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No 220 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Bircham Newton on 17 August 1936 from a nucleus provided by No 206 Squadron

July 1937

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

Anson I of No 220 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr F P Smythies  1 Dec 1936 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt H H Martin  7 Sep 1936  
APO John B Russell  4 Oct 1936 later AVM
APO T M Evans  7 Sep 1936  
APO J V Hoggarth  7 Sep 1936  
APO W H Inge 29 Nov 1936  
APO C D S Smith 29 Nov 1936  
APO R P A Harrison 14 Apr 1937  
APO H W A Sheahan 29 Nov 1936  
APO N F Eagleton 10 Jan 1937  
APO B MacCallum 10 Jan 1937  
APO Denis F Spotswood 10 Jan 1937 later MRAF
APO D H Cross 29 Jan 1937  
APO M V Longbottom 10 Jan 1937  
APO J M Downton 28 Mar 1937  
APO P E Bennett 20 Dec 1936  
APO H J A Thewless 20 Dec 1936  
APO T H Clarke 24 Apr 1937  
APO J G P Greenwood 24 Apr 1937  
APO R H Hain 24 Apr 1937  
Warrant Officer
WO I W A H Cullum  4 Jan 1937  

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19 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 F P Smythies  1 Dec 1936 Officer Commanding,
Act Flt Lt G T Gilbert  9 Oct 1937  
Fg Off J V Hoggarth  7 Sep 1936  
Fg Off C D S Smith 29 Nov 1936  
Fg Off H W A Sheahan 29 Nov 1936  
Plt Off J M Downton 28 Mar 1937  
Plt Off T H Clarke 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off R H Hain 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off T M Parker  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off A Bruce  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C P Wright  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off T M Bulloch  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off J J K Fleetwood  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C F L Tulloch  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off William D Hodgkinson  4 Sep 1937 later ACM
Plt Off H O Thwaite  2 Mar 1938  
Plt Off R N Selley 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J E Turner 27 Nov 1937  

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18 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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr F P Smythies  1 Dec 1936 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt G T Gilbert  9 Oct 1937  
Act Flt Lt J V Hoggarth  7 Sep 1936  
Fg Off W H Ingle 29 Nob 1937  
Fg Off H W A Sheahan 29 Nov 1936  
Fg Off J M Downton 28 Mar 1937  
Plt Off T H Clarke 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off T M Parker  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off A Bruce  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C P Wright  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off T M Bulloch  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off J J K Fleetwood  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C F L Tulloch  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off William D Hodgkinson  4 Sep 1937 later ACM
Plt Off H O Thwaite  2 Mar 1938  
Plt Off R N Selley 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J E Turner 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off Charles V D Willis 30 Jul 1938 later A/Cdre
Plt Off J A H Beckton  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off M C Petrie 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off A W Easton 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off A G W Paul 17 Sep 1938  
APO R J Allanson 20 Aug 1938  
APO J Chamberlain 17 Sep 1938  
APO D N Milligan 17 Sep 1938  
APO S R Kendal 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 A H Paull 16 Jan 1939 Officer Commanding, AFC
Sqn Ldr F P Smythies  1 Dec 1936  
Flt Lt G T Gilbert  9 Oct 1937  
Act Flt Lt J V Hoggarth  7 Sep 1936  
Fg Off H W A Sheahan 29 Nov 1936  
Fg Off J M Downton 28 Mar 1937  
Fg Off T H Clarke 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off T M Parker  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off A Bruce  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C P Wright  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off T M Bulloch  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off J J K Fleetwood  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C F L Tulloch  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off William D Hodgkinson  4 Sep 1937 later ACM
Plt Off H O Thwaite  2 Mar 1938  
Plt Off R N Selley 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off Charles V D Willis 30 Jul 1938 later A/Cdre
Plt Off J A H Beckton  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off M C Petrie 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off A W Easton 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J Chamberlain 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off C E L Powell  1 Mar 1939  
APO R J Allanson 20 Aug 1938  
APO D N Milligan 17 Sep 1938  
APO S R Kendal 29 Oct 1938  
APO R J Jouault  4 Mar 1939  

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 A H Paull 16 Jan 1939 Officer Commanding, AFC
Sqn Ldr F P Smythies  1 Dec 1936  
Flt Lt G T Gilbert  9 Oct 1937  
Act Flt Lt J V Hoggarth  7 Sep 1936  
Fg Off H W A Sheahan 29 Nov 1936  
Fg Off J M Downton 28 Mar 1937  
Fg Off T H Clarke 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off T M Parker  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off A Bruce  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C P Wright  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off T M Bulloch  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off J J K Fleetwood  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off C F L Tulloch  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off William D Hodgkinson  4 Sep 1937 later ACM
Plt Off H O Thwaite  2 Mar 1938  
Plt Off R N Selley 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off Charles V D Willis 30 Jul 1938 later A/Cdre
Plt Off J A H Beckton  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off M C Petrie 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off A W Easton 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off J Chamberlain 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off C E L Powell  1 Mar 1939  
Plt Off H J Keller 29 Mar 1939  
Plt Off G W F Carey 29 Mar 1939  
Plt Off R J Allanson 20 Aug 1938  
APO D N Milligan 17 Sep 1938  
APO S R Kendal 29 Oct 1938  
APO R J Jouault  4 Mar 1939  
Warrant Officer
WO K B J Randall  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

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