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No 14 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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Reformed on 1 February 1920 at Ramleh by redesignating No 111 Squadron.

July 1920

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Fighter Ramleh RAF Middle East/Palestine Wing

Bristol F2B

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Sqn Ldr William L Welsh A & S  9 Apr 1920 Officer Commanding, DSC; later AM
Flt Lt Reginald S Maxwell A  4 Mar 1920 Flight Commander, MC, DFC
Flt Lt Edward B Rice A  1 Feb 1920 Flight Commander
Fg Off Christopher Pilkington A 28 Feb 1920 AFC
Obs Off Alfred V McKiever O  2 Jun 1920  
Fg Off Duncan W Grinnell-Milne A 12 Apr 1920 MC, DFC
Fg Off William G Meggitt A 15 Dec 1919  
Fg Off Phillip L Plant A 27 Feb 1920  
Fg Off Hugh B Hammond A 24 Apr 1920 MC
Fg Off Richard Harrison A 28 Feb 1920 DFC; later AVM
Fg Off Ralph M Bankes-Jones A 18 Apr 1919 DCM
Fg Off John C Bulteel O 23 Apr 1919  
Fg Off John J Lloyd-Williams A  5 May 1920 DCM
Fg Off Edward L Barrington A & S 15 Dec 1919 MC, DFC
Fg Off Robert J H Holland A 19 Aug 1919  
Fg Off James Noonan T  2 Jun 1920 DSM
Fg Off Patrick J R King A 15 Dec 1919  
Fg Off Douglas D McA Eastwood A 30 Oct 1919  

Source - July 1920 Air Force List

July 1921

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Fighter Ramleh Middle East Area/Palestine Group

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Sqn Ldr William L Welsh A & S  9 Apr 1920 Officer Commanding, DSC; later AM
Flt Lt Eric J D Routh A  8 Feb 1921 Flight Commander, MC, DFC
Flt Lt Frank Fernihough Ad    
Fg Off Christopher Pilkington A 28 Feb 1920 AFC
Fg Off Cedric W Hill A  8 Feb 1921  
Obs Off Alfred V McKiever O  2 Jun 1920  
Fg Off William G Meggitt A 15 Dec 1919  
Fg Off Richard Harrison A 28 Feb 1920 DFC; later AVM
Fg Off Alan Jerrard A 23 Mar 1921 VC
Fg Off

Richard Grice

A 23 Dec 1920  
Fg Off William Elliott A 20 May 1921 later ACM
Fg Off Bertram E Essex O  1 Feb 1920 later AVM
Fg Off Graham S Smith A  8 Feb 1921  
Fg Off Joseph Blackford A  8 Feb 1921  
Fg Off Charles H Flinn A 22 Jul 1920 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Charles H Whitlock T 14 Aug 1920  
Fg Off Joseph H Huxley A 20 May 1921  
Fg Off Ernest R Stafford A 25 Jun 1920  
Plt Off Cuthbert J Collingwood - 15 Feb 1921  
Plt Off Bertram W T Hare - 15 Feb 1921  
Stores Officer
Fg Off Richard Adams Stores 14 Aug 1920  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Thomas R S Thompson Med 28 Jan 1921  

Source - July 1921 Air Force List

Branches: A = Aeroplane, A & S = Aeroplane and Seaplane, Ad = Administrative, Med = Medical, O = Observer, T = Technical

July 1922

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Fighter Ramleh RAF Middle East/Palestine Wing

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

John S T Bradley

 9 Apr 1920 Officer Commanding, OBE; later AM
Flt Lt Eric J D Routh  8 Feb 1921 Flight Commander, MC, DFC
Flt Lt Walter S Magrath 30 Nov 1921  
Flt Lt William G Meggitt  1 Feb 1920 MC
Fg Off Christopher Pilkington 28 Feb 1920 AFC
Fg Off Cedric W Hill  8 Feb 1921  
Obs Off Alfred V McKiever  2 Jun 1920  
Fg Off Richard Harrison 28 Feb 1920 DFC; later AVM
Fg Off Charles D Pyne 10 Fe 1922  
Fg Off

