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No 37 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Feltwell on 26 April 1937 from 'B' Flight of No 213 Squadron equipped with Harrows.

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Harrow RAF Feltwell Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

Harrow of No 37 Squadron (Pre-Munich)

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr H V Drew 26 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr J H Hargroves 26 Apr 1937  
Sqn Ldr G A R Muschamp  9 Jun 1937  
Fg Off T G W Appleby 26 Apr 1937  
Plt Off J Adam 26 Apr 1937  
Plt Off A R Vaughan Williams 26 Apr 1937  
Plt Off E R White 26 Apr 1937  
Plt Off V Mitchell 26 Apr 1937  
APO R H Davis 22 May 1937  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Harrow RAF Feltwell Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Francis J Fogarty

26 May 1938 Officer Commanding, DFC, AFC; later ACM
Sqn Ldr J H Hargroves 26 Apr 1937  
Sqn Ldr G A R Muschamp  9 Jun 1937  
Fg Off C J S Dickins 16 Jan 1938  
Fg Off T G W Appleby 26 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J Adam 26 Apr 1937 Navigation duties
Plt Off A R Vaughan Williams 26 Apr 1937  
Plt Off E R White 26 Apr 1937  
Plt Off V Mitchell 26 Apr 1937  
Plt Off D W Lindsay 30 Jan 1938  
Plt Off C L Williams 15 Jul 1937  
Plt Off F L Litchfield 30 Jun 1936  
Plt Off A T Thompson  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off P C Lemon  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off W N Perioll  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off A G Gillespie  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off O J T Lewis 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off P A Wimberley 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off G B Warner 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off E D Griffiths  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off K P Smales  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off P F Templeman  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off A B Mobley 27 Mar 1938  

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10 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Harrow RAF Feltwell Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

Harrow of No 37 Squadron (Post-Munich)

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Francis J Fogarty

26 May 1938 Officer Commanding, DFC, AFC; later ACM
Sqn Ldr A T K Shipwright 10 Oct 1938  
Sqn Ldr P L P Marett 18 Jun 1938  
Flt Lt C J S Dickins 16 Jan 1938  
Fg Off T G W Appleby 26 Apr 1937  
Fg Off A R Vaughan Williams 26 Apr 1937  
Fg Off V Mitchell 26 Apr 1937  
Plt Off D W Lindsay 30 Jan 1938  
Plt Off C L Williams 15 Jul 1937  
Plt Off F L Litchfield 30 Jun 1936  
Plt Off A T Thompson  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off P C Lemon  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off W N Perioll  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off O J T Lewis 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off P A Wimberley 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off G B Warner 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off E D Griffiths  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off K P Smales  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off P F Templeman  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off A B Mobley 27 Mar 1938  
Plt Off M I Drawwater  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off A G C Maclean  5 Nov 1938

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Harrow RAF Feltwell Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Francis J Fogarty

26 May 1938 Officer Commanding, DFC, AFC; later ACM
Sqn Ldr R S Ryan  6 Feb 1939  
Sqn Ldr P L P Marett 18 Jun 1938  
Flt Lt C J S Dickins 16 Jan 1938  
Fg Off T G W Appleby 26 Apr 1937  
Fg Off P A M Stickney 30 Jan 1939  
Fg Off A R Vaughan Williams 26 Apr 1937  
Fg Off V Mitchell 26 Apr 1937  
Fg Off D W Lindsay 30 Jan 1938  
Plt Off C L Williams 15 Jul 1937  
Plt Off F L Litchfield 30 Jun 1936  
Plt Off A T Thompson  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off P C Lemon  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off W N Perioll  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off O J T Lewis 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off P A Wimberley 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off G B Warner 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off E D Griffiths  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off P F Templeman  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off A B Mobley 27 Mar 1938  
Plt Off M I Drawwater  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off A G C Maclean  5 Nov 1938
APO W R Burton  4 Mar 1939 RAFO

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

Wellington I

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Harrow

Vickers Wellington  I (from May 1939)

RAF Feltwell Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Francis J Fogarty

26 May 1938 Officer Commanding, DFC, AFC; later ACM
Sqn Ldr R S Ryan  6 Feb 1939  
Sqn Ldr P L P Marett 18 Jun 1938  
Flt Lt C J S Dickins 16 Jan 1938  
Fg Off E R Berrill  6 Mar 1939  
Fg Off T G W Appleby 26 Apr 1937  
Fg Off P A M Stickney 30 Jan 1939  
Fg Off A R Vaughan Williams 26 Apr 1937  
Fg Off V Mitchell 26 Apr 1937  
Fg Off D W Lindsay 30 Jan 1938  
Plt Off C L Williams 15 Jul 1937  
Plt Off T Kerr 20 Mar 1939  
Plt Off A L V Barne 10 Apr 1939  
Plt Off F L Litchfield 30 Jun 1936  
Plt Off A T Thompson  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off P C Lemon  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off W N Perioll  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off O J T Lewis 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off P A Wimberley 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off G B Warner 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off E D Griffiths  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off P F Templeman  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off A B Mobley 27 Mar 1938  
Plt Off M I Drawwater  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off A G C Maclean  5 Nov 1938
APO W R Burton  4 Mar 1939 RAFO

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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

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

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