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RAF Harwell Personnel


[Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939]

Date Unit To/From/Formed
16 Apr 1937 No 226 Sqn From Upper Heyford
26 Apr 1937 No 105 Sqn From Upper Heyford
15 Jun 1937 No 107 Sqn From Old Sarum

July 1937

 

County Command/Group Units
near Didcot, Berkshire Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Command
  • SHQ

  • No 105 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 107 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 226 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr L G Maxton 14 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC
Flt Lt K D Abercromby   Adjutant, RAFO
Maj (Ret) W H Day   Assistant Adjutant

Equipment Officers

Sqn Ldr (Ret) W R P Allen
Flt Lt (Ret) H A Williams    

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt J MacL Murray 12 Mar 1937  
Cdr S J L Bennett   RN

Medical Branch

Fg Off D F S Shaw  1 Apr 1937 MB, ChB

 

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

County Command/Group Units
near Didcot, Berkshire Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Command
  • SHQ

  • No 105 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 107 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 226 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr L G Maxton 14 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC
Hon Sqn Ldr (Flt Lt) K D Abercromby   Adjutant, RAFO
Mr G Brenton-Coward   late RAFO

Equipment Officers

Sqn Ldr (Ret) W R P Allen
Flt Lt (Ret) H A Williams    

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt J MacL Murray 12 Mar 1937  
Cdr S J L Bennett   RN

Medical Branch

Fg Off D F S Shaw  1 Apr 1937 MB, ChB

Commissioned Engineer Officer

Fg Off P H Scoley  2 Feb 1938  

Warrant Officers

WO I H E Holden  7 Apr 1937  
WO I A Dunn 28 Jul 1937  
WO I W H York

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

County Command/Group Units
near Didcot, Berkshire Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Command
  • SHQ

  • No 105 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 107 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 226 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr L G Maxton 14 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC
Sqn Ldr D B D Field 10 Oct 1938  
Hon Sqn Ldr (Flt Lt) K D Abercromby   Adjutant, RAFO
Mr G Brenton-Coward   late RAFO
Capt P E L Gethin   AFC, late RAF

Equipment Officers

Sqn Ldr (Ret) W R P Allen
Flt Lt (Ret) H A Williams    

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt J MacL Murray 12 Mar 1937  
Cdr S J L Bennett   RN

Medical Branch

Fg Off D F S Shaw  1 Apr 1937 MB, ChB

Commissioned Engineer Officer

Fg Off P H Scoley  2 Feb 1938  

Warrant Officers

WO I H E Holden  7 Apr 1937  
WO I A Dunn 28 Jul 1937  
WO I A T Bishop 16 Sep 1938  
WO I L Cawthorne 28 Jul 1938 DCM, MM

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

County Command/Group Units
near Didcot, Berkshire Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Command
  • SHQ

  • No 105 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 107 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 226 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr L G Maxton 14 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC
Sqn Ldr D B D Field 10 Oct 1938  
Hon Sqn Ldr (Flt Lt) K D Abercromby   Adjutant, RAFO
Mr G Brenton-Coward   late RAFO
Capt P E L Gethin   AFC, late RAF

Equipment Officers

Sqn Ldr (Ret) W R P Allen
Flt Lt (Ret) H A Williams    

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt T C Keep 25 Dec 1938  
Cdr S J L Bennett   RN

Medical Branch

Fg Off D F S Shaw  1 Apr 1937 MB, ChB

Commissioned Engineer Officer

Fg Off P H Scoley  2 Feb 1938  

Temporary Education Officer

Mr W H J Richardson  1 Apr 1937  

Warrant Officers

WO I H E Holden  7 Apr 1937  
WO I A Dunn 28 Jul 1937  
WO I A T Bishop 16 Sep 1938  
WO I L Cawthorne 28 Jul 1938 DCM, MM

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

Date Unit To/From/Formed
3 May 1939 No 107 Sqn To Wattisham

May 1939

County Command/Group Units
near Didcot, Berkshire Bomber Command/No 1 (Bomber) Command
  • SHQ

  • No 105 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 226 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr L G Maxton 14 Apr 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC
Sqn Ldr D B D Field 10 Oct 1938  
Hon Sqn Ldr (Flt Lt) K D Abercromby   Adjutant, RAFO
Mr G Brenton-Coward   late RAFO
Flt Lt R H W Davdson   RAFO

Equipment Branch

APO R D Stephens 27 Mar 1939
Sqn Ldr (Ret) W R P Allen
Flt Lt (Ret) H A Williams    

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt T C Keep 25 Dec 1938  
Cdr S J L Bennett   RN

Medical Branch

Fg Off D F S Shaw  1 Apr 1937 MB, ChB

Commissioned Engineer Officer

Fg Off P H Scoley  2 Feb 1938  

Temporary Education Officer

Mr W H J Richardson  1 Apr 1937  

Warrant Officers

WO I H E Holden  7 Apr 1937  
WO I A Dunn 28 Jul 1937  
WO I A T Bishop 16 Sep 1938  
WO I L Cawthorne 28 Jul 1938 DCM, MM

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

[Apr 1939 | May 1939]

[Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939]

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