Richard Grice

23 Dec 1920 DFC
Fg Off Stuart D Culley 31 May 1922 DSO
Fg Off William Elliott 20 May 1921 later ACM
Fg Off William Sanderson 21 Dec 1921  
Fg Off Joseph Blackford  8 Feb 1921  
Fg Off Charles H Whitlock 14 Aug 1920  
Fg Off Fawcett H Bugge 16 Dec 1921  
Fg Off Ronald R H Bruce  4 May 1922  
Fg Off John Marsden 29 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Plt Off Cuthbert J Collingwood 15 Feb 1921  
Plt Off Colin L Falconer 25 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Plt Off Rupert W Pontifex 25 Apr 1922  
Stores Officer
Fg Off Richard Adams 14 Aug 1920  
Accountant
Fg Off Wilfred A Wadley 17 Feb 1922  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr Arthur J O Wigmore 26 Apr 1922 MB
Flt Lt John T T Forbes  1 Feb 1922  

Source - July 1922 Air Force List

July 1923

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Fighter Ramleh Palestine Command/Palestine Wing

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

John S T Bradley

 9 Apr 1920 Officer Commanding, OBE; later AM
Flt Lt

Ralph S Sorley

21 Apr 1923 DSC, DFC, later AM
Flt Lt William G Meggitt  1 Feb 1920 MC
Flt Lt Richard Harrison 28 Feb 1920 DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt William Elliott 20 May 1921 later ACM
Fg Off James Lawson 21 Apr 1922  
Fg Off Charles D Pyne 10 Fe 1922  
Fg Off

Richard Grice

23 Dec 1920 DFC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Stuart D Culley 31 May 1922 DSO
Fg Off William Sanderson 21 Dec 1921  
Fg Off Robert Menzies  5 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Joseph Blackford  8 Feb 1921  
Fg Off Charles H Whitlock 14 Aug 1920  
Fg Off Ronald R H Bruce  4 May 1922  
Fg Off John Marsden 29 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Plt Off Cuthbert J Collingwood 15 Feb 1921  
Plt Off Colin L Falconer 25 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Plt Off Rupert W Pontifex 25 Apr 1922  
Stores Officer
Fg Off Richard Adams 14 Aug 1920  
Fg Off Wilfred A Wadley 17 Feb 1922 Accountant

Source - July 1923 Air Force List

January 1924

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Fighter Ramleh Palestine Command/Palestine Wing

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

John S T Bradley

 9 Apr 1920 Officer Commanding, OBE; later AM
Sqn Ldr Wilfrid H Dolphin 21 Sep 1923 Officer Commanding (designate)
Flt Lt

Ralph S Sorley

21 Apr 1923 DSC, DFC, later AM
Flt Lt Richard Harrison 28 Feb 1920 DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt William Elliott 20 May 1921 later ACM
Flt Lt James Lawson 21 Apr 1922  
Fg Off

Richard Grice

23 Dec 1920 DFC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Stuart D Culley 31 May 1922 DSO
Fg Off Robert J Rodwell 14 Oct 1923  
Fg Off Robert Menzies  5 Nov 1922  
Fg Off Joseph Blackford  8 Feb 1921  
Fg Off Charles H Whitlock 14 Aug 1920  
Fg Off Ronald R H Bruce  4 May 1922  
Fg Off John Marsden 29 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Plt Off Cuthbert J Collingwood 15 Feb 1921  
Plt Off Colin L Falconer 25 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Plt Off Rupert W Pontifex 25 Apr 1922  

-

3 Airman Pilots

Stores Officer
Fg Off Richard Adams 14 Aug 1920  
Accountant
Fg Off Wilfred A Wadley 17 Feb 1922  

Source - January 1924 Air Force List

May 1924

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol F2B Fighter Ramleh Palestine Command/Palestine Wing

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Wilfrid H Dolphin 21 Sep 1923 Officer Commanding
Flt Lt Paul B Hunter  4 Apr 1924  
Flt Lt Clement F Horsley 2 Dec 1924 MC
Flt Lt William Elliott 20 May 1921 later ACM
Flt Lt Robert J Rodwell 14 Oct 1923 DFC; later AVM
Fg Off Colin Bousfield 26 Jan 1924  
Fg Off

