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No 58 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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Reformed at RAF Worthy Down on 1 April 1924

July 1925

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Vickers Virginia III (from Mar 1925)

Vickers Virginia V (from Dec 1924)

Vickers Virginia VI (from Jul 1925)

RAF Worthy Down Inland Area/No 7 Group

Virginia III

Virginia IV

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Arthur T Harris

23 May 1925 Officer Commanding; AFC; later MRAF
Sqn Ldr Walter H Longton 15 Jul 1924 DFC, AFC
Flt Lt Henry S Scroggs  1 Jun 1923  
Flt Lt Tom O Clogstoun  1 Apr 1924  
Flt Lt James C Foden 31 Jul 1924 AFC
Fg Off Albert E Woodbridge  1 Apr 1924  
Fg Off Charles E Barraclough  1 Apr 1924  
Fg Off John R B Goadsby  4 Nov 1924  
Fg Off George E Newton 16 May 1925  
Fg Off Thomas N Stack 22 Apr 1925  
Fg Off Reginald V M Odbert  9 Jun 1924  
Fg Off Basil L Young  1 Apr 1924  
Plt Off Jack A Bramley 11 Jun 1924  
Plt Off Malcolm M Miln 11 Jun 1924  
Plt Off Cyril G C Sullivan 11 Jun 1924  
Plt Off Edward S C Davis  1 Apr 1924  
Plt Off Hugh H Brookes 31 Jul 1924 late AVM

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5 Airmen Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Harry B Hawker  4 Mar 1925  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Charles F Pukeridge  1 Jul 1924  
Medical Branch
Fg Off Thomas L P Harries 20 May 1924 MB
Under Instruction
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) Percy L V Rippon 14 Jul 1924  
Fg Off Robert Mundy-Cox 31 Oct 1924  
Fg Off Leslie S Potter 15 Apr 1925  
Plt Off Victor A C Ross  1 Apr 1925  
Plt Off Christopher Clarkson 30 Jun 1924  
Plt Off Joseph  T C Skelton 30 Jun 1924  
Plt Off Cyril V Williams 30 Jun 1924  

Source - July 1925 Air Force List

July 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Vickers Virginia III

Vickers Virginia V

Vickers Virginia VI

RAF Worthy Down ADGB/Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Arthur T Harris

23 May 1925 Officer Commanding; AFC; later MRAF
Sqn Ldr Walter H Longton 15 Jul 1924 DFC, AFC
Flt Lt Thomas Henderson  6 Apr 1926 MC, AFC
Flt Lt Henry S Scroggs  1 Jun 1923  
Flt Lt James C Foden 31 Jul 1924 AFC
Flt Lt Leo J Riordan 27 May 1926 AFC
Flt Lt Albert E Woodbridge  1 Apr 1924  
Fg Off Frederick T Eades  7 Jan 1926  
Fg Off Harold W R Banting 23 Jan 1926  
Fg Off Robert Mundy-Cox 31 Oct 1924  
Fg Off Reginald V M Odbert  9 Jun 1924  
Fg Off Malcolm M Miln 11 Jun 1924  
Fg Off Edward S C Davis  1 Apr 1924  
Fg Off Christopher Clarkson 30 Jun 1924  
Fg Off Hugh H Brookes 31 Jul 1924 later AVM
Fg Off Cyril V Williams 30 Jun 1924  
Plt Off Ernest L Drew 15 Jun 1926  
Plt Off Hugh J F Kempthorne 15 Jun 1926  
Plt Off Hubert L Patch 30 Jul 1925 later ACM

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7 Airmen Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Harry B Hawker  4 Mar 1925  
Fg Off Harold D Giblett  1 Feb 1926  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Charles F Pukeridge  1 Jul 1924  
Medical Branch
Fg Off Donald B Smith 11 Mar 1926 MB
Education Officer
Lt Donald L Randle  1 Aug 1925 Grade IV
Under Instruction
Plt Off Joseph  T C Skelton 30 Jun 1924  

Source - July 1926 Air Force List

July 1927

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Vickers Virginia VII (from Aug 1926)

Vickers Virginia IX (from Apr 1927)

