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Freeman, Sir Wilfred Rhodes, (1888-1953), 1st Baronet, Knight Air Chief Marshal

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Surname: Freeman
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Wilfred Rhodes
Gender: Male
Date: 1888-1953
Title: 1st Baronet
History: Airman. Air Council member for research and development 1936-40, and for production 1938-40. Air Chief Marshall 1940. Vice-chief of Air Staff 1940-42. Chief executive, Ministry of Aircraft Production 1942-45. Baronet 1945.
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275159 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P132249 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1931-1966: Air Ministry and Ministry of Aircraft Production: Miscellaneous Unregistered Papers
The National Archives, Kew
The National Archives
1935-43: corresp with Tizard
Imperial War Museum (IWM) Department of Documents
NRA 24549 Tizard
1945-51: business papers
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 29343 Courtaulds plc