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Department of the Air Member for Personnel - Personnel 1970



Sir Andrew H Humphrey

Air Member for Personnel, KCB, OBE, DFC, AFC**; later MRAF 18 Mar 1968
Mr M J Budds Private Secretary  
Mr P Nix Assistant Private Secretary  
Directorate-General of RAF Personal Services
AVM Michael H Le Bas Director-General, CB, CBE, DSO, AFC 17 Jan 1969
Mr D J Street Personal Assistant  
Directorate of Personal Services (1) (RAF)
A/Cdre John W Frost Director, CBE, DFC, MBIM 15 Mar 1968
Gp Capt

Herbert G Slade

Deputy Director, AFC; later A/Cdre  7 Aug 1967
Gp Capt T Stafford OBE 30 Jun 1969
Wg Cdr W J Swift CVO  7 Jul 1969
Wg Cdr R G Griffiths    4 Aug 1969
Wg Cdr E Kinder ACIS 20 Oct 1969
Wg Cdr W H Cademy   29 Sep 1969
Sqn Ldr F B Browning BA  4 Apr 1966
Sqn Ldr R H T Overall    4 Dec 1967
Sqn Ldr A S Tallett    2 Jan 1968
Sqn Ldr G W Gale    5 Feb 1968
Sqn Ldr J L McDonough   26 Feb 1968
Sqn Ldr R W Gibbard MBE  2 Dec 1968
Sqn Ldr D L AFinlay   26 Jan 1970
Mr L J Morgan Higher Executive Officer  
Mr H F Andrews Higher Executive Officer  
Mr M J S Sargent Executive Officer, AMBIM  
Mr R W Gatfield Executive Officer  
Mr A V Cox 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 Edward L Frith Director, ACCS; later AVM  3 Mar 1969
Gp Capt S Willcocks Deputy Director,  6 Nov 1967
Gp Capt H H Pickard Deputy Director, CBE 22 Apr 1968
Gp Capt H Stansfield Deputy Director,  1 May 1969
Wg Cdr M Scholes MBE, DFM 10 Jun 1967
Wg Cdr R L A Roberts DFM  8 Jan 1968
Wg Cdr R M MacDonald   25 Mar 1968
Wg Cdr C A Grennan   12 Jun 1968
Wg Cdr J C Payne   27 Jan 1969
Sqn Ldr D R Elway    3 Apr 1967
Sqn Ldr W J Norfolk MBE 11 Dec 1967
Sqn Ldr K Bartlett    1 Apr 1968
Sqn Ldr B L E Wall   10 Jun 1968
Sqn Ldr G C Rowland   14 Oct 1968
Sqn Ldr B J Marks    9 Sep 1968
Sqn Ldr M W Wallace    9 Dec 1968
Sqn Ldr D J Nicholson   13 Jan 1969
Sqn Ldr A R Craig     1 May 1969
Sqn Ldr M G Graham   27 Oct 1969
Flt Lt P A Taplin   10 Jul 1967
Flt Lt W Saloman   18 Sep 1967
Mr E O Geater Executive Officer  
Miss M O Brown Executive Officer  
Directorate of Women's Royal Air Force
A/Cdre P F Marshall Director, OBE, ADC, WRAF 12 Jul 1969
Flt Lt M B Tullo Personal Staff Officer, WRAF  3 Feb 1969
Gp Capt B C Turier Deputy Director, WRAF 20 Jan 1969
Wg Cdr G P Barrett MBE, WRAF 17 Mar 1969
Wg Cdr M K MacRae WRAF  9 Jun 1969
Sqn Ldr H F Renton MA, WRAF 17 Dec 1967
Sqn Ldr E P M Westbury MBE, WRAF 15 Jan 1968
Sqn Ldr H B Trant WRAF 29 Jul 1968
Director of RAF Sport and Inspector of Recreational Grounds
A/Cdre (Ret) Alan C Deere Director, DSO, OBE, DFC*  1 Dec 1967
Directorate of Provost and Security Services (Provost Marshal) (RAF)

