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No 47 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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Reformed on 1 February 1920 at RAF Helwan by redesignating No 206 Squadron, equipped with DH9s.

July 1920

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9 (until Sep 1920)

De Havilland DH9A (from Jun 1920)

Helwan, Egypt Egyptian Group

DH 9

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Sqn Ldr George R M Reid A  1 Feb 1920 Officer Commanding, DSO, MC; later AVM
Flt Lt Leonard J St G Bayly A xx xxx xxxx MC
Flt Lt Hugh M K Brown A  1 Feb 1920  
Flt Lt William E C B C Forsyth S  2 Jun 1920  
Flt Lt Arthur J O Wigmore Med 27 Jan 1920 Medical Officer, MB
Fg Off Arthur J G Styran A  1 Feb 1920 MC, AFC
Fg Off Percy J Barnett A  1 Feb 1920 MC
Fg Off William H Markham A 19 Jun 1919  
Fg Off Joscelin Edelsten A  1 Feb 1920  
Fg Off Andrew MacGregor A  1 Feb 1920 later AVM
Fg Off Alexander O Lewis-Roberts A 14 Apr 1919 DFC
Fg Off Cyril H Teagle A  1 Feb 1920  
Fg Off John A Gray A 24 Apr 1920 later AVM
Fg Off Graeme Verden Ad 14 May 1920  
Fg Off Frederick A Giles A  1 Feb 1920  
Fg Off Stewart A Mailer A 19 Feb 1920 AFC
Fg Off Herbert J T Russell A 24 Apr 1920  
Obs Off Brennan C S Bryne O  1 Feb 1920 Killed or died - 3 Sep 1920
Obs Off Theodore L Lowe O 13 Nov 1918  
Fg Off Ernest H Attwood A 24 Apr 1920  
Obs Off Leslie A S Harris O  1 Feb 1920  
Obs Off Charles A Horn O  3 May 1919  
Fg Off Gerald P H Carter A  1 Feb 1920 later A/Cdre
Obs Off Eversley B Green O 24 Apr 1920 MC
Fg Off William J Shilcott T  2 Jun 1920 DSM
Fg Off Eric R C Hobson A 24 Apr 1920  
Fg Off Sydney H Potter A 24 Apr 1920  
Plt Off Alexander C Cunnison Ad  1 Feb 1920  

Source - July 1920 Air Force List

August 1920

 

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9 (until Sep 1920)

De Havilland DH9A (from Jun 1920)

Helwan, Egypt Egyptian Group

DH 9A of No 47 Squadron

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Sqn Ldr George R M Reid A  1 Feb 1920 Officer Commanding, DSO, MC; later AVM
Flt Lt Leonard J St G Bayly A  2 Jun 1920 MC
Flt Lt Roy M Drummond A 26 Jun 1920 DSO, MC; later AM
Flt Lt Hugh M K Brown A  1 Feb 1920  
Flt Lt William E C B C Forsyth S  2 Jun 1920  
Fg Off Arthur J G Styran A  1 Feb 1920 MC, AFC
Fg Off Percy J Barnett A  1 Feb 1920 MC
Fg Off William H Markham A 19 Jun 1919  
Fg Off Joscelin Edelsten A  1 Feb 1920  
Fg Off Alexander O Lewis-Roberts A 14 Apr 1919 DFC
Fg Off Cyril H Teagle A  1 Feb 1920  
Fg Off John S J Craigen A  5 Jul 1920  
Fg Off John A Gray A 24 Apr 1920 later AVM
Fg Off Graeme Verden Ad 14 May 1920  
Fg Off Frederick A Giles A  1 Feb 1920  
Fg Off Stewart A Mailer A 19 Feb 1920 AFC
Fg Off Herbert J T Russell A 24 Apr 1920  
Obs Off Brennan C S Bryne O  1 Feb 1920 Killed or died - 3 Sep 1920
Fg Off Ernest H Attwood A 24 Apr 1920  
Obs Off Leslie A S Harris O  1 Feb 1920  
Obs Off Charles A Horn O  3 May 1919  
Fg Off Gerald P H Carter A  1 Feb 1920 later A/Cdre
Obs Off Eversley B Green O 24 Apr 1920 MC
Fg Off William J Shilcott T  2 Jun 1920 DSM
Fg Off Alexander C Cunnison Ad  1 Feb 1920  
Fg Off Eric R C Hobson A 24 Apr 1920  
Fg Off Sydney H Potter A 24 Apr 1920  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Arthur J O Wigmore Med 27 Jan 1920 MB

Source - August 1920 Air Force List

April 1921

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Helwan, Egypt Egyptian Group