Richard Grice

23 Dec 1920 DFC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Capel S Whellock 20 Feb 1924  
Fg Off Joseph Blackford  8 Feb 1921  
Fg Off Charles H Whitlock 14 Aug 1920  
Fg Off Charles E Stuart 23 Dec 1923  
Fg Off Ronald R H Bruce  4 May 1922  
Fg Off John Marsden 29 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Cuthbert J Collingwood 15 Feb 1921  
Fg Off Colin L Falconer 25 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre

-

3 Airman Pilots

Stores Officer
Fg Off Richard Adams 14 Aug 1920  
Accountant
Fg Off Wilfred A Wadley 17 Feb 1922  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Joseph A Quin 16 Nov 1923 MD, BA

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
Bristol F2B Fighter (HQ and 2 Flights)

De Havilland DH9A (1 flight)

Ramleh

Amman

Palestine Command

DH 9A

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Arthur N Gallehawk

 6 Jun 1924 Officer Commanding, AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Elmer P Roberts 27 Dec 1924 MC, DSM
Flt Lt Clement F Horsley 2 Dec 1924 MC
Flt Lt

Gerald E Gibbs

29 Aug 1924 MC, later AM
Fg Off

Richard Grice

23 Dec 1920 DFC, later A/Cdre
Fg Off Capel S Whellock 20 Feb 1924  
Fg Off Alphonsus M Reidy 27 Dec 1924  
Fg Off Ira H Morris  1 Nov 1924  
Fg Off Thomas H French  3 Dec 1924 DFC
Fg Off John Marsden 29 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Erwin C Ridlington  1 Nov 1924  
Fg Off Lawrence W Mercer  1 Nov 1924  
Fg Off

David W F Bonham-Carter

18 Mar 1925 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Colin L Falconer 25 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Charles Lloyd  5 Jan 1925  
Fg Off

Douglas MacFadyen

19 Mar 1925 later AM
Fg Off Athol G S Tuke 11 Mar 1925  
Fg Off William F Langdon  4 Apr 1925  
Plt Off George R A Pallin  5 Jan 1925  

-

1 Airman Pilot

Stores Branch
Fg Off Reginald W Stewart 18 Oct 1924  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off James F R Eales-White 12 Dec 1924  

Source - July 1925 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
15 Feb 1926 Amman

March 1926

 

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A (HQ & 2 Flights)

De Havilland DH9A (1 Flight)

Amman

Ramleh

Palestine Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Arthur N Gallehawk

 6 Jun 1924 Officer Commanding, AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Elmer P Roberts 27 Dec 1924 MC, DSM
Flt Lt

Horace E P Wigglesworth

14 Jan 1925 DSC; later AM
Flt Lt Clement F Horsley 2 Dec 1924 MC
Flt Lt

Cyril Chapman

20 Dec 1925 DSC
Fg Off Capel S Whellock 20 Feb 1924  
Fg Off

Horace A Castaldini

18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Henry N Thornton 12 Nov 1925 later AVM
Fg Off John Marsden 29 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Erwin C Ridlington  1 Nov 1924  
Fg Off Lawrence W Mercer  1 Nov 1924  
Fg Off

David W F Bonham-Carter

18 Mar 1925 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Colin L Falconer 25 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Ernest V R Lacey 15 Jan 1926  
Fg Off

Douglas MacFadyen

19 Mar 1925 later AM
Fg Off

Thomas B Prickman

22 Sep 1925  later A/Cdre
Fg Off George R A Pallin  5 Jan 1925  
Plt Off Anthony C Evans-Evans 29 Aug 1925  
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt James F R Eales-White 12 Dec 1924  

Source - March 1926 Air Force List

July 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

De Havilland DH9A (HQ & 2 Flights)

De Havilland DH9A (1 Flight)

Amman

Ramleh

Palestine Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Arthur N Gallehawk

 6 Jun 1924 Officer Commanding, AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Elmer P Roberts 27 Dec 1924 MC, DSM
Flt Lt

