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Department of the Air Member for Personnel - Personnel 1960

ACM Sir Arthur W B McDonald Air Member for Personnel, KCB, AFC, MA, FRAeS  1 Oct 1959
Mr J F Mayne Private Secretary  
Mr E C Haywood Executive Officer
Directorate-General of Personal Services
AVM Robert W L Glenn Director-General, CBE  3 Feb 1958
Mr A H Turney Personal Assistant  
Chaplaincy Services
The Venerable F W Cocks Chaplain-in-Chief, CB, QHC, MA 19 Mar 1959
Rev A W Hopkins Assistant Chaplain-in-Chief, QHC, BA  8 Mar 1957
Rt Rev Mgr P J O'Connell Principal Chaplain, CBE, STL 15 Jun 1950
Mr C J F Gilmore Special Appointment, MA  
Rev R A Lindley Staff Chaplain to Chaplain-in-Chief  
Directorate of Personal Services (A)

Robert A C Carter

Director, CB, DSO, DFC, AFRAeS  9 Jun 1959
Gp Capt

R  Webster

Deputy Director, 17 Apr 1959
Gp Capt Vacant    
Wg Cdr A S Cade 31 Oct 1957
Wg Cdr F W Dowling OBE 25 May 1957
Wg Cdr H King 14 Jul 1958
Wg Cdr A F Merritt  9 Nov 1953
Wg Cdr H E Walmsley DFC* 24 Mar 1959
Sqn Ldr J E Fuller 17 Mar 1958
Sqn Ldr E E Goldie  1 Dec 1958
Sqn Ldr H J Heal DFC* 11 Nov 1957
Sqn Ldr E J McDonald OBE 27 Apr 1959
Sqn Ldr T L Noon  6 Jan 1958
Sqn Ldr R Parsons MBE 19 May 1959
Sqn Ldr E T Walter   20 Oct 1958
Sqn Ldr S Willcocks    1 Jul 1959
Sqn Ldr E F Lapham   20 Jul 1959
Flt Lt E M Jackson 12 Oct 1955
Mr J E Cook Higher Executive Officer  
Mr L H Price Higher Executive Officer  
Mr W A Connelley Executive Officer  
Mr T S C Smith Executive Officer  
Mr H F Andrews Executive Officer  
A/Cdre (Ret) Hugh L Maxwell Special Appointment, CBE, DSO  
Sqn Ldr (Ret) H P Williams Special Appointment, MBE, DFC  
Directorate of Personal Services (B)
A/Cdre Ernest L G Le Dieu Director, CBE 19 Aug 1957
Gp Capt N Adams Deputy Director, ACA  1 Feb 1957
Gp Capt


Deputy Director  
Gp Capt

William G Morgan

Deputy Director, CBE, AACCA; later AVM 22 Jun 1960
Wg Cdr R J K Baker MBE  1 Jul 1956
Wg Cdr J R Pullan OBE, ACA  2 Feb 1959
Wg Cdr C H Wiggins FCCS 18 Aug 1958
Sqn Ldr P A Bellerby  1 Jan 1960
Sqn Ldr A A Goddard    1 Apr 1959
Sqn Ldr P R Grey FCA  9 Jun 1958
Sqn Ldr J E Janes   11 Mar 1959
Sqn Ldr R M Jolly 15 Jun 1953
Sqn Ldr R S Mason    5 Jan 1959
Sqn Ldr K J Newman DFC 13 Jan 1958
Sqn Ldr R F W Turner DFC 13 May 1958
Sqn Ldr A Webster DSO, DFC* 28 Oct 1957
Sqn Off C Durrant MBE, WRAF 30 Sep 1953
Flt Lt F W A Hendry DFC 12 May 1954
Flt Lt A P Verrinder MBE  1 Jul 1959
Flt Lt J F Williams 11 Nov 1957
Mr A D Cooper Executive Officer
Mr G M Franklin Executive Officer  
Mr P Knowlson Information Officer
Directorate of Personal Services (Provost Marshal)

