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Station Commandant/SHQ, Hinaidi Personnel


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Date Unit To/From/Formed
20 Apr 1921 No 1 Sqn From Bangalore
29 Dec 1921 No 8 Sqn From Baghdad West
20 Apr 1922 No 45 Sqn From Basrah
31 May 1922 No 70 Sqn From Baghdad West

May 1923

County/Country Command Units
Iraq Iraq Command

The following units were located here but controlled by HQ Iraq Command: -

  • No 1 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 6 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 8 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 30 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 45 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 55 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 70 (Bombing) Squadron

  • Aircraft Depot

  • Combined Hospital

  • Central Supply Depot

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt Hon John D Boyle  1 Oct 1922 Officer Commanding, CBE, DSO; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Arnold R C Cooper 13 Dec 1922  
Sqn Ldr Frederick G D Hards  1 Oct 1922 DSC, DFC; later AVM
Medical  Branch
Sqn Ldr Robert E Bell  6 Nov 1922 MB
Flt Lt Richard J Aherne 31 Jan 1932 MC
Flt Lt Philip A Hall  2 Dec 1922 MB, BA
Flt Lt Alan C Ransford  5 Nov 1922  
Flt Lt Joshua C T Fiddes 16 Nov 1922 MB
Flt Lt William D Miller  5 Nov 1922 MB
Flt Lt Robert Boog-Watson  5 Nov 1922 MB, DPH

Source - May 1923 Air Force List

July 1923

County/Country Command Units
Iraq Iraq Command

The following units were located here but controlled by HQ Iraq Command: -

  • No 1 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 8 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 45 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 70 (Bombing) Squadron

  • Aircraft Depot

  • Combined Hospital

  • Central Supply Depot

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt Hon John D Boyle  1 Oct 1922 Officer Commanding, CBE, DSO; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Arnold R C Cooper 13 Dec 1922  
Sqn Ldr Frederick G D Hards  1 Oct 1922 DSC, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Charles B Dick-Cleland 23 Feb 1923  
Medical  Branch
Sqn Ldr Robert E Bell  6 Nov 1922 MB
Flt Lt Richard J Aherne 31 Jan 1932 MC
Flt Lt Alan C Ransford  5 Nov 1922  
Flt Lt Joshua C T Fiddes 16 Nov 1922 MB
Flt Lt William D Miller  5 Nov 1922 MB
Flt Lt Robert Boog-Watson  5 Nov 1922 MB, DPH
Flt Lt William E Barnes  1Apr 1923  

Source - July 1923 Air Force List

January 1924

County/Country Command Units
Iraq Iraq Command

The following units were located here but controlled by HQ Iraq Command: -

  • No 1 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 6 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 8 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 30 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 45 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 70 (Bombing) Squadron

  • Aircraft Depot

  • Combined Hospital

  • Central Supply Depot

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt Andrew G Board 14 Sep 1923 Officer Commanding, CMG, DSO; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Gut C St P de Dombasle 17 Oct 1923 OBE
Sqn Ldr Arnold R C Cooper 13 Dec 1922  
Sqn Ldr Frederick G D Hards  1 Oct 1922 DSC, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Charles S Morice 27 Oct 1923 MC
Medical  Branch
Sqn Ldr D'Arcy Power 20 Sep 1923 MC
Flt Lt William E Barnes  1 Apr 1923  
Flt Lt Guy Kinneir 10 Sep 1923  

Source - January 1924 Air Force List

May 1924

County/Country Command Units
Iraq Iraq Command

The following units were located here but controlled by HQ Iraq Command: -

  • No 1 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 8 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 45 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 70 (Bombing) Squadron

  • Aircraft Depot

  • Combined Hospital

  • Central Supply Depot

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt Andrew G Board 14 Sep 1923 Officer Commanding, CMG, DSO; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Gut C St P de Dombasle 17 Oct 1923 OBE
Sqn Ldr Arnold R C Cooper 13 Dec 1922  
Sqn Ldr Frederick G D Hards  1 Oct 1922 DSC, DFC; later AVM
Flt Lt Charles S Morice 27 Oct 1923 MC
Medical  Branch
Sqn Ldr Raymond W Ryan 23 Dec 1923 MB
Flt Lt William E Barnes  1 Apr 1923  
Flt Lt Guy Kinneir 10 Sep 1923  

