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No 26 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


[Jul 1928 | Sep 1928 | Jul 1929 | Jul 1930 | Aug 1930 | Sep 1930 | Oct 1930 | Nov 1930 | Dec 1930 | Jul 1931 | Jul 1932 | Jul 1933 | Jan 1934 | Jul 1934 | Jul 1935 | Jul 1936 | Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

Reformed on 11 October 1927 at Catterick

July 1928

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

Atlas

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Robert L Stevenson 11 Oct 1927 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt

Leslie N Hollinghurst

 5 Nov 1927 DFC; later ACM
Flt Lt Frederick L B Hebbert 22 Feb 1928  
Flt Lt Robert Menzies 11 Oct 1927 Signals duties
Fg Off

Alfred C H Sharp

11 Oct 1927 Armament duties; later AVM
Fg Off Gerald H Loughnan 15 Nov 1927  
Fg Off Frederick C Rowland  8 Jan 1928 Photographic duties
Fg Off Frederick W H Hall  7 Jan 1928  
Fg Off Donald G K Walker 11 Jan  1928  
Fg Off Norman C Pleasance 11 Oct 1927  
Fg Off Morgan Griffiths 10 Nov 1927  
Fg Off Alexander K K Calwell 26 Oct 1927  
Plt Off Basil M Cary 26 Oct 1927 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Plt Off William M Moore  8 Nov 1927  
Plt Off Edgar A Jones 17 Dec 1927  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Robert B Horstman 11 Oct 1927  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off James Lambie 11 Oct 1927  
Medical Branch
Fg Off Henry Penman 23 Jan 1928 MB

 

Source - July 1928 Air Force List

September 1928

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Robert L Stevenson 11 Oct 1927 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt

Leslie N Hollinghurst

 5 Nov 1927 DFC; later ACM
Flt Lt Frederick L B Hebbert 22 Feb 1928  
Flt Lt Robert Menzies 11 Oct 1927 Signals duties
Fg Off

Alfred C H Sharp

11 Oct 1927 Armament duties; later AVM
Fg Off Gerald H Loughnan 15 Nov 1927  
Fg Off Frederick W H Hall  7 Jan 1928  
Fg Off Donald G K Walker 11 Jan  1928 Photographic duties
Fg Off Norman C Pleasance 11 Oct 1927  
Fg Off Morgan Griffiths 10 Nov 1927  
Fg Off Alexander K K Calwell 26 Oct 1927  
Plt Off Basil M Cary 26 Oct 1927 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Plt Off William M Moore  8 Nov 1927  
Plt Off Edgar A Jones 17 Dec 1927  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Robert B Horstman 11 Oct 1927  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off James Lambie 11 Oct 1927  
Medical Branch
Fg Off Henry Penman 23 Jan 1928 MB

Source - September 1928 Air Force List

July 1929

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Robert L Stevenson 11 Oct 1927 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt Arthur G Jarvis  4 May 1928 AFC
Flt Lt Frederick L B Hebbert 22 Feb 1928  
Flt Lt Robert Menzies 11 Oct 1927 Signals duties
Fg Off Gerald H Loughnan 15 Nov 1927  
Fg Off Benson F R M Freeman 21 Feb 1929  
Fg Off Frederick W H Hall  7 Jan 1928  
Fg Off Frederick G S Wilson 21 Jan 1929  
Fg Off Donald G K Walker 11 Jan  1928 Photographic duties
Fg Off Cyril E Kay 28 Jan 1929 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off

George R Weighill

20 Aug 1928 Armament duties;
Fg Off Herbert G Hicks  1 Sep 1928  
Fg Off Harold L Piper  1 Sep 1928  
Fg Off Montague C Collins  1 Sep 1928  
Fg Off Kenneth C T Marshall  4 Nov 1928  
Plt Off Clifton Stephenson 15 Dec 1928  
Plt Off Edgar A Jones 17 Dec 1927 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Plt Off William B Hartwright 15 Dec 1928  
Plt Off Norman C Odbert 15 Dec 1928  
Plt Off John B Fyfe 13 Apr 1929  
Plt Off John W Hawke  2 Apr 1929  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Edmund N D Worsley 19 Jan 1929  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off James Lambie 11 Oct 1927  
Fg Off Richard S Sweet  6 May 1929  
Medical Branch
Fg Off Leslie I Hyder  2 Jan 1929  
Education Officer
Mr Philip H Wood  1 Jan 1929 BSc