Horace E P Wigglesworth

14 Jan 1925 DSC; later AM
Flt Lt Clement F Horsley 2 Dec 1924 MC
Flt Lt

Cyril Chapman

20 Dec 1925 DSC
Flt Lt

Howard W Clayton

29 Jan 1926  
Fg Off

Horace A Castaldini

18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Henry N Thornton 12 Nov 1925 later AVM
Fg Off John Marsden 29 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Fg Off John S L Adams 18 Mar 1926  
Fg Off Erwin C Ridlington  1 Nov 1924  
Fg Off Lawrence W Mercer  1 Nov 1924  
Fg Off

David W F Bonham-Carter

18 Mar 1925 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Colin L Falconer 25 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Ernest V R Lacey 15 Jan 1926  
Fg Off

Douglas MacFadyen

19 Mar 1925 later AM
Fg Off

Thomas B Prickman

22 Sep 1925  later A/Cdre
Fg Off George R A Pallin  5 Jan 1925  
Fg Off Anthony C Evans-Evans 29 Aug 1925  
Plt Off Howard A Evans-Evans 29 Jan 1926  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off James F R Eales-White 12 Dec 1924  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Charles V D Rose 10 May 1926  

Source - July 1926 Air Force List

December 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A (HQ & 2 Flights)

De Havilland DH9A (1 Flight)

Amman

Ramleh

Palestine Command

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr James Everidge 11 Jun 1926 Officer Commanding, MC
Flt Lt

Horace E P Wigglesworth

14 Jan 1925 DSC; later AM
Flt Lt Clement F Horsley 2 Dec 1924 MC
Flt Lt

Cyril Chapman

20 Dec 1925 DSC
Flt Lt

Howard W Clayton

29 Jan 1926 Armament Duties
Fg Off

Horace A Castaldini

18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Henry N Thornton 12 Nov 1925 later AVM
Fg Off John Marsden 29 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Fg Off John S L Adams 18 Mar 1926  
Fg Off Colin L Falconer 25 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Ernest V R Lacey 15 Jan 1926  
Fg Off

Douglas MacFadyen

19 Mar 1925 later AM
Fg Off

Thomas B Prickman

22 Sep 1925  later A/Cdre
Fg Off George R A Pallin  5 Jan 1925  
Fg Off Anthony C Evans-Evans 29 Aug 1925  
Plt Off Howard A Evans-Evans 29 Jan 1926  
Plt Off Edward H Collinson  4 Sep 1926  
Plt Off Charles A C Patton  4 Sep 1926  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off James F R Eales-White 12 Dec 1924  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Charles V D Rose 10 May 1926  

Source - December 1926 Air Force List

July 1927

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

De Havilland DH9A (HQ & 2 Flights)

De Havilland DH9A (1 Flight)

Amman

Ramleh

RAF Transjordan & Palestine

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Arthur N Gallehawk

 2 Dec 1926 Officer Commanding, AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Vincent Buxton 18 Dec 1926 OBE
Flt Lt

Horace E P Wigglesworth

14 Jan 1925 DSC; later AM
Flt Lt

Henry G Crowe

17 Oct 1926 MC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off

Horace A Castaldini

18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Henry N Thornton 12 Nov 1925 later AVM
Fg Off Colin L Falconer 25 Apr 1922 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Charles H A Stevens 17 Oct 1926  
Fg Off

Thomas B Prickman

22 Sep 1925 Pilotage (Navigation) duties; later A/Cdre
Fg Off

Cuthbert G M Anderson

19 Mar 1925  
Fg Off George R A Pallin  5 Jan 1925  
Fg Off Anthony C Evans-Evans 29 Aug 1925  
Fg Off William A Cooke  4 Feb 1927  
Fg Off Charles A C Patton  4 Sep 1926  
Plt Off Gilbert M Beattie 23 Feb 1927  
Plt Off Philip A Moritz 10 Mar 1927  
Plt Off Henry T A Silcox 10 Mar 1927  
Plt Off Francis H Bailey 11 Feb 1927  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Eric G M Charleson 30 Dec 1926  
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt Reginald W Freeman 12 Jan 1927  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Frank L White 19 May 1927  