RAF Worthy Down ADGB/Wessex Bombing Area

Virginia IX

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Arthur T Harris

23 May 1925 Officer Commanding; AFC; later MRAF
Sqn Ldr Arthur P V Daly  3 Aug 1926
Sqn Ldr

Robert H M S Saundby

15 Oct 1926 MC, DFC, AFC; later AM
Flt Lt Henry S Scroggs  1 Jun 1923  
Flt Lt James C Foden 31 Jul 1924 AFC
Fg Off Harold W R Banting 23 Jan 1926  
Fg Off Reginald V M Odbert  9 Jun 1924 Armament duties
Fg Off Malcolm M Miln 11 Jun 1924  
Fg Off Edward S C Davis  1 Apr 1924 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off Christopher Clarkson 30 Jun 1924  
Fg Off Hugh H Brookes 31 Jul 1924 later AVM
Fg Off Harold Walker 10 May 1927 Signals duties
Fg Off Cyril V Williams 30 Jun 1924  
Plt Off Ernest L Drew 15 Jun 1926  
Plt Off Hubert L Patch 30 Jul 1925 later ACM
Plt Off Gordon L G Richmond 16 May 1927  
Plt Off Rex O O Taylor  9 Nov 1926  
Plt Off Conrad S John 14 Dec 1926  
Plt Off Guy Stevinson 30 Jul 1926  
Plt Off Richard P H Utley 30 Jul 1926  
Plt Off Frank D Biggs 15 Feb 1927  

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9 Airmen Pilots

Under Instruction
Plt Off George R T Clarke 26 Apr 1927  
Plt Off Douglas L Maclean  1 Sep 1926  
Plt Off Griffith J Powell  1 Sep 1926  

Source - July 1927 Air Force List

July 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Vickers Virginia VII

Vickers Virginia IX

Vickers Virginia X (from Jan 1928)

RAF Worthy Down ADGB/Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Ernest W Norton

28 Jul 1927 Officer Commanding; DSC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Arthur P V Daly  3 Aug 1926
Sqn Ldr

Henry K Thorold

30 Jul 1927 DSC, DFC, AFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Arthur M Beach 26 Sep 1927  
Flt Lt George T Richardson 11 Sep 1928  
Flt Lt Alan H Hall 13 Apr 1929 Attached from RCAF
Fg Off Ernest L Drew 15 Jun 1926  
Fg Off Rex O O Taylor  9 Nov 1926  
Fg Off Conrad S John 14 Dec 1926 Armament duties
Fg Off Frank D Biggs 15 Feb 1927  
Fg Off Douglas L Maclen  1 Sep 1926  
Fg Off Charles P Barker 18 Jun 1928  
Plt Off Ernest R White 17 Dec 1927  
Plt Off Edward J Hill 17 Dec 1927  
Plt Off John G Llewellyn 28 Jul 1928  

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7 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1928 Air Force List

July 1929

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Vickers Virginia VII

Vickers Virginia IX

Vickers Virginia X

RAF Worthy Down ADGB/Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Ernest W Norton

18 Apr 1929 Officer Commanding, DSC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Arthur P V Daly  3 Aug 1926
Sqn Ldr Harry A Smith 10 Jun 1929 MC
Flt Lt Arthur M Beach 26 Sep 1927  
Flt Lt George T Richardson 11 Sep 1928  
Flt Lt Alan H Hall 13 Apr 1929 attached from RCAF
Fg Off Ernest L Drew 15 Jun 1926  
Fg Off Rex O O Taylor  9 Nov 1926  
Fg Off Conrad S John 14 Dec 1926 Signals duties
Fg Off Frank D Biggs 15 Feb 1927  
Fg Off Douglas L Maclen  1 Sep 1926  
Fg Off Charles F Barker 18 Jun 1928  
Plt Off Ernest R White 17 Dec 1927 Killed in flying accident - 24 Mar 1930
Plt Off Edward J Hill 17 Dec 1927  
Plt Off John G Llewellyn 28 Jul 1928  

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7 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1929 Air Force List

July 1930

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Vickers Virginia VII

Vickers Virginia IX

Vickers Virginia X

RAF Worthy Down ADGB/Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Ernest W Norton

18 Apr 1929 Officer Commanding, DSC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr John H Simpson  7 Apr 1930 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Harry A Smith 10 Jun 1929 MC
Sqn Ldr

Alban S Ellerton

24 Jun 1929 OBE; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt James Lawson  1 Oct 1929  
Flt Lt Charles E Horrox  9 Nov 1929 AFC
Flt Lt William E Symonds 13 Apr 1930  
Fg Off Percy Hill 16 Sep 1929 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off Bertram A J Crummy  2 Nov 1929  
Fg Off Maurice G R Harris 17 Mar 1930  
Fg Off Alan K H Binley 15 Jun 1929 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off John G Llewelyn 28 Jul 1928  
Fg Off David A Craik 14 Aug 1929  
Plt Off Arthur E V Mathias 14 Dec 1929  
Plt Off Arthur T Orchard 14 Dec 1929  
Plt Off Charles S Gill 12 Feb 1930  
Plt Off Thomas H Wilson 12 Feb 1930  

