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RAF School of Aeronautical Engineering Personnel and locations


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

This was formed at RAF Henlow from the Engineering Officers' Course at the Home Aircraft Depot, RAF Henlow

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Various RAF Henlow Training Command/No 24 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Grahame G Dawson

 9 Aug 1934 Officer i/c, Engineer duties; later AVM
Sqn Ldr

Colin W Weedon

 2 Jan 1937 Engineer duties; later AM
Flt Lt C H V Hayman 16 Dec 1935 Engineer duties
Flt Lt (Ret) M H Butler   Engineer duties, DFC, late RAF
Wg Cdr (Ret) A Levick   Assistant to Officer i/c School, OBE
Education Officers
Lt A C Kermode  1 Sep 1936 Grade II, BA, FRAeS, MIAeE
Mr A G Abel  1 Sep 1937 Grade III, BSc
Mr Hubert F Browne  2 Sep 1935 Grade III. MSc
Mr F D Greeves  1 sep 1937 Grade III, MSc
Lt Hugh B P Patterson 11 Mar 1926 Grade III, MA
UNDER INSTRUCTION
Flt Lt G E Watt 20 Sep 1936  
Flt Lt D Price  3 Jan 1937  
Flt Lt W M Keddie 20 Sep 1936  
Flt Lt A P Chamberlain  3 Jan 1937  
Flt Lt

Harold M Russell

21 Sep 1936 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Robert A C Carter 29 Jul 1936 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt W N Ash  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt J R MacLachlan  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt W D Woods  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt

John K Rotherham

 3 Jan 1937 later AVM
Flt Lt John C Pope 29 Aug 1937 later AVM
Flt Lt R G Stone 20 Sep 1936  
Flt Lt N Hope 20 Aug 1936  
Flt Lt E Shipley  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt

William F Beckwith

 3 Jan 1938 later AVM
Flt Lt D H Becker 17 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt Bernard A Chacksfield 23 Aug 1937 later AVM
Flt Lt N W Wakelin  7 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt H Stanton 21 Sep 1936  
Flt Lt K D Salmon 20 Sep 1936  
Flt Lt H B Hurley 29 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt R G R Buckley  3 Jan 1937  
Flt Lt T G Young  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt S G Birch 30 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt A F Bandidt 29 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt Bruce Robinson 29 Aug 1937 later AVM
Flt Lt C F Sarsby 29 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt L P Gibson  3 Jan 1938  
Fg Off D O Finlay 29 Aug 1937  
Capt W G Driver 30 Aug 1937 SAAF
Flt Lt R Hey 20 Sep 1936 RAAF
Flt Lt R C Hawtrey  3 Jan 1938 RCAF
Plt Off S M Kirkcaldie 11 Jan 1938 RNZAF
Plt Off W G Woodward 11 Jan 1938 RNZAF
Lt Hassan Effendi Akef 21 Sep 1937 EAAF
Lt Abdul Kadir Shakir 30 Aug 1937 RIAF

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Various RAF Henlow Training Command/No 24 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Leslie M Iles

15 Jul 1938 Officer i/c, Engineer duties, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr

Colin W Weedon

 2 Jan 1937 Engineer duties; later AM
Flt Lt (Ret) M H Butler   Engineer duties, DFC, late RAF
Wg Cdr (Ret) A Levick   Assistant to Officer i/c School, OBE
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off L Davey 31 Oct 1938 Engineer duties
Education Officers
Mr J D Haddon 29 Aug 1938 Grade II, BSc, FRAeS
Mr A G Abel  1 Sep 1937 Grade III, BSc
Mr L T Agger 24 Aug 1938 Grade III, BEng
Mr Hubert F Browne  2 Sep 1935 Grade III. MSc
Mr F D Greeves  1 sep 1937 Grade III, MSc
UNDER INSTRUCTION
Flt Lt W N Ash  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt J R MacLachlan  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt W D Woods  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt John C Pope 29 Aug 1937 later AVM
Flt Lt E Shipley  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt

William F Beckwith

 3 Jan 1938 later AVM
Flt Lt D H Becker 17 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt Bernard A Chacksfield 23 Aug 1937 later AVM
Flt Lt H B Hurley 29 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt R G R Buckley  3 Jan 1937  
Flt Lt T G Young  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt S G Birch 30 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt A F Bandidt 29 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt Bruce Robinson 29 Aug 1937 later AVM
Flt Lt C F Sarsby 29 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt L P Gibson  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt D O Finlay 29 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt William D Disbrey 28 Aug 1938 later AVM
Flt Lt G W Peel 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt D M H Craven 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt D W Williams 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt R G Yaxley 28 Aug 1938 MC
Flt Lt L Rose 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt D F Dixon 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt A D Groom 28 Aug 1938  
Fg Off R E Burns 29 Aug 1938  
Fg Off V R Oats 28 Aug 1938  
Fg Off