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Kenneth C Buss A & S 16 Dec 1920 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Leonard J St G Bayly A  2 Jun 1920 MC
Flt Lt Richard C Hardstaff A 22 Dec 1920  
Flt Lt Eric B Grenfell A 16 Dec 1920 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Roy M Drummond A 26 Jun 1920 DSO, MC; later AM
Flt Lt Raphael C Preston A 25 Jul 1920 AFC
Fg Off Hugh V Pendavis A 10 Aug 1920 DSO
Fg Off Henry E T Crocker SO 25 Jul 1920  
Fg Off Percy J Barnett A  1 Feb 1920 MC
Fg Off William M Yool A 15 Feb 1921 later AVM
Fg Off Dudley Price A  8 Feb 1921  
Fg Off Joscelin Edelsten A  1 Feb 1920  
Fg Off John A Gray A 24 Apr 1920 later AVM
Fg Off Stewart A Mailer A 19 Feb 1920 AFC
Fg Off Herbert J T Russell A 24 Apr 1920  
Fg Off Charles A Horn A  3 May 1919  
Fg Off Gerald P H Carter A  1 Feb 1920 later A/Cdre
Obs Off Eversley B Green O 24 Apr 1920 MC
Fg Off John Whitford A  8 Feb 1921 later AVM
Fg Off William J Shilcott T  2 Jun 1920 DSM
Fg Off Eric R C Hobson A 24 Apr 1920 DFC
Fg Off Sydney H Potter A 24 Apr 1920 Killed in flying accident - 14 Aug 1921
Stores Officer
Fg Off Francis E C Finzel Stores 15 Sep 1920  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt D'Arcy Power Med 16 Sep 1920 MC
Flt Lt Arthur J O Wigmore Med 27 Jan 1920 MB

Source - April 1921 Air Force List

July 1921

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Helwan, Egypt Egyptian Group

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Kenneth C Buss A & S 16 Dec 1920 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Richard C Hardstaff A 22 Dec 1920  
Flt Lt Eric B Grenfell A 16 Dec 1920 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Hugh V Pendavis A 10 Aug 1920 DSO
Fg Off John C Barraclough Ad 23 Mar 1921  
Fg Off Percy J Barnett A  1 Feb 1920 MC
Fg Off William M Yool A 15 Feb 1921 later AVM
Fg Off Dudley Price A  8 Feb 1921  
Fg Off Joscelin Edelsten A  1 Feb 1920  
Fg Off John A Gray A 24 Apr 1920 later AVM
Fg Off Stewart A Mailer A 19 Feb 1920 AFC
Fg Off Herbert J T Russell A 24 Apr 1920  
Fg Off Charles A Horn A  3 May 1919  
Fg Off Gerald P H Carter A  1 Feb 1920 later A/Cdre
Fg Off John Whitford A  8 Feb 1921 later AVM
Fg Off William J Shilcott T  2 Jun 1920 DSM
Fg Off Eric R C Hobson A 24 Apr 1920 DFC
Fg Off Sydney H Potter A 24 Apr 1920 Killed in flying accident - 14 Aug 1921
Plt Off Henry W Foote A 23 Mar 1921  
Stores Officer
Fg Off Francis E C Finzel Stores 15 Sep 1920  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt D'Arcy Power Med 16 Sep 1920 Medical Officer, MC

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
De Havilland DH9A Helwan, Egypt Egyptian Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Malcolm Henderson 13 Mar 1922 Officer Commanding, DSO; later AVM
Flt Lt Reginald B Mansell  8 May 1922 OBE; later AVM
Flt Lt Richard C Hardstaff 22 Dec 1920  
Flt Lt Percy J Barnett  1 Feb 1920 MC
Fg Off John C Barraclough 23 Mar 1921  
Fg Off Frank Wright 31 Mar 1922  
Fg Off Aleth T S Leguen de Lacroix 23 Feb 1922  
Fg Off James A W Binnie 22 Feb 1922  
Fg Off William M Yool 15 Feb 1921 later AVM
Fg Off John R Bell 24 Mar 1922 DFC
Fg Off Stanley H Wallage 25 Apr 1922 MC
Fg Off Christopher T Walkington 22 Feb 1922  
Fg Off Andrew MacGregor 20 Jun 1921 DFC; later AVM
Fg Off Graham C Bladon 24 May 1922

 

Fg Off John Whitford  8 Feb 1921 later AVM
Fg Off William J Shilcott  2 Jun 1920 DSM
Fg Off Cecil B Stewart 10 Apr 1922  
Fg Off Ira M Morris 10 Apr 1922  
Fg Off Edward E Arnold 29 Apr 1922 DFC
Plt Off Frank C T Rowe 11 Apr 1922  
Plt Off Henry W Foote 28 Mar 1921  
Plt Off Malcolm B Mackay 23 Apr 1922  
Stores Officer
Fg Off Francis E C Finzel 15 Sep 1920  
Accountant
Fg Off Arthur C Lobley 17 Feb 1922  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Eric A Lumley  8 Oct 1921  MC, MB

Source - July 1922 Air Force List

May 1923

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Helwan, Egypt RAF Middle East/Egyptian Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Malcolm Henderson 13 Mar 1922 Officer Commanding, DSO; later AVM
Flt Lt Kenneth H Riversdale-Elliot 25 Sep 1922  
Flt Lt Reginald B Mansell  8 May 1922 OBE; later AVM
Flt Lt George E Wilson 1 Dec 1922 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt John Whitford  8 Feb 1921 later AVM
Fg Off John C Barraclough 23 Mar 1921  
Fg Off Frank Wright 31 Mar 1922  
Fg Off Aleth T S Leguen de Lacroix 23 Feb 1922  
Fg Off William M Yool 15 Feb 1921 later AVM
Fg Off Christopher T Walkington 22 Feb 1922  
Fg Off Andrew MacGregor 20 Jun 1921 DFC; later AVM
Fg Off Henry E Power 13 Nov 1922  
Fg Off William J Shilcott  2 Jun 1920 DSM
Fg Off Cecil B Stewart 10 Apr 1922  
Fg Off Edward E Arnold 29 Apr 1922 DFC
Fg Off Henry W Foote 28 Mar 1921  
Plt Off Malcolm B Mackay 23 Apr 1922  
Plt Off George H Huxham 13 Dec 1922  
Plt Off David L G Bett 13 Dec 1922  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Francis E C Finzel 15 Sep 1920  
Fg Off Arthur C Lobley 17 Feb 1922 Accountant
Medical Branch
Flt Lt George H H Maxwell  6 Oct 1922 MB

