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No 149 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Mildenhall on 12 April 1937 from 'B' Flight of No 99 Squadron

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Heyford III (until Jul 1937)

Handley Page Heyford II (from May 1937)

Handley Page Heyford I (from Jul 1937)

RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

Handley Page Heyford

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Eric H Richardson

31 May 1937 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr G R Ashton  6 Jun 1937  
Flt Lt A T H Willis 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off F Holman 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off A Aitken 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off D A Kerr 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off A F Dugald 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off J B Stewart 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off D G Boehm 22 May 1937  
Plt Off D A Cameron 22 May 1937  
APO F W S Turner 12 Apr 1937  
APO B Romanoff 22 May 1937  
APO W J MacRae 22 May 1937  

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6 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Handley Page Heyford II

Handley Page Heyford I

RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Eric H Richardson

31 May 1937 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr G R Ashton  6 Jun 1937  
Sqn Ldr Vernon D Morshead 12 Sep 1937 later A/Cdre
Fg Off F Holman 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J Fulton  3 Jan1938  
Fg Off D A Kerr 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off A F Dugald 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off J B Stewart 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off B Romanoff 22 May 1937  
Plt Off F W S Turner 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off W J MacRae 22 May 1937  
Plt Off G P Miers  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off T A Darling  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off A F Riddlesworth 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D C Garton-Stone 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off H M Robertson 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D W Reacher 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off

Anthony W Heward

 20 Dec 1937 later ACM
Plt Off G B F Cousens  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off J P M Hewett 19 Feb 1938  
APO B P Wallis 26 Mar 1938 RAFO

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16 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Handley Page Heyford I

Vickers Wellington I (from Jan 1939)

RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

Wellington I of No 149 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Eric H Richardson

31 May 1937 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr H I Dabinett  5 Sep 1938  
Sqn Ldr Vernon D Morshead 12 Sep 1937 later A/Cdre
Fg Off F Holman 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J Fulton  3 Jan1938  
Fg Off D A Kerr 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off A F Dugald 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J B Stewart 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off F W S Turner 12 Apr 1937  
Plt Off W J MacRae 22 May 1937  
Plt Off G P Miers  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off T A Darling  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off A F Riddlesworth 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off H M Robertson 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D W Reacher 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off

Anthony W Heward

 20 Dec 1937 later ACM
Plt Off G B F Cousens  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off J P M Hewett 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off F E Board 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off RA Cruickshank 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off R E C J Beeny 30 Oct 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Handley Page Heyford I

Vickers Wellington I

RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr G H Russell 22 Dec 1938 Officer Commanding
Sqn Ldr H I Dabinett  5 Sep 1938  
Sqn Ldr E H Bellairs 31 Dec 1938  
Flt Lt J Fulton  3 Jan1938  
Fg Off D A Kerr 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J B Stewart 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off A F Dugald 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off F W S Turner 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off W J MacRae 22 May 1937  
Plt Off G P Miers  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off T A Darling  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off A F Riddlesworth 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off H M Robertson 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D W Reacher 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off

Anthony W Heward

 20 Dec 1937 later ACM
Plt Off G B F Cousens  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off J P M Hewett 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off F E Board 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off RA Cruickshank 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off R E C J Beeny 30 Oct 1938  
Plt Off T Watson  6 Jan 1939  
Warrant Officer
WO H Firth 28 Apr 1937  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Handley Page Heyford I

Vickers Wellington I

RAF Mildenhall Bomber Command/No 3 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr G H Russell 22 Dec 1938 Officer Commanding
Sqn Ldr H I Dabinett  5 Sep 1938  
Sqn Ldr E H Bellairs 31 Dec 1938  
Flt Lt J Fulton  3 Jan1938  
Fg Off D A Kerr 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J B Stewart 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off A F Dugald 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off F W S Turner 12 Apr 1937  
Fg Off W J MacRae 22 May 1937  
Fg Off

Anthony W Heward

 20 Dec 1937 later ACM
Plt Off G P Miers  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off T A Darling  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off A F Riddlesworth 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off H M Robertson 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D W Reacher 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off G B F Cousens  8 Jan 1938  
Plt Off J P M Hewett 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off F E Board 11 Jun 1938  
Plt Off RA Cruickshank 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off R E C J Beeny 30 Oct 1938  
Plt Off T Watson  6 Jan 1939  
Warrant Officer
WO H Firth 28 Apr 1937  
WO G R Neal 28 Jul 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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