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No 76 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Finningley on 12 April 1937 from 'B' Flight of No 7 Squadron

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Vickers Wellesley RAF Finningley Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group

Wellesley I of No 76 Squadron - July 1937

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr E J George 26 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off L R Stewart 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off P H Rebbeck 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off F L Chadwick 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off B P Jones 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off G K Peacock 12 Apr 1937  
APO J N Culverwell 22 May 1937  
APO J E Riepenhausen 22 May 1937  
APO J S Sherwood 22 May 1937  
APO J M Warren 22 May 1937  

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6 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Vickers Wellesley RAF Finningley Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr E J George 26 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr

William E Staton

30 May 1938 MC, DFC; later AVM
Act Flt Lt L R Stewart 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off P H Rebbeck 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off F L Chadwick 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off B P Jones 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off G K Peacock 12 Apr 1937 Navigation duties
Plt Off J N Culverwell 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J E Riepenhausen 22 May 1937 Navigation duties
Plt Off J S Sherwood 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J M Warren 22 May 1937  
Plt Off R J Sage  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off R H Bullard-Davies  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C A Baskett  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off J T B Sadler  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off W D Corr 23 Oct 1937  

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5 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Vickers Wellesley RAF Finningley Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group

Wellesley I of No 76 Squadron - 1939

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr N A Pearce 11 Jul 1938 Officer Commanding,
Act Flt Lt L R Stewart 12 Apr 1937  
Act Flt Lt G H Sheehan 27 Sep 1938  
Fg Off P H Rebbeck 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off F L Chadwick 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off B P Jones 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off G K Peacock 12 Apr 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off F A Willan  1 Nov 1938  
Plt Off J N Culverwell 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J E Riepenhausen 22 May 1937 Navigation duties
Plt Off J S Sherwood 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J M Warren 22 May 1937  
Plt Off R J Sage  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off R H Bullard-Davies  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C A Baskett  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off J T B Sadler  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off W D Corr 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off P R Burton-Gyles 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off G T Rhodes  1 Nov 1938  
Plt Off B G Meyer  1 Nov 1938  
Plt Off B A Taylor  5 Nov 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

Hampden I

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Vickers Wellesley (until Apr 1939)

Handley Page Hampden (from Mar 1939)

RAF Finningley Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt L R Stewart 12 Apr 1939  
Act Flt Lt G H Sheehan 27 Sep 1938  
Fg Off P H Rebbeck 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off B P Jones 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off F L Chadwick 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off G K Peacock 12 Apr 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off F A Willan  1 Nov 1938  
Fg Off J E Riepenhausen 22 May 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off J S Sherwood 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J N Culverwell 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J M Warren 22 May 1937  
Plt Off R J Sage  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off R H Bullard-Davies  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C A Baskett  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off J T B Sadler  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off W D Corr 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off P R Burton-Gyles 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off G T Rhodes  1 Nov 1938  
Plt Off B G Meyer  1 Nov 1938  
Plt Off B A Taylor  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off D C Ross 13 Dec 1938  
Plt Off Lewis M Hodges 17 Dec 1938 later ACM
Plt Off H V Matthews 17 Dec 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Hampden

Avro Anson I (from May 1939)

RAF Finningley Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group

Anson I

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr D S Allan  3 Apr 1939  
Sqn Ldr J H R Oldfield  3 Apr 1939  
Flt Lt L R Stewart 12 Apr 1939  
Act Flt Lt G H Sheehan 27 Sep 1938  
Fg Off P H Rebbeck 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off B P Jones 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off F L Chadwick 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off G K Peacock 12 Apr 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off F A Willan  1 Nov 1938  
Fg Off J E Riepenhausen 22 May 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off J S Sherwood 22 May 1937  
Fg Off J N Culverwell 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J M Warren 22 May 1937  
Plt Off R J Sage  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off R H Bullard-Davies  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C A Baskett  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off J T B Sadler  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off W D Corr 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off P R Burton-Gyles 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off B G Meyer  1 Nov 1938  
Plt Off B A Taylor  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off D C Ross 13 Dec 1938  
Plt Off Lewis M Hodges 17 Dec 1938 later ACM
Plt Off H V Matthews 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off C J Callingham 10 Jan 1938  
Plt Off C A Weeks 10 Jan 1938  
Plt Off R M Coste 10 Jan 1938  
Warrant Officer
WO P B Gilbert  1 Mar 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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