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HQ No 229 Group Personnel, locations and units


[Jun 1944 | Jun 1945]

This Group was formed at New Delhi on 15 December 1943 as No 229 (Transport) Group from No 179 Wing at Mauripur.

June 1944

Location Command Controlled
New Delhi Air Command, South East Asia
  • SHQ RAF Dum Dum

  • SHQ RAF Maripur

  • SHQ RAF Palam

Squadrons: -

  • No 353 Squadron

  • No 159 Squadron

Other Units: -

  • No 229 Group Communication Flight - Palam

  • No 21 Ferry Control Unit - Mauripur

  • No 22 Ferry Control Unit - Allahabad

  • No 23 Ferry Control Unit - Nagur

  • No 15 Meteorological Forecast Centre - Dum Dum

  • Flying Control School - Mauripur

  • No 9 Transit Camp - Tej Bhandas

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Charles E N Guest   Air Officer Commanding, OBE; later AM
Air Staff
Gp Capt P W M Wright 16 Dec 1943 Senior Air Staff Officer
Wg Cdr R K Emerson 16 Dec 1943  
Wg Cdr E A Keegan 16 Dec 1943  
Sqn Ldr A C M Jackaman 21 Jan 1944  
Sqn Ldr E R Stanojlevie 16 Dec 1943  
Sqn Ldr L E Durrant 16 Dec 1943  
Sqn Ldr P G Bell 16 Dec 1943  
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr J W New 16 Dec 1943  
Sqn Ldr R Goody 16 Dec 1943  
Sqn Ldr L Walsh 18 Jan 1944 Personnel
Staffs of the Services
Engineer
Sqn Ldr W C Steel 16 Dec 1943  
Sqn Ldr Y Gilutz 16 Dec 1943  
Signals
Sqn Ldr F D Clarke 19 Dec 1943  
Sqn Ldr R G Stuart 16 Dec 1943  
Accountant
Sqn Ldr H J Cuff 14 Jan 1944  
Equipment
Sqn Ldr E Howett 16 Jan 1944  

Source - June 1944 Confidential Air Force List

June 1945

Location Command Controlled
New Delhi Transport Command
  • Unable to list units at present

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Charles E N Guest 16 Feb 1943 Air Officer Commanding, OBE; later AM
A/Cdre Geoffrey T Jarman 23 Apr 1945 Deputy Air Officer Commanding, DSO, DFC
Personal Appointment
SO M Cameron 24 Feb 1945 Personal Assistant to AOC, WAAF
Air Staff
Gp Capt P W M Wright 16 Dec 1943 Senior Air Staff Officer, DFC
Gp Capt K J D Dickson 13 Feb 1945  
Wg Cdr R K Emerson 16 Dec 1943  
Wg Cdr R M W Hall 29 Apr 1944  
Wg Cdr R A R Chalmers 29 Jul 1944  
Wg Cdr E P W Robins  4 Dec 1944  
Wg Cdr C G Campbell 20 Dec 1944  
Wg Cdr W Trounson  1 Apr 1945  
Wg Cdr G N Bales  1 Apr 1945  
Wg Cdr T H A Llewellyn  1 Apr 1945  
Wg Cdr A L T Naish 11 Mar 1945  
Lt Col A H Wagstaff  8 May 1944  
Sqn Ldr L E Durrant 16 Dec 1943  
Sqn Ldr L C Vellvett  9 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr McCullock  6 Mar 1945  
Sqn Ldr A J Mayhock 11 Jan 1945  
Sqn Ldr A Pape  9 Jan 1945  
Sqn Ldr R David  4 Dec 1944  
Sqn Ldr H Barritt  2 Nov 1944  
Sqn Ldr P Kerridge 20 Dec 1944  
Sqn Ldr H A B Gibb  2 Mar 1945  
Sqn Ldr G J Bowie  1 Apr 1945  
Sqn Ldr J Moore 21 Mar 1944  
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt G C Butler  5 Apr 1944  
Wg Cdr B G F Drinkwater 22 Jan 1945  
Wg Cdr J V Garmonsway 20 Feb 1945 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr H D Mitchelmore 15 Aug 1944  
Sqn Ldr L Walsh 18 Jan 1944  
Sqn Ldr L A Popham  6 Nov 1944  
Sqn Ldr H D Robinson 10 May 1944  
Sqn Ldr D G Foreman  1 Jan 1945  
Sqn Ldr D F Macrae 18 Mar 1945  
Sqn Ldr H L King  1 Apr 1945  
Sqn Ldr R H Avis  7 Oct 1944  
Staffs of the Services
Engineer
Wg Cdr G H Wass 24 Feb 1945  
Sqn Ldr Y Gilutz 16 Dec 1943  
Signals
Wg Cdr J H Waffindin 17 Oct 1944  
Sqn Ldr R G Stuart 16 Dec 1943  
Accountant
Sqn Ldr H J Cuff 14 Jan 1944  
Equipment
Wg Cdr O H M Graham 29 Dec 1944  
Medical
Sqn Ldr D L Johnston  2 Feb 1945 MRCS, LRCP
Meteorological
Sqn Ldr H C Shellard    

Source - June 1945 Confidential Air Force List

[Dec 1943 | Jun 1944 | Jun 1945]

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