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Aircraft Depot, India


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In February 1920, the Aircraft Park was redesignated Aircraft Depot - Lahore and another Aircraft Depot was set up at Karachi from the Aircraft Park detachment there.

By June 1920 the two Aircraft Depots had been amalgamated into a single unit at Drigh Road, Karachi

June 1920

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi Indian Group

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Claude G S Gould

 8 Dec 1919 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr Frederick H Unwin T 28 Feb 1920 OBE
Sqn Ldr James McCrae A 28 Apr 1920
Sqn Ldr Wallce J Shields Stores 28 Apr 1920
Flt Lt Howard W Stratton Stores 12 Jan 1920 OBE
Flt Lt

Wilfred H Dunn

A & S  5 Dec 1919 DSC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Wilfred H Dolphin T 14 Feb 1920  
Flt Lt William G Stephenson-Peach T  9 Apr 1920 MBE
Flt Lt Robert A Young Ad 15 Dec 1919 later A/Cdre
Fg Off William G McD Nicholl Stores 28 Feb 1920  
Fg Off Albert E Dark T  4 Mar 1920  
Fg Off Hubert E Catherall Ad  9 Apr 1920 MBE
Fg Off Hubert E Ransom A 25 Apr 1919  
Fg Off Alexander T Laing Ad 18 Mar 1920  
Fg Off George W M Whitton T 23 Apr 1920  
Fg Off Oswald S Waymouth Stores 28 Jan 1920  
Fg Off Simon T Littleton T 13 Apr 1920  
Fg Off Donald R Mitchell T 30 Mar 1920 MBE
Fg Off William H Bowden Stores 15 Jan 1920  
Fg Off Archibald P Woollett Stores 15 Dec 1919  
Fg Off George J Stroud T 15 Dec 1919  
Fg Off Walter W Whitehead T 12 Apr 1920  
Fg Off William G Kentfield T  9 Apr 1920  
Fg Off Sidney Upton T 22 Apr 1920  
Fg Off Eric Marsden T 15 Dec 1919  
Fg Off Harold H Storrs A 15 Jan 1920  
Fg Off Ernest A Tottle Stores 15 Jan 1920  
Fg Off Vincent S Holbrook Stores 15 Dec 1919  
Fg Off George H Winckworth T 22 Apr 1920  

July 1920

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi Indian Group

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Claude G S Gould

 8 Dec 1919 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr James McCrae A 28 Apr 1920
Sqn Ldr Wallce J Shields Stores 28 Apr 1920
Flt Lt Francis W H Lerwill T  4 May 1920 OBE
Flt Lt Howard W Stratton Stores 12 Jan 1920 OBE
Flt Lt

Wilfred H Dunn

A & S  5 Dec 1919 DSC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Wilfred H Dolphin T 14 Feb 1920  
Flt Lt William G Stephenson-Peach T  9 Apr 1920 MBE
Flt Lt Robert A Young Ad 15 Dec 1919 later A/Cdre
Fg Off William G McD Nicholl Stores 28 Feb 1920  
Fg Off Hubert E Ransom A 25 Apr 1919  
Fg Off Alexander T Laing Ad 18 Mar 1920  
Fg Off George W M Whitton T 23 Apr 1920  
Fg Off Oswald S Waymouth Stores 28 Jan 1920  
Fg Off Donald R Mitchell T 30 Mar 1920 MBE
Fg Off Henry H Smith-Scott T 16 Mar 1920  
Fg Off Simon T Littleton T 13 Apr 1920  
Fg Off Archibald P Woollett Stores 15 Dec 1919  
Fg Off George J Stroud T 15 Dec 1919  
Fg Off Samuel Bingham T xx xxx 1920  
Fg Off Walter W Whitehead T 12 Apr 1920  
Fg Off William G Kentfield T  9 Apr 1920  
Fg Off Alfred Henry Baker T  4 May 1920  
Fg Off Sidney Upton T 22 Apr 1920  
Fg Off Eric Marsden T 15 Dec 1919  
Fg Off Harold H Storrs A 15 Jan 1920  
Fg Off Ernest A Tottle Stores 15 Jan 1920  
Fg Off Vincent S Holbrook Stores 15 Dec 1919  
Fg Off George H Winckworth T 22 Apr 1920  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt William G L Wambeck Med    

Source - Air Force List July 1920

July 1921

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi Indian Group

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Claude G S Gould

 8 Dec 1919 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr James McCrae A 28 Apr 1920 MBE
Flt Lt Oswyn G W G Lywood T 12 Nov 1920 later AVM
Flt Lt Albert Hunter T 26 Jan 1921  
Flt Lt Edgar H Hooper T 12 Nov 1920  
Flt Lt Robert A Young Ad 15 Dec 1919 later A/Cdre
Fg Off John E Catherall Ad  9 Apr 1920 MBE
Fg Off Paul R T J M I C Chamberlayne A 28 Jan 1921 AFC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Clarence E Williamson-Jones A 10 Mar 1921 DFC
Fg Off Hubert B D Harrington A  8 Mar 1921  
Fg Off William N Cumming A  8 Mar 1921  
Fg Off Roy A Vosper A  7 Mar 1921  
Fg Off Edward N Hewitt T  1 Aug 1920  
Fg Off John W Sole A  8 Mar 1921  
Fg Off Herbert E King A 28 Jan 1921  
Fg Off Henry H S Scott A 15 Apr 1920 DSM
Fg Off William G Kentfield T  9 Apr 1920  
Fg Off George J Stroud T 15 Dec 1919 MBE
Fg Off Sidney Upton T 22 Apr 1920  
Fg Off George H Winckworth T 22 Apr 1920  
Fg Off Eric Marsden T 15 Dec 1919  
Fg Off Barnabas H C Russell A 15 Sep 1920 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Lawrence Whitfield A 15 Sep 1920  
Stores Officers
Flt Lt Basil W M Williams   12 Nov 1920  
Flt Lt Nevil R Fuller   12 Nov 1920  
Fg Off William G McD Nicholl   28 Feb 1920  
Fg Off Ernest A Tottle   15 Jan 1920  
Fg Off Vincent S Holbrook   15 Dec 1919  
Fg Off Josiah E Truss   15 Jan 1921  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Richard S Topham    5 Mar 1921 MB, DPH

 

Source - Air Force List July 1921

July 1922

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Charles D Breese  9 Mar 1921 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr George W Williamson  8 Jul 1921 OBE, MC
Flt Lt Cyril B Cooke  7 Mar1922  later AM
Flt Lt Edgar H Hooper 12 Nov 1920  
Flt Lt Walter H E Kemp 22 Nov 1921 MC
Flt Lt Arthur Chapman 24 Jun 1921  
Fg Off John E Catherall  9 Apr 1920 MBE
Fg Off William Catchpole  3 Dec 1921 AFC
Fg Off Edward N Hewitt  1 Aug 1920  
Fg Off Henry H S Scott 15 Apr 1920 DSM
Fg Off William G Kentfield  9 Apr 1920  
Fg Off George J Stroud 15 Dec 1919 MBE
Fg Off Alfred Henry Baker

27 May 1920

 
Fg Off Sidney Upton 22 Apr 1920  
Fg Off Eric Marsden 15 Dec 1919  
Fg Off Barnabas H C Russell 15 Sep 1920 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Alfred L Pearce  6 May 1922  
Fg Off Hedley Ford  5 May 1922 DFC
Stores Officers
Flt Lt Basil W M Williams 12 Nov 1920  
Fg Off Norman Robertson 19 Jan 1922  
Fg Off Archibald P Woollett 15 Dec 1919  
Fg Off Vincent S Holbrook 15 Dec 1919  
Fg Off Cecil W Rugg  6 May 1922  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt James C Smyth 25 Oct 1921  

 

