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No 1 Aircraft Storage Unit/'H' Maintenance Unit


[Jul 1933 | Jul 1934 | Jul 1935 | Jul 1936 | Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

This was formed on 2 August 1932 at Peterborough.

July 1933

Location Command/Group
Westwood, Peterborough Inland Area/No 21 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr Alexander J M Ross  8 Aug 1932 Officer Commanding, MBE
General Duties Branch
Flt Lt Frederick J Knowler

 2 Aug 1932

Engineer Duties
Civil Assistant and Accountant
Mr T S Grant

Source - Air Force List July 1933

July 1934

Location Command/Group
Westwood, Peterborough Inland Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr Alexander J M Ross  8 Aug 1932 Officer Commanding, MBE
General Duties Branch
Flt Lt Frederick J Knowler

 2 Aug 1932

Engineer Duties
Civil Assistant and Accountant
Mr T S Grant

Source - Air Force List July 1934

July 1935

Location Command/Group
Westwood, Peterborough Inland Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr Charles H Pownall 14 Feb 1935 Officer Commanding
General Duties Branch
Flt Lt Frederick J Knowler

 2 Aug 1932

Engineer Duties
Civil Assistant and Accountant
Mr T S Grant

Source - Air Force List July 1935

It moved to Waddington between 2 - 16 December 1935 and took over the aircraft storage sections at Kenley and Hawkinge

July 1936

Location Command/Group
RAF Waddington No 6 (Auxiliary) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr Charles H Pownall 14 Feb 1935 Officer Commanding
Civil Assistant and Accountant
Mr T S Grant
Civilian Technical Officer
Flt Lt (Ret) Frederick J Knowler    

Source - Air Force List July 1936

July 1937

 

Location Command/Group
RAF Waddington No 6 (Auxiliary) Group

The entry in this edition is currently missing

Source - Air Force List July 1937

July 1938

Source - Air Force List July 1938

It was supposedly redesignated 'H' Maintenance Unit on 15 October 1938, but is not shown in the January 1939 Edition.

January 1939

Not listed in this Edition

Source - Air Force List January 1939

It was supposedly absorbed into No 5 MU on 2 March 1939, but was reformed on 20 March at Heath Hall Works, Dumfries within No 40 (Maintenance) Group.

April 1939

Not listed in this Edition

Source - Confidential Air Force List April 1939

May 1939

Location Command/Group
Dumfries Maintenance Command/No 40 (Maintenance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
No personnel listed yet

Source - Confidential Air Force List May 1939

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