 Jan 1965
Miss O E F Price Executive Officer  
Chaplaincy Services
The Venerable W E G Payton Chaplain-in-Chief, CB, QHC, MA 13 Mar 1965
Rev C Y McGlashan Principal Chaplain - CSFC, CBE, QHC, MA, BD  4Aug 1962
Rt Rev Mgr J J Roche Principal Chaplain - RC, CBE, SCA, VG  9 Jan 1962
Mr C J F Gilmore Special Appointment, MBE, MA  
Rev H J Stuart Staff Chaplain to Chaplain-in-Chief, MA 14 Nov 1963
Directorate of Educational Services
AVM E Knowles Director, CB, CBE, BSc, FRAeS  3 Oct 1960
Gp Capt A D Button Deputy Director, OBE, BSc, AFRAeS 17 Feb 1964
Gp Capt J F Sanders Deputy Director, Sc  1 Jan 1964
Wg Cdr R Booker BA 12 Sep 1966
Wg Cdr A Franklin-Jones BSc, AFRAeS 17 Feb 1064
Wg Cdr H W Hill BSc 18 Mar 1963
Wg Cdr R N Keeling BA 23 Sep 1963
Wg Cdr A J Paterson MA 15 Jan 1964
Sqn Ldr C W Cox MA 19 Jun 1963
Sqn Ldr J V Firth BA  4 Feb 1965
Sqn Ldr S H Grey BA 30 Dec 1963
Sqn Ldr M J Harden   28 Dec 1964
Sqn Ldr J D Jolly MBE, MA  7 Jan 1963
Sqn Ldr G W E Newby   12 Aug 1965
Sqn Ldr P Proud BA 29 Mar 1966
Sqn Ldr F J Wilkins MA, AFRAeS, AMIME 27 Aug 1962
Sqn Ldr R A Williams   25 Nov 1963
Miss A E Baker Executive Officer  
Mr W E Llewellyn Executive Officer  
Directorate of Legal Services
AVM J E Allen-Jones Director, CBE, MA  7 Oct 1961
Gp Capt

J T Lowe

Deputy Director, CBE, LLB  3 Mar 1962
Wg Cdr R A Jones   21 Jul 1965
Wg Cdr W A M Oram    7 Jul 1965
Sqn Ldr E Gillett    1 Mar 1962
Sqn Ldr G F Kennedy   23 Jan 1965
Sqn Off F Pearson TD, WRAF 30 Nov 1964
Sqn Ldr (Ret) M H James Special Appointment, AFC  


AM Sir William M L MacDonald Air Secretary, GCB, CBE, DFC, ADC 22 Oct 1962
Miss E Shipley Private Secretary  
Directorate of Personnel (Air) (RAF)
A/Cdre Peter H Roscoe Director, FCA 13 Aug 1963
A/Cdre Ian J Spencer Director, CB, DFC*; later AVM 20 Apr 1964
Gp Capt D S Cartwright-Terry Deputy Director  6 Jul 1964
Gp Capt W D David Deputy Director, CBE, DFC*, AFC 23 Jun 1964
Gp Capt P S Dundas Deputy Director, OBE, ADC, AACCA 27 Jan 1964
Gp Capt

Stanley E D Mills

Deputy Director, CBE, FCA; later A/Cdre  4 Feb 1963
Gp Capt R B Roache Deputy Director, DFC* 23 Jul 1965
Wg Cdr R T Billett   22 Jul 1963
Wg Cdr P D Bird   22 Mar 1965
Wg Cdr L de Garis AFC  5 Jul 1965
Wg Cdr H Edwards DFC 22 Feb 1963
Wg Cdr D C Fortescue   20 Apr 1964
Wg Cdr R Gebbels   23 Mar 1964
Wg Cdr A E Gregory   27 Apr 1964
Wg Cdr D C Mitchell MBE  5 Oct 1964
Wg Cdr R H C Powling   12 Jul 1963
Wg Cdr J A Steff-Langston MBE 27 May 1963
Wg Cdr J H Turner   12 Oct 1964
Wg Cdr J H A Winship   10 Feb 1964
Sqn Ldr K Anthony   10 Feb 1964
Sqn Ldr D A Atherton   31 Dec 1962
Sqn Ldr L J Ayling MBE 26 Oct 1964
Sqn Ldr D Ball   16 Sep 1963
Sqn Ldr J Bicknell   24 Feb 1964
Sqn Ldr J Bothams   31 Aug 1964
Sqn Ldr J Buckley   26 Apr 1965
Sqn Ldr H G Clark MBE 29 Jun 1964
Sqn Ldr W E Clayfield DFC 22 Mar 1965
Sqn Ldr B G Cooper    6 Jan 1964
Sqn Ldr F E Doran   15 May 1963
Sqn Ldr G M Evans    3 Jan 1966
Sqn Ldr A W Gleaden BSc 15 Dec 1962
Sqn Ldr Peter R Harding later MRAF 16 Dec 1963
Sqn Ldr R G Huie    3 May 1965
Sqn Ldr Laurence A Jones later AM 22 Jul 1965
Sqn Ldr I A Leinster BSc 12 Jul 1965
Sqn Ldr B W Opie    2 Nov 1964
Sqn Ldr R T Popple   20 Apr 1964
Sqn Ldr T A Robinson MBE 25 Nov 1963
Sqn Ldr J E Sewell MBE  14 Oct 1963
Sqn Ldr V W Small   26 Nov 1962
Sqn Ldr G F Tisley BEM 22 Jun 1965
Sqn Ldr L T Walton MBE, DFC 24 May 1963
Sqn Ldr J R Whittam   16 Dec 1963
Sqn Ldr A W D Woodcock   12 Dec 1963
Sqn Ldr L J Wright   29 Apr 1963
Sqn Off P J Laing BA, WRAF  8 Apr 1963
Flt Lt P R Papworth    2 Nov 1964
Mr F French Higher Executive Officer  
Mr J H L Harrison Higher Executive Officer  
Mr P C Watford Higher Executive Officer  
Mrs D Coote Executive Officer  
Miss E H Mager Executive Officer  
Miss I D Page Executive Officer  
Miss P Holmes Executive Officer  
Wg Cdr (Ret) A F Merritt Special Appointment  
Sqn Ldr (Ret) P G Farley Special Appointment, MBE  

Source - Autumn 1965 Air Force List

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