Adrian Johns Vice Admiral Sir Adrian James Johns (born 1951) was the Governor of Gibraltar between 2009 and 2013 and a former senior officer in the Royal Navy.
Alan Bristow Alan Edgar Bristow, OBE, FRAeS (3 September 1923 – 26 April 2009), founded one of the world's largest helicopter service companies, Bristow Helicopters Ltd, which prospered primarily in the int...
Alan Hume Alan Hume, B.S.C. (16 October 1924 – 13 July 2010) was an English cinematographer.
André Jubelin Rear Admiral André Jubelin was a French naval aviator who served with distinction in the French navy and the Fleet Air Arm during World War II. He was a pioneer of aircraft carrier operations, ...
Austin Hopkinson Austin Hopkinson JP was a British industrialist and Member of Parliament for constituencies in present-day Greater Manchester who was notable for rejecting membership of political parties and si...
Basil Charles Godfrey Place Rear Admiral Basil Charles Godfrey Place VC, CB, CVO, DSC (19 July 1921 – 27 December 1994) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of t...
Caspar John Admiral of the Fleet Sir Caspar John GCB (22 March 1903 – 11 July 1984) was the British First Sea Lord from 1960 to 1963.
Charles Lamb (Royal Navy officer) Commander Charles Bentall Lamb DSO DSC Royal Navy (1914–1981) was an officer in the Fleet Air Arm during World War II. He piloted a Fairey Swordfish torpedo strike reconnaissance aircraft at th...
Christopher Clayton Rear Admiral Christopher Hugh Trevor Clayton is a former Royal Navy officer who served as a Lynx helicopter pilot during the Falklands War.
Colin de Mowbray Lieutenant-Commander Colin John de Mowbray, MBE (12 April 1945 – 11 July 2010) was a helicopter pilot and veteran of the Falklands war; in retirement he sailed on, and organised, round-the-world...
David Eagles Lieutenant Commander John David Eagles AFC is a British former test pilot and former Fleet Air Arm aviator.
David Foster (Royal Navy officer) David Ramsey Foster, DSO, DSC and bar (24 May 1920 – 4 June 2010) was a decorated pilot in the British Royal Navy during World War II and a business executive.
David Ogle David Ogle MBE, DSC (1922–1962) was a British industrial designer and car designer.
David Watson (cricketer) David James Falshaw Watson (18 November 1919 – 3 October 1943) was an English cricketer – a right-handed batsman.
Derek Empson Admiral Sir Leslie Derek Empson GBE KCB (29 October 1918 – September 1997) was Commander-in-Chief Naval Home Command.
Eric Brown (pilot) Captain Eric Melrose "Winkle" Brown, CBE, DSC, AFC, Hon FRAeS (born 21 January 1919) is a British former Royal Navy officer and test pilot who has flown more types of aircraft than anyone else i...
Ernest Harrison Sir Ernest Thomas Harrison OBE (11 May 1926 - 16 February 2009), was an English businessman, best known as Chief Executive of Racal, and chairman of both Racal and the first...
Eugene Esmonde Lieutenant Commander Eugene Kingsmill Esmonde VC DSO, F/Lt, RAF, Lt-Cdr (A) RN (1 March 1909 – 12 February 1942) was a distinguished pilot who was a posthumous recipient of the Victoria Cross (V...
Francis Dawson-Paul Francis Dawson-Paul was a fighter ace in the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy during the Second World War.
Fred Hockley Sub-Lieutenant Frederick (Fred) Hockley RNVR (1923–1945) was an English Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm fighter pilot, notable for taking part in the last combat mission flown by British aircraft in th...
Geoffrey Legge Geoffrey Bevington Legge was an English first-class cricketer who played in five Tests from 1927 to 1930.
George Martin Sir George Henry Martin CBE (born 3 January 1926) is an English record producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer and musician.
Graeme Wilson Graeme Wilson (born 1919) is an academic, a translator and an M.B.E. He served in the Fleet Air Arm (1939–46) and, following World War II, joined the Home Civil Service.
Henry St John Fancourt Captain Henry Lockhart St John Fancourt, DSO, RN (1 April 1900 – 8 January 2004) was a pioneering naval aviator, and held important aviation commands with the Fleet Air Arm during the Second Wor...
Jimmy Buckley Lieutenant Commander James 'Jimmy' Brian Buckley DSC (c.1905 – 21 May 1943) was a Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm pilot who became a notable prisoner of war during the Second World War, and died ...
John Forrest (rugby union) John Gordon Scott Forrest (28 April 1917 – 14 September 1942) was a Scottish international rugby union player and Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm pilot who was killed in World War II.
John Gingell Air Chief Marshal Sir John Gingell, GBE, KCB, KCVO, RAF (3 February 1925 – 10 December 2009) was a senior Royal Air Force commander.
John Godley, 3rd Baron Kilbracken John Raymond Godley, 3rd Baron Kilbracken, DSC (17 October 1920 – 14 August 2006) was a British-born, later Irish-resident peer, wartime naval pilot, journalist, author and farmer.
John Langford-Holt Sir John Anthony Langford-Holt (30 June 1916 - 23 July 1993) was a British Conservative Member of Parliament for Shrewsbury from 1945 to 1983.
John Moffat (Royal Navy officer) John William Charlton Moffat (born 17 June 1919) is a former Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm pilot, famous for crippling the German battleship Bismarck during its Atlantic sortie, codenamed Operati...