Source - May 1923 Air Force List

July 1923

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Helwan, Egypt RAF Middle East/Egyptian Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Malcolm Henderson 13 Mar 1922 Officer Commanding, DSO; later AVM
Flt Lt Reginald B Mansell  8 May 1922 OBE; later AVM
Flt Lt George E Wilson 1 Dec 1922 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt John Whitford  8 Feb 1921 later AVM
Fg Off John C Barraclough 23 Mar 1921  
Fg Off Frank Wright 31 Mar 1922  
Fg Off Aleth T S Leguen de Lacroix 23 Feb 1922  
Fg Off William M Yool 15 Feb 1921 later AVM
Fg Off Christopher T Walkington 22 Feb 1922  
Fg Off Andrew MacGregor 20 Jun 1921 DFC; later AVM
Fg Off Henry E Power 13 Nov 1922  
Fg Off William J Shilcott  2 Jun 1920 DSM
Fg Off Cecil B Stewart 10 Apr 1922  
Fg Off Edward E Arnold 29 Apr 1922 DFC
Fg Off Henry W Foote 28 Mar 1921  
Plt Off Malcolm B Mackay 23 Apr 1922  
Plt Off George H Huxham 13 Dec 1922  
Plt Off David L G Bett 13 Dec 1922  
Stores Branch
Fg Off Ernest W Husband  5 May 1922  
Fg Off Arthur C Lobley 17 Feb 1922 Accountant
Medical Branch
Flt Lt George H H Maxwell  6 Oct 1922 MB

Source - July 1923 Air Force List

January 1924

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Helwan, Egypt RAF Middle East/Egyptian Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Malcolm Henderson 13 Mar 1922 Officer Commanding, DSO; later AVM
Flt Lt Reginald B Mansell  8 May 1922 OBE; later AVM
Flt Lt George E Wilson 1 Dec 1922 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt John Whitford  8 Feb 1921 later AVM
Fg Off John C Barraclough 23 Mar 1921  
Fg Off Aleth T S Leguen de Lacroix 23 Feb 1922  
Fg Off William M Yool 15 Feb 1921 later AVM
Fg Off Andrew MacGregor 20 Jun 1921 DFC; later AVM
Fg Off Henry E Power 13 Nov 1922  
Fg Off William J Shilcott  2 Jun 1920 DSM
Fg Off Cecil B Stewart 10 Apr 1922  
Fg Off Edward E Arnold 29 Apr 1922 DFC
Fg Off Henry W Foote 28 Mar 1921  
Fg Off Malcolm B Mackay 23 Apr 1922  
Plt Off George H Huxham 13 Dec 1922  
Plt Off David L G Bett 13 Dec 1922  

-

7 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Ernest W Husband  5 May 1922  
Accountant
Fg Off Arthur C Lobley 17 Feb 1922  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt George H H Maxwell  6 Oct 1922 MB

Source - January 1924 Air Force List

May 1924

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Helwan, Egypt RAF Middle East/Egyptian Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Malcolm Henderson 13 Mar 1922 Officer Commanding, DSO; later AVM
Flt Lt George E Wilson 1 Dec 1922 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Guy Y Tyrrell  6 Dec 1924 MC
Flt Lt John Whitford  8 Feb 1921 later AVM
Flt Lt William M Yool 15 Feb 1921 later AVM
Flt Lt Andrew MacGregor 20 Jun 1921 DFC; later AVM
Fg Off John C Barraclough 23 Mar 1921  
Fg Off Aleth T S Leguen de Lacroix 23 Feb 1922  
Fg Off Henry E Power 13 Nov 1922  
Fg Off William J Shilcott  2 Jun 1920 DSM
Fg Off Cecil B Stewart 10 Apr 1922  
Fg Off Edward E Arnold 29 Apr 1922 DFC
Fg Off Malcolm B Mackay 23 Apr 1922  
Fg Off George H Huxham 13 Dec 1922  
Fg Off David L G Bett 13 Dec 1922  

-

7 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Ernest W Husband  5 May 1922  
Accountant
Fg Off Arthur C Lobley 17 Feb 1922  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt George H H Maxwell  6 Oct 1922 MB

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
De Havilland DH9A Helwan, Egypt RAF Middle East/Egyptian Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Malcolm Henderson 13 Mar 1922 Officer Commanding, DSO; later AVM
Flt Lt Trevor E Salt  1 Jan 1925 AFC
Flt Lt George E Wilson 1 Dec 1922 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt

Herbert V Rowley

17 Jan 1925 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Guy Y Tyrrell  6 Dec 1924 MC
Fg Off John M Wyer 30 Jan 1925  
Fg Off Robert R Greenlaw  7 Apr 1924  
Fg Off Edward E Arnold 29 Apr 1922 DFC
Fg Off Francis W Long 18 Oct 1924 later AVM
Fg Off Malcolm B Mackay 23 Apr 1922  
Fg Off David L G Bett 13 Dec 1922
Plt Off Herbert G Slater  1 Jan 1925  
Plt Off Francis T Stacey  1 Jan 1925  

-

5 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off James Landon 18 May 1924  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off John J T Rose 22 Oct 1924
Medical Branch
Flt Lt John J Walsh 20 May 1924

