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Equipment Training School (Officers) Personnel and locations


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

The was formed by redesignating the School of Store Accounting and Storekeeping.

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Cranwell Training Command/Cranwell

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Sqn Ldr W G McD Nicholl  3 Feb 1936  
Equipment Officer
Flt Lt (Ret) A E F McCreary    
Warrant Officers
WO II S C Upshell  1 Apr 1936  
UNDER INSTRUCTION
Stores Branch
Flt Lt E R Berry 19 Apr 1937  
Fg Off E F Curtis 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J S Eley 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off F H J Heading 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off H Lovegrove 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off E A Rabbitts 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off D Stacey 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off H F Thomas 12 Apr 1937 MBE
Fg Off A C Thorne 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off D Yellowley 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J S Atkinson 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off A R Crisp 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off A M Aberdein  1 Jan 1937  
Plt Off D J Barber  1 Jan 1937  
Plt Off J P Cody  1 Jan 1937  
Plt Off F P Dawson  1 Jan 1937  
Plt Off R H E Dowse-Brenan  1 Jan 1937  
Plt Off E G Farthing  1 Jan 1937  
Plt Off W R Ford  1 Jan 1937  
Plt Off R V B Franklyn  1 Jan 1937  
Plt Off F G C Gilbert  1 Jan 1937  
Plt Off A J Goatly  1 Jan 1937  
Plt Off R R Goodbody  1 Jan 1937  
Plt Off R F B Guy  1 Jan 1937  
Plt Off R P Norman  1 Jan 1937  
Plt Off B R Siminson  1 Jan 1937  
Plt Off P N Sowman  1 Jan 1937  
Plt Off C T Wardman  1 Jan 1937  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Cranwell Training Command/Cranwell

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Sqn Ldr

Edward A Burridge

24 Jan 1938 later A/Cdre
Equipment Officer
Flt Lt (Ret) A E F McCreary    
Warrant Officers
WO A Paton 15 Oct 1936  
UNDER INSTRUCTION
Stores Branch
Plt Off J B Connolly 10 Jan 1938  
Plt Off C J G Ferguson 10 Jan 1938  
Plt Off Keith H Gooding 10 Jan 1938 later AVM
Plt Off M G Lees 10 Jan 1938  
Plt Off A Miller 10 Jan 1938  
Plt Off G E Robinson 10 Jan 1938  
Plt Off A G Sutton 10 Jan 1938  
Plt Off G W Topliss 10 Jan 1938  
Plt Off R G J White 10 Jan 1938  
Plt Off D G Scott 10 Jan 1938  
SUPERNUMERARY
Sqn Ldr D W Hemsley 16 Mar 1938 MBE

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

At this point it is shown as a single unit, having two separate schools at Cranwell and Kidbrooke.

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Cranwell (Airmen)

RAF Kidbrooke (Officers)

Training Command/No 21 (Training) Group

Training Command/No 24 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Sqn Ldr B W Hemsley  1 Dec 1938 MBE
Sqn Ldr

Edward A Burridge

24 Jan 1938 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr H M S Dawes  9 Nov 1938  
Equipment Officer
Flt Lt (Ret) A E F McCreary    
Warrant Officer
WO A Paton 15 Oct 1936  
UNDER INSTRUCTION
Equipment Branch
Flt Lt F A A H Smith 27 Sep 1938  
Fg Off P A B Neal  1 Dec 1938  
Plt Off J O'Neill 12 Sep 1938  
Plt Off H C Spackman 12 Sep 1938  
APO H A Elkin 12 Sep 1938  
APO T B Jones 12 Sep 1938  
APO J H Sullivan 12 Sep 1938  
APO J A Hunter 12 Sep 1938  
APO K J Wood 12 Sep 1938  
APO W J G Murphy 12 Sep 1938  
APO J C Chadwick 12 Sep 1938  
APO M D L A Brundle 12 Sep 1938  
APO F S Coventry 12 Sep 1938  
APO G W B Dixey 12 Sep 1938  
APO K A Phillips 12 Sep 1938  
APO F G Chapman 12 Sep 1938  
APO C E Usher 12 Sep 1938  
APO N B Silk 12 Sep 1938  
APO R H Mason 12 Sep 1938  
APO J C Blyth 12 Sep 1938  
APO B N Besford 12 Sep 1938  
APO R J T Beattie 12 Sep 1938  
APO J Ross 12 Sep 1938  
APO D A M Hopkins 12 Sep 1938  
APO G L W Boswell 12 Sep 1938  
APO A D Bertram 12 Sep 1938  
APO H J S Anderson 12 Sep 1938  
APO A J Bangs 12 Sep 1938  
APO E Banister 12 Sep 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

By April 1939 the two schools have been separated into two units.

