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Andover Communication Flight - Personnel and locations


[Jul 1927 | Jul 1928 | Sep 1928 | Jul 1929 | Jul 1930 | Jul 1931 | Jul 1932 | Jul 1933 | Jul 1934 | Jul 1935 | Jul 1936 | Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

July 1927

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
  RAF Andover Wessex Bombing Area 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Fg Off John Harston 28 Mar 1927  

Source - July 1927 Air Force List

July 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro 504

De Havilland Moth

Bristol F2B

RAF Andover Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Fg Off John Harston 28 Mar 1927  
Fg Off Leonard G Rumsey 20 Jul 1927  

Source - July 1928 Air Force List

September 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro 504

De Havilland Moth

Bristol F2B

RAF Andover Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Fg Off John Harston 28 Mar 1927  
Fg Off Leonard G Rumsey 20 Jul 1927  

Source - September 1928 Air Force List

July 1929

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro 504

De Havilland Moth

Bristol F2B

RAF Andover Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt John Harston 28 Mar 1927 Officer Commanding
Fg Off Alfred T S Studdart 31 Jan 1929  
Fg Off Peter C Fair 21 May 1929  

Source - July 1929 Air Force List

July 1930

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro 504

De Havilland Moth

Bristol F2B

RAF Andover Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt John Harston 28 Mar 1927 Officer Commanding
Fg Off Geoffrey Wood 20 Jan 1930  
Fg Off Francis P Hewitt 14 Oct 1929  

Source - July 1930 Air Force List

July 1931

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro 504

De Havilland Moth

Bristol F2B

RAF Andover Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Thomas C Luke 23 Jan 1931 Officer Commanding
Fg Off John D Richardson 13 Sep 1930  
Fg Off Geoffrey Wood 20 Jan 1930  

Source - July 1931 Air Force List

July 1932

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro 504

De Havilland Moth

Bristol F2B

RAF Andover Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Vincent Buxton 25 Oct 1931 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off Geoffrey Wood 29 Jan 1930  
Fg Off Hugh L McCulloch 13  Feb 1932  
Fg Off Harold B Robertson 21 May 1932  

Source - July 1932 Air Force List

July 1933

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro 504N

Armstrong Whitworth Atlas

RAF Andover Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Fg Off Cecil Sarsfield-Sampson  7 Jun 1932  
Fg Off Norman Alexander 16 Jan 1933  

Source - July 1933 Air Force List

July 1934

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro 504N

Armstrong Whitworth Atlas

RAF Andover Western Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Kenneth E Ward  6 Sep 1933 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off Norman Alexander 16 Jan 1933  
Fg Off John L C Banks 29 May 1934  

Source - July 1934 Air Force List

July 1935

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland Moth

Armstrong Whitworth Atlas

Hawker Hart

RAF Andover Western Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Kenneth E Ward  6 Sep 1933 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off Maynard D C Biggie 10 Sep 1934  

Source - July 1935 Air Force List

July 1936

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
  RAF Andover No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr J R Bell  1 Jan 1936 Officer Commanding,

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
  RAF Andover No 2 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr J R Bell  1 Jan 1936 Officer Commanding,
Plt Off G LO C Bagshaw  5 May 1937  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
  RAF Andover No 1 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr J R Bell  1 Jan 1936 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off P J H Harrington 24 Mar 1938  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
  RAF Andover No 1 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr G R Ashton 17 Nov 1938 Officer Commanding, AFC
Fg Off P J H Harrington 24 Mar 1938  
Plt Off N M McElligott 28 Sep 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
  RAF Andover No 1 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr G R Ashton 17 Nov 1938 Officer Commanding, AFC
Fg Off P J H Harrington 24 Mar 1938  
Plt Off N M McElligott 28 Sep 1938  

Warrant Officer

WO R L St  G Saunders 25 Aug 1936  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
  RAF Andover No 1 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr G R Ashton 17 Nov 1938 Officer Commanding, AFC
Fg Off P J H Harrington 24 Mar 1938  
Plt Off N M McElligott 28 Sep 1938  

Warrant Officer

WO R L St  G Saunders 25 Aug 1936  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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