Source - Air Force List July 1922

July 1923

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Charles D Breese  9 Mar 1921 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr George H P Padley 23 Feb 1922
Flt Lt Cyril B Cooke  7 Mar1922  later AM
Flt Lt Hugh H MacL Fraser 23 Feb 1922 later AVM
Flt Lt Edgar H Hooper 12 Nov 1920  
Flt Lt Walter H E Kemp 22 Nov 1921 MC
Flt Lt Arthur Chapman 24 Jun 1921  
Fg Off Oliver E Carter 11 Apr 1923 later AVM
Fg Off Reginald J Copley  1 Jun 1921  
Fg Off Henry M Moody 23 Feb 1922 MC
Fg Off Edmund N D Worsley 11 Dec 1922  
Fg Off William Catchpole  3 Dec 1921 AFC
Fg Off Francis S Wainscot 23 Feb 1922  
Fg Off Henry H S Scott 15 Apr 1920 DSM
Fg Off William G Kentfield  9 Apr 1920  
Fg Off George J Stroud 15 Dec 1919 MBE
Fg Off Sidney Upton 22 Apr 1920  
Fg Off James B V Glyde 11 Apr 1923  
Fg Off Alfred G Lawe 23 Feb 1922  
Fg Off Alfred J Carlielle 14 Mar 1923  
Fg Off David J Hugh-Jones 23 Feb 1922  
Fg Off Stephen R Boldero 23 Feb 1922  
Fg Off Edward B Addison 23 Feb 1922 later AVM
Fg Off Arthur L Harris 23 Feb 1922  
Fg Off Roger P Mollard 23 Feb 1922  
Stores Officers
Sqn Ldr George A Hilliar 23 Feb 1923  
Flt Lt Basil W M Williams 12 Nov 1920  
Fg Off Norman Robertson 19 Jan 1922  
Fg Off Archibald P Woollett 15 Dec 1919  
Fg Off Richard T Rich 22 May 1922  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Albert E Barr-Sin 14 May 1923 MB

 

Source - Air Force List July 1923

January 1924

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Charles D Breese  9 Mar 1921 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr George H P Padley 23 Feb 1922
Flt Lt Cyril B Cooke  7 Mar1922  later AM
Flt Lt Hugh H MacL Fraser 23 Feb 1922 later AVM
Flt Lt William A Skeate 14 Sep 1923  
Flt Lt Edgar H Hooper 12 Nov 1920  
Flt Lt Walter H E Kemp 22 Nov 1921 MC
Flt Lt Arthur Chapman 24 Jun 1921  
Fg Off Oliver E Carter 11 Apr 1923 later AVM
Fg Off Edmund N D Worsley 11 Dec 1922  
Fg Off William Catchpole  3 Dec 1921 AFC
Fg Off Henry E Forrow 14 Sep 1923 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Amos F James 14 Sep 1923  
Fg Off John Bullock 23 Nov 1923  
Fg Off Francis S Wainscot 23 Feb 1922  
Fg Off Henry H S Scott 15 Apr 1920 DSM
Fg Off Harry K Goode 29 Jun 1923 DSO, DFC
Fg Off George W Birkinshaw 29 Jun 1923 later A/Cdre
Fg Off William G Kentfield  9 Apr 1920  
Fg Off Arthur H Berry 23 Nov 1923 DSM
Fg Off James B V Glyde 11 Apr 1923  
Fg Off William R B Annesley 15 Oct 1923  
Fg Off Alfred J Carlielle 14 Mar 1923  
Fg Off Stephen R Boldero 23 Feb 1922  
Fg Off Edward B Addison 23 Feb 1922 later AVM
Plt Off Brownlow R C Coope 23 Nov 1923  
Plt Off Maxwell C W C Flint 14 Sep 1923 MC
Plt Off Leonard G Pinnell 14 Sep 1923  
Plt Off Cecil J Pooley 14 Sep 1923  
Plt Off Bryan H Shaw 14 Sep 1923  
Plt Off Albert E Stewart 14 Sep 1923  
Plt Off William P Wiltshire 14 Sep 1923  
Plt Off Aymer S Hutton 23 Nov 1923  
Plt Off Gerald H Rawlinson 23 Nov 1923  
Plt Off Gerald H Rawlinson 23 Nov 1923  
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr George A Hilliar 23 Feb 1923  
Sqn Ldr Basil W M Williams 12 Nov 1920  
Flt Lt Norman Robertson 19 Jan 1922  
Fg Off Charles H Pownall 14 Sep 1923  
Fg Off George W Sturman  1 Apr 1923  
Fg Off Richard T Rich 22 May 1922  
Fg Off Reginald A Dolton 23 Nov 1923  
Fg Off Arthur J Grant 23 Nov 1923  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Albert E Barr-Sim 14 May 1923 MB

Source - Air Force List January 1924

May 1924

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr William C Hicks 16 Dec 1923 Officer Commanding, AFC
Sqn Ldr George H P Padley 23 Feb 1922
Sqn Ldr Edward A Beaulah 10 Mar 1924
Flt Lt Hugh H MacL Fraser 23 Feb 1922 later AVM
Flt Lt William A Skeate 14 Sep 1923  
Flt Lt William H Ellison 21 Nov 1923  
Flt Lt

Eric H Richardson

21 Feb 1924 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Oliver E Carter 11 Apr 1923 later AVM
Fg Off William Catchpole  3 Dec 1921 AFC
Fg Off Henry E Forrow 14 Sep 1923 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Robert F Casey  8 Feb 1924 DFC
Fg Off John Bullock 23 Nov 1923  
Fg Off Francis S Wainscot 23 Feb 1922  
Fg Off Henry A Boniface  5 Dec 1923  
Fg Off Arthur H Berry 23 Nov 1923 DSM
Fg Off Edwin Cuthbert   5 Dec 1923  
Fg Off William R B Annesley 15 Oct 1923  
Fg Off Edward F Colam  5 Dec 1923  
Fg Off Edmund L O Baddeley  5 Mar 1924  
Fg Off Robert L Yates

 5 Mar 1924

 
Fg Off Kenneth M Murray  5 Mar 1924  
Fg Off Stephen R Boldero 23 Feb 1922  
Plt Off Albert E Stewart 14 Sep 1923  
Plt Off Alfred E StG Gratte 18 Jan 1924  
Plt Off Aymer S Hutton 23 Nov 1923  
Plt Off Gerald H Rawlinson 23 Nov 1923  
Plt Off Harlie J Storey 15 Mar 1924  
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr George A Hilliar 23 Feb 1923  
Sqn Ldr Basil W M Williams 12 Nov 1920  
Fg Off Charles H Pownall 14 Sep 1923  
Fg Off Wilfred A Glasper  9 Sep 1923  
Fg Off John H P Clarke 18 Jan 1924  
Fg Off Reginald A Dolton 23 Nov 1923  
Fg Off Arthur J Grant 23 Nov 1923  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Christopher P Barber 28 Dec 1923  
Flt Lt Becher F Haythornthwaite 28 Dec 1923 MB, BA

Source - Air Force List May 1924

January 1925

Source - January 1925 Air Force List

February 1925

Source - February 1925 Air Force List

March 1925

Source - March 1925 Air Force List

April 1925

Source - April 1925 Air Force List

May 1925

Source - May 1925 Air Force List

June 1925

Source - June 1925 Air Force List

July 1925

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr William C Hicks 16 Dec 1923 Officer Commanding, AFC
Sqn Ldr George H P Padley 23 Feb 1922
Sqn Ldr John T Whitaker  8 Mar 1925 MC
Flt Lt Hugh H MacL Fraser 23 Feb 1922 later AVM
Flt Lt Oliver E Carter 11 Apr 1923 later AVM
Flt Lt Kenneth L Boswell 11 Apr 1924 later A/Cdre
Hon Flt Lt Edmund L O Baddeley  5 Mar 1924  
Hon Flt Lt Hedley W A Fox  8 Mar 1925  
Hon Flt Lt Russell W M Hall  8 Mar 1925  
Hon Flt Lt Edgar H D Spence  5 Feb 1925  
Hon Flt Lt Freke W Wiseman-Clarke  8 Mar 1925  
Fg Off William Catchpole  3 Dec 1921 AFC
Fg Off Henry E Forrow 14 Sep 1923 later A/Cdre
Fg Off John W Turton Jones 17 Apr 1925  
Fg Off John Bullock 23 Nov 1923  
Fg Off Robert E M Milne 27 Mar 1925  
Fg Off Francis S Wainscot 23 Feb 1922  
Fg Off Arthur H Berry 23 Nov 1923 DSM
Fg Off William Badley 27 Nov 1924  
Fg Off Charles H Paget  8 Apr 1925  
Fg Off Cyril A Mason 25 Dec 1924  
Fg Off Robert L Yates

