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No 13 Maintenance Unit


[Apr 1939 | May 1939]

This was formed on 1 November 1938 from elements of the Home Aircraft Depot when the latter was redesignated SHQ RAF Henlow.  The OC of RAF Henlow continued to command the MU but only the dedicated MU staff are shown under this unit listing.  Until at least January 1939 the staff of the MU continued to be listed under Home Aircraft Depot.

April 1939

Location Command/Group
RAF Henlow Maintenance Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Wg Cdr George Stevens  1 Nov 1935 OBE
Sqn Ldr D A W Sugden  2 Oct 1938  
Fg Off A C Dibben  6 Jan 1936  
Plt Off Laurence A Wear 17 Oct 1938 later A/Cdre
APO G W B Dixey    
Accountant Branch
Fg Off R G P Jaggard 16 Nov 1938  
-
Fg Off (Ret) W J Coadwell   DSM
Sqn Ldr (Ret) A M Saywood   Barrack Officer
Mr T J Bell   Assistant Barrack Officer
Mr E A Withers   Assistant Equipment Officer
General Duties Wing
Wg Cdr David F Lucking 18 Oct 1937 Engineer Duties; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Robert C Wansbrough 12 Apr 1937 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Edward R Pearce  1 Jul 1938 Engineer Duties; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr P Bathurst  1 Jul 1938 Engineer Duties
Sqn Ldr R C Dawkins 28 Dec 1938
Sqn Ldr P F G Bradley 10 Jul 1938 Engineer Duties
Flt Lt Geoffrey C Eveleigh 14 Nov 1938 later AVM
Fg Off J A Richards 28 Jan 1937  
Fg Off J H Sindall  6 Feb 1937  
Fg Off F W Thomas 30 Dec 1937  
Plt Off Edward J Morris  7 May 1938 later A/Cdre
APO A R Ball  9 Jul 1938  
-
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off C Hartley 20 Apr 1938  
Fg Off F C Lewis 19 May 1938  
Sqn Ldr (Ret) J V Read Engineer Duties, MBE
Warrant Officers
WO C D Thompson 10 Jul 1936  
WO W Steele 28 Aug 1937  
WO J Raeside 23 Oct 1936  
WO A M Casey  8 Jun 1937  
WO H Barr 10 Jul 1936  
WO G Baldwin 10 Jul 1936  
WO F J Spedding 12 Oct 1936  
WO S F Browne    
WO W C Elworthy 27 Sep 1938  
WO J R Blair 12 May 1938  
WO F Fidler 13 Jan 1939  

Source - Confidential Air Force List April 1939

It was transferred to No 41 Group on 3 April 1939

May 1939

Location Command/Group
RAF Henlow Maintenance Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Wg Cdr George Stevens  1 Nov 1935 OBE
Sqn Ldr D A W Sugden  2 Oct 1938  
Fg Off A C Dibben  6 Jan 1936  
APO G W B Dixey    
Accountant Officers
Fg Off (Ret) W J Coadwell   DSM
Sqn Ldr (Ret) A M Saywood   Barrack Officer
Mr T J Bell   Assistant Barrack Officer
Mr E A Withers   Assistant Equipment Officer
General Duties Wing
Gp Capt David F Lucking 18 Oct 1937 Engineer Duties; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Robert C Wansbrough 12 Apr 1937 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr P Bathurst  1 Jul 1938 Engineer Duties
Sqn Ldr R C Dawkins 28 Dec 1938
Sqn Ldr P F G Bradley 10 Jul 1938 Engineer Duties
Fg Off J A Richards 28 Jan 1937  
Fg Off J H Sindall  6 Feb 1937  
Fg Off F W Thomas 30 Dec 1937  
Plt Off Edward J Morris  7 May 1938 later A/Cdre
APO A R Ball  9 Jul 1938  
-
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off H Myles 22 Mar 1939 AFM
Fg Off L G Hucker 13 Mar 1939  
Fg Off F C Lewis 19 May 1938  
Sqn Ldr (Ret) J V Read Engineer Duties, MBE
Mr J V Read Engineer Duties, late RAF
Warrant Officers
WO C D Thompson 10 Jul 1936  
WO W Steele 28 Aug 1937  
WO J Raeside 23 Oct 1936  
WO A M Casey  8 Jun 1937  
WO H Barr 10 Jul 1936  
WO G Baldwin 10 Jul 1936  
WO S F Browne  1 Nov 1938  
WO F J Spedding 12 Oct 1936  
WO S V Vaizey 10 Mar 1939  
WO W C Elworthy 27 Sep 1938  
WO T E Leicester  3 Matr 1939  
WO J R Blair 12 May 1938  
WO F Fidler 13 Jan 1939  
WO A W D How 14 Feb 1938  
WO W H Warren  9 Jun 1938  
WO W M Berry 10 Mar 1939  
WO J E Parker 10 Mar 1939  
WO G Rudland 14 Dec 1927  
WO A J Callingham 29 Sep 1938  

Source - Confidential Air Force List May 1939

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