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No 148 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Scampton on 7 June 1937 from a nucleus provided by No 9 Squadron

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Audax (until Jul 1937)

Vickers Wellesley (from Jun 1937)

RAF Scampton Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

Hawker Audax

Wellesley I of No 148 Squadron - October 1937

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Richard Kellett

 9 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
10 Mar 1938 Stradishall

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Vickers Wellesley RAF Stradishall Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Harold A Haines

 4 Dec 1937 Officer Commanding, DFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt F A J Pollock-Gore  9 Apr 1938  
Fg Off A Ovenden 14 Mar 1938  
Fg Off Y P Wilson 16 Jul 1937 Navigation duties
Plt Off C S H Richardson 16 Jul 1937  
Plt Off

Thomas W Piper

28 Jun 1937 later AM
Plt Off F N Hughes 16 Jul 1937  
Plt Off G F Rodney  6 Jul 1937  
Plt Off J T L Shore 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off T W Storey 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off M J Earle 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off D C Ross  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off B Statham 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off E C Wheelwright 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R P Elliott 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off P H Way 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off T H B Tayler 26 Mar 1938  

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4 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Heyford III (from Nov 1938) RAF Stradishall Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

Handley Page Heyford

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Harold A Haines

 4 Dec 1937 Officer Commanding, DFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr M D Crichton-Biggie 17 Nov 1938  
Fg Off Y P Wilson 16 Jul 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off C S H Richardson 16 Jul 1937  
Fg Off

Thomas W Piper

28 Jun 1937 later AM
Fg Off G F Rodney  6 Jul 1937  
Plt Off F N Hughes 16 Jul 1937  
Plt Off J T L Shore 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off T W Storey 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off M J Earle 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off D C Ross  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off B Statham 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R P Elliott 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off P H Way 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off T H B Tayler 26 Mar 1938  
Plt Off John O Barnard 30 Jul 1938 later A/Cdre
Plt Off I R Barton  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off J L Yerbury  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off H P Evans  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off G G Heathcote  5 Nov 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

Wellington I of No 148 Squadron

 

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Heyford III

Vickers Wellington I (from Mar 1939)

Avro Anson I (from Apr 1939)

RAF Stradishall Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

Anson I

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Harold A Haines

 4 Dec 1937 Officer Commanding, DFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr M D Crichton-Biggie 17 Nov 1938  
Flt Lt R G Coventry 20 Feb 1939  
Fg Off P Holman 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off Y P Wilson 16 Jul 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off C S H Richardson 16 Jul 1937  
Fg Off

Thomas W Piper

28 Jun 1937 later AM
Fg Off G F Rodney  6 Jul 1937  
Fg Off K T A Harvey 12 Feb 1939  
Fg Off J T L Shore 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off T W Storey 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off F N Hughes 16 Jul 1937  
Plt Off M J Earle 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off B Statham 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R P Elliott 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off P H Way 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off T H B Tayler 26 Mar 1938  
Plt Off John O Barnard 30 Jul 1938 later A/Cdre
Plt Off I R Barton  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off J L Yerbury  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off H P Evans  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off G G Heathcote  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off R C Simmons  6 Feb 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Heyford III (until May 1939)

Vickers Wellington I

RAF Stradishall Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Harold A Haines

 4 Dec 1937 Officer Commanding, DFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr M D Crichton-Biggie 17 Nov 1938  
Flt Lt R G Coventry 20 Feb 1939  
Fg Off P Holman 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off Y P Wilson 16 Jul 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off C S H Richardson 16 Jul 1937  
Fg Off

Thomas W Piper

28 Jun 1937 later AM
Fg Off G F Rodney  6 Jul 1937  
Fg Off K T A Harvey 12 Feb 1939  
Fg Off J T L Shore 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off T W Storey 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off M J Earle 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off F N Hughes 16 Jul 1937  
Plt Off B Statham 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R P Elliott 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off P H Way 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off T H B Tayler 26 Mar 1938  
Plt Off John O Barnard 30 Jul 1938 later A/Cdre
Plt Off I R Barton  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off J L Yerbury  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off H P Evans  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off G G Heathcote  5 Nov 1938  
Plt Off R C Simmons  6 Feb 1939  
Plt Off F T Knight 10 Apr 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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