Source - July 1929 Air Force List

July 1930

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Robert L Stevenson 11 Oct 1927 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt Frederick L B Hebbert 22 Feb 1928  
Flt Lt

Richard Grice

18 Jun 1929 DFC, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt William E Knowlden  2 Sep 1929 Signals duties
Flt Lt William J Millen  2 Sep 1929  
Flt Lt Gerald H Loughnan 15 Nov 1927  
Fg Off Benson F R M Freeman 21 Feb 1929  
Fg Off Frederick W H Hall  7 Jan 1928  
Fg Off Frederick G S Wilson 21 Jan 1929  
Fg Off Cyril E Kay 28 Jan 1929 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off

George R Weighill

20 Aug 1928 Armament duties;
Fg Off Harold L Piper  1 Sep 1928 Photographic duties
Fg Off Robert L Bennet 18 Jul 1929 Photographic duties
Fg Off Reginald J Clare Hunt 15 Jun 1929  
Fg Off Antony P Anning  3 Sep 1929  
Fg Off Joseph S Shakespeare  3 Sep 1929  
Fg Off Arthur L Brain  3 Sep 1929  
Plt Off Douglas H V Craig  6 Mar 1930  
Plt Off Arthur F C Booth 12 Feb 1930  
Plt Off William M Rankin 12 Feb 1930  
Plt Off Arthur C Watson 12 Feb 1930  
Plt Off Robert C Dawkins  4 Mar 1930  
Plt Off John S D Miles  4 Mar 1930  
Plt Off Cecil V Ogden  4 Mar 1930  
Plt Off Robert Todd  1 Apr 1930  
Plt Off Frank Whittingham  1 Apr 1930  
Plt Off David H G Wood  1 Apr 1930  
Plt Off Roger C Mead 27 Jul 1929 later A/Cdre
Stores Branch
Fg Off Edmund N D Worsley 19 Jan 1929  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Richard S Sweet  6 May 1929  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Leo O'Connor 27 Aug 1926  
Education Officer
Mr Philip H Wood  1 Jan 1929 Acting Grade III, BSc

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
Armstrong Whitworth Atlas RAF Catterick Inland Area/No 22 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Paul B Hunter 21 Jan 1931 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt

Cyril N Ellen

23 Mar 1931 DFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Frederick W H Hall  7 Jan 1928  
Fg Off Joseph S Shakespeare  3 Sep 1929  
Fg Off Arthur L Brain  3 Sep 1929  
Fg Off Arthur F C Booth 12 Feb 1930  
Fg Off Cecil V Ogden  4 Mar 1930  
Fg Off John S D Miles  4 Mar 1930  
Fg Off Thomas W Hodgson  1 Jul 1930 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off Robert Todd  1 Apr 1930  
Fg Off Frank Whittingham  1 Apr 1930  
Fg Off Reginald W H Harrison 26 Aug 1930  
Fg Off Stephen W H Egan  9 Sep 1930  
Fg Off Clifford J Hansford  9 Sep 1930  
Fg Off Noel C Hyde  9 Sep 1930 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Francis J B Keast 27 Apr 1931  
Plt Off Clement W W B Conway 23 Dec 1930  
Plt Off George J Holland 23 Dec 1930  
Plt Off Reginald B Wardman  1 Feb 1931  
Plt Off John R Watson  1 Feb 1931  
Plt Off William A A Ashcroft  8 Mar 1931  
Plt Off Harold P Broad 20 Dec 1930 later A/Cdre
Plt Off Maurice W L'I La V Baker 20 Dec 1930  
Stores Branch
Fg Off

Edward J H Starling

20 Dec 1930 later A/Cdre
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Reginald A J Mullarkey  3 Nov 1930  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Leo O'Connor 27 Aug 1926  
Education Officer
Mr Philip H Wood  1 Jan 1929 Acting Grade III, BSc

