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Gilbert Nicholetts

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Allegiance  United Kingdom
Died  September 7, 1983
Years of service  1921–1959
Battles and wars  World War II

Battles/wars  World War II
Service/branch  Royal Air Force
Name  Gilbert Nicholetts
Rank  Air marshal
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Commands held  No. 228 Squadron RAF Haifa RAF Shallufa Central Photographic Establishment No. 21 Group AHQ Malta
Awards  Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire Companion of the Order of the Bath Air Force Cross & Bar

Air Marshal Sir Gilbert Edward Nicholetts KBE CB AFC & Bar (9 November 1902 – 7 September 1983) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force during the 1950s.

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RAF career

Nicholetts joined the Royal Air Force in 1921. He was appointed Officer Commanding No. 228 Squadron just at the start of World War II. He went on to be Station Commander at RAF Haifa and then RAF Shallufa before being taken Prisoner of War in 1942. After the War he became Senior Air Service Officer at Headquarters No. 25 (Armament) Group and then Air Officer Commanding the Central Photographic Establishment before becoming Director of Organisation at the Air Ministry in 1948. He was then made Senior Air Service Officer at Headquarters RAF Coastal Command in 1951, Air Officer Commanding No. 21 Group in 1953 and Air Officer Commanding AHQ Malta in 1956. His last appointment was as Inspector-General of the RAF in 1958 before retiring in 1959.


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