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Department of the Air Member for Personnel - Personnel 1968


ACM Sir David J P Lee Air Member for Personnel, KBE, CB  2 Feb 1965
Mr H B Smith Private Secretary  
Mr P Nix Assistant Private Secretary  
Directorate-General of RAF Personal Services
AVM Gareth T B Clayton Director-General, CB, DFC*; later AM 18 Mar 1966
Mr D J Street Personal Assistant  
Directorate of Personal Services (1) (RAF)
A/Cdre Stanley E D Mills Director, CBE, FCA  3 Jan 1966
Gp Capt B L Davis Deputy Director, 21 Jan 1967
Gp Capt

Herbert G Slade

Deputy Director, AFC; later A/Cdre  7 Aug 1967
Wg Cdr A T Powell DFC  9 May 1966
Wg Cdr K G Chamberlain DFC 17 Jun 1966
Wg Cdr J Fowler   11 Dec 1967
Sqn Ldr J H Bishop    4 Feb 1966
Sqn Ldr G A Bowen   17 Oct 1965
Sqn Ldr J C Brown   13 Dec 1965
Sqn Ldr F B Browning BA  4 Apr 1966
Sqn Ldr G G Callaghan   12 Dec 1966
Sqn Ldr D H T McRae DFC 29 Sep 1966
Sqn Ldr J H Maisey ACIS  2 Aug 1965
Sqn Ldr R H T Overall    4 Dec 1967
Sqn Ldr P H J Peters AFC  4 Jan 1965
Mr D W Sandles Higher Executive Officer  
Mr H F Andrews Higher Executive Officer  
Mr M J S Sargent Executive Officer, AMBIM  
Mr R W Gatfield Executive Officer  
Wg Cdr (Ret) T R N Wheatley-Smith Special Appointment  
Wg Cdr (Ret) F W Dowling Special Appointment, MBE  
Directorate of Personal Services (2) (RAF)
A/Cdre Marcus M Gardham Director, CBE; later AVM  3 Jun 1966
Gp Capt J McD Ayre Deputy Director, CBE 30 Mar 1965
Gp Capt F T Russell Deputy Director, MBE 30 Apr 1967
Gp Capt S Willcocks Deputy Director,  6 Nov 1967
Wg Cdr R L A Roberts DFM  8 Jan 1968
Wg Cdr M Scholes MBE, DFM 10 Jun 1967
Wg Cdr G A Sentance MBE, FCIS, FCCS, AMBIM 30 Oct 1967
Wg Cdr H Stansfield BA  1 Aug 1966
Sqn Ldr M S Brown    8 Aug 1966
Sqn Ldr S Bright    3 Jul 1967
Sqn Ldr D R Elway    3 Apr 1967
Sqn Ldr C A Grennan MBE 29 Oct 1965
Sqn Ldr D T C Hayes   10 Jan 1966
Sqn Ldr A Hickok   25 Oct 1967
Sqn Ldr W T Joyce MBE 16 Jul 1965
Sqn Ldr W G J Merrifield    2 May 1965
Sqn Ldr W J Norfolk MBE 11 Dec 1967
Sqn Off J M Church BA  3 Oct 1966
Flt Lt B J Canniford   25 Sep 1967
Flt Lt W Saloman   18 Sep 1967
Flt Lt P A Taplin   10 Jul 1967
Mr E O Geater Executive Officer  
Mr L E Elks Executive Officer  
Directorate of Women's Royal Air Force
Air Cmdt Dame Felicity Hill Director, DBE, ADC, WRAF  4 Apr 1966
Flt Off V Foxcroft Personal Staff Officer, WRAF 17 Apr 1967
Gp Off B E Lumb Deputy Director,WRAF 15 Aug 1966
Wg Off M R Green OBE, WRAF 10 Jun 1964
Wg Off B Wilson WRAF  5 May 1965
Sqn Off H F Renton MA, WRAF 17 Dec 1967
Sqn Off M H Nickolls WRAF 14 Mar 1966
Sqn Off D M Williams WRAF 14 Nov 1966
Director of RAF Sport and Inspector of Recreational Grounds
A/Cdre (Ret) Alan C Deere Director, DSO, OBE, DFC*  
Directorate of Personal Services (Provost Marshal)

