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'C' Maintenance Unit


[Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

This Maintenance Unit was formed by July 1938 from 'C' Equipment Depot at the Daimler Works, Sandy Lane in Coventry.

July 1938

Location Command/Group
Sandy Lane, Coventry Training Command/No 24 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Sqn Ldr A J Redman 18 May 1937 DFC
Fg Off W R McCleery 12 Apr 1937 AFM
Fg Off H F Thomas  2 Aug 1937 MBE
Fg Off T C Wharfe  4 Sep 1937  
Civil Assistant and Accountant, Grade II
Mr T S Grant Acting
Assistant Inspector, AID
Mr H J Alpe BSc, AFRAeS

Source - Air Force List July 1938

January 1939

Location Command/Group
Sandy Lane, Coventry Maintenance Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Sqn Ldr A J Redman 18 May 1937 DFC
Act Flt Lt D F Syder 20 Sep 1938  
Fg Off T C Wharfe  4 Sep 1937  
Fg Off R A Howes 28 Sep 1938 MBE
Civil Assistant and Accountant, Grade II
Mr T S Grant Acting
Assistant Inspector, AID
Mr H J Alpe BSc, AFRAeS

Source - Air Force List January 1939

It was transferred to the control of No 40 Group on 6 March 1939

April 1939

Location Command/Group
Sandy Lane, Coventry Maintenance Command/No 40 (Maintenance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Sqn Ldr A J Redman 18 May 1937 DFC
Act Flt Lt D F Syder 20 Sep 1938  
Fg Off T C Wharfe  4 Sep 1937  
Fg Off R A Howes 28 Sep 1938 MBE
Civil Assistant and Accountant, Grade II
Mr T S Grant Acting
Assistant Inspector, AID
Mr H J Alpe BSc, AFRAeS

Source - Confidential Air Force List April 1939

May 1939

Location Command/Group
Sandy Lane, Coventry Maintenance Command/No 40 (Maintenance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Sqn Ldr A J Redman 18 May 1937 DFC
Act Flt Lt D F Syder 20 Sep 1938  
Fg Off T C Wharfe  4 Sep 1937  
Fg Off R A Howes 28 Sep 1938 MBE
Civil Assistant and Accountant, Grade II
Mr T S Grant Acting
Assistant Inspector, AID
Mr H J Alpe BSc, AFRAeS

Source - Confidential Air Force List May 1939

The unit was destroyed during the bombing of Coventry on 14 November 1940.

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