 5 Mar 1924

 
Fg Off Launcelot E Cutforth 13 Feb 1925  
Fg Off Maxwell C W C Flint  7 May 1925 MC
Fg Off Brownlow R C Coope  9 May 1925  
Fg Off Norris C Bretherton  8 Mar 1925  
Fg Off Reginald W Pilling  5 Feb 1925  
Fg Off Leslie S Hamilton 13 Feb 1925  
Plt Off James A Mollison 30 Dec 1924  
Plt Off James A P A Yearsley 27 Feb 1925  
Plt Off Freerick E R Dixon  5 Feb 1925  
Plt Off Robert W Holden  8 Mar 1925  
Plt Off Robert O Jones  8 Mar 1925 later AM
Plt Off Vincent W Soltan 27 Feb 1925  
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr George A Hilliar 23 Feb 1923  
Flt Lt Alfred G Knight  3 Apr 1924 MBE
Flt Lt Charles H Pownall 14 Sep 1923  
Fg Off Herbert Parker 27 Feb 1925  
Fg Off Ernest R Wood 27 Feb 1925  
Fg Off Ernest W Husband 11 Jun 1924  
Fg Off Reginald A Dolton 23 Nov 1923  
Fg Off Charles W Gore 27 Nov 1924 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Roper G A Vallance 27 Nov 1924  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt John J Clarke 24 Apr 1924  
Flt Lt Attwell A Townsend  2 Jan 1925 MB

Source - Air Force List July 1925

March 1926

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Reginald J Bone 16 Sep 1925 Officer Commanding, CBE, DSO
Sqn Ldr George H P Padley 23 Feb 1922
Sqn Ldr John T Whitaker  8 Mar 1925 MC
Sqn Ldr Hugh H MacL Fraser 23 Feb 1922 later AVM
Flt Lt Oliver E Carter 11 Apr 1923 later AVM
Flt Lt Kenneth L Boswell 11 Apr 1924 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Albert J E Broomfield 17 Dec 1925 DFC
Fg Off William M M Hurley 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off John Bullock 23 Nov 1923  
Fg Off Camille P M B Caillard 18 Nov 1924  
Fg Off William Badley 27 Nov 1924  
Fg Off Arthur H Berry 23 Nov 1923 DSM
Fg Off Michael S Keogh  2 Oct 1925 AM
Fg Off Sydney F Coleman 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Charles H Paget  8 Apr 1925  
Fg Off Gerald I C Peacock 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Adolphus D Davies 18 Nov 1925 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Charles R Hancock 29 Jan 1926  
Fg Off Arthur F Hutton 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Gwyther W P Irwin 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Jack C Marcy 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Denniss Robinson 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Cecil Feather 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Hector S Martin 18 Nov 1925  
Plt Off William T Holmes 15 Dec 1925  
Plt Off Philip H Nicholls 15 Dec 1925  
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr George A Hilliar 23 Feb 1923  
Flt Lt Alfred G Knight  3 Apr 1924 MBE
Flt Lt Charles H Pownall 14 Sep 1923  
Fg Off Herbert Parker 27 Feb 1925  
Fg Off Ernest R Wood 27 Feb 1925  
Fg Off Alfred S Berry  4 Mar 1925  
Fg Off Ernest W Husband 11 Jun 1924  
Fg Off Charles W Gore 27 Nov 1924 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Roper G A Vallance 27 Nov 1924  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt John J Clarke 24 Apr 1924  
Fg Off Robert F G Dickson 18 Dec 1925  

Source - March 1926 Air Force List

July 1926

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Reginald J Bone 16 Sep 1925 Officer Commanding, CBE, DSO
Sqn Ldr George H P Padley 23 Feb 1922
Sqn Ldr John T Whitaker  8 Mar 1925 MC
Flt Lt Reginald E G Fulljames 28 Jan 1926 MC
Flt Lt Henry D O'Neill 12 Feb 1926 AFC, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Kenneth L Boswell 11 Apr 1924 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Albert J E Broomfield 17 Dec 1925 DFC
Fg Off William M M Hurley 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off William F Dry 19 Mar 1926  
Fg Off William Badley 27 Nov 1924  
Fg Off Arthur H Berry 23 Nov 1923 DSM
Fg Off Michael S Keogh  2 Oct 1925 AM
Fg Off Sydney F Coleman 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Charles H Paget  8 Apr 1925  
Fg Off Charles R Hancock 29 Jan 1926  
Fg Off Gwyther W P Irwin 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Gerald W R Russell 12 Feb 1926  
Plt Off Edwin J Ellis 12 Mar 1926  
Plt Off Dick C Sherman 12 Mar 1926  
Plt Off James S Blomfield  1 Apr 1926  
Plt Off James C McE Gibb  1 Apr 1926  
Plt Off James W M Nancarrow  1 Apr 1926  
Plt Off

Ellacott L S Ward

12 Feb 1926 later A/Cdre
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr George A Hilliar 23 Feb 1923  
Flt Lt Lamont Smith 13 Apr 1926  
Flt Lt Alfred G Knight  3 Apr 1924 MBE
Fg Off Raymond H Latham 13 Apr 1926  
Fg Off Herbert Parker 27 Feb 1925  
Fg Off Ernest R Wood 27 Feb 1925  
Fg Off Alfred S Berry  4 Mar 1925  
Fg Off Ernest W Husband 11 Jun 1924  
Fg Off John H P Clarke 27 Apr 1926  
Fg Off Charles W Gore 27 Nov 1924 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Roper G A Vallance 27 Nov 1924  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt John J Clarke 24 Apr 1924  
Fg Off Robert F G Dickson 18 Dec 1925  

Source - Air Force List July 1926

December 1926

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Reginald J Bone 16 Sep 1925 Officer Commanding, CBE, DSO
Sqn Ldr John T Whitaker  8 Mar 1925 MC
Sqn Ldr George C Bailey 23 Jul 1926 DSO; later A/Cdre, Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Reginald E G Fulljames 28 Jan 1926 MC
Flt Lt Henry D O'Neill 12 Feb 1926 AFC, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Kenneth L Boswell 11 Apr 1924 later A/Cdre, Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Albert J E Broomfield 17 Dec 1925 DFC
Flt Lt William M M Hurley 18 Nov 1925  
Flt Lt William F Dry 19 Mar 1926  
Hon Flt Lt Albert E G Forrest 21 Sep 1925  
Fg Off William Badley 27 Nov 1924 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Arthur H Berry 23 Nov 1923 DSM, Engineer Duties
Fg Off Michael S Keogh  2 Oct 1925 AM
Fg Off Sydney F Coleman 18 Nov 1925 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Charles H Paget  8 Apr 1925  
Fg Off Henry L Drake 21 Jul 1926  
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr Percy M Brambleby 25 Dec 1926  
Flt Lt Lamont Smith 13 Apr 1926  
Flt Lt Charles H Pownall  6 Nov 1926  
Fg Off Raymond H Latham 13 Apr 1926  
Fg Off John H P Clarke 27 Apr 1926  
Fg Off Charles W Gore 27 Nov 1924 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Roper G A Vallance 27 Nov 1924  
Fg Off Fred B Ludlow 21 Sep 1926 OBE, MC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Geoffrey L Worthington 11 Dec 1926 later AVM
Plt Off James E Welman  7 Dec 1926  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt John J Clarke 24 Apr 1924  
Fg Off John Magner 22 Oct 1926 MB