William I G Kerby

Director, CBE 24 Sep 1956
Gp Capt L G Brown Deputy Director 14 Dec 1956
Wg Cdr J R C Proudlock Assistant Director  4 Jan 1958
Wg Cdr J R Coulson  6 Jun 1957
Wg Cdr L W C Lewis  6 Apr 1956
Sqn Ldr R W Bracken MBE 12 Aug 1957
Sqn Ldr A G Bullen MBE 30 Jan 1956
Sqn Off O G Cook WRAF 13 Feb 1956
Flt Lt G G McClelland   23 Aug 1958
Mr C J H Calcutt Higher Executive Officer  
Mr H P Orviss Executive Officer
Mr J B Osborn Executive Officer
Mr H P C Welch Executive Officer  
Directorate of Women's Royal Air Force
Air Cmdt Dame Henrietta Barnett Director, DBE, ADC, WRAF 10 Aug 1956
Flt Off M K Macrae Personal Staff Officer, WRAF 17 Nov 1958
Gp Capt L H Turner Deputy Director, WRAF 24 Feb 1957
Wg Off B B Parker WRAF 20 Oct 1958
Wg Off F R Pentland WRAF  2 Nov 1959
Sqn Off M A Allen-Jones WRAF 30 Dec 1957
Sqn Off K M Bright MBE, WRAF 26 Jul 1959
Flt Off N R Fernihough WRAF  6 Apr 1959
Inspector of Physical Fitness
Gp Capt J R W Blyth AFC, BSc, DPhysEd 21 Jul 1958
Sqn Ldr Vacant
Flt Lt N D Johnstone BA, DPhysEd 11 Mar 1958
Director of RAF Sport and Inspector of Recreational Grounds
Wg Cdr (Ret) J Lawson Director, CBE  
Directorate-General of Manning

Donald M T Macdonald

Director-General, CB  8 Feb 1958
Mr P P Howes Personal Assistant  
A/Cdre Arthur D Messenger Director, CBE  3 Feb 1958
Mr G A Roberts Director, CBE, BA  
Gp Capt K W Niblett DFC 11 Feb 1958
Gp Capt

J N Ogle

Deputy Director, AFC, AFM  2 Dec1957
Gp Capt

T P F Trudgian

OBE, FCA  1 Apr 1959
Wg Cdr Donald L Attlee later AVM 26 Oct 1959
Wg Cdr E R Dutt AFC 27 Jan 1958
Wg Cdr

J Eames

OBE, AACCA 28 Aug 1958
Wg Cdr J F Hatton   22 May 1957
Wg Cdr B Morgan MBE  2 Mar 1959
Wg Cdr C G Reeve MBE 11 Jan 1960
Wg Cdr N Welch OBE 21 Mar 1955
Sqn Ldr P V Ayerst DFC  1 Jul 1958
Sqn Ldr P O'D Burgess   29 Dec 1958
Sqn Ldr C F S Churcher 25 Nov 1957
Sqn Ldr C P Francis   31 Mar 1959
Sqn Ldr F W Hillman  5 Dec 1955
Sqn Ldr      
Sqn Ldr D G Maddocks DFC 13 Mar 1958
Sqn Ldr E R E Morley   16 Oct 1958
Sqn Ldr J R Robinson AFC 30 Dec 1959
Sqn Ldr A B Smith MBE  9 Mar 1959
Sqn Ldr I R Walkington BA 25 Jan 1960
Sqn Ldr F W A Westcott   29 Dec 1958
Sqn Off M R Green WRAF 31 Aug 1959
Sqn Off H Winton WRAF  1 Apr 1957
Flt Lt R S Bingham    2 Jan 1959
Flt Lt R W Gellard DFM  2 Jun 1958
Flt Lt E V Mellor    6 Jan 1958
Flt Lt D Sawden   10 Oct 1957
Mr H Frost Chief Executive Officer, OBE  
Mr E G Marchant Chief Executive Officer, OBE  
Miss E M M Woodhams Higher Executive Officer, MBE
Mr W Green Higher Executive Officer
Mr H A Laming Higher Executive Officer  
Miss J R Eke Executive Officer
Mr A J Street Executive Officer
Mr R D B Gibson Executive Officer
Mr D J Wise Executive Officer
Miss M E Butlin Executive Officer  
Mr L C Harwood Executive Officer  
Miss M H Dee Executive Officer  
Mr R W Miller Executive Officer  
Mr P C Watford Executive Officer
Miss P K Sim Executive Officer  
Mr G W Coles Executive Officer  
Miss V J Hyde Executive Officer  
Miss H M Andrews Executive Officer  
Miss D Tapp Executive Officer  
Mr H L F Mitchell Executive Officer
Mr R E R Dickerson Executive Officer
Mr A G Waring Executive Officer  
Wg Cdr (Ret) R J Kelsey Special Appointment  
Mr G H McDonough Higher Statistics Officer  
Mr M J Full Statistics Officer  
Mr R J Summerfield Statistics Officer  