William I C Inness

Director, CB, OBE, ADC 27 Nov 1965
Wg Cdr

R D England

Assistant Director,  9 May 1966
Wg Cdr

I M Young

Assistant Director, MBE 28 Nov 1966
Sqn Ldr M I David    
Sqn Ldr G A Hickey    
Sqn Ldr D St J Hopton   23 Aug 1965
Sqn Ldr P L M Hennessey MBE 15 Jan 1968
Sqn Off B C Stannard MBE, WRAF 30 Jan 1968
Fg Off C J d'E Willoughby    2 Jan 1967
Directorate-General of RAF Ground Training
AVM John F Roberts Director-General, CB, CBE, FCA; later AVM 10 Jan 1966
Mr D G Butcher Personal Assistant  
Directorate of Training Films Requirements (RAF)
Mr W T E Rolls Director, DFC, DFM  
Mr J C Smith Director,  
Directorate of Command and Staff Training (RAF)
Gp Capt John N Stacey Director, DSO, DFC; later AVM 11 Aug 1967
Wg Cdr R L W Baetz DFC, TD, BCom 10 Apr 1967
Wg Cdr J P Ford AFC  7 Aug 1967
Sqn Ldr P S Cockman   31 Aug 1964
Sqn Ldr L L Cumming BSc 16 Sep 1966
Sqn Ldr D H Simmons    9 Nov 1964
Sqn Ldr P A Boys-Stones   31 Jul 1967
Directorate of Training Ground (1) (RAF)
Gp Capt E T McCabe Director, OBE, ADC, CEng, AFRAeS 23 Aug 1965
Wg Cdr D W E Davies    6 Jun 196
Wg Cdr K S Law   25 Oct 1965
Wg Cdr P Woolley    5 Jul 1965
Sqn Ldr D L Bird   25 Jul 1966
Sqn Ldr E J Evans    6 Feb 1967
Sqn Ldr R H Groves MBE 28 Dec 1966
Sqn Ldr J Machray    4 Nov 1965
Sqn Ldr J Mullen   17 Apr 1967
Sqn Ldr S L Pott   29 Jul 1963
Directorate of Training Ground (2) (RAF)
Gp Capt W L Clarke Director, DAe, CEng, AFRAeS 21 Feb 1966
Wg Cdr S W Cornes CEng, AMIERE 27 Sep 1965
Sqn Ldr B R Downes   21 Mar 1966
Mr W H Martin Executive Officer  
Mr D D Roberts Executive Officer  
Assistant Directorate of Trade Standards (RAF)
Wg Cdr K P Jarman   12 Apr 1967
Sqn Ldr E W Toogood   13 Jul 1966
Sqn Ldr R C Mitchell    5 Dec 1966
Directorate of Physical Fitness (RAF)
Gp Capt E J Brice OBE, AFRAeS, DPhysEd 21 Feb 1966
Wg Cdr W Wright MBE  1 Jul 1963
Directorate-General of Manning
AVM Harold G Leonard-Williams Director-General, CB, CBE  9 Apr 1966
Mr N J Marsh Personal Assistant  
A/Cdre Oswald Gradon Director, OBE, FCA  9 Jan 1967
Mr G A Roberts Director, CBE, BA  
Mr J S Wright Deputy Director,  
Gp Capt Michael A D'Arcy Deputy Director; later A/Cdre 1 Jul 1966
Gp Capt R M Martin Deputy Director,  3 Jan 1968
Gp Capt Charles E Ness Deputy Director, OBE; later AM 10 Nov 1967
Gp Capt B G Martin Deputy Director, OBE  1 Sep 1964
Wg Cdr J G Bishop DFC, MA 22 Aug 1966
Wg Cdr R D Doleman DSO, DFC 23 Jan 1967
Wg Cdr A G Conway DFC 26 Jun 1967
Wg Cdr B G Cooper    5 Dec 1966
Wg Cdr G E F Goode OBE, DFC, BCom 10 Jul 1967
Wg Cdr J R Every    4 Oct 1965
Wg Cdr H Leigh MBE  3 Jan 1966
Wg Cdr J G Pearse    3 Jan 1966
Wg Cdr F W A Westcott   29 Jan 1968
Wg Cdr E J Wilson   24 Apr 1967
Sqn Ldr D G A Barham MA 25 Apr 1966
Sqn Ldr D W R Barrett   18 Dec1967
Sqn Ldr A O Bennett AMBIM 15 Jan 1968
Sqn Ldr D R Buchanan   19 Mar 1966
Sqn Ldr R Ford BA 28 Dec 1965
Sqn Ldr T H B Furness    7 Jan 1967
Sqn Ldr T M Sethings   17 Jul 1967
Sqn Ldr S C A Hill    2 Jan 1967
