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No 50 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Waddington on 3 May 1937.

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hind RAF Waddington Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

Hawker Hind of No 50 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr R B Sutherland 22 May 1937 Officer Commanding,
APO H C M Pollard 22 May 1937  
APO J J Bennett 22 May 1937  
APO C A Vernieux 22 May 1937  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hind RAF Waddington Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr R B Sutherland 22 May 1937 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt H M Cox 17 Jan 1938  
Plt Off J J Bennett 22 May 1937  
Plt Off C A Vernieux 22 May 1937  
Plt Off R J Cosgrove 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off D C F Good 30 Jun 1937 Navigation duties
Plt Off H C M Pollard 22 May 1937  
Plt Off P C S Bagley  4 Ssep 1937  
Plt Off V H Ayres 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off A F Russell 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R Lloyd 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off J W G Wellham 23 Oct 1937  
APO R E Smissen 23 Oct 1937  
APO P W Ackroyd-Simpson  8 Jan 1938  

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5 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Hampden (from Dec 1938) RAF Waddington Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group

Hampden I of No 50 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr L Young 11 Jul 1938 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off D C F Good 30 Jun 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off R J Cosgrove 30 Jun 1937  
Act Fg Off C A Vernieux 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J J Bennett 22 May 1937  
Plt Off V H Ayres 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R Lloyd 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off J W G Wellham 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off P W Ackroyd-Simpson  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off G R Taylor  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off D J French  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off R A McAliser 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off F B Gabb 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off R L H Harris  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off S G Esson 20 Aug 1938  
APO K A Cockerell 29 Oct 1938  
APO G B Treasure 29 Oct 1938  

-

5 Airman Pilots

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Hampden RAF Waddington Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr L Young 11 Jul 1938 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr J R Fleming  2 Jan 1939 RAAF
Fg Off D C F Good 30 Jun 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off R J Cosgrove 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off C A Vernieux 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J J Bennett 22 May 1937  
Plt Off V H Ayres 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R Lloyd 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off P W Ackroyd-Simpson  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off G R Taylor  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off D J French  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off R A McAliser 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off F B Gabb 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off R L H Harris  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off S G Esson 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off J B Bull 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off K A Cockerell 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off W D B Ruth 17 Dec 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Hampden RAF Waddington Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr L Young 11 Jul 1938 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr J R Fleming  2 Jan 1939 RAAF
Fg Off D C F Good 30 Jun 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off R J Cosgrove 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off C A Vernieux 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J J Bennett 22 May 1937  
Plt Off V H Ayres 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R Lloyd 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off P W Ackroyd-Simpson  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off G R Taylor  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off D J French  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off F B Gabb 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off R L H Harris  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off S G Esson 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off J B Bull 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off K A Cockerell 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off W D B Ruth 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off G B Treasure  8 Mar 1939  
Plt Off A G Luxmoore 25 Mar 1939  
Plt Off H J Winch 15 Feb 1939  
Plt Off F D Middleton 11 Mar 1939  
Plt Off M Thomas 11 Mar 1939  
Plt Off A A G Trueman 11 Mar 1939  
APO A D Pilcher 27 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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