Directorate-General of RAF Medical Services

AM Sir Patrick B Lee Potter Director-General, KBE, QHS, MD, ChB, DPH, DTM&H,  1 Feb 1957
AVM G A M Knight Deputy Director-General, CB, CBE, QHS, MB, BS, DLO  14 Mar 1956
A/Cdre A Muir Director of Hygiene and Research, MA, BSc, MB, ChB, MRCP (Edin), DTM&H 20 Jun 1959
AVM R Scoggins Director of Dental Services, CBE, QHDS, LDSRCS,  18 Feb 1958

H Keggin

Deputy Director of Dental Services, QHDS, LDS 16 Feb 1959
Gp Capt

P A Wilkinson

Deputy Director of Medical Personnel and Training, MRCS, LRCP 12 Dec 1956

G R Gunn

Deputy Director Medical Organisation and Supply, OBE, MB, ChB, DPH  1 Jan 1961
Gp Capt

J H Lewis

Deputy Director of Aviation Medicine, MA, LMSSA, DPH  1 Dec 1958
Gp Capt F V Maclaine MB, BCh, DPH  1 Jan 1958
Gp Capt R J A Morris MB, ChB, DPH  1 Jul 1959
Wg Cdr

Geoffrey H Dhenin

AFC*, GM, MA, MD, ChB, MRCS, LRCP; later AM  1 Jan 1960
Wg Cdr D S Grant MRCS, LRCP 20 Jan 1958
Wg Cdr D Stevenson MBE, MD, ChB, DPH 31 Mar 1959
Wg Cdr M W L White MRCS, LRCP 14 Jul 1958
Sqn Ldr D W Atkinson MB, ChB  1 Sep 1958
Sqn Ldr T C L Brown GM, MB, BS, MRCS, LRCP, DPH, DIH 22 Jul 1957
Sqn Ldr T Edwards    
Sqn Ldr R E Woolley GM, MRCS, LRCP 14 Jul 1958
Flt Lt J A Grant  1 Sep 1956
Mr J Hardwick Higher Executive Officer
Miss I M Marshall Higher Executive Officer  
Miss M H King Executive Officer
Miss E M Payne Executive Officer  
Mr G Tudge Executive Officer  
Mr W A B Milligan Higher Statistics Officer, DPA, AMIIA, FSS  
Mr E A Doggett Statistics Officer  

Nursing Service Branch

Air Cmdt A Lowrey Matron-in-Chief, RRC, QHNS 1 Sep 1959
Miss M J Watt Executive Officer  
Directorate of Educational Services
AVM A C Kermode Director, CBE, MA, FRAeS 28 Nov 1955
Gp Capt

L F Stanley

Deputy Director, MSc, ARCS, DIC 20 Apr 1959
Gp Capt

P H Wood

Deputy Director, BSc, AInstP 22 Sep 1958
Wg Cdr C H Sleightholme Assistant Director, BSc 10 Dec 1956
Wg Cdr

R S C Cater

MA, AFRAeS  7 Oct 1957
Wg Cdr E B Haslam BA  1 Jan 1960
Wg Cdr A J Harvey BSc 17 Jun 1957
Wg Cdr A Ruda BSc, AKC, AMIME 23 Jul 1956
Sqn Ldr G W A Airey BSc  6 Apr 1960
Sqn Ldr F W Ellis BSc  2 Feb 1959
Sqn Ldr D R Fayle MC, BSc  6 Jul 1959
Sqn Ldr A C Kerr MA, BD 26 Jan 1959
Sqn Ldr A S Kirkwood MA 18 Jun 1958
Sqn Ldr L R Moon BA, BSc  9 Mar 1959
Sqn Ldr B C Morley BA 28 Jul 1958
Sqn Ldr E F Oldland BSc 30 Jul 1956
Sqn Ldr R Russell-Smith BA  1 Dec 1958
Flt Lt R M Hartley 28 May 1958
Flt Lt H A Probert MBE, MA  4 Jun 1957
Flt Off W J Baker BA, WRAF 24 Mar 1958
Miss W S Wootton Executive Officer  
Miss M J Farley Executive Officer  
Miss R D Michael Executive Officer
Directorate of Legal Services
A/Cdre M W Palmer Director, LLM   4 Mar 1957
Gp Capt