Source - July 1931 Air Force List

July 1932

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Paul B Hunter 21 Jan 1931 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt

Victor B Bennett

23 Dec 1931 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Leslie R W Tillard 25 Apr 1932  
Flt Lt Frederick W H Hall  7 Jan 1928  
Flt Lt

Richard K Hamblin

21 Jul 1931 Signals duties; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Joseph S Shakespeare  3 Sep 1929  
Fg Off Arthur L Brain  3 Sep 1929  
Fg Off Lennox O Welch 23 Jun 1931  
Fg Off John S D Miles  4 Mar 1930  
Fg Off Robert Todd  1 Apr 1930  
Fg Off Clifford J Hansford  9 Sep 1930  
Fg Off Francis J B Keast 27 Apr 1931  
Fg Off George J Holland 23 Dec 1930  
Plt Off Reginald J Twamley  8 Mar 1932  
Plt Off Hamish McC White  8 Mar 1932  
Plt Off Lionel V Andrews 11 Jan 1932  
Plt Off Arthur H Seymour-Lucas  8 Mar 1932
Stores Branch
Fg Off Edward J H Starling 20 Dec 1930 later A/Cdre
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Robert L M Hall 25 Jul 1931  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Leo O'Connor 27 Aug 1926  
Education Officer
Mr Philip H Wood  1 Jan 1929 Acting Grade III, BSc

Source - July 1932 Air Force List

July 1933

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Armstrong Whitworth Atlas

Hawker Audax (from Jul 1933)

RAF Catterick Inland Area/No 22 Group

Hawker Audax

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr George R A Deacon  8 Aug 1932 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt

Victor B Bennett

23 Dec 1931 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Leslie R W Tillard 25 Apr 1932  
Flt Lt Michael J DuCray  4 Nov 1932  
Flt Lt Richard C Hancock 12 Sep 1932  
Fg Off Clifton Stephenson 30 Aug 1932 Signals duties
Fg Off Ewen O Wanliss  1 Sep 1932  
Fg Off Roderick Jones 14 Sep 1932  
Fg Off Joseph S Shakespeare  3 Sep 1929  
Fg Off Arthur L Brain  3 Sep 1929  
Fg Off Lennox O Welch 23 Jun 1931  
Fg Off Douglas C Harrison 15 Aug 1932  
Fg Off George J Holland 23 Dec 1930  
Fg Off George E B Stoney 17 Nov 1932 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off Arthur H Seymour-Lucas  8 Mar 1932  
Fg Off Douglas W Morrish 14 Jun 1932  
Fg Off Alexander M Rodgers 20 Aug 1932  
Fg Off Lionel V Andrews 11 Jan 1932  
Plt Off John M D Ker 13 May 1933 later A/Cdre
Plt Off

Anthony G Powell

17 Dec 1932 later A/Cdre
Stores Branch
Fg Off John R Fraser  4 Sep 1932  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Robert L M Hall 25 Jul 1931  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Gwylym O Williams  2 Mar 1933 MRCS, LRCP
Education Officer
Mr Philip H Wood  1 Jan 1929 Acting Grade III, BSc
Warrant Officers
WO II John Yeadon  6 Apr 1931 AFM
WO II William P Williams 31 Jul 1930 AFM
WO II Rudolph Tibbey 17 Mar 1933

Source - July 1933 Air Force List

January 1934

 

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr George R A Deacon  8 Aug 1932 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt Leslie R W Tillard 25 Apr 1932  
Flt Lt Frederick C Rowland  1 Nov 1933  
Flt Lt Patrick E Berryman  5 Oct 1933  
Flt Lt

