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HQ No 92 Group Personnel, locations and units


[Jul 1942 | Dec 1943 | Jun 1944 | Jun 1945]

This Group was formed on 11 May 1942 by redesignating No 7 Group as No 91 (Operational Training) Group at Winslow Hall, Winslow, Buckinghamshire to control a number of Bomber Command's OTUs.

July 1942

Location Command Controlled
Winslow Hall, Winslow, Buckinghamshire Bomber Command
  • SHQ RAF Bicester

    • No 10 Operational Training Unit

    • No 1442 Flight

  • SHQ RAF Bovingdon

  • SHQ RAF Cottesmore

    • No 14 Operational Training Unit

  • SHQ RAF Finningley

    • No 25 Operational Training Unit

    • No 1507 (Beam Approach Training) Flight

  • SHQ RAF Honeybourne

    • No 24 Operational Training Unit

  • SHQ RAF Upper Heyford

    • No 16 Operational Training Unit

  • SHQ RAF Upwood

    • No 17 Operational Training Unit

    • No 1511 (Beam Approach Training) Flight

  • SHQ RAF Wing

    • No 26 Operational Training Unit

  • SHQ RAF Wymswold

  • No 29 Operational Training Unit - North Luffenham

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Act A/Cdre Harold A Haines 14 May 1942 Air Officer Commanding, OBE, DFC; later A/Cdre
Air Staff
Gp Capt C A Horn 18 Nov 1941 Senior Air Staff Officer
Wg Cdr R D Stubbs 14 May 1942 DFC
Sqn Ldr J F Gordon  1 May 1941 DFC
Sqn Ldr G R V Hume-Gore 21 Jul 1941 MC
Flt Lt R T Halliwell 11 Apr 1942  
Fg Off P H Faure 15 Jun 1941  
Fg Off E E Collins 17 Oct 1941 DSO, DFM
Plt Off W D Wright 22 Aug 1941  
Plt Off S A Carr 30 Aug 1941  
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr H McC White 16 Jun 1941 Senior Administrative Staff Officer
Flt Lt J E W Wheatley 13 Jul 1940  
Fg Off J F B Ewen  8 Aug 1941  
Fg Off A A C Bellinger 21 Jul 1941  
Fg Off P J Tytherleigh 19 Jan 1942  
Plt Off D L Ingram 20 May 1942  
Staffs of the Services
Navigation
Sqn Ldr A R Pruddah 28 May 1942  
Engineer
Fg Off H V Bennett 16 May 1942  
Signals
Wg Cdr T J Arbuthnot 15 Jul 1940  
Fg Off F C Malyon 19 Jul 1940  
Armament
Wg Cdr W F C Hobson 23 Nov 1940  
Flt Lt M J Sainty 24 Jan 1942  
Photography
Plt Off L A Eades 20 Oct 1941  
Equipment
Sqn Ldr H C D Blasbury 15 Jul 1940  
Medical
Sqn Ldr H D Conway 18 May 1942 Senior Medical Officer, MB, ChB
Fg Off W H Davies  9 May 1942 MRCS, LRCP
Meteorological
Mr R Frost   Senior Meteorological Officer, BA
WAAF Staff Officers
Flt Off A F Gauld 17 Jan 1942 WAAF
RAF Regiment
Lt Col R B L Hatch 23 Feb 1942
Sqn Ldr A N Dixon 23 Feb 1942
Miscellaneous Appointments
Fg Off F P Loftus 18 Apr 1941  

Source - July 1942 Confidential Air Force List

December 1943

Location Command Controlled
Winslow Hall, Winslow, Buckinghamshire Bomber Command
  • SHQ RAF Bruntingthorpe