Alastair D Panton

Director, CB, OBE, DFC 24 Sep 1968
Deputy Directorate of RAF Provost
Gp Capt G Craig OBE, MBIM  5 May 1969
Wg Cdr D R Prosser-Higdon    4 May 1968
Sqn Ldr M I David   27 Nov 1967
Sqn Ldr B C Stannard MBE, WRAF 30 Jan 1968
Sqn Ldr G E Winch   10 Mar 1969
Deputy Directorate of RAF Security 1
Gp Capt E T W Laing MBIM, MIOM 19 May 1969
Wg Cdr B D Barrett   10 Jun 1968
Sqn Ldr B M Shearer   11 Oct 1968
Sqn Ldr J L Roberts MBE 21 Oct 1968
Mr I C Harwood Higher Executive Officer  
Miss M Cummings Executive Officer  
Miss A Sorrell Executive Officer  
Gp Capt (Ret) N W Wakelin Special Appointment, CEng, MBIM  
Wg Cdr (Ret) F J E Ison Special Appointment, DFC  
Mr S J Fielding Special Appointment, LLB  
Assistant Directorate of Security 3
Miss E A Scott Assistant Director, MBE  
Mr E T Stevens Higher Executive Officer  
Mr F R Humphrys Executive Officer  
Deputy Directorate of RAF Security 4
Gp Capt J I S Digman OBE, DFC  1 Apr 1969
Wg Cdr C W Hobgen    9 Mar 1970
Sqn Ldr R W Randall    6 Jan 1969
Flt Lt J G Dalton   14 Apr 1967
Flt Lt J M Parr   28 Jul 1969
Flt Lt K E Wood    9 Mar 1970
Directorate-General of RAF Training
AVM   Director-General,  4 Jun 1968
Mr D G Butcher Personal Assistant  
Assistant Directorate of Training and Co-ordination (Plans)
Wg Cdr

