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No 77 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Finningley on 14 Jun 1937 from 'B' Flight of No 102 Squadron

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Audax RAF Finningley Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group

Hawker Audax

Rank Name Date Notes
Plt Off K T Thompson  1 Jul 1937  
Plt Off J A Crockett 28 Jun 1937  
APO A Scarf    

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
7 Jul 1937 Honington

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Vickers Wellesley (from Nov 1937) RAF Honington Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

Wellesley

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr C H Appleton  2 Aug 1937 Officer Commanding,
Act Flt Lt A D Green 14 Mar 1938  
Fg Off D E Cattell  9 May 1938  
Plt Off K T Thompson  1 Jul 1937  
Plt Off J A Crockett 28 Jun 1937  
Plt Off C L Hullock 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J B J Boardman 12 Jul 1937  
Plt Off G E Saddington  6 Jul 1937  
Plt Off J A Meade 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off H S Shaw 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J Tilsley  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off D D Pryde 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off T J Geach 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off R B Harris 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J H Marks 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off D Blew  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off H A Smith  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off P F King 14 Jan 1938  

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4 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
25 Jul 1938 Driffield

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley III (from Nov 1938) RAF Driffield Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group

Whitley III of No 77 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr C R Strudwick 16 Nov 1938 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr C H Appleton  2 Aug 1937  
Act Flt Lt D E Cattell  9 May 1938  
Fg Off K T Thompson  1 Jul 1937  
Fg Off J A Crockett 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off C L Hullock 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off J B J Boardman 12 Jul 1937  
Plt Off G E Saddington  6 Jul 1937  
Plt Off J A Meade 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J Tilsley  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off D D Pryde 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off T J Geach 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off R B Harris 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J H Marks 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off D Blew  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off H A Smith  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off P F King 14 Jan 1938  
Plt Off W P Coppinger 14 Nov 1938  
Plt Off M R Skeet 14 Nov 1938  
Plt Off C R Hebeler  5 Nov 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley III RAF Driffield Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr J Bradbury 20 Feb 1939 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr C H Appleton  2 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt G W Heather  1 Feb 1939  
Flt Lt D E Cattell  9 May 1938  
Fg Off K T Thompson  1 Jul 1937  
Fg Off J A Crockett 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off C L Hullock 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off J B J Boardman 12 Jul 1937  
Fg Off G E Saddington  6 Jul 1937  
Plt Off J A Meade 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J Tilsley  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off D D Pryde 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off T J Geach 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off R B Harris 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J H Marks 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off D Blew  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off H A Smith  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off P F King 14 Jan 1938  
Plt Off W P Coppinger 14 Nov 1938  
Plt Off M R Skeet 14 Nov 1938  
Plt Off C R Hebeler  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off P R W Walker 26 Jan 1939  
Warrant Officer
WO F G Whiteley 17 Feb 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley III RAF Driffield Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr J Bradbury 20 Feb 1939 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr C H Appleton  2 Aug 1937  
Flt Lt G W Heather  1 Feb 1939  
Flt Lt D E Cattell  9 May 1938  
Fg Off K T Thompson  1 Jul 1937  
Fg Off J A Crockett 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off C L Hullock 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off J B J Boardman 12 Jul 1937  
Fg Off G E Saddington  6 Jul 1937  
Plt Off J A Meade 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J Tilsley  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off D D Pryde 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off T J Geach 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off R B Harris 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J H Marks 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off D Blew  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off H A Smith  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off W P Coppinger 14 Nov 1938  
Plt Off M R Skeet 14 Nov 1938  
Plt Off C R Hebeler  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off P R W Walker 26 Jan 1939  
Warrant Officer
WO F G Whiteley 17 Feb 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

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