Selwyn H C Gray

 6 Sep 1933 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Frank D Biggs 18 Aug 1933  
Fg Off Clifton Stephenson 30 Aug 1932 Signals duties
Fg Off Lennox O Welch 23 Jun 1931  
Fg Off Douglas C Harrison 15 Aug 1932  
Fg Off George E B Stoney 17 Nov 1932 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off George J Holland 23 Dec 1930  
Fg Off Arthur H Seymour-Lucas  8 Mar 1932  
Fg Off Douglas W Morrish 14 Jun 1932  
Fg Off Lionel V Andrews 11 Jan 1932  
Fg Off John M D Ker 13 May 1933 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Robert G Bowditch  2 Aug 1933 later A/Cdre
Plt Off Nicholas H J Tindal  1 Aug 1933  
Plt Off Herbert J Kirkpatrick 20 Aug 1933 later AVM
Plt Off Paul de G H Seymour  7 Dec 1933  
Plt Off Athol H Fear 28 Aug 1933  
Plt Off Peter H Holmes 20 Aug 1933  
Plt Off Eric B King 20 Aug 1933  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Patrick Dennehy 26 Jun 1933  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Robert L M Hall 25 Jul 1931  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Gwylym O Williams  2 Mar 1933 MRCS, LRCP
Education Officer
Mr Philip H Wood  1 Jan 1929 Acting Grade III, BSc
Warrant Officers
WO II William P Williams 31 Jul 1930 AFM
WO II Rudolph Tibbey 17 Mar 1933

Source - January 1934 Air Force List

July 1934

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Christopher H Stilwell 29 Jan 1934 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt Frederick W H Hall 13 May 1934  
Flt Lt Frederick C Rowland  1 Nov 1933  
Flt Lt Patrick E Berryman  5 Oct 1933  
Flt Lt

Selwyn H C Gray

 6 Sep 1933 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Clifton Stephenson 30 Aug 1932 Signals duties
Fg Off Lennox O Welch 23 Jun 1931  
Fg Off Douglas C Harrison 15 Aug 1932  
Fg Off George E B Stoney 17 Nov 1932 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off George J Holland 23 Dec 1930  
Fg Off Arthur H Seymour-Lucas  8 Mar 1932  
Fg Off Douglas W Morrish 14 Jun 1932  
Fg Off Lionel V Andrews 11 Jan 1932  
Fg Off John M D Ker 13 May 1933 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Robert G Bowditch  2 Aug 1933 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Nicholas H J Tindal  1 Aug 1933  
Plt Off Paul de G H Seymour  7 Dec 1933  
Plt Off Athol H Fear 28 Aug 1933  
Plt Off Charles R J Pink 16 Dec 1933  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Patrick Dennehy 26 Jun 1933  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Robert L M Hall 25 Jul 1931  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Gwylym O Williams  2 Mar 1933 MRCS, LRCP
Education Officer
Mr Philip H Wood  1 Jan 1929 Acting Grade III, BSc
Civilian Assistant
Flt Lt W B E Powell   RAFO
Warrant Officers
WO II William P Williams 31 Jul 1930 AFM
WO II Rudolph Tibbey 17 Mar 1933

Source - July 1934 Air Force List

July 1935

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Christopher H Stilwell 29 Jan 1934 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt Frederick W H Hall 13 May 1934  
Flt Lt Frederick C Rowland  1 Nov 1933  
Flt Lt Patrick E Berryman  5 Oct 1933  
Flt Lt Geoffrey A G Johnston  5 Jul 1934  
Flt Lt

Selwyn H C Gray

 6 Sep 1933 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Clifton Stephenson 30 Aug 1932 Signals duties
Fg Off Lionel V Andrews 11 Jan 1932  
Fg Off John M D Ker 13 May 1933 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Raymond B Packenham 26 Aug 1934  
Fg Off Kaye W Goudle 23 Dec 1934  
Fg Off Paul de G H Seymour  7 Dec 1933  
Fg Off John A Robinson  2 Sep 1934  
Plt Off Charles R J Pink 16 Dec 1933  
Plt Off Alistair P W Cane  2 Sep 1934  
Plt Off John L Barker 26 Nov 1934 later AVM
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Edwin H Walker  8 Aug 1934  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Arthur E Fairs 24 Jul 1934 MC
Medical Branch
Fg Off James S Wilson 10 Jun 1935 MB, ChB
Education Officer
Mr Cyril J Whittle  3 Sep 1934 Grade III, MSc
Civilian Assistant
Flt Lt W B E Powell   RAFO
Warrant Officers
WO II Rudolph Tibbey 17 Mar 1933  

