Peter Beer (RAF Officer)
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Peter Beer RAF Officer

Peter Beer
Born (1941-07-16) 16 July 1941 (age 80)
AllegianceUnited Kingdom
Service/branchRoyal Air Force
RankAir Vice Marshal
Commands heldRAF Brize Norton
AwardsCompanion of the Order of the Bath
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order

Air Vice Marshal Peter George Beer, (born 16 July 1941) is a retired senior Royal Air Force officer who was Equerry to The Queen from 1971 to 1974.[1]

RAF career

Beer was born in 1941. He attended the Royal College of Defence Studies, and the Royal Air Force College Cranwell. He was appointed a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order in 1974.

Beer was station commander of RAF Brize Norton in 1986, and was promoted to air commodore on 1 July 1987. By 1990 he was Director Air Plans and Programmes. On promotion to air vice marshal he was appointed Commander British Forces Falkland Islands from 1991 to 1992, Director-General Training and Personnel from 1992, and Chief of Staff, Personnel and Training Command from July 1994.


After his retirement from the RAF, Beer became Home Bursar at Jesus College, Oxford from 1997 to 2006, succeeding Air Commodore John De'Ath. Peter Beer is an Emeritus Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford.[2]


  1. ^ "Beer, Air Vice-Marshal Peter George, (born 16 July 1941), Fellow and Home Bursar, Jesus College, Oxford, 1997-2006, now Emeritus Fellow". Who's Who. 2007. doi:10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.u7050.
  2. ^ "Academic Staff by Name". Jesus College Oxford. Archived from the original on 7 May 2010. Retrieved 2010.

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