Harry Beresford

The Right Honourable

Sir Harry Beresford

GCStG CG DSO CSC* DFC** PC
Harry Beresford speaking at the National Press Club.jpg
Sir Harry Beresford addressing the National Press Club
Born (1960-03-20) March 20, 1960 (age 61)
Bromwich
Allegiance Gallambria
Service/branch Royal Gallambrian Air Force
Years of Service1978 - 2019
RankAir Chief Marshal
Commands held
  • Vice Chief of Defence Staff (2017-Present)
  • Chief of the Air Staff (2016-17)
  • Vice Chief of the Air Staff (2013-2016)
  • No. 4 Wing
  • No. 14 Squadron
CampaignsCambrian Uprising
Awards

Harry Charles Winston Beresford, GCStG, CG, DSO, CSC and Bar, DFC and Two Bars, PC, is a retired senior officer of the Royal Gallambrian Air Force and is the current Private Secretary to King Albert II.

Air Force Career

Titles, styles and honours

Air Force Pilot Wings (Gallambria).svg
Order of St George Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Order of Gallambria (Military Division) Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Distinguished Service Order Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Medal Rosette Device (Gallambria).svg
Conspicuous Service Cross Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Medal Rosette Device (Gallambria).svg
Medal Rosette Device (Gallambria).svg
Distinguished Flying Cross Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Gallambrian Active Service Medal 1975 Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Mentions in Despatches Full Size Device Pre-2009 (Gallambria).svg
North Sea Anti-Piracy Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Cambrian Uprising Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
King's Commendation for Bravery in the Air Full Size Device (Gallambria).svg
Marenesian War Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
GSSM - Air Policing Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
King Albert Golden Jubilee Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
King Albert II Coronation Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Accumulated Campaign Service Medal 1975 Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Medal Star Device (Gallambria).svg
Medal Rosette Device (Gallambria).svg
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal - Air Force Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Ribbon Award Notes
Order of St George Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St George 2019
Knight Commander of the Order of St George 2017
Companion of the Order of St George 2013
Order of Gallambria (Military Division) Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Commander of the Order of Gallambria (Military) 2010
Order of Gallambria (Military) 2007
Member of the Order of Gallambria (Military) 1999
Distinguished Service Order Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Distinguished Service Order 1993
Medal Rosette Device (Gallambria).svg
Conspicuous Service Cross Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Conspicuous Service Cross 2004
Bar(s):
  • 2012
Medal Rosette Device (Gallambria).svg
Medal Rosette Device (Gallambria).svg
Distinguished Flying Cross Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Distinguished Flying Cross 1991
Bar(s):
  • 1997
  • 2001
Gallambrian Active Service Medal 1975 Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Gallambrian Active Service Medal (1975-1999) 1990
Clasp(s):
  • North Sea
  • Cambria
  • Marenesia
Mentions in Despatches Full Size Device Pre-2009 (Gallambria).svg
North Sea Anti-Piracy Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
North Sea Anti-Piracy Medal 1992
Mentioned in Despatches
Cambrian Uprising Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Cambrian Uprising Medal 1990
King's Commendation for Bravery in the Air Full Size Device (Gallambria).svg
Marenesian War Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Maranesian War Medal 1991
Commended for Brave Conduct
GSSM - Air Policing Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Gallambrian Special Service Medal - Air Policing 2002
Treaty of Curra Centennial Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Treaty of Curra Centennial Medal 2000
King Albert Golden Jubilee Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
King Albert Golden Jubilee Medal 2008
King Albert II Coronation Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
King Albert II Coronation Medal 2013
Accumulated Campaign Service Medal 1975 Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Accumulated Campaign Service Medal (1975-2007) 1994
Medal Star Device (Gallambria).svg
Medal Rosette Device (Gallambria).svg
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal - Air Force Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Medal for Long Service and Good Conduct (Air Force) 1993
Bar(s):
  • 2nd Award (20 Years) - 1998
  • 3rd Award (25 Years) - 2003
  • 4th Award (30 Years) - 2008
  • 5th Award (35 Years) - 2013
  • 6th Award (40 Years) - 2018
Court offices
Preceded by
Sir Jock Spurgeon Price
Private Secretary to the King
2019 -
Incumbent
Military offices
Preceded by
General Sir Nate Perry-Marsh
Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff
2017-2019
Succeeded by
General Sebastian Martin-Powell
Preceded by
Air Chief Marshal Louis Davis
Chief of the Air Staff
2013-2017
Succeeded by
Air Chief Marshal Errol McCormack