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No 13 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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Reformed on 1 April 1924 at RAF Kenley from the Signals Co-operation Flight, it moved to Andover on 30 May.

July 1925

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Fighter RAF Andover Inland Area/No 7 Group

Bristol F2B

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Cecil C Durston 23 May 1924 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt Christopher T Pilkington 14 Aug 1924 AFC
Flt Lt Henry G W Lock 30 Sep 1924 DFC
Flt Lt William E Theak 17 Apr 1925 later AVM
Fg Off Archibald C Heaven  6 Jun 1924 MC
Fg Off Eric Wormell  1 Feb 1924  
Fg Off Francis J Phillips 15 Aug 1924  
Fg Off James T O'Brien-Saint 20 Aug 1924  
Fg Off Harry MacMillan  1 Feb 1924  
Fg Off Charles E Stuart  2 Nov 1924  
Fg Off John H Tanner 26 Jun 1924  
Fg Off Douglas G Brodie 18 Mar 1924  
Fg Off Owen V Lee 14 Aug 1924  
Fg Off George C B Bernard-Smith 23 Jun 1924  
Fg Off Henry L R Gough  1 Dec 1924  
Plt Off Henry T R Cripps 15 Dec 1924  
Plt Off Guy H Jennings-Bramley 15 Dec 1924  
Plt Off Jack C Macey 15 Dec 1924  
Plt Off John F Nicholas 15 Dec 1924  
Plt Off Charles F Steventon 15 Dec 1924  
Plt Off James Warburton 31 Jul 1924 later A/Cdre
Plt Off Leslie R W Tillard 31 Jul 1924  
Plt Off George B Beardsworth 17 Dec 1924 later AVM
Plt Off Norman S Allinson 17 Dec 1924 later AVM
Accountant Branch
Fg Off William F Barrell 23 Jun 1924  
Medical Branch
Fg Off Cecil G J Nichollls 24 May 1925 MB

Source - July 1925 Air Force List

July 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Fighter RAF Andover Inland Area/No 22 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Cecil C Durston 23 May 1924 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt Christopher T Pilkington 14 Aug 1924 AFC
Flt Lt Henry G W Lock 30 Sep 1924 DFC
Flt Lt William E Theak 17 Apr 1925 later AVM
Fg Off Eric Wormell  1 Feb 1924  
Fg Off Francis J Phillips 15 Aug 1924  
Fg Off Frank W Wrench  7 Oct 1925  
Fg Off Harry MacMillan  1 Feb 1924  
Fg Off Charles E Stuart  2 Nov 1924  
Fg Off Douglas G Brodie 18 Mar 1924  
Fg Off Owen V Lee 14 Aug 1924  
Fg Off Theodore H J Wright 29 Mar 1926 Lt, Seaforth Highlanders, killed in a flying accident - 16 Aug 1926
Fg Off Henry L R Gough  1 Dec 1924  
Fg Off Archibald R Hamilton 15 Dec 1925  
Fg Off Mounteney Kortright 15 Dec 1925  
Fg Off John H Powle 15 Dec 1925  
Fg Off Charles H Tighe 15 Dec 1925  
Fg Off Alexander G Boon 15 Jun 1926  
Fg Off John F Nicholas 15 Dec 1924  
Fg Off James Warburton 31 Jul 1924 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Leslie R W Tillard 31 Jul 1924  
Fg Off Alfred O Pollard 17 Aug 1925 VC, MC, DCM
Plt Off Frederick C Rowland 17 Aug 1925  
Plt Off Hugh C Macphail 17 Aug 1925  
Plt Off George B Beardsworth 17 Dec 1924 later AVM
Plt Off Norman S Allinson 17 Dec 1924 later AVM
Plt Off Verney T Norwood 15 Feb 1926  
Plt Off Pascoe E Grenfell 15 Jun 1926  
Plt Off Francis S Hodder 29 Jun 1926  
Plt Off John W Stokes 15 Jun 1926  
Plt Off Alan D Gilmore 30 Jul 1925 later AVM
Plt Off Henry W Pearson-Rogers 16 Dec 1925  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Richard T Rich  1 Apr 1926  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off William F Barrell 23 Jun 1924  

