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No 2 RAF Depot


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

This was formed on 27 May 1937 at RAF Henlow from the Recruit Wing located there and moved to RAF Cardington on 30 September 1937.

July 1938

Location Command/Group
RAF Cardington Training Command/No 24 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr A S Thompson  1 Jul 1937 Officer Commanding, OBE
Sqn Ldr E C de V Lart  7 Apr 1938
-
Flt Lt H C Tallboy   Adjutant, RAFO
Flt Lt A W H Nelson   RAFO
Hon Sqn Ldr G T Watney   OBE, RAFO, Pay-Cdr RN (Ret)
Flt Lt I B Beesley   RAFO
Maj (Ret) A A Fraser   Indian Army
Capt (Ret) T G B Sutherland    
Flt Lt H T R Riggs   Assistant Adjutant, DCM, MM, RAFO
Dental Branch
Flt Lt D I Malcolmson 24 Sep 1937 LDS
Fg Off J F M Sampson 18 Jan 1938 LDS
Commissioned Physical Training Officer
Fg Off F J Stubberfield 20 Dec 1937  
Education Officer
Maj W K Birch  1 Sep 1937 Grade II, OBE, MA
Warrant Officers
WO F W Williams  1 Jul 1937  
WO W Tilbury  1 Jul 1937  
WO J Tait 30 Aug 1937  
WO R W Knight 30 Aug 1937  
WO G Andrews 30 Nov 1937  
WO J A Jarrold 11 Mar 1938  
WO H T Sharp  2 Jul 1937  

Source - Air Force List July 1938

January 1939

Location Command/Group
RAF Cardington Training Command/No 24 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr A S Thompson  1 Jul 1937 Officer Commanding, OBE
Sqn Ldr L H Anderson 22 Sep 1938
Sqn Ldr C M H Outram 14 Nov 1938
-
Flt Lt H C Tallboy   Adjutant, RAFO
Flt Lt A W H Nelson   RAFO
Hon Sqn Ldr G T Watney   OBE, RAFO, Pay-Cdr RN (Ret)
Flt Lt I B Beesley   RAFO
Maj (Ret) A A Fraser   Indian Army
Capt (Ret) T G B Sutherland    
Flt Lt H T R Riggs   Assistant Adjutant, DCM, MM, RAFO
Fg Off H F Game   Assistant Adjutant, AFC, late RAF
Flt Lt R D S Reid   RAFO
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off E Blake  6 Oct 1938  
Commissioned Physical Training Officer
Fg Off F J Stubberfield 20 Dec 1937  
Education Officer
Maj W K Birch  1 Sep 1937 Grade II, OBE, MA
Warrant Officers
WO G H Robbins  2 Jun 1938  
WO L G Markwick 29 Aug 1938  
WO W Tilbury  1 Jul 1937  
WO J Tait 30 Aug 1937  
WO G Andrews 30 Nov 1937  
WO J A Jarrold 11 Mar 1938  
WO H T Sharp  2 Jul 1937  
WO W P Brewer 16 Sep 1938  
WO A Bailey 15 Jul 1937  
WO J Hancock  5 Dec 1938  

Source - Air Force List January 1939

April 1939

Location Command/Group
RAF Cardington Training Command/No 24 (Training) Group for Training and Personnel)

Balloon Command (for Administration)

