|Sir Theodore McEvoy|
|Born||21 November 1904|
|Died||19 September 1991(aged 86)|
|Allegiance||23x15px United Kingdom|
|Service/branch||22x20px Royal Air Force|
|Years of service||1923–1962|
|Rank||Air Chief Marshal|
No. 1 Squadron|
No. 61 Group
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
|Relations||Older brother was flying ace Christopher McEvoy|
Air Chief Marshal Sir Theodore Neuman McEvoy KCB CBE RAF (21 November 1904 – 19 September 1991) was a senior Royal Air Force officer during World War II who held high command in the 1950s and early 1960s. His last appointment was as Air Secretary.
McEvoy joined the Royal Air Force as a cadet in 1923. He became Officer Commanding No. 1 Squadron in 1935 and served in World War II as Station Commander at RAF Northolt before moving on to be Group Captain - Operations at Headquarters RAF Fighter Command in December 1941 and then became Senior Air Staff Officer first at No. 11 Group, then at Desert Air Force and then at No. 84 Group. In 1945 he was appointed Director of Staff Duties at the Air Ministry.
After the War he was appointed Air Officer Commanding No. 61 Group and then from 1950 he was Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (Training) at the Air Ministry. He went on to be RAF Instructor at the Imperial Defence College from 1954, Chief of Staff at Headquarters Allied Air Forces Central Europe from 1956 and Air Secretary from 1959 before retiring in 1962.
In retirement he became Chairman of the The Society for Italic Handwriting.
Honours and awards
- Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath - 31 May 1956 (CB - 1 January 1951)
- Commander of the Order of the British Empire - 14 June 1945 (OBE - 1 July 1941)
- Mentioned in Despatches – 1 January 1941, 1 January 1945
- Commander of the Order of Polonia Restituta (Poland) - 24 September 1943
Sir Denis Barnett
1959 – 1963
| Succeeded by|
Sir William MacDonald
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