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Claude Pelly

Air Chief Marshal Sir Claude Bernard Raymond Pelly (19 August 1902 – 12 August 1972) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force during the middle of the 20th century. [1]

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Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment

The Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment (A&AEE) was a research facility for British military aviation from 1918 to 1992.

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Aide-de-camp

An aide-de-camp (or; French expression meaning literally helper in the (military) camp) is a personal assistant or secretary to a person of high rank, usually a senior military or government officer, a member of a royal family, or a head of state.

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Air chief marshal

Air chief marshal (Air Chf Mshl or ACM) is a very senior air force rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Arthur Sanders (RAF officer)

Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Penrose Martyn Sanders (17 March 1898 – 8 February 1974) was a Royal Flying Corps pilot during World War I and a senior Royal Air Force commander during World War II and the immediate post-war years.

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British Expeditionary Force (World War II)

The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was the British Army in Europe from 1939 to 1940 during the Second World War.

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Controller Aircraft

Controller Aircraft or Controller of Aircraft (CA) is a senior Royal Air Force appointment which has the responsible for releasing new military aircraft types into service.

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Desert Air Force

The Desert Air Force (DAF), also known chronologically as Air Headquarters Western Desert, Air Headquarters Libya, the Western Desert Air Force, and the First Tactical Air Force (1TAF), was an Allied tactical air force initially created from No. 204 Group under RAF Middle East Command in North Africa in 1941 to provide close air support to the British Eighth Army.

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Donald Hardman

Air Chief Marshal Sir James Donald Innes Hardman, GBE, KCB, DFC (21 December 1899 – 2 March 1982), known as Donald Hardman, was a senior Royal Air Force commander.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is the queen of 16 of the 53 member states in the Commonwealth of Nations.

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Hubert Patch

Air Chief Marshal Sir Hubert Leonard Patch KCB CBE RAF (16 December 1904 – 18 November 1987) was a senior Royal Air Force commander.

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Iraq

Iraq (or; العراق, Kurdish: Êraq), officially the Republic of Iraq (Arabic: جمهورية العراق; كۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia.

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John Baker (RAF officer)

Air Chief Marshal Sir John Wakeling Baker (23 October 1897 – 10 March 1978) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force in the mid-20th century.

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Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma

Admiral of the Fleet Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma.

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Mentioned in dispatches

A member of the armed forces mentioned in dispatches (or despatches, MiD) is one whose name appears in an official report written by a superior officer and sent to the high command, in which is described his or her gallant or meritorious action in the face of the enemy.

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Military Cross

The Military Cross (MC) is the third-level military decoration awarded to officers and (since 1993) other ranks of the British Armed Forces; and formerly also to officers of other Commonwealth countries.

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Ministry of Supply

The Ministry of Supply (MoS) was a department of the UK Government formed in 1939 to co-ordinate the supply of equipment to all three British armed forces, headed by the Minister of Supply.

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Near East Air Force (Royal Air Force)

The former Royal Air Force Near East Air Force, more simply known as RAF Near East Air Force, was the Command organisation that controlled all Royal Air Force assets in the Eastern Mediterranean (the Near East).

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Order of George I

The Royal Order of George I (Βασιλικόν Τάγμα Γεωργίου Α') is a defunct order of Greece.

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Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Air Force College Cranwell

The Royal Air Force College (RAFC) is the Royal Air Force training and education academy which provides initial training to all RAF personnel who are preparing to be commissioned officers.

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Royal College of Defence Studies

The Royal College of Defence Studies (RCDS) is an institution and component of the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom.

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United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority

The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority is a UK government research organisation responsible for the development of nuclear fusion power.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claude_Pelly

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