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Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910–1986), air force officer and politician  

Archie Stewart Jackson

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Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910–1986), air force officer and politician, was born on 14 September 1910 in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, the fourth and youngest son and youngest of the five children of George Thomas Bennett of Brisbane, cattle estate owner, and his wife, ...

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Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910–1986)  

Maker: Walter Stoneman

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Donald Clifford Tyndall Bennett (1910–1986) by Walter Stoneman, 1943 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cross, (Philip Louis) Ulric (1917–2013), air force officer, judge, and diplomatist  

Stephen Bourne

Cross, (Philip Louis) Ulric (1917–2013), air force officer, judge, and diplomatist, was born on 1 May 1917 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, the son of Reginald Rufus Cross, headteacher, and his wife, Maud. One of nine children, at the age of eleven he qualified for a free secondary education scholarship and attended ...

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Cross, (Philip Louis) Ulric (1917–2013)  

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(Philip Louis) Ulric Cross (1917–2013) by unknown photographer, 1945 © reserved; The Imperial War Museum, London

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Game, Sir Philip Woolcott (1876–1961), air force officer, colonial governor, and commissioner of the Metropolitan Police  

Kenneth Parker

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Game, Sir Philip Woolcott (1876–1961), air force officer, colonial governor, and commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, was born at Streatham, London, on 30 March 1876, the second son in the family of eight children (five boys and three girls) of George Beale Game...

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Kyle, Sir Wallace Hart (1910–1988), air force officer and governor of Western Australia  

Brian Wimborne

Kyle, Sir Wallace Hart (1910–1988), air force officer and governor of Western Australia, was born on 22 January 1910 in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, the youngest of eight children of Alfred Kyle, sexton, of Perth, Western Australia, and his wife, Christina Ellen Beck Winning...

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Lucas, Percy Belgrave [Laddie Lucas] (1915–1998), air force officer, politician, and golfer  

Humphrey Wynn

Lucas, Percy Belgrave [Laddie Lucas] (1915–1998), air force officer, politician, and golfer, was born on 2 September 1915 at The Lodge, Sandwich Bay, Worth, Kent, the son of Percy Montagu Lucas, the secretary of Prince's Golf Club, Sandwich, and his wife, Charlotte Gertrude, ...

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Strachan, William Arthur Watkin [Billy] (1921–1998), air force officer, legal administrator, and political activist  

Peter D. Fraser

Strachan, William Arthur Watkin [Billy] (1921–1998), air force officer, legal administrator, and political activist, was born on 16 April 1921 in Kingston, Jamaica, the son of Cyril Charles Smart Strachan, manager of British American Tobacco's subsidiary in Jamaica, and his wife, Orynthia Ann, ...

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Sykes, Sir Frederick Hugh (1877–1954), air force officer and colonial governor  

Robert Blake

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Sykes, Sir Frederick Hugh (1877–1954), air force officer and colonial governor, was born in Croydon, Surrey, on 23 July 1877. His father, Henry Sykes, who died less than two years later, was a mechanical engineer; his mother, Margaret Sykes, was a distant cousin of her husband. ...

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Terry, Sir Peter David George (1926–2017), air force officer  

Graham Pitchfork

Terry, Sir Peter David George (1926–2017), air force officer, was born at 4 Queen’s Road, Ramsgate, Kent, on 18 October 1926, the son of James George Terry (1889–1968), advertising manager, and his wife Laura Chilton, née Powell (1895–1980), who had served in the ...