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HQ Provost and Security Services (United Kingdom) - Personnel


[1957 | 1958 | 1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975]

This was probably formed around 2 July 1956.

1957

Location Command Controlled
Government Buildings, Bromyard Avenue, Acton, London W3 Home Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
HQ
Gp Capt     Deputy Provost Marshal (UK)
Discipline, Organisation and Training Staff
Wg Cdr J M Gillen  2 Jul 1956  
Sqn Ldr N Burton 20 Aug 1956  
Criminal Investigation Staff
Wg Cdr G L Smith  2 Jul 1956  
Sqn Ldr L Agar-Wilson 23 Jan 1956  
Security Staff
Wg Cdr J A Smith 30 Jul 1954  

Source - April & July 1957 Air Force List

1958

Location Command Controlled
Government Buildings, Bromyard Avenue, Acton, London W3 Home Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
HQ
Gp Capt W G Parry 10 Dec 1956 Deputy Provost Marshal (UK), OBE
Discipline, Organisation and Training Staff
Wg Cdr J M Gillen  2 Jul 1956  
Sqn Ldr C  Mumford 24 Apr 1957  
Criminal Investigation Staff
Wg Cdr G L Smith  2 Jul 1956  
Sqn Ldr R C Mawer 22 Jul 1957  
Security Staff
Wg Cdr J A Smith 30 Jul 1954  
Sqn Ldr C B Flockhart 29 Oct 1956 CB, DCM

Source - January and April 1958 Air Force List

1959

Location Command Controlled
Government Buildings, Bromyard Avenue, Acton, London W3 Home Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
HQ
Gp Capt W G Parry 10 Dec 1956 Deputy Provost Marshal (UK), OBE
Discipline, Organisation and Training Staff
Wg Cdr J M Gillen  2 Jul 1956  
Sqn Ldr C  Mumford 24 Apr 1957  
Criminal Investigation Staff
Wg Cdr G L Smith  2 Jul 1956  
Sqn Ldr R C Mawer 22 Jul 1957  
Security Staff
Wg Cdr J A Smith 30 Jul 1954  
Sqn Ldr C B Flockhart 29 Oct 1956 CB, DCM

Secretarial

Sqn Ldr B D Barrett 14 Jul 1958  
Flt Lt G Innes  4 Jul 1958  

Source - January 1959 Air Force List

1960

Location Command Controlled
Government Buildings, Bromyard Avenue, Acton, London W3 Technical Training Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
HQ
Gp Capt J R Coulson 29 Feb 1960 Deputy Provost Marshal (UK)
Discipline, Organisation and Training Staff
Wg Cdr J M Gillen  2 Jul 1956  
Sqn Ldr N Burton 27 May 1959 MBE
Operations Staff
Wg Cdr K F Massey  5 Feb 1958  
Sqn Ldr E Booth 12 Dec 1959 Security
Sqn Ldr W E Cannon 11 Feb 1959 Crime, MBE
Vetting and Recording Staff
Wg Cdr G L Smith  2 Jul 1956  
Sqn Ldr R H Vine 22 Jun 1959  

Source - October 1960 Air Force List

1961

Location Command Controlled
Government Buildings, Bromyard Avenue, Acton, London W3 Technical Training Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
HQ
Gp Capt J R Coulson 29 Feb 1960 Deputy Provost Marshal (UK)
Discipline, Organisation and Training Staff
Wg Cdr J M Gillen  2 Jul 1956  
Sqn Ldr Vacant    
Operations Staff
Wg Cdr K F Massey  5 Feb 1958  
Sqn Ldr E Booth 12 Dec 1959 Security
Sqn Ldr W E Cannon 11 Feb 1959 Crime, MBE
Vetting and Recording Staff
Wg Cdr Vacant    
Sqn Ldr R H Vine 22 Jun 1959  

Source - January 1961 Air Force List

1962

Location Command Controlled
Government Buildings, Bromyard Avenue, Acton, London W3 Technical Training Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
HQ
Gp Capt Vacant   Deputy Provost Marshal (UK)
Discipline, Organisation and Training Staff
Wg Cdr Vacant  2 Jul 1956  
Sqn Ldr Vacant    
Operations Staff
Wg Cdr K F Massey  5 Feb 1958  
Sqn Ldr E Booth 12 Dec 1959 Security
Sqn Ldr W E Cannon 11 Feb 1959 Crime, MBE
Vetting and Recording Staff
Wg Cdr W T Downie    

Source - January 1962 Air Force List

1963

Location Command Controlled
Government Buildings, Bromyard Avenue, Acton, London W3 Technical Training Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
HQ
Gp Capt S N Kettle  8 Jan 1962 Deputy Provost Marshal (UK), OBE
Crime & Security
Wg Cdr H Mundy 14 Dec 1960  
Sqn Ldr W E Cannon 11 Feb 1959 Crime, MBE
Sqn Ldr T W Mountjoy 24 Apr 1962 Security
Administration: Passes & Permits
Wg Cdr N F T Robinson  4 Jun 1962  
Sqn Ldr H R Farmery 11 Mar 1963  
Vetting
Wg Cdr J A Smith  3 Oct 1960  
Sqn Ldr B W Green 26 Nov 1962  

