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RAF Netheravon Personnel


[Jul 1932 | Jul 1933 | Jan 1934 | Jul 1934]

Date Unit To/From/Formed
23 Sep 1929 No 13 Sqn From Andover
20 Oct 1931 No 57 Sqn Formed

July 1932

County Command/Group Units
near Salisbury, Wiltshire Inland Area
  • SHQ

  • No 13 (Army Co-operation) Squadron

  • Accommodation for FAA Flights

Lodger Unit (Wessex Bombing Area): -

  • No 57 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Horace P Lale  1 Jun 1931 Officer Commanding, DSO, DFC
Flt Lt Eric E Fallick 12 Feb 1932 Engineer duties
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Fred B Ludlow  8 Oct 1931 OBE, MC; later A/Cdre
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt Sidney C George  7 Sep 1931  
Fg Off Lewis Chewidden 10 Nov 1931  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Gerald W McAleer 11 Nov 1931 MB, ChB
Chaplains  Branch
Rev John R Appleyard  1 Jun 1931  
Education Officer
Mr Joshua Silver  6 Aug 1930 Acting Grade III, BSc

Source - July 1932 Air Force List

Date Unit To/From/Formed
5 Sep 1932 No 57 Sqn To Upper Heyford

July 1933

County Command/Group Units
near Salisbury, Wiltshire Inland Area/No 22 Group
  • SHQ

  • No 13 (Army Co-operation) Squadron

  • Accommodation for FAA Flights

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Horace P Lale  1 Jun 1931 Officer Commanding, DSO, DFC
Flt Lt Eric E Fallick 12 Feb 1932 Engineer duties
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Fred B Ludlow  8 Oct 1931 OBE, MC; later A/Cdre
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt Sidney C George  7 Sep 1931  
Fg Off Roy Trippett 25 Oct 1932  
Fg Off William M Lyons  2 Apr 1933  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Gerald W McAleer 11 Nov 1931 MB, ChB
Flt Lt Hyman R Clein 28 Jan 1933 MB, BCh
Chaplains  Branch
Rev Stanley H Keen  1 Oct 1932  
Education Officer (also at RAF Balloon Centre, Rollestone Camp)
Capt Herbert Meredith  1 Sep 1932 Grade III, MC, BSc
Civilian Assistant
Mr W L Shaw   MBE
Civilian Stores Officer
Fg Off (Ret) O W T Rogers    
Warrant Officer
WO Harry T Warr  2 May 1932  

Source - July 1933 Air Force List

January 1934

County Command/Group Units
near Salisbury, Wiltshire Inland Area/No 22 Group
  • SHQ

  • No 13 (Army Co-operation) Squadron

  • Accommodation for FAA Flights

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Leslie F Forbes 10 Jul 1933 Officer Commanding, MC
Flt Lt George P Chamberlain 27 Sep 1933 later AVM
Flt Lt Alan F Britton  9 Aug 1933 Engineer duties
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Francis D D Gaussen 18 Jul 1933  
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt Sidney C George  7 Sep 1931  
Fg Off Roy Trippett 25 Oct 1932  
Fg Off William M Lyons  2 Apr 1933  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Hyman R Clein 28 Jan 1933 MB, BCh
Fg Off Arthur H Osmond 18 Sep 1933 MRCS, LRCP
Chaplains  Branch
Rev Ronald N Shapley  9 Oct 1933 MC, AKC
Rev Thomas M Jones 12 Nov 1933 BA
Education Officer (also at RAF Balloon Centre, Rollestone Camp)
Capt Herbert Meredith  1 Sep 1932 Grade III, MC, BSc
Civilian Assistant
Mr W L Shaw   MBE
Civilian Stores Officer
Fg Off (Ret) O W T Rogers    
Warrant Officer
WO Harry T Warr  2 May 1932  

Source - January 1934 Air Force List

July 1934

County Command/Group Units
near Salisbury, Wiltshire Inland Area/No 22 Group
  • SHQ

  • No 13 (Army Co-operation) Squadron

  • Accommodation for FAA Flights

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Leslie F Forbes 10 Jul 1933 Officer Commanding, MC
Flt Lt Ernest S Borthwick-Clarke  1 Mar 1934  
Flt Lt Alan F Britton  9 Aug 1933 Engineer duties
Fg Off Fergus A Pearce 12 Jun 1934 later Act AVM
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Francis D D Gaussen 18 Jul 1933  
Accountant Branch
Flt Lt Oswald K Griffin 21 Jan 1934 later A/Cdre
Fg Off Roy Trippett 25 Oct 1932  
Fg Off William M Lyons  2 Apr 1933  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Hyman R Clein 28 Jan 1933 MB, BCh
Fg Off Arthur H Osmond 18 Sep 1933 MRCS, LRCP
Chaplains  Branch
Rev Thomas M Jones 12 Nov 1933 BA
Education Officer (also at RAF Balloon Centre, Rollestone Camp)
Capt Herbert Meredith  1 Sep 1932 Grade III, MC, BSc
Civilian Assistant
Mr W L Shaw   MBE
Civilian Stores Officer
Fg Off (Ret) O W T Rogers    
Warrant Officer
WO Alfred W Bridger 12 Dec 1933  

Source - July 1934 Air Force List

Date Unit To/From/Formed
3 May 1935 No 13 Sqn To Old Sarum

No 6 Flying Training School was formed at Netheravon on 1 April 1935 resulting in the closure of the the Station HQ.

[Jul 1932 | Jul 1933 | Jul 1934]

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