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No 1 Balloon Centre - Personnel and locations


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

This was formed on 16 May 1938 at Kidbrooke to house Nos 901, 902 and 903 Squadrons

July 1938

Location Command/Group
Kidbrooke, London SE3 No 30 (Balloon) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr (Hon A/Cdre) James B Bowen Officer Commanding, CBE, RAFO
Flt Lt J C Walker   Adjutant, AAF
Equipment Officer
Maj (Ret) E J Moorhead    
Accountant Branch
Fg Off E T Saunders  4 Oct 1937 MM
Paym-Cdr (Ret) A J Dowdeswell    

Education Officer

Mr R E Stephens 23 May 1938 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officers

WO F C Root 10 Jan 1938  
WO T E Greenstreet  7 Apr 1937  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Location Command/Group
Kidbrooke, London SE3 No 30 (Balloon) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr (Hon A/Cdre) James B Bowen Officer Commanding, CBE, RAFO
Flt Lt J C Walker   Adjutant, AAF
Flt Lt H C Fuller   AAF
Equipment Officer
Maj (Ret) E J Moorhead    
Accountant Branch
Fg Off E T Saunders  4 Oct 1937 MM
Paym-Cdr (Ret) A J Dowdeswell    

Education Officer

Mr R E Stephens 23 May 1938 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officers

WO F C Root 10 Jan 1938  
WO T E Greenstreet  7 Apr 1937  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Location Command/Group
Kidbrooke, London SE3 No 30 (Balloon) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr (Hon A/Cdre) James B Bowen Officer Commanding, CBE, RAFO
Flt Lt H C Fuller   AAF
Lt W R Wells   Assistant Adjutant, late RAF
Fg Off H G Henley   RAFO
Equipment Officer
Maj (Ret) E J Moorhead    
Accountant Branch
Fg Off E T Saunders  4 Oct 1937 MM
Paym-Cdr (Ret) A J Dowdeswell    

Education Officer

Mr R E Stephens 23 May 1938 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officers

WO F C Root 10 Jan 1938  
WO T E Greenstreet  7 Apr 1937  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Location Command/Group
Kidbrooke, London SE3 No 30 (Balloon Barrage) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr (Hon A/Cdre) James B Bowen Officer Commanding, CBE, RAFO
Flt Lt H C Fuller   AAF
Lt W R Wells   Assistant Adjutant, late RAF
Fg Off H G Henley   RAFO
Equipment Officer
Maj (Ret) E J Moorhead    
Accountant Branch
Fg Off E T Saunders  4 Oct 1937 MM
Paym-Cdr (Ret) A J Dowdeswell    

Education Officer

Mr R E Stephens 23 May 1938 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officers

WO F C Root 10 Jan 1938  
WO T E Greenstreet  7 Apr 1937  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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

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