Source - December 1926 Air Force List

July 1927

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Reginald J Bone 16 Sep 1925 Officer Commanding, CBE, DSO
Sqn Ldr John T Whitaker  8 Mar 1925 MC
Sqn Ldr George C Bailey 23 Jul 1926 DSO; later A/Cdre, Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Kenneth L Boswell 11 Apr 1924 later A/Cdre, Engineer Duties
Flt Lt William M M Hurley 18 Nov 1925  
Flt Lt William F Dry 19 Mar 1926  
Flt Lt Reginald Jones  9 Jan 1927 Signal Duties
Fg Off Percy Coyle 11 Dec 1926  
Fg Off Harold E Falkner 26 Mar 1927 Engineer Duties
Fg Off William Badley 27 Nov 1924 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Arthur H Berry 23 Nov 1923 DSM, Engineer Duties
Fg Off Michael S Keogh  2 Oct 1925 AM
Fg Off Edward F Thorpe  7 Dec 1926 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Charles H Paget  8 Apr 1925  
Fg Off Gordon H Bennett 27 Mar 1927  
Fg Off Gerald I C Peacocke 20 Apr 1927  
Fg Off Charles M A B Mumby 30 Nov 1926  
Fg Off Charles J Neevers 11 Dec 1926  
Fg Off Walter R J Spittle 11 Dec 1926  
Fg Off John N Young  7 Dec 1926  
Plt Off Charles E Eckersley-Maslin 16 Feb 1927  
Plt Off James E McC Henderson 16 Feb 1927  
Plt Off Donald J R Hylton 16 Feb 1927  
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr George A Hilliar 23 Feb 1923  
Flt Lt Lamont Smith 13 Apr 1926  
Flt Lt Alfred G Knight  3 Apr 1924 MBE
Fg Off Raymond H Latham 13 Apr 1926  
Fg Off Ernest R Wood 27 Feb 1925  
Fg Off Alfred S Berry  4 Mar 1925  
Fg Off John H P Clarke 27 Apr 1926  
Fg Off Charles W Gore 27 Nov 1924 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Roper G A Vallance 27 Nov 1924  
Fg Off Fred B Ludlow 21 Sep 1926 OBE, MC; later A/Cdre
Medical Branch
Flt Lt John J Clarke 24 Apr 1924  
Fg Off Robert F G Dickson 18 Dec 1925  

Source - Air Force List July 1927

July 1928

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Reginald J Bone 16 Sep 1925 Officer Commanding, CBE, DSO
Sqn Ldr Wilfrid H Dolphin 28 Jan 1928 Engineer Duties
Sqn Ldr William H L O'Neill 20 Sep 1927 MC
Flt Lt John B P Angel 24 Jan 1928 Engineer Duties
Flt Lt George O Venn 18 Mar 1928 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt William F Dry 19 Mar 1926  
Flt Lt J B H Rogers 13 Nov 1927  
Fg Off Percy Coyle 11 Dec 1926  
Fg Off Frederick Simpson 30 Aug 1927 Engineer Duties
Fg Off William Badley 27 Nov 1924 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Arthur H Berry 23 Nov 1923 DSM, Engineer Duties
Fg Off Michael S Keogh  2 Oct 1925 AM
Fg Off Clifford W Booth 28 Feb 1928 Engineer Duties, MBE
Fg Off Edward F Thorpe  7 Dec 1926 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Gordon H Bennett 27 Mar 1927  
Fg Off Hector S Martin 10 Oct 1927  
Fg Off William T Holmes  1 Oct 1927  
Fg Off Herbert G Wisher 20 Sep 1927  
Fg Off Frank J Parker 10 May 1928  
Fg Off Selwyn H C Gray 28 Feb 1928 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Richard A Barnett 23 Mar 1928  
Fg Off Edward F Wain 28 Feb 1928  
Fg Off Kenneth C Netherton 28 Feb 1928  
Plt Off John F Griffiths 23 Mar 1928  
Plt Off Gilbert H G S Jenkins 28 Apr 1928  
Plt Off Andrew McKee 11 Feb 1928 later AM
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr Percy M Brambleby 25 Dec 1926  
Flt Lt Lamont Smith 13 Apr 1926  
Flt Lt Ernest R Wood 13 Mar 1928  
Fg Off Sidney R L Poole 20 Jun 1927  
Fg Off Charles W Gore 27 Nov 1924 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Fred B Ludlow 21 Sep 1926 OBE, MC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Geoffrey L Worthington 11 Dec 1926 later AVM
Fg Off Walter A Stagg 23 Mar 1928 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Charles L Gilbert 23 Mar 1928  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr Robert S Overton 20 Aug 1927  
Flt Lt Brian W Cross 17 Nov 1927  
Flt Lt John Magner 22 Oct 1926 MB
Education Officer
Capt William F Foulston  2 Sep 1927 Grade III, MA

Source - Air Force List July 1928

September 1928

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Reginald J Bone 16 Sep 1925 Officer Commanding, CBE, DSO
Sqn Ldr Wilfrid H Dolphin 28 Jan 1928 Engineer Duties
Sqn Ldr William H L O'Neill 20 Sep 1927 MC
Flt Lt John B P Angel 24 Jan 1928 Engineer Duties
Flt Lt George O Venn 18 Mar 1928 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt William F Dry 19 Mar 1926  
Flt Lt J B H Rogers 13 Nov 1927  
Flt Lt Michael S Keogh  2 Oct 1925 AM
Fg Off Percy Coyle 11 Dec 1926  
Fg Off Frederick Simpson 30 Aug 1927 Engineer Duties
Fg Off William Badley 27 Nov 1924 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Arthur H Berry 23 Nov 1923 DSM, Engineer Duties
Fg Off Clifford W Booth 28 Feb 1928 Engineer Duties, MBE
Fg Off Edward F Thorpe  7 Dec 1926 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Gordon H Bennett 27 Mar 1927  
Fg Off Hector S Martin 10 Oct 1927  
Fg Off Charles E Eckersley-Maslin  2 Jul 1928  
Fg Off Frank J Parker 10 May 1928  
Fg Off Selwyn H C Gray 28 Feb 1928 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Richard A Barnett 23 Mar 1928  
Plt Off Andrew McKee 11 Feb 1928 later AM
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr Percy M Brambleby 25 Dec 1926  
Flt Lt Lamont Smith 13 Apr 1926  
Flt Lt Ernest R Wood 13 Mar 1928  
Fg Off Sidney R L Poole 20 Jun 1927  
Fg Off Charles W Gore 27 Nov 1924 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Fred B Ludlow 21 Sep 1926 OBE, MC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Geoffrey L Worthington 11 Dec 1926 later AVM
Fg Off Walter A Stagg 23 Mar 1928 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Charles L Gilbert 23 Mar 1928  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr Robert S Overton 20 Aug 1927  
Flt Lt Brian W Cross 17 Nov 1927  
Flt Lt John Magner 22 Oct 1926 MB
Education Officer
Capt William F Foulston  2 Sep 1927 Grade III, MA

