Air Chief Marshal Sir Frederick SchergerPrint Page
A room in the Ararat RSL (currently the Red Poppy Bistro) commemorates Air Chief Marshal Sir Frederick Scherger.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Frederick Rudolph William Scherger, KBE, CB, DSO, AFC (1904 – 1984) was a senior commander in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). He served as Chief of the Air Staff, the RAAF's highest-ranking position, from 1957 until 1961, and as Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee, forerunner of the role of Australia's Chief of the Defence Force, from 1961 until 1966. He was the first RAAF officer to hold the rank of air chief marshal.
Scherger was born on 18 May 1904 at Cathcart, near Ararat, Victoria.
|Address:||74 - 76 High Street, Ararat R.S.L. Club , Ararat, 3377|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.282802|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
This room is dedicated to the memory of Air Chief Marshal SIR FREDERICK SCHERGER KBE, CB, DSO, AFC
Born Cathcart 18th May 1904 - Died 16th January 1984
The Royal Australian Air Force's first " four star " airman
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