AVM D E (Ted) Hawkins copyAVM Ted Hawkins was twice awarded the DFC as the captain of a Catalina flying boat.  First for a top-secret reconnaissance mission to the High Arctic and Spitsbergen.  The second was awarded for sinking an Italian U-boat in the Mediterranean.  He served as a squadron commander on Shackletons, commanded RAF Tengah in Singapore during the the Indonesian Confrontation and RAF Lyneham.  He was the Senior Air Staff Officer of RAF Strike Command.  He was appointed CB and CBE.

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