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Directorate - Supply and Transport Services/HQ - Supplies and Transport Services


[Jul 1930 | Jul 1931 | Jul 1932 | Jul 1933 | Jul 1934 | Jul 1935 | Jul 1936 | Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

This was formed between July 1929 and July 1930 and took control of Central Supply Depot at Hinaidi, Base Supply Depot and Base Transport Section, both at Margil, Basrah

July 1930

Location Command/Group
Hinaidi? Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr Alexander Davidson  1 Apr 1927
Flt Lt William G MacD Nicholl 29 Mar 1930  
Flt Lt Richard T Rich 28 Sep 1928  

Source - Air Force List July 1930

July 1931

Location Command/Group
Hinaidi? Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Stores Branch
Wg Cdr Frederick A Baldwin 10 Mar 1931
Flt Lt William G MacD Nicholl 29 Mar 1930  
Fg Off Frank H Bedford 10 Mar 1931  

 Source - Air Force List July 1931

July 1932

Location Command/Group
Hinaidi? Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Stores Branch
Wg Cdr Frederick A Baldwin 10 Mar 1931
Flt Lt Frank H Bedford 10 Mar 1931  

Source - Air Force List July 1932

July 1933

Location Command/Group
Hinaidi? Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Stores Branch
Wg Cdr Rudell W Thomas 17 Jan 1933 OBE; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Frederick C Read 28 Feb 1933  
Civilian Supplies Officers
Flt Lt (Ret) T A G Hawley
Flt Lt G W Longstaff RAFO

Source - Air Force List July 1933

It was redesignated HQ, Supplies and Transport Services between July 1933 and Jul 1934

July 1934

Location Command/Group
Hinaidi? Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Stores Branch
Wg Cdr Rudell W Thomas 17 Jan 1933 OBE; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Frederick C Read 28 Feb 1933  
Civilian Supplies Officers
Flt Lt G W Longstaff RAFO

Source - Air Force List July 1934

July 1935

Location Command/Group
Hinaidi? Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Stores Branch
Wg Cdr George Stevens  1 Feb 1935 OBE
Civilian Supplies Officers
Flt Lt (Ret) T A G Hawley    
Flt Lt G W Longstaff RAFO

Source - Air Force List July 1935

July 1936

Location Command/Group
Hinaidi? Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Stores Branch
Sqn Ldr E H Eldridge 28 Jan 1936
Fg Off R C V Ash 23 May 1936
Civilian Supplies Officers
Flt Lt (Ret) T A G Hawley    
Flt Lt G W Longstaff RAFO

Source - Air Force List July 1936

July 1937

The entry in this edition is currently missing

Source - Air Force List July 1937

July 1938

Location Command/Group
RAF Habbaniya Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Sqn Ldr P H Burt 28 Dec 1937
Supplies Officers
Flt Lt (Ret) T A G Hawley    
Flt Lt G W Longstaff RAFO

Source - Air Force List July 1938

January 1939

Location Command/Group
RAF Habbaniya Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Wg Cdr J V Mason

21 Jan 1938

OBE
Supplies Officers
Flt Lt (Ret) T A G Hawley    
Flt Lt (Ret) C O Towler DSM

Source - Air Force List January 1939

April 1939

Location Command/Group
RAF Habbaniya Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Wg Cdr J V Mason

21 Jan 1938

OBE
Supplies Officers
Flt Lt (Ret) T A G Hawley    
Flt Lt (Ret) C O Towler DSM

Source - Confidential Air Force List April 1939

May 1939

Location Command/Group
RAF Habbaniya Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Wg Cdr J V Mason

21 Jan 1938

OBE
Supplies Officers
Flt Lt (Ret) T A G Hawley    
Flt Lt (Ret) C O Towler DSM

Source - Confidential Air Force List May 1939

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