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RAF France and Flanders Personnel, units and locations


[Mar 1920 | Apr 1920 | May 1920 | Jun 1920]

It was formed on 12 August 1919 as a separate command at Wimereux in France

March 1920

Address Controlled
Wimereux, France

The following units: -

  • RAF Stores Depot - Arques

  • No 1 Base MT Repair Depot - Motteville

  • Reinforcement Park - Arques

  • RAF Maintenance Party - Pont de l'Arche

  • RAF Maintenance Party - Marquis

  • RAF Maintenance Party - Fienvilliers

  • RAF Maintenance Party - Guines

  • No 2 Aircraft Storage Depot (Maintenance Party) - Vron

  • RAF Port Depot - No 6 Camp, Calais

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr G B Hynes xx xxx xxxx Officer Commanding, DSO
Sqn Ldr H Dodd  20 Aug 1918 Staff Officer 2nd Class
Flt Lt J J Breen 14 Sep 1918 Staff Officer 2nd Class; later AM

Source - March 1920 Air Force List

April 1920

Address Controlled
Wimereux, France No units listed - in the process of disbandment

 

Rank Name Branch Notes
Wg Cdr George B Hynes   Officer Commanding, DSO
Flt Lt John J Breen SO Staff Officer 2nd Class; later AM
Fg Off Ernest R Ward-Close Ad  
Fg Off James P D Maclagan T  
Fg Off Geoffrey Barfoot-Saunt T  
Fg Off John E Spickernell T  
Fg Off Edward G Wood Ad  
Fg Off Percy Coyle T  
Fg Off Henry L Conner Stores  
Medical Branch
Fg Off Ernest L Sergeant Med  

Source - Apr 1920 Air Force List

It was officially disbanded on 20 April 1920 but was still listed in subsequent editions.

May 1920

Address Controlled
Wimereux, France No units listed - in the process of disbandment

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Wg Cdr George B Hynes    7 Apr 1919 Officer Commanding, DSO
Act Wg Cdr (Flt Lt) Alfred S Morris T  9 Sep 1918 OBE; later AVM
Flt Lt John J Breen SO 14 Sep 1918 Staff Officer 2nd Class; later AM
Fg Off Geoffrey Barfoot-Saunt T    
Fg Off John E Spickernell T 13 Nov 1918  
Fg Off Edward G Wood Ad 28 Apr 1919  
Fg Off Percy Coyle T 21 Oct 1918  
Fg Off Henry L Conner Stores 24 Apr 1919  

Source - May 1920 Air Force List

June 1920

Address Controlled
Wimereux, France No units listed - in the process of disbandment

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Fg Off Percy Coyle T 21 Oct 1918  
Fg Off Henry L Conner Stores 24 Apr 1919  

 

Source - June 1920 Air Force List

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