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No 115 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Marham on 15 June 1937 from 'B' Flight of No 38 Squadron equipped with Hendon IIs and Harrows.

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Hendon II (until Aug 1937)

Handley Page Harrow

RAF Marham Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

Fairey Hendon

Harrow of No 115 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Frank L Hopps

Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Harrow RAF Marham Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Frank L Hopps

Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr J E W Bowles  9 Mar 1938  
Sqn Ldr B G Farrow 21 Feb 1938  
Fg Off A J Guthrie 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off L Vincent 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off A E Pringle 28 Jun 1937  
Plt Off M L Wells 28 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J F Newman 28 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R H Sleigh 28 Jun 1937  
Plt Off D F Laslett 30 Jan 1938  
Plt Off E J Sheeran 30 Jan 1938  
Plt Off E D Chantler 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off E G F Chivers 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R S C Wood 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off O R Donaldson  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off E J T Clarke  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off A R Gibbes  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off H R Jaggard 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off F A H Lambart 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off E G Scott 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off D F Williams  8 Jan 1938  
APO J N Harris 27 Nov 1937  

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10 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Harrow RAF Marham Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Frank L Hopps

Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr J E W Bowles  9 Mar 1938  
Sqn Ldr B G Farrow 21 Feb 1938  
Flt Lt A J Guthrie 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off L Vincent 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off A E Pringle 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off M L Wells 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off J F Newman 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off R H Sleigh 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off Charles H Simpson 20 Aug 1938 later A/Cdre
Plt Off D F Laslett 30 Jan 1938  
Plt Off E J Sheeran 30 Jan 1938  
Plt Off E D Chantler 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off E G F Chivers 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R S C Wood 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off O R Donaldson  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off E J T Clarke  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off A R Gibbes  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off H R Jaggard 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off F A H Lambart 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off E G Scott 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J N Harris 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off R A Gayford 22 Octy 1938  
APO R A Marsh 29 Oct 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

Wellington I

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Harrow

Vickers Wellington I (from Mar 1939)

RAF Marham Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr J E W Bowles  9 Mar 1938  
Sqn Ldr B G Farrow 21 Feb 1938  
Flt Lt A J Guthrie 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off A E Pringle 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off M L Wells 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off J F Newman 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off R H Sleigh 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off L Vincent 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off Charles H Simpson 20 Aug 1938 later A/Cdre
Fg Off D F Laslett 30 Jan 1938  
Plt Off E G F Chivers 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R S C Wood 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off O R Donaldson  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off E J T Clarke  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off H R Jaggard 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off F A H Lambart 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off E G Scott 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J N Harris 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off A R Gibbes  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off E J Sheeran 30 Jan 1938  
Plt Off R A Gayford 22 Oct 1938  
APO H Garnell  4 Mar 1939 RAFO
Warrant Officer
WO H Pallant 15 Jun 1937  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Harrow

Vickers Wellington I

RAF Marham Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr H G Rowe 15 Mar 1939 Officer Commanding
Sqn Ldr J E W Bowles  9 Mar 1938  
Sqn Ldr B G Farrow 21 Feb 1938  
Flt Lt A J Guthrie 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off A E Pringle 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off M L Wells 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off J F Newman 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off R H Sleigh 28 Jun 1937  
Fg Off L Vincent 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off Charles H Simpson 20 Aug 1938 later A/Cdre
Fg Off D F Laslett 30 Jan 1938  
Fg Off E J Sheeran 30 Jan 1938  
Plt Off E G F Chivers 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R S C Wood 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off O R Donaldson  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off E J T Clarke  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off H R Jaggard 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off F A H Lambart 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off E G Scott 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J N Harris 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off A R Gibbes  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off R A Gayford 22 Oct 1938  
APO H Garnell  4 Mar 1939 RAFO
Warrant Officer
WO H Pallant 15 Jun 1937  

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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