King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

Survey of the Papers of Senior UK Defence Personnel, 1900-1975

BARNETT, Sir Denis Hensley Fulton (1906-1992), Air Chief Marshal

Service biography
Commissioned RAF 1929; Commander, 84 Sqn, RAF, Shaibah 1938; World War II 1939-1945; Commander Sqn, RAF 1940; Commander RAF Station 1942; 2 Tactical Air Force 1943; Group Capt, Operations, Bomber Command, RAF 1944; Deputy Director Bomber Operations, Air Ministry 1944; Deputy Senior Air Staff Officer, Headquarters, Bomber Command, RAF 1945; Director of Operations, Air Ministry 1945-1946; Air Staff, India 1946-1947; Joint Services Staff College 1948; Commandant, Central Bomber Establishment 1949; Director of Operations, Air Ministry 1950-1952; Imperial Defence College 1952; Representative of UK Combined Chiefs of Staff, Headquarters, UN Command, Tokyo, Japan 1952-1954; Air Officer Commanding 205 Group, Middle East Air Force 1954-1956; Commandant, RAF Staff College, Bracknell 1956; Commander, Allied Air Task Force, Near East 1956; Air Secretary, Air Ministry 1957-1959; Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief RAF Transport Command 1959-1962; Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief RAF Near East, Commander British Forces, Cyprus and Administrator, Sovereign Base Areas 1962-1964; Member for Weapons research & development, Atomic Energy Authority 1965-1972; retired 1972

IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM, LONDON: Papers 1926-1965 (ref: 96/10/2), including; photocopy flying log books 1926-1939; lectures and papers on the history and development of the operations of Bomber Command 1939-1945; photocopy flying log book, Jan 1948; signals and memoranda sent as Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff at UN Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan 1952-1954; review of security forces in the Aden Protectorate, written 1955 by Barnett as Air Officer Commanding No 205 Group, with Maj Gen Cecil Llewellyn Firbank; photocopy flying log book, Mar 1956; reports by Barnett as Air Task Force Commander on the planning and execution of operation MUSKETEER, for the assault on Suez, Nov 1956; report by Maj Gen (Richard) Michael (Power) Carver on the British defence of Cyprus 1964; reports on the future of air power and the integration of the Fleet Air Arm and the RAF 1964-1965


Index terms
PLACES Far East 1952-1954; Middle East 1955-1956; Egypt 1956; Mediterranean 1964
NAMES FM (Richard) Michael (Power) Carver, Baron Carver 1964

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