Sqn Ldr M Lacey BSc (Eng), ACGI 10 Apr 1967
Sqn Ldr D J Lomas   27 Aug 1965
Sqn Ldr D Lowe BA 12 Dec 1966
Sqn Ldr D H Parkinson    6 Aug 1966
Sqn Ldr A A Pearce AFRAeS 30 Aug 1967
Sqn Ldr W S Price   19 Dec 1967
Sqn Ldr A E Shepherd    1 Jun 1967
Sqn Ldr J U Spence   31 Jul 1967
Sqn Ldr P Stringfellow BSc 31 Jan 1966
Sqn Off S M Chapman BA 21 Aug 1967
Sqn Off M D Sansom   13 Mar 1967
Mr L W Asplin Higher Executive Officer  
Mr A J Vickery Higher Executive Officer  
Mr A E Jerry Higher Executive Officer  
Mr K D Davies Higher Executive Officer  
Mrs H D Harrison Executive Officer  
Miss A G Forsythe Executive Officer  
Mr W J Wallwork Executive Officer  
Mr G W A Smith Executive Officer  
Mr A E Axton Executive Officer  
Mr A C Reid Executive Officer  
Mr A C Armstrong Executive Officer  
Miss P W M Longmead Executive Officer, MBE  
Mr R Stewart Executive Officer  
Mr D E Sears Executive Officer  
Mr S W Gregory Executive Officer  
Mr J Henderson Executive Officer  
Mr J H G Bennett Executive Officer  
Mr D Ashford Executive Officer  
Mr M J Adams Executive Officer  
Mr A M Crawley Executive Officer  
Mr R C Warwick Executive Officer  
Mr A W Hyde Executive Officer  
Mr E A Nicholson Senior Information Officer  
Mr P M Noble Senior Illustrator  
Mr A Munkenbeck Senior Illustrator  
Mr J F Turner Information Officer  
Mr C T T Whitehead Assistant Information 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 George R Gunn Director-General, KBE, CB, QHP, MB, ChB, MRCS (Edin), DPH 22 Jan 1967
AVM E S Sidey Deputy Director-General, CB, QHS, MD, ChB, DPH  5 Aug 1966
A/Cdre E B Bright Director of Health and Research (RAF), AFC, MB, ChB, DTM&M  7 Aug 1967
AVM H Keggin Director of (RAF) Dental Services, CB, CBE, QHDS, LDS  4 May 1964
Gp Capt E M Poole Deputy Director of (RAF) Dental Services, LDS, RCS 18 Oct 1966
Gp Capt D S Grant Deputy Director of Medical Personnel and Training (RAF), MRCS, LRCP  8 May 1967
Gp Capt H W Whittingham Deputy Director Medical Organisation and Supply (RAF), MA, MB, ChB, MRCS, LRCP, DTM&M 27 Sep 1965
Gp Capt T G Dobie Deputy Director of Aviation Medicine (RAF), OBE, MB, ChB  2 Oct 1967
Wg Cdr T Edwards OBE 11 Mar 1961
Wg Cdr D G M Hills OBE, MB, BS, DPH  3 May 1964
Wg Cdr Frederick C Hurrell MB, BS, MRCS, LRCP; later AVM 19 Jul 1967
Wg Cdr I A McIntosh MB, ChB, DPH, DIH 13 Mar 1967
Wg Cdr G E Morley MB, ChB  5 May 1964
Wg Cdr C C G Rawll MB, ChB, DTPH  5 Jul 1965
Sqn Ldr M C Ffrench-Constant BA, BM, BCh 11 Dec 1967
Sqn Ldr J A Hopson MA, BM, BCh, DObst, RCOG 11 Dec1967
Sqn Ldr M A Pallister BA, MB, BChir, MRCS, LRCP, DTM&H, DPH, DIH 14 Feb 1966
Sqn Ldr H W Parry   26 Apr 1965
A/Cdre (Ret) F S Krusin Special Appointment, BDS, MRCS, LRCP  7 Jun 1967
Miss K D Bannister Higher Executive Officer  
Mr W H Taberner Higher Executive Officer  
Miss J Cleaver Executive Officer  
Miss J Hallam Executive Officer  
Mr D J Lazenby Executive Officer  
Miss E G Wilson Executive Officer, MBE  