Source - September 1928 Air Force List

July 1929

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Reginald J Bone 16 Sep 1925 Officer Commanding, CBE, DSO
Sqn Ldr Wilfrid H Dolphin 28 Jan 1928 Engineer Duties
Sqn Ldr William H L O'Neill 20 Sep 1927 MC
Flt Lt George O Venn 18 Mar 1928 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt William F Dry 19 Mar 1926  
Flt Lt John B H Rogers 13 Nov 1927  
Flt Lt Michael S Keogh  2 Oct 1925 AM
Flt Lt Adolphus D Davies  2 Apr 1929 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Phillip Slocombe 20 Oct 1929 later A/Cdre, Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Donald L Thomson 12 Feb 1929 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Percy Coyle 11 Dec 1926  
Fg Off Frederick Simpson 30 Aug 1927 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Clifford W Booth 28 Feb 1928 Engineer Duties, MBE
Fg Off Edward F Thorpe  7 Dec 1926 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Leslie E Goodman  6 May 1929 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Arthur B Smith  9 Nov 1928 MC
Fg Off Hector S Martin 10 Oct 1927  
Fg Off Alfred C H Sharp 9 Mar 1929 later AVM
Fg Off Charles E Eckersley-Maslin  2 Jul 1928  
Fg Off Frank J Parker 10 May 1928  
Fg Off James R Mutch  9 Mar 1929 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Andrew McKee 11 Feb 1928 later AM
Fg Off Percy F G Bradley  9 Mar 1929  
Fg Off Roy J O Bartlett  9 Mar 1929  
Plt Off Patrick G J Atkinson  2 Mar 1929  
Plt Off Frederick L Truman 30 Oct 1928  
Plt Off Ernest N V Everett 30 Oct 1928  
Plt Off Ambrose M Cowell 19 Apr 1929  
Plt Off Alfred Haywood 19 Apr 1929  
Plt Off Martin V de Satge 12 Feb 1929  
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr Percy M Brambleby 25 Dec 1926  
Flt Lt Lamont Smith 13 Apr 1926  
Flt Lt Ernest R Wood 13 Mar 1928  
Fg Off Fitzgerald C C B Hichens  9 Apr 1929  
Fg Off Sidney R L Poole 20 Jun 1927  
Fg Off Fred B Ludlow 21 Sep 1926 OBE, MC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Geoffrey L Worthington 11 Dec 1926 later AVM
Fg Off Walter A Stagg 23 Mar 1928 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Charles L Gilbert 23 Mar 1928  
Fg Off Wallace G S Wood 12 Feb 1929  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off John H S Richards 27 Apr 1929  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr Robert S Overton 20 Aug 1927  
Flt Lt Cecil G J Micolls 13 Sep 1928 MB
Flt Lt John Magner 22 Oct 1926 MB
Education Officer
Capt William F Foulston  2 Sep 1927 Grade III, MA

Source - Air Force List July 1929

July 1930

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Alexander C Winter  8 Oct 1929 Officer Commanding, OBE
Sqn Ldr William H L O'Neill 20 Sep 1927 MC
Sqn Ldr Kenneth M St C G Leask  8 Oct 1929 MC, later AVM, Engineer Duties
Flt Lt William F Dry 19 Mar 1926  
Flt Lt Robert S Blucke 20 Nov 1929 DSO, AFC; later AVM, Signal Duties
Flt Lt Adolphus D Davies  2 Apr 1929 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Phillip Slocombe 20 Oct 1929 later A/Cdre, Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Hugh M Groves  2 Feb 1930  
Flt Lt Alfred C H Sharp 9 Mar 1929 later AVM
Fg Off Frederick Simpson 30 Aug 1927 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Clifford W Booth 28 Feb 1928 Engineer Duties, MBE
Fg Off Edward F Thorpe  7 Dec 1926 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Leslie E Goodman  6 May 1929 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Arthur B Smith  9 Nov 1928 MC
Fg Off Charles E Eckersley-Maslin  2 Jul 1928  
Fg Off Frank J Parker 10 May 1928  
Fg Off Bernard G Farrow 19 Apr 1930  
Fg Off Andrew McKee 11 Feb 1928 later AM
Fg Off George K Horner 19 Nov 1929 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Hubert J A Williams  8 Oct 1929  
Fg Off Ronald E Watts 10 Jul 1929  
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr Edward Meynell 21 Jan 1930 DCM
Flt Lt Lamont Smith 13 Apr 1926  
Flt Lt Harry Cartwright  8 Oct 1929  
Fg Off Sidney R L Poole 20 Jun 1927  
Fg Off Edward A Slater  5 Feb 1930  
Fg Off Fred B Ludlow 21 Sep 1926 OBE, MC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Charles L Gilbert 23 Mar 1928  
Fg Off Wallace G S Wood 12 Feb 1929  
Fg Off Alfred A Quayle  6 Apr 1930  
Fg Off Leslie F Oldridge 21 Jan 1930  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Albert W Younghusband  8 Oct 1929  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr Christopher T O'Neill  9 Nov 1929 OBE, MB, BCh
Flt Lt Thomas W Wilson 22 Feb 1930 LRCP & S
Flt Lt John Magner 22 Oct 1926 MB, BCh
Education Officer
2 Lt Eric C Classon 28 Oct 1929 Grade III, MA

Source - Air Force List July 1930

July 1931

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Arthur T Whitelock 14 Feb 1931 Officer Commanding, OBE
Sqn Ldr Kenneth M St C G Leask  8 Oct 1929 MC, later AVM, Engineer Duties
Sqn Ldr Trevor E Salt 22 Aug 1930 AFC
Flt Lt David F Anderson  9 Jun 1930 DFC, AFC
Flt Lt Henry F V Battle  7 Oct 1930 later A/Cdre, Engineer Duties
Flt Lt George H Mills  7 Oct 1930 later AM
Flt Lt Robert S Blucke 20 Nov 1929 DSO, AFC; later AVM, Signal Duties
Flt Lt Phillip Slocombe 20 Oct 1929 later A/Cdre, Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Alfred C H Sharp 9 Mar 1929 later AVM
Flt Lt Clifford W Booth 28 Feb 1928 Engineer Duties, MBE
Flt Lt Edward F Thorpe  7 Dec 1926 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Frederick Simpson 30 Aug 1927 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Selwyn H C Gray 28 Oct 1930 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Hubert W Duffy 12 Mar 1931  
Fg Off Ronald E Watts 10 Jul 1929  
Fg Off Maurice G Parker 25 Feb 1931  
Fg Off Geoffrey N Roberts  7 Oct 1930  
Fg Off Christopher E Hartley  9 Apr 1930 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Ralph B Abraham  7 Oct 1930  
Fg Off David Barclay  7 Oct 1930  
Fg Off Maurice E Pickford  7 Oct 1930  
Fg Off John C Atkins  7 Oct 1930  
Fg Off Alfred C Richardson 17 Sep 1930  
Fg Off Norris Kirkham  7 Oct 1930  
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr Edward Meynell 21 Jan 1930 DCM
Flt Lt Harry Cartwright  8 Oct 1929  
Flt Lt Fred B Ludlow 21 Sep 1926 OBE, MC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Edward A Slater  5 Feb 1930  
Fg Off Alfred A Quayle  6 Apr 1930  
Fg Off Wallace G S Wood 12 Feb 1929  
Fg Off Bedford Allen 19 Dec 1930  
Fg Off Christopher L Thompson 13 Mar 1931  
Fg Off Alan H E Frost 22 May 1931  
Fg Off Leslie F Oldridge 21 Jan 1930  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Albert W Younghusband  8 Oct 1929  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr Christopher T O'Neill  9 Nov 1929 OBE, MB, BCh
Flt Lt Neil I Smith 17 Oct 1930 MD, ChB
Flt Lt Gwllym O Williams  7 Oct 1930 MRCS, LRCP
Education Officer
2 Lt Eric C Classon 28 Oct 1929 Grade III, MA
Capt Henry A Stokes 10 Jan 1931 Grade III, BA

 Source - Air Force List July 1931

July 1932

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Arthur T Whitelock 14 Feb 1931 Officer Commanding, OBE
Sqn Ldr Philip H Cummings 28 Nov 1931 DFC
Sqn Ldr Frederick A Norton 24 Dec 1931 Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Henry F V Battle  7 Oct 1930 later A/Cdre, Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Eric C Dalamain xx Nov 1931 MC
Flt Lt George H Mills  7 Oct 1930 later AM
Flt Lt Malcolm B Mackay 22 Dec 1931 Armament Duties
Flt Lt Robert S Blucke 20 Nov 1929 DSO, AFC; later AVM, Signal Duties
Flt Lt Phillip Slocombe 20 Oct 1929 later A/Cdre, Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Edgar A McKinley-Hay 11 May 1932  
Flt Lt John M Cohu 23 Feb 1932 Engineer Duties; later AVM
Flt Lt Aubreyt W Elias 23 Feb 1932 Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Grenville H Shaw 24 Dec 1931 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Raymond W P Collings  7 Feb 1932  
Fg Off Richard C W Ellison 14 Feb 1932  
Fg Off David Barclay  7 Oct 1930  
Fg Off Henry H G Ramsbottom-Isherwood 20 May 1931  
Fg Off Cecil L Moncton 20 May 1931  
Plt Off Humphrey W A Chesterman 23 Feb 1932  
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr Edward Meynell 21 Jan 1930 DCM
Flt Lt Richard W Stevenson 22Dec 1931  
Flt Lt Harry Cartwright  8 Oct 1929  
Flt Lt William Bourne 12 Feb 1932  
Flt Lt Edward A Slater  5 Feb 1930  
Fg Off Alfred A Quayle  6 Apr 1930  
Fg Off Christopher L Thompson 13 Mar 1931  
Fg Off William H Dyson 16 Oct 1931  
Fg Off Ronald J Williams 16 Oct 1931  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Albert W Younghusband  8 Oct 1929  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr James D Leahy 6 Dec 1931 MC, MB, BCh
Flt Lt Andrew Harvey 23 Feb 1932 MB, BCh
Flt Lt Gwllym O Williams  7 Oct 1930 MRCS, LRCP
Education Officer
Capt Frank Harrison  3 Dec 1931 Grade III, AFRAeS

