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No 62 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Abingdon on 3 May 1937 from 'B' Flight of No 40 Squadron

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hind RAF Abingdon Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Group

Hawker Hind of No 62 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr F E Nuttall 17 May 1937 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off C F Sarsby  7 May 1937  
Plt Off G C Hyde 18 Apr 1937  
Plt Off C J K Hutchins 18 Apr 1937  
Plt Off E A Keegan 18 Apr 1937  
Plt Off K J Powell  2 May 1937  
Plt Off J P Wells  7 May 1937  
Plt Off C H Boxall  7 May 1937  
Plt Off F C Griffiths  7 May 1937  

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3 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
12 Jul 1937 Cranfield

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I (from Feb 1938) RAF Cranfield Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

Bristol Blenheim I of No 62 Squadron (pre-war markings)

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr J C E A Johnson 25 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt F W L Wild 31 Jan 1938  
Fg Off C J K Hutchins 18 Apr 1937 Navigation duties
Plt Off E A Keegan 18 Apr 1937  
Plt Off K J Powell  2 May 1937  
Plt Off J P Wells  7 May 1937  
Plt Off C H Boxall  7 May 1937  
Plt Off F C Griffiths  7 May 1937  
Plt Off W A Pattison  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off N R Irving 23  Oct 1937  
Plt Off A S K Scarf 30 Jun 1937 later VC
APO E W Brown  7 May 1938  
APO K J Henderson  7 May 1938  
APO T M Horgan  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 RAF Cranfield Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

Bristol Blenheim I of No 62 Squadron (coded JO)

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr G Farnhill 12 Sep 1938 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off C J K Hutchins 18 Apr 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off A S K Scarf 30 Jun 1937 later VC
Fg Off E A Keegan 18 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J P Wells  7 May 1937  
Act Fg Off K J Powell  2 May 1937  
Plt Off C H Boxall  7 May 1937  
Plt Off F C Griffiths  7 May 1937  
Plt Off W A Pattison  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off N R Irving 23  Oct 1937  
Plt Off E W Brown  7 May 1938  
Plt Off K J Henderson  7 May 1938  
Plt Off T M Horgan  7 May 1938  
Plt Off L J Rooney 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off R F Halliwell 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off A S L Owensmith 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off H J Fish  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off D R M Frostick  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off N D Lancaster  5 Nov 1938  
APO D Shine 29 Oct 1938  

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5 Airman Pilots

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I RAF Cranfield Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr G Farnhill 12 Sep 1938 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt J Duncan 14 Dec 1938  
Fg Off C J K Hutchins 18 Apr 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off A S K Scarf 30 Jun 1937 later VC
Fg Off E A Keegan 18 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J P Wells  7 May 1937  
Fg Off K J Powell  2 May 1937  
Fg Off C H Boxall  7 May 1937  
Plt Off F C Griffiths  7 May 1937  
Plt Off W A Pattison  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off N R Irving 23  Oct 1937  
Plt Off E W Brown  7 May 1938  
Plt Off K J Henderson  7 May 1938  
Plt Off T M Horgan  7 May 1938  
Plt Off L J Rooney 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off R F Halliwell 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off A S L Owensmith 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off H J Fish  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off D R M Frostick  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off N D Lancaster  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off D Shine 29 Oct 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I RAF Cranfield Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr J F T Barrett 13 Mar 1939 Officer Commanding, DSO, DFC
Sqn Ldr G Farnhill 12 Sep 1938  
Flt Lt J Duncan 14 Dec 1938  
Act Flt Lt K J Powell  2 May 1937  
Fg Off C J K Hutchins 18 Apr 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off A S K Scarf 30 Jun 1937 later VC
Fg Off E A Keegan 18 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J P Wells  7 May 1937  
Fg Off C H Boxall  7 May 1937  
Fg Off F C Griffiths  7 May 1937  
Plt Off W A Pattison  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off N R Irving 23  Oct 1937  
Plt Off E W Brown  7 May 1938  
Plt Off K J Henderson  7 May 1938  
Plt Off T M Horgan  7 May 1938  
Plt Off R F Halliwell 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off H J Fish  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off D R M Frostick  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off N D Lancaster  5 Nov 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

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

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