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Recruits Sub-Depots


[Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

A number of these were formed around the UK at RAF stations in late 1938 with most being redesignated as Recruit Sub-Receiving Centre on 14 September 1939.  Individual formation dates, where known, are shown in brackets.

January 1939

Location Command/Group
see below Training Command/No 24 (Training) Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr C E Barraclough 11 July 1938 Officer Commanding,
RAF Brize Norton (
Sqn Ldr M H Kelly 10 Oct 1938
Warrant Officer
WO II  CF Glenn  7 Nov 1938  
RAF Debden
Sqn Ldr B M Cary  8 Aug 1938
Warrant Officers
WO G S Farey  3 Sep 1938  
WO H Jones  5 Sep 1938  
RAF Dishforth (29 August 1938)
Sqn Ldr W T F Wightman 29 Aug 1938
Warrant Officer
WO W  J Griffiths 12 Sep 1938  
RAF Driffield
Sqn Ldr D J Alvey  1 Aug 1938
Warrant Officers
WO E A Trezise 22 Aug 1938  
WO G V Atkinson    
RAF Finningley (18 July 1938)
Sqn Ldr C Boumphrey 11 Jul 1938 DFC
Warrant Officer
WO C Allen 14 Jul 1938  
RAF Linton-on-Ouse
Sqn Ldr R A McMurtrie  8 Aug 1938
Warrant Officers
WO R Jarrett 10 Oct 1938  
WO E J Bowes  2 Sep 1938  
RAF Scampton
Sqn Ldr W P J Thomson 12 Sep 1938
RAF South Cerney (19 October 1938)
Sqn Ldr A N Luxmore 26 Sep 1938
Warrant Officers
WO T H C Hampton 23 Oct 1938  
WO W C Emptage 21 Oct 1938  
RAF Upwood (22 August 1938)
Sqn Ldr W J Millen 22 Aug 1938
Sqn Ldr J F Stephens 12 Dec 1938
Warrant Officer
WO R Lawrence 17 Nov 1938 MM
RAF Usworth
Sqn Ldr G F Whistondale 11 Jul 1938
Warrant Officer
WO W Riley 30 Sep 1938  
WO F Garrod  5 Oct 1938  

Source - Air Force List January 1939

April 1939

Location Command/Group
see below Training Command/No 24 (Training) Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr C E Barraclough 11 July 1938 Officer Commanding,
RAF Brize Norton (
Sqn Ldr M H Kelly 10 Oct 1938
Warrant Officers
WO H Pinchen 17 Nov 1938  
WO II  CF Glenn  7 Nov 1938  
RAF Debden
Warrant Officers
WO H Jones  5 Sep 1938  
RAF Dishforth (29 August 1938)
Sqn Ldr W T F Wightman 29 Aug 1938
Warrant Officer
WO W  J Griffiths 12 Sep 1938  
RAF Driffield
Sqn Ldr D J Alvey  1 Aug 1938
Warrant Officers
WO E A Trezise 22 Aug 1938  
WO G V Atkinson    
RAF Finningley (18 July 1938)
Sqn Ldr C Boumphrey 11 Jul 1938 DFC
Warrant Officer
WO C Allen 14 Jul 1938  
WO A E Lloyd  4 Sep 1937  
RAF Linton-on-Ouse
Sqn Ldr R A McMurtrie  8 Aug 1938
Warrant Officers
WO E J Bowes  2 Sep 1938  
RAF Scampton
Sqn Ldr W P J Thomson 12 Sep 1938
Warrant Officer
WO G S Farey  7 Feb 1939  
WO J Braithwaite 24 Oct 1938  
RAF South Cerney (19 October 1938)
Sqn Ldr A N Luxmore 26 Sep 1938
Warrant Officers
WO T H C Hampton 23 Oct 1938  
WO W C Emptage 21 Oct 1938  
RAF Upwood (22 August 1938)
Sqn Ldr J F Stephens 12 Dec 1938
Warrant Officer
WO R Lawrence 17 Nov 1938 MM
RAF Usworth
Sqn Ldr G F Whistondale 11 Jul 1938
Warrant Officer
WO W Riley 30 Sep 1938  

Source - Confidential Air Force List April 1939

May 1939

Location Command/Group
see below Training Command/No 24 (Training) Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr C E Barraclough 11 July 1938 Officer Commanding,
RAF Brize Norton
Sqn Ldr M H Kelly 10 Oct 1938
Warrant Officers
WO H Pinchen 17 Nov 1938  
WO II C F Glenn  7 Nov 1938  
RAF Dishforth (29 August 1938)
Sqn Ldr G F Whistondale 27 Feb 1939
Warrant Officer
WO W  J Griffiths 12 Sep 1938  
RAF Driffield
Sqn Ldr D J Alvey  1 Aug 1938
Warrant Officers
WO E A Trezise 22 Aug 1938  
WO G V Atkinson    
RAF Finningley (18 July 1938)
Sqn Ldr C Boumphrey 11 Jul 1938 DFC
Warrant Officer
WO C Allen 14 Jul 1938  
WO A E Lloyd  4 Sep 1937  
RAF Linton-on-Ouse
Sqn Ldr R A McMurtrie  8 Aug 1938
Warrant Officers
WO E J Bowes  2 Sep 1938  
RAF Scampton
Sqn Ldr W P J Thomson 12 Sep 1938
Warrant Officer
WO G S Farey  7 Feb 1939  
WO J Braithwaite 24 Oct 1938  
RAF South Cerney (19 October 1938)
Sqn Ldr A N Luxmore 26 Sep 1938
Warrant Officers
WO T H C Hampton 23 Oct 1938  
WO W C Emptage 21 Oct 1938  
RAF Upwood (22 August 1938)
Sqn Ldr J F Stephens 12 Dec 1938
Warrant Officer
WO R Lawrence 17 Nov 1938 MM
RAF Usworth
Warrant Officer
WO W Riley 30 Sep 1938  

Source - Confidential Air Force List May 1939

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