Source - July 1925 Air Force List

March 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Helwan, Egypt RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Reginald S Maxwell 22 Sep 1925 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC
Flt Lt George E Wilson 1 Dec 1922 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Richard L Crofton  4 Oct 1925 MBE
Flt Lt

Somerled D Macdonald

17 Oct 1925 DFC; later AVM
Fg Off John M Wyer 30 Jan 1925  
Fg Off Robert R Greenlaw  7 Apr 1924  
Fg Off Edward E Arnold 29 Apr 1922 DFC
Fg Off Malcolm B Mackay 23 Apr 1922  
Fg Off David L G Bett 13 Dec 1922
Fg Off Francis T Stacey  1 Jan 1925  
Fg Off Herbert G Slater  1 Jan 1925 Killed in a flying accident - 10 Aug 1926
Plt Off William A Cooke 10 Oct 1925
Plt Off William E Gray  5 Sep 1925  
Plt Off Arthur J Thompson 31 Aug 1925

-

7 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Reginald G Fussell  5 Sep 1925  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off John J T Rose 22 Oct 1924
Medical Branch
Flt Lt John J Walsh 20 May 1924

Source - March 1926 Air Force List

July 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Helwan, Egypt RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Reginald S Maxwell 22 Sep 1925 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC
Flt Lt George E Wilson 1 Dec 1922 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Richard L Crofton  4 Oct 1925 MBE
Flt Lt

Somerled D Macdonald

17 Oct 1925 DFC; later AVM
Fg Off John M Wyer 30 Jan 1925  
Fg Off Robert R Greenlaw  7 Apr 1924  
Fg Off Malcolm B Mackay 23 Apr 1922  
Fg Off David L G Bett 13 Dec 1922
Fg Off Cyril K J Coggle  5 Mar 1926  
Fg Off Francis T Stacey  1 Jan 1925  
Fg Off Herbert G Slater  1 Jan 1925 Killed in a flying accident - 10 Aug 1926
Fg Off William E Gray  5 Sep 1925  
Fg Off Arthur J Thompson 31 Aug 1925
Plt Off William A Cooke 10 Oct 1925
Plt Off Francis S Homersham 28 Feb 1926 DCM, MM

-

7 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Flt Lt William R P Allen 15 Apr 1926  
Fg Off Reginald G Fussell  5 Sep 1925  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Malcolm H Luker 22 Feb 1926
Fg Off Desmond F A Clarke 26 May 1926
Medical Branch
Flt Lt John J Walsh 20 May 1924

Source - July 1926 Air Force List

December 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Helwan, Egypt RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Reginald S Maxwell 22 Sep 1925 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC
Flt Lt George E Wilson 1 Dec 1922 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Richard L Crofton  4 Oct 1925 MBE
Flt Lt

Somerled D Macdonald

17 Oct 1925 DFC; later AVM
Fg Off John M Wyer 30 Jan 1925 Armament Duties, MBE, DSM
Fg Off Robert R Greenlaw  7 Apr 1924  
Fg Off Malcolm B Mackay 23 Apr 1922  
Fg Off David L G Bett 13 Dec 1922
Fg Off Cyril K J Coggle  5 Mar 1926 Pilotage (Navigation) Duties
Fg Off Verity G H Gee 10 Oct 1926  
Fg Off Arthur J Thompson 31 Aug 1925
Fg Off William E Gray  5 Sep 1925  
Fg Off William A Cooke 10 Oct 1925

-

6 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Flt Lt William R P Allen 15 Apr 1926  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Malcolm H Luker 22 Feb 1926
Fg Off Desmond F A Clarke 26 May 1926
Medical Branch
Flt Lt John J Walsh 20 May 1924

Source - December 1926 Air Force List

July 1927

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A HQ & 1 Flight - Helwan, Egypt

1 Flight - Khartoum, Sudan

RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Reginald S Maxwell 22 Sep 1925 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC
Flt Lt Thomas C Luke 17 Oct 1926 MC
Flt Lt Oswald R Gayford  1 Feb 1927 DFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt

Somerled D Macdonald

17 Oct 1925 DFC; later AVM
Fg Off John S L Adams 21 Feb 1927  
Fg Off Alan L Riley 17 Oct 1926 Armament duties, AFC
Fg Off David L G Bett 13 Dec 1922
Fg Off Cyril K J Coggle  5 Mar 1926  
Fg Off Sydney M Thomas 17 Oct 1926  
Fg Off John H Woodin  4 Mar 1927  
Fg Off Verity G H Gee 10 Oct 1926  
Fg Off William E Gray  5 Sep 1925  
Fg Off Francis S Homersham 28 Feb 1926 DCM, MM
Plt Off Walter B Causer  8 Feb 1927
Plt Off William A Cooke 10 Oct 1925

-

5 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Flt Lt William R P Allen 15 Apr 1926  
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt James M Adams 28 Jan 1927
Fg Off John J Calger 24 Mar 1927
Medical Branch
Flt Lt John J Walsh 20 May 1924
Fg Off Ernest J Jenkins 12 Jan 1927

Source - July 1927 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
21 Oct 1927 Khartoum

July 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey IIIF (from Dec 1927)

Khartoum, Sudan

RAF Middle East

Fairey IIIF of No 47 Squadron (landplane)

Fairey IIIF (seaplane)