Source - July 1927 Air Force List

July 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

De Havilland DH9A

Amman RAF Transjordan & Palestine

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Edward G Hopcraft

26 Sep 1927 Officer Commanding, DSC
Flt Lt

Henry G Crowe

17 Oct 1926 MC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Hugh L P Lester  1 May 1928  
Fg Off

Thomas B Prickman

22 Sep 1925 Pilotage (Navigation) duties; later A/Cdre
Fg Off

Cuthbert G M Anderson

19 Mar 1925  
Fg Off John H Hutchinson 17 May 1928  
Fg Off William A Cooke  4 Feb 1927  
Fg Off Charles A C Patton  4 Sep 1926  
Fg Off Patrick de C Festing Smith 19 Sep 1927
Fg Off Henry T A Silcox 10 Mar 1927  
Fg Off Francis H Bailey 11 Feb 1927  
Fg Off Gilbert M Beattie 23 Feb 1927  
Fg Off Arthur O Moore 20 Sep 1927  
Plt Off Douglas K Hewison 21 Sep 1927  
Plt Off John H L Maund 23 Feb 1928  

-

3 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Flt Lt Robert G Gore  7 Jun 1927  
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt Louis de L Leder  2 Dec 1927  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Frank L White 19 May 1927  

Source - July 1928 Air Force List

September 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Amman RAF Transjordan & Palestine

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Edward G Hopcraft

26 Sep 1927 Officer Commanding, DSC
Flt Lt

Henry G Crowe

17 Oct 1926 MC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Hugh L P Lester  1 May 1928  
Flt Lt William M M Hurley 10 Jul 1928  
Flt Lt Reginald N Waite 18 Jul 1928 later A/Cdre
Fg Off

Thomas B Prickman

22 Sep 1925 Pilotage (Navigation) duties; later A/Cdre
Fg Off John H Hutchinson 17 May 1928  
Fg Off William A Cooke  4 Feb 1927  
Fg Off Charles A C Patton  4 Sep 1926  
Fg Off Patrick de C Festing Smith 19 Sep 1927
Fg Off Henry T A Silcox 10 Mar 1927  
Fg Off Gilbert M Beattie 23 Feb 1927  
Fg Off Arthur O Moore 20 Sep 1927  
Plt Off Douglas K Hewison 21 Sep 1927  
Plt Off Ronald W M Clark 28 Jul 1928  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Flt Lt Robert G Gore  7 Jun 1927  
Fg Off

Edward A Burridge

13 Jul 1928 later A/Cdre
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt Louis de L Leder  2 Dec 1927  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Frank L White 19 May 1927  

Source - September 1928 Air Force List

July 1929

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

De Havilland DH9A

Amman RAF Transjordan & Palestine

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Edward G Hopcraft

26 Sep 1927 Officer Commanding, DSC
Flt Lt Robert B Sutherland 11 Nov 1928 DFC
Flt Lt Cyril B Greet  7 Nov 1928  
Flt Lt Cecil S Riccard  8 Apr 1928  
Fg Off Robert A A Cole 14 Aug 1928  
Fg Off John H Hutchinson 17 May 1928  
Fg Off Alline P Wayte  8 May 1929  
Fg Off Patrick de C Festing Smith 19 Sep 1927
Fg Off Edward C Foreman 11 Jan 1929 Pilotage (Navigation) duties;
Fg Off Arthur O Moore 20 Sep 1927  
Fg Off George E E Singleton 27 Oct 1928  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off

Edward A Burridge

13 Jul 1928 later A/Cdre
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt Louis de L Leder  2 Dec 1927  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt John Parry-Evans 23 Mar 1929
Flt Lt Ernest J Jenkins  1 Nov 1928

Source - July 1929 Air Force List

July 1930

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Fairey IIIF (from Dec 1929)

Amman RAF Transjordan & Palestine

Fairey IIIF of No 14 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frank O Soden 22 Nov 1929 Officer Commanding, DFC
Flt Lt Frank H Woolliams 13 Sep 1929  
Flt Lt Cyril B Greet  7 Nov 1928  
Flt Lt Max E B P Storrie 14 Aug 1929  
Flt Lt John H Hutchinson 17 May 1928  
Fg Off Alline P Wayte  8 May 1929  
Fg Off Arthur O Moore 20 Sep 1927  
Fg Off Paul K Robertson 13 Jun 1929  
Fg Off Alexander L Franks 13 Sep 1929
Plt Off Charles B Field 11 Nov 1929  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Thomas I Illiff  6 Dec 1929  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off