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Kidbrooke Training Command/No 24 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Sqn Ldr B W Hemsley  1 Dec 1938 MBE
UNDER INSTRUCTION
Equipment Branch
Fg Off P A B Neal  1 Dec 1938  
Fg Off G Robinson 23 Jan 1939  
Plt Off J W Noble  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off C S Johnson  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off L M Gilchrist  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off William J Maggs  2 Jan 1939 later AVM
Plt Off D P Singleton  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off S J Pursey  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off D M Bidwell  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off M B Cooper  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off Bernard G Dickinson  2 Jan 1939 later A/Cdre
Plt Off J H Cocks  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off L R Mumby  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off James O Gale  2 Jan 1939 later A/Cdre
Plt Off J S Hepburn  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off E A L Wakely  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off P H Curtis  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off Geoffrey N Blake  2 Jan 1939  later A/Cdre
Plt Off P J George  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off B C R Edript  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off R W Donaldson  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off R A S Ritchie  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off P D L Yorke  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off J D E Davies  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off C R Iliffe  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off E A Darnell  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off J C Wickham  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off W F M McDonagh  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off A McI Peacock  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off B J May  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off G A Hine 23 Jan 1939  
APO J H Sullivan 12 Sep 1938  
APO W J G Murphy 12 Sep 1938  
APO M D L A Brundle 12 Sep 1938  
APO F S Coventry 12 Sep 1938  
APO G W B Dixey 12 Sep 1938  
APO K A Phillips 12 Sep 1938  
APO F G Chapman 12 Sep 1938  
APO C E Usher 12 Sep 1938  
APO N B Silk 12 Sep 1938  
APO R H Mason 12 Sep 1938  
APO B N Besford 12 Sep 1938  
APO R J T Beattie 12 Sep 1938  
APO D A M Hopkins 12 Sep 1938  
APO A D Bertram 12 Sep 1938  
APO A J Bangs 12 Sep 1938  
APO R D Baird  2 Jan 1939  
APO J G Bishop  2 Jan 1939  
APO E D Bradfield  2 Jan 1939  
APO J F Brewis  2 Jan 1939  
APO P P Butler  2 Jan 1939  
APO J N M Campbell  2 Jan 1939  
APO M Collinson  2 Jan 1939  
APO A L Cornford  2 Jan 1939  
APO J Hamilton  2 Jan 1939  
APO R W Head  2 Jan 1939  
APO T J Heath  2 Jan 1939  
APO M E L Hobden  2 Jan 1939  
APO A H Knowles  2 Jan 1939  
APO C W Lovatt  2 Jan 1939  
APO R H Marston  2 Jan 1939  
APO A P B Moore  2 Jan 1939  
APO G W Northcombe  2 Jan 1939  
APO W J A Pritchett  2 Jan 1939  
APO B R E Rumsey  2 Jan 1939  
APO W G Samson  2 Jan 1939  
APO A W B Scott  2 Jan 1939  
APO H B Silly  2 Jan 1939  
APO R D Stephens  2 Jan 1939  
APO W D Symes  2 Jan 1939  
APO Geoffrey P S Thomas  2 Jan 1939 later AVM
APO D C Walker  2 Jan 1939  
APO D C Warren  2 Jan 1939  
APO E F Wisdom  2 Jan 1939  
