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No 60 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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Reformed on 1 April 1920 at RAF Risalpur by redesignating No 97 Squadron.

July 1920

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH10/DH10A Risalpur, India Indian Group

DH10

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Sqn Ldr John Charles Quinnell A 30 Jan 1919 Officer Commanding, DFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Hugh V Champion de Crespigny A 12 Jan 1920 MC, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Ronald Graham S 15 May 1919 DSO, DSC, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt John B Fox A 13 Jan 1920 MC
Fg Off Robert A George A  1 Feb 1920 MC; later AVM
Fg Off George T Richardson A  1 Feb 1920  
Obs Off Robert Hamilton O  7 Jan 1920 MC
Obs Off Thomas Humble O 14 May 1919  
Fg Off Maurice Ballard A 18 Jul 1919  
Fg Off Charles F Le P Trench A  7 Jan 1920  
Fg Off Edward I Bussell A 18 Jul 1919 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Basil R Carter A 12 Jan 1920  
Fg Off Ronald Ivelaw-Chapman A 18 Jul 1919 DFC; later ACM
Obs Off Eric M Greenwood O 18 Jul 1919  
Obs Off Geoffrey R Terry O 18 Jul 1919  
Obs Off Daniel Wills O 18 Jul 1919  
Fg Off Campbell A Hoy T 18 Jul 1919 MC
Fg Off George Scarrott Ad 29 Jan 1920 later A/Cdre
Obs Off William G Hanton O 18 Jul 1919  
Obs Off Charles H F Nesbit O 18 Jul 1919  
Fg Off Robert Menzies A 18 Dec 1919  
Fg Off John A Elliott T 12 Jan 1920  
Obs Off Carl S Miller O 18 Jul 1919  
Obs Off Douglas H Murray O 18 Jul 1919  
Fg Off Edward N Fenton A 18 Jul 1919  
Obs Off Richard T Rich O 18 Jul 1919  
Obs Off Arthur E Reynolds O 18 Jul 1919  
Fg Off Sidney N Webster A 18 Jul 1919 later AVM
Plt Off Francis D D Gaussen Stores  7 Apr 1920  

Source - July 1920 Air Force List

July 1921

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH10/DH10A Risalpur, India Indian Group

 

Rank Name Branch Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Percy C Sherren A 20 Aug 1920 Officer Commanding, MC
Flt Lt Hugh V Champion de Crespigny A 12 Jan 1920 MC, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Ronald Graham S 15 May 1919 DSO, DSC, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt George F Lines A  4 May 1921 MC
Fg Off Harold A Hamersley A 12 Nov 1920 MC
Fg Off Robert A George A  1 Feb 1920 MC; later AVM
Fg Off George T Richardson A  1 Feb 1920  
Fg Off Harold C Calvey A  7 Dec 1920  
Fg Off Percy  J Gardner A  7 Dec 1920 Killed in a flying accident - 13 Jan 1922
Fg Off Edward I Bussell A 18 Jul 1919 later A/Cdre
Fg Off

John S Chick

A  7 Dec 1920 MC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Walter A N Appleford A 11 Dec 1920  
Fg Off David S Allan A  3 Mar 1921  
Fg Off Guy N Wilton A  8 Mar 1921  
Fg Off Arthur M G Cosgrave A  6 Jan 1921  
Fg Off Ronald Ivelaw-Chapman A 18 Jul 1919 DFC; later ACM
Fg Off George Scarrott Ad 29 Jan 1920 later A/Cdre
Fg Off James C Belford A  8 Mar 1921  
Fg Off Roy L Castle T 12 Nov 1920  
Fg Off Edward A Blake A  4 May 1921 MM
Fg Off Edward N Fenton A 18 Jul 1919  
Fg Off Sidney N Webster A 18 Jul 1919 later AVM
Obs Off Richard T Rich O 18 Jul 1919  
Stores Officer
Fg Off Francis D D Gaussen Stores  7 Apr 1920  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt James C Smyth Med 26 Jun 1920  

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 DH10/DH10A (until Apr 1923) Risalpur, India No 1 Indian Wing

