John Walker (RAF officer)

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Sir John Walker
Born (1936-05-26) 26 May 1936 (age 79)
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch  Royal Air Force
Years of service 1956–1995
Rank Air Marshal
Awards Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Air Force Cross

Air Marshal Sir John Robert Walker KCB CBE AFC (born 26 May 1936) is a former Chief of Defence Intelligence.

RAF career[edit]

Walker joined the Royal Air Force in 1956.[1] He was appointed Senior Air Staff Officer at RAF Strike Command in 1985 and Deputy Chief of Staff (Operations) at Headquarters Allied Air Forces Central Europe in 1987.[2] He went on to be Chief of Defence Intelligence in 1991[3] and retired in 1995.[4]


  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 40875. p. 5160. 7 September 1956. Retrieved 2011-02-02.
  2. ^ Who's Who 2005
  3. ^ Sir John Walker is called to unravel Notts County set Daily Mail, 24 February 2010
  4. ^ Whitaker's Almanack 1996
Military offices
Preceded by
Sir John Kerr
Chief of Defence Intelligence
Succeeded by
Sir John Foley