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HQ No 93 Group Personnel, locations and units


[Dec 1943 | Jun 1944]

This Group was formed on 15 June 1942 at RAF Lichfield before moving to Egginton Hall, Egginton in Derbyshire on 7 July 1942.

December 1943

Location Command Controlled
Egginton Hall, Egginton, Derbyshire Bomber Command
  • SHQ RAF Finningley

    • No 18 Operational Training Unit

    • Satellite - Bircotes

    • Satellite - Worksop

  • SHQ RAF Hixon

    • No 30 Operational Training Unit

    • No 1686 Flight

    • Satellite - Seighford

  • SHQ RAF Lichfield

    • No 27 Operational Training Unit

    • Communication Flight

    • Satellite - Church Broughton

    • No 93 Group Servicing Section

  • SHQ RAF Ossington

    • No 82 Operational Training Unit

    • No 1685 Flight

    • Satellite - Gamston

  • SHQ RAF Peplow

    • No 83 Operational Training Unit

  • SHQ RAF Tilstock

    • No 81 Operational Training Unit

    • Satellite - Sleap

  • SHQ RAF Wymswold

    • No 28 Operational Training Unit

    • No 1521 (Beam Approach Training) Flight

    • Satellite - Castle Donnington

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Alan P Ritchie 25 Feb 1943 Air Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Air Staff
Gp Capt J F H Duboulay 26 Apr 1943 Senior Air Staff Officer, DFC
Wg Cdr P H Way 15 Oct 1943 DFC
Sqn Ldr G M J Hickman  9 Jul 1942  
Sqn Ldr F L Ingall 23 Sep 1942  
Sqn Ldr A H Foord 13 Apr 1943 DFC
Sqn Ldr R A Benson 17 Jun 1943  
Sqn Ldr H C Hill 17 Jun 1943  
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr R L Edward 29 Apr 1943 Senior Officer i/c Administration
Sqn Ldr C W A Davies 22 Jun 1942 Organisation Duties
Sqn Ldr H H Laveday 13 Jul 1942  
Staffs of the Services
Navigation
Sqn Ldr E Strachan 12 Jan 1943  
Engineer
Sqn Ldr H F Stowell 17 Jun 1942  
Signals
Wg Cdr J A C Pride 21 Jul 1942  
Armament
Wg Cdr K Gray 27 Aug 1943  
Equipment
Sqn Ldr G E M Stock  1 Feb 1943  
Medical
Wg Cdr J H Neal 18 Nov 1942 Senior Medical Officer, MRCS, LRCP
Meteorological
Mr C C Newman   Senior Meteorological Officer
WAAF Staff Officers
Sqn Off D M MacDonald 10 May 1943 WAAF
RAF Regiment
Lt Col R L H Green 20 May 1942

Source - December 1943 Confidential Air Force List

June 1944

Location Command Controlled
Egginton Hall, Egginton, Derbyshire Bomber Command
  • SHQ RAF Finningley

    • No 18 Operational Training Unit

    • Satellite - Bircotes

    • Satellite - Worksop

  • SHQ RAF Hixon

    • No 30 Operational Training Unit

    • No 1686 Flight

    • Satellite - Seighford

  • SHQ RAF Lichfield

    • No 27 Operational Training Unit

    • No 93 Group Communication Flight

    • Satellite - Church Broughton

    • No 93 Group Servicing Section

  • SHQ RAF Ossington

    • No 82 Operational Training Unit

    • No 1685 Flight

    • Satellite - Gamston

  • SHQ RAF Peplow

    • No 83 Operational Training Unit

  • SHQ RAF Wymswold

    • No 28 Operational Training Unit

    • Satellite - Castle Donnington

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Owen T Boyd 24 Feb 1944 Air Officer Commanding, CB, OBE, MC, AFC
Air Staff
Gp Capt J F H Duboulay 26 Apr 1943 Senior Air Staff Officer, DFC
Wg Cdr P H Way 15 Oct 1943 DFC
Wg Cdr T S Horry 29 Feb 1944 DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr G M J Hickman  9 Jul 1942  
Sqn Ldr A H Foord 13 Apr 1943 DFC
Sqn Ldr H C Hill 17 Jun 1943  
Sqn Ldr W R Dibb 22 Sep 1943  
Sqn Ldr C F Warner 16 Jan 1944  
Sqn Ldr L L Thomas  8 Jan 1944 DFC
Sqn Ldr C H Harbott  5 Feb 1944  
Sqn Ldr R F Robinson 20 Mar 1944 DFC
Sqn Ldr J B Sayers  9 Mar 1944 AFC
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr R L Edward 29 Apr 1943 Senior Officer i/c Administration
Sqn Ldr C W A Davies 22 Jun 1942 Senior Personnel Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr H H Laveday 13 Jul 1942 Organisation Duties
Staffs of the Services
Navigation
Sqn Ldr E Strachan 12 Jan 1943  
Signals
Wg Cdr C B Hughes 11 Apr 1944  
Armament
Wg Cdr K Gray 27 Aug 1943  
Equipment
Sqn Ldr R N Hesketh 21 Feb  1944  
Photography
Sqn Ldr R Hall  4 Mar 1943  
Medical
Wg Cdr E W R Fairley 10 Apr 1944 Senior Medical Officer, MRCS, LRCP
Educational
Mr G Ross  8 Apr 1944 MA
Meteorological
Mr C C Newman   Senior Meteorological Officer
WAAF Staff Officers
Sqn Off A Crossley WAAF
RAF Regiment
Lt Col R L H Green 20 May 1942
Sqn Ldr R Carfrae 25 Oct 1943

Source - June 1944 Confidential Air Force List

It disbanded on 14 February 1945.

[Dec 1943 | Jun 1944]

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