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No 5 Armoured Car Company - Personnel and locations


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

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

Mosul, Iraq Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Douglas Harries  3 Nov 1922 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Denis O Mulholland  3 Nov 1922 AFC
Flt Lt Herbert V Rowley  3 Nov 1922 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Victor Croome  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Henry Buxton  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off John T A Lochner  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Edmond K Clifford  3 Nov 1922  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Wallis St J Littlewood  3 Nov 1922  
Accountant
Fg Off Harold J Gilbert  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

Mosul, Iraq Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Douglas Harries  3 Nov 1922 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Denis O Mulholland  3 Nov 1922 AFC
Flt Lt Herbert V Rowley  3 Nov 1922 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Victor Croome  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Henry Buxton  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off John T A Lochner  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Edmond K Clifford  3 Nov 1922  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Wallis St J Littlewood  3 Nov 1922  
Accountant
Fg Off Harold J Gilbert  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

Mosul, Iraq Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Douglas Harries  3 Nov 1922 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr Denis O Mulholland  3 Nov 1922 Officer Commanding (designate), AFC
Flt Lt Hugh M K Brown 12 Oct 1923  
Flt Lt Garrett M F O'Brien 14 Sep 1923 DSC
Flt Lt Archibald H Goldie 23 Nov 1923  
Flt Lt Herbert V Rowley  3 Nov 1922 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Reginald J Copley 10 Apr 1923  
Fg Off Victor Croome  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Henry Buxton  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Edmond K Clifford  3 Nov 1922  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Wallis St J Littlewood  3 Nov 1922  
Accountant
Fg Off Harold J Gilbert  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

Mosul, Iraq Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Denis O Mulholland  3 Nov 1922 Officer Commanding, AFC
Flt Lt Hugh M K Brown 12 Oct 1923  
Flt Lt Victor R Scriven  1 Dec 1923 AFC
Flt Lt Garrett M F O'Brien 14 Sep 1923 DSC
Flt Lt Archibald H Goldie 23 Nov 1923  
Fg Off Norbray Liddall  5 Nov 1923  
Fg Off Alfred M West 18 Jan 1924  
Fg Off Reginald J Copley 10 Apr 1923  
Fg Off John C Walker 26 Feb 1924  
Fg Off Victor Croome  3 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Edmond K Clifford  3 Nov 1922  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Wallis St J Littlewood  3 Nov 1922  
Accountant
Fg Off Harold J Gilbert  3 Nov 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

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

Mosul, Iraq Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr George S Trewin  5 Dec 1924 Officer Commanding, AFC
Flt Lt

Francis H Coleman

18 Sep 1924 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Garrett M F O'Brien 14 Sep 1923 DSC
Flt Lt Archibald H Goldie 23 Nov 1923  
Flt Lt William L Fenwick  1 Jan 1925  
Fg Off Frank B Young  1 Apr 1925  
Fg Off John de la P B Preston  7 Jul 1924  
Fg Off Benjamin J J Nimmo 14 Oct 1924  
Fg Off Cecil J Clark  5 Apr 1925  
Fg Off Eric R Newbigging 22 Sep 1924  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Robert G Gore 18 Sep 1924  
Accountant
Fg Off John J Caiger  2 Aug 1924  

Source - July 1925 Air Force List

March 1926

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

Mosul, Iraq Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Alexander F A Hooper 18 Dec 1925 Officer Commanding, OBE
Flt Lt Arthur S G Lee 18 Nov 1925 MC; later AVM
Flt Lt William L Fenwick  1 Jan 1925  
Flt Lt Maurice M Freehill 22 Sep 1925 DFC
Fg Off Raymond de L Stedman 22 Sep 1925  
Fg Off John S Harrison 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Frank B Young  1 Apr 1925  
Fg Off Cecil J Clark  5 Apr 1925  
Fg Off Eric R Newbigging 22 Sep 1924  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Robert G Gore 18 Sep 1924  
Accountant
Fg Off John J Caiger  2 Aug 1924  

Source - March 1926 Air Force List

July 1926

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

Mosul, Iraq Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Alexander F A Hooper 18 Dec 1925 Officer Commanding, OBE
Flt Lt William L Fenwick  1 Jan 1925  
Flt Lt Thomas S Horry 12 Feb 1926 DFC
Flt Lt Maurice M Freehill 22 Sep 1925 DFC
Fg Off Raymond de L Stedman 22 Sep 1925  
Fg Off John S Harrison 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Frank B Young  1 Apr 1925  
Fg Off Cecil J Clark  5 Apr 1925  
Fg Off Eric R Newbigging 22 Sep 1924  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Robert G Gore 18 Sep 1924  
Accountant
Fg Off John J Caiger  2 Aug 1924  

Source - July 1926 Air Force List

December 1926

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

Mosul, Iraq Iraq Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Alfred S Morris 21 Sep 1926 Officer Commanding, OBE; later AVM
Flt Lt William L Fenwick  1 Jan 1925  
Flt Lt Norman C Saward 15 Jun 1926  
Flt Lt Thomas S Horry 12 Feb 1926 DFC
Flt Lt John S Harrison 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Raymond de L Stedman 22 Sep 1925  
Fg Off

Eric D Barnes

21 Sep 1926 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Frank B Young  1 Apr 1925  
Fg Off Edward T St M Brett 15  Oct 1926  
Fg Off Vorley Harris 21 Sep 1926  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Robert G Gore 18 Sep 1924  
Accountant
Fg Off John J Caiger  2 Aug 1924  
Fg Off Rodney T Carter 21 Sep 1926  

Source - December 1926 Air Force List

It was disbanded on 1 April 1927.

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