John Baird (RAF officer)

Summary

John Baird
Born(1937-07-25)25 July 1937
Died(2020-11-12)12 November 2020
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch Royal Air Force
RankAir Marshal
Commands heldSurgeon General of the British Armed Forces (1997–00)
AwardsKnight Commander of the Order of the British Empire. Commander of the Order of St John.

Air Marshal Sir John Alexander Baird, KBE, CStJ, DL, FRAeS, FRCPE (born 25 July 1937, died 12 November 2020) was a British physician and a retired Royal Air Force medical officer who served as Surgeon-General of the British Armed Forces from 1997 to 2000.[1][2]

Baird was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) in the 1999 Birthday Honours.[3] He was appointed Commander of the Order of St John[4] (CStJ) in 1997

Honour Ribbons:

References

  1. ^ "Winds of Destruction". Archived from the original on 5 January 2009. Retrieved 15 February 2010.
  2. ^ RAF Cricket Association; Honorary Vice-Presidents Retrieved 15 February 2010
  3. ^ "No. 55513". The London Gazette (Supplement). 12 June 1999. p. 7.
  4. ^ https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/54940/page/12485/data.pdf
Military offices
Preceded by Surgeon General of the British Armed Forces
1997–2000
Succeeded by