Source - Air Force List July 1932

July 1933

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Arthur T Whitelock 14 Feb 1931 Officer Commanding, OBE
Sqn Ldr Leslie O Brown 10 Nov 1932 DSC, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr Frederick A Norton 24 Dec 1931 Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Cecil A Bouchier  7 Mar 1933 DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Henry F V Battle  7 Oct 1930 later A/Cdre, Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Talbot B Bruce 10 Dec 1933 Adjutant, MC
Flt Lt James Silvester  7 Feb 1933 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt John M Cohu 23 Feb 1932 Engineer Duties; later AVM
Flt Lt Geoffrey W Tuttle  4 Oct 1932 Engineer Duties; later AM
Flt Lt Edgar G Stokes 17 Nov 1932 Signal Duties
Flt Lt Aubrey W Elias 23 Feb 1932 Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Grenville H Shaw 24 Dec 1931 Engineer Duties
Fg Off Arthur E J Pratt 21 Apr 1933  
Fg Off Maurice J Adam  5 Mar 1933  
Fg Off Frederick A A H Strath 10 Dec 1932  
Plt Off Joseph J Watts 22 Mar 1933  
Plt Off Robert A C Carter  7 Feb 1933 later A/Cdre
Plt Off Charles Broughton  7 Feb 1933 later AM
Plt Off Thomas G L Gale  7 Feb 1933  
Plt Off David J P Lee  7 Feb 1933 later ACM
Plt Off Edward B C Davies  4 May 1933  
Plt Off Willem R Brotherhood 28 Feb 1933 later A/Cdre
Stores Branch
Wg Cdr Walter J B Curtis  7 Feb 1933 OBE; later AVM
Flt Lt Richard W Stevenson 22Dec 1931  
Flt Lt William Bourne 12 Feb 1932  
Fg Off Edward G Northway 15 Nov 1932 MBE
Fg Off Christopher L Thompson 13 Mar 1931  
Fg Off William H Dyson 16 Oct 1931  
Fg Off Ronald J Williams 16 Oct 1931  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Albert W Younghusband  8 Oct 1929  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr James D Leahy  6 Dec 1931 MC, MB, BCh
Flt Lt George M Anderson 12 Mar 1933 MB, ChB
Flt Lt Victor H Tompkins 18 Nov 1932 MRCS, LRCP
Education Officer
Capt Frank Harrison  3 Dec 1931 Grade III, AFRAeS
Warrant Officers
WO Alfred W Bridger 8 Nov 1930  
WO Charles E Jarvis 27 Mar 1932  
WO James W Dunk 12 Mar 1931 MBE
WO Hugh E Newing  6 Nov 1929  
WO Harry Cadman 12 Mar 1932 AFM
WO Edmund J Stephens  3 Mar 1932  
WO Richard Nicholls  4 Nov 1932  
WO II Alfred J Nicholas 11 Dec 1930  
WO II Thomas Griffiths 17 Nov 1931  
WO II Robert W Usher  2 Mar 1933  

Source - Air Force List July 1933

July 1934

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Arthur T Whitelock 14 Feb 1931 Officer Commanding, OBE
Sqn Ldr Leslie O Brown 10 Nov 1932 DSC, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr Frederick A Norton 24 Dec 1931 Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Talbot B Bruce 10 Dec 1933 Adjutant, MC
Flt Lt James Silvester  7 Feb 1933 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Paul S Blockey 24 Oct 1933 Engineer Duties; later AVM
Flt Lt Geoffrey W Tuttle  4 Oct 1932 Engineer Duties; later AM
Flt Lt Edgar G Stokes 17 Nov 1932 Signal Duties
Flt Lt Aubrey W Elias 23 Feb 1932 Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Grenville H Shaw 24 Dec 1931 Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Joseph H Pool 15 Feb 1934 Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Arthur E J Pratt 21 Apr 1933  
Fg Off Maurice J Adam  5 Mar 1933  
Stores Branch
Wg Cdr Walter J B Curtis  7 Feb 1933 OBE; later AVM
Flt Lt William Bourne 12 Feb 1932  
Flt Lt Christopher W H Moller  8 Jun 1933  
Flt Lt Leslie W Park  9 Jun 1933  
Fg Off Edgar N Lowe 15 Feb 1934 later AVM
Fg Off William H Dyson 16 Oct 1931  
Fg Off Ronald J Williams 16 Oct 1931  
Fg Off John R Fraser 10 Oct 1933  
Fg Off Kenneth N Smith 25 Jan 1934  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Albert W Younghusband  8 Oct 1929  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr James D Leahy  6 Dec 1931 MC, MB, BCh
Flt Lt George M Anderson 12 Mar 1933 MB, ChB
Flt Lt James S Carslaw  8 Dec 1933 MB, ChB
Education Officer
Capt Frank Harrison  3 Dec 1931 Grade III, AFRAeS
Warrant Officers
WO Charles E Jarvis 27 Mar 1932  
WO Charles H V Harding 28 Ma r1934  
WO James W Dunk 12 Mar 1931 MBE
WO Richard Nicholls  4 Nov 1932  
WO Frank Watson 19 Nov 1933  
WO Thomas Griffiths 17 Nov 1931  
WO II Alfred J Nicholas 11 Dec 1930  
WO II Donald Stacey 15 Mar 1934  
WO II William C Kelly  7 Mar 1934  

Source - Air Force List July 1934

July 1935

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt Malcolm Henderson  2 Mar 1935 Officer Commanding, DSO; later AVM
Sqn Ldr Frederick A Norton 24 Dec 1931 Engineer Duties
Sqn Ldr John Oliver 23 Jan 1935 AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Talbot B Bruce 10 Dec 1933 Adjutant, MC
Flt Lt James Silvester  7 Feb 1933 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Paul S Blockey 24 Oct 1933 Engineer Duties; later AVM
Flt Lt Geoffrey W Tuttle  4 Oct 1932 Engineer Duties; later AM
Flt Lt Rowland Costa 27 Oct 1934 Engineer Duties; later A/Cdre Rowland Coats
Flt Lt Edgar G Stokes 17 Nov 1932 Signal Duties
Flt Lt Richard C Hancock 14 Apr 1935  
Flt Lt George H H Proctor 28 Feb 1935 Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Arthur E J Pratt 21 Apr 1933  
Fg Off Richard H Younghusband 30 Dec 1934  
Stores Branch
Wg Cdr Francis G M Williams 27 Oct 1934  
Flt Lt William Bourne 12 Feb 1932  
Flt Lt Leonard Horwood 26 Apr 1935 MC
Flt Lt Leslie W Park  9 Jun 1933  
Fg Off William Eccles 23 Jan 1935  
Fg Off William H Dyson 16 Oct 1931  
Fg Off John R Fraser 10 Oct 1933  
Fg Off Ernest J Bradbury 18 Dec 1934  
Fg Off Harry Wood 23 Jan 1935 MBE
Fg Off Paul G Bullen 31 May 1935  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Leslie Hornabrook 10 Oct 1934  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr James D Leahy  6 Dec 1931 MC, MB, BCh
Sqn Ldr Thomas V O'Brien 31 May 1935 MB, ChB
Flt Lt Robert E W Fisher 21 Mar 1935 MB, BChB
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off Danial H Newton 28 Feb 1935 Engineer Duties
Education Officer
Capt Frank Harrison  3 Dec 1931 Grade III, AFRAeS
Warrant Officers
WO Charles E Jarvis 27 Mar 1932  
WO Charles H V Harding 28 Ma r1934  
WO Richard Nicholls  4 Nov 1932  
WO Benjamin H Rolles 27 Nov 1934  
WO Henry C Fuller  8 Nov 1934  
WO Charles Ripley 18 Nov 1934  
WO Donald Stacey 15 Mar 1934  
WO Henry J Sanders  2 Mar 1935  
WO Harry L Millyard  2 Mar 1935  
WO Frank H Morton 11 Mar 1935  
WO II Arthur Hoggar  4 Oct 1934  
WO II William C Kelly  7 Mar 1934  

