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No 2 Group Personnel, units and locations


[Apr 1920 | Jul 1936 | Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939 | Dec 1939 | Jun 1941 | Jul 1942 | Dec 1943 | Jun 1944 | Jun 1945]

April 1920

Rank Name Branch Notes
Fg Off Victor C Holyman

A

 
Fg Off Walter Thorne

Stores

later AVM
Fg Off William Chapman

Stores

 

Source - Apr 1920 Air Force List

Reformed on 20 March 1936 at RAF Abingdon under the control of Central Area, taking over all stations and squadrons in No 6 (Auxiliary) Group on 1 May 1936

July 1936

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre

Bertine E Sutton

 1 Jun 1936 Air Officer Commanding, DSO, OBE, MC; later AM
Air Staff
Gp Capt Hon L J E Twisleton-Wykham-Fiennes 20 Mar 1936 Senior Air Staff Officer
Wg Cdr J F Gordon 20 Mar 1936 DFC

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

Control was transferred to HQ Bomber Command on 14 July 1936

July 1937

Location Command  
RAF Andover Bomber Command
  • No 602 (City of Glasgow) (Bomber) Squadron - Abbotsinch

  • SHQ Andover

    • No 12 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 44 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 142 (Bomber) Squadron

    • Station Flight

    • Porton Bombing Range

  • Staff College - Andover

  • No 605 (County of Warwick) (Bomber) Squadron - Castle Bromwich

  • No 101 (Bomber) Squadron  - Bicester

  • SHQ Hucknall

    • No 98 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 104 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Turnhouse

    • No 83 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Upwood

    • No 52 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 63 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Worthy Down

    • No 35 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 49 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 207 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Wyton

    • No 114 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 139 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre S J Goble  1 Sep 1936 Air Officer Commanding, CBE, DSO, DSC, RAAF
Air Staff
A/Cdre

Charles H B Blount

 6 Aug 1936 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE, MC; later AVM
Wg Cdr C L Scott 29 May 1937 DSC
Sqn Ldr

Edmund F Waring

 1 Aug 1936 DFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr H M Whittle 26 Apr 1937 Auxiliary Liaison
Sqn Ldr C Guppy  7 Dec 1936  
Flt Lt C V J Pratt 14 Jul 1936  
Personnel Staff
Hon Sqn Ldr (Flt Lt) D S Jillings   MBE, MC, RAFO
Services
Signals
Sqn Ldr F Porter 14 Jul 1936  

Warrant Officer

WO I J Addison 22 Feb 1937 Personnel Staff

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Location Command  
RAF Wyton Bomber Command
  • No 602 (City of Glasgow) (Bomber) Squadron - Abbotsinch

  • SHQ Bassingbourn

    • No 104 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 108 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 605 (County of Warwick) (Bomber) Squadron - Castle Bromwich

  • SHQ Cottesmore

    • No 35 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 207 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Cranfield

    • No 62 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 82 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Hucknall

    • No 98 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Upwood

    • No 52 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 63 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Wyton

    • No 114 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 139 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM

Cuthbert T Maclean

16 May 1938 Air Officer Commanding, CB, DSO, MC
Personal Appointment
Plt Off K Ault 23 May 1938 Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
Wg Cdr R M C MacFarlane 28 Feb 1938 Senior Air Staff Officer, MC
Sqn Ldr

Edmund F Waring

 1 Aug 1936 DFC, AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr H M Whittle 26 Apr 1937 Auxiliary Liaison
Sqn Ldr C Guppy  7 Dec 1936  
Sqn Ldr

Leslie Dalton-Morris

 1 Jan 1938 later AM
Flt Lt C V J Pratt 14 Jul 1936  
Personnel Staff
Wg Cdr B B Caswell  1 Jan 1938 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Hon Sqn Ldr (Flt Lt) D S Jillings   MBE, MC, RAFO
Attached to the Staff
Navigation
Sqn Ldr

Robert L Ragg

 1 Apr 1938 AFC; later A/Cdr
Services
Signals
Sqn Ldr F Porter 14 Jul 1936  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Location Command Controlled
RAF Wyton Bomber Command
  • SHQ Bassingbourn

    • No 104 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 108 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 605 (County of Warwick) (Bomber) Squadron - Castle Bromwich

  • SHQ Cottesmore

    • No 35 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 207 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Cranfield

    • No 62 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 82 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Hucknall

    • No 98 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Upwood

    • No 52 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 63 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Wyton

    • No 114 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 139 (Bomber) Squadron

