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No 99 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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Reformed on 1 April 1924 at RAF Netheravon, moving to Bircham Newton on 31 May

July 1925

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro Aldershot III RAF Bircham Newton Inland Area/No 3 Group

Aldershot of No 99 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr George R M Reid 23 Apr 1924 DSO, MC; later AVM
Flt Lt Leslie F Forbes 15 Apr 1925 MC
Flt Lt

Herbert I T Beardsworth

 1 Apr 1924 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Leo J Riordan 28 Apr 1925 AFC
Fg Off Walter G Jones 18 Mar 1925  
Fg Off Francis E W Davis  1 Apr 1924  
Fg Off Oswald K Stirling-Webb 11 Jun 1924  
Fg Off Robert B Fleming  1 Apr 1924  
Fg Off Frank W Mundy  1 Apr 1924  
Fg Off Eric V Major 11 Jun 1924  
Fg Off Oswald B Swain  9 Jun 1924  
Fg Off Alfred H Grace 12 Jun 1924  
Plt Off Aubrey W G Martin 16 Feb 1925  

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4 Airmen Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Horatio Sleigh 17 Nov 1924  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Desmond F A Clarke 23 Jun 1924  
Under Instruction
Fg Off Arthur F McC Riggs  5 Dec 1924  
Fg Off John H Parry 14 Apr 1925  
Plt Off Frederick H S David 16 Feb 1925  
Plt Off Francis H Hannaford 31 Mar 1925  
Plt Off Richard R Turner 31 Mar 1925  
Plt Off William G Wainwright-Fahey 31 Mar 1925  

Source - July 1925 Air Force List

July 1926

Hyderabads replaced the Aldershots in December 1925

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Hyderabad (from Dec 1925) RAF Bircham Newton ADGB/Wessex Bombing Area

Hyderabad of No 99 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr William J Ryan  1 Oct 1925 CBE
Sqn Ldr Leslie F Forbes 15 Apr 1925 MC
Sqn Ldr

John H D'Albiac

25 May 1926 DSO, later AM
Flt Lt Leonard J St G Bayly  1 Oct 1925 MC
Flt Lt

Ronald Ivelaw-Chapman

10 Jun 1926 DFC; later ACM
Fg Off Walter G Jones 18 Mar 1925  
Fg Off Francis E W Davis  1 Apr 1924  
Fg Off Frank W Mundy  1 Apr 1924  
Fg Off Charles H Ratcliffe  3 Dec 1925  
Fg Off Oswald B Swain  9 Jun 1924  
Fg Off Alfred H Grace 12 Jun 1924  
Fg Off John H Parry 14 Apr 1925  
Fg Off Aubrey W G Martin 16 Feb 1925  
Fg Off Frederick H S David 16 Feb 1925  
Plt Off Adrian H W J Cocks 16 Nov 1925  
Plt Off John D Greaves 15 Jun 1926  
Plt Off Denys S Thomas 15 Jun 1926  
Plt Off Joseph A P Harrison 16 Feb 1926  

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7 Airmen Pilots

Stores Branch
Plt Off Donald J Divett 17 Nov 1925  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Reginald W Collinson 15 Dec 1925  
Under Instruction
Fg Off Percy Hill  7 Oct 1925  
Plt Off Francis H Hannaford 31 Mar 1925  
Plt Off William G Wainwright-Fahey 31 Mar 1925  

Source - July 1926 Air Force List

July 1927

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Hyderabad RAF Bircham Newton ADGB/Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Bernard E Smythies 30 Apr 1927 Officer Commanding, DFC
Sqn Ldr William B Hargreave  7 Mar 1927 OBE
Sqn Ldr Leonard J St G Bayly  1 Oct 1925 MC
Flt Lt

