Hannah commanded RAAF Station Amberley, Queensland, in 1949–50, and saw service during the Malayan Emergency as senior air staff officer at RAF Far East Air Force Headquarters, Singapore, from 1956 to 1959. His other post-war appointments included Deputy Chief of the Air Staff from 1961 to 1965, Air Officer Commanding (AOC) Operational Command from 1965 to 1967, and AOC Support Command from 1968 to 1969. In January 1970, he was promoted to air marshal and became Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), the RAAF's senior position. Knighted in 1971, Hannah concluded his three-year appointment as CAS a year early, in March 1972, to become Governor of Queensland. He attracted controversy in this role after making comments critical of the Federal government of the day, and the British government refused t

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  • Sir Colin Thomas Hannah KCMG KCVO KBE CB (* 22. Dezember 1914 Menzies, Western Australia; † 22. Mai 1978 in Surfers Paradise, Queensland) war ein australischer Offizier und Gouverneur. (de)
  • Colin Thomas Hannah (22 décembre 1914 - 22 mai 1978) était un officier des Forces armées aériennes australiennes (RAAF) qui fut le 19e gouverneur du Queensland. Né en Australie-Occidentale, il a servi dans la milice, avant de rejoindre la RAAF en 1935. Au cours de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, il fut nommé commandant de la 6e escadrille dans le Pacifique Sud-Ouest. En 1944, il avait atteint le grade de colonel (Group Captain) et à la fin de la guerre, il commandait la région Ouest à Perth. Hannah occupa le poste de chef d'état-major de l'air de la RAF Far East Air Force, à Singapour, au cours de insurrection malaise dans les années 1950. Ses autres affectations d'après-guerre furent d'être sous-chef d'état-major de l'Armée de l'Air de 1961 à 1965 et commandant opérationnel des forces aériennes de 1965 à 1967. En 1970, il fut promu général de division aérienne et commandant en chef des forces aériennes (CEMFA), le plus haut poste de la RAAF. Hannah arrêta sa carrière un an plus tôt que prévu, en 1972, pour devenir gouverneur du Queensland. Il prit sa retraite en 1977. * Portail de l’histoire militaire Portail de l’histoire militaire * Portail de la politique Portail de la politique * Portail du Queensland Portail du Queensland (fr)
  • Hannah commanded RAAF Station Amberley, Queensland, in 1949–50, and saw service during the Malayan Emergency as senior air staff officer at RAF Far East Air Force Headquarters, Singapore, from 1956 to 1959. His other post-war appointments included Deputy Chief of the Air Staff from 1961 to 1965, Air Officer Commanding (AOC) Operational Command from 1965 to 1967, and AOC Support Command from 1968 to 1969. In January 1970, he was promoted to air marshal and became Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), the RAAF's senior position. Knighted in 1971, Hannah concluded his three-year appointment as CAS a year early, in March 1972, to become Governor of Queensland. He attracted controversy in this role after making comments critical of the Federal government of the day, and the British government refused to agree to his term being extended. Hannah retired in March 1977, and died the following year. (en)
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  • Chief of the Air Staff(1970–72)
  • No. 6 Squadron(1943)
  • No. 71 Wing(1944)
  • Operational Command(1965–67)
  • RAAF Amberley(1949–51)
  • Support Command(1968–69)
  • Western Area Command
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  • Governor of Queensland
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  • Official RAAF portrait of Sir Colin Hannah
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  • senior commander in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and a Governor of Queensland (en)
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  • Sir Colin Thomas Hannah KCMG KCVO KBE CB (* 22. Dezember 1914 Menzies, Western Australia; † 22. Mai 1978 in Surfers Paradise, Queensland) war ein australischer Offizier und Gouverneur. (de)
  • Hannah commanded RAAF Station Amberley, Queensland, in 1949–50, and saw service during the Malayan Emergency as senior air staff officer at RAF Far East Air Force Headquarters, Singapore, from 1956 to 1959. His other post-war appointments included Deputy Chief of the Air Staff from 1961 to 1965, Air Officer Commanding (AOC) Operational Command from 1965 to 1967, and AOC Support Command from 1968 to 1969. In January 1970, he was promoted to air marshal and became Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), the RAAF's senior position. Knighted in 1971, Hannah concluded his three-year appointment as CAS a year early, in March 1972, to become Governor of Queensland. He attracted controversy in this role after making comments critical of the Federal government of the day, and the British government refused t (en)
  • Colin Thomas Hannah (22 décembre 1914 - 22 mai 1978) était un officier des Forces armées aériennes australiennes (RAAF) qui fut le 19e gouverneur du Queensland. Né en Australie-Occidentale, il a servi dans la milice, avant de rejoindre la RAAF en 1935. Au cours de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, il fut nommé commandant de la 6e escadrille dans le Pacifique Sud-Ouest. En 1944, il avait atteint le grade de colonel (Group Captain) et à la fin de la guerre, il commandait la région Ouest à Perth. (fr)
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