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RAF Cranwell Personnel


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

RAF Cranwell was reduced from Command status to Group status within Training Command with SHQ RAF Cranwell as one of the constituent units, this section only shows those allocated to the SHQ

July 1937

 

County Command/Group Units
Sleaford, Lincolnshire Training Command
  • SHQ

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr J H O Jones 10 Jul 1936 Officer Commanding
Sqn Ldr J G S Candy 10 Jul 1936 Engineer duties, DFC
Flt Lt G W Heather 20 Jan 1937  
Sqn Ldr E W Simpson   RAFO
Flt Lt (Ret) G G Mobsby   RAFO
Flt Lt J C W Staveley   RAFO

Equipment Branch

Wg Cdr B W M Williams 10 Jul 1936  
Flt Lt F D D Gaussen 10 Jul 1936  
Flt Lt R G Seymour  6 Oct 1936 later A/Cdre
Fg Off F Gale 16 Dec 1936
Fg Off E W Ware  1 Apr 1937  

Accountant Branch

Wg Cdr C P Ogden 10 Jul 1936  
Sqn Ldr L de L Leder 14 Oct 1936  
Flt Lt Ernest L G Le Dieu 10 Jul 1936 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt M L Jones 10 Jul 1936  
Fg Off W G Thorn 10 Jul 1936  

Medical Branch

Gp Capt A E Panter  6 Mar 1937 MRCS, LRCP

Dental Branch

Flt Lt J J Lawson 10 Jul 1936 LDS
Flt Lt R M Brown 10 Jul 1936 LDS

Chaplains  Branch

Rev D F Blackburn 10 Jul 1936  
Rev H Thomas 10 Jul 1936 BA
Rev A S Giles 10 Jul 1936 BA
Rev L Wright 10 Jul 1936  
Rev P W Jones  1 Sep 1936 OBE

Education Branch

Mr I B Hart 22 May 1937 Principal Education Officer, OBE, BSc, PhD
Capt T Gibson 10 Jul 1936 Education Officer Grade III,
Mr R Duckett 10 Jul 1936 Education Officer Grade III, BSc
Mr S A Pearman 10 Jul 1936 Education Officer Grade III, MSc, PhD

Warrant Officers

WO I F Kerchey  1 Dec 1932  
WO I A G Evenden 20 Jan 1933  
WO I S R Brown 10 Jul 1936  
WO I J E Linford 10 Jul 1936  
WO I J Campbell 15 Apr 1937  

 

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

SHQ RAF Cranwell is not listed in this edition of the AFL

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

County Command/Group Units
Sleaford, Lincolnshire Training Command/No 21 (Training) Group
  • SHQ

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Sqn Ldr A M Stevens  4 Oct 1938 Engineer duties
Sqn Ldr

John Mutch

19 Sep 1938 later A/Cdre

Equipment Branch

Cp Capt B W M Williams 10 Jul 1936  
Fg Off E W Ware  1 Apr 1937  
Fg Off H MC Harwood 23 Mar 1938
Fg Off A J Huggard 17 Oct 1938
Lt Col (Ret) E R O'Connor    
Capt (Ret) S G Aylwin    
Flt Lt E J Fishenden   RAFO
Mr T P Bramley    

Accountant Branch

Wg Cdr G N Simon   6 Sep 1938  
Flt Lt Ernest L G Le Dieu 10 Jul 1936 later A/Cdre
Fg Off P N Isaac 15 Feb 1938  
Fg Off H Murray 14 Nov 1938  
Fg Off W E Wolsey 23 Mar 1938  

Medical Branch

Gp Capt A E Panter  6 Mar 1937 MRCS, LRCP

Dental Branch

Flt Lt H Keggin 5 May 1938 LDS

Chaplains  Branch

Rev J A Jagoe  1 Apr 1938 MA
Rev J R Appleyard  6 Aug 1938  
Rev J Lavin 30 Dec 1938  
Rev L Wright 10 Jul 1936  
Rev W E Woosnam-Jones 16 Nov 1938  

Education Officers

Mr I B Hart 22 May 1937 Principal Education Officer, OBE, BSc, PhD
Capt T Gibson 10 Jul 1936 Education Officer Grade III,

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

County Command/Group Units
Sleaford, Lincolnshire Training Command/No 21 (Training) Group
  • SHQ

  • HQ No 21 (Training) Group

  • RAF College

  • No 1 Electrical and Wireless School

  • RAF Hospital

  • Equipment Training School (Officers)

