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No 1 (Indian) Wing Station Personnel


[Jul 1929 | Jul 1930 | Aug 1930 | Sep 1930 | Oct 1930 | Nov 1930 | Dec 1930 | Jul 1931 | Jul 1932 | Jul 1933 | Jan 1934 | Jul 1934 | Jul 1935 | Jul 1936 | Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

July 1929

Location Command/Group Units
Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 27 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 60 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Charles C Darley

26 Mar 1929 Officer Commanding, AM; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt

William F Dickson

12 Feb 1929 DSO, AFC; later MRAF
Flt Lt

James G Western

 1 Nov 1928 Signals duties, MBE
Flt Lt

Sandys P George

16 Dec 1928  
Flt Lt

Francis F W Hall

20 Oct 1928 Photographic duties
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Herbert Parker  1 Nov 1928  
Fg Off Bernard W Hemsley  1 Nov 1928  
Fg Off Edward G Northway  9 Mar 1929  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Gerard J Hanly  1 Nov 1928 MB
Education Officer
Capt Charles E Scott 28 Mar 1929 Grade IV (Acting Grade III), MC, BA

Source - July 1929 Air Force List

July 1930

Location Command/Group Units
Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 27 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 60 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Charles C Darley

26 Mar 1929 Officer Commanding, AM; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt James W Lissett  8 Oct 1929 Armament duties
Flt Lt John E G Thomas  5 Apr 1930 Signals duties
Flt Lt Richard E Bain 14 Nov 1929  
Flt Lt

Francis F W Hall

20 Oct 1928 Photographic duties
Stores Branch
Fg Off Bernard W Hemsley  1 Nov 1928  
Fg Off Edward G Northway  9 Mar 1929  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Graham S Strachan 26 Sep 1929 MB, ChB
Education Officer
Capt Charles E Scott 28 Mar 1929 Grade IV (Acting Grade III), MC, BA

Source - July 1930 Air Force List

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

Location Command/Group Units
Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 27 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 60 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Charles C Darley

26 Mar 1929 Officer Commanding, AM; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt Frederick R Wynne 13 Mar 1931 MBE
Flt Lt

Noel L Desoer

 7 Jul 1930 later  AVM
Flt Lt James W Lissett  8 Oct 1929 Armament duties
Flt Lt Archibald H H Macdonald 17 Jun 1930  
Flt Lt John E G Thomas  5 Apr 1930 Signals duties
Stores Branch
Fg Off Bernard W Hemsley  1 Nov 1928  
Fg Off Edward G Northway  9 Mar 1929  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Graham S Strachan 26 Sep 1929 MB, ChB
Education Officer
Capt Herbert A M d'Este  2 Sep 1927 Grade IV (Acting Grade III), BSc

Source - July 1931 Air Force List

July 1932

Location Command/Group Units
Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 27 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 60 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

David G Donald

 5 Jan 1932 Officer Commanding, DFC, AFC; later AM
Flt Lt Frederick R Wynne 13 Mar 1931 MBE
Flt Lt Frank G A Robinson 18 Sep 1931  
Flt Lt Richard E Bain 25 Nov 1931 Adjutant
Flt Lt

Cyril M Heard

24 Dec 1931 Armament duties, later A/Cdre
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Frederick W Todd 22 Dec 1931  
Fg Off Edward G Northway  9 Mar 1929  
Fg Off Leslie F Oldridge 15 Mar 1932  
Fg Off Philip V Edwards 12 Jan 1932  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Attwell A Townsend 26 Nov 1931 MB, BCh
Education Officer
Capt Herbert A M d'Este  2 Sep 1927 Grade III, BSc

Source - July 1932 Air Force List

July 1933

Location Command/Group Units
Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 27 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 60 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Alan Lees

10 Dec 1932 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AM
Flt Lt Frank G A Robinson 18 Sep 1931  
Flt Lt

Cyril M Heard

24 Dec 1931 Armament duties, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt John S Phillips  7 Feb 1933  
Flt Lt Harry G Wheeler  7 Feb 1933 Photographic duties
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Frederick W Todd 22 Dec 1931  
Fg Off George R Thwaite  4 Oct 1932  
Fg Off Leslie F Oldridge 15 Mar 1932  
Fg Off Philip V Edwards 12 Jan 1932  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Attwell A Townsend 26 Nov 1931 MB, BCh
Education Officer
Mr Albert Adderley 27 Aug 1932 Grade III, BSc, ARCS, F Inst P
Warrant Officers
WO Charles C Eggleston 15 Mar 1932  
WO Cecil H Chandler 17 Dec 1930  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Harold K Jones 10 Apr 1931  

