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No 75 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Driffield on 15 March 1937 from 'B' Flight of No 215 Squadron

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Vickers Virginia X

Avro Anson I

RAF Driffield Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group

Virginia X

Anson I

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr H L Rough 31 Mar 1937  
Fg Off J H Rowe 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off G I L Corder 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off R H Niven 14 Mar 1937  
Plt Off N M Boffee  7 Mar 1937  
Plt Off D Fortnum 14 Mar 1937  
Plt Off G O Mills  7 Mar 1937  
Plt Off J T Bouwons 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off W T C Seale 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off R D Speare 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off O L Olssen 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off H L McL Bulloch 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off W R Gardiner 15 Mar 1937  
APO D S Pain 22 May 1937  
APO J H T Pickering 22 May 1937  
APO J L Rees 22 May 1937  

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2 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Harrow (from Sep 1937) RAF Driffield Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group

Harrow of No 75 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr K E Ward 18 Oct 1937 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr H L Rough 31 Mar 1937  
Sqn Ldr B A S Lewin 13 Jul 1937  
Fg Off R H Niven 14 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off N M Boffee  7 Mar 1937  
Plt Off D Fortnum 14 Mar 1937  
Plt Off W T C Seale 15 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Plt Off R D Speare 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off O L Olssen 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off H L McL Bulloch 15 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Plt Off G V Gordon 30 Jan 1938  
Plt Off W R Gardiner 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off D S Pain 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J L Rees 22 May 1937  
Plt Off H A H Watts 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off K T A Harvey  5 Dec1937  
Plt Off P H Jackson  5 Dec 1937  
Plt Off R Sawrey-Cookson 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off P J R Kitchin 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off J E Atkinson 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J H M Chisholm 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off K R Ball 19 Feb 1938  

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12 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
11 Jul 1938 Honington

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Harrow RAF Honington Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

David D A Greig

18 Nov 1938 Officer Commanding, DFC, AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr J H Hargroves 26 Sep 1938  
Sqn Ldr J H Pool  3 Oct 1938  
Fg Off R H Niven 14 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off N M Boffee  7 Mar 1937  
Fg Off A H Smythe  9 Jul 1938  
Fg Off W T C Seale 15 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off R D Speare 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off O L Olssen 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off H L McL Bulloch 15 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off W R Gardiner 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off G V Gordon 30 Jan 1938  
Plt Off D S Pain 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J L Rees 22 May 1937  
Plt Off H A H Watts 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off K T A Harvey  5 Dec1937  
Plt Off P H Jackson  5 Dec 1937  
Plt Off R Sawrey-Cookson 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off P J R Kitchin 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off J E Atkinson 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J H M Chisholm 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off K R Ball 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off R D Davis 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off R Beer  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off D T MacPherson 10 Dec 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

Anson I

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Harrow

Avro Anson I (from Mar 1939)

RAF Honington Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

David D A Greig

18 Nov 1938 Officer Commanding, DFC, AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr J H Hargroves 26 Sep 1938  
Sqn Ldr J H Pool  3 Oct 1938  
Fg Off N M Boffee  7 Mar 1937  
Fg Off A H Smythe  9 Jul 1938  
Fg Off R D Speare 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off O L Olssen 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off H L McL Bulloch 15 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off W T C Seale 15 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off W R Gardiner 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off P H Jackson  5 Dec 1937  
Fg Off D S Pain 22 May 1937  
Plt Off G V Gordon 30 Jan 1938  
Plt Off J L Rees 22 May 1937  
Plt Off H A H Watts 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R Sawrey-Cookson 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off P J R Kitchin 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off J E Atkinson 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J H M Chisholm 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off K R Ball 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off R D Davis 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off R Beer  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off D T MacPherson 10 Dec 1938  
Plt Off H J Cundall 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off B O C Stevens 17 Dec 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Harrow

Avro Anson I

RAF Honington Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

David D A Greig

18 Nov 1938 Officer Commanding, DFC, AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr J H Pool  3 Oct 1938  
Flt Lt G E Peacock  3 Apr 1939  
Fg Off N M Boffee  7 Mar 1937  
Fg Off A H Smythe  9 Jul 1938  
Fg Off R D Speare 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off W T C Seale 15 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off W R Gardiner 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off P H Jackson  5 Dec 1937  
Plt Off G V Gordon 30 Jan 1938  
Plt Off J L Rees 22 May 1937  
Plt Off H A H Watts 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R Sawrey-Cookson 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off P J R Kitchin 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off J E Atkinson 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J H M Chisholm 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off K R Ball 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off R D Davis 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off R Beer  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off D T MacPherson 10 Dec 1938  
Plt Off H J Cundall 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off B O C Stevens 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off D B Barnard  1 Mar 1939  
Plt Off G K F Garrad  1 Mar 1939  
Plt Off N L Lewis  1 Mar 1939  
Plt Off J H C Spiers  1 Mar 1939  
Plt Off H L Taylor  1 Mar 1939  
Plt Off B I Clifford-Jones 29 Mar 1939  
Plt Off D A Rankin 29 Mar 1939  
Warrant Officer
WO E S Leary  9 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

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

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