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No 3 Armoured Car Company - Personnel and locations


[May 1923 | Jul 1923 | Jan 1924 | May 1924]

This was formed on 3 November 1922 on board the SS Braemar Castle en route to Iraq.

May 1923

Equipment operated Location Command/Group
Rolls Royce Armoured Cars

Lancia Armoured Cars

Armed Fords

Crossley Touring Car

Motorcycles

Crossley 4 x 2 Light Tenders

Leyland 3-Ton Heavy Tender

Makina, Basrah, Iraq Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frederick H W Guard  3 Nov 1922 Officer Commanding, CMG, CBE, DSO
Flt Lt Horace G Bowen  3 Nov 1922 MBE; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Richard V Branwell-Davis  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Alphonsus M Reidy  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Rowallan Taylor  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Frank B Young  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Lancelot H Cooper  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off James C Jeffrey  3 Nov 1922  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Stanley D Dennis  3 Nov 1922  
Accountant
Fg Off Cyril W Price  3 Nov 1922  

Source - May 1923 Air Force List

July 1923

Equipment operated Location Command/Group
Rolls Royce Armoured Cars

Lancia Armoured Cars

Armed Fords

Crossley Touring Car

Triumph Motorcycles

Crossley 4 x 2 Light Tenders

Leyland 3-Ton Heavy Tender

Basrah, Iraq Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frederick H W Guard  3 Nov 1922 Officer Commanding, CMG, CBE, DSO
Flt Lt Horace G Bowen  3 Nov 1922 MBE; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Richard V Branwell-Davis  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Alphonsus M Reidy  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Rowallan Taylor  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Frank B Young  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Lancelot H Cooper  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off James C Jeffrey  3 Nov 1922  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Stanley D Dennis  3 Nov 1922  
Accountant
Fg Off Cyril W Price  3 Nov 1922  

Source - July 1923 Air Force List

January 1924

Equipment operated Location Command/Group
Rolls Royce Armoured Cars

Lancia Armoured Cars

Armed Fords

Crossley Touring Car

Triumph Motorcycles

Crossley 4 x 2 Light Tenders

Leyland 3-Ton Heavy Tender

Basrah, Iraq Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frederick H W Guard  3 Nov 1922 Officer Commanding, CMG, CBE, DSO
Flt Lt Horace G Bowen  3 Nov 1922 MBE; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Lewis V Hirst 14 Sep 1923  
Flt Lt Allan R Churchman 23 Nov 1923 DFC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Richard V Branwell-Davis  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Somerled D Macdonald 14 Sep 1923 DFC; later AVM
Fg Off Alphonsus M Reidy  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Frank B Young  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Lancelot H Cooper  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off James C Jeffrey  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Benjamin J J Nimmo 23 Nov 1923  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Stanley D Dennis  3 Nov 1922  
Accountant
Fg Off Cyril W Price  3 Nov 1922  

Source - January 1924 Air Force List

May 1924

Equipment operated Location Command/Group
Rolls Royce Armoured Cars

Lancia Armoured Cars

Armed Fords

Crossley Touring Car

Triumph Motorcycles

Crossley 4 x 2 Light Tenders

Leyland 3-Ton Heavy Tender

Basrah, Iraq Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frederick H W Guard  3 Nov 1922 Officer Commanding, CMG, CBE, DSO
Flt Lt Horace G Bowen  3 Nov 1922 MBE; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Lewis V Hirst 14 Sep 1923  
Flt Lt Allan R Churchman 23 Nov 1923 DFC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Richard V Branwell-Davis  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Somerled D Macdonald 14 Sep 1923 DFC; later AVM
Fg Off Alphonsus M Reidy  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Rowallan Taylor  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Frank B Young  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Lancelot H Cooper  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off James C Jeffrey  3 Nov 1922  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Stanley D Dennis  3 Nov 1922  
Accountant
Fg Off Cyril W Price  3 Nov 1922  

Source - May 1924 Air Force List

It was disbanded on 1 April 1925.

[Jul 1923 | Jan 1924 | May 1924]

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