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Hugh V Champion de Crespigny  1 Feb 1920 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Robert A George  1 Feb 1920 MC; later AVM
Flt Lt Albert F V Daly  7 Mar 1922  
Fg Off George F Lines  4 May 1921 MC
Fg Off Harold A Hamersley 12 Nov 1920 MC
Fg Off Paul R T J M I C Chamberlayne 28 Jul 1921 AFC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Harold C Calvey  7 Dec 1920  
Fg Off Edward I Bussell 18 Jul 1919 later A/Cdre
Fg Off William N Cumming  1 Jun 1921  
Fg Off David S Allan  3 Mar 1921  
Fg Off Guy N Wilton  8 Mar 1921  
Fg Off James C Belford  8 Mar 1921  
Fg Off

John W Sole

20 May 1921  
Fg Off Edward A Blake  4 May 1921 MM
Fg Off Thomas O Oakes  6 May 1922  
Fg Off Edward N Fenton 18 Jul 1919  
Fg Off Sidney N Webster 18 Jul 1919 later AVM
Fg Off Graeme F Blackburn  2 Nov 1921  
Fg Off John K Smith 21 Apr 1922  
Fg Off Lancelot de G Sieveking  6 May 1922 DFC
Plt Off      
Stores Officer
Fg Off Francis D D Gaussen  7 Apr 1920  
Fg Off Frank E Shersby 15 May 1922  
Fg Off Richard T Rich  1 Feb 1920  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt William F Wilson 18 May 1921 MC, MB

Source - July 1922 Air Force List

July 1923

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A (from Mar 1923) Risalpur, India No 2 Indian Wing

DH 9A of No 60 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Hugh V Champion de Crespigny  1 Feb 1920 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Albert F V Daly  7 Mar 1922  
Flt Lt Robert A George  1 Feb 1920 MC; later AVM
Flt Lt Cuthbert J S Dearlove 15 Feb 1923  
Fg Off George F Lines  4 May 1921 MC
Fg Off William N Cumming  1 Jun 1921  
Fg Off David S Allan  3 Mar 1921  
Fg Off James C Belford  8 Mar 1921  
Fg Off Thomas O Oakes  6 May 1922  
Fg Off Sidney N Webster 18 Jul 1919 later AVM
Fg Off Graeme F Blackburn  2 Nov 1921  
Fg Off Kenneth R Thomas 13 Dec 1922  
Fg Off Leslie G Nixon 13 Dec 1922  
Fg Off John K Smith 21 Apr 1922  
Fg Off William G Nicholls 15 Apr 1923  
Fg Off Basil P Jones 13 Dec 1922  
Fg Off Miles Tallentire 13 Dec 1922 Died from injuries - 14 Oct 1923
Fg Off Cyril Gardner 23 Feb 1923  
Fg Off Harry E Greenberry 23 Feb 1923  
Plt Off Charles F H Grace 23 Feb 1923 later A/Cdre
Stores Branch
Fg Off Cecil W Rugg  1 Apr 1923  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Charles Y Roberts  2 Jan 1923

Source - July 1923 Air Force List

January 1924

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Risalpur, India No 2 Indian Wing

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Hugh V Champion de Crespigny  1 Feb 1920 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr Archibald W H James 14 Sep 1923 Officer Commanding (Designate), MC
Flt Lt Albert F V Daly  7 Mar 1922  
Flt Lt Robert C Savery 14 Sep 1923 DFC
Flt Lt Robert A George  1 Feb 1920 MC; later AVM
Fg Off William N Cumming  1 Jun 1921  
Fg Off David S Allan  3 Mar 1921  
Fg Off James C Belford  8 Mar 1921  
Fg Off Thomas O Oakes  6 May 1922  
Fg Off Lawrence W Aiken 15 Oct 1923  
Fg Off Graeme F Blackburn  2 Nov 1921  
Fg Off Kenneth R Thomas 13 Dec 1922  
Fg Off Leslie G Nixon 13 Dec 1922  
Fg Off John K Smith 21 Apr 1922  
Fg Off William G Nicholls 15 Apr 1923  
Fg Off Basil P Jones 13 Dec 1922  
Fg Off Cyril Gardner 23 Feb 1923  
Fg Off Harry E Greenberry 23 Feb 1923  
Fg Off Charles F H Grace 23 Feb 1923 later A/Cdre

-

3 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Cecil W Rugg  1 Apr 1923  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Charles Y Roberts  2 Jan 1923

Source - January 1924 Air Force List

May 1924

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Risalpur, India No 2 Indian Wing

