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Aden Flight - Personnel and locations


[Dec 1921 | Jul 1922 | May 1923 | Jul 1923 | Jan 1924 | May 1924 | Jan 1925 | Feb 1925 | Mar 1925 | Apr 1925 | May 1925 | Jun 1925 | Jul 1925 | Mar 1926 | Jul 1926 | Dec 1926]

This was probably formed in late 1921 with personnel detached from No 208 Squadron.

December 1921

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Khormaksar, Aden Middle East Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Archibald S C Maclean 18 May 1921 Officer Commanding, MC, AFC
Fg Off William N Plenderleith 27 Jul 1921  
Fg Off Graham S Smith  9 Sep 1921  

Source - December 1921 Air Force List

It probably became an independent flight on 1 April 1922.

July 1922

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Khormaksar, Aden Middle East Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Archibald S C Maclean  1 Apr 1922 Officer Commanding, MC, AFC
Fg Off William N Plenderleith  1 Apr 1922  
Fg Off Graham S Smith  1 Apr 1922  
Plt Off Bertram W T Hare  1 Apr 1922  

Source - July 1922 Air Force List

May 1923

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Khormaksar, Aden Middle East Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Archibald S C Maclean  1 Apr 1922 Officer Commanding, MC, AFC
Flt Lt Maurice Moore 10 Jan 1923 Officer Commanding (Designate),
Fg Off Aubrey R M Rickards 30 Aug 1922  
Fg Off William N Plenderleith  1 Apr 1922  
Fg Off Fawcett H Bugg 20 May 1922  
Fg Off Frank St D B Lejeune 16 Aug 1922  
Stores Branch
Fg Off David W Dean 19 Sep 1922  

Source - May 1923 Air Force List

July 1923

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Khormaksar, Aden Middle East Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Maurice Moore 10 Jan 1923 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off Aubrey R M Rickards 30 Aug 1922  
Fg Off William N Plenderleith  1 Apr 1922  
Fg Off Fawcett H Bugg 20 May 1922  
Fg Off Frank St D B Lejeune 16 Aug 1922  
Stores Branch
Fg Off David W Dean 19 Sep 1922  

Source - July 1923 Air Force List

January 1924

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Khormaksar, Aden RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Maurice Moore 10 Jan 1923 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt Aubrey R M Rickards 30 Aug 1922  
Fg Off William Sanderson  1 Jul 1923 AFC
Fg Off Frank G Gibbons 14 Aug 1923  
Fg Off Frank St D B Lejeune 16 Aug 1922  
Stores Branch
Fg Off David W Dean 19 Sep 1922  

Source - January 1924 Air Force List

May 1924

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Khormaksar, Aden RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Brian E Baker 19 Feb 1924 Officer Commanding, DSO, MC, AFC; later AM
Fg Off Aleth T S Leguen de Lacroix  5 Dec 1923  
Fg Off Frank G Gibbons 14 Aug 1923  
Fg Off Frank St D B Lejeune 16 Aug 1922  
Fg Off Horace Aldridge  5 Dec 1923  
Stores Branch
Fg Off David W Dean 19 Sep 1922  

Source - May 1924 Air Force List

January 1925

Source - January 1925 Air Force List

February 1925

Source - February 1925 Air Force List

March 1925

Source - March 1925 Air Force List

April 1925

Source - April 1925 Air Force List

May 1925

Source - May 1925 Air Force List

June 1925

Source - June 1925 Air Force List

July 1925

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Khormaksar, Aden Middle East Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Robert H M S Saundby 24 Mar 1925 Officer Commanding, MC, AFC; later AM
Fg Off Aleth T S Leguen de Lacroix  5 Dec 1923  
Fg Off Guy M Trundle? 11 Oct 1924  
Fg Off Raymond H Mahon  8 Apr 1925  
Fg Off Edgar A Hodgson  3 Jun 1924  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Edgar V Ruddard?  3 Sep 1924  

Source - July 1925 Air Force List

March 1926

 

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Khormaksar, Aden RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Fg Off Harry K Goode 19 Nov 1925 DSO, DFC
Fg Off Raymond H Mahon  8 Apr 1925  
Fg Off George H Huxham 24 Jun 1925  
Fg Off Frederick Moxham 21 Apr 1926  
Plt Off Laurence A Egglesfield  3 Oct 1925  
Plt Off Harold Walker  3 Oct 1925  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Charles N Scott 18 Nov 1925  

Source - March 1926 Air Force List

July 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Khormaksar, Aden RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Fg Off Harry K Goode 19 Nov 1925 DSO, DFC
Fg Off Raymond H Mahon  8 Apr 1925  
Fg Off George H Huxham 24 Jun 1925  
Fg Off Frederick Moxham 21 Apr 1926  
Fg Off Laurence A Egglesfield  3 Oct 1925  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Charles N Scott 18 Nov 1925  

Source - July 1926 Air Force List

December 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Khormaksar, Aden RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Denys Gilley  2 Jun 1926 DFC
Flt Lt Harry K Goode 19 Nov 1925 DSO, DFC
Fg Off Frederick Moxham 21 Apr 1926  
Fg Off Guy N J Stanley-Turner  1 Oct 1926  
Fg Off Laurence A Egglesfield  3 Oct 1925  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Charles N Scott 18 Nov 1925  

Source - December 1926 Air Force List

It was probably absorbed into No 8 Squadron after it moved to Aden on 27 February 1927.

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