|Raymond Fullerton Armstrong|
|Born||14 December 1917(age 105)|
|Service/branch||South African Air Force|
He attended Rondebosch Boy's High School before attending the South African Military College.
He was Armed Forces Attache in Washington. He served as Chief of Air Staff before being appointed acting Chief of Defence Staff from 1 March 1974 to 30 April 1974. He was confirmed in this appointment on 1 May 1974. He retired on 31 May 1976.
After retirement he served as a Director of Atlas Aircraft Corporation.
Awards and Decorations
- Star of South Africa (SSA)
- Southern Cross Medal (SM)
- Distinguished Flying Cross (United States)
- Air Medal
- Order of Military Merit (Korea) 2nd class
- Who's Who of Southern Africa 1976. The Argus Printing and Publishing Company. 1976.
- Nöthling, C.J.; Meyers, E.M. (1982). "LEIERS DEUR DIE JARE (1912–1982)" (in Afrikaans) (Online). pp. 89. Digital object identifier:10.5787/12-2-631. ISSN 2224-0020. http://scientiamilitaria.journals.ac.za/pub/article/view/631. Retrieved 2 January 2015.
Werndly Van der Riet
|Chief of Defence Staff
1974 – 1976
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