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Practice Camp/Armament Practice Camp/Station, Weston Zoyland - Personnel and locations


[Jul 1927 | Jul 1928 | Sep 1928 | Jul 1929 | Jul 1930 | Jul 1931 | Jul 1932 | Jul 1933 | Jul 1934 | Jul 1935 | Jul 1936 | Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

Practice Camps were temporary units usually set up in March/April each year to permit operational squadrons to carry out live firing and bombing practices on nearby ranges.  They usually closed around October/November.

July 1927

Location Command/Group
Weston Zoyland, Somerset Inland Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Philip A Shepherd  1 Apr 1927 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt Edward D Davis  1 Apr 1927 Armament duties; later AVM
Fg Off Cecil J Stone  1 Apr 1927  

Medical Branch

Fg Off John D'I Rear  1 Apr 1927  

Source - July 1927 Air Force List

July 1928

Location Command/Group
Weston Zoyland, Somerset Inland Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Philip A Shepherd  1 Apr 1927 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt Edward D Davis  4 Apr 1928 Armament duties; later AVM
Fg Off Cecil J Stone 29 Mar 1928  
Fg Off Arthur E Haes 13 Apr 1928  

Medical Branch

Fg Off Martin Clancy 29 Mar 1928  

Source - July 1928 Air Force List

September 1928

Location Command/Group
Weston Zoyland, Somerset Inland Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Philip A Shepherd  1 Apr 1927 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt Edward D Davis  4 Apr 1928 Armament duties; later AVM
Fg Off Cecil J Stone 29 Mar 1928  
Fg Off Arthur E Haes 13 Apr 1928  

Medical Branch

Fg Off Martin Clancy 29 Mar 1928  

Source - September 1928 Air Force List

This Camp appears to have been replaced by one at Catfoss in 1929.

[Jul 1927 | Jul 1928 | Sep 1928 | Jul 1929 | Jul 1930 | Jul 1931 | Jul 1932 | Jul 1933 | Jul 1934 | Jul 1935 | Jul 1936 | Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

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