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Central Air Communication Section, Basrah - Personnel and locations


[May 1920 | Jun 1920 | Jul 1920 | Aug 1920 | Jul 1921 | Apr 1922]

This was originally formed as the Central Air Communication Squadron, within No 31 Wing at Shaibah, possibly on 10 October 1919.

It was redesignated Central Air Communication Section on 16 March 1920.

May 1920

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Airco DH9A Basrah, Iraq No 31 Wing

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Flt Lt Thomas Henderson A 16 Oct 1919 Officer Commanding, MC
Fg Off Harold W Gardner A 10 Oct 1919  
Fg Off Eric H Oxley-Boyle A 10 Oct 1919  
Plt Off Alfred D Greenhough A 10 Oct 1919  
Plt Off Carl A Dixon A 10 Oct 1919  
Plt Off William C Dargavel O 10 Oct 1919  
Plt Off Harry G Mayhew A 10 Oct 1919  
Plt Off George B Demaine Ad 10 Oct 1919  
Plt Off Walter Richards O 10 Oct 1919  
Plt Off Harry W B Hansford A 19 Aug 1919  

Source - May 1920 Air Force List

June 1920

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Airco DH9A Basrah, Iraq No 31 Wing

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Flt Lt Thomas Henderson A 16 Oct 1919 Officer Commanding, MC
Flt Lt Loudoun J Maclean A 10 Apr 1920 MC
Fg Off George C Gardiner A 10 Apr 1920 DFC
Fg Off Harold W Gardner A 10 Oct 1919  
Fg Off Eric H Oxley-Boyle A 10 Oct 1919  
Plt Off Alfred D Greenhough A 10 Oct 1919  
Plt Off William C Dargavel O 10 Oct 1919  
Plt Off Harry G Mayhew A 10 Oct 1919  
Plt Off Walter Richards O 10 Oct 1919  
Plt Off Harry W B Hansford A 19 Aug 1919  

Source - June 1920 Air Force List

July 1920

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Airco DH9A Basrah, Iraq No 31 Wing

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Flt Lt Thomas Henderson A 16 Oct 1919 Officer Commanding, MC
Flt Lt Loudoun J Maclean A 10 Apr 1920 MC
Fg Off George C Gardiner A 10 Apr 1920 DFC
Fg Off Frank Wright A  9 Mar 1920  
Fg Off Harold W Gardner A 10 Oct 1919  
Fg Off Eric H Oxley-Boyle A 10 Oct 1919  
Fg Off Graham N Coward T 18 Mar 1920  
Plt Off Alfred D Greenhough A 10 Oct 1919  
Plt Off William C Dargavel O 10 Oct 1919  
Plt Off Harry G Mayhew A 10 Oct 1919  
Plt Off Walter Richards O 10 Oct 1919  

Source - July 1920 Air Force List

August 1920

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Airco DH9A Basrah, Iraq No 31 Wing

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Flt Lt Thomas Henderson A 16 Oct 1919 Officer Commanding, MC
Flt Lt Loudoun J Maclean A 10 Apr 1920 MC
Fg Off George C Gardiner A 10 Apr 1920 DFC
Fg Off Frank Wright A  9 Mar 1920  
Fg Off Harold W Gardner A 10 Oct 1919  
Fg Off Graham N Coward T 18 Mar 1920  
Fg Off William Fenton T 20 May 1920  

Source - August 1920 Air Force List

July 1921

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Airco DH9A Basrah, Iraq Middle East Area/Mesopotamia Group

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Flt Lt Loudoun J Maclean A 10 Apr 1920 Officer Commanding, MC
Fg Off Frank Wright A  9 Mar 1920  
Fg Off Clifford W Booth T  4 Sep 1920  
Fg Off William Fenton T 27 Mar 1920  

Source - July 1921 Air Force List

April 1922

Source - April 1922 Air Force List

It disbanded on 31 March 1922.

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