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RAF Driffield Personnel


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

Date Unit To/From/Formed
3 Sep 1936 No 215 Sqn From Upper Heyford
15 Mar 1937 No 75 Sqn Formed

July 1937

 

County Command/Group Units
East Yorkshire Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 75 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 215 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Gp Capt G W Murlis-Green 19 Sep 1936 Officer Commanding, DSO, MC
Flt Lt H C V Jolleff   Adjutant, RAFO
Fg Off H A C Atkinson   Assistant Adjutant, late RAF

Equipment Branch

Flt Lt

Hugh J Butler

30 Jul 1936 later A/Cdre
Maj (Ret) T Calcott    

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt

Arthur L Derry

30 Jul 1936 later A/Cdre
Maj (Ret) H N Baker    

Medical Branch

Flt Lt I K Mackenzie  9 Aug 1936 MB, ChB

Commissioned Engineer Officer

Fg Off J K Tough 28 Sep 1936  

Commissioned Signals Officer

Fg Off J R Welsh 16 Oct 1936 AFM

Education Officer

Mr R H B Forster  1 Sep 1936 BSc, AMIMechE

Warrant Officers

WO I E J G Hill 18 Aug 1936  
WO II T J Cuthbertson    

 

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

County Command/Group Units
East Yorkshire Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 75 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 215 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Gp Capt

Alan Lees

31 Jan 1938 Officer Commanding, DSO, AFC; later AM
Flt Lt A L Brian   Adjutant, RAFO
Maj (Ret) W E B Dowling   Assistant Adjutant

Equipment Officers

Sqn Ldr (Ret) E Meynell   DCM
Pay-Lt (Ret) V F Williams EN  

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt

Arthur L Derry

30 Jul 1936 later A/Cdre
Maj (Ret) H N Baker    

Medical Branch

Fg Off H V Thomas  1 Feb 1938 LRCP & S

Commissioned Engineer Officer

Fg Off E Salter 30 Aug 1937  

Education Officer

Mr R H B Forster  1 Sep 1936 BSc, AMIMechE

Warrant Officers

WO I E J G Hill 18 Aug 1936  
WO I A T Jones  1 Jul 1937 MM
WO I C T Burridge  7 Apr 1938  
WO II T J Cuthbertson    

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

Date Unit To/From/Formed
11 Jul 1938 No 75 Sqn To Honington
11 Jul 1938 No 102 Sqn From Honington
25 Jul 1938 No 77 Sqn From Honington
25 Jul 1938 No 215 Sqn To Honington

January 1939

County Command/Group Units
East Yorkshire Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 77 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 102 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Gp Capt

Alan Lees

31 Jan 1938 Officer Commanding, DSO, AFC; later AM
Sqn Ldr B S Nicholl  5 Dec 1938  
Flt Lt D G Singleton   Adjutant, RAFO
Maj (Ret) W E B Dowling   Assistant Adjutant

Equipment Officer

Sqn Ldr (Ret) E Meynell   DCM

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt

Arthur L Derry

30 Jul 1936 later A/Cdre
Maj (Ret) H N Baker    

Medical Branch

Fg Off H V Thomas  1 Feb 1938 LRCP & S

Dental Branch

Flt Lt J J Lawson 15 Aug 1938 LDS

Education Officer

Mr R H B Forster  1 Sep 1936 BSc, AMIMechE

Warrant Officers

WO E J G Hill 18 Aug 1936  
WO A T Jones  1 Jul 1937 MM
WO C T Burridge  7 Apr 1938  
WO T J Cuthbertson 22 Sep 1938  
WO V A B Dixon  3 Oct 1938

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

County Command/Group Units
East Yorkshire Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 77 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 102 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Gp Capt

Alan Lees

31 Jan 1938 Officer Commanding, DSO, AFC; later AM
Sqn Ldr B S Nicholl  5 Dec 1938  
Flt Lt D G Singleton   Adjutant, RAFO
Maj (Ret) W E B Dowling   Assistant Adjutant

Equipment Officer

Sqn Ldr (Ret) E Meynell   DCM
Maj (Ret) A H Brain    

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt L Hornabrook 20 Feb 1939  
Maj (Ret) H N Baker    

Medical Branch

Fg Off H V Thomas  1 Feb 1938 LRCP & S

Dental Branch

Flt Lt J J Lawson 15 Aug 1938 LDS

Education Officer

Mr R H B Forster  1 Sep 1936 BSc, AMIMechE

Warrant Officers

WO E J G Hill 18 Aug 1936  
WO A T Jones  1 Jul 1937 MM
WO C T Burridge  7 Apr 1938  
WO T J Cuthbertson 22 Sep 1938  
WO V A B Dixon  3 Oct 1938

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

County Command/Group Units
East Yorkshire Bomber Command/No 4 (Bomber) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 77 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 102 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Gp Capt

Alan Lees

31 Jan 1938 Officer Commanding, DSO, AFC; later AM
Sqn Ldr B S Nicholl  5 Dec 1938  
Flt Lt D G Singleton   Adjutant, RAFO
Flt Lt F J W Firth   RAFO
Maj (Ret) W E B Dowling   Assistant Adjutant

Equipment Branch

APO A Sloan 27 Mar 1939  
Sqn Ldr (Ret) E Meynell   DCM
Maj (Ret) A H Brain    

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt L Hornabrook 20 Feb 1939  
Maj (Ret) H N Baker    

Medical Branch

Fg Off H V Thomas  1 Feb 1938 LRCP & S

Dental Branch

Flt Lt J J Lawson 15 Aug 1938 LDS

Education Officer

Mr R H B Forster  1 Sep 1936 BSc, AMIMechE

Warrant Officers

WO E J G Hill 18 Aug 1936  
WO A T Jones  1 Jul 1937 MM
WO C T Burridge  7 Apr 1938  
WO T J Cuthbertson 22 Sep 1938  
WO V A B Dixon  3 Oct 1938

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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