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It was formed at the RAF Depot on 15 May 1920, the Depot remaining responsible for its administration.

June 1920

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/RAF Depot

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Edward G H Clarke PT 15 May 1920 Officer Commanding, MC
Flt Lt Frederick G Sherriff PT 15 May 1920 MC
Fg Off Albert J Adams PT 15 May 1920  

 

July 1920

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/RAF Depot

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Edward G H Clarke PT 15 May 1920 Officer Commanding, MC
Flt Lt Frederick G Sherriff PT 15 May 1920 MC
Flt Lt

Sturley P Simpson

A 14 Jun 1920 later AVM
Fg Off Albert J Adams PT 15 May 1920  

Source - July 1920 Air Force List

August 1920

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/RAF Depot

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Edward G H Clarke PT 15 May 1920 Officer Commanding, MC
Flt Lt Frederick G Sherriff PT 15 May 1920 MC
Flt Lt

Sturley P Simpson

A 14 Jun 1920 later AVM
Fg Off Albert J Adams PT 15 May 1920  

Source - August 1920 Air Force List

July 1921

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/RAF Depot

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Edward G H Clarke PT 15 May 1920 Officer Commanding, MC
Flt Lt Frederick G Sherriff PT 15 May 1920 MC
Fg Off Albert J Adams PT 15 May 1920  
UNDER INSTRUCTION
Sqn Ldr William C Hicks AS  1 Mar 1921 AFC
Flt Lt Albert P V Daly A 29 Mar 1921  
Fg Off William Catchpole AS 28 Feb 1921 AFC
Fg Off George Veevers-Carter A & S 28 Feb 1921  
Fg Off

Thomas M Williams

A 28 Feb 1921 MC, DFC; later AM
Fg Off Ralph P P Pope A 28 Feb 1921 DFC
Fg Off Lionel C Dodkins A 28 Feb 1921  
Fg Off Charles M McClean A 28 Feb 1921  
Fg Off Arthur H Simmonds T 28 Feb 1921  
Obs Off Leslie W Kitt O 28 Feb 1921  

Source - July 1921 Air Force List

Branches: A = Aeroplane, A & S = Aeroplane and Seaplane, Ad = Administrative, PT = Physical Training, S = Seaplane, SO = Staff Officer, T = Technical.

April 1922

Source - April 1922 Air Force List

July 1922

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/RAF Depot

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Charles C Darley

25 Aug 1921 Officer Commanding later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Frederick G Sherriff 15 May 1920 MC
Fg Off Albert J Adams 15 May 1920  

Source - July 1922 Air Force List

May 1923

Source - May 1923 Air Force List

July 1923

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/RAF Depot

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Charles C Darley

25 Aug 1921 Officer Commanding later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Frederick G Sherriff 15 May 1920 MC
Fg Off Albert J Adams 15 May 1920  

Source - July 1923 Air Force List

January 1924

 

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/RAF Depot

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Charles C Darley

25 Aug 1921 Officer Commanding later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Frederick G Sherriff 15 May 1920 MC
Fg Off Albert J Adams 15 May 1920  

Source - January 1924 Air Force List

May 1924

 

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/RAF Depot

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Charles C Darley

25 Aug 1921 Officer Commanding later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Frederick G Sherriff 15 May 1920 MC
Fg Off Albert J Adams 15 May 1920  

Source - May 1924 Air Force List

January 1925

Source - January 1925 Air Force List

February 1925

Source - February 1925 Air Force List

March 1925

Source - March 1925 Air Force List

April 1925

Source - April 1925 Air Force List

May 1925

Source - May 1925 Air Force List

June 1925

Source - June 1925 Air Force List

July 1925

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/RAF Depot

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Frederick G Sherriff 15 May 1920 MC
Fg Off Arthur F Ingram  7 Jan 1925  

Source - July 1925 Air Force List

March 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/RAF Depot

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frederick G Sherriff 15 May 1920 MC
Flt Lt Arthur F Ingram  7 Jan 1925  
Fg Off Edward G Whinney  1 Sep 1925  

Source - March 1926 Air Force List

July 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/No 21 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frederick G Sherriff 15 May 1920 MC
Flt Lt Arthur F Ingram  7 Jan 1925  
Fg Off Edward G Whinney  1 Sep 1925  

Source - July 1926 Air Force List

December 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/No 21 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frederick G Sherriff 15 May 1920 MC
Flt Lt Arthur F Ingram  7 Jan 1925  
Fg Off Edward G Whinney  1 Sep 1925  