Source - May 1924 Air Force List

Date Unit To/From/Formed
19 May 1924 No 55 Sqn From Mosul
26 May 1924 No 8 Sqn To Kirkuk
26 May 1924 No 45 Sqn To Kingerban
26 May 1924 No 55 Sqn To Kingerban
26 May 1924 No 70 Sqn To Kingerban
29 May 1924 No 8 Sqn From Kirkuk
29 May 1924 No 45 Sqn From Kingerban
29 May 1924 No 55 Sqn From Kingerban
29 May 1924 No 70 Sqn From Kingerban
19 Sep 1924 No 55 Sqn To Mosul
1 Nov 1924 No 55 Sqn From Mosul

January 1925

Source - January 1925 Air Force List

February 1925

Source - February 1925 Air Force List

March 1925

Source - March 1925 Air Force List

April 1925

Source - April 1925 Air Force List

May 1925

Source - May 1925 Air Force List

June 1925

Source - June 1925 Air Force List

July 1925

County/Country Command Units
Iraq Iraq Command

The following units were located here but controlled by HQ Iraq Command: -

  • No 1 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 8 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 45 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 55 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 70 (Bombing) Squadron

  • Aircraft Depot

  • Combined Hospital

  • Central Supply Depot

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt Andrew G Board 14 Sep 1923 Officer Commanding, CMG, DSO; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr Joseph H A Landon  9 Mar 1925 DSO, OBE
Sqn Ldr Barry F Moore 18 Sep 1924  
Sqn Ldr Arnold R C Cooper 13 Dec 1922  
Fg Off Frederick K C Benstead 10 Mar 1925  
Stores Branch
Flt Lt William J King 11 Apr 1924 DCM
Medical  Branch
Sqn Ldr Raymond W Ryan 23 Dec 1923 MB
Flt Lt Edwin N H Gray  7 Feb 1925 DPH
Flt Lt John G Russell 17 May 1924 MB, MA
Fg Off Lewis P McCullagh 24 Oct 1924 MB
Fg Off Cecil J MacQuillan 25 Apr 1925 MB, BA
Fg Off Frank P Schofield 12 May 1925 MB
Chaplains  Branch
Rev John H P Still 21 Feb 1925 BA
Education Officer
Capt Herbert Walton  1 Sep 1924 Grade III (acting Grade II), BA
Lt Harry Woffenden  1 Sep 1924 Grade III, MEng, AMIMechE

Source - July 1925 Air Force List

Date Unit To/From/Formed
15 Feb 1926 No 30 Sqn From Kirkuk

Between July 1925 and July 1926 it was redesignated as a SHQ

March 1926

County/Country Command Units
Iraq Iraq Command

The following units were located here but controlled by HQ Iraq Command: -

  • No 1 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 8 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 30 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 45 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 55 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 70 (Bombing) Squadron