    • Station Flight

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM

Cuthbert T Maclean

16 May 1938 Air Officer Commanding, CB, DSO, MC
Personal Appointment
Plt Off K Ault 23 May 1938 Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre

Francis P Don

11 Jul 1938 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE, later AVM
Wg Cdr R M C MacFarlane 28 Feb 1938 MC
Sqn Ldr Thomas C Traill 26 Sep 1938 DFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr A G Thackeray  5 Sep 1938  
Sqn Ldr C Guppy  7 Dec 1936  
Sqn Ldr

Leslie Dalton-Morris

 1 Jan 1938 later AM
Sqn Ldr C V J Pratt 14 Jul 1936  
Sqn Ldr G A Bartlett  2 Aug 1938  
Personnel Staff
Wg Cdr B B Caswell  1 Jan 1938 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) F B Taylor   RAFO
Attached to the Staff
Navigation
Sqn Ldr

Robert L Ragg

 1 Apr 1938 AFC; later A/Cdre
Services
Signals
Sqn Ldr F Porter 14 Jul 1936  
Warrant Officer
WO E G Newman 27 Sep 1938 Signals

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Location Command Controlled
RAF Wyton Bomber Command
  • SHQ Bassingbourn

    • No 104 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 108 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Cottesmore

    • No 35 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 207 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Cranfield

    • No 62 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 82 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 98 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Upper Heyford

    • No 18 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 57 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Upwood

    • No 52 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 63 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Wyton

    • No 114 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 139 (Bomber) Squadron

    • Station Flight

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM

Cuthbert T Maclean

16 May 1938 Air Officer Commanding, CB, DSO, MC
Personal Appointment
Plt Off K Ault 23 May 1938 Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre

Francis P Don

11 Jul 1938 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE, later AVM
Wg Cdr Thomas C Traill 26 Sep 1938 DFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr A G Thackeray  5 Sep 1938  
Sqn Ldr

Leslie Dalton-Morris

 1 Jan 1938 later AM
Sqn Ldr C V J Pratt 14 Jul 1936  
Sqn Ldr G A Bartlett  2 Aug 1938  
Fg Off J H McMichael  1 Feb 1939  
       
Personnel Staff
Wg Cdr B B Caswell  1 Jan 1938 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Flt Lt F B Taylor   RAFO
Services
Signals
Sqn Ldr F Porter 14 Jul 1936  
Warrant Officer
WO E G Newman 27 Sep 1938 Signals

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Location Command Controlled
RAF Wyton Bomber Command
  • SHQ Bassingbourn

    • No 104 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 108 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Cottesmore

    • No 35 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 207 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Cranfield

    • No 62 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 82 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 98 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Upper Heyford

    • No 18 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 57 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Upwood

    • No 52 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 63 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Wyton

    • No 114 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 139 (Bomber) Squadron

    • Station Flight

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM

Cuthbert T Maclean

16 May 1938 Air Officer Commanding, CB, DSO, MC
Personal Appointment
Plt Off K Ault 23 May 1938 Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre

Francis P Don

11 Jul 1938 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE, later AVM
Wg Cdr Thomas C Traill 26 Sep 1938 DFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr

Leslie Dalton-Morris

 1 Jan 1938 later AM
Sqn Ldr C V J Pratt 14 Jul 1936  
Sqn Ldr P Heath 27 Mar 1939  
Sqn Ldr G A Bartlett  2 Aug 1938  
Fg Off J H McMichael  1 Feb 1939  
       
Personnel Staff
Wg Cdr B B Caswell  1 Jan 1938 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Flt Lt F B Taylor   RAFO
Services
Signals
Sqn Ldr F Porter 14 Jul 1936  
Navigation
Sqn Ldr A V Bax 13 Mar 1939  
Miscellaneous
Lt (Rtd) L D Edwards   Code and Cypher duties
Warrant Officer
WO E G Newman 27 Sep 1938 Signals

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

December 1939

Location Command Controlled
Castle Hill House, Huntingdon Bomber Command
  • SHQ Wattisham

    • No 107 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 110 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Watton

    • No 21 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 82 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ West Raynham

    • No 101 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Wyton

    • No 114 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 139 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM

Cuthbert T Maclean

16 May 1938 Air Officer Commanding, CB, DSO, MC
Personal Appointment
Plt Off K Ault 23 May 1938 Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre

Francis P Don

11 Jul 1938 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE, later AVM
Wg Cdr Thomas C Traill 26 Sep 1938 DFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr

Leslie Dalton-Morris

 1 Jan 1938 later AM
Sqn Ldr P Heath 27 Mar 1939  
Sqn Ldr G A Bartlett  2 Aug 1938 Maintenance Liaison
Sqn Ldr E A Springall 29 Aug 1939  
Fg Off J H McMichael  1 Feb 1939  
Fg Off G E Newton 11 Jul 1939  
Personnel Staff
Wg Cdr Robert M Foster 12 Sep 1939 Senior Personnel Staff Officer, DFC; later ACM
Sqn Ldr S L Blunt 26 Jun 1939  
Flt Lt F B Taylor   RAFO
Staffs to the Services
Armament
Sqn Ldr E J Palmer 17 Apr 1939  
Engineer
Sqn Ldr J A Hawkings 22 May 1939  
Signals
Sqn Ldr F Porter 14 Jul 1936  
Navigation
Sqn Ldr A V Bax 13 Mar 1939  
Chaplain
Rev R S Wilkie 10 Sep 1939  
Meteorological
Mr M T Spence   Senior Meteorological Officer, BSc
Miscellaneous
Mr R H W Bundle   Code and Cypher duties
Plt Off A K Boning  3 Sep 1939  

Source - December 1939 Confidential Air Force List

June 1941

Location Command Controlled
Castle Hill House, Huntingdon Bomber Command
  • SHQ Horsham St Faith

    • No 18 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 139 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 8 Blind Approach Training Flight

  • SHQ Swanton Morley

    • No 105 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Wattisham

    • No 110 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ Watton

    • No 21 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 82 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 90 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ West Raynham

    • No 101 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 107 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 114 (Bomber) Squadron - Thornaby

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Act AVM Donald F Stevenson 17 Feb 1941 Air Officer Commanding, DSO, OBE, MC
Air Staff
Wg Cdr P W M Wright  8 Dec 1940 Senior Air Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr C B Dove 20 Dec 1940  
Sqn Ldr Samuel C Elworthy  6 May 1941  AFC; later MRAF
Flt Lt H F Thomson 21 Nov 1940  
Flt Lt J H McMichael 19 Feb 1941  
Flt Lt J R Gree 23 Apr 1941  
Fg Off R T R Thornhill  1 Apr 1940  
Fg Off A F Livingstone  5 Jun 1940  
Fg Off E Houghton  2 Feb 1941  
Fg Off L A Combes 28 Feb 1941  
Fg Off H D Wright 16 Mar 1941  
Fg Off H M Parsons  9 Apr 1941  
Plt Off C M Harris 16 Jun 1940  
Plt Off H W Howarth  1 Feb 1941  
Plt Off R V Watson  2 Apr 1941  
Plt Off R W O'Farrell  1 May 1941  
Personnel Staff
Wg Cdr S L Blunt 26 Jun 1939 Senior Administrative Staff Officer
Fg Off W E Guinness 12 Feb 1941  
Plt Off I W Mitchem 26 Jun 1940  
Plt Off E B Cobbald 10 Apr 1941  
Staffs to the Services
Navigation
Sqn Ldr A V Bax 13 Mar 1939  
Engineer
Flt Lt T U Politt 25 May 1941  
Signals
Wg Cdr F Porter 14 Jul 1936 OBE
Wg Cdr

Leslie Dalton-Morris

29 Jan 1941 later AM
Fg Off A J E Forsyth 21 Sep 1939  
Plt Off A P Crowley  2 Feb 1941  
Armament
Wg Cdr E J Palmer 17 Apr 1939  
Photography
Fg Off W S Featherstonhaugh 12 Nov 1940  
Fg Off E P Thompson 17 Mar 1941  
Equipment
Wg Cdr H H Hilliar 27 Aug 1939  
Physical Training
Fg Off W C Cox  27 Sep 1940  
Medical
Sqn Ldr M Corbet  7 Jan 1941 Senior Medical Officer, MB, BS
Flt Lt J G Field  1 Nov 1940 MB, ChB, MRCS, LRCP
Fg Off J F Houlihan 25 Nov 1940 MB, BCh, DPH
Meteorological
Mr R M Poulter   Senior Meteorological Officer
Miscellaneous
Fg Off C T Kimber 2 Oct 1940  
Fg Off J V Baker  7 Apr 1941  
Plt Off A K Boning  3 Sep 1939  
Plt Off G Cruickshank 22 Jun 1940  
Plt Off W J Cox 10 Oct 1940  
Plt Off I F E Thoday  7 May 1940  
Plt Off J P A E Sullivan 19 Sep 1940  