J E Allen-Jones

Deputy Director, OBE, MA 31 Aug 1959
Wg Cdr

E E W Lloyd Jones

  29 Jun 1959
Wg Cdr R F W Patteson   10 Nov 1958
Sqn Ldr R E Beesley    3 Mar 1958
Sqn Ldr F G Budd   26 Jan 1959
Sqn Ldr M Sawyer    7 Apr 1959
Sqn Off J Mackay MBE  1 Oct 1950
Flt Lt G N Forman    7 Jan 1959
Flt Lt E Gillett    1 Oct 1950
Flt Lt F Pearson TD 15 Jan 1956
Sqn Ldr (Ret) M H James Special Appointment  
Directorate of Auxiliaries, Reserves and Air Cadets
AVM (Ret) Walter J Seward Director, CB, CBE  9 Aug 1954
Sqn Ldr H D Costam    2 Mar 1959

Air Secretary

AM Sir Theodore N McEvoy Air Secretary, KCB, CBE, ADC  1 May 1959
Mr M J Budds Private Secretary  
AVM Patrick H Dunn Deputy Air Secretary, CB, CBE, DFC; later AM 21 Jul 1958
Miss J M Paterson Personal Assistant  

Cuthbert V Mears

Director, CBE, ADC, FCA 18 Dec 1957

James D Ronald

Director, AFC  1 Feb 1959

David M Strong

Deputy Director, AFC  4 Mar 1960
Gp Capt

C A Ball

Deputy Director, 15 Sep 1958
Gp Capt

Oswald Gradon

Deputy Director, OBE, FCA; later A/Cdre  3 Nov 1958
Gp Capt H E Hopkins Deputy Director, CBE, DFC, AFC  2 Jun 1958
Gp Capt

E F Wain

Deputy Director, OBE 25 May 1959
Wg Cdr

Ivor G Broom

DSO, DFC**, AFC; later AM  1 Jul 1960
Wg Cdr L H G Coles DFC 16 Jun 1958
Wg Cdr A G Conway DFC 16 Feb 1959
Wg Cdr J M Daniel DFC  6 Jan 1958
Wg Cdr D H Keary DFC  4 May 1959
Wg Cdr      
Wg Cdr C N McLoughlin  4 Jan 1956
Wg Cdr C J Myers 30 Jan 1957
Wg Cdr T Phillips   23 Jun 1958
Sqn Ldr John C Atkinson later A/Cdre 28 Mar 1960
Sqn Ldr J Bradley MM 19 Aug 1957
Sqn Ldr H J Bromwich   30 Dec 1959
Sqn Ldr A E F Buick 30 Dec 1957
Sqn Ldr P D O Coryton   28 Jul 1958
Sqn Ldr G Cubby MBE  9 Mar 1959
Sqn Ldr R E Daysh   15 Dec 1958
Sqn Ldr W G Didcote 17 Mar 1958
Sqn Ldr C P Donovan   19 Jan 1959
Sqn Ldr L W Fletcher   10 Mar 1958
Sqn Ldr N Fletcher 29 Dec 1958
Sqn Ldr D S Flower MBE 24 Aug 1958
Sqn Ldr G M Hermitage    4 Jan 1960
Sqn Ldr F G Ireland MBE 31 Mar 1958
Sqn Ldr P M Marsh   22 Sep 1959
Sqn Ldr G E Moss    1 Jul 1959
Sqn Ldr J A Nicholas   12 Oct 1959
Sqn Ldr S L Page BSc  4 Jan 1960
Sqn Ldr N G Payne DFC 29 Jul 1959
Sqn Ldr A Platts 29 Apr 1957
Sqn Ldr L A Popham OBE  6 Jul 1959
Sqn Ldr A P Presnail   13 Jul 1959
Sqn Ldr F R Pusey MBE 20 Jan 1960
Sqn Ldr E H Rawls 17 Dec 1956
Sqn Ldr J Scrimgeour BEM 24 Mar 1958
Sqn Ldr A J Turner  1 Apr 1957
Sqn Ldr J W Valentine 18 Nov 1957
Sqn Ldr S Walker 27 Oct 1958
Sqn Ldr A J Whitlock 29 Apr 1957
Sqn Ldr

Frederick B Yetman

 BA; later A/Cdre  2 Apr 1959
Sqn Off M Tudor MBE, WRAF 10 Oct 1953
Flt Lt R E Bertram   19 Aug 1958
Flt Lt P E Raymond   27 Jul 1959
Flt Lt C C Taylor   21 Jan 1958
Mr T F White Senior Executive Officer, MBE  
Mr R W Hunt Higher Executive Officer  
Mr G A Moles Executive Officer  
Mr S M Vaughan Executive Officer  
Mr W E Llewellyn Executive Officer  
Mr J F Taft Executive Officer  
Mr J R Sheldrick Executive Officer  
Mr S C Ransome Executive Officer
Mrs D Coote Executive Officer  
Mr W D Fraser Executive Officer  

Source - January 1960 Air Force List

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