William Keir Carr

Canadian Air Force officer
Lieutenant General William Keir Bill Carr, CMM, DFC, OStJ, CD.jpg

Lieutenant General William Keir "Bill" Carr, CMM, DFC, OStJ, CD (March 19, 1923 – October 14, 2020) was a Canadian Air Force officer. He was called the father of the modern Canadian Air Force. He was born in Grand Bank, Dominion of Newfoundland. He became Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff in 1973 and the first Commander, Air Command in 1975 before retiring from active duty in 1978.[1]

Carr died on October 14, 2020 at the age of 97.[2]

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