Valston Hancock

Air Marshal Sir Valston Eldridge Hancock, KBE, CB, DFC was a senior commander in the Royal Australian Air Force. He served as Chief of the Air Staff from 1961 to 1965. A graduate of the Royal Military College, Duntroon, Hancock qualified as a pilot. He saw combat in the Aitape–Wewak campaign of the Pacific War during 1945.