Source - July 1933 Air Force List

January 1934

Location Command/Group Units
Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 27 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 60 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Alan Lees

10 Dec 1932 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AM
Flt Lt Frank G A Robinson 18 Sep 1931  
Flt Lt

Cyril M Heard

24 Dec 1931 Armament duties, later A/Cdre
Flt Lt John S Phillips  7 Feb 1933 Adjutant
Flt Lt Harry G Wheeler  7 Feb 1933 Photographic duties
Stores Branch
Flt Lt Clarence T Davis 28 May 1933  
Flt Lt

Charles W Gore

 8 Dec 1933 later A/Cdre
Fg Off George R Thwaite  4 Oct 1932  
Fg Off Leslie F Oldridge 15 Mar 1932  
Fg Off Philip V Edwards 12 Jan 1932  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Attwell A Townsend 26 Nov 1931 MB, BCh
Education Officer
Mr Albert Adderley 27 Aug 1932 Grade III, BSc, ARCS, F Inst P
Warrant Officers
WO Charles C Eggleston 15 Mar 1932  
WO Cecil H Chandler 17 Dec 1930  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Harold K Jones 10 Apr 1931  

Source - January 1934 Air Force List

July 1934

Location Command/Group Units
Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 27 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 60 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Alan Lees

10 Dec 1932 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AM
Flt Lt

Basil E Embry

15 Feb 1934 AFC; later ACM
Flt Lt John S L Adams  4 May 1934  
Flt Lt Harry G Wheeler  7 Feb 1933 Photographic duties
Flt Lt

Edmund C Hudleston

24 Nov 1933 Armament duties, later ACM
Stores Branch
Flt Lt

Charles W Gore

 8 Dec 1933 later A/Cdre
Fg Off George R Thwaite  4 Oct 1932  
Fg Off Leslie F Oldridge 15 Mar 1932  
Fg Off Philip V Edwards 12 Jan 1932  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Lancelot M Corbet 15 Jan 1934 MB, BS
Education Officer
Mr Albert Adderley 27 Aug 1932 Grade III, BSc, ARCS, F Inst P
Warrant Officers
WO Charles C Eggleston 15 Mar 1932  
WO Albert Hanglin 17 Nov 1933  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Harold K Jones 10 Apr 1931  

Source - July 1934 Air Force List

July 1935

Location Command/Group Units
Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 27 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 60 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Alan Lees

10 Dec 1932 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AM
Flt Lt

Basil E Embry

15 Feb 1934 AFC; later ACM
Flt Lt John S L Adams  4 May 1934  
Flt Lt Harry G Wheeler  7 Feb 1933 Photographic duties
Flt Lt

Edmund C Hudleston

24 Nov 1933 Armament duties, later ACM
Stores Branch
Flt Lt

Charles W Gore

 8 Dec 1933 later A/Cdre
Fg Off George R Thwaite  4 Oct 1932  
Fg Off William G R Jarman  9 Feb 1935  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Lancelot M Corbet 15 Jan 1934 MB, BS
Education Officer
Mr Albert Adderley 27 Aug 1932 Grade III, BSc, ARCS, F Inst P
Warrant Officers
WO Charles C Eggleston 15 Mar 1932  
WO Albert Hanglin 17 Nov 1933  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Harold K Jones 10 Apr 1931  

Source - July 1935 Air Force List

July 1936

Location Command/Group Units
Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 27 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 60 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Alan Lees

10 Dec 1932 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AM
Flt Lt R H Carter 28 Jan 1936  
Flt Lt Philip L P Marett 16 Sep 1935  
Flt Lt Duncan M T Macdonald 28 Jan 1936 Armament duties, laterAVM
Flt Lt A H Seymour-Lucas  4 Feb 1936 Photographic duties
Stores Branch
Flt Lt

Charles W Gore

 8 Dec 1933 later A/Cdre
Fg Off J R Fraser  7 Apr 1936  
Fg Off William G R Jarman  9 Feb 1935  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Lancelot M Corbet 15 Jan 1934 MB, BS
Education Officer
Mr Albert Adderley 27 Aug 1932 Grade III, BSc, ARCS, F Inst P
Warrant Officers
WO Charles C Eggleston 15 Mar 1932  
WO G H Harrison 20 Apr 1936  
Warrant Officers - 2nd Class
WO II Harold K Jones 10 Apr 1931  

Source - July 1936 Air Force List

July 1937

Location Command/Group Units
Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 27 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 60 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

