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No 53 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Farnborough on 28 June 1937.

July 1937

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

Hawker Hector

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr A P C Hannay 28 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding, MC Capt, The Cameron Highlanders
Fg Off B G Carroll 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off Kenneth J McIntyre 28 Jun 1937 Capt, Royal Tank Regiment; later A/Cdre
Plt Off J Butterworth 28 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J S Laird 28 Jun 1937  
Plt Off D P Hughes 28 Jun 1937  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
8 Apr 1938 Odiham

July 1938

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr A P C Hannay 28 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding, MC Capt, The Cameron Highlanders
Flt Lt M B Edwards 17 Jan 1938 Photographic duties
Flt Lt P R Robinson 30 Jun 1937 Signals duties
Flt Lt Kenneth J McIntyre 28 Jun 1937 Capt, Royal Tank Regiment; later A/Cdre
Capt E Garnett  1 Feb 1938 Air Liaison Officer, GSO3, East Lancashire Regiment
Fg Off E D Joyce 28 Jun 1937 Lt, Royal Artillery
Fg Off B G Carroll 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off A C Brown 30 Jul 1937  
Fg Off B B St G Daly 15 Aug 1937 Lt, Lancashire Fusiliers
Fg Off W S G Maydwell 19 Dec 1937 Lt, The Somerset Light Infantry
Fg Off J Butterworth 28 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J S Laird 28 Jun 1937  
Plt Off D P Hughes 28 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J B Wray 20 Aug 1937  
Plt Off P F G Jameson 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off P L Dakeyne 20 Jan 1938  
Plt Off Alistair D Panton 18 Dec 1937 later A/Cdre
Plt Off J F Hyde  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off I S Jameson  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off J A A Read  8 Jan 1938  
Equipment Branch
Fg Off P N Sowman 24 Jan 1938  
Accountant  Branch
Plt Off L T Starling  4 Aug 1937  
Warrant Officer
WO I S B M Hamblin 19 Apr 1938  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hector

Bristol Blenheim IV (from Jan 1939)

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

Bristol Blenheim IV of No 53 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr A P C Hannay 28 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding, MC Major, The Cameron Highlanders
Flt Lt W B Murray 28 Oct 1938 Photographic duties
Flt Lt P R Robinson 30 Jun 1937 Signals duties
Capt E Garnett  1 Feb 1938 Air Liaison Officer, GSO3, East Lancashire Regiment
Act Flt Lt A C Brown 30 Jul 1937  
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) E D Joyce 28 Jun 1937 Capt, Royal Artillery
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) B B St G Daly 15 Aug 1937 Capt, Lancashire Fusiliers
Fg Off B G Carroll 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off W S G Maydwell 19 Dec 1937 Lt, The Somerset Light Infantry
Fg Off I H Bartlett 14 Aug 1938 Lt, Durham Light Infantry
Fg Off E R E Dayrell 19 Oct 1938 Lt, Royal Artillery
Fg Off J Butterworth 28 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J B Wray 20 Aug 1937  
Plt Off P F G Jameson 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off Alistair D Panton 18 Dec 1937 later A/Cdre
Plt Off J F Hyde  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off I S Jameson  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off J A A Read  8 Jan 1938  
Equipment Branch
Fg Off P N Sowman 24 Jan 1938  
Accountant  Branch
Plt Off L T Starling  4 Aug 1937  
Warrant Officers
WO S B M Hamblin 19 Apr 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hector

Bristol Blenheim IV

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr A P C Hannay 28 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding, MC Major, The Cameron Highlanders
Flt Lt W B Murray 28 Oct 1938 Photographic duties
Flt Lt P R Robinson 30 Jun 1937 Signals duties
Maj E Garnett  1 Feb 1938 Air Liaison Officer, GSO3, East Lancashire Regiment
Act Flt Lt A C Brown 30 Jul 1937  
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) E D Joyce 28 Jun 1937 Capt, Royal Artillery
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) B B St G Daly 15 Aug 1937 Capt, Lancashire Fusiliers
Fg Off W S G Maydwell 19 Dec 1937 Lt, The Somerset Light Infantry
Fg Off I H Bartlett 14 Aug 1938 Lt, Durham Light Infantry
Fg Off E H I Webber 17 Jan 1939 Lt, The Somerset Light Infantry
Fg Off E R E Dayrell 19 Oct 1938 Lt, Royal Artillery
Fg Off J Butterworth 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off J B Wray 20 Aug 1937  
Plt Off P F G Jameson 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off Alistair D Panton 18 Dec 1937 later A/Cdre
Plt Off J F Hyde  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off J A A Read  8 Jan 1938  
Equipment Branch
Fg Off P N Sowman 24 Jan 1938  
Accountant  Branch
Fg Off R F Allen 21 Dec 1938 MM
Warrant Officer
WO S B M Hamblin 19 Apr 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hector (until Aug 1939)

Bristol Blenheim IV

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr A P C Hannay 28 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding, MC Major, The Cameron Highlanders
Sqn Ldr W B Murray 28 Oct 1938 Photographic duties
Sqn Ldr P R Robinson 30 Jun 1937 Signals duties
Flt Lt E D Joyce 28 Jun 1937 Capt, Royal Artillery
Maj E Garnett  1 Feb 1938 Air Liaison Officer, GSO3, East Lancashire Regiment
Act Flt Lt A C Brown 30 Jul 1937  
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) B B St G Daly 15 Aug 1937 Capt, Lancashire Fusiliers
Fg Off W S G Maydwell 19 Dec 1937 Lt, The Somerset Light Infantry
Fg Off I H Bartlett 14 Aug 1938 Lt, Durham Light Infantry
Fg Off E R E Dayrell 19 Oct 1938 Lt, Royal Artillery
Fg Off J Butterworth 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off J B Wray 20 Aug 1937  
Plt Off P F G Jameson 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off Alistair D Panton 18 Dec 1937 later A/Cdre
Plt Off J F Hyde  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off J A A Read  8 Jan 1938  
Equipment Branch
Fg Off P N Sowman 24 Jan 1938  
Warrant Officers
WO S B M Hamblin 19 Apr 1938  
WO W C Burton  1 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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