East Kirkby, Aviation Heritage Centre, Memorial Chapel
"Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Michael James Beetham, GCB, CBE, DFC, AFC, DL (17 May 1923 - 24 October 2015) was a Second World War bomber pilot and a high-ranking commander in the Royal Air Force from the 1960s to the 1980s.
As Chief of the Air Staff during the Falklands War he was involved in the decision to send the Task Force to the South Atlantic.
At the time of his death Beetham was one of only six people holding his service's most senior rank and, excluding Prince Philip's honorary rank, and had the longest time in rank, making him the senior Marshal of the Royal Air Force"
DB 20 August 2019
RAF East Kirkby, Aviation Heritage Centre, Bomber Command, 57 Squadron, 630 Squadron