Source - July 1926 Air Force List

July 1927

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Fighter RAF Andover Inland Area/No 22 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr George R A Deacon  2 Apr 1927 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt William E Theak 17 Apr 1925 later AVM
Flt Lt Paul R T J M I C Chamberlayne 10 Jun 1927 AFC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Cyril G C Sullivan 15 Dec 1927 Signals duties
Fg Off Alexander G Boon 15 Jun 1926 Lt, Royal Scots, killed in a flying accident - 1 Aug 1927
Fg Off John F Nicholas 15 Dec 1924  
Fg Off Philip N R Hailward 13 Aug 1926  
Fg Off James Warburton 31 Jul 1924 later A/Cdre
Fg Off George B Beardsworth 17 Dec 1924 Armament duties; later AVM
Fg Off Norman S Allinson 17 Dec 1924 later AVM
Fg Off Herbert D Gunton 14 Dec 1926  
Fg Off Francis S Hodder 29 Jun 1926  
Fg Off John W Stokes 15 Jun 1926  
Plt Off William H Shorter 20 Apr 1927 Killed in a flying accident - 18 Jul 1927
Plt Off Colin A Anderson  9 Nov 1926  
Plt Off Lionel G Gray  9 Nov 1926  
Plt Off Frank J Parker  9 Nov 1926  
Plt Off Leslie C Philips  9 Nov 1926  
Plt Off Walter J Pickard 20 Apr 1927  
Plt Off Reginald H Donkin 14 Dec 1926  
Plt Off Selwyn H C Gray 14 Dec 1926 later A/Cdre
Plt Off Edwin S Baverstock 11 May 1927  
Plt Off Cedric H Hockly 17 May 1927  
Plt Off Leonard T Keens 17 May 1927  
Plt Off Bernard F O Smith 23 May 1927  
Plt Off William R Baird 21 May 1927  
Plt Off John C A Johnson 11 Dec 1926 later A/Cdre
Plt Off Archibald M Watts-Read 11 Dec 1926  
Plt Off John Marson 11 Dec 1926 later AVM
Accountant Branch
Fg Off William F Barrell 23 Jun 1924  

Source - July 1927 Air Force List

July 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Armstrong Whitworth Atlas (from Aug 1927) RAF Andover Inland Area/No 22 Group

Atlas

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Hugh H MacL Fraser  8 Aug 1927 Officer Commanding; later AVM
Flt Lt William E Theak 17 Apr 1925 later AVM
Flt Lt Paul R T J M I C Chamberlayne 10 Jun 1927 AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Ralph E Meek 20 Apr 1928 Signals duties
Flt Lt Ruthven M C Macfarlane 17 Apr 1927  
Fg Off Archibald R Hamilton  4 May 1928  
Fg Off John F Nicholas 15 Dec 1924  
Fg Off Philip N R Hailward 13 Aug 1926  
Fg Off Norman S Allinson 17 Dec 1924 later AVM
Fg Off Herbert D Gunton 14 Dec 1926  
Fg Off Pascoe E Grenfell  1 Nov 1927  
Fg Off Thomas M Abraham 21 Jun 1927  
Fg Off Vernon D Morshead 22 Aug 1927 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Douglas S King 22 Aug 1927  
Plt Off Edwin S Baverstock 11 May 1927  
Plt Off Archibald M Watts-Read 11 Dec 1926  
Plt Off John Marson 11 Dec 1926 Armament duties; later AVM
Plt Off Geoffrey A G Johnson 19 Dec 1927  
Plt Off Geoffrey W Monk 20 Feb 1928  
Plt Off Robert G Forbes 20 Feb 1928  
Plt Off de Lancy Cooke 30 Jul 1927  
Plt Off Roy J O Bartlett 30 Jul 1927  
Plt Off John S Dewar 17 Dec 1927  
Plt Off Reginald C Field 17 Dec 1927 later A/Cdre
Stores Branch
Fg Off

Harold D Jackman

 1 Nov 1927 later AM
Plt Off Howard W Penney 20 Apr 1928 later A/Cdre
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Harold A Murton 21 Feb 1928  

