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HQ North-West African/Mediterranean Allied Tactical Air Force Personnel, locations and units


[Dec 1943 | Jun 1944 | Jun 1945]

This Command was formed on 17 February 1943 under the control of North-West African Air Forces at Constantine.

December 1943

Location Command Controlled
San Spirito

North-West African Air Forces

Unable to list units at present

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AM Sir Arthur Coningham  1 Mar 1943 Air Officer Commanding, KCB, DSO, MC, DFC, AFC
Personal Appointment
Sqn Ldr J H Lancaster  1 Mar 1943 Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre George R Beamish  1 Mar 1943 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE; later AM
Gp Capt Edouard M F Grundy  1 Mar 1943 OBE; later AM
Gp Capt Ronald B Lees 18 Jun 1943 DFC, ADC; later AM
Wg Cdr D J Wiseman  1 Mar 1943  
Wg Cdr M J Muspratt-Williams  3 Jun 1943  
Sqn Ldr G A Thayer  8 Apr 1943  
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt F C Read 11 Aug 1943  
Wg Cdr E B B Smith  8 Jul 1943  
Sqn Ldr G N Street  4 Jun 1943  
Sqn Ldr J T Ellis 15 Mar 1943  
Sqn Ldr W G C Cross 20 Mar 1943  
Sqn Ldr E C Spencer  3 Jun 1943  
Staffs of the Services
Signals
Wg Cdr P E Axon  1 Mar 1943 Command Signals Officer, MBE
Sqn Ldr A Jennings 14 May 1943  
Sqn Ldr R Gore  7 Jun 1943  
Engineer
Gp Capt S G Birch 12 May 1943 Command Engineer Officer
Armament
Wg Cdr H Wright  1 Mar 1943 Command Armament Officer, MBE
Equipment
Wg Cdr Duncan McD Jannaway 12 Mar 1943 Senior Equipment Staff Officer; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr J Moffett  3 Jun 1943  

Source - December 1943 Confidential Air Force List

It was redesignated Mediterranean Allied Tactical Air Force on 1 January 1944.

June 1944

Location Command Controlled
Caserta

Mediterranean Allied Air Forces

  • Communication Flight - Capo Dichino

  • No 15 Supply and Transport Column - San Spirito

  • No 5 RAF Beach Unit - Ajaccio

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AM John H D'Albiac  3 Feb 1944 Deputy Air Commander, CB, DSO
A/Cdre Colin L Falconer 26 Sep 1943 Air Officer, i/c Administration, OBE
Personal Appointment
Sqn Ldr A G Barling 21 Jan 1944 Personal Assistant to Deputy Air Commander
Air Staff
A/Cdre Edmund C Hudleston 26 Sep 1943 Senior Air Staff Officer, CBE, later ACM
Gp Capt Ronald B Lees 18 Jun 1943 DFC, ADC; later AM
Gp Capt Alexander M Rodgers 15 Jan 1944 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr D J Wiseman  1 Mar 1943  
Wg Cdr R E S Skelton 25 Dec 1943  
Sqn Ldr D L Sherborne  3 Jun 1943  
Sqn Ldr W J Blomfield  3 Jun 1943  
Sqn Ldr S R Southam  5 Jul 1943  
Sqn Ldr R T R Thornhill 31 Mar 1944  
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt F C Read 11 Aug 1943  
Wg Cdr G N Street  4 Jun 1943  
Wg Cdr R A C Holme 29 Dec 1943  
Sqn Ldr J T Ellis 15 Mar 1943  
Sqn Ldr E C Spencer  3 Jun 1943  
Sqn Ldr R H Willatt 13 Sep 1943  
Staffs of the Services
Engineer
Gp Capt Christopher E Hartley 28 Nov 1943 later A/Cdre
Signals
Wg Cdr P E Axon  1 Mar 1943 Command Signals Officer, MBE
Sqn Ldr A Jennings 14 May 1943  
Sqn Ldr R Gore  7 Jun 1943  
Equipment
Wg Cdr John E M Mould 12 Nov 1943 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr J Moffett  3 Jun 1943  
Meteorological
Sqn Ldr W E Hanson  1 Aug 1943  
RAF Regiment
Wg Cdr E M Downes 18 Feb 1944 MBE
Sqn Ldr H J Cely-Trevillian 18 Feb 1944

Source - June 1944 Confidential Air Force List

June 1945

Location Command Controlled
Florence

Mediterranean Allied Air Forces

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Air Staff
A/Cdre Ronald B Lees 18 Jun 1943 Senior Air Staff Officer, DFC, ADC; later AM
Gp Capt D J Wiseman  1 Mar 1943 OBE
Wg Cdr R E Penn 11 Nov 1944  
Sqn Ldr R T R Thornhill 31 Mar 1944  
Sqn Ldr W J Blomfield  3 Jun 1943  
Sqn Ldr R J Cruttenden  1 Jan 1945  
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr A E Dale  1 Oct 1944 Senior Officer i/c Administration
Wg Cdr G N Street  4 Jun 1943  
Sqn Ldr G P Hepple 26 Mar 1945  
Sqn Ldr R H Willatt 13 Sep 1943  
Sqn Ldr W M Mills  6 Jun 1944  
       
Staffs of the Services
Signals
Sqn Ldr T Clarke 21 Aug 1944  
Meteorological
Sqn Ldr W E Hanson  1 Aug 1943  

Source - June 1945 Confidential Air Force List

[Dec 1943 | Jun 1944 | Jun 1945]

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