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Ambler, Geoffrey Hill (1904–1978), inventor and air force officer

Emily Winterburn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1453 words.

Ambler, Geoffrey Hill (1904–1978), inventor and air force officer, was born at 10 Kirklands Avenue, Baildon, near Bradford, Yorkshire, on 23 June 1904, the eldest child in the family of two...

Arnold, Henry Harley

John C. Fredriksen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare; Land Forces and Warfare. 1568 words.

Arnold, Henry Harley (25 June 1886–15 January 1950), airman, was born in Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, the son of Herbert Alonzo Arnold, a physician, and Anna Louise Harley. Arnold received a...

Atcherley, Sir Richard Llewellyn Roger (1904–1970), air force officer

Peter Wykeham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1393 words.

Atcherley, Sir Richard Llewellyn Roger (1904–1970), air force officer, was born at 1 Mount Vale, York, on 12 January 1904, one of twin sons of Major (later Major-General Sir) Llewellyn...

Bader, Sir Douglas Robert Steuart (1910–1982), air force officer

P. B. Lucas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1142 words.

Bader, Sir Douglas Robert Steuart (1910–1982), air force officer, was born at St John's Wood, London, on 21 February 1910, the younger child and younger son of Frederick Roberts Bader, a...

Ball, Sir Alfred Henry Wynne [Freddie] (1921–2012), air force officer

Graham Pitchfork.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1170 words.

Ball, Sir Alfred Henry Wynne [Freddie] (1921–2012), air force officer, was born in Rawalpindi, Punjab, India, on 18 January 1921, the only child of Captain James Arthur Ernest Ball...

Barnett, Dame (Mary) Henrietta (1905–1985), air force officer

Tessa Stone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 992 words.

Barnett, Dame (Mary) Henrietta (1905–1985), air force officer, was born at Glasnevin, Barnes Close, in Winchester on 16 February 1905, the youngest child and second daughter of Colonel...

Barnett, Sir Denis Hensley Fulton (1906–1992), air force officer

Brian Wimborne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 768 words.

Barnett, Sir Denis Hensley Fulton (1906–1992), air force officer, was born in Dunedin, New Zealand, on 11 February 1906, son of Sir Louis Edward Barnett CMG (d. 1946), a surgeon, and his...

Barraclough, Sir John (1918–2008), air force officer

Alex May.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1053 words.

Barraclough, Sir John (1918–2008), air force officer, was born on 2 May 1918 at 394 Hanworth Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, the son of Horatio Leonard Barraclough (1874/5–1956), construction...

Barry, Robert Raymond Smith- (1886–1949), air force officer

Vincent Orange.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1598 words.

Barry, Robert Raymond Smith- (1886–1949), air force officer, was born on 4 April 1886 at 2 Chapel Street, Mayfair, London, the only son of James Hugh Smith-Barry (1845–1927), of Foaty...

Beamont, Roland Prosper (1920–2001), air force officer and aviator

Humphrey Wynn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1280 words.

Beamont, Roland Prosper (1920–2001), air force officer and aviator, was born on 10 August 1920 at 8 Private Road, Enfield, Middlesex, the son of Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest Clement Beamont, a...

Beetham, Sir Michael Clarence James (1923–2015), air force officer

Graham Pitchfork.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1351 words.

Beetham, Sir Michael Clarence James (1923–2015), air force officer, was born at 53 Grasmere Road, Muswell Hill, London, on 17 May 1923, the son of Major George Clarence Beetham (1891–1953),...

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

Archie Stewart Jackson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 884 words.

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...

Bernard, Percy Ronald Gardner, fifth earl of Bandon (1904–1979), air force officer

Michael Seth-Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1009 words.

Bernard, Percy Ronald Gardner, fifth earl of Bandon (1904–1979), air force officer, was born some twenty minutes before his twin brother at Gillingham, Kent, on 30 August 1904, the eldest...

Bishop, William Avery [Billy] (1894–1956), air force officer and businessman in Canada

Marc Milner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1434 words.

Bishop, William Avery [Billy] (1894–1956), air force officer and businessman in Canada, was born at Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada, on 8 February 1894, the third of four children of William...

Boothman, Sir John Nelson (1901–1957), air force officer and aviator

Robin Woolven.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1003 words.

Boothman, Sir John Nelson (1901–1957), air force officer and aviator, was born at Napier Road, Wembley, Middlesex, on 19 February 1901, the son of Thomas John Boothman, a railway clerk, and...

Bottomley, Sir Norman Howard (1891–1970), air force officer

John Sweetman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1393 words.

Bottomley, Sir Norman Howard (1891–1970), air force officer, was born at Bankfield, Soyland, near Halifax, Yorkshire, on 18 September 1891, the son of Thomas Bottomley, a journeyman cotton...

Bouchier, Sir Cecil Arthur (1895–1979), air force officer

Robin Higham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1320 words.

Bouchier, Sir Cecil Arthur (1895–1979), air force officer, was born at La Villetta, Fleet, Hampshire, on 14 October 1895, the younger son of the two sons and one daughter of Arthur Couch...

Bowhill, Sir Frederick William (1880–1960), air force officer

Alan Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1550 words.

Bowhill, Sir Frederick William (1880–1960), air force officer, was born on 1 September 1880 at Morar, Gwalior, India, the son of James Henry Bowhill (1852–1923), then a captain in the 62nd...

Boyd, John R.

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online September 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1364 words.

Boyd, John R. (23 January 1927–09 March 1997), air force officer, was born John Richard Boyd in Erie, Pennsylvania, the son of Hubert Boyd, a paper mill official, and Elsie Mae Beyer. When...

Boyle, Sir Dermot Alexander (1904–1993), air force officer

Henry A. Probert.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1337 words.

Boyle, Sir Dermot Alexander (1904–1993), air force officer, was born on 2 October 1904 at Belmont House, Rathdowney, Queen's county, Ireland, one of five children and the second of the...