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No 613 (City of Manchester) Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


[May 1939]

Formed on 1 March 1939 at Ringway Airport 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.

May 1939

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Hawker Hind (from Apr 1939) Ringway Airport Fighter Command/No 22 (Army Co-operation) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr E Rhodes 11 Apr 1939 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt D C R Macdonald 13 Mar 1939  
Plt Off D Redington 27 Mar 1939  
APO I R Gow 13 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

[May 1939]

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