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Claude R Cox

15 Sep 1927 Officer Commanding, AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Kenneth L Harris 17 Sep 1927  
Flt Lt Pat Murgatroyd  2 Jan 1928  
Flt Lt Herbert G Rowe 17 Sep 1927  
Fg Off Yvon W Burnett 14 May 1928 Killed in a flying accident - 8 Mar 1929
Fg Off Cyril K J Coggle  5 Mar 1926 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off Francis S Homersham 28 Feb 1926 DCM, MM
Fg Off Joseph A P Harrison 19 Sep 1927
Fg Off Robert T Read 30 Mar 1928 Signals duties
Fg Off Arnold W Ricks 19 Sep 1927 Armament duties, killed in a flying accident -26 Dec 1928
Fg Off Philip A Moritz  1 Feb 1928  
Fg Off Walter G Cheshire 19 Jan 1928 later ACM

-

7 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Flt Lt Leslie L Bray 19 Sep 1927  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off James Charles 26 Apr 1928
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Andrew Harvey 10 Oct 1927 MB

Source - July 1928 Air Force List

September 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey IIIF Khartoum, Sudan RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Claude R Cox

15 Sep 1927 Officer Commanding, AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Kenneth L Harris 17 Sep 1927  
Flt Lt Pat Murgatroyd  2 Jan 1928  
Flt Lt Herbert G Rowe 17 Sep 1927  
Fg Off Yvon W Burnett 14 May 1928 Killed in a flying accident - 8 Mar 1929
Fg Off Cyril K J Coggle  5 Mar 1926 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off Francis S Homersham 28 Feb 1926 DCM, MM
Fg Off Joseph A P Harrison 19 Sep 1927
Fg Off Robert T Read 30 Mar 1928 Signals duties
Fg Off Arnold W Ricks 19 Sep 1927 Armament duties, killed in a flying accident -26 Dec 1928
Fg Off Philip A Moritz  1 Feb 1928  
Fg Off Walter G Cheshire 19 Jan 1928 later ACM

-

7 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Flt Lt Leslie L Bray 19 Sep 1927  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off James Charles 26 Apr 1928
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Andrew Harvey 10 Oct 1927 MB

Source - September 1928 Air Force List

July 1929

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey IIIF

Khartoum, Sudan

RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Claude R Cox

15 Sep 1927 Officer Commanding, AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Willett A B Bowen-Buscarlet 10 Jan 1929 later AVM
Flt Lt Herbert G Rowe 17 Sep 1927  
Flt Lt Reginald N Waite 18 Apr 1929 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Cyril K J Coggle  5 Mar 1926 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off Francis S Homersham 28 Feb 1926 DCM, MM
Fg Off Joseph A P Harrison 19 Sep 1927
Fg Off Robert T Read 30 Mar 1928 Signals duties
Fg Off Philip A Moritz  1 Feb 1928  
Fg Off Morgan R Edmondes  8 Mar 1929 Armament duties
Fg Off Walter G Cheshire 19 Jan 1928 later ACM

-

6 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Flt Lt Leslie L Bray 19 Sep 1927  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Sidney C George 14 Mar 1929
Medical Branch
Fg Off Gerard T O'Brien 11 Jan 1929

Source - July 1929 Air Force List

July 1930

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey IIIF

Khartoum, Sudan

RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Ernest L Howard-Williams 21 Jan 1930 Officer Commanding, MC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Willett A B Bowen-Buscarlet 10 Jan 1929 later AVM
Flt Lt

Charles R Steele

21 Jan 1930 DFC; later AM
Flt Lt Reginald N Waite 18 Apr 1929 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Ronald C Wilson  5 Feb 1930 Photographic duties
Fg Off Morgan R Edmondes  8 Mar 1929 Armament duties
Fg Off Harold H Martin  3 Jul 1929 Signals duties
Fg Off Duncan Menzies 12 Jun 1929  
Fg Off Edgar A Jones 12 Oct 1929

-

6 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Flt Lt Ernest W Lawrence 21 Aug 1929  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off John MacL Murray 26 May 1930
Medical Branch
Fg Off Jeremiah J Corcoran  1 Mar 1930 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

Khartoum, Sudan

RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Ernest L Howard-Williams 21 Jan 1930 Officer Commanding, MC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt

Charles R Steele

21 Jan 1930 DFC; later AM
Flt Lt Christopher T Walkington 15 Nov 1930
Flt Lt Ronald C Wilson  5 Feb 1930 Photographic duties
Fg Off Harold H Martin  3 Jul 1929 Signals duties
Fg Off Edgar A Jones 12 Oct 1929
Fg Off Frank R Jones 13 Sep 1930 Armament duties
Fg Off John K Flower 17 Jul 1930  
Fg Off William N H Banks 17 Jul 1930  
Fg Off Hugh de M Middleton 19 Sep 1930  
Plt Off James B T Whitehead 23 Feb 1931  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Edwin H Walker 26 Sep 1930  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off John MacL Murray 26 May 1930
Fg Off William F Quilliam 18 Apr 1931
Medical Branch
Fg Off Jeremiah J Corcoran  1 Mar 1930 MB, BCh
Education Officer
Mr Cyril J Whittle 16 Aug 1930 Acting Grade III, MSc (also No 45 Sqn)

Source - July 1931 Air Force List

July 1932

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey IIIF

Khartoum, Sudan

RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Ernest L Howard-Williams 21 Jan 1930 Officer Commanding, MC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt

Andrew MacGregor

 4 Mar 1932 MBE, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Christopher T Walkington 15 Nov 1930
Flt Lt William H Poole 19 Sep 1931 AFC, MM
Fg Off Frank R Jones 13 Sep 1930 Armament duties
Fg Off John K Flower 17 Jul 1930  
Fg Off William N H Banks 17 Jul 1930  
Fg Off Hugh de M Middleton 19 Sep 1930  
Fg Off James B T Whitehead 23 Feb 1931  
Fg Off Albert G Cleland 30 Sep 1931 Killed in a flying accident - 22 Dec 1932
Fg Off Murray A Payn  6 Aug 1931

-

4 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Francis D D Gaussen 24 Nov 1931  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Crystal Lorimer  5 Mar 1932
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Gwyn H J Williams  2 Mar 1932 MRCS, LRCP
Education Officer
Mr Cyril J Whittle 16 Aug 1930 Grade III, MSc (also No 45 Sqn)

Source - July 1932 Air Force List

July 1933

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Gordon (from Jan 1933)

Khartoum, Sudan

RAF Middle East

Gordon I (Landplane) of No 47 Squadron

Gordon I (Seaplane) of No 47 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Andrew MacGregor

 4 Mar 1932 Officer Commanding, MBE, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt William H Poole 19 Sep 1931 AFC, MM
Flt Lt John P T Barrett 26 Nov 1932 DSO, DFC
Flt Lt William A Tattersall 16 Jan 1922
Fg Off William N H Banks 17 Jul 1930  
Fg Off James B T Whitehead 23 Feb 1931  
Fg Off Murray A Payn  6 Aug 1931
Fg Off

Geoffrey T Jarman

 1 Oct 1932 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Arthur W M Finny 17 Jan 1932  
Fg Off Peter Bathurst  2 Nov 1932  
Plt Off Cyril J Giles  1 Oct 1932  
Plt Off Humphrey P Jenkins  1 Oct 1932  

-

4 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Flt Lt Richard M Thomas 13 Mar 1933  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Arthur E Fairs  5 Apr 1933 MC
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Owen S M Williams 25 Mar 1933 MRCS, LRCP
Education Officer
Mr Cyril J Whittle 16 Aug 1930 Grade III, MSc (also No 45 Sqn)
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Harry J Maxted 18 Oct 1932  
WO II Harry Vatcher 30 Oct 1931  
WO II Arthur  J Richardson  5 Feb 1933  
WO II John Leckie 30 Oct 1931  
WO II Clifford E D Bosisto 17 Jun 1932  

Source - July 1933 Air Force List

January 1934

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Gordon Khartoum, Sudan RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Andrew MacGregor

 4 Mar 1932 Officer Commanding, MBE, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt William H Poole 19 Sep 1931 AFC, MM
Flt Lt John P T Barrett 26 Nov 1932 DSO, DFC
Flt Lt William A Tattersall 16 Jan 1922
Flt Lt Eric E Fallick 24 Nov 1933
Fg Off James B T Whitehead 23 Feb 1931  
Fg Off

Geoffrey T Jarman

 1 Oct 1932 later A/Cdre
Fg Off

Stanley C Widdows

18 Nov 1933 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Peter Bathurst  2 Nov 1932  
Fg Off David V Johnson 18 Nov 1933  
Fg Off Cyril J Giles  1 Oct 1932  
Fg Off Humphrey P Jenkins  1 Oct 1932  
Plt Off Cecil F S Fraser 23 Jul 1933  
Plt Off David R Keiller 23 Jul 1933  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Flt Lt Richard M Thomas 13 Mar 1933  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Arthur E Fairs  5 Apr 1933 MC
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Owen S M Williams 25 Mar 1933 MRCS, LRCP
Education Officer
Mr Cyril J Whittle 16 Aug 1930 Grade III, MSc (also No 45 Sqn)
Warrant Officers
WO Harry J Maxted 18 Oct 1932  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Harry Vatcher 30 Oct 1931  
WO II Arthur  J Richardson  5 Feb 1933  
WO II John Leckie 30 Oct 1931  
WO II Clifford E D Bosisto 17 Jun 1932  

Source - January 1934 Air Force List

July 1934

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Gordon

Khartoum, Sudan

RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Andrew MacGregor

 4 Mar 1932 Officer Commanding, MBE, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt John P T Barrett 26 Nov 1932 DSO, DFC
Flt Lt

Charles F H Grace

23 May 1934 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Eric E Fallick 24 Nov 1933
Fg Off John S Sabine 31 Jan 1934  
Fg Off

Geoffrey T Jarman

 1 Oct 1932 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Walter N Elwy-Jones 14 Mar 1934  
Fg Off

Stanley C Widdows

18 Nov 1933 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Peter Bathurst  2 Nov 1932  
Fg Off David V Johnson 18 Nov 1933  
Fg Off Humphrey P Jenkins  1 Oct 1932  
Plt Off Cecil F S Fraser 23 Jul 1933  
Plt Off David R Keiller 23 Jul 1933  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Flt Lt Fitzgerald C C B Hichens  7 Apr 1934  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Thomas P E Campbell  3 Mar 1934
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Frank H Peterson 17 Feb 1934 MD, MCP & S
Education Officer
Mr Cyril J Whittle 16 Aug 1930 Grade III, MSc
Warrant Officers
WO Harry J Maxted 18 Oct 1932  
WO Arthur  J Richardson  5 Feb 1933  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Harry Vatcher 30 Oct 1931  
WO II Frederick C Sheppard 12 Mar 1934  