Source - June 1941 Confidential Air Force List

July 1942

Location Command Controlled
Castle Hill House, Huntingdon Bomber Command
  • SHQ Horsham St Faith

    • No 105 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 1508 (Beam Approach Training) Flight

  • SHQ Swanton Morley

    • No 88 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 226 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 1515 (Beam Approach Training) Flight

  • SHQ Wattisham

    • No 18 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 1517 (Beam Approach Training) Flight

  • SHQ Watton

    • No 21 (Bomber) Squadron

  • SHQ West Raynham

    • No 107 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 114 (Bomber) Squadron

    • No 1482 (Gunnery) Flight

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Act AVM Alan Lees 17 Dec 1941 Air Officer Commanding, CBE, DSO, AFC; later AM
Air Staff
Gp Capt Allen Hesketh 24 Sep 1941 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE, DFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr C E Ellison 12 Nov 1941  
Wg Cdr G F Lerwill 28 May 1942 DFC
Sqn Ldr D J A Roe 24 Feb 1942 DFC
Sqn Ldr C H Glover 17 Apr 1942  
Flt Lt W L Douglas 20 Jan 1942  
Flt Lt R S Barnes 22 Dec 1941  
Flt Lt Leonard H Trent  9 Mar 1942 RNZAF, later VC
Flt Lt J Allan 30 Mar 1942  
Flt Lt E Houghton  2 Feb 1941  
Flt Lt H J W Meakin  5 Dec 1941 DFC
Fg Off H V W C Jones  4 Nov 1941  
Fg Off R B Laurie 10 Jan 1942  
Fg Off A G Hardwick  6 Apr 1942  
Fg Off E Green  1 Jan 1942  
Plt Off H C Munro 26 Jul 1941  
Plt Off O S Walker 25 Aug 1941  
Plt Off D McPhail 27 Apr 1942  
Personnel Staff
Wg Cdr H Dutton 24 Mar 1942 Senior Administrative Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr F B Taylor  1 Sep 1939  
Flt Lt H D Higham  1 Mar 1942  
Fg Off W E Guinness 12 Feb 1941  
Fg Off G Cruickshank 22 Sep 1941  
Fg Off L G Blomfield  6 Jun 1941  
Fg Off H Francis  2 Mar 1942  
Fg Off F C Webber 12 Mar 1942  
Plt Off J W B Kipps 26 Sep 1941  
Staffs to the Services
Navigation
Fg Off John H Searby 18 Mar 1942 later A/Cdre
Engineer
Fg Off J Williams 23 Mar 1942 MBE
Signals
Fg Off A P Crowley  2 Feb 1941  
Plt Off R R S Bennett 23 Nov 1941  
Armament
Wg Cdr F R Foster 22 Jan 1942  
Flt Lt E W Walker    
Photography
Fg Off S J Hargrave  4 Apr 1942  
Equipment
Flt Lt L W Stotter 22 Nov 1941  
Medical
Wg Cdr G E Church  6 Nov 1941 Senior Medical Officer, MB, ChB, LRCP & S, DMRE, DMR
Meteorological
Mr R M Poulter   Senior Meteorological Officer
WAAF Staff Officers
Flt Off P M De Fraine  5 Jul 1941 WAAF
RAF Regiment
 Lt Col H A Campbell 23 Feb 1942
Miscellaneous Appointments
Flt Lt A F LOivingstone  5 Jun 1941 MBE
Flt Lt J V Baker  7 Apr 1941  
Fg Off W M Collins 25 Nov 1941 DFC

Source - July 1942 Confidential Air Force List

It moved to Bylaugh Hall, East Dereham in Norfolk on 15 May 1943 and was transferred to the Tactical Air Force (later 2nd TAF) on 1 June 1943.