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6 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1930 Air Force List

July 1931

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Vickers Virginia IX

Vickers Virginia X

RAF Worthy Down ADGB/Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Charles C Miles  5 Aug 1930 Officer Commanding, MC
Sqn Ldr John H Simpson  7 Apr 1930 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Eric R Valsey 10 Oct 1930
Flt Lt

George S Hodson

21 Feb 1931 AFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Horace G P Ovenden 26 May 1930  
Flt Lt

Charlton Hallawell

28 Apr 1931 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Bertram A J Crummy  2 Nov 1929  
Fg Off Maurice G R Harris 17 Mar 1930  
Fg Off Alexander P Miller 15 Dec 1930  
Fg Off Leslie E A Wright 13 Nov 1930  
Fg Off David A Craik 14 Aug 1929  
Fg Off Arthur E V Mathias 14 Dec 1929  
Fg Off Arthur T Orchard 14 Dec 1929  
Fg Off Thomas H Wilson 12 Feb 1930  
Fg Off Charles S Gill 12 Feb 1930  
Fg Off Ian L S McNicol 17 Jun 1930  
Fg Off George M Ievers  8 Sep 1930  
Fg Off George E S Williams 17 Jun 1930  
Fg Off Maurice Q Candler  8 Oct 1930  
Plt Off Gordon R White 23 Dec 1930  
Plt Off Maurice H Kelly  1 Feb 1931  

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13 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1931 Air Force List

July 1932

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Vickers Virginia IX

Vickers Virginia X

RAF Worthy Down ADGB/Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Lachlan L MacLean

29 Feb 1932 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr John H Simpson  7 Apr 1930 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr

Gilbert F Smylie

 1 Jan 1932 DSC; later  A/Cdre
Flt Lt Horace G P Ovenden 26 May 1930  
Flt Lt William L Payne 27 Oct 1931
Flt Lt Ralph A B Stone  3 Apr 1932
Flt Lt Douglas J Harrison  8 Jun 1932  
Fg Off John B Knapp  4 Mar 1932  
Fg Off Maurice G R Harris 17 Mar 1930  
Fg Off Alexander P Miller 15 Dec 1930  
Fg Off Hector G Hamilton  2 Jul 1931  
Fg Off Leslie E A Wright 13 Nov 1930  
Fg Off David A Craik 14 Aug 1929 Signals duties
Fg Off Arthur T Orchard 14 Dec 1929  
Fg Off Charles S Gill 12 Feb 1930 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off Thomas H Wilson 12 Feb 1930  
Fg Off George P Humphries  3 May 1932  
Fg Off Francis C Allen 16 Nov 1931  
Fg Off Arthur W B Page 14 Nov 1931  
Fg Off George E S Williams 17 Jun 1930  
Fg Off John B S Monypenny 23 Jun 1931  
Fg Off John A Dobson 23 Sep 1931  

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7 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1932 Air Force List

July 1933

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Vickers Virginia IX

Vickers Virginia X

RAF Worthy Down ADGB/Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Lachlan L MacLean

29 Feb 1932 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Tilden C Thomson 10 Jul 1932  
Sqn Ldr

Gilbert F Smylie

 1 Jan 1932 DSC; later  A/Cdre
Flt Lt Andrew McKee 23 Feb 1932 later AM
Flt Lt William L Payne 27 Oct 1931 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Flt Lt Ralph A B Stone  3 Apr 1932
Flt Lt Douglas J Harrison  8 Jun 1932  
Fg Off David A Craik 14 Aug 1929 Signals duties
Fg Off Arthur T Orchard 14 Dec 1929  
Fg Off Charles S Gill 12 Feb 1930 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off Thomas H Wilson 12 Feb 1930  
Fg Off George P Humphries  3 May 1932  
Fg Off Francis C Allen 16 Nov 1931  
Fg Off George E S Williams 17 Jun 1930  
Fg Off James O Willis 20 Jun 1932  
Plt Off Robert G Coventry 17 Dec 1932  
Warrant Officer
WO II George H Eyles 12 Jan 1933  

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8 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1933 Air Force List

July 1934

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Vickers Virginia X

RAF Worthy Down ADGB/Western Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Charles O F Modin

30 Oct 1933 Officer Commanding, DSC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Tilden C Thomson 10 Jul 1932  
Sqn Ldr