Source - July 1928 Air Force List

July 1929

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Armstrong Whitworth Atlas RAF Andover Inland Area/No 22 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Hugh H MacL Fraser  8 Aug 1927 Officer Commanding; later AVM
Sqn Ldr Colin S Richardson 24 Aug 1928 Signals duties
Flt Lt Edmond H Searle 22 Apr 1929  
Flt Lt Paul R T J M I C Chamberlayne 10 Jun 1927 AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Henry R F Baxter  4 Mar 1929 Armament duties
Fg Off Charles H Tighe  1 Dec 1928  
Fg Off Philip N R Hailward 13 Aug 1926  
Fg Off Norman S Allinson 17 Dec 1924 later AVM
Fg Off Vivian S Bazalgette 12 Nov 1928  
Fg Off Pascoe E Grenfell  1 Nov 1927  
Fg Off Thomas M Abraham 21 Jun 1927  
Fg Off Vernon D Morshead 22 Aug 1927 Photographic duties; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Geoffrey F Simond  1 Sep 1928  
Fg Off Jack E Markby  1 Sep 1928  
Fg Off James C B Tizling  1 Sep 1928  
Fg Off John E M Bainbridge 15 Dec 1928  
Plt Off Alaister Le R S Upton  1 Sep 1928  
Plt Off John S Dewar 17 Dec 1927  
Plt Off Reginald C Field 17 Dec 1927 Photographic duties; later A/Cdre
Plt Off William R C Wilkins 15 Dec 1928  
Plt Off Bernard W Figgins 15 Dec 1928  
Plt Off Frank R Balfour  2 Apr 1929  
Plt Off Richard A Sprague 28 Jul 1928  
Plt Off Henry G Richards 15 Dec 1928  
Plt Off Joseph H Manning-Fox 15 Dec 1928  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Howard W Penney 20 Apr 1928 later A/Cdre
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Lewis Chegwiddon 10 Feb 1929  

Source - July 1929 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
23 Sep 1929 RAF Netheravon

July 1930

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Armstrong Whitworth Atlas RAF Netheravon Inland Area/No 22 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

John B Cole-Hamilton

 1 Nov 1929 Officer Commanding; later AVM
Flt Lt

William E Theak

31 Aug 1929 Signals duties; later AVM
Flt Lt Edmond H Searle 22 Apr 1929  
Flt Lt

Leonard de V Chisman

 1 May 1930 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt

William A D Brook

 8 Jul 1929 later AVM
Fg Off Pascoe E Grenfell  1 Nov 1927  
Fg Off Thomas M Abraham 21 Jun 1927 Armament duties
Fg Off Vernon D Morshead 22 Aug 1927 Photographic duties; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Geoffrey F Simond  1 Sep 1928  
Fg Off John E M Bainbridge 15 Dec 1928  
Fg Off William R C Wilkins 15 Dec 1928  
Fg Off Roderick Jones 14 Aug 1929  
Fg Off Gerrard J C Paul 12 Feb 1930 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Alexander F Powell  3 Sep 1929  
Fg Off Francis J St G Braithwaite 12 Feb 1930 later AVM
Fg Off Harold B Collins  4 Mar 1930  
Fg Off Denis H F Barnett  4 Mar 1930 later ACM
Plt Off Herbert R Collins  3 Sep 1929  
Plt Off Frederick E Abbott 14 Dec1929  
Plt Off James S Douglas 14 Dec1929  
Plt Off Gerald B Keily  4 Mar 1930 later A/Cdre
Plt Off Geoffrey Farnhill  1 Apr 1930  
Plt Off Maxwell E M Perkins  1 Apr 1930 later AVM
Plt Off Eric H Coleman  1 Apr 1930  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Arthur E Haes  6 Mar 1930  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Lewis Chegwiddon 10 Feb 1929  

Source - July 1930 Air Force List

July 1931

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Armstrong Whitworth Atlas RAF Netheravon

