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No 5 Armament Training Camp/Station Personnel and locations


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

This was formed on 1 February 1937 at Penrhos  under the control of Armament Group.  The camp was usually open from March until October allowing squadrons to spend a week at a time carrying out live bombing or firing practices, using the range at Hells Mouth.

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hosted visiting aircraft RAF Penrhos Training Command/Armament Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr T V Lister  1 Feb 1937 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr

John G Franks

 1 Feb 1937 later AVM
Flt Lt D B McGill  4 Feb 1937  
Flt Lt C J Giles  1 Feb 1937 Armament duties
Plt Off O R C Moseley  5 Feb 1937  
Fg Off I G Rumsey   RAFO
Equipment Officer
Flt Lt (Ret) L N Sargent    
Medical Branch
Flt Lt J G Rountree 20 Feb 1937 MB, BCh
Education Officer
Mr J P McAllen 12 Feb 1937 BA
Warrant Officer
WO I A H Perry 22 May 1937  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Control was transferred to No 25 (Armament) Group on 1 December 1937

It was redesignated No 5 Armament Training Station on 1 April 1938 and was now open all year.

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hosted visiting aircraft RAF Penrhos Training Command/No 25 (Armament) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr T V Lister  1 Feb 1937 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr A M N David 21 Dec 1937 Armament duties
Flt Lt D B McGill  4 Feb 1937  
Fg Off O R C Moseley  5 Feb 1937  
Plt Off G D Hill 26 Mar 1938  
APO L S Campbell  7 May 1938  
APO D N Taylor  7 May 1938  
Fg Off I G Rumsey   RAFO
Fg Off K M Lloyd-Jones   Marine Craft Officer, RAFO

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3 Airmen Pilots

Equipment Officer
Capt (Ret) C B Lochner   MC
Medical Branch
Flt Lt J G Rountree 20 Feb 1937 MB, BCh
Education Officer
Mr J P McAllen 12 Feb 1937 BA
Warrant Officer
WO A H Perry 22 May 1937  
WO R H Howse  3 Apr 1937  
WO C Bevis 14 Sep 1937  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hosted visiting aircraft RAF Penrhos Training Command/No 25 (Armament) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr T V Lister  1 Feb 1937 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr A M N David 21 Dec 1937 Armament duties
Flt Lt R G Watson 15 Aug 1938  
Fg Off O R C Moseley  5 Feb 1937  
Act Fg  Off G D Hill 26 Mar 1938  
Plt Off D N Taylor  7 May 1938  
APO L S Campbell  7 May 1938  
Fg Off I G Rumsey   RAFO
Fg Off K M Lloyd-Jones   Marine Craft Officer, RAFO
Equipment Officer
Capt (Ret) C B Lochner   MC
Accountant Branch
Fg Off H W Seear  1 Oct 1938  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt J G Rountree 20 Feb 1937 MB, BCh
Commissioned Armament Officer
Fg Off R H Howse 30 Jun 1938  
Education Officer
Mr J P McAllen 12 Feb 1937 BA
Warrant Officer
WO J Goude 29 Aug 1937  
WO C Bevis 14 Sep 1937  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hosted visiting aircraft RAF Penrhos Training Command/No 25 (Armament) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr T V Lister  1 Feb 1937 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt R G Watson 15 Aug 1938 Armament duties
Act Fg  Off D N Taylor  7 May 1938  
Plt Off L S Campbell  7 May 1938  
APO E P Henley 17 Dec 1938  
APO J T Strang   14 Jan 1939
APO J Swyers    4 Mar 1939
Fg Off I G Rumsey   RAFO
Fg Off K M Lloyd-Jones   Marine Craft Officer, RAFO
Equipment Officer
Capt (Ret) C B Lochner   MC
Accountant Branch
Fg Off H W Seear  1 Oct 1938  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt J G Rountree 20 Feb 1937 MB, BCh
Education Officer
Mr J P McAllen 12 Feb 1937 BA
Warrant Officer
WO J Goude 29 Aug 1937  
WO C Bevis 14 Sep 1937  
WO W F Wallington 16 Jan 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hosted visiting aircraft RAF Penrhos Training Command/No 25 (Armament) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr T V Lister  1 Feb 1937 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt R G Watson 15 Aug 1938 Armament duties
Flt Lt R A E Traill  4 Mar 1939 Armament duties
Plt Off E P Henley 17 Dec 1938  
APO J T Strang   14 Jan 1939
APO J Swyers    4 Mar 1939
Fg Off I G Rumsey   RAFO
Fg Off K M Lloyd-Jones   Marine Craft Officer, RAFO
Equipment Officer
Capt (Ret) C B Lochner   MC
Accountant Branch
Fg Off H W Seear  1 Oct 1938  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt J G Rountree 20 Feb 1937 MB, BCh
Education Officer
Mr J P McAllen 12 Feb 1937 BA
Warrant Officer
WO J Goude 29 Aug 1937  
WO C Bevis 14 Sep 1937  
WO W F Wallington 16 Jan 1939  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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