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No 4 Balloon Centre - Personnel and locations


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

This was formed on 4 August 1938 at Chigwell to house Nos 908, 909 and 910 Squadrons.

January 1939

Location Command/Group
Chigwell, Essex No 30 (Balloon Barrage) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr (Hon A/Cdre) Bertie C H Drew Officer Commanding, CMG, CVO, CBE
Flt Lt J R Stewart   Adjutant, AAF & RAFO
Flt Lt A W Shaw   AAF & RAFO
Equipment Branch
Flt  Lt G H Ruse   AAF
Accountant Officers
Paym Lt (Ret) I C Martin   RN
Maj (Ret) F G W Robertson    

Education Officer

Mr R Duckett  1 Sep 1938 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officer

WO E H J Martin  3 Oct 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Location Command/Group
Chigwell, Essex No 30 (Balloon Barrage) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr (Hon A/Cdre) Bertie C H Drew Officer Commanding, CMG, CVO, CBE
Flt Lt J R Stewart   Adjutant, AAF & RAFO
Flt Lt A W Shaw   AAF & RAFO
Lt G B Savi   Assistant Adjutant, late RAF
Equipment Branch
Flt  Lt G H Ruse   AAF
Accountant Officers
Maj (Ret) F G W Robertson    

Education Officer

Mr R Duckett  1 Sep 1938 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officer

WO E H J Martin  3 Oct 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Location Command/Group
Chigwell, Essex No 30 (Balloon Barrage) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr (Hon A/Cdre) Bertie C H Drew Officer Commanding, CMG, CVO, CBE
Flt Lt J R Stewart   Adjutant, AAF & RAFO
Flt Lt E A R Coote-Robinson   Adjutant, RAFO
Flt Lt A W Shaw   AAF & RAFO
Lt G B Savi   Assistant Adjutant, late RAF
Equipment Branch
Flt  Lt G H Ruse   AAF
Accountant Officers
Maj (Ret) F G W Robertson    

Education Officer

Mr R Duckett  1 Sep 1938 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officer

WO E H J Martin  3 Oct 1938  
WO W H Sweet  7 Oct 1938  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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

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