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

Name
EASTON, Sir Ian (1917-1989), Admiral

Service biography
Joined RN 1931; qualified as pilot 1939; World War II 1939-1945; pilot, HMS GLORIOUS, HMS ARK ROYAL and HMS FORMIDABLE 1939-1945; Naval Staff College 1953; on staff of British Joint Services Mission, Washington DC, USA 1955-1957; Staff Direction Officer, on staff of Flag Officer, Aircraft Carriers 1957-1959; Joint Services Staff College 1959; Assistant Director of Tactical and Weapons Policy Div, Admiralty 1960-1962; exchange service with Royal Australian Navy, commanding HMS WATSON 1962-1964; Naval Assistant to Naval Member of Templer Committee 1965; Director of Naval Tactical and Weapons Policy Div, Admiralty 1966-1968; Commanding Officer, HMS TRIUMPH, Far East 1968-1969; Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Policy) 1969-1971; Flag Officer, Admiralty Interview Board 1971-1973; Head of British Defence Staff and Defence Attaché, Washington DC, USA 1973-1975; Commandant, Royal College of Defence Studies 1976-1977; retired 1978

Papers
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