D Q Watson

Assistant Director, DFC  7 Aug 1967
Sqn Ldr     13 Dec 1967
Directorate of RAF Flying Training
A/Cdre Rex D Roe Director, AFC; later ACM  6 Mar1969
Gp Capt J A W long Deputy Director,  8 Aug 1969
Gp Capt R M Jenkins Deputy Director, 11 Nov 1969
Wg Cdr R W Payne AFC  1 Jan 1968
Wg Cdr J K Holt   15 Feb 1968
Wg Cdr G Mackie    6 May1968
Wg Cdr R H Bragg    1 Jul 1969
Sqn Ldr A C Tye   22 Jun 1966
Sqn Ldr B Webb    5 Sep 1966
Sqn Ldr D M Cowan   30 Jan 1967
Sqn Ldr E D Mackay   27 Feb 1967
Sqn Ldr R A Edwards    1 Jan 1968
Sqn Ldr D S Chrispin    5 Feb 1968
Sqn Ldr C Rowe   27 Jul 1968
Sqn Ldr E B Bywater   16 Sep 1968
Sqn Ldr N Chamberlain   23 Sep 1968
Sqn Ldr A Tate   27 Jan 1969
Sqn Ldr S Greenslade    9 Jun1969
Sqn Ldr B N Rogers   25 Aug 1969
Mr J M Dolan Executive Officer  
Mr C A E Clark Senior Information Officer  
Mr D B Robertson Assistant Information Officer  
Directorate of Training Ground
A/Cdre Charles T Nance Director, OBE, MA, AMIME, AFRAeS 16 Jun 1969
Gp Capt A S Knowles Deputy Director, OBE, AFC, CEng, AFRAeS, MBIM  8 Apr 1969
Gp Capt G R D Calder Deputy Director, DCAe, CEng, MIME, AFRAeS  5 Jan 1970
Wg Cdr S W Cornes CEng, AMIERE 27 Sep 1965
Wg Cdr R L W Baetz DFC, TD, BCom 10 Apr 1967
Wg Cdr G E McCullagh CEng, AFRAeS  8 Apr 1967
Wg Cdr H Winton AMBIM, WRAF 25 Mar1968
Wg Cdr A R Fox DCAe, CEng, AFRAeS, DipEl 27 Jan 1969
Sqn Ldr R C Mitchell    5 Dec 1966
Sqn Ldr R H Groves MBE 28 Dec 1966
Sqn Ldr E J Evans    6 Feb 1967
Sqn Ldr J Mullen   17 Apr 1967
Sqn Ldr G A Cathing AFC, AMBIM 11 Mar1968
Sqn Ldr A Howie   24 Jun 1968
Sqn Ldr R H Alison MBE  1 Oct 1968
Sqn Ldr A C Jones    9 Dec 1968
Sqn Ldr J M Walker CEng, MIERE, AFRAeS 31 Mar 1969
Sqn Ldr E W H Packwood   20 May 1969
Assistant Directorate of Training (Foreign and Commonwealth)
Wg Cdr B R Clarke Assistant Director 24 Nov 1969
Wg Cdr (Ret) G Greenfield Assistant Director  
Sqn Ldr (Ret) R How Assistant Director  
Mr D D Roberts Executive Officer  
Directorate of Physical Fitness (RAF)
Gp Capt W Wright MBE  1 Apr 1968
Wg Cdr R McDonald   29 Apr 1968
Directorate of Training Films Requirements (RAF)
Mr W T E Rolls Director, DFC, DFM  
Mr J C Smith Director,  
Directorate-General of Manning
AVM Leonard W G Gill Director-General, DSO, MIPM  4 Mar 1968
Mr N J Marsh Personal Assistant  
A/Cdre Oswald Gradon Director, OBE, FCA  9 Jan 1967
A/Cdre John L Mitchell Director, MVO, DFC, AFC  4 Oct 1968
Mr J N Lithgow Director, BEc  
Gp Capt Charles E Ness Deputy Director, OBE; later AM 10 Nov 1967
Gp Capt R M Martin Deputy Director,  3 Jan 1968
Gp Capt R U P de Burgh Deputy Director, OBE  8 Nov 1968
Gp Capt E Batchelor Deputy Director, 23 May 1969
Gp Capt W D Rooney Deputy Director, OBE, AMBIM 27 May 1969
Wg Cdr J R Every OBE  4 Oct 1965
Wg Cdr J G Bishop DFC, MA 22 Aug 1966
Wg Cdr A G Conway DFC 26 Jun 1967
Wg Cdr Keith F Sanderson later AVM  1 Jul 1968
Wg Cdr R C Dunbar DFM  8 Jul 1968
Wg Cdr R F Lee   23 Sep 1968
Wg Cdr J C Woods    1 Jan 1969
Wg Cdr J R Simpson    3 Mar1969
Wg Cdr J W Abbott ACIS 21 Apr 1969
Wg Cdr C B Elford AMBIM  6 Aug 1969
Wg Cdr N G Sewell   20 Oct 1969
Sqn Ldr S C A Hill    2 Jan 1967
Sqn Ldr T H B Furness    7 Jan 1967
Sqn Ldr M D Sansom WRAF 13 Mar 1967
Sqn Ldr D W R Barrett   18 Dec1967
Sqn Ldr B D Weatherley   26 Feb 1968
Sqn Ldr J A R Chambers   20 May 1968
Sqn Ldr J Sands    4 Jun 1968
Sqn Ldr M H May BSc (Econ) 30 Dec 1968
Sqn Ldr J A Butcher BSc 25 Jun 1969
Sqn Ldr E W Everett   30 Jun 1969
Sqn Ldr A C Ramsay   29 Jun 1969
Sqn Ldr J R Howells BSc (Eng), CEng, AFRAeS 26 Jul 1969
Sqn Ldr R S Allgood MBE  4 Aug 1969
Sqn Ldr R J Andrews BA, WRAF  8 Sep 1969
Sqn Ldr F P Brown   15 Sep 1969
Sqn Ldr J B S Meek   20 Oct 1969
Sqn Ldr R I Finch   20 Oct 1969
Sqn Ldr R W Lidstone   12 Jan 1970
Mr H Longbottom Higher Executive Officer  
Mr D J Wise Higher Executive Officer  
Mr K D Davies Higher Executive Officer  
Mr A E Jerry Higher Executive Officer  
Miss N B Newport Executive Officer  
Miss A G Forsythe Executive Officer  
Mr W J Wallwork Executive Officer  
Mr A E Axton Executive Officer  
Mr F A W B Pledge Executive Officer  
Mr A C Reid Executive Officer  
Mr A C Armstrong Executive Officer  
Miss P W M Longmead Executive Officer, MBE  
Mrs H D Harrison Executive Officer  
Mr R Stewart Executive Officer  
Mr S W Gregory Executive Officer  
Mr D Ashford Executive Officer  
Mr A M Crawley Executive Officer  
Mr R C Warwick Executive Officer  
Miss E A Bollen Executive Officer  
Mr E A Nicholson Senior 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 J C Taylor Deputy Director-General, CB, OBE, QHP, BSc, MB, ChB, DPH, DIH  2 Dec 1968
A/Cdre Geoffrey H Dhenin Director of Health and Research (RAF), AFC*, GM, MA, MD, ChB, MRCS, LRCP, DPH; later AM  4 Apr 1968
AVM C H Beamish Director of (RAF) Dental Services, QHDS, FDS, RCS 25 Feb 1969
Gp Capt D A R Lean Deputy Director of (RAF) Dental Services, OBE, LDS, 25 Feb 1969
Gp Capt J G Donald Deputy Director of Medical Personnel and Training (RAF), MB, ChB, DTM&H 15 Oct 1969
Gp Capt C J W Soutar Deputy Director Medical Organisation and Supply (RAF), MBE, MB, BS, LMSSA, DPH, DIH  8 Apr 1968
Gp Capt T G Dobie Deputy Director of Aviation Medicine (RAF), OBE, MB, ChB  2 Oct 1967
Wg Cdr I A McIntosh MB, ChB, DPH, DIH 13 Mar 1967
Wg Cdr C C G Rawll MB, ChB, DTPH  5 Jul 1965
Wg Cdr Frederick C Hurrell OBE, MB, BS, MRCS, LRCP; later AVM 19 Jul 1967
Wg Cdr M C Ffrench-Constant BA, BM, BCh 11 Dec 1967
Wg Cdr J A Hopson MA, BM, BCh, DObst, RCOG 11 Dec1967
Sqn Ldr H W Parry   26 Apr 1965
Flt Lt D G Williams    8 Sep 1969
Dr A/Cdre (Ret) F V Maclaine Civilian Medical Practitioner  5 Aug 1969
Miss K D Bannister Higher Executive Officer  
Mr W H Taberner Higher Executive Officer  
Miss D Murray Executive Officer  
Miss E G Wilson Executive Officer, MBE  
Mr J F Dixon Executive Officer  
Miss E M Paterson Executive Officer  
Sqn Ldr (Ret) R H W Beer Technical Class, Grade B  