Temporarily detached to RAF Odiham

Inland Area/No 22 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

John B Cole-Hamilton

 1 Nov 1929 Officer Commanding; later AVM
Flt Lt

Colin P Brown

 1 Feb 1931 Signals duties, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt

Leonard de V Chisman

 1 May 1930 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt

William A D Brook

 8 Jul 1929 later AVM
Flt Lt Guy N J Stanley-Turner 10 Dec 1930  
Fg Off Ernest L J Rowe 21 Oct 1930 Photographic duties
Fg Off George R Weighill 30 Oct 1930 Armament duties
Fg Off Geoffrey F Simond  1 Sep 1928  
Fg Off John E M Bainbridge 15 Dec 1928  
Fg Off William R C Wilkins 15 Dec 1928  
Fg Off Francis J St G Braithwaite 12 Feb 1930 later AVM
Fg Off Denis H F Barnett  4 Mar 1930 later ACM
Fg Off Alexander F Powell  3 Sep 1929  
Fg Off Herbert R Collins  3 Sep 1929  
Fg Off Thomas B Cooper  8 Mar 1931  
Fg Off Maxwell E M Perkins  1 Apr 1930 later AVM
Fg Off Geoffrey Farnhill  1 Apr 1930  
Fg Off John M Waddell 17 Jun 1930  
Fg Off Douglas W Lydall 17 Jun 1930  
Fg Off Harold G Adams  9 Sep 1930  
Plt Off Charles A Washer  9 Sep 1930  
Plt Off Basil P Reynolds 23 Dec 1930  
Plt Off Charles E Littler 26 Jul 1930  
Plt Off Robert B Dashper 26 Jul 1930  
Stores Branch
Fg Off George H Doveton 13 Mar 1931  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Lewis Chegwiddon 10 Feb 1929  
Supernumerary on disbandment of No 1 FTS
Stores Branch
Flt Lt

Eric L Ridley

 1 Feb 1931 later A/Cdre
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr Arthur J O Wigmore  1 Feb1931 MB, ChB, MRCS, LRCP

Source - July 1931 Air Force List

July 1932

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Audax (from May 1932) RAF Netheravon Inland Area/No 22 Group

Audax of No 13 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

John W Jones

 9 Nov 1931 Officer Commanding; later ACM
Flt Lt Herbert L Rough  7 Mar 1932  
Flt Lt

Colin P Brown

 1 Feb 1931 Signals duties, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt

Leonard de V Chisman

 1 May 1930 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Harold Thomas  5 May 1932  
Fg Off William R C Wilkins 15 Dec 1928  
Fg Off Herbert R Collins  3 Sep 1929  
Fg Off Frederick C Tracey  8 Sep 1931  
Fg Off Maxwell E M Perkins  1 Apr 1930 later AVM
Fg Off Geoffrey Farnhill  1 Apr 1930  
Fg Off Douglas W Lydall 17 Jun 1930  
Fg Off Howard Ford  8 Sep 1931 later AVM
Fg Off John G G Moore  8 Mar 1932  
Plt Off Herbert L Andrews 29 Dec 1931  
Plt Off Walter R Farley 29 Dec 1931  
Plt Off George Hinckley 29 Dec 1931  
Plt Off Ian V Hue-Williams 29 Dec 1931  
Plt Off John M Warfield 29 Dec 1931 later A/Cdre
Plt Off Rupert V Bucknell  8 Mar 1932  
Plt Off Jasper G Cardale  9 Sep 1931  
Plt Off Geoffrey H O Mills 19 Dec 1931  
Stores Branch
Fg Off George H Doveton 13 Mar 1931  

Source - July 1932 Air Force List

July 1933

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Audax RAF Netheravon Inland Area/No 22 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Herbert L Rough  7 Mar 1932 Officer Commanding
Flt Lt Thomas Humble 30 Jan 1933  
Flt Lt

Allen Hesketh

16 Jan 1933 DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Neill C Ogilvie-Forbes  1 Apr 1933 later AVM
Flt Lt Harold Thomas  5 May 1932  
Flt Lt Adrian H W J Cocks 10 Jul 1932 Signals duties
Fg Off Jack M Israel 20 Sep 1932 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off Herbert R Collins  3 Sep 1929  
Fg Off Frederick C Tracey  8 Sep 1931  
Fg Off Lawrence E Chiswell 15 Feb 1933  
Fg Off Clifford J Hannaford 12 Dec 1932  
Fg Off George E Valentine 19 Dec 1932  
Fg Off Nigel C Walker 11 Jul 1932  
Fg Off John N Jefferson 29 Aug 1932  
Fg Off Herbert L Andrews 29 Dec 1931  
Fg Off John M Warfield 29 Dec 1931 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Jasper G Cardale  9 Sep 1931  
Fg Off Robert W Hay 18 Sep 1932  
Plt Off Alec P S Wills 19 Dec 1932  
Plt Off Ggeorge P Woodhouse 19 Dec 1932  
Plt Off Philip R Robinson 17 Dec 1932  
Plt Off Alfonso R G Bax 17 Dec 1932  
Stores Branch
Fg Off George Blinman 30 Jan 1933  
Warrant Officers
WO I William Lodge 14 Dec 1931  
WO II Percy R Pike 29 Dec 1931 DCM
WO II Frederick A Coombs 22 Jan 1933  
WO II Arthur E L Worster  9 Dec 1931  

