Ian Horrocks (RAF officer)

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Ian Horrocks
Nickname(s) "Chunky"
Died 10 June 2014
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch Royal Air Force
Years of service 1952–89
Rank Air Commodore
Commands held Royal Observer Corps (1986–89)
RAF Shawbury (1978–80)

Air Commodore Ian Horrocks (died 10 June 2014) was a Royal Air Force helicopter pilot, a senior Royal Air Force officer in the 1970s and 1980s and a Commandant Royal Observer Corps.[1] Horrocks was the Station Commander of RAF Shawbury from 1978 to 1980.[2]

Horrocks retired as an air commodore. He died on 10 June 2014.[3]


Military offices
Preceded by
P G C Wilson
Station Commander RAF Shawbury
Succeeded by
R R Bond
Preceded by
Jack Broughton
Commandant Royal Observer Corps
Succeeded by
George Boddy