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Archibald W H James 14 Sep 1923 Officer Commanding, MC
Flt Lt Robert C Savery 14 Sep 1923 DFC
Flt Lt Robert A George  1 Feb 1920 MC; later AVM
Hon Flt Lt Alfred J Carlielle 29 Nov 1923  
Fg Off William N Cumming  1 Jun 1921  
Fg Off David S Allan  3 Mar 1921  
Fg Off Thomas O Oakes  6 May 1922  
Fg Off Lawrence W Aiken 15 Oct 1923  
Fg Off Graeme F Blackburn  2 Nov 1921  
Fg Off Kenneth R Thomas 13 Dec 1922  
Fg Off Leslie G Nixon 13 Dec 1922  
Fg Off John K Smith 21 Apr 1922  
Fg Off William G Nicholls 15 Apr 1923  
Fg Off Basil P Jones 13 Dec 1922  
Fg Off Cyril Gardner 23 Feb 1923  
Fg Off Harry E Greenberry 23 Feb 1923  
Fg Off Charles F H Grace 23 Feb 1923 later A/Cdre

-

3 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Cecil W Rugg  1 Apr 1923  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Charles Y Roberts  2 Jan 1923

Source - May 1924 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
29 May 1925 Peshawar

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 Peshawar, India No 2 Indian Wing

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Tom F Hazell 27 Feb 1925 Officer Commanding, DSO, MC, DFC
Flt Lt Robert C Savery 14 Sep 1923 DFC
Flt Lt Clifford W Busk  19 Jan 1925 MC, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt John W Baker 21 Jan 1924 MC, later ACM
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) Robert O Rigg 13 Mar 1925  
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) William H Vetch  3 Oct 1924  
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) George N Carroll 23 Sep 1924  
Fg Off Basil P Jones 13 Dec 1922  
Fg Off Cyril Gardner 23 Feb 1923  
Fg Off John J T Cocks 23 Sep 1924  
Fg Off Claude B R Pelly 12 Sep 1924 later ACM
Fg Off Cecil J Pooley  6 May 1925  
Fg Off Gerald H Rawlinson 25 Jan 1924  
Fg Off Donald L Thomson 27 Nov 1924 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Neville W F Mason 23 Sep 1924  
Fg Off Wilfred Wynter-Morgan  2 May 1925 MC; later A/Cdre

-

3 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Cecil W Rugg  1 Apr 1923  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt William J Hutchinson 18 Aug 1924 MB

Source - July 1925 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
15 Oct 1925 Kohat

March 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Kohat, India No 2 Indian Wing

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Tom F Hazell 27 Feb 1925 Officer Commanding, DSO, MC, DFC
Flt Lt Robert C Savery 14 Sep 1923 DFC
Flt Lt Clifford W Busk  19 Jan 1925 MC, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt John W Baker 21 Jan 1924 MC, later ACM
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) Robert O Rigg 13 Mar 1925 Killed in a flying accident - 12 Mar 1927
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) Robert Stiven  2 Oct 1925  
Fg Off Noel S Paynter   later A/Cdre
Fg Off John J T Cocks 23 Sep 1924  
Fg Off Claude B R Pelly 12 Sep 1924 later ACM
Fg Off Cecil J Pooley  6 May 1925  
Fg Off Gerald H Rawlinson 25 Jan 1924  
Fg Off Donald L Thomson 27 Nov 1924 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Edward C de V Lart 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Neville W F Mason 23 Sep 1924  
Fg Off Frederick E R Dixon 21 Jul 1925 MC
Fg Off Wilfred Wynter-Morgan  2 May 1925 MC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Vincent W Soltau 21 Jul 1925  
Plt Off Robert W Holden  4 Jul 1925  
Plt Off Harold W Raeburn  9 Sep 1925  
Plt Off David J Lloyd  9 Sep 1925  

-

2 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Cecil W Rugg  1 Apr 1923  
Medical Branch
Fg Off James MacC Kilpatrick 18 Dec 1925 MB

Source - March 1926 Air Force List

July 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Kohat, India No 2 Indian Wing

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Tom F Hazell 27 Feb 1925 Officer Commanding, DSO, MC, DFC
Flt Lt Robert C Savery 14 Sep 1923 DFC
Flt Lt Clifford W Busk  19 Jan 1925 MC, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt John W Baker 21 Jan 1924 MC, later ACM
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) Robert O Rigg 13 Mar 1925 Killed in a flying accident - 12 Mar 1927
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) Robert Stiven  2 Oct 1925  
Fg Off John J T Cocks 23 Sep 1924  
Fg Off Claude B R Pelly 12 Sep 1924 later ACM
Fg Off Gerald H Rawlinson 25 Jan 1924  
Fg Off Francis V Beamish 15 Mar 1926  
Fg Off Donald L Thomson 27 Nov 1924 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Edward C de V Lart 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Neville W F Mason 23 Sep 1924  
Fg Off Wilfred Wynter-Morgan  2 May 1925 MC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Vincent W Soltau 21 Jul 1925  
Fg Off William T Holmes 19 Apr 1926  

