|Jacobus Pieter Verster
|Born||22 May 1919
Boksburg, South Africa
|Service/branch||South African Air Force|
|Commands held||Chief of the South African Air Force|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Lieutenant-General Jacobus Verster SSA SM (1919 – 1981) was a South African military commander. He joined the South African Air Force in 1936, and served in World War II. He was Chief of the Air Force from 1967 to 1975.
He was educated at Pretoria University and joined the Air Force in 1936 as a student pilot.
He served as Aide-de-Camp to the Governor General and the State President (1953 – 1962)
Awards and Decorations
- Star of South Africa (SSA)
- Southern Cross Medal (SM)
|Chief of the South African Air Force
1967 – 1975
Robert 'Bob' Rogers
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