DAILY TELEGRAPH – OBITUARY AIR CHIEF MARSHAL SIR PETER LE CHEMINANT

Picture:Brian Green - Sir Peter Le Cheminant -A former Cranwell cadet, Sir Peter Le Cheminant had considerable wartime experience as a medium bomber pilot in North Africa and Italy earning a DFC.  He added a Bar to his award during the Korean War when he commanded a Sunderland squadron.  As a group captain he commanded RAF Geilenkirchen one of four RAF strike airfields in Germany before he moved to MoD to fill the first of a number of key staff and command posts, which included international appointments with CENTO and NATO.  In retirement he became the first Guernseyman to be appointed Lieutenant Governor of the island. He died aged 97.

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