Richard Saul

Richard Saul

Infobox Military Person
name=Richard Ernest Saul
lived=16 April 1891 – 30 November 1965

allegiance= flag|United Kingdom
rank=Air Vice Marshal
branch= air force|United Kingdom
battles=First World War
Second World War
awards=Companion of the Order of the Bath
Distinguished Flying Cross
Mention in Despatches
laterwork=United Nations official

Air Vice Marshal Richard Ernest Saul CB, DFC, RAF (16 April 1891 – 30 November 1965) was a pilot during World War I and a senior Royal Air Force commander during World War II.

A keen sportsman, Saul played Rugby and Hockey for the RAF. In both 1928 and 1932 he was the RAF Tennis Champion.

In September 1933 Saul was appointed the Officer Commanding No. 203 Squadron operating out of Basrah in Iraq. In 1935, Saul led a flight of flying boats from his squadron on a long-distance journey from Plymouth to Basrah.

During World War II, Saul was air officer commanding No. 13 Group RAF, No. 12 Group RAF and Air Defences Eastern Mediterranean.

Saul retired from the RAF on 29 June 1944 and then served as the Chairman of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration's mission in the Balkans. He next acted as the Vice-Chairman of the International Transport Commission in Rome. After Saul left Rome in 1951, he took up employment as the manager of the university bookshop until finally retiring in 1959. Richard Saul died on 30 November 1965.


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