Ronald Ivelaw-Chapman

10 Jun 1926 DFC; later ACM
Fg Off Walter G Jones 18 Mar 1925  
Fg Off Francis E W Davis  1 Apr 1924 Armament duties
Fg Off Bertie W Dulay 20 Feb 1927 Signals duties, MM
Fg Off Charles H Ratcliffe  3 Dec 1925  
Fg Off Alfred H Grace 12 Jun 1924  
Fg Off Percy Hill  7 Oct 1925  
Fg Off Aubrey W G Martin 16 Feb 1925 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off Frederick H S David 16 Feb 1925  
Fg Off Adrian H W J Cocks 16 Nov 1925 Signals duties
Fg Off William G Wainwright Fahey 31 Mar 1925  
Fg Off Francis H Hannaford 31 Mar 1925  
Fg Off Joseph A P Harrison 16 Feb 1926  
Fg Off John D Greaves 15 Jun 1926  
Plt Off Hugh C Johnson 14 Dec 1926  
Plt Off Harold B Maugham 11 Dec 1926  

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8 Airmen Pilots

Stores Branch
Fg Off Capel S Whellock 29 Dec 1926  
Accountant Branch
Fg Off Fred Rigby  9 Dec 1926  
Under Instruction
Plt Off James F Moir  1 Sep 1926  
Plt Off Ralph S Munday  1 Sep 1926  

Source - July 1927 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
5 Jan 1928 Upper Heyford

July 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Hyderabad RAF Upper Heyford ADGB/Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Bernard E Smythies 30 Apr 1927 Officer Commanding, DFC
Sqn Ldr William B Hargreave  7 Mar 1927 OBE
Sqn Ldr Geoffrey H Cock 21 Jan 1928 MC
Flt Lt

Alban S Ellerton

28 Jan 1928 OBE; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt

Herbert S Broughall

10 Sep 1927 MC, DFC
Fg Off Percy Hill  7 Oct 1925 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off Aubrey W G Martin 16 Feb 1925 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off Frederick H S David 16 Feb 1925  
Fg Off Francis H Hannaford 31 Mar 1925  
Fg Off John D Greaves 15 Jun 1926  
Plt Off Hugh C Johnson 14 Dec 1926  
Fg Off Walter G Woolliams 21 Nov 1927  
Fg Off Edward T M Smalley 21 Jun 1927  
Fg Off James F Moir  1 Sep 1926  
Plt Off James D F Bruce 19 Dec 1927  
Plt Off Robert J P Morris 19 Dec1927  
Plt Off John F McKenna  2 May 1928  

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6 Airmen Pilots

Under Instruction
Plt Off Henry C V Jolleff 27 Jan 1928

Source - July 1928 Air Force List

July 1929

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Hyderabad RAF Upper Heyford ADGB/Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Bernard E Smythies 30 Apr 1927 Officer Commanding, DFC
Sqn Ldr William B Hargreave  7 Mar 1927 OBE
Sqn Ldr Geoffrey H Cock 21 Jan 1928 MC
Sqn Ldr

Alban S Ellerton

28 Jan 1928 OBE; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Cecil B Riddle  8 Apr 1929  
Flt Lt

Herbert S Broughall

10 Sep 1927 MC, DFC
Flt Lt Charles V Lock 18 May 1928 Armament duties
Fg Off Percy Hill  7 Oct 1925 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Fg Off Henry C V Joliff 27 Jan 1928 Signals duties
Fg Off Francis H Hannaford 31 Mar 1925  
Fg Off Hugh C Johnson 14 Dec 1926 Photographic duties
Fg Off Walter G Woolliams 21 Nov 1927  
Fg Off James F Moir  1 Sep 1926  
Fg Off James D F Bruce 19 Dec 1927  
Fg Off Robert J P Morris 19 Dec1927  
Fg Off John F McKenna  2 May 1928  
Fg Off Douglas I Stewart 18 Jun 1928  
Plt Off Cedric B Hughes 28 Jul 1928  
Plt Off John W Homer 28 Jul 1928  

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9 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1929 Air Force List

