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William Anderson (RAAF Officer)
... Air Vice-Marshal William Hopton (Bill) Anderson CBE, DFC (30 December 1891 – 30 December 1975) was a senior commander in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) ... He flew with the Australian Flying Corps in World War I, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Belgian Croix de guerre, and leading Nos ... Anderson commanded the Australian Air Corps during its brief existence in 1920, before joining the fledgling RAAF the following year ...
Chief Of Air Force (Australia) - History - 1922–38: Williams and Goble
... The position now known as Chief of Air Force had its beginnings in the years immediately following World War I ... A permanent Air Board was instituted on 9 November 1920 to oversee the day-to-day running of a proposed Australian Air Force, which would succeed the extant Australian Air Corps that had itself ... On 31 March 1921, the Australian Air Force came into being, the 'Royal' prefix being added five months later ...
Air Marshal (Australia)
... Air marshal is the second highest active rank of the Royal Australian Air Force and was created as a direct equivalent of the British Royal Air Force rank of air marshal, it is ... The rank is held by the Chief of Air Force (CAF), and when the Vice Chief of the Defence Force (VCDF), the Chief of Joint Operations (CJOPS) and/or the Chief of the Capability Development executive (CCDE ... Air marshal is a higher rank than air vice marshal and is lower than air chief marshal ...
Air Chief Marshal (Australia) - Australian Air Chief Marshals
... With the establishment of the Australian Air Board on 9 November 1920, Australian Air Corps officers dropped their army ranks in favour of those based on the Royal Air ... However, it was not until 1965 when Sir Frederick Scherger became Chairman of the Australian Chiefs of Staff Committee, and was promoted to Air Chief Marshal that ... Sir Neville McNamara (in 1982) and Angus Houston, the previous Chief of the Australian Defence Force ...
Stanley Goble - Inter-war Years - Establishment of The Royal Australian Air Force
... in the RAF on 1 August 1919, and was seconded to the Royal Australian Navy ... When a temporary Air Board was set up to examine the feasibility of an Australian Air Force (AAF), Goble was assigned as a Navy representative, with Lieutenant Colonel Richard Williams, an ... The permanent Australian Air Board was established on 9 November 1920, and recommended creation of the AAF as an independent branch of the armed services ...

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