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No 150 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


[Jan 1939  | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

Formed at Boscombe Down on 8 August 1938 equipped with Fairey Battles.

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Battle I RAF Boscombe Down Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Group

Battle I

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

William M L MacDonald

 1 Oct 1938 Officer Commanding, later ACM
Act Flt Lt J E Innes-Crump 20 Aug 1938  
Act Fg Off A E Hyde-Parker  8 Sep 1938  
Plt Off E Parker 29 Aug 1938  
Plt Off M A Poulton  6 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J E Vernon  6 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J R Saunders  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off H R McD Beall  8 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J L Calvert  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off D Devoto  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off N C Tatem 24 Sep 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
3 Apr 1939 Benson

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Battle I RAF Benson Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

William M L MacDonald

 1 Oct 1938 Officer Commanding, later ACM
Act Flt Lt J E Innes-Crump 20 Aug 1938  
Fg Off A E Hyde-Parker  8 Sep 1938  
Fg Off E Parker 29 Aug 1938  
Fg Off H R McD Beall  8 Sep 1938  
Plt Off M A Poulton  6 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J E Vernon  6 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J R Saunders  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J L Calvert  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off D Devoto  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J Boon 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off L Campbell-Irons 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off A R Gulley 17 Dec 1938  
APO D G Long 17 Dec 1938  
APO C A J MacNamara 17 Dec 1938  
APO D E T Osment 17 Dec 1938  
APO S R Peacock-Edwards 17 Dec 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Battle I RAF Benson Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Allen Hesketh

13 Mar 1939 Officer Commanding, DFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr

William M L MacDonald

 1 Oct 1938 later ACM
Act Flt Lt J E Innes-Crump 20 Aug 1938  
Fg Off A E Hyde-Parker  8 Sep 1938  
Fg Off E Parker 29 Aug 1938  
Fg Off H R McD Beall  8 Sep 1938  
Fg Off F M C Corelli 13 Feb 1939  
Plt Off M A Poulton  6 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J E Vernon  6 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J R Saunders  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J L Calvert  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off D Devoto  2 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J Boon 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off L Campbell-Irons 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off A R Gulley 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off D G Long 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off C A J MacNamara 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off D E T Osment 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off S R Peacock-Edwards 17 Dec 1938  
Warrant Officer
WO T F York  1 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

[Jan 1939  | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

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