Bryan Samson

28 Aug 1938 later A/Cdre
Fg Off H J Irens 20 Aug 1938  
Fg Off Albert A F Hickman 28 Aug 1938 later A/Cdre
Fg Off A Ovenden 28 Aug 1938  
Fg Off C E Sims 28 Aug 1938  
Cdr (E) K E Smith 28 Aug 1938 RN
Lt Cdr (E) J Fitzgibbon 15 Sep 1938 RN
Lt (E) W B Axford 28 Aug 1938  
Lt (A) J R Robins 28 Aug 1938  
Lt (A) R L West 28 Aug 1938  
Sub Lt (A) F D Beales 28 Aug 1938  
Sub Lt (A) P H Leyton 28 Aug 1938  
Sub Lt (A) G A Thompson 28 Aug 1938  
Sub Lt (A) H J Lavers 28 Aug 1938  
Sqn Ldr C McK Henry 28 Aug 1938 RAAF
Capt W G Driver 30 Aug 1937 SAAF
Flt Lt R Hey 20 Sep 1936 RAAF
Flt Lt R C Hawtrey  3 Jan 1938 RCAF
Flt Lt J L Hurley 28 Aug 1938 RCAF
Flt Lt C L Trecarten 28 Aug 1938 RCAF
Fg Off P N Brandt-Moeller 28 Aug 1938 RDAF
Plt Off S M Kirkcaldie 11 Jan 1938 RNZAF
Plt Off W G Woodward 11 Jan 1938 RNZAF
Lt Hassan Effendi Akef 21 Sep 1937 EAAF
Lt Abdul Kadir Shakir 30 Aug 1937 RIAF

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Various RAF Henlow Training Command/No 24 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Leslie M Iles

15 Jul 1938 Officer i/c, Engineer duties, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr G M Buxton 31 Dec 1938
Flt Lt (Ret) M H Butler   Engineer duties, DFC, late RAF
Wg Cdr (Ret) A Levick   Assistant to Officer i/c School, OBE
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off L Davey 31 Oct 1938 Engineer duties
Education Officers
Mr J D Haddon 29 Aug 1938 Grade II, BSc, FRAeS
Mr A G Abel  1 Sep 1937 Grade III, BSc
Mr L T Agger 24 Aug 1938 Grade III, BEng
Mr Hubert F Browne  2 Sep 1935 Grade III. MSc
Mr F D Greeves  1 sep 1937 Grade III, MSc
UNDER INSTRUCTION
Flt Lt William D Disbrey 28 Aug 1938 later AVM
Flt Lt T G Young  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt W N Ash  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt J R MacLachlan  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt W D Woods  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt John C Pope 29 Aug 1937 later AVM
Flt Lt E Shipley  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt

William F Beckwith

 3 Jan 1938 later AVM
Flt Lt D H Becker 17 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt Bernard A Chacksfield 23 Aug 1937 later AVM
Flt Lt H B Hurley 29 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt R G R Buckley  3 Jan 1937  
Flt Lt S G Birch 30 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt A F Bandidt 29 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt Bruce Robinson 29 Aug 1937 later AVM
Flt Lt C F Sarsby 29 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt L P Gibson  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt D O Finlay 29 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt G W Peel 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt D M H Craven 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt D W Williams 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt R G Yaxley 28 Aug 1938 MC
Flt Lt L Rose 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt D F Dixon 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt A D Groom 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt L D Dadswell  1 Jan 1939  
Fg Off R E Burns 29 Aug 1938  
Fg Off V R Oats 28 Aug 1938  
Fg Off