    • No 29 Operational Training Unit

    • No 1683 Flight

    • Satellite - Bitteswell

  • SHQ RAF Chipping Warden

    • No 12 Operational Training Unit

    • No 1517 (Beam Approach Training) Flight

    • Satellite - Edgehill

  • SHQ RAF Desborough

    • No 84 Operational Training Unit

  • SHQ RAF Market Harborough

    • No 14 Operational Training Unit

    • Satellite - Harrington

  • SHQ RAF Silverstone

    • No 17 Operational Training Unit

    • Satellite - Turweston

  • SHQ RAF Upper Heyford

    • No 16 Operational Training Unit

    • Satellite - Barford St John

  • SHQ RAF Westcott

    • No 11 Operational Training Unit

    • No 92 Group Servicing Section

    • Satellite - Oakley

  • SHQ RAF Wing

    • No 26 Operational Training Unit

    • Communication Flight

    • Satellite - Little Horwood

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Henry K Thorold 17 Mar 1943 Air Officer Commanding, CBE, DSC, DFC, AFC
Air Staff
Gp Capt Walter C Sheen 18 Jan 1943 Senior Air Staff Officer, DSO; later AVM
Wg Cdr Thomas R Thomas 23 Aug 1943 DFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr G R V Hume-Gore 21 Jul 1941 MC
Sqn Ldr R T Halliwell 11 Apr 1942  
Sqn Ldr W A Griffiths 23 Aug 1943 DFC
Sqn Ldr J H Walker  3 Aug 1943 DFM
Sqn Ldr A R Wright  8 Oct 1943 DFC
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr H McC White 16 Jun 1941 Staff Officer i/c Administration
Sqn Ldr A A C Bellinger 21 Jul 1941 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr J F B Ewen  8 Aug 1941 Organisation Duties
Staffs of the Services
Navigation
Sqn Ldr N F Walker 11 Oct 1943 DSO, DFC
Signals
Wg Cdr G S A Parnaby  3 May 1943 OBE
Armament
Wg Cdr Cresswell M Clementi 22 Oct 1942 later AVM
Sqn Ldr P H Balhatchet 17 Jun 1943  
Sqn Ldr C H Boothman 17 Jun 1943 DFC
Photography
Sqn Ldr J Jameson 23 Oct 1942  
Equipment
Sqn Ldr V C Harvey 27 Jul 1943 MC, DCM
Medical
Wg Cdr F G Mogg  1 Jul 1943 Senior Medical Officer, GM, MRCS, LRCP
Meteorological
Mr R Frost   Senior Meteorological Officer, BA
WAAF Staff Officers
Sqn Off S S Dowson 15 Sep 1942 WAAF
RAF Regiment
Lt Col R B L Hatch 23 Feb 1942 MC
Sqn Ldr P T Bowcock 10 Jul 1943

Source - December 1943 Confidential Air Force List

June 1944

Location Command Controlled
Winslow Hall, Winslow, Buckinghamshire Bomber Command
  • SHQ RAF Bruntingthorpe