Allan L A Perry-Keene

22 Dec 1933 later AVM
Flt Lt Andrew McKee 23 Feb 1932 later AM
Flt Lt Charles McM Laing 22 Mar 1934 MC, AFC
Flt Lt Douglas J Harrison  8 Jun 1932  
Fg Off Francis C Allen 16 Nov 1931  
Fg Off Philip F Canning 18 Nov 1933
Plt Off Robert G Coventry 17 Dec 1932  
Plt Off John A P Owen 15 Jul 1933  
Plt Off Ian H D Walker 15 Jul 1933  
Plt Off Howard L Fry 20 Aug 1933  
Plt Off Ian A Scott 20 Aug 1933  
Plt Off Vincent W Glasheen  4 Oct 1933  
Plt Off Kenneth D Salmon  4 Oct 1933  
Plt Off John R L Rumsey 28 Aug 1933  
Plt Off John J McCarthy 11 Mar 1934  
Warrant Officer
WO II George H Eyles 12 Jan 1933  

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8 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1934 Air Force List

July 1935

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Vickers Virginia X

RAF Worthy Down ADGB/Western Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Charles O F Modin

30 Oct 1933 Officer Commanding, DSC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr

Oswald R Gayford

15 Dec 1934 DFC, AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr

Victor E Groom

27 Aug 1934 DFC; later AM
Flt Lt Douglas J Harrison  8 Jun 1932  
Flt Lt Andrew McKee 23 Feb 1932 later AM
Flt Lt Gerald P Marvin  2 Jul 1934
Flt Lt Philip F Canning 18 Nov 1933
Fg Off Norman P Samuels 10 Dec1934  
Fg Off David L Dustin 16 Jul 1934
Fg Off Howard L Fry 20 Aug 1933  
Fg Off Vincent W Glasheen  4 Oct 1933  
Fg Off John R L Rumsey 28 Aug 1933  
Plt Off Henry de C A Woodhouse  2 Sep 1934  
Plt Off Alfred J Whillier 15 Dec 1934  
Plt Off John H Kitson 15 Dec 1934  
Warrant Officer
WO II John T Cuthbertson 30 Mar 1935  

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8 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1935 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
13 Jan 1936 Upper Heyford

July 1936

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Vickers Virginia X

RAF Upper Heyford ADGB/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Victor E Groom

22 Apr 1936 Officer Commanding, DFC; later AM
Flt Lt Andrew McKee 23 Feb 1932 later AM
Flt Lt Gerald P Marvin  2 Jul 1934
Flt Lt M D C Biggie 16 Mar 1936  
Fg Off Patrick E Hadow 27 Jul 1935  
Fg Off Vincent W Glasheen  4 Oct 1933  
Fg Off Patrick B B Ogilvie 27 Jul 1935
Plt Off Russel D Welland 21 Oct 1935  
Plt Off Charles A Wood  12 Oct 1935  
Plt Off John R A Embling 2 Mar 1936 later AVM
Plt Off P G S Dickenson 14 Dec 1935  
Plt Off K B F Smith 25 May 1936  
Plt Off W E Mulford  4 Mar 1936  
Plt Off A S McTurk  4 Mar 1936  
APO G C Hyde 11 May 1936  
Warrant Officer
WO II John T Cuthbertson 30 Mar 1935

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9 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
3 Sep 1936 Driffield
24 Mar 1937 Boscombe Down

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Vickers Virginia X

Avro Anson I (from Feb 1937)

RAF Boscombe Down Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group

Anson I

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr J Potter  7 Jul 1936 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr M M Freehill 22 Apr 1937 DFC
Flt Lt M D C Biggie 16 Mar 1936  
Fg Off Russel D Welland 21 Oct 1935  
Fg Off John R A Embling 2 Mar 1936 later AVM
Plt Off P G S Dickenson 14 Dec 1935  
Plt Off W E Mulford  4 Mar 1936  
Plt Off A S McTurk  4 Mar 1936  
Plt Off D H Burnside 18 Jul 1936
Plt Off J A O'Neill 15 Mar 1937
Plt Off P A Matthews  7 Mar 1937  
Plt Off H A Hornblow 11 Apr 1937  
Plt Off E A Liversidge 14 Mar 1937  
Plt Off J T MacInness 15 Mar 1937  
APO A R Pruddah 15 Mar 1937  

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9 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
20 Apr 1938 Linton-on-Ouse

The squadron briefly operated Whitley Is from October 1937 to April 1938

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Armstrong Whitley Whitley II (from Oct 1937)