December 1943

Location Command Controlled
Bylaugh Hall, East Dereham, Norfolk 2nd Tactical Air Force
  • SHQ Swanton Morley

    • No 226 Squadron

    • No 305 (Polish) Squadron

  • No 137 Wing/Airfield HQ - Hartford  Bridge

    • No 88 Squadron

    • No 107 Squadron

    • No 342 (Free French) Squadron

  • No 138 Wing/Airfield HQ - Lasham

    • No 320 (Dutch) Squadron

    • No 613 Squadron

  • No 139 Wing/Airfield HQ - Sculthorpe

    • No 21 Squadron

    • No 464 Squadron RAAF

    • No 487 Squadron RNZAF

  • No 140 Wing/Airfield HQ - Dunsfold

    • No 98 Squadron

    • No 180 Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Basil E Embry  1 Jun 1943 Air Officer Commanding, DSO, AFC, ADC; later ACM
Air Staff
Gp Capt David F W Atcherley  8 Oct 1943 Senior Air Staff Officer, DFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr Graham R Magill 17 Sep 1943 DFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr L V E Atkinson 15 Jul 1942 DSO, DFC
Wg Cdr L A Lynn 12 Sep 1942 DFC
Sqn Ldr E Houghton 25 Aug 1941  
Sqn Ldr W M Collins 15 Jun 1943 DFC
Sqn Ldr M H Disney 25 Mar 1943  
Sqn Ldr D A G Parry 27 Aug 1943  
Sqn Ldr R I Armstrong  1 Jun 1943  
Sqn Ldr W J Edrich  4 Oct 1943  
Personnel Staff
Wg Cdr F C B Savile  6 Jul 1942 Senior Administrative Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr L Cook 28 Jan 1943 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr G Cruickshank 22 Sep 1941  
Staffs to the Services
Navigation
Sqn Ldr J B Robertson 25 Sep 1942 DFM
Engineer
Wg Cdr J Williams 23 Mar 1942 MBE
Signals
Wg Cdr Geoffrey C Eveleigh  8 Oct 1941 later AVM
Armament
Sqn Ldr E W Walker 22 Apr 1943  
Photography
Flt Lt C E Upton 15 Apr 1943  
Equipment
Sqn Ldr L W Stotter 22 Nov 1941  
Medical
Wg Cdr T J M Gregg 15 May 1943 Senior Medical Officer, MB, BCh
Meteorological
Mr R M Poulter   Senior Meteorological Officer
WAAF Staff Officers
Sqn Off Lady A I Seton 17 Sep 1942 WAAF
RAF Regiment
 Lt Col H A Campbell 23 Feb 1942
Sqn Ldr F C Webber 23 Mar 1942  
Miscellaneous Appointments
Wg Cdr G P Miers  8 Dec 1942 DFC

Source - December 1943 Confidential Air Force List

June 1944

Location Command Controlled
Bylaugh Hall, East Dereham, Norfolk 2nd Tactical Air Force
  • SHQ RAF Swanton Morley

