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No 612 (County of Aberdeen) Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


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

Formed on 1 June 1937 at Dyce as part of the Auxiliary Air Force.  It was manned by part time Auxiliary Air Force personnel assisted by a small permanent staff.  Auxiliary Air Force Officers shown in italics.

July 1937

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
None allocated Dyce Bomber Command/No 6 (Auxiliary) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt R B Wardman  1 Jun 1937

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hector (from Dec 1937) Dyce Bomber Command/No 6 (Auxiliary) Group

Hawker Hector

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Finlay Crerar 15 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt R B Wardman  1 Jun 1937  
Flt Lt A P Hollick 12 Jul 1937  
Plt Off A M Scott 30 Jul 1937  
Plt Off Ronald B Thomson  4 Sep 1937 later AVM
Plt Off S A Middleton 10 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D G E Benzie 11 Oct 1937  
Plt Off N S P Davis 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off H B Gilchrist 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R R Russell  6 Nov 1937  
Equipment Branch
Flt Lt D Macintosh   DCM

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hector Dyce Coastal Command/No 18 (Reconnaissance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Finlay Crerar 15 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt E B King 12 Sep 1938  
Flt Lt A P Hollick 12 Jul 1937  
Plt Off A M Scott 30 Jul 1937  
Plt Off Ronald B Thomson  4 Sep 1937 later AVM
Plt Off S A Middleton 10 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D G E Benzie 11 Oct 1937  
Plt Off N S P Davis 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off H B Gilchrist 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R R Russell  6 Nov 1937  
Plt Off G R Thomson 24 May 1938  
Plt Off I G F Stephen  3 Jun 1938  
APO G Frain 10 Oct 1938  
Equipment Branch
Flt Lt D Macintosh   DCM
Accountant Branch
Plt Off J MacAldowie 11 Oct 1938  
Medical Branch
Fg Off A C Hendry 24 May 1938 MC,MB, ChB
Warrant Officer
WO H Beck  6 Aug 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hector Dyce Coastal Command/No 18 (Reconnaissance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Finlay Crerar 15 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt E B King 12 Sep 1938  
Fg Off J P S Smyth 16 Feb 1939  
Fg Off A M Scott 30 Jul 1937  
Plt Off D Bamford 12 Dec 1938  
Plt Off Ronald B Thomson  4 Sep 1937 later AVM
Plt Off S A Middleton 10 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D G E Benzie 11 Oct 1937  
Plt Off N S P Davis 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off H B Gilchrist 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R R Russell  6 Nov 1937  
Plt Off G R Thomson 24 May 1938  
Plt Off I G F Stephen  3 Jun 1938  
APO G Frain 10 Oct 1938  
APO C C M Watt 18 Dec 1938  
Equipment Branch
Flt Lt D Macintosh   DCM
Accountant Branch
Plt Off J MacAldowie 11 Oct 1938  
Medical Branch
Fg Off A C Hendry 24 May 1938 MC,MB, ChB
Warrant Officer
WO H Beck  6 Aug 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hector Dyce Coastal Command/No 18 (Reconnaissance) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Finlay Crerar 15 Jun 1937 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt E B King 12 Sep 1938  
Fg Off J P S Smyth 16 Feb 1939  
Fg Off A M Scott 30 Jul 1937  
Plt Off D Bamford 12 Dec 1938  
Plt Off Ronald B Thomson  4 Sep 1937 later AVM
Plt Off S A Middleton 10 Oct 1937  
Plt Off D G E Benzie 11 Oct 1937  
Plt Off N S P Davis 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off H B Gilchrist 23 Oct 1937  
Plt Off R R Russell  6 Nov 1937  
Plt Off G R Thomson 24 May 1938  
Plt Off I G F Stephen  3 Jun 1938  
APO G Frain 10 Oct 1938  
APO C C M Watt 18 Dec 1938  
APO G Gordon 12 Mar 1939  
Equipment Branch
Flt Lt D Macintosh   DCM
Accountant Branch
Plt Off J MacAldowie 11 Oct 1938  
Medical Branch
Fg Off A C Hendry 24 May 1938 MC,MB, ChB
Warrant Officer
WO H Beck  6 Aug 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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