    • No 29 Operational Training Unit

    • Satellite - Bitteswell

  • SHQ RAF Chipping Warden

    • No 12 Operational Training Unit

    • Satellite - Edgehill

  • SHQ RAF Desborough

    • No 84 Operational Training Unit

    • Satellite - Harrington

  • SHQ RAF Market Harborough

    • No 14 Operational Training Unit

    • No 1683 Flight

    • Satellite - Husbands Bosworth

  • SHQ RAF Silverstone

    • No 17 Operational Training Unit

    • Satellite - Turweston

  • SHQ RAF Upper Heyford

    • No 16 Operational Training Unit

    • Satellite - Barford St John

  • SHQ RAF Westcott

    • No 11 Operational Training Unit

    • Engine Control Demonstration Unit

    • No 92 Group Servicing Section

    • Satellite - Oakley

  • SHQ RAF Wing

    • No 26 Operational Training Unit

    • No 92 Group Communication Flight

    • No 1684 Flight

    • Satellite - Little Horwood

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Henry K Thorold 17 Mar 1943 Air Officer Commanding, CBE, DSC, DFC, AFC
Air Staff
Gp Capt A H Garland 17 Jan 1944 Senior Air Staff Officer, DSO; later AVM
Wg Cdr Thomas R Thomas 23 Aug 1943 DFC; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr G A L Cheatle 29 Nov 1943  
Wg Cdr C Gardner  2 Mar1944  
Sqn Ldr C Vaughan  8 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr R T Halliwell 11 Apr 1942  
Sqn Ldr J E Partridge  4 Jan 1944 DSO, DFC
Sqn Ldr W E J Smart 12 Jan 1944  
Sqn Ldr D T Moir  2 Mar 1944 DFC
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr H I Willis 17 Oct 1942 Staff Officer i/c Administration
Sqn Ldr D L Ingram  6Dec 1943 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr A Martin   Organisation
Staffs of the Services
Navigation
Sqn Ldr N F Walker 11 Oct 1943 DSO, DFC
Signals
Wg Cdr J Lindsay  3 May 1943 MBE
Armament
Wg Cdr Cresswell M Clementi 22 Oct 1942 later AVM
Sqn Ldr P H Balhatchet 17 Jun 1943  
Sqn Ldr RS Windmill  1 Feb 1944  
Photography
Sqn Ldr J Jameson 23 Oct 1942  
Equipment
Wg Cdr W J Attwood 21 Feb 1944  
Medical
Wg Cdr F G Mogg  1 Jul 1943 Senior Medical Officer, GM, MRCS, LRCP
Educational
Mr D G Farrow  8 Apr 1944 MA, RAFVR
Meteorological
Mr F H Dight   BSc
WAAF Staff Officers
Sqn Off S S Dowson 15 Sep 1942 WAAF
Flt Off M Hyde-Parker  8 Sep 1943
RAF Regiment
Lt Col W G Clarke 15 Jan 1944
Sqn Ldr J J Mumford 30 Nov 1943

Source - June 1944 Confidential Air Force List

June 1945

Location Command Controlled
Winslow Hall, Winslow, Buckinghamshire Bomber Command
  • SHQ RAF Bruntingthorpe

  • SHQ RAF Chipping Warden

    • Satellite - Edgehill

  • SHQ RAF Desborough

    • No 84 Operational Training Unit

  • SHQ RAF Husbands Bosworth

    • No 85 Operational Training Unit

  • SHQ RAF Market Harborough

    • No 14 Operational Training Unit

  • SHQ RAF Silverstone

    • No 17 Operational Training Unit

    • Satellite - Turweston

  • SHQ RAF Upper Heyford

    • No 16 Operational Training Unit

    • Satellite - Barford St John

  • SHQ RAF Westcott

    • No 11 Operational Training Unit

    • Satellite - Oakley

  • SHQ RAF Wing

    • No 26 Operational Training Unit

    • No 92 Group Communication Flight

    • Satellite - Little Horwood

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM George S Hodson 23 Feb 1945 Air Officer Commanding, CBE, AFC
Air Staff
Gp Capt R M Coad 10 Mar 1945 Senior Air Staff Officer, AFC
Wg Cdr W G Oldbury 21 Aug 1944 DFC
Wg Cdr C Gardner  2 Mar1944  
Sqn Ldr C Vaughan  8 Nov 1943  
Sqn Ldr R T Halliwell 11 Apr 1942  
Sqn Ldr G R Cooper 10 Jan 1945 DFC
Sqn Ldr W E J Smart 12 Jan 1944  
Sqn Ldr A V Fry 27 Dec 1944 DFC
Sqn Ldr B R Noble 27 Sep 1944  
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr H I Willis 17 Oct 1942 Staff Officer i/c Administration
Sqn Ldr D L Ingram  6Dec 1943 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr A Martin   Organisation
Staffs of the Services
Signals
Wg Cdr F C R Malyon    
Armament
Wg Cdr G E Johnson 10 Jul 1944  
Sqn Ldr P H Balhatchet 17 Jun 1943  
Sqn Ldr RS Windmill  1 Feb 1944  
Photography
Sqn Ldr V E A Isherwood 24 Jul 1944  
Equipment
Wg Cdr W J Attwood 21 Feb 1944  
Medical
Wg Cdr D J Sheehan 13 Jun 1944 MRCS, LRCP
Educational
Mr D G Farrow  8 Apr 1944 MA, RAFVR
Meteorological
Mr F H Dight   BSc
WAAF Staff Officers
Sqn Off I D Kingsley  5 Jan 1945 WAAF
RAF Regiment
Lt Col J D Graham  8 Feb 1945
Sqn Ldr J J Mumford 30 Nov 1943

Source - June 1945 Confidential Air Force List

It disbanded on 15 July 1945.

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