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Memorandum of Agreement between Department of Transportation and Department of Air Force

Assessing Diagnostic Classification in an Emergency Department: Implications for Daily Time Series Studies of Air Pollution

PLENDERLEITH, Brian William (1927 - 1978), Department of Air Member for Personnel, Ministry of Defence (Air), since January 1978

SMART, Kenneth Peter Ross (born 1946), Chief Inspector of Air Accidents, Department for Transport (formerly Department of Transport, then Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions), 1990–2005

HEY, Ernest (1912 - 2006), CEng; Air Member for Technical Services, Department of Air, Canberra, 1960–72, retired

COOPER, Donald Arthur (born 1930), Chief Inspector, Air Accidents Investigation Branch, Department of Transport, 1986–90

de NIVERVILLE, Joseph Lionel Elphege Albert (1897 - 1968), RCAF retd; Assistant Deputy Minister (Air), Department of Transport, Ottawa, Canada, retd 1964

DAVY, Maurice John Bernard (1892 - 1950), Deputy Director and Keeper, Department of Air and Water Transport, Science Museum

RABY, Victor Harry (1897 - 1990), Deputy Under-Secretary of State, Department of the Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Air, 1946–57, retired December 1957

DUCAT-AMOS, Barbara Mary (1921 - 2008), Director of Royal Air Force Nursing Services and Matron-in-Chief, Princess Mary’s Royal Air Force Nursing Service, 1972–78; Nursing Sister, Medical Department, Cable and Wireless plc, 1978–85

MACPHERSON, Norman Macgregor (died 1947), Solicitor Supreme Courts of Scotland; Solicitor in Scotland to the Treasury, Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, War Department and Air Ministry

McLEOD, David (born 1946), Professor of Ophthalmology, 1988–2006, now Emeritus, and Head of Department of Ophthalmology, 1988–98, University of Manchester; Hon. Consultant Ophthalmologist, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, since 1988; Hon. Civilian Consultant Ophthalmologist, Royal Air Force, since 2003

BIRLEY, James Leatham (1884 - 1934), Physician and Director of Neurological Department, St Thomas’s Hospital; late Assistant Physician, National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, Queen Square; Consulting Physician to Royal Air Force; Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine

WILSON, Arnold (Talbot) (1884 - 1940), MP (Nat. C.) Hitchin (Herts) Division since 1933; Pilot Officer for General Duties (Air Gunner) RAFVR, Oct. 1939; Knight of Grace, Order of St John of Jerusalem, 1919; JP; late Indian Political Department

ARC Ecology and ors v United States Department of the Air Force and ors, Appeal Judgment, 411 F.3d 1092 (9th Cir. 2005), ILDC 901 (US 2005), 15th June 2005, Court of Appeals (9th Circuit) [9th Cir.]

HEALD, Charles Brehmer (1882 - 1974), Consulting Physician Royal Free Hospital; Consulting Physician for Rheumatic Diseases, Middlesex Hospital; late Medical Consultant, RAF; Medical Adviser, Department of Civil Aviation, Air Ministry; late Chairman and Medical Director, Rural Rheumatism Centre (Cotswolds)

MACMILLAN, Ebenezer (1881 - 1944), Minister of St Andrew’s Church, Pretoria, SA; seconded as Liaison Officer between S African Air Force and RAF, with rank of Major; Former Head of Department of the Philosophy of Religion in the University of Pretoria, 1920–34

PARSONS, John Herbert (1868 - 1957), Consulting Surgeon, Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital; Consulting Ophthalmic Surgeon, University College Hospital; Hon. Fellow and Past President, Royal Society of Medicine, 1936; Fellow of University College, London; temp; Col, AMS; Member of Departmental Committee on Sight Tests, Board of Trade, 1910; on Factory Lighting, Home Office, 1913; on Causes and Prevention of Blindness, Ministry of Health, 1920; Glass-workers Cataract Committee, Royal Society, 1906; Advisory Medical Council, Air Ministry, 1919; Advisory Medical Council, Admiralty, 1922; Member of Medical Research Council, 1928–32; President, Illuminating Engineering Society, 1921


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Created on 13 November 1939, took the control of Air Force administration and finance away from the Department of Defence. At the time of its abolition on 30 November 1973 ...

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