Source - July 1933 Air Force List

July 1934

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Audax RAF Netheravon Inland Area/No 22 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Peter Warburton 7 May 1934 Officer Commanding, MBE
Flt Lt

William A Opie

19 Mar 1934 later AVM
Flt Lt

Allen Hesketh

16 Jan 1933 DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Neill C Ogilvie-Forbes  1 Apr 1933 later AVM
Flt Lt

Arthur F Hutton

24 Aug 1933 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt

Willian C Cooper

25 Jul 1933 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Frederick C Tracey  8 Sep 1931  
Fg Off Lawrence E Chiswell 15 Feb 1933  
Fg Off Clifford J Hannaford 12 Dec 1932  
Fg Off George E Valentine 19 Dec 1932  
Fg Off Nigel C Walker 11 Jul 1932  
Fg Off Herbert L Andrews 29 Dec 1931  
Fg Off John M Warfield 29 Dec 1931 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Alec P S Wills 19 Dec 1932  
Plt Off Alfonso R G Bax 11 Sep 1933  
Plt Off Eric H P Clarke 11 Mar 1934  
Plt Off James R Gillman 11 Mar 1934  
Stores Branch
Fg Off George Blinman 30 Jan 1933  
Warrant Officers
WO I William Lodge 14 Dec 1931  
WO II Percy R Pike 29 Dec 1931 DCM
WO II Arthur E L Worster 9 Dec 1931  
WO II Winfred G P Watling  6 Oct 1933  

Source - July 1934 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
3 May 1935 RAF Old Sarum

July 1935

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Audax RAF Old Sarum Inland Area/No 22 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

George O Venn

25 Mar 1935 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Neill C Ogilvie-Forbes  1 Apr 1933 later AVM
Flt Lt Percy Kinsey 23 Jul 1934 Signals duties
Flt Lt Robert G Forbes 19 Aug 1934  
Flt Lt Archibald M Watts-Read 25 Sep 1934  
Flt Lt Alexander Lewis  1 Apr 1935 attached from RCAF
Fg Off George E Valentine 19 Dec 1932  
Fg Off Herbert L Andrews 29 Dec 1931  
Fg Off John M Warfield 29 Dec 1931 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Alec P S Wills 19 Dec 1932  
Fg Off Alan F Anderson 26 Aug 1934  
Fg Off Alfonso R G Bax 11 Sep 1933  
Fg Off Kenneth J McIntyre 29 Apr 1935 later A/Cdre
Plt Off John O Hinks  2 Mar 1935  
Plt Off Anthony M Mulliken  2 Sep 1934  
Plt Off Denis M Newman  2 Sep 1934  
Plt Off Harold M Starr  4 Mar 1935  
Stores Branch
Fg Off George Blinman 30 Jan 1933  
Warrant Officers
WO I Archibald E Clayson 30 Mar 1935  
WO II Percy R Pike 29 Dec 1931 DCM
WO II Arthur E L Worster 9 Dec 1931  

Source - July 1935 Air Force List

July 1936

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Audax RAF Old Sarum ADGB/No 22 (Army Co-operation) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

George O Venn

25 Mar 1935 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Archibald M Watts-Read 25 Sep 1934  
Flt Lt John M Warfield 29 Dec 1931 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt

Thomas U C Shirley

15 Jul 1935 Signals duties; later AVM
Fg Off Alan F Anderson 26 Aug 1934  
Fg Off Kenneth J McIntyre 29 Apr 1935 later A/Cdre
Fg Off T K Lacey 21 Dec 1935  
Fg Off C L Troop 27 Apr 1934  
Fg Off Anthony M Mulliken  2 Sep 1934  
Plt Off Harold M Starr  4 Mar 1935  
Plt Off Roy F See  1 Sep 1935  
Plt Off M P Skinner 14 Dec 1935  
Plt Off B E Smith-Rewse 14 Dec 1935  
Plt Off A de V Leach 22 Jan 1936  
Plt Off J R Wilson 22 Jan 1936  
Plt Off L E Cryer 29 Feb 1936  
Plt Off N A N Bray 29 Feb 1936  
Plt Off T W C Fazan 29 Feb 1936  
Plt Off C H Jones  4 Mar 1936  
APO P Hadfield 11 May 1936  
Equipment Branch
Plt Off M C R White  1 Apr 1936  
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt Harry A Frost 16 Aug 1935  
Warrant Officers
WO I Ernest Leopold  1 Jul 1935  
WO II P C Stocks 16 Apr 1936  

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
16 Feb 1937 RAF Odiham

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hector (from Feb 1937) RAF Odiham Fighter Command/No 22 (Army Co-operation) Group

Hector of No 13 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Selwyn H C Gray

19 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt G H O Mills  1 Jul 1936 Signals duties
Flt Lt Alan F Anderson 26 Aug 1934  
Flt Lt C G Hill  9 Feb 1937  
Flt Lt P B Wood  8 Jun 1937  
Fg Off T K Lacey 21 Dec 1935  
Fg Off C L Troop 27 Apr 1934  
Fg Off Anthony M Mulliken  2 Sep 1934  
Fg Off J McDougall 25 Apr 1937  
Plt Off M P Skinner 14 Dec 1935  
Plt Off B E Smith-Rewse 14 Dec 1935  
Plt Off A de V Leach 22 Jan 1936  
Plt Off J R Wilson 22 Jan 1936  
Plt Off P Hadfield 11 May 1936  
Plt Off J G Fraser 19 Dec 1936  
Plt Off W H M Brookes  1 May 1937  
Plt Off R C Porteous  1 May 1937  
Plt Off D St Q Robinson  1 May 1937  
Equipment Branch
Fg Off J G B O'Hagan 13 Sep 1936  
Accountant Branch
Plt Off P S Gee 26 Oct 1936  
Warrant Officers
WO I Ernest Leopold  1 Jul 1935  
WO II P C Stocks 16 Apr 1936  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hector RAF Odiham Fighter Command/No 22 (Army Co-operation) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Selwyn H C Gray

19 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt G H O Mills  1 Jul 1936 Signals duties
Flt Lt Anthony M Mulliken  2 Sep 1934  
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) R H N Graham 16 Nov 1937 Capt, West Riding Regiment
Capt J T de H Valzey  1 Feb 1936 Air Liaison Officer, GSO3, Royal Artillery
Fg Off C L Troop 27 Apr 1934 Lt, Duke of Wellington's Regiment
Fg Off G F Watson-Smyth 15 Aug 1937  
Fg Off T Adam 15 Aug 1937 2 Lt, Duke of Cumberland's Light Infantry
Fg Off M P Skinner 14 Dec 1935  
Fg Off B E Smith-Rewse 14 Dec 1935  
Fg Off A de V Leach 22 Jan 1936  
Fg Off W D Blackwood 24 Apr 1938 Lt, Royal Tank Corps
Fg Off J R Wilson 22 Jan 1936  
Fg Off D Greville Bell 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off P Hadfield 11 May 1936  
Plt Off W H M Brookes  1 May 1937  
Plt Off R C Porteous  1 May 1937  
Plt Off D St Q Robinson  1 May 1937  
Plt Off E W Bundock  8 Jan 1938  
Equipment Branch
Fg Off W P Williams  1 Apr 1938 AFM
Accountant Branch
Plt Off P S Gee 26 Oct 1936  
Warrant Officers
WO I Ernest Leopold  1 Jul 1935  
WO II P C Stocks 16 Apr 1936  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Westland Lysander II (from Jan 1938) RAF Odiham Fighter Command/No 22 (Army Co-operation) Group

Lysander II of No 13 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Selwyn H C Gray

