Squadron Leader D. Dinmore, MBE DL RAF (Rtd)

Squadron Leader David Dinmore entered the Royal Air Force College at Cranwell in January 1963, graduating December 1965. He was a former Vulcan bomber pilot on 35 Squadron at RAF Cottesmore and also at RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus and on 44 Squadron at RAF Waddington. He later joined 10 Squadron at RAF Brize Norton flying VC10 transports until 1978.

David was promoted to Squadron Leader in 1975. He was Commander of No.1 Squadron on the Queen’s Silver Jubilee Parade and captain of the aircraft carrying His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to Australia in 1978. He retired from the Royal Air Force in 1980.

Since then, David has been Bursar and Clerk to the Governors of Silcoates School in Wakefield between 1980 and 2004 and was national Chairman of the Independent Schools’ Bursars Association from 1997 to 1999.

David first joined the Scout movement in 1952 and went on to be Chief Commissioner of England and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Scout Association from 1994 to 2001.

Year Appointed: 2003