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Air Commodore W D Robertson (146902)

William Duncan                        b:   24 Jun 1922           r:   29 Jan 1977           d: 24 Sep 2010

CBE 1 Jan 1968.

Plt Off: 10 Jul 1943, Fg Off (WS): 10 Jan 1944, Flt Lt (WS): 10 Jul 1945, Flt Lt: 10 Jan 1947, Sqn Ldr: 1 Jul 1953, Wg Cdr: 1 Jan 1959, Gp Capt: 1 Jan 1963, Act A/Cdre: 1 Jul 1968?, A/Cdre: 1 Jan 1969.

xx xxx 1941:                 U/T Pilot, Rhodesia

xx xxx xxxx:                  Flying Instructor

xx xxx 1947:                 Pilot, No 10 Sqn

22 Jul 1948:                 Appointed to Permanent Commission in the rank of Flight Lieutenant

xx xxx xxxx:                  Staff Officer, HQ Bomber Command.

20 Jun 1953:                Officer Commanding, No 101 Sqn. (Canberra)

xx xxx xxxx:                  Staff Officer, Air Ministry

22 Apr 1959:               Officer Commanding, No 207 Sqn. (Valiant B Mk 1)

 1 Jan 1962:                 Directing Staff, RAF Staff College, Bracknell

xx xxx 1965:                 Officer Commanding, RAF Wildenrath.

ACM Sir Gus Walker at RAF Wildenrath in 1967
Gp Capt W D Robertson (far right), whilst station commander at RAF Wildenrath with ACM Sir Gus Walker at RAF Wildenrath in 1967 during the station's TACEVAL that year.

Photo courtesy - Roger Braga

2 Oct 1967:                  Deputy Director of Admin Plans.

 1 Jul 1968:                   Director of Operations - Air Defence and Overseas.

xx xxx xxxx:                  Director of  Operations (Plans) (RAF).

xx xxx 1971:                 Attended Royal  College of Defence Studies.

26 Feb 1972:                SASO, HQ RAF Germany

11 Nov 1974:               SASO, HQ No 46 Group.

 9 Nov 1975:                SASO (Air Transport), HQ No 38 Group.

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