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No 64 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


[Jul 1934 | Jul 1935 | Jul 1936 | Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

Reformed at Heliopolis in Egypt on 1 March 1936 with 'D' Flight of No 208 Squadron being transferred on 16 March and 'D' Flight of No 6 on 19 March, both these flights had been attached to No 29 Squadron.

Movement Date Location
9 Apr 1936 Ismailia

July 1936

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Demon RAF Ismailia RAF Middle East*

Demon of No 64 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr P J R King  1 Mar 1936 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt G A G Johnston 16 Mar 1936  
Flt Lt W R Monro Higgs 19 Mar 1936  
Flt Lt J S Sabine 23 Mar 1936  
Fg Off P S Stewart  7 Apr 1936  
Plt Off P C Vickery  1 Mar 1936  
Plt Off H M Pinfold 19 Mar 1936  
Plt Off G B M Bell 16 Mar 1936  
Plt Off W C A Church 16 Mar 1936  
Plt Off R D G Wight 16 Mar 1936  
Plt Off G V Fryer 19 Mar 1936  
Plt Off J H Sindall  6 Mar 1936  
Plt Off E G Rogers  6 Mar 1936  
Warrant Officer
WO I E N Hill 23 Mar 1936  

*Although formed and still based in the Middle East, in the AFL the squadron's postal address is given as RAF Henlow and it is shown allocated to No 11 (Fighter) Group.

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
1 Aug 1936 Aboukir
16 Aug 1936 en-route to UK
12 Sep 1936 Martlesham Heath

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Demon RAF Martlesham Heath Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr P J R King  1 Mar 1936 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off R D G Wight 16 Mar 1936  
Fg Off H M Pinfold 19 Mar 1936  
Fg Off G B M Bell 16 Mar 1936  
Plt Off W C A Church 16 Mar 1936  
Plt Off E G Rogers  6 Mar 1936  
Plt Off D R Miller 11 Oct 1936  
Plt Off E C Wolfe 11 Oct 1936  
Plt Off P C Hughes 22 May 1937  
APO P Folkes 22 May 1937  

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7 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
18 May 1938 Church Fenton

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Demon RAF Church Fenton Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr F V Beamish  8 Dec 1937 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off G B M Bell 16 Mar 1936  
Fg Off W C A Church 16 Mar 1936  
Fg Off E G Rogers  6 Mar 1936  
Plt Off D R Miller 11 Oct 1936  
Plt Off E C Wolfe 11 Oct 1936  
Plt Off P C Hughes 22 May 1937  
Plt Off H A Olivier  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off L D G Donald 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off L J Fry  8 Jan 1938  
APO S J D Robinson 23 Oct 1937  

-

7 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim IF (from Dec 1938) RAF Church Fenton Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group

Blenheim IF

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr F V Beamish  8 Dec 1937 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off P D J Strong 24 Nov 1938  
Fg Off E G Rogers  6 Mar 1936  
Fg Off D R Miller 11 Oct 1936  
Fg Off E C Wolfe 11 Oct 1936  
Fg Off P D Walker  4 Jun 1938  
Fg Off P C Hughes 22 May 1937  
Plt Off L D G Donald 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off L J Fry  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off S J D Robinson 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R T George  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off H J Woodward  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off B K F Matthews 17 Sep 1938  
APO J L Kemp 29 Oct 1938 RAFO

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim IF RAF Church Fenton Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr F V Beamish  8 Dec 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC
Sqn Ldr J Heber Percy  9 Jan 1939  
Act Flt Lt E G Rogers  6 Mar 1936  
Fg Off P D Walker  4 Jun 1938  
Fg Off P D J Strong 24 Nov 1938  
Fg Off D R Miller 11 Oct 1936  
Fg Off E C Wolfe 11 Oct 1936  
Fg Off P C Hughes 22 May 1937  
Plt Off L D G Donald 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off R T George  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off H J Woodward  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off B K F Matthews 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off A J O Jeffrey  2 Feb 1939  
Plt Off A J A Laing 20 Feb 1939  
APO J J O'Mearn 14 Jan 1939  
Warrant Officer
WO J Plummer 15 Feb 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim IF RAF Church Fenton Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr F V Beamish  8 Dec 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC
Sqn Ldr J Heber Percy  9 Jan 1939  
Act Flt Lt E G Rogers  6 Mar 1936  
Act Flt Lt D R Miller 11 Oct 1936  
Fg Off P D Walker  4 Jun 1938  
Fg Off P D J Strong 24 Nov 1938  
Fg Off E C Wolfe 11 Oct 1936  
Fg Off P C Hughes 22 May 1937  
Plt Off L D G Donald 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off R T George  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off H J Woodward  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off B K F Matthews 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off A J O Jeffrey  2 Feb 1939  
Plt Off A J A Laing 20 Feb 1939  
Plt Off H P F Patten  1 Apr 1939  
Plt Off D M Taylor 10 Apr 1939  
APO J J O'Mearn 14 Jan 1939  
Warrant Officer
WO J Plummer 15 Feb 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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