Bryan Samson

28 Aug 1938 later A/Cdre
Fg Off H J Irens 20 Aug 1938  
Fg Off Albert A F Hickman 28 Aug 1938 later A/Cdre
Fg Off A Ovenden 28 Aug 1938  
Fg Off C E Sims 28 Aug 1938  
Cdr (E) K E Smith 28 Aug 1938 RN
Lt Cdr (E) J Fitzgibbon 15 Sep 1938 RN
Lt (E) W B Axford 28 Aug 1938  
Lt (A) J R Robins 28 Aug 1938  
Lt (A) R L West 28 Aug 1938  
Sub Lt (A) F D Beales 28 Aug 1938  
Sub Lt (A) P H Leyton 28 Aug 1938  
Sub Lt (A) G A Thompson 28 Aug 1938  
Sub Lt (A) H J Lavers 28 Aug 1938  
Sqn Ldr C McK Henry 28 Aug 1938 RAAF
Capt W G Driver 30 Aug 1937 SAAF
Flt Lt R Hey 20 Sep 1936 RAAF
Flt Lt R C Hawtrey  3 Jan 1938 RCAF
Flt Lt J L Hurley 28 Aug 1938 RCAF
Flt Lt C L Trecarten 28 Aug 1938 RCAF
Fg Off P N Brandt-Moeller 28 Aug 1938 RDAF
Fg Off W G Woodward 11 Jan 1938 RNZAF
Plt Off S M Kirkcaldie 11 Jan 1938 RNZAF
Lt Hassan Effendi Akef 21 Sep 1937 EAAF
Lt Abdul Kadir Shakir 30 Aug 1937 RIAF

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Various RAF Henlow Training Command/No 24 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Leslie M Iles

15 Jul 1938 Officer i/c, Engineer duties, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr G M Buxton 31 Dec 1938
Flt Lt (Ret) M H Butler   Engineer duties, DFC, late RAF
Wg Cdr (Ret) A Levick   Assistant to Officer i/c School, OBE
Commissioned Engineer Officer
Fg Off L Davey 31 Oct 1938 Engineer duties
Education Officers
Mr J D Haddon 29 Aug 1938 Grade II, BSc, FRAeS
Mr A G Abel  1 Sep 1937 Grade III, BSc
Mr L T Agger 24 Aug 1938 Grade III, BEng
Mr Hubert F Browne  2 Sep 1935 Grade III. MSc
Mr F D Greeves  1 sep 1937 Grade III, MSc
UNDER INSTRUCTION
Sqn Ldr William D Disbrey 28 Aug 1938 later AVM
Sqn Ldr T G Young  3 Jan 1938  
Sqn Ldr W N Ash  3 Jan 1938  
Sqn Ldr J R MacLachlan  3 Jan 1938  
Sqn Ldr W D Woods  3 Jan 1938  
Sqn Ldr John C Pope 29 Aug 1937 later AVM
Sqn Ldr E Shipley  3 Jan 1938  
Sqn Ldr

William F Beckwith

 3 Jan 1938 later AVM
Flt Lt D H Becker 17 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt Bernard A Chacksfield 23 Aug 1937 later AVM
Flt Lt H B Hurley 29 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt R G R Buckley  3 Jan 1937  
Flt Lt S G Birch 30 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt A F Bandidt 29 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt Bruce Robinson 29 Aug 1937 later AVM
Flt Lt C F Sarsby 29 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt L P Gibson  3 Jan 1938  
Flt Lt D O Finlay 29 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt G W Peel 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt D M H Craven 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt D W Williams 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt R G Yaxley 28 Aug 1938 MC
Flt Lt L Rose 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt D F Dixon 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt A D Groom 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt L D Dadswell  1 Jan 1939  
Flt Lt R E Burns 29 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt V R Oats 28 Aug 1938  
Flt Lt

Bryan Samson

28 Aug 1938 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt H J Irens 20 Aug 1938  
Fg Off Albert A F Hickman 28 Aug 1938 later A/Cdre
Fg Off A Ovenden 28 Aug 1938  
Fg Off C E Sims 28 Aug 1938  
Cdr (E) K E Smith 28 Aug 1938 RN
Lt Cdr (E) J Fitzgibbon 15 Sep 1938 RN
Lt (E) W B Axford 28 Aug 1938  
Lt (A) J R Robins 28 Aug 1938  
Lt (A) R L West 28 Aug 1938  
Sub Lt (A) F D Beales 28 Aug 1938  
Sub Lt (A) P H Leyton 28 Aug 1938  
Sub Lt (A) G A Thompson 28 Aug 1938  
Sub Lt (A) H J Lavers 28 Aug 1938  
Sqn Ldr C McK Henry 28 Aug 1938 RAAF
Capt W G Driver 30 Aug 1937 SAAF
Flt Lt R Hey 20 Sep 1936 RAAF
Flt Lt R C Hawtrey  3 Jan 1938 RCAF
Flt Lt J L Hurley 28 Aug 1938 RCAF
Flt Lt C L Trecarten 28 Aug 1938 RCAF
Fg Off P N Brandt-Moeller 28 Aug 1938 RDAF
Fg Off W G Woodward 11 Jan 1938 RNZAF
Plt Off S M Kirkcaldie 11 Jan 1938 RNZAF
Lt Hassan Effendi Akef 21 Sep 1937 EAAF
Lt Abdul Kadir Shakir 30 Aug 1937 RIAF

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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

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