|Sir Walter Cheshire|
|Born||21 March 1907|
|Died||10 December 1978|
|Service/branch||Royal Air Force|
|Years of service||1926–1965|
|Rank||Air Chief Marshal|
|Commands held||AHQ Indo China
RAF Staff College, Andover
No. 13 Group
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Air Chief Marshal Sir Walter Graemes Cheshire GBE KCB RAF (21 March 1907 – 10 December 1978) was a senior Royal Air Force intelligence officer during World War II and a senior commander in the 1950s and early 1960s.
Educated at Downing College, Cambridge, Cheshire joined the Royal Air Force in 1926. He served in World War II as Chief Intelligence Officer at Headquarters RAF Bomber Command, as Air Attache in Moscow and as Chief Air Intelligence Officer at Headquarters Air Command South East Asia before becoming Air Officer Commanding AHQ Indo China in October 1945.
After the War he was made Air Officer Commanding RAF Gibraltar and then Commandant of the RAF Staff College, Andover. He went on to be Air Officer Administration at Headquarters Second Tactical Air Force in 1953, Air Officer Commanding No. 13 Group in 1955 and RAF Instructor at the Imperial Defence College in 1957. Promoted to air marshal, his last roles were as Air Officer Commanding RAF Malta in 1959 and Air Member for Personnel in 1961 before retiring in 1965.
- Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation - Air Chief Marshal Sir Walter Cheshire
- RAF Promotions Flight International, 8 January 1960
Sir Arthur McDonald
|Air Member for Personnel
1961 – 1965
Sir David Lee
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