Nursing Service Branch

Air Cmdt Dame Pauline Giles Matron-in-Chief, DBE, RRC, QHNS  1 Sep 1966
Gp Off G Jones Principal Matron (Overseas Commands), RRC 29 Jan 1965
Gp Off A M Steinbach Principal Matron (Commands UK and Western Europe), ARRC, RSCN, SCM 15 Aug 1966
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 H M Jamison Principal Chaplain - CSFC, QHC, MA, BD 14 Jul 1966
Rt Rev Mgr M J O'Brien Principal Chaplain - RC, 16 Oct 1967
Mr C J F Gilmore Special Appointment, MBE, MA  
Rev A F Vickers Staff Chaplain to Chaplain-in-Chief, BA  3 Nov 1966
Directorate of Educational Services
AVM J F Powell Director, OBE, MA 14 Aug 1967
Gp Capt J H Stevens Deputy Director, OBE, ADC, CEng, BSc, MIERE, FRAeS  4 Oct 1965
Gp Capt A A McIntosh Deputy Director, BSc 20 Feb 1967
Wg Cdr F Bartle BSc  16 Nov 1965
Wg Cdr G Fithen BSc  6 Nov 1967
Wg Cdr W E McCrea DFC, BSc  16 Jan 1967
Wg Cdr D R Morgan BA  6 Mar 1967
Wg Cdr G W E Newby    5 Sep 1966
Sqn Ldr J V Firth BA  4 Feb 1965
Sqn Ldr J Hulme MA 19 Dec 1966
Sqn Ldr V B Kendrick BA 11 Dec 1967
Sqn Ldr T W Little BSc, ACGI 10 May 1966
Sqn Ldr P D Panting BA 14 Feb 1966
Sqn Ldr P Proud BA 29 Mar 1966
Sqn Ldr D A N Robertson MA 18 Dec1967
Sqn Ldr B Rowland MA  1 Apr 1966
Sqn Ldr B J Stockton BA  3 Jan 1966
Miss J Gale Executive Officer  
Miss V P Payne Executive Officer  
Directorate of Legal Services
AVM J E Allen-Jones Director, CBE, MA  7 Oct 1961

J T Lowe

Deputy Director, CBE, LLB  3 Mar 1962
Wg Cdr R A Jones   21 Jul 1965
Wg Cdr G T Lester   24 Nov 1966
Wg Cdr W A M Oram    7 Jul 1965
Sqn Ldr R T Dawson   21 Feb 1967
Sqn Ldr M Sawyer   12 Nov 1967
Sqn Off F Pearson TD, WRAF 30 Nov 1964
Sqn Ldr (Ret) M H James Special Appointment, AFC  