  • Aircraft Depot

  • British Hospital

  • Central Supply Depot

  • Petrol Dump

  • No 4 Armoured Car Company

  • No 6 Armoured Car Company

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt

Cuthbert T Maclean

18 Nov 1925 Officer Commanding, DSO, MC, later AVM
Wg Cdr Joseph H A Landon  9 Mar 1925 DSO, OBE
Sqn Ldr Barry F Moore 18 Sep 1924  
Sqn Ldr Alfred H Stradling  1 Jan 1926 OBE
Flt Lt Noel P Dixon  8 Jan 1926 AFC
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Arthur W Smith 24 Jan 1926  
Medical  Branch
Sqn Ldr Percival T Rutherford 13 Dec 1925 OBE
Sqn Ldr Edwin N H Gray  7 Feb 1925 DPH
Maj Campbell McQueen 10 Jan 1926 Attached, MC, RAMC
Flt Lt John G Russell 17 May 1924 MB, MA
Flt Lt Lewis P McCullagh 24 Oct 1924 MB
Fg Off Cecil J MacQuillan 25 Apr 1925 MB, BA
Fg Off Frank P Schofield 12 May 1925 MB
Fg Off Herbert C Patterson 21 Oct 1925  
Fg Off Bernard Pollard 21 Oct 1925  
Lt (Temp) Sukumar Dutta Gupta 19 Oct 1925 Attached from Indian Medical Service
Chaplains  Branch
Rev John G Stephens 18 Nov 1925 BA
Education Officer
Capt Herbert Walton  1 Sep 1924 Grade III (acting Grade II), BA
Lt Harry Woffenden  1 Sep 1924 Grade III, MEng, AMIMechE

Source - March 1926 Air Force List

July 1926

County/Country Command Units
Iraq Iraq Command

The following units were located here but controlled by HQ Iraq Command: -

  • No 1 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 8 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 30 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 45 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 55 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 70 (Bombing) Squadron

  • Aircraft Depot

  • British Hospital

  • Central Supply Depot

  • Petrol Dump

  • No 4 Armoured Car Company

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt

Cuthbert T Maclean

18 Nov 1925 Officer Commanding, DSO, MC, later AVM
Wg Cdr Joseph H A Landon  9 Mar 1925 DSO, OBE
Sqn Ldr Barry F Moore 18 Sep 1924  
Sqn Ldr Alfred H Stradling  1 Jan 1926 OBE
Flt Lt Noel P Dixon  8 Jan 1926 AFC
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Arthur W Smith 24 Jan 1926  
Medical  Branch
Sqn Ldr Percival T Rutherford 13 Dec 1925 OBE
Sqn Ldr Edwin N H Gray  7 Feb 1925 DPH
Flt Lt Lewis P McCullagh 24 Oct 1924 MB
Fg Off Frank P Schofield 12 May 1925 MB
Fg Off Herbert C Patterson 21 Oct 1925  
Fg Off Bernard Pollard 21 Oct 1925  
Lt Sukumar Dutta Gupta 19 Oct 1925 Attached from Indian Medical Service
Lt Bakhtyar Rustomji Hakim 15 May 1926 Attached from Indian Medical Service
Chaplains  Branch
Rev John G Stephens 18 Nov 1925 BA
Education Officer
Capt Herbert Walton  1 Sep 1924 Grade III (acting Grade II), BA
Lt Harry Woffenden  1 Sep 1924 Grade III, MEng, AMIMechE
Lt William Miller  1 Jun 1926 Grade III, DFC, BA

Source - July 1926 Air Force List

Date Unit To/From/Formed
1 Nov 1926 No 45 Sqn Reduced to 1 Flight

December 1926

County/Country Command Units
Iraq Iraq Command

The following units were located here but controlled by HQ Iraq Command: -

  • No 8 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 30 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 55 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 70 (Bombing) Squadron

  • Aircraft Depot

  • British Hospital

  • Central Supply Depot

  • Petrol Dump

  • No 4 Armoured Car Company (less 1 Section)

  • No 6 Armoured Car Company

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt

Cuthbert T Maclean

18 Nov 1925 Officer Commanding, DSO, MC, later AVM
Wg Cdr Eric R C Nanson 21 Sep 1926  
Sqn Ldr Barry F Moore 18 Sep 1924  
Sqn Ldr James McCrae 21 Sep 1926  
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Arthur W Smith 24 Jan 1926  
Medical  Branch
Sqn Ldr Percival T Rutherford 13 Dec 1925 OBE
Sqn Ldr Edwin N H Gray  7 Feb 1925 DPH
Flt Lt Lewis P McCullagh 24 Oct 1924 MB
Flt Lt Thomas V O'Brien 16 Oct 1926 MB
Temp Capt Dara Hormasji Bharucha 11 Jun 1926 Attached from Indian Medical Service
Fg Off Bernard Pollard 21 Oct 1925  
Fg Off John McM Wilder 16 Oct 1926  
Fg Off Robert J K Chattey 16 Oct 1926  
Chaplains  Branch
Rev John G Stephens 18 Nov 1925 BA
Education Officer
Lt Cyril Browne 21 Sep 1926 Grade III, BA
Lt William Miller  1 Jun 1926 Grade III (Acting Grade II), DFC, BA
Lt Harry Woffenden  1 Sep 1924 Grade III, MEng, AMIMechE