Source - July 1935 Air Force List

July 1936

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Colin P Brown

21 Sep 1935 Officer Commanding, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt

James Warburton

19 Nov 1934 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt E H Bellairs 23 Apr 1936 Signals duties
Flt Lt G E Valentine  2 Jan 1936  
Fg Off Raymond B Packenham 26 Aug 1934  
Fg Off Kaye W Goudle 23 Dec 1934  
Fg Off Hugh L Maxwell 27 Apr 1936 later A/Cdre
Plt Off J C Bevan 16 Mar 1936  
Plt Off John L Barker 26 Nov 1934 later AVM
Plt Off Donald Walker  1 Sep 1935  
Plt Off Brian J R Roberts  2 Mar 1936 later A/Cdre
Plt Off George W P Derbyshire 14 Oct 1935  
Plt Off David C Yorke 14 Oct 1935  
Plt Off C H Press 14 Dec 1935  
Plt Off J D Green 14 Dec 1935  
Plt Off G A L Cheatle  4 Mar 1936  
Plt Off C A Masterman  4 Mar 1936  
Plt Off R B Cox  4 Mar 1936  
Plt Off C L Page  4 Mar 1936  
APO A D Annand 11 May 1936  
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Edwin H Walker  8 Aug 1934  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Arthur E Fairs 24 Jul 1934 MC
Medical Branch
Fg Off James S Wilson 10 Jun 1935 MB, ChB
Education Officer
Mr Cyril J Whittle  3 Sep 1934 Grade III, MSc
Civilian Assistant
Flt Lt (Ret) R W G West    
Warrant Officers
WO I Samuel W Blight  8 Aug 1934  
WO I William P Williams 31 Jul 1930 AFM

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

July 1937

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Colin P Brown

21 Sep 1935 Officer Commanding, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt E H Bellairs 23 Apr 1936 Signals duties
Flt Lt A C Weldon 11 Feb 1937  
Flt Lt Raymond B Packenham 26 Aug 1934  
Flt Lt G P Woodhouse 18 Feb 1937  
Fg Off Kaye W Goudle 23 Dec 1934  
Fg Off J C Bevan 16 Mar 1936  
Fg Off Hugh L Maxwell 27 Apr 1936 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Brian J R Roberts  2 Mar 1936 later A/Cdre
Fg Off John L Barker 26 Nov 1934 later AVM
Fg Off E D Joyce 23 Nov 1936  
Fg Off Donald Walker  1 Sep 1935  
Fg Off David C Yorke 14 Oct 1935  
Plt Off George W P Derbyshire 14 Oct 1935  
Plt Off C H Press 14 Dec 1935  
Plt Off A D Annand 11 May 1936  
Plt Off P J Emerton  1 May 1937  
Plt Off E C Inglefield  1 May 1937  
Equipment Branch
Fg Off K D Stanion 23 Dec 1936  
Accountant Branch
Plt Off G R Bowler 26 Oct 1936  
Warrant Officer
WO I A J Haskell  3 May 1937  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

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

Hawker Hector

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr T J Arbuthnot 30 Aug 1937 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt John A Tester 11 Apr 1938 Signals duties; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt R C M Ferrers  2 Oct 1937 Lt, The Cameronians
Flt Lt J C Bevan 16 Mar 1936  
Flt Lt Brian J R Roberts  2 Mar 1936 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt John L Barker 26 Nov 1934 later AVM
Capt A R D Serjeant  1 Oct 1937 Air Liaison Officer, GSO3, Royal Artillery
Fg Off Hugh L Maxwell 27 Apr 1936 later A/Cdre
Fg Off E J Boyle 20 Aug 1937 Lt, The King's Own Scottish Borderers
Fg Off Donald Walker  1 Sep 1935  
Fg Off David C Yorke 14 Oct 1935  
Fg Off C H Press 14 Dec 1935  
Fg Off A D Bryant 24 Apr 1938 Lt, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
Fg Off A D Annand 11 May 1936  
Plt Off George W P Derbyshire 14 Oct 1935  
Plt Off E C Inglefield  1 May 1937  
Plt Off Hugh G Malcolm 18 Dec 1937 later Wg Cdr, VC
Plt Off P G St G O'Brian 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off C S Harley  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off L C R Hill  8 Jan 1938  
Equipment Branch
Fg Off R R Goodbody 10 Jan 1938  
Accountant Branch
Plt Off G R Bowler 26 Oct 1936  
Warrant Officer
WO I A J Haskell  3 May 1937  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr T J Arbuthnot 30 Aug 1937 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt Brian J R Roberts  2 Mar 1936 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt John L Barker 26 Nov 1934 later AVM
Flt Lt Hugh L Maxwell 27 Apr 1936 later A/Cdre
Maj A R D Serjeant  1 Oct 1937 Air Liaison Officer, GSO3, Royal Artillery
Fg Off Donald Walker  1 Sep 1935  
Fg Off David C Yorke 14 Oct 1935  
Fg Off C H Press 14 Dec 1935  
Fg Off A D Bryant 24 Apr 1938 Lt, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
Fg Off A D Annand 11 May 1936  
Fg Off E C Inglefield  1 May 1937  
Plt Off Hugh G Malcolm 18 Dec 1937 later Wg Cdr, VC
Plt Off P G St G O'Brian 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off C S Harley  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off L C R Hill  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off P McL Bond 27 Sep 1938  
Plt Off E F P Wheller 27 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J R Valentine 31 Oct 1938  
Equipment Branch
Fg Off R R Goodbody 10 Jan 1938  
Accountant Branch
Plt Off G R Bowler 26 Oct 1936  
Warrant Officer
WO A J Haskell  3 May 1937  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

Lysander I

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hector

Westland Lysander I (from Feb 1939)

RAF Catterick Fighter Command/No 22(Army Co-operation) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr T J Arbuthnot 30 Aug 1937 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt C F Pearce 16 Jan 1939 Signals duties
Flt Lt John L Barker 26 Nov 1934 later AVM
Flt Lt Hugh L Maxwell 27 Apr 1936 later A/Cdre
Maj A R D Serjeant  1 Oct 1937 Air Liaison Officer, GSO3, Royal Artillery
Act Flt Lt B G Carroll 20 Sep 1938  
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) A D Bryant 24 Apr 1938 Lt, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
Fg Off Donald Walker  1 Sep 1935  
Fg Off A D Annand 11 May 1936  
Fg Off E C Inglefield  1 May 1937  
Fg Off L Mathias 30 Jan 1939  
Plt Off Hugh G Malcolm 18 Dec 1937 later Wg Cdr, VC
Plt Off P G St G O'Brian 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off C S Harley  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off L C R Hill  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off E F P Wheller 27 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J R Valentine 31 Oct 1938  
Plt Off I L B Aitkens 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off J E S Salter 16 Jan 1939  
Warrant Officer
WO A J Haskell  3 May 1937

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hector

Westland Lysander I

RAF Catterick Fighter Command/No 22(Army Co-operation) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr T J Arbuthnot 30 Aug 1937 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt C F Pearce 16 Jan 1939 Signals duties
Flt Lt John L Barker 26 Nov 1934 later AVM
Flt Lt Hugh L Maxwell 27 Apr 1936 later A/Cdre
Maj A R D Serjeant  1 Oct 1937 Air Liaison Officer, GSO3, Royal Artillery
Act Flt Lt B G Carroll 20 Sep 1938  
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) A D Bryant 24 Apr 1938 Lt, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
Fg Off Donald Walker  1 Sep 1935  
Fg Off A D Annand 11 May 1936  
Fg Off E C Inglefield  1 May 1937  
Fg Off L Mathias 30 Jan 1939  
Plt Off Hugh G Malcolm 18 Dec 1937 later Wg Cdr, VC
Plt Off P G St G O'Brian 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off C S Harley  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off L C R Hill  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off E F P Wheller 27 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J R Valentine 31 Oct 1938  
Plt Off I L B Aitkens 17 Dec 1938  
Warrant Officer
WO A J Haskell  3 May 1937
WO A H F Murphy 11 Mar 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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