Source - Air Force List July 1935

July 1936

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt Malcolm Henderson  2 Mar 1935 Officer Commanding, DSO; later AVM
Wg Cdr Reginald E G Fulljames 17 Oct 1935 Engineer Duties, MC
Sqn Ldr John Oliver 23 Jan 1935 AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt A E Paish  2 Apr 1936 Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Paul S Blockey 24 Oct 1933 Engineer Duties; later AVM
Flt Lt Henry E Nowell  3 Dec 1935 Adjutant; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Rowland Costa 27 Oct 1934 Engineer Duties; later A/Cdre Rowland Coats
Flt Lt John H T Simpson 17 Oct 1935 Engineer Duties; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt George H H Proctor 28 Feb 1935 Engineer Duties
Flt Lt William J Crisham 17 Nov 1935 Signal Duties; later AVM
Flt Lt W F C Hobson 14 Mar 1936 Armament Duties
Flt Lt A D Isemonger 16 Apr 1936  
Fg Off C C House 14 Apr 1936  
Stores Branch
Wg Cdr Francis G M Williams 27 Oct 1934  
Flt Lt William Bourne 12 Feb 1932  
Flt Lt Leonard Horwood 26 Apr 1935 MC
Flt Lt Leslie W Park  9 Jun 1933  
Fg Off William Eccles 23 Jan 1935  
Fg Off William H Dyson 16 Oct 1931  
Fg Off Ernest J Bradbury 18 Dec 1934  
Fg Off Harry Wood 23 Jan 1935 MBE
Fg Off Paul G Bullen 31 May 1935  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Leslie Hornabrook 10 Oct 1934  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr Thomas V O'Brien 31 May 1935 MB, ChB
Flt Lt James S Carslaw  5 Oct 1935 MB, ChB
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off Danial H Newton 28 Feb 1935 Engineer Duties
Education Officer
Capt Frank Harrison  3 Dec 1931 Grade III, AFRAeS
Warrant Officers
WO Charles H V Harding 28 Ma r1934  
WO A Hanglin  7 Mar 1936  
WO Richard Nicholls  4 Nov 1932  
WO Henry C Fuller  8 Nov 1934  
WO J Doig 25 Feb 1936  
WO Harry L Millyard  2 Mar 1935  
WO Frank H Morton 11 Mar 1935  
WO W S Harper 25 Dec 1935  
WO W J S Barnard 25 Feb 1936  
WO Arthur Hoggar  4 Oct 1934  
WO William C Kelly  7 Mar 1934  

Source - Air Force List July 1936

July 1937

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt Malcolm Henderson  2 Mar 1935 Officer Commanding, DSO; later AVM
Wg Cdr Reginald E G Fulljames 17 Oct 1935 Engineer Duties, MC
Sqn Ldr John Oliver 23 Jan 1935 AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt P F G Bradley  6 Jun 1936 Engineer Duties
Flt Lt George H H Proctor 28 Feb 1935 Engineer Duties
Flt Lt John H T Simpson 17 Oct 1935 Engineer Duties; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt William J Crisham 17 Nov 1935 Signal Duties; later AVM
Flt Lt W F C Hobson 14 Mar 1936 Armament Duties
Flt Lt H Mc C White  1 Mar 1937  
Flt Lt A D Isemonger 16 Apr 1936  
Flt Lt Robert G Bowditch 11 Feb 1937 Engineer Duties; later A/Cdre
Fg Off J R Maling  8 Oct 1936  
Plt Off W O L Smith 11 Feb 1937  
Equipment Branch
Wg Cdr Francis G M Williams 27 Oct 1934  
Sqn Ldr William Bourne 12 Feb 1932  
Flt Lt Leslie W Park  9 Jun 1933  
Flt Lt C Thripp 15 Oct 1936  
Fg Off William Eccles 23 Jan 1935  
Fg Off J R Fraser  1 Jul 1936  
Fg Off Harry Wood 23 Jan 1935 MBE
Fg Off Paul G Bullen 31 May 1935  
Fg Off Kennneth T Nicklin 15 Dec 1936 later A/Cdre
Fg Off W J Stutchbury 11 Feb 1937  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Leslie Hornabrook 10 Oct 1934  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr Thomas V O'Brien 31 May 1935 MB, ChB
Flt Lt James S Carslaw  5 Oct 1935 MB, ChB
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off Daniel H Newton 28 Feb 1935 Engineer Duties
Education Officer
Mr A Adderley 17 Sep 1936 Grade III, BSc, ARCS, FInstP, DIC
Warrant Officers
WO A Hanglin  7 Mar 1936  
WO Henry C Fuller  8 Nov 1934  
WO A E Barlow 22 Oct 1936  
WO J Doig 25 Feb 1936  
WO H C Manuel 10 Dec 1936  
WO Harry L Millyard  2 Mar 1935  
WO Frank H Morton 11 Mar 1935  
WO W S Harper 25 Dec 1935  
WO W J S Barnard 25 Feb 1936  
WO F Lee  2 Jan 1937 DFM
WO I E Phillips  1 Jun 1936  

Source - Air Force List July 1937

July 1938

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr John B Cole-Hamilton  1 Jan 1938 later AVM
Wg Cdr Reginald E G Fulljames 17 Oct 1935 Engineer Duties, MC
Sqn Ldr W G Woolliams 23 Oct 1937
Flt Lt W F C Hobson 14 Mar 1936 Armament Duties
Flt Lt H Mc C White  1 Mar 1937  
Flt Lt John M D Ker  5 Oct 1937 Engineer Duties; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Robert G Bowditch 11 Feb 1937 Engineer Duties; later A/Cdre
Fg Off J R Maling  8 Oct 1936  
Plt Off J A W Lawrence 21 Feb 1938  
Equipment Branch
Wg Cdr Francis G M Williams 27 Oct 1934  
Sqn Ldr William Bourne 12 Feb 1932  
Flt Lt C Thripp 15 Oct 1936  
Flt Lt William Eccles 23 Jan 1935  
Flt Lt T King 17 Oct 1937  
Fg Off Kennneth T Nicklin 15 Dec 1936 later A/Cdre
Fg Off W J Stutchbury 11 Feb 1937  
Fg Off C Stonebridge  8 Jan 1938  
Fg Off C T Wardman  8 Jan 1938  
Fg Off J P Cody 30 Nov 1937  
Accountant Branch
Act Flt Lt Leslie Hornabrook 10 Oct 1934  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr N I Smith  5 Oct 1937 MD, ChB
Flt Lt P A Cooper 27 Sep 1937 MRCS, LRCP
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off Daniel H Newton 28 Feb 1935 MBE
Fg Off G H Harrison 16 Jul 1937  
Fg Off A B Kendall 16 Jul 1937  
Commissioned Signals Officer
Fg Off J S Smith 26 Mar 1938 MBE
Education Officer
Lt T G Whitlock 23 Aug 1937 Grade III, BA
Warrant Officers
WO G Glendinning 27 Apr 1938  
WO Frank H Morton 11 Mar 1935  
WO A T Pack 29 Mar 1938  
WO W S Harper 25 Dec 1935  
WO A Peyton  9 Dec 1937  
WO L H Watson  2 Sep 1937  
WO F Lee  2 Jan 1937 DFM
WO M W S Saunders 27 Oct 1937  
WO W H C Syzling 29 Mar 1938  
WO W H Herbert 29 Mar 1938  
WO E Boswell 20 Sep 1937  

