Ex-Fighter Pilot For Big Salisbury Job
CANBERRA, Feb. 3.
Wg-Cmdr. Peter Jef- frey, DSO, DFC, for mer Deputy - Director of Operations at RAAF
HQ, Melbourne, and a wartime fighter pilot, has been appointed Superin- tendent, Air, for the Long- Range Weapons Estab- lishment at Salisbury, South Australia. Announcing the appoint- ment today, the Minister for Air (Mr. McMahon) said that Wg-Cmdr. Jeffrey would have the acting rank of group captain, and would set up his headquar- ters at Mallala until Salis- bury airstrip was com- pleted. Mr. McMahon said that Wg.-Cmdr. Jeffery had served "with great distinc- tion as a fighter pilot and commander in the Middle East and later in the Paci- fic."