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Base Air Forces South East Asia Personnel, locations and units


[Jun 1944 | Jun 1945]

This Command was formed in 1 October 1944 when at New Delhi HQ ACSEA moved to Kandy.

June 1945

Location Command Controlled
Delhi, India Air Command South East Asia
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Rank Name Date Notes
AM Leslie N Hollinghurst  6 Nov 1944 Air Marshal Commanding, CB, OBE, DFC; later ACM
AVM Robert L Ragg 23 Apr 1945 Air Officer i/c Administration, CBE, AFC
A/Cdre John Grandy 16 Apr 1945 Assistant Air Officer i/c Administration, later MRAF
Air Staff
A/Cdre Allen H Wheeler 24 Oct 1944 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE
Wg Cdr J H Kirkpatrick  1 Oct 1944 DFC
Wg Cdr S A H Whitehouse 28 Nov 1944  
Wg Cdr W W E Oliver  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr T Frawley  1 Feb 1945  
Sqn Ldr P R M Groom 29 Dec 1944  
Sqn Ldr Colin C M Baker 26 Oct 1944 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr J E Symonds  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr J Carruthers  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr J A Longden  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr N H Moynihan  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr C K Swann 23 Dec 1944  
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt R H Mason  1 Feb 1945  
Gp Capt C H Lucas  1 Oct 1944  
Gp Capt W L Stedman 15 Dec 1944 Organisation
Gp Capt C M P Hartley  4 Oct 1944  
Gp Capt H J Cundall 15 Feb 1945 Senior Personnel Staff Officer, DSO, DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr E H Appleton  4 Dec 1944  
Wg Cdr W Druce  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr A H R Sellar  1 Feb 1945  
Wg Cdr E G Sewell  1 Feb 1945  
Wg Cdr W R B Reed  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr W G Williams  1 Dec 1944  
Wg Cdr D J Garland 26 Nov 1944  
Wg Cdr W D Nettleton  1 Feb 1945  
Wg Cdr G E Daniel  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr S W Timmis  8 Jan 1945  
Sqn Ldr W P T Scott  1 Feb 1945  
Sqn Ldr E D Jones  1 Feb 1945  
Sqn Ldr W K Bell  1 Feb 1945  
Sqn Ldr D J T Henderson  1 Feb 1945  
Sqn Ldr G B Harding  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr R C Edwards  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr J G St G Syms  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr B W Mulrenan  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr J Gordon  1 Feb 1945  
Sqn Ldr J C Cotton  1 Feb 1945  
Sqn Ldr B Fane-Saunders  1 Feb 1945  
Sqn Ldr R J Jennings  1 Feb 1945  
Sqn Ldr G E B Du Cane  1 Feb 1945  
Sqn Ldr D H Courtenay  1 Feb 1945  
Sqn Ldr C S Ralli  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr J D Dearlove  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr A W Geddes  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr R G Thurnhill  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr D L Salmon   6 Nov 1944  
Sqn Ldr C W Fletcher  29 Nov 1944  
Sqn Ldr B Armstrong  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr J R Radleigh  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr O Morgan   1 Nov 1944  
Sqn Ldr J Jameson   5 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr A C Wood  1 Oct 1944  
Maintenance Staff
AVM Colin W Weedon  1 Oct 1944 CBE
A/Cdre Arthur Garrity  1 Oct 1944 CBE
A/Cdre Vernon D Morshead  1 Feb 1945  
Gp Capt A H Hewes  1 Dec 1944  
Gp Capt T A G Hawley 19 Jan 1945  
Gp Capt Victor H B Roth  1 Nov 1944 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr H M C Harwood  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr L D Neeves  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr G R Thwaite  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr R R Wisher  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr J N C Law  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr L J Nolder  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr A McArthy  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr C M Hudson  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr C V O'Carroll  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr R E O Carey  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr W A Hammant  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr J A C Pride  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr P Dennehy  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr E D Neech  1 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr William MacI King 13 Feb 1945  later AVM
Wg Cdr T D M Boyland  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr T Emmerson  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr L F Styles 13 Dec 1944  
Sqn Ldr D R Venables  1 Feb 1945  
Sqn Ldr G Davis  4 Dec 1944  
Sqn Ldr A G Heath  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr J T Herbert  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr R W Spurgeon  1 Feb 1945  
Sqn Ldr A L Steele 31 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr W Beeton  1 Feb 1945  
Sqn Ldr E L Brown  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr V R Husband 17 Jan 1945  
Sqn Ldr H I Evans  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr C V Lezard  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr R J Parry 25 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr K W Turner  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr H Lee  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr H A W Rettig  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr P F Strouvelle  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr A F Hatfield  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr A W Sharpe  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr W G Chapman  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr G S Ingram  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr R D Wayman  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr G R Southam  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr I D Hill  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr W A Naylor  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr W E Newby  23 Jan 1945  
Sqn Ldr G H W Kitchner  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr J W Mackay  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr J R Pryor  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr C S Campbell  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr G E Pollack  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr C L Kingston  1 Oct 1944  
Staffs of the Services
Signals
Gp Capt Thomas P P F Fagan  1 Oct 1944 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr W D Rawlins  1 Feb 1945  
Wg Cdr F A Kemp  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr G E Ridd  1 Oct 1944 MBE
Sqn Ldr W S White  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr F S Adams  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr T A Carlisle  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr T E Pavitt  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr T H Gould 20 Jan 1945  
Sqn Ldr N B Birrell  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr L Wilson  1 Oct 1944  
Armament
Wg Cdr E Powell  1 Feb 1945  
Sqn Ldr F W Berry  1 Feb 1945  
Accountant
A/Cdre Percy J Farmer  1 May 1945  
Gp Capt Oswald K Griffin  1 Oct 1944 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr C R Griffiths  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr H G Cain  1 Oct 1944  
Medical
Wg Cdr G Gilchrist 13 Dec 1944 MB, BS
Sqn Ldr A J Barwood  1 Feb 1945 MRCS, LRCP
Sqn Ldr R T Bevan  1 Feb 1945 MB, BCh, MRCS, LRCP, DPH
Sqn Ldr R D M Morrison  1 Feb 1945 MB, ChB
Sqn Ldr L W Francis  1 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr W D Richardson  1 Oct 1944 MBE
Educational
Mr D G O'Shea 16 Nov 1943 BA, RAFVR
Mr D T Davies 12 Aug 1943 BSc, RAFVR
Photography
Sqn Ldr J E Archbald  1 Oct 1944  
Legal
Wg Cdr F Mattar 31 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr C Mills  1 Oct 1944  
Meteorological
Wg Cdr A C Best    
Sqn Ldr W R Galloway    
WAAF Staff Officers
Wg Off A F Gauld 22 Oct 1944 WAAF
Sqn Off P M S Bell  1 Oct 1944 WAAF
RAF Regiment
Lt Col L H Rodwell  1 Oct 1944

Source - June 1945 Confidential Air Force List

It was disbanded on 1 April 1946 when it amalgamated with AHQ India.

[Jun 1944 | Jun 1945]

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