Peter Beer

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For the United States federal judge, see Peter Hill Beer.

Air Vice-Marshal Peter Beer, CB CBE LVO RAF was a senior Royal Air Force officer and was Equerry to The Queen 1971-1974.

Beer was born in 1941.

He attended the Royal College of Defence Studies, and the RAF Staff College[disambiguation needed], Cranwell.

Beer was station commander of RAF Brize Norton in 1986, and was promoted to Air Commodore 1 July 1987. By 1990 he was Director Air Plans and Programmes. On promotion to Air Vice-Marshal he was appointed Commander British Forces Falkland Islands 1991-1992, Director-General Training and Personnel from 1992, and Chief of Staff, Personnel and Training Command from July 1994.

He received the LVO in 1974.

After his retirement from the RAF, he became Home Bursar at Jesus College, Oxford from 1997 to 2006, succeeding Air Commodore John De'Ath. Peter Beer is an Emeritus Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford.[1]


  1. ^ "Academic Staff by Name". Jesus College Oxford. Retrieved 7 June 2010.