Alan Lees

10 Dec 1932 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AM
Sqn Ldr A M Stevens 19 Nov 1936  
Flt Lt Philip L P Marett 16 Sep 1935  
Flt Lt Duncan M T Macdonald 28 Jan 1936 Armament duties, laterAVM
Flt Lt A H Seymour-Lucas  4 Feb 1936 Photographic duties
Stores Branch
Flt Lt

Charles W Gore

 8 Dec 1933 later A/Cdre
Flt Lt

Geoffrey L Worthington

11 Mar 1937 later AVM
Fg Off William G R Jarman  9 Feb 1935  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt Lancelot M Corbet 15 Jan 1934 MB, BS
Flt Lt J F Sandow 20 Apr 1937 MRCS, LRCP
Education Officer
Mr E J Ough 21 Aug 1936 Grade III, BSc, ARCS, F Inst P
Warrant Officers
WO G H Harrison 20 Apr 1936  

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

July 1938

Location Command/Group Units
Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 27 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 60 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

John Oliver

21 Dec 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC; later A/Cdre
Flt Lt A F McKenna 30 Dec 1937  
Flt Lt Philip L P Marett 16 Sep 1935  
Flt Lt S P A Patmore 14 Sep 1937 Armament duties,
Fg Off A B Olney 25 Feb 1938  
Equipment Branch
Act Flt Lt (Fg Off) C H E Lyster 22 Dec 1937 MBE
Fg Off A MacR Aberdein  5 Oct 1937  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt J C Taylor  5 Oct 1937 MB, ChB
Flt Lt J D Milne  8 Mar 1938 LRCP & S
Education Officer
Mr E J Ough 21 Aug 1936 Grade III, BSc, ARCS, F Inst P
Warrant Officers
WO P F Overton 17 Jul 1937  
WO J S C Bannerman 27 Oct 1937  

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

January 1939

Location Command/Group Units
Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 27 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 60 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr

John Oliver

21 Dec 1937 Officer Commanding, AFC; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr A F McKenna 30 Dec 1937  
Flt Lt Philip L P Marett 16 Sep 1935  
Flt Lt S P A Patmore 14 Sep 1937 Armament duties,
Fg Off A B Olney 25 Feb 1938  
Equipment Branch
Act Flt Lt (Fg Off) C H E Lyster 22 Dec 1937 MBE
Act Flt Lt (Fg Off) T King 11 Aug 1938  
Fg Off A MacR Aberdein  5 Oct 1937  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt J C Taylor  5 Oct 1937 MB, ChB
Flt Lt J D Milne  8 Mar 1938 LRCP & S
Education Officer
Mr E J Ough 21 Aug 1936 Grade III, BSc, ARCS, F Inst P
Warrant Officers
WO P F Overton 17 Jul 1937  
WO J S C Bannerman 27 Oct 1937  
WO E A Steers  2 Jun 1938  

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

April 1939

Location Command/Group Units
Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 27 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 60 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt S P A Patmore 14 Sep 1937 Armament duties,
Fg Off A B Olney 25 Feb 1938  
Equipment Branch
Act Flt Lt (Fg Off) T King 11 Aug 1938  
Fg Off A MacR Aberdein  5 Oct 1937  
Fg Off B R Siminson 19 Jan 1939  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt J C Taylor  5 Oct 1937 MB, ChB
Flt Lt J D Milne  8 Mar 1938 LRCP & S
Education Officer
Mr E J Ough 21 Aug 1936 Grade III, BSc, ARCS, F Inst P
Warrant Officers
WO P F Overton 17 Jul 1937  
WO J S C Bannerman 27 Oct 1937  
WO E A Steers  2 Jun 1938  
WO A Morgan 11 Apr 1938  

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Location Command/Group Units
Kohat, India RAF India/No 1 (Indian) Group
  • SHQ

  • No 27 (Bomber) Squadron

  • No 60 (Bomber) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt S P A Patmore 14 Sep 1937 Armament duties,
Fg Off A B Olney 25 Feb 1938  
Equipment Branch
Act Flt Lt (Fg Off) T King 11 Aug 1938  
Fg Off A MacR Aberdein  5 Oct 1937  
Medical Branch
Flt Lt J C Taylor  5 Oct 1937 MB, ChB
Flt Lt J D Milne  8 Mar 1938 LRCP & S
Education Officer
Mr E J Ough 21 Aug 1936 Grade III, BSc, ARCS, F Inst P
Warrant Officers
WO P F Overton 17 Jul 1937  
WO E A Steers  2 Jun 1938  
WO D T Way  3 Mar 1939  

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

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