July 1930

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Hinaidi (from Oct 1929)

Handley Page Hyderabad

RAF Upper Heyford ADGB/Wessex Bombing Area

Hinaidi of No 99 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Harry G Smart

 5 Feb 1930 Officer Commanding, OBE, DFC, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr

Eric B Grenfell

12 Sep 1929 AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Geoffrey H Cock 21 Jan 1928 MC
Flt Lt William M Fry  2 Mr 1920  
Flt Lt

Frank L Hopps

 4 Mar 1930 Pilotage (Navigation) duties, AFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Denis H Carey 15 Jun 1930  
Flt Lt Vorley Harris 11 Oct 1929  
Fg Off Hugh C Johnson 14 Dec 1926 Photographic duties
Fg Off Walter G Woolliams 21 Nov 1927  
Fg Off James D F Bruce 19 Dec 1927  
Fg Off Robert J P Morris 19 Dec1927 Armament duties
Fg Off John F McKenna  2 May 1928  
Fg Off Vere S W Smyth 23 Jan 1930 Signals duties
Fg Off Cedric B Hughes 28 Jul 1928  
Fg Off John W Homer 28 Jul 1928  
Plt Off Robert A Davies 12 Feb 1930  
Plt Off Gerald P Marvin 12 Feb 1930  
Plt Off Geoffrey E Mustard 12 Feb 1930  
Plt Off John K Brew  4 Jan 1930  
Plt Off Harold V Satterley 19 May 1930 later AVM

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5 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1930 Air Force List

July 1931

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Hinaidi RAF Upper Heyford ADGB/Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Harry G Smart

 5 Feb 1930 Officer Commanding, OBE, DFC, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr

Eric B Grenfell

12 Sep 1929 AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Reginald J Sanceau 26 Jan 1931  
Flt Lt Denis H Carey 15 Jun 1930  
Flt Lt John C E A Johnson  7 Nov 1930  
Flt Lt Vorley Harris 11 Oct 1929  
Fg Off Walter G Woolliams 21 Nov 1927  
Fg Off Leonard W Howard 14 Jan 1931  
Fg Off Vere S W Smyth 23 Jan 1930 Signals duties
Fg Off Cedric B Hughes 28 Jul 1928  
Fg Off George R Montgomery  1 Sep 1930  
Fg Off Geoffrey E Mustard 12 Feb 1930  
Fg Off Robert A Davies 12 Feb 1930  
Fg Off Gerald P Marvin 12 Feb 1930  
Fg Off John P Sutton  8 Oct 1930  
Plt Off Edwin Elgey 23 Dec 1930  
Plt Off William C Pitts 23 Dec 1930  
Plt Off John K Brew  4 Jan 1930  
Plt Off Terence J MacDermott  8 Mar 1931  
Plt Off John G B O'Hagan  7 Apr 1931  
Plt Off Harold V Satterley 19 May 1930 later AVM

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10 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1931 Air Force List

July 1932

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Hinaidi RAF Upper Heyford ADGB/Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Harry G Smart

 5 Feb 1930 Officer Commanding, OBE, DFC, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr Ernest A Fawcus 15 Apr 1932  
Sqn Ldr Reginald J Sanceau 26 Jan 1931  
Sqn Ldr David S Earp 28 Apr 1932 DFC
Flt Lt Cecil B Riddle 15 Apr 1932 Pilotage (Navigation) duties
Flt Lt John R Bell 21 May 1932 DFC
Flt Lt Denis H Carey 15 Jun 1930  
Flt Lt Harold W Raeburn 28 Jun 1931  
Fg Off Leonard W Howard 14 Jan 1931  
Fg Off Vere S W Smyth 23 Jan 1930 Signals duties
Fg Off Graham R Stroud 13 May 1932  
Fg Off William C Pitts 23 Dec 1930  
Fg Off John K Brew  4 Jan 1930  
Fg Off John G B O'Hagan  7 Apr 1931  
Fg Off William E Hooper 23 Jun 1931  
Fg Off Graham R Canavan 26 Sep 1931  
Plt Off Lennox S Lamb 29 Dec 1931  
Plt Off Edward R S Johnston 11 Oct 1931  
Plt Off David W Reid 13 Jul 1931  
Plt Off Albert W Geoghegan 19 Dec 1931  
Plt Off

