Archibald Wilson

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Archibald Oliver Garfield "Archie" Wilson ICD OBE DFC (May 1921 – 4 July 2013) was a Rhodesian fighter pilot and politician. He served in the Royal Air Force during World War II. He later became a senior commander and then air marshal in the Rhodesian Air Force in the 1960s and early 1970s.

Wilson was born in Bulawayo (now Zimbabwe). He was of British ancestry. He was married to Lorna. In the early 1980s, he moved to Australia with his wife. They first lived on the Gold Coast in Queensland. He became a citizen in 1988.

Wilson died from natural causes on 4 July 2014 in Pinjarra Hills, Brisbane, aged 93.[1]

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  1. "PASSING OF AIR MARSHAL ARCHIE WILSON". Google Groups. 5 July 2014. Retrieved 27 July 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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