Source - Spring 1963 Air Force List

1964

Location Command Controlled
Government Buildings, Bromyard Avenue, Acton, London W3 Technical Training Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
HQ
Gp Capt S N Kettle  8 Jan 1962 Deputy Provost Marshal (UK), OBE
Counter Intelligence and Special Investigations
Wg Cdr S W K Hart 27 Apr 1964 OBE
Sqn Ldr A R Lyon 17 Nov 1963 Special Investigations
Sqn Ldr T W Mountjoy 24 Apr 1962 Security
Provost Operations: Passes & Permits
Wg Cdr B D Godsell 27 Apr 1964  
Vetting
Wg Cdr J A Smith  3 Oct 1960  
Sqn Ldr H R Farmery 11 Mar 1963  
Sqn Ldr George Innes 25 Dec 1963 later A/Cdre

Source - Autumn 1964 Air Force List

1965

Location Command Controlled
Government Buildings, Bromyard Avenue, Acton, London W3 Technical Training Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
HQ
Gp Capt C S Harley  7 Dec 1964 Deputy Provost Marshal (UK)
Counter Intelligence and Special Investigations
Wg Cdr S W K Hart 27 Apr 1964 OBE
Sqn Ldr A R Lyon 17 Nov 1963 Special Investigations
Provost Operations: Passes & Permits
Wg Cdr W F McIlgrew  9 Nov 1964  
Vetting
Wg Cdr A G Bullen 29 Aug 1964 MBE
Sqn Ldr H R Farmery 11 Mar 1963  

Source - Autumn 1965 Air Force List

1966

Location Command Controlled
Government Buildings, Bromyard Avenue, Acton, London W3 Technical Training Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
HQ
Gp Capt C S Harley  7 Dec 1964 Deputy Provost Marshal (UK)
Counter Intelligence and Special Investigations
Wg Cdr S W K Hart 27 Apr 1964 OBE
Sqn Ldr A R Lyon 17 Nov 1963 Special Investigations
Sqn Ldr W H Sheppard  9 Jul 1965 Counter Intelligence, MBE
Provost Operations: Passes & Permits
Wg Cdr W F McIlgrew  9 Nov 1964  
Vetting
Wg Cdr A G Bullen 29 Aug 1964 MBE
Sqn Ldr T B Whittaker 14 Dec 1965  

Source - Spring 1966 Air Force List

1967

Location Command Controlled
Government Buildings, Bromyard Avenue, Acton, London W3 Technical Training Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
HQ
Gp Capt A Smart  8 Jan 1967 Deputy Provost Marshal (UK), BEM
Counter Intelligence and Special Investigations
Wg Cdr S W K Hart 27 Apr 1964 OBE
Sqn Ldr A R Lyon 17 Nov 1963 Special Investigations
Sqn Ldr W H Sheppard  9 Jul 1965 Counter Intelligence, MBE
Provost Operations: Passes & Permits
Wg Cdr W F McIlgrew  9 Nov 1964  
Vetting
Wg Cdr P Green 18 Dec 1966  
Sqn Ldr T B Whittaker 14 Dec 1965  

Source - Spring 1967 Air Force List

1968

Location Command Controlled
Government Buildings, Bromyard Avenue, Acton, London W3 Technical Training Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
HQ
Gp Capt A Smart  8 Jan 1967 Deputy Provost Marshal (UK), BEM
Counter Intelligence and Special Investigations
Wg Cdr Vacant    
Sqn Ldr W Tomlinson  1 Jul 1967 BEM
Provost Operations: Passes & Permits
Wg Cdr E Booth 18 Sep 1967  
Vetting
Wg Cdr P Green 18 Dec 1966  
Sqn Ldr T B Whittaker 14 Dec 1965  

Source - 1968 Air Force List

It was probably transferred to the control of Maintenance Command on 1 June 1968 when Flying training and Technical Training Commands merged into Training Command.

1969

The listings for this year are currently unavailable

Source - October 1969 Air Force List

1970

Location Command Controlled
Government Buildings, Bromyard Avenue, Acton, London W3 Maintenance Command

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
HQ
Gp Capt B C Player 27 May1968 Deputy Provost Marshal (UK),
Counter Intelligence
Wg Cdr G Biggar 13 Jan 1969  
Personal Security
Sqn Ldr J F Harrow  3 Nov 1969  
Checks and Surveys
Flt Lt B J C Pearce 18 Sep 1969  
Passes & Permits
Miss D Thorne    
Provost Operations
Wg Cdr C A Mumford 20 Jan 1969  
Provost Plans
Sqn Ldr P L M Hennessey 31 Jan1969 MBE, AMBIM
Special Investigations
Flt Lt W F Floyd 24 Nov 1969  
Low Flying Cell
Flt Lt C Watts-Morgan  9 Dec 1968  
Vetting
Wg Cdr H RFarmery 23 Jun 1969  
Positive Vetting
Sqn Ldr T B Whittaker 14 Dec 1965 MBE
Sqn Ldr T J Winer 13 Feb 1969  
Sqn Ldr M D Wright  8 Sep 1969 MBE
Sqn Ldr F R Cox 18 Jan 1970 DFC, DFM
Other Vetting
Flt Lt J C Tyler 28 Mar 1968  

Source - Spring 1970 Air Force List

1971

Source - Spring 1971 Air Force List

1972

Source - Spring 1972 Air Force List

1973

Source - Spring 1973 Air Force List

1974

Source - Spring 1974 Air Force List

1975

Source - Spring 1975 Air Force List

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