Source - December 1926 Air Force List

Date Unit To/From/Formed
17 Jan 1927 No 45 Sqn Reduced to cadre
11 Feb 1927 No 45 Sqn Cadre to Heliopolis
27 Feb 1927 No 8 Sqn To Khormaksar
11 Apr 1927 No 30 Sqn To Kirkuk

July 1927

County/Country Command Units
Iraq Iraq Command

The following units were located here but controlled by HQ Iraq Command: -

  • SHQ

  • No 55 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 70 (Bombing) Squadron

  • Aircraft Depot

  • General Hospital

  • Central Supply Depot

  • Petrol Dump

  • Armoured Car Wing HQ

  • No 2 Armoured Car Section

  • No 3 Armoured Car Section

  • No 4 Armoured Car Section

  • No 5 Armoured Car Section

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt

Cuthbert T Maclean

18 Nov 1925 Officer Commanding, DSO, MC, later AVM
Sqn Ldr James McCrae 21 Sep 1926 MBE
Flt Lt Seymour S Benson  1 Apr 1927 AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Sidney H Ware  3 Dec 1926 later A/Cdre
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Arthur W Smith 24 Jan 1926  
Medical  Branch
Sqn Ldr Percival T Rutherford 13 Dec 1925 OBE
Flt Lt Thomas V O'Brien 16 Oct 1926 MB
Flt Lt Bernard Pollard 21 Oct 1925  
Flt Lt Thomas W Wilson  1 Apr 1927  
Temp Capt Chuni Lal Katial 25 Apr 1927 Attached from Indian Medical Service, MB
Fg Off Robert J K Chattey 16 Oct 1926  
Chaplains  Branch
Rev John G Stephens 18 Nov 1925 BA
Education Officer
Lt Cyril Browne 21 Sep 1926 BA
Lt William Miller  1 Jun 1926 Grade III, DFC, BA

Source - July 1927 Air Force List

Date Unit To/From/Formed
27 Oct 1927 No 30 Sqn From Kirkuk
8 Jan 1928 No 55 Sqn To Shaibah
6 May 1928 No 55 Sqn From Shaibah

July 1928

County/Country Command Units
Iraq Iraq Command

The following units were located here but controlled by HQ Iraq Command: -

  • SHQ

  • No 30 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 55 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 70 (Bombing) Squadron

  • Aircraft Depot

  • General Hospital

  • Central Supply Depot

  • Armoured Car Wing HQ

  • No 2 Armoured Car Section

  • No 3 Armoured Car Section

  • No 4 Armoured Car Section

  • No 5 Armoured Car Section

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt

Henry Le M Brock

10 Feb 1928 Officer Commanding, DSO; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr James McCrae 21 Sep 1926 MBE
Stores Branch
Flt Lt

Francis H Sims

21 Dec 1927 later A/Cdre
Accountant Branch
Sqn Ldr Richard Whyte 26 Sep 1927 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt John S Griffiths  6 Apr 1928 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt John C Brice 26 Sep 1927  
Fg Off Rodney T Carter  1 Feb 1928  
Fg Off Kenneth E M Holmes  2 Dec 1927  
Fg Off Edward Smith  1 Oct 1927  
Fg Off Kenneth A Jackman 20 Sep 1927  
Medical  Branch
Sqn Ldr William G L Wambeck 15 Oct 1927  
Flt Lt Robert J K Chattey 16 Oct 1926  
Fg Off Leonard Freeman 10 May 1928  
Fg Off Ronald Thorpe 15 Oct 1927  
Temp Lt Bercut Narain Khan 28 Dec 1927 Attached from Indian Medical Service, MB
Education Officer
Lt Cyril Browne 21 Sep 1926 Grade III (Acting Grade II), BA
Mr Joshua Silver Grade IV (Acting Grade III), BSc