Source - December 1926 Air Force List

July 1927

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/No 21 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frederick G Sherriff 15 May 1920 MC
Flt Lt Arthur F Ingram  7 Jan 1925  
Fg Off Eustace L Leader  9 May 1927  

Source - July 1927 Air Force List

July 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/No 21 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frederick G Sherriff 15 May 1920 MC
Flt Lt Godfrey C O'Donnell  2 Apr 1928 DFC
Fg Off Eustace L Leader  9 May 1927  

Source - July 1928 Air Force List

September 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/No 21 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frederick G Sherriff 15 May 1920 MC
Flt Lt Godfrey C O'Donnell  2 Apr 1928 DFC
Fg Off Eustace L Leader  9 May 1927  

Source - September 1928 Air Force List

July 1929

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/No 21 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frederick G Sherriff 15 May 1920 MC
Flt Lt Godfrey C O'Donnell  2 Apr 1928 DFC

Source - July 1929 Air Force List

July 1930

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/No 21 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frederick G Sherriff 15 May 1920 MC
Flt Lt Godfrey C O'Donnell  2 Apr 1928 DFC

Source - July 1930 Air Force List

August 1930

Source - August 1930 Air Force List

September 1930

Source - September 1930 Air Force List

October 1930

Source - October 1930 Air Force List

November 1930

Source - November 1930 Air Force List

December 1930

Source - December 1930 Air Force List

July 1931

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/No 21 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frederick G Sherriff 15 May 1920 MC - attached to the Air Ministry

Source - July 1931 Air Force List

July 1932

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/No 21 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frederick G Sherriff 15 May 1920 MC - attached to the Air Ministry
Flt Lt William Catchpole 27 Feb 1931 AFC

Source - July 1932 Air Force List

July 1933

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/No 21 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frederick G Sherriff 15 May 1920 MC
Flt Lt William Catchpole 27 Feb 1931 AFC
Civilian Assistant
Fg Off (Ret) F A Osborn   MM
Warrant Officer - 2nd Class
WO II John S Sallows  1 Jan 1928  

Source - July 1933 Air Force List

January 1934

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Henry G W Lock 15 Feb 1934 DFC, AFC
Flt Lt Geoffrey C O'Donnell  5 Mar 1934 DFC
Civilian Assistant
Fg Off (Ret) F A Osborn   MM
Warrant Officer - 2nd Class
WO II John S Sallows  1 Jan 1928  

Source - January 1934 Air Force List

July 1934

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/No 21 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Henry G W Lock 15 Feb 1934 DFC, AFC
Flt Lt Geoffrey C O'Donnell  5 Mar 1934 DFC
Civilian Assistant
Fg Off (Ret) F A Osborn   MM
Warrant Officer - 2nd Class
WO II John S Sallows  1 Jan 1928  

Source - July 1934 Air Force List

July 1935

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Inland Area/No 21 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Henry G W Lock 15 Feb 1934 DFC, AFC
Flt Lt Arthur H Simmonds 24 Aug 1934  
Civilian Assistant
Fg Off (Ret) F A Osborn   MM

Source - July 1935 Air Force List

July 1936

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Nil RAF Uxbridge Training Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Henry G W Lock 15 Feb 1934 DFC, AFC
Civilian Assistant
Fg Off (Ret) F A Osborn   MM
Flt Lt A F Ingram   RAFO

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

August 1936

Source - August 1936 Air Force List

July 1937

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Sidney H Ware

 9 Jan 1937 later A/Cdre
Civilian Assistant
Fg Off (Ret) F A Osborn   Assistant Adjutant, MM
Flt Lt A F Ingram   PT duties, RAFO

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Commissioned Physical Education Officer
Fg Off E J Bradbury 18 Feb 1937  
Civilian Assistant
Fg Off (Ret) F A Osborn   Assistant Adjutant, MM
Flt Lt A F Ingram   PT duties, RAFO

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Commissioned Physical Education Officer
Fg Off E J Bradbury 18 Feb 1937  
Civilian Assistant
Fg Off (Ret) F A Osborn   Assistant Adjutant, MM
Flt Lt A F Ingram   PT duties, RAFO

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Commissioned Physical Education Officer
Fg Off E J Bradbury 18 Feb 1937  
Civilian Assistant
Fg Off (Ret) F A Osborn   Assistant Adjutant, MM
Flt Lt A F Ingram   PT duties, RAFO

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Commissioned Physical Education Officer
Fg Off E J Bradbury 18 Feb 1937  
Civilian Assistant
Fg Off (Ret) F A Osborn   Assistant Adjutant, MM
Flt Lt A F Ingram   PT duties, RAFO

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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