-

3 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Cecil W Rugg  1 Apr 1923  
Medical Branch
Fg Off James MacC Kilpatrick 18 Dec 1925 MB

Source - July 1926 Air Force List

December 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 Indian Wing

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Tom F Hazell 27 Feb 1925 Officer Commanding, DSO, MC, DFC
Flt Lt Robert C Savery 14 Sep 1923 DFC
Flt Lt Clifford W Busk  19 Jan 1925 MC, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt John W Baker 21 Jan 1924 MC, later ACM
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) Robert Stiven  2 Oct 1925  
Hon Flt Lt (Fg Off) Robert O Rigg 13 Mar 1925 Killed in a flying accident - 12 Mar 1927
Fg Off John J T Cocks 23 Sep 1924  
Fg Off Claude B R Pelly 12 Sep 1924 later ACM
Fg Off Gerald I C Peacocke 10 Mar 1926  
Fg Off Donald L Thomson 27 Nov 1924 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Edward C de V Lart 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Wilfred Wynter-Morgan  2 May 1925 MC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Vincent W Soltau 21 Jul 1925  
Fg Off William T Holmes 19 Apr 1926  
Fg Off James S Blomfield  1 Jun 1926  
Plt Off Robert C Whittle 14 Aug 1926  

-

4 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Herbert Parker  1 Oct 1926  
Fg Off Cecil W Rugg  1 Apr 1923  
Medical Branch
Fg Off James MacC Kilpatrick 18 Dec 1925 MB

Source - December 1926 Air Force List

July 1927

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 Indian Wing

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Tom F Hazell 27 Feb 1925 Officer Commanding, DSO, MC, DFC
Flt Lt Robert C Savery 14 Sep 1923 DFC
Flt Lt Clifford W Busk  19 Jan 1925 MC, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt John W Baker 21 Jan 1924 MC, later ACM
Fg Off John J T Cocks 23 Sep 1924  
Fg Off Claude B R Pelly 12 Sep 1924 later ACM
Fg Off Donald L Thomson 27 Nov 1924 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Edward C de V Lart 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off John H Powle  7 Apr 1927  
Fg Off Wilfred Wynter-Morgan  2 May 1925 MC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Vincent W Soltau 21 Jul 1925  
Fg Off William T Holmes 19 Apr 1926  
Fg Off Reginald H Holmes  7 Dec 1926 Signals duties
Fg Off John H Barringer 24 Jan 1927  
Fg Off James S Blomfield  1 Jun 1926  
Fg Off Harold R Bardon 29 Apr 1927 Armament duties
Fg Off John A Hawkings 10 Apr 1927 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Robert C Whittle 14 Aug 1926  

-

3 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Herbert Parker  1 Oct 1926  
Medical Branch
Fg Off James MacC Kilpatrick 18 Dec 1925 MB

Source - July 1927 Air Force List

July 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 Indian Wing

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Roger H Neville  2 Sep 1927 Officer Commanding, MC
Flt Lt Clifford W Busk  19 Jan 1925 MC, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Stanley J Smeatham  1 Apr 1928 Photographic duties
Fg Off Claude B R Pelly 12 Sep 1924 later ACM
Fg Off Donald L Thomson 27 Nov 1924 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Edward C de V Lart 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Wilfred Wynter-Morgan  2 May 1925 MC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Vincent W Soltau 21 Jul 1925  
Fg Off Adrian H W J Cocks 28 Feb 1928 Signals duties
Fg Off John H Barringer 24 Jan 1927  
Fg Off Harold R Bardon 29 Apr 1927 Armament duties
Fg Off John A Hawkings 10 Apr 1927 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Robert C Whittle 14 Aug 1926  

-

3 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Herbert Parker  1 Oct 1926  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Gerard J Hanly  4 Nov 1927 MB