John Smith (Conservative politician) Sir John Lindsay Eric Smith, CH, CBE (3 April 1923 – 28 February 2007) was a British banker, Conservative Member of Parliament, and Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire.
Julian Mond, 3rd Baron Melchett Julian Edward Alfred Mond, 3rd Baron Melchett (9 January 1925 – 15 June 1973) was an English industrialist who became the third Baron Melchett on the death of his father in 1949.
Laurence Olivier Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM (22 May 190711 July 1989) was an English actor, director, and producer.
Michael P. W. Stone Michael Patrick William Stone was a U.S. business executive and federal government administrator.
Michael Torrens-Spence Captain Frederick Michael Alexander Torrens-Spence DSO, DSC, AFC was a Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm pilot in the Second World War.
Mike Lithgow Michael John "Mike" Lithgow, OBE (30 August 1920 – 22 October 1963) was a British aviator and chief test pilot for Vickers Supermarine.
Neville Atkinson Neville Clive Atkinson was a British aviator who served as personal pilot to The President of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi during the 1970s.
Nicholas Goodhart Rear Admiral Hilary Charles Nicholas 'Nick' Goodhart CB Legion of Merit FRAeS RN rtd (28 September 1919 – 9 April 2011) was an engineer and aviator who invented the mirror-sight deck landing sy...
Nigel Ward Commander Nigel "Sharkey" Ward is a former Royal Navy officer and Fleet Air Arm fighter pilot who commanded 801 Naval Air Squadron during the 1982 Falklands War.
Norman Wylie, Lord Wylie Norman Russell Wylie, Lord Wylie PC (26 October 1923 – 7 September 2005) was a Scottish Conservative and Unionist politician.
Patrick Gibbs Wing Commander Reginald Patrick Mahoney Gibbs DSO DFC & Bar (2 April 1915 – 8 March 2008) was a Welsh military pilot and journalist.
Peter Compston Vice Admiral Sir Peter Maxwell Compston KCB was a Royal Navy officer who became Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic.
Peter Eckersley (cricketer) Peter Thorp Eckersley (2 July 1904 – 13 August 1940) was the captain of Lancashire County Cricket Club from 1929 to 1935, who retired for a career as a Conservative Party politician.
Peter Twiss Lionel Peter Twiss, (23 July 1921–31 August 2011) was a British test pilot who held the World Air Speed Record as the first man to fly at a speed greater than 1,000 mph.
Peter Vanneck Air Commodore Sir Peter Beckford Rutgers Vanneck, (7 January 1922 – 2 August 1999) was a British Royal Navy officer, fighter pilot, engineer, stockbroker and politician.
Prince Andrew, Duke of York Prince Andrew, Duke of York (Andrew Albert Christian Edward; born 19 February 1960), is a British prince, the second son and third child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Raymond Lygo Admiral Sir Raymond Derek Lygo, KCB (15 March 1924 – 7 March 2012) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Vice Chief of the Naval Staff.
Richard John Cork Richard John (Dickie) Cork DSO, DSC (4 April 1917 – 14 April 1944) was a fighter ace in the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy during the Second World War.
Robert Hampton Gray Robert Hampton "Hammy" Gray VC, DSC (November 2, 1917 – August 9, 1945) was a Canadian naval officer, pilot, and recipient of the Victoria Cross (VC) during World War II, one of only two m...
Robert W. H. Everett Robert William Hanmer Everett, DSO (29 May 1901 – 26 January 1942) was a British jockey and World War II pilot.
Roger Squires Roger Squires, born 22 February 1932 (age), in Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, England, is a British crossword compiler, living in Ironbridge, Shropshire, who is best known for being the world's most...
Roi Wilson Captain Roi Edgerton "Tug" Wilson, CBE, DFC (1 June 1921 – 17 March 2009) was a Royal Navy officer and Master of the Royal Caledonian Schools.
Roy Halliday Vice-Admiral Sir Roy William "Gus" Halliday KBE, DSC (27 June 1923 – 23 November 2007) was a British naval pilot who saw service in the Second World War, in the British Pacific Fleet and subsequ...
Rupert Brabner Commander Rupert Arnold Brabner DSO, DSC, was a British Member of Parliament who served with the Royal Navy as a pilot in World War II and became an ace with 5.5 confirmed kills.
Rupert Davies Rupert Davies (22 May 191622 November 1976) was a British actor best remembered for playing the title role in the BBC's 1960s television adaptation of Maigret, based on Georges Simenon's M...
Sam Scorer Hugh Segar "Sam" Scorer FRSA was an architect from Lincolnshire.
Stanley Orr Stanley Gordon Orr DSC & Two Bars, AFC (28 September 1916 – 11 August 2003) was the highest scoring fighter ace of the Royal Navy during the Second World War.
T. Neville Stack Captain Thomas Neville Stack AFC was a 1920s test pilot, air racer and aviation pioneer.
Terence Bourke, 10th Earl of Mayo Terence Patrick Bourke, 10th Earl of Mayo (26 August 1929 - 22 September 2006) spent much of his life in England, before moving to Ireland and finally France.
William Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill AFC, AFRAeS, (24 September 1893 – 30 December 1965) was a British peer and record-breaking air pioneer who was later shown to have been a traito...
William Henry Atkinson William Henry Isaac Atkinson DSC, CD was the highest scoring fighter ace of the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War and the last pilot from The Commonwealth to become an ace during t...