Marshal of the Royal Air Force

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Marshal of the Royal Air Force est le plus haut grade de la Royal Air Force. Il se classe immédiatement au-dessus du grade de Air Chief Marshal et est l'équivalent d'un Admiral of the Fleet dans la Royal Navy et d'un Field Marshal de l'Armée de terre britannique.

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Année de nomination Nom Naissance Décès Notes
1927 Hugh Trenchard 1873 1956 Promoted 1 January 1927[1],[2].
1933 John Salmond 1881 1968 Promoted 1 January 1933[3].
1936 Édouard VIII du Royaume-Uni 1894 1972 Honorary rank.
Promoted 21 January 1936[4].
1936 George VI du Royaume-Uni 1895 1952 Honorary rank.
Promoted 11 December 1936[5].
1937 Edward Leonard Ellington 1877 1967 Promoted 1 January 1937[6].
1940 Cyril Newall 1886 1963 Promoted 4 October 1940. Retired only 20 days later[7].
1944 Charles Portal 1893 1971 Promoted 1 June 1944.
1945 Arthur Tedder 1890 1967 Promoted 12 September 1945.
1946 William Sholto Douglas 1893 1969 Promoted 1 January 1946.
1946 Arthur Travers Harris 1892 1984 Promoted 1 January 1946, several months after retirement[8].
1950 John Slessor 1897 1979 Promoted 8 June 1950.
1953 Philip Mountbatten, duc d'Edimbourg 1921 - Honorary rank.
Promoted 15 January 1953[9].
1954 William Dickson 1898 1987 Promoted 1 June 1954.
1958 Dermot Boyle 1904 1993 Promoted 1 January 1958.
1958 Henry de Gloucester 1900 1974 Honorary rank.
Promoted 12 June 1958[10].
1962 Thomas Pike 1906 1983 Promoted 6 April 1962[11].
1967 Charles Elworthy 1911 1993 Promoted 1 April 1967[12].
1971 John Grandy 1913 2004 Promoted and retired on the same day (1 April 1971)[13].
1974 Denis Spotswood 1916 2001 Promoted and retired on the same day (31 March 1974)[14].
1976 Andrew Humphrey 1921 1977 Promoted 6 August 1976[15].
1977 Neil Cameron 1920 1985 Promoted 31 July 1977[16],[17].
1982 Michael Beetham 1923 - Promoted and retired on the same day (14 October 1982)[18].
1985 Keith Williamson 1928 - Promoted and retired on the same day (15 October 1985)[19].
1988 David Craig 1929 - Promoted 14 November 1988[20].
1992 Peter Harding 1933 - Promoted 6 November 1992[21]. Resigned commission 14 June 1994[22].
2012 Prince Charles 1948 - Honorary rank.
Promoted 16 June 2012.

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  1. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 33235. p. 9. 31 December 1926. Retrieved 2009-05-25.
  2. Malcolm Barrass, « Marshal of the RAF The Viscount Trenchard of Wolfeton », Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation,‎ 9 October 2007 (consulté le 25 May 2009)
  3. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 33898. p. 15. 30 December 1932. Retrieved 2009-06-03.
  4. London Gazette: no. 34251. p. 665. 31 January 1936. Retrieved 2009-04-29.
  5. London Gazette: no. 34351. p. 8187. 18 December 1936. Retrieved 2009-04-29.
  6. London Gazette: no. 34356. p. 17. 1 January 1937. Retrieved 2009-04-29.
  7. Baron Newall
  8. Malcolm Barrass, « Marshal of the RAF Sir Arthur Harris », Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation,‎ 2007-09-29 (consulté le 2008-03-31)
  9. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 39753. p. 349. 13 January 1953. Retrieved 2009-04-29.
  10. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 41409. p. 3561. 3 June 1958. Retrieved 2008-11-24.
  11. Malcolm Barrass, « Marshal of the RAF Sir Thomas Pike », Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation,‎ 2007-09-01 (consulté le 2008-04-20)
  12. Malcolm Barrass, « Marshal of the RAF The Lord Elworthy of Timaru », Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation,‎ 2007-06-16 (consulté le 2008-04-18)
  13. Malcolm Barrass, « Marshal of the RAF Sir John Grandy », Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation,‎ 2007-06-16 (consulté le 2008-04-01)
  14. Malcolm Barrass, « Marshal of the RAF Sir Denis Spotswood », Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation,‎ 2007-10-07 (consulté le 2008-04-02)
  15. Henry Probert, High Commanders of the Royal Air Force, London, HMSO,‎ 1991, 133 p. (ISBN 0117726354)
  16. Henry Probert, High Commanders of the Royal Air Force, London, HMSO,‎ 1991, 135 p. (ISBN 0117726354)
  17. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 47289. p. 9978. 1 August 1977. Retrieved 2009-04-29.
  18. Henry Probert, High Commanders of the Royal Air Force, London, HMSO,‎ 1991, 137 p. (ISBN 0117726354)
  19. Henry Probert, High Commanders of the Royal Air Force, London, HMSO,‎ 1991, 139 p. (ISBN 0117726354)
  20. Henry Probert, High Commanders of the Royal Air Force, London, HMSO,‎ 1991, 141 p. (ISBN 0117726354)
  21. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 53103. p. 18862. 9 November 1992. Retrieved 2009-04-29.
  22. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 53814. p. 14206. 10 October 1994. Retrieved 2009-04-29.