Source - July 1928 Air Force List

September 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 Indian Wing

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Roger H Neville  2 Sep 1927 Officer Commanding, MC
Flt Lt Clifford W Busk  19 Jan 1925 MC, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Stanley J Smeatham  1 Apr 1928 Photographic duties
Fg Off Claude B R Pelly 12 Sep 1924 later ACM
Fg Off Donald L Thomson 27 Nov 1924 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Edward C de V Lart 18 Nov 1925  
Fg Off Vincent W Soltau 21 Jul 1925  
Fg Off Adrian H W J Cocks 28 Feb 1928 Signals duties
Fg Off John H Barringer 24 Jan 1927  
Fg Off Robert C Whittle 14 Aug 1926  
Fg Off Herbert G Wisher 23 Jun 1928  
Plt Off Gilbert M G S Jenkins 28 Jun 1928  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Herbert Parker  1 Oct 1926  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Gerard J Hanly  4 Nov 1927 MB

Source - September 1928 Air Force List

July 1929

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
De Havilland DH9A Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian Wing) Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Roger H Neville  2 Sep 1927 Officer Commanding, MC
Flt Lt James McBain 16 Oct 1928 DFC
Flt Lt Stanley J Smeatham  1 Apr 1928 Photographic duties
Flt Lt Claude B R Pelly 12 Sep 1924 later ACM
Flt Lt Edward C de V Lart 18 Nov 1925
Fg Off Adrian H W J Cocks 28 Feb 1928 Signals duties
Fg Off John H Barringer 24 Jan 1927  
Fg Off Thomas E Worsley  1 Nov 1928 Photographic duties
Fg Off Herbert G Wisher 23 Jun 1928  
Fg Off

Herbert D Spreckley

20 Oct 1928 Armament duties; later AM
Fg Off Gilbert M G S Jenkins 28 Jun 1928  
Fg Off Frederick W Murison  1 Aug 1928  
Plt Off George K Horner  1 Aug 1928 later A/Cdre

-

6 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1929 Air Force List

July 1930

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Westland Wapiti (from Mar 1930) Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian Wing) Station

Wapiti IIA of No 60 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Roger H Neville  2 Sep 1927 Officer Commanding, MC
Flt Lt James McBain 16 Oct 1928 DFC
Flt Lt Edward C de V Lart 18 Nov 1925
Fg Off Thomas E Worsley  1 Nov 1928 Photographic duties
Fg Off

Herbert D Spreckley

20 Oct 1928 Armament duties; later AM
Fg Off Gilbert M G S Jenkins 28 Jun 1929  
Fg Off Frederick W Murison  1 Aug 1928  
Fg Off Ernest N V Everett  1 Jan 1930  
Fg Off Alfred Haywood  1 Jan 1930  
Fg Off Arnold Wall 21 Jan 1930  
Plt Off John G W Weston 21 Jan 1930 Signals duties; later AVM
Plt Off Herbert M B Collins  9 Apr 1930  

-

4 Airman Pilots

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
Westland Wapiti Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian Wing) Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Roger H Neville  2 Sep 1927 Officer Commanding, MC
Flt Lt James McBain 16 Oct 1928 DFC
Flt Lt Gerald M Bryer 10 Jan 1931 OBE, AFC
Flt Lt Charles F le Poer Trench  7 Oct 1930
Fg Off Rodney F Part  7 Oct 1930 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off Frederick W Murison  1 Aug 1928  
Fg Off George K Horner  9 Dec 1930 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Ernest N V Everett  1 Jan 1930  
Fg Off Alfred Haywood  1 Jan 1930  
Fg Off Arnold Wall 21 Jan 1930 Armament duties
Fg Off John G W Weston 21 Jan 1930 Signals duties; later AVM
Fg Off Herbert M B Collins  9 Apr 1930  
Fg Off John A Nicholson 28 Apr 1931  

-

7 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1931 Air Force List

July 1932

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Westland Wapiti Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian Wing) Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Kenneth M St C G Leask

12 Feb 1932 Officer Commanding, MC, later AVM
Flt Lt Cecil H Harrison 24 Jan 1932
Flt Lt Edmund A C Britton 25 Sep 1931 DFC
Flt Lt Geoffrey C Stemp 16 Oct 1931
Flt Lt Rodney F Part  7 Oct 1930 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Flt Lt Thomas H Downes 29 Oct 1931 Armament duties
Fg Off Ernest N V Everett  1 Jan 1930  
Fg Off Alfred Haywood  1 Jan 1930  
Fg Off Herbert M B Collins  9 Apr 1930  
Fg Off Maurice E Pickford  1 Mar 1932
Fg Off John A Nicholson 28 Apr 1931  
Plt Off