Source - July 1928 Air Force List

September 1928

County/Country Command Units
Iraq Iraq Command

The following units were located here but controlled by HQ Iraq Command: -

  • SHQ

  • No 30 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 55 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 70 (Bombing) Squadron

  • Aircraft Depot

  • General Hospital

  • Central Supply Depot

  • Armoured Car Wing HQ

  • No 3 Armoured Car Section

  • No 4 Armoured Car Section

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt

Henry Le M Brock

10 Feb 1928 Officer Commanding, DSO; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr James McCrae 21 Sep 1926 MBE
Fg Off Hammon J Paine 28 Jun 1928  
Stores Branch
Flt Lt

Francis H Sims

21 Dec 1927 later A/Cdre
Accountant Branch
Sqn Ldr Richard Whyte 26 Sep 1927 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt John S Griffiths  6 Apr 1928 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt John C Brice 26 Sep 1927  
Fg Off Rodney T Carter  1 Feb 1928  
Fg Off Kenneth E M Holmes  2 Dec 1927  
Fg Off Edward Smith  1 Oct 1927  
Fg Off Kenneth A Jackman 20 Sep 1927  
Medical  Branch
Sqn Ldr William G L Wambeck 15 Oct 1927  
Flt Lt Leonard Freeman 10 May 1928  
Fg Off Ronald Thorpe 15 Oct 1927  
Education Officer
Capt Frank Harrison  6 Jul 1928 Grade III (Acting Grade II), MA
Mr Joshua Silver Grade IV (Acting Grade III), BSc
Sub-Lt Frank J Kirby Grade IV, BSc

Source - September 1928 Air Force List

It lost its status as a Station HQ between September 1928 and July 1929

Date Unit To/From/Formed
23 Oct 1929 No 30 Sqn To Mosul

It regained its status as a Station HQ between July 1930 and July 1931

August 1930

Source - August 1930 Air Force List

September 1930

Source - September 1930 Air Force List

October 1930

Source - October 1930 Air Force List

November 1930

Source - November 1930 Air Force List

December 1930

Source - December 1930 Air Force List

July 1931

County/Country Command Units
Iraq Iraq Command
  • SHQ

The following units were located here but controlled by HQ Iraq Command: -

  • No 55 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 70 (Bombing) Squadron

  • Aircraft Depot

  • General Hospital

  • Central Supply Depot

  • No 1 Armoured Car Company

  • No 2 Armoured Car Section

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Thomas O'B Hubbard 13 Sep 1930 Officer Commanding, MC, AFC
Flt Lt Bernard T Hood  7 Oct 1930  
Accountant Branch
Wg Cdr Herbert P Fuller 22 Jan 1931  
Flt Lt John M Hopkins 13 Apr 1931  
Fg Off Douglas Sender 21 Jan 1930  
Fg Off Robert Cassels  1 Apr 1931  
Fg Off Frederick W Judge  7 Oct 1930  

Source - July 1931 Air Force List

Date Unit To/From/Formed
25 Apr 1932 No 55 Sqn To Erbil
 6 Jul 1932 No 55 Sqn From Erbil

July 1932

County/Country Command Units
Iraq Iraq Command
  • SHQ

The following units were located here but controlled by HQ Iraq Command: -

  • No 55 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 70 (Bombing) Squadron

  • Aircraft Depot

  • General Hospital

  • Central Supply Depot

  • No 1 Armoured Car Company

  • No 2 Section, Armoured Car Company

  • No 3 Section, Armoured Car Company

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Rowland F S Morton 26 Sep 1931 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Robert C Savery 27 Nov 1931 Adjutant, DFC
Flt Lt Thomas Humble 19 Mar 1932  
Accountant Branch
Wg Cdr James L Robertson 26 Sep 1931  
Flt Lt Arthur C Lobley 16 Oct 1931  
Fg Off Harold R Withers 23 Jan 1932  
Fg Off Frederick W Judge  7 Oct 1930  
Fg Off Percival Griffiths 23 Jan 1932  

