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Slessor, Sir John Cotesworth, (1897-1979), Knight, Marshal of the Royal Air Force

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Surname: Slessor
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: John Cotesworth
Gender: Male
Date: 1897-1979
Title: Knight
History: Marshall of the Royal Air Force. Director of Plans, Air Ministry 1937-1940. Air Commodore 1939. Air Vice-Marshall 1941. Commanded No.5 Group, Bomber Command 1941-1942. Air Marshall 1943. C-in-C Coastal Command 1943-1944. Air Chief Marshall 1946.
Biography: ODNB link for Slessor, Sir John Cotesworth (1897-1979) Knight Marshal of the Royal Air Force
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275152 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P133823 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir John Cotesworth Slessor
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1914-1980: Marshal Sir John Slessor: Papers
The National Archives, Kew
1914-80: papers
The National Archives
See Annual Return 1993
1955-62: corresp with Andrew Boyle
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 44087
1937-67: corresp with Sir BH Liddell Hart
King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
NRA 19291
1964-1968: corresp, articles and press cuttings
King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
See Annual Return 2007

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