Maurice W S Robinson

 4 Apr 1932 later A/Cdre
Plt Off Derek Addenbrooke 15 Mar 1932  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1932 Air Force List

July 1933

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Westland Wapiti Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian Wing) Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Arthur D Pryor

 8 Jan 1933 Officer Commanding, later AVM
Flt Lt Cecil H Harrison 24 Jan 1932
Flt Lt Edmund A C Britton 25 Sep 1931 DFC
Flt Lt Geoffrey C Stemp 16 Oct 1931
Fg Off Herbert M B Collins  9 Apr 1930  
Fg Off

Maurice W S Robinson

 4 Apr 1932 later A/Cdre
Fg Off William G A Coulson 11 Oct 1932  
Fg Off

Peter H Hamley

 7 Feb 1933 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Derek Addenbrooke 15 Mar 1932  
Fg Off Richard H Younghusband 10 Dec 1932
Fg Off Anthony D Isemonger  2 Nov 1932  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1933 Air Force List

January 1934

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Westland Wapiti Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian Wing) Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Arthur D Pryor

 8 Jan 1933 Officer Commanding, later AVM
Flt Lt Cecil H Harrison 24 Jan 1932
Flt Lt Edmund A C Britton 25 Sep 1931 DFC
Flt Lt Geoffrey C Stemp 16 Oct 1931
Fg Off Raymond W P Collings 17 Mar 1933  
Fg Off Ralph B Abraham  1 Apr 1933  
Fg Off

Maurice W S Robinson

 4 Apr 1932 later A/Cdre
Fg Off William G A Coulson 11 Oct 1932  
Fg Off

Peter H Hamley

 7 Feb 1933 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Derek Addenbrooke 15 Mar 1932  
Fg Off Richard H Younghusband 10 Dec 1932
Fg Off Anthony D Isemonger  2 Nov 1932  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Source - January 1934 Air Force List

July 1934

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Westland Wapiti Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian Wing) Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Reginald T B Houghton 25 Nov 1933 Officer Commanding, AFC
Flt Lt

North Carter

 8 Mar 1934 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Atholl E Paish 15 Feb 1934
Flt Lt Geoffrey C Stemp 16 Oct 1931
Fg Off William G A Coulson 11 Oct 1932  
Fg Off

Peter H Hamley

 7 Feb 1933 later A/Cdre
Fg Off

Norman C S Rutter

 1 Apr 1934 later AVM
Fg Off Richard H Younghusband 10 Dec 1932
Fg Off Anthony D Isemonger  2 Nov 1932  
Fg Off William H Mitchell 24 Oct 1933  
Fg Off

David J P Lee

13 Nov 1933 later ACM
Plt Off Igor W Braye 18 Oct 1933  
Plt Off Herbert M T Eversfield 15 Feb 1934  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1934 Air Force List

July 1935

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Westland Wapiti Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian Wing) Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Reginald T B Houghton 25 Nov 1933 Officer Commanding, AFC
Flt Lt

North Carter

 8 Mar 1934 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Atholl E Paish 15 Feb 1934
Flt Lt Maurice J Adam  5 Jan 1935
Fg Off Joseph Y Humphreys  4 Aug 1934  
Fg Off William G A Coulson 11 Oct 1932  
Fg Off Anthony D Isemonger  2 Nov 1932  
Fg Off William H Mitchell 24 Oct 1933  
Fg Off Edward B C Davies 17 Apr 1935
Plt Off Igor W Braye 18 Oct 1933  
Plt Off Herbert M T Eversfield 15 Feb 1934  
Plt Off Alfred O D Cox 30 Mar 1935
Plt Off James B P Thomas 14 Mar 1935  
Warrant Officer
WO Edward W Walker  7 Jun 1934  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1935 Air Force List

July 1936

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Westland Wapiti Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian Wing) Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

James Silvester

20 Apr 1936 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt

Leslie W Cannon

 8 Nov 1935 later AVM
Flt Lt J V Yonge 17 Apr 1936
Flt Lt H G Wheeler  6 Mar 1936
Fg Off Joseph Y Humphreys  4 Aug 1934  
Fg Off William H Forbes Mitchell 24 Oct 1933  
Fg Off Igor W Braye 18 Oct 1933  
Fg Off Herbert M T Eversfield 15 Feb 1934  
Fg Off James B P Thomas 14 Mar 1935
Plt Off J R Maling 14 Mar 1936  
Plt Off F L Newall 14 Mar 1936  
Plt Off F R Foster 18 Mar 1936
Plt Off W R Selkirk 18 Mar 1936  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Westland Wapiti Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian Wing) Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr R H Carter 16 Oct 1936 Officer Commanding
Flt Lt