  • Supplies Depot

  • RAF College Band

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre

Douglas Harries

30 Jan 1939 Air Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr A M Stevens  4 Oct 1938 Engineer duties
Flt Lt J H Harris   RAFO
Lt-Col (Ret) E C Mockler   Indian Army

Equipment Branch

Sqn Ldr A H Allan 23 Jan 1939  
Fg Off A J Huggard 17 Oct 1938
Lt Col (Ret) E R O'Connor    
Capt (Ret) S G Aylwin    
Flt Lt E J Fishenden   RAFO
Mr T P Bramley    

Accountant Branch

Wg Cdr E J Grout 23 Jan 1939  
Sqn Ldr R A J Mullarkey    
Fg Off R Carter 21 Dec 1938  
Pay-Lt (Ret) C P Brice   RN
       

Medical Branch

Gp Capt A E Panter  6 Mar 1937 MRCS, LRCP
Gp Capt R E G Elliott 13 Feb 1939 MB, ChB, DPH

Dental Branch

Flt Lt H Keggin 5 May 1938 LDS
Fg Off W R Foreman 15 Feb 1939 LDS

Chaplains  Branch

Rev J A Jagoe  1 Apr 1938 MA
Rev J R Appleyard  6 Aug 1938  
Rev J Lavin 30 Dec 1938  
Rev L Wright 10 Jul 1936  
Rev W E Woosnam-Jones 16 Nov 1938  

Education Officers

Mr I L B Hart 22 May 1937 Principal Education Officer, OBE, BSc, PhD
Capt T Gibson 10 Jul 1936 Education Officer Grade III,

Temporary

Mr H E Bracey  7 Feb 1939 BSc
Mr A Burton  1 Nov 1937 MSc
Mr R McD Meek  1 Nov 1937 BSc
Mr A E G Roberts 14 Nov 1938 BA, BSc
Mr J E Scholey 16 Jan 1939 BA

Supernumerary - Accountant Branch

Plt Off N Adams 28 Nov 1938  

Warrant Officers

WO F Garrod  9 Feb 1939  
WO J P Ridge  9 Feb 1939  
WO A E Bakewell  9 Feb 1939  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

County Command/Group Units
Sleaford, Lincolnshire Training Command/No 21 (Training) Group
  • SHQ

  • HQ No 21 (Training) Group

  • RAF College

  • No 1 Electrical and Wireless School

  • RAF Hospital

  • Equipment Training School (Officers)

  • Supplies Depot

  • RAF College Band

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre

Douglas Harries

30 Jan 1939 Air Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr M Wiblin 27 Feb 1939  
Sqn Ldr A M Stevens  4 Oct 1938 Engineer duties
Sqn Ldr W J H Lindley  8 Mar 1939  
Flt Lt J H Harris   RAFO
Flt Lt N V Lindemere   RAFO
Lt-Col (Ret) E C Mockler   Indian Army

Equipment Branch

Sqn Ldr A H Allan 23 Jan 1939  
Fg Off A J Huggard 17 Oct 1938
Lt Col (Ret) E R O'Connor    
Capt (Ret) S G Aylwin    
Flt Lt E J Fishenden   RAFO
Mr T P Bramley    

Accountant Branch

Wg Cdr E J Grout 23 Jan 1939  
Sqn Ldr R A J Mullarkey    
Fg Off R Carter 21 Dec 1938  
Pay-Lt (Ret) C P Brice   RN
       

Medical Branch

Gp Capt R E G Elliott 13 Feb 1939 MB, ChB, DPH

Dental Branch

Flt Lt H Keggin 5 May 1938 LDS
Fg Off W R Foreman 15 Feb 1939 LDS

Chaplains  Branch

Rev J A Jagoe  1 Apr 1938 MA
Rev J R Appleyard  6 Aug 1938  
Rev J Lavin 30 Dec 1938  
Rev L Wright 10 Jul 1936  
Rev W E Woosnam-Jones 16 Nov 1938  

Education Officers

Mr I L B Hart 22 May 1937 Principal Education Officer, OBE, BSc, PhD
Capt T Gibson 10 Jul 1936 Education Officer Grade III,

Temporary

Mr H E Bracey  7 Feb 1939 BSc
Mr A Burton  1 Nov 1937 MSc
Mr R McD Meek  1 Nov 1937 BSc
Mr A E G Roberts 14 Nov 1938 BA, BSc
Mr J E Scholey 16 Jan 1939 BA

Warrant Officers

WO F Garrod  9 Feb 1939  
WO J P Ridge  9 Feb 1939  
WO A E Bakewell  9 Feb 1939  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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