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HQ RAF Iceland Personnel, locations and units


[Dec 1943 | Jun 1944 | Jun 1945]

December 1943

Location Command Controlled
RAF Reykjavik Coastal Command
  • SHQ RAF Reykjavik

    • Ferry Control Unit

    • No 120 Squadron

    • No 1407 Flight

    • No 70 ASR Marine Craft Unit

    • Mo 9 MT Company

    • RAF Hospital

  • No 269 Squadron - Kaldadarnes

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Cecil G Wigglesworth 20 Sep 1943 Air Officer Commanding, AFC
Air Staff
Gp Capt Ian E Brodie 13 Nov 1943 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr R C O Lovelock  6 Jul 1943 DFC
Wg Cdr C O Powis  6 Jul 1943  
Wg Cdr D V D Marshall 17 Mar 1943  
Wg Cdr L W D Peacock 27 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr E Nordberg  1 Aug 1943  
Sqn Ldr W Beringer 12 Dec1943  
Sqn Ldr I M Brodie  4 Oct 1943  
Sqn Ldr W J O Coleman 30 Apr 1943 DFC
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr D H Montgomery 24 Dec 1942 Organisation
Sqn Ldr D Davis  1 Aug 1943 Personnel
Sqn Ldr H Whalley 24 Nov 1942 Welfare
Staffs of the Services
Signals
Wg Cdr J H Styles 16 Feb 1943 Chief Signals Officer
Meteorological
Wg Cdr A H Gordon  8 May 1943 Senior Meteorological Officer

Source - December 1943 Confidential Air Force List

June 1944

Location Command Controlled
RAF Reykjavik Coastal Command
  • SHQ RAF Reykjavik

    • No 86 Squadron

    • No 162 Squadron

    • Transport Command Unit

    • No 1407 Flight

    • No 70 ASR Marine Craft Unit

    • Mo 9 MT Company

    • RAF Hospital

    • No 5021 Airfield Construction Squadron

    • No 13 Embarkation Unit

    • Ferry Control Unit

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Cecil G Wigglesworth 20 Sep 1943 Air Officer Commanding, AFC
Air Staff
Gp Capt Ian E Brodie 13 Nov 1943 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr C O Powis  6 Jul 1943  
Wg Cdr D V D Marshall 17 Mar 1943  
Wg Cdr G G Stockdale 27 Apr 1944  
Wg Cdr P R Patrick  7 Apr 1944  
Wg Cdr H M Walker 18 Feb 1944  
Sqn Ldr E Nordberg  1 Aug 1943  
Sqn Ldr I M Brodie  4 Oct 1943  
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr A C Heyes 30 Nov 1943 Senior Officer i/c Administration
Sqn Ldr D Davis  1 Aug 1943 Personnel
Sqn Ldr A A Salmon  3 Jan 1944  
Staffs of the Services
Navigation
Flt Lt W N Kenyon 22 Apr 1944  
Engineer
Wg Cdr H Norrington 23 Nov 1943  
Signals
Wg Cdr L W Norman 18 Feb 1944  
Sqn Ldr R A Elston  1 Mar 1944  
Armament
Sqn Ldr M F Bannerman 26 Apr 1944  
Medical
Wg Cdr R Thorpe 26 Nov 1943 MRCS, LRCP
Meteorological
Wg Cdr A H Gordon  8 May 1943 Senior Meteorological Officer
Educational
Mr P S T Kingdon  3 Jul 1943 BSc, RAFVR
Works
Wg Cdr P S P Morter 13 Apr 1943  
Miscellaneous Appointments
Sqn Ldr H G Stonard   Assistant Provost Marshal

Source - June 1944 Confidential Air Force List

June 1945

Location Command Controlled
RAF Reykjavik Coastal Command
  • SHQ RAF Reykjavik

    • No 53 Squadron

    • No 251 (Met) Squadron

    • No 70 ASR Marine Craft Unit

    • Mo 9 MT Company

    • RAF Hospital

    • No 5021 Airfield Construction Squadron

    • No 13 Embarkation Unit

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre George H Boyce  4 Jan 1945 Air Officer Commanding, CB, AFC
Air Staff
Gp Capt H R A Edwards  5 Feb 1945 Senior Air Staff Officer, DFC, AFC
Wg Cdr D V D Marshall 17 Mar 1943  
Wg Cdr G G Stockdale 27 Apr 1944  
Wg Cdr C Roebuck 14 Oct 1944  
Wg Cdr A Miller 20 Nov 1944  
Sqn Ldr C E Prescott 19 Aug 1944  
Sqn Ldr E B Russell 14 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr E W Miller 30 Oct 1944  
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr C G Vandyk 14 Nov 1944 Senior Officer i/c Administration
Sqn Ldr R W Adams 16 Sep 1944 Personnel
Sqn Ldr A A Salmon  3 Jan 1944  
Staffs of the Services
Navigation
Sqn Ldr W N Kenyon 22 Apr 1944  
Engineer
Wg Cdr W C Loader 10 Dec 1944  
Signals
Wg Cdr L W Norman 18 Feb 1944  
Armament
Sqn Ldr M F Bannerman 26 Apr 1944  
Equipment
Wg Cdr R C Kitchin 27 Mar 1944  
Medical
Wg Cdr J G L Brown 18 Dec 1944 OBE, MB, ChB
Meteorological
Wg Cdr F E Coles   Senior Meteorological Officer
Educational
Mr G Squires 21 Aug 1944 MA, RAFVR
Works
Wg Cdr E Earnshaw  5 Mar 1945  
Miscellaneous Appointments
Sqn Ldr F A R Rand 16 Mar 1945 Assistant Provost Marshal

Source - June 1945 Confidential Air Force List

[Dec 1943 | Jun 1944 | Jun 1945]

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