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No 104 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 7 January 1936 from 'C' Flight of No 40 Squadron equipped with Hawker Hinds.

July 1936

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

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr J E Hewitt 9 Apr 1936 Officer Commanding, RAAF
Flt Lt A A Jones  7 Jan 1936  
Plt Off V Ray  6 Mar 1936  
Plt Off D H C Hull 14 Mar 1936  
Plt Off J A C Karran  4 Mar 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 J E Hewitt 9 Apr 1936 Officer Commanding, RAAF
Fg Off R E Baxter 11 Oct 1936  
Plt Off V Ray  6 Mar 1936  
Plt Off D H C Hull 14 Mar 1936  
Plt Off D C Smythe 28 Jun 1936  
Plt Off N A F Cheeseman  4 Jan 1937  
Plt Off N J Starr 25 Dec 1936  
Plt Off G E Newton 25 Dec 1936  
Plt Off J R D Hird 10 Jan 1937  
Plt Off H P Powell 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off G H Stephens 21 Feb 1937  
APO J N Collins 22 May 1937  

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2 Airman Pilot

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
2 May 1938 Bassingbourn

July 1938

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

Blenheim I of No 104 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr D P Lascelles 11 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding, RAAF
Fg Off V Ray  6 Mar 1936 Navigation duties
Fg Off D H C Hull 14 Mar 1936  
Fg Off D C Smythe 28 Jun 1936 Navigation duties
Plt Off N A F Cheeseman  4 Jan 1937  
Plt Off N J Starr 25 Dec 1936  
Plt Off G E Newton 25 Dec 1936  
Plt Off J R D Hird 10 Jan 1937  
Plt Off H P Powell 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off G H Stephens 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off E H Lynch-Blosse 31 Jul 1937
Plt Off J N Collins 22 May 1937
Plt Off D A Smith  7 Aug 1937
Plt Off J C Breese 18 Dec 1937
Plt Off J H Read 27 Nov 1937
APO K Laxton 26 Mar 1938 RAFO

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5 Airman Pilot

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I RAF Bassingbourn Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr D P Lascelles 11 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding, RAAF
Act Flt Lt V Ray  6 Mar 1936 Navigation duties
Fg Off D H C Hull 14 Mar 1936  
Fg Off D C Smythe 28 Jun 1936 Navigation duties
Fg Off N A F Cheeseman  4 Jan 1937  
Fg Off N J Starr 25 Dec 1936  
Fg Off G E Newton 25 Dec 1936  
Fg Off J R D Hird 10 Jan 1937  
Fg Off G H Stephens 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off H P Powell 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off E H Lynch-Blosse 31 Jul 1937
Plt Off J N Collins 22 May 1937
Plt Off D A Smith  7 Aug 1937
Plt Off J C Breese 18 Dec 1937
Plt Off G E Bould 20 Aug 1938
Plt Off J W Oliver 20 Aug 1938
Plt Off K Laxton  7 Oct 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I RAF Bassingbourn Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr D P Lascelles 11 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding, RAAF
Act Flt Lt V Ray  6 Mar 1936 Navigation duties
Fg Off D H C Hull 14 Mar 1936  
Fg Off D C Smythe 28 Jun 1936 Navigation duties
Fg Off N J Starr 25 Dec 1936  
Fg Off G E Newton 25 Dec 1936  
Fg Off J R D Hird 10 Jan 1937  
Fg Off G H Stephens 21 Feb 1937  
Fg Off H P Powell 21 Feb 1937  
Fg Off E H Lynch-Blosse 31 Jul 1937
Plt Off J N Collins 22 May 1937
Plt Off D A Smith  7 Aug 1937
Plt Off J C Breese 18 Dec 1937
Plt Off G E Bould 20 Aug 1938
Plt Off J W Oliver 20 Aug 1938
Plt Off K Laxton  7 Oct 1938  
Warrant Officer
WO E J Cole  8 Dec 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I

Avro Anson I (from May 1939)

RAF Bassingbourn Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

Anson I

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr D P Lascelles 11 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding, RAAF
Act Flt Lt V Ray  6 Mar 1936 Navigation duties
Act Flt Lt D H C Hull 14 Mar 1936  
Fg Off D C Smythe 28 Jun 1936 Navigation duties
Fg Off N J Starr 25 Dec 1936  
Fg Off G E Newton 25 Dec 1936  
Fg Off J R D Hird 10 Jan 1937  
Fg Off G H Stephens 21 Feb 1937  
Fg Off H P Powell 21 Feb 1937  
Fg Off E H Lynch-Blosse 31 Jul 1937
Plt Off J N Collins 22 May 1937
Plt Off D A Smith  7 Aug 1937
Plt Off J C Breese 18 Dec 1937
Plt Off G E Bould 20 Aug 1938
Plt Off J W Oliver 20 Aug 1938
Plt Off K Laxton  7 Oct 1938  
Warrant Officer
WO E J Cole  8 Dec 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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