APO A R W Amor 23 Jan 1939  
APO Hedley C D Blasbery 23 Jan 1939 later A/Cdre
APO R S Burles 23 Jan 1939  
APO C St C R Chute 23 Jan 1939  
APO R W Clark 23 Jan 1939  
APO L H Clemas 23 Jan 1939  
APO A M H Cole 23 Jan 1939  
APO G B Cook 23 Jan 1939  
APO J C Cracroft-Rice 23 Jan 1939  
APO G M Darling 23 Jan 1939  
APO E V Davies 23 Jan 1939  
APO J J Dutton 23 Jan 1939  
APO C A Griggs 23 Jan 1939  
APO D S E Gawith 23 Jan 1939  
APO M I Harrison 23 Jan 1939  
APO K J Hattrick 23 Jan 1939  
APO D E Henderson 23 Jan 1939  
APO Eric D Hills 23 Jan 1939 later AVM
APO J M Howard 23 Jan 1939  
APO M W G Howard 23 Jan 1939  
APO Duncan McD Jannaway 23 Jan 1939 later A/Cdre
APO B B Johnson 23 Jan 1939  
APO M C Mainprice 23 Jan 1939  
APO G D Mitchell Dawson 23 Jan 1939  
APO John E M Mould 23 Jan 1939 later A/Cdre
APO D Moulden 23 Jan 1939  
APO C C Murdoch 23 Jan 1939  
APO J E T Murphy 23 Jan 1939  
APO C Murray 23 Jan 1939  
APO P J H Perkin 23 Jan 1939  
APO D H Pollard 23 Jan 1939  
APO F W Powell 23 Jan 1939  
APO J P W Perves 23 Jan 1939  
APO J B Quarrington 23 Jan 1939  
APO A W Rhodes 23 Jan 1939  
APO A Sloan 23 Jan 1939  
APO A P H Slogrove 23 Jan 1939  
APO E Towers 23 Jan 1939  
APO H R K Wells 23 Jan 1939  
APO J S Wilkinson 23 Jan 1939  
APO D H Wood 23 Jan 1939  
APO J P Beale 23 Jan 1939  
APO G P Howell 23 Jan 1939  
APO R G Lamble 23 Jan 1939  
APO E M Sopwith 23 Jan 1939  
APO R Williams 23 Jan 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Kidbrooke (Officers) Training Command/No 24 (Training) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Equipment Branch
Sqn Ldr B W Hemsley  1 Dec 1938 MBE
UNDER INSTRUCTION
Equipment Branch
Plt Off J W Noble  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off D M Bidwell  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off M B Cooper  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off J H Cocks  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off B C R Edript  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off R A S Ritchie  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off P R M Groom 23 Jan 1939  
APO J H Sullivan 12 Sep 1938  
APO W J G Murphy 12 Sep 1938  
APO M D L A Brundle 12 Sep 1938  
APO F S Coventry 12 Sep 1938  
APO G W B Dixey 12 Sep 1938  
APO K A Phillips 12 Sep 1938  
APO F G Chapman 12 Sep 1938  
APO C E Usher 12 Sep 1938  
APO N B Silk 12 Sep 1938  
APO B N Besford 12 Sep 1938  
APO R J T Beattie 12 Sep 1938  
APO D A M Hopkins 12 Sep 1938  
APO A D Bertram 12 Sep 1938  
APO A J Bangs 12 Sep 1938  
APO J N M Campbell  2 Jan 1939  
APO A R W Amor 23 Jan 1939  
APO C St C R Chute 23 Jan 1939  
APO R W Clark 23 Jan 1939  
APO L H Clemas 23 Jan 1939  
APO G M Darling 23 Jan 1939  
APO E V Davies 23 Jan 1939  
APO C A Griggs 23 Jan 1939  
APO D S E Gawith 23 Jan 1939  
APO M I Harrison 23 Jan 1939  
APO D E Henderson 23 Jan 1939  
APO M W G Howard 23 Jan 1939  
APO Duncan McD Jannaway 23 Jan 1939 later A/Cdre
APO B B Johnson 23 Jan 1939  
APO M C Mainprice 23 Jan 1939  
APO D H Pollard 23 Jan 1939  
APO F W Powell 23 Jan 1939  
APO J P W Perves 23 Jan 1939  
APO J B Quarrington 23 Jan 1939  
APO A W Rhodes 23 Jan 1939  
APO A P H Slogrove 23 Jan 1939  
APO H R K Wells 23 Jan 1939  
APO J S Wilkinson 23 Jan 1939  
APO R G Lamble 23 Jan 1939  
APO E M Sopwith 23 Jan 1939  
APO R Williams 23 Jan 1939  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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