Source - Air Force List July 1938

January 1939

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt Arthur W F Glenny 25 Oct 1938 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Reginald E G Fulljames 17 Oct 1935 Engineer Duties, MC
Sqn Ldr W G Woolliams 23 Oct 1937
Sqn Ldr John M D Ker  5 Oct 1937 Engineer Duties; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr H Mc C White  1 Mar 1937  
Sqn Ldr N A R Halliday 15 Aug 1938 Armament Duties
Flt Lt Robert G Bowditch 11 Feb 1937 Engineer Duties; later A/Cdre
Fg Off J R Maling  8 Oct 1936  
Fg Off J A W Lawrence 21 Feb 1938  
Fg Off W E Surplice 15 Oct 1938  
Equipment Branch
Wg Cdr Francis G M Williams 27 Oct 1934  
Sqn Ldr William Bourne 12 Feb 1932 OBE
Sqn Ldr C Thripp 15 Oct 1936  
Flt Lt William Eccles 23 Jan 1935  
Fg Off Kennneth T Nicklin 15 Dec 1936 later A/Cdre
Fg Off W J Stutchbury 11 Feb 1937  
Fg Off C Stonebridge  8 Jan 1938  
Fg Off C T Wardman  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off A Miller 25 Oct 1938  
Plt Off D G Scott 25 Oct 1938  
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt Leslie Hornabrook 10 Oct 1934  
Fg Off K M Crick 25 Oct 1938  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr N I Smith  5 Oct 1937 MD, ChB
Flt Lt P A Cooper 27 Sep 1937 MRCS, LRCP
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off G H Harrison 16 Jul 1937  
Fg Off A B Kendall 16 Jul 1937  
Fg Off A J V Parish 25 Oct 1938  
Commissioned Signals Officer
Fg Off J S Smith 26 Mar 1938 MBE
Education Officer
Lt T G Whitlock 23 Aug 1937 Grade III, BA
Warrant Officers
WO G Glendinning 27 Apr 1938  
WO A T Pack 29 Mar 1938  
WO A Peyton  9 Dec 1937  
WO L H Watson  2 Sep 1937  
WO F Lee  2 Jan 1937 DFM
WO M W S Saunders 27 Oct 1937  
WO W H C Syzling 29 Mar 1938  
WO W H Herbert 29 Mar 1938  
WO E Boswell 20 Sep 1937  
WO B W Killington 26 Jun 1938  
WO S W Waller  5 May 1938  

Source - Air Force List January 1939

April 1939

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt Athol W Mylne Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Reginald E G Fulljames 17 Oct 1935 Engineer Duties, MC
Sqn Ldr John M D Ker  5 Oct 1937 Engineer Duties; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr H Mc C White  1 Mar 1937  
Sqn Ldr N A R Halliday 15 Aug 1938 Armament Duties
Flt Lt Robert G Bowditch 11 Feb 1937 Engineer Duties; later A/Cdre
Act Flt Lt J R Maling  8 Oct 1936  
Fg Off J A W Lawrence 21 Feb 1938  
Fg Off W E Surplice 15 Oct 1938  
Equipment Branch
Sqn Ldr J J Ironmonger 23 Dec 1938 MBE
Sqn Ldr William Bourne 12 Feb 1932 OBE
Sqn Ldr C Thripp 15 Oct 1936  
Flt Lt William Eccles 23 Jan 1935  
Fg Off Kennneth T Nicklin 15 Dec 1936 later A/Cdre
Fg Off W J Stutchbury 11 Feb 1937  
Fg Off C Stonebridge  8 Jan 1938  
Fg Off C T Wardman  8 Jan 1938  
Fg Off H P Simpson 10 Feb 1939 MM, AFM
Fg Off D G Scott 25 Oct 1938  
Fg Off A Miller 25 Oct 1938  
Plt Off J O'Neill 23 Dec 1938  
APO D Stuart 23 Dec 1938  
APO J W Appleton 30 Dec 1938  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off K M Crick 25 Oct 1938  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr N I Smith  5 Oct 1937 MD, ChB
Flt Lt P A Cooper 27 Sep 1937 MRCS, LRCP
Fg Off R V Wright 23 Dec 1938 MB, ChB
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off A B Kendall 16 Jul 1937  
Fg Off A J V Parish 25 Oct 1938  
Fg Off F Kerchey 10 Feb 1939  
Commissioned Signals Officer
Fg Off J S Smith 26 Mar 1938 MBE
Education Officer
Lt T G Whitlock 23 Aug 1937 Grade III, BA
Warrant Officers
WO A T Pack 29 Mar 1938  
WO A Peyton  9 Dec 1937  
WO L H Watson  2 Sep 1937  
WO F Lee  2 Jan 1937 DFM
WO M W S Saunders 27 Oct 1937  
WO W H C Syzling 29 Mar 1938  
WO W H Herbert 29 Mar 1938  
WO E Boswell 20 Sep 1937  
WO R C Plumtree 18 Jan 1939  
WO S W Waller  5 May 1938  

Source - Confidential Air Force List April 1939

May 1939

Location Command/Group
Drigh Road, Karachi India

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt Athol W Mylne Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Reginald E G Fulljames 17 Oct 1935 Engineer Duties, MC
Sqn Ldr H Mc C White  1 Mar 1937  
Sqn Ldr N A R Halliday 15 Aug 1938 Armament Duties
Sqn Ldr Robert G Bowditch 11 Feb 1937 Engineer Duties; later A/Cdre
Act Flt Lt J R Maling  8 Oct 1936  
Fg Off J A W Lawrence 21 Feb 1938  
Fg Off W E Surplice 15 Oct 1938  
Equipment Branch
Wg Cdr J J Ironmonger 23 Dec 1938 MBE
Sqn Ldr William Bourne 12 Feb 1932 OBE
Sqn Ldr C Thripp 15 Oct 1936  
Fg Off Kennneth T Nicklin 15 Dec 1936 later A/Cdre
Fg Off W J Stutchbury 11 Feb 1937  
Fg Off H P Simpson 10 Feb 1939 MM, AFM
Fg Off C Stonebridge  8 Jan 1938  
Fg Off C T Wardman  8 Jan 1938  
Fg Off D G Scott 25 Oct 1938  
Fg Off A Miller 25 Oct 1938  
Plt Off J O'Neill 23 Dec 1938  
Plt Off J W Appleton 30 Dec 1938  
APO D Stuart 23 Dec 1938  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off K M Crick 25 Oct 1938  
Medical Branch
Wg Cdr J G Russell 15 Feb 1939 MB, BCh
Sqn Ldr N I Smith  5 Oct 1937 MD, ChB
Flt Lt P A Cooper 27 Sep 1937 MRCS, LRCP
Fg Off R V Wright 23 Dec 1938 MB, ChB
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off A B Kendall 16 Jul 1937  
Fg Off A J V Parish 25 Oct 1938  
Fg Off F Kerchey 10 Feb 1939  
Commissioned Signals Officer
Fg Off J S Smith 26 Mar 1938 MBE
Education Officer
Lt T G Whitlock 23 Aug 1937 Grade III, BA
Mr A C John 19 Dec 1938 Grade III, BSc
Warrant Officers
WO A T Pack 29 Mar 1938  
WO L H Watson  2 Sep 1937  
WO F Lee  2 Jan 1937 DFM
WO M W S Saunders 27 Oct 1937  
WO W H C Syzling 29 Mar 1938  
WO W H Herbert 29 Mar 1938  
WO E Boswell 20 Sep 1937  
WO R C Plumtree 18 Jan 1939  
WO S W Waller  5 May 1938  
WO J A Blanford  4 Mar 1939  
WO F M N Watts 27 Oct 1937  

Source - Confidential Air Force List May 1939

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