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RAF Leconfield Personnel


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

Date Unit To/From/Formed
7 Jan 1937 No 97 Sqn From Boscombe Down
20 Jan 1937 No 166 Sqn From Boscombe Down

July 1937

 

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

  • No 97 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 166 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

John L Vachell

 3 Jan 1937 Officer Commanding, MC; later A/Cdre
Fg Off J Addison   Assistant Adjutant, RAFO

Equipment Branch

Flt Lt J W Hustwaite  3 Dec 1936  
Fg Off N V Lindemere 11 May 1937  

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt A W Younghusband  3 Dec 1936  
Flt Lt C J Lewin   RAFO
Capt (Ret) A E Moreton   MBE

Medical Branch

Flt Lt A H Osmond 22 Dec 1936 MRCS, LRCP

Commissioned Signals Officer

Fg Off W M E Cannock  8 Jan 1937  

Education Officer

Mr C R Topham  4 Jan 1937 Grade III, BSc, ARCS

Warrant Officers

WO I A V Ebert 28 Dec 1936  
WO I C Littleproud 16 Mar 1937  

 

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

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

  • No 97 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 166 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

Athol W Mylne

 7 Mar 1938 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt R H Shaw  1 Jun 1938 Navigation duties
Flt Lt C J Lewin   Adjutant, RAFO
Capt (Ret) N Noble   MC

Equipment Officers

Sqn Ldr (Ret) A B Wiggin    
Lt (Ret) J Boston

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt A W Younghusband  3 Dec 1936  
Capt (Ret) A E Moreton   MBE

Medical Branch

Flt Lt W G S Roberts 13 Jan 1938 MRCS, LRCP

Dental Branch

Flt Lt E Martin 19 Jul 1937 LDS

Commissioned Engineer Officer

Fg Off A J V Parish 15 Jul 1937  

Commissioned Signals Officer

Fg Off W M E Cannock  8 Jan 1937  

Education Officer

Mr C R Topham  4 Jan 1937 Grade III, BSc, ARCS

Warrant Officers

WO I C Littleproud 16 Mar 1937  
WO I A E Thompson 14 Sep 1937  
WO I S E Townson 20 Apr 1938

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

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

  • No 97 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 166 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Wg Cdr

Athol W Mylne

 7 Mar 1938 Officer Commanding, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt R H Shaw  1 Jun 1938 Navigation duties
Flt Lt A L Brain   Adjutant, RAFO
Capt (Ret) N Noble   MC

Equipment Officers

Sqn Ldr (Ret) A B Wiggin    
Lt (Ret) J Boston

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt A W Younghusband  3 Dec 1936  
Capt (Ret) A E Moreton   MBE

Medical Branch

Fg Off J E Furness  1 Nov 1938 MRCS, LRCP, MB, BS

Dental Branch

Flt Lt E Martin 19 Jul 1937 LDS

Commissioned Signals Officer

Fg Off H W Smith 30 Aug 1938 MBE

Education Officer

Mr C R Topham  4 Jan 1937 Grade III, BSc, ARCS

Warrant Officers

WO F E Edwards 14 Sep 1938  
WO A E Thompson 14 Sep 1937  
WO S E Townson 20 Apr 1938

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

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

  • No 97 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 166 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Sqn Ldr J C Sisson 14 Dec 1938  
Flt Lt A L Brain   Adjutant, RAFO
Capt (Ret) N Noble   MC

Equipment Officers

Sqn Ldr (Ret) A B Wiggin    
Lt (Ret) J Boston

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt A W Younghusband  3 Dec 1936  
Capt (Ret) A E Moreton   MBE

Medical Branch

Fg Off J E Furness  1 Nov 1938 MRCS, LRCP, MB, BS

Education Officer

Mr C R Topham  4 Jan 1937 Grade III, BSc, ARCS

Warrant Officers

WO F E Edwards 14 Sep 1938
WO A E Thompson 14 Sep 1937  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

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

  • No 97 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 166 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes

Station HQ

Sqn Ldr J C Sisson 14 Dec 1938  
Flt Lt A L Brain   Adjutant, RAFO
Capt (Ret) N Noble   MC

Equipment Officers

Sqn Ldr (Ret) A B Wiggin    
Lt (Ret) J Boston

Accountant Branch

Flt Lt A W Younghusband  3 Dec 1936  
Capt (Ret) A E Moreton   MBE

Medical Branch

Fg Off J E Furness  1 Nov 1938 MRCS, LRCP, MB, BS

Education Officer

Mr C R Topham  4 Jan 1937 Grade III, BSc, ARCS

Warrant Officers

WO F E Edwards 14 Sep 1938
WO A E Thompson 14 Sep 1937  
WO E R Cuff 28 Feb 1939  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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