  • No 137 Wing/Airfield HQ

  • No 138 Wing/Airfield HQ

  • No 139 Wing/Airfield HQ

  • No 140 Wing/Airfield HQ

  • No 21 Squadron

  • No 88 Squadron

  • No 98 Squadron

  • No 107 Squadron

  • No 180 Squadron

  • No 226 Squadron

  • No 305 (Polish) Squadron

  • No 320 (Dutch) Squadron

  • No 342 (Free French) Squadron

  • No 464 Squadron RAAF

  • No 487 Squadron RNZAF

  • No 613 Squadron

  • No 1508 (Beam Approach Training) Flight

  • Communication Flight

  • No 423 Air Ammunition Park

  • No 414 Air Stores Parks

  • No 416 Repair and Salvage Unit

  • No 417 Repair and Salvage Unit

  • No 418 Repair and Salvage Unit

  • No 73 MT Light Repair Unit

  • No 55 Mobil Field Hospital

  • No 314 Supply and Transport Column

  • No 423 Aviation Fuel and Ammunition Park

  • No 2 Group Support Unit

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Basil E Embry  1 Jun 1943 Air Officer Commanding, DSO, AFC, ADC; later ACM
Air Staff
Gp Capt David F W Atcherley  8 Oct 1943 Senior Air Staff Officer, DFC; later AVM
Gp Capt Rex L Kippenberger  1 Feb 1944 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Graham R Magill 17 Sep 1943 DFC; later AVM
Wg Cdr W M Collins 15 Jun 1943 DFC
Wg Cdr H P Shallard  1 Jan 1944  
Wg Cdr A G Wilson  1 Feb 1944 DFC
Wg Cdr J R D Braham  1 Feb 1944 DSO, DFC
Sqn Ldr E Houghton 25 Aug 1941  
Sqn Ldr M H Disney 25 Mar 1943  
Sqn Ldr R I Armstrong  1 Jun 1943  
Sqn Ldr W J Edrich  4 Oct 1943 DFC
Sqn Ldr P R Clapham 22 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr C E S Patterson  4 Mar 1944 DSO, DFC
Personnel Staff
Gp Capt    8 Dec 1943 Senior Officer i/c Administrative
Wg Cdr G Cruickshank 22 Sep 1941 Senior Administrative Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr B N Bacchus 28 Jan 1943  
Sqn Ldr L Cook 28 Jan 1943 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Flt Lt E C Millett 10 Jun 1943  
Staffs to the Services
Navigation
Sqn Ldr J B Robertson 25 Sep 1942 DFM
Engineer
Wg Cdr D Edwards 22 Nov 1943 MBE
Signals
Wg Cdr Geoffrey C Eveleigh  8 Oct 1941 later AVM
Armament
Sqn Ldr E W Walker 22 Apr 1943  
Photography
Flt Lt G G L Rattigan 24 Jan 1944  
Equipment
Sqn Ldr L W Stotter 22 Nov 1941  
Accountant
Sqn Ldr J Sanderson 30 Dec 1943  
Medical
Wg Cdr T J M Gregg 15 May 1943 Senior Medical Officer, MB, BCh
Meteorological
Mr J C Cumming   MA
RAF Regiment
 Lt Col H A Campbell 23 Feb 1942
Sqn Ldr F C Webber 23 Mar 1942  
Miscellaneous Appointments
Wg Cdr G P Miers  8 Dec 1942 DFC
Sqn Ldr W H Farmer   Assistant Provost Marshal

Source - June 1944 Confidential Air Force List

June 1945

Location Command Controlled
Bylaugh Hall, East Dereham, Norfolk 2nd Tactical Air Force
  • ?

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Basil E Embry  1 Jun 1943 Air Officer Commanding, CB, DSO, AFC; later ACM
Gp Capt Leslie W Cannon  8 Dec 1943 Air Officer i/c Administration, later AVM
Air Staff
A/Cdre David F W Atcherley  8 Oct 1943 Senior Air Staff Officer, DSO, DFC, ADC; later AVM
Gp Capt Peter G Wykeham-Barnes  1 Dec 1944 DSO, DFC; later ACM
Wg Cdr H P Shallard  1 Jan 1944  
Wg Cdr W J Scott  7 Apr 1945  
Wg Cdr H F Wood  5 May 1945  
Wg Cdr Graham R Magill 17 Sep 1943 DFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr E Houghton 25 Aug 1941  
Sqn Ldr M H Disney 25 Mar 1943  
Sqn Ldr W J Edrich  4 Oct 1943 DFC
Sqn Ldr P R Clapham 22 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr J V Hadland 22 Apr 1944  
Sqn Ldr A H Riseley 15 May 1944  
Sqn Ldr D G Mossman 17 Jul 1944  
Sqn Ldr H J W Yeats  5 Mar 1945  
Sqn Ldr L Garston  4 Apr 1945  
Sqn Ldr K D A Taute 17 Oct 1944  
Personnel Staff
Wg Cdr G Cruickshank 22 Sep 1941 Organisation
Sqn Ldr L Cook 28 Jan 1943 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr E C Millett 10 Jun 1943  
Staffs to the Services
Navigation
Sqn Ldr J B Robertson 25 Sep 1942 DFM
Engineer
Wg Cdr J B Stoneman 25 Mar 1945 BEM
Signals
Wg Cdr P C Mortimore 11 Aug 1944  
Armament
Wg Cdr H Wright 24 Aug 1944 MBE
Equipment
Wg Cdr L W Stotter 22 Nov 1941  
Accountant
Sqn Ldr J Sanderson 30 Dec 1943  
Photography
Flt Lt G G L Rattigan 24 Jan 1944  
Medical
Wg Cdr T J M Gregg 15 May 1943 Senior Medical Officer, MB, BCh
Educational
Mr R B Applewhite   RAFVR
Meteorological
Wg Cdr J C Cumming  6 Jun 1944 MA
RAF Regiment
 Lt Col H A Campbell 23 Feb 1942
Sqn Ldr H Gould 10 Jul 1944  
Sqn Ldr M G Evans  4 Apr 1945  
Miscellaneous Appointments
Wg Cdr F H Bickerton  1 Dec 1944  
Wg Cdr D F Dennis 10 Nov 1944 DSO, DFC
Sqn Ldr W H Farmer 16 May 1944 Assistant Provost Marshal
Sqn Ldr J Moore  3 Apr 1944  
Flt Lt H M Pezzani 16 May 1944  
Flt Lt G P Tolputt   DFC
Flt Lt W Hunter 23 Apr 1945  

Source - June 1945 Confidential Air Force List

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