Nursing Service Branch

Air Cmdt Dame Pauline Giles Matron-in-Chief, DBE, RRC, QHNS, SCM  1 Sep 1966
Gp Off A S McDonald Principal Matron (Commands UK and Western Europe), ARRC, RFN 15 Aug 1966
Gp Off M Caygill Principal Matron (Overseas Commands), SCM 29 Jan 1965
Miss O E F Price Executive Officer  
Chaplaincy Services
The Venerable L J Ashton Chaplain-in-Chief, CB, QHC 14 Mar 1969
Rt Rev Mgr M J O'Brien Principal Chaplain - RC, 16 Oct 1967
Rev W E Mantle Principal Chaplain - CSFC, QHC, MA 15 Jul 1969
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 E B Haslam Deputy Director, MA 26 Aug 1968
Gp Capt E J Holden Deputy Director, MBE, BSc, FIMA, AFRAeS 14 Jul 1969
Wg Cdr W E McCrea DFC, BSc  16 Jan 1967
Wg Cdr H M Dean BSc, CEng, AFRAeS, AInstP 15 Jan 1968
Wg Cdr C W Cox MA 30 Dec 1968
Wg Cdr J C Foulkes OBE, BA  1 Dec 1969
Sqn Ldr V B Kendrick BA 11 Dec 1967
Sqn Ldr M Fisher BA  4 Mar1968
Sqn Ldr R J Scott MA  6 May 1968
Sqn Ldr P A Cooper BSc, MIEE DipEl  4 Jun 1968
Sqn Ldr J P Toomey BA 26 Aug 1968
Sqn Ldr D B Clarke BA 29 Sep 1969
Sqn Ldr P Stringfellow BSc  8 Dec 1969
Miss J Gale Executive Officer  
Miss V P Payn Executive Officer  
Miss R E Parker Executive Officer  
Directorate of Legal Services
AVM J E Allen-Jones Director, CBE, MA  7 Oct 1961
A/Cdre A Sidney-Wilmot Deputy Director, OBE  3 Nov 1969
Gp Capt E E W Lloyd-Jones Deputy Director, OBE 26 Aug 1968
Wg Cdr F Pearson TD 20 Jan 1965
Wg Cdr F G Budd   21 Aug 1968
Wg Cdr A C Gunn MA, LLB (Edin), LLB (LonD) 23 Jul 1969
Flt Lt D R Apthorpe   17 Feb 1969
Flt Lt R W L Thorne BA 17 Nov 1969
Sqn Ldr (Ret) M H James Special Appointment, AFC  