John P Cave

14 Nov 1929 later A/Cdre
Medical Branch
Fg Off Christopher Crowley 29 Oct 1929 MB, BCh

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

Fairey IIIF

Amman RAF Transjordan & Palestine

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frank O Soden 22 Nov 1929 Officer Commanding, DFC
Flt Lt Frank H Woolliams 13 Sep 1929  
Flt Lt

Richard L R Atcherley

13 Oct 1930 later AM
Flt Lt Ivor G E Dale 30 Mar 1931  
Fg Off William D J Michie 13 Oct 1930 Photographic duties; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Patrick J H Halahan  4 Jul 1930  
Fg Off Paul K Robertson 13 Jun 1929  
Fg Off Alan K H Binley  1 Aug 1930 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off Alexander L Franks 13 Sep 1929 Armament duties
Fg Off

Lancelot E Jarman

 4 Jul 1930 later A/Cdre
Plt Off Ronald M Smith 24 Feb 1931  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Thomas I Illiff  6 Dec 1929  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off William R Donkin 13 Sep 1930  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Brendan B Kennedy  4 Feb 1931 MB, BCh

Source - July 1931 Air Force List

July 1932

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Fairey IIIF

Amman RAF Transjordan & Palestine

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Frank O Soden 22 Nov 1929 Officer Commanding, DFC
Flt Lt Francis H Ronksley 27 Nov 1931 MC
Flt Lt

Richard L R Atcherley

13 Oct 1930 later AM
Flt Lt Ivor G E Dale 30 Mar 1931  
Fg Off Alan K H Binley  1 Aug 1930 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off Francis P Hewitt 30 Nov 1931 Armament duties
Fg Off Louis P Rowley 15 May 1932  
Fg Off

Lancelot E Jarman

 4 Jul 1930 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Leslie H Anderson  4 Mar 1932  
Fg Off Ronald M Smith 24 Feb 1931  
Fg Off Alan H Hole 25 Jul 1931  
Plt Off George R Moorby  4 Mar 1932  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Flt Lt Henry E Young 25 Jul 1931  
Fg Off Frank G Lee 24 Apr 1932  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off William R Donkin 13 Sep 1930  
Medical Branch
Sqn Ldr Terence J D Atteridge  4 Jun 1931 MRCS, LRCP

Source - July 1932 Air Force List

July 1933

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Fairey Gordon (from Sep 1932)

Amman RAF Transjordan & Palestine

Gordon II of No 14 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Leonard H Cockey

 1 Oct 1932 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Francis H Ronksley 27 Nov 1931 MC
Flt Lt

Richard L R Atcherley

13 Oct 1930 later AM
Flt Lt Richard J A Ford 10 Feb 1933  
Fg Off Louis P Rowley 15 May 1932  
Fg Off John F Loverseed 15 Mar 1933
Fg Off Leslie H Anderson  4 Mar 1932  
Fg Off George G Stead 13 Apr 1933 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off George R Moorby  4 Mar 1932  
Fg Off Gerald V Barber 27 Aug 1932  
Fg Off Wilfred J F Bull 28 Feb 1933  
Fg Off William J H Ekins 28 Feb 1933  
Fg Off Kenneth F Ferguson 28 Feb 1933  
Plt Off George W Heather 17 Oct 1932  
Plt Off Clair S Byram 28 Feb 1933  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II James A Shirley 28 Nov 1931  
WO II Robert Kyle  1 Feb 1933  
WO II Llewellyn G Williams  1Feb 1933  
WO II Herbert R Evans 24 Oct 1932  

Source - July 1933 Air Force List

January 1934

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Gordon Amman RAF Transjordan & Palestine

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Leonard H Cockey

 1 Oct 1932 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Francis H Ronksley 27 Nov 1931 MC
Flt Lt Richard J A Ford 10 Feb 1933  
Flt Lt