John N H Whitworth

19 Dec 1931 later A/Cdre
Plt Off Hanry D Raynham 19 Dec 1931  

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8 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1932 Air Force List

July 1933

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Hinaidi RAF Upper Heyford ADGB/Wessex Bombing Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Eric D Johnson

16 Jul 1932 Officer Commanding, AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Ernest A Fawcus 15 Apr 1932  
Sqn Ldr Archibald S Maskell 13 Nov 1932  
Flt Lt John R Bell 21 May 1932 DFC
Flt Lt Harold W Raeburn 28 Jun 1931  
Flt Lt Leslie M Woolveridge 19 Sep 1932  
Fg Off Walter H Hutton 17 Oct 1932 Pilotage (Navigation) duties; later A/Cdre
Fg Off Arthur F C Booth 29 Aug 1932  
Fg Off Graham R Stroud 13 May 1932  
Fg Off William C Pitts 23 Dec 1930  
Fg Off John G B O'Hagan  7 Apr 1931  
Fg Off Richard J R H Makgill 13 Feb 1933  
Fg Off David W Reid 13 Jul 1931  
Plt Off David A Pemberton 17 Dec 1932  
Plt Off Eris S Butler 10 Apr 1933 later AVM
Warrant Officer
WO II Thomas H Jones 14 Dec 1931  

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8 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1933 Air Force List

July 1934

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Heyford I (from Nov 1933) RAF Upper Heyford ADGB/Central Area

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Francis J Linnell

23 Dec 1933 Officer Commanding, OBE; later AM
Sqn Ldr Ernest A Fawcus 15 Apr 1932  
Flt Lt John R Bell 21 May 1932 DFC
Flt Lt Stanley M Park 10 Jul 1933  
Flt Lt

John L Kirby

10 Mar 1934 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Graham R Stroud 13 May 1932  
Fg Off John G B O'Hagan  7 Apr 1931  
Fg Off Douglas M Lynch-Staunton 17 Oct 1932 Pilotage (Navigation) duties;
Plt Off Eris S Butler 10 Apr 1933 later AVM
Plt Off George N Hancock 15 Jul 1933  
Plt Off Montagu F B Read 27 Sep 1933  
Plt Off Alfred T H Willis 20 Aug 1933  
Plt Off Hubert W Dean 16 Sep 1933  
Plt Off James H G Saril 11 Jan 1934  
Plt Off Hugo M  Thomas-Ferrand 18 Feb 1934  
Plt Off Thomas R Vickers 16 May 1934  
Warrant Officers
WO I Arthur Worden 24 Apr 1934  
WO II Thomas H Jones 14 Dec 1931  

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8 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1934 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
15 Nov 1934 Mildenhall

July 1935

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Heyford I

Handley Page Heyford II ( from Nov 1934)

RAF Mildenhall ADGB/Western Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Francis J Linnell

23 Dec 1933 Officer Commanding, OBE; later AM
Sqn Ldr John G S Candy 30 Jun 1934 DFC
Sqn Ldr Hedley V Drew 20 May 1935 OBE, AFC
Sqn Ldr John R Bell 21 May 1932 DFC
Sqn Ldr Stanley M Park 10 Jul 1933  
Flt Lt

