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No 98 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


[Jul 1934 | Jul 1935 | Jul 1936 | Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

Reformed at Abingdon on 17 February 1936 from 'C' Flight of No 15 Squadron.

July 1936

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

Hawker Hind of No 98 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt J E M MacCallum 17 Feb 1936  
Plt Off G E Harrison  4 Jun 1936  
APO B J Sandeman 1 May 1936  

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1 Airman Pilot

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
21 Aug 1936 Hucknall

July 1937

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr P J A Hume-Wright 21 Sep 1936 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off G E Harrison  4 Jun 1936  
Fg Off F G Frow 12 Jun 1937  
Plt Off G K Buckingham 13 Jul 1936  
Plt Off J D Bassett 10 Aug 1936  
Plt Off H F Plank 25 Dec 1936  
Plt Off E R D Vaughan 25 Dec 1936  
Plt Off A C Leggate 10 Jan 1937  
Plt Off J F Sutton 25 Dec 1936  
APO M J B Young 24 Apr 1937  
APO D B Harris 22 May 1937  

-

3 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Battle I (from Jun 1938) RAF Hucknall Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

Battle I

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr R H Donkin  5 Aug 1937 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt G E Harrison  4 Jun 1936  
Flt Lt F G Frow 12 Jun 1937  
Plt Off C J Donovan  6 Jan 1938 Navigation duties
Plt Off E R D Vaughan 25 Dec 1936  
Plt Off A C Leggate 10 Jan 1937  
Plt Off J E Grindon 31 Jul 1937  
Plt Off M J B Young 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off D B Harris 22 May 1937  
Plt Off B R Kerridge 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off G D Clancy 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off T Preston 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off P G F Fletcher 30 Mar 1938  
APO A K Holdsworth 26 Mar 1938 RAFO
APO T Newton  7 May 1938  

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6 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Battle I RAF Hucknall Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr R H Donkin  5 Aug 1937 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off C J Donovan  6 Jan 1938 Navigation duties
Fg Off G de L Harvie 20 Aug 1938  
Fg Off A C Leggate 10 Jan 1937  
Act Fg Off E R D Vaughan 25 Dec 1936  
Plt Off J E Grindon 31 Jul 1937  
Plt Off M J B Young 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off D B Harris 22 May 1937  
Plt Off B R Kerridge 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off G D Clancy 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off T Preston 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off P G F Fletcher 30 Mar 1938  
Plt Off T Newton  7 May 1938  
Plt Off J H Read 19 Jul 1938  
Plt Off J S Simpson  6 Sep 1938  
APO J G Day 13 May 1938

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Battle I RAF Hucknall Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr R H Donkin  5 Aug 1937 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off C J Donovan  6 Jan 1938 Navigation duties
Fg Off G de L Harvie 20 Aug 1938  
Fg Off A C Leggate 10 Jan 1937  
Fg Off E R D Vaughan 25 Dec 1936  
Fg Off J E Grindon 31 Jul 1937  
Fg Off D B Harris 22 May 1937  
Plt Off M J B Young 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off B R Kerridge 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off G D Clancy 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off T Preston 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off P G F Fletcher 30 Mar 1938  
Plt Off T Newton  7 May 1938  
Plt Off J H Read 19 Jul 1938  
Plt Off J S Simpson  6 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J R Taylor 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off G W Thorougood 28 Jan 1939  
APO J G Day 13 May 1938
Warrant Officer
WO A E Foreman 10 Nov 1938

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Battle I RAF Hucknall Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr R H Donkin  5 Aug 1937 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off C J Donovan  6 Jan 1938 Navigation duties
Act Flt Lt? G de L Harvie 20 Aug 1938  
Act Flt Lt? A C Leggate 10 Jan 1937  
Fg Off E R D Vaughan 25 Dec 1936  
Fg Off J E Grindon 31 Jul 1937  
Fg Off D B Harris 22 May 1937  
Fg Off B R Kerridge 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off M J B Young 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off G D Clancy 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off T Preston 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off P G F Fletcher 30 Mar 1938  
Plt Off T Newton  7 May 1938  
Plt Off J H Read 19 Jul 1938  
Plt Off J S Simpson  6 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J R Taylor 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off G W Thorougood 28 Jan 1939  
APO J G Day 13 May 1938
Warrant Officer
WO A E Foreman 10 Nov 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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