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No 107 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Andover on 10 August 1936.

Movement Date Location
16 Feb 1937 Old Sarum
15 Jun 1937 Harwell

July 1937

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

Hawker Hind of No 107 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr E A Healy 25 Sep 1936 Officer Commanding,
Plt Off C J D Donovan 12 Oct 1936  
Plt Off T D B Blake 11 Oct 1936  
Plt Off L G Hamer 11 Oct 1936  
Plt Off Gareth T B Clayton 19 Oct 1936 later AM
Plt Off C P Bomford 25 Oct 1936  
Plt Off H B Lightoller 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off B A Sisson 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off P E Warne 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off E A Warfield 24 Apr 1937  
APO R Hutchinson 22 May 1937  
APO T V Poltock 22 May 1937  
APO F E O Temple-West 22 May 1937  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr V Q Blackden 25 Oct 1937 Officer Commanding,
Act Flt Lt W F Barton 31 Jan 1938  
Plt Off L G Hamer 11 Oct 1936 Navigation duties
Plt Off Gareth T B Clayton 19 Oct 1936 Navigation duties; later AM
Plt Off C P Bomford 25 Oct 1936  
Plt Off H B Lightoller 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off P E Warne 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off E A Warfield 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off T V Poltock 22 May 1937  
Plt Off F E O Temple-West 22 May 1937  
Plt Off G B B Doudney 24 Aug 1937  
Plt Off H F Thomson 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off W J Murphy  8 Jan 1938  
APO D K Robertson 26 Mar 1938 RAFO

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5 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I (from Aug 1938) RAF Harwell Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Group

Bristol Blenheim I

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr V Q Blackden 25 Oct 1937 Officer Commanding,
Act Flt Lt W F Barton 31 Jan 1938  
Fg Off H F Thomson 27 Nov 1937  
Fg Off Gareth T B Clayton 19 Oct 1936 Navigation duties; later AM
Fg Off L G Hamer 11 Oct 1936 Navigation duties
Fg Off C P Bomford 25 Oct 1936  
Plt Off H B Lightoller 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off P E Warne 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off E A Warfield 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off T V Poltock 22 May 1937  
Plt Off G B B Doudney 24 Aug 1937  
Plt Off W J Murphy  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off R C Rotherham 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off A E Newitt  5 Nov 1938  
APO D K Robertson 26 Mar 1938 RAFO

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr V Q Blackden 25 Oct 1937 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt W F Barton 31 Jan 1938  
Fg Off Gareth T B Clayton 19 Oct 1936 Navigation duties; later AM
Fg Off L G Hamer 11 Oct 1936 Navigation duties
Fg Off C P Bomford 25 Oct 1936  
Fg Off H B Lightoller 21 Feb 1937  
Fg Off P E Warne 21 Feb 1937  
Fg Off E A Warfield 24 Apr 1937  
Fg Off H F Thomson 27 Nov 1937  
Fg Off T V Poltock 22 May 1937  
Fg Off G B B Doudney 24 Aug 1937  
Plt Off W J Murphy  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off R C Rotherham 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off A E Newitt  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off W Bunting 28 Jan 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

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

Bristol Blenheim IV (from May 1939)

RAF Wattisham Bomber Command/No 6 (Bomber) Group

Bristol Blenheim IV of No 107 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr V Q Blackden 25 Oct 1937 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt W F Barton 31 Jan 1938  
Act Flt Lt Gareth T B Clayton 19 Oct 1936 Navigation duties; later AM
Fg Off C P Bomford 25 Oct 1936  
Fg Off H B Lightoller 21 Feb 1937  
Fg Off P E Warne 21 Feb 1937  
Fg Off E A Warfield 24 Apr 1937  
Fg Off H F Thomson 27 Nov 1937  
Fg Off T V Poltock 22 May 1937  
Fg Off G B B Doudney 24 Aug 1937  
Plt Off W J Murphy  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off R C Rotherham 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off A E Newitt  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off W Bunting 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off E R Berry  8 Mar 1939  
Plt Off J W Stephens  7 Mar 1939  
Plt Off J D Murphy 29 Mar 1939  
Plt Off K D'A Taute 11 Mar 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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