Source - July 1934 Air Force List

July 1935

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Gordon

Khartoum, Sudan

RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Gerald E Gibbs

27 Oct 1934 Officer Commanding, MC, later AM
Flt Lt

Charles F H Grace

23 May 1934 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Eric E Fallick 24 Nov 1933
Flt Lt Samuel R Groom 19 Sep 1934  
Fg Off John S Sabine 31 Jan 1934  
Fg Off Alfred H Marsack 27 Apr 1935  
Fg Off Walter N Elwy-Jones 14 Mar 1934  
Fg Off

Stanley C Widdows

18 Nov 1933 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Peter Bathurst  2 Nov 1932  
Fg Off David V Johnson 18 Nov 1933  
Fg Off Cecil F S Fraser 23 Jul 1933  
Fg Off David R Keiller 23 Jul 1933  
Plt Off Gordon Thripp  1 Feb 1935 Navigation duties
Plt Off Peter H Gibbings 20 Jun 1934  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Flt Lt

John E R Sowman

12 Dec 1934 later A/Cdre
Accountant Branch
Fg Off William J R Cann  5 Dec 1934
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Hugh Bannerman  1 Feb 1935 MB, BS
Education Officer
Mr Henry H Mayoh 19 Aug 1932 Grade III, BSc (also No 47 Sqn)
Warrant Officers
WO Arthur  J Richardson  5 Feb 1933  
WO Frank Evans 23 Oct 1934 DFM
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II David McLaren 23 Oct 1934  
WO II Frederick C Sheppard 12 Mar 1934  

Source - July 1935 Air Force List

July 1936

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Gordon

Vickers Vincent (from Jul 1936)

Khartoum, Sudan

RAF Middle East

Vincent of No 47 Squadron - July 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Gerald E Gibbs

27 Oct 1934 Officer Commanding, MC, later AM
Sqn Ldr

Alan P Ritchie

15 Sep 1935 AFC; later AVM
Flt Lt H M A Day  4 Mar 1936
Flt Lt

Charles F H Grace

23 May 1934 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Samuel R Groom 19 Sep 1934  
Flt Lt Wilfred P J Thomson  5 Sep 1935
Flt Lt Alfred H Marsack 27 Apr 1935
Flt Lt W J H Ekins  3 Dec 1935
Fg Off David V Johnson 18 Nov 1933  
Fg Off Paul I Harris 13 Oct 1935  
Fg Off Peter H Gibbings 20 Jun 1934  
Plt Off Bryan Samson  5 Sep 1935 later A/Cdre
Plt Off E J C Michelmore  1 Feb 1935
Plt Off M H Romer  1 Feb 1935  

-

8 Airman Pilots

Equipment Branch
Flt Lt

John E R Sowman

12 Dec 1934 later A/Cdre
Fg Off M M McMullen 23 May 1936
Accountant Branch
Fg Off J Lambie  6 Mar 1936
Medical Branch
Flt Lt D R Crabb  4 Dec 1935 MB, BS, MRCS, LRCP
Education Officer
Flt Lt W C Venmore 11 Jan 1936 BSc, AFRAeS, RAFO
Warrant Officers
WO Frank Evans 23 Oct 1934 DFM
WO David McLaren 23 Oct 1934  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II N Scott 10 Feb 1936  

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

August 1936

Source - August 1936 Air Force List

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Gordon

Vickers Vincent

Khartoum, Sudan

RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Alan P Ritchie

15 Sep 1935 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Flt Lt D W Smythe  2 Dec 1936
Flt Lt E J Laine 13 Nov 1936
Flt Lt J J A Sutton  5 Dec 1936  
Flt Lt Paul I Harris 13 Oct 1935
Fg Off Bryan Samson  5 Sep 1935 later A/Cdre
Fg Off K J Rampling 28 Nov 1935  
Plt Off E C Eaton 30 May 1936  
Plt Off M H Romer  1 Feb 1935  
Plt Off F W Richmond 28 Nov 1936  
Plt Off E J C Michelmore  1 Feb 1935
Plt Off J F Walker 28 Nov 1936  
Plt Off A D Jackson 11 Jan 1937  
Plt Off G S ff Powell 11 Jan 1937  
Plt Off J L Nicol  6 Dec 1936  
APO E C Cathels 10 Apr 1937  
APO D T St H Dawes 10 Apr 1937  
APO G A Roden 10 Apr 1937  

-

10 Airman Pilots

Equipment Branch
Flt Lt M M McMullen 23 May 1936  
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt Cuthbert V Mears 13 Nov 1936 later A/Cdre
Medical Branch
Flt Lt S R C Nelson 21 Oct 1935 MD
Education Officer
Mr L T Agger 19 Aug 1936 Grade III, BSc
Warrant Officers
WO C Creswell  7 Nov 1936  
WO N Scott 10 Feb 1936  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Gordon

Vickers Vincent

Khartoum, Sudan

RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Geoffrey R C Spencer

16 Aug 1937 Officer Commanding, later AVM
Sqn Ldr E J Laine 13 Nov 1936
Flt Lt D W Smythe  2 Dec 1936
Act Flt Lt K J Rampling 28 Nov 1935  
Fg Off E C Eaton 30 May 1936  
Fg Off J F Walker 28 Nov 1936  
Plt Off A D Jackson 11 Jan 1937  
Plt Off G S ff Powell 11 Jan 1937  
Plt Off J L Nicol  6 Dec 1936  
Plt Off E C Cathels 10 Apr 1937  
Plt Off E H D Dally  9 Feb 1938  
Plt Off D T St H Dawes 10 Apr 1937  
Plt Off Graham R Magill 30 Apr 1938 later AVM
Plt Off R A Field 30 Apr 1938  
Plt Off C G Fisher 17 Feb 1938
Plt Off A B Mitchell 17 Feb 1938  
Plt Off J Stewart 17 Feb 1938
APO P R M Van de Heijden 27 May 1938  
APO F S Holman 27 May 1938  

