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RAF Abbotsinch Personnel


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

Date Unit To/From/Formed
20 Jan 1933 No 602 Sqn From Renfrew
30 Dec 1936 No 269 Sqn From Bircham Newton

July 1937

 

County Command/Group Units
Paisley, Scotland Coastal Command/No 16 (Reconnaissance) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 269 (General Reconnaissance) Squadron

  • No 602 (City of Glasgow) (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Sqn Ldr

Andrew MacGregor

 8 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding, MBE, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt K W Pell   RAFO

Equipment Branch

Flt Lt J Davison 16 Feb 1937  

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt T P E Campbell  1 Jul 1936  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt W P Stamm  1 Jan 1937 MB, BS, MRCS, LRCP

Warrant Officers

WO I W R Frost 17 Feb 1937  
WO I A Smith  9 Apr 1937  

 

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

County Command/Group Units
Paisley, Scotland Coastal Command/No 16 (Reconnaissance) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 269 (General Reconnaissance) Squadron

  • No 602 (City of Glasgow) (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

Andrew MacGregor

 8 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding, MBE, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt E C Kidd 11 Apr 1938 AFM
Flt Lt K W Pell   RAFO

Equipment Branch

Fg Off L A McIntosh 13 Dec 1937  

Accountant Branch

Fg Off C H Wood 28 Mar 1938  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt W P Stamm  1 Jan 1937 MB, BS, MRCS, LRCP

Commissioned Signals Officer

Fg Off W E Wendon 19 Jul 1937  

Education Officer

Mr J Kerr 15 Jul 1937 MA, BSc

Warrant Officers

WO J McFarlane 27 Sep 1937  
WO G B Howard 20 Sep 1937  
WO F White 20 Jun 1937  
WO C McRae  6 May 1938  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

County Command/Group Units
Paisley, Scotland Coastal Command/No 18 (Reconnaissance) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 269 (General Reconnaissance) Squadron

  • No 602 (City of Glasgow) (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Gp Capt J H O Jones  1 Dec 1938 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr N H J Tindal  1 Dec 1938  
Flt Lt John G Davis 18 Jul 1938 Navigation duties; later ACM
Flt Lt E C Kidd 11 Apr 1938 AFM
Flt Lt K W Pell   RAFO

Equipment Branch

Fg Off L A McIntosh 13 Dec 1937  

Accountant Branch

Fg Off C H Wood 28 Mar 1938  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt R H Pratt  5 Sep 1938 MB, BCh

Commissioned Signals Officer

Fg Off W E Wendon 19 Jul 1937  

Education Officer

Mr J Kerr 15 Jul 1937 MA, BSc

Warrant Officers

WO J McFarlane 27 Sep 1937  
WO C McRae  6 May 1938  
WO A Still 21 Jul 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

County Command/Group Units
Paisley, Scotland Coastal Command/No 18 (Reconnaissance) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 269 (General Reconnaissance) Squadron

  • No 602 (City of Glasgow) (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Gp Capt J H O Jones  1 Dec 1938 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr N H J Tindal  1 Dec 1938  
Flt Lt John G Davis 18 Jul 1938 Navigation duties; later ACM
Flt Lt K W Pell   RAFO

Equipment Branch

Fg Off L A McIntosh 13 Dec 1937  

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt G E Shirley 20 Jan 1939  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt R H Pratt  5 Sep 1938 MB, BCh

Education Officer

Mr R S Mathieson 23 Jan 1939 BA

Warrant Officers

WO F G Hammond 27 Feb 1939 AFM
WO L B P Leeson  4 Dec 1938  
WO G A Lanyon 17 Feb 1939  
WO J Mochrie  9 Feb 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

County Command/Group Units
Paisley, Scotland Coastal Command/No 18 (Reconnaissance) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 269 (General Reconnaissance) Squadron

  • No 602 (City of Glasgow) (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Gp Capt J H O Jones  1 Dec 1938 Officer Commanding,
Sqn Ldr N H J Tindal  1 Dec 1938  
Flt Lt John G Davis 18 Jul 1938 Navigation duties; later ACM
Flt Lt K W Pell   RAFO
Lt C F Laxton   late RAF

Equipment Branch

Fg Off L A McIntosh 13 Dec 1937  

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt G E Shirley 20 Jan 1939  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt R H Pratt  5 Sep 1938 MB, BCh

Education Officer

Mr R S Mathieson 23 Jan 1939 BA

Warrant Officers

WO F G Hammond 27 Feb 1939 AFM
WO L B P Leeson  4 Dec 1938  
WO G A Lanyon 17 Feb 1939  
WO J Mochrie  9 Feb 1939  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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

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