Allan Perry-Keene

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Allan Perry-Keene
Born 10 November 1898
Gateshead, England
Died 16 March 1987
Andover, England
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch  Royal Air Force
Years of service 1917–1949
Rank Air Vice Marshal
Commands held  Pakistan Air Force
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Companion of the Order of the Bath
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Mention in Despatches

Air Vice Marshal Allan Lancelot Addison Perry-Keene CB, OBE (10 November 1898 – 16 March 1987) was a senior Royal Air Force officer. Between 1947 and 1949, he served as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Pakistan Air Force.

Military career[edit]

Perry-Keene was a pilot in the Royal Flying Corps during World War I.

Later life[edit]

In his later years, Perry-Keene wrote an autobiography titled Reflected Glory - An Autobiography. It was privately published in 1978.[1]

Military offices
New title
RPAF established
Commander-in-Chief, Royal Pakistan Air Force
1947 – 1949
Succeeded by
Richard Atcherley


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