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No 224 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Manston on 1 February 1937 from 'C' Flight of No 48 Squadron

Movement Date Location
15 Feb 1937 Boscombe Down

July 1937

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

Anson I of No 224 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Reginald N Waite

 3 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt L H Anderson  1 Feb 1937  
Flt Lt J R S Agar  1 Feb 1937  
Plt Off A E Williamson  1 Feb 1937  
Plt Off J L Atkinson  1 Feb 1937  
Plt Off A L Womersley  1 Feb 1937  
Plt Off J P S Smyth  1 Feb 1937  
Plt Off C B Lamb  1 Feb 1937  
Plt Off J R Hollington  1 Feb 1937  
Plt Off D G Perry  1 Feb 1937  
Plt Off N L Smith  1 Feb 1937  
Plt Off F E Burton 28 Mar 1937  
Plt Off A A T Bulloch 21 Apr 1937  
Plt Off R G M Walker 24 Apr 1937  
APO S C Pendred  7 Mar 1937  
APO W G Craddock 28 Mar 1937  
APO G C C Bartlett 24 Apr 1937  
APO K W C Bindloss 24 Apr 1937  
APO J C Burge 24 Apr 1937  
APO C E A Garton 24 Apr 1937  
APO H D Green 24 Apr 1937  
APO J G H Potter 24 Apr 1937  
APO M O Scott 24 Apr 1937  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
9 Jul 1937 Thornaby
17 Jan 1938 Eastleigh
26 Mar 1938 Thornaby

July 1938

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Reginald N Waite

 3 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt L H Anderson  1 Feb 1937  
Flt Lt H C S Vetch  5 Feb 1938  
Fg Off A G H Bell  7 Aug 1937  
Fg Off A E Williamson  1 Feb 1937  
Fg Off J L Atkinson  1 Feb 1937  
Fg Off A L Womersley  1 Feb 1937  
Plt Off J P S Smyth  1 Feb 1937  
Plt Off J R Hollington  1 Feb 1937  
Plt Off D G Perry  1 Feb 1937  
Plt Off F E Burton 28 Mar 1937  
Plt Off A A T Bulloch 21 Apr 1937  
Plt Off R G M Walker 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off G C C Bartlett 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off J C Burge 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off H D Green 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off J G H Potter 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off T B Marshall 27 Nov 1937  
APO J W C McFarlane 27 Nov 1937  

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15 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
1 Sep 1938 Leuchars

January 1939

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Reginald N Waite

 3 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt H C S Vetch  5 Feb 1938  
Fg Off A G H Bell  7 Aug 1937  
Fg Off A E Williamson  1 Feb 1937  
Fg Off J L Atkinson  1 Feb 1937  
Fg Off A L Womersley  1 Feb 1937  
Fg Off J P S Smyth  1 Feb 1937  
Fg Off F E Burton 28 Mar 1937  
Fg Off D G Perry  1 Feb 1937  
Fg Off A A T Bulloch 21 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J R Hollington  1 Feb 1937  
Plt Off R G M Walker 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off H D Green 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off G C C Bartlett 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off J C Burge 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off J G H Potter 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off D G Heaton-Nicholls 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off R A Barker  4 Jun 1938  
Plt Off W B Hunter  4 Jun 1938  
Plt Off A Brown  9 Jul 1938  
APO D S Lindsay 29 Oct 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro Anson I RAF Leuchars Coastal Command/No 18 (Reconnaissance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr E A Hodgson 28 Dec 1938 Officer Commanding
Sqn Ldr G R Brice  9 Jan 1938  
Fg Off A G H Bell  7 Aug 1937  
Fg Off A E Williamson  1 Feb 1937  
Fg Off J L Atkinson  1 Feb 1937  
Fg Off A L Womersley  1 Feb 1937  
Fg Off F E Burton 28 Mar 1937  
Fg Off D G Perry  1 Feb 1937  
Fg Off A A T Bulloch 21 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J R Hollington  1 Feb 1937  
Fg Off H D Green 24 Apr 1937  
Fg Off G C C Bartlett 24 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J C Burge 24 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J G H Potter 24 Apr 1937  
Fg Off R G M Walker 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off D G Heaton-Nicholls 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off R A Barker  4 Jun 1938  
Plt Off W B Hunter  4 Jun 1938  
Plt Off A Brown  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off J W C McFarlane  4 Jan 1939  
Plt Off D S Lindsay 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off P M Boulton 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off E R Baker 17 Dec 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro Anson I RAF Leuchars Coastal Command/No 18 (Reconnaissance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr E A Hodgson 28 Dec 1938 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr G R Brice  9 Jan 1938  
Act Flt Lt J L Atkinson  1 Feb 1937  
Act Flt Lt A L Womersley  1 Feb 1937  
Fg Off A G H Bell  7 Aug 1937  
Fg Off A E Williamson  1 Feb 1937  
Fg Off F E Burton 28 Mar 1937  
Fg Off D G Perry  1 Feb 1937  
Fg Off A A T Bulloch 21 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J R Hollington  1 Feb 1937  
Fg Off H D Green 24 Apr 1937  
Fg Off G C C Bartlett 24 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J C Burge 24 Apr 1937  
Fg Off J G H Potter 24 Apr 1937  
Fg Off R G M Walker 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off D G Heaton-Nicholls 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off R A Barker  4 Jun 1938  
Plt Off W B Hunter  4 Jun 1938  
Plt Off A Brown  9 Jul 1938  
Plt Off J W C McFarlane  4 Jan 1939  
Plt Off D S Lindsay 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off P M Boulton 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off E R Baker 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off C N Whittington 29 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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