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Air Vice Marshal Sir Allan Perry Keene C.B., O.B.E.

Small Collections Box 19

Delhi, Simla, U.P., C.P., Punjab, Bengal. Later, Pakistan 1934-1949

  1. Reflected Glory – An Autobiography by Sir Allan Perry-Keene. Privately printed 1978.Posted by Air Ministry to India in 1934, he served as a member of the Air Staff in Delhi and Simla until 1940. Posted to India again at the end of World War II, he was appointed chairman of Air Force Reconstruction Committee. He describes transition period for RAF in India until formation of RIAF and RPAF. Later as Commander Royal Pakistan Air Force much involved in Indo Pakistani was over Kashmir 1948-49.
  2. Xerox copy of letter from George Renny to his half-brother, dated 27 May 1858 from Bijnore, Rohilkand, concerning the part his loyal Hindustani corps took in the siege of Delhi. 3pp.