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr A S Thompson  1 Jul 1937 Officer Commanding, OBE
Sqn Ldr L H Anderson 22 Sep 1938
Sqn Ldr C M H Outram 14 Nov 1938
-
Flt Lt H C Tallboy   Adjutant, RAFO
Flt Lt A W H Nelson   RAFO
Hon Sqn Ldr G T Watney   OBE, RAFO, Pay-Cdr RN (Ret)
Flt Lt I B Beesley   RAFO
Maj (Ret) A A Fraser   Indian Army
Capt (Ret) T G B Sutherland    
Flt Lt H T R Riggs   Assistant Adjutant, DCM, MM, RAFO
Fg Off H F Game   Assistant Adjutant, AFC, late RAF
Flt Lt R D S Reid   RAFO
Flt Lt G L Shipton   Assistant Adjutant, RAFO
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off E Blake  6 Oct 1938  
Commissioned Physical Training Officer
Fg Off F J Stubberfield 20 Dec 1937  
Education Officer
Maj W K Birch  1 Sep 1937 Grade II, OBE, MA
Temporary Education Officer
Mr W F Annis  3 Jan 1938 MA
Mr P F Cook  1 Nov 1938 BSc
Mr C L D Duckworth 27 Jan 1938 BSc, AMINA, AMICE, MInstCE
Mr P Freeman  4 Apr 1938 MA
Mr G R Hackett 16 Jan 1939 BSc
Mr J L Jones  1 Apr 1937 BA
Mr R A M Kearney 22 Jan 1937 BA
Mr C F Kennedy 26 Jan 1937 BA
Mr R J Owen 12 Dec 1938 BSc
Mr J A Park  1 Nov 1938 BSc
Mr J Roughley  2 Jan 1939 BSc
Mr E W Wilkinson 16 Nov 1938 BSc
Warrant Officers
WO L G Markwick 29 Aug 1938  
WO W Tilbury  1 Jul 1937  
WO G Andrews 30 Nov 1937  
WO J A Jarrold 11 Mar 1938  
WO H T Sharp  2 Jul 1937  
WO S Wicks 27 Feb 1939  
WO W R Hancock  5 Dec 1938  
WO A Bailey 15 Jul 1937  
WO A H New 16 Feb 1939  

Source - Confidential Air Force List April 1939

May 1939

Location Command/Group
RAF Cardington Training Command/No 24 (Training) Group for Training and Personnel)

Balloon Command (for Administration)

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr A S Thompson  1 Jul 1937 Officer Commanding, OBE
Sqn Ldr L H Anderson 22 Sep 1938
Sqn Ldr C M H Outram 14 Nov 1938
Flt Lt J Y Humphreys 15 Mar 1939
-
Flt Lt H C Tallboy   Adjutant, RAFO
Flt Lt I B Beesley   RAFO
Maj (Ret) A A Fraser   Indian Army
Flt Lt H T R Riggs   Assistant Adjutant, DCM, MM, RAFO
Fg Off H F Game   Assistant Adjutant, AFC, late RAF
Flt Lt G L Shipton   Assistant Adjutant, RAFO
Capt (Ret) W F Lamb   Assistant Adjutant, Indian Army
Flt Lt G M Newman   RAFO
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off E Blake  6 Oct 1938  
Commissioned Physical Training Officer
Fg Off F J Stubberfield 20 Dec 1937  
Education Officer
Maj W K Birch  1 Sep 1937 Grade II, OBE, MA
Temporary Education Officer
Mr W F Annis  3 Jan 1938 MA
Mr P F Cook  1 Nov 1938 BSc
Mr C L D Duckworth 27 Jan 1938 BSc, AMINA, AMICE, MInstCE
Mr P Freeman  4 Apr 1938 MA
Mr G R Hackett 16 Jan 1939 BSc
Mr J L Jones  1 Apr 1937 BA
Mr R A M Kearney 22 Jan 1937 BA
Mr C F Kennedy 26 Jan 1937 BA
Mr R J Owen 12 Dec 1938 BSc
Mr J A Park  1 Nov 1938 BSc
Mr J Roughley  2 Jan 1939 BSc
Mr E W Wilkinson 16 Nov 1938 BSc
Warrant Officers
WO L G Markwick 29 Aug 1938  
WO W Tilbury  1 Jul 1937  
WO J A Jarrold 11 Mar 1938  
WO H T Sharp  2 Jul 1937  
WO S Wicks 27 Feb 1939  
WO W R Hancock  5 Dec 1938  
WO A Bailey 15 Jul 1937  
WO A H New 16 Feb 1939  
WO G O Foord 15 Nov 1938  
WO W Crosland 27 Mar 1939  
WO G E Chainey 19 Jan 1939  

Source - Confidential Air Force List May 1939

It was redesignated No 2 Recruit Receiving Centre on 7 September 1939.

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