John L Kirby

10 Mar 1934 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Robert Menzies  2 Apr 1935 Signals duties
Fg Off Arthur  P Chamberlain  2 Sep 1934  
Fg Off Alfred T H Willis 20 Aug 1933  
Fg Off Hubert W Dean 16 Sep 1933  
Fg Off Montagu F B Read 27 Sep 1933  
Plt Off Hugo M  Thomas-Ferrand 18 Feb 1934  
Plt Off Thomas R Vickers 16 May 1934  
Plt Off James H Lowe 28 Jul 1934  
Plt Off Stanley S Bertram  2 Sep 1934  
Plt Off Archibald J Guthrie  4 Mar 1935  
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Hector B S Ballantyne 16 Oct 1934  
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt Douglas Sender 16 Oct 1934  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Andrew S Burns 15 Mar 1935 MB, ChB
Chaplains Branch
Rev Charles P N Rowland 12 Apr 1935 MA
Education Officer
Mr Hugh Falkner  1 Jan 1935 Grade III, MSc, AInstP
Civilian Assistant
Flt Lt (Ret) A Lees    
Warrant Officers
WO I Samuel Wray  3 May 1935  
WO I Horace Barnes 16 Oct 1934  
WO I Arthur Worden 24 Apr 1934  
WO II Thomas H Jones 14 Dec 1931  

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8 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1935 Air Force List

July 1936

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Heyford I

Handley Page Heyford II

Handley Page Heyford III ( from Dec 1935)

RAF Mildenhall ADGB/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Hedley V Drew 20 May 1935 Officer Commanding, OBE, AFC
Sqn Ldr

Alfred D Rogers

18 Nov 1935 AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt V Harris  4 Jan 1936  
Flt Lt Ulic Y Shannon  7 Oct 1935  
Fg Off Alfred T H Willis 20 Aug 1933  
Fg Off George A Walker  1 Sep 1935  
Fg Off Hugo M  Thomas-Ferrand 18 Feb 1934  
Fg Off Thomas R Vickers 16 May 1934  
Fg Off Stanley S Bertram  2 Sep 1934  
Plt Off Frank Holman 16 Oct 1935  
Plt Off K L Ashfold 21 Feb 1936  
Plt Off E H T Thwaites 29 Feb 1936  
Plt Off A M Smith 29 Feb 1936  
APO J A O'Neill 29 Feb 1936  
Warrant Officer
WO II F C Sheppard 21 Mar 1936  

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7 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Heyford I

Handley Page Heyford II

Handley Page Heyford III

RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Henry E Walker

21 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr

Alfred D Rogers

18 Nov 1935 AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr J F Griffiths 22 Apr 1937  
Flt Lt Ulic Y Shannon  7 Oct 1935  
Fg Off Hugo M  Thomas-Ferrand 18 Feb 1934  
Fg Off Thomas R Vickers 16 May 1934  
Fg Off Stanley S Bertram  2 Sep 1934  
Plt Off E H T Thwaites 29 Feb 1936  
Plt Off A M Smith 29 Feb 1936  
Plt Off G R Fielder 25 Oct 1936  
APO J A H Cooper 22 May 1937  
APO J P Dyer 22 May 1937  
APO C B G Robinson 22 May 1937  
       
Warrant Officer
WO II F C Sheppard 21 Mar 1936  

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10 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Heyford II

Handley Page Heyford III

RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Henry E Walker

21 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr

Andrew McKee

 8 Nov 1937 later AM
Sqn Ldr J F Griffiths 22 Apr 1937  
Flt Lt G E Peacock 18 Oct 1937  
Fg Off E H T Thwaites 29 Feb 1936  
Fg Off A M Smith 29 Feb 1936  
Plt Off G R Fielder 25 Oct 1936  
Plt Off J A H Cooper 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J P Dyer 22 May 1937  
Plt Off C B G Robinson 22 May 1937 Navigation duties
Plt Off J F P Brough 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off P Campbell 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J F Chandler 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R H Dingle  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off J R Brown  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off G L M Schrader 31 Dec 1937  
Plt Off J T I Challes 31 Dec 1937  
Plt Off T G Kirby-Green 25 Jan 1938  
Plt Off J L Beck  5 Dec 1937  
Plt Off G J Hetherington  5 Dec 1937  
Plt Off E V Hulbert 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off H G Muller 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D G Stanley 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off A H Siminson 27 Nov 1937  
Warrant Officer
WO II F C Sheppard 21 Mar 1936  

