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
GARROD, Sir Alfred Guy Roland (1891-1965), Air Chief Marshal

Service biography
Commissioned, Leicestershire Regt 1914; transferred to Royal Flying Corps 1915; RN Staff College 1921-1922; Directing Staff, RAF Staff College 1923-1927; Chief Instructor, Oxford University Air Squadron 1928-1930; RAF Headquarters, Iraq 1931-1932; Imperial Defence College 1933; Deputy Director of Organisation, Air Ministry 1934-1936; Air Officer Commanding Armament Group 1937; Director of Equipment, Air Ministry 1938-1940; Air Member for Training, Air Council 1940-1943; Deputy Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, India, May-Oct 1943; Deputy Allied Air Commander-in-Chief, Air Command, South East Asia 1943-1944; Allied Air Commander, Air Command, South East Asia 1944-1945; RAF Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean and Middle East 1945; Permanent RAF Representative, Military Staff Committee United Nations 1945-1948; Head of RAF delegation, Washington DC, USA 1946-1948; retired 1948

Papers
IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM, LONDON: Copy flying log books 1922-1945 (ref: 87/49/1); also three copy letters from AF Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas) Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, praising Garrod's work at South East Asia Command and criticising Lt Gen Sir Oliver William Hargreaves Leese, Feb-Jul 1945; UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON LIBRARY: The papers of AF Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas) Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, include correspondence with Garrod relating to South East Asia Command 1943-1946 (ref: MB1/C109)

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