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No 226 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Upper Heyford on 15 March 1937 from 'B' Flight of No 57 Squadron

Movement Date Location
16 Apr 1937 Harwell

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Audax RAF Harwell Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Group

Hawker Audax

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr R L Edward 23 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding,
Fg Off M H de L Everest 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off T F Harvey 15 Mar 1937
Plt Off V S Butler 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off R G Hurst 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off A L Pitfield 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off D G Warren 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off N M Thomas 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off T M Hunt 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off G R Brady 15 Mar 1937  

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3 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Battle I (from Oct 1937) RAF Harwell Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Group

Battle I of No 226 Squadron

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr R L Edward 23 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding,
Act Flt Lt M H de L Everest 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off R G Hurst 15 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off A L Pitfield 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off V S Butler 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off D G Warren 15 Mar 1937  
Plt Off D A Cameron  8 Feb 1938
Plt Off G Smith 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R W Bungey 27 Nov 1937
Plt Off A L Taylor  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off R J O O'Neill-Roe  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off A N Pirie 27 Nov 1937  

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5 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Fairey Battle I (from Oct 1937) RAF Harwell Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Charles E S Lockett

 7 Dec 1938 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Act Flt Lt M H de L Everest 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off R G Hurst 15 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off A L Pitfield 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off V S Butler 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off D G Warren 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off D A Cameron  8 Feb 1938
Plt Off R W Bungey 27 Nov 1937
Plt Off A L Taylor  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off A N Pirie 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off Frederick O Barrett  5 Nov 1938 later A/Cdre
Plt Off S N T Wallage 16 Sep 1938  
APO R W Clarke 29 Oct 1938 RAFO

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Sydney L G Pope

 1 Mar 1939 Officer Commanding DFC, AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr

Charles E S Lockett

 7 Dec 1938 later A/Cdre
Act Flt Lt M H de L Everest 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off R G Hurst 15 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off A L Pitfield 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off D G Warren 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off V S Butler 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off D A Cameron  8 Feb 1938
Plt Off R W Bungey 27 Nov 1937
Plt Off A L Taylor  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off A N Pirie 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off Frederick O Barrett  5 Nov 1938 later A/Cdre
Plt Off S N T Wallage 16 Sep 1938  
Plt Off N M Thomas  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off B S Bell 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off N J Robertson 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off D Salwey 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off M W Waddington 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off R W Clarke 17 Dec 1938  
APO R A C Crooks 17 Dec 1938  
APO J H Kennard 17 Dec 1938  
Warrant Officers
WO J R Kettley 16 Jan 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Sydney L G Pope

 1 Mar 1939 Officer Commanding DFC, AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr

Charles E S Lockett

 7 Dec 1938 later A/Cdre
Act Flt Lt M H de L Everest 15 Mar 1937  
Act Flt Lt A L Pitfield 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off R G Hurst 15 Mar 1937 Navigation duties
Fg Off D G Warren 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off V S Butler 15 Mar 1937  
Fg Off D A Cameron  8 Feb 1938
Fg Off N M Thomas  2 Jan 1939  
Plt Off R W Bungey 27 Nov 1937
Plt Off A L Taylor  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off A N Pirie 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off Frederick O Barrett  5 Nov 1938 later A/Cdre
Plt Off S N T Wallage 16 Sep 1938  
Plt Off B S Bell 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off N J Robertson 28 Jan 1939  
Plt Off D Salwey 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off M W Waddington 17 Dec 1938  
Plt Off R W Clarke 17 Dec 1938  
APO R A C Crooks 17 Dec 1938  
APO J H Kennard 17 Dec 1938  
Warrant Officers
WO J R Kettley 16 Jan 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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