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No 90 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Bicester on 15 March 1937 from 'A' Flight of No 101 Squadron equipped with Hinds until June 1937.

Hawker Hind of No 90 Squadron

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I (from May 1937) RAF Bicester Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Group

Bristiol Blnheim of No 90 Squadron (pre-war markings)

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr E Burton 19 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt P G Heffernan 15 Mar 1937 RAAF
Plt Off Hughie I Edwards 15 Mar 1937 later A/Cdre, VC
Plt Off A F M Sisley 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off D R Biggs 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off G L B Hull 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off C L Haddon 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off C E Harris 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off C S Kemp 15 Mar 1937  
APO P Edwards 24 Apr 1937  

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3 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I RAF Bicester Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Gerrard J C Paul

 9 May 1938 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Fg Off Hughie I Edwards 15 Mar 1937 later A/Cdre, VC
Fg Off A F M Sisley 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off D R Biggs 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off G L B Hull 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off T N Partridge 18 Nov 1937  
Plt Off C L Haddon 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off C E Harris 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off J R Cree  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off T A Cox  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off M L Watson 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off R G Skelton  8 Jan 1938  

-

8 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I RAF Bicester Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Group

Bristol Blenheim of No 90 Squadron (coded TW)

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Gerrard J C Paul

 9 May 1938 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Fg Off D R Biggs 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off G L B Hull 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off Hughie I Edwards 15 Mar 1937 later A/Cdre, VC
Fg Off T N Partridge 18 Nov 1937  
Plt Off C E Harris 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off J R Cree  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off T A Cox  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off M L Watson 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off R A Green 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off D B Gericke 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off C S Kemp 30 Aug 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

Bristol Blenheim IV

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I (until Apr 1939)

Bristol Blenheim IV (from Mar 1939)

RAF Bicester Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr A Leach 13 Feb 1939 Officer Commanding, MC
Sqn Ldr

Gerrard J C Paul

 9 May 1938 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr D Addenbrooke  9 Jan 1939  
Fg Off D R Biggs 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off G L B Hull 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off Hughie I Edwards 15 Mar 1937 later A/Cdre, VC
Fg Off T N Partridge 18 Nov 1937  
Fg Off C E Harris 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off C S Kemp 30 Aug 1938  
Plt Off J R Cree  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off T A Cox  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off M L Watson 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off D B Gericke 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off A A McD Scott 28 Jan 1939  
APO E W Murray 17 Dec 1938  
APO W A Saunders 17 Dec 1938  
Warrant Officer
WO G L Blackman 23 Jan 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

Movement Date Location
10 May 1939 West Raynham

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim IV RAF West Raynham Bomber Command/No 6 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr A Leach 13 Feb 1939 Officer Commanding, MC
Sqn Ldr

Gerrard J C Paul

 9 May 1938 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr D Addenbrooke  9 Jan 1939  
Fg Off D R Biggs 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off G L B Hull 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off Hughie I Edwards 15 Mar 1937 later A/Cdre, VC
Fg Off T N Partridge 18 Nov 1937  
Fg Off C E Harris 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off C S Kemp 30 Aug 1938  
Lt V D Pretorius  4 Apr 1939 SAAF
Plt Off J R Cree  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off T A Cox  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off M L Watson 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off D B Gericke 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off A A McD Scott 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off I U McR Galloway  7 Mar 1939  
Plt Off M G McCraken 27 Mar 1939  
Plt Off E W Murray 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off W A Saunders 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off A A Campbell 11 Mar 1939  
Plt Off B A Martyr 11 Mar 1939  
Warrant Officer
WO G L Blackman 23 Jan 1939  
WO I H Farrow  7 Apr 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

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

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