AM   Air Secretary, 27 Mar 1970
Miss E Shipley Private Secretary  
Mr A S Hall Senior Executive Officer  
Directorate of Personnel (Air) (RAF)
A/Cdre Roy D A Austen-Smith Director, DFC; later AM 26 Mar 1970
Gp Capt J E P Thompson Deputy Director, OBE, AFC 20 Oct 1967
Gp Capt William E Hedley Deputy Director, OBE; later A/Cdre 20 May 1968
Wg Cdr R D Hillary    1 Jan 1968
Wg Cdr Michael H Miller AFC; later A/Cdre 27 May 1968
Wg Cdr Geoffrey J B Claridge later A/Cdre 15 Nov 1968
Wg Cdr B A Stead BSc (Eng), CEng, ACGI, AFRAeS, AMBIM 14 Oct 1968
Wg Cdr David J Edwards AFC; later A/Cdre 17 Feb 1969
Wg Cdr A G G Farley AMBIM 15 Sep 1969
Wg Cdr F A Mallett   12 Sep 1967
Sqn Ldr A N Barlox   23 Oct 1967
Sqn Ldr A M Chandler   11 Dec 1967
Sqn Ldr J D Lloyd   20 May 1968
Sqn Ldr J B Mountain MBE  4 Jun 1968
Sqn Ldr R St L Wright   16 Dec1968
Sqn Ldr R Horsfield    6 Jan 1969
Sqn Ldr P J Driscoll   30 Jun 1969
Sqn Ldr S A Edwards    6 Oct 1969
Sqn Ldr L H Kinzett   18 Aug 1969
Sqn Ldr M J Marsh   10 Nov 1969
Sqn Ldr J S Bullock    8 Dec 1969
Sqn Ldr Philip Walker AMBIM; later A/Cdre 15 Dec 1969
Directorate of Personnel (Ground) (RAF)
A/Cdre Mansel C M Vaughan Director, MBE 19 Ma5 1967
Gp Capt J R Goodman Deputy Director, DFC, AFC 11 Sep 1967
Gp Capt D Houghton Deputy Director, MBE 14 Apr 1969
Wg Cdr W H P Blee AMBIM 15 Jan 1968
Wg Cdr H A Langridge MBE 20 Jan 1969
Wg Cdr K J Hitchcock    5 May 1969
Wg Cdr R S Brown MBE 23 Jun 1969
Sqn Ldr T R Morgan    2 Jan 1967
Sqn Ldr J H Constable    2 Jan 1967
Sqn Ldr H F Murland    6 Feb 1967
Sqn Ldr V W Cavey    1 May 1967
Sqn Ldr D L Ohrberg   23 Oct 1967
Sqn Ldr C D Quinton    4 Dec1967
Sqn Ldr H G Jones    3 Sep 1968
Sqn Ldr C H Davis    9 Dec 1968
Sqn Ldr M P J Reeve AMBIM  9 Dec 1968
Sqn Ldr J G Kerrigan   31 Mar 1969
Sqn Ldr P J Surman   14 Apr 1969
Sqn Ldr R J Bennett    2 Dec 1969
Directorate of Personnel Policy (RAF)
Gp Capt

F T Russell

Director, MBE 22 Jan 1969
Wg Cdr E W Cropper   17 Jun 1968
Wg Cdr H E Boothby   19 May 1969
Sqn Ldr E L Atkinson MBE 28 Nov 1966
Sqn Ldr M L Sinel    2 Jan 1968
Sqn Ldr R J Daly    5 May 1969
Sqn Ldr R F Sheppard   17 Sep 1969
Sqn Ldr D E Grosvenor    8 Dec 1969
Mr E H Wilkinson Higher Executive Officer  
Mrs D Coote Executive Officer  
Miss E H Mager Executive Officer  
Miss I D Page 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 1970 Air Force List

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