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No 2 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit - Personnel and locations


[Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

It was formed in No 17 (Training) Group on 15 February 1937 from No 1 Gunnery Co-operation Flight.

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland Queen Bee RAF Lee-on-Solent Coastal Command/No 17 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Walter J Seward 24 May 1937 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt R A Peyton 14 Sep 1936 Lt Cdr, RN
Flt Lt Francis J St G Braithwaite  2 Dec 1935 Engineer duties; later AVM
Fg Off Herbert C Ranald 31 Aug 1935 Lt Cdr, RN

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland Queen Bee RAF Lee-on-Solent Coastal Command/No 17 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr O I Gilson 14 Feb 1938 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt R A Peyton 14 Sep 1936 Lt Cdr, RN
Flt Lt C N Carpenter  2 Sep 1937 Engineer duties
Fg Off R G Forshaw  1 Apr 1937  
Fg Off D McIntyre  1 Apr 1937  
Fg Off H D Jones  1 Apr 1937  
Plt Off J L Ellis  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off M I Freeman  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off N J Robertson  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off J R Taylor  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off J D Edmonds 26 Mar 1938  
Plt Off W A Smith 26 Mar 1938  
Plt Off J W Villa 26 Mar 1938  
Plt Off J C Mungo-Park 26 Mar 1938  
APO W R Farnes  7 May 1938  
APO A M L Alderton  7 May 1938  
APO G Wright  7 May 1938  

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4 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland Queen Bee RAF Lee-on-Solent Coastal Command/No 17 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr O I Gilson 14 Feb 1938 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr C N Carpenter  2 Sep 1937 Engineer duties
Flt Lt G W Montagu 13 Jun 1938  
Fg Off D McIntyre  1 Apr 1937  
Fg Off H D Jones  1 Apr 1937  
Plt Off W A Smith 26 Mar 1938  
Plt Off J W Villa 26 Mar 1938  
Plt Off W R Farnes  7 May 1938  
Plt Off A M L Alderton  7 May 1938  
Plt Off G Wright  7 May 1938  
APO J Barker 29 Oct 1938  
APO D H O'Neill 29 Oct 1938  
APO C L Roy 29 Oct 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland Queen Bee RAF Lee-on-Solent Coastal Command/No 17 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr O I Gilson 14 Feb 1938 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr C N Carpenter  2 Sep 1937 Engineer duties
Flt Lt G W Montagu 13 Jun 1938  
Fg Off D McIntyre  1 Apr 1937  
Fg Off H M Hammond 16 Dec 1938  
Fg Off P R Patrick 30 Jan 1939  
Fg Off R N Stidolph  6 Mar 1939  
Plt Off W R Farnes  7 May 1938  
Plt Off A M L Alderton  7 May 1938  
Plt Off G Wright  7 May 1938  
Plt Off D H Mackay 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off J Barker 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off D H O'Neill 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off C L Roy 29 Oct 1938  
APO E K Levelle 14 Jan 1939  
APO D S Smith 14 Jan 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland Queen Bee RAF Lee-on-Solent Coastal Command/No 17 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr O I Gilson 14 Feb 1938 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr C N Carpenter  2 Sep 1937 Engineer duties
Flt Lt G W Montagu 13 Jun 1938  
Act Flt Lt P R Patrick 30 Jan 1939  
Fg Off D McIntyre  1 Apr 1937  
Fg Off H M Hammond 16 Dec 1938  
Fg Off R N Stidolph  6 Mar 1939  
Plt Off W R Farnes  7 May 1938  
Plt Off A M L Alderton  7 May 1938  
Plt Off G Wright  7 May 1938  
Plt Off D H Mackay 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off J Barker 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off D H O'Neill 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off C L Roy 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off R J Peacock 14 Mar 1939  
APO E K Levelle 14 Jan 1939  
APO D S Smith 14 Jan 1939  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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