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No 6 Armament Training Camp/Station - Personnel and locations


[Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

This was formed on  1 May 1937 at Woodsford (Warmwell) in Armament Group.

July 1937

Location Command/Group
Woodsford, Dorchester, Dorset Armament Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cr

Meredith Thomas

24 May 1937 Officer Commanding, DFC, AFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Reginald H E Emson 25 May 1937 Armament duties; later AM
Fg Off D F Balsdon 31 May 1937  
Flt Lt (Ret) J C Brice   Adjutant, RAFO

Medical Branch

Flt Lt G H J Williams 14 Jun 1937 MRCS, LRCP
Equipment Officer
Lt Cdr (Ret) F W Langford   RN

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

It was transferred to No 25 (Armament) Group on 1 December 1937 and redesignated No 6 Armament Training Station on 1 April 1938.

July 1938

Location Command/Group
Woodsford, Dorchester, Dorset No 25 (Armament) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr W H Poole 22 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding, AFC, MM
Sqn Ldr Hubert L Patch  1 Jan 1937 Armament Duties; later ACM
Fg Off E B C Davies  3 Jul 1937 Armament duties
Fg Off R A E Traill 21 Dec 1937 Armament duties
Fg Off D F Balsdon 31 May 1937  
Plt Off N M Thomas 11 Feb 1938  
APO A W Matthews 26 Mar 1938  
APO J Hamlyn  7 May 1938  
APO D S Robertson  7 May 1938  
Flt Lt (Ret) J C Brice   Adjutant, RAFO

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4 Airmen Pilots

Medical Branch

Flt Lt G H J Williams 14 Jun 1937 MRCS, LRCP
Equipment Officer
Lt Cdr (Ret) F W Langford   RN

Warrant Officers

WO R Bibby 21 Jun 1937  
WO S R Pegg  1 Jul 1937  
WO W A Turner 29 Nov 1937  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Location Command/Group
Warmwell, Dorchester, Dorset No 25 (Armament) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr W H Poole 22 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding, AFC, MM
Sqn Ldr Hubert L Patch  1 Jan 1937 Armament Duties; later ACM
Sqn Ldr W F C Hobson 16 Aug 1938 Armament Duties
Fg Off R A E Traill 21 Dec 1937 Armament duties
Fg Off D F Balsdon 31 May 1937  
Plt Off N M Thomas 11 Feb 1938  
Plt Off A W Matthews 26 Mar 1938  
Plt Off J Hamlyn  7 May 1938  
Flt Lt (Ret) J C Brice   Adjutant, RAFO

Medical Branch

Flt Lt R S Peill  3 Nov 1938 MB, ChB
Equipment Officer
Lt Cdr (Ret) F W Langford   RN

Warrant Officers

WO R Bibby 21 Jun 1937  
WO S R Pegg  1 Jul 1937  
WO W A Turner 29 Nov 1937  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Location Command/Group
Warmwell, Dorchester, Dorset No 25 (Armament) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr W H Poole 22 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding, AFC, MM
Sqn Ldr W F C Hobson 16 Aug 1938 Armament Duties
Fg Off R A E Traill 21 Dec 1937 Armament duties
Flt Lt A F Hards 17 Dec 1938 Armament duties
Plt Off A W Matthews 26 Mar 1938  
Plt Off J Hamlyn  7 May 1938  
Plt Off D P W B Robinson 27 Jan 1939  
APO A J Skidmore  4 Mar 1939  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt R S Peill  3 Nov 1938 MB, ChB
Equipment Officer
Lt Cdr (Ret) F W Langford   RN
Temporary Education Officer
Mr W H Williams 17 Jul 1937  

Warrant Officers

WO R Bibby 21 Jun 1937  
WO S R Pegg  1 Jul 1937  
WO W A Turner 29 Nov 1937  
WO W J Cawte 26 Feb 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Location Command/Group
Warmwell, Dorchester, Dorset No 25 (Armament) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr W H Poole 22 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding, AFC, MM
Sqn Ldr W F C Hobson 16 Aug 1938 Armament Duties
Flt Lt A F Hards 17 Dec 1938 Armament duties
Fg Off D P W B Robinson 27 Jan 1939  
Plt Off A W Matthews 26 Mar 1938  
Plt Off J Hamlyn  7 May 1938  
APO A J Skidmore  4 Mar 1939  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off H R Tredinnick 27 Mar 1939  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt R S Peill  3 Nov 1938 MB, ChB
Equipment Officer
Lt Cdr (Ret) F W Langford   RN
Temporary Education Officer
Mr W H Williams 17 Jul 1937  

Warrant Officers

WO R Bibby 21 Jun 1937  
WO S R Pegg  1 Jul 1937  
WO W A Turner 29 Nov 1937  
WO W J Cawte 26 Feb 1939  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

It was disbanded into No 10 Air Observer School on 3 September 1939.

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