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No 61 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Hemswell on 8 March 1937, equipped with Hawker Audaxes for the first month.

Hawker Audax

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro Anson I RAF Hemswell Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Anson I of No 61 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr C H Brill 22 Mar 1937 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt D D Christie  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off F M Loudon 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off L S Lawrence  4 Apr 1937  
Plt Off D M Barrett 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off D J How 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off C J F Kydd 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off J R Sullivan 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off E C S Fewtrell 15 Mar 1937  
APO M J S Newman 24 Apr 1937  

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5 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I (from Jan 1938) RAF Hemswell Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group

Blenheim I of No 61 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr C H Brill 22 Mar 1937 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt D D Christie  8 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off D M Barrett 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off L S Lawrence  4 Apr 1937  
Plt Off D J How 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off C J F Kydd 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off J R Sullivan 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off E C S Fewtrell 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off M J S Newman 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off A G Newton  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off A D Steele-Perkins  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off J R Guthrie 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off C W Glover 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off D R H Drummond  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off D C G Clinkard 19 Feb 1938  
APO K A Porter  7 May 1938  

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5 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I (until Mar 1939) RAF Hemswell Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr C H Brill 22 Mar 1937 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt H M Cox 15 Oct 1938  
Fg Off D M Barrett 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off L S Lawrence  4 Apr 1937  
Fg Off D J How 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off C J F Kydd 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off E C S Fewtrell 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off J R Sullivan 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off A G Newton  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off A D Steele-Perkins  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off J R Guthrie 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off C W Glover 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off D C G Clinkard 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off K A Porter  7 May 1938  
Plt Off T May 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off R S E Aldridge  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off S B Morley 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off G M Wyatt 20 Aug 1938  
APO R O Altmann 29 Oct 1938  

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5 Airman Pilots

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

Hampden I of No 61 Squadron

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Hampden (from Feb 1939) RAF Hemswell Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr C H Brill 22 Mar 1937 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off D M Barrett 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off L S Lawrence  4 Apr 1937  
Fg Off D J How 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off C J F Kydd 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off E C S Fewtrell 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off A G Newton  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off J R Guthrie 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off C W Glover 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off D C G Clinkard 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off K A Porter  7 May 1938  
Plt Off R S E Aldridge  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off S B Morley 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off G M Wyatt 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off R O Altmann 29 Oct 1938  

Warrant Officer

WO W Rowley 16 Jan 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr C H Brill 22 Mar 1937 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr J G MacIntyre  3 Apr 1939  
Act Flt Lt D M Barrett 15 Mar 1937  
Act Flt Lt L S Lawrence  4 Apr 1937  
Act Flt Lt (Plt Off) G M Wyatt 20 Aug 1938  
Fg Off D J How 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off C J F Kydd 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off E C S Fewtrell 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off A G Newton  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off J R Guthrie 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off C W Glover 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off D C G Clinkard 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off K A Porter  7 May 1938  
Plt Off S B Morley 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off R S E Aldridge  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off R O Altmann 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off D A Helsby 11 Mar 1939  
Plt Off H Lee 11 Mar 1939  
Plt Off A G Pascoe 11 Mar 1939  
Plt Off T C Cundill 11 Mar 1939  
Plt Off A H Gould 11 Mar 1939  

Warrant Officer

WO W Rowley 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

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

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