RAF Linton-on-Ouse Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group

Whitley II

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr J Potter  7 Jul 1936 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr M M Freehill 22 Apr 1937 DFC
Sqn Ldr W A Tattersall 17 Jun 1937
Flt Lt John R A Embling 2 Mar 1936 later AVM
Fg Off P G S Dickenson 14 Dec 1935  
Fg Off A S McTurk  4 Mar 1936 Navigation duties
Fg Off J A O'Neill 15 Mar 1937
Fg Off K B F Smith  6 Aug 1937  
Fg Off H A Hornblow 11 Apr 1937  
Plt Off P A Matthews  7 Mar 1937  
Plt Off E A Liversidge 14 Mar 1937  
Plt Off J T MacInness 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off A R Pruddah 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off P M Compston 30 Jan 1938  
Plt Off D R Hoar 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J Read 23 Oct 1937
Plt Off J Adams 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off B W Currie 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off C S P Russell 27 Nov 1937
Plt Off J A Sproule 27 Nov 1937  

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12 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Armstrong Whitley Whitley II

RAF Linton-on-Ouse Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr J Potter  7 Jul 1936 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr M M Freehill 22 Apr 1937 DFC
Sqn Ldr J J A Sutton 14 Nov 1938
Fg Off P G S Dickenson 14 Dec 1935  
Fg Off J A O'Neill 15 Mar 1937
Fg Off K B F Smith  6 Aug 1937  
Fg Off P A Matthews  7 Mar 1937  
Fg Off J T MacInness 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off H A Hornblow 11 Apr 1937  
Fg Off A R Pruddah 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off J Adams 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off B W Currie 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off C S P Russell 27 Nov 1937
Plt Off J A Sproule 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off S B Bintley 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off G E Walker 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off T H Parrott  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off I L McLaren 20 Aug 1938
Plt Off Peter H Cribb 30 Jul 1938 later A/Cdre
Plt Off J Plant 20 Aug 1938
Plt Off G R C Macpherson 24 Sep 1938  
Plt Off I G L Rattigan  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off J P G Dunne 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J R J Rail  5 Nov 1938  
APO J Lingwood 29 Oct 1938 RAFO
Warrant Officer
WO W Riddell 27 Jun 1938

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Armstrong Whitley Whitley II

Handley Page Heyford II (from Apr 1939)

RAF Linton-on-Ouse Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr J Potter  7 Jul 1936 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr J J A Sutton 14 Nov 1938
Fg Off P G S Dickenson 14 Dec 1935  
Fg Off J A O'Neill 15 Mar 1937
Fg Off K B F Smith  6 Aug 1937  
Fg Off P A Matthews  7 Mar 1937  
Fg Off J T MacInness 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off A R Pruddah 15 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off T H Parrott  9 Jul 1938  
Fg Off I L McLaren 20 Aug 1938
Plt Off J Adams 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off B W Currie 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off C S P Russell 27 Nov 1937
Plt Off J A Sproule 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off S B Bintley 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off G E Walker 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off Peter H Cribb 30 Jul 1938 later A/Cdre
Plt Off J Plant 20 Aug 1938
Plt Off G R C Macpherson 24 Sep 1938  
Plt Off I G L Rattigan  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off J P G Dunne 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J R J Rail  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off C J T Jones 19 Dec 1938
Warrant Officer
WO W Riddell 27 Jun 1938

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Armstrong Whitley Whitley II (until Jul 1939)

Armstrong Whitley Whitley III (from May 1939)

Handley Page Heyford II (until May 1939)

RAF Linton-on-Ouse Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr J Potter  7 Jul 1936 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr J J A Sutton 14 Nov 1938
Fg Off P G S Dickenson 14 Dec 1935  
Fg Off J A O'Neill 15 Mar 1937
Fg Off K B F Smith  6 Aug 1937  
Fg Off P A Matthews  7 Mar 1937  
Fg Off J T MacInness 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off A R Pruddah 15 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off T H Parrott  9 Jul 1938  
Fg Off I L McLaren 20 Aug 1938
Plt Off J Adams 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off B W Currie 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off C S P Russell 27 Nov 1937
Plt Off J A Sproule 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off S B Bintley 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off G E Walker 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off Peter H Cribb 30 Jul 1938 later A/Cdre
Plt Off J Plant 20 Aug 1938
Plt Off G R C Macpherson 24 Sep 1938  
Plt Off I G L Rattigan  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off J P G Dunne 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J R J Rail  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off C J T Jones 19 Dec 1938
Warrant Officer
WO W Riddell 27 Jun 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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