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Mesopotamian Group Personnel, units and locations


[July 1921 |

Formed on 31 January 1921 by redesignating Mesopotamian Wing.

July 1921

Location Command Controlled
Baghdad Middle East Area
  • No 1 Squadron

  • No 6 Squadron

  • No 8 Squadron

  • No 30 Squadron

    • HQ - Baghdad

    • 2 Flight - Baghdad

    • 1 Flight - Kasvin

  • No 55 Squadron - Mosul

  • No 84 Squadron - Shaibah

  • Aircraft Park - Baghdad

    • Detachment (Port Depot) - Basrah

  • Central Air Communication Section - Shaibah

  • Meteorological Station - Baghdad

  • Meteorological Station - Bushire

  • Meteorological Station - Basrah

  • Meteorological Station - Shaibah

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Gp Capt Amyas E Borton    6 Jan 1921 Officer Commanding, CMG, DSO, AFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr William F MacNeece   24 Mar 1921 DSO, DFC; later AVM W F Foster
Sqn Ldr Lionel T N Gould A 25 Jan 921 MC
Sqn Ldr Charles G Tucker T 22 Dec 1920  
Sqn Ldr Leslie F Forbes A 16 Nov 1920 MC
Flt Lt Robert D Oxland A  6 Jan 1921 later AVM
Flt Lt Leslie A K Butt SO 19 May 1921  
Flt Lt James W Hosking T 11 Feb 1921 MBE
Flt Lt Christopher H Tancred SO 16 Nov 1920  
Flt Lt Robert C Jenkins A 16 Nov 1920 MC
Act Flt Lt Cecil C J Croydon Ad 16 Nov 1920  
Fg Off Lance H Browning A 11 Dec 1920 MC
Fg Off Charles P Murchie T 16 Nov 1920  
Obs Off

Arthur P Ledger

O 16 Nov 1920
Fg Off Ernest H Rundle T 16 Nov 1920  
Fg Off Graham N Coward T 16 Nov 1920  
Fg Off Herbert C F Ellis Ad 22 Dec 1920  
Fg Off Francis A O'Brien T 16 Nov 1920  
Obs Off Thomas W Hayes O 16 Nov 1920  
Stores Officers
Flt Lt Henry L Crichton Stores  6 Jan 1921 MBE
Flt Lt Frederick Petch Stores 18 Nov 1920 MBE
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr Frederick C Jobson    8 Oct 1919  
Flt Lt Reginald H Knowles Med 29 Jan 1921 MD, DPH

Source - July 1921 Air Force List

Branches: A = Aeroplane, A & S = Aeroplane and Seaplane, Ad = Administrative, S = Seaplane, SO = Staff Officer, T = Technical.

[April 1920 | July 1920 |

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