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No 213 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Northolt on 8 March 1937 from 'A' Flight of No 111 Squadron

Movement Date Location
1 Jul 1937 Church Fenton

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Gloster Gauntlet II RAF Church Fenton Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group

Gauntlet II of No 213 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

John H Edwardes Jones

 3 May 1937 Officer Commanding, later AM
Flt Lt J R MacLachlan 22 Mar 1937  
Plt Off R P R Powell  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off J E J Sing  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off W N Sykes  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off R W Denison  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off B J E Lane  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off J Ellis (b: 28 Feb 1917)  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off K W Kaufmann 22 May 1937  
Plt Off R F Weatherill 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off R F T Giddings 22 May 1937  
Plt Off R J Kelsey 22 May 1937  
Plt Off W A Toyne 22 May 1937  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
18 May 1938 Wittering

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Gloster Gauntlet II RAF Wittering Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

John H Edwardes Jones

 3 May 1937 Officer Commanding, later AM
Flt Lt L J Neale 16 May 1938  
Plt Off J E J Sing  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off W N Sykes  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off R W Denison  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off A E Robinson  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off B J E Lane  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off J Ellis (b: 28 Feb 1917)  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off R F Weatherill 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off R F T Giddings 22 May 1937  
Plt Off R J Kelsey 22 May 1937  
Plt Off W A Toyne 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J M Strickland 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R A Kellow 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off K N G Robinson 27 Nov 1937  
APO E G Winning 30 Jun 1937  
APO R R McQueen 19 Feb 1938  

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7 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Gloster Gauntlet II (until Mar 1939)

Hawker Hurricane I (from Jan 1939)

RAF Wittering Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group

Hurricane I of No 213 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

John H Edwardes Jones

 3 May 1937 Officer Commanding, later AM
Fg Off J E J Sing  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off W N Sykes  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off J Ellis (b: 28 Feb 1917)  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off R W Denison  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off B J E Lane  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off R F Weatherill 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off R J Kelsey 22 May 1937  
Plt Off W A Toyne 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J M Strickland 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R A Kellow 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off K N G Robinson 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off E G Winning 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R R McQueen 19 Feb 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Hawker Hurricane I

RAF Wittering Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

John H Edwardes Jones

 3 May 1937 Officer Commanding, later AM
Fg Off J E J Sing  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off W N Sykes  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off J Ellis (b: 28 Feb 1917)  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off B J E Lane  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off R D G Wight  7 Feb 1939  
Fg Off R W Denison  8 Mar 1937  
Plt Off R F Weatherill 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off R J Kelsey 22 May 1937  
Plt Off W A Toyne 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J M Strickland 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off K N G Robinson 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off E G Winning 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R R McQueen 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off H D Clark 17 Dec 1938  
Warrant Officer
WO W E J Manning 15 Feb 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group

Hawker Hurricane I

RAF Wittering Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

John H Edwardes Jones

 3 May 1937 Officer Commanding, later AM
Fg Off J E J Sing  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off W N Sykes  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off J Ellis (b: 28 Feb 1917)  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off B J E Lane  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off R D G Wight  7 Feb 1939  
Fg Off R W Denison  8 Mar 1937  
Fg Off R J Kelsey 22 May 1937  
Plt Off R F Weatherill 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off W A Toyne 22 May 1937  
Plt Off J M Strickland 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off K N G Robinson 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off E G Winning 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R R McQueen 19 Feb 1938  
Plt Off H D Clark 17 Dec 1938  
Warrant Officers
WO A S Hughes  8 Apr 1937  
WO W E J Manning 15 Feb 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

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