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No 82 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Andover on 14 June 1937 from 'B' Flight of No 142 Squadron

Movement Date Location
8 Jul 1937 Cranfield

July 1937

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

Hawker Hind of No 82 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr N C Pleasance 14 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding,
Plt Off G F Hall 14 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J L Wells    
Plt Off G W C Watson 14 Jun 1937  
Plt Off W Kinane    

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2 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

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

Bristol Blenheim I

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr N C Pleasance 14 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off G F Hall 14 Jun 1937  
Fg Off G W C Watson 14 Jun 1937  
Fg Off T M Hunt 25 Oct 1937 Navigation duties
Plt Off D C Mauger 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off E J C Richardson 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J C H Blake 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off A M Gofton  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off L V E Atkinson  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off R J McConnell  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off G Harries 23 Oct 1937  
APO S M de L Longsdon  7 May 1938  
APO A Q Cairns  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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr N C Pleasance 14 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding,
Act Flt Lt G W C Watson 14 Jun 1937  
Fg Off G F Hall 14 Jun 1937  
Fg Off T M Hunt 25 Oct 1937 Navigation duties
Plt Off D C Mauger 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off E J C Richardson 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J C H Blake 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off A M Gofton  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off L V E Atkinson  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off R J McConnell  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off G Harries 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D A Fordham 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off E Q Moody 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off A Q Cairns  7 May 1938  
Plt Off R B Wright 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off R C D McKenzie  5 Nov 1938  
APO K S Toft 29 Oct 1938  

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 S R Groom 23 Jan 1939 Officer Commanding,
Act Flt Lt G W C Watson 14 Jun 1937  
Fg Off G F Hall 14 Jun 1937  
Fg Off T M Hunt 25 Oct 1937 Navigation duties
Plt Off E J C Richardson 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J C H Blake 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off A M Gofton  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off L V E Atkinson  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off R J McConnell  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off G Harries 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D A Fordham 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off E Q Moody 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off A Q Cairns  7 May 1938  
Plt Off R B Wright 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off R C D McKenzie  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off K S Toft 29 Oct 1938  
APO J N Palmer  4 Mar 1939 RAFO

Warrant Officer

WO J Williams 15 Jun 1937  

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
Sqn Ldr S R Groom 23 Jan 1939 Officer Commanding,
Act Flt Lt G W C Watson 14 Jun 1937  
Fg Off G F Hall 14 Jun 1937  
Fg Off T M Hunt 25 Oct 1937 Navigation duties
Plt Off E J C Richardson 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J C H Blake 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off A M Gofton  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off L V E Atkinson  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off R J McConnell  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off G Harries 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D A Fordham 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off E Q Moody 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off A Q Cairns  7 May 1938  
Plt Off R B Wright 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off R C D McKenzie  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off K S Toft 29 Oct 1938  
APO J N Palmer  4 Mar 1939 RAFO

Warrant Officer

WO J Williams 15 Jun 1937  

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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