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 60)
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
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St George
Order of St George Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Commander of the Order of Gallambria (Military Division)
Order of Gallambria (Military Division) Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Distinguished Service Order
Distinguished Service Order Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Conspicuous Service Cross
Medal Rosette Device (Gallambria).svg
Conspicuous Service Cross Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Distinguished Flying Cross
Medal Rosette Device (Gallambria).svg
Medal Rosette Device (Gallambria).svg
Distinguished Flying Cross Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Gallambrian Active Service Medal (1975-1999)
Gallambrian Active Service Medal 1975 Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
North Sea Anti-Piracy Medal
Mentions in Despatches Full Size Device Pre-2009 (Gallambria).svg
North Sea Anti-Piracy Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Cambrian Uprising Medal
Cambrian Uprising Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Marenesian War Medal
Mentions in Despatches Full Size Device Pre-2009 (Gallambria).svg
Marenesian War Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Gallambrian Special Serivce Medal - Air Policing
Gallambrian Number 3 Device.svg
GSSM - Air Policing Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
King Albert Golden Jubilee Medal
King Albert Golden Jubilee Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
King Albert II Coronation Medal
King Albert II Coronation Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Accumulated Campaign Service Medal 1975
Accumulated Campaign Service Medal 1975 Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal - Air Force
Medal Star Device (Gallambria).svg
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal - Air Force Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Gallambrian Defence Medal
Gallambrian Defence Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Ribbon Name 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 Division) 2010
Officer of the Order of Gallambria (Military Division) 2007
Member of the Order of Gallambria (Military Division) 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
Mentions in Despatches Full Size Device Pre-2009 (Gallambria).svg
Marenesian War Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Marenesian War Medal 1991
Mentioned in Despatches
Gallambrian Number 3 Device.svg
GSSM - Air Policing Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Gallambrian Special Serivce Medal - Air Policing 2002
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
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal - Air Force Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal - Air Force 1993
Bars(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
Gallambrian Defence Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Gallambrian Defence Medal 1982
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