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No 83 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Turnhouse on 4 August 1936.

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hind RAF Turnhouse Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

Hawker Hind of No 83 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Dermot A Boyle

 2 Jan 1937 Officer Commanding, later MRAF
Flt Lt A W Vincent 27 Aug 1936  
Plt Off J W Dallamore 25 Oct 1936  
Plt Off Count Czernin  5 Dec 1936  
Plt Off S H Kernaghan 11 Oct 1936  
Plt Off A O Bridgman 11 Oct 1936  
Plt Off C D Swain 10 Jan 1937  
Plt Off K C Powell 24 Apr 1937  
APO J D D Collier 24 Apr 1937  
APO J Dugdale 22 May 1937  

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7 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
14 Mar 1938 Scampton

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hind RAF Scampton Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr L S Snaith 12 Jul 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC
Flt Lt R J F Craig 28 Mar 1938  
Plt Off S H Kernaghan 11 Oct 1936 Navigation duties
Plt Off A O Bridgman 11 Oct 1936  
Plt Off K C Powell 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off J D D Collier 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off J A Pitcairn Hill 31 Jul 1937  
Plt Off J Dugdale 22 May 1937  
Plt Off A R Mulligan  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off E H Rose  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off G P Gibson  4 Sep 1937 later VC
Plt Off N Johnson 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off F J Haydon 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off A B Harrison  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off K R H Sylvester 19 Feb 1938  

-

6 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Hampden (from Nov 1938) RAF Scampton Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group

Hampden I of No 83 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr L S Snaith 12 Jul 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC
Fg Off S H Kernaghan 11 Oct 1936 Navigation duties
Fg Off A O Bridgman 11 Oct 1936  
Fg Off K C Powell 24 Apr 1937  
Act Fg Off J D D Collier 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off J A Pitcairn Hill 31 Jul 1937  
Plt Off J Dugdale 22 May 1937  
Plt Off A R Mulligan  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off E H Rose  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off G P Gibson  4 Sep 1937 later VC
Plt Off N Johnson 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off F J Haydon 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off A B Harrison  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off K R H Sylvester 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off J H Kynoch 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off W Roberts 22 Oct 1938  
APO E K Kitson 29 Oct 1938  
APO W S Worner 29 Oct 1938 RAFO
APO W R Hole 29 Oct 1938 RAFO

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Hampden RAF Scampton Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr L S Snaith 12 Jul 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC
Sqn Ldr A Threapleton  2 Feb 1939  
Fg Off A O Bridgman 11 Oct 1936  
Fg Off K C Powell 24 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J D D Collier 24 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J A Pitcairn Hill 31 Jul 1937  
Fg Off J Dugdale 22 May 1937  
Plt Off A R Mulligan  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off E H Rose  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off G P Gibson  4 Sep 1937 later VC
Plt Off N Johnson 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off F J Haydon 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off A B Harrison  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off K R H Sylvester 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off J H Kynoch 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off W Roberts 22 Oct 1938  
Plt Off R E Allitt 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off W S Worner 15 Feb 1939  
Plt Off E K Kitson 29 Oct 1938  
Warrant Officer
WO E Woods  2 Jan 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Hampden RAF Scampton Bomber Command/No 5 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr L S Snaith 12 Jul 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC
Sqn Ldr A Threapleton  2 Feb 1939  
Act Flt Lt A O Bridgman 11 Oct 1936  
Act Flt Lt J D D Collier 24 Apr 1937  
Fg Off K C Powell 24 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J A Pitcairn Hill 31 Jul 1937  
Fg Off J Dugdale 22 May 1937  
Plt Off A R Mulligan  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off E H Rose  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off G P Gibson  4 Sep 1937 later VC
Plt Off N Johnson 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off F J Haydon 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off A B Harrison  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off K R H Sylvester 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off J H Kynoch 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off W Roberts 22 Oct 1938  
Plt Off R E Allitt 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off W S Worner 15 Feb 1939  
Plt Off E K Kitson 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off R J Dunlop-Mackenzie 11 Mar 1939  
Warrant Officer
WO E Woods  2 Jan 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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