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No 8 Armament Training Station - Personnel and locations


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

This was formed on  1 September 1937 at Evanton in No 25 (Armament) Group.

July 1938

Location Command/Group
Evanton, Ross-shire No 25 (Armament) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr J M Fairweather 16 Aug 1937 Officer Commanding, DFC
Flt Lt F E Dixon-Wright  1 Oct 1937  
Flt Lt G E Macdonald  3 Dec1937  
Flt Lt C H Brandon 21 Dec 1937  
Fg Off A B Greenaway  1 Oct 1937  
APO E B Lancaster  7 May 1938  
APO D A E Jones  7 May 1938  
APO R M Milne  7 May 1938  
APO A W H Reader  7 May 1938  
Sqn Ldr (Ret) I Cullen   Assistant Adjutant, MBE, AFC
Fg Off D M B Fitzgerald-Lombard   Marine Craft Officer, RAFO
Fg Off E W Barry   Marine Craft Officer, RAFO

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4 Airmen Pilots

Equipment Officer
Cdr (Ret) E B Tatford    

Medical Branch

Fg Off N Mackenzie 30 May 1938 MB, ChB

Commissioned Armament Officer

Fg Off R CDrury   MM

Education Officer

Mr F J O Taylor 25 Oct 1937 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officer

WO S H Fereday 25 Sep 1937  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Location Command/Group
Evanton, Ross-shire No 25 (Armament) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Clifford W Busk  5 Sep 1938 Officer Commanding, MC, AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt C H Brandon 21 Dec 1937  
Plt Off E A Williamson 14 May 1938  
Plt Off E B Lancaster  7 May 1938  
Plt Off D A E Jones  7 May 1938  
Plt Off R M Milne  7 May 1938  
Plt Off A W H Reader  7 May 1938  
Plt Off D A Robertson  7 Nov 1938  
Plt Off W G Joy  7 Nov 1938  
Sqn Ldr (Ret) I Cullen   Assistant Adjutant, MBE, AFC
Fg Off E W Barry   Marine Craft Officer, RAFO
Lt (Ret) H Lowthrope-Lutwidge   RN
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt D Lumgair 27 Aug 1938  

Medical Branch

Fg Off N Mackenzie 30 May 1938 MB, ChB

Commissioned Armament Officers

Fg Off R C Drury   MM
Fg Off W J Ralphs 15 Aug 1938  

Education Officer

Mr F J O Taylor 25 Oct 1937 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officer

WO S H Fereday 25 Sep 1937  
WO G G Angelo  6 Jul 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Location Command/Group
Evanton, Ross-shire No 25 (Armament) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Clifford W Busk  5 Sep 1938 Officer Commanding, MC, AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt C H Brandon 21 Dec 1937  
Plt Off E A Williamson 14 May 1938  
Plt Off E B Lancaster  7 May 1938  
Plt Off D A E Jones  7 May 1938  
Plt Off R M Milne  7 May 1938  
Plt Off A W H Reader  7 May 1938  
Plt Off D A Robertson  7 Nov 1938  
Plt Off W G Joy  7 Nov 1938  
Sqn Ldr (Ret) I Cullen   Assistant Adjutant, MBE, AFC
Fg Off E W Barry   Marine Craft Officer, RAFO
Lt (Ret) H Lowthrope-Lutwidge   RN
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt D Lumgair 27 Aug 1938  

Medical Branch

Fg Off N Mackenzie 30 May 1938 MB, ChB

Commissioned Armament Officers

Fg Off R C Drury   MM
Fg Off W J Ralphs 15 Aug 1938  

Education Officer

Mr F J O Taylor 25 Oct 1937 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officer

WO S H Fereday 25 Sep 1937  
WO G G Angelo  6 Jul 1938  
WO A Fell  8 Mar 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Location Command/Group
Evanton, Ross-shire No 25 (Armament) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Clifford W Busk  5 Sep 1938 Officer Commanding, MC, AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt C H Brandon 21 Dec 1937  
Act Flt Lt A W H Reader  7 May 1938  
Fg Off E A Williamson 14 May 1938  
Plt Off E B Lancaster  7 May 1938  
Plt Off D A E Jones  7 May 1938  
Plt Off D A Robertson  7 Nov 1938  
Plt Off W G Joy  7 Nov 1938  
Sqn Ldr (Ret) I Cullen   Assistant Adjutant, MBE, AFC
Fg Off E W Barry   Marine Craft Officer, RAFO
Lt (Ret) H Lowthrope-Lutwidge   RN
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt D Lumgair 27 Aug 1938  

Medical Branch

Fg Off N Mackenzie 30 May 1938 MB, ChB

Commissioned Armament Officers

Fg Off R C Drury   MM
Fg Off W J Ralphs 15 Aug 1938  

Education Officer

Mr F J O Taylor 25 Oct 1937 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officer

WO S H Fereday 25 Sep 1937  
WO G G Angelo  6 Jul 1938  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

It was redesignated No 8 Air Observer School on 3 September 1939.

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