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RAF Helwan Personnel


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

Date Unit To/From/Formed
8 Dec 1929 No 45 Sqn From Heliopolis
12 May 1938 No 211 Sqn From Grantham

July 1938

Country Command/Group Units
Egypt RAF Middle East
  • SHQ

  • No 45 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 211 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Sqn Ldr Thomas C Traill 10 May 1938 Officer Commanding, DFC; later AVM

Equipment Branch

Fg Off H F Levell 30 Apr 1938  
Fg Off McD B Manson  1 Apr 1938  

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt W J R Cann  1 Apr 1938  
Fg Off W G Thorn 30 Apr 1938  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt I K Mackenzie 11 May 1938 MB, ChB

 

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

Date Unit To/From/Formed
18 Jul 1938 No 211 Sqn (except 1 Flight) To Ramleh

January 1939

Country Command/Group Units
Egypt RAF Middle East
  • SHQ

  • No 45 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 211 (Bomber) Squadron (1 Flight)

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr W R Cox 11 Nov 1938 Officer Commanding, MC, AFC
Sqn Ldr

Sidney H Ware

17 Sep 1938 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt W A Theed 19 Nov 1938 Armament duties

Equipment Branch

Fg Off Leonard C Dennis  7 Oct 1938 later A/Cdre
Fg Off H F Levell 30 Apr 1938  
Fg Off McD B Manson  1 Apr 1938  

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt W J R Cann  1 Apr 1938  
Fg Off W G Thorn 30 Apr 1938  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt I K Mackenzie 11 May 1938 MB, ChB

Education Officer

Mr B N Keeling 20 Aug 1938 BA

Warrant Officers

WO P J Cains 11 May 1938

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

Date Unit To/From/Formed
16 Jan 1939 No 45 Sqn To Ismailia
16 Jan 1939 No 80 Sqn From Ismailia
31 Jan 1939 No 211 Sqn To Ismailia
24 Apr 1939 No 33 Sqn From Ramleh

April 1939

Country Command/Group Units
Egypt RAF Middle East
  • SHQ

  • No 33 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 80 (Fighter) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

Charles B S Spackman

16 Jan 1939 Officer Commanding, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt M J Wyatt   RAFO

Equipment Branch

Fg Off Leonard C Dennis  7 Oct 1938 later A/Cdre
Fg Off McD B Manson  1 Apr 1938  
Fg Off R R Goodbody  1 Jan 1939  

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt R L M Hall  5 Dec 1938  
Fg Off W G Thorn 30 Apr 1938  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt I K Mackenzie 11 May 1938 MB, ChB

Education Officer

Mr B N Keeling 20 Aug 1938 BA

Warrant Officers

WO P J Cains 11 May 1938
WO A Justice 20 Jan 1939

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Country Command/Group Units
Egypt RAF Middle East
  • SHQ

  • No 33 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 80 (Fighter) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

Charles B S Spackman

16 Jan 1939 Officer Commanding, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt M J Wyatt   RAFO

Equipment Branch

Fg Off Leonard C Dennis  7 Oct 1938 later A/Cdre
Fg Off McD B Manson  1 Apr 1938  
Fg Off R R Goodbody  1 Jan 1939  

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt R L M Hall  5 Dec 1938  
Fg Off W G Thorn 30 Apr 1938  

Medical Branch

Flt Lt I K Mackenzie 11 May 1938 MB, ChB
Flt Lt S R C Nelson  6 Mar 1939 MD, MCP & S

Education Officer

Mr B N Keeling 20 Aug 1938 BA

Warrant Officers

WO P J Cains 11 May 1938
WO A Justice 20 Jan 1939

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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