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RAF Catterick Personnel


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

Date Unit To/From/Formed
11 Oct 1927 No 26 Sqn Formed
25 Sep 1936 No 41 Sqn From Aden

July 1937

 

County Command/Group Units
Richmond, North Yorkshire Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 41 (Fighter) Squadron

Lodger Unit (No 22 (Army Co-operation) Group: -

  • No 26 (Army Co-operation) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr F L B Hebbert  1 Mar 1937 Officer Commanding
Flt Lt (Ret) R W G West   Adjutant

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt A E Fairs 16 Nov 1936 MC

Education Officer

Mr C J Whittle  3 Sep 1934 Grade III, MSc

Commissioned Signals Officer

Fg Off F W G Aggett  8 Mar 1937  

Warrant Officers

WO I W P Williams  1 Sep 1936 AFM
WO I F H Catton 17 Apr 1937  

 

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

County Command/Group Units
Richmond, North Yorkshire Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 41 (Fighter) Squadron

Lodger Unit (No 22 (Army Co-operation) Group: -

  • No 26 (Army Co-operation) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr Charles L King  4 Apr 1938 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr A C Watson 15 Apr 1938 Signals duties
Plt Off D R Gamblen 10 Jun 1938  
Flt Lt (Ret) R W G West   Adjutant
Capt (Ret) J H Harris   Assistant Adjutant, Indian Army

Equipment Branch

Fg Off D Holbrook 13 Dec 1937  

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt A E Fairs 16 Nov 1936 MC

Education Officer

Mr C J Whittle  3 Sep 1934 Grade III, MSc
Mr A J Harvey 17 Jan 1938 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officer

WO A Smith 27 Sep 1927  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

County Command/Group Units
Richmond, North Yorkshire Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 41 (Fighter) Squadron

Lodger Unit (No 22 (Army Co-operation) Group: -

  • No 26 (Army Co-operation) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Sqn Ldr R K Brougham 12 Dec 1938 Officer Commanding
Flt Lt J A Robinson 24 Jul 1938 Signals duties
Plt Off D R Gamblen 10 Jun 1938  
Flt Lt (Ret) R W G West   Adjutant
Capt W H Costello   Assistant Adjutant, late RAF

Equipment Branch

Fg Off D Holbrook 13 Dec 1937  

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt A E Fairs 16 Nov 1936 MC

Medical Branch

Fg Off S Kent  1 Sep 1938 MRCS, LRCP

Education Officer

Mr A J Harvey 17 Jan 1938 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officers

WO A Smith 27 Sep 1927  
WO A Perrett 23 Sep 1938  
WO T Fox  4 Dec 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

County Command/Group Units
Richmond, North Yorkshire Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 41 (Fighter) Squadron

Lodger Unit (No 22 (Army Co-operation) Group: -

  • No 26 (Army Co-operation) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Sqn Ldr G L Carter 12 Dec 1938 Officer Commanding, AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr E S Finch 156 Feb 1939  
Plt Off E N Ryder  7 Feb 1939  
Flt Lt (Ret) R W G West   Adjutant
Capt W H Costello   Assistant Adjutant, late RAF

Equipment Branch

Fg Off D Holbrook 13 Dec 1937  

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt A E Fairs 16 Nov 1936 MC

Medical Branch

Fg Off J L W Walls 15 Feb 1939 LRCP & S

Education Officer

Mr A J Harvey 17 Jan 1938 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officers

WO A Smith 27 Sep 1927  
WO T Hill 15 Jan 1939  
WO A Perrett 23 Sep 1938  
WO H H Bootle  1 Dec 1939  
WO T Fox  4 Dec 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

County Command/Group Units
Richmond, North Yorkshire Fighter Command/No 12 (Fighter) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 41 (Fighter) Squadron

Lodger Unit (No 22 (Army Co-operation) Group: -

  • No 26 (Army Co-operation) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Sqn Ldr G L Carter 12 Dec 1938 Officer Commanding, AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr E S Finch 156 Feb 1939  
Plt Off E N Ryder  7 Feb 1939  
Flt Lt (Ret) R W G West   Adjutant
Capt W H Costello   Assistant Adjutant, late RAF

Equipment Branch

Fg Off D Holbrook 13 Dec 1937  

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt A E Fairs 16 Nov 1936 MC
Plt Off J E S Salter 11 Feb 1939  

Medical Branch

Fg Off J L W Walls 15 Feb 1939 LRCP & S

Education Officer

Mr A J Harvey 17 Jan 1938 Grade III, BSc

Warrant Officers

WO T Hill 15 Jan 1939  
WO A Perrett 23 Sep 1938  
WO H H Bootle  1 Dec 1939  
WO T Fox  4 Dec 1938  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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