-

10 Airman Pilots

Equipment Branch
Flt Lt A E Haes 23 Oct 1937  
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt H A Frost 28 Jan 1938
Medical Branch
Flt Lt H O'B Howat 22 Sep 1937 MB, ChB
Education Officer
Mr L T Agger 19 Aug 1936 Grade III, BSc
Warrant Officers
WO C Creswell  7 Nov 1936  
WO R Willis 28 Oct 1937  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Gordon

Vickers Vincent

Khartoum, Sudan

RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Geoffrey R C Spencer

16 Aug 1937 Officer Commanding, later AVM
Act Flt Lt J B W Smith  8 Jun 1938
Fg Off G S ff Powell-Shedden 11 Jan 1937  
Fg Off J L Nicol  6 Dec 1936  
Act Fg Off E C Cathels 10 Apr 1937  
Act Fg Off D T St H Dawes 10 Apr 1937  
Plt Off E H D Dally  9 Feb 1938  
Plt Off Graham R Magill 30 Apr 1938 later AVM
Plt Off C G Fisher 17 Feb 1938
Plt Off A B Mitchell 17 Feb 1938  
Plt Off J Stewart 17 Feb 1938
Plt Off P R M Van de Heijden 27 May 1938
Plt Off F S Holman 27 May 1938  
Plt Off J C O Grunert 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off R R Riddell 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off F J Austin 14 Nov 1938  
Equipment Branch
Flt Lt A E Haes 23 Oct 1937  
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt H A Frost 28 Jan 1938
Medical Branch
Flt Lt H O'B Howat 22 Sep 1937 MB, ChB
Education Officer
Mr B J Lynch 13 Aug 1938 Grade III, BSc, PhD, AMINA, AFRAeS
Warrant Officers
WO C Creswell  7 Nov 1936  
WO R Willis 28 Oct 1937  
WO H J Coppin  8 Nov 1938  
WO G H Beauchamp 28 Oct 1937 MM
WO E S Leary  7 Nov 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Gordon

Vickers Vincent

Khartoum, Sudan

RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr J D A Keary 11 Jan 1939 Officer Commanding
Act Flt Lt J B W Smith  8 Jun 1938
Fg Off G S ff Powell-Shedden 11 Jan 1937  
Fg Off J L Nicol  6 Dec 1936  
Fg Off E C Cathels 10 Apr 1937  
Fg Off D T St H Dawes 10 Apr 1937  
Plt Off E H D Dally  9 Feb 1938  
Plt Off Graham R Magill 30 Apr 1938 later AVM
Plt Off C G Fisher 17 Feb 1938
Plt Off A B Mitchell 17 Feb 1938  
Plt Off J Stewart 17 Feb 1938
Plt Off P R M Van de Heijden 27 May 1938
Plt Off F S Holman 27 May 1938  
Plt Off J C O Grunert 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off R R Riddell 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off F J Austin 14 Nov 1938  
Equipment Branch
Fg Off Lionel A Jackson 30 Nov 1938 later A/Cdre
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt H A Frost 28 Jan 1938
Medical Branch
Flt Lt B M Hewat 10 Dec 1938 MRCS, LRCP
Education Officer
Mr B J Lynch 13 Aug 1938 Grade III, BSc, PhD, AMINA, AFRAeS
Warrant Officers
WO R Willis 28 Oct 1937  
WO H J Coppin  8 Nov 1938  
WO G H Beauchamp 28 Oct 1937 MM
WO L W Alford 21 Mar 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Gordon

Vickers Vincent

Khartoum, Sudan

RAF Middle East

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr J D A Keary 11 Jan 1939 Officer Commanding
Act Flt Lt J B W Smith  8 Jun 1938
Fg Off G S ff Powell-Shedden 11 Jan 1937  
Fg Off E C Cathels 10 Apr 1937  
Fg Off D T St H Dawes 10 Apr 1937  
Plt Off E H D Dally  9 Feb 1938  
Plt Off Graham R Magill 30 Apr 1938 later AVM
Plt Off C G Fisher 17 Feb 1938
Plt Off A B Mitchell 17 Feb 1938  
Plt Off J Stewart 17 Feb 1938
Plt Off P R M Van de Heijden 27 May 1938
Plt Off F S Holman 27 May 1938  
Plt Off J C O Grunert 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off R R Riddell 10 Sep 1938  
Plt Off F J Austin 14 Nov 1938  
Equipment Branch
Fg Off Lionel A Jackson 30 Nov 1938 later A/Cdre
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt H A Frost 28 Jan 1938
Act Flt Lt Alistair Gollan 22 Feb 1939 later A/Cdre
Medical Branch
Flt Lt B M Hewat 10 Dec 1938 MRCS, LRCP
Education Officer
Mr B J Lynch 13 Aug 1938 Grade III, BSc, PhD, AMINA, AFRAeS
Warrant Officers
WO R Willis 28 Oct 1937  
WO H J Coppin  8 Nov 1938  
WO G H Beauchamp 28 Oct 1937 MM
WO L J Bulbick 28 Oct 1937  
WO F G Smith 21 Mar 1938  

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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