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No 233 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Upper Heyford on 18 May 1937.

Movement Date Location
9 Jul 1937 Thornaby

July 1937

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

Anson I of No 233 Squadron (camouflage scheme)

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

John B M Wallis

22 May 1937 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Plt Off C A Butler 22 May 1937  
Plt Off L F Cooper 22 May 1937  
Plt Off L W Lowden 22 May 1937  
Plt Off G P Robinson 22 May 1937  
Plt Off F O Thresher 22 May 1937  
Plt Off C A Turner 22 May 1937  

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7 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Lewis G le B Croke

 8 Nov 1937 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt D Y Feeny 12 Nov 1937  
Fg Off J D S Huxley 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off C A Butler 22 May 1937  
Plt Off L F Cooper 22 May 1937  
Plt Off G P Robinson 22 May 1937  
Plt Off F O Thresher 22 May 1937  
Plt Off A F Barber 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off B A Coventry 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off G V W Davies 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off E D Godfrey 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off H E Hopkins 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off A J Mould 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R D Williams 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off C A Wallis 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off C H Clark  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off G Edwards  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off T W T McComb  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off D McKenzie  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off J Dunn 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R H Immelman 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off N F Morris 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D L Vercoe 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off A S Peter 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off T Waddington 27 Nov 1937  

-

16 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
1 Sep 1938 Leuchars
28 Sep 1938 Montrose
10 Oct 1938 Leuchars

January 1939

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Lewis G le B Croke

 8 Nov 1937 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr D Y Feeny 12 Nov 1937  
Fg Off L F Cooper 22 May 1937  
Fg Off G P Robinson 22 May 1937  
Fg Off C A Butler 22 May 1937  
Act Fg Off E D Godfrey 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off A F Barber 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off B A Coventry 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off G V W Davies 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off H E Hopkins 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off A J Mould 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R D Williams 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off C A Wallis 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off C H Clark  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off G Edwards  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off T W T McComb  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off D McKenzie  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off J Dunn 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R H Immelman 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D L Vercoe 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off A S Peter 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off P W H Kite  4 Jun 1938  
Plt Off A W Nelson  4 Jun 1938  
Plt Off L Hinks-Edwards 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off J B Ensor 17 Sep 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

Lewis G le B Croke

 8 Nov 1937 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr D Y Feeny 12 Nov 1937  
Fg Off L F Cooper 22 May 1937  
Fg Off G P Robinson 22 May 1937  
Fg Off C A Butler 22 May 1937  
Fg Off A H McLaren 17 Feb 1939  
Fg Off H E Hopkins 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off A J Mould 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off C A Wallis 30 Jun 1937  
Act Fg Off E D Godfrey 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off A F Barber 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off B A Coventry 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off G V W Davies 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off R D Williams 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off C H Clark  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off G Edwards  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off T W T McComb  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off D McKenzie  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off J Dunn 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R H Immelman 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D L Vercoe 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off A S Peter 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off P W H Kite  4 Jun 1938  
Plt Off A W Nelson  4 Jun 1938  
Plt Off L Hinks-Edwards 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off J B Ensor 17 Sep 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

Lewis G le B Croke

 8 Nov 1937 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr D Y Feeny 12 Nov 1937  
Act Flt Lt E D Godfrey 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off L F Cooper 22 May 1937  
Fg Off G P Robinson 22 May 1937  
Fg Off C A Butler 22 May 1937  
Fg Off A H McLaren 17 Feb 1939  
Fg Off H E Hopkins 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off A J Mould 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off C A Wallis 30 Jun 1937  
Fg Off R D Williams 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off A F Barber 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off B A Coventry 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off G V W Davies 30 Jun 1937  
Plt Off C H Clark  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off G Edwards  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off T W T McComb  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off D McKenzie  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off J Dunn 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R H Immelman 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D L Vercoe 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off A S Peter 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off P W H Kite  4 Jun 1938  
Plt Off A W Nelson  4 Jun 1938  
Plt Off L Hinks-Edwards 20 Aug 1938  
Plt Off J B Ensor 17 Sep 1938  
Plt Off G J D Yorke 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

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

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