19 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Maj J T de H Valzey  1 Feb 1936 Air Liaison Officer, GSO3, Royal Artillery
Flt Lt J Thompson  1 Aug 1938 Signals duties
Flt Lt Anthony M Mulliken  2 Sep 1934  
Flt Lt C L Troop 27 Apr 1934 Lt, Duke of Wellington's Regiment
Act Flt Lt B E Smith-Rewse 14 Dec 1935  
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) R H N Graham 16 Nov 1937 Capt, West Riding Regiment
Fg Off G F Watson-Smyth 15 Aug 1937  
Fg Off T Adam 15 Aug 1937 2 Lt, Gordon Highlanders
Fg Off M P Skinner 14 Dec 1935  
Fg Off W D Blackwood 24 Apr 1938 Lt, Royal Tank Corps
Fg Off J R Wilson 22 Jan 1936  
Fg Off D Greville Bell 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off P Hadfield 11 May 1936  
Fg Off W H M Brookes  1 May 1937  
Fg Off R C Porteous  1 May 1937  
Plt Off E W Bundock  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off P L Dakeyne 30 May 1938  
Plt Off D K Morgan 31 Oct 1938  
Equipment Branch
Fg Off W P Williams  1 Apr 1938 AFM
Accountant Branch
Plt Off P S Gee 26 Oct 1936  
Warrant Officers
WO Ernest Leopold  1 Jul 1935  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Westland Lysander II RAF Odiham Fighter Command/No 22 (Army Co-operation) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Selwyn H C Gray

19 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Maj J T de H Valzey  1 Feb 1936 Air Liaison Officer, GSO3, Royal Artillery
Flt Lt J Thompson  1 Aug 1938 Signals duties
Flt Lt Anthony M Mulliken  2 Sep 1934  
Flt Lt C L Troop 27 Apr 1934 Lt, Duke of Wellington's Regiment
Fg Off G F Watson-Smyth 15 Aug 1937  
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) R H N Graham 16 Nov 1937 Capt, West Riding Regiment
Fg Off T Adam 15 Aug 1937 2 Lt, Gordon Highlanders
Fg Off M P Skinner 14 Dec 1935  
Fg Off W D Blackwood 24 Apr 1938 Lt, Royal Tank Corps
Fg Off J R Wilson 22 Jan 1936  
Fg Off D Greville Bell 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off P Hadfield 11 May 1936  
Fg Off W H M Brookes  1 May 1937  
Fg Off R C Porteous  1 May 1937  
Plt Off E W Bundock  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off P L Dakeyne 30 May 1938  
Plt Off D K Morgan 31 Oct 1938  
Accountant Branch
Plt Off P S Gee 26 Oct 1936  
Warrant Officers
WO Ernest Leopold  1 Jul 1935  
WO R S Neill 22 Feb 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Westland Lysander II RAF Odiham Fighter Command/No 22 (Army Co-operation) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Selwyn H C Gray

19 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Maj J T de H Valzey  1 Feb 1936 Air Liaison Officer, GSO3, Royal Artillery
Flt Lt J Thompson  1 Aug 1938 Signals duties
Flt Lt Anthony M Mulliken  2 Sep 1934  
Flt Lt C L Troop 27 Apr 1934 Lt, Duke of Wellington's Regiment
Fg Off G F Watson-Smyth 15 Aug 1937  
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) R H N Graham 16 Nov 1937 Capt, West Riding Regiment
Fg Off T Adam 15 Aug 1937 2 Lt, Gordon Highlanders
Fg Off M P Skinner 14 Dec 1935  
Fg Off W D Blackwood 24 Apr 1938 Lt, Royal Tank Corps
Fg Off J R Wilson 22 Jan 1936  
Fg Off P Hadfield 11 May 1936  
Fg Off W H M Brookes  1 May 1937  
Fg Off R C Porteous  1 May 1937  
Plt Off E W Bundock  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off P L Dakeyne 30 May 1938  
Equipment Branch
Plt Off D K Morgan 31 Oct 1938  
Warrant Officers
WO Ernest Leopold  1 Jul 1935  
WO R S Neill 22 Feb 1939  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

Re-equipment and movement dates are based on those shown in 'RAF Squadrons' by C G Jefford

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