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10 Airmen Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Vickers Wellington I (from Oct 1938) RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

Wellington I

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Henry E Walker

21 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr J F Griffiths 22 Apr 1937  
Flt Lt R C E Catt 17 Nov 1938  
Flt Lt G E Peacock 18 Oct 1937  
Fg Off E H T Thwaites 29 Feb 1936  
Fg Off A M Smith 29 Feb 1936  
Fg Off G R Fielder 25 Oct 1936  
Fg Off J F P Brough 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off J L Beck  5 Dec 1937  
Plt Off J A H Cooper 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J P Dyer 22 May 1937  
Plt Off P Campbell 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J F Chandler 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R H Dingle  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off J R Brown  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off G L M Schrader 31 Dec 1937  
Plt Off J T I Challes 31 Dec 1937  
Plt Off T G Kirby-Green 25 Jan 1938  
Plt Off G J Hetherington  5 Dec 1937  
Plt Off E V Hulbert 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off H G Muller 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D G Stanley 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off A H Siminson 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J M Hillier  5 Nov 1938  
Warrant Officer
WO F C Sheppard 21 Mar 1936  

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10 Airmen Pilots

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Vickers Wellington I RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Henry E Walker

21 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr J F Griffiths 22 Apr 1937  
Sqn Ldr R C E Catt 17 Nov 1938  
Flt Lt G E Peacock 18 Oct 1937  
Fg Off E H T Thwaites 29 Feb 1936  
Fg Off A M Smith 29 Feb 1936  
Fg Off G R Fielder 25 Oct 1936  
Fg Off J F P Brough 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off J L Beck  5 Dec 1937  
Fg Off G J Hetherington  5 Dec 1937  
Fg Off G L M Schrader 31 Dec 1937  
Fg Off J T I Challes 31 Dec 1937  
Fg Off J P Dyer 22 May 1937  
Fg Off T G Kirby-Green 25 Jan 1938  
Fg Off J A H Cooper 22 May 1937  
Plt Off P Campbell 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J F Chandler 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R H Dingle  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off J R Brown  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off E V Hulbert 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off H G Muller 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D G Stanley 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off A H Siminson 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J M Hillier  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off A J Payn 17 Dec 1938  
APO F N Lines  4 Mar 1939 RAFO
Warrant Officers
WO F C Sheppard 21 Mar 1936  
WO W J Frost 10 Jan 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Vickers Wellington I RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Henry E Walker

21 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding, MC, DFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr J F Griffiths 22 Apr 1937  
Sqn Ldr R C E Catt 17 Nov 1938  
Fg Off E H T Thwaites 29 Feb 1936  
Fg Off A M Smith 29 Feb 1936  
Fg Off G R Fielder 25 Oct 1936  
Fg Off J F P Brough 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off J L Beck  5 Dec 1937  
Fg Off G J Hetherington  5 Dec 1937  
Fg Off G L M Schrader 31 Dec 1937  
Fg Off J T I Challes 31 Dec 1937  
Fg Off J P Dyer 22 May 1937  
Fg Off T G Kirby-Green 25 Jan 1938  
Fg Off J A H Cooper 22 May 1937  
Plt Off P Campbell 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J F Chandler 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R H Dingle  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off N A Burt 25 Feb 1939  
Plt Off E V Hulbert 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off H G Muller 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D G Stanley 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off A H Siminson 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J M Hillier  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off A J Payn 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off F N Lines  5 Mar 1939  
Warrant Officers
WO F C Sheppard 21 Mar 1936  
WO W J Frost 10 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

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