Source - July 1932 Air Force List

July 1933

County/Country Command Units
Iraq Iraq Command
  • SHQ

The following units were located here but controlled by HQ Iraq Command: -

  • No 55 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 70 (Bombing) Squadron

  • Aircraft Depot

  • General Hospital

  • Central Supplies Depot

  • HQ, No 1 Armoured Car Company

  • No 2 Section, Armoured Car Company

  • No 3 Section, Armoured Car Company

  • Meteorological Station

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Rowland F S Morton 26 Sep 1931 Officer Commanding; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Robert C Savery 27 Nov 1931 Adjutant, DFC
Flt Lt William J Millen 29 Oct 1932  
Accountant Branch
Wg Cdr

Percy J Wiseman

 9 Dec 1932 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Arthur C Lobley 16 Oct 1931  
Fg Off Harold R Withers 23 Jan 1932  
Fg Off James R Ackers 10 Feb 1933  
Fg Off Kenneth Fraser  4 Oct 1932  

Source - July 1933 Air Force List

January 1934

County/Country Command Units
Iraq Iraq Command
  • SHQ

The following units were located here but controlled by HQ Iraq Command: -

  • No 55 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 70 (Bombing) Squadron

  • Aircraft Depot

  • Central Supplies Depot

  • HQ, No 1 Armoured Car Company

  • No 2 Section, Armoured Car Company

  • No 3 Section, Armoured Car Company

  • RAF General Hospital

  • Meteorological Station

  • 6 Companies, Iraq Levies

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Henry S Powell 21 Oct 1933 Officer Commanding
Flt Lt Robert C Savery 27 Nov 1931 DFC
Flt Lt William J Millen 29 Oct 1932  
Flt Lt Victor H Clift 18 Oct 1933 Adjutant, DFC
Accountant Branch
Wg Cdr

Percy J Wiseman

 9 Dec 1932 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Arthur C Lobley 16 Oct 1931  
Flt Lt Malcolm H Luker 18 Oct 1933  
Fg Off Harold R Withers 23 Jan 1932  
Fg Off James R Ackers 10 Feb 1933  

Source - January 1934 Air Force List

July 1934

County/Country Command Units
Iraq Iraq Command
  • SHQ

The following units were located here but controlled by HQ Iraq Command: -

  • No 55 (Bombing) Squadron

  • No 70 (Bombing) Squadron

  • Aircraft Depot

  • General Hospital

  • Central Supplies Depot

  • HQ, No 1 Armoured Car Company

  • No 2 Section, Armoured Car Company

  • No 3 Section, Armoured Car Company

  • Meteorological Station

  • 5 Companies, Iraq Levies

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Henry S Powell 21 Oct 1933 Officer Commanding
Flt Lt Victor H Clift 18 Oct 1933 Adjutant, DFC
Flt Lt Arthur King-Lewis 26 Feb 1934  
Accountant Branch
Wg Cdr

Percy J Wiseman

 9 Dec 1932 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Malcolm H Luker 18 Oct 1933  
Fg Off Rowland D Pratt 12 Feb 1934  
Fg Off Lewis Chegwidden 22 Mar 1934  
Fg Off Charles G Sharp 26 Feb 1934  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II William Morse 27 Apr 1934  
WO II William H M Kimpton 11 Nov 1933  

Source - July 1934 Air Force List

SHQ Hinaidi appeared to have been disbanded between July 1934 and July 1935 with control reverting to HQ British Forces in Iraq

Date Unit To/From/Formed
13 Sep 1937 No 55 Sqn To Dhibban/Habbaniya
16 Oct 1937 No 70 Sqn To Dhibban/Habbaniya

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