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No 909 (Balloon) Sqn Personnel and locations


[Jan 1939| Apr 1939 | May 1939]

Formed at No 4 Balloon Centre, Chigwell, Essex on 16 May 1938 as No 909 (Balloon) (County of Essex) Squadron as part of the Auxiliary Air Force.  Auxiliary Air Force Officers shown in italics.

January 1939

Balloon Centre Command/Group
No 4 Balloon Centre, Chigwell, Essex Balloon Command/No 30 (Balloon) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr D A J Buxton 16 May 1938 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt E E Ellison 16 May 1938  
APO C T Ashton  5 Jul 1938  
APO G D'O Sheppard  5 Jul 1938  
APO A H E Dew  5 Jul 1938  
APO T A Huson 12 Jul 1938  
APO J T Wordsworth  5 Jul 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Balloon Centre Command/Group
No 4 Balloon Centre, Chigwell, Essex Balloon Command/No 30 (Balloon) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr D A J Buxton 16 May 1938 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt E E Ellison 16 May 1938  
Fg Off C T Ashton  5 Jul 1938  
Fg Off G D'O Sheppard  5 Jul 1938  
Fg Off A H E Dew  5 Jul 1938  
Fg Off T A Huson 12 Jul 1938  
Fg Off J T Wordsworth  5 Jul 1938  
Fg Off Hon H J A Sely 19 Nov 1938  
Plt Off H W Kerr 15 Feb 1939  
APO P E Paget 18 Nov 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Balloon Centre Command/Group
No 4 Balloon Centre, Chigwell, Essex Balloon Command/No 30 (Balloon) Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr D A J Buxton 16 May 1938 Officer Commanding,
Flt Lt E E Ellison 16 May 1938  
Flt Lt Sir T F Buston 15 Feb 1939 Bart
Flt Lt A D Drysdale   RAFO
Fg Off C T Ashton  5 Jul 1938  
Fg Off G D'O Sheppard  5 Jul 1938  
Fg Off A H E Dew  5 Jul 1938  
Fg Off T A Huson 12 Jul 1938  
Fg Off J T Wordsworth  5 Jul 1938  
Fg Off Hon H J A Sely 19 Nov 1938  
Fg Off E S Horning  1 Mar 1939  
Fg Off H V Smith   RAFO
Plt Off H W Kerr 15 Feb 1939  
APO P E Paget 18 Nov 1939  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

[Jan 1939| Apr 1939 | May 1939]

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