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No 269 Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Reformed at Bircham Newton on 7 December 1936 from 'C' Flight of No 220 Squadron

Movement Date Location
30 Dec 1936 Abbotsinch

July 1937

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

Anson I

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Norman S Allinson

22 May 1937 Officer Commanding, later AVM
Flt Lt W E Rankin 25 Feb 1937  
Flt Lt J A Dixon 29 Nov 1936  
Fg Off Frederick J Manning 21 Feb 1937 later A/Cdre
Plt Off T M Lockyer  7 Sep 1936  
Plt Off P M Astley 29 Nov 1936  
Plt Off B Bell  7 Dec 1936  
Plt Off R H Warcup 29 Nov 1936  
Plt Off J Avent 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off W W Campbell 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off P H Leyton 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off E C Lilburn 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off F R Jeffs 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off H G Mossford 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off H B M Pearson 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off C D W Price 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off W A Sykes 24 Apr 1937  
APO C S Thomas 21 Feb 1937  
APO B B Willmott 21 Feb 1937  

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12 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
17 Jan 1938 Eastleigh
24 Mar 1938 Abbotsinch

July 1938

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr

Norman S Allinson

22 May 1937 Officer Commanding, later AVM
Flt Lt W E Rankin 25 Feb 1937  
Act Flt Lt Frederick J Manning 21 Feb 1937 later A/Cdre
Fg Off T M Lockyer  7 Sep 1936  
Fg Off B Bell  7 Dec 1936  
Plt Off R H Warcup 29 Nov 1936  
Plt Off J Avent 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off P H Leyton 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off E C Lilburn 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off H G Mossford 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off C D W Price 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off B B Willmott 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off F C Phipps 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off J W Baird  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off D J Devitt  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off P WL Billing  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off J B Grant 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off D Hayley-Bell 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off D S M Burrell 26 Mar 1937  
APO L A G Howard 27 Nov 1937  

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17 Airman Pilots

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

Movement Date Location
29 Sep 1938 Thornaby
6 Oct 1938 Abbotsinch

January 1939

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr H W Evens 23 Jul 1938 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr W E Rankin 25 Feb 1937  
Flt Lt Frederick J Manning 21 Feb 1937 later A/Cdre
Fg Off T M Lockyer  7 Sep 1936  
Fg Off B Bell  7 Dec 1936  
Fg Off R H Warcup 29 Nov 1936  
Fg Off F C Phipps 27 Nov 1937  
Fg Off J Avent 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off H G Mossford 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off C D W Price 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off B B Willmott 21 Feb 1937  
Plt Off J W Baird  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off D J Devitt  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off P WL Billing  7 Aug 1937  
Plt Off J B Grant 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off D Hayley-Bell 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off D S M Burrell 26 Mar 1937  
Plt Off L A G Howard 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off E O Porter 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off S G Hall  4 Jun 1938  
Plt Off W H Tremear  4 Jun 1938  
APO R S Bohm 29 Oct 1938  
Warrant Officer
WO F G Hammond 28 Dec 1936 AFM

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr H W Evens 23 Jul 1938 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr W E Rankin 25 Feb 1937  
Flt Lt Frederick J Manning 21 Feb 1937 later A/Cdre
Act Flt Lt F C Phipps 27 Nov 1937  
Fg Off B Bell  7 Dec 1936  
Fg Off J Avent 21 Feb 1937  
Fg Off H G Mossford 21 Feb 1937  
Fg Off B B Willmott 21 Feb 1937  
Fg Off C D W Price 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off J W Baird  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off D J Devitt  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off J B Grant 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off D Hayley-Bell 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off D S M Burrell 26 Mar 1937  
Plt Off L A G Howard 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off E O Porter 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off S G Hall  4 Jun 1938  
Plt Off W H Tremear  4 Jun 1938  
Plt Off R S Bohm 29 Oct 1938  
APO John Barraclough 17 Dec 1938 later ACM
APO P D Aldous 17 Dec 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

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

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr H W Evens 23 Jul 1938 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr W E Rankin 25 Feb 1937  
Flt Lt Frederick J Manning 21 Feb 1937 later A/Cdre
Act Flt Lt F C Phipps 27 Nov 1937  
Fg Off B Bell  7 Dec 1936  
Fg Off J Avent 21 Feb 1937  
Fg Off H G Mossford 21 Feb 1937  
Fg Off B B Willmott 21 Feb 1937  
Fg Off C D W Price 24 Apr 1937  
Plt Off J W Baird  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off D J Devitt  4 Sep 1937  
Plt Off J B Grant 18 Dec 1937  
Plt Off D Hayley-Bell 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off D S M Burrell 26 Mar 1937  
Plt Off L A G Howard 27 Nov 1937  
Plt Off E O Porter 30 Jul 1938  
Plt Off S G Hall  4 Jun 1938  
Plt Off W H Tremear  4 Jun 1938  
Plt Off R S Bohm 29 Oct 1938  
Plt Off A J Macdonald 29 Mar 1939  
Plt Off I D Patterson 29 Mar 1939  
Plt Off P N Trolores 29 Mar 1939  
Plt Off John Barraclough 17 Dec 1938 later ACM
APO P D Aldous 17 Dec 1938  

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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