AM Sir Brian K Burnett Air Secretary, KCB, DFC, AFC, BA  7 Dec 1967
Miss E Shipley Private Secretary  
Mr A S Hall Senior Executive Officer  
Directorate of Personnel (Air) (RAF)
A/Cdre Colin C M Baker Director, OBE  1 Nov 1967
Gp Capt R B Roche Deputy Director, DFC* 23 Jul 1965
Gp Capt J E P Thompson Deputy Director, OBE, AFC 20 Oct 1967
Wg Cdr W J Marriott OBE  11 Jan 1966
Wg Cdr A W Tarry   28 Feb 1966
Wg Cdr B S Martin    3 Jun 1967
Wg Cdr Walter J Herrington later AVM  4 Dec1967
Wg Cdr R D Hillary    1 Jan 1968
Sqn Ldr I D Brimson    3 Jan 1966
Sqn Ldr G H Gilbert AFC  7 Mar1966
Sqn Ldr

Frederick D G Clark

OBE, BA; later AVM  3 Oct 1966
Sqn Ldr R S Blockey    2 Jan 1967
Sqn Ldr P Borrett    2 Jan 1967
Sqn Ldr M J Hardy    2 Jan 1967
Sqn Ldr R L Watson    2 Jan 1967
Sqn Ldr W H Keen   10 Apr 1967
Sqn Ldr F A Mallett   12 Sep 1967
Sqn Ldr A N Barlox   23 Oct 1967
Sqn Ldr R M Gammon    6 Nov 1967
Sqn Ldr A M Chandler   11 Dec 1967
Sqn Ldr J F Woodard   11 Dec 1967
Sqn Ldr J Quinn   13 Dec 1967
Directorate of Personnel (Ground) (RAF)
A/Cdre Ronald A Webster Director, CBE 19 Mar 1967
Gp Capt L A Popham Deputy Director, OBE 28 Feb 196
Gp Capt J R Goodman Deputy Director, DFC, AFC 11 Sep 1967
Wg Cdr N George MBE  8 Nov 1965
Wg Cdr G F Tisley BEM 17 Jan 1966
Wg Cdr I R Tapster   31 Jan 1966
Wg Cdr W H P Blee   15 Jan 1968
Sqn Ldr C A Blunt   28 Mar 1966
Sqn Ldr R S Beecham    7 May 1966
Sqn Ldr J H Constable    2 Jan 1967
Sqn Ldr T R Morgan    2 Jan 1967
Sqn Ldr H F Murland    6 Feb 1967
Sqn Ldr P J Surman   27 Feb 1967
Sqn Ldr D G Gregory   13 Mar 1967
Sqn Ldr H A Langridge MBE 28 Mar 1967
Sqn Ldr V W Cavey    1 May 1967
Sqn Ldr D L Ohrberg   23 Oct 1967
Sqn Ldr P H W Allan ACIS  6 Nov 1967
Sqn Ldr C D Quinton    4 Dec1967
Directorate of Personnel Policy (RAF)
Gp Capt

G J Kemp

Director, 15 Nov 1965
Wg Cdr H Mansell   27 Jun 1966
Wg Cdr A Platts   17 Apr 1967
Sqn Ldr G W Matthews DFC 12 Apr 1966
Sqn Ldr E L Atkinson MBE 28 Nov 1966
Sqn Ldr J Besley FCA 12 Dec1966
Sqn Ldr D J Read MA 27 Nov 1967
Sqn Ldr M L Sinel    2 Jan 1968
Flt Lt R Walton AFC 15 Jan 1968
Mr E H Wilkinson Higher Executive Officer  
Mrs D Coote Executive Officer  
Miss E H Mager Executive Officer  
Miss I D Page Executive Officer  
Miss P Reveirs Executive Officer  
Resettlement Branch
Wg Cdr (Ret) A F Merritt    
Wg Cdr (Ret) J D E Davies    
Mr F French Higher Executive Officer  

Source - Spring 1968 Air Force List

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