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No 114 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Wyton on 1 December 1936 equipped with Hinds until March 1937 when Audaxes and Blenheim Is were received, with the Audaxes leaving in April.

Hawker Hind

Hawker Audax

July 1937

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

Bristol Blenheim of No 114 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Hugh H Brookes

11 Mar 1937 Officer Commanding, later AVM
Flt Lt

Wilfred L Freebody

 9 Mar 1937 later AVM
Plt Off R W G Kitley  5 May 1937  
Plt Off D Perry  1 Dec 1936  
Plt Off J D Stern  1 Dec 1936  
Plt Off L F Gregory 20 Dec 1936  
Plt Off F R Maguire 20 Dec 1936  
Plt Off R E Mills 20 Dec 1936  
Plt Off W M Lupton 25 Dec 1936  
Plt Off S N L Maude 10 Jan 1937  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Wilfred L Freebody

 9 Mar 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC, later AVM
Flt Lt G L Menzies  8 Mar 1938  
Fg Off R W G Kitley  5 May 1937  
Plt Off J D Stern  1 Dec 1936 Navigation duties
Plt Off L F Gregory 20 Dec 1936  
Plt Off R E Mills 20 Dec 1936  
Plt Off W M Lupton 25 Dec 1936  
Plt Off S N L Maude 10 Jan 1937  
Plt Off J H Newberry 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D A Peacock 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R H de Montmorency 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off J G Day 19 Feb 1938  
APO W H George  7 May 1938  

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4 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Wilfred L Freebody

 9 Mar 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC, later AVM
Sqn Ldr G L Menzies  8 Mar 1938  
Act Flt Lt R W G Kitley  5 May 1937  
Plt Off L F Gregory 20 Dec 1936 Navigation duties
Plt Off R E Mills 20 Dec 1936  
Plt Off W M Lupton 25 Dec 1936  
Plt Off S N L Maude 10 Jan 1937  
Plt Off J H Newberry 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D A Peacock 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R H de Montmorency 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off C F Kirkwood-Hackett 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off D G Ogilvie 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off K G S Thompson  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off J M Hogston 29 Oct 1938  
APO W H George  7 May 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Wilfred L Freebody

 9 Mar 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC, later AVM
Act Flt Lt R W G Kitley  5 May 1937  
Fg Off R E Mills 20 Dec 1936  
Fg Off S N L Maude 10 Jan 1937  
Plt Off L F Gregory 20 Dec 1936 Navigation duties
Plt Off J H Newberry 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D A Peacock 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R H de Montmorency 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off C F Kirkwood-Hackett 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off D G Ogilvie 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off K G S Thompson  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off J M Hogston 29 Oct 1938  
Warrant Officer
WO L J King 28 Dec 1936  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Bristol Blenheim I

Bristol Blenheim IV (from May 1939)

RAF Wyton Bomber Command/No 2 (Bomber) Group

Bristol Blenheim IV of No 114 Squadron (coded FD) pre war

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Wilfred L Freebody

 9 Mar 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC, later AVM
Act Flt Lt R W G Kitley  5 May 1937  
Fg Off R E Mills 20 Dec 1936  
Fg Off S N L Maude 10 Jan 1937  
Plt Off L F Gregory 20 Dec 1936 Navigation duties
Plt Off J H Newberry 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D A Peacock 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R H de Montmorency 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off C F Kirkwood-Hackett 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off D G Ogilvie 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off K G S Thompson  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off J M Hogston 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off J P Michell 11 Mar 1939  
Plt Off J D Goodie 11 Mar 1939  
Warrant Officer
WO L J King 28 Dec 1936  

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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