Alan P Bett

18 Jul 1933 later A/Cdre
Fg Off John Coverdale 21 May 1934  
Fg Off John F Loverseed 15 Mar 1933
Fg Off George G Stead 13 Apr 1933 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off George R Moorby  4 Mar 1932  
Fg Off Gerald V Barber 27 Aug 1932  
Fg Off Wilfred J F Bull 28 Feb 1933  
Fg Off William J H Ekins 28 Feb 1933  
Fg Off Kenneth F Ferguson 28 Feb 1933  
Fg Off George W Heather 17 Oct 1932  
Plt Off Clair S Byram 28 Feb 1933  
Plt Off Ronald H Young 15 Aug 1933

-

6 Airman Pilots

Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Herbert R Evans 24 Oct 1932  

Source - January 1934 Air Force List

July 1934

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Fairey Gordon

Amman RAF Transjordan & Palestine

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Leonard H Cockey

 1 Oct 1932 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Ralph A B Stone 14 Apr 1934  
Flt Lt

Alan P Bett

18 Jul 1933 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Ronald W M Clark  8 Mar 1934  
Fg Off John Coverdale 21 May 1934  
Fg Off George G Stead 13 Apr 1933 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off George R Moorby  4 Mar 1932  
Fg Off Gerald V Barber 27 Aug 1932  
Fg Off Wilfred J F Bull 28 Feb 1933  
Fg Off William J H Ekins 28 Feb 1933  
Fg Off Kenneth F Ferguson 28 Feb 1933  
Fg Off George W Heather 17 Oct 1932  
Plt Off Clair S Byram 28 Feb 1933  
Plt Off Ronald H Young 15 Aug 1933

-

6 Airman Pilots

Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Herbert R Evans 24 Oct 1932  

Source - July 1934 Air Force List

July 1935

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Fairey Gordon

Amman RAF Transjordan & Palestine

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Leonard H Cockey

 1 Oct 1932 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Ralph A B Stone 14 Apr 1934  
Flt Lt John Coverdale 21 May 1934  
Flt Lt Ronald W M Clark  8 Mar 1934  
Fg Off William J H Ekins 28 Feb 1933  
Fg Off Kenneth F Ferguson 28 Feb 1933  
Fg Off Ronald H Young 15 Aug 1933
Fg Off Michael A Aylmer 23 Oct 1934  
Plt Off Antony P Hollick 18 Jun 1934  
Plt Off Richard G Seys  1 Nov 1934  
Plt Off Douglas P Frost  4 Feb 1935  
APO Grahame L Cruickshanks 23 Apr 1935  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1935 Air Force List

July 1936

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Fairey Gordon

Amman HQ British Forces in  Palestine & Transjordan

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Thomas C Traill

 1 Aug 1935 Officer Commanding, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Charles V Howes 16 Aug 1935  
Flt Lt Eric B Grace 19 Jul 1935  
Flt Lt J B Sims  7 May 1936  
Fg Off Michael A Aylmer 23 Oct 1934  
Fg Off Antony P Hollick 18 Jun 1934  
Plt Off Richard G Seys  1 Nov 1934  
Plt Off Douglas P Frost  4 Feb 1935  
Plt Off Grahame L Cruickshanks 23 Apr 1935  
Plt Off Royd M Fenwick-Wilson 24 Aug 1935  
Plt Off J C McG Lunn 20 Feb 1936  
APO M H T Cooke  8 May 1936

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10 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Fairey Gordon

Amman HQ British Forces in  Palestine & Transjordan

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Thomas C Traill

 1 Aug 1935 Officer Commanding, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt J B Sims  7 May 1936  
Flt Lt Michael A Aylmer 23 Oct 1934  
Fg Off C L Gomm 30 Mar 1937  
Fg Off Richard G Seys  1 Nov 1934  
Fg Off Royd M Fenwick-Wilson 24 Aug 1935  
Plt Off J C McG Lunn 20 Feb 1936  
Plt Off M H T Cooke  8 May 1936
Plt Off D E Bell  8 Dec 1936  
APO H D Card 10 Apr 1937  
APO C G S Robinson 10 Apr 1937  
APO Deryck C Stapleton 10 Apr 1937 later AVM
APO J W B Vernon 10 Apr 1937  