Sydney R Ubee

11 Feb 1937 later AVM
Flt Lt E L A Walter  1 Apr 1937
Flt Lt Igor W Braye 18 Oct 1933
Fg Off F L Newall 14 Mar 1936  
Fg Off A E Saunders 15 Oct 1936  
Plt Off A J Young 15 Oct 1936  
Plt Off F R Foster 18 Mar 1936
Plt Off A B Olney 15 Oct 1936  
Plt Off W R Selkirk 18 Mar 1936  
Plt Off J F Grey 11 Mar 1937
Plt Off J H Giles 11 Mar 1937 later A/Cdre
Plt Off R B Smith 11 Mar 1937  
Plt Off C R B Wigfall 11 Mar 1937  
Warrant Officers
WO W S Bow  3 Dec 1936  

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6 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Westland Wapiti Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian Wing) Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr C B Hughes 19 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding
Flt Lt Igor W Braye 18 Oct 1933
Fg Off F L Newall 14 Mar 1936  
Fg Off A E Saunders 15 Oct 1936  
Fg Off F R Foster 18 Mar 1936
Fg Off W R Selkirk 18 Mar 1936  
Plt Off J F Grey 11 Mar 1937
Plt Off J H Giles 11 Mar 1937 later A/Cdre
Plt Off R B Smith 11 Mar 1937  
Plt Off C R B Wigfall 11 Mar 1937  
Plt Off N E R Wilkes 21 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J A B Dobson 21 Nov 1937  
Plt Off G  W Goodwin  5 Apr 1938  

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5 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Westland Wapiti Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian Wing) Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr C B Hughes 19 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding
Flt Lt Igor W Braye 18 Oct 1933
Act Flt Lt A E Saunders 15 Oct 1936  
Fg Off F R Foster 18 Mar 1936
Fg Off J F Grey 11 Mar 1937
Fg Off J H Giles 11 Mar 1937 later A/Cdre
Fg Off R B Smith 11 Mar 1937  
Fg Off C R B Wigfall 11 Mar 1937  
Plt Off N E R Wilkes 21 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J A B Dobson 21 Nov 1937  
Plt Off G  W Goodwin  5 Apr 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
3 Mar 1939 Ambala

Bristol Blenheim I of No 60 Squadron (coded AD) pre 1939

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Westland Wapiti

Bristol Blenheim I (from Mar 1939)

Ambala, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian Wing) Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr C B Hughes 19 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding
Act Flt Lt F R Foster 18 Mar 1936
Act Flt Lt A E Saunders 15 Oct 1936  
Fg Off R H S King 28 Nov 1938
Fg Off J F Grey 11 Mar 1937
Fg Off R B Smith 11 Mar 1937  
Fg Off C R B Wigfall 11 Mar 1937  
Plt Off N E R Wilkes 21 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J A B Dobson 21 Nov 1937  
Plt Off R B Chassels 30 Dec 1938  
APO B F C Houston 30 Dec 1938  
APO D G Hunter 30 Dec 1938  
APO J G Mann 30 Dec 1938  
Warrant Officer
WO H G Blake 16 Jan 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Westland Wapiti

Bristol Blenheim I

Ambala, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian Wing) Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr C B Hughes 19 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding
Act Flt Lt F R Foster 18 Mar 1936
Act Flt Lt A E Saunders 15 Oct 1936  
Act Flt Lt R H S King 28 Nov 1938
Fg Off J F Grey 11 Mar 1937
Fg Off R B Smith 11 Mar 1937  
Fg Off C R B Wigfall 11 Mar 1937  
Plt Off N E R Wilkes 21 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J A B Dobson 21 Nov 1937  
Plt Off R B Chassels 30 Dec 1938  
Plt Off B F C Houston 30 Dec 1938  
Plt Off D G Hunter 30 Dec 1938  
APO J G Mann 30 Dec 1938  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt E S Sidey  1 Mar 1939 MB, ChB
Warrant Officer
WO H G Blake 16 Jan 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

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