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Alexander, Sir Charles Gundry, (5 May 1923–31 Dec. 2009), Chairman, Alexander Shipping Co. Ltd, 1959–87  

2nd Bt cr 1945; MA, AIMarE

Born 5 May 1923; s of Sir Frank Alexander, 1st Bt, and Elsa Mary (d 1959), d...

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Anderson, Maj.-Gen. Sir John (Evelyn), (28 June 1916–9 Sept. 2007), Associate and Director, Space and Maritime Applications Inc., 1988–93  

KBE 1971 (CBE 1963); CEng, FIET

Born 28 June 1916; e s of Lt-Col John Gibson Anderson, Christchurch, NZ, and Margaret (née Scott), Edinburgh; m 1944, Jean Isobel, ...

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Bannerman, Sir Alexander, (16 Dec. 1871–10 March 1934)  

11th Bt cr 1682

Born 16 Dec. 1871; s of 10th Bt and Anne Mary, d of Richard Brooke, Handford, Cheshire; m 1920, Joan, o c...

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Baylis, Rear-Adm. Robert Goodwin, (29 Nov. 1925–29 May 2009), Chief Executive, R. G. Baylis & Associates, since 1984  

CB 1984; OBE 1963

Born 29 Nov. 1925; s of Harold Goodwin Baylis and Evelyn May (née Whitworth); m 1949, Joyce Rosemary Churchill (d 1995); two s...

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Broom, Air Marshal Sir Ivor (Gordon), (2 June 1920–24 Jan. 2003), international aerospace consultant, since 1977; Chairman: Gatwick Handling Ltd, 1982–93; Farnborough Aerospace Development Corporation, 1985–92  

KCB 1975 (CB 1972); CBE 1969; DSO 1945; DFC 1942 (Bar to DFC 1944, 2nd Bar 1945); AFC 1956

Born Cardiff, 2 June 1920...

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Bury, Air Cdre Thomas Malcolm Grahame, (11 Sept. 1918–27 July 2002), retired as Head of Technical Training and Maintenance, British Aircraft Corporation, Saudi Arabia  

CB 1972; OBE 1962

Born 11 Sept. 1918; s of late Ernest Bury, OBE; m 1951, Dillys Elaine Jenkins, MBE (d 2000), d...

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Bywater, Air Cdre David Llewellyn, (16 July 1937–24 Sept. 2015), aviation consultant; Commandant, Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment, Boscombe Down, 1988–92  

FRAeS

Born 16 July 1937; s of Stanley and Gertrude Bywater; m 1960, Shelagh May Gowling; one s one d; died 24 Sept. 2015

aviation consultant; Commandant, Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment, Boscombe Down, ...

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Cairns, Air Vice-Marshal Geoffrey Crerar, (21 May 1926–6 Feb. 2009), Chief of Staff No 18 Group, Strike Command, 1978–80  

CBE 1970; AFC 1960; FRAeS 1979

Born 21 May 1926; s of late Dr J. W. Cairns, MD, MCh, DPH and Marion Cairns; m 1948, Carol (d 1985), ...

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Carter, Godfrey James, (1 June 1919–28 July 2003), Parliamentary Counsel, 1972–79  

CBE 1984

Born 1 June 1919; s of Captain James Shuckburgh Carter, Grenadier Guards (killed in action, 1918), and Diana Violet Gladys Carter (...

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Cunningham, Group Captain John, (27 July 1917–21 July 2002), DL; Executive Director, British Aerospace, Hatfield, 1978–80  

CBE 1963 (OBE 1951); DSO 1941 (Bars 1942, 1944); DFC 1941 (Bar); AE 1941

Born 27 July 1917; s of late A. G. Cunningham and of E. M. Cunningham; ...

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Duke, Neville Frederick, (11 Jan. 1922–7 April 2007), Managing Director, Duke Aviation; Technical Adviser and Consultant Test Pilot  

DSO 1943; OBE 1953; DFC and two Bars, 1942, 1943, 1944; AFC 1948

Born 11 Jan. 1922; s of Frederick and Jane Duke, Tonbridge, Kent; m 1947, Gwendoline Dorothy Fellows; ...

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George, Rear Adm. Anthony Sanderson, (8 Nov. 1928–28 June 2007), Port Manager, Portsmouth, since 1987  

CB 1983; CEng, FIIM

Born 8 Nov. 1928; s of Sandys Parker George and Winifred Marie George; m 1953, Mary Veronica Frances Bell; two d; died 28 June 2007

Port Manager, Portsmouth, since ...

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Jenkins, Brig.-Gen. (Hon.) Francis Conway, (1888–23 Feb. 1933)  

CBE 1918

Born 1888; s of late Edmond Ernest Jenkins, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex; m Winifred Vera, d of late Thomas Cooper, Worthing, Sussex; one s; died 23 Feb. 1933

Pioneer Aviator Certificate No. 74 granted in ...

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Kerr, Thomas Henry, (18 June 1924–9 Sept. 2004), Director, Royal Aircraft Establishment, 1980–84  

CB 1983

Born 18 June 1924; s of late Albert Edward Kerr and Mrs Francis Jane Kerr (née Simpson); m 1946, Myrnie Evelyn Martin Hughes; two d; died 9 Sept. 2004...

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Lewis, Maj.-Gen. (Alfred) George, (23 July 1920–1 Sept. 2010)  

CBE 1969

Born 23 July 1920; s of Louis Lewis; m 1946, Daye Neville, d of Neville Greaves Hunt; two s two d; died 1 Sept. 2010

St Dunstan’s Coll.; King’s Coll., London...

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Lygo, Adm. Sir Raymond (Derek), (15 March 1924–7 March 2012), aerospace, defence and industrial consultant  

KCB 1977

Born 15 March 1924; s of late Edwin T. Lygo and of Ada E. Lygo; m 1st, 1950, Pepper Van Osten (d 2004), USA; two s...

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Norman, Sir Mark (Annesley), (8 Feb. 1927–9 Sept. 2013), farmer  

3rd Bt cr 1915; DL

Born 8 Feb. 1927; s of Sir Nigel Norman, 2nd Bt, CBE, and Patricia Moyra (d 1986) (who ...

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Payne, Sir Norman (John), (9 Oct. 1921–7 Feb. 2010), Chairman, BAA plc (formerly British Airports Authority), 1977–91 (Chief Executive, 1972–77)  

Kt 1985; CBE 1976 (OBE 1956; MBE (mil.) 1944); FREng

Born 9 Oct. 1921; s of late F. Payne, Folkestone; m 1946, Pamela Vivien Wallis (separated; she d 2006...

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Pringle, Air Marshal Sir Charles (Norman Seton), (6 June 1919–15 April 2012)  

KBE 1973 (CBE 1967); MA; FREng

Born 6 June 1919; s of late Seton Pringle, OBE, FRCSI, Dublin; m 1946, Margaret, d of late B. Sharp, Baildon, Yorkshire; (one ...

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Stopford, Maj.-Gen. Stephen Robert Anthony, (1 April 1934–27 May 2016), Director General Fighting Vehicles and Engineer Equipment, Ministry of Defence (Procurement Executive), 1985–89  

CB 1988; MBE 1971

Born 1 April 1934; s of Comdr Robert Stopford, RN, and Elsie Stopford; m 1963, Vanessa (née Baron); died 27 May 2016

Director General Fighting Vehicles and Engineer Equipment, Ministry of Defence (Procurement Executive), ...