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9 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Vickers Wellesley (from Mar 1938)

Amman HQ British Forces in  Palestine & Transjordan

Wellesley I of No 14 Squadron - 1938

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Anthony D Selway

 4 May 1938 Officer Commanding; later AM
Act Flt Lt C L Gomm 30 Mar 1937  
Fg Off Royd M Fenwick-Wilson 24 Aug 1935  
Fg Off J C McG Lunn 20 Feb 1936  
Fg Off M H T Cooke  8 May 1936
Plt Off D E Bell  8 Dec 1936  
Plt Off H D Card 10 Apr 1937  
Plt Off C G S Robinson 10 Apr 1937  
Plt Off Deryck C Stapleton 10 Apr 1937 later AVM
Plt Off C S Kearey 30 Apr 1938  
Plt Off J C G Macnab 30 Apr 1938  
APO A C Godfrey 17 Feb 1938  

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8 Airman Pilots

Warrant Officers
WO A L Whittaker 13 Mar 1937  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Vickers Wellesley

Amman HQ British Forces in  Palestine & Transjordan

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Anthony D Selway

 4 May 1938 Officer Commanding; later AM
Flt Lt C L Gomm 30 Mar 1937  
Act Flt Lt J C McG Lunn 20 Feb 1936  
Fg Off Royd M Fenwick-Wilson 24 Aug 1935  
Fg Off M H T Cooke  8 May 1936
Plt Off H D Card 10 Apr 1937  
Plt Off Deryck C Stapleton 10 Apr 1937 later AVM
Plt Off C S Kearey 30 Apr 1938  
Plt Off J C G Macnab 30 Apr 1938  
Plt Off R R Helsby 20 Jun 1938  
Plt Off A C Godfrey 17 Feb 1938  
Plt Off J V Beggren 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off L S Bullwinkle 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J E Gorringe-Smith 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off RA Green 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J E Jordan 10 Sep 1938  
APO G T Dodgshun 10 Sep 1938  
APO C F Greenhill 10 Sep 1938  
Warrant Officer
WO A L Whittaker 13 Mar 1937

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Vickers Wellesley

Amman HQ British Forces in  Palestine & Transjordan

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Anthony D Selway

 4 May 1938 Officer Commanding; later AM
Act Flt Lt J C McG Lunn 20 Feb 1936  
Fg Off Royd M Fenwick-Wilson 24 Aug 1935  
Fg Off M H T Cooke  8 May 1936
Fg Off H D Card 10 Apr 1937  
Fg Off Deryck C Stapleton 10 Apr 1937 later AVM
Plt Off C S Kearey 30 Apr 1938  
Plt Off J C G Macnab 30 Apr 1938  
Plt Off R R Helsby 20 Jun 1938  
Plt Off A C Godfrey 17 Feb 1938  
Plt Off J V Beggren 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J E Gorringe-Smith 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off RA Green 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J E Jordan 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off C F Greenhill 10 Sep 1938  
APO G T Dodgshun 10 Sep 1938  
Warrant Officer
WO B W Killington  8 Dec 1938

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Vickers Wellesley

Amman HQ British Forces in  Palestine & Transjordan

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Anthony D Selway

 4 May 1938 Officer Commanding; later AM
Act Flt Lt M H T Cooke  8 May 1936  
Fg Off Royd M Fenwick-Wilson 24 Aug 1935  
Fg Off H D Card 10 Apr 1937  
Fg Off Deryck C Stapleton 10 Apr 1937 later AVM
Fg Off R R Helsby 20 Jun 1938
Plt Off C S Kearey 30 Apr 1938  
Plt Off J C G Macnab 30 Apr 1938  
Plt Off A C Godfrey 17 Feb 1938  
Plt Off J V Beggren 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J E Gorringe-Smith 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off RA Green 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J E Jordan 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off C F Greenhill 10 Sep 1938  
APO G T Dodgshun 10 Sep 1938  
Warrant Officers
WO B W Killington  8 Dec 1938
WO E T Crouch 25 Oct 1937

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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