Sir David Parry-Evans
|Born||19 July 1935|
|Service/||Royal Air Force|
|Years of service||1956-91|
|Rank||Air Chief Marshal|
|Commands held||Air Member for Personnel (1989-91)|
RAF Germany (1985-87)
No. 38 Group (1984-85)
No. 1 Group (1982-84)
RAF Staff College, Bracknell (1981-82)
RAF Marham (c.1975-78)
No. 214 Squadron (1974-75)
|Awards||Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath|
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Educated at Berkhamsted School, Parry-Evans joined the Royal Air Force in 1956. He became Officer Commanding No. 214 Squadron in 1974 and Station Commander at RAF Marham in 1975. He was appointed Director of Defence Policy at the Ministry of Defence in 1979, Commandant of the RAF Staff College, Bracknell, in 1981 and then Air Officer Commanding No. 1 Group in 1982 before becoming Air Officer Commanding No. 38 Group in 1984. He went on to be Commander-in-Chief RAF Germany and Second Tactical Air Force in 1985, Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Programmes and Personnel) in 1987 and Air Member for Personnel in 1989 before retiring in 1991.
In retirement he became President of the Shackleton Association.
In 1960 he married Ann Reynolds; they have two sons.
| Commandant of the RAF Staff College, Bracknell
Sir Patrick Hine
| Commander-in-Chief RAF Germany
Also Commander of the Second Tactical Air Force
Sir Anthony Skingsley
Sir John Chapple
| Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Programmes and Personnel)
Sir Barry Wilson
Sir Laurence Jones
| Air Member for Personnel
Sir Roger Palin
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