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No 206 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Manston on 15 June 1936 from 'C' Flight of No 48 Squadron

Movement Date Location
1 Aug 1936 Bircham Newton

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro Anson I RAF Bircham Newton Coastal Command/No 16 (Reconnaissance) Group

Anson I

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr H O Long 2 Oct 1936 Officer Commanding, DSO
Sqn Ldr G M Buxton  7 Oct 1936
Flt Lt W N H Banks 19 Jul 1936  
Flt Lt E F Porter  9 Sep 1936  
Plt Off P J K Pike 26 Jul 1936  
Plt Off E Banthorpe 26 Jul 1936  
Plt Off J A Chorlton 14 Jul 1936  
Plt Off A R Atkins 14 Jul 1936  
Plt Off D K Banks 21 Jul 1936  
Plt Off W H Biddell  4 Oct 1936  
Plt Off B E Dobb  4 Oct 1936  

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5 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro Anson I RAF Bircham Newton Coastal Command/No 16 (Reconnaissance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr H H Martin  3 May 1938 Officer Commanding
Flt Lt R C Gordon 12 Nov 1937 RCAF
Fg Off P J K Pike 26 Jul 1936  
Fg Off E Banthorpe 26 Jul 1936  
Fg Off A R Atkins 14 Jul 1936  
Fg Off W H Biddell  4 Oct 1936  
Plt Off G F Dean 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off Frank Hume 30 Jun 1937 later A/Cdre
Plt Off D P Marvin 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R E G Van der Kist 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off K B Corbould 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J W B Davis 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off B O Dias 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J R S Romanes 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off M A Scott 30 Jun 1937
Plt Off R H Thompson 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J F Ross  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off P C Rolt  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off G D O de Le M Hutchesson  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off H G D Devey  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off E A Good  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off L R Cohen 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off A R Holmes 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R T Hunn 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off A M G Lywood 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D D McPetrie 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off J R Bland 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off P D Dear 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off A S Mirylees 15 Nov 1937  
Plt Off G H Wherry 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off A F Binks 27 Nov 1937  

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16 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro Anson I RAF Bircham Newton Coastal Command/No 16 (Reconnaissance) Group

Anson I of No 206 Squadron (camouflage scheme)

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr H H Martin  3 May 1938 Officer Commanding
Sqn Ldr L W Burgess  1 Dec 1938
Act Flt Lt E Banthorpe 26 Jul 1936  
Act Flt Lt A R Atkins 14 Jul 1936  
Fg Off W H Biddell  4 Oct 1936  
Plt Off G F Dean 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off Frank Hume 30 Jun 1937 later A/Cdre
Plt Off D P Marvin 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R E G Van der Kist 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J W B Davis 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off B O Dias 30 Jun 1937
Plt Off J R S Romanes 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off G D O de Le M Hutchesson  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off E A Good  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off A R Holmes 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R T Hunn 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D D McPetrie 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off J R Bland 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off A S Mirylees 15 Nov 1937  
APO G W Brant 29 Oct 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro Anson I RAF Bircham Newton Coastal Command/No 16 (Reconnaissance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Frederick L Pearce

16 Jan 1939 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr

Narborough H D'Aeth

 9 Jan 1939 Officer Commanding; later AVM
Sqn Ldr H H Martin  3 May 1938
Sqn Ldr L W Burgess  1 Dec 1938
Act Flt Lt A R Atkins 14 Jul 1936  
Fg Off W H Biddell  4 Oct 1936  
Plt Off Frank Hume 30 Jun 1937 later A/Cdre
Plt Off D P Marvin 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R E G Van der Kist 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off J W B Davis 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off B O Dias 30 Jun 1937
Plt Off J R S Romanes 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off G D O de Le M Hutchesson  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off E A Good  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off A R Holmes 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R T Hunn 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D D McPetrie 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off J R Bland 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off A S Mirylees 15 Nov 1937  
Plt Off G W Brant 29 Oct 1938  
APO N A Edwards 14 Jan 1939  
APO M D Evans 14 Jan 1939  
APO D M Harry 14 Jan 1939  
APO S R Henderson 14 Jan 1939  
APO R Stevenson  2 Feb 1939  
APO C A S Greenhill  4 Mar 1939  
APO G P Watson  4 Mar 1939  
Warrant Officer
WO G W Leedham  2 Mar 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro Anson I RAF Bircham Newton Coastal Command/No 16 (Reconnaissance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Narborough H D'Aeth

 9 Jan 1939 Officer Commanding; later AVM
Wg Cdr

Frederick L Pearce

16 Jan 1939 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr H H Martin  3 May 1938
Sqn Ldr L W Burgess  1 Dec 1938
Act Flt Lt A R Atkins 14 Jul 1936  
Act Flt Lt W H Biddell  4 Oct 1936  
Act Flt Lt J R S Romanes 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off Frank Hume 30 Jun 1937 later A/Cdre
Fg Off J W B Davis 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off B O Dias 30 Jun 1937
Plt Off D P Marvin 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R E G Van der Kist 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off G D O de Le M Hutchesson  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off E A Good  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off A R Holmes 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R T Hunn 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D D McPetrie 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off J R Bland 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off A S Mirylees 15 Nov 1937  
Plt Off G W Brant 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off R Stevenson  2 Feb 1939  
APO N A Edwards 14 Jan 1939  
APO M D Evans 14 Jan 1939  
APO D M Harry 14 Jan 1939  
APO S R Henderson 14 Jan 1939  
APO C A S Greenhill  4 Mar 1939  
APO G P Watson  4 Mar 1939  
Warrant Officer
WO G W Leedham  2 Mar 1938  

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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