010805

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number 010805
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white

Description

Portrait of Air Marshal Sir Richard Williams, KBE CB DSO, Royal Australian Air Force. Sir Richard was born at Moonta, South Australia, on 1890-08-03 and his career included Commanding Officer 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps (AFC), 1917-1918; 40 Wing, RAF, 1918; Chief of the Air Staff, RAAF, 1921-1938; Air Officer Administration Coastal Command, RAF, 1939; Air Member for Organisation and Equipment, RAAF, 1941-1942; RAAF Representative Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, 1942-1946; Director General Australian Civil Aviation, 1946-1955.