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No 44 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Wyton on 8 Mar 1937.

Movement Date Location
18 Mar 1937 Andover
16 Jun 1937 Waddington

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hind RAF Andover Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr J A Tindall 26 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding,
Plt Off I G Morrison  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off E G Palmer  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off T W Lamb  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off D I Jobson  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off A N MacFarlane  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off J W H Bray  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off H G Marriot  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off T C Weir  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off A M McKenzie  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off T D M Macdonald  8 Mar 1937  
APO H I A Swayne 22 May 1937  

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2 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
16 Jun 1937 (not reported until after the Jul 1937 AFL was published) Waddington

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I (from Dec 1937) RAF Waddington Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group

Bristol Blenheim of No 44 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr J A Tindall 26 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt E M Withy 29 Apr 1938  
Plt Off I G Morrison  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off E G Palmer  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off T W Lamb  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off D I Jobson  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off J W H Bray  8 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Plt Off T C Weir  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off A M McKenzie  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off T D M Macdonald  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off H I A Swayne 22 May 1937  
Plt Off F G Dutton 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off F B L Moore 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off P J D Broughton  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off E G Shults 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off J A Stuart 19 Feb 1938  

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6 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I RAF Waddington Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr J A Tindall 26 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt E M Withy 29 Apr 1938  
Fg Off I G Morrison  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off E G Palmer  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off J W H Bray  8 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off T C Weir  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off D I Jobson  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off A M McKenzie  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off F G Dutton 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off F B L Moore 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off E G Shults 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off J A Stuart 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off R J Sansom 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off D J Penman  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off N S Cornish 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off R A Nicholson 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off H H B Mould 29 Oct 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

Anson I

Hampden I of No 44 Squadron

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro Anson I (from Feb 1939)

Handley Page Hampden (from Feb 1939)

RAF Waddington Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr J A Tindall 26 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off E G Palmer  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off T C Weir  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off D I Jobson  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off A M McKenzie  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off F G Dutton 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off F B L Moore 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J A Stuart 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off R J Sansom 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off D J Penman  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off N S Cornish 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off R A Nicholson 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off H H B Mould 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off F E Eustace 28 Jan 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro Anson I (from Feb 1939)

Handley Page Hampden (from Feb 1939)

RAF Waddington Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr J A Tindall 26 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr J J Watts  3 Apr 1939  
Fg Off T C Weir  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off D I Jobson  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off A M McKenzie  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off F G Dutton 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off F B L Moore 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J A Stuart 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off R J Sansom 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off D J Penman  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off N S Cornish 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off R A Nicholson 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off H H B Mould